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Preschool or Lower School or Middle School or Upper School Teacher

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BC_Grizzlies The Bear Creek School

Invested in students. Intentional in outcome.

8905 208th Ave NE, Redmond, Washington 98053

Position Description

Job Title*:  Preschool or Lower School or Middle School or Upper School Teacher

Position Type: (Exempt or Non-Exempt): Exempt, Full-time

Reports to: Division Head

Closing Date:

Start Date: Ongoing Recruitment

Location: Redmond, WA

Pay Range: $60,000 – $101,000 Dependent on Experience and FTE

Benefits for Benefit Eligible Employees:

·         Employer Subsidized Medical

·         Dental and Vision Insurance Available at Employee’s Cost

·         Employer Paid Life, AD&D, and Long-term Disability Insurance

·         Paid Leave (Vacation, PTO, Maternity, Paternity)

·         Employee Assistance Program

·         Retirement

·         Professional Development

·         Tuition Discount

·         Discounted School Lunches

·         Costco Membership Reimbursement


Application: Accepted at


Do you find reward in investing a piece of yourself into something bigger with an everlasting impact? Do you enjoy being part of a community united in a common goal? Do you enjoy making a difference in the lives of students directly in the classroom or through a supporting role?  Read on to find out more about our amazing school!


Your Role.


The Bear Creek School is currently seeking to add a member to our teaching team! This individual supports the mission of Bear Creek through serving the students and teachers of Bear Creek inside and outside the classroom.


As a member of The Bear Creek School, you belong to a vibrant preschool – grade 12 community fully committed to the mission of our school: to provide a high-quality, Christian liberal arts education in a nurturing environment that will enable each student to become the individual God intends.


Why you should work at The Bear Creek School.


Bear Creek is a vibrant community of faculty and staff committed to the mission, offering many ways for students and adults to learn, play, and serve together in an inclusive, caring environment.


At The Bear Creek School, a Christian classical education serves as a powerful framework for teaching and inspiring students. You can support the mission of Bear Creek through teaching in the classroom and having an impact on the lives of students.


We are seeking an individual who…


·         Plans and develops an engaging, age-appropriate course of study in the classroom, adhering to educational best practices and state and school district curriculum guidelines.

·         Designs and presents individual lesson plans in one or more academic subjects using a variety of teaching techniques that appeal to various learning styles and methods.

·         Prepares materials for lessons, assignments, and tests; evaluates, corrects, and grades student performance.

·         Prepare weekly lesson plans, available for review by division head and department chair.

·         Maintains classroom management conducive to learning.

·         Informs Division Head and parents of student’s academic or behavioral difficulties, work together as a team to plan and implement success strategies.

·         Maintains required paperwork for individual student files, attendance and incident reports, and other necessary records.

·         Completes progress and grade reports for each student in a timely manner using school guidelines.

·         Keeps accurate and detailed records of each student’s progress to substantiate reports.

·         Arranges and direct field trips as appropriate.

·         Participates in collaborative evaluation processes with division head and VP for Academic Affairs

·         Collaborates with department chairs and faculty to develop and coordinate specific plans for implementing school curriculum and policy.

·         Participates in faculty meetings, educational conferences, in-service opportunities, workshops, and other training seminars.

·         Attends school events outside regular school hours including, but not limited to: ice breakers, curriculum night, new family events, fine & performing arts performances, student socials, open houses, & professional development sessions.

·         Provides supervision for an advisory group, break periods, or other supervision as necessary.

·         Participates in and gives input on policy and curriculum decisions; staff and faculty selection; end-of-year evaluative discussions.

·         Provides division head with list of specific curriculum purchases necessary for upcoming school year.

·         Keeps classroom neat and pleasant in appearance.

·         Performs other related duties as assigned.

The successful individual in this position will:


·         Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment

·         Take initiative

·         Deliver quality instruction

·         Appreciate the big picture, while making strategic decisions that are well thought out and analyzed

·         Can execute things independently when needed and work cooperatively with a team regularly


Required Experience and Education.


·         A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree

·         Teaching experience or teaching credential preferred

·         Familiarity with classical methodology and Christian Worldview integration preferred

·         Currently held CPR/AED/First Aid Certification (with Epinephrine Auto Injector supplement included), or arrangements made to obtain certification within 90 days of employment start date

·         Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer. No sponsorship is available for this position


It’s more than a Job. As a part of our community, you also need to:


·         Positively support of the school’s policies and practices

·         Work collaboratively in a professional organization

·         Be truthful, positive, and purposeful when communicating with others

·         Be able to use strong written and oral communication skills to transfer thoughts and express ideas

·         Be flexible and adaptable in dealing with new, different or changing requirements

·         Maintain confidentiality and security of information

·         Hold self and others accountable to accomplish results

·         Be Effective in handling multiple concurrent tasks

·         Be Familiar with Microsoft Word and Outlook, ability to learn and work with the school’s integrated data-based software package as needed

·         Adhere to biblical standards in all areas of conduct


You must meet the following physical requirements.


·         Requires standing for long periods of time

·         Able to make visual and auditory evaluation of student work and performance


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The Bear Creek School is an equal opportunity employer. All employees of The Bear Creek School must agree to carry out their responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with The Bear Creek School’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Employee Handbook, and conduct themselves in a manner consistent with Biblical standards.


Offers of employment are contingent on the successful outcome of a criminal background check.


The above job posting is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of all jobs at The Bear Creek School.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.


All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who cannot perform the essential functions of the position, even with reasonable accommodations, or who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees and students.

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