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Salmonberry is accepting resumes for the position of lead primary grades teacher. Part-time positions for the 2019-2020 may also be available. Please contact head@salmonberryschool.org for more information.


Job Announcement

January 2019

Position: Classroom Teacher, 1st-3rd grade

Application Window: Apply by May 10, 2019 or until position is filled

Qualifications: Salmonberry School is seeking a loving, attentive, mature teacher with experience teaching primary grades. The ideal applicant would hold a MA or higher and have at least 3 years experience as a lead teacher with children under age 12 in a school or similar environment. Particular expertise in teaching literacy is sought. The candidate should have some knowledge and/or experience in alternative, progressive or holistic education. Excellent communication skills are essential as are strong organizational skills and an ability to coalesce a classroom community of students and parents. The ideal candidate should also model a willingness to learn and an excitement to grow as a member of the highly collaborative faculty team.

Duties: This position is a lead teaching position. Duties include all aspects of curriculum development and implementation, assessment, communication, classroom design and classroom management for 10-15 students age 6-9. This teacher must engage all learners in a wide span of ages, skill levels and learning styles and incorporate all aspects of a holistic approach to learning. They must embody an ethic of care in all aspects of the work. A full or part-time teaching assistant will be provided depending on enrollment and classroom needs.

Dates: This is a permanent position beginning on or about August 24, 2019 and will follow Salmonberry’s academic calendar. The position may be renewed on a yearly basis. The expected commitment is a minimum of three years.

Hours: This is a salaried position. Student contact hours are 8:45-3:05 M-F. Expected work week is 35-40 hrs. This includes required staff meetings 2x/wk as well as special events, festivals and field trips.

Compensation: This is a full-time position for a traditional academic calendar year. Salary is $40,000 – $47000 and includes 10 paid leave days. Additional summer work is also available outside of this contracted position.

How to Apply: Please familiarize yourself with the information on the Salmonberry School website. Then, to apply, send resume and letter to Paul Freedman at head@salmonberryschool.org.


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Salmonberry School does not discriminate in its services or employment for any reason, including: race, religion, age, color, national and ethnic origin, language, sex, sexual preference or physical handicap in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs,  and other school-administered programs.