Upper Elementary Teacher

Arbor Schools | Sammamish, WA, United States

Posted Date 7/21/2020

Arbor Schools will be hiring an Upper Elementary Lead Teacher to work with 10-12 students from 4th through 6th grades for the 2020/21 school year. In the late summer, the elementary teacher guides the seamless transition from closed summer classrooms to welcoming excited students into a well-prepared environment. Throughout the school year, the teacher will work with the Elementary Coordinator and Head of School to ensure that students have the necessary tools and time to devote themselves to their work, building a cohesive community and continuing to develop the love of learning. In the early summer, the teacher orchestrates and ensures the sourcing for the elementary curriculum plans for the following school year.

Start Date: Interviews start immediately, with the successful candidate beginning in August 2020, or joining the existing staff earlier to become acclimated to the Arbor community.

Ensuring authentic Montessori practice throughout the program while meeting or exceeding curriculum guidelines for the state of Washington
Mentoring students and parents as they navigate the school year
Teaming with the Head of School and Elementary Coordinator to work with parents, teachers and students
Scheduling enrichment activities (such as field trips) with the Elementary Coordinator
Working with specialists that interact with the Upper Elementary students
Collaborating with other faculty members to ensure positive growth of students from year to year
Maintaining clear communication with students, faculty and parents
A successful applicant thrives on team collaboration, loves autonomy, has a deep Montessori background, and possesses strong emotional intelligence and communication skills.


Elementary 2 certification, clear background check, and cpr + first aid certifications


Arbor school offers a competitive salary package, including participation in an IRA matching program, health and dental programs, Montessori association memberships and training opportunities.

Application Information

send resumes to sean@arborschools.com

Credential Level
Elementary II (9-12)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(425) 392-3866

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