Our Mission Bertschi School educates children to become compassionate, confident and creative learners in a global community.
Our Values Our community values integrity, inclusiveness, respect, diversity and a commitment to sustainability.
Our Pedagogy Bertschi School believes that students learn best when they are
safe and known in an inclusive community that values diverse perspectives
supported in developing social-emotional skills
provided academic choice and challenge at their “just right level”
engaged in meaningful work
encouraged to problem solve through inquiry, trial, and error
empowered to take risks and make change
given opportunities to collaborate and dialogue with a diverse group of learners
Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement Bertschi School values diversity and believes engaging our differences makes us better and stronger. We welcome and honor the unique contributions of people from all racial, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds, gender identities, learning styles, physical abilities and sexual orientations. Our commitment to equity drives us to be inclusive and diverse in all areas of our school.
Our School Bertschi School, founded in 1975, is a Washington State approved elementary school. We are a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS) and accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools (NWAC). The school serves children from pre-kindergarten through grade five. Bertschi School is an exciting environment for professionals who like to be part of a dynamic team of professionals and who thrive on the challenges and rewards of working with an active community. The staff enjoys a salary and benefit package in line with other independent private schools in the Northwest.
Position Summary Bertschi substitute teachers are pre-arranged or called when a teacher is ill to cover teaching responsibilities. Substitutes share their availability and teaching preferences with our Office Manager. Substitute opportunities range from one to several days in a given classroom throughout the school year.
Able to facilitate substitute lesson plans for teachers in pre-K – 5th grade.
Ability to communicate and collaborate well with all faculty and staff
Ability to work and communicate well with students and their parents/guardian
To Apply: Visit our website at: www.bertschi.org. No phone calls will be accepted. Interested candidates are invited to e-mail a resume, cover letter, and Bertschi School application form to:
Bertschi School is an equal opportunity employer seeking a more culturally diverse workplace. Bertschi School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, socio-economic status, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability.
A bachelor’s degree
A teaching certification and master’s in education or related subject/field preferred
Teaching experience highly preferred
Comfortable operating audio/visual equipment
About Bertschi School
Bertschi School, founded in 1975, is a Washington State approved elementary school
serving students in grades pre-kindergarten to fifth. We are an accredited member of the
Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS) and the National
Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).