Fifth Grade Teacher


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 Approach

  • Our teachers inspire academic excellence and individual success
  • Our curriculum fosters intellectual curiosity and emotional maturity
  • Our school encourages social responsibility and collaborative problem solving
  • Our community supports and celebrates the unique gifts of every child

Our School

Bertschi School, founded in 1975, is a Washington State approved elementary school. We are an accredited member of the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools (PNAIS), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools (NWAC). The school serves children from prekindergarten through grade five.

General Summary

Position General Description

The overall responsibility of a Bertschi teacher is to provide the students in their care an

educational experience that is mission-centered. We strive to honor and celebrate childhood

while preparing our students for a complex world. Additionally, a Bertschi teacher must bring a

curious, positive, and motivated attitude to work and enjoy being part of a dynamic team.

Preference will be given to those candidates with experience teaching in upper elementary or

middle school. Candidates must have experience with differentiated instruction and knowledge in

technology formats to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, parents, and other audiences.

For more information please consult the complete job description.

Application Process:

No phone calls will be accepted. Interested candidates are invited to send or e-mail a resume and cover letter to:

Bertschi School
Fifth Grade Teacher Search
2227 10th Ave. East
Seattle, WA 98102
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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, sexual orientation or disability.