Certificated Teacher

Shaw Island SD 10

About the organization

Shaw Island Elementary School is a K - 8 school located on Shaw Island, Washington. Our remote, ferry-served, rural island, located two hours north of Seattle in the beautiful San Juan Islands, has a total population of about 200 year-round residents. We typically have 8 to 16 students in two, multi-level classrooms. While our building is historic, our resources and technology are state-of-the art. We are a public school dedicated to meeting and exceeding state-defined learning standards. Our school is enhanced by innovative core curriculums, individual attention for all learners, a vibrant music program, and the resources of caring, involved community members.


Teach core subjects, math, science, language arts, and social studies in a multi-grade (5-8) classroom. Plan, deliver, and assess academic and social-emotional curriculums in collaboration with the head teacher. Create and maintain a classroom culture based on the mission and valued of Shaw School. Employ culturally-responsive teaching practices that align with our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Engage a variety of teaching strategies suitable to the developmental age and needs of your students.


Washington State teaching certificate with Elementary Education endorsement. Middle grade endorsements and/or experience preferred.

Shaw Island School district does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.


depends on experience

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