Tag Archives: k-12 education

Grad School/Career Event: ‘Teaching to Change the World’ Teacher Prep Programs Alumni Panel (04/12/17)

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Job Opportunity: Middle School Science & Math Teacher – Villa Academy

Villa Academy LogoVilla Academy (located near Seattle Children’s Hospital) has several openings for teachers, for the 2017-18 school year. These positions are posted on the Careers page of the Villa Academy website: http://thevilla.org/careers/

The middle school science and math teacher posting is attached.

Villa Academy Middle School Science & Math Teacher Job Posting – 2017-2018

Job Opportunity: Science Assessment Specialist – Oregon Department of Education (Applications Due: 04/09/17)

Oregon Department of Education LogoJOB CODE: EDUC17-0305
OPENING DATE/TIME: 03/10/17 12:00 AM
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 04/09/17 11:59 PM
SALARY:
$5,502.00 – $8,050.00 Monthly
$66,024.00 – $96,600.00 Annually
JOB TYPE: Permanent
LOCATION: Salem, Oregon
AGENCY: Education – Office of Teaching, Learning & Assessment

The Oregon Department of Education’s passion extends beyond the classroom. We seek to foster equity and excellence for every learner through collaborations with educators, partners, and communities. A career at ODE means collaborating with passionate and talented professionals whose influence reaches teachers, administrators, parents, and most importantly students. Our culture flourishes by embracing diversity and innovation. We strive to remove systemic barriers and define success by providing more equitable opportunities for the children of Oregon.

This position is located within the Office of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (OTLA) of the Department of Education.  The work of the Assessment team within OTLA impacts nearly every student, thereby affecting every school, program, school district and Education Service District (ESD) in the state.   Statewide assessments are taken by all Oregon students and test administration and coordination requirements are set for all school districts. These assessments meet state testing requirements for school accountability, student graduation requirements, and state and federal assessment requirements. Student data from the tests are confidential and the test items are highly secure.

We are recruiting for one full time, permanent Education Specialist 2. This position is located in Salem, Oregon, and is classified and represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

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Job Opportunity: Teacher – UW Robinson Center for Young Scholars (RC)

Opportunities at the Robinson Center

The Robinson Center for Young Scholars (RC) is looking for teachers and a principal for our two Summer Enrichment Programs, serving students Grades 5-11. The principal works directly with our teachers, teaching assistants and  the RC administrative team to coordinate the day-to-day running of the program. We are looking for teachers who are passionate about their field, and who teach in a challenging, engaging and interactive way. We are open for new topics and classes,  but are in high need of STEM and math teachers for this summer.

For more information about our summer programs, please go to the following link: https://robinsoncenter.uw.edu/programs/summer/

For anyone who is interested in applying, please see the attached job descriptions and apply by following the application directions at following link: https://robinsoncenter.uw.edu/job-opportunities/

Please contact Jill Duncan, our Director of Outreach and Summer Programs at jduncan1@uw.edu if you have any questions.

Robinson Center Summer Instructor

Robinson Center Principal

Funding Opportunity: Ellison Education Grant

Ellison Foundation LogoEducation Grants for Washington State K-12 Public School Teachers!

The Ellison Foundation is happy to announce the creation of the “Ellison Education Grants” for K-12 public School teachers in Washington State.  The Ellison Education Grants were created to empower and support Washington State’s most effective, innovative and inspirational K-12 public school teachers.

The Ellison Foundation believes in he classroom teacher’s expertise when it comes to understanding their professional learning needs and the academic needs of their students.  The Ellison Education Grants are meant to empower this expertise.

The Ellison Foundation is looking to award 10 grants worth $5,000 each (5 for Academic Enrichment and 5 For Professional Learning) in the spring of 2017 (for use during the 2017-2018 school year).

If you are interested in learning more about the “Ellison Education Grants” and applying, please click the

Following link: http://ellison-foundation.org/ellison-education

Applications may be submitted between November 1st, 2016 and March 1st, 2017.

Volunteer Opportunity: Middle School Tutor/Teacher Assistant – Hazel Wolf K-8 e-STEM School

Hazel Wolf K-8 LogoVolunteer Opportunities at Hazel Wolf K-8 e-STEM School
(just a mile or two from UW!  11530 12th Ave. NE)

Considering becoming a science teacher?  Interested in helping out in an innovative public school?  If so, Hazel Wolf K-8 E-STEM School could use your skills, enthusiasm and assistance!  We are a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) school that has an environmental focus, and we’re proud of our new building complete with outdoor classrooms, rain garden, a living wall and thousands of native plants.

Volunteer opportunities are available to tutor and serve as teacher assistants within the middle school (grades 6-8).  Classes this fall will focus on physics (forces and motion, including a cool roller coaster project!) and astronomy (seasons, eclipses, tides, phases of the moon). Spring units will be Earth’s History and Evolution, and Genetics (with an ethics and biotechnology project).  If you have knowledge in any of these areas or just want to help out in general then you are welcome to volunteer in our school!

General Help: (Weekly/Bi-weekly/Monthly)
“Stage Manager” Volunteer:  (1-3 hrs per visit) help behind the scenes thinking through and setting up labs, grading, ordering lab materials, making photocopies, displaying student work, etc.
“Classroom Helper” Volunteer: (1-6 hours per visit) assist students during class time to complete assignments, answer questions, organize notebooks, etc.
“Super Tutor” Volunteer: (1-2 hours per visit) Provide assistance and guidance to students afterschool with their science assignments, projects, or overall comprehension and understanding of scientific concepts.
Note:  Classroom Helper and Super Tutor could be combined if you are available between 1:30 and 4:00.

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Internship Opportunity: Pipeline Project

Pipeline Project LogoPipeline Project Internship:
The Pipeline Project is recruiting interns for the 2016-2017 academic year. As a Pipeline Intern, you will  dedicate at least four hours per week to Pipeline activities including a weekly intern meeting, recruiting, tabling, assisting in planning and execution of events, and working on a variety of tasks both in and out of the office. The internship position is unpaid, but you will receive professional supervision and support. Thus, this is a great opportunity to grow professionally and gain valuable work-related skills. Academic credit may also be available upon articulated learning derived from the internship. Hours and days of the week are flexible as long as a minimum commitment of four hours per week is met sometime between our office hours (Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm).

If you are interested in more information, please email the Pipeline Project at pipeline@uw.edu or check out our website for a more detailed description.

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