Employment Opportunities

Elementary teacher, 2018-19 school year

Seabury School, located in NE Tacoma, Washington, is seeking an experienced, creative, dynamic elementary teacher. 

Since 1989, Seabury School has served highly capable children in preschool through grade 8. Founded on research based best practices for gifted students, Seabury’s program is designed to address the needs of the whole child, from providing appropriate intellectual challenge to supporting students’ social-emotional growth.  The core of Seabury’s program is an integrated, project based curriculum designed to challenge students to think deeply, explore complex ideas, make connections and apply learning in new and unique ways. Seabury’s program focuses on personalized learning for each child in a setting that is both developmentally appropriate and intellectually stimulating, allowing each student to recognize and develop his or her gifts and talents. 

Seabury is seeking an elementary teacher to be part of Seabury’s teaching team. Teachers who are passionate about providing personalized, appropriately challenging educational opportunities for young gifted children, are creative, enthusiastic facilitators of learning, who have experience with project based curriculum development, and who enjoy working in a collaborative teaching environment are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have excellent communication skills with children, parents and other staff members; an interest in working as part of a teaching team; a high level of energy and creativity; and the desire to build a positive, supportive environment for children.

Applicants for this position are required to have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and a valid Washington state teaching certificate.   A desire to work with highly capable children is required, and training and/or experience in gifted education is preferred.  

This position is open until filled.

Salary and benefits: DOE

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and references to:

Sandi Wollum, head of school, director@seabury.org

Bus Driver, 2018-19 school year

Seabury is seeking a school bus driver.  Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Daily morning and afternoon runs between Seabury’s lower and middle school campuses with additional stops on the way.
  • Periodically driving students on field trips during the school day.  Field trips are scheduled with the driver in advance. 
  • Keeping the bus clean, fueled and maintained, including managing maintenance records and working with the business office to schedule regular maintenance as needed.
Previous experience driving a school bus is required. Applicants must have a current CDL with passenger and school bus driver endorsements and a clean driving record. Air brake endorsement is not required.  Strong applicants have demonstrated the ability to create a safe, positive experience on the bus for children.

Seabury School is committed to diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical disabilities. 

This position is open until filled.  

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume with at least three references to the Seabury office at office@seabury.org.  Please visit our website at www.seabury.org for more information about the school.


Start Date:  Sept. 5

SeaburySquared teachers

Are you a teacher, scientist, mathematician, artist, designer, musician, writer, engineer or computer scientist who would enjoy sharing your expertise with academically advanced students who would love to learn about your field from an expert like you? SeaburySquared: the Center for Gifted Education is seeking instructors for enrichment classes designed to engage and challenge academically advanced elementary and middle school students. SeaburySquared classes are offered to students in the community who want to dig deeper, know more or find greater challenge than they find in typical school programs. They want authentic learning from experts who are engaged in the fields they are studying.
If you are interested in proposing a class offering or teaching a class using SeaburySquared curriculum materials, we want to hear from you! Contact Jenn Parker, SeaburySquared coordinator.

Substitute teachers

Seabury School is seeking substitute teachers for all grade levels.

Substitute teacher aides

Seabury School is also seeking substitute teachers aides for all grade levels.

Seabury School is committed to diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical disabilities.

Interested candidates for all positions should send a letter of interest, resume and references to:

Sandi Wollum • Head of School • Seabury School • 1801 53rd St. NE • Tacoma, WA • 98422

Or email to director@seabury.org

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