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

Part-time middle school teacher, 2018-19 school year

Seabury is seeking a half-time teacher for its unique middle school program.

Seabury School is seeking an experienced, creative, dynamic teacher to join the teaching team for its innovative middle school program. Located in the heart of Tacoma’s theater district, Seabury middle school uses the city as an extension of the classroom in this integrated, project based program.  Since 1989, Seabury School has served highly capable children in preschool through grade 8.  The middle school program serves students in grades 6-8.

Seabury’s middle school program is built around a challenging, integrated, inquiry based curriculum designed to meet the learning and developmental needs of gifted middle school students. The community serves as an extension of the classroom through partnerships with community organizations as well as a commitment to community service. Seabury’s focus is on personalized learning for gifted children, allowing each student to recognize and develop his or her gifts and talents.  Seabury is a small learning community and the program is designed to support the development of the whole child, with teachers working together to create a supportive, safe community of learners.

Teachers at Seabury middle school partner as a teaching team to build challenging, engaging, integrated units of study for students using Seabury’s scope and sequence of skills and integrated curriculum as a framework.  The middle school position requires a strong background in middle and high school teaching, experience with inquiry based instruction and experience with curriculum development. At this point, Seabury is seeking educators from either the humanities or with a math/science background, however the ability to teach at least some math (middle school general math and/or pre-algebra) is preferred.

Experience in progressive or non-traditional learning environments and teachers seeking an opportunity to be creative, collaborative and innovative in the classroom are highly encouraged to apply. Experience with or an interest in gifted education is required.   Applicants for this position are required to have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and a valid Washington State teaching certificate. 

This position is for the 2018-2019 school year.

Salary and benefits: Based on experience.

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

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

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 teachers 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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