Working at Northwest Academy

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  • Passionate & Dedicated Professionals

    Northwest Academy hires professionals who are passionate about working in schools and who thrive in a creative, dynamic setting. We encourage you to explore our website to learn about and experience our school’s inspiring program, culture, and community.

    Northwest Academy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to welcoming and celebrating a diverse student and faculty population. We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is the policy of the school that employment decisions for all applicants and employees will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability or other characteristics protected under local, state or federal law. No employee will be retaliated against for raising concerns under this policy. We seek each employee’s cooperation and assistance in helping us maintain equal employment opportunity.

Open Positions

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  • American Sign Language Teacher

    Northwest Academy is seeking a part-time American Sign Language Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. This position would require building an introductory American Sign Language course. The Northwest Academy World Language Program fully immerses students in the target language at all levels. The emphasis is on learning language in a vibrant, interactive, organic environment--as opposed to rote memorization and textbook practice. Students are assessed across the four modes
    of expression via benchmarks established by ACTFL. This is a part-time position.

    Read the full job description here.
  • Middle & High School Math Teacher

    Northwest Academy is seeking a math teacher for the 2023-24 school year. The Northwest Academy mathematics program offers a rigorous curriculum that develops critical and creative thinkers and problem-solvers. By exploring their connections to mathematics, students learn to confidently apply mathematical knowledge. Attention is given to applying math concepts in academic and everyday contexts and situations. Northwest Academy math teachers are passionate about teaching math to middle and high school students, and they recognize that effective teaching emphasizes providing individualized support to students with a range of academic abilities. creating an inclusive, supportive classroom culture. and differentiating instruction to promote student success.

    Read the full job description here.
  • Restorative Response Coordinator / Counselor

    The Restorative Response Coordinator/School Counselor is an exciting new role within the Northwest Academy Student Support Services Team (“SST”—consisting of the counseling department chair, Head of Middle School, Head of High School, Learning Support Specialist, and Director of Student Services). The restorative response coordinator/counselor will work with members of the SST to create and support systems that strengthen relationships and student mental health, reduce conflicts, and increase belonging and community. They will serve as the primary counselor of a small subset of students between 6th –12th grade with individual counseling needs, and will support the larger student body in both large and small group contexts with their emotional, behavioral, and developmental needs. 

    Read the full job description here.

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  • Ongoing Positions

    Northwest Academy is always interested in receiving resumes from teachers and artists who would like to be considered for future teaching opportunities. Qualified applicants will be contacted by Northwest Academy as positions become available.
  • How to Apply

    Please submit a resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working at Northwest Academy to If you are applying for a specific position posted above, please tailor your letter to that position. No phone calls please.
  • For Teachers

    Candidates who are considered for an interview must be prepared to submit a concise portfolio of their work as a teacher. Please do not submit these items prior to being scheduled for an interview.
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