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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  • Academic Coach and Learning Plan Coordinator

    We are seeking a dedicated Academic Coach and Learning Plan Coordinator to provide academic support for students beginning in the 2024-25 school year. This position is responsible for developing and communicating Learning Plans to support students with academic and social-emotional learning differences and leading the process of assessing and making recommendations for academic support.

    Read the full job description here.
  • High School Instrumental Music Teacher

    The High School Instrumental Music Teacher is responsible for teaching high school and middle school music classes, to include the Angry Pigeon Music Collective, high school Instrumental Music, high school Instrumental Music 2, a rotating high school music elective in the area of the instructor’s choice, middle school after school Strings Ensemble, and co-teach 7th grade band. Additional responsibilities include: collaborating with vocal and dance teachers to program entertainment for the school’s fundraising auction and providing administrative support for all instrumental music activities.

    Read the full job description here.
  • Middle School English Teacher

    We are seeking a Middle School English teacher for the 2024-25 school year. This is a .8 or 1.0 FTE Exempt position. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching middle school English, as well as a demonstrated passion for teaching middle school students in a program that emphasizes writing and critical thinking/analysis.

    Read the full job description here.
  • Middle School Instrumental Music Teacher

    The Middle School Instrumental Music Teacher is responsible for teaching middle and high school music classes, to include 6th grade beginning band, and 8th grade band. Classes may feature students at all levels, from beginning to more advanced, as daytime classes are determined by grade level, rather than ability level. The exception is the high school after-school band, as students will be admitted with instructor’s approval.

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  • School Counselor

    The School Counselor is a member of the Student Services Team, which works closely with administrative staff and faculty to promote a healthy school culture aligned with the school’s core values and in support of the school’s mission. The School Counselor supports individual students and their families in their emotional needs, including therapeutic interventions and referrals. The School Counselor supports faculty in their efforts to meet students’ developmental and emotional needs.

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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 careers@nwacademy.org. 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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