Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
1st Shift (Days)
This is a TEMPORARY, FULL-TIME position, scheduled Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It begins Upon Hire and is expected to run through July of 2017.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars offers two summer commuter programs: Summer Challenge, a 3-week program for students currently in the 5th-6th grade, and Summer Stretch, a 4-week program for students currently in the 7th-10th grade. These programs offer highly capable students a fast-paced and challenging curriculum.
Position Description: The Center is seeking a Temporary Summer Assistant Principal to be responsible for assisting the Principal with the day-to-day administration of the summer program, including supervision of teachers and teaching assistants. This person will help to supervise drop-off and pick-up of children, facilitate communication between families and the RC staff, and help run the first day orientations for both Summer Challenge and Summer Stretch. As needed, this person will assist with other tasks during the summer session, to be determined by the Principal and Director. This position will be supervised by the Summer Program Principal.
Responsibilities to be completed within the term of the appointment include:
Assisting at the parent/student orientations;
Overseeing daily attendance taking;
Overseeing the technology for the documentation of student learning and teacher progress reports;
Assisting Principal in the collection and organization of weekly progress reports. Will copy and file student reports, forms and permission slips;
Assisting with both the before-class and after-class care programs;
Designing of methods to improve how the Summer Program can better serve students and parents;
Occasional chaperoning on Summer Program field trips, as needed;
Conduct classroom observations and confer with teachers about curriculum and pedagogy;
Assist with other Summer Program tasks as needed.
Master's in Education or higher;
Communicating in a timely manner with instructors, staff and families;
Experience in curriculum development;
Proficient with computer programs, systems, and IT skills to work on projects independently;
Knowledge of gifted education;
Have at least three (3) years teaching experience with K-12 students;
Experience designing and facilitating educational program components;
Awareness of current research in teaching methodology.
State of Washington Administrative certification;
PhD in Education.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.