Home Hospital Instructor

Summit Public Schools is searching for talented Home Hospital Instructor to assist a Summit student in North Seattle requiring temporary home-based instruction. This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, growing organization that is dedicated to transforming public education for its students and create unique personalized supports for a student with special learning needs.

This is a part-time position that will begin immediately and continue through the remainder of the school-year (mid-June, 2018). The Home Hospital Instructor will work 7-14 hours per week.

Who We Are:

What if all students graduated high school with not only content knowledge, but the habits and skills to successfully navigate college and career, with a sense of purpose to anchor them? This is the question at the core of Summit Public Schools. Summit is a public school system serving heterogeneous communities in the Bay Area and Washington State and operate 11 schools serving over 3,600 students.

We share our personalized approach to teaching and learning for free through Summit Learning, with more than 330 partner schools across the country. Summit Learning forms the foundation on which Summit’s successful schools were built, with our schools consistently ranking among the best in the nation.

Are you looking for the opportunity to lead change? Do you want to help reimagine what schools should be? We put students in the driver’s seat and empower them with the skills and habits they need to be successful in college and life. We need diverse, driven, and dynamic talent to join our growing team to help realize our educational vision.

What You’ll Do:

The Instructor will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare a variety of written materials (e.g. attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.
  • Provide instruction for the student who has a medically diagnosed physical condition, which is non-communicable for the purpose of maintaining an educational setting to students that are restricted to their home
  • Adapts and implements online curriculum work in Math and English for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning needs.
  • Advise parents of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
  • Assess student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents, and administration.
  • Collaborate with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes.
  • Counsel students for the purpose of improving performance, health status, problem-solving techniques and a variety of personal issues.

What You Need:

Key Qualities and Skills

  • Commitment to uphold Summit’s values, belief that all children deserve a rigorous and equitable education that prepares them for college and for life
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • At least one year prior experience working with children in an organized setting.
  • Teaching Credential in Washington or another US State is preferred. 
  • Proficiency in Google Platforms, including Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, and Google Slides.
  • Clear health and background check.

Who You Are:

About You

  • You maintain high expectations for all students and believe all students can find success in school, college, and life.
  • You thrive while collaborating and are excited to work with your colleagues. You find positivity in share successes.
  • You’re deeply dedicated to social justice and feel motivated by the challenge and impact of working in a heterogeneous community and closing the achievement gap.
  • You share our vision to reimagine what schools should be and are excited to make an impact on the public education landscape.
  • You have knowledge of child guidance principles and practices, especially as related to special education students and concerns of students with special needs.
  • You are positive and resilient in the face of big challenges.
  • You possess outstanding organizational skills and have a passion for the details.
  • You are empathetic and culturally competent. You’re open to having hard conversations.
  • You thrive in innovative environments and are comfortable with the ambiguity that can come with a dynamic and progressive workplace.
  • You’re committed to continuous improvement, see feedback as a positive, and have a growth mindset.

We strive to recruit a diverse team. Summit Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, parenthood, citizenship status, creed, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Summit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.


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