Job Opportunities at Hope School for 2016-2017

Hope Lutheran School has four job opportunities for the 2016-2017 school year:


  1. Full-time K-8 PE/middle school math or history teaching position
  2. Part-time preschool through 8th grade Spanish teacher
  3. Full-time or close to full-time position working with preschool extended care students
  4. Part-time kindergarten assistant


PE/Middle school teacher: full-time position teaching PE and also either middle school math or history. Applicants must hold a teaching certificate; ideal applications will have experience teaching PE and/or coaching and be a rostered Lutheran teacher.


Spanish teacher: part-time Spanish teacher position to teach prek through 8th grade students 1-2 times per week. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Spanish or elementary education.


Extended care teacher: full-time or close to full-time position serving in the preschool extended childcare program. Hours are 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday, with a possible option to cover the morning program 7:00 AM to 8:15 AM. Daycare/childcare experience is preferred, along with early childhood education or training.


Kindergarten assistant: half-time position working in the kindergarten classroom, assisting the kindergarten teacher with small reading groups, math support, and general classroom functions. Possible option to cover the morning extended care program 7:00 AM to 8:15 AM. Education experience or degree is preferred, along with a love for children.


Required Qualifications: Hope staff must be understanding of and supportive of the ministry of Hope Lutheran Church and School. Candidates must hold a strong personal Christian faith and a servant heart, and must be professional and be strong oral and written communicators. All positions begin August 22, 2016.


Ministry Description: Hope Lutheran is a private Christian school located in beautiful West Seattle, minutes from downtown Seattle. Hope Lutheran School is committed to providing quality academic instruction and equipping students for life-long learning. Hope School is fully accredited through the National Lutheran School Accreditation and AdvancED.


Interested parties can visit Hope’s website at for more information, job descriptions and an application form, or call the school office at (206) 935-8500. Applicants should submit a resume and application to Hope School Principal at /mail by May 8, 2016.