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Franklin Academy is a preschool through 8th grade independent school. We celebrate a love of challenging questions, free expression, and service to others. We limit class size to ten at Preschool, 15 students for grades K-5 and Middle School School core classes may be larger, depending upon subject area. Classes will rarely exceed 18, thus ensuring that our students have more opportunity to ask questions and express themselves. Our school is making a positive impact in Whatcom and Skagit counties. All candidates must actively support the school mission, vision, and core commitments

As our Academy grows, we increasingly seek teachers with:

  • – A proven record of high-impact classroom teaching experience;
  • – References confirming an ability to energize, elevate, and stretch students;
  • – Awards or other recognition from colleagues and students;
  • – Experience at regionally or internationally recognized schools;
  • – Professional leadership abilities and experience;
  • – Experience recruiting and evaluating other great teachers;
  • – A global perspective, and ideally international work experience;
  • – An outstanding academic record, with an advanced degree, strongly preferred.

If you love helping students push their boundaries — and want to help us build a school that attracts leading teachers — then we invite you to contact us. Franklin Academy is an independent and open community. We warmly welcome applicants of all backgrounds and beliefs.


Preschool Teacher (part-time)

The Franklin Academy Preschool is accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year.

Applicants must have, or be willing to obtain the following:

Pass a criminal background check through MERIT,
CPR/First Aid, Blood Pathogens,
TB Test, Food Handlers Card, Registered with Merit
Looking for motivated, hardworking individuals who have the desire to work with young children. Able and willing to set up and execute lesson plans, execute and cleanup projects. Able to take direction from director and work well with others. Prefer applicant with BA or AA ECE degree or working towards one.

Job Type: Part-time

Please email application, cover letter and resume to dregier@thefranklin.academy

Substitute Teachers – Preschool – Grade 8th

We are now accepting applications for substitute teachers for all levels and disciplines. Ideal applicants will have a college degree, Washington State teaching certification, and prior teaching experience.  A foundation in curriculum and instruction, effective classroom management skills, and ready rapport with students are highly desired. Candidates are encouraged to navigate the school’s website, for further information regarding the school’s mission and objectives.

Submit cover letter, resume, completed application with (unofficial) transcripts and two reference letters as instructed below. Official transcripts are required upon employment. We seek qualified applicants throughout the school year.

Questions? Please contact Dawn Regier at dregier@thefranklin.academy

Full job descriptions will be sent after initial inquiry.

 


Forms

Please send your completed forms by email to:  dregier@thefranklin.academy, or you may fax your applications to (360)734-1882 or mail to Franklin Academy, 1509 E. Victor Street, Bellingham, WA 98225.

 


 

Franklin Academy does not discriminate in matters of employment, recruitment, admissions, or administration of any of its programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

 

Franklin Academy is proud to hold accreditations from: