Educating the whole child and honoring the diversity of each individual from
Pre-elementary (age 3) through Grade 8.

Employment

Thank you for your interest in joining the staff at Eton School. Our staff serves at the heart of our school and provides a strong, collaborative environment with a developmental approach that assists in the emergence of each child’s potential. Below are the current open positions with job descriptions/qualifications and the procedure for applying.


 

Current Job Openings

Lower Elementary (Grades 1-3) Teaching Assistant

Located across the lake from Seattle in Bellevue, Washington, Eton School serves students from Pre-elementary (age 3) through Middle School (grade 8). As a well-established independent school, Eton School is seeking a caring, and confident full-time, Teaching Assistant for a Lower Elementary Montessori classroom. Students are first through third grade (ages 6-9).  If you have a passion for working with children, are dedicated to providing the best education, and want to learn, we want you to be a part of our community.

Full-time Teaching Assistant positions are scheduled Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the academic school year, with hours often available during the summer months. The schedule may vary while working in childcare on days school is closed and over Midwinter and Spring breaks. Eton School is an equal opportunity employer. Medical, dental, and vision plans are available to staff who meet requirements, as well as paid time off.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be proactive in learning the school mission and culture
  • Work directly with teachers to supervise and work with small groups and individual students
  • Supervise students in transitions between classes as well as on field trips
  • Work with the teacher in supporting behavior expectations of students
  • Prepare materials for projects and maintain supplies
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings with supervisor and supervising teacher
  • Participate in arrival and dismissal duties
  • Serve as recess and lunch monitor
  • Help facilitate the correcting of student assignments
  • Prepare correspondence to be sent home with students
  • Supervise students who are participating in school projects
  • Serve as a substitute for a teacher as assigned
  • Work in the after-school childcare program once or twice a week or as needed

Additional Opportunities

  • Teach special units of study within an area of expertise or interest
  • Support performing arts teacher with the musical production
  • Tutor students after school

Minimum Qualifications

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Communicate positively and effectively with students
  • Exhibit professional manner
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Conscientious attitude regarding work completions
  • Familiar with MS Office, Internet, and E-mail, as well as other technology

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, willing to hire Montessori intern
  • Resume, Application, Cover Letter
  • Experience and confidence in working with children
  • Must have results of a one-step Mantoux TB skin test prior to starting work or provide written proof of a negative Mantoux TB test within the past twelve months; a previously positive Mantoux TB requires documentation of treatment or a negative chest x-ray
  • Documentation of MMR vaccine, blood test results indicating immunity, or proof of medical exemption
  • Background check and fingerprint report conducted by the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF)

The following trainings are required for the position and if not current, will be done through the school’s professional development and expense:

  • First-Aid/CPR
  • HIV/Bloodborne Pathogens

We are committed to providing a safe and nurturing place for our students. If you have a genuine love for children and working in a place that provides a strong collaborative environment, please apply by sending your cover letter, completed application, and resume to employment@etonschool.org.

The application can be found below.

Vision: In educating the whole child, Eton School inspires creative, confident thinkers who have an enduring passion for learning and are poised to contribute to the world.

Pre-elementary (Age 3-K) Childcare Assistant (11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

Eton School is an independent school for age three through grade eight, whose vision in educating the whole child, inspires creative, confident thinkers who have an enduring passion for learning and are poised to contribute to the world. We recognize that for most households, childcare outside of the school day is essential. Therefore, we are committed to providing a safe and nurturing place for our students before/after the school day as well as during specific holidays and school breaks. 

In order to support the vision we have for our students, we are seeking qualified childcare assistants to work within our after-school program (“Clubhouse”). Under the guidance of the Clubhouse Supervisor, childcare assistants are responsible for supporting classrooms during the school day and supervising students during after-school care. If you are interested in working with Pre-elementary students (age 3 through Kindergarten) and would enjoy being in a supportive and collaborative environment, please apply for the openings we have within our childcare program!

Full-time childcare positions in the Pre-elementary program are scheduled Monday through Friday, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm throughout the academic school year, with hours often available during the summer. Childcare assistant hours and schedules may vary or be extended due to school breaks, non-school days, and evening events. Eton School is an equal opportunity employer. Medical, dental, and vision plans are available to staff who meet requirements, as well as paid time off.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide constant adult supervision within appropriate staff-to-student ratios.
  • Interact positively and professionally with students and their caregivers, demonstrating warmth, respect, and allowances for the differences of individuals.
  • Prioritize student safety in regard to both physical and emotional harm, act in a preventative manner, and be prepared in the event of injuries or emergencies.
  • Exercise active overview within classrooms and on the playground.
  • Provide conflict resolution techniques and give natural consequences.
  • Guide students in following both school policies and classroom rules.
  • Maintain Clubhouse supplies through daily cleaning, organizing, and restocking.
  • Provide developmentally appropriate work and activities for students.
  • Provide snacks for students in accordance with the rules outlined by Washington State’s Department of Health and Department of Children, Youth, and Families.
  • Show initiative in improving our programs through collaboration with coworkers and participation in available trainings.
  • Meet all professional expectations and comply with school policies regarding confidentiality, lines of communication, and work attire.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Early Childhood Education Initial Certificate or Equivalent
  • Must have results of a one-step Mantoux TB skin test prior to starting work or provide written proof of a negative Mantoux TB test within the past twelve months; a previously positive Mantoux TB requires documentation of treatment or a negative chest x-ray.
  • Documentation of MMR vaccine, or proof of immunity from measles through documentation of laboratory evidence of antibody titer or a health care provider's attestation of the person's history of measles sufficient to provide immunity against measles.
  • Background check and fingerprint report conducted by the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF).
  • Experience and confidence working with children.
  • Caring and patient disposition, with excellent communication and human relation skills.
  • Conscientious attitude regarding punctuality, attendance, and work completion.
  • Able to lift 30 lbs. overhead, to move freely while supervising and engaging in indoor and outdoor activities with students.

The following trainings are required for the position and if not current, will be done through the school’s trainings and expense:

  • First-Aid/CPR
  • HIV/Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Other Health and Safety Topics-such as Recognizing and Reporting Abuse, Emergency Preparedness, and Medication Management

If you have a genuine love for children and love to work in a place that provides a strong collaborative environment, please apply by sending your cover letter, completed application and resume to employment@etonschool.org.

Application can be found below.

Eton School is an equal opportunity employer, and offers medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as paid time off.

Pre-elementary (Age 3-K) Childcare Aide (2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

Eton School is an independent school for age three through grade eight, whose vision in educating the whole child, inspires creative, confident thinkers who have an enduring passion for learning and are poised to contribute to the world. We recognize that for most households, childcare outside of the school day is essential. Therefore, we are committed to providing a safe and nurturing place for our students before/after the school day as well as during specific holidays and school breaks.

We have four part-time Childcare Aides openings for the 2:00-6:00 p.m. shifts on Monday through Friday. In our extended day program (childcare), the Childcare Aides implement the scheduled daily program and activities and assist the Childcare Supervisor in a variety of ways.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help to ensure the safety and welfare of the students and protects them from physical or emotional harm.
  • Perform all tasks with a professional level of confidentiality.
  • Provide an environment where everyone can have a positive experience throughout the day.
  • Treat all students, families, faculty, staff, and the greater Eton School community members with dignity and respect, and to allow for individual differences.
  • Prepare and follow a curriculum based on developmentally appropriate practices that helps each student reach his/her fullest potential in all areas of development.
  • Supervise and interact with students at all times; mealtimes, rest periods, restroom times, playtimes, and during activities. 
  • Know health and emergency policies of the program and be ready to implement them if necessary.
  • Help with general housekeeping tasks.
  • Show initiative in the improvement of early childhood education, the program, and the curriculum by sharing ideas and participating in available trainings.
  • Maintain a professional attitude with appropriate communication with staff, students, and families at all times.
  • Provide an open, warm and very professional relationship with all families.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills.
  • Attend orientation and required trainings.
  • Be reliable, punctual and consistent in attendance
  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have results of a one-step Mantoux TB skin test prior to starting work or provide written proof of a negative Mantoux TB test within the past twelve months. A previously positive Mantoux TB requires documentation of treatment or a negative chest x-ray.
  • Must show proof of MMR vaccine or proof of immunity to measles through documentation of laboratory evidence of antibody titer or a health care provider’s attestation of the person’s history of measles sufficient to provide immunity against measles or proof of medical exemption.
  • Background check conducted by the Department of Children, Youth, and Families.
  • Able to lift 30 lbs. overhead, and to move freely while supervising and engaging in indoor and outdoor activities with students.

The following training are required for the position, and if not current, will be done through the school’s training and expense:

  • First-Aid/CPR
  • HIV/Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Other Health and Safety Topics-such as Recognizing and Reporting Abuse, Emergency Preparedness, and Medication Management

If you have a genuine love for children and working in a place that provides a strong collaborative environment, please apply by sending a cover letter and resume and completed Eton School Employment Application to employment@etonschool.org.

Application can be found below on this page.

Eton School is an equal opportunity employer, and offers medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as paid time off.

School Age (Grades K-8) Childcare Assistant (2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

Eton School is an independent school for age three through grade eight, whose vision in educating the whole child, inspires creative, confident thinkers who have an enduring passion for learning and are poised to contribute to the world. We recognize that for most households, childcare outside of the school day is essential. Therefore, we are committed to providing a safe and nurturing place for our students before/after the school day as well as during specific holidays and school breaks.

We have four part-time Childcare Assistants openings for the 2:00-6:00 p.m. shifts on Monday through Friday. In our extended day program (childcare), the Childcare Assistants implement the scheduled daily program and activities and assist the Childcare Supervisor in a variety of ways.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help to ensure the safety and welfare of the students and protects them from physical or emotional harm.
  • Perform all tasks with a professional level of confidentiality.
  • Provide an environment where everyone can have a positive experience throughout the day.
  • Treat all students, families, faculty, staff, and the greater Eton School community members with dignity and respect, and allow for individual differences.
  • Prepare and follow a curriculum based on developmentally appropriate practices that helps each student reach his/her fullest potential in all areas of development.
  • Supervise and interact with students at all times; mealtimes, rest periods, restroom times, playtimes, and during activities. 
  • Know health and emergency policies of the program and be ready to implement them if necessary.
  • Help with general housekeeping tasks.
  • Show initiative in the improvement of early childhood education, the program, and the curriculum by sharing ideas and participating in available trainings.
  • Maintain a professional attitude with appropriate communication with staff, students, and families at all times.
  • Provide an open, warm and very professional relationship with all families.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills.
  • Attend orientation and required trainings.
  • Be reliable, punctual and consistent in attendance
  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have results of a one step Mantoux TB skin test prior to starting work or provide written proof of a negative Mantoux TB test within the past twelve months. A previously positive Mantoux TB requires documentation of treatment or a negative chest x-ray.
  • Documentation of MMR vaccine, proof of immunity to measles through documentation of laboratory evidence of antibody titer or a health care provider’s attestation of the person’s history of measles sufficient to provide immunity against measles or proof of medical exemption.
  • Background check conducted by the Department of Children, Youth, and Families
  • Able to lift 30 lbs. overhead, and to move freely while supervising and engaging in indoor and outdoor activities with students.

The following training are required for the position, and if not current, will be done through the school’s training and expense:

  • First-Aid/CPR
  • HIV/Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Other Health and Safety Topics-such as Recognizing and Reporting Abuse, Emergency Preparedness, and Medication Management

If you have a genuine love for children and working in a place that provides a strong collaborative environment, please apply by sending a cover letter and resume and completed Eton School Employment Application to employment@etonschool.org.

Application can be found below.

Eton School is an equal opportunity employer, and offers medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as paid time off.

Substitute Assistant for Age 3-Grade 3

Eton School is a well-established, independent school for age three through grade eight, whose vision in educating the whole child, inspires creative, confident thinkers who have an enduring passion for learning and are poised to contribute to the world. We are located across the lake from Seattle in Bellevue, Washington.

We are seeking substitutes for our Montessori classrooms at Pre-elementary (age 3-K) and Lower Elementary (grades 1-3). Substitutes help with morning child care, school days, and after-school childcare needed. If you have a passion for working with children and want to learn, we want you to be a part of our community.

Scheduled hours of work as a substitute may vary between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm and could include both classroom and after-school responsibilities. Weekly work is sometimes available during the academic year (September to June) and most often in the Pre-elementary program.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide constant adult supervision within appropriate staff-to-student ratios.
  • Support teachers in meeting goals, completing lesson plans, and assisting student work as directed
  • Interact positively and professionally with coworkers, students, and caregivers; demonstrating warmth, respect, and allowances for the differences of individuals.
  • Prioritize student safety in regards to both physical and emotional harm—act in a preventative manner and be prepared in the event of injuries or emergencies.
  • Exercise active overview within classrooms and on the playground.
  • Provide conflict resolution techniques and give natural consequences.
  • Guide students in following both school policies and classroom rules.
  • Be proactive in learning the school mission and culture.
  • Provide developmentally appropriate work and activities for students.
  • Meet all professional expectations and comply with school policies regarding confidentiality, lines of communication, and work attire.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Adaptable to changing work requirements and able to take direction.
  • Preferred: STARS Childcare Basics course (30 hours), ECE Initial Certificate or equivalent.
  • Must have results of a one-step Mantoux TB skin test prior to starting work or provide written proof of a negative Mantoux TB test within the past twelve months; a previously positive Mantoux TB requires documentation of treatment or a negative chest x-ray
  • Documentation of MMR vaccine, proof of immunity to measles through documentation of laboratory evidence of antibody titer or a health care provider’s attestation of the person’s history of measles sufficient to provide immunity against measles or proof of medical exemption.
  • Background check and fingerprint report conducted by the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF).
  • Able to lift 30 lbs. overhead, and to move freely while supervising and engaging in indoor and outdoor activities with students.

The following trainings are required for the position and if not current, will be done through the school’s training and expense:

  • First-Aid/CPR
  • HIV/Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Other Health and Safety Topics-such as Recognizing and Reporting Abuse, Emergency Preparedness, and Medication Management.

If you have a genuine love for children and working in a place that provides a strong collaborative environment, please apply by sending a cover letter and resume and completed Eton School Employment Application to employment@etonschool.org.

Application can be found below on this page.


 

Employment Application Form

Eton School Employment Application


 

Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Policy

It is the policy of Eton School and Eton School Foundation that no person shall be subjected to discrimination because of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any physical, mental or sensory disability. This policy is consistent with Titles VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1976; the Governor’s Executive Order 85–09; the Americans with Disabilities Act; and the Washington State Law Against Discrimination, R.C.W. 49.60.

The non-­discrimination policy applies to every aspect of Eton School’s and Eton School Foundation’s programs, practices, policies and activities, including client services and employment practices.