I sent the note below to SPS’ teachers with contingency contracts, who are eligible for our next hiring phase 4/18-4/25.
Dear Seattle Public Schools’ ELA-Social Studies Applicants,
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 is an option school emphasizing Project Based Learning and STEM subjects. We are a growing school (currently in our 4th year), adding 7th grade next year and 8th grade in 2017-18. STEM K-8 staff are creating an innovative K-8 school. Visit the STEM K-8 PTA and school website to learn more about our vision and school developments. You can also get a taste of what happens at STEM K-8 by checking @PrincipalOstrom on Twitter.
STEM K-8 is developing ELA and Social Studies programs that support interdisciplinary and Project Based Learning. Experiences with technology integration, Next Generation Science and Engineering Standards, Positive Discipline, and diverse populations are valued. Our middle school grades utilize a 1:1 iPad program. We are looking for an energized teacher qualified to teach middle school ELA and Social Studies to collaborate in developing a ground-breaking middle school. If you’re interested in innovative teaching and program development, consider applying to Louisa Boren STEM K-8 during Phase 1B from 4/18-4/25. Feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have further questions.
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Principal