Midde School ELA/Social Studies Teachers!

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 bostrom@seattleschools.org if you have further questions.

Sincerely,

Benjamin Ostrom

Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Principal

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Recruiting staff for the middle school

It’s a little quieter working over Spring Break.  Almost lonely in here!  As SPS moves on to Phase 1B of hiring outside applicants are still not eligible, but those with contingency contracts can now apply.

Here’s a brief note to contingency staff eligible to teach math  to apply to STEM K-8:

Dear Seattle Public Schools’ Math Applicants,

Louisa Boren STEM K-8 is an option school emphasizing STEM subjects and Project Based Learning.  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 by checking @PrincipalOstrom on Twitter.

STEM K-8 uses Singapore math in grades K-8 to build an advanced math pathway for all students. Experiences with technology integration, Next Generation Science and Engineering Standards, Project Based Learning, Positive Discipline, and diverse populations are valued. Our middle school grades utilize a 1:1 iPad program. We are looking for energized teachers 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!

Sincerely,

Benjamin Ostrom

Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Principal