Hamlin Robinson School, located in the North Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, is an independent, non-profit, accredited, state-approved, elementary and middle day school offering a comprehensive educational program to serve students with dyslexia and other language related difficulties. The Hamlin Robinson School core philosophy is that all children can reach their full potential given appropriate teaching methods and atmosphere.
Position: Academic Aide
Reports to: Head of School and Assistant Head of School
Job Classification: 10 Month, Full time non-exempt position with summer employment available
Dates: Monday – Friday, excluding school breaks
The Academic Aide assists faculty, staff and students with classroom and clerical needs. These tasks are focused to support and enhance the educational mission of the School.
Provide classroom support to teachers and staff (reinforcing lesson plans, grading papers, creating instructional materials, other administrative tasks as assigned)
Supervise students during recess, lunch periods, assemblies, after-school program, bus loading and other school activities
Work with students in classrooms. Support technology coordinator to maintain equipment, provide additional instructional support, maintain printers throughout building.
Substitute/assist during teacher absences
Assist with clerical/administrative tasks when needed
Attend and participate in school events
Prepare rooms/assembly areas for special projects, activities and events
Staff the After School program
Be able to lift up to 40 pounds and pass a criminal background check.
Have a Bachelor’s Degree, experience working with children, knowledge about child development, and possess strong conflict resolution skills. Knowledge of Office 365, experience in technology classrooms or tech support is desirable. The candidate should be flexible, take initiative, be willing to learn, and able to work both collaboratively and independently. Additionally, it is important to appreciate and enjoy working with students who have learning differences.
Maintains current knowledge of techniques and best practices in education and take advantage of other professional development opportunities
Provides the unique support, attitude, and environment necessary for student success
Maintains a positive attitude and connects well with students and families in the midst of challenges and learning obstacles
Commits to innovation, excellence, and dedication in implementing instructional programs and learning activities unique to each student
Believes in each student’s ability and potential to learn and succeed
This description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities to meet the ongoing needs of the school.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to:
Stacy Turner, Head of School
Hamlin Robinson School
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Academic Aide” in the subject line.
Hamlin Robinson School is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Hamlin Robinson School ignites the academic and creative potential of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences.
The world class educational program at Hamlin Robinson School is a catalyst for students to discover the joy of learning within a rich, comprehensive school experience.
Respect: We show appreciation and acceptance for ourselves, our community, and our learning.
Responsibility: We show integrity and accountability for our choices.
Purpose: We show dedication and resolve through our actions.
Perseverance: We show commitment and resilience in all our endeavors.
About Hamlin Robinson School
Founded in 1983, Hamlin Robinson School is an independent, non-profit school offering a comprehensive educational program to serve students in grades 1-8 with dyslexia and other language related difficulties. The core philosophy of Hamlin Robinson is that all children can reach their full potential given appropriate teaching methods and atmosphere. The school is embarking on an ambitious strategic plan that includes moving to a new location in central Seattle, increasing enrollment, and expanding the academic program. A successful major gifts program and eventual capital campaign will be critical to the implementation of this vision.