Sea Crest is a place of joyful learning and connection. Our creative and collaborative community of educators believe in providing the best in innovative education to inspire and empower learners to engage curiosity, express creativity, act with compassion and lead with courage. As a JK-8 school, we have the unique privilege of stewarding young minds and hearts through an amazing journey of discovery, growth and development. Our small class sizes support a more personalized approach to instruction and the opportunity to develop strong connections with students. Set in the heart of Half Moon Bay, Sea Crest offers a high-quality, engaging educational experience in a beautiful coastal setting.
Sea Crest teachers are…
Compassionate, student-centered educators with an understanding and appreciation of child development.
Reflective, lifelong learners who pursue and inspire growth.
Skilled practitioners who differentiate learning to meet the needs of all students.
Inspired educators who craft joyful and meaningful learning experiences.
Effective collaborators and communicators committed to fostering strong partnerships with colleagues and families.
Teaching: Maintain a safe, student-centered learning environment. Guide whole class, small group, and individualized instruction in reading, writing, word study, mathematics, social studies, science, and social-emotional learning for a class of lower school students. Regularly monitor and assess student learning and growth to inform instruction using a variety of tools and means.
Curriculum Design: Plan a comprehensive, integrated curriculum that aligns with the school mission and grade-level learning goals. Craft thoughtful, engaging units of study designed to address the different learning styles of students in the class.
Collaboration: Work with grade-level colleagues to ensure integration across subject areas. Consistently and clearly communicate with colleagues, administrators, and parents regarding student progress and any student issues.
Attend and contribute to regular weekly faculty meetings.
Collaboratively plan, organize, and conduct relevant field trips.
Supervise weekly recess duty
Attend and assist with assemblies and special events, some of which occur outside of normal school hours.
Actively participate in all in-service and orientation days.
Teaching credential or Master’s degree preferred
Experience and training in Writers' Workshop and/or Project Based Learning is desirable
Salary and Benefits
Sea Crest offers a strong benefits package and a competitive salary range.
Ready to apply?
Sea Crest values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining the Sea Crest community, please submit a cover letter and résumé to:
Michelle Giacotto Director of Lower School Sea Crest School 901 Arnold Way Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 firstname.lastname@example.org
About Sea Crest School
About Sea Crest School
Our institution is a K-8 independent school located in Half Moon Bay, CA. Our community of educators believes in fostering an atmosphere of excellence and joy as we prepare our pupils to succeed in school and life.
Characteristics of Professional Excellence:
A Sea Crest teacher is:
• An innovative educator with a strong command of subject matter.
• A lifelong learner who pursues and inspires growth.
• A compassionate professional with an understanding of child development.
• An authentic leader who demonstrates personal accountability and moral courage.
Sea Crest School is dedicated to providing the best in innovative education to inspire and empower our learners to engage curiosity, express creativity, act with compassion and lead with courage.
Sea Crest is a K-8 co-educational independent day school enrolling 280 students from the San Mateo County coastal and inland communities. Average class size is 16 students. The curriculum is challenging and creative, providing in-depth units of study. Pupils have the advantage of daily physical education, as well as enrichment classes in Spanish, art, drama, music, and technology integrated into the weekly schedule.