Employment at Bertschi School

Thank you for your interest in Bertschi School. Please read below for our mission, values, benefits, open positions, future positions, and application process.

About Bertschi School

Our School
Bertschi School serves children from pre-kindergarten through grade five. Bertschi School is an exciting environment for professionals who like to be part of a supportive team of dedicated professionals who thrive on the challenges and rewards of working with an active community.

Our Mission

Bertschi School educates children to become compassionate, confident and creative learners in a global community.

Our Values

Our community values integrity, inclusiveness, respect, diversity, and a commitment to sustainability.

Our Pedagogy

Bertschi School believes that students learn best when they are:

  • Safe and known in an inclusive community that values diverse perspectives
  • Supported in developing social-emotional skills
  • Provided academic choice and challenge at their “just right level”
  • Engaged in meaningful work
  • Encouraged to problem solve through inquiry, trial, and error
  • Empowered to take risks and make change
  • Given opportunities to collaborate and dialogue with a diverse group of learners

Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
Bertschi School values diversity and believes engaging our differences makes us better and stronger. We welcome and honor the unique contributions of people from all racial, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds, gender identities, learning styles, physical abilities and sexual orientations. Our commitment to equity drives us to be inclusive and diverse in all areas of our school.

Working at Bertschi School

Bertschi School offers competitive compensation and benefits, resources for professional growth, and a sense of shared mission and accomplishment. Bertschi School promotes a culture that encourages life balance and a healthy work environment where students, faculty and staff are encouraged to contribute their own ideas and spirit. Salaries and benefits are in line with other independent private schools in the Northwest.

The following employee benefits are available to eligible employees working on a full-time basis (0.6 FTE or higher):

  • Health Care
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
  • Additional Health Benefits
    • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Sick & Personal Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Family/Medical Leave
  • Bus/Bike Commuters Benefit
  • Mentor/Mentee Partnership
  • Professional Development Opportunities & Continuing Education Benefit

Open Positions

Application Process

In order to apply for any of our open positions, please complete the Bertschi application form and submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Please submit documents in .PDF format.

Future Inquiries

If you see a position that you are interested in applying for, please submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. We will review submitted cover letters and resumes when we have a new job opening.