Employment Opportunities

For more than 40 years Gig Harbor Academy has been committed to empowering its students to learn through joyful discovery. GHA is an independent day school for children aged two through Fifth Grade. Thank you for considering employment at Gig Harbor Academy. This page will be updated as new opportunities become available.

Music Specialist Teacher (0.6 FTE), hiring for the 2021-2022 school year, effective August 1, 2021

Music Specialist Job Description

Early Childhood Substitutes & Full-Time Summer Teachers

Monday – Friday between the hours of 6:15 am and 6:15 pm (hours vary).

The licensed childcare and Kindergarten Prep is looking for enthusiastic, positive individuals who love working with young children. You are an essential part of the early childhood team, providing children with fun, age appropriate and stimulating activities in the classroom and on our beautiful nature campus.

Primary Duties:

• Cultivate positive relationships with children and utilize GHA approved positive behavior guidance

• Work closely with Director and other teachers for activity planning and implementation

• Maintain a safe, clean learning environment

• Willing to spend most of the day outdoors in all weather

• Actively supervise students age 2.5 – 12 years at proper ratios on the playground and in the classroom, keeping children in visual range at all times


• High School Graduate

• Ability to pass a DCYF current background check

• Early Childhood Training or college credits (preferred) • Experience working with young children

• CPR/1st Aid/BBP/AED certified (within 30 days of hire)

• MMR immunization

• Willingness to take a basic childcare course (30 hours)

• Negative TB test


Please send a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications for positions to Rebecca Lovett, Director of Childcare childcare@gigharboracademy.org. Three full-time summer positions will remain open until filled, with opportunities to substitute in the classroom prior to summer session.

For more information, please call 253.265.2150 or email admin@gigharboracademy.org.


Substitute Teacher

Gig Harbor Academy is seeking substitutes for Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. Candidates for this position must hold a valid teaching certificate. A minimum of one year of experience working with children is preferred. Interested candidates should forward a resume, professional letters of reference and a copy of your teaching certificate to the school.

For more information, please call 253.265.2150 or email admin@gigharboracademy.org.

Gig Harbor Academy is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, religion, ethnicity, marital status, pregnancy, physical disability, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, military status and all other classes or characteristics protected under the laws of the State of Washington.



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