Careers at UCDS

Current Openings

Our Resident Teacher Program offers rolling admissions for the cohort beginning in mid-January and typically concluding in April. To be considered for the 2024-2025 Resident Teacher Cohort, click the button above for the job description and to apply. Learn more about the Resident Teacher Program here.

Interested in a position not currently open? If working at UCDS sounds like a great fit for you, we would love to hear from you! Potential candidates for general employment can submit a resume and cover letter describing their experience and interest here.


UCDS Teaching Fellowship
The UCDS Teaching Fellowship provides early career and aspiring educators the opportunity to earn a Master of Education degree while immersed in a two-year teaching fellowship at an innovative independent school in Seattle, WA. The teaching environment allows fellows to directly apply what they are learning to the classroom setting. Fellows develop an understanding of how classroom and school culture impact learning and develop their reflective practice skills.


Meet UCDS at the Diversity Career Fair

Sunday, February 4th; 9:00 am-12:00 pm (PST) on Zoom
Saturday, March 9th; 9:00 am-12:00 pm (PST) at Seattle Girls’ School

These recruiting events are for sharing information and opportunities for individuals of color interested in working in regional independent schools.

At the Diversity Career Fairs, attendees hear from diversity practitioners about working in independent schools and meet with schools to learn about current career opportunities. Attendees also have the option to receive feedback on their resume prior to the career fair.


Non-Discrimination Policy
University Child Development School is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to promoting diversity in the workplace and to seeking a diverse and broad spectrum of qualified candidates. The School does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, age, or sexual orientation.


All applicants for UCDS employment, both paid and volunteer positions, are subject to criminal background checks.