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About Chimacum Schools

Surrounded by farms and forests at the base of the Olympic Mountains and the edge of the Salish Sea, Chimacum Schools are the heart center of a proud and vibrant community in East Jefferson County. We offer a deeply rewarding work environment with dedicated colleagues, enriching professional development, community partnerships, and regionally competitive compensation. Chimacum provides PreK-12 students engaging place-based and hands-on learning, locally produced school lunches, and an invitation to educational innovation and support, among other amazing opportunities!

Important to teachers and other employees about the area:

  • Proximity to activities, like boating, hiking, mountain biking, road cycling, fishing, hunting, skiing, camping, and beachcombing
  • The Arts-Music, Film, Theatre, Visual Arts
  • Proximity to the city (via ferry), shopping
  • Quality health care and other services
  • World Class food and beverage scene- farmers markets, local seafood, restaurants, bars, breweries, cideries
  • Unique, laid-back living
  • No traffic
  • Family friendly