Specific vacancies may include both continuing and non-continuing contracts with the possibility of both full and part-time positions. Full time positions are 7.75 hours per day for 182 days plus 3 TRI days.
Applicants interested must follow the application procedures carefully. Consideration will only be given to fully completed application files. Applicants should indicate whether they are interested in full and/or part time.
JOB TITLE: HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER
JOB SUMMARY: Plan, prepare and deliver a quality instructional program based upon state standards, district curriculum, and effective instruction to students with diverse learning needs.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Plan and provide clear and intentional focused instruction using state standards, subject matter content, district curriculum and student needs.
Recognize individual student learning needs and develop strategies to address those needs for the purpose of promoting individual achievement.
Implement effective teaching practices for the purpose of facilitating achievement for each student.
Use multiple student data elements for the purpose of assessing student progress, modifying instruction and improving student learning.
Communicate and collaborate with parents and school community for the purpose of fostering student success and achievement.
Foster and manage a safe, positive learning environment for the purpose of promoting effective student behavior and success.
Maintain and submit information/records including student progress.
Participate in various meetings for the purpose of implementing school initiatives and addressing student needs.
Implement and comply with District policies and the Code of Professional Conduct.
Maintain consistent attendance and conform to regular work hours specified under contract.
Fulfill other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
JOB REQUIREMENTS; MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:
Knowledge of applicable Washington State and federal rules and regulations.
Knowledge of subject matter/course content relevant to assignment.
Knowledge of and skills in using effective instructional strategies and practices.
Knowledge of and skills in using various formative and summative assessments.
Ability to effectively address a wide range of academic and social needs including at-risk, cultural diversity, English language learners, and special education students.
Skills in effective planning and implementation of lessons based upon state standards, district curriculum and student needs.
Skills in managing and promoting positive student behavior.
Knowledge and understanding of secondary school philosophy.
Ability to work successfully with diverse learners providing access and opportunities for all students.
Ability to effectively meet developmental needs of high school students.
Ability to interact and collaborate positively and effectively with parents, students, staff and administrators.
Skills in and ability to communicate effectively with others.
Skills and abilities in organization, time management, and record keeping.
Ability to operate technology devices and specific software programs.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability and commitment to strengthen job-related competencies.
Valid Washington State certification with appropriate endorsement(s)
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Successful and recent experience as a high school teacher in subject area, preferred
Degree in specified content area, preferred
Second language or language acquisition background or abilities, preferred
Student cultural and economic diversity experience, preferred
Multiple endorsements, preferred
Interest in and experience with co-curricular coaching and advising assignments, preferred
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER
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