Summer School Teacher-Elementary

Burien, WA, US
May 03, 2019
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
Job Number:2018-7049
Summer School Teacher-Elementary
Gregory Heights Elementary
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Non-Continuing
Start Time:
End Time:
Salary: $37.50 - $37.50
Open Until Filled - To be considered for this position, please submit a
Closing Date:
completed online application and upload required documents on or before
this date.
Additional Information: ** POOL POSTING ** INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY **
Elementary Summer Session
July 1 - August 1, + training dates tbd
NorthEnd Summer School Teacher. Strong Reading Instructor.
Multiple positions available.
Check for additional Information


: TBD*

: Exempt *plus additional compensated professional development hours

Teachers will provide incoming third and fourth grade students with targeted and differentiated reading and writing instruction in an engaging, summer learning environment with curriculum they co-develop via a summer program professional learning community.

Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and White Center in Washington State. In 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our students. The plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023. The plan's promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for the future they choose. The strategic plan is centered on Our Promise. It includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation. * Equity. We will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success. * Instruction. We will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction. * Relationships. We will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners. * Support. We will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needs.

include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Use teacher created curriculum and develop daily lesson plans to meet the learning needs of striving incoming third and fourth grade students who need additional support in reading and writing in the concentrated time allowed for summer school. Individualize instruction whenever possible to meet student needs. * Utilize formative assessment to critically inform instruction, being prepared to establish student growth both as a reader and writer, as well as a learner. Evaluate and communicate student progress regularly throughout the session. * Establish clear parameters for student behavior in the classroom in accordance with the values of positive behavior intervention supports. Where necessary, discipline students in a firm and controlled manner. * Encourage students to develop courtesy, self-control, respect, and responsibility. Instill in students a growth mindset towards their studies. * Assist other teachers, administrators, and support personnel in maintaining order and a positive learning environment in the summer program. Be willing to team teach if circumstances allow. Other Functions * Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and supporting student learning objectives.



Current Washington State Teacher's certificate with appropriate endorsement(s)

Criminal background clearance Highly-Qualified in subject area (NCLB guidelines) Available to work all days assigned

Readers and Writers Workshop Model Current trends and practices in education Instructional theory and its application Techniques to motivate student learning via inquiry, discussion, and application of knowledge Organizing the physical and human elements in the educational setting Instructional and non-instructional human dynamics Standards-based instruction and familiarity with Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements School board policies and procedures ABILTIY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Maintain effective working relationships with other people. Operate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related software. Provide instructional leadership Organize and set priorities Work independently with minimal supervision. Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality. Adapt instructional materials and strategies to accommodate the wide range of skills which exist in a classroom. Apply current trends and practices in education Teach in a multi-cultural and mainstream setting Use technology to enhance instruction Be fair and consistent with all students Provide guidance and assistance to students Meet responsibilities in a punctual and reliable manner Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures

Summer School Administrator or designee

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach above and below their shoulders and bend/twist at the waist. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Highline Public Schools Elementary Summer School Teacher Page 2 of 3


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.

Updated Context and Mission statement, 2019.04.15 Updated by Human Resources for the 2017 summer session, 2017.01.31 Updated by Human Resources for the 2016 summer session, 2016.03.04 Updated by Human Resources as outlined by D. Yarbrough, 2015.03.25 Transferred to newest format by Human Resources, 2014.04.21 Created by Human Resources, 2012/04 Highline Public Schools, District #401, complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment, or employment in education programs or hiring practices on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular activities. Any person having inquiries should contact: Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Act (employees), and Title IX: Chief Talent Officer, 206.631.3121,; Civil Rights Act: Executive Director of Student Support and Family Engagement, 206.631.3100, 206.631.3100,; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act- Director of Health and Social Services, 206.631.3011, Highline Public Schools Elementary Summer School Teacher Page 3 of 3

Apply for Summer School Teacher-Elementary

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from TopSchoolJobs by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on TopSchoolJobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs