Summer School Teacher-Secondary School

Burien, WA, US
May 15, 2019
Grade Level
High School
Job Type
Job Number:2018-7147
Summer School Teacher-Secondary School
Mt. Rainier High School
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Regular
Start Time:
End Time:
Salary: $37.50 - $0.00
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: District-wide, high school ELL summer school program for ELA/SS courses.
ELL endorsement required.
July 1 - August 31 + training dates tbd
Please reach out to Bethany Plett ( with
questions about the program.
Multiple positions available.
Check for additional Information


: TBD*

: Exempt *plus additional compensated professional learning hours

Teachers will provide credit deficient or students off track from graduation with engaging, differentiated instruction in core course offerings, enabling students to demonstrate mastery on key standards while exploring real world relevance. Teachers will collaboratively develop curriculum to implement via summer program professional learning community hours in the spring.

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, nor 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. * Be a case manager for students on Edugenuity (Embedded Technology Program). * Utilize formative assessment opportunities as presented by Edugenuity to inform students' progress toward completion. * Understand student needs and clearly articulate what each student needs to learn and how they will demonstrate their knowledge by the end of the term. Evaluate and communicate student progress regularly throughout the term. * 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. * Participate in a professional learning community (20-24 hours) between late March - early June in order to develop a summer learning curriculum (with content specialist support). * Assist other teachers, administrators, and support personnel in maintaining order and a positive learning environment in the summer program.

SECONDARY SUMMER SCHOOL TEACHER 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

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 Highline Public Schools Secondary Summer School Teacher Page 2 of 3

SECONDARY SUMMER SCHOOL TEACHER 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.

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 by Human Resources for 2019 summer session, 2019-04-15 Updated by Human Resources for 2017 summer session, 2017.01.31 Updated by Human Resources for 2016 summer session, 2016.03.04 Updated by Human Resources, 2015.04.01 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 Secondary Summer School Teacher Page 3 of 3

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