Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Technology Services Positions at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519986 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Technology Services Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519986 Tutor Positions at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519985 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Tutor Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519985 Student Services Positions at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519983 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Student Services Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519983 Paraprofessional Positions at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519984 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraprofessional Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519984 Food Service Positions at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519980 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Food Service Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519980 Custodian Positions at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519982 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Custodian Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519982 Transportation Positions at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519979 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Transportation Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519979 Coach Positions at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519981 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Coach Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519981 Secretarial / Clerical Positions at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519978 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secretarial / Clerical Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519978 Special Education Teacher Positions at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519977 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher Positions Location: VariousPosition Type: ContinuingSalary: $49,888.00 - $97,030.00 GROUP: HEA BASE CONTRACT DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: 180 FLSA STATUS: Exempt Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement SUMMARY: A Special Education teacher works with students found eligible for special education services through the Highline Public School's Special education process of identification and evaluationEligible students access learning in their Least Restrictive Environment determined by their IEP (Individualized Education Plan) teamInstruction is provided by certificated teachers with Special Education degrees or endorsementsCONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center in Washington StateIn 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a four-year strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our studentsWe began a process to update the plan in Spring 2017, after reaching the target date set for most goals in the 2013-2017 strategic planThe new plan will guide our work through 2023The 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 chooseThe strategic plan is centered on Our PromiseIt includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation* EquityWe will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success* InstructionWe will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction* RelationshipsWe will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners* SupportWe will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needs MINIMUM QUALIFICATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A valid Washington State Teacher with a Special Education endorsement K-12 and endorsement in core subject areas assigned or a passing WEST E test score in core subject area assigned ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid Washington State driver's license and proof of insurance Training or experience in serving students with mild to severe disabilities CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Pass a post hire, pre-employment physical assessment test Criminal background clearance First Aid and CPR Certification and maintain certification Crisis Prevention Intervention certification; annual renewal of CPI certification required KNOWLEDGE OF: Washington State Essential Learning Standards based instruction Federal and state regulations for special education Instructional methodology for a variety of disability categories such as; autism, behavioral disabilities, and specific learning disabilities Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and how to apply Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) School board policies and procedures ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Maintain classroom management Demonstrate ability to physically interact with students, including lifting and diapering Manage and supervise the work of others Conduct functional behavioral assessments (FBAs) to aid in the development of behavior intervention plans (BIPs)Adapt instructional materials and strategies to accommodate the wide range of skills which exist in a regular classroom Collaborate and build relationships with general education teachers, related service providers, other support staff and parents to plan/program for a wide range of student needs Participate in in-service training and program development activities Complete and maintain district sponsored Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and implement strategies annually Utilize technology for Special Education related compliance paperworkComply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Administrator or designee PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand/walk and use hands, for repetitive grasping and pushing/pullingThe employee will occasionally sit, bend neck and back, use hands for pushing/pulling, use hands for fine manipulation, squat, kneel, climb stairs/ladders, reach overhead, lift overhead, knee stand, lift and carry, and push/pullThe employee is required to constantly lift/carry less than 10 lbs and frequently will lift/carry a maximum of 20 lbsThe employee will occasionally lift/carry a maximum of 52 lbsThis position requires pushing a maximum force of 32 lbs and pulling up to a maximum force of 31 lbsAnything over the weight limits should be done as a two-person lift or with a mechanical lift http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519977 Specialist Teacher at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519976 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Specialist Teacher Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519976 Secondary Teacher at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519975 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secondary Teacher - General Pool Location: Various LocationsPosition Type: RegularSalary: $51,434.00 - $111,245.00Additional Information: Positions for both Middle School (6-8) and High School (9-12) Pool position for 2019/20 school year hiringPool positions are for pre-screening only.GROUP: HEA Work Days: 180 FLSA STATUS: Exempt Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement SUMMARY: Teachers help students learn skills and develop attitudes and appreciations which will lead them toward the fulfillment of the District's goals of education CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and White Center in Washington StateIn 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 studentsThe plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023The 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 chooseThe strategic plan is centered on Our PromiseIt includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation* EquityWe will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success* InstructionWe will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction* RelationshipsWe will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners* SupportWe will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needsESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the followingThis list is meant to be representative, not exhaustiveSome incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assignedReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions* Perform such classroom teaching and other duties related to the school program as may be assigned from time to time by the Principal or designee* Keep current on educational research, trends, and practices* Integrate a variety of instructional strategies and curriculum content* Establish immediate and long range objectives which are in accord with District and building curricula* Prepare and implement effective plans to meet objectives; motivate student by making lessons interesting and challenging* Give explanations, reasonable and appropriate assignments, and directions clearly* Organize the classroom setting to contribute to the learning process* Evaluate individual student progress regularly and maintain records for report card and/or parent conference* Work collaboratively and cooperatively with grade level and/or building subject area teachers to develop and align curriculum, instruction, and interdisciplinary projects* Enlist the assistance of counselors, administration, and other support personnel where appropriate* Provide lesson plans for guest teacher* Establish clear parameters for student behavior in the classroom* Discipline student in a firm and controlled mannerJOB DESCRIPTION: TEACHER * Encourage students to develop courtesy, self-control, respect, and responsibility* Enforce rules throughout the school* Demonstrate continued professional development* Develop rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner* Participate in extra-curricular responsibilitiesSite-based Alternative Educational Programs In order to promote the educational outcomes of a site-based alternative educational programs, one or more of the following duties and responsibilities for may be in addition to or in lieu of the duties and responsibilities of a traditional teacher* Facilitate internship searches, ensure each student has a mentorship, and monitor internships through site-visits, phone calls, and mentor meetings* Advocate for, and on behalf of, students and families* Lead extended overnight trips in the wilderness and at the Outdoor School* Coordinating partnership activities with external organizations* Participate in leadership training weekends, monthly retreats, and other meetings/trainings necessary for effective implementation of the programOther 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 MINIMUM QUALIFICATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Current Washington State Teacher's certificate with appropriate subject area endorsement(s) CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance KNOWLEDGE OF: 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 ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writingMaintain effective working relationships with other peopleOperate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related softwareProvide instructional leadership Organize and set priorities Work independently with minimal supervisionExercise good judgment and maintain confidentialityAdapt instructional materials and strategies to accommodate the wide range of skills which exist in a classroomApply current trends and practices in education Teach in a multi-cultural and mainstream settingBe 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 proceduresREPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Administrator or designee EVALUATION: The teacher will be evaluated by the principal or designee based on performance of duties and responsibilitiesPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walkThe employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hearThe employee is occasionally required to reach above and below their shoulders and bend/twist at the waistThe employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519975 Secondary Teacher - Dual Language at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519974 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secondary Teacher - Dual Language - General Pool Location: Various LocationsPosition Type: RegularSalary: $56,368.00 - $111,245.00Additional Information: DL Spanish positions for both Middle School (6-8) and High School (9-12);Vietnamese positions for Middle School (6-8)GROUP: HEA WORK DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: 180 FLSA STATUS: Exempt Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement SUMMARY: Dual Language Immersion Teachers work in an exciting 50:50 dual language program modelThis program involves teachers that use the partner language (Spanish, Vietnamese, etc) and teachers that use EnglishTeachers work with students that use both languagesAt the elementary grade level, this is a two-classroom program at each grade level with mixed World Language/English speakers in each classThe teacher for this position will only use a specific World Language (i.e- Spanish, Vietnamese, etc.) in the classroomAt the secondary grade level, the teacher for this position will use a specific Partner Language (Spanish, Vietnamese, etc???) for at least one period a dayLike all teachers, the teacher in this position will help students learn skills and develop attitudes and appreciations that will lead them toward the fulfillment of the District's goals of educationCONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center in Washington StateIn 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a four-year strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our studentsWe began a process to update the plan in Spring 2017, after reaching the target date set for most goals in the 2013-2017 strategic planThe new plan will guide our work through 2023The 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 chooseThe strategic plan is centered on Our PromiseIt includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation* EquityWe will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success* InstructionWe will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction* RelationshipsWe will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners* SupportWe will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needsESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the followingThis list is meant to be representative, not exhaustiveSome incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assignedReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions* Explore different learning styles and develop strong personal relationships with students* Work with a team to develop bilingual curriculum* Collaborate with dual language grade level partner and school dual language team* Provide guidance to paraeducator(s) with instructional objectives and goals* Maintain accurate files on each student enrolled with academic progress and objective* Assist in the supervision of students outside the classroom, as necessary(i.e., hallways, contract classes, bus duty, lunchroom, etc.) JOB DESCRIPTION: TEACHER/DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM * Work collaboratively and cooperatively with building subject area teachers to develop and align curriculum, instruction, and interdisciplinary projects* Enlist the assistance of counselors, administration, and other support personnel where appropriate* Provide lesson plans for guest teacher* Establish clear parameters for student behavior in the classroom* Discipline student in a firm and controlled manner* Encourage students to develop courtesy, self-control, respect, and responsibility* Enforce rules throughout the school* Demonstrate continued professional development* Develops rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner* Participates in extra-curricular responsibilities* Evaluate individual student progress regularly and maintain records for report card and/or parent conference* Organize the classroom setting to contribute to the learning process* Give explanations, reasonable and appropriate assignments, and directions clearly* Establish immediate and long-range objectives that are in accord with District and building curricula* Keep current on educational research, trends, and practicesOther 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 MINIMUM QUALIFICATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A valid Washington State Teaching Certificate with appropriate grade/subject area endorsement(s) Native or native-like proficiency in oral and academic World Language and English CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Pass ACTFL language proficiency test in the specified World Language with advanced-low or higher score Criminal background clearance PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: Spanish candidates - a score of Advanced High level on the ACCTL assessment is highly preferred Bilingual and/or ESL endorsement Two years teaching experience One year experience teaching the specified World Language literacy, teaching in dual language Professional development in GLAD, SIOP, and Dual Language Instruction KNOWLEDGE OF: Standards based instruction aligned with Washington State Essential Learning Standards and English Language Development Standards Principles and practices of assigned program School attendance records policy and practice District policy and procedures Teaching strategies for elementary bi-lingual school students Curriculum implementation and modifications/adaptations School board policies and procedures Highline Public Schools Dual Language Immersion Teacher 2018ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing in English and specified World Language Maintain effective working relationships with other people Operate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related software Provide work direction to others Work effectively with a wide variety of students in a culturally diverse setting Connect with World Language speaking community Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Administrator or designee PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walkThe employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hearThe employee is occasionally required to reach above and below their shoulders and bend/twist at the waistThe employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519974 Secondary Teacher - World Language at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519973 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secondary Teacher - World Language - General Pool Location: Various LocationsPosition Type: RegularSalary: $56,368.00 - $111,245.00Additional Information: Positions for both Middle School (6-8) and High School (9-12)Pool position for 2019/20 school year hiringPool positions are for pre-screening onlyGROUP: HEA WORK DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: 180 FLSA STATUS: Exempt Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement SUMMARY: Teachers help students learn skills and develop attitudes and appreciations which will lead them toward the fulfillment of the District's goals of education CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and White Center in Washington StateIn 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 studentsThe plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023The 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 chooseThe strategic plan is centered on Our PromiseIt includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation* EquityWe will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success* InstructionWe will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction* RelationshipsWe will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners* SupportWe will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needsESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the followingThis list is meant to be representative, not exhaustiveSome incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assignedReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions* Perform such classroom teaching and other duties related to the school program as may be assigned from time to time by the Principal or designee* Keep current on educational research, trends, and practices* Integrate a variety of instructional strategies and curriculum content* Establish immediate and long range objectives which are in accord with District and building curricula* Prepare and implement effective plans to meet objectives; motivate student by making lessons interesting and challenging* Give explanations, reasonable and appropriate assignments, and directions clearly* Organize the classroom setting to contribute to the learning process* Evaluate individual student progress regularly and maintain records for report card and/or parent conference* Work collaboratively and cooperatively with grade level and/or building subject area teachers to develop and align curriculum, instruction, and interdisciplinary projects* Enlist the assistance of counselors, administration, and other support personnel where appropriate* Provide lesson plans for guest teacher* Establish clear parameters for student behavior in the classroom* Discipline student in a firm and controlled mannerJOB DESCRIPTION: TEACHER * Encourage students to develop courtesy, self-control, respect, and responsibility* Enforce rules throughout the school* Demonstrate continued professional development* Develop rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner* Participate in extra-curricular responsibilitiesSite-based Alternative Educational Programs In order to promote the educational outcomes of a site-based alternative educational programs, one or more of the following duties and responsibilities for may be in addition to or in lieu of the duties and responsibilities of a traditional teacher* Facilitate internship searches, ensure each student has a mentorship, and monitor internships through site-visits, phone calls, and mentor meetings* Advocate for, and on behalf of, students and families* Lead extended overnight trips in the wilderness and at the Outdoor School* Coordinating partnership activities with external organizations* Participate in leadership training weekends, monthly retreats, and other meetings/trainings necessary for effective implementation of the programOther 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 MINIMUM QUALIFICATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Current Washington State Teacher's certificate with appropriate subject area endorsement(s) CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance KNOWLEDGE OF: 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 proceduresABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writingMaintain effective working relationships with other peopleOperate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related softwareProvide instructional leadership Organize and set priorities Work independently with minimal supervisionExercise good judgment and maintain confidentialityAdapt instructional materials and strategies to accommodate the wide range of skills which exist in a classroomApply current trends and practices in education Teach in a multi-cultural and mainstream setting Use technology to enhance instruction Highline Public Schools TeacherREPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Administrator or designee PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walkThe employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hearThe employee is occasionally required to reach above and below their shoulders and bend/twist at the waistThe employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519973 Secondary Special Education Teacher at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519972 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secondary Special Education Teacher - General Pool Location: Various LocationsPosition Type: RegularSalary: $56,368.00 - $111,245.00Additional Information: Come join our innovative and caring Special Ed Team! We are committed to equity in education, high expectations for all, and partnering with families and the community to ensure that all children achieve their potential.** Note! This is a pool positionPool positions are for pre-screening only. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519972 Guest/Temp Teacher at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519971 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Guest/Temp Teacher Location: Private SchoolPosition Type: TemporarySalary: $30.00GROUP: Miscellaneous Hourly/On Call/Temporary FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt SUMMARY: This position provides education assistance and support to students who are struggling academically, specifically those most at-risk of failing to meet high academic standards in reading, writing, and mathSchool Districts receiving Title I grants are required to set aside funds for private school student servicesTitle I monies cannot be transferred or given directly to the schoolAll Title I services must be delivered outside of core curriculum activitiesCONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center Heights in Washington StateStarting in the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining the community's bold goals and big dreams for its childrenThe plan's promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenshipThe collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community's deep belief that Highline students are capable of reaching the plan's ambitious goals and is driven by students' aspirations for their futureThe instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and organizational practices: - Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instructionHigh-quality instruction for all students- Results-focused professional learning and collaborationInvesting in our people so they continuously fine-tune their craft and grow in their profession- Strong partnerships with families and communitySchools can't do it aloneWe are better when students, families, community and educators work hand-in-hand- A culturally responsive organizationOur diversity is a strength and an assetWe are committed to equity, excellent service for all, and continuous improvementESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the followingThis list is meant to be representative, not exhaustiveSome incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assignedReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsUnder the direction of a certificated teacher at the Private School, this person will: - Deliver student services as directed by the school and district consultation agreement - Assist in assessing student academic achievement - Assist in Evaluating student progress - Provide assessment data to district three times per school year - Provide monthly updates on student progress - Provide monthly student attendance records - Assist in Scheduling students appropriately in conjunction with Private School administrators and parents JOB DESCRIPTION: TEMPORARY TITLE I TUTOR FOR PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS Depending on student need, services must be outside of core curriculum time and may include: - Reading, writing, or math tutoring support - One on One Tutoring - Monitoring behavior and progress during computer-assisted tutoring - Assist at Family literacy events - Early childhood programs (not currently established in Highline) - For teachers - professional development activities - For parents - parent involvement activities MINIMUM QUALIFICATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Education and Experience AA degree or High school diploma (or equivalent) and 72 college credits or High school diploma (or equivalent) and successful completion of an approved paraeducator assessment test PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:: Previous experience working with children in a classroom setting CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance Pass a post-hire, pre-employment physical assessment (a requirement of substitute/temporary employment) KNOWLEDGE OF: Positive behavior interventions such as Check, Connect, & Expect Basic math Writing skills including grammar and punctuation Computer software applications Stages of child development and learning styles Age appropriate activities School board policies and procedures ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing at all levels Operate a microcomputer and related software Maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups in a multicultural and diverse community Remain flexible to changes in assignments or situations Organize activities, collect data, set priorities, and follow instructions Work cooperatively with staff, students and parents in a school environment Make sound decisions and resolve staff conflicts tactfully and diplomatically Monitor student behavior Use basic job-related equipment Problem solve; interpret guidelines, identify issues and create action plans Attend to detail and follow tasks through to completion Maintain strict confidentiality Work on a team, especially one made up of office personnel, and troubleshoot end-user problems Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Executive Director - Instruction and Innovation PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee will constantly stand and walk, bend neck and back, use hands for repetitive grasping and pushing/pullingThe employee is frequently required to squat, kneel, use hands for fine manipulation, knee stand and push/pullThe employee will occasionally be required to sit, climb stairs/ladder, lift and reach overhead, crawl, and lift/carryThe employee must constantly lift/carry up to 10 pounds and must frequently lift /carry up to 20 poundsThe employee will occasionally lift/carry a maximum of 50 lbsThe employee is occasionally required to push/pull a maximum weight of 10 poundsAnything over the weight limits should be done as a two-person lift or with a mechanical lift http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519971 Guest Teacher at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519970 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Guest Teacher Location: Various LocationsPosition Type: SubstituteSalary: $150.18 - $166.26SUMMARY: The position of Guest Teacher is to provide continuity of the learning environment in the absence of a regular classroom teacherThe Guest Teacher will present the lesson prepared by the teacher or provide alternative instruction if lesson plans are not availableGuest Teachers are expected to maintain a level of classroom control that allows student to learnCONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center Heights in Washington StateStarting in the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining the community's bold goals and big dreams for its childrenThe plan's promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenshipThe collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community's deep belief that Highline students are capable of reaching the plan's ambitious goals and is driven by students' aspirations for their futureThe instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and organizational practices: - Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instructionHigh-quality instruction for all students- Results-focused professional learning and collaborationInvesting in our people so they continuously fine-tune their craft and grow in their profession- Strong partnerships with families and communitySchools can't do it aloneWe are better when students, families, community and educators work hand-in-hand- A culturally responsive organizationOur diversity is a strength and an assetWe are committed to equity, excellent service for all, and continuous improvementESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the followingThis list is meant to be representative, not exhaustiveSome incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assignedReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions- Perform such classroom teaching and other duties related to the school program as may be assigned from the regular teacher or by the Principal or designee- Teach and follow the recommended District Student Exit Outcomes at each level and subject area- Integrate a variety of instructional strategies and curriculum content- Prepare effective plans to meet objectives; motivate student by making lessons interesting and challenging- Give explanations, reasonable and appropriate assignments, and directions clearly- Organize the classroom setting to contribute to the learning process- Work collaboratively and cooperatively with building subject area teachers to develop and align curriculum, instruction, and interdisciplinary projects- Enlist the assistance of counselors, administration, and other support personnel where appropriate- Establish clear parameters for student behavior in the classroom- Discipline student in a firm and controlled manner- Encourage students to develop courtesy, self-control, respect, and responsibility- Enforce rules throughout the school- Develops rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner MINIMUM QUALIFICATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Current Washington State Teacher's certificate with appropriate endorsement(s) CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance KNOWLEDGE OF: 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 ABILTIY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writingMaintain effective working relationships with other peopleOperate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related softwareProvide instructional leadership Organize and set priorities Work independently with minimal supervisionExercise good judgment and maintain confidentialityAdapt instructional materials and strategies to accommodate the wide range of skills which exist in a classroomApply 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 REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Administrator or Designee PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sitThe employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hearThe employee is occasionally required to stand and walkThe employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519970 Guest Emergency Teacher at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519969 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Guest Emergency Teacher Location: Various LocationsPosition Type: SubstituteSalary: $134.08 SUMMARY: The position of Emergency Guest Teacher is to provide continuity of the learning environment in the absence of a regular classroom teacherThe Emergency Guest Teacher will present the lesson prepared by the teacher or provide alternative instruction if lesson plans are not availableEmergency Guest Teachers are expected to maintain a level of classroom control that allows student to learnCONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center Heights in Washington StateStarting in the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining the community's bold goals and big dreams for its childrenThe plan's promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenshipThe collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community's deep belief that Highline students are capable of reaching the plan's ambitious goals and is driven by students' aspirations for their futureThe instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and organizational practices: - Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instructionHigh-quality instruction for all students- Results-focused professional learning and collaborationInvesting in our people so they continuously fine-tune their craft and grow in their profession- Strong partnerships with families and communitySchools can't do it aloneWe are better when students, families, community and educators work hand-in-hand- A culturally responsive organizationOur diversity is a strength and an assetWe are committed to equity, excellent service for all, and continuous improvementESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the followingThis list is meant to be representative, not exhaustiveSome incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assignedReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions- Perform such classroom teaching and other duties related to the school program as may be assigned from the regular teacher or by the Principal or designee- Teach and follow the recommended District Student Exit Outcomes at each level and subject area- Integrate a variety of instructional strategies and curriculum content- Prepare effective plans to meet objectives; motivate student by making lessons interesting and challenging- Give explanations, reasonable and appropriate assignments, and directions clearly- Organize the classroom setting to contribute to the learning process- Work collaboratively and cooperatively with building subject area teachers to develop and align curriculum, instruction, and interdisciplinary projects- Enlist the assistance of counselors, administration, and other support personnel where appropriate- Establish clear parameters for student behavior in the classroom- Discipline student in a firm and controlled manner- Encourage students to develop courtesy, self-control, respect, and responsibility- Enforce rules throughout the school- Develops rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner MINIMUM QUALIFICATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree and eligible to be certified by the State of Washington as an emergency teacher CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance KNOWLEDGE OF: 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 ABILTIY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writingMaintain effective working relationships with other peopleOperate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related softwareProvide instructional leadership Organize and set priorities Work independently with minimal supervisionExercise good judgment and maintain confidentialityAdapt instructional materials and strategies to accommodate the wide range of skills which exist in a classroomApply 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 REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Administrator or Designee PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sitThe employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hearThe employee is occasionally required to stand and walkThe employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519969 Elementary Teacher at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519968 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Elementary Teacher - General Pool Location: Various LocationsPosition Type: RegularSalary: $56,368.00 - $111,245.00Additional Information: Pool position for 2019/20 school year hiringPool positions are for pre-screening only.GROUP: HEA Work Days: 180 FLSA STATUS: Exempt Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement SUMMARY: Teachers help students learn skills and develop attitudes and appreciations which will lead them toward the fulfillment of the District's goals of education CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and White Center in Washington StateIn 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 studentsThe plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023The 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 chooseThe strategic plan is centered on Our PromiseIt includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation* EquityWe will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success* InstructionWe will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction* RelationshipsWe will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners* SupportWe will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needsESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the followingThis list is meant to be representative, not exhaustiveSome incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assignedReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions* Perform such classroom teaching and other duties related to the school program as may be assigned from time to time by the Principal or designee* Teach and follow the recommended District Student Exit Outcomes at each level and subject area* Keep current on educational research, trends, and practices* Integrate a variety of instructional strategies and curriculum content* Establish immediate and long range objectives which are in accord with District and building curricula* Prepare effective plans to meet objectives; motivate student by making lessons interesting and challenging* Give explanations, reasonable and appropriate assignments, and directions clearly* Organize the classroom setting to contribute to the learning process* Evaluate individual student progress regularly and maintain records for report card and/or parent conference* Work collaboratively and cooperatively with building subject area teachers to develop and align curriculum, instruction, and interdisciplinary projects* Enlist the assistance of counselors, administration, and other support personnel where appropriateJOB DESCRIPTION: TEACHER * Provide lesson plans for guest teacher* Establish clear parameters for student behavior in the classroom* Discipline student in a firm and controlled manner* Encourage students to develop courtesy, self-control, respect, and responsibility* Enforce rules throughout the school* Demonstrate continued professional development* Develops rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner* Participates in extra-curricular responsibilities MINIMUM QUALIFICATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Current Washington State Teacher's certificate with appropriate subject area endorsement(s) CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance KNOWLEDGE OF: 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 ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writingMaintain effective working relationships with other peopleOperate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related softwareProvide instructional leadership Organize and set priorities Work independently with minimal supervisionExercise good judgment and maintain confidentialityAdapt instructional materials and strategies to accommodate the wide range of skills which exist in a classroomApply 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 REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Administrator or designee EVALUATION: The teacher will be evaluated by the principal or designee based on performance of duties and responsibilitiesPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsJOB DESCRIPTION: TEACHER While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walkThe employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hearThe employee is occasionally required to reach above and below their shoulders and bend/twist at the waistThe employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519968 Elementary School Librarian at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519967 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Elementary School Librarian Location: Midway ElementaryPosition Type: Non-ContinuingSalary: $4,988.00 - $9,730.00Additional Information: 1.5 hours per week to cover librarian planning time.GROUP: HEA Work Days: 180 FLSA STATUS: Exempt Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement SUMMARY: The school librarian is a teacher, consultant and information specialistHe or she effectively teaches information skills through formal lessons cooperatively planned with the classroom teacher and through informal contacts with students using the library media center facilitiesAs a consultant, the librarian participates in curricular projects and is active in selecting and evaluating instructional media and educational technologyAs an information specialist, he or she assesses information, provides adequate resources and assists in locating and using materialsCONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center Heights in Washington StateStarting in the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a five-year strategic plan outlining the community's bold goals and big dreams for its childrenThe 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 chooseThe collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community's deep belief that Highline students are capable of reaching the plan's ambitious goals and is driven by students' aspirations for their futureThe foundation of our plan informs decisions regarding our professional and organizational practices- EquityWe will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success- InstructionWe will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction- RelationshipsWe will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners- SupportWe will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needsESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the followingThis list is meant to be representative, not exhaustiveSome incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assignedReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions- Plan, implement, and evaluate library media program and services in cooperation with faculty- Provide instruction, guidance and reference assistance to students and staff in the selection and utilization of print and non-print materials- Provide training and/or assistance to staff on integration of library/information resources in the curriculum- Consult with staff on effective media, including computer, strategiesMedia Role: 1.1 selects media and equipment consistent with the District's selection policy and appropriate to the curriculum; 1.2 selects a balance of media to meet a variety of learning styles and teaching strategies; 1.3 maintains a well-organized learning resource center for effective use of media; 1.4 provides maintenance for materials and equipment; 1.5 develops and implements a program for the integration of materials and equipment into the learning experience; JOB DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL LIBRARIAN 1.6 identifies needs for locally produced materials; 1.7 relates services from the District level to meet building instructional needsProgram Planning: 2.1 creates a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere for students and teachers in the Learning Resources Center; 2.2 directs aides, volunteers and student help with efficiency and understanding; 2.3 develops program objectives and works toward their achievementTeaching: 3.1 utilizes teaching techniques which are consistent with the selected objectiveSuch techniques will: 3.1.1 make provision for differences in ability among students, 3.1.2 provide for the previous knowledge, abilities, and interests of the class, 3.1.3 makes effective use of instructional equipment, materials, and resource personnel, 3.1.4 provide a variety of activities in keeping with the maturity and attention span of the students, 3.1.5 implement lesson plans but permit flexibility; 3.2 gives explanations, assignments and directions clearly; 3.3 makes reasonable and appropriate assignments; 3.4 motivates students by making lessons interesting and challenging; 3.5 helps students to develop acceptable work habits and study skills; 3.6 evaluates daily lessons and units of study by assessing student achievement of objectives; 3.7 provides guidance and assistance for studentsOther 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 MINIMUM QUALIFICATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Valid Washington State Teacher certificate with appropriate endorsement Completed two years of successful classroom teaching PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree from an American Library Association (A.L.A.) accredited library school or a comparable Master's level program, or 30 graduate hours in library scienceRecent training and experience preferred CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance KNOWLEDGE OF: Planning, administering and evaluating the library-media program Analysis of user characteristics and information needs.Use of principles for disseminating and using information and media Materials and information services appropriate for grade level including reference and bibliography Organization of information (cataloging and classification) Selection and evaluation of print and non-print materials Understanding of intellectual and emotional needs of students Techniques for assisting users to produce and use media School board policies and procedures ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Operate a microcomputer and related software Maintain effective working relationships with other people Work collaboratively with school and central office administrators, parents, and community members Demonstrate understanding of and experience with cultural competence Plan, execute, and evaluate library media instructional program (library/information skills); reading and listening guidance; storytelling and story writing; and resource based teaching Work with whole language programs; special edstudents, mainstreaming and technology-based classroom instructional program Demonstrate willingness to work with staff and students in providing integration of curriculum Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Principal or designee PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walkThe employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hearThe employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519967 Elementary Teacher - Dual Language at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519966 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Elementary Teacher - Dual Language - General Pool Location: Various LocationsPosition Type: RegularSalary: $56,383.00 - $111,245.00Additional Information: Come empower students to navigate the world in two languages! Are you a certified teacher who is fully bilingual in English and Spanish or Vietnamese? Add'l $1000 stipend for all DL teachers! ** Note! This is a pool position for 2019/20 SY.GROUP: HEA WORK DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: 180 FLSA STATUS: Exempt Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement SUMMARY: Dual Language Immersion Teachers work in an exciting 50:50 dual language program modelThis program involves teachers that use the partner language (Spanish, Vietnamese, etc) and teachers that use EnglishTeachers work with students that use both languagesAt the elementary grade level, this is a two-classroom program at each grade level with mixed World Language/English speakers in each classThe teacher for this position will only use a specific World Language (i.e- Spanish, Vietnamese, etc.) in the classroomAt the secondary grade level, the teacher for this position will use a specific Partner Language (Spanish, Vietnamese, etc.) for at least one period a dayLike all teachers, the teacher in this position will help students learn skills and develop attitudes and appreciations that will lead them toward the fulfillment of the District's goals of educationCONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center in Washington StateIn 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a four-year strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our studentsWe began a process to update the plan in Spring 2017, after reaching the target date set for most goals in the 2013-2017 strategic planThe new plan will guide our work through 2023The 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 chooseThe strategic plan is centered on Our PromiseIt includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation* EquityWe will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success* InstructionWe will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction* RelationshipsWe will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners* SupportWe will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needsESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the followingThis list is meant to be representative, not exhaustiveSome incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assignedReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions* Explore different learning styles and develop strong personal relationships with students* Work with a team to develop bilingual curriculum* Collaborate with dual language grade level partner and school dual language team* Provide guidance to paraeducator(s) with instructional objectives and goals* Maintain accurate files on each student enrolled with academic progress and objective* Assist in the supervision of students outside the classroom, as necessary(i.e., hallways, contract classes, bus duty, lunchroom, etc.) JOB DESCRIPTION: TEACHER/DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM * Work collaboratively and cooperatively with building subject area teachers to develop and align curriculum, instruction, and interdisciplinary projects* Enlist the assistance of counselors, administration, and other support personnel where appropriate* Provide lesson plans for guest teacher* Establish clear parameters for student behavior in the classroom* Discipline student in a firm and controlled manner* Encourage students to develop courtesy, self-control, respect, and responsibility* Enforce rules throughout the school* Demonstrate continued professional development* Develops rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner* Participates in extra-curricular responsibilities* Evaluate individual student progress regularly and maintain records for report card and/or parent conference* Organize the classroom setting to contribute to the learning process* Give explanations, reasonable and appropriate assignments, and directions clearly* Establish immediate and long-range objectives that are in accord with District and building curricula* Keep current on educational research, trends, and practicesOther 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 MINIMUM QUALIFICATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A valid Washington State Teaching Certificate with appropriate grade/subject area endorsement(s) Native or native-like proficiency in oral and academic World Language and English CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Pass ACTFL language proficiency test in the specified World Language with advanced-low or higher score Criminal background clearance PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: Spanish candidates - a score of Advanced High level on the ACCTL assessment is highly preferred Bilingual and/or ESL endorsement Two years teaching experience One year experience teaching the specified World Language literacy, teaching in dual language Professional development in GLAD, SIOP, and Dual Language Instruction KNOWLEDGE OF: Standards based instruction aligned with Washington State Essential Learning Standards and English Language Development Standards Principles and practices of assigned program School attendance records policy and practice District policy and procedures Teaching strategies for elementary bi-lingual school students Curriculum implementation and modifications/adaptations School board policies and procedures Highline Public Schools Dual Language Immersion Teacher 2018ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing in English and specified World Language Maintain effective working relationships with other people Operate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related software Provide work direction to others Work effectively with a wide variety of students in a culturally diverse setting Connect with World Language speaking community Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Administrator or designee PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walkThe employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hearThe employee is occasionally required to reach above and below their shoulders and bend/twist at the waistThe employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519966 Elementary Special Education Teacher at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519965 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Elementary Special Education Teacher - General Pool Location: Various LocationsPosition Type: RegularSalary: $56,368.00 - $111,245.00Additional Information: Come join our innovative and caring Special Ed Team! We are committed to equity in education, high expectations for all, and partnering with families and the community to ensure that all children achieve their potential.** Note! This is a pool position for the 2018-19 SUPool positions are for pre-screening only. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519965 Dual Language Teacher-Vietnamese at Highline Public Schools, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519964 Highline Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Dual Language Teacher-Vietnamese Location: Various LocationsPosition Type: RegularSalary: $56,383.00 - $111,245.00Additional Information: Dual Language Vietnamese positions available GROUP: HEA WORK DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: 180 FLSA STATUS: Exempt Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement SUMMARY: Dual Language Immersion Teachers work in an exciting 50:50 dual language program modelThis program involves teachers that use the partner language (Spanish, Vietnamese, etc) and teachers that use EnglishTeachers work with students that use both languagesAt the elementary grade level, this is a two-classroom program at each grade level with mixed World Language/English speakers in each classThe teacher for this position will only use a specific World Language (i.e- Spanish, Vietnamese, etc.) in the classroomAt the secondary grade level, the teacher for this position will use a specific Partner Language (Spanish, Vietnamese, etc.) for at least one period a dayLike all teachers, the teacher in this position will help students learn skills and develop attitudes and appreciations that will lead them toward the fulfillment of the District's goals of educationCONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center in Washington StateIn 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a four-year strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our studentsWe began a process to update the plan in Spring 2017, after reaching the target date set for most goals in the 2013-2017 strategic planThe new plan will guide our work through 2023The 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 chooseThe strategic plan is centered on Our PromiseIt includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation* EquityWe will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success* InstructionWe will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction* RelationshipsWe will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners* SupportWe will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needsESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the followingThis list is meant to be representative, not exhaustiveSome incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assignedReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions* Explore different learning styles and develop strong personal relationships with students* Work with a team to develop bilingual curriculum* Collaborate with dual language grade level partner and school dual language team* Provide guidance to paraeducator(s) with instructional objectives and goals* Maintain accurate files on each student enrolled with academic progress and objective* Assist in the supervision of students outside the classroom, as necessary(i.e., hallways, contract classes, bus duty, lunchroom, etc.) JOB DESCRIPTION: TEACHER/DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM * Work collaboratively and cooperatively with building subject area teachers to develop and align curriculum, instruction, and interdisciplinary projects* Enlist the assistance of counselors, administration, and other support personnel where appropriate* Provide lesson plans for guest teacher* Establish clear parameters for student behavior in the classroom* Discipline student in a firm and controlled manner* Encourage students to develop courtesy, self-control, respect, and responsibility* Enforce rules throughout the school* Demonstrate continued professional development* Develops rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner* Participates in extra-curricular responsibilities* Evaluate individual student progress regularly and maintain records for report card and/or parent conference* Organize the classroom setting to contribute to the learning process* Give explanations, reasonable and appropriate assignments, and directions clearly* Establish immediate and long-range objectives that are in accord with District and building curricula* Keep current on educational research, trends, and practicesOther 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 MINIMUM QUALIFICATION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A valid Washington State Teaching Certificate with appropriate grade/subject area endorsement(s) Native or native-like proficiency in oral and academic World Language and English CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Pass ACTFL language proficiency test in the specified World Language with advanced-low or higher score Criminal background clearance PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: Spanish candidates - a score of Advanced High level on the ACCTL assessment is highly preferred Bilingual and/or ESL endorsement Two years teaching experience One year experience teaching the specified World Language literacy, teaching in dual language Professional development in GLAD, SIOP, and Dual Language Instruction KNOWLEDGE OF: Standards based instruction aligned with Washington State Essential Learning Standards and English Language Development Standards Principles and practices of assigned program School attendance records policy and practice District policy and procedures Teaching strategies for elementary bi-lingual school students Curriculum implementation and modifications/adaptations School board policies and procedures Highline Public Schools Dual Language Immersion Teacher 2018ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing in English and specified World Language Maintain effective working relationships with other people Operate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related software Provide work direction to others Work effectively with a wide variety of students in a culturally diverse setting Connect with World Language speaking community Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Administrator or designee PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walkThe employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hearThe employee is occasionally required to reach above and below their shoulders and bend/twist at the waistThe employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2519964 Teacher, ELL/Social Studies at Kent School District, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358129 Kent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Teacher, ELL/Social Studies, Leave Replacement 1.0 FTE - KL1718 This position is for the 17-18 school year onlyKentlake High School, which is located in the Sawyer Woods/Covington area, is an inviting, highly personalized "learning community" that supports diverse educational programs and activities in a setting conducive to successful teamworkKentlake is designed to accommodate a wide range of educational programs, services, and activities needed to ensure each student's success in school and preparation for adult life. The school program integrates academic, career, and special needs with an emphasis on "all students are career bound." Students and staff members are provided access and ease of use of diverse technologies that support teaching and learning to prepare students for future changes in educational requirements and needs.ASSIGNMENT: Teaching Social Studies to high school students; grades 9-12 This assignment may involve working with students individually, in small groups, or entire classes. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is part of the KEA bargaining unitREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Appropriate Washington State certification and endorsements required and must be on file prior to beginning work PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: ELL endorsementAble to work cooperatively with a team of teachersDemonstrated strong communication skillsMust maintain positive learning environment and have ability to relate to all students, parents and colleaguesCandidate should be knowledgeable of differing student learning styles and cooperative learning and teaching students of varying abilitiesExcellent management skillsWilling to share professional skills with other staff membersExcellent technology skills and can use and incorporate computers/technology into curriculumStrong background in curriculum, instruction, and assessmentExperience working with middle school level studentsAbility to exhibit multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity with the ability to communicate effectively with all cultural groups in the school communityExperience working with a diverse student population and the specific school demographicsThe willingness or qualifications of an applicant to coach or supervise activities and/or sports in addition to his/her teaching responsibilities will be considered.Desired teacher characteristics are: flexibility; ability to organize ideas, time and materials to accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop favorable relationships with students; knowledge of current approaches to teaching; and willingness to model behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and the community.Primary Location: Kentlake High SchoolSalary Range: State Salary Schedule DOE & Education / Per YearShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358129 Teacher, Special Ed Integrated Program at Kent School District, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358191 Kent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Teacher, Special Ed Integrated Program .3 FTE - JC1713 Jenkins Creek Elementary, located approximately one-half mile east of Covington (just off Kent-Kangley Road), opened in 1987 with an enrollment of 450We currently have approximately 425 students, with regular education classes, ELL, special education resource rooms, a Behavior Learning Support Program, and an Adaptive Support CenterJenkins Creek maintains a strong sense of community and prides itself on student success, with students, staff and parents working closely together to achieve academic growth and a feeling of importanceJenkins Creek has an energetic and involved PTSA.ASSIGNMENT: Our integrated program is specially designed instruction within general education classesCandidate will plan, coordinate and provide services for students, parents and staff to assess and improve the effectiveness of education within the Kent School District; work with staff, families and/or agencies to develop needed service options; cooperate with the special education director, principals, staff members and community in implementation of a comprehensive instructional program for special needs students.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is part of the KEA bargaining unit REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1 Appropriate Washington State teaching certification with appropriate endorsements required (must include Special Education) and must be on file prior to beginning work.2 Ability and willingness to provide medical or health services such as catheterization, diapering, toileting, feeding, tube feeding and assisting students with other activities involving self-care, which may be required.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1 Bachelor's or master's degree with major/minor in special education2 ELL endorsement3 Thorough knowledge of special education laws and the ability to plan, implement and evaluate individualized programs for students.4 Background/experience in team teaching (in-class and pull-out models) and be willing to work with high needs students.5 Ability to establish rapport with staff, students, community, and create strong interagency linkages.6 Possess strong management skills and the ability to develop and implement programs based on individual student needs (physical, personal hygiene, feeding, communications, transition, etc.), establish goals, and plan in-service and activities to meet those stated goals.7 Knowledge of differing student learning styles.8 Comfortable with team teaching, integration with regular classroom, inclusion, and some small groups.9 Demonstrated strength in a variety of behavior management approaches.10 Ability to exhibit multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity with the ability to communicate effectively with all cultural groups in the school community11 Experience working with a diverse student population and the specific school demographics12 Desired teacher characteristics are: flexibility; ability to organize ideas, time and materials to accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop favorable relationships with students; knowledge of current approaches to teaching; and willingness to model behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and the communityPrimary Location: Jenkins Creek Elementary SchoolSalary Range: State Salary Schedule DOE & Education / Per YearShift Type: Part-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358191 Teacher, High School Health & Fitness/In School Suspension at Kent School District, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358201 Kent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Teacher, 4th Grade 1.0 FTE - CV1709 Cedar Valley Elementary School has a population of 300+ students and is located in the eastern portion of the school district within the City of CovingtonPrograms at Cedar Valley include Full-Day Kindergarten, General Education, Primary and Intermediate Link, School-Wide Title I, and Integrated Program (IP)The school serves an all-walking community An active PTA, combined with parent volunteers and community partnerships, promote several activities and functions throughout the school year.ASSIGNMENT: This assignment includes responsibility for the effective implementation and instruction of Balanced Literacy using the Literacy Workshop Model, Writers Workshop and the Math Expressions (K-5) or College Prep Math (CPM - Grade 6) programs Knowledge, proficiency and integration of instructional technology is critical to all instructional models and programs All teaching staff are expected to be contributing members of the school and grade level team's Professional Learning Communities and participate in related professional development.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is part of the KEA bargaining unit REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Valid Washington State certification with an elementary endorsement required and must be on file prior to beginning work.All teachers of kindergarten students must complete WaKIDS 101 training and the inter-rater reliability assessment Classes are offered by the PSESD June through August Contact the building principal or the district Early Learning Director for information on registration and compensationPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Major or minor in elementary educationELL endorsementExperience working with elementary school studentsExcellent technology skills and can use and incorporate computers/technology into curriculumMust maintain positive learning environment and have ability to relate to all students, parents, and colleaguesMust be a team player with excellent management and communication skillsMust be willing to share professional skills with other staff membersMust have experience with or willingness to participate in integrated programs and/or team teachingKnowledge and/or training in balanced literacy, whole language/integrated curriculum, differentiated instruction, assessment tools and techniques, EALRs, constructivist mathematics, inquiry based science and social studies, cooperative learning, student learning styles, positive discipline and multicultural educationAbility to exhibit multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity with the ability to communicate effectively with all cultural groups in the school community.Experience working with a diverse student population and the specific school demographicsDesired teacher characteristics are: flexibility; ability to organize ideas, time and materials to accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop favorable relationships with students; knowledge of current approaches to teaching; and willingness to model behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and the community.Primary Location: Cedar Valley Elementary SchoolSalary Range: State Salary Schedule DOE & Education / Per YearShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358201 Teacher, General Music at Kent School District, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358150 Kent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Teacher, General Music .8 FTE - FW1707 Fairwood Elementary School is located in the Fairwood Greens community in the northeast area of the Kent School DistrictFairwood serves a diverse community of about 420 students from preschool through 6th gradeSome of our support programs include physical education, general music, 5th/6th grade band/orchestra, early childhood special education, K-6 special education integrated program, general education tiered intervention for reading/math, English language learner program, library/media, and counseling and behavior supportFairwood also provides 1:1 computing for all K-6 students using laptops and SurfacesOur school improvement efforst include goals in reading, math, closing the achievement gap, social/emotional learning, and family engagementWe implement Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) as our school wide behavior support systemFairwood staff have also developed a strong professional learning community with dedicated time and support toward team collaboration and professional developmentThis includes support and coaching for new teachers and technology integrationFairwood's motto is "Learning, Caring, Sharing" and Fairwood staff believe in being continuous learners and in teaching to high standards for all studentsFairwood also has a very active PTSA and parent involvement is strongly encouragedOur community vision is that all of our students will be college, career and community ready and we will make it happen!ASSIGNMENT: This assignment will be responsible for teaching general music to elementary students Candidate will direct school and district/service area performances and festivals, and teach the district curriculum Knowledge, proficiency and integration of instructional technology is critical to all instructional models and programs All teaching staff are expected to be contributing members of the school and grade level team's Professional Learning Communities and participate in related professional developmentADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is part of the KEA bargaining unit REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Appropriate Washington State certification with a general music endorsement required and must be on file prior to beginning workPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Major or minor in music educationMajor or minor in music educationMaster's degree in musicELL endorsementExperience working with elementary school studentsExcellent technology skills and can use and incorporate computers/technology into curriculumCandidate must have the ability to maintain and continue a tradition of music excellenceCandidate must have a proven commitment to an exemplary general music program, enthusiasm and skills necessary to maintain and continue to improve a high level music programAbility and willingness to recruit and encourage participation from students from diverse backgrounds and levelsMust maintain positive learning environment and have ability to relate to all students, parents, and colleaguesMust be a team player with excellent management and communication skillsMust be willing to share professional skills with other staff membersMust have experience with or willingness to participate in integrated programs and/or team teachingKnowledge and/or training in balanced literacy, whole language/integrated curriculum, differentiated instruction, assessment tools and techniques, EALRs, constructivist mathematics, inquiry based science and social studies, cooperative learning, student learning styles, positive discipline and multicultural educationAbility to exhibit multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity with the ability to communicate effectively with all cultural groups in the school community.Experience working with a diverse student population and the specific school demographicsDesired teacher characteristics are: flexibility; ability to organize ideas, time and materials to accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop favorable relationships with students; knowledge of current approaches to teaching; and willingness to model behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and the community.Primary Location: Fairwood Elementary SchoolSalary Range: State Salary Schedule DOE & Education / Per YearShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358150 Elementary Counselor at Kent School District, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358181 Kent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Elementary Counselor, .2 FTE - KE1701 Kent Elementary School believes in daily excellence from students and staffWe serve a culturally diverse population of students from 1st through 6th grades Our Kindergarten students are located at a close by early learning campusKent Elementary is located at 24700 64th Avenue South in the downtown Kent vicinityOur average enrollment is 625 students with approximately 5 classes per grade levelThe school enjoys strong support with 4 full-time instructional coaches, band/music/orchestra teachers, physical education specialists, librarian, counselor and psychologistSpecial programs at Kent Elementary include: a school-wide Title/LAP program, academic intervention support in classrooms, Odyssey [highly capable] programs for 3rd through 6th, and English Language Learner support in classrooms Kent Elementary offers some of the most up to date technology for instruction and learning The staff is collaborative and innovative with diverse experiences It is a community with high expectations for all students and staff.ASSIGNMENT: The purpose of this position is to provide counseling services in a K - 6 grade elementary schoolUnder the direction of the building principal, the counselor shall be responsible for developing, instructing, and evaluating the school's comprehensive guidance programs, and facilitating the conflict management programSuccessful candidate must be willing to consult with parents, teachers, community agencies, and others pursuant to acquiring and exchanging information; establishing programs, and maintaining cooperative partnerships with the child and their educational program; conduct counseling for one-on-one and small groups outside the classroom; make home and community visitation as needed; initiate and maintain records, confidential information, and reports as required by school district policy, and as required in order to professionally execute duties and responsibilities.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is part of the KEA bargaining unitThe status of this continuing position may be changed due to special circumstances REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Valid Washington State certificate as a school counselor, ESA endorsement required and must be on file prior to beginning work.Ability to communicate effectively and maintain confidentiality PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Major in counseling and guidanceELL endorsementCandidate with teaching experience or experience working with elementary studentsCandidate should have proven ability to work with groups of students who face similar life challengesCandidate should be adept at working with parents as well as studentsExperience with a conflict manager programMust be willing to conduct appropriate developmental guidance activities in both small and large groups and assist classroom teachers in developing and utilizing guidance materials and programs within the classroomKnowledge of guidance and counseling principles, practices, and techniquesKnowledge of the concerns, problems, and issues important to studentsKnowledge of rules, regulations, and polices pertaining to the counseling of studentsAbility to analyze and synthesize data to produce accurate records and reportsAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, other employees, and others as neededAbility to exhibit multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity with the ability to communicate effectively with all cultural groups in the school communityExperience working with a diverse student population and the specific school demographicsDesired characteristics are: flexibility; ability to organize ideas, time and materials to accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop favorable relationships with students; knowledge of current approaches in counseling and willingness to model behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and the community.Primary Location: Kent Elementary SchoolSalary Range: State Salary Schedule DOE & Education / Per YearShift Type: Part-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358181 Teacher, Special Ed Support Center-Primary at Kent School District, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358202 Kent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Teacher, Special Ed Support Center-Primary 1.0 FTE - SH1721 Scenic Hill Elementary serves students in Kindergarten 6th grade Currently the school serves approximately 600 students with approximately 87% of the student population receiving free and reduced lunch The student population is diverse, with 41 languages spoken by students at home Currently 43% of the students are served by the building's ELL program, and 11 % of those students are L1 students based upon WLPT test data Hispanic students represent the highest demographic population comprising 36% of the total student population Of the total Scenic Hill student population, 14% are served in special educationLocated above the business district on Kent's East Hill, Scenic Hill Elementary was opened in 1961 and is still housed in its original location The campus was constructed originally as a single building campus, as the population has increased, additions have been added to the original structure A new wing was added in 1991, and more recently a library and flexible use room were built Portable classrooms have been added to support population growth as well Construction on a new cafeteria and covered play area began in summer, 2011.ASSIGNMENT: The purpose of Support Center classroom is to provide a special program emphasizing functional academic skills, survival skills and social skills for students who are unable to receive an appropriate education in the general education classroom with Integrated Program supportThis position is teaching and providing special education services to students with a range of developmental disabilities Special education teachers facilitate student programs (IEPs) within the special education and regular education classroom and provide direction to the instructional assistants working within the program Special education teachers work closely with parents to develop a strong home-school partnership and work cooperatively with outside agencies.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is part of the KAP bargaining unit REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1 Appropriate Washington State teaching certification with appropriate endorsements required (must include Special Education) and must be on file prior to beginning work.2 Ability and willingness to provide medical or health services such as catheterization, diapering, toileting, feeding, tube feeding and assisting students with other activities involving self-care, which may be required.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's or master's degree with major/minor in special educationELL endorsementThorough knowledge of special education laws and the ability to plan, implement and evaluate individualized programs for students.Background/experience in team teaching (in-class and pull-out models) and be willing to work with high needs students.Ability to establish rapport with staff, students, community, and create strong interagency linkages.Possess strong management skills and the ability to develop and implement programs based on individual student needs (physical, personal hygiene, feeding, communications, transition, etc.), establish goals, and plan in-service and activities to meet those stated goals.Knowledge of differing student learning styles.Comfortable with team teaching, integration with regular classroom, inclusion, and some small groups.Demonstrated strength in a variety of behavior management approaches.Ability to exhibit multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity with the ability to communicate effectively with all cultural groups in the school communityExperience working with a diverse student population and the specific school demographicsDesired teacher characteristics are: flexibility; ability to organize ideas, time and materials to accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop favorable relationships with students; knowledge of current approaches to teaching; and willingness to model behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and the communityPrimary Location: Scenic Hill Elementary SchoolSalary Range: State Salary Schedule DOE & Education / Per YearShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358202 Teacher, 2nd Grade/3rd Grade Split at Kent School District, WA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358187 Kent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Teacher, 2nd Grade/3rd Grade Split 1.0 FTE - NO1726 1.0 FTE - NO1726 Neely-O'Brien is the district's largest elementary school serving more than 700 students and located in the Kent valleyOur school serves first grade through sixth grade students who are rich in ethnic and cultural diversityOur kindergarten students are currently attending Kent Valley Early Learning CenterThey arrive at Neely-O'Brien and are bussed to/from KVELC dailyOur families are highly mobile and come from varying economic and academic backgroundsThe staff at Neely-O'Brien is committed to providing a positive learning environment which capitalizes on the diverse nature of our population and cultivates high academic achievement through our rich curriculum and intentional interventions that meet students at their current levelsWe strive to promote each child's academic, emotional, social and physical developmentWe focus on the basic skills, including opportunities for enrichment and remediationWe take pride in our music and physical education programs.ASSIGNMENT: This assignment includes responsibility for the effective implementation and instruction of Balanced Literacy using the Literacy Workshop Model, Writers Workshop and the Math Expressions (K-5) or College Prep Math (CPM - Grade 6) programs Knowledge, proficiency and integration of instructional technology is critical to all instructional models and programs All teaching staff are expected to be contributing members of the school and grade level team's Professional Learning Communities and participate in related professional development.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is part of the KEA bargaining unit REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Valid Washington State certification with an elementary endorsement required and must be on file prior to beginning work.All teachers of kindergarten students must complete WaKIDS 101 training and the inter-rater reliability assessment Classes are offered by the PSESD June through August Contact the building principal or the district Early Learning Director for information on registration and compensationPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Major or minor in elementary educationELL endorsementExperience working with elementary school studentsExcellent technology skills and can use and incorporate computers/technology into curriculumMust maintain positive learning environment and have ability to relate to all students, parents, and colleaguesMust be a team player with excellent management and communication skillsMust be willing to share professional skills with other staff membersMust have experience with or willingness to participate in integrated programs and/or team teachingKnowledge and/or training in balanced literacy, whole language/integrated curriculum, differentiated instruction, assessment tools and techniques, EALRs, constructivist mathematics, inquiry based science and social studies, cooperative learning, student learning styles, positive discipline and multicultural educationAbility to exhibit multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity with the ability to communicate effectively with all cultural groups in the school community.Experience working with a diverse student population and the specific school demographicsDesired teacher characteristics are: flexibility; ability to organize ideas, time and materials to accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop favorable relationships with students; knowledge of current approaches to teaching; and willingness to model behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and the community.Primary Location: Neely-O'Brien Elementary SchoolSalary Range: State Salary Schedule DOE & Education / Per YearShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2358187 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!