Summer Session Teacher - Middle School
Summer Session Teacher - Middle School
Sylvester Middle School
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Non-Continuing
Salary: $37.50 - $37.50
Open Until Filled - To be considered for this position, please submit a
completed online application and upload required documents on or before
Additional Information: * POOL POSTING ** INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY *
Middle School Summer Session ELA & Math Teachers
July 8 - August 26 + training dates tbd
Please reach out to Monica Bracelen (email@example.com)
with questions about the program.
Multiple positions available.
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JOB TITLE: TEACHER - MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER SESSION
GROUP: HEA WORK SCHEDULE: 15 - 25 hours per week for three weeks
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
SUMMARY: Highline Public Schools is hosting a three week Middle School Summer Session for incoming 7th and 8th grade students. The Summer Session is invite only and will maintain the summer camp style of previous years. New this year is a focus on supporting students with ELA and Math skill development & engagement strategies through hands on activities & interactive curriculum. In addition, students will participate in social emotional skill development and college and career exploration workshops. This is a great way for teachers to build relationships with students as they prepare for a new school year. Tentative student schedule: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday breakfast breakfast breakfast breakfast breakfast MATH MATH MATH MATH Field trip ELA ELA ELA ELA Field trip Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Field trip EXPLORE EXPLORE EXPLORE EXPLORE Field trip MATH: This year’s math focus will use a financial literacy curriculum developed by Junior Achievement, in connection with their finance park "BizTown." ELA: The ELA curriculum is a curriculum developed by the Wing Luke Museum EXPLORE: The "Explore" class is where the students will explore college and career as well as their social emotional skill development.
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 State. In 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our students. The plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for the future they choose. The strategic plan is centered on Our Promise. It includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation. * Equity. We will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success.
JOB DESCRIPTION: TEACHER - MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER SESSION * Instruction. We will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction. * Relationships. We will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners. * Support. We will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * MS Summer Session Teachers will provide students with targeted and differentiated ELA and Math instruction in an engaging and exciting summer learning environment. Curriculum will be provided. * Pre and post tests will be given the first and last day of program. * The MS Summer Session Teacher will teach three 60-minute classes of curriculum each day and support one field trip each week. The teacher will work 5 hours daily, 15-25 hours per week for three weeks. The teacher will be paid for up to 20 hours of preparation and planning prior to the start of Summer Session, including one mandatory prep-day on-site the week before program starts, date TBD. Other Functions * Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and supporting student learning objectives.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Certificated teacher Familiarity with GEAR UP and college and career access Experience working within the Highline Public Schools community
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with prior GEAR UP Summer Sessions
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 writing. Maintain effective working relationships with other people. Operate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related software. Highline Public Schools Teacher - Middle School Summer Session Page 2 of 3
JOB DESCRIPTION: TEACHER - MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER SESSION Provide instructional leadership Organize and set priorities Work independently with minimal supervision. Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality. Adapt instructional materials and strategies to accommodate the wide range of skills which exist in a classroom. Apply current trends and practices in education Teach in a multi-cultural and mainstream setting Use technology to enhance instruction Be fair and consistent with all students Provide guidance and assistance to students Meet responsibilities in a punctual and reliable manner Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to Summer Session Administrator
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 job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee must deal with angry and upset students, parents, and community members. The employee must adjust to frequent interruptions in their work schedule. Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.
CLASSIFICATION HISTORY Updated Context and Mission statement, 2019.04.15 Created by Human Resources as outlined by the Secondary Success Manager, 2018.05.10 Highline Public Schools, District #401, complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment, or employment in education programs or hiring practices on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular activities. Any person having inquiries should contact: Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Act (employees), and Title IX: Chief Talent Officer, 206.631.3121, firstname.lastname@example.org; Civil Rights Act: Executive Director of Student Support and Family Engagement, 206.631.3100, 206.631.3100, email@example.com; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act- Director of Health and Social Services, 206.631.3011, firstname.lastname@example.org Highline Public Schools Teacher - Middle School Summer Session Page 3 of 3