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Teacher, High School English/Language Arts,

Kent, Washington, West, USA
Start date
Start May 2016
  • High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor


Teaching English/Language Arts to high school students; grades 9 -12.  This assignment may involve working with students individually, in small groups, or entire classes, or targeting students identified as below standard in tiered intervention classes.


Major or minor in English

ELL endorsement

Able to work cooperatively with a team of teachers

Demonstrated strong communication skills

Must maintain positive learning environment and have ability to relate to all students, parents and colleagues

Candidate should be knowledgeable of differing student learning styles and cooperative learning and teaching students of varying abilities

Excellent management skills

Willing to share professional skills with other staff members

Excellent technology skills and can use and incorporate computers/technology into curriculum

Strong background in curriculum, instruction, and assessment

Experience working with high school students

Ability 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 demographics

The 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.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Kentridge High School has a student population of 2,175 and is located in the northeast corner of the district. The school is noted for its strong emphasis on academics and co-curricular activities, and enjoys strong community support.