Rainier Christian Schools, providing over 50 years of Christian Education to South King County, is looking for teachers for all grades, all subjects.
Title: Classroom Teacher Overview:
The teacher shall be a college graduate, who is a born-again Christian, who has been called of God to the teaching profession.
Status: Full Time / Part Time
BASIC FUNCTION The classroom teacher will be expected to use creative and valid teaching techniques to achieve curriculum goals and affect student learning, to integrate biblical principles and a Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum, to create a safe and trusting relationship-based classroom environment which promotes love and respect, student participation, student empowerment, critical thinking, and student leadership. RCS teachers must radiate the love of Christ in how they love their students.
REQUIRED PERSONAL QUALITIES The teacher shall:
Have a personal relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ
Believe that the Word of God is the standard for faith and daily living
Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech, and actions toward others
Be a regular attendee at a Bible believing church
Exhibit love and grace in their relationships
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The teacher shall:
Reflect the purpose of the school, which is to “Educate and Develop the Whole Person for the Glory of God!”
Demonstrate a basic understanding of a comprehensive field of knowledge, normally attained through a bachelor’s degree or higher in related field; at least 3 years of prior related experience is preferred
Demonstrate a mastery of subject material assigned
Teach classes as assigned following the prescribed scope and sequence as scheduled by the Administrator
Keep an attractive, clean, well-ordered, classroom
Keep proper order discipline in the classroom, through a positive, creative learning environment
Use valid and creative teaching techniques to challenge each student to achieve high goals
Employ a variety of instructional methods and materials that will creatively reach the whole student – spiritual, mental, physical, social and emotional
Assess the progress of each student regularly, using the prescribed tools effectively
Proactively communicate with students, parents, and the administration, providing sufficient notice of deficiencies and failure, following established guidelines
Develop and maintain rapport with students, parents, and staff by treating others with friendliness, dignity and consideration
Know the procedures for dealing with emergency situations
Prepare adequate information and materials for a substitute teacher
Inform the administration in a timely manner if unable to perform assigned duties
SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS The teacher shall:
Supervise extracurricular activities as assigned
Utilize education opportunities and evaluation processes for professional growth
Support the broader program of Rainier Christian Schools by attending extracurricular activities when possible
Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Administrator.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The teacher shall:
Handle work which deals mostly with people, objects, equipment in a general setting
Bend, stoop, twist, turn, reach, lift up to 50 pounds, carry, pull push, climb, and kneel, walking and standing approximately 50%-75% of the work day
Recognize differences in sound; such as voices/noises that are loud and playful versus angry and combative, able to differentiate tones and volumes in conversation
Be able to perform child restraint as necessary if child is going to harm themselves or others
Be able to think innovatively when tasks are not governed by standard practices
Handle most tasks with energy and good organizational skills
Take CPR and First Aid classes as prescribed.
The purpose of this job description is to describe the basic function, major responsibilities/tasks, and essential functions of each job so that employees can better know what is expected of them. The descriptions also provide information useful for recruiting, training, and performance appraisal. This document does not create an employment contract, nor does it modify the at-will employment status of all employees. This job description is not meant to inhibit employee creativity or innovation. It may be revised when necessary. Rainier Christian Schools does not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, or national/ ethnic origin.
To apply for this job opening, please first post your resume.
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Rainier Christian Schools
Rainier Christian Schools has served the South King County with Christian education for over 50 years. 3 campuses serve Preschool through 12th grade. Ultimately, the school programs are designed to educate and develop each student for the glory of God! This is done by encouraging and strengthening each student’s personal relationship to Jesus Christ. Furthermore, the educational focus integrates God’s Word into all aspects of the learning experience. Rainier Christian Schools does not stress any specific denominational teachings, but we do More...