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Rainier Christian Schools

K-12 Teachers for Christian School

Rainier Christian Schools
Renton, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 07/11/2016
Categories: Education
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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.



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



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.



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.