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Middle School Social Studies Teacher 2019/2020

at Highline Academy

Posted: 3/9/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 196

Job Description

At Highline Academy we are seeking dedicated individuals to collaborate with high-caliber teachers that share our passion and commitment for inclusive excellence in education and in meeting the academic and social-emotional needs of all students in order to close the achievement gap.

Now Accepting Resumes For

Middle School Social Studies Teacher (6 - 8)

Duties include but are not limited to advisory responsibilities, instructing grade level social studies classes. 

What you’ll value about Highline:

  •  Differentiated instruction through smaller targeted classes and performance grouping
  •  Mentor partnerships designed to sustain and promote growth among teachers and faculty alike
  •  Flexibility and support to implement innovative approaches to pedagogy
  •  Regular observations designed to support and meet your individualized goals
  •  School-wide professional development designed to meet faculty goals on a weekly basis
  •  A community that embraces each individual’s contributions
  •  Exceptional team synergy
  •  Active partnership between our school community and families

What we value in our candidates:

  • Dedication and passion for the individualized needs of students in order to close achievement gaps
  • An appreciation for diversity with respect for student needs by differentiating instruction
  • Relentless desire to reflect, improve, and grow as an educator
  • Open to innovation in order to best meet student needs
  • A willingness to do “whatever it takes”
  • Ability and enthusiasm for collaboration
  • Successful experiences working with diverse populations
  • Exemplifying our core values using Highline’s Collaborative Norms

Skills and Qualities Sought

  • Individual who seeks a fast-paced environment committed to meeting student needs.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and seeking honest feedback
  • Data driven competence
  • High capacity individual willing to do “whatever it takes”
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and able to continuously adapt to an ever changing environment
  • Experience in backwards design
  • Excitement about utilizing National Common Core Standards.
  • Working knowledge of standards based education
  • Strong classroom management
  • Collaborative skills
  • ELA-T Certification a plus
  • Bilingual not required but a plus


  • NCLB and Highly Qualified compliant / Urban experience preferred

Primary Location: Highline Academy Charter School Southeast

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)