Kennedy Catholic High School


Kennedy Catholic High School is a private Catholic high school located in Burien, Washington. It is the mission of Kennedy Catholic to cultivate a diverse community of learners who encounter Christ, pursue excellence, and lead with love.



To teach multiple sections and varying levels of American Sign Language to students in grades 9-12. Kennedy Catholic maintains a robust enrollment in our ASL classes, levels 1-3. All qualified Deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing candidates are invited to apply.


Education & Experience
·      Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field

·      Candidates with a comparable level of academic training and demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language may be considered

·      Must be fluent in ASL and may be asked to take an ASL proficiency exam*

·      Master’s degree or higher (or willingness to attain) preferred

·      Familiarity and expertise with educational technology

·      Recent classroom experience; preferably in a high school setting

·      Washington State Teaching Certificate or eligibility for Washington Vocational Certificate in ASL and willingness to keep certification current is preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The ideal candidate will possess the skills and abilities to:

·      Teach a broad range of levels of American Sign Language

·      Integrate and cultivate and understanding of and appreciation for Deaf Culture and Community into the curriculum

·      Bring a faith-filled background to Kennedy Catholic’s ASL courses

·      Enhance students’ abilities and love for ASL and appreciation for Deaf Culture

·      Work with students from a variety of cultural backgrounds and learning abilities

·      Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners

·      Develop positive, appropriate interpersonal relationships with students, parents and colleagues

·      Effectively utilize educational technology to enhance the learning of students

·      Use data to inform instructional practices

·      Work collaboratively within the department on curriculum and assessments

·      Be flexible and resourceful

·      Be organized and an effective communicator with all members of the school community



·      Salary dependent upon experience, certification and education according to Kennedy Catholic’s faculty compensation schedule. For the 2023-2024 school year, a teacher’s salary ranges between $52,750 and $100,120, The salary schedule for 2024-2025 will be available by late April 2024.

·      Medical, dental, and life insurance through the Archdiocese of Seattle

·      Participation in the Archdiocesan defined contribution program and voluntary 403b program

·      In-building child/dependent tuition support

·      Opportunities to participate/assist with a wide array of co-curricular programs, including athletics, arts, campus ministry, and other clubs and activities for additional modest stipends



Visit the Office of Catholic Schools website at:

Email cover letter and resume to Michael Masters, Executive Assistant at
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled
*If offered the position, you may be asked to take an ASL proficiency exam. If hired, Kennedy Catholic will reimburse the cost of the exam.


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