KISJ teachers believe that their students will create positive change around the world. Their roles, responsibilities, and results are rooted in this vision. KISJ teachers model the beliefs and values embedded in the DRAGONS.
KISJ teachers are champions of professionalism and employ best-researched practices in teaching and learning. They are leaders of learning and demonstrate this by modeling expectations and providing rich and varied learning opportunities to ensure challenging and positive experiences. KISJ teachers embrace a standards-referenced approach to planning, grading, and reporting. They are fully engaged in the learning community at KISJ and collaborate effectively with team members across various grade levels, subject areas, and divisions. KISJ teachers are lifelong learners who engage in professional growth and development through the coaching process, consistent reflection and reiteration of their practices. The ideal candidate is open to feedback and willing to grow. KISJ teachers enthusiastically embrace the ongoing school improvement process through their active service in focus groups. KISJ teachers champion the DRAGONS and are positive members of a dynamic community of learners.