General Openings

Substitute Teacher      -- apply online --

Richard McKenna Public Charters Schools in looking for individuals to be substitutes in a positive and caring learning enviornment. We are located in Mountain Home, ID and serve students in Elementary and High School.

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Junior High Instructor      -- apply online --


Richard McKenna Charter Schools is seeking a teacher who wants to be inventive, creative and work in an extremely positive environment. If you are that person then Richard McKenna Charter Schools is the place for you. The program is a project-based learning approach. The teacher will work with students in areas of Science and Social Studies. The staff are all excellent instructors and a great positive environment with lots of support exist in the school. The Junior High classes will have no more than 24 students.


We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications and interests:

• Hold a valid Idaho Educator license for grades K-8 or 6-12 Certification in Science and Social Studies.

• Willing and dedicated to creating a top-notch project-based learning program for middle school students.

• Dedication to providing a safe, respectful, and welcoming learning environment for students.

• Commitment to the success of ALL students and ability to understand and teach to the various learning styles of students.

• Ability to integrate technology into a blended class environment.

• Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the student population served and how demographic variables influences student achievement, and effectively uses this knowledge to design and delivery instruction.

• The ability to effectively engage students in goal-setting and reflecting on their learning.

• Demonstrates knowledge and expertise in multiple content and pedagogy.

• Ability to develop and integrate project-based learning and to target rigorous learning and problem-solving skills.

• Knowledge and/or experience using “backwards design” for lesson development, differentiated instruction to support all students, and formative assessment to provide student feedback and to adjust lesson delivery.

• Excellent teaching, organization, planning, written and oral communication, and collaboration skills.

• Effectively integrates transferable skills into the learning environment.

• Commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of content and pedagogical knowledge and professional practice


Please provide the following for consideration in the posted position.

1. Letter of Application/Interest

2. Application for Employment - https://www.applitrack.com/rmckenna/onlineapp/

3. Authorization for Release of Information on Past Employment with School Employers Idaho Code 33-1210

4. Resume

5. Copies of Transcripts

6. Placement File or Three Letters of Recommendation

7. Copy of Current Teaching Certificate


Direct any question to Dennis Wilson, Superintendent. Contact by phone (208) 580-2449 or email: [email protected]


All applications are to be submitted through the District’s Applitrack online application program.