Working at Kinkaid

The Kinkaid faculty consists of 200 women and men, educated throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. Faculty, in addition to teaching, serve as advisors to students and sponsors of an extracurricular student club or organization. There also is the opportunity to coach interscholastic athletics in a variety of sports at all levels of competition.

Teaching at The Kinkaid Upper School

Teaching at The Kinkaid Middle School

Teaching at The Kinkaid Lower School

Faculty at a Glance

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59%

Hold Advance Degrees

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16

Average Years of Experience

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$200K

Dedicated for Faculty Professional Development

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18

Faculty/Staff with PhDs

Teaching Excellence

The Kinkaid School seeks educators who combine demonstrated excellence in the classroom, affection and respect for young people, and willingness to participate in collegial work with fellow teachers. Teachers at the middle and upper school levels typically teach five sections (four in some disciplines), advise a group of students and are involved in other areas of student life. The Kinkaid School offers highly competitive compensation and excellent working conditions, including small class size and state of the art facilities.

Benchmarks of Excellence

Benchmarks, identified by the Kinkaid faculty, for measuring excellence in teaching at Kinkaid. In formal and informal evaluation, we look for the following in ourselves and our colleagues.

  • A collegial relationship with co-workers.
  • Adherence to agreed upon departmental, divisional and school-wide curricular goals.
  • Appropriate and consistent classroom management.
  • Appropriate and timely communication with students, parents and colleagues.
  • Appropriate use of technology for teaching and assessment.
  • Attention to the development of honesty, responsibility, respect and kindness in the Kinkaid community.
  • Behavior in accordance with the highest professional and ethical standards.
  • Commitment to professional growth.
  • Commitment to the mission of the school.
  • Knowledge and use of a variety of presentation styles.
  • Knowledge of and attention to various learning styles.
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for the subject matter or activity.
  • Knowledge of developmental matters appropriate to the age group.
  • Participation in extracurricular school activities and interest in students' lives outside the classroom.
  • Respect for and enjoyment of young people.
  • Setting and maintaining appropriate high standards for students in all areas.
  • Use of a variety of appropriate assessments of student work.