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Valley School District would like to thank you for your interest in a position with our school district. Open positions are posted throughout the year. You are encouraged to check frequently for new open positions. Valley School District is an equal opportunity employer, with an ongoing commitment to recruit, retain and support a highly qualified staff. For questions regarding employment, please contact Human Resources Manager, Danielle Tupek by email at Danielle.Tupek@valleysd.org 

Employment forms:

Employment Application
Washington State Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Release
Disclosure Statement

 

Current Position Openings


NOTICE OF ANTICIPATED OPENING, FALL 2015

TITLE: Full Time High School Teacher with multiple endorsements

Paideia High School, formed through a consortium of five K-8 school districts, is a one-of-a-kind innovative high school program located on the Valley School District campus. We are seeking applicants for an anticipated opening in the 2015-16 school year. Applicants who are highly qualified in at least two of the three subject areas: Mathematics, Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science), and/or Language Arts will be considered for screening interviews.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum requirements include:

  • A four-year college degree with credentials proving highly qualified (HQ) status for the state of Washington at the secondary level, as well as
  • A valid Washington State Teaching Certificate
  • The personal requirements include: adaptability, empathy, humor, organization and creativity.
  • The temperament to be successful with youths and adults of varying socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds, learning styles and various disabilities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates will receive preferential screen if they possess one or more of the following:

  • The ability to be conversant in the content of The Paideia Proposal and the two books that followed it and be prepared to communicate how they will effectively teach within this paradigm.
  • Master’s Degree in the content area.
  • Knowledge, understanding, and experience applying the Fred Jones, Tools for Teaching school-wide discipline plan.
  • Experience working in a co-teaching classroom.
  • Experience using The Paideia Proposal concepts and leading seminar Socratic conversations.
  • Previous experience with Latin and/or Music.

DUTIES: Training will be provided to assist the High School Teacher develop lesson plans and delivery strategies using a curriculum compatible with the Paideia Philosophy (Adler, 1982, 1983 and 1984) and using The Paideia Proposal. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct classes in collaboration with other teachers, correct student work, record and report this information, communicate regularly with parents, make the necessary accommodations to ensure student success, and attend all staff meetings and in-services. In general, the teacher will be expected to meet all Valley School District employee standards.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This position will begin in August of the 2015 school year. The PHS teacher will be eligible for benefits and retirement. Placement on the state salary schedule will be determined by education level and years of experience.

WORK SETTING: This position is located in the Valley School District in Valley, WA and reports to the high school principal.

APPLICATIONS: Interested applicants should apply by submitting an application, disclosure statement, unofficial transcripts, the state-mandated sexual misconduct form, a resume and a letter of interest detailing relevant experience and qualifications, including documentation of highly qualified status, addressed to:

Human Resources
Valley School District #070
3030 Huffman Rd
Valley, WA 99181

Position open until filled; review of applicants will begin on May 1, 2015; EOE


TITLE: Elementary and Middle School Math Specialist Teacher

DUTIES: This is a teaching and support position scheduled to start at the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year. The Math Specialist Teacher will be expected to work collaboratively with staff in providing effective math instruction to all students with an emphasis on continuous growth and improvement. The Math Specialist will be expected to be a resource for other teachers, providing expertise and support in best serving all students. The Math Specialist will need to have a good understanding of the current Common Core Math Standards, be able to effectively identify gaps in the current core math program, and provide possible suggestions, strategies and practices to help bridge any gaps. The Math Specialist will need to be adept and open to an array of teaching arrangements that could include but not necessarily be limited to teaching one-on-one, teaching small groups, running entire classrooms, establishing and working centers, teaching other staff how to effectively run centers, and supporting other staff to best meet the math needs of students. The Math Specialist Teacher will need to be proficient at effectively analyzing and interpreting data and helping in determining what steps need to be taken based on what the data is telling us. This is a K-8 position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The minimum requirements are: A current Washington State Teaching Certificate with a Middle level Math endorsement; highly qualified status in Elementary Ed; three years successful math teaching experience; and previous successful collaboration experiences. The personal requirements include: a commitment to the Valley School District mission, and the ethical principles that help drive the work at Valley School. The successful candidate must have the temperament to be successful with students in grades K-8.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This position will be scheduled to work eight hours per day. This teacher will be eligible for benefits. Placement on the state salary schedule will be determined by education level and years of experience. This is a school year position with up to 15 additional days added per year as necessary to meet planning, curriculum development and professional learning needs.

WORK SETTING: This position is located in the Valley School and will report to the Valley School Principal.

APPLICATIONS: Interested applicants should apply by submitting an application and letter of interest detailing their relevant experience and qualifications, a resume, official or unofficial transcripts, a completed disclosure statement, a state-mandated misconduct form, three letters of recommendation, and a copy of the teaching certificate addressed to:

Human Resources
Valley School District #070
3030 Huffman Rd
Valley, WA 99181

Applications will be accepted until 4 PM on April 24, 2015.

Position open until filled; review of applicants will begin on April 24, 2015. EOE.


TITLE: Licensed Nurse

DUTIES: The Licensed Nurse will be responsible for providing professional services to preschool age children as outlined in student’s Section 504 Plan, Individualized Education Program (IEP), Medical Management Plan, School Medication Orders and/or student’s individual health care plan. These services may include, but are not limited to, assisting with daily living skills, mobility, communication, feeding, monitoring symptoms of high and low blood glucose levels, blood glucose testing, interpretation of ketones, insulin injections, monitoring snack and meal times.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a Washington State Nurse license. Must demonstrate excellence in integrity, professionalism, sensitivity, confidentiality and written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate will possess the ability to work well with staff, students and parents. Experience in a preschool setting or with preschool age children is preferred, but not a requirement.

PAYMENT FOR SERVICES: This is a contracted position, on an as needed basis for the 2014-15 school year. This position will not be eligible for benefits and retirement. Compensation will be determined by education level and experience.

WORK SETTING: This position is located in the Valley Early Learning Center ECEAP Classroom and reports to the School Nurse and Valley School District Superintendent.

APPLICATIONS: Interested applicants should apply by submitting an application, disclosure statement, unofficial transcripts, copy of license, three letters of recommendation, résumé and a letter of interest detailing relevant experience and qualifications, addressed to:

Human Resources
Valley School District #070
3030 Huffman Rd
Valley, WA 99181


CVA Substitute Teacher Pool

DUTIES: The Substitute Teacher will be responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and psychological growth. The substitute teacher is also responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with Valley School District and the federal and state laws. Duties will include implementing instructional activities for students, maintaining effective and efficient record keeping procedures as prescribed by Columbia Virtual Academy including weekly contact and monthly reviews, providing a positive environment for students to be actively engaged in the learning process, and continuing ongoing communication with student, parents and colleagues within established timelines. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum requirements include a four year college degree, a valid Washington State teaching certificate K-8, and certified status as a Highly Qualified Teacher in a specific core subject area. All core subject areas will be considered. Interpersonal communication skills are required, and applicants should have the ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing. Ability to learn and apply all required and recommended CVA computer applications to create efficiency and consistency in internal workflows and instructional practices. Operational knowledge of the Internet and Web-related technologies.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: The position will be an as needed position with the district. Pay is based on current substitute teacher rates.

WORK SETTING: This position is located in the Valley School District and is required to report to work each day at the CVA-Valley Campus. This position reports to the CVA Principal.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:  Interested applicants should apply by submitting an application, disclosure statement, unofficial transcripts, valid teaching certificate and letter of interest detailing their relevant experience and qualifications, addressed to:

Human Resources
Valley School District #070
3030 Huffman Rd
Valley, WA 99181


Substitute Teacher Pool

Valley School District #070 is seeking qualified Substitute Teacher applicants. Qualified teachers will have a valid Washington state teaching certificate.

APPLICATIONS: Interested applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, completed application form including three letters of recommendation, disclosure form, state mandated sexual misconduct form, unofficial copies of all college transcripts and a copy of a current certificate addressed to:

Human Resources
Valley School District #070
3030 Huffman Rd Valley, WA 99181


VSD Non-discrimination Statement

Valley School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained guide dog  or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees of the Valley School District at 3030 Huffman Rd., Valley, WA 99181 are designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Danielle Tupek, Title IX Liaison; Janet Williams, Section 504/ADA Coordinator; Kevin Foster, Compliance Coordinator for State Law (RCW 28A.640/28A.642). A complaint regarding alleged discrimination may be made by e-mail to: compliance@valleysd.org, or by calling the district office at 509-937-2791.