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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


TITLE: First Grade Teacher

DUTIES:  The First Grade Teacher will be responsible for using the Core Knowledge Scope and Sequence in determining and delivering lessons including the Core Knowledge Language Arts program. This position will coordinate with the other Valley Elementary School teachers on the lessons being taught and ensure the state standards are being addressed appropriately. This teacher will be responsible for curriculum mapping for four, nine-week quarters in collaboration with the other First Grade Teacher. This will include maintaining pace with the other First Grade Teacher. The First Grade Teacher will be responsible for teaching the Saxon Math curriculum and making sure the state standards are being appropriately addressed.  The First Grade Teacher will be expected to effectively use data to drive instruction and determine grouping strategies. This includes analyzing classroom assessment data, MAP assessment data and DIBELS data to provide strategic, timely interventions to students below Core Benchmark, and to provide extension opportunities for students at and above Benchmark. The First Grade Teacher will need to effectively utilize technology in the classroom including Smartboard and iPad proficiency as tools for teaching and learning. The First Grade Teacher will be expected to correct student work, record and report this information, communicate regularly with parents, and make the necessary accommodations to ensure student success.  In general, the teacher will be expected to meet all Valley School employee standards. This teacher will be expected to implement and follow the school-wide discipline plan, attend staff meetings and in-services, and cover duties as assigned. Other related duties will be required as assigned by the Principal.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum requirements include a current Washington State Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Elementary Education. Previous teaching experience is preferred, with experience using Core Knowledge Language Arts and Saxon Math. The personal requirements include: strong communication skills, adaptability, empathy, team work, humor, organization, and creativity. The successful candidate must have the temperament to be successful with elementary age students.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This position will begin in the 2016-2017 school year and is scheduled to work eight hours per day for 181 days per year. The First Grade Teacher will be eligible for benefits and retirement. Placement on the state salary schedule will be determined by education level and years of experience.

APPLICATIONS:  Interested applicants should apply by submitting the following required materials:

1.     Application,

2.     Resume

3.     Disclosure statement,

4.     Unofficial transcripts,

5.     Washington State sexual misconduct disclosure release form,

6.     Copy of Certificate

7.     Three letters of reference

8.     Letter of interest detailing their relevant experience and qualifications, including documentation of endorsement areas. 

Application materials should be addressed to:

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

 

Position open until filled. Applications to begin being reviewed on 4/21/2016.


Notice of Anticipated Openings, Fall 2016

2 Full Time (1.00 FTE) High School Teachers 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 anticipated openings in the 2016-17 school year. Applicants who are endorsed in at least two of the three subject areas: Mathematics, Science, History or English will be considered for immediate screening interviews. Paideia High School is small, but growing rapidly. For more information about this successful program, check our website at www.paideiahs.org or arrange for a personal tour by calling (509) 937-2658.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum requirements include:

  • A four-year college degree with endorsements for the state of Washington at the secondary level.
  • 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 consideration if they possess one or more of the following:

  • The ability to be conversant in the content of The Paideia Proposal
  • 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 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, 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 2016. 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 their relevant experience and qualifications addressed to:

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

 
 

Position open until filled; review of applicants will begin immediately; EOE


TITLE: Substitute Licensed Practical Nurse

DUTIES: The Substitute Licensed Practical Nurse will be responsible for providing professional services to an elementary age student as outlined in the student’s 504 Plan, Individualized Education Program (IEP) Medical Management Plan, School Medication Orders and/or student’s individual health care plan in the event the regularly scheduled employee is absent and unavailable for work. 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. The Substitute LPN will be directed by and report to the registered school nurse.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a Washington State Nurse license. Must demonstrate excellence 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.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This position will be an on-call as needed position. Compensation will be determined by education level and experience and will be comparable to that within the healthcare setting.

WORK SETTING: This position is located at the Valley School District campus.

APPLICATIONS: Interested candidates should apply by submitting an application, disclosure statement, proof of valid LPN license and letter of interest detailing their relevant experience and qualifications, addressed to: 

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

 

Position open until filled. Applications to begin being reviewed on 11/4/2015.


TITLE: Early Learning Professional Substitue Pool

DUTIES: The Early Learning Professional Substitute will ensure a quality early childhood group setting and activities for a wide range of development for children ages one to five. The substitute will be responsible for the following duties: (1) Furnishing the children in care with a healthy, safe, nurturing, respectful, supportive and responsive environment. (2) Implementing written behavior management and guidance practices for the center based on the recommendations of the supervisor. (3) Promoting the child’s developmentally appropriate social behavior, self-control, and respect for the rights of others. (4) Ensuring lesson plans and the daily schedule of events allows each child the opportunity to gain self-esteem, self- awareness, self-control and decision making abilities while developing socially, emotionally, intellectually, and physically. (5) Interacting with children using positive communication and problem solving with intervention as necessary. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, candidates be at least eighteen years of age, and pass a background check. This position requires documented child development education or work experience. For those with no formal education in child development, successful completion of State Training and Registry System (STARS) within six months of becoming the Child Care Provider is required. Physical requirements include lifting up to 40 pounds, standing 95% of the day, assuming postures in low-level positions that best allow physical and visual contact with children, stooping and sitting on the floor, and ability to hold and carry toddlers frequently for extended periods. Excellent interpersonal communication skills are required.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This position will be scheduled to work as needed.  

WORK SETTING: This position is located at Valley School District and reports to the Valley Early Learning Director.

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

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

Applications to begin being reviewed on 05/08/2015; EOE


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, gender expression, gender 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.