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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:  Lead Preschool Teacher

DUTIES:  The Lead Preschool Teacher will oversee the daily operation the preschool classroom with a group of up to ten (10) preschool age children.  The Lead Preschool teacher will be responsible for the following duties. (1) Planning, coordinating, and implementing educational plans for preschool children, including motivational activities to assist with modifying their behavior. (2) Working closely with families to facilitate growth in knowledge of child development, parenting techniques and meeting their families’ needs. (3) Providing the children in care with a healthy, safe, nurturing, respectful, supportive and responsive environment. (4) Preparing children for success in Kindergarten and beyond. (5) Completing duties necessary for compliance with Early Achievers and the Department of Early Learning. (6) Implementing behavior management and guidance practices using the Second Step curriculum. The Lead Preschool teacher will work cooperatively with the parents and director to communicate and develop the goals for the children.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum requirements include an Associate’s degree with the equivalent of thirty (30) college quarter credits in early childhood education or hold a valid Washington State teaching certificate with an endorsement in Early Childhood Education (P-3) or Early Childhood Special Education. Candidates must be at least eighteen years of age, hold a basic and infant/child CPR certification, first aid and blood borne pathogen (HIV/AIDS) training, pass TB test with a negative result, hold a valid Washington State Driver’s license, and pass a state and federal background check, including registering with MERIT. A valid food handler’s permit is preferred. This position requires documented child development education or work experience. This position requires the following physical requirements: 1) Ability to lift 45 pounds often; 2) Be standing up 95% of the day; 3) Assume postures in low level positions; 4) Bend to perform various tasks numerous times throughout the day; 5) Stoop and sit on the floor, as well as other requirements listed in the job description. Excellent interpersonal communication skills are required.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  This position will be scheduled to work 8 hours a day, for the 2016-17 Preschool school year. This position will be eligible for benefits and retirement.  

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

 

Review of applicants will begin on 07/07/2016; EOE.


 

TITLE: Substitute Custodian

DUTIES:  The Substitute Custodian will be responsible for keeping the school building, facilities and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.  Duties will include cleaning classrooms, gymnasium, cafeteria, hallways, stairs and office areas. This position will be emptying trash, garbage containers and paper shredders; disinfecting mirrors, door knobs, restrooms and showers; and replacing paper and soap products. The position will require the operation of custodial equipment, including carpet extractors and hard floor machines. Duties will also include using a ladder when required in work assignments. This position will have the responsibility of locking and unlocking buildings; ensuring that the building facilities are secure when not in use by staff; and reporting any unauthorized occupants. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or GED certification. Applicant must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. Applicant will be required to bend, reach, push, pull and stand for extended periods. This position will require knowledge of basic, common rules, procedures, practices, or operations. Applicants should have common courtesy in dealing with clients, coworkers, and the general public. 

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  The position will be an as needed position with the district.

WORK SETTING:  This position is located in the Valley School District and reports to the Facilities Supervisor.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:  Interested applicants should apply by submitting an application, disclosure statement, resume and letter of interest detailing 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 5/25/2016.


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.