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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: Columbia Virtual Academy Para-Professional


Special Education Emphasis on middle school and high school level students in core subject areas (Language Arts, Science, Math and Social Studies)

DUTIES:

  • Provide instruction to special needs students according to IEP and plans developed by the Special Education Teacher(s),
  • Prepare materials and curriculum for instruction,
  • Photocopying, scanning, mailing materials to students and parents,
  • Reports attendance and progress to the students’ parents and general education teacher,
  • Collect student performance data toward meeting IEP goals through ongoing assessments,
  • Participates in Special Education in-service and professional development activities and staff meetings,
  • Works closely with the principal and Special Services Lead Teacher to report any concerns.
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining a system for monitoring the effectiveness of program implementation to allow for continuous improvement,
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and colleagues,
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrating respect for others,
  • Maintain a prioritized customer focus, develop and maintain relationships, build credibility and trust,
  • Shares ideas and perspectives and encourages others to do the same,
  • Writes in a clear, concise, organized and convincing way for the target audience,
  • Ability to learn and apply all required and recommended CVA computer applications and operating systems to create efficiency and consistency in internal workflows and instructional practices including the ability to use and teach educational programs including Microsoft Office applications, email, peripherals, videoconferencing, electronic presentations, troubleshooting, file management and Internet and Web-related technologies.

Core Competencies for Success:

  • Clearly and effectively conveys and/or presents information verbally,
  • Shares ideas and perspectives and encourages others to do the same,
  • Writes in a clear, concise, organized and convincing way for the target audience; the message has a distinct beginning, middle and end and is error-free,
  • Disseminates information to other employees, as appropriate; effectively uses multiple channels to communicate important messages,
  • Keeps supervisor well informed about progress and/or problems,
  • Relates well with others; treats others with respect,
  • Shares views in a tactful, considerate way,
  • Fosters an environment conducive to open, transparent communication among all levels and position,
  • Takes the initiative to get to know internal and external customers,
  • Adapts to changing information, conditions or challenges with a positive attitude,
  • Dedicates time and energy to keeping abreast of the latest information related to area of expertise,
  • Approaches problems resourcefully and creatively,
  • Actively pursues information related to problems,
  • Effectively generates solutions in a timely manner,
  • Embraces and utilizes new technologies,
  • Produces high quality work in an organized and timely fashion,
  • Manages time and priorities effectively,
  • Finds common ground and solves problems for the good of all,
  • Is seen as a team player and is cooperative,
  • Encourages collaboration,
  • Seeks feedback,
  • Gains insight from mistakes,
  • Takes calculated risks; is not afraid to try new things and make decisions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a High School diploma or GED and meet criteria for highly qualified paraprofessional status, including the state core qualification for para- educators in Special Education. The successful candidate must have the temperament to be successful with students with special needs in grades K-12 and have a willingness to work closely with members of the Special Services team and other CVA personnel. Applicants must have computer skills with Microsoft and Outlook applications and ability to learn and use new data management software. This position requires the ability to lift 40 pounds, assume postures in low level positions and bend to perform various tasks numerous times throughout the day. Experience with special education requirements and CVA programs preferred.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Placement on the salary schedule will be determined by experience. This position qualifies for medical benefits.

WORK SETTING: This position is scheduled to work seven (7) hours per day for the 2015-16 school year. This position reports to the CVA Principal. This is a non-continuing position.

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

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

Applications to begin being reviewed on 09/01/2015; EOE


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 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.