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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: Full Time High School Music Teacher - 1.00 FTE

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 2014-15 school year. The ideal candidate will possess a program vision, high energy, and a love for music. The Paideia staff is a collegial group of dedicated professionals who will provide instructional and moral support for the incoming teacher.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum requirements include the following:

  • Four-year college degree with credentials proving highly qualified (HQ) status for the state of Washington at the secondary level.
  • Valid Washington State Teaching Certificate.
  • The personal requirements include: adaptability, empathy, humor, organization and creativity.
  • Must have the temperament to be successful with youths and adults of varying socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds, learning styles and various disabilities.
  • Ability to articulate a vision for a dynamic music program.

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

  • Master’s Degree in the content area.
  • Endorsements in addition to choir education.
  • Skill set to provide individual piano and voice lessons.
  • 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.
  • 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.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This position will begin in August of the 2014 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 their 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 June 30, 2014; EOE
 

TITLE: Information Technology (IT) Help Desk 

DUTIES: The Information Technology (IT) Help Desk will provide on-demand technical assistance and support for all technology users in the district. This includes software, hardware and operational support to ensure minimal down time and greatest staff productivity. This position has the following responsibilities. (1) Analyze software, hardware, and network-related problems reported by users, diagnose problems, and determine appropriate solutions for the user. (2) Log all calls as to origin and type and track amount of time needed to complete entire service process. (3) Assist in training staff regarding either changes in technology or areas of concern. (4) Consult and/or assist manufacturer’s representatives in the installation of new or malfunctioning equipment. (5) Assist the Information Technology Systems Administrator in the purchase of technology assets, both hardware and software. (6) Monitor and maintain software assets that are installed within the district. (7) Maintain network user accounts, telephone numbers and extensions  Other related duties will be required as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a High School diploma or equivalent. One year of experience supporting Windows in a highly networked environment is preferred. Interpersonal communication skills are required and applicants should have the ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing. Requirements also include the ability to write clear and concise technical procedures and to handle multiple requests for assistance in an organized manner.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This is an entry-level IT position that will be eligible for benefits and retirement. This position will work seven (7) hours per day for the school year. 

WORK SETTING: This position is located in the Valley School District Office and reports to the IT Systems Administrator.

APPLICATION: Interested applicants should apply by submitting an application, disclosure statement, unofficial transcripts, three letters of recommendation, résumé 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; EOE.


Title: 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

Position open until filled; review of applicants will begin on 04/14/2014.


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.