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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:  High School Teacher with multiple endorsements (anticipated opening for the 2017-18 school year)

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 2017-18 school year.  Applicants who are endorsed in at least two of the 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.

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: A four-year college degree with at least two endorsements for the state of Washington at the secondary level. The combination of endorsements can be in the subject areas of English, Social Studies, Mathematics and/or Science. 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.

PREFEERED 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; a 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; and Previous experience with Latin or Music.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This position will begin in August 2017-18 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, resume, copy of valid teaching certificate, unofficial transcripts, the state-mandated sexual misconduct form, 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:  Kindergarten Teacher, .500 FTE

DUTIES: The Kindergarten Teacher will be responsible for using the Kindergarten Core Knowledge Scope and Sequence, Core Knowledge Language Arts Curriculum, and Saxon Math in determining and delivering lessons.  This teacher will need a working knowledge of the Dreambox and FastForWord programs in order to assist students in their learning. This position will coordinate with the other Kindergarten teacher on the lessons being taught and with other support staff in the school. The Kindergarten 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, implement our Positive Behavioral and Supports (PBIS) framework, 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 valid Washington State Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Elementary Education.  No previous teaching experience is required.  The personal requirements include: adaptability, empathy, humor, organization, reliability, and creativity.  The successful candidate must have the temperament to be successful with students in Kindergarten.  

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This position will be scheduled to work four hours per day, Monday through Friday for the remainder of the school year. The Kindergarten Teacher will be eligible for benefits.   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 and reports to the Valley School Principal.

APPLICATIONS: Interested applicants should apply by submitting an application, disclosure statement, resume, copy of valid teaching certificate, unofficial transcripts, the state-mandated sexual misconduct form, 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

Positions open until filled; review of applicants will begin on 2/28/2017.


TITLE: Paraprofessional - 7.0 hours/day

DUTIES: The paraprofessional will be expected to work one on one, in small groups, within an entire classroom, and to cover large group duties. This paraprofessional will primarily serve our Special Education Services. The paraprofessional will be expected to fulfill any other duties as assigned, remaining flexible within the assignment as directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: No previous paraprofessional experience required.  However, previous paraprofessional experience working one on one, in small group situations and experience working with a classroom teacher is strongly preferred. Applicants must meet minimum state standards of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Minimum requirements include a High School diploma or GED and successful completion of Praxis test or AA degree or higher. This position will be required to complete the core competencies to meet the special education requirements. The successful candidate must have the temperament to be successful with students with special needs and/or skill development in grades K-8 with a focus on Kindergarten, have a willingness to work with and take direction from certified staff, and have the temperament to successfully cover large and small group duties and other coverage as assigned with children in grades K-8. 

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This position will be scheduled to work approximately 7 hours per school day and will report to Todd Smith, Principal, and/or Janet Williams, Special Education Co-Director for the 2016-17 school year. This position is scheduled to begin immediately and is a one year only position. Placement on the salary schedule will be determined by experience.  This position is also eligible for benefits.  

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

APPLICATIONS: Interested candidates should apply by submitting an application, disclosure statement, resume, three letters of reference, copy of diploma or GED, unofficial transcripts or passing praxis test results, 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; review of applicants will begin on 02/28/2017.



TITLE:  Substitute Kitchen Aide

DUTIES: The Substitute Kitchen Aide will be responsible for helping with food preparation, keeping the cooking area clean and hygienic, and preparing the service line and serving the meals to the students each day.  Duties will include washing and putting away dishes, recording food temperatures in production records, sweeping and mopping the floor, and taking out the garbage daily.  The Kitchen Aide will work closely with the Kitchen Supervisor to review the food needs each day.  Other related duties will be required as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant is required to have a valid Washington State food worker’s card and have the ability to lift 50 lbs. Prior knowledge of safe food handling practices and proper food temperatures is preferred

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This is a 4 hour a day part-time position.  The position is set to begin immediately.  Placement on the kitchen aide salary schedule will be level 1.

WORK SETTING: This position is located at the Valley School and reports to the Kitchen Supervisor. 

APPLICATIONS: Interested staff or substitutes should apply by submitting an application, disclosure statement, 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 09/13/2016; EOE



TITLE:  Substitute Bus Drivers - Hours Vary

DUTIES:

  1. Driving the school bus on scheduled routes and/or trips in support of district approved activities under all weather conditions, in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington;
  2. Inspecting and cleaning the school buses and related equipment,
  3. Performing operational and safety inspections of the school bus and related equipment. 
  4. Maintaining the safety and well-being of each child and the ability to perform basic first aid/CPR as necessary. 
  5. Operate and service all school bus equipment and accessories including but not limited to fire extinguishers, highway warning kits, snow chains, sanders, first aid kits, and body fluid kits. 
  6. Successful completion of school bus driver training programs and courses established by the state superintendent of public instruction or the school district.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Valid driver’s license,
  2. Valid Washington State school bus driver certificate,
  3. Must favorably pass the Washington State Patrol/FBI background check,
  4. Be at least 21 years of age
  5. The applicant must pass a random drug test as required by law and may be required to undergo a post-offer medical examination. 
  6. The candidate is required to meet the physical and mental standards necessary to perform the duties, which include the ability to assist ill or physically impaired students to enter or exit the school bus through the passenger service door.
  7. Verification of a current and valid medical examiner’s certificate and first aid card are required. 
  8. Applicants should have common courtesy in dealing with students, parents, district staff members, and the general public. 
  9. High School Diploma or GED is strongly preferred.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  This position will be an as needed position.  You will be called as determined by the needs of the Transportation Center.

APPLICATIONS:  Interested applicants should apply by submitting an application, disclosure statement, 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 be ongoing.



TITLE:  Substitute Fuel Truck Driver

DUTIES:  The Substitute Fuel Truck Driver will operate a 10,000 gallon fuel truck and trailer; perform operator and maintenance checks on the fuel truck and other fuel operating equipment, and fill and transport fuel to VL Transport Center Cooperative member sites.

Essential duties include:

  1. Trans-loading fuel,
  2. Refueling vehicles from tanker,
  3. Maintaining the refueling point,
  4. Performing safety checks and repairing the vehicle as needed.
  5. The Fuel Truck Driver will also be required to maintain safe driving, while complying with safety procedures and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
  6. This position will ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, regulations and agency rules, standards and guidelines.
  7. The Fuel Truck Driver is responsible for accurately maintaining records and logs of the fuel dispensed and received.
  8. The Fuel Truck Driver will provide superior customer service to all customers, and perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Current Class A CDL endorsement,
  2. Tanker vehicle endorsement,
  3. Hazardous Materials endorsement.
  4. Five-year driving abstract and basic knowledge of mechanical operation of truck, pumps, meters and hoses is required.
  5. This position will be subject to random drug testing.
  6. Applicants should have common courtesy and ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations in dealing with students, parents, district staff members, and the general public.
  7. Experience as a commercial truck driver or fuel truck driver is strongly preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  This position requires constant safety awareness. The Fuel Truck Driver is required to lift, move and position heavy objects in excess of forty (40) pounds; is required to sit for prolonged periods; is exposed to high noise levels from buses and machinery; is required to take precautions to avoid exposure to fumes and chemicals; is required to work outdoors in inclement weather on emergency fueling; is required to wear protective clothing; and is required to adhere to all district health and safety policies.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  This is a substitute fuel truck driver position. Hours will vary based on the Transportation Center’s determined needs.  This position reports to the Transportation Supervisor.

APPLICATIONS:  Interested applicants should apply by submitting an application, disclosure statement, 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 immediately.



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.