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School Bus Driver (2024-25 School Year)

  • Skamania School District 2 is seeking an applicant to fill a School Bus Driver position for the 2023-24 school year. Please call 509-427-8239 for more information. ¬†Apply Now >
    • Starting at $28.00 per hour
    • AM/PM routes – 4 hours per day
    • Paid training
    • Health Insurance/Benefits

    Essential Functions:

    1. Operate a school bus in accordance with the State of Washington laws and policies enforced by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
    2. Maintain accurate and legible records of daily bus logs and other required documents.
    3. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative communication with students, parents, school staff, peers, and supervisor.
    4. Supervise and maintain control of students.
    5. Participate in staff meetings, in service programs, workshops and seminars.
    6. Drive the school bus on scheduled routes and/or all trips and approved activities, both within and outside district boundaries.
      Inspect, clean, and request maintenance service for the school bus and related equipment as required by Skamania School District Policy.
    7. Report unsafe acts or conditions which require the attention of any person other than the driver.
    8. Read and interpret maps and street guides.

    Other Functions:

    1. Other duties as assigned.

    Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

    1. One year experience in transporting students.
    2. Authorized Washington State school bus driver.
    3. Work or volunteer experience with preschool-8th grade children.

    Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

    1. Operate school bus under a variety of road conditions.
    2. Regular attendance as scheduled.

    Employment Requirements:

    1. Successful completion of a criminal history and fingerprint check through WSP and FBI.
    2. High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
    3. Possess and maintain a valid driver license and a valid state class ‘C’ commercial driver’s license, with passenger and school bus endorsement and air brake restriction removed, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
    4. Possess current Washington State school bus driver authorization (WAC 392-144-101).

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Elementary PE & Resource Teacher

General Responsibilities

This job is not a position that is being filled by ESD 112. Candidates for this position will be hired directly by the Skamania School District. If you are interested in ESD 112 positions please contact the ESD 112 HR Coordinator, Mayra Najera at mayra.najera@esd112.org.

Skamania School District is recruiting for an Elementary PE & Resource Teacher for the 2024-25 school year. This position entails two primary roles within the Skamania School District. Firstly, as the half-time Resource teacher, responsibilities include implementing a comprehensive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) program for K-8 students, facilitating instruction for highly capable students, and working with targeted intervention groups. Secondly, as the half time PE teacher, responsibilities include planning and delivering a comprehensive physical education curriculum to students in grades TK-8. The PE teacher will create a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes physical fitness, motor skill development, teamwork, and sportsmanship. They will assess student progress, provide feedback, and collaborate with colleagues to integrate physical education into the overall school curriculum.

Salary:
The full salary range is $49,906.00 – $86,894.

Assignment:
This is a 1.0 FTE.

Essential Functions/Other Functions

Essential Functions:
Resource Teacher Duties

  1. Delivering high quality instruction through project-based learning methods.
  2. Attending professional development and training related to STEAM, highly capable, and intervention programs and methodologies to stay abreast of current research.
  3. Employing a variety of instructional techniques, instructional media, and performance assessments to guide the learning process toward curriculum goals and student learning.
  4. Using technology to promote learning, creativity, and collaboration.
  5. Working directly with school administrators and staff in the development, implementation, and evaluation of new initiatives and curriculum.
  6. Organizing, developing, and coordinating special STEAM events/activities.
  7. Coaching teachers on STEAM initiatives and instructional best practices in the STEAM areas.
  8. Designing and implementing curriculum and instructional strategies that are differentiated to support the advanced learning needs of gifted students.
  9. Providing intervention and support for students who require additional academic assistance, including targeted instruction and remediation.

PE Teacher Duties

  1. Planning and implementing developmentally appropriate physical education lessons and activities that align with state standards and promote healthy lifestyle habits.
  2. Teaching fundamental movement skills, such as running, jumping, throwing, catching, and kicking, using a variety of instructional methods and equipment.
  3. Introducing students to a range of individual and team sports, games, and recreational activities, adapting instruction to accommodate diverse skill levels and abilities.
  4. Fostering a positive and supportive learning environment that encourages student engagement, participation, and enjoyment of physical activity.
  5. Incorporating principles of fitness, nutrition, and wellness education into physical education lessons to promote overall health and well-being.
  6. Assessing student progress through observation, skill demonstrations, and formative and summative assessments, providing timely and constructive feedback to students and parents.
  7. Communicating regularly with parents and guardians regarding student progress, upcoming events, and opportunities for involvement in physical education activities.
  8. Maintaining accurate records of student attendance, participation, and achievement in physical education classes.
    Ensuring the safety and supervision of students during physical education activities, adhering to established school and district policies and procedures.

Other Functions:
Performing other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Minimum/Preferred Qualifications & Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS or higher degree with a major in one of the following areas: Elementary Education, Physical Education, Curriculum, or a STEAM-related field.
  2. Hold or be eligible to hold a Washington State Teaching License, Emergency Substitute or Conditional Teaching license.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  1. Hold and maintain an appropriate license and endorsement(s) from the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission in the State of Washington.
  2. Knowledge of age-appropriate teaching methods, state curriculum framework, education code, appropriate instructional subjects, and State Instructional Standards.

Working Conditions/Employment Requirements

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  1. Regular attendance during scheduled work hours.

Employment Requirements – SSD job offer is contingent upon satisfying the following:

  1. Successful completion of a criminal history and fingerprint check through WSP and FBI.

Skamania School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Middle School Classroom & Resource Teacher

General Responsibilities

This job is not a position that is being filled by ESD 112. Candidates for this position will be hired directly by the Skamania School District. If you are interested in ESD 112 positions please contact the ESD 112 HR Coordinator, Mayra Najera at mayra.najera@esd112.org.

Skamania School District is recruiting for a Middle School Classroom & Resource Teacher for the 2024-25 school year. This position entails two primary roles within the Skamania School District. Firstly, as the half-time Resource teacher, responsibilities include implementing a comprehensive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) program for K-8 students, facilitating instruction for highly capable students, and working with targeted intervention groups. Secondly, as a half-time Middle School Teacher, the role involves providing full-time classroom teaching in a middle school (7-8) math and science classroom, focusing on establishing a safe and positive learning environment while delivering rigorous and engaging instruction.

Salary:
The full salary range is $49,906.00 – $86,894.

Assignment:
This is a 1.0 FTE.

Essential Functions/Other Functions

Essential Functions:
Resource Teacher Duties

  1. Delivering high quality instruction through project-based learning methods.
  2. Attending professional development and training related to STEAM, highly capable, and intervention programs and methodologies to stay abreast of current research.
  3. Employing a variety of instructional techniques, instructional media, and performance assessments to guide the learning process toward curriculum goals and student learning.
  4. Using technology to promote learning, creativity, and collaboration.
  5. Working directly with school administrators and staff in the development, implementation, and evaluation of new initiatives and curriculum.
  6. Organizing, developing, and coordinating special STEAM events/activities.
  7. Coaching teachers on STEAM initiatives and instructional best practices in the STEAM areas.
  8. Designing and implementing curriculum and instructional strategies that are differentiated to support the advanced learning needs of gifted students.
  9. Providing intervention and support for students who require additional academic assistance, including targeted instruction and remediation.

Intermediate Grade Teacher Duties

  1. Establishing and clarifying acceptable standards for student behavior and demonstrating effective classroom management skills.
    Monitoring students in various educational environments to provide a safe and positive learning environment, handling social/emotional issues as they arise.
  2. Providing direct instruction to students in a regular classroom.
  3. Motivating and communicating with students from varied educational and cultural backgrounds.
  4. Incorporating relevant, rigorous, and challenging learning activities in daily lessons.
  5. Differentiating instruction based on student level.
  6. Attending and contributing to staff meetings, trainings, and IEP/504 meetings.
  7. Collaborating with other staff members in planning district curriculum and instructional methods, goals, and objectives.
  8. Maintaining a cooperative attitude with leadership, staff, parents, and students.
  9. Actively participating in the MTSS process.

Other Functions:

Performing other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Minimum/Preferred Qualifications & Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS or higher degree with a major in one of the following areas: Elementary Education, Mathematics, Science, Curriculum, or a STEAM-related field.
  2. Hold or be eligible to hold a Washington State Teaching License, Emergency Substitute or Conditional Teaching license.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

Hold and maintain an appropriate license and endorsement(s) from the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission in the State of Washington.
Knowledge of age-appropriate teaching methods, state curriculum framework, education code, appropriate instructional subjects, and State Instructional Standards.

Working Conditions/Employment Requirements

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  1. Regular attendance during scheduled work hours.

Employment Requirements – SSD job offer is contingent upon satisfying the following:

  1. Successful completion of a criminal history and fingerprint check through WSP and FBI.

Skamania School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Substitute Bus Driver

  • On-call, as needed work to drive AM and PM routes (approximately 3-4 hours per day)
  • Starting at $18.93 per hour
  • Paid training

Essential Functions:

  1. Operate a school bus in accordance with the State of Washington laws and policies enforced by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
  2. Maintain accurate and legible records of daily bus logs and other required documents.
  3. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative communication with students, parents, school staff, peers, and supervisor.
  4. Supervise and maintain control of students.
  5. Participate in staff meetings, inservice programs, workshops and seminars.
  6. Drive the school bus on scheduled routes and/or all trips and approved activities, both within and outside district boundaries.
  7. Inspect, clean, and request maintenance service for the school bus and related equipment as required by Skamania School District policy.
  8. Report unsafe acts or conditions which require the attention of any person other than the driver.
  9. Read and interpret maps and street guides.

Other Functions:

  1. Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  1. One year experience in transporting students.
  2. Authorized Washington State school bus driver.
  3. Work or volunteer experience with preschool-8th grade children.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  1. Operate school bus under a variety of road conditions.
  2. Regular attendance during on-call, as needed work hours.

Employment Requirements – SSD job offer is contingent upon satisfying the following:

  1. Successful completion of a criminal history and fingerprint check through WSP and FBI.
  2. High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  3. Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a valid state class ‘C’ commercial driver’s license, with passenger and school bus endorsement and air brake restriction removed, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
  4. Possess current Washington state school bus driver authorization (WAC 392-144-101).

Substitute Kitchen Assistant

  • On-call, as needed work as substitute Kitchen Assistant up to 2 hours per school day
  • Starting at $15.16 per hour
  • Paid training

Essential Functions:

  1. Possess and maintain a valid Food and Beverage Handlers permit.
  2. Perform general cleaning and sanitation duties; operate dish-washing equipment; wipe down tables and service areas; stack and store kitchen equipment; clean sink, drain board and food preparation areas.
  3. Assists in routine food preparation activities, such as cutting and washing fruits and vegetables.
  4. Serve food items to students and staff as assigned.
  5. Maintain a neat and clean work environment; clean and store equipment and tools when the job has been completed.
  6. Follow good safety and sanitation procedures.

Other Functions:

  1. Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  1. Previous work experience in food service.
  2. Work or volunteer experience with preschool-8th grade children.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  1. Ability to consistently move up to 20 pounds using proper safety precautions.
  2. Regular attendance during on-call, as needed work hours.

Employment Requirements – SSD job offer is contingent upon satisfying the following:

  1. Successful completion of a criminal history and fingerprint check through WSP and FBI.
  2. High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

Substitute Paraeducator

  • On-call, as needed work to assist in classrooms
  • Starting at $17.39 per hour
  • Paid training

Essential Functions:

  1. Assist classroom teacher with classroom management; assist in preparing lessons; duplicate, organize, distribute, and file learning material; assist teacher in preparing student progress reports.
  2. Tutor students individually or in small groups on a variety of subjects, as assigned; compile, review, and record student assignments and progress.
  3. Monitor student behavior in the classroom, lunchroom, during detention, and/or at recess; discipline students according to procedures; monitor students entering or leaving the building, between classes, and/or boarding buses.
  4. Provide school office assistance, as assigned; answer telephone and take messages, file, duplicate materials, sort mail, type bulletins or other documents; provide basic first aid in the absence of the school health room personnel.
  5. Administer district tests, record student scores, and report results.
  6. May pull students from classroom to tutor in assigned subjects for brief periods as assigned; may move between classrooms throughout the day to tutor various small groups of students for brief periods as assigned.
  7. Attend building staff meetings; provide information regarding students; attend program meetings and workshops.

Other Functions:

  1. Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  1. Work or volunteer experience with preschool-8th grade children.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  1. Regular attendance during on-call, as needed work hours.

Employment Requirements – SSD job offer is contingent upon satisfying the following:

  1. Successful completion of a criminal history and fingerprint check through WSP and FBI.
  2. High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

Substitutes Needed

We are establishing a substitute list for the following positions:

  • Certified Teacher Subs
  • Classified Staff Sub (classroom assistants, bus drivers)

 

If interested, please contact:

Amber Warren, Office Manager
509-427-8239
awarren@skamania.k12.wa.us