Job Openings

Skamania School District is looking for the following positions:

Skamania School District is hiring for the 2020-2021 school year!

Openings include full-time and part-time positions – click on the position below to read the job description.

First year teachers and recent high school or college graduates are strongly encouraged to apply. All positions are open until filled, with applications submitted prior to August 10 given first priority.

Certificated Reading Specialist/Teacher

Full-time, certificated, split teaching position for the 2020-2021 school year:

  • 0.5 FTE remedial reading teacher
  • 0.5 FTE intermediate mixed-age classroom teacher
  • 186 days per year
  • Salary according to schedule
  • Benefits: medical, dental, vision, retirement
  • Paid professional development

This is a full-time teaching position. The assignment is split between a reading specialist and co-teaching a regular intermediate mixed-age classroom. The reading specialist is responsible for group and individualized instruction of reading for students who meet state and federal guidelines.

Essential Functions:

  1. Establish and clarify acceptable standards for student behavior and demonstrate effective classroom management skills.
  2. Monitor students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, cafeteria, playground, school grounds, hallways, restrooms, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment Handle social/emotional issues as they arise.
  3. Provide direct instruction to students in a regular classroom and intervention support as a reading specialist.
  4. Motivate and communicate with students from varied educational and cultural backgrounds.
  5. Provide remote instruction through a variety of online platforms.
  6. Incorporate relevant, rigorous and challenging learning activities in daily lessons.
  7. Differentiate instruction based on student level.
  8. Attend and contribute to staff meetings, trainings, and IEP/504 meetings.
  9. Collaborate with other members of staff in planning district curriculum and instructional methods, goals, and objectives.
  10. Maintain a cooperative attitude with leadership, staff, parents, and students.
  11. Assume the responsibility for seeking help and advice, and take full responsibility for demonstrating professional growth and needed improvement.
  12. Assume any other reasonable tasks assigned by the building/district administration pertaining to the operation of the school.
  13. Actively participating in the MTSS process.
  14. Record and summarize school wide reading benchmark and screening data.
  15. Complete clerical duties related to Title I and/or LAP requirements.
  16. Supervise paraprofessionals who provide remediation support.

Other Functions:

  1. Other duties as assigned.

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; and display a willingness to teach any qualified subject area. Reading endorsement is preferred.
  2. Knowledge of age-appropriate teaching methods, state curriculum framework, education code, appropriate instructional subjects.
  3. Knowledge of implementing a core reading curriculum school wide.
  4. Knowledge of conducting reading screening assessments using DIBELS or a similar program.
  5. Knowledge of or experience with multiple tiers of instruction and support services (MTSS).

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  1. Regular attendance during scheduled work hours.

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

  1. BA/BS or higher degree with a major in one of the following areas: Curriculum, Elementary Education, Reading (preferred Reading Endorsement), Early Childhood Education or similar.
  2. Valid Washington State Teaching License (must meet Highly Qualified Requirements).
  3. Three current letters of reference.
  4. Copies of transcripts and front and back of Washington Teaching License.
  5. Successful completion of a criminal history and fingerprint check through WSP and FBI.

Apply Now

Kitchen Assistant

  • Assist district Cook 2 hours per day, with on-call work as substitute Cook
  • 180 days per year
  • Starting at $15.17 per hour
  • Paid training

*Potential to be combined with Bus Driver position to equal 5-6 hours a day (25-30 hours per week)

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 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.
  2. High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  3. Valid and current food handler’s permit

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 $15.16 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
509-427-8239
awarren@skamania.k12.wa.us