Kalama Elementary School


Kalama , Washington

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We are Nice People We Communicate Well We Work as a Team We Keep Students First

Kalama School District No. 402
548 China Garden Rd.
Kalama WA 98625
Phone: 360-673-5282
Fax: 360-673-5228

Immediate Opening for the 2017-2018 School Year

POSITION: Elementary Classroom Teacher, grade 2
START DATE: Immediate
LOCATION: Kalama Elementary School
SALARY: Washington State Teacher Salary Allocation Schedule

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience as a teacher preferred but not require
Proven background of effective communication and interpersonal skills with students, parents, and staff
Experience and knowledge in the Washington State learning standards
Proven classroom management skills
Prefer primary level education emphasis
Demonstrates effective teacher practices and knowledge of various instructional strategies
Uses multiple student data elements to modify instruction and improve students learning
Exhibits, collaborates and engages in collegial practices
Fosters and manages a safe, positive learning environment
Recognizes individual student learning needs and develops strategies to address those needs

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provide clear and focused instruction for all students
Assure successful learning by using a variety of teaching strategies to meet the needs of all students
Closely monitor student progress by using quality classroom-based assessments
Communicate enthusiasm for learning
Communicate regularly and positively with staff, students and parents
Relate to all students and staff in a positive manner
Maintain professional standards in confidentiality and use of student information
Proactively act as a team member
Promote and practice professional growth and development “Duties and responsibilities may be modified to match the skills and abilities of the successful applicant

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Washington State Teaching Certificate with appropriate endorsements

Application procedure: For initial consideration applicant should provide:
A letter of interest
Current resume
Three references from current or past supervisors with up-to-date contact information
Three current letters of recommendation
District Application and Materials

Successful Candidates will be required to submit the following documents prior to the offer of a position:
Washington State Patrol and FBI criminal history background check (fee is employee paid).
Official Transcripts

Letters of interest should be addressed to Kala Lougheed, Elementary Principal, 548 China Garden Road, Kalama WA 98625.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Kalama School District #402 is now required by federal law to verify and document the identity and authorization to work in the United States for each new employee. As a condition of employment, persons hired must provide proof of identity and citizenship, permanent resident status of employment authorization, and a Social Security card within three (3) days of beginning work. Some of the documents that will satisfy the identification requirement include a passport, driver’s license, or any state photo identification. Some documentation that will satisfy the authorization requirement includes an Alien Registration card, United States naturalization papers, or a United States Birth Certificate. The Kalama School District is an equal opportunity district. Such equal employment opportunity shall be provided without discrimination with respect to race creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated you groups. We comply with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Older Worker Protection Act, and all other State, Federal and Local Equal Opportunity laws. This district will endeavor to maintain an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment. If you have a physical or mental disability that substantially limits your ability to participate in the application process, please notify the human resources office so that we may reasonably accommodate your needs. Kalama School District’s Section 504/ADA Coordinator and Affirmative Action\Title IX Compliance Officer is Eric Nerison, 548 China Garden Road., Kalama, WA 98625; 360-673-5252.

In the best interest of the Kalama School District, the district reserves the right to review any candidate until applicants are hired.
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