Wahluke School District #73 Position Description Position Available Beginning 2022-2023 POSITION: Career & Technical Education - Digitools Teacher, 1.0 FTE, Classification of Instructional Programs CIP 110601 LOCATION: Wahluke Junior High SchoolCLASSIFICATION:
Certificated Position; FSLA Exempt
Union representation available by the Wahluke Education AssociationREPORTS TO:
CTE Director, Principal and/or other SupervisorSummary:
The Wahluke School district is in need of a CTE teacher qualified to teach CTE Digital tools course in the Business Management & Administration pathway, and as an TSA Advisor for activities (fundraising, practice sessions, etc) and competitions.
The Digitools instructor is employed by Wahluke School District to teach digital communication technology education courses as approved by the Wahluke School District and the Office of the Superintendent of Instruction. Qualifications Required:
- Washington State Teacher's Certificate appropriate for secondary school or ability to obtain certificate
- Washington State Career and Technical Education Certification in Business Management and Administration career cluster, and Work-Based Learning endorsement or ability to obtain.
- Vocational code V521206, V078000
- Current first aid/CPR card required
- Satisfactory evaluations
- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have received approved exemption prior to beginning work
- Evidence of a thorough knowledge of skills needed to build and maintain a successful Digitools / Digital Communications course.
- Evidence of training or experience using technology and real world applications to enhance teaching and learning.
- Demonstrated ability to align Digitools curriculum with the state essential learning requirements in the CTE Frameworks.
- A team player who works cooperatively within the department, organization, administration, and community.
- Ability to motivate and instruct students of all ability levels with emphasis on providing for their individual learning styles (Basic levels and extensions beyond basics).
- Training or experience supervising student Career & Technical Student Organization (TSA or other CTSO).
- Demonstrated success in maintaining a positive, productive learning environment within the classroom as well as with parents and colleagues.
- Evidence of knowledge of digital communication technologies.
- Punctual and consistent attendance at work, meetings, CTSO committees, conference
The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Teach digital communication courses including, but not limited to, Digitools.
- Teach and model lab (classroom, worksite) safety, including digital and cyber safety practices.
- Maintain safe, orderly, and clean facilities, equipment, lab, classroom.
- Participate in the curriculum development process to further integrate Common Core Math, Educational Technology, and English standards.
- Collaborate with interdisciplinary PLCs.
- Collaborate with CTE PLC.
- Incorporate new and emerging technologies into the instructional process.
- Develop business and community partnerships as guest speakers.
- Develop and maintain communications with students, parents, and colleagues.
- Be flexible, innovative, cooperative with changes in education; facility use, district norms, practices and philosophies.
- Participate in building or department-wide programs including, and not limited to; teaching technology, violence reduction/prevention, multicultural education, social and emotional learning (SEL), Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS), Balanced Calendar, grading practices, dual language, migrant education, district Strategic Plan, and other initiatives.
- Follow the requirements and practices around IDEA, Section 504, and ADA in the education of students with disabilities.
- Participate in parent conferences, IEP meetings, and other student-parent conferences and decisions.
- The instructor is a full-time, 12-month employee and will teach only approved Digitoolseducation courses, and participate as a TSA (or other CTSO) Advisor.
- The instructor will attend professional development, maintain clock hours, and complete CTE Teacher certification courses within the limits described in the professional development plan
- Update and maintain the Digitools frameworks, program evaluations, and other required documents for the program and to be submitted on time.
**COMPLETION OF SAFE SCHOOLS WEB BASED TRAINING IS REQUIRED AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT** TSA Advisor
In addition to the Wahluke School District teacher calendar, the successful candidate will also assist as a TSA Advisor, will earn a stipend according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- The successful candidate will be able, available, and willing to provide opportunities for students to participate and be active in the local TSA chapter, and for after-school hours practices, competitions, and study sessions.
- Also, the instructor will provide feedback and direction to the students' progress.
- The instructor will adhere to the TSA/ASB rules and regulations.
- TSA meetings will include officer elections, regular minutes.
- Requisitions will be submitted to the ASB secretary with all components completed and attached.
- Hours worked will be documented and submitted to CTE Director, and to HR on monthly basis.
- The TSA Advisors will be expected to travel to competitions, and to participate as chaperones during all travels.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Participate in curriculum review and design.
- Implement a variety of effective instructional strategies consistent with lesson objectives.
- Monitor student progress, reflect on teaching strategies, and adjust instruction accordingly.
- Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
- Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
- Effectively implement district initiatives.
- Serve as role model and leader to CTE students. Lead and supervise students in CTE and TSA activities both on campus, and off campus.
- Maintain professional boundaries with students.
- Effectively collaborate with department and grade level teachers.
- Abide by state statutes, school board policies and regulations.
- Attend meetings and perform duties as assigned by administrators or supervisors.
- Willingness and ability to attend trainings/meetings that may include overnight travel.
- Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
- Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation (accurate attendance daily, up-to-date grades)
- Serve on committees as assigned.
- Remain current on instructional practices in education (e.g. instructional technology).
- Support the total school program by observing curricular and extracurricular student activities.
- Exhibit dependability and punctuality in assigned duties.
- Display appropriate personal and professional traits that exhibit a positive role model for students.
- Strive to achieve the objectives and expectations of the Teacher Performance Evaluation Plan.
- Collaborate with Intervention Specialists and share pertinent information with building administration and intervention teams.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Mobility
: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, push or pull 18-26 lbs., sit, kneel and crouch, twist and bend, use hands to type, finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arm. Sense
: The employee is required to talk/hear conversations and other sounds. The employee must be able to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. The employee is required to taste and smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, far vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Lifting
: The employee must be able to lift or move up to 10 lbs. regularly and occasionally up to 26 lbs pounds, 50 ;bs with assistance; must also be able to lift overhead. The employee may be required to physically move quickly in an emergency or while performing student supervision duties. WORK ENVIRONMENT
: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of a Career and Technical Education job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Hazards
: While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to work indoors in a computer lab, with artificial light. The noise level in this work environment is moderate. This position includes, but is not limited to, working with computers and other technologies. The classroom environment is in a portable with an outdoor ramp.
The Wahluke School District #73 complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate on a basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorable 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 dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in our programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated your groups. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed to; Athletic Director, Title IX Coordinator at [email protected]
or (509)932-4477; Civil Rights Coordinator, HR Director at [email protected]
or (509)932-4565: Section 504 Compliance, Student Support Services Director at [email protected]
or (509)932-4565. School District address: 411 E. Saddle Mt. Dr., Mattawa, WA 99349
Wahluke is an Equal Opportunity Employer
- Position Type:Full-time
- Positions Available:1
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Classroom Teacher > Marketing EducationEmployer Description
Wahluke School District, Mattawa, WA Located in the sunny, dry, moderate climate, central part of Washington State.
The Wahluke School District serves approximately 2,400 students in grades PreK-12. Enrollment is expected to continue to grow. There are six schools within the District; Mattawa Elementary serves grades Prek-5, Saddle Mountain Elementary K-5, Morris Schott Elementary School serves K-5, Wahluke Junior High School serves students in grades 6-8, Wahluke High School serves grades 9-12, and Sentinel Tech Alternative School serves 9-12. The District employs 149 certified staff members and 126 classified employees. The school campus includes 100 acres located close to the Columbia River and backed by the Saddle Mountains. The district is proud of its innovative programs, well maintained educational facilities, excellent learning spaces, hardworking staff, and supportive community.
Schools in our district have received honors during the past years for exemplary gains in student academic achievement. Wahluke High School has been recognized as a Washington State School of Distinction.
The District has a rapidly growing Hispanic population, which has promoted cultural diversity and opportunities. The Wahluke District has committed itself to provide a quality educational experience for all of its students and has developed many innovative programs to meet the needs of its diverse student populations. We are frequently complimented on how well behaved the students are and the excellent programs we have in place.
About the Community
Mattawa, and the neighboring community of Desert Aire, enjoy a rural setting in the geographic center of Yakima, Tri-Cities, Ellensburg and Moses Lake. The rural setting offers a quality of life that is hard to find elsewhere. The District encompasses a diverse area of agriculture, recreation and technology. The area boasts two hydroelectric dams. It is the third largest apple growing area in the state and has gained recognition as a prime vineyard region as well. The area is proud of the ready availability of hunting, game fishing, boating, skiing and the 18-hole golf course at Desert Aire.
Wahluke School District Goals:
•Every student will improve their level of academic achievement.
•First language Spanish speaking students will learn English at a level to be successful.
•The District will improve the instructional staff by quality hiring, training, and retention practices.
•All resources will be managed for the greatest good for students and taxpayers.
•Engage all District and community stakeholders in strategic ways for student success.
•All students will be involved with character building activities.
Programs and Opportunities in Wahluke School District
•Incentive Funds can be used towards Professional Development
•Computer network and wireless capability to all workstations
•Over 25 athletic and extra-curricular opportunities
•Summer School K-12
•ECEAP, Migrant, and District funded Preschool programs currently serve approximately 90 students
•After school K-5 intramurals for academics and enrichment
•Wahluke is a 1:1 Apple District; iPads for all students and staff in enhance educational experience.
•Language Academy and Saturday School for qualifying K-5 students
•STEM program for students grades 7-12
•New Staff Mentoring Program
•Professional Learning Communities Learn more about us...Job RequirementsContact Information
- Liz Leitz
- 411 East Saddle Mountain Drive
- Mattawa,Washington 99349
- Phone: (509) 932-4565
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