Preschool Teacher

Thorp School District #400
Thorp, WA Full-time
Posted on May 2, 2019

Thorp School District #400

Accepting Applications for 2019-2020: Preschool Teacher .34 FTE

Equal Opportunity Employer

Certificated Position Open Announcement: Position Open Until Filled

Position: Preschool Teacher - Part Time

Hours Per Day: 2.5 Monday-Thursday

Start Date: 9/3/2019

Open to District Employees: 4/26/2019

Open to Public: 05/03/2019 Open Until Filled

Position Description Certificated
This description describes duties and responsibilities that are representative of the nature and level of work assigned to the position. The principle activities are
representative and not necessarily all inclusive.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teach and develop curriculum and evaluate student progress toward attainment of learning objectives.
  • Develop and maintain an effective instructional environment that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Oversee student behavior in a classroom setting, applying behavior management systems; act as a model to demonstrate appropriate behavior; reinforce positive behaviors; discipline students as authorized.
  • Organize the instructional program to provide for individual differences.
  • Maintain appropriate individual student records.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote the physical, mental, and social development of students.
  • Promote an understanding of the District's and program's educational goals with parents through participation in parent conferences and other related activities.
  • Engage in activities which promote personal professional growth.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members and administrators to improve the educational program.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members and administrators to meet the needs of special education students.
  • Assist students with adaptive equipment/assistive technology and toileting needs.
  • Coordinate and monitor student progress in the regular classroom and supplement regular classroom instruction.
  • Provide academic guidance and counseling for students.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by the program administrator.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid Washington State Teaching Certificate with appropriate endorsement in Elementary Education. Additional endorsement in Early Childhood Education preferred.
  • Ability to lift and position students up to 50 lbs. Employee is frequently required to talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, or use hands and fingers, and is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Ability to articulate and implement State of Washington Essential Academic Learning requirements and State of Washington Common Core Standards to produce significant student learning.
  • Demonstrates ability to work successfully with age appropriate student, staff and multi-cultural community.
  • Demonstrates classroom management procedures that provide for large and small groups, and individuals.
  • Establish routines and provide for an environment of learning.

Thorp School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Thorp School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual
orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth
groups. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Title IX Coordinator, Civil Rights Coordinator, Andrew M.
Perkins, Superintendent, (509) 964-7103, PO Box 150, 10831 N Thorp Hwy, Thorp, WA, 98946, perkinsa@thorpschools.org. Section 504 Compliance Coordinator, Mel Blair, (509)
964-7139, PO Box 150, 10831 N Thorp Hwy, Thorp, WA, 98946, blairm@thorpschools.org. 4/23/2019