St John School
Reports To: Principal
Responsibilities: The teacher in this position will play a
critical role not only in the education of our youth, but also in the continual
evaluation and improvement of curriculum and effective teaching and learning
The person selected for this
position is characterized by the following traits:
- The ability to provide
an instructional environment that maximizes learning for preschool
students and prepares them academically and socially to transition to the St
John kindergarten program with necessary entry skills.
- An understanding of and
demonstrated ability to apply the Common Core State Standards to maximize
- An understanding of and
ability to apply effective instructional skills and assessment skills for
- Ability to work
effectively and cooperatively with colleagues, administrators, parents,
and community. Participate in
change in a constructive way.
Flexible in dealing with changing conditions.
- Knowledge and ability
to provide differentiated instruction to maximize student comprehension
- High energy level and
enthusiasm for teaching and learning.
Display an overall optimism toward teaching and learning.
- Must have an appropriate Elementary
Education degree AND,
- A valid Washington State Teaching
Certificate with an endorsement in Early Childhood Education (PK-3) or
Early Childhood Special Education.
- Training and education specific to teaching
and successful work experience with children in Birth-5 or Pre-K age
- Experience working with Pre-K students
in a public or private preschool or daycare setting.
- An interest in the total development of
students; educational, social, and emotional.
- Evidence of outstanding instructional
skills and demonstrates belief that all students can learn.
- Willingness to participate in various
professional development opportunities and to contribute to the total
forms are available on the school district website at www.sje.wednet.edu or contact the St John
School District, 301 W Nob Hill, St John, WA 99171; 509-648-3336.
A completed application
- Letter of Application
- District Certificated Application Form
- Personal Resume
- Three current Letters of Recommendation
- Transcripts (unofficial are fine; official copies will be required
if hired for position)
- Copy of Washington Teaching Certificate or evidence of eligibility
- Additional background and reference materials as may be requested
of applicant recommended for hire.
Employment is subject to Washington State Patrol and FBI background
check and subject to verification of references.
John 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(s) have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged
discrimination: Title IX Coordinator & Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator:
Suzanne Schmick, Superintendent, 301 W Nob Hill, St John, WA 99171, 509-648-3336, firstname.lastname@example.org;
Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Mark Purvine, Principal, 301 W Nob Hill, St John,
WA 99171, 509-648-3336, email@example.com.