Vancouver Public Schools Secondary Math Teachers in Vancouver, Washington

For the 2017-18 school year

Full to part time positions

Posting period: Open until filled

We appreciate your interest in employment with Vancouver Public Schools (VPS). All applications are considered and reviewed. The most qualified and competitive applicant(s) that possess directly related experience and expertise, training, and education may be invited to participate in the interview/selection process. As part of the selection process, the District conducts confidential reference checks to include former and present employers and also requires a criminal background investigation. Unfortunately, due to the number of applications received, not all applicants will receive an interview.

All district employees are encouraged to review their personnel file periodically to ensure that their file includes current and relevant documentation that supports their education, experience, training, etc., as it relates to qualifications described on job postings.

Qualifications:

  • Valid Washington State certificate with an endorsement in assigned teaching area(s)

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning, Master's preferred

  • Successful teaching experience in middle and/or high school is preferred

  • Willingness to participate in professional development courses aligned with the school and district initiatives

  • Ability to work cooperatively with students and their parents who are culturally, racially, and linguistically diverse

  • Familiarity with a wide variety of teaching techniques which are used to maximize student learning

  • Willingness and desire to collaborate with assigned PLC

  • Proven ability to provide an instructional program for students geared to meet their individual needs at their instructional level

  • Advanced ability to use technology as an effective communication, planning, and instructional tool

  • Willingness to communicate with parents

  • Willingness to work closely with instructional committees to research, plan, and implement innovative ways to improve student learning

Essential Functions:

  • Infuses contextual learning opportunities into subject area

  • Designs learning experiences and assessments that allow students to demonstrate applied skills

  • Quickly learns and infuses emerging technologies into teaching, learning, and assessment

  • Works as an enthusiastic part of a learning-centered environment believing that each student can learn

  • Uses the PLC process to improve instruction, learning, and assessment

  • Maintains effective, positive classroom management

  • Actively engage students in using technology in individual and collaborative learning activities

  • Works in a flexible and cooperative manner

  • Treats co-workers, supervisors, students, parents and others with dignity and respect at all times

  • Serves as a positive role model for students, and practices the behaviors that are expected of our students

  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance and hours of operation as set by the assigned building/location and the Comprehensive Professional Agreement to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position to achieve program requirements

  • Other duties as assigned

Such alternatives to the above requirements and desirable qualifications may be made as the district finds appropriate