Tonasket School District
Position Opening: Secondary Music Teacher
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Tonasket SD is a public school located in rural north-central Washington. It is one of the largest geographical districts in the state!
The Tonasket setting is rural with magnificent topography of mountains and valleys. The Okanogan River, part of the Columbia River system, flows through the town of Tonasket. There are many lakes in the area, some large and others quite small. The climate is best described as semi-arid with four definite seasons.
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Our Mission and Culture
Focused on learning and linking learning to life.
Embrace a welcoming and collaborative school climate that encourages staff and student initiative, dynamic learning, a sense of community, and ethical decision-making, while promoting and valuing mutual respect, safety, health, and our rural heritage.
The Tonasket School District is currently looking to fill a Secondary Music Teacher position starting in the 2023/24 school year.
The Tonasket School District is now accepting in and out of district applications for:
Secondary Music Teacher
In-district requests close January 18, 2023
Open until filled for out-of-district applications.
APPLICATION PROCESS (IN-DISTRICT):
To request a transfer (within classification), submit a letter of interest to Anitra Atchison in the district office.
APPLICATION PROCESS (OUT-OF-DISTRICT):
To apply for this position, applicants must complete the online application and submit materials through the online system. Go to the district’s website at the link below. Instructions for completing the online application are found on the Employment link. Please call the district office at 509-486-2126 for help if needed.
Secondary Music Teacher
DEPARTMENT: MS/HS School
REPORTS TO: MS Principal
WORK DAYS: Full Time
This position is responsible for the MS/HS band and vocal instructional program and will include evening music programs, HS Pep Band and Marching Band at Tonasket Middle and High School. Instruction will address many types of music and levels with vocal, pep and marching band opportunities.
The performance elements listed below are for illustrative purposes only, and do not reflect an all-inclusive scope of responsibilities.
- Develops and modifies instructional programs to meet individual student needs.
- Implements district adopted curricula and state essential learnings.
- Develops positive techniques for improving student behavior and manages classroom so as to provide a productive learning environment.
- Provides assistance and guidance to individual students.
- Maintains student records including daily grades, attendance reports and others as required.
- Enforces school rules and monitors student behavior in non-classroom settings.
- Participates in staff and development meetings.
- Works collaboratively with other staff and administrators.
- Works to integrate music with other subject areas.
- 1Keeps accurate records and manages budget responsibility.
- Selects sound and equipment setup for programs.
- Directs pep band performances at every home football and basketball event.
- Performs other duties from time to time as assigned by the supervisor.
- Valid and appropriate professional education certificate with the appropriate endorsement for the state of Washington, or develop a plan to gain endorsement
- Background in choral music, voice and piano; instrumental background desirable.
- Demonstrated success in the implementation of the knowledge referenced above.
- Demonstrated evidence of classroom management skills.
- Demonstrated successful music teaching experience at the middle/high school level is preferred.
- Active involvement in professional organizations is desired.
- A preferred background knowledge of Orff.
Valid Washington state teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement as required by law and regulations.
MANDATORY CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Successful clearance of the FBI and Washington State Patrol fingerprint background check.
Successful Washington State Sexual Misconduct clearance.
Completion of Federal I-9, Employment Verification Eligibility form.
Tonasket 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 employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator, Kevin Young, 509-486-2126, firstname.lastname@example.org; Title IX Coordinator, Billy Monroe, 509-486-2161, email@example.com; and 504 Coordinator, Kristi Krieg, 509-486-2126, firstname.lastname@example.org. [35 DO Highway 20 East, Tonasket 98855-9601]
El Distrito Escolar de Tonasket no discrimina en cualquier programa o actividad sobre la base de sexo, raza, credo, religión, color, origen nacional, edad, veterano o militar, orientación sexual, expresión o identidad de género, discapacidad, o el uso de una perro guía entrenado o animal de servicio y proporciona un acceso equitativo a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. Los siguientes empleados han sido designados para manejar preguntas y quejas de supuesta discriminación: Coordinador de Derechos Civiles, Kevin Young, 509-486-2126, email@example.com; Coordinador del Título IX, Billy Monroe, 509-486-2161; firstname.lastname@example.org; y Coordinadora 504, Kristi Krieg, 509-486-2126, email@example.com. [35 DO Highway 20 East, Tonasket 98855-9601]