Tonasket School District

Position Opening: Elementary Resource Room 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 an Elementary Resource Room Teacher position starting in the 2021/22 school year.

The Tonasket School District is now accepting applications for:

Elementary Resource Room Teacher


Open until filled

To apply for this position, applicants must complete the online application and submit materials through the online system. Go to the district鈥檚 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.


Elementary School Resource Room Teacher

REPORTS TO: Building Principal

WORK DAYS: Full time, school year

CASELOAD: Assigned annually

SALARY: Certificated Salary Schedule

Elementary School Resource Room:

The teacher is responsible for the assessment, planning and implementation of the Individual Educational Programs for special education students in K-5th grades. This includes designing and implementing direct instructional services, consultation with classroom staff to develop and assist with in classroom accommodations development and monitoring of in-class instructional services and coordination of special education academic and behavior management services to support special education qualified students.

DUTIES: (Other duties may be assigned depending on caseload):

  • Plans curriculum, lessons, teaching methods, and implements grade level instruction.
  • Establishes and maintains positive communications with students, parents, and staff.
  • Provides academic and behavioral instruction for students on assigned caseload.
  • Evaluates student鈥檚 progress through progress monitoring and data collection.
  • Manages student behaviors using positive behavioral supports.
  • Develops, monitors and adjusts Augmentative Communication Systems.
  • Provides supervision, guidance and training to assigned paraeducators.
  • Works with classroom and itinerant staff to coordinate IEP goals and objectives.
  • Function as a member of a Child Study, Multidisciplinary, and IEP Teams.
  • Monitor student鈥檚 programs and design instruction for areas outside the classroom setting.
  • Organize and facilitate required assessments and evaluations to support assigned caseload.
  • Serve as an Elementary School Resource case-manager to assess students, develop and implement IEPs.
  • Establish a structured classroom to maximize learning and ensure the safety of all students.
  • Monitors student鈥檚 general health status and implements required health interventions.
  • Provides supervision, guidance and training for assigned paraeducators.


  • Trained in Right Response strategies.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and/or push up to 100 pounds
  • Familiar and experienced with technology for high needs students


Must have valid Washington State certification with special education endorsement.


  • 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 employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Steve McCullough, Superintendent, 35 HWY 20 East. Ph. 509-486-2126 email:

El Distrito Escolar de Tonasket no discrimina en cualquier programa o actividad sobre la base de sexo, raza, credo, religi贸n, color, origen nacional, edad, veterano o militar, orientaci贸n sexual, expresi贸n o identidad de g茅nero, discapacidad, o el uso de una perro gu铆a entrenado o animal de servicio y proporciona un acceso equitativo a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. El siguiente empleado(s) ha sido designado para manejar las preguntas y quejas por presunta discriminaci贸n: Steve McCullough, Superintente 35 HWY 20 East. Tel. 509-486-2126 correo electr贸nico: