Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Welcome to the Garfield-Palouse Cooperative
 
The following general information applies to positions in the Garfield and Palouse School Districts.
 

General Requirements for All Positions:

  • Ability to collaborate as a team member.
  • Ability to take directions and work with others.
  • Must have constant awareness of things to be done in the assigned work area.
  • Tact, resourcefulness, integrity, reliability, a positive attitude toward work.
  • Works independently

 


Requirements for Classified Positions:
  • All Classified positions, including substitutes, excluding secretarial and library aides must be able to lift 50 pounds and be on their feet all day.

Requirements for Child Care Workder Positions:
  • All Child Care Worker positions, including substitutes must be able to lift 50 pounds and be on their feet all day.

Professional Qualifications for Certificated Positions
  • A valid Washington State Teacher Certificate with endorsements for the position listed.
  • Professional appearance and judgment.
  • Successful teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in position listed.
  • Excellent communication skills with students, staff, parents, administrators, and community.
  • Ability to collaborate as a team member with other staff members.
  • Willingness to accept related duties as assigned by the principal and the superintendent.

Professional Qualifications for Para-educator Positions

  • The candidate must have an AA degree or two years of college or be able to pass the PRAXIS.

Salary and Benefits

  • Certificated: Pay will be based on the placement on the Washington State LEAP schedule, depending on education and experience unless noted.
  • Classified: Pay will be based on the placement on the classified salary schedule, depending on experience unless noted.
  • Coaching/advisor: Pay will be based on the placement on the coaches salary schedule, depending on experience unless noted.
  • Child Care Worker: Pay will be based on Washington state minimum wage. Benefits will begin with positions of 4 hours or more per day.

Application Procedures -

- - - - Please note: The Middle School is in Garfield and the High School is in Palouse - - - -

- Garfield District, Garfield Elementary and Garfield-Palouse Middle School Positions -

Please submit the following to: Zane Wells, Box 398, Garfield, WA 99130

  • In-house certificated, classified, coach/advisor: Letter of interest.
  • Out-of-district certificated: Letter of interest, resume, transcript, district application form, placement file.
  • Out-of-district classified, coach/advisor: Letter of interest, two letters of recommendation, transcripts for para-educators

- Palouse District, Palouse Elementary and Garfield-Palouse High School Positions -

Please submit the following to: Calvin Johnson, 600 E. Alder, Palouse, WA 99161

  • In-house certificated, classified, coach/advisor: Letter of interest.
  • Out-of-district certificated: Letter of interest, resume, transcript, district application form, placement file.
  • Out-of-district classified, coach/advisor: Letter of interest, two letters of recommendation, transcripts for para-educators.

Employment Information

  • Successful candidate must complete a Washington State Patrol/FBI fingerprint background check. Garfield and Palouse School Districts are affirmative action, equal opportunity employers. Employees of Garfield and Palouse must abide by all districts" policies, including maintaining a smoke and tobacco-free work environment and drug-free workplace.


Discrimination Procedures
 
Report allegations of discrimination to:
 
Zane Wells, Superintendent
Garfield School District
PO Box 398, Garfield, WA 99130
509-635-1331
- Human Resources Director
- Title IX Compliance Officer
- Equity Director
 
Calvin Johnson, Superintendent
Palouse School District
600 E Alder, Palouse, WA 99161
509-878-1921
- Human Resources Director
- Title IX Compliance Officer
- Equity Director