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Math & Science Teacher - Grade 6

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Parkrose School District

Math/Science Teacher - Grade 6
2023-2024 School Year
Parkrose Middle School
*Salary Range: $49,277 - $92,439, PLUS employer-paid retirement, and generous benefits package
Hours: 40 hours per week
Days: 192 days per year
Deadline: Open Until Filled

Overview: The position of “Teacher” performs under the supervision of a principal or other designated supervisor and has responsibility for the instruction and supervision of students. Teachers facilitate student success in academic and interpersonal skills. The instruction of students shall include individual skill development, expansion of knowledge and development of ability to reason. Supervision of students shall include guidance, development and safety. The classroom teacher functions in accordance with District approved curriculum, policies, rules, regulations and the performance standards of the District/State and the performance goals established for the teacher. The teacher addresses specific educational needs of students; providing a safe and optimal learning environment and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. The teacher maintains a cooperative attitude with staff, parents and students. Parkrose expects teachers to be aware of and maintain “The competent educator standards” found in the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 584-020-0010).

Job Requirements:
● A valid Oregon teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement from the Teacher Standards and Practices
Commission (TSPC) is required upon hiring. It is the employee’s responsibility to maintain their license and acquire
the necessary credits to renew.
● Ability to prepare effectively for class
● Ability to develop and communicate appropriate grading standards to students
● Maintain positive interpersonal relationships
● Document student progress
● Knowledge of age-appropriate teaching methods, state curriculum framework, education code, appropriate
instructional subjects.
● Multicultural Competency

Preferred:
● Bilingual
● Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies
● RTI
● Sheltered Instruction/SIOP
● Differentiated Instruction
● Professional Learning Communities
● Experience with diverse students preferred

Reports to: Building Principal or Supervisor

License, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required:
● Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance (cost to the employee: $12.50 for fingerprints at the time of registration; $66.00
for criminal background check will be paid through a one-time payroll deduction)
● First Aid/CPR/AED certification, or the ability to obtain

To Apply: Candidates will complete the Parkrose application online at TalentEd. In order for your application to be
complete, you must submit the documents listed below in addition to the application at TalentEd:
https://parkrose.tedk12.com/hire.
● Cover Letter
● TalentEd Application
● Resume
● Three (3) current letters of recommendation
● Essay Questions:
1. Describe your experience in teaching and/or serving and/or working with a diverse population and
underrepresented communities?
2. We have a deep commitment to challenging institutional racism. Can you speak to how you have
done this in your practice?
Parkrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants with culturally diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to
apply.

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