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1.0 FTE Woods Manufacturing Teacher


Woods Manufacturing Teacher Job Description

Amity School District 4-J is seeking qualified applicants for a Woods Manufacturing teaching position at Amity High School. If you are energetic, enthusiastic, love kids, and want to be part of a great staff, review the specific qualifications and apply.

The candidate should be able to:

• Continue established relationships with industry partners;
• Begin new partnerships to meet Industry and Program needs;
• Continue to work with MWEC to keep our program of study current;
• Collaborate with local cabinet shops and local artisans;
• Be willing to learn, use, tweak and communicate a new woods manufacturing curriculum, reporting back to The MiLL/ Peyton Woods what was effective and what needs improvement;
• Be familiar with CNC technology and the use of Computer Aided Design Software (Vectric Aspire);
• Be familiar with the use and maintenance for Cabinet Shop tools including Saw Stop table saw, band saw, drill press, power sander, router, mortise machine, and sliding compound miter saw;
• Be willing to work with a large format CNC, small format CNC and CNC Laser and use it in curriculum;
• Be willing to work toward earning the W.C.A. (Woodwork Career Alliance) Teacher Credential, and use it in the classroom;
• Be willing and able to continue the tradition of building a blanket chest for the Amity Education Foundation Dinner and Auction in April;
• Use shop technology entrepreneurially in the classroom to fundraise for programs;
• Be familiar with processes of cabinet making and furniture building;
• Take on small projects by request for classrooms around the Amity School District;
• Teach two semester-long middle school classes.

The successful candidate will:

• Relate well with middle and high school students, quickly establishing a healthy rapport, and enthusiastically working with them to generate high levels of performance and quality of work;
• Quickly adapt to and master changing manufacturing and educational technologies in the classroom;
• Eagerly collaborate with other high school staff to better serve students;
• Continue to seek professional and personal development opportunities, never resting on existing accomplishments or skill sets.
• Be organized, keeping up with grades and scheduling time for regular machine and shop maintenance


The applicant must:
1. Hold a valid Oregon Teaching License with proper endorsement or be eligible for the state Pathway to CTE Licensure.
2. Have the ability to provide materials and lessons consistent with student grade levels, individual needs and the District Curriculum Guide.
3. Have the ability to establish criteria both in skills and knowledge acquisition for awarding grades.
4. Clearly stated and consistent classroom rules, and a reward and consequence system that motivates students to excel in your class.
5. Consistently enforce this plan and hold parent conferences on discipline when necessary.
6. Have strong oral and written communication skills, including proper word usage, punctuation and correct spelling.
7. Possess strong skills for use of current educational technology and a high aptitude for mastering new technology applications. This includes computers and software, SMART boards and document cameras.
8. Strong knowledge of CCSS and Smarter Balanced Assessment.
9. Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.

Start Date/Salary:

August 23, 2018
Placement on the Amity School District Teaching Salary Schedule.

Application Deadline:
Open until filled.

• Oregon Statewide Teaching Application and An Equal Opportunity Employer Form (available at
• Resume
• Three letters of reference
• Cover letter and statement addressing the job qualifications
• Unofficial transcripts

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990. Persons with disabilities may contact Jeff Clark at 503-835-2171 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired person may contact the District with assistance through the Oregon Relay at 1-800-735-2900.