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K-7 Special Education

Imbler School District

Position: K-7 Special Education Teacher

Minimum Requirements: This position requires the candidate to hold, or be eligible to hold an Oregon Teaching License with the proper endorsement. The District is willing to assist with the costs associated with obtaining proper endorsement.

Skills/Qualifications: Imbler Elementary School is seeking a motivated, dynamic teacher who enjoys working in a small school setting. Located in the northeast corner of Oregon, Imbler is just a fifteen-minute drive from Eastern Oregon University in La Grande and ninety minutes from Wallowa Lake and the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area. Outdoor adventure abounds in our area. The economic base for Imbler is farming and ranching with excellent support for its school system. If you are looking to be part of supportive, dedicated staff, please contact us.

Position Expectations:
*Makes content meaningful for students
*Sets concrete, ambitious goals for student achievement; focus on achieving results with students
*Reflects on successes and failures
*Assumes accountability for classroom environment and culture
*Ability to deal effectively with negative student behavior
*Remains productive and focused when faced with challenges
*Ability to create positive relationships with administrators, faculty, students, and parents
*Respects the opinions of others
*Demonstrates interests and skills that match the school’s culture and needs

Days/Hours: Contract begins August 19, 2020

Salary: Depends on Experience

Business/Employer: Imbler School District

Contact Person: Teressa Dewey

Contact Phone: 541-534-5331

Contact Fax: 541-534-9560

Contact e-mail:

Application Process: A complete application will include the following:

*Cover letter
*Current resume
*Completed Oregon State-wide Teacher Application located on the district website
*College transcripts (unofficial will suffice for application process)
*Three current letters of reference
*Responses to the questions below with less than 250 words per question

1. What has prepared you to be a special education teacher?

2. Describe your classroom management style.

3. How do you measure your success as a teacher?

4. Describe life in a small school.

District Policy
It is the district’s policy to provide veterans and disabled veterans with preference as required by law.
During the application process, a veteran will need to submit the following:
• Copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) OR Proof of receiving a non-service connected pension from the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
• Disabled veterans must also submit a copy of their Veteran’s disability preference letter.

Applications may be sent via fax, e-mail, or postal service.

Business Address:
Teressa Dewey
Imbler School District
PO Box 164
Imbler, OR 97841

Business Web Address:

Date Position Closes: Open until filled