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Job ID: 171302

5th Grade ELA Teacher
Sultan School District 311

Date Posted Nov. 5, 2021
Title 5th Grade ELA Teacher
School / District Sultan School District 311
Gold Bar, WA, United States
Department Gold Bar Elementary School
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Elementary Education

Our District:
The Sultan School District is one of the larger geographical school districts in the Puget Sound area, consisting of approximately 325 square miles. Sultan School District has approximately 2,000 students enrolled K-12. Students are currently served by two elementary schools, a middle school, a high school and an alternative high school; and the Sno-Isle Skills Center, a cooperative vocational technical school.

Our Community: Located northeast of Seattle (seven miles east of Monroe) or about 20 minutes from the Woodinville area, Sultan is surrounded by a beautiful environmental setting. Our "backyard" is the scenic Skykomish River and Cascade Mountains. Sultan School District includes the community of Sultan, Startup, and Gold Bar. Students from Index attend Sultan High School.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should apply through our web-based application program and upload the required supporting documents at Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following documents:

A letter of application addressing the qualifications and requirements of the position
A current resume
Three or more letters of recommendation (including current or former supervisors)
Three confidential reference forms which will be completed electronically by your references
Unofficial copy of transcripts
Copy of Washington State Certificate
Note: Current district employees need to submit only a letter of application on-line using the internal application process.
Questions? Contact Cyd Leahy in Human Resources, 360-793-9800, 514 4th Street, Sultan, WA 98294
Gold Bar Elementary School is seeking applicants for a 5th Grade teaching position. We are looking for a teacher who is devoted to students and committed to a continuing program of personal and professional growth. The successful candidate will work with a dedicated staff committed to meeting the needs of all students in a team management and shared decision-making environment..

The classroom teacher will create a program and class environment favorable to learning and personal growth of stu-dents which facilitates student success in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing district approved curriculum; motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation in life, and establish good relationships and rapport with students, parents, and staff members. The teacher will document student progress, activities, and outcomes; address specific educational needs of students; and provide feedback to students, parents, and administration regarding student progress, expectations, and goals. The teacher will maintain professional competence through in-service education, coursework, and professional growth activities.

These statements are intended to describe the major purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. The Sultan School District’s Strategic Plan supports the Nine Characteristics of High Performing Schools.

Cause successful learning.
Cause greater interest in students of subject being taught
Build academic self-image in students.
Assure that classroom practices align with district curriculum, and show written evidence of preparation as required
Align all classroom instruction with current state standards for grade and subject matter
Prepare lessons that reflect adaptation for individual student differences (differentiation).
Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, board policies, and administrative regulations.
Provide various learning approaches for meaningful learning experiences.
Use effective instructional methods and strategies from scientifically-based research to strengthen core academic subjects and issues.
Use measurable goals and data driven results for continuous progress to meet proficient levels of achievement on state assessments for all identified groups of students.
Cooperate and collaborate especially through PLCs with other members of the staff and participate in the continuous improvement process in accordance with district requirements.
Use preparation/planning time to include participating as a team member (grade level, department, building, etc.) in the continuous improvement process.
Provide opportunities for students to take ownership of their learning.
Provide students with opportunities to become technologically competent.
Develop formative and summative assessment tools that evaluate students by the same standards to measure student learning.
Teach students to use reflection and goal setting.
Support students in the planning and assessment of their learning.
Establish classroom standards for students to use appropriate learning behavior and self-management skills
Create a positive, safe and supportive learning environment.
Provide cultural awareness and sensitivity opportunities.
Provide students with opportunities to work in collaboration with others.
Connect extended content learning opportunities into life experiences.
Partnership with parents and families in student learning.
Remain current in subject area(s).
Is a reflective practitioner.
Use professional growth plan.
Participate in continuous refinement of the instructional program and the overall learning environment.
Work in collaboration with other professionals and community partners.
Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other document required.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on committees as required.

Is committed to the education of students through challenging situations by using the best educational practices
Successful teaching experience at the elementary level
Experience teaching guided reading and literacy at the elementary level desired
Skills and knowledge necessary to provide targeted academic interventions.
Evidence of strong classroom management skills.
Evidence of strong instructional skills.
Ability to communicate appropriately with students, parents and staff.
Ability to demonstrate a knowledge in and application of instructional strategies: cooperative learning, purposeful play, team teaching and more.
Experience/training integrating students with special needs in the regular classroom.
Experience involving home and community in the school setting.
Training/experience integrating technology into the curriculum.
Ability to maintain proper attendance by arriving to work on time on a daily basis.
Ability to plan, implement and evaluate curriculum.
Ability to assess student learning in a variety of ways.
Evidence of leadership, positive human relations and organizational skills.

Valid Washington State Teacher Certificate with appropriate endorsement preferred
Successful Washington State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance
I-9 Employment Eligibility in compliance with the Immigrations Reform and Control Act
Covid19 vaccination card

Contact Information
Cyd Leahy
514 4th St.
Sultan, Washington 98294
Phone: (360) 793-9800

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