.4 Beginning/Intermediate Orchestra Teacher Northwood Middle School – Mead School District – Mead, WA

  • Part Time
  • Mead, WA

Mead School District

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  • $40.2K – $50.8K a year is Indeed’s estimated salary for this role in Mead, WA.

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Educate students by planning, developing, and delivering a course of study according to student learning objectives, district/building curriculum guidelines and student assessment data.


  • Develop and implement effective lesson plans and instructional materials that allow students to utilize and practice higher level thinking skills.
  • Provide for large and small group and individualized instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in learning activities and instruct and monitor students in the use of such.
  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance and development and provide appropriate feedback on work utilizing methods such as assigning and grading class work, homework, tests and assignments.
  • Continually assess student progress, and implement effective lessons to meet individual student learning needs as determined by student assessment data.
  • Provide opportunities for students to self reflect and track progress toward learning goals.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development.
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations.
  • Provide a safe, positive and effective environment that reflects and facilitates learning.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures in accordance with the policies and procedures of the school building and the district.
  • Work as an effective member of the grade level/course team to evaluate and improve student learning.
  • Communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including communicating student progress in a timely and professional manner.
  • Self-reflect and evaluate the effectiveness of instructional performance to identify areas of strengths and weaknesses and adjust accordingly to reach maximum effectiveness.


  • Washington State teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement/s as required by law and regulation, or ability to obtain said Washington State teaching certificate.


  • Demonstrates ability to challenge students academically, to promote highest level of learning.
  • Demonstrates comprehensive content knowledge as it relates to state standards.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and experience in various forms of assessment including student self-assessment, formative assessment, portfolios and anecdotal records.
  • Demonstrates ability to make data-driven instructional decisions.
  • Exhibits the ability to build a positive learning environment including modeling respect and honoring the dignity of all students, staff and parents.
  • Demonstrates effective classroom management procedures that provide for large and small groups, and individuals in an environment conducive to learning.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop rapport with students.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including communicating student progress.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively with a team, contributing in a positive way.
  • Exhibits a commitment to on-going professional learning including demonstrating the ability to develop professionally in areas of the school and district focus.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of current technology with a multimedia approach to instruction and management of instruction.


  • Ability to determine and design interventions using a multi-tiered approach
  • Understanding of Title School and underserved students
  • Experience with PBIS
  • Willingness to collaborate with members of a professional team
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive rapport and relationships with students and families
  • Understanding of Common Core State Standards and District adopted Curriculum
  • Knowledge of complex trauma
  • Understanding of state evaluation process

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A person working in this position will exert 35 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly while carrying, pushing, and/or pulling to move objects. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; some stooping, kneeling, and/or crouching; and significant fine finger dexterity. The employee may also be required to work at elevated heights and climb ladders. The job is performed under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or ordinary infectious diseases carried by students.


As outlined by and in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) of Mead Education Association (MEA) and Policies and Procedures of Mead School District. CBAs and Salary Schedules can be reviewed from the Human Resources page of the Mead School District website at https://www.mead354.org/apps/pages/Human_Resources/. Mead policies and Procedures can be accessed online at https://www.mead354.org/apps/pages/Board_Policies/


Mead School District Certificated Employees, on a continuing contract, interested in this position need to apply for this position via Quick Links>Applicants to be connected to the online application system, Talent Ed Recruit & Hire. Please complete the required information on the internal application, including uploading a letter of interest and current resume to your profile, on or before 11:59PM, May 26, 2022.

All other applicants interested in this position, must apply for this posting through a link to our online applicant system found on the website at www.mead354.org. Upload the required documents to your application. Below is a list of required materials. If you have questions regarding this process, you may contact Stacey Vivit at the District Administration Building or email stacey.vivit@mead354.org. The application, along with all required documents must be completed on or before 11:59PM, May 26, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


  • Your Resume
  • Your Letter of Interest, which speaks specifically to your teaching abilities in the area you are applying
  • Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)
  • Copy of your Washington State Teaching Certificate(s) or Professional Permit(s)

If your WA State teaching certificate is in the application process or your permit is pending, you can still be considered for positions.

  • A current Placement File (within the past 3 years) containing a minimum of

3 dated Letters of Recommendation

  • In Lieu of a current Placement File you may submit 3-5 Letters of Recommendation (current and dated within the last 3 years).

Verification of identity and United States work authorization must be completed before employment commences. The successful candidate for this position must be fingerprinted. Employment is contingent upon clearance by the Washington State Patrol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Mead School District #354 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed to the District’s Title IX/RCW 28A.640 Officer, Section 504 Coordinator, Josh Westermann, josh.westermann@mead354.org and/or Affirmative Action officer, Keri Hutchins, keri.hutchins@mead354.org , (509) 465-6000 or via mail to 2323 E. Farwell Rd., Mead, WA, 99021. Persons who may need some accommodation in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Office at (509) 465-6010


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