Spokane Public Schools

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4/8/2022 5:00 PM Pacific


  • Anticipated Summer School Dates: June 22 through August 3, 2022

  • Anticipated opening. Final determination for holding this course will be based on enrollment.

  • Must hold Washington State Certification with appropriate subject level endorsement.

    : Music Theory

  • Governor Inslee’s proclamation 21-14.1 requires all employees working for Spokane Public Schools to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or obtain a religious or medical exemption. This requirement is in full effect.

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION: Strong applications for this position include letters of recommendation from former and current supervisors, which speak to strengths in the areas of professionalism, collegiality, instructional capacity, and classroom management.

  • Facilitate a one semester course, up to seven hours per week, depending on enrollment.
  • Maintain appropriate student records as prescribed by the State’s Alternative Learning Experience regulations which require 30-day progress reports, weekly contact and ongoing communication with the students and parents via phone and/or email as well as in the online course.
  • Follow the SPOKANE VIRTUAL LEARNING curriculum in Blackboard which is aligned with State and district curriculum guidelines.
  • Be able to effectively teach students of varying abilities.
  • Participate in training programs established by the Online Program Team. These training programs may be online or in traditional classroom settings (or both).
  • Communicate regularly with fellow SPOKANE VIRTUAL LEARNING instructors and collaborate with members of the Online Program Team.
  • Revise and improve the curriculum with members of the Online Program Team based on student and peer feedback, with permission.
  • Communicate and interpret school programs to patrons.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by program administrator.
  • Holds a current Washington State teaching certificate with appropriate endorsements as required by law and regulations.
  • Experience in K-12 online learning preferred.
  • Training in BlackBoard Learning System preferred.
  • Knowledge of district curriculum.
  • Trained in Understanding by Design.
  • Gains the respect and confidence of students, parents, and staff through modeling appropriate demeanor and behavior.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of students, teachers, parents, and administrators in a confidential manner.
  • Relates positively to youth and adults of varying socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds, different learning styles, and various disabilities.

Flexible in learning new concepts, cooperates with others, and adapts to a variety of assignments and conditions.

Additional Information

Spokane Public Schools Certificated Contracted Employees:
Be sure to note if you have previously served as a teacher in the centralized (district-wide) summer school program.
If you are only interested in positions at your own school/site, please indicate your interest to your building/site administrator.
Spokane Public Schools Substitute Teachers and Outside Applicants:
To be considered for all summer school programs positions: A current and updated certificated application file is required. Submit the on-line application and all required supporting documents as indicated in the application.
Monetary terms as defined in the collective bargaining agreement between the district and the Spokane Education Association. Length of service is coterminous with meeting the needs of the summer school program.

Spokane Public Schools complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate in the admission, treatment, employment, or access to its programs or activities on the basis of age, sex, marital status, race, color, creed, national origin, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, to the use of a trained guide or service animal by a person with a disability, sexual orientation including gender expression or gender identity, or honorably discharged veteran or military status. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular school activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district’s Title IX/Staff Civil Rights Officer, ADA Officer, Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB)/Student Civil Rights Officer and/or 504 Compliance Officer.
The following Civil Rights Compliance Coordinators have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

  • Civil Rights Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator: Jodi Harmon, JodiH@spokaneschools.org 509.354.7344
  • Section 504 Coordinator: Melanie Smith, MelanieSm@spokaneschools.org 509.354.7284

Other district contacts:

  • ADA Officer: Stephanie Busch, 509.354.5993
  • Affirmative Action Officer: Nancy Lopez-Williams, 509-354-5651
  • Equal Opportunity Officer: Nancy Lopez-Williams, 509-354-5651
  • Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB)/Student Civil Rights Officer: Melanie Smith, 509.354.7284

Address: 200 N Bernard Street, Spokane 99201-0282

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Spokane Public Schools

200 N Bernard

Spokane, Washington, 99201


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