Job Opportunity - 8th Grade Math Teacher

8th Grade Math Teacher Position open at Harrison Middle School in Sunnyside, Washington

POSITION TITLE: 8th Grade Math Teacher

LOCATION: Harrison Middle School

DATE POSTED: 06/28/13

JOB NUMBER: 069-14-05

HOURS/DAYS: 7.0 Hrs/ 180 Days *reposted 8/5/13

Sunnyside School District


JOB TITLE: Teacher

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or designee

UNIT CLASSIFICATION: Sunnyside Education Association


A teacher has the responsibility to help students develop skills and knowledge consistent with the district's curriculum and goals that will contribute to the students' development as mature, able and responsible adults. Teachers are responsible for maintaining a classroom climate which nurtures and supports for the learning environment.


Prepare lesson plans that reflect a logical sequence of learning objectives and activities and meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.

Create and maintain a classroom environment that promotes self-esteem and is conducive to effective teaching and learning.

Use a variety of instructional strategies and materials that are appropriate for the stated instructional objectives and the needs and abilities of the students involved.

Monitor and assess student progress and adjust student instruction accordingly.

Communicate student academic and behavioral progress to parents.

Establish standards of classroom conduct and administer them in a fair, equitable, and consistent manner.

Keep accurate records and provide them for school district use and file required reports on a timely basis.

Develop a budget for applicable programs and insure that needed materials are ordered with the administrator’s approval.

Participate in required staff meetings and conferences.

Participate in committees as related to student needs, school programs, and district needs.

Provide supervision in non-classroom areas and situations in accordance with the building student management plan.

Promote and maintain a safe and healthful environment in the classroom and building.


Care for district resources, equipment and materials assigned to him/her and report concerns regarding facility and equipment to designated supervisor.

Be knowledgeable of and adhere to all procedures and practices prescribed in the Teacher, Student, and/or Parent Handbooks.

Maintain a current folder of responsibilities and procedures for substitute teacher's use.

Keep an accurate and detailed account of all monies collected and submit detailed accounting of such money to the appropriate building or business office personnel.

Participate in the development and implementation of building level goals.

Attend and participate in required district inservice programs.

Stay current through professional staff development opportunities.

Share expertise and knowledge with other staff.

Demonstrate punctuality and dependability.

Promote a positive attitude and enthusiasm toward education.

Develop and maintain positive and cooperative interactions and communication with school staff, clients, and the community.

Utilize established channels for handling routine procedures, resolving problems/concerns and making suggestions


Reports to building principal. Interacts with administrators, teachers, support staff, students and parents.

Develop and maintain positive and cooperative interactions and communication with school staff, clients, and the community. 


The work is performed primarily indoors with some requirements for outdoor supervision and activities. The individual is required to frequently stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel and crouch. There is occasionally reaching and lifting and carrying of up to 20 pounds.


Successful job incumbents will demonstrate a level of knowledge, skills and abilities as listed below.

Education and Experience: Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution. Specific endorsements may be required if teaching a specialized subject.

Knowledge of relevant technology.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Licenses/Special Requirements: Washington State Teaching Certification with appropriate endorsement

EVALUATION:  Building Principal or designee

* * The list of essential functions in this job description is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary by determination of an appropriate administrator and Human Resources.


Salary Range $33,401.00 - $62,995.00 / Per Year
Shift Type Full-Time

Posted by Jennifer Bridgewater ( on Aug 15, 2013 at 3:39 PM

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