Mead WA

Limited Defined Employee 2019/2020 - 5 Mile Prairie & North Star (LDE)

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TitleLimited Defined Employee 2019/2020 - 5 Mile Prairie & North Star
Posting IDLDE


Classified Vacancy Notice

One Year Supplemental Contract


Limited Defined Employee (LDE)




The job of the LDE is to teach a specific subject or trade to a group of students. Responsibilities vary with individual assignment, but typically include student supervision and maintaining safety, behavior, decorum, and order in all of the common areas of the school.



  • Instruct students in a specific subject or field.
  • Follow and support building, department and district policies and procedures.
  • Encourage and model expected behavior.
  • Anticipate problem behaviors in order to minimize and deescalate aggressive behavior of students who are acting out.
  • Ability to build relationships with children and redirect with authority when needed.
  • Circulate within an assigned supervision area, as well as facilitate and direct activities in a positive way.
  • Assist in maintaining safety, behavior, decorum, and order in the classroom.
  • Work cooperatively and respectfully with all members of the school community.
  • Communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including communicating student progress in a timely and professional manner.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and respect for diversity among all members of the school/department or district community.
  • Report to assigned duty areas promptly and reliably.  
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.


  • Knowledge and experience of the subject being taught.
  • Ability to challenge students academically, to promote his or her academic discipline, and to create a learning environment that is positive for students.
  • Ability to work consistently and to contribute in a positive way.
  • Skilled in communicating effectively with all staff, students, and as a team member, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work with students in a warm and confident manner.
  • Knowledge of student safety rules and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.



If you are interested in this position you need to apply online, by going to Go to Our District, Quicklinks and Applicants to be connected to our online application system. Under Job Listings you will see the LDE posting and click apply.  



1.   Your Resume

2.   Your current Letter of Interest, which speaks specifically to your abilities in the position for which you are applying

3.   Three (3) dated and current letters of recommendation (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 race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, genetic information or veteran status. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed to the District’s Title IX/RCW 28A.640 officer, Section 504 coordinator, and/or Affirmative Action officer.  Persons who may need some accommodation in the hiring process should contact the Human Services Office at (509) 465-6010.

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationMead Education Partnership Program Schools

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/16/2019