Mead WA

Substitute Teacher 2020-2021 (35045685)

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Job Details

TitleSubstitute Teacher 2020-2021
Posting ID35045685

Certificated Vacancy

Substitute Teacher 



In the absence of the classroom teacher, substitute teachers educate students by delivering a course of study according to student learning objectives, district/building curriculum guidelines and student assessment data as provided by the classroom teacher or building administration.  To remain on our active substitute list, substitutes will need to have had a minimum of 4 assignments per month before the last day of school. Likewise, subs who are inactive for more than 30 consecutive days may be released from the Mead substitute position. 



  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Demonstrates an awareness of common core state standards and state graduation requirements.
  • Demonstrates interest, willingness and background to fulfill extra and/or co-curricular positions.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work cooperatively within a comprehensive student activities program.   
  • Possesses multiple endorsements.
  • Shows willingness to serve as a student advisor.



All applicants interested in this position, must apply for this posting through a link to our online applicant system found on the website at  Upload the required documents to your application.  Below is a list of required materials.  If you have questions regarding this process, you may contact Patti Flanik at the District Administration Building or email  The application, along with all required documents must be complete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


                                           REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR A COMPLETE APPLICATION

1.   Your Resume.             

2.   Your Letter of Interest, which speaks specifically to your teaching abilities in the area you are applying.    

3.   Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable).

4.   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.

5.   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 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 RangeSubstitute
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/17/2020
End Date06/01/2021