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. 








All 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 Patti Flanik at the District Administration Building or email patti.flanik@mead354.org  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.