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Olympia

School District

1113 Legion Way SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Office: (360) 596-6100

Job Openings

Out-of-district Candidate Opportunities

Positions open to out of district candidates are available at the Public Schools Personnel Cooperative

Current Employee Postings as of February 21, 2017

The Olympia School District Human Resource Office is now accepting transfer requests from current employees for the following positions. Interested district employees should contact the District HR Office (unless otherwise noted) @ 596-6185 prior to the closing date.

Administrative Positions

Location Description Closing Date
Olympia Regional Learning Academy Summer School Coordinator - 2017 Summer School - ORLA - Prefer prior experience in coordination of a summer school program. Prefer administrative experience. Middle and high school level. Questions regarding the Summer School Coordinator position can be directed to Nancy Faaren – 360-596-8534 or Clare Tynan – 360-596-8540. Salary: To be determined Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled

Certificated Positions

Location Description Closing Date
Boston Harbor Elementary Teacher – Intensive Preschool - 1.0 FTE/Continuing - Boston Harbor - Preferred experience: Early childhood experience, autism experience. Preferred qualifications: Special education endorsement, early childhood endorsement. Salary: OEA Salary Schedule - This position is for the 2017 – 2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-03-06
Centennial Elementary Teacher – 3rd Grade - 1.0 FTE/Continuing - Centennial - Candidates must be highly collaborative. Must have extensive experience working as part of a genuine PLC, where Common Formative Assessments are used to alter instruction and make decisions about student groupings and interventions. Commitment to both RTI and PBIS as models of intervention. Must have command of the Common Core standards, and experience with the Danielson evaluation framework. Experience in and commitment to using Bridges and Wonders as a core curriculum. Candidate must be willing to make a substantial contribution to the school and provide examples of proven leadership. Successful applicant will be placed on comprehensive evaluation - Salary: OEA Salary Schedule. This position is for the 2017-2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-03-06
Centennial Elementary Teacher – Kindergarten - 1.0 FTE/Continuing - Centennial - Candidates must be highly collaborative. Must have extensive experience working as part of a genuine PLC, where Common Formative Assessments are used to alter instruction and make decisions about student groupings and interventions. Commitment to both RTI and PBIS as models of intervention. Must have command of the Common Core standards, and experience with the Danielson evaluation framework. Experience in and commitment to using Bridges and Wonders as a core curriculum. Candidate must be willing to make a substantial contribution to the school and provide examples of proven leadership. Previous WaKids experience preferred. Successful applicant will be placed on comprehensive evaluation. Salary: OEA Salary Schedule - This position is for the 2017 - 2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-03-06
Knox Administrative Center Speech Language Pathologist - Various FTE's Available - One Year Only - Knox-Student Support Dept - (To create a pool of applicants) - Salary: OEA Salary Schedule. Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
Knox Administrative Center Registered Nurse - Various FTE's Available - One Year Only - Knox - Student Support - (To create a pool of applicants) - Salary: OEA Salary Schedule. Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
Knox Administrative Center Occupational Therapist - Various FTE's Available - One-Year Only - Knox - Student Support - (To create a pool of applicants) - Salary: OEA Salary Schedule. Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
Knox Administrative Center Physical Therapist - Various FTE's Available - One-Year Only - Knox - Student Support - (To create a pool of applicants) - Salary: OEA Salary Schedule. Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
Knox Administrative Center Occupational Therapist - 4 Positions Available: Two at .25 FTE/Continuing and Two at 1.0 FTE/Continuing - Knox - Salary: OEA Salary Schedule - This position is for 2017 – 2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
Knox Administrative Center Physical Therapist - 4 Positions Available: Two at .4 FTE/Continuing; One at .6 FTE/Continuing; One at .2 FTE/Continuing - Knox - OEA Salary Schedule - This position is for 2017 – 2018 school year Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
Knox Administrative Center Speech Language Pathologist - 5 Positions Available - Three at 1.0 FTE/Continuing - One at .8 FTE/One-Year Only - One at .2 FTE/One-Year Only - Knox - Salary: OEA Salary Schedule. This position is for the 2017-2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
Knox Administrative Center School Social Worker - 1.0 FTE/Continuing - Knox - Salary: OEA Salary Schedule - This position is for the 2017-2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-02-27
Margaret McKenny Elementary Teacher – Developmental Learning Classroom - Grade 2-5 - 1.0 FTE/Continuing - McKenny - Salary: OEA Salary Schedule - This position is for 2017 – 2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-03-06
North Street Center Infant – Toddler Early Intervention - 1.0 FTE/One-Year Only - North Street Center - ECE Special Education; Occupational Therapist; Physical Therapist or Speech Language Pathologist certification required. Salary: OEA Salary Schedule Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
Olympia High School Teacher – Social Studies/English - Ethnic Studies - 1.0 FTE/Continuing - Olympia - Candidate will have current experience in teaching Ethnic Studies or will have a post-secondary degree majoring in Ethnic Studies. This is a new class/curriculum at OHS that will cover multiple racial and cultural perspectives of history and in literature. Candidate will have experience using technology in the classrooms as well as being part of a dynamic and vibrant PLC. Preferred candidate will be able to teach both Social Studies and English Literature classes from an Ethnic Studies perspective. Salary: OEA Salary Schedule - This position is for 2017-2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-02-23
Olympia High School Teacher – Health and Fitness And TBD - 1.0 FTE/Continuing - Olympia - Qualified candidate will have background teaching Health and Fitness to high school students. This teaching position will have at least three physical education classes with the remaining two periods to be determined based on student needs/selections during spring registration. Teacher experience and preference will be taken into account for remaining two periods. Salary: OEA Salary Schedule. This position is for the 2017-2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-03-06
Olympia Regional Learning Academy Montessori Teacher Lower Elementary, Grade 1-3) - 1.0 FTE/continuing - ORLA - Salary: OEA Salary Schedule - This position is for the 2017-2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-03-06
Thurgood Marshall Middle School Teacher – Language Arts 8th Grade - .4 FTE/Continuing - And LAP Reading 8th Grade - .2 FTE/Continuing - Marshall - Must be qualified to teach middle level Language Arts. Experience with teaching and unpacking Common Core Standards and working in a true PLC (Professional Learning Community) required. Must have a deep understanding of literacy instruction, specifically with struggling readers. Preference will be given to applicants experienced with Dylan William’s formative assessment strategies. Elin Keene’s thinking strategies, readers workshop and writers workshop. Must be willing to regularly collaborate with colleagues regarding instruction, including classroom visits and feedback sessions. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in instructional collaboration and coaching - Salary: OEA Salary Schedule - This position is for the 2017 – 2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-03-06
Thurgood Marshall Middle School Teacher – Science and Robotics - 1.0 FTE/Continuing - Marshall - Must be qualified to teach middle level Science. Must be CTE certified in Robotics or willing to pursue certification within the 2017-2018 school year. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience working in a PLC (Professional Learning Community) and who are willing to regularly collaborate with colleagues, including monthly classroom visitations and feedback sessions. Must understand and have experience unpacking Common Core Standards and Next Gen Science Standards and integrating formative assessment strategies. Experience and/or knowledge of Dylan Williams’ Assessment Strategies preferred. Preference also given to Science teachers who philosophically believe and thus have experience in “real world” science to include but not limited to: hands-on projects, field investigations, outdoor learning, and choice projects that would lead to a STEMposium/Science Expo. Related to Robotics: Familiarity and/or experience with Mindstorms EV3 (Introductory and Advanced) and EV3 kits, Sketch-Up or comparable 3D printer software, Lego Digital Designer and exposure to Carnegie-Melon STEM Robotics and EV3 Video Trainer curriculums/web-sites. Must be willing to coach after–school Varsity Robotics FLL (First Lego League) team to include several competitions per year as well as weekly after-school meetings. Salary: OEA Salary Schedule - This position is for the 2017-2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-03-06

Classified Positions

Location Description Closing Date
Knox Administrative Center Project Manager - 8 hpd/260 days - Long-Term Temporary - Capital Planning & Construction - This position is for the duration of major projects at Olympia & Capital High Schools – approximately five (5) years. Capital Planning & Construction is located at 1914 Wilson St SE, Olympia, WA 98501 - Salary: Range 65 - $29.29 – $37.50 per hour Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
L P Brown Elementary Paraeducator - 6.0 hpd/Temporary - L.P. Brown - This position will be support for our Title One Math and Reading Intervention programs. This posting is for this March 1, 2017 until June 9, 2017 - Minimum Qualification proof must be presented to HR upon hire: *High school diploma or equivalent, AND *Successful completion of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Exam, OR *72 quarter or 48 semester credits at an institution of higher education (official transcript is required), OR *An Associate’s (or higher) degree (official transcript is required) - Salary: OPA Salary Schedule – $14.30 – $17.06 per hour Additional Details (PDF) 2017-02-24
Margaret McKenny Elementary Paraeducator – 1:1 Student Specific - 6.0 hpd/180 Days - (Plus 9 paid holidays) - McKenny - Salary: OPA Salary Schedule – $14.91 - $18.93 per hour. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-02-23
Margaret McKenny Elementary Paraeducator – 1:1 Student Specific - 6.0 hpd/180 Days - (Plus 9 paid holidays) - McKenny - Salary: OPA Salary Schedule – $14.91 - $18.93 per hour Additional Details (PDF) 2017-02-24
Support Service Center Substitute Custodian - Variable Times/shifts - Support Service Center - Olympia School District will review applicants for this job opening, and will extend an offer of conditional employment to the successful, most qualified, applicant. A conditional job offer is contingent upon receipt of results of a satisfactory functional employment screening designed solely to determine if the successful applicant has the physical ability to perform the lifting, carrying, bending, climbing, sustained physical effort, and all other physical duties of the position being offered. The conditional job offer will be valid for 2 weeks; the district will provide instructions on where and how to obtain the required functional employment screening. The functional employment screening will be conducted at no cost to the successful applicant and the district will reimburse the successful applicant $50 for time and travel to obtain the functional employment screening. Salary: Teamsters Salary Schedule - $15.10 - $18.17 per hour Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
Transportation Substitute Bus Driver’s - Various Shifts - Transportation - Olympia School District will review applicants for this job opening, and will extend an offer of conditional employment to the successful, most qualified, applicant. A conditional job offer is contingent upon receipt of results of a satisfactory functional employment screening designed solely to determine if the successful applicant has the physical ability to perform the lifting, carrying, bending, climbing, sustained physical effort, and all other physical duties of the position being offered. The conditional job offer will be valid for 2 weeks; the district will provide instructions on where and how to obtain the required functional employment screening. The functional employment screening will be conducted at no cost to the successful applicant and the district will reimburse the successful applicant $50 for time and travel to obtain the functional employment screening. Salary: Teamsters Salary Schedule - $17.36 - $19.44 per hour Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
Transportation Bus Driver – RT 1 - 6.00 hpd/Continuing - Transportation - AM – 6:30 AM – 9:45 AM (3.25) - PM – 2:25 PM – 5:10 PM (2.75) - Salary: Teamsters Salary Schedule $17.36 - $19.44 per hour Additional Details (PDF) 2017-02-23

Extra Curricular Positions

Location Description Closing Date
Olympia High School Head Coach – Football - Olympia - Olympia High School is located in Olympia, Washington with an enrollment of approximately 1,800 students and is currently participating as a member of the South Puget Sound League (SPSL) in the 4A division. - Olympia High School is seeking a dynamic and experienced leader to serve as head football coach. The successful applicant will have experience coaching at the high school level or above, preferably as a head coach, with demonstrated skills to organize and manage all aspects of a large successful program, high expectations, and a strong commitment to build upon a tradition of success. The Olympia High School football program is an annual contender in the state playoff series with numerous league championship titles. - The Olympia High School administration, staff, students and community have and will continue to be strong supporters of athletic programs with the expectation that all coaches will become active partners with the school and district to create a positive and respectful environment in which all students and athletes will benefit from their experience. - Numerous teaching positions within the Olympia School District may be available. Qualified applicants are encouraged to review current position postings and make application. - Current 1st Aid/CPR/WIAA Head Injury course acknowledgement required prior to first day of practice. WIAA rules test must be completed within WIAA required time frame. - Salary: Extra Curricular Salary Schedule – $6208.00 – $7397.00 Additional Details (PDF) Open until filled
Olympia High School Assistant Coach – Volleyball - Olympia - Prior experience coaching volleyball at the high school or above level. Demonstrated ability to successfully work and communicate with high school athletes, coaches, administration, parents and community members. Current First Aid/CPR/AED and WIAA Concussion/Sudden Cardiac Arrest certification required to the first day of practice. Further WIAA and OSD training required prior to the 3rd week of practice. Salary: Extra Curricular Salary Schedule - $4027.00 - $4670.00 - This position is for the 2017- 2018 school year. Additional Details (PDF) 2017-02-27