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Welcome applicant! We appreciate your interest in White Pine Charter School. We have a committed team that values collaboration and helping students succeed.

Mail to:
White Pine Charter School
Attn: Human Resources
2664 1st Street
Ammon, ID 83401

hr@wpcscougars.org

Phone: (208) 715-9772

Fax: (208) 522-3207

Certified Staff 2021-2022 School Year Openings

If you are interested in working at White Pine Charter Schools, please complete the application below and submit with the following:

  1. Resume
  2. Letter of introduction
  3. One personal and two professional letters of reference
  4. Copy of Certificate
  5. Transcripts

WPCS Certified Teacher Application

Salary Schedule

  • Salary: $41,000 - $61,000 a year
  • Job Type: Full-time, Contract
  • Number of hires for this role: 1

Qualifications:

  • Idaho teaching certificate with an appropriate endorsement, such as Standard Elementary Certificate, Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Blended Certificate (K-3 only), or Generalist Endorsement (K-12)
  • Strong background in teaching methods, developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and effective classroom management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter and effective teaching methods
  • Strong background in curriculum and Idaho Core Standards
  • Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction
  • Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
  • Works well with students, staff, and the public
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work under deadlines
  • Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

Primary Responsibility To: Building Principal

Job Goals:

  • To provide an elementary education program to help pupils develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for continued education. To promote academic, social, and citizenship development through leadership and classroom supervision.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare for assigned classes
  • Design lessons with an appropriate level of difficulty which provide content in a logical and sequential manner
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the physical limitations of the classroom and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
  • Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
  • Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs
  • Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
  • Implement the Idaho Core Standards, as well as the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives, in lesson plans, classroom instruction, unit planning, and assessments
  • Devise written and oral assignments and tests that require analytical and critical thinking as well as the reproduction of facts, and use them to evaluate student progress on a regular basis
  • Prepare students academically for all district, state, and federal testing
  • Display command of the subject matter
  • Budget class time effectively
  • Other Duties to Students
  • Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential
  • Establish and communicate classroom rules, and encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
  • Make provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
  • Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities

Elementary Education:

  • Promote active learning using structured and unstructured activities that foster the social, physical, cognitive, and emotional development of young pupils
  • Observe children in a variety of settings and evaluate the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills of pupils
  • Maintain records of student progress toward the stated objectives of instruction
  • Assist in facilitating smooth transitions from preschool, kindergarten, and early primary grades programs

Professional Contacts and Activities:

  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings
  • Attend IEP meetings and collaborate with special education teachers as needed
  • Keep immediate supervisor informed of activities and any issues that may arise
  • Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, curriculum, objectives, and methods
  • Provide needed and requested information on a timely and effective basis

Other:

  • Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required by federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy
  • Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other publications
  • Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education
  • Seek assistance should emergencies arise
  • Represent the school district in a positive manner
  • Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Evaluation:

Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the building principal in conformance with district policy and IDAPA 08.02.02.120.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

By contract as determined by the Board of Trustees in accordance with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy.

NOTE:

All certificated and non-certificated employees and other individuals are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

HVAC air purifiers have been installed in all classrooms.

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Work Location:

  • One location

Company's website:

  • https://whitepinecharterschool.org/

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Salary: $41,000 - $61,000 a year
Job Type: Full-time, Contract
Number of hires for this role: 1

Qualifications:

  • Idaho teaching certificate with an appropriate endorsement, such as Standard Elementary Certificate, Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Blended Certificate (K-3 only), or Generalist Endorsement (K-12)
  • Strong background in teaching methods, developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and effective classroom management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter and effective teaching methods
  • Strong background in curriculum and Idaho Core Standards
  • Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction
  • Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
  • Works well with students, staff, and the public
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work under deadlines
  • Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

Primary Responsibility:

  • To Building Principal

Job Summary: To provides an elementary education program to help pupils develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for continued education. To promote academic, social, and citizenship development through leadership and classroom supervision.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare for assigned classes
  • Design lessons with an appropriate level of difficulty which provide content in a logical and sequential manner
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the physical limitations of the classroom and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
  • Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
  • Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs
  • Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
  • Implement the Idaho Core Standards, as well as the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives, in lesson plans, classroom instruction, unit planning, and assessments
  • Devise written and oral assignments and tests that require analytical and critical thinking as well as the reproduction of facts, and use them to evaluate student progress on a regular basis
  • Prepare students academically for all district, state, and federal testing
  • Display command of the subject matter
  • Budget class time effectively

Other Duties to Students: Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential

  • Establish and communicate classroom rules, and encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
  • Make provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
  • Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities

Elementary Education: Promote active learning using structured and unstructured activities that foster the social, physical, cognitive, and emotional development of young pupils

  • Observe children in a variety of settings and evaluate the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills of pupils
  • Maintain records of student progress toward the stated objectives of instruction

Professional Contacts and Activities:

  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings
  • Attend IEP meetings and collaborate with special education teachers as needed
  • Keep immediate supervisor informed of activities and any issues that may arise
  • Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, curriculum, objectives, and methods
  • Provide needed and requested information on a timely and effective basis

Other: Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules

  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required by federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy
  • Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other publications
  • Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education
  • Seek assistance should emergencies arise
  • Represent the school district in a positive manner
  • Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Evaluation: Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the building principal in conformance with district policy and IDAPA 08.02.02.120.

Terms of Employment: By contract as determined by the Board of Trustees in accordance with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy.

Note: All certificated and non-certificated employees and other individuals are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
HVAC air purifiers have been installed in all classrooms.

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Classified Staff 2021 - 2022 School Year Openings

Interested applicants should submit the following to hr@wpcscougars.org

  1. Resume
  2. A Completed WPCS Classified Application

Wage: $10 an hour
Job Type: Part-time 10 hours a week

Full Job Description:

  • Position Title: Student Custodians
    We are looking for a student custodian at White Pine Charter School and
    our STEM Academy. Student custodians are responsible for keeping
    the building clean and in working order. This is a 10 hour a week
    position. The pay starts at $10.00 an hour.

    Custodian responsibilities:
    ~Sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming floors.
    ~Disposing of trash and emptying trash receptacles.
    ~Maintaining cleaning equipment.
    Custodian requirements:
    ~Ability to work well with children and adults.
    ~Available to work after hours and some weekends.
    ~Available to fill in for other students as needed.

Company's website:

  • WhitePineCharterSchool.org

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Schedule

  • Monday-Friday

Experience:

  • custodial: 1 year (Preferred)

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused

This Job Is:

  • Open to applicants under 18 years old, provided it is legally allowed for the job and location
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

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Part Time Classroom Para for Elementary

Interested applicants should submit the following to hr@wpcscougars.org

  1. Resume
  2. A Completed WPCS Classified Application

Job details
Job Type
Part-time
Number of hires for this role
1

Qualifications

    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Full Job Description

TITLE: CLASSROOM PARAPROFESSIONAL

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Previous aide or teaching experience preferred
2. Knowledge of child growth and development and appropriate classroom practices
3. Demonstrated ability to assist with instructional activities
4. Knowledge of subject matters and ability to instruct students at the direction of the teacher
5. Knowledgeable with word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and reports
6. Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
7. Works well with students, staff, and the public
8. Excellent organizational skills
9. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
10. Able to work under pressure and deadlines
11. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY TO
Federal Programs Director and Classroom Teacher

JOB SUMMARY
To work under the direction of the K-3 teachers in achieving the educational goals and objectives of all students through individual and small group instruction.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Working with Students

1. Maintain high academic standards and expectations
2. Provide tutorial help to students following lessons prescribed by the teacher and reinforce material and skills using a variety of methods as directed by certified staff
3. Provide immediate feedback on student performance to students and to the supervising teacher
4. Respond to students’ questions and requests for assistance
5. Observe students’ work and study habits
6. Observe and record students’ time on task when needed
7. Assist students in locating prescribed instructional materials and starting their assignments
8. Assist the classroom teacher in the delivery of an effective instructional program
9. Work with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material and skills introduced by the teacher
10. Help students master equipment or instructional materials assigned by teacher
11. Provide individualized instruction activities using materials and sequences selected by the supervising teacher
12. Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs
13. Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans

CLASSROOM PARAPROFESSIONAL

1. Assist with such large group activities as drill and practice, reading aloud, and storytelling, and participate in other forms of oral communication with students
2. Guide independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work assigned by the teacher
3. Administer, score, and record such achievement and diagnostic tests as the teacher recommends for individual students
4. Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential
5. Communicate classroom rules and encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior

Other Classroom Assistance

1. Assist the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on an understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities

2. Alert the supervising teacher to any problem or special information about an individual student

3. Serve as the chief source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher

4. Keep the supervising teacher informed of activities and any issues that may arise
5. Operate and care for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes
6. Distribute and collect workbooks, papers, and other materials for instruction

Other

1. Keep accurate records and maintain individual records for each student
2. Complete clerical duties as assigned by the supervising teacher
3. Attend faculty meetings as required
4. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development through such efforts as reading professional journals and other publications
5. Seek assistance should emergencies arise
6. Represent the school district in a positive manner
7. Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
8. Perform other duties as assigned

EVALUATION
Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the building principal or federal programs director in conformance with any applicable federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
This position shall be considered in all respects “employment at will”. The “employment period” and other descriptions and terms set forth in this job description shall not create a property right for the employee. These are set forth only to advise the employee of when and what type of services will be required by the district so long as the employment continues.

NOTE
All certificated and non-certificated employees and other individuals are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicant convicted of any of the felonies.

CLASSROOM PARAPROFESSIONAL

crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.

Legal Reference: I.C. § 33-513 Professional Personnel
I.C. § 33-1210 Information on Past Job Performance

CLASSROOM PARAPROFESSIONAL

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $13.50 - $16.50 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Thermal camera, facial coverings required

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company's website:

  • whitepinecharterschool.org

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Work Location: One location