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Pioneer School District serves approximately 700 P-8 students and encompasses a rural area east of Shelton in the South Puget Sound region. Our community is known for having a strong commitment to supporting our schools and our students. Our district is committed to ensuring that every student achieves high levels of learning every day. We want every member of our community to thrive — it’s the Pioneer Way. 

We are seeking highly qualified candidates for administrative, certificated, classified, and substitute positions across our district. Explore our current openings below, and check back regularly for updates and new positions. 

Certificated Positions

K-5 STEM Teacher

This position is responsible for implementing and delivering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) learning in a K-5 elementary school utilizing computer technology, pre-engineering robotics technology, and hands-on project-based learning for all students.

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K-5th Student Support Teacher Special Education

The Student Support Teacher is responsible for utilizing inclusive, push-in practices to provide and coordinate specially designed instruction in academics and\/or behavior to meet the needs of individual students with disabilities in collaboration with general education teachers. The teacher will participate as a member of a group of qualified professionals in the assessment and program evaluation for students. This position requires experience or demonstrated ability to work with students in all eligibility categories as well as students with varying degrees of ability level. Additionally, the teacher will be responsible for writing annual Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students qualifying for special education services, as well as providing supervision for classroom para educators in the delivery of IEP goals and objectives. The teacher serves as an advocate for the special education student in the general education setting as well as in the special education classroom for self-contained students with functional life skills.

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Elementary Teachers K-5

Pioneer Elementary teachers facilitate student success in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing District approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of students; providing a safe and optimal learning environment and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, and goals. This position is for a 1.0 full-time teacher for the 2022-23 school year in a K-5, single elementary school district.

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Physical Therapist Special Education

The Physical Therapist is responsible for utilizing inclusive, push-in practices to provide and coordinate specially designed instruction in therapy program to meet the needs of individual students with disabilities in collaboration with general education teachers. The teacher will participate as a member of a group of qualified professionals in the assessment and program evaluation for students. This position requires experience or demonstrated ability to work with students in all eligibility categories as well as students with varying degrees of ability level. Additionally, the physical Therapist will be responsible for writing annual Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students qualifying for special education services, as well as providing supervision for classroom para educators in the delivery of IEP goals and objectives. The physical therapist serves as an advocate for the special education student in the general education setting as well as in the special education classroom.

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Occupational Therapist Special Education

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for utilizing inclusive, push-in practices to provide and coordinate specially designed instruction in therapy program to meet the needs of individual students with disabilities in collaboration with general education teachers. The teacher will participate as a member of a group of qualified professionals in the assessment and program evaluation for students. This position requires experience or demonstrated ability to work with students in all eligibility categories as well as students with varying degrees of ability level. Additionally, the speech language pathologist will be responsible for writing annual Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students qualifying for special education services, as well as providing supervision for classroom para educators in the delivery of IEP goals and objectives. The occupational therapist serves as an advocate for the special education student in the general education setting as well as in the special education classroom.

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Speech Language Pathologist Special Education

The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for utilizing inclusive, push-in practices to provide and coordinate specially designed instruction in communication to meet the needs of individual students with disabilities in collaboration with general education teachers. The teacher will participate as a member of a group of qualified professionals in the assessment and program evaluation for students. This position requires experience or demonstrated ability to work with students in all eligibility categories as well as students with varying degrees of ability level. Additionally, the speech language pathologist will be responsible for writing annual Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students qualifying for special education services, as well as providing supervision for classroom para educators in the delivery of IEP goals and objectives. The speech language pathologist serves as an advocate for the special education student in the general education setting as well as in the special education classroom.

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Classified Positions

Payroll/Human Resource Specialist

  • Prepare and process monthly payroll
  • Perform routine office functions that are relative to payroll and human resource duties
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Other Duties as Assigned

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Fiscal Assistant/Human Resource Support

  • Set-up and maintain efficient filing system
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Works cooperatively with payroll and personnel departments
  • Any other duties as assigned

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Night Custodian – Elementary

Performs cleaning, organization, and maintenance of interior and exterior of school buildings including maintenance of grounds; maintains cleaning supplies and equipment; ensures buildings are organized, cleaned, and operational to meet safety standards. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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Special Education-Options

Provides instructional support, intervention services, playground supervision, one-on-one support services, tutoring, lunch supervision, student behavior management, general classroom assistance, and other duties as assigned in support of student needs dependent on position. Specific responsibilities for each position will be provided prior to interviews.

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Paraeducator

Our paraeducators provide instructional support, intervention services, playground supervision, one-on-one support services, tutoring, lunch supervision, student behavior management, general classroom assistance, and other duties as assigned in support of student needs dependent on position. Specific responsibilities for each position will be provided prior to interviews.

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Bus Driver

Our bus drivers operate school buses including, but not limited to, carry-alls, vans, and single- and dual-wheel buses to transport students to and from school, field trips or other extra trips.

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Substitute Opportunities

Are you looking for a job that is flexible with your family’s schedule? Do you want to serve your community? Are you thinking about a career in education?

Apply to join Pioneer School District as a classified or certificated substitute. Our guest employees help our schools, classrooms, and students continue to thrive.

Certificated Substitute Position

Certificated substitutes are our substitute teachers. This position requires a teaching certificate. We’re currently looking for certificated substitutes to join our team! Apply on EdJobsNW

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Long-term Substitute Position

We’re currently looking for long-term substitutes to join our team at Pioneer Elementary! These positions begin in January 2022 and will continue through the end of the 2021–22 school year. Apply now on EdJobsNW

Classified Substitute Position

Classified substitutes fill in for support and office staff across our district. Qualifications needed may vary. 

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Human Resources

Do you have questions about our current openings?

Contact Jeanette Leach, our Human Resource Specialist, at (360) 426-9115 ext. 3008 or by email at jleach@psd402.org.

Our job postings are hosted on www.edjobsnw.org. If you have questions about the application process or the EdJobsNW platform, give them a ring at (360) 464-6855.

Nondiscrimination

Pioneer School district is an equal opportunity district, and we believe taking a firm stance against discrimination is an important part of recruiting, hiring, and retaining a highly qualified staff. Learn more about our views in the About section of our website.