SECONDARY ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER
Richfield School District (learn more)
Richfield, Idaho (map)
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The Richfield School District is seeking a Secondary English Language Arts teacher. We also have several coaching positions available at this time including High School Assistant Football Coach, Junior High Football Coach, High School Assistant/JV Girls’ Basketball Coach, High School Track Coach as well as other possible coaching positions. The Richfield School District is a four-day school week school and receives tremendous parental and community support and involvement. Our certified teachers are on a 170-day contract; our salary schedule is based on the Career Ladder for the State of Idaho. Salaries for certified staff ranged from a minimum of $38,500 to $55,241 We also offer a very competitive benefit package which includes medical, dental, life and disability insurance. Five paid holidays, sick and personal leave as well as PERSI retirement.
The district will reimburse every certified staff member $300 annually for professional development or continuing education, and up to an additional $1500 per year to add endorsements or advanced degrees. Teachers are also reimbursed for recertification fees.
Applicants will need a Valid Idaho teaching certificate with appropriate endorsements or proof of plans to apply for an Idaho teaching certificate and /or proper endorsements; and pass the State of Idaho/FBI Background Check.Richfield is a small rural community school with a high school of about 55 students and K-12 enrollment of 185. The town is located about 45 miles north of Twin Falls, Idaho and about the same distance south of Sun Valley, Idaho. Twin Falls offers an outstanding Community College, shopping and entertainment opportunities. Sun Valley has excellent outdoor recreational opportunities, dining and cultural opportunities not common to rural areas and world class skiing. Richfield provides the security of small town living, with access to outstanding outdoor recreational activities, incredible fishing is within in thirty minutes of town, including Silver Creek, The Big and Little Wood Rivers and Magic Reservoir. Trophy Elk and Deer hunting units’ border or contain the town of Richfield and there is also good bird hunting opportunities within minutes of town.
The school is the cultural center of the community and receives tremendous support from the community and parents. The school has two computer labs, each with a capacity of 24 students; we have wireless internet school wide and have purchased chrome books to provide one to one devices seventh through twelfth grade. Chrome books are also made available to upper elementary via classroom carts and the lower elementary utilizes tablets. We have a virtual classroom with the ability to live stream classes from other school districts and the College of Southern Idaho; our students utilize online courses to address advanced opportunities, earn college credits, enhance our curriculum and for credit recovery. These past August voters’ approved a $4,000,000 Bond Levy to replace and improve the HVAC system for the school building, a new Ag Shop and a new Gymnasium. Teachers in our school enjoy excellent parental, community and administrative support and small class sizes.
Extra-curricular activities are also an important part of our school; many of our students actively participate in athletics, FFA and BPA. We have a full time counselor and athletic director, 18 certified employees, a K-12 Principal and Superintendent.
Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
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