Ridgefield School District

Substitute Teacher (1000)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSubstitute Teacher
Posting ID1000

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A valid Washington State teaching certificate or certification in process through OSPI with Elementary Education endorsement. 
  • Demonstrated strong skills and background in current trends, instructional methods and strategies in teaching students.
  • Demonstrated evidence of effective classroom management skills.
  • Demonstrated evidence of effectively working with students, parents and staff.
  • Knowledge of appropriate content standards and ability to integrate into classroom instruction.
  • Demonstrated ability to modify instruction to improve student learning through the use of formative, summative, and performance assessment strategies.
  • Advanced ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and through the use of technology.
  • Candidate has not received notice of nonrenewal from the Ridgefield School District pursuant to RCW 28A.405.220

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Project Based Learning
    • Writing essential questions
    • Assessing and writing rubrics aligned with 21-century learning standards
    • Experience implementing the 4 C’s of 21-century learning
  • Experience with differentiated instruction
    • Small, skill-specific groupings
    • Progress monitoring
    • Walk to learning models
    • Data-driven decision making
  • Experience with Restorative Practices
    • Implementing and guiding classroom circles
    • Helping those harmed by others’ actions
    • Responding to challenging behavior

Essential Functions:

  • Participate fully in and attend Cispus outdoor school.
  • Demonstrate a vision that is progressive, innovative, and shows a commitment to excellence
  • Work as an enthusiastic part of a learning-centered environment believing that each student can learn
  • Promote a “Growth Mind Set”
  • Subscribe to the notion that “student success is a teacher’s paramount responsibility”
  • Treat co-workers, supervisors, students, parents, and others with dignity and respect at all times
  • Work and plan cooperatively and collaboratively
  • Participate actively in grade level PLC, collecting and using data
  • Maintain familiarity with education research and developments in the education profession, and integrate proven and research based teaching techniques that will maximize student learning.
  • Serve as a positive role model for students both in and out of assignment, and practice the behaviors that are expected of our students
  • Teach to District and state-approved course goals and standards
  • Prepare teaching materials and related reports (i.e. grades, attendance, assessment results, interventions,) for implementing lesson plans and documenting student progress
  • Willingness to engage in instructional coaching
  • Instruct students in subject matter specified by state law and administrative requirements of the School District
  • Maintain effective, positive classroom management
  • Assess student progress, expectations, goals, to provide feedback to students, parents, and administration
  • Maintain records and submit reports as required or appropriate.
  • Willingness to participate in staff development aligned with School and District initiatives
  • Participate in a variety of meetings for conveying and/or gathering information
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance and hours of operation as set by the assigned building/location to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position to achieve program requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned


START DATE: 09/01/2020 with TRI days starting 8/26/2020. New employee induction dates: Aug. 20, 21, 24, & 25.







                                                              Notice of Nondiscrimination

Ridgefield School District No.122 complies with all state and federal rules and regulations and provides equal opportunity in programs and employment and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin/language, marital status, HIV/Hepatitis C status, sex, sexual orientation-including gender expression or identity, creed, religion, age, veteran or military status, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.  


Ridgefield School District will also take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all education programs, services and activities. For information regarding translation services, bilingual education or inquiries regarding compliance procedures, contact Chris Griffith, Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, 510 Pioneer Street, Ridgefield, WA 98642, (360) 619-1304, or by email at



Shift TypeOn Call
Salary Range$155 per/day; $94 per/half day / Per Day/Per Half Day
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/01/2020
End Date06/15/2021