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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2934487
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: May 8, 2018

Job Description



1st Grade Teacher


Application Deadline Date:           

Open Until Filled


Start Date:    

August 28, 2018 


Position Description:       

Sherman County School District is seeking a highly qualified and motivated 1st Grade Teacher. Sherman County School is a K-12 progressive school with approximately 245 students located in Moro, Oregon.  The 2016-17 school year saw the opening of a new elementary and remodeled Jr/Sr High School connected as one modernized facility. Augmenting a district-wide commitment to academic achievement, Sherman County School District offers state-of-the-art technology and library resources, along with generous professional development support. 


The district is seeking applicants with the ability to create a student-centered classroom.  Applicants should also have a working knowledge of Common Core State Standards, effective teaching strategies, and the ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students. Prospective applicants must possess the ability to communicate with students, parents and colleagues effectively.  In addition, knowledge of Bridges math program is preferred.  Apart from strong academic qualifications, the successful candidate must demonstrate a wide knowledge of effective teaching methods and best practices. Sherman CountySchool boasts small class sizes, providing an ideal environment for a teacher dedicated to the success of each individual student.



Community Description:   

Sherman County is located in north central Oregon between the John Day River on the east and the Deschutes River on the west.  The Columbia River forms the boundary to the north. Much of the southern boundary is defined by the canyons of Buck Hollow creek, a tributary of the Deschutes.  Sherman County enjoys four distinct seasons. Summers are warm, dry and clear. Winters are relatively mild; heavy snowfall is uncommon.  The county is relatively small, with only 831 square miles, it is approximately 20 miles wide and 42 miles long, elevations range from 185 feet along the Columbia River to 3,600 feet on the plateau in the south. There are 6 small towns: Biggs Junction, Rufus, Wasco, Moro, Grass Valley and Kent within the county line that house approximately 1,750 residents.  Sherman County is mainly an agricultural community. Wheat is the most important crop here. Windsurfing on the Columbia and hunting, fishing and camping are easily accessible. The School enjoys a newly resurfaced all-weather track facility, new baseball field, and new tennis courts. Also located in Moro is a new comprehensive K-12 facility that opened in the fall of 2016.  A beautiful 7,000 square foot public/school library that opened in March of 2009 adjoins the school campus. Technology is well integrated into the curriculum. Chromebooks, high speed internet, interactive video, online classes and video on demand services are all available to support and augment instructional programs.


************************************Application Process************************************

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email Wes Owens at wowens@sherman.k12.or.us  Mr. Owens will provide you with an official application packet and application instructions.


Application Requirements Shall Include:

  • Completed Official District Application Form (available by contacting the district)
  • Letter of Interest
  • Current Resume
  • Copy of Teaching License (or eligibility to obtain same)
  • Minimum of three (3) Letters of Recommendation (written within the last 3 years)
  • Copies of all transcripts
  • Other material as desired


Sexual misconduct records check and pre-employment drug test is required for all positions.  For further information and application materials please email Wes Owens at wowens@sherman.k12


Sherman County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Contact Information

    • Sherman User
    • 65912 High School Loop
    • Moro, Oregon 97039

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