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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3008446
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: September 4, 2018

Job Description



The Knappa School District is seeking to fill one position 1.0 FTE for a Special Education Teacher at Knappa High School.


Title:                                       1.0 FTE Teacher (9-12) Special Education


Qualifications:                       Hold Oregon certification at the appropriate level, Reading Endorsements and highly                                                           qualified.

Reports To:                           Principal

Supervises:                            Program Assistants


Job Function:                        To assist students toward fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, physical and emotional growth.


Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Develops and maintains an orderly classroom environment conductive to effective learning.
  2. Develop and maintain a classroom environment free of discrimination and harassment of all kinds so as to promote an educationally nourishing classroom setting.
  3. Plans an educational program that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students: utilizing support personnel available when necessary.
  4. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and strategies that engage all students in the learning process.
  5. Assesses the academic growth of students on a regular basis and maintains records as required by the district and state.
  6. Takes all reasonable precautions to provide for the emotional and physical well-being of all students.
  7. Establish and maintains good communication with students, parents, fellow employees, and other patrons of the district.
  8. Assists in determining and evaluating educational goals, methods, and materials in the school and in the district.
  9. Assists the principal to implement school and district goals, rules, policies, and procedures as they realer to the total school and district programs.
  10. Support and manage instructional assistants with the program.
  11. Maintains confidentiality in all phases of work.
  12. Manage student and intervention scheduling.
  13. Have good collaboration skills with staff and families.
  14. Organize and coordinate parent meetings and promote parent participation in program and school activities.




Evaluation:            As determined by contract, district policy and regulations.


Contract:               As contract agreement between OEA and the Board


Qualified applicants may request an application by contacting April Fresh at the Knappa School District Office at 458-6166 ext. 303, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Applications are being accepted until position filled.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Special Education > General Special Education
  • Welcome to KNAPPA SD 4!

    About Our Community

    Knappa School District is located in a rural setting along Highway 30 just 12 miles east of Astoria and 90 miles from Portland. The school district serves the unincorporated communities of Knappa, Svensen, Brownsmead, and Burnside. The community is family oriented and represents about 2000 citizens. The proximity to the Columbia River provides year-round recreational opportunities to the area.

    The area has long been noted as a fishing and forest products center. Georgia-Pacific’s Wauna Mill is located within the district’s boundaries and employs approximately 1000 area residents. Clatsop Community College in Astoria is the favorite destination for KHS graduates, but many students also enroll in other state system universities and private schools in and out of Oregon.

    "It is the policy of the Knappa School District to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law." Learn more about us...

    Contact Information

    • Nikki Fowler, Bussiness Office Manager
    • 41535 OLD HWY 30
    • Astoria, Oregon 97103

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