• Welcome to the Garfield-Palouse Cooperative
     
    The following general information applies to positions in the Garfield and Palouse School Districts.
     

    General Requirements for All Positions:

    • Ability to collaborate as a team member.
    • Ability to take directions and work with others.
    • Must have constant awareness of things to be done in the assigned work area.
    • Tact, resourcefulness, integrity, reliability, a positive attitude toward work.
    • Works independently

     


    Requirements for Classified Positions:
    • All Classified positions, including substitutes, excluding secretarial and library aides must be able to lift 50 pounds and be on their feet all day.

    Requirements for Child Care Workder Positions:
    • All Child Care Worker positions, including substitutes must be able to lift 50 pounds and be on their feet all day.

    Professional Qualifications for Certificated Positions
    • A valid Washington State Teacher Certificate with endorsements for the position listed.
    • Professional appearance and judgment.
    • Successful teaching experience.
    • Demonstrated successful experience in position listed.
    • Excellent communication skills with students, staff, parents, administrators, and community.
    • Ability to collaborate as a team member with other staff members.
    • Willingness to accept related duties as assigned by the principal and the superintendent.

    Professional Qualifications for Para-educator Positions

    • The candidate must have an AA degree or two years of college or be able to pass the PRAXIS.

    Salary and Benefits

    • Certificated: Pay will be based on the placement on the Washington State LEAP schedule, depending on education and experience unless noted.
    • Classified: Pay will be based on the placement on the classified salary schedule, depending on experience unless noted.
    • Coaching/advisor: Pay will be based on the placement on the coaches salary schedule, depending on experience unless noted.
    • Child Care Worker: Pay will be based on Washington state minimum wage. Benefits will begin with positions of 4 hours or more per day.

    Application Procedures -

    - - - - Please note: The Middle School is in Garfield and the High School is in Palouse - - - -

    - Garfield District, Garfield Elementary and Garfield-Palouse Middle School Positions -

    Please submit the following to: Zane Wells, Box 398, Garfield, WA 99130

    • In-house certificated, classified, coach/advisor: Letter of interest.
    • Out-of-district certificated: Letter of interest, resume, transcript, district application form, placement file.
    • Out-of-district classified, coach/advisor: Letter of interest, two letters of recommendation, transcripts for para-educators

    - Palouse District, Palouse Elementary and Garfield-Palouse High School Positions -

    Please submit the following to: Calvin Johnson, 600 E. Alder, Palouse, WA 99161

    • In-house certificated, classified, coach/advisor: Letter of interest.
    • Out-of-district certificated: Letter of interest, resume, transcript, district application form, placement file.
    • Out-of-district classified, coach/advisor: Letter of interest, two letters of recommendation, transcripts for para-educators.

    Employment Information

    • Successful candidate must complete a Washington State Patrol/FBI fingerprint background check. Garfield and Palouse School Districts are affirmative action, equal opportunity employers. Employees of Garfield and Palouse must abide by all districts" policies, including maintaining a smoke and tobacco-free work environment and drug-free workplace.


    Discrimination Procedures
     
    Report allegations of discrimination to:
     
    Zane Wells, Superintendent
    Garfield School District
    PO Box 398, Garfield, WA 99130
    509-635-1331
    - Human Resources Director
    - Title IX Compliance Officer
    - Equity Director
     
    Calvin Johnson, Superintendent
    Palouse School District
    600 E Alder, Palouse, WA 99161
    509-878-1921
    - Human Resources Director
    - Title IX Compliance Officer
    - Equity Director