High School Math Teacher
1 week ago
Full Time
North Central / Lewiston
Job Description


  • Idaho teaching certificate with appropriate endorsements.
  • Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction.
  • Works well with students, staff, and the public.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent public relations and communication skills.
  • Strong background in effective classroom management.
  • Strong background in curriculum and state standards.
  • Able to work under deadlines.
  • Maintains confidentiality.

Major responsibilities and duties: A. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the location and at the times designated. B. Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning within the limits of available resources. C. Prepares for assigned classes. D. Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior. E. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the physical limitations of the classroom and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved. F. Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.] G. Implements the Idaho State Standards in lesson plans, classroom instruction, unit planning, and assessments. H. Prepares students academically for all district, state, and federal testing. I. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities. J. Evaluates student progress on a regular basis. K. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by laws, district policy, and administrative regulations. L. Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policy. M. Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms. N. Attends and participates in faculty meetings. O. Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, curriculum, objectives, and methods. P. Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students. Q. Provides for his/her own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework through institutions of higher learning. R. Follows modifications/accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans. Attends IEP meetings and collaborates with special education teachers as needed. S. Adheres to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education. T. Keeps immediate supervisor informed of activities and problems. U. Maintains discipline in the classroom consistent with district policy and guidelines. V. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Lapwai offers competitive benefits and pay. Listed is starting wage for first year Valid Idaho Teaching Certified Teacher with no experience. About Lapwai School District 341 "Together, we ensure all students will reach their full potential"

Lapwai School District is a public school located 12 miles from Lewiston, Idaho located on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation. We are K-12 with two schools. The Elementary is K-5 with enrollment 132 students. The Middle/High School enrollment grades 6-12 is 134 students.

The Lapwai School District is featured in the April 2019 American School Board Journal as a National School Boards Association, Magna Award first place winner in the category of under, 5,000 enrollment. Our collective efforts and hard work are being recognized based on the following criteria:

· Removing barriers to achievement for vulnerable or under served children, based on race, ethnicity, gender, special needs, geographic or socioeconomic status.

· Supporting the school board’s equity mission and vision for the district

· Exhibiting success over time

· Having longevity and sustainability

· Can be replicated by other school districts with similar conditions and resources.

On our website www.lapwai.org you can also view our Superintendents weekly updates which features the many wonderful things happening in our district.

Please visit our website www.lapwai.org to get the certified job application with list of complete application check list or contact Connie Desjarlais via email connied@lapwai.org or cdesjarlais@lapwai.org or phone 208-843-2622 ext. 3.

  • Excellent benefits include; Persi retirment, life insurance, health insurance, dental, vision, 401k and competitive salary schedule.

Education Required
  • Idaho teaching certificate with appropriate endorsements.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lapwai School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.