Welcome to the West Valley School application submission page. We are a K-8 school district located 8 miles outside of Kalispell, MT. Our enrollment has increased by 49% over the last 12 years to 785 students with 85 staff members.

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It is the policy and intent of West Valley School District #1 to provide equal opportunity in employment of all persons. This policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, or age. This policy applies to all phases of employment. No question on this application is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.

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West Valley School District #1, located in Kalispell, is accepting applications for a full-time Special Education Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. Multiple grade ranges available.
Minimum Qualifications  Valid Montana State Teaching Certificate with Special Education Endorsement
Knowledge of:
Subject areas appropriate to assignment; effective behavior management techniques; effective instructional techniques; rules and procedures for student safety; rules and regulations governing special education.
Skill in:
Proficiency in written and oral communications; effective communication with parents or guardians in a rural community; Math and ELA instruction; designing and implementing lesson plans for students having a wide range of achievement; adapting curricula and programs to meet the intellectual, social, physical and emotional needs of special education students. Developing, monitoring, and facilitating all areas of students’ IEPs.
Ability to:
Interact with students in a positive and confident manner; be fair and consistent; adapt to change and remain flexible; organize activities; manage student behavior; use good judgment to maintain a safe learning environment; provide instruction and demonstrate techniques; direct paraprofessionals; deal with specific physical or emotional disabilities and associated conditions; establish and maintain effective, positive working relationships with students, parents or guardians, specialists, staff and administrators.

West Valley School