Industrial Arts (Ag Shop) MS/HS Teacher:

Whitepine Joint School District North Central / Lewiston Career Technical Education Secondary Full Time Apply no later than 8/19/2024Posted 2M ago

About this job

The Whitepine Joint School District is hiring a Middle School / High School Industrial Arts teacher starting in the 2024 – 2025 school year at the Deary school. We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Industrial Arts Teacher to join our team. As a teacher, you will have the opportunity to inspire and educate students under the Career Technical Education program with courses covering woodworking, metalworking, horticulture/greenhouse, intro to agriculture, forestry, and small engines while allowing them to develop career technical skills.

The Deary shop classroom includes new and upgraded equipment including a SawStop safety table saw, 3-1 Welders, an Arclight PlasmaCam with 4x8 table, laser engraver, a new 220 sq ft greenhouse, router, jig saw, planer, many new hand tools and safety equipment.

The Whitepine Joint School District is a small rural school in northern Idaho that proudly serves Deary, Bovill, and Elk River students. The district offers a rich benefit package including: medical, dental, vision, HRA, EAP, Telehealth for all household members, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, professional development, PERSI retirement, mileage reimbursement, and highly competitive wages. Our salary schedule can be found in the Negotiated Agreement on our website: www. sd288/org/transparency.

Prior teaching experience in state or out of state is credited when considering salary schedule placement. The district is also willing to work through the Alternate Authorization or the Industry Certification process to obtain a teaching certificate. Please contact the district for more information.

A district application and supporting documents can be emailed to


1. Idaho teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement(s)
2. Strong background in teaching methods, developmentally appropriate classroom
activities, and effective classroom management
3. Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter and effective teaching methods
4. Strong background in curriculum and the Idaho Core Standards
5. Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction
6. Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
7. Work well with students, staff, and the public
8. Excellent organizational skills
9. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
10. Able to work under deadlines
11. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

Building Principal

To provide students with a daily and ongoing instructional program that will provide for them the
best possible academic knowledge and skills. To promote academic, social, and citizenship
development through leadership and classroom supervision.

1. Prepare for assigned classes
2. Design lessons with an appropriate level of difficulty that provide content in a logical and
sequential manner
3. Employ 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
4. Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
5. Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs
6. Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans
7. Implement the Idaho Core Standards, as well as the district’s philosophy of education and
instructional goals and objectives, in lesson plans, classroom instruction, unit planning,
and assessments
8. Devise written and oral assignments and tests that require analytical and critical thinking
as well as the reproduction of facts, and use them to evaluate student progress on a
regular basis
9. Prepare students academically for district, state, and federal testing
10. Display command of the subject matter
11. Budget class time effectively

Other Duties to Students
1. Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential
2. Establish and communicate classroom rules and encourage students to set and maintain
standards of classroom behavior
3. Make provision 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
4. Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their
parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students
5. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials,
and facilities
Professional Contacts and Activities
1. Attend and participate in faculty meetings
2. Attend IEP meetings and collaborate with special education teachers as needed
3. Keep immediate supervisor informed of activities and any issues that may arise
4. Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, curriculum,
objectives, and methods
5. Provide needed and requested information on a timely basis

1. Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules
2. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by federal and state law,
administrative rules, and Board policy
3. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by
attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional organizations,
enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other
4. Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the
Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education
5. Seek assistance should emergencies arise
6. Represent the school district in a positive manner
7. Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
8. Perform other duties as assigned

Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the building principal in conformance
with district policy and IDAPA

Education required

Bachelors Degree or Industry Certified

Experience required

1 year preferred

Skills required

Knowledgeable in welding, woodworking, small engines, forestry, greenhouse, safety, etc.


Salary Schedule is available on our website in the Negotiated Agreement. Go to the district page, Transparency, transparency, current year negotiated agreement

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Whitepine Joint 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.