Deer Park Elementary is hiring a new principal! Deer Park School District’s Human Resources Dept. is now accepting applications from qualified applicants until March 27th (CLICK HERE to initiate the application process). Presently, application screening is scheduled for the week of March 30th and, tentatively, finalist interviews will be scheduled on April 14th and 15th.
After a distinguished career in four different school districts spanning 40 years, and 4 successful years as the principal at Deer Park Elementary, Mr. Russ Lodge is ready to enjoy retirement – congratulations, Mr. Lodge!
Deer Park Elementary School offers a unique primary setting, serving over 470 young learners in grades K through 2. Staff at DPE have the opportunity to focus on the specific needs of early learners, developing the critical foundational skills and assets necessary for academic success. DPE has eight classrooms at each grade level and the PLC framework guides the weekly collaborative work of grade-level teams. Deer Park Elementary is a Title I building and utilizes a school-wide model to provide academic and behavioral interventions. The building uses a multi-tiered approach, aligning resources and support structures for students, placing high value on use of data to inform decision making. Deer Park Elementary is a great place to work and a great place for kids!
Deer Park School District is looking for a student-centered, highly collaborative, and skilled leader who knows how to have fun while working hard. The ideal candidate will be capable of effectively communicating (and further developing!) the school’s vision and goals, managing and guiding the analysis of school-wide assessment data, and routinely and actively engaging families in our community. The ideal candidate will be committed to providing strong instructional leadership and will offer encouragement and support to grade-level teams as they use the PLC framework to identify and close gaps in learning for every student we serve.
If you have questions about the position, please reach out to either District Superintendent, Travis Hanson, or Deer Park’s Director of Human Resources, Jill Christiansen at 464.5500.
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VERIFICATION OF IDENTITY AND UNITED STATES WORK AUTHORIZATION FORM MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE EMPLOYMENT COMMENCES. A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK MUST ALSO BE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT
Deer Park School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities, including employment, on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district’s Title IX / EE0 officer and/or Section 504/ADA coordinator for applicants and employees – Jill Christiansen, Human Resources, (509) 464-5508, PO Box 490, Deer Park, WA 99003. Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation in the application process by contacting Human Resources at (509) 464-5508.