The IMESD is currently looking for substitute teachers and classroom assistants to hire. According to Nichole Biechler, Human Resources Assistant at the IMESD, there is currently a shortage of substitute teachers in Oregon and across the nation.
The Oregon Teacher Practices and Standards Commission (TSPC) recently lifted some restrictions regarding substitutes to try to increase the number of substitutes available to school districts and ESDs.
“This move by TSPC shows that the lack of substitutes is definitely a state-wide concern, and we know districts in our region struggle to find enough subs on many days during the school year,” Biechler said.
Substitute teachers and classroom assistants are always needed, and the jobs can offer flexibility and competitive wages. For more information about becoming a substitute for the IMESD, please contact Nichole Biechler at 541-966-3224 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The IMESD will be having annual trainings for its substitute teachers this month. The following dates/locations have been scheduled for orientation:
Wednesday, August 26 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Location: InterMountain Education Service District Main Building (Juniper Room), 2001 SW Nye Ave, Pendleton, Oregon
Thursday, August 27 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: Joseph Building (Conference Room-Upstairs), 1100 K Ave, La Grande, Oregon
Thursday, August 27 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Location: Punkin Center Building, 290 West Punkin Center Road, Hermiston, Oregon