TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment) Elementary Special Ed

Position Type:
Certificated – Special Education

Date Posted:

Resource Service Center, Special Education

Our People = Our Strength
Snohomish School District is looking for skilled and dedicated professionals that are committed to our students and community. People with different backgrounds, different experiences and different ways of accomplishing things add to our strength and diversity. Successful candidates will be committed to a continuing program of personal and professional growth and the ability to work effectively with people with dynamic backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Job Summary: This is a 1.0 FTE continuing contract position for a Special Education Elementary TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment). Under the direction of the Director of Special Services, responsible for providing staff development, individual program development/assessment, placement of students, budget management, behavior intervention/management, Transition Center coordination for Special Education programs. Specific responsibilities for this position are as described on the attached job description.
Salary Range: $70,866 – $140,701 per the Snohomish Education Association Total Compensation Salary Schedule. Placement on the salary schedule is determined by official documentation verifying educational level and work experience. Salary will be prorated for less than a full-year and/or part-time employees.
Contract: 180-days
Endorsement Required: Special Education

  • Valid State of Washington teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement.
  • Possess and maintain a valid First Aid and CPR certification for duration of employment with the District when required for position by Board Policy.

Applicant are responsible for determining that they have the appropriate endorsement and current Washington State certification for the position.

Benefits: For eligible positions, the district offers a competitive benefits package including Washington state health insurance coverage (SEBB), a Washington state retirement package, and paid time off. Generally, you are eligible for SEBB benefits if you are anticipated to work at least 630 hours per school year (September 1 through August 31). The School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) benefits include:

  • Medical plans with prescription benefits
  • Dental plans
  • Vision plans
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Medical Flexible Spending Arrangement
  • Dependent Care Assistance Program

Application Procedure: Apply online at Only applications submitted through Snohomish School District’s application system, Frontline, will be accepted. Complete all steps in the application process so that we may fully consider you. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. A complete application must include references (confidential forms will be automatically emailed to your professional/supervisor references). You may also submit other supporting information of your choosing. Upload your attachments (resume, cover letter, etc.) as a PDF. PDFs maintain their appearance regardless of computer or software opening the document.

  • New applicants, substitutes, temporary staff, and those on a non-continuing should login as an “External Applicant.”
  • Only transfer applicants within the same bargaining group should login to the application system as an “Internal Applicant”. Transfer applicants must complete the application pages and upload a current resume and letter of interest.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results of background checks with prior employers/professional references; satisfactory outcome of a criminal history background check* (includes fingerprinting); satisfactory outcome of sexual misconduct information from prior school district employers; and approval by the Snohomish School Board. *Federal/State Criminal History Background check is required at a personal expense of approximately $65.00.

The Snohomish School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities based on 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. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator and ADA – Darryl Pernat, 360-563-7285,; Section 504 Coordinator and Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying – Shawn Stevenson, 360-563-7282,; 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290.

phone: 360-563-7233


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