Summer School Employment Opportunities
Positions Open to current WCSD certified employees
The Supplemental Credit Office is now accepting applications for the following Summer School positions:
Secondary Teachers, Counselors (high school experience required) and Librarians
Summer School positions are temporary hourly positions. Summer School employees do not accrue PERS
or get benefits. All positions are dependent on student enrollment.
All standard WCSD contracts must be completed before the start of Summer School.
Current WCSD employees will be given preference over non-WCSD employees to fill all positions.
Current WCSD substitute teachers may apply to fill any vacancies beginning May 4.
Summer School library positions are open to certified and classified personnel. First consideration of
Library Staff (certified and classified) will be given to those applicants currently working at the site where
Summer School will be held. Certified librarians from other sites will be considered second. Classified
library staff from other sites will be considered third. Although consideration is given in this order, it is not
a given that any particular applicant will automatically be selected for a position.
3 library positions (classified and/or certified)
Preference will be given to teachers who are recommended by the school principal of Summer School
sites. A letter of recommendation must accompany the teacher's complete application. Recommended
teachers must be highly qualified, have experience, and be certified in the grade/subject for which they are
being recommended and making application.
There will be no elementary Summer School.
There will be no split contracts for Summer School 2010.
Middle Summer School teachers must have PLATO training and/or commit to PLATO training in order to
teach middle school Summer School. All PLATO teacher positions are subject to approval of the PLATO
PE/Sports teachers must be approved by the lead coach (for each specific sport) for each school.
All PE/sports teachers must hold current CPR certification throughout Summer School.
40-50 PE/Sports teachers.
A counselor will be hired for each high school (excluding Incline and North Valleys). When middle school
Summer School begins, additional counselors may be added. At that time all Summer School counselors
will have multiple sites.
Summer School 2010 Course Offerings
Elementary School – Grades 1 thru 5 No elementary Summer School this year due to budget cuts.
Middle School – Grades 6, 7 & 8 June 21 - July 30, 8:00 - 12:15
Middle school sites will offer PLATO for Language Arts, Math, science and Social Studies for 2 2-hour
periods. Each middle school site will have 1 teacher. Curriculum is provided and PLATO training is
7 teachers with PLATO training
1 PLATO Support Teacher/Trainer
High School Summer School consists of 2 3-week sessions:
Session 1, June 21 - July 9, 7:30 - 11:47. There will be no class July 5.
Session 2, July 12 - July 30, 7:30 - 11:30.
Teachers must commit to both sessions.
Dots indicate a position is offered at that site. Class offerings may change at any time. Check the
website often for changes. Classes are added and removed based on student enrollment. Current
WCSD textbooks and guidelines must be used.
Course Hug Incline McQueen NVHS Sparks
English 8-7 NEW*
MATH Hug Incline McQueen NVHS Sparks
Algebra 2 A-B
SCIENCE Hug Incline McQueen NVHS Sparks
Biology 1-2 Science class locations will depend on teacher hire
Physical Science 1-2
SOCIAL STUDIES Hug Incline McQueen NVHS Sparks
World History 1-2
US History 1-2
Am. Government 1-2
Am. Government 2-1*
OTHER Hug Incline McQueen NVHS Sparks
The following criteria will be followed for all grade levels:
Applicants must be full-time contracted (not long-term subs), currently employed WCSD certified
employees. Teachers must be highly qualified. See the website for HQ requirements.
Applicants must be certified in the area of application and should have recent experience in teaching in
the area of application.
Principals may recommend teachers from their own school to teach there for Summer School. A letter
of recommendation must accompany the teacher's application in order for these recommendations to be
considered. Teachers must be highly qualified and have experience in the grade/subject for which they
are being recommended and making application. Teachers recommended by their school principal
MUST submit a complete application. Meeting these requirements does not guarentee a position.
After May 3, all remaining job openings will be advertised and be available to all qualified applicants not
currently in the employ of WCSD. These applicants must also complete the WCSD on-line application,
complete I-9 and W-4 forms and be fingerprinted. Jobs will remain open until filled.
Sequence of Consideration for high school teachers:
1. Highly qualified teachers at the school site currently teaching the course
2. Highly qualified teachers from any high school currently teaching the course
3. Highly qualified teachers from any middle school currently teaching a similar course
4. Highly qualified teachers from the WCSD substitute list
5. WCSD teachers with degree and experience in the subject area
6. Substitute teachers with degree and experience in the subject area
Certified Pay Rate per Hour
Certified student instruction time $30
Approved certified training* $30
Approved meetings* $30
Approved prep. time* $30
*approved by SCO only
Apply using the application below. Please type in all information.
Summer School 2010
Certified Application Guidelines
This application is for Summer School, NOT ESY (Extended School Year for Special Ed.)
At this time, only currently contracted WCSD certified employees may apply.
If you want to teach ESY (Special Ed.), please contact Student Support Services at 857-3161.
Summer School Applicants Only
Teachers must be highly qualified. See the requirements on the Summer School web-site.
Incomplete applications will be returned.
A complete application must have the following completed:
1 Application pages 1 thru 4 completely filled out and signed.
Please be specific when listing your present position. Ex: Eng. 1-2 instead of just English.
Your WCSD Employee ID is required. You can find it on your pay stub.
Required by Human Resources
2 "Previous Dismissal" form signed (page 4 of the application).
3 One page résumé including 3 references for all certified applicants except PE teachers.
4 A copy of your NV State teaching license is required if you did not teach Summer School
in 2009 or if you have renewed your license since last year.
Don't forget to include a copy of the back of your license.
5 PE/Sports teachers only, are required to submit a copy of their current CPR certification.
CPR certification must be current thru the end of Summer School.
Do not Fax or e-mail your applications. Please use school mail or U.S. Mail
Original Signatures are required.
Submit your complete application to the Supplemental Credit Office only.
Supplemental Credit Office
785 W. 6th St.
Reno, NV 89503
To fill out this application on your computer:
1. Save by clicking File, Save As - be certain to save the application where you will find in again.
2. Type only in the yellow boxes. DO NOT type outside the yellow boxes.
3. Print application and then sign it.
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SUMMER SCHOOL 2010 CERTIFIED STAFF APPLICATION
This application is for the WCSD Summer School Program administered by Supplemental Credit Office.
Submit to: Supplemental Credit Office, 785 W. 6 th St., Reno, NV 89503 (8 to 4, M-F) This is not for ESY (Special Ed).
APPLY ONLY IF YOU CAN COMPLETE THE ENTIRE SUMMER SCHOOL TIME FRAME. Regular school-year contracts must be
completed prior to the start of Summer School. List below the position for which you are qualified and making application.
All requirements must be submitted before you will be considered for hire.
Applying for: ## High School High School Sports
# Middle School CBI
Applying for Position of:
Teacher, Librarian or Counselor Subject or Grade Level
List subjects areas in which you are highly qualified.
List below your site preference in order of desired site. Site preference will be taken in consideration, but is not guaranteed.
Site preference 1 Site preference 2
Complete the entire application. The information requested is for occupational qualifications. WCSD is an equal opportunity employer and
does not intend to use any of the information for unlawful purposes. A copy of your Nevada State teaching license MUST accompany this
application if you did not teach Summer School in 2009 or if your license has expired since Summer School 2009. PLEASE TYPE.
Last First WCSD ID
Name Name MI # E000
Mailing Address City State Zip
Home Phone (775) Work (775) Cell/Other Phone
E-mail: @washoe.k12.nv.us Other e-mail @
Present Assigned School Present Position (be specific)
Credential/NV Teaching License #K-8 # Contracted regular school year employee
List the subjects in which you are licensed.
Subjects: #K-12 Current # Contracted Year-Round school employee
Subjects: #7-12 Status # Substitute only
Contracted Special Education teacher
Credential Valid Through
MM/DD/YY # WCSD Administrator
College/University Degree(s) # BS/BA Major
# Masters Major
Experience: Years taught WCSD Summer School # 2009 # 2008 # 2007 # 2006 # 2005 # More than 5 years
If you worked for Summer School in 2009 what did you teach? Where?
Years taught in WCSD
List the last 3 grades/courses you have taught and when. Please be specific.
Course/Grade taught from to
Course/Grade taught from to
Course/Grade taught from to
OFFICE USE ONLY
Previous Dismissal Form Résumé License CPR (PE) DB Placed
SUMMER SCHOOL 2010 CERTIFIED APPLICATION Page 2 of 4
To best serve WCSD students, Summer School staff is expected to commit to the entire Summer School time frame.
I am able to work the entire Summer School session(s). See website for current dates and times.
I would like to work for Summer School, but I have planned to be gone on the following date(s)
If you plan to be gone, what is the reason?
I am planning to be gone for days to attend a meeting or conference related to WCSD business
I understand that if I take time off during Summer School without permission from SCO before June 1, I will not be eligible to
work for Summer School in the future.
Specific Training for middle school teachers - Check the box if the statement is true.
PLATO - I have had complete, official WCSD PLATO training in the last 3 years.
# PLATO - I am currently teaching a PLATO class or have been teaching PLATO in the last 3 years.
I have taught a PLATO class at the following school: from to
Name of School Start Date End Date
I affirm that all answers and statements in this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that the WCSD
reserves the right to verify all information on this application and authorize inquiry into my personal and professional history. I understand any
false statements or failures to disclose information may be sufficient to disqualify me for employment or if employed, may result in my dismissal.
Signature of Applicant Date
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Procedures. As stated in WCSD School Board Policy 4111: "The Washoe County School District is committed to equal opportunity in
employment and education." Furthermore, the policy states, "The Washoe County School District will offer reasonable accommodations to individuals with a known disability except where such
accommodation poses an undue hardship to the district. Any individual with a disability who needs reasonable accommodations should notify a representative in the Personnel Division."
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Please read and initial indicating that you have read and understand the following important information:
1. I have read the preceding pages including "Hiring Criteria."
2. Any applicant who has not worked for WCSD within the past 6 months is considered a new prospective
employee; fingerprinting by WCSD, completion of a W-4 and I-9 form is required.
$50.00 will be deducted from the first paycheck to help defray the cost of fingerprinting and background check.
3. Summer School positions are temporary, hourly positions. Employees do not accrue PERS. There are
no benefits or paid holidays during Summer School.
4. The appointment of teachers to a part-time Summer School teaching assignment is subject
to and dependent upon sufficient enrollment in each individual class.
5. Summer School is not ESY (Extended School Year for Special Ed. students).
6. Summer School pay periods will follow the normal WCSD payroll schedule as during the regular school year.
Pay dates will be July 22 and August 22.
In the classroom
1. All WCSD policies will be followed during Summer School
2. District guidelines for curriculum must be followed.
3. The CLASS SCHEDULE will be followed and only approved break times will be used. Summer School
teachers may not dismiss students early for any reason. Teachers are paid only for time worked. Any
teacher who dismisses students early and leaves will not be considered for re-hire.
4. ATTENDANCE POLICY and the documenting of student absence(s) in Summer School is mandatory.
Parents or guardians must be contacted on the same day a student is absent.
5. The issue, return, and documentation of BOOKS in good condition is a teacher responsibility.
6. GRADE SHEETS are the official record for student attendance, citizenship, and academic performance;
detailed and accurate records must be kept. Grade sheets must be submitted to the SCO at the conclusion
of Summer School. Grade changes cannot be made after the start of Fall semester.
7. SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS to ensure safety and avoid liability must be provided before, during, and
immediately after class.
8. During Summer School most teachers are assigned to a classroom that is normally used by another teacher.
Summer School teachers are expected to respect the property of the classroom and not use items that
belong to the regular school year teacher without express permission from the regular teacher.
The Summer School Coordinator assigned to your school location is your immediate supervisor.
Concerns or problems are to be directed to this individual.
1. Summer School teachers will be evaluated by their Summer School site coordinator. Staff evaluations will
become part of the employee's permanent file in HR.
2. All substitute teachers will be assigned using WCSD AESOP. Teachers may not hire their own sub.
Summer School teachers must request a sub through their site coordinator.
3. Site coordinators will have basic supplies available for teachers. Additional supplies must be requested
through the site coordinator. Teachers will not be reimbursed for supplies they purchase on their own.
4. No field trips are to be taken in Summer School.
5. Any film shown in the classroom must first be approved by the site coordinator.
6. Any requested exception must be brought to the attention of the SCO administrator.
Acknowledgement/Acceptance: I have read the areas of teacher information and responsibility specific to WCSD Summer
School and agree to work within these guidelines. Failure to work within these guidelines may result in loss of employment.
Applicant signature: _________________________________ Date: ____________________
PREVIOUS RESIGNATION / DISMISSAL INFORMATION Page 4 or 4
If you have been dismissed, terminated, asked to resign, or asked to resign in lieu of discipline by a previous (or current) employer, or
if you are under investigation by you current employer for possible disciplinary action, a full and complete explanation must be
addressed to the attention of the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. Please place your written explanation in a sealed
envelope and attach it to your application.
ARRESTS / CONVICTIONS
In answering the following questions, be advised that if you are offered employment with the WCSD, a set of your fingerprints will
be taken and will be forwarded to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for processing. The District will then receive a report
from the FBI which will contain a complete listing of any arrest and/or conviction that is on your FBI criminal history file. It is
essential, therefore, that you answer each question with complete honesty. If you are unsure about a past event, you should list it.
Please note that a “yes” answer to these questions may not necessarily disqualify you from consideration for employment. The
WCSD will consider the nature and date of the conviction, your intervening conduct, and the relationship between the conviction and
the position for which you are applying.
Have you ever been CONVICTED of any criminal offense other than a minor traffic violation (this includes, but is not limited to a
felony, gross misdemeanor, misdemeanor, DUI, etc.)? Conviction means the final judgment of a verdict or a finding of guilty, plea of
guilty, or a plea of nolo contendre in any court, regardless of whether an appeal is pending or could be taken.
YES please initial NO please initial
Do you have any outstanding arrests for which you are awaiting trial or for which a final judicial determination has not been made?
YES please initial NO please initial
If YES to EITHER of the above questions, you must complete and include a CONVICTION INFORMATION FORM. Failure to
do so may result in the rejection of your application.
Have you ever had any credential or driver’s license suspended or revoked?
YES please initial NO please initial
If yes, please explain and include applicable dates:
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING AND DATING THIS APPLICATION.
I hereby certify that all information provided by me on this employment application and all other information provided by me in the
course of applying for employment at Washoe County School District (WCSD) is truthful, accurate, and complete. I understand that
if any information provided by me on this employment application or any other information provided by me in the course of applying
for employment at WCSD is found to be false, untruthful, misleading, or incomplete that such will be cause for immediate rejection
of my application for employment. I further understand that if I am hired as an employee of WCSD and at any time thereafter it is
discovered that any information provided by me on this employment application or any other information provided by me in the
course of applying for employment at WCSD is found to be false, untruthful, misleading, or incomplete shall be sufficient cause for
disqualification or dismissal from employment.
I hereby authorize WCSD to obtain information relating to my current and previous employment, education, criminal or personal
history records. I agree to release the WCSD, its employees, representatives, and agents from any and all liability claims or damages
for the obtaining and use of information obtained form these sources or developed as a result of contacting these sources.
I hereby authorize any and all organizations, including but not limited to my current or previous employers, educational
institutions, etc., their employees, representatives, and agents to provide any and all information regarding my employment or
education to WCSD, its employees, representatives, and agents requesting such information. In addition to authorizing the release of
any information regarding my employment or education, I hereby fully waive any rights or claims I have against said organizations,
its employees, representatives, and agents form any and all liability claims or damages that may directly or indirectly result from the
use, disclosure, release or omission of any such information by any person or party, whether such information if favorable or
unfavorable to me. A photocopy of this release will be valid as an original even though the photocopy does not contain an original
writing of my signature.
I hereby certify that I have read and understand the above.
Applicant's Name (please print) Applicant's Signature Date