CTE Human Services Cluster – Counseling & Mental Health Services

Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J

Job Overview

COVID-19 Vaccination Required


Work Year: 

Bargaining Unit: TTEA

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary: $44,349- $89,327

  • Tigard Tualatin School District pays the 6% employee PERS contribution, upon eligibility.
  • Salary rates listed are based on 2021-2022 salary schedule. Salary schedule for 2022-2023 is TBD

JOB TITLEHuman Services Teacher, CTE 9-12


A healthy community requires thoughtful connection, organization, communication, facilitation, and wellbeing, to thrive. Our CTE Pathway in Human Services supports this vision. We want our students to have the knowledge, understanding, and skill to help others through both care for the social and emotional landscape of their community and responsive support for individuals. Share your knowledge about personal wellbeing, healthy relationships, group facilitation, and helping others overcome obstacles in their lives. If you have education and experience working as a social worker, therapist, counselor, or some other helping field, you are likely eligible to become a teacher for this program. We can help with that. Come help Creekside develop a pipeline for supporting our future diverse behavioral health practitioners, educators, community organizers, and future leaders ready to support their community!


: Licensed


 1.0 REPORTS TO: Building Principal


Start Date:
 August 29, 2022



Classroom teachers provide instruction to their assigned classroom or within their specific area of expertise working with the curriculum designed by the school district. They work directly with students, school staff, building and district administrators to meet the educational goals of the district



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following requirements and responsibilities satisfactorily. However, any one employee may not perform all duties listed and examples may not cover all duties an employee is expected to perform. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential requirements and responsibilities of the position

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Teaches classes following District approved curriculum
  • Conducts conferences and communicates with parents as necessary
  • Follows District standards including reporting concerns, abuse and infractions of student handbook policies
  • Works effectively and collaborates with the building administrator and work team or grade level
  • Demonstrates effective classroom management techniques
  • Understand and complies with Oregon Teacher’s Stands of Competent and Ethical Performance



The essential qualifications of the position are listed below. They include the requisite skill, experience and education for the assignments in this classification. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge/skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position


Must possess the mental and physical skills and abilities of/to:

  • Make some independent judgments within prescribed policies and procedures
  • Employ good judgment in a variety of situations, including emergencies
  • Work with a variety of students and demonstrate a willingness to gain the information and training necessary to work effectively
  • Possess the characteristics and understanding to be an effective member of an educational support team
  • Comprehend and follow oral and written instructions and complete work within established time lines.
  • Communicate with appropriate student age group requiring the exercise of both empathetic and disciplinarian approaches
  • Maintain a confidential, non-preferential manner an non-judgmental attitude towards the students, staff, and program
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, staff, and general public



  • Hold or be eligible to hold appropriate CTE licensure

Language and Math Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.
  • Able to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

Math Skills:

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and sold geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions,, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Talk and hear
  • Stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Occasionally climbing or balancing
  • Frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the majority of the work day is spent indoors.


Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Tigard-Tualatin School District 23J and TTEA.



Terms and conditions of employment are established by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Tigard-Tualatin School District 23J and TTEA.


This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all inclusive list of responsibility, skill, or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the positions activities and requirements, the administrations reserve the right to modify, and or remove duties and assign duties as necessary that still reflect the essential functions of the department.

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