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Science Teacher Job Opening

Cove K-12 Charter School is seeking an enthusiastic teacher with a passion for teaching middle and high school students and the ability to teach Biology, Earth/Physical Science, Chemistry and Physics. Additional endorsement in Basic or Advanced Mathematics preferred. This is a permanent, full-time position beginning with the 2017-18 school year.

Must be able to develop, organize and promote STEM activities through authentic, project-based curriculum experiences for grades 7-12.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Current TSPC license with subject matter endorsements or ability to obtain the endorsements,
• Demonstrated competence in all areas of content responsibility,               

• Work independently, be highly flexible and team oriented,
• Computer literacy, excellent written and verbal skills, strong interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate must be able to:

• Teach in classroom, lab and community settings,
• Provide for individual differences in the learning needs of students,
• Provide classroom climate which is based upon mutual respect, rapport, fairness and consistency,
• Involve students in the monitoring of their progress and demonstration of their learning
• Engage students in high levels of learning,
• Participate in staff development activities.

Application Procedures and Timeline: Position is open until filled.

Submit the following to apply:

  • Cover letter
  • Address your ability to meet the qualifications and job requirements either in your cover letter or in a separate document
  • Current resume 
  • Three letters of recommendation  
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Completed Application

Preferred Submission Method:

Email application packet to bruce.neil@covesd.org

Mail or deliver applications to: Cove School District PO Box 68 Cove, OR 97824

Nominations for 2017 Crystal Apple Awards Now Open

Nominations for the 2017 Crystal Apple “Excellence in Education” Awards are now open. These awards recognize outstanding individuals in the education field who are dedicated to the success of students.

Those eligible are employees in any of the InterMountain Education Service District's (IMESD) 18 component school districts in Morrow, Umatilla and Union counties. Crystal Apple Awards can be given to principals, assistant principals, teachers, paraeducators, office staff, maintenance staff and other district staff.

Information and the nomination form are available here. Nominations are due April 1, 2017.

Nominations are also being accepted for the Doug Flatt Memorial Leadership Award, which recognizes one outstanding administrator (Superintendent, Principal, Vice Principal) each year.

Information and the nomination form for the Doug Flatt Memorial Leadership Award are available here. Nominations are due April 1, 2017.


Immunizations Available at Union School-Based Health Center

image: letter to parents about immunizations

The Union School-Based Health Center in Union is offering immunizations to any school-age students in Union County, including Cove School District.

The School Exclusion date of February 15, 2017 is coming up fast, and if your student is not up to date on immunizations required by Oregon law (or you have not submitted a medical/non-medical exemption), your student will not be allowed to attend school beginning February 15, 2017.

Click on the image to the right for further information.



WInter Program

The program will not be on Livestream this year.  (Our little gym is not wired for internet.) However, Mr. Dressen will record both performaces and post them to Youtube this week.  Please check this post on Thursday the 12th for links to performances.

Sorry for the inconvience.


Students Invited to Technology Expo in March

Do you know a student interested in technology? Students in 8th through 12th grades across eastern Oregon are invited to the IMESD's annual STEP Technology Expo on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Eastern Oregon University in La Grande. This FREE event is from 8 AM to 4:30 PM at EOU. Transportation will be provided to students from their school district (details are currently being determined).

The Expo is an opportunity for students to immerse themselves in hands-on technology fun and learn more about school-to-career opportunities in the technology field.

Students must register themselves to attend the Expo by visiting http://step.imesd.org. For more information, they can ask at their school front office or ask their school STEP representative. Posters and flyers should be available at their schools. Students can also follow STEP on Twitter and Instagram - @EOstepITup and #stepexpo17.


Cove School District | 803 Main Street | Cove, Oregon 97824

Phone: (541) 568-4424 | Fax: (541) 568-4251

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