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Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teachers

 NOTE:  If you have an application on file from a previous position, you may request that application be pulled for the current position. Job announcements and applications may be obtained at the Administration Building at 300 B Street in Biggs, or All application materials must be received by the deadline.  For more information please call (530) 868-1281, X8100 for the Human Resources office.
 *  Substitute Teachers:  Please stop by for an employment packet.  You must be registered with Butte County Office of Education.  Bring to our office proof of citizenship (driver license and social security card, etc.), CBEST, TB, and Credential/Temporary.
Thank you.
 Equal Opportunity Employer
biggs high school principal 2022/2023 school year

biggs high school principal 2022/2023 school year

The District is seeking a highly motivated instructional leader for the Biggs High School 2022/2023 school year.  This individual must be a person who can articulate and implement a vision of a learning environment that maintains a strong academic curriculum while establishing a relevant, affective program.  S/he must be student oriented, a talented facilitator, and goal directed. An essential skill will be an ability to collaborate with all facets of the educational community to set objectives, develop action plans, and resolve problems.
Biggs High School has approximately 175 students enrolled with a staff of 13 teachers, a counselor, and various ancillary personnel.  The Middle School is administered by one principal and is located on the elementary campus.
All applications will be held in strict confidence and are to be sent to:
                Doug Kaelin, Superintendent
                Biggs Unified School District
                300 B Street
                Biggs, CA  95917
                Telephone: (530)868-1281, 8100
All papers must be received on or before May 30, 2022
All candidates must provide the following items on or before the deadline.
*              A personal letter of application. The letter should give reasons for being interested in the position at Biggs High School.
*              Three letters of recommendation.
*              College transcripts (copy).
Professional Preparation and Experience
.       A Valid California Administrative Credential is preferred
.       A Master's Degree is preferred
.       Successful administrative experience
.       Successful teaching experience
Personal Characteristics
.       A person who has a reputation of integrity, honesty and trust and who exemplifies the highest professional and ethical behavior.
.       A caring person who possesses interpersonal skills, empathy and understanding of the needs of others.
.       A person who knows, understands and relates to young people.
.       A person experienced in working effectively with student/staff committees to develop a positive, spirited school climate.
.       A person who is decisive, action oriented, and who considers program improvement to be a number one priority.
.       A person who will demonstrate enthusiastic participation in the district and community with a high visibility profile.
Professional Skills and Abilities
.       A person who has a strong curriculum and instruction background.
.       A person who has a demonstrated record of prioritizing the education of students first.
.       A person who can resolve problems in a collaborative manner and who can persevere to see the solutions put in practice.
.       A person who possesses knowledge of state standards and understands current educational theory and instructional techniques.
.       A demonstrated ability to manage school finances and resources.
.       A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with the staff, students, and community.
.       Ability to create an atmosphere which fosters academic excellence and positive self-esteem.
.       Ability to select, motivate and effectively evaluate personnel.
.       An educational leader and manager with a vision of where the school might go and what the school might become.
.       A person experienced in high school administration, who demonstrates an understanding of the developmental needs of that age group.
.       An ability to create and maintain a clear, firm, fair, and consistent discipline program.
.       An ability to complete tasks successfully; sometimes with tight timelines.
.       A person who will be knowledgeable and supportive of all school programs and activities.
.       A person with effective, professional writing skills.
.     All applications will be reviewed by a screening committee headed by the Superintendent.  The finalists will be selected by the Committee to proceed in the interview process.
The District offers a competitive salary schedule and benefit package.
Biggs, with a population of 1,793 is situated in the Southwestern area of Butte County, California.  It lays 60 miles North of Sacramento, the State Capitol, and 12 miles west of Oroville, Butte County seat, and a three-hour drive from the City of San Francisco.
The school district encompasses 135 square miles, which includes the communities of Biggs and Richvale and is in the heart of a rich agricultural area. Primary crops are rice, walnuts, almonds, prunes, pumpkins, vegetables and some citrus fruits.
The Oroville Dam is the world's largest earth-filled embankment with a shoreline of 167 miles. The Sacramento and Feather Rivers, together with their tributaries, contribute not only an ample supply of water for domestic, agricultural and industrial need, but also combine with the numerous lakes to provide wonderful recreational opportunities. 
California State University Chico is 25 miles north, Butte College is 15 miles northeast and Yuba College is 25 miles south of the Biggs community.
The Unified School District has a current ADA of 600 students.
The school's instructional divisions are K-8, and 9-12 grades.  Biggs Elementary and Senior High School are situated in Biggs while Richvale Elementary is in Richvale, about 7 miles north of Biggs. The high school is currently administered by the superintendent and the two elementary schools are under the direction of one principal.
The educational program includes special day classes, resource specialist programs, SIP, E.I.A. and Title I.  Each school presently receives the services of a librarian, speech pathologist, psychologist, and behavior health counselor.
The present annual budget is approximately $9,000,000.
Multi subject teacher - 8th grade

Multi subject teacher - 8th grade

May 17, 2022
Position:              Biggs Elementary Multi Subject Teacher Position for 8th grade                   
Salary:                   $45,323 – $83,349 [Correct placement on Certificated Salary Schedule, Commensurate with post-baccalaureate units and experience.]  Full-time position includes District-paid health, dental and vision insurance for employee and dependents.
Starting Date:    August 11, 2022
Minimum Qualifications:
  • CREDENTIAL: Multiple Subject or Appropriate California Credential as prescribed by law.  Must have EL certification (CLAD, etc).  Will consider an intern with verification from an Institute of Higher Education.
  • PERSONAL QUALITIES: Maintain a professional appearance; meet District standards for physical and mental health; demonstrate enthusiasm for assignment and willingness to participate in supervision of extra-curricular activities; demonstrate ability to maintain cooperative relations with others.
  • PROFESSIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS: Better than average recommendations from student teaching supervisors and other professionals who have observed and evaluated personal characteristics and scholastic attainment. 
  • ESSA: Must meet Every Student Succeeds Act requirements.
  • OTHER: The following are preferred, not required:  Bilingual (Spanish/English); BCLAD.
Position Description:  To provide instruction for students in self contained class.  Under the direction of a site principal, principal’s designee or other appropriate administrator, plan, implement, monitor, and assess a classroom instructional program.
Application Procedure:  Applications and information may be obtained from Biggs Unified School District, 300 B Street, Biggs, CA 95917, or or at
All of the following information must be received before your application will be considered for this position: 1) letter of application or introduction to Doug Kaelin (please indicate position); 2) certificated application; 3) resume; 4) three letters of recommendation, 5) and copies of transcripts, credentials, and verification of CBEST. 
Application Deadline:     May 27, 2022 or until filled after that date.
 Equal Opportunity Employer