We are currently recruiting qualified candidates for the following positions:

Superintendent of Mansfield School District

The NCESD is assisting with the hiring of a part-time Superintendent of the Mansfield School District.

Supervisor: Mansfield Board of Directors

Salary Range: $60,000.00 – $80,000.00 (plus mileage allowance) Depending on education and experience
Conditions of work: 3 days per week (165 day contract) – Exempt position

Prefer 3-5 years successful experience in education and/or business/military environment. Current Washington Superintendents or Administrators credential or ability to obtain. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and proven ability to build relationships with kids, staff, parents and community members.  Experience in school/government or business finance with significant levels of responsibility. Demonstrated abilities to build a strong culture of caring, service and inspired leadership. Experience with iGrant application and management, and state and federal compliance reporting requirements. Bilingual preferred but not required. Washington Drivers License required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience managing and planning multiple projects; developing and administering budgets; and developing effective working relationships with staff. Knowledge or demonstrated ability to obtain working knowledge of policies, regulations and/or laws; current trends and practices of curriculum, instruction, and assessment; trends and regulations in school achievement; organizational management including conflict resolution; and budget development and management.

Abilities in communicating with diverse groups orally and in writing; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; flexible and agile to changing schedules and conditions; making quick and accurate decisions; working with multiple projects; dealing with frequent interruptions and changing priorities; maintaining confidentiality.  Prefer experience with and willingness to support and embrace The Leader In Me Program.  Knowledge and ability to read and interpret technical information, compose a variety of documents, facilitate group discussions, and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.

General Description:
The Superintendent is the Chief Executive Officer of the organization. Under the guidance of the Board of Education, the Superintendent articulates a vision for the organization and carries out its mission by providing leadership and executive direction to the District’s schools, personnel, departments, programs, activities and operations.


  • Recommends an annual budget to the Board for approval. Recommends approval of contracts, investment policies, tax levies, and bond issues.
  • Advises the Board, assists the Board in its formulation of school policies and plans, and oversees the development of Board agenda in consultation with the chairperson.
  • Conducts oneself in the best interest of students in accordance with the highest traditions of public education and in support of the District’s mission.
  • Ensures the District maintains a brand that attracts families and talented employees.
  • Represents the District before the public.
  • Collaborates with public agencies and business and community groups to enhance the success of the District and its students.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with school personnel and community members, including those from diverse cultures or backgrounds or those who speak limited or no English.
  • Complies with all procedures outlined in the Code of Professional Conduct and Annual Notices for Education Practitioners, Teachers, Support Staff, Administrators, Substitutes Handbook and all other Mansfield School District Policies and Procedures.
  • Sets a tone that fosters an organizational culture emphasizing integrity, empowerment for all stakeholders, and educational excellence for each student.
  • Builds a collaborative vision for the future direction of the organization, and ensures the realization of that vision at all levels of the organization through strategic planning.
  • Oversees the establishment, organization, and operation of schools, departments, and services necessary to maximize educational opportunities, outcomes, and the health and safety of all District students and staff.
  • Exercises general supervision over all employees of the School District and nominates, assigns, alters the assignment, transfers, and recommends for promotion or dismissal of employees of the District, except him/herself.
  • Provides necessary leadership and direction to assure that Board policy, Washington law, federal requirements and community needs are translated into effective education programs that are planned, implemented and evaluated. Ensures that all constitutional or statutory laws, and all Washington Board of Education regulations governing the schools, are effectively carried out and rules and regulations of the School Board are enforced.

Other Functions:

Professional Growth and Responsibilities

Meets or exceeds performance expectations in the following areas:

  • Effective Educational Leadership
  • Policy Governance and Planning
  • Resource Management
  • Support & Supervision of Staff
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Board Relationships
  • Community Leadership

Working Conditions:

The Superintendent works throughout the School District, primarily within an office and frequently within the school building and other District facilities. The work environment is often controlled and quiet, but the work environment will also frequently include moderate to loud noise.

The Superintendent is expected to routinely represent the District locally and statewide. Participation at District, school, School Board, community and local events is extensive, and requires frequent, prolonged, and irregular hours including evening/weekend time.

Nondiscrimination Policy Statement

Mansfield School District provides equal employment opportunity and treatment for all applicants and staff in recruitment, hiring, retention, assignment, transfer, promotion and training. Such equal employment opportunity will be provided without discrimination with respect to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, 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.

Mansfield School District will also take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all education programs, services and activities. For information regarding translation services or bilingual education, contact school office.

The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator/ Title IX Coordinator Cora Nordby & 504/ADA Coordinator Michael Hughes

Mansfield School District, PO Box 188 Mansfield, WA 98830-0188 Phone: 509/683-1012

Application Procedure:

Mansfield is accepting applications for this position on-line only. To access our on-line application please click the link below.


All completed packets must be submitted online.


  • Position opens April 27, 2017
  • Position closes May 10, 2017
  • Interviews May 17, 2017
  • Note: Employment contingent upon successful clearance of a Washington State Patrol and FBI fingerprint criminal history background check.

The Mansfield School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Physical Therapist

Supervisor:  Managing Director of Student Services Department: Division of  Student Support Services

Salary Range:  $65,919 – $79,128 based on 191 salary schedule.
Conditions of work:  108-120 day contract (8 hours a day) exempt position

Qualifications: Valid Washington State ESA certification. Current Washington State license to practice physical therapy. Knowledge of applicable Washington State and federal rules and regulations and successful experience working in the public school setting is preferred.

Exemplary interpersonal skills desired in order to effectively communicate as a member of a multidisciplinary team with students, staff, administration, parents, and community health professionals. Proven ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Capacity to produce high quality written reports including evaluations, IEPs, and professional correspondence. Willingness to stay current on special education issues and Medicaid rules and regulations.  Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contracted in the course of work.

Established professionalism including organizational skills and a commitment to follow
through on tasks.  Valid Washington State Driver’s License and willingness to travel required. Location/Assignment:  Housed at North Central Educational Service District 171 in Wenatchee, serving school districts in all four Counties: Okanogan, Grant, Chelan, and Douglas.

Application Procedure:

North Central ESD is accepting applications for this position on-line only.  To access our on-line application please click the link below.

All completed packets must be submitted on-line.
Timeline:  Position open April 18, 2017, Position closes May 2, 2017, Screening & Interviews as soon as possible, Position begins August 2017
Note:  Employment contingent upon successful clearance of a Washington State Patrol and FBI fingerprint criminal history background check. NCESD is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Develop, implement and document treatment programs directly for students with disabilities within the scope of a physical therapist and/or supervise such treatment programs carried out by a certified physical therapy assistant and/or technician to meet treatment goals.  Assess and recommend environmental modifications and equipment adaptations to assure accessibility for students with disabilities. Must be able to communicate well with the multidisciplinary team (including parents), maintain up-to-date cumulative treatment notes for all students, follow all relevant state and federal regulations for special education, and understand and follow Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  Participate in on-going professional development.  Attend essential agency and district meetings as well as conferences as necessary.


I. General

A. Conduct timely evaluations targeting the areas of suspected disability within the scope of a physical therapist and in accordance with WAC 392-172A.

B. Develop, implement and document treatment programs directly for students with disabilities within the scope of a physical therapist and/or supervise such treatment programs carried out by a certified physical therapy assistant and/or technician to meet treatment goals.

C. Provide direct and consultative intervention in special and general education classrooms.

D. Design and carry out programs targeting areas of fine and gross motor disability which may including but will not be limited to independent living skills, sensory processing, perceptual motor skills, strength, range of motion and coordination.

E. Participate as an integral member of a multidisciplinary team targeting important activities including but not limited to observations, interventions, screenings, referrals, evaluations, data collection, IEP and goal writing, ongoing progress monitoring, and general data based decision making.

F. Provide consultation and advisory services to families, health care agencies, and other appropriate community organizations.

G. Maintain appropriate data on students to document present levels of performance, determine treatment effectiveness and student progress, and to prove student attendance and participation.

H. Schedule flexibly to accommodate a changing caseload.

I. Communicate effectively and work harmoniously with administration, staff (certificated and classified), parents, and outside agencies.

J. Evaluate and select materials to meet student’s instructional/therapy needs.

K. Observe strict confidentiality regarding student and personnel information.

II. Professional Growth and Responsibilities

A. Meets or exceeds performance expectations in the following areas:

* Competence

* Quality & Quantity of Work

* Attitude

* Flexibility, Innovation & Initiative

* Cooperation with Supervisor/Director & Peers

* Demonstrates & Supports Agency Values

B. Supports and implements ESD policies, regulations, procedures and administrative directives; demonstrates loyalty to the ESD and other administrators.

C. Submits records, reports and assignments promptly and efficiently.

D. Deals with obstacles and constraints positively.

E. Demonstrates ability to adjust to and use new approaches in the performance of his/her duties.

F. Seeks and takes advantage of opportunities for professional growth.

G. Maintains dress and appearance appropriate to a professional office setting.

H. A new employee is subject to a 180-day probationary period and must be evaluated prior to its end.  If work is found to be unsatisfactory, the employee is subject to termination.

Assists with other responsibilities as assigned by the Managing Director of Special Education, Executive Director of Student Services and the Superintendent.

Required forms and FAQ


Non-Discrimination Statement:

The North Central ESD provides equal employment opportunity and treatment for all applicants and staff in the recruitment, hiring, retention, assignment, transfer, promotion, and training.  Such equal employment opportunity is provided without discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, families with children, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disabled person, veteran status, Vietnam veteran status, and more recent military action veteran status.

The NCESD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.