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Rio Tierra Junior High

Your Neighborhood 7-8 School

Rio Tierra Junior High

Your Neighborhood 7-8 School

Job Openings

Rio Tierra Jr High staff showing off their teamwork skills!

students watching while staff is playing tug of war with students
come be apart of our team

come be apart of our team

One of our goals this year is to build up our team so we can continue to work together to provide students with the educational foundation they need to be successful in high school and throughout their lives.  This is a very important task that requires many people in a variety of roles, all vital to the team and our mission.  We need more team members like you to help us do this important work.  If you are interested in working in a fast paced, high energy school with an amazing team click on the links below to see what positions are available and apply today!

What is a Classified Position?

Classified employees are not required to have a credential.  Classified position requirements typically include an equivalent to a high school diploma and 6 months to 2 years experience.  Classified positions are a great way to get your foot in the door if you are just starting out in the education field or new to the workforce.
Already a classified employee?  Click HERE to explore programs just for you that can help you earn a credential through the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program and available grants.

Para Educator I

Paraeducator I - 3hr
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Work Year: 182 work days per year
Employee Type: Part Time
Salary: $14.65 - $19.95 per hour in 9 annual steps (no less than $15.00 minimum wage).

Para Educator Independence Facilitator

Paraeducator Educator Independence Facilitator-7 hrs
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Work Year:
 182 workdays per year
Employee Type: Full Time
Salary: $18.33 - $24.24 per hour in 9 annual steps. Salary Placement is based on experience.
Location: Rio Tierra
Hours: 7 hours/day; 5 days/week
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Employee Life Insurance available for employees who work 4+ hours per day (Full district contribution for 6+ hours/day; 50% contribution for 4-5.99 hours/day).
Certificated Staff Openings

Certificated Staff Openings

What is a Certificated Position?

Certificated employees are required to have a credential from the Commission on Teaching Credentials (CTC).    
To learn more about how to get a teaching, counseling, or specialist credential visit the CTC.  To explore approved programs to earn a credential, click HERE
Now is the time to get in to teaching!  There are many programs to help aspiring teachers get their degree/credential quickly so you can start teaching. Check out California's Certification Map to learn more. Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) also offers a 2-year Inter Program (must meet certain requirements). 
*Certification requirements change so be sure to check with CTC and SCOE to ensure you are on the right track.  

Spanish Teacher

.4 Spanish Teacher Position (Teaches 2 periods of Spanish)
Deadline-Open until filled
Salary-$53,753 - $84,171 Annually + $2,000 Master's Degree Stipend, $2,000 Doctorate Stipend. 

2023-2024 School Year Open Positions

Teacher-Science 7th/8th 1.0 FTE (apply for Science Pool)
Teacher-Spanish 7th/8th .4 FTE (2 periods)
Just an Ordinary Day at Work with Extraordinary Colleagues

Just an Ordinary Day at Work with Extraordinary Colleagues

Male teacher with a bucket wearing Rio Tierra sweatshirt
Teacher dressed up as "You can do it"
Two female teachers at a school ralley
4 staff members after being slimed with green slime on them
staff members getting green slime dumped on them
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