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Upcoming Training Opportunity
Training Topic: Introduction to Bal-a-Vis-X for Subs
Date: Friday, March 15 
Time: 8:00 - Noon 
Location: Baker SD 5J Offices - North Conference Room
Facilitators: Nancy Ames, Meghan Nilsen
Participation limit:  20   
Note: RSVP required.Time sheets and PDUs will be provided
Description: Participants will receive an introduction to the Bal-a-Vis-X program model, inclucing background information, foundational principals/philosophy of the program, practice basic Bal-a-Vis-X patterns and receive information on how to use visual schedules, alternative communication systems and the basics of 1:1 support in the classroom setting
Goal: Participants in this training will become familiar enough with the BAVX program so that if they are subbing in a building where trained staff are doing BAVX with a student or group, they would be able to join in or at least understand the purpose. 
Additionally, participants will gain enough information to be able to provide accurate information if asked about the program by others in the community.   
Baker 5J ❤ Substitutes!
Short-term Employment
Baker School District offers a variety of short-term employment opportunities for local citizens who meet the qualifications for positions. All substitute positions require finger printing and background checks.
Classified positions: Bus driver, Custodian/Maintenance, Food Service, Interpreter/Translator, Paraprofessional, Secretary, Library. Specialized training is required for bus, interpreter/translator and food service positions.
Certified positions: Classroom and PE, Music teachers (Gr. Kg - 6); Secondary teachers (Gr. 7-12); Specialist positions
Mid Year Sub Training Day - Tuesday, Jan. 22
Receive more in-depth information on:
- Collaborative Problem Solving
- Emergency Response Protocol
- Promethean Board and other technology applications
- Opportunity to provide input and hear information updates
Participants must be currently employed as substitutes for Baker 5J. Time sheet and PDUs will be provided. Please RSVP to Cathy Martin, personnel secretary or call 541.524.2260 Ext. 1004

Certified Substitutes (Teacher positions)

Substitutes for licensed employees must either have a current valid teaching license through the Oregon Teachers Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) or a Bachelor’s Degree and obtain a Restricted Substitute License from TSPC by following the procedure located here: A letter of support from the District is needed to complete the application procedure. Please contact Cathy Martin at the District Office at 541-524-2260 Ext. 1004 regarding that letter, or email her at

 Apply at and submit a Certified Application, upload a Letter of Interest, a Resume, a copy of Oregon license, and three Letters of Recommendation. If you have any questions, please call Cathy Martin, Personnel Department, at 541-524-2261, or email at Upon approval, a W-4 and I-9 will need to be completed at the District Office.

Salary: $202.68 per day


Non-Licensed Substitutes (Paraprofessionals, Para-Librarians, Secretaries, Cooks, and Custodians)


Apply at and submit a Classified Application, upload a Letter of Interest, a Resume, and two Letters of Recommendation. If you have any questions, please call Cathy Martin, Personnel Department, at 541-524-2260 Ext. 1004, or email at cathy.martin@bakersd.orgUpon approval, a W-4 and I-9 will need to be completed at the District Office, in addition to fingerprints through Fieldprint.

Substitute Hourly Rates:

Custodian I $11.52 per hour

Custodian II $13.16 per hour

Cook I $10.56 per hour

Cook II $11.97 per hour

Paraprofessionals $12.09 per hour

January 2018 Sub Training