Employment in South Lane

We Are South Lane!

The South Lane School District, a high-performing district, is located in Cottage Grove, Oregon approximately 20 miles south of Eugene and University of Oregon, with a population of approximately 8,500. There are ten schools; three K -5, two Pre K - 8, one middle school, and one 9-12 alternative high school, one 9-12 comprehensive high school, and two Charter Schools. Elementary Schools range in population from 100 to 500 students. Lincoln Middle School serves grades 6-8 and has approximately population of 550. Cottage Grove High School (CGHS) serves grades 9-12 with a population of approximately 850 students.

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Oregon Certification

Each person employed in an Oregon Public school as a teacher or administrator must hold a current certificate issued by the Oregon Teacher Standards & Practices Commission (TSPC). An educator must hold such a certificate before employment begins. Oregon laws cannot grant reciprocity to persons prepared or certified by other states. Certification can be granted only to those meeting Oregon requirements, except in emergency situations. To apply for an Oregon Teaching Certificate contact: Teacher Standards & Practices Commission, 250 Division Street NE, Salem, OR  97301, 503-378-3586.

Application Checklist

The following documents must be included with your application in order for your application to be processed:

√ Completed South Lane District Application Form
√ Letter of Interest
√ Resume
√ Copy of Oregon Teaching Certificate (Licensed Only)
√ Copies of Transcripts for all college coursework (Licensed Only)
√ Three Letters of Recommendation

Complete the application and return it with the required documents to: South Lane School District, Office of Human Resources, PO Box 218, Cottage Grove, OR 97424 or fax it to 541-942-8886 or hand deliver to 455 Adams, Cottage Grove.

Current District Employees interested in applying for an open position only need to submit a letter of interest to tracy.ollivant@slane.k12.or.us.

All teachers who wish to teach in core subject areas must be designated as "Highly Qualified" through the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission. Core academic areas include Language Arts (English), Reading, Mathematics, Sciences, Foreign Language, Social Studies, and Art.

Classified applicants, should you be the selected, Oregon Law requires you be fingerprinted and be subject to an FBI criminal records check. There will be a $59 charge for the criminal history verification conducted by the OREGON DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION payable to South Lane School District which may be payroll deducted. (Note: South Lane School District does not gain any revenue from this process.)

Equal Opportunity Employer

South Lane School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, parental or marital status, age, or genetic information. Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADA).