Thank you for your interest in the Sumner School District!
We welcome all new employees - and all potential employees - to the Sumner School District, to be part of the dedicated professional staff that makes this district a great place to work and learn. Please check Applying for a Job for openings. The Sumner School District is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
The Sumner School District is located in the Puget Sound area in the heart of the Puyallup Valley in Washington State. The District is both rural and suburban in character. We proudly serve children and families residing in the cities of Sumner and Bonney Lake and unincorporated areas of East Pierce County. As a candidate entering the education profession or considering a change in school districts, you are someone special to us. All employees have a critical role in supporting student achievement to rigorous academic standards. Some 8000 students attend two high schools, three middle schools and eight elementary schools throughout our district. Our academic excellence is exemplified by our high numbers of National Board Certified teachers and teachers with advanced degrees.
The Sumner School District uses an online application system. If you do not have access to a computer, there is one available in the reception area of the HR Department between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays at 1202 Wood Avenue, Sumner, WA.
Please click the appropriate link to view open positions and/or apply online. To open these files you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader that now comes with many Web browsers. If you do not have Acrobat Reader, you can download it for free from the Adobe Web site. Go to the Acrobat download page. Site best viewed using Internet Explorer 4, 5, or 6. On the Macintosh Platform site best viewed using Safari, Netscape or Firefox.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Sumner School District complies with all applicable federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, families with children, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. This holds true for all district employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures should be directed to the school district’s Equal Opportunity Officer and/or Section 504/ADA coordinator, telephone 253 891-6000. RCW 49.60.010
The Sumner School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees are designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: District Title IX Coordinator, Section 504/ADA Coordinator or Compliance Coordinator for 28A.640 and 28A.642 RCW, in writing at 1202 Wood Avenue, Sumner WA 98390 or by telephone at 253.891.6000.
The Sumner 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 transitional bilingual education programs, contact the Special Education Director.
Debra Barlow, Title IX/RCWW 28A.640 Compliance Officer and Section 504/ADA Coordinator
Sumner School District, 1202 Wood Avenue, Sumner, WA 98390
Telephone number: 253 891-6030
Telecommunications Relay Service
Persons with hearing or speech disabilities, or persons needing to contact them can connect to Telephone Relay Services (TRS) by dialing the digits 711 from any phone in the United States and you will be automatically be connected to a TRS operator. It is fast and free.
711 dialing access does not work for Video Relay Service (VRS) or Internet Protocol (IP) Relay calls, because such calls are initiated through the internet. Hearings persons initiating a VRS or IP Relay call may do so through the Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service at the following telephone numbers:
TRS Provider - Sprint
Address: 2901 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121-1042
Customer Service #'s: 800-682-8706(V) and 800-682-8786(T)
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer