Employment Opportunities

Vacancy Secondary Principal

Secondary Principal Application

JOB SUMMARY: To provide leadership and managerial oversight to the instructional program and school operations.  To promote the educational development of each student.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Idaho Administrative Certificate endorsed for school principal
  • Minimum experience as determined by the Board
  • Strong background in curriculum, supervision, discipline, team building, and technology
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to work under pressure and deadlines
  • Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Be responsible for the management of the school in accordance with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy
  • Initiate, design, and implement programs to meet the specific needs of the school
  • Exercise leadership in school-level planning for improvement of instruction
  • Establish and maintain an effective learning climate in the school
  • Be responsible for student class scheduling and perform the duties of the testing coordinator
  • Assist with writing and organizing IEP’s for the District

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Open until Filled.   A district application may be obtained online.

POSITION BEGINS:

July 1st, 2019

SALARY:

Placement on District Salary Schedule

Vacancy K-12 Counselor

K-12 Counselor Application

JOB SUMMARY: To help students overcome problems that impede learning and to assist them in making educational, occupational, and life plans. The counselor will guide, listen, and lend support to students who will need services beyond the scope of the regular classroom.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Holds a Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with a Counselor Endorsement (K-12)
  • Vocational counseling endorsement preferred
  • Minimum experience as determined by the Board
  • Knowledge of computerized master schedule development
  • Broad knowledge of theories of individual and group guidance techniques, secondary school guidance program design, and career educational information and placement
  • Knowledge of state and federal testing procedures and requirements
  • Strong background in the use of technology
  • Relates extremely well to students
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, staff, and community groups and organizations
  • Able to work under pressure and deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct Assistance to Students

  • Assist students with education planning, course selection, and adding and dropping courses
  • Develop individual four (4) year plans with 8th graders and students newly enrolling, and assist in monitoring and managing these plans
  • Register students new to the school, provide orientation and information relative to school policies and procedures, schedules, curriculum and extracurricular opportunities
  • Interpret grades and test scores for parents and students, as well as permanent record information such as GPA, credit status, class rank, and honors
  • Assist when requested with follow-up on students that are below grade level/failing with weekly progress reports
  • Maintain a close relationship with the child study team following directives and recommendations as needed
  • Assist in the resolution of school-related problems
  • Provide responsive services including consultation, personal counseling, crisis counseling, and referral
  • Arrange for summer work and/or enrollment in summer school programs to make up noted deficiencies
  • Provide for a smooth transition between middle/junior high and high school, which may include orientation programs for students and parents
  • Provide for a smooth transition between elementary and junior high school, which may include orientation programs for students and parents
  • Provide a guidance curriculum consisting of structured developmental experiences presented systematically through classroom and group activities for all students
  • Assist with teacher/student/parent conferences
  • Perform the duties of the Testing Coordinator
  • Assist with writing and organizing IEP’s for the District as needed

Transition to College and Career

  • Assist students in evaluating their aptitudes and abilities through the use of teacher comments, interpretation of individual standardized test scores, and other pertinent data
  • Provide career development materials and activities (classroom and individual) and follow-up
  • Work closely with and involve parents in students career planning
  • Provide counseling for students that will assist them to develop increased personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity
  • Provide information and prepare recommendations to colleges for admissions and scholarships, as well as to potential employers and other agencies
  • Help students with scholarship information and with application procedures including preparing written recommendations
  • Hold a financial aid seminar for parents and students
  • Notify students of upcoming opportunities to meet with college recruiters, job fairs, and outside career counselors
  • Assist students with applications to post-secondary institutions, meeting with recruiters, and planning campus visits
  • Provide timely notice and information to students and parents of opportunities to take SAT, ACT, and AP exams
  • Gather information on colleges and careers and keep this information accessible to students and parents in an organized arrangement
  • Work to prevent students from dropping out of school, and assist those that do in finding alternative educational programs and/or employment

Office Management

  • Maintain a professional office environment
  • Provide interim assistance to students or parents with urgent needs
  • Maintain student records and ensure their confidentiality
  • Consult with teachers and other staff regularly to provide information and support to staff and to receive feedback on emerging needs of students
  • Deal with confusion and emergencies in a friendly, supportive, and calm manner
  • Assist agitated or confused students in re-composing themselves during situations where the student has a problem or personal setback
  • Screen and coordinate new student records
  • Help build the master schedule and decide what courses are going to be taught at each grade level
  • Assist the Building Principal in maintaining a course description booklet with Classroom Teacher input

Program Evaluation

  • Assist in the evaluation of current curriculum offerings and in the planning, selection, and implementation of new course offerings
  • Participate in follow-up studies of former students for the purpose of improving services and evaluating the effectiveness of the educational program being offered by the school
  • Use the internet to gather current information about colleges and career programs
  • Compare on-line and published information with first-hand accounts from returning graduates in order to gain a full, current picture of the situation
  • Share research and findings with colleagues and students in order to improve counseling services
  • Research, develop, and write proposals to enhance the guidance curriculum
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the comprehensive counseling program

Community Outreach

  • Serve as a resource person to local community organizations
  • Promote and provide assistance to community organizations that provide scholarships
  • Network and consult with local businesses, industries, and social service agencies on a regular basis
  • Provide information to the community regarding guidance services, GED programs, etc.

Other

  • Supervise the district’s testing program and interpretation of test scores, and attend state sponsored district test coordinator meetings
  • Work closely with the school in interpreting the school’s philosophy and objectives to students and parents
  • Participate in building meetings such as special education meetings and class meetings
  • Assist in arranging education services for hospitalized or homebound students in conjunction with the special services staff
  • Assist with teacher/student and teacher/parent conflicts
  • Provide letters to senior parents informing them of student academic status, including credit checks, reviews, and graduation status
  • Keep immediate supervisor informed of activities and any issues that may arise
  • Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by such efforts as attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other publications
  • Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education
  • Seek assistance should emergencies arise
  • Represent the school district in a positive manner
  • Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
  • Perform other duties as assigned

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    Open until Filled.   A district application may be obtained online.

POSITION BEGINS:    July 1st, 2019

SALARY:   Placement on District Salary Schedule

Vacancy Special Education Teacher

K-12 Special Education Teacher Application

JOB SUMMARY: To provide students with a daily and ongoing instructional program that will provide for them the best possible academic knowledge and skills.  To help pupils to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for continued education according to the guidelines outlined in each student’s Individual Education Plan.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Blended Certificate or Exceptional Child Certificate
  • Strong background in teaching methods, developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and effective classroom management
  • Strong background in behavior management, curriculum, and writing and implementing Individualized Education Plans
  • Strong background in federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy pertaining to special education
  • Ability to lift up to forty pounds and push and pull up to one hundred pounds
  • Knowledge of the diverse needs of children with disabilities and appropriate special education classroom practices
  • The ability to work with students with emotional, physical, and mental disabilities
  • Ability to instruct students one-on-one and small group situations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter and effective teaching methods
  • Strong background in curriculum and the Idaho Core Standards
  • Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction and in creating and completing required reports
  • Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
  • Work well with students, staff, and the public
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work under deadlines
  • Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Instruction

  • Prepare for assigned classes
  • Design lessons with an appropriate level of difficulty which provide content in a logical and sequential manner
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media consistent with the physical limitations of the classroom and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
  • Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
  • Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs
  • Analyze and interpret student data to develop and modify instructional activities
  • Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
  • Devise written and oral assignments and tests that require analytical and critical thinking as well as the reproduction of facts, and use them to evaluate student progress on a regular basis
  • Prepare students academically for all district, state, and federal testing
  • Display command of the subject matter
  • Budget class time effectively

Other Duties to Students

  • Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential
  • Establish and communicate classroom rules, and encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
  • Engage children in conversation to encourage language development
  • Make provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
  • Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Assist, where appropriate, in loading and unloading the special education pupil from transportation buses or vans

Professional Contacts and Activities

  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings
  • Organize a meeting at least once annually with the case manager, parents, and other professional staff to review and revise the IEP and placement of each assigned pupil
  • Keep immediate supervisor informed of activities and any issues that may arise
  • Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, curriculum, objectives, and methods
  • Provide needed and requested information on a timely and effective basis

Special Education-Specific Duties

  • Provide instruction to classified pupils in accordance with each pupil’s Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • Write and Organize IEP’s for the District
  • Work cooperatively with regular education teaching staff to coordinate instructional activities and to monitor the progress of each pupil
  • Provide support instruction in the regular classroom or the resource center as assigned
  • Coordinate and cooperate with other members of the staff in the development of adaptations, modifications, accommodations, and instructional methods
  • Provide home instruction to confined special education pupils as assigned
  • Consult with members of the child study team regarding each pupil’s educational program, academic program and personal growth
  • Plan, coordinate, and lead the implementation of IEPs including modifications and accommodations
  • Participate in the development of the District’s plan for special education
  • Evaluate student progress on a regular basis, as indicated on IEP’s, and as often as general education students are evaluated and informed of their progress
  • Assist in the evaluation of students referred for special education services
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records in accordance with applicable federal and state law, (including IDEA, ADA, and 504), administrative rules, and Board policy
  • Input data in a timely fashion

Other

  • Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules
  • Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other publications
  • Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education
  • Seek assistance should emergencies arise
  • Represent the school district in a positive manner
  • Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
  • Perform other duties as assigned

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    Open until Filled.   A district application may be obtained online.

POSITION BEGINS:    July 1st, 2019

SALARY:   Placement on District Salary Schedule

 

Vacancy Substitute Bus Driver

Substitute Bus Driver Application

Job Objective:  To operate buses for scheduled routes at the pickup and delivery of students to and from school, mornings and afternoons and extra-curricular and other school activity trips.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive buses on regularly rescheduled routes and on field trips in the absence of the regular bus driver.
  • Maintain safety control over passengers.
  • Participate in bus driver training courses established by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
  • Participate in drug and alcohol testing as required by law and District policy.
  • Perform related additional duties as may be required or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must be qualified school bus driver.
  • Possess exemplary driving record.
  • Possess high tolerance for noise disruption.
  • Possess skills in operating school buses.
  • By physically able and willing to handle effectively all duties of the position.
Vacancy Substitute Teacher

Substitute Application

Job Objective:  To be responsible for enabling each child to pursue his/her education as smoothly and completely as possible in the absence of the certified teacher.

Responsibilities:

  • Follows all policies, rules and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practices dictates.
  • Remains in assigned classroom until all students have been dismissed for the day.
  • Assumes responsibility for overseeing pupil behavior in class and surrounding areas.
  • Reviews all plans, duties and schedules to be followed during the teaching day, teaches the outlined lesson, maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which he/she is assigned.
  • Checks out with the authorized personnel prior to leaving at the end of the day.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • A substitute teacher shall be a person qualified to instruct in our schools in the absence of the regular teacher.