Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us 1st Grade Teacher at Cherry Creek School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341280 An elementary teacher will perform effective teaching methods to ensure student success and promote an exemplary educational program which fosters achievement... http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2341280 Food Service Assistant / Cook at Aspen School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340954 Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Food Service Assistant / Cook Job Description: Aspen School District seeks a Food Service Assistant/Cook to begin duties as soon as possible This is a full time positionThe work schedule is approximately the same as the school calendar and includes health and wellness benefits. Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to prepare all items needed for daily food service for Aspen School District Food Service Department (Aspen Elementary, Aspen Middle, and Aspen High School) focusing on technique, speed, quality, presentation and cleanliness, while assisting kitchen staff to maintain the high nutrition offered to the students of the Aspen School District. Reports To: Food Service Director Terms of Employment: Full time, 9 month, At Will employeeWork Schedule: - Hours of work: 6:00 am to 2:00 pm (8 hours per day)- Days of work: Monday through Friday per 9 month food service work calendar Principle Responsibilities: - Read and understand food orders from the Food Service Director becoming familiar with the recipes so food can be prepared quickly and efficiently.- Set up and make sure all supplies are stocked for the day's production.- Prepare and cook foods according to proper sanitation methods.- Understand and safely use commercial kitchen equipment, enforcing health and safety standards.- Understand the Food Service Programs commitment to the health and wellbeing of our students.- Be willing and flexible to be trained and work at either schools; AES,AMS or AHS.- Recognize and make changes as needed, whether sudden or permanent changes, in a busy environment- Perform any job required in the kitchen, including but not limited to food prep, food presentation, setting up salad bars, serving, moving/transporting containers of food, laundry and cleaning for efficiency of production Position Requirements: - Minimum Education or Formal Training: High school education or equivalent - Minimum Experience: 1 to 3 years of related job experience Skill Requirements: - Knowledge of food preparation, food presentation, nutrition, service, organization, storage, and sanitation principles- Because safety is an important component of this position the employee must communicate fluently in English-bilingual Spanish is a plus General Expectations: - Love cooking and food- Be creative- Demonstrate reliability and punctuality; reporting to work each Monday is expected - Maintain a high level of cleanliness within the kitchen, including personal hygiene, within the- Work at a fast pace with quality, accuracy , and safety- Communicate and work in a cooperative, positive manner with managers, other kitchen workers, students, and teachers.- Be friendly and courteous with students and staff.- Observe all district policies and procedures located at www.aspenk12.net under "District Information", "Administrative Policies"Licenses or Certification: - Servsafe Certificate Preferred-· First Aid Certificate Essential Environmental Demands: - Mostly clean and comfortable setting- Exposure to noise- Exposure to extremes of heat and cold Essential Physical Requirements: - Constant standing- Frequent lifting of heavy objects or materials of 50 lbs- Frequent stooping, bending, and reaching- Repetitive motionSupervisory Duties: None Primary Location: District WideSalary Information: $15/hr / Per HourShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340954 Special Education Paraprofessional at Aspen School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340953 Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Paraprofessional 2016-2017 Job Description: Aspen School District seeks a special education paraprofessional to begin duties immediately Applications will begin screening as received until the vacancy is filled Reports To: Director of Special Education Terms of Employment: 9-month classified, Non-exempt, At Will employeeWork Schedule: As per individual, part-time assignment in keeping with assigned 9 month work calendar.Position Summary: The Special Education Paraprofessional supports students with special needs academically, socially, and physically in a variety of environmentsThe position requires the ability to support educational programming as well as advanced communication and collaboration skills Principle Responsibilities: - Collaborates and consults with regular and special education teachers and related service personnel to plan, organize, and implement specific assignments and activities in accordance with IEP goals, providing and/or modifying instruction/curriculum for the student needs- Monitors the special needs student's classroom behavior, intervening when appropriate and supporting the student while working individually or in small groups- Performs toileting duties, personal care, and feeding that may be required for the special needs child- Maintains accurate documentation of activities, student progress, and behavior modification plans- Helps design and implement communication tools that allow for good information exchange between parent and regular and special education teachers- Participates in professional development/continuing education programs as required/recommended by the Special Education Director and/or school administrator- Performs other related duties as assigned or requested Position Requirements: - Minimum Education or Formal Training: 2 years successful post secondary education or Associates Degree- Minimum Experience: 1 to 5 years in job related fieldSkill Requirements: - For reasons of safety, applicants must be able to communicate clearly and concisely in English both orally and in writing - bilingual Spanish is a plus- Working knowledge of computers, including software and databases- Working knowledge of general office equipment General Expectations: - Manage oneself (is organized, prepared, and punctual; manages resources; meets deadlines; follows through on commitments; demonstrates appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environmental expectations) in a manner that enhances the image of public education;- Develop and maintain rapport and effective relationships with children and adults contacted in the course of work by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation, support, and professional conduct;- Demonstrate professionalism , handling disagreements and conflicts in a diplomatic manner, and contributing to a positive work/learning environment;- Demonstrate flexibility with regard to interruptions and changing conditions;- Work efficiently to complete tasks with limited supervision and to meet deadlines;- Observe all district polices and procedures; and- Observe all general safety rules, carefully observing correct lifting procedures.Licenses or Certification: Current CPR/First Aid certificate; CPI certification (trainings are provided by the Aspen School District) Essential Environmental Demands: - Mostly clean and comfortable with exposure to noise- May be exposed to body fluids Essential Physical Requirements: - Frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs and may be required to lift over 50 lbs based upon the assignment- Frequent sitting, walking, kneeling, stooping- Occasional climbing and crawling- Constant standing- Repetitive motionSupervisory Duties: NonePerformance Evaluation: Job performance is evaluated according to policy provisions adopted by the administration of the Aspen School DistrictThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performedThey are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified Primary Location: District WideSalary Information: $16.35 per hr minimum - $20.01 per hr / SalaryShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340953 Speech Language Pathology Assistant at Aspen School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340952 Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Speech Language Pathology Assistant Location: Aspen Community School Job Description: Aspen School District seeks a Speech Language Pathology Assistant beginning August 2017 Applications will be screened as received until the vacancy is filled Per district procedures, internal applicants who are qualified for any posted vacancy may be interviewed and hiredIn this instance, an external application may not be posted at our websitePosition Summary: Working under the supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPAs) assist with screening students for communication disabilities, providing and monitoring individual and group therapy and services, and documenting and managing records.Requirements: Education: Bachelor's degree Licensure: Colorado Special Services License with an authorization as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant or eligibility to obtain this licensure within first 3 months of hireSupervisor: Director of Special Education and assigned SLP Contract Days: Same as 9-month teacher contractCompensation: Certified Salary ScheduleStatus: Exempt Job Responsibilities:- Assist supervising SLP with the screening of students for communication disabilities- With training and supervision, administer (but not interpret) speech screenings- Under the direction of the SLP, provide individual and small group speech therapy and services for students as stipulated on their Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs)- Help supervising SLP develop daily or weekly instructional activities for students in accordance with their IEPs- Inform SLPs and appropriate staff about the special needs, behavior, and progress of students- Ensure student safety- Assist certified staff with reports, records, and other paperwork, and perform routine clerical tasks such as typing, filing, and photocopying- Maintain current Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certificationSkills:- Knowledge of speech and language pathologies and therapeutic treatments- Understanding of the IEP process- Effective teaching skills- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office- Strong customer relations skills- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail- Ability to collaborate with team members- Leadership skills that support program objectives- Experience with special populations Expectations: - Develops and maintains rapport and effective relationships with children and adults contacted in the course of work by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation, support, and professional conduct- Actively contributes to the goals and success of all teams and team members through collaboration, cooperation, and flexibility (give and take) in team discussions, activities, and decision making- Seeks first to understand, whenever appropriate- Is able to effectively give and receive constructive feedback- Serves as a liaison between Aspen School District and human service agencies, sharing appropriate information when needed, once proper parental consent is obtained- Manages oneself (is organized, prepared, and punctual; manages resources; meets deadlines; follows through on commitments; demonstrates appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environmental expectations)- Consistently acts in ways that directly support various missions (AspenSchool District,CDE, schools)- Effectively maintains relationships at multiple levels (individual, team, district, schools)- Delivers significant, noteworthy contributions to team and organizational goals- Is respectful and collaborative- Handles disagreements and conflicts in a diplomatic manner, maintaining composure in difficult situations, so there is not decreased effectiveness over time- Displays a willingness to learn new information- Maintains ethics, legal responsibility, and confidentiality- Follows organizational and district policies- Displays effective interpersonal skills (has rapport with all, knows roles of co-workers, promotes information exchange such as through parent/teacher conferences or newsletters)- Uses appropriate written and verbal communication skills constructed with the purpose, audience, and intent in mind.- Applies the appropriate mode of communication (e-mail, written, telephone, face to face) for specific situations- Communicates job related problems and difficulties to immediate supervisorPersonal Growth: - Stays current with professional knowledge and technical skills through training opportunities and participation in relevant professional committees and organizations,- Formulates goals that reflect the organization's strategic theme and include specific, measurable outcomes instead of just completing activities,- Demonstrates objective and measurable achievement of individual goals,- Develops new goals when current goals have been achieved.Working Conditions: Generally clean and comfortable work environmentFrequent lifting of up to 50 lbsand may be required to lift over 50 lbsbased upon the assignment; management and de-escalation of students with aggressive behaviors, frequent sitting, walking, kneeling, stooping, occasional climbing and crawling, constant standing, and repetitive motionPrimary Location: District WideSalary Information: $40,500.00 / SalaryShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340952 Preschool Paraprofessional Teacher at Aspen School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340951 Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Preschool Paraprofessional Teacher Job Description: Aspen Preschool seeks an Paraprofessional Teacher to begin duties August 2017.Applications will be reviewed beginning in July until the position is filled. Reports To: Preschool Director Terms of Employment: 9 month classified paraprofessional, Non-exempt, At Will employee.Work Schedule: As designated by supervisor a maximum of 8 hours daily Position Summary: The preschool classroom teacher shares responsibility for the care and education of an assigned group of childrenThis teacher is responsible for implementing curriculum, supervising children, communicating with parents, and providing a healthy and safe environment for childrenPrinciple Responsibilities: - Supports the social and emotional development of all children to advance intellectual and physical competence- Demonstrates concern for personal differences between individuals to develop the interests and capabilities of all children- Fosters an enjoyment of learning while helping young children understand their roles as members of a group to establish positive and productive reciprocal relationships within the classroom.- Plans age developmentally appropriate practices by using a variety of activities which foster exploration, independence, and understanding to establish and maintain a safe, healthy, and enjoyable learning environment- Assesses children's needs and developmental progression on an ongoing basis, and in cooperation with the Director, adjusts the program/curriculum to focus upon the needs of the individual child and/or group- Promotes communication with parents through daily progress reports, newsletters, and parent-teacher conferences, maintaining the confidentiality of all information regarding parents and their children Position Requirements: - Minimum Education or Formal Training: Must be in compliance with the requirements of 7.702.54, 7.702.57, or 7.702.58 of the Colorado Department of Human Services.- Minimum Experience: 1 year Skill Requirements: - Communicate clearly and concisely in English both orally and in writing - Working knowledge of computers, including software databases- Working knowledge of general office equipment General Expectations: - Demonstrate responsibility and consistency of attendance required for work with students, reporting to work on time- Work with efficiency and attention to detail- Attend all staff meetings- Consistently acts in ways that directly support missions, educational objectives, and codes of ethical conduct of the preschool and Aspen School District- Demonstrate responsibility for the ordered arrangement, appearance, décor, and learning environment of the classroom, considering the health and safety of the students- Assume an equal share of joint housekeeping duties- Assist in training new staff members to ensure a smooth transition and coordination of all classroom activities and staff and student inter-relationships- Open and close the classroom- Obtain Pyramid Plus certificate within 2 years of date of hire - Complete 15 hours of continuing education annually per licensing requirementsLicenses or Certification: - Must be in compliance with the requirements of 7.702.54, 7.702.57, or 7.702.58 of the Colorado Department of Human Services.- Current CPR/First Aid Essential Environmental Demands: Exposure to Noise and bodily fluids Essential Physical Requirements: - Frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs- Frequent sitting, walking, kneeling, stooping- Occasional climbing and crawling- Constant standing- Repetitive motion Supervisory Duties: None Primary Location: Aspen PreschoolSalary Information: $28,400.00 - $30,950.00 / SalaryShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340951 School Custodian at Aspen School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340950 Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Custodian Job Description: Aspen High School seeks an evening custodian to begin duties immediatelyApplications will be reviewed as received until the vacancy is filled. Reports To: Building Maintenance Technician and School Principal Terms of Employment: 12-month classified, non-exempt, At Will employee Work Schedule: As per individual assignment in keeping with a 12-month work calendar- Work Hours: Approximately 2 pm to 10 pm Monday through Friday - as assigned by Head of Maintenance/Custodians- Work Calendar: In keeping with 248 day, 12-month classified staff work calendarPosition Summary: The purpose of this position is to provide a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean, and efficient school environmentPrinciple Responsibilities: - Clean designated areas/spaces, including washing, mopping, vacuuming, sweeping and other floor cleaning; shoveling, and recycling as assigned or directed by the supervisor, reporting any damages, concerns/hazards to the building administrator and Head of Custodians/Maintenance;- Perform minor maintenance duties such as some carpentry repairs, replacing bulbs and tightening or replacing faucets, ensuring the facilities are properly maintained, safe, and attractive;- Perform setup and follow-up take-down for events or meetings in the facilities, including moving furniture, supplies, and/or equipment and set-up and replacement of bleachers if assigned;- Evaluate situations (involving staff, students, parents, the public) for the purpose of taking appropriate action or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution of situation to maintain a safe school environment;- Secure all doors and windows and turn off lights (except as needed for safety reasons) at the end of the shift, reporting any damages and safety concerns to the Head of Custodians/Maintenance and building administrator;- Maintain all custodial equipment, requesting needed supplies and equipment from the supervisor in a timely manner;- Perform other related duties as assigned or requestedPosition Requirements: - Minimum Education or Formal Training: High School or equivalent- Minimum Experience: 1 to 3 years custodial work Skill Requirements: - As security and safety are important components of the position, the employee must be able to communicate clearly and concisely in English both in writing and orallyBilingual Spanish communication skills are a plus- Ability to read and understand chemical labels General Expectations: - Manage oneself ( is organized, prepared, and punctual; manages resources; meets deadlines; follows through on commitments; demonstrates appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environmental expectations) in a manner that enhances the image of public education- Ability to work independently, completing assignments- Report to and leave work promptly, using time clock to record hours worked- Work cooperatively with supervisor and other staff members- Demonstrate flexibility in work that may require changes of duties- Display a willingness to learn new information, including attending in-service trainings for the purpose of receiving information on implementing new and/or improved procedures- Listens with intent to understand- Use courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation, support and professional conduct with all children and adults contacted in carrying out duties and responsibilities- Observe all safety rules and regulations in the performance of duties- Maintain high ethical standards- Observe all district policies and proceduresLicenses or Certification: Current CPR First Aid Essential Environmental Demands: - Mostly clean and comfortable- May be exposed to hazardous materials or situations- Exposure to noise, dust/dirt, and temperature extremes Essential Physical Requirements: - Constant mobility with daily transporting of 80 lbs, ascending/descending, bending, stooping, kneeling, pulling/pushing working atop, and traversing to perform setups/takedowns, and other custodial/janitorial duties; - Occasionally may transport over 80 lbs to perform setups/takedowns, trash removal, moving of floor/carpet cleaning machines, and other janitorial/custodial duties- Repetitive motion with cleaningSupervisory Duties: NoneThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performedThey are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classifiedThis job description is not intended to create any express or implied contract of employment or expectancy of continued employment for any definite termPrimary Location: Aspen High SchoolSalary Information: $28,321.00 - $33,670.00 / SalaryShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340950 Special Education Teacher - Generalist at Aspen School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340949 Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Special Education Teacher - Generalist Job Description: Aspen School District seeks a special education generalist for first the school year beginning August 2017 Reports To: Special Education Director Work Schedule: As per teaching assignment in keeping with Aspen School DistrictCompensation: Certified Salary Schedule of the Aspen School District Qualifications: - A Bachelors or Masters Degree- A current Colorado Teaching License with an endorsement as a Special Education Generalist- Current First Aid/CPR Certification (training provided by District)- Current Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Certification (training provided by District) Position Summary: The Special Education Generalist creates a learning environment to encourage independence, self-motivation, self-direction, personal empowerment, and self-advocacy of children with disabilitiesResponsibilities: - Create a learning environment characterized by acceptable student behavior and efficient use of time by preparing materials and planning and conducting activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time Provide students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate while employing appropriate intervention strategies and practices to maintain student attention and order.- Employ strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of academic skills, language, cognition, and memory to meet the needs of students with a variety of disabilities.- Use a variety of assessments, including formal and informal assessments, to determine students' strengths and areas of need for the purpose of creating an Individualized Education Program for each student.- Collaborate with regular classroom teachers related service staff, and paraprofessionals to plan and coordinate appropriate services- As necessary, accommodate and modify instruction to meet the individual student's needs.- Case manage and implement the Individualize Education Program for each student on caseload.- Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, clearly communicating instructional plans and objectives to colleagues who also work with individual students.- Accurately document and report ongoing student achievement using IEP software database and monitoring timelines for compliance with state laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.- Monitor individual student progress- Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers, or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.- Participate, as appropriate, in the school's Response to Intervention/Multi-Tiered Systems of Support process.- Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress, to determine their priorities for their children, and establish their resource needs for the purpose of involving them as partners in student learning Expectations: - Understands the IEP process- Ability to supervise, instruct, motivate, and problem solve with assigned paraprofessionals as well as other colleagues- Experience with special populations- Displays organization, preparation, and punctuality, meeting deadlines and following through on commitments- Handles disagreements and conflicts in a diplomatic manner, maintaining composure during difficult conflict situations, to prevent decreased effectiveness over time- Maintains ethics, legal responsibility, and confidentiality- Develops and maintains rapport and effective relationships with children and adults contacted in the course of work- Actively contributes to the goals and success of all team members through collaboration, cooperation, and flexibility in team discussions and decision making, giving and receiving constructive feedback- Stays current on professional knowledge and technical skills through training opportunities and participation in relevant professional committees and organizations- Formulates goals that include specific, measurable outcomes and develops new goals when current goals have been achieved- Observes and adheres to district policies and procedures Essential Environmental Demands: - Mostly clean and comfortable- May be exposed to body fluids Essential Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting is required to assist students in ambulation, toileting (including diaper changing) and other personal needs and for management and de-escalation of students with aggressive behaviors Supervisory Duties: Trains, provides work direction, assigns, and schedules work for assigned paraprofessionals This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employeeThe Special Education Generalist will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the Special Education Director or appropriate administratorThe Aspen School District reserves the right to update, revise, or change this job description and related duties at any timePrimary Location: District WideSalary Information: $40,500.00 - $51,000.00 / SalaryShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340949 Assistant Volleyball Coach at Aspen School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340948 Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Assistant Volleyball Coach Job Description: Aspen High School is seeking assistant volleyball coaches for the 2017 season Position Summary: The volleyball program at Aspen High School is a growing athletic and educational program where coaches work to build the success of student athletes both on and off the fieldA priority for coaching candidates is to develop high school athletes as role models within the community and our schoolsWorking with our most advanced athletes is equally important as working and instructing our developmental playersThis position involves post school hours, travel, and developmental progress in off-seasons.Reports to: The Head Volleyball Coach Expectations: - Provide vision, leadership and oversight for current, prospective, and transitioning student-athletes;- Attend all practices and games;- Demonstrate integrity and leadership skills, strong organizational and communication skills, be attentive to detail, have the ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment;- Manage oneself (is organized, prepared, and punctual; manages resources; meets deadlines; follow through on commitments; demonstrate appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environmental expectations) in a manner that enhances the image of public education;- Act consistently in ways that directly support the missions of Aspen High School and the Aspen School District;- Display a willingness to learn new information;- Develop and maintain rapport and effective relationships with students and adults contacted in carrying out duties and responsibilities by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation, support, and professional conduct;- Contribute actively to the goals and success of all teams and team members through collaboration, cooperation, and flexibility (give and take) in team discussions, activities, and decision making;- Maintain high ethical standards, legal responsibility, and confidentialityPrimary Location: Aspen High SchoolSalary Information: StipendShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340948 School Bus Driver at Aspen School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340947 Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Bus Driver Job Description: Aspen School District seeks bus drivers to begin duties in August 2017 Applications will be reviewed as received until positions filled. Reports To: Director of Transportation Terms of Employment: 9-month classified, Non-exempt, At Will employeeWork Schedule: As per individual assignment in keeping with assigned 9 month work calendar.Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to safely transport students to and from school as well as off-campus school related activitiesPrinciple Responsibilities: - Maintain discipline among students while they are being transported to ensure safety of all passengers on the bus- Operate large school buses in a safe and lawful manner during varying weather, road, and traffic conditions on assigned route in accordance with Colorado Rules and Regulations Governing Operation of School Transportation Vehicles Manual- Perform pre and post trip bus inspections and periodic student evacuation drills in compliance with district rules and regulations for passenger safety- Operate large school buses for an extended period of time to transport students off-campus for special activity trips, driving in a lawful and safe manner in unfamiliar surroundings varying from congested city streets to mountain roadways- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested Position Requirements: - Minimum Education or Formal Training: High School or equivalent- Minimum Experience: 4 to 6 years of driving experience- Due to the safety responsibilities involved with this position, drivers must be able to communicate clearly in English both orally and in writing; bilingual Spanish is a plus- Ability to pass state required physical exam and random drug testing per Rules and Regulations for operators of school transportation vehicles of the Colorado Deptof Education General Expectations: - Knowledge of Colorado laws and rules regarding traffic safety, including traffic signs, signals, and devices    - Knowledge of safe motor vehicle operation including checking gas, oil, signals, wipers, brakes and other components to assure proper levels and operation- Manages oneself (is organized, prepared, and punctual; manages resources; meets deadlines; follows through on commitments; demonstrates appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environmental expectations) in a manner that enhances the image of public education.- Displays willingness to learn new information- Satisfactorily completes a course in bus driving as presented by the Aspen School District Transportation Department- Ability to get along well with children and command their respect- Learn bus routes and complete scheduled routes in timely manner, exhibiting flexibility as changes in schedules and routes occur     - Develops and maintains rapport and effective relationships with children and adults contacted in carrying out duties and responsibilities by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation, support, and professional conduct - Establish and maintain good working relationships with teachers, administrators, and all those contacted in the course of work- Observe all district policies and proceduresLicenses or Certification: - Current drivers license with good driving record- Possession of or ability to obtain a Colorado Commercial Drivers License, special school bus operator's permit- Current First Aid/CPR certification Essential Environmental Demands: Exposure to noise, dirt/dust, odors or fumes, hazardous materials or situations, and temperature extremes Essential Physical Requirements: - Occasional standing - Occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs for bus evacuation situations - possibly over 50 lbs if driving special needs school bus - Physical ability to lower oneself to the ground, assisting students as necessary, to perform emergency evacuation from the back door of a school bus - Constant reaching and sitting - Repetitive motion Supervisory Duties: None Primary Location: District WideSalary Information: $22.11/hr / Per HourShift Type: Part-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340947 Substitute Teacher at Aspen School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340946 Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Substitute Teacher Qualifications/Requirements for the Substitute Teacher: You are required to hold a valid Colorado teaching or substitute certificate The Human Resources/ Professional Development Office can provide you with information on obtaining a substitute teaching certificate You must agree to maintain the confidentiality of all student educational records and information that you generate or to which you are given access as a substitute teacher.Reports to: PrincipalSubstitute Teacher Position Description: Reports To: Building AdministratorsSupervises: Personnel as agree upon with the principalJob Goal: To help each student realize his/her potential as a worthy and effective member of society, and to implement the educational goals and objectives defined in school district policyPerformance Responsibilities: - Know and utilize available resources as appropriate.- Implement lesson plans reflecting district policy and curriculum.- Keep students involved in purposeful activities, such as inquiry, acquisition of, knowledge and understanding.- Assist students in the formulation of worthy goals.- Nurture democratic principles and promote equal educational opportunity.- Use reasonable disciplinary rules and positive reinforcement.- Maintain a disciplined learning atmosphere.- Respond positively to student needs.- When communicating with students speak clearly, fluently and use appropriate language.- Display a positive attitude, emotional stability and maturity.- Exhibit a caring, concerned personal character.- Accept responsibility inherent in the teaching process.- Adhere to the highest ethical standards.- Be receptive to constructive criticism.- Show resourceful, creative initiative.- Maintain and assume responsibility for assigned supply and materials inventory.- Encourage each student to develop self-discipline and a sense of responsibility.- Encourage a devotion to excellence.- Supervise teacher's normal out-of-classroom activities as assigned by principal.- Evaluate student progress and growth in knowledge and skills.- Maintain various student records as required by teaching assignment, maintaining confidentiality.- Assume all regular teacher responsibilities when serving as a long-term substitute.- Adhere to district policies and directives, and instructions contained in the Substitute Teacher Guidelines.- Perform other duties as assigned. Terms of Employment: Work year as defined on current district calendar but not to exceed 89 days in any school year.Substitute pay is outlined in the Substitute GuidelinesPrimary Location: District WideSalary Information: $120.00 / Daily RateShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340946 Substitute Teacher at Aspen School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340945 Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Substitute Teacher Location: Aspen Community School Qualifications/Requirements for the Substitute Teacher: You are required to hold a valid Colorado teaching or substitute certificate The Human Resources/ Professional Development Office can provide you with information on obtaining a substitute teaching certificate You must agree to maintain the confidentiality of all student educational records and information that you generate or to which you are given access as a substitute teacher.Reports to: PrincipalSubstitute Teacher Position Description: Reports To: PrincipalJob Goal: To help each student realize his/her potential as a worthy and effective member of society, and to implement the educational goals and objectives defined in school district policyPerformance Responsibilities: - Know and utilize available resources as appropriate.- Implement lesson plans reflecting district policy and curriculum.- Keep students involved in purposeful activities, such as inquiry, acquisition of, knowledge and understanding.- Assist students in the formulation of worthy goals.- Nurture democratic principles and promote equal educational opportunity.- Use reasonable disciplinary rules and positive reinforcement.- Maintain a disciplined learning atmosphere.- Respond positively to student needs.- When communicating with students speak clearly, fluently and use appropriate language.- Display a positive attitude, emotional stability and maturity.- Exhibit a caring, concerned personal character.- Accept responsibility inherent in the teaching process.- Adhere to the highest ethical standards.- Be receptive to constructive criticism.- Show resourceful, creative initiative.- Maintain and assume responsibility for assigned supply and materials inventory.- Encourage each student to develop self-discipline and a sense of responsibility.- Encourage a devotion to excellence.- Supervise teacher's normal out-of-classroom activities as assigned by principal.- Evaluate student progress and growth in knowledge and skills.- Maintain various student records as required by teaching assignment, maintaining confidentiality.- Assume all regular teacher responsibilities when serving as a long-term substitute.- Adhere to district policies and directives, and instructions contained in the Substitute Teacher Guidelines.- Perform other duties as assigned. Terms of Employment: Work year as defined on current district calendar but not to exceed 89 days in any school year.Substitute pay is outlined in the Substitute GuidelinesPrimary Location: District WideSalary Information: Daily RateShift Type: Full-Time http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2340945 Math 7th/8th Teacher at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277445 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)Math 7th/8th Teacher Location: Orchard Mesa Middle School Date Available: 8/10/17Qualifications:Must have or be eligible for Colorado Teaching License with secondary Math endorsement.Working Conditions: 182 days/year http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277445 School Psychologist at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277426 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)School PsychologistLocation: Basil T Knight Center (BTK) Date Available 7/28/17Description:Engage in actively providing direct and indirect short-term therapeutic, mental health interventions appropriate to individual needs, circumstances, and environmentsThese interventions may include individual and/or small group counseling; providing classroom-based social and emotional instruction/intervention; facilitating conflict resolution; as well as providing support to family members or guardians Interventions may be focused at primary, secondary, or tertiary levels and be goal-oriented to prevent school failure, problematic behaviors, social and/or emotional distress, etc.Develop and facilitate positive, collaborative partnerships with students, families, community systems and resources, and educational personnelActivities may include working individually, with small groups, as well as providing in-services and/or materials to parents, school personnel, and/or community systems to enhance knowledge and functionality.Participate in district activities that align with State of Colorado Medicaid Reimbursement Program standards for schools This includes maintaining current records and submitting monthly billing statements for eligible students, according to certification guidelines.Participate in on-going professional growth activities, committees and organizations, both school and community basedThey identify and meet yearly professional goalsPerform other duties as assignedJob Summary: School Psychologist will provide a multi-tiered, comprehensive array of services that are available to all students with consideration to their unique developmental and intrinsic qualitiesSchool psychologists are responsible for providing legally and procedurally defensible guidance and team leadership that includes advising allocation of resources and alignment with State and Federal Education Guidelines, procedural safeguards, and ethical practices School Psychologists work collaboratively in educational settings and participate in the Problem Solving/Multi-Tiered System of Supports process, with the intention of supporting student growth, development, and mastery in social/emotional, academic, and life/vocational domainsSchool Psychologists work as change agents to enhance best practice and inclusion of all persons in high quality and meaningful educational activities and environmentsQualifications: Have or be able to obtain valid Colorado Special Services License in School Psychology.National School Psychologist Certification (NCSP) is preferred.Working Conditions: 191 days/year http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277426 School Nurse at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277428 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)School NurseLocation: Hawthorne Building Date Available 8/8/17 Description:Serve as the School Health Services Program Manager/Coordinator through review and implementation of school health/services policies and procedures Implement communicable disease control Develop and coordinate quality improvement activities for the school health services component of the school health program Direct, monitor and evaluate aides/assistants/volunteers assigned to the school health program when applicable.Provide Case Management, training and support for students with special health care needs and those needing health assistanceCollaborate with community agencies to provide resources for students and their families by serving on committees, task forces, etc Function as a liaison between the school and local health service agencies/providers.Provide in-service training on health issues for school personnelDevelop workshops for teachers, assistants, and other staff on health related topics.Job Summary:The school nurse is responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating school health services that: (1) maximize the quantity of in class time by reducing the incidence of health related absenteeism, (2) eliminate or minimize health problems which impair learning, and (3) achieve the highest degree of indepen­dent functioning possible More specifically, the school nurse: (1) identifies the health care needs of specific student populations and the availability of health services/resources, (2) plans and implements services to meet those health care needs, (3) assesses and evaluates the effectiveness of the services and health care plans, and (4) collaborates with a wide variety of school system and professional disciplines to enhance the educational process and the promotion of an optimal level of wellness for students, families, and staff The school nurse functions independently under state and agency guidelines and policies without onsite supervision Work is self-directed and clinically autonomous Limited supervision may be exercised over volunteers and/or unlicensed personnelQualifications:Must have or be eligible for Colorado Department of Education Special Service Provider LicenseBSN or Registered Nurse with a Bachelors Degree in a related subjectCurrent RN license in Colorado or in compact agreement state CPR/AED cardWorking Conditions:184 days/year http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277428 School Psychologist (Psy.D., Ph.D., EdD.) at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277427 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)School Psychologist (Psy.D., Ph.D., EdD.)Location: Basil T Knight Center (BTK) Date Available 8/1/17Description:As a Licensed Psychologist this position works with Student Services Leadership staff and is responsible for:Participating and contributing to setting goals and standards and making decisions that help guide Mesa County Valley School District 51 (MCVSD 51) toward its near-term and long-term future;Cooperatively resolving current issues of major significance that will have a bearing on the programs and people of MCVSD 51 as assigned;Supporting high quality and purposeful educational, social/emotional, and behavioral programming that is founded upon research-based practices and collaborative team involvement.Being decisive in taking and communicating appropriate remedial action when performance and behavior is not consistent with targets;Consultation efforts that drive meaningful and effective policies; program development, implementation, and monitoring; as well as creating positive, collaborative relationships and develop a collective understanding of programs and issuesAdministrative DesigneeThis position acts as administrative designee for the school district Executive Director of Student Services at program meetings and other functions by providing representation and leadership in school and community activities that support the needs and rights of all students, including those with exceptionalities AssessmentThe Licensed Psychologist recognizes the need for flexible and dynamic methods of assessing individual studentsThe Licensed Psychologist will engage in, and support others with, a continuum of assessment procedures that result in developing, implementing, monitoring, and modifying interventions to enhance student mastery in all major life domains The Licensed Psychologist will gather cognitive and psychological data through the identification of appropriate psychometric, observational, and interview techniques and accurate administration, scoring, and interpretation of assessmentsPrevention / Intervention / Postvention Safety The Licensed Psychologist engages and participates in individual and school-wide safety planning and implementation efforts including: prevention activities, assessment and intervention for students at-risk of harm to self or others, and crisis responseTherapyLicensed Psychologist provides individual and group therapy, social/emotional and behavioral interventions appropriate to individual needs, circumstances, and environmentsThese interventions may include providing support to family members or guardians Interventions may be focused at primary, secondary, or tertiary levels and be goal-oriented to prevent school failure, problematic behaviors, social and/or emotional distress, etcConsultation/Collaboration/TrainingThis position develops and facilitates positive, collaborative partnerships with students, families, community systems and resources, and educational personnelActivities may include working individually, with small groups, as well as providing trainings and/or materials to parents, school personnel, and/or community systems to enhance knowledge and functionality on topics such as suicide prevention, threat assessments, mental health issues and diagnoses, etcAdvocacyThe Licensed Psychologist actively advocates for all students to reach their maximum potential and live a meaningful, independent, and inclusive life within the communityAdvocacy efforts are not limited to but may also support best practices in myriad educational endeavors and systems.Job Summary: Operating under the general direction of the Executive Director this position works to provide a comprehensive array of psychological services, including, but not limited to, social, emotional, academic, behavioral, and cognitive development The Licensed Psychologist functions as a District leader working to administer, and provide knowledge of school system issues and is responsible for providing legally and procedurally defensible guidance Licensed Psychologist provides advice and recommendations for the allocation of resources that are in alignment with state and federal education guidelines, procedural safeguards, and ethical practices The Licensed Psychologist works collaboratively in educational and therapeutic day program settings and participates in the Problem Solving/Multi-Tiered System of Supports process, with the intention of supporting student growth, development, and mastery in social/emotional, academic, and life/vocational domains Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Advanced Doctoral degree in Psychology (PsyD, PhD, EdD) or other acceptable degree*;Minimum three years' prior experience in administrative role; preference given for prior school administrative experience and demonstrated leadership abilities; Participate in on-going professional growth activities, committees and organizations, both school and community basedEmployee will identify and meet yearly professional goals;*Acceptable demonstration of education and/or experience will be at the sole discretion of the District LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:Current Licensed Psychologist DORA Licensure;Colorado Special Services License in School Psychology;Criminal Background Check required for hire; Valid Colorado Driver's license or official State Identification required at hire.Working Conditions: 191 days http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277427 Head Boys Basketball Coach at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277415 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s) Head Boys Basketball CoachLocation: Palisade High School Date Available 2017-18Qualifications: CHSAA Coaching Certification, First Aid/AED/CPR Certification, Concussion Certification, CHSAA Coaching Test and/or current Colorado Teaching LicensePrevious coaching experience preferred, Basketball knowledge, ability to motivate athletes, strategic planning, organization. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277415 Speech and Debate Head Coach at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277414 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s) Speech and Debate Head CoachLocation: Central High School Date Available 2017-18 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277414 Assistant Girls Volleyball Coach at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277413 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s) Assistant Girls Volleyball CoachLocation: Central High School Date Available ImmediatelyQualifications: CHSAA Coaching Certification, First Aid/AED/CPR Certification, Concussion Certification, CHSAA Coaching Test and/or current Colorado Teaching License http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277413 4th Grade Teacher at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277442 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)4th Grade Teacher Location: Shelledy Elementary Date Available: 8/10/17Qualifications:Must have or be eligible for Colorado Teaching License with Elementary endorsementWorking Conditions: 182 days/year http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277442 Math 7th Grade Teacher at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277446 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)Math 7th Grade Teacher Location: Redlands Middle School Date Available: 8/10/17Qualifications:Must have or be eligible for Colorado Teaching License with Math endorsementWorking Conditions: 182 days/year http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277446 Occupational Therapist at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277425 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)Occupational TherapistLocation: Hawthorne Building Date Available 8/1017 SUMMARYOccupational therapy is federally mandated as a related service under Part B of IDEA and is provided to support the student's Individualized Education Program (IEP)Occupational therapists provide direct and consultative services to improve the students' ability to access special education servicesOccupational therapists assess, analyze, problem solve effectively and demonstrate a high level of professional judgment when recommending and providing services, making environmental modifications and training staff to optimize the students' ability to participate in the educational environmentConsultation with educational and community personnel, and families is an essential component of the occupational therapist's roles and responsibilities Work is self-directed and clinically autonomous ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Identify and select appropriate, valid, and reliable assessments to measure contextual factors, activity demands, and student factors, as related to academic achievementComplete evaluations, observations and/or screenings of a student's strengths, problems, and potential issues, within the educational settingGather data from record reviews, interviews, checklists, specific observations, and/or collaboration or consultation for effective evaluation planning with the school based teamInterpret medical records as applied to the educational environmentInterpret assessment data to develop and refine hypotheses about the student's academic performance, and effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, about assessment results, to a variety of audiences, including but not limited to educators, paraprofessionals, parents and students, as appropriateUse clinical experience, clinical observation, and professional judgment, as well as, assessment data to plan and develop appropriate and targeted interventions within the context of an IEP teamProvide appropriate classroom and environmental modifications and accommodations and integrate appropriate equipment, and/or technology devices to facilitate functional and independent skillsIdentify and utilize intervention approaches based on documented evidence-based practicesDemonstrate the skills needed for the design and application of therapeutic strategies, as based on the defined needs, motivational levels, interests, preferences, and individual backgrounds and characteristics of studentsCreate, communicate, and sustain effective collaborative relationships, with relevant individuals, families, schools and communities including participation as members of building Special Education teams and the district OT/PT teamDocument student service, administrative and other departmental records in accordance with the school district, state and federal policies within a timely mannerPerform other duties as assigned EDUCATION AND AREA OF ENDORSEMENTMaster's Degree in Occupational Therapy or graduation from an accredited program of Occupational Therapy LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONSLicensure to practice Occupational Therapy in Colorado by DORACertification by National Board Certificate of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)Colorado Department of Education Special Service Provider LicenseValid Driver's LicenseCompleted practicum, internship or work experience in a pediatric or school setting preferred http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277425 HVAC Preventive Maintenance Technician at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277420 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)HVAC Preventive Maintenance Technician Location: MaintenanceDate Available: 2017-18SUMMARY: Perform preventative maintenance tasks on the mechanical heating and cooling systems on all District 51 schools Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:High school diploma or equivalent requiredExperience in construction and /or maintenance trades preferredLICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:Criminal background check required for hireValid Colorado driver's licenseEPA 16 hour O&M Asbestos training required within 30 days of hireTECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:Possess basic understanding and application of mechanical skillsPossess strong communication skills, both oral and writtenPossess strong interpersonal relations skillsPossess basic math skillsStrong customer service and public relations skills as well as the ability to use critical thinking and problem solving skillsStrong organizational skillsAbility to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the jobAbility to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptionsAbility to manage multiple prioritiesAbility to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situationsAbility to work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilitiesAbility and willingness to be on call and/or respond to calls 24/7Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, building and department proceduresAbility to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic andeducational backgroundsAbility to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administratorMATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE: Operating knowledge of bucket truck preferred; required within 6 months after hireOperating knowledge of scissor and fork life preferred; required within 6 months after hireOperating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripheralsOperating knowledge of and experience with typical office equipment, such as telephones, copier, fax machine, E-mail, 10 key calculator, etc.Operating knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277420 Counselor at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277417 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)Counselor Location: Fruitvale Elementary(High-Needs School)Date Available: 8/10/17Qualifications:Must have or be able to obtain Colorado Department of Education School Counselor LicenseWorking Conditions: 182 days/year http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277417 Head Softball Coach at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277412 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s) Head Softball CoachLocation: Fruita Monument High School Date Available 2017-18Qualifications: CHSAA Coaching Certification, First Aid/AED/CPR Certification, Concussion Certification, CHSAA Coaching Test and/or current Colorado Teaching License http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277412 Cheer Coach at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277416 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s) Cheer CoachLocation: Grand Junction High School Date Available 2017-18 school yearQualifications: CHSAA Coaching Certification, First Aid/AED/CPR Certification, Concussion Certification, CHSAA Coaching Test and/or current Colorado Teaching License; previouse experience and/or background with Cheer http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277416 Behavioral Therapist at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277424 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)Behavioral TherapistLocation: Orchard Mesa /East Middle Schools Description:Working in concert with the school administration and school staff, the therapist will employ integrated evidenced-based practices to identify, target, and meet the needs of students through behavioral interventions, counseling and replacement strategies using individual or small group settings.Conduct student intakes, focusing on diagnostic and functional evaluations Using multiple sources of data, analysis of results will be used to make recommendations to building staff concerning the student's daily interventions, goals, and plan.Consult and collaborate with administration, teachers, allied professionals and families to serve as a resource for developing safe and accessible learning environments Foster learning environments in which each student has appositive, nurturing relationship with caring adults and peers Provides small group setting for academic mentoring and/or tutoring.Provide and conduct small group sessions for individual students in need of mental health service and/or intervention strategies Engage in proactive, clear and constructive communication and work collaboratively with students, families and other significant adults and/or professionals.Attend conferences/trainings related to the continuing education in the field of behavioral therapy including training in new district initiatives like Response to Intervention (RTI), early intervention and prevention, and continuing changes to special education guidelines Manage documentation of professional services and intervention plans in designated software system Measure, define, and quantify effectiveness through analysis of data and observation Services and documentation will align with state and federal laws, district regulations and procedures including confidentiality of all records and information.Formulate and report service provision information and service demographics in the federal Medicaid data collection system SIS and for other state and educational entities.Perform other duties as assigned.Job Summary:This position will be split between East & Orchard Mesa Middle Schools Assess and/or treat student's mental health and behavioral needs employing evidenced based strategies in the least restrictive environment This position works to close achievement gaps and prepares diverse student populations for successful academic and vocational integration toward the goal of postsecondary and workforce success Develops interventions and provide services reflecting the reciprocal nature of home, school, and community influences on student achievement by communicating and collaborating with students, families and staff EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:Master Degree in related fieldCurrently have or be eligible for appropriate Colorado Education Special Service Provider LicensePrefer experience in behavior management counseling/therapy LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:Criminal background check required for hire.Valid Colorado driver's license.Must hold one of the DORA professional licenses listed below:Colorado-Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)Colorado-Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)Colorado-Licensed Social Worker (SW) (Master's Level)Colorado-Licensed Clinical Social Worker (SW) (Master's Level) Working Conditions: 192 days/year http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277424 Custodian, Substitute at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277430 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)Custodian, Substitute Entry-level substitute custodians are hired to work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday from 3:30 p.mto midnightThey are assigned to a location each day depending on the needs of the District As site-based positions become available, substitute custodians are eligible to apply for a transfer into site-based custodian positionsPAY: $9.62/hour SUMMARY: Responsible for maintaining a clean, sanitized, safe, and healthy environment for students to learn and staff to teach To provide a positive role model for students and be a helpful, and approachable steward of the building when dealing with the publicEDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE: High school diploma, completion of G.E.D., or equivalent vocational schoolLICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATION:Criminal background check required for hireValid Colorado driver's licenseMust successfully pass lifting evaluation of 50 pounds within one month of hireTECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EQUIPMENT:Basic math skillsOral and written communication skillsInterpersonal relations skillsKnowledge of Body Fluid Spills training required after hireKnowledge of equipment and products used by the departmentAbility to keep pertinent information confidentialAble to be an ambassador for the school district when meeting and working with the public using our school facilitiesAbility to promote and follow Board of Education policies and building and department proceduresAbility to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic andeducational backgroundsAbility to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administratorMATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE:Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripherals, Microsoft Office Suite, as well as typical office equipment such as telephones, copiers, fax machine, email, etc.Operating knowledge of vacuum cleaner, commercial floor buffer/scrubber, commercial floor/carpet extractors, and scissor liftProduct knowledge including cleaning supplies, disinfectants, etc. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277430 Educational Interpreter at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277422 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)Educational InterpreterLocation: Basil T Knight Center (BTK) Date Available 2017-18 SUMMARY: As a collaborative member of Special Education team, the interpreter will serve as the communication link between deaf and hearing individuals in school settings This may include translating spoken language into a signed system silently mouthing verbal messages, or using cued speech, in order to make communication as clear as possible for the students.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE: Passing score on Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) Passing score on EIPA Written test Associates Degree in educational interpreting or related field 6 hours of continuing education required every 5 yearsLICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS: Criminal background check required for hire Valid Colorado driver's license CDE authorization: Educational InterpreterTECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:Possess strong communication skills, both oral and written Possess strong interpersonal relations skills Strong customer service and public relations skills as well as the ability to use critical thinking and problem solving skills Strong organizational skills Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions Ability to manage multiple priorities Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations Ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities Ability and willingness to be on call and/or respond to calls 24/7 Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, building and department procedures Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administratorMATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE: Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripherals Operating knowledge of and experience with typical office equipment, such as telephones, copier, fax machine, E-mail, 10 key calculator, etc.Operating knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277422 Counselor at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277418 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)Counselor .5 (1/2 time) Location: Dual Immersion AcademyDate Available: 8/10/17Description: Bi-lingual preferredQualifications:Will teach a k-5 Character Ed class one day per week(30 minutes Specials class)1.5 days per week to support students, families, teachers and school with other counseling dutiesQualifications:Must have or be eligible for Colorado Department of Education License with School Counseling endorsementWorking Conditions:182 days/year http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277418 School Social Worker at Mesa County Valley School District, CO http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277423 Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)School Social WorkerLocation: Basil T Knight Center (BTK) Date Available 8/1/17 Description:Consults and collaborates with administration, teachers, allied professionals, and families to serve as a resource for developing safe and accessible learning environments This employee fosters learning environments in which each student has a positive, nurturing relationship with caring adults and peers Working in concert with the school administration and school staff, the LSSW will employ integrated evidenced-based practices to identify, target, and meet the needs of students through counseling, replacement strategies, and interventions using individual or small group settingsConducts student assessments and evaluations within federal the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), state laws, the Exceptional Children Education Act (ECEA) and district, statutes, standards, and procedures and with a focus on home/school/community assimilation and access to the general education curriculum, and progress toward the student's Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals Using multiple sources of data, analysis of results will be used to make recommendations to building staff concerning students daily and long term interventions, goals, and plan In addition, the LSSW provides students ways to build upon their individual strengths and offers them opportunities to participate in the planning and direction of their own learning experienceLSSW will also attend and facilitate in (IEP) eligibility meetings in accordance with individual student plansEmployee must demonstrate a strong foundation and knowledge base regarding special education eligibility especially regarding the determination process and criteria for all educational disabilities under IDEA/ECEA Position holds an expectation to include a portion of time spent with parents and staff to appropriately convey student assessment data information and the IEP The School Social Worker implements, monitors and modifies interventions to maximize the student's potential to achieve established goals.LSSW may also participate in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) and Response to Intervention (RTI) meetings at the building level providing a technical expertise to teachers and building administrators LSSW guides individual intervention and support plans in collaboration with teachers and building leaders making adjustments as needed In addition and as requested the LSSW conducts Functional Behavior Assessments and develops Behavior Intervention Plans for identified students.Employee is expected to manage documentation of professional services and intervention plans in designated software system Documentation requirements are guided by School District 51, federal and state laws, policies, procedures, rules, and regulationsWhile daily case notes are used directly for the benefit of the student; they also provide support for the Medicaid billing/reimbursement processes, legal requirements, CDE requirements, and are held to the professional standards established by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)Expectations include measuring, defining, and quantifying program effectiveness through analysis of data and observationA timely submission of all case notes, IEP updates and reports will also document time spent working on and progression in accomplishing established goalsAs requested/required LSSW will formulate and report service provision information and demographics to accommodate reporting needs and funding requirements.The responsibilities of this position include an expectation of consultation and collaboration with administration, teachers, allied professionals and families to identify and set priorities for service and functional outcome plansThe LSSW is often the coordinator of these services Other collaborative activities may include providing education as in-service and/or provide materials to school staff, parents and/or community members to enhance knowledge and functionality The LSSW may also develop presentations for training of teachers, administrators, parents, and the community in a wide spectrum of disorders and educational issues.Perform other duties as assigned.Job Summary:Working under the general direction of the Student Services Coordinator the Licensed School Social Worker (LSSW) is responsible for providing an array of services that advance the understanding of the emotional and social development of children and the influences of family, community and cultural differences on student success Through the implementation of effective intervention strategies at the assigned school the LSSW provides services reflecting the reciprocal nature of home, school, and community influences on student achievement and with consideration given to their unique developmental and intrinsic qualities.Qualifications:EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:Master Degree in Social Work or related field*Currently have or be eligible for appropriate Colorado Education Special Service Provider License,Minimum of five years' prior experience in school environment, IEP development, counseling and/or therapy.*Acceptable demonstration of acceptable education and/or experience will be at the sole discretion of the District LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:Criminal background check required for hire,Valid Colorado driver's license,Valid Colorado Department of Education license with School Social Worker endorsement; Must hold or be able to hold within one year, one of the DORA professional licenses listed below: Colorado-Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC);Colorado-Licensed School Social Worker (LSSW);Colorado-Licensed Social Worker (SW) (Master's Level);Colorado-Licensed Clinical Social Worker (SW) (Master's Level)Working Conditions: 191 days/year http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2277423 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!