Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Crewperson 3 - Mechanical Systems - Filters at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342189 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 3 - Mechanical Systems - Filters Location: School Service Center Position Function: The Crewperson 3 is directly responsible to the Supervisor The Crewperson 3 shall possess the necessary knowledge and be able to demonstrate worthy skills in the designated trade They shall have the ability to carry out assignments and perform work of good quality with minimum supervision The Crewperson 3 must be able to work on ladders and/or man lifts in high conditionsEssential Performance Responsibilities:- Performs work in a safe manner and report any hazardous conditions- Assists in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson 3 represents both the Facilities Division and Wichita Public Schools- Cooperates with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside of his/her assignment- Displays willingness to be trained in all phases of the assignment and to increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement- Possesses a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Maintains appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Possesses superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Supports the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Works cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Works directly or indirectly under the Supervisor- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Maintains and services the equipment- Changes filters, cleans coils, cleans boiler- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required- Accepts responsibility for all tools, supplies, and materials- Attendance at required meetings and in-services Additional Duties: Assist with additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the job position as neededThis position may require the ability to use iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineEmployees must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment useUses hand tools of trade and related power equipment Other tools that may be used may include but not limited to: band saw, drill press, metal shear, electric drills, sawzall, recovery machines, ladders (6 foot, 8 foot, and 24 foot extensions), 2 ton press, chain fall, metal lathe, tin snips, metal punch press, metal brake machines, welder, porta band saw, oxygen and acetylene torches, adjustable wrenches, refrigerant manifold set, single man lift, 1000lb material lift, sand blaster, basic hand tools, clamps, power tools, pipe cutters, pipe threaders, Pro press and van.Travel: Travel between schools and central offices is requiredPhysical and Mental Demands:- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required- Ability to work indoors in extreme heat and cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position- Ability to work overtime on short notice may be required- Work in standard office, shop and school building environments- Ability to work in confined or high spaces; some strenuous physical work- Ability to work productively in stressful situations- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Limited (0-1 hour): Crawling, lying down (back, side, front), keyboarding/mouse, and high impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting)- Occasional (1-3 hours): Below the waist reaching, waist to shoulder reaching, overhead reaching, sitting, climbing/ balancing (stairs, ladders, others), operating foot controls, bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching (squatting), fine finger manipulation, and low impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding)- Frequent (3-6 hours): Standing, walking, rotation of head/ neck, flexion (head bend down & had bend back), twisting at the waist, and forceful gripping- Constant (6-8 hours): Total reaching, and handling/grasping- Exposures to: Dust, odor, fumes, mists, gases, and chemicals ( leak detector, hydrochloric acid, lubricants, PVC cement & primmer, fire stop, Loctite (262, 515, & 620), cleaning solutions (including nickel safe cleaner, shiny-side coil cleaner), refrigerants (R-22, 134a, 404, 410 &407c), refrigerant oils (mineral and POE based), boiler chemicals (Chemsearch 585, CWT-92, Chemsearch 100 & MB 1000), compressed gas (oxygen, nitrogen, acetylene, carbon dioxide & map gas), propylene glycol, Algaecide, spray paint, Cal-shield, soldering flux paste, and Sta-clean antimicrobialKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building - Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook which will be determined and validated by testing- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude- Must be detailed oriented- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments- Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them- Knowledge of various types of materials and procedures used in the area is essential- Must have general labor skills- Must have the ability to operate and maintain various equipment & hand tools safely- Display eagerness and the ability to learn new methods, procedures, and techniquesQualification Profile: - This position requires a High School Diploma or GED- Maintain a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:The Crewperson 3 is directly responsible to the Supervisor and the filter crew leader Observe all safety rules in their respected field Assist in maintaining all HVAC equipment in the district Assist in the service and repair of the district's equipment This position may change to a second shift position during the school year if needed The hours will be from 2:00 pm until 12:30 am, Monday through Thursday During the summer hours, this will be a first shift position from approximately June 1st through August 19th.Duties and responsibilities: - Change the filters in all district HVAC equipment- Clean the heating and cooling coils when required- Clean out all the floor mounted unit vents and fan coils bi-annually- Clean the chiller condenser coils during the cooling season when needed- During the summer months, assist the department technicians in the installation and maintenance of all the district HVAC equipment- Is encouraged to study for their journeyman license exam and achieve a passing grade of 75% or better http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342189 Crewperson 5 - Electronics at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342188 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 5 - Electronics Location: School Service Center Position Function: The Crewperson is responsible for servicing and maintaining low voltage systems, including WAN/LAN, CCTV, camera's, DVR's, including DVR software applications, Napco security systems, access control systems, computer knowledge, including repair of computer hardware, fiber optic, and camera systems New installations as well as major system renovations are made by this department when dictated by capital improvement projects.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Perform work in a safe manner and reports any hazardous conditions- Assist in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson represents both the Facilities Division and the Wichita Public Schools- Cooperate with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside his/her assignment- Display willingness to be trained in all phases of assignments and increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement- Possess a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Possess superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Support the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Work cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Work directly or indirectly under the Supervisor- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Maintain knowledge of the latest methods and procedures utilized in the assigned unit- Assume responsibility for all tools, supplies, and materials- Communicate effectively with Job Coordinators- Attendance at required meetings and in-services Additional Duties: Assist with additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the position as neededThis position may require the ability to use iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineEmployees must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment useUses hand tools of trade and related power equipmentOther tools that may be used but not limited to: amp probe, basic hand tools, CAT 5 cable, conduit, drills, hand tube benders, hydraulic punch, ladders, lift truck, rotary hammer drill, saws (stationary and hand held), snorkel and genie lift, tube bender machine and LAN/WAN.Travel: Travel between schools and central offices is requiredPhysical and Mental Demands:- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required- Ability to work indoors in extreme heat and cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position- Ability to work overtime on short notice may be required- Work in standard office, shop and school building environments- Ability to work in confined or high spaces; some strenuous physical work- Ability to work productively in stressful situations- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Limited (0-1 hour): Keyboarding/mouse and high impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting)- Occasional (1-3 hours): Below the wait reaching, waist to shoulder reaching, overhead reaching, sitting, climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, other), operating foot controls, kneeling, crouching (squatting), crawling, lying down (back, side, front), repetitive motion (multiple manipulation of same muscle group) and low impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding)- Frequent (3-6 hours): Standing, walking, rotation of head/neck, flexion (head bend down and head bend back), bending at the waist, twisting at the waist, forceful gripping, and fine finger manipulation- Constant (6-8 hours): Handling/grasping- Exposure to: Dust, and odorsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building - Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude- Must be detailed oriented- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments- Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them- Knowledge of various types of materials and procedures used in the area is essential- Display initiative in the performance of assigned tasks either working alone or as a part of a crew- Assist in maintaining a harmonious and efficient operationInterrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks- Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance:- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - This position requires a High School Diploma or GED- Maintain a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Possess exceptional knowledge and demonstrate remarkable skills in the designed job areaHave the ability to carry out assignments and perform work of excellent quality with minimum supervisionDemonstrate outstanding qualities in efficiency, initiative and dependability when completing various tasks.Exhibit above average knowledge and skills in installation and maintenance of low voltage systems, including WAN/LAN, telecommunications, , CCTV, including DVR software applications, Duties and Responsibilities:- Installation and maintenance of low voltage systems including:- Test and troubleshooting- Pulling all low voltage wiring- Computer work, programing cameras, DVR's, Security* Wan/Lan* Telecommunication* CCTV* DVR software* Security systems* Access control systems* Basic computer functionality and operations- Help Technicians in the shop when needed- Maintain current knowledge relating to technical information and policies concerning the Facilities area, and assist the Supervisor in assigned administrative tasks- Make decisions and offer solutions to the Supervisor concerning problems in the field- Plan and estimate labor and material costs of assigned jobs http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342188 Crewperson 3 - Roofing at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342187 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 3 - Roofing Location: School Service CenterAdditional Information: Crewperson 3- RoofingSchool Service Center260 days per yearRange G Position Function: Crewperson 3 is directly responsible to the Supervisor Possess the necessary knowledge and be able to demonstrate worthy skills in the designated trade Have the ability to carry out assignments and perform work of good quality with minimum supervisionEssential Performance Responsibilities:- Accept the responsibility for assisting with the training, skill development and supervision of other team members.- Assist in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson 3 represents both the Facilities Division and the Wichita Public Schools.- Cooperate with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside of his/her assignment.- Display willingness to be trained in all phases of the assignment and to increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement.- Possess a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service.- Maintain appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment.- Possess superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership.- Support the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district.- Work cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication.- Work directly or indirectly under the SupervisorAdditional Duties: Assist with additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the job position as needed Uses hand tools of trade and related power equipmentThis position requires the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineMust always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use.Travel: Travel between schools and central offices will be required.Physical and Mental Demands:- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required- Ability to work indoors in extreme heat and cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow must be able to drive in varying outdoor weather conditions- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position- Frequent lifting of 20 to 50 pounds; occasional lifting of 50-100 pounds; lifting of over 100 pounds with assistance- Work in high places on ladders and/or lifts- Work in wet and dusty conditions- Ability to work overtime on short notice may be required- Work in standard office, shop and school building environments- Ability to work in confined or high spaces; some strenuous physical work- Ability to work productively in stressful situations- Attendance at all required meetings and in-services- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines- Must be physically capable and consciously dedicated to working extended hours when conditions demand- Limited (0-1 hour): Crawling, lying down (back, side, front), keyboarding/mouse, and high impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting)- Occasional (1-3 hours): Below the waist reaching, waist to shoulder reaching, overhead reaching, sitting, climbing/ balancing (stairs, ladders, others), operating foot controls, bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching (squatting), fine finger manipulation, and low impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding)- Frequent (3-6 hours): Standing, walking, rotation of head/neck, flexion ( head bend down & had bend back), twisting at the waist, and forceful gripping- Constant (6-8 hours): Total reaching, and handling/grasping- Exposure to: Dust, odors, fumes, gases, and chemicals (asphalt, solvents, paints, bonding agents, cleaning chemicals, propane, gas and plastic cement)Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information.- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed.- Ability to perform as an effective team player.- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building - Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook.- Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality.- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude.- Must be detailed oriented- Uses good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments.Interrelations: Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendorsWill work under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasksWill work with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacyMust exhibit a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues.Employee Punctuality and Appearance:- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - A High School Education or GED equivalent is required FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Possess general knowledge and demonstrate worthy skills in the roofing trade Ability to carry out assignments and perform work of good quality with minimal supervision Display good workmanship and learn new roofing systems Display good attendance with proper notification/planning, when absentMandatory snow removal is required.Duties and responsibilities: - Work in hot asphalt, shingles, Duro-Last and modified roofs.- Physical capability to carry hot asphalt, tear off and replace roofs, spudding and sweeping gravel roofs, climbing ladders and working close to the roof edge- Basic knowledge in finding and repairing roof leaks and the ability to learn new things from other crew persons.- Learn how to weld laps, flashing, measure and lay deck sheets.- Maintain an understanding and learning about utilized materials and applications.- Adequate knowledge of power tools and shop safety.- Adapt to working in other departments or cross training in other areas.- Work with crew persons from other shops and accept the duties assigned to them by the crew leader.- Work 10 hour days through the summer months and have the physical capability to handle the heat of being on the roof.- Follow directions and do tasks without assistance when called upon.- Show improvement and willingness in the 90 day probation period within the Roofing Department http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342187 Crewperson 4 - Building Repair at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342186 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 4 - Building Repair Location: School Service Center Position Function: This is an entry level position The Crewperson must learn and perform a variety of tasks within Building Repair which are required and include but are not limited to: floor tile repair/replacement, repair/replacement of T bar ceilings, 12 x 12 glue up and all other types of ceilings, install wood or metal stud framing, install wood or metal doors and jambs, ceramic and quarry tile replacement/repair, all types of plaster repair, sheetrock installation/finish ready for paint, proficient in the use of some intricate leveling devices This position includes mandatory snow removal Second or third shift is required from approximately August through May.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Performs work in a safe manner and report any hazardous conditions- Assists in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson represents both the Facilities Division and Wichita Public Schools- Cooperates with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside his/her assignment- Displays willingness to be trained in all phases of assignments and increase his/her skills, thus qualifying for advancement- Possesses a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Maintains appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Possesses knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Supports the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Works cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Works directly or indirectly under the Supervisor- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Attendance at required meetings and in-services Additional Duties: Perform other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor.Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the position as needed This position may require the ability to use iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineEmployees must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment useUse hand tools of trade and related power equipmentOther tools that may be used include but are not limited to: hand tools, clamps, shop-vacs, table saws, power tools, tape measures, band saws, belt sanders, radial saws, genie lifts, ladders, tile rollers, dollies, floor jacks, tile saws, brick saws, mason mixers and scaffolds.Travel: Travel between schools and central offices will be requiredPhysical and Mental Demands:- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required- Ability to work indoors in extreme heat or cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position- Ability to work overtime on short notice may be required- Work in standard office, shop and school building environments- Ability to work in confined or high spaces; some strenuous physical work- Ability to work productively in stressful situations- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Limited (0-1 hour): Sitting, operating foot controls, and lying down (back, side, front)- Occasional (1-3 hours):Below the waist reaching, overhead reaching, climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders other), bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching (squatting), and fine finger manipulation- Frequent (3-6 hours): Waist to shoulder reaching, standing, walking, rotation of head/neck, flexion (head bend down and head bend back), twisting at the waist, crawling, forceful gripping, repetitive motion( multiple manipulation of same muscle group), and low impact vibratory tools ( drilling/sanding)- Constant (6-8 hours): Total reaching, handling and grasping- Exposure to: dust, odor, fumes, and chemicals (solvents, adhesives, contact cement, mastic remover, saw dust, caulking, paint, glue, brush wash, asbestos and acrylic sealantKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building - Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude- Must be detailed oriented- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments- Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them- Knowledge of various types of materials and procedures used in the area of trade is essentialInterrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will work under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks- Will work with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance:- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - This position requires a High School Diploma or GED- Asbestos class 1 license is required (class to be provided by the District)- Must be able to wear a respirator- Maintain a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:This is an entry level position The Crewperson must learn and perform a variety of tasks within Building Repair which are required and include but are not limited to: floor tile repair/replacement, repair/replacement of T bar ceilings, 12 x 12 glue up and all other types of ceilings, install wood or metal stud framing, install wood or metal doors and jambs, ceramic and quarry tile replacement/repair, all types of plaster repair, sheetrock installation/finish ready for paint, proficient in the use of some intricate leveling devices This position includes mandatory snow removal Second or third shift is required from approximately August through May.Duties and Responsibilities:- Display good quality workmanship, planning and self-motivation- Must be willing to learn from other crew members- Perform work in a safe manner and report any hazardous conditions http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342186 Crewperson 5 - Grounds Maintenance - Pest Control at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342185 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 5 - Grounds Maintenance - Pest Control Location: School Service Center Position Function: Crewperson 5 is directly responsible to the Supervisor Crewperson 5 shall possess exceptional knowledge and demonstrate remarkable skills in the designated job area They shall have the ability to carry out assignments and perform work of excellent quality with minimum supervisionThey should demonstrate outstanding qualities in efficiency, initiative and dependability when completing various tasks.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Accepts the responsibility for assisting with the training, skill development and supervision of other team members- Assists in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson 5 represents both the Facilities Division and Wichita Public Schools- Assumes responsibility for all tools, supplies and materials- Cooperates with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside of his/her assignment- Displays willingness to be trained in all phases of the assignment and to increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement- Possesses a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Maintains appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Maintains current knowledge relating to technical information and policies concerning this Facilities area and assists the Supervisor in assigned administrative tasks- Makes decisions and offer solutions to the unit Supervisor concerning problems in the field- Possesses superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Supports the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Works cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Works directly or indirectly under the Supervisor Additional Duties: Assist with additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the job position as needed Uses hand tools of trade and related power equipmentThis position requires the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineMust always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use.Travel: Travel between schools and central offices is required.Physical and Mental Demands:- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required.- Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow.- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position.- Additional demands upon request of Supervisor.- Attendance at required meetings and in-services.- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services.- Exposure to chemicals, solvents and contaminated trash, grasses, pollens, etc.- Frequent lifting 20 to 50 pounds; occasional lifting of 50-100 pounds; lifting of over 100 pounds with assistance.- Work in high places on ladders and/or lifts.- Work in standard office and school building environments.- Work in wet and dusty conditions.- Working overtime on short notice is mandatory.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information.- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed.- Ability to perform as an effective team player.- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work- Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook which will be determined and validated by testing.- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality.- Exhibits a professional manner and a positive attitude.- Must be detailed oriented- Uses good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments.Interrelations: Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendorsWill work under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasksWill work with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacyMust exhibit a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues.Employee Punctuality and Appearance:- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - A High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.- State certification in Category 7a to 7e; wood destroying organisms and general pest control is requiredFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Department Specifics:Have the ability to exercise good judgment in carrying out the assigned tasks and be responsible for planning and charging time and material to the work requests Have above average knowledge of insecticides, identification of insects, classifications and functionsThis position must have completed the Asbestos and Maintenance training Constant efforts are required to remain abreast of new pesticides and regulations governing the use of restricted pesticides Required to have and maintain State certification in Category 7a to 7e; wood destroying organisms and general pest control Required to work second shift during the school year Responsible for second shift pest control This position is mandatory snow removal Duties and Responsibilities:- Mix and apply pesticides in a safe manner according to label directions and state regulations- Maintain and clean sprayers and dusters- Treat the exterior, perimeter and interior of buildings for roaches, ants, spiders and various other insects- Inspect and treat buildings for termites- Comply with all safety regulations as set forth by the State of Kansas Board of Agriculture- Keep up to date records of any interior or exterior treatments for three years as required by law- Instruct employees on proper use of spray equipment and calibrations of chemicals and informs them of the proper applications procedures- During summer months: use of commercial mowers, weed eaters, and edgers, spraying of herbicides, trimming trees and shrubs are necessary http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342185 Crewperson 4 - Custodial Services at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342184 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 4 - Custodial Services Location: School Service Center Position Function: The Crewperson IV is directly responsible to the Custodial Manager Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, picking up and delivering all custodial-related equipment; perform maintenance and light electrical repair on custodial equipment including vacuums, wet/dry vacuums and assist with working on buffers, auto scrubbers and extractors Must possess a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Exhibits a professional manner at all times on the job- Ability to be a team player, complete job duties in a positive manner and to understand all phases of the job- Assists in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson 4 represents both the Facilities Division and Wichita Public Schools- Cooperates with other employees and maintains good public relations inside and outside of his/her assignment- Displays willingness to be trained in all phases of the assignment and to increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement- Possesses superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Supports the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Works cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Works directly or indirectly under the Supervisor- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Occasional overtime is required Additional Duties: - Assist with additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.- Attendance at required meetings and in-services.Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the job position as needed Uses hand tools of trade and related power equipmentThis position requires the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use.Travel: Travel between schools and central offices will be required.Physical and Mental Demands:- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required.- Must be able to work in extreme temperatures.- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position.- Must be able to change jobs on short notice.- Work in standard office, shop and school building environments.- Some strenuous physical work.- Ability to work productively in stressful situations.- Must walk long distances, squat and stand for extended periods of time.- Frequent (3-6 hours): Standing, walking, rotation of head/neck, flexion (head bend down and head bend back), bending at the waist, twisting at the waist, forceful gripping and fine finger manipulation.- Frequent climbing stairs carrying weight.- Occasional work overhead.- Constant (6-8 hours): Total reaching and handling/grasping - Must be able to grasp with both hands.- Exposure to: Dust and odors.- Must have and maintain a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information.- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed.- Ability to perform as an effective team player.- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building.- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude.- Must be detail oriented.- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments.- Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality.- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance.- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them.Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will work under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks- Will work with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance:- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - A High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.- Valid and current Kansas Driver's License requiredFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:- Requisitions materials, using approved district buying guidelines- Picks up, helps repair and returning equipment, such as vacuums, auto scrubbers, buffers, etcto district sites- Maintains, picks up and delivers loaner equipment to keep custodial staff functioning, including dehumidifiers, wet/dry vacuums, extractors, etc.- Assists others in the department with testing and repair of equipment- Performs all other duties as required by the SupervisorDuties and Responsibilities:- Maintenance and repair of Custodial Equipment http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342184 Crewperson 6a-c - Electrical at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342183 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 6a-c - Electrical (may be filled at a lower range: Crewperson 4 Helper) Location: School Service Center Position Function: The Electrical Crewperson 6a-c position is responsible for servicing and maintaining the lighting and electrical power systems in all buildings and grounds of USD 259 This includes the electrical distribution network, motors, educational and industrial equipment and all other electrical power consuming devices New installations, as well as major system renovations, are made by this department when dictated by capital improvement projects.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Perform work in a safe manner and report any hazardous conditions- Assist in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson 6a-c represents both the Facilities Division and the Wichita Public Schools- Cooperate with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside his/her assignment- Display willingness to be trained in all phases of assignments and increase his/her skills, thus qualifying for advancement- Possess a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Maintain appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Possess superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Support the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the District- Work cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Work directly or indirectly under the Supervisor- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Work varies from the simple replacement of a switch to the service, maintenance, and installation of the most technical and complex electrical- Maintain knowledge of the latest methods and procedures utilized in the assigned unit- Assume responsibility for all tools, supplies, and materials- Communicate effectively with Job Coordinators- Attendance at required meetings and in-services- Working on overtime on short notice is mandatory Additional Duties: Assist with additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the position as neededThis position may require the ability to use iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineEmployees must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment useUse hand tools of trade and related power equipmentOther tools that may be used but are not limited to: amp probe, basic hand tools, CAT 5 cable, conduit, drills, hand tube benders, hydraulic punch, ladders, lift truck, rotary hammer drill, saws (stationary and hand held), snorkel and genie lift, tube bender machine and LAN/WAN.Travel: Travel between schools and central offices is requiredQualification Profile: - This position requires a High School Diploma or GED- Maintain a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Crewperson 4 Electrical Helper*:Learn from your journeyman or master electrician Learn how to bend pipe, pull wire, terminate devices and become proficient in all the duties of an electrician Keep truck stocked and clean Strive to become licensed Learn from others in the shop to become proficient in all aspects of high and low voltage wiring/cabling.Duties and Responsibilities: - Assist the licensed electrician in the following:- Bending pipe- Pulling wire- Terminating devices- Testing and troubleshooting- Working with voltages up to 600 volts- Pulling wire ranging from cat5e to 750MCM Qualifications: A High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.Crewperson 6a Electrical Journeyman:Crewperson shall possess exceptional knowledge and demonstrate remarkable skills in the designed job areaThey shall have the ability to carry out assignments and perform work of excellent quality with minimum supervisionThey should demonstrate outstanding qualities in efficiency, initiative and dependability when completing various tasks.Must be able to install and maintain any high or low voltage electrical system in the districtThis would include but are not limited to 120/208v and 277/480v wiring, networking and phones, intercoms and camera card access systems, fire alarm systems, fiber optic cabling, DDC controls, motor starters, stage lighting and motor controlsTeach helpers and apprentices the electrical tradeDuties and Responsibilities:- Requisition materials when requested- Work on scoreboards- Work with bleacher and basketball goal controls- Work on various stage equipment, such as stage lighting- Control equipment such as magnetic starters- Overhead door controls- Perform locates for dig permits- Perform maintenance on all district electrical systems (outlets, ballast, contactors, disconnects etc.)- Have the ability to evolve with the industry as well as take on additional tasks such as computer networking, installation of fiber optics, cable television wiring, closed circuit television, and security, telephone cabling and the installation of anything closely resembling wire- New installation of any high or low voltage electrical system - Keep up with current NEC codes and be able to use the NEC book Qualifications: Current MABCD Electrical Journeyman's license preferredCrewperson 6c Electrical Master's:Crewperson 6c shall possess exceptional knowledge and demonstrate remarkable skills in the designated job areaThey shall have the ability to carry out assignments and perform work of excellent quality with minimum supervisionThey should demonstrate outstanding qualities in efficiency, initiative and dependability when completing various tasks.Must be able to install and maintain any high or low voltage electrical system in the district.This would include but are not limited to 120/208v and 277/480v wiring, networking and phones; intercoms and cameras card access systems, fire alarm systems and fiber optic cabling, DDC controls and motor starters, stage lighting and motor controls, with very minimal supervision.Teaching helpers and apprentices the electrical tradeDuties and Responsibilities:- Requisition material when requested- Work on scoreboards- Work with bleacher and basketball goal controls- Work on various stage equipment, such as stage lighting- Control equipment such as magnetic starters- Overhead door controls- Perform locates for dig permits- Estimate time and material for jobs and look after the job from start to finish- Perform maintenance on all district electrical systems (outlets, ballast, contactors, disconnects etc.)- Constantly have the ability to evolve with the industry as well as taking on additional tasks such as computer networking, installation of fiber optics, cable television wiring, closed circuit television, and security, telephone cabling and the installation of anything closely resembling wire- New installation of any high or low voltage electrical system- Keep up with current NEC codes and be able to use the NEC book Qualifications: Current MABCD Electrical master's license preferred. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342183 Substitute Teachers at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342182 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):Substitute Teachers Location: Multiple LocationsPosition Purpose: Assumes the duties of the regularly assigned classroom teacher in his/her absenceA substitute teacher is directly responsible to the building administrator for which they are substitute teaching as well as all expectations set forth by the Human Resources DepartmentThe substitute should be prepared to follow the plans provided by the teacher and depend on the substitute's teaching skills to provide a positive learning environment for pupils.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Teaches with understanding and respect for the individuality of each pupil.- Follows the lesson plans the teacher prepared in order to provide an effective lesson for students.- Consults with a building administrator or grade level teacher, before initiating any teaching or other procedure not specified in the lesson or building plans.- Records attendance and all other requested documentation.- Adheres strictly to professional ethics.- Protects confidentiality of all USD 259 students.- Manages the learning environment by handling non-instructional tasks efficiently, using instructional time appropriately, maintaining an effective physical setting for instruction, and maintaining appropriate student behavior in the classroom.- Makes necessary referrals of pupils to other professional personnel according to the building plan.- Reports in writing the day's activities to the regularly assigned classroom teacher.- Returns all instructional materials, equipment, and keys to the proper place at the conclusion of the teaching day.- Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems as well as all student concerns or allegations to the appropriate authority immediately, or as soon as is reasonably possible.- Reviews job status i.edates, times, cancellations, number of days of the assignment etcon the SubFinder System regularly in order to ensure the substitute's awareness of all job requirements as well as any changes made to the assignment.- Attends to the needs of students and engages them in learning at all times during the assignment.- Willingness and flexibility to change an assignment (be it grade level or subject) at a moment's notice when asked by a building administrator.- Work in a positive and cooperative manner with paraeducators, support staff, and all others in the school setting.Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by building administrator.Equipment: This position requires the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine.Travel: Limited travel between schools may be required.Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:- Must be able to move around the classroom in order to effectively monitor student work and behavior.- The physical and mental ability to work in a variety of classroom settings and deliver behavioral strategies for the safety and welfare of all students.- Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.- Must report to work at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the substitute assignment.- Additional demands upon request of school administrator.- Required to follow the teacher dress codes standards.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written.- Must be able to work at least 15 assignments per school semester and follow through with all accepted assignments.- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality.- Excellent time management skills, good judgment and problem solving abilities.- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance.- Provide a safe and healthful environment for students of various schools.Interrelations: Will work with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacyMust exhibit a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude at all times.Qualification Profile:- Current Kansas Teaching License (regular teaching, initial, exchange, standard substitute, or emergency substitute)- Successful completion of a one day USD 259 orientation training course.- Meets the employment qualifications set forth by the Wichita Public Schools Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.FLSA Status: Non-exemptDepartment Specifics:- Maintain open communication with the substitute office concerning changes in assignments and resignation of substitute teaching position.- Meet the substitute teacher eligibility guidelines set forth by the Human Resources Office. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342182 Substitute School Nurse at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342181 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):Substitute School Nurse Location: Multiple LocationsPosition Function: Assumes the duties of the regularly assigned School Nurse in his/her absenceA substitute School Nurse is directly responsible to the administrator of the building in which they are working and for all expectations set forth by the Human Resources and Health Services DepartmentsThe substitute should be prepared to follow the plans provided by the School Nurse and depend on his/her nursing skills to provide a healthy and safe environment for the students/staff Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Serves as a health advocate for the pupil- Promotes wellness through periodic medical and dental examination for all pupils; assists in detecting and properly referring pupils with health concerns- Collaborates with other school personnel including administrators, support staff, and teachers, toward the promotion of child health and its optimal interaction with education- Counsels with pupils, parents, and school personnel concerning health needs or health concerns of pupils- Works closely with family regarding the pupil's health needs, facilitating communication about health between the school, parents, and the pupil's health care provided- Assists in the prevention and control of communicable diseases, including the monitoring of immunization status- Is knowledgeable of community health resources and assists parents to utilize these resources- Assists in providing emergency care for pupils and school personnel in case of injury or sudden illness until a lawful custodian assumes responsibility- Attends to the health needs of the students quickly and in a competent mannerHandles all medical emergencies in a calm, efficient and expeditious mannerMust be able to remain calm under stressful situations and handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Follows regulations set forth in the Kansas Nurse Practice Act and also in Board Policies in the provision of health services to students and staff.- Adheres strictly to professional ethics standards, including professionalism and confidentiality.- Works in a positive and cooperative manner with students/staff in the school setting.- Reviews job status i.edates, times, cancellations, number of days of the assignment etcon the Absence Management System regularly.- Willingness and flexibility to change an assignment when requested by the Substitute Office and/or Health Services Department Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisor.Equipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment useTravel: Limited travel between schools and central offices may be requiredPhysical and Mental Demands:- Must be able to walk long distances, respond rapidly in emergency situations, stand for long periods of time, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps, reach overhead- Must be able to lift, push, pull up to 20 pounds or more with assistance, work five days a week, up to seven hours or more per day, or as assignedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to use an AED- Ability to use various medical equipment based on needs of the student- Ability to use medical equipment, not limited to audiometers, tympanometers, otoscopes and vision screening equipment- Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building - Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments- Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations:- Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks- Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer service Employee Punctuality and Appearance:- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile:- Current Kansas Nursing LicenseLPN requiredRN preferred- BSN or related Bachelor's degree preferred- Current professional level CPR/AED certification- Complete a one-day Substitute Nurse Orientation training course- Experience in pediatrics preferred FLSA Status: Non-exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342181 Student Worker at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342180 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Student Worker - Chisholm Life Skills Center (for approved student workers only) Location: Chisholm Life Skills Center Position Function: - Student Worker at Chisholm Life Skills Center- Category posting for applicants who are enrolled at Chisholm Life Skills Center. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342180 Substitute Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342179 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Substitute Paraeducator Location: Unassigned Position Function: Assumes the duties of the regularly assigned classroom paraeducator in his/her absenceA substitute Paraeducator is directly responsible to the building administrator for which they are substituting and the classroom teacher as well as all expectations set forth by the Human Resources DepartmentThe substitute should be prepared to assist the teacher and other paraeducators to meet the needs of the students Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Follows the teacher and other paraeducators instructions.- Provides lessons as instructed by the teacher and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of the student while considering factors such as physical, emotional and educational levels of development.- Adheres strictly to professional ethics.- Protects confidentiality of all USD 259 students.- Assists with managing the learning environment by handling non-instructional tasks efficiently, using instructional time appropriately, maintaining an effective physical setting for instruction, and maintaining appropriate student behavior in the classroom.- Assists with maintaining order on the playground.- Makes necessary referrals of pupils to other professional personnel according to the building plan.- Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems as well as all student concerns or allegations to the appropriate authority immediately, or as soon as is reasonably possible.- Reviews job status i.edates, times, cancellations, number of days of the assignment etcon the SubFinder System regularly in order to ensure the substitute's awareness of all job requirements as well as any changes made to the assignment.- Willingness and flexibility to change an assignment (be it grade level or subject) at a moment's notice when asked by a building administratorAdditional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by building administrator or teacher Equipment: This position requires the ability to use basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Travel: Limited travel between schools may be required Physical and Mental Demands: - The physical and mental ability to work in a variety of classroom settings and deliver behavioral strategies for the safety and welfare of all students.- Ability to work outdoors and supervise students in various weather conditions during outdoor student activities.- Must be able to walk long distances, respond rapidly in emergency situations, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps, reach overhead, lift, push, pull up to 50 pounds, or more with assistance, and stand for long periods of time.- May be required to lift/transfer students from wheelchairs or other training devises.- May be required to diaper students of various ages.- Must be able to hear well.- Additional demands upon request of school administrator or teacher Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Treats students with understanding and respect.- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written.- Must be able to work at least 15 assignments per school semester and follow through with all accepted assignments.- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality.- Excellent time management skills, good judgment and problem solving abilities.- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance.- Ability to deal with challenging behaviors of students and/or adults.- Provide a safe and healthful environment for students of various schoolsInterrelations: Will work with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacyMust exhibit a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude at all timesQualification Profile: - High school diploma or GED required.- Ability to pass a physical capacity profile as assigned through USD 259 required.- Successful completion of a one day USD 259 orientation training course required.- Required to meet the employment qualifications set forth by the Wichita Public Schools Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Department Specifics: Maintain open communication with the substitute office concerning changes in assignments, temporary assignments, and resignation of substitute position.Meet the substitute paraeducator eligibility guidelines set forth by the Human Resources Office. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342179 Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342178 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence (.81 FTE/32.5 Hrs per week) Location: Griffith Elementary School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, posess a WorkReady Certificate and Writing Assessment.- Must maintain current driver's license and good driving record.- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342178 Paraeducator - Newcomer ESOL at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342177 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Newcomer ESOL (.94 fte) Location: Jefferson Elementary School Position Function: ESL Paraeducator helps to deliver educational programs in the elementary, middle, or high schools by supporting the teacher working with individual, or groups of studentsThe development of the ESL Paraeducator's role is to link academic assistance, communication and/or understanding between the school, classroom teacher, families and community by assisting at the school conferences, gatherings or eventsThey will provide assistance and support to ESOL and Migrant students during a seven (7) hour schedule Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Will spend 6.5 hours of their time in the classroom- Assist students with lessons under direct supervision of classroom teacher- Will assist students and reinforce concepts for individuals or small groups- Work with teachers to modify activities to meet individual student's needs and develop academic language- Perform formal and/or informal assessment activities after training by ESOL or district staff- Assist teachers in monitoring, collecting data, and maintaining records regarding student performance and progress- Assist in the maintenance of learning areas and/or learning centers and instructional materials.- Display patience and understanding while managing children- Understand and be sensitive to the obstacles facing the children under your supervision- Teach self-help, problem solving and/or coping skills- Recognize individual learning styles and become knowledgeable of the characteristics of learners you serve (e.gcultural background, language proficiency, mobility, and family dynamics)- Document parent contacts and inform appropriate personnelMany contacts are required for students' supplemental services Additional Duties: Perform other duties as necessary or requested by the Principal and/or Assistant PrincipalEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Daily in-district travel required, out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Ability to work in demanding situations and still maintain a sense of order- Must be able to work in various weather conditions- supervision of students at the start or the end of the school day, at recess and at buses may be required- Must be able to walk long distances (inside school and on playground), stand for long periods of time, sit for long periods of time and climb steps- Must be able to sit with students at small tables and chairs and on occasion on the floor- Must be able to work five days a week for the number of hours assigned and arrive at work on time- Must be able to deal with challenging activities for students, make a decision with limited information, handle multiple priorities, and concentrate on tasks Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge of various philosophies and theories of education- Knowledge and skills in working within a multidisciplinary context- Demonstrate proficiency and good literacy skills in English - Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as are energy and enthusiasm for the job- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks- Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in another language (for jobs defined as bilingual only)- 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now testFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: GUIDELINES:1All instructional activities must take place under the direct supervision of a certificated teacher that serves ESOL and/or Migrant identified students.2Bilingual ESOL/Migrant Paraeducators may provide translation/interpretation services and provide assistance to individual students in their native language.3Bilingual ESOL/Migrant Paraeducators may be pulled from the classroom to translate or interpret for the office or other areas in the school for a minimal time within the work day and only when the District Translations Team members are unavailable. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342177 Benefited Paraeducator - ESL at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342176 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - ESL Location: Southeast High School Position Function: ESL Paraeducator helps to deliver educational programs in the elementary, middle, or high schools by supporting the teacher working with individual, or groups of studentsThe development of the ESL Paraeducator's role is to link academic assistance, communication and/or understanding between the school, classroom teacher, families and community by assisting at the school conferences, gatherings or eventsThey will provide assistance and support to ESOL and Migrant students during a seven (7) hour schedule Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Will spend 6.5 hours of their time in the classroom- Assist students with lessons under direct supervision of classroom teacher- Will assist students and reinforce concepts for individuals or small groups- Work with teachers to modify activities to meet individual student's needs and develop academic language- Perform formal and/or informal assessment activities after training by ESOL or district staff- Assist teachers in monitoring, collecting data, and maintaining records regarding student performance and progress- Assist in the maintenance of learning areas and/or learning centers and instructional materials.- Display patience and understanding while managing children- Understand and be sensitive to the obstacles facing the children under your supervision- Teach self-help, problem solving and/or coping skills- Recognize individual learning styles and become knowledgeable of the characteristics of learners you serve (e.gcultural background, language proficiency, mobility, and family dynamics)- Document parent contacts and inform appropriate personnelMany contacts are required for students' supplemental services Additional Duties: Perform other duties as necessary or requested by the Principal and/or Assistant PrincipalEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Daily in-district travel required, out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Ability to work in demanding situations and still maintain a sense of order- Must be able to work in various weather conditions- supervision of students at the start or the end of the school day, at recess and at buses may be required- Must be able to walk long distances (inside school and on playground), stand for long periods of time, sit for long periods of time and climb steps- Must be able to sit with students at small tables and chairs and on occasion on the floor- Must be able to work five days a week for the number of hours assigned and arrive at work on time- Must be able to deal with challenging activities for students, make a decision with limited information, handle multiple priorities, and concentrate on tasks Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge of various philosophies and theories of education- Knowledge and skills in working within a multidisciplinary context- Demonstrate proficiency and good literacy skills in English - Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as are energy and enthusiasm for the job- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks- Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in another language (for jobs defined as bilingual only)- 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now testFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: GUIDELINES:1All instructional activities must take place under the direct supervision of a certificated teacher that serves ESOL and/or Migrant identified students.2Bilingual ESOL/Migrant Paraeducators may provide translation/interpretation services and provide assistance to individual students in their native language.3Bilingual ESOL/Migrant Paraeducators may be pulled from the classroom to translate or interpret for the office or other areas in the school for a minimal time within the work day and only when the District Translations Team members are unavailable.4An ESOL/Migrant Paraeducator must work 6.5 hours with ESOL and/or Migrant students The remaining time, which should not exceed 30 minutes per day, may be used for any of the following: - Monitor students during Breakfast or Lunch- Provide parent communication (via phone call, email, or note)- Supervise Buses as needed- Accompany and supervise students during activities in school gymnasium, laboratories, libraries, resource centers, etc.- Accompany and supervise students during Field Trips (only if approved by the principal or designee with input from the lead ESOL teacher)- Run copies, grading papers and/or laminating, generating computer reports 5INSERVICE REQUIREMENTS: There are no specific in-service requirements for ESOL/Migrant ParaeducatorsAttendance at ESOL workshops and in-services are required if held during school hours.6INSERVICE REPORTING: Career ladder forms are submitted directly to the Human Resources Department.7MILEAGE: Most ESOL/Migrant Paraeducators do not receive mileage reimbursement Administrators will notify paraeducators who are eligible for mileage reimbursements because of job responsibilities. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342176 Paraeducator - Newcomer ESOL at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342175 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Newcomer ESOL (.94 fte) Location: Gammon Elementary School Position Function: ESL Paraeducator helps to deliver educational programs in the elementary, middle, or high schools by supporting the teacher working with individual, or groups of studentsThe development of the ESL Paraeducator's role is to link academic assistance, communication and/or understanding between the school, classroom teacher, families and community by assisting at the school conferences, gatherings or eventsThey will provide assistance and support to ESOL and Migrant students during a seven (7) hour schedule Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Will spend 6.5 hours of their time in the classroom- Assist students with lessons under direct supervision of classroom teacher- Will assist students and reinforce concepts for individuals or small groups- Work with teachers to modify activities to meet individual student's needs and develop academic language- Perform formal and/or informal assessment activities after training by ESOL or district staff- Assist teachers in monitoring, collecting data, and maintaining records regarding student performance and progress- Assist in the maintenance of learning areas and/or learning centers and instructional materials.- Display patience and understanding while managing children- Understand and be sensitive to the obstacles facing the children under your supervision- Teach self-help, problem solving and/or coping skills- Recognize individual learning styles and become knowledgeable of the characteristics of learners you serve (e.gcultural background, language proficiency, mobility, and family dynamics)- Document parent contacts and inform appropriate personnelMany contacts are required for students' supplemental services Additional Duties: Perform other duties as necessary or requested by the Principal and/or Assistant PrincipalEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Daily in-district travel required, out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Ability to work in demanding situations and still maintain a sense of order- Must be able to work in various weather conditions- supervision of students at the start or the end of the school day, at recess and at buses may be required- Must be able to walk long distances (inside school and on playground), stand for long periods of time, sit for long periods of time and climb steps- Must be able to sit with students at small tables and chairs and on occasion on the floor- Must be able to work five days a week for the number of hours assigned and arrive at work on time- Must be able to deal with challenging activities for students, make a decision with limited information, handle multiple priorities, and concentrate on tasks Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge of various philosophies and theories of education- Knowledge and skills in working within a multidisciplinary context- Demonstrate proficiency and good literacy skills in English - Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as are energy and enthusiasm for the job- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks- Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in another language (for jobs defined as bilingual only)- 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now testFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: GUIDELINES:1All instructional activities must take place under the direct supervision of a certificated teacher that serves ESOL and/or Migrant identified students.2Bilingual ESOL/Migrant Paraeducators may provide translation/interpretation services and provide assistance to individual students in their native language.3Bilingual ESOL/Migrant Paraeducators may be pulled from the classroom to translate or interpret for the office or other areas in the school for a minimal time within the work day and only when the District Translations Team members are unavailable. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342175 Library Media Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342174 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Library Media Paraeducator Location: Payne Elementary School Position Function: The role of the School Library Paraeducator is to teach students how to find resources and to promote an appreciation of literature The Paraeducator is to work with individuals, groups and classes of students The Library Paraeducator will report to a certified staff member such as a principal, assistant principal or a teacher in charge The Development of the Paraeducator role is to link academic assistance, communication and/or understanding between the school, classroom teacher, families and community by assisting at the school conferences, gathering or events Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Show students and staff how to locate and use resources based on the information those resources provide- Collaborate with Teachers and others to identify resources to support curriculum content in the classroom- Become familiar with state and district instructional standards in the Library Media Program- Model ways to locate information by integrating both electronic and printed resources- Model and articulate ethical uses of information- Display patience and understanding while managing children- Ability to work in demanding situations and still maintain a sense of order- Document Parent contacts and inform appropriate personnel- Recognize individual learning styles and become knowledgeable of the characteristics of learners you serve (e.g., cultural background, language proficiency, mobility and family dynamics)- Challenge students to fulfill their potential- Be an active part of an educational team within the students you serve- Genuinely committed to helping children learn - assist students and reinforce concepts for individuals, small groups, and whole class Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisor Equipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineMust always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: In-district travel is required Physical and Mental Demands: - Must be able to walk long distances- Respond rapidly in emergency situations- Stand for long periods of time, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps, reach overhead, lift, push, pull up to 20 pounds or more with assistance- Work five days a week, a 1.0 assignment Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Ability to perform a variety of tasks, ability to be flexible when asked to perform numerous tasks simultaneously, perform under deadlines and work in a calm, sensible and efficient manner- Ability to organize, coordinate and communicate effectively- Computer expertise in library, application software and Internet use (training provided)- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours or pass the ParaPro test or pass the Workkeys test- This position requires inservice, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness The Library para will be required to attend district and building level inservices.FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342174 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342173 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Dean Ray Stucky Middle School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or passed the Para PD Now test - Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) test http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342173 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342172 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Northwest High School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or passed the Para PD Now test - Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) test http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342172 Benefited Paraeducator- Special Education, High Incidence (One-on-One) at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342171 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator- Special Education, High Incidence (One-on-One) Location: Northeast Magnet High School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now test- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: One-on-one student support http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342171 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342170 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Northeast Magnet High School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or passed the Para PD Now test - Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) test http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342170 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342169 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Enterprise Elementary School(High-Needs School) Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, WorkReady Certificate with Business Writing Assessment, or Para PD Now.- Must pass the Physical Capacity Test (PCP)- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342169 Paraeducator - Title 1 Instructional Support at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342168 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Title 1 Instructional Support Location: Kelly Elementary Liberal Arts Position Function: Assist the classroom teacher with instruction of basic academic skills to students and performs tasks as identified by Kansas State Department of Education, the Wichita Public Schools and the curriculum established at the site Discusses assigned teaching area with the classroom teacher to coordinate instructional efforts Plans, prepares, and develops various teaching aides, such as books, graphs, charts, or other teaching tools to stimulate learning Presents subject matter to students, utilizing a variety of methods and techniques, such as lecture, discussion, and supervised role play May be required to administer and grade examinations Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts Assists in the maintaining of order in the classroom and on the playground Provide lessons as instructed by the teacher in a specific subject area, such as English, mathematics, reading, writing, and social skills Confers with other staff members to plan programs designed to promote educational, physical, and social development Observes, evaluates, and prepares reports on the progress of students Must have an understanding of educational tools and be able to operate equipment designed for providing education Provide a safe and healthful environment for students and staff Perform various tasks as assigned by the principal or teacher Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Directs activities designed to reinforce concepts for individuals or small groups- Assists students with individual assignments- Works with teachers to modify activities to meet individual student's needs- Performs informal assessment activities- Assists teachers in collecting data and maintaining records regarding student performance- Assists in the maintenance of learning centers and instructional materials- All instructional activities must take place under the direct supervision of a certified teacher- In addition, bilingual paraeducators may provide translation and interpretation services and provides assistance to individual students in their native language Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assignedEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Limited to no travel required Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Additional demands upon request of Supervisor Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in English- Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in another language (for jobs defined as bilingual only)- Attend workshops and inservices as needed- Ability to follow daily directions, and accurately communicate program information to the public- Ability to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, problem solve, be flexible and be a positive team member- Effective written and verbal communication- Regular attendance needed- Ability to perform a variety of tasks, change assignments on short notice- Ability to perform and meet deadlines, submit well-written accurate reports and work in a calm and efficient manner- Ability to work with a diverse population- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - HS diploma or GED- 48 college credit hours, passed the ParaPro test, passed the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now test- Associate's Degree preferred- At least 1 year of experience in a related field preferred FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342168 Paraeducator - In School Suspension Room (ISSR) at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342167 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - In School Suspension Room (ISSR) Location:Southeast High SchoolAdditional Information: Paraeducator ISSR (In School Suspension Room)Southeast High School7.5 hours per day/37.5 hours per week/185 day schedule Position Function: The paraeducator will provide a structured and respectful environment for students who are assigned to the In-School Suspension Room Students may be assigned as a consequence for failure to comply with the school's student expectations The paraeducator will be responsible for the following: Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Follows a structured daily schedule of activities for students- Promotes a respectful environment for reflection and learning- Demonstrates the ability to be consistent, firm and fair with student expectations and consequences- Communicates with administration- Organizes and directs assignments received from teachers and make sure those assignments are returned to the teachers at the end of the day- Keeps accurate records of attendance in the In-School Suspension Room and submit these records to the attendance clerk at the end of the day Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by SupervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Limited to no travel required Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Additional demands upon request of Supervisor Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Assist with grading, marking papers and checking homework- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - High School Diploma or GED- 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the Workkeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now test- 1 year of experience working in a related field preferred- Some positions require inservice, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342167 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence (Categorical) at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342166 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence (Categorical) Location: Gammon Elementary School(High-Needs School) Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, or have a WorkReady Certificate and Business Writing Assessment.- Must pass the Physical Capacity Test (PCP)- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342166 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342165 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence (Positive Behavior Support) Location: Hamilton Middle School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now test- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) test http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342165 Paraeducator - Pre-K at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342164 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Pre-K Location: Little Early Childhood Center Position Function: Provide assistance in all early childhood classroom activities under the direct supervision of the day care director in providing children with a learning environment and experiences to help foster their development socially, intellectually, physically and emotionallyMaintain a pleasant attitude toward all customers: students, parents, staff and other visitors Essential Performance Responsibilities: Child Supervision:- Works with an individual or groups of students- Relates to all children in encouraging and positive ways- Encourages and assists students during center and individual selected activities- Supervises children during breakfast, lunch and snack time, and encouraging good eating habits- Supervises daily activities such as toileting, hand/face washing and brushing teeth - Supervises children in all areas of the building and on play equipment/playground, fieldtrips- Assists with mealtime and snack activities while facilitating nutrition education- Changes infants and toddlers diapers and record on daily charts- Provides parents with daily reports of student's activities- Assists with general classroom management and positive discipline- Assists with clerical responsibilities such as taking attendance, recording, maintaining inventories, and monthly program required records- Demonstrates the ability to lift student, sit on floor and in small chairs Curriculum Planning:- Prepares instructional materials needed to implement the daily activity plans- Provides art, science and storytelling projects for centers- Prepares and cleans up after curriculum- Prepares projects for creative art and science including mixing paints and other necessary steps- Continuously arranges the children environment to reflex the work and interests of subjects to be taught- Replenishes materials as needed within the center- Plans daily with other classroom team Other Responsibilities:- Organizes storage of necessary items required- Observes safety hazards ensuring that children observe rules- Keeps floors and other necessary spaces clean and free from any potentially dangerous situations- Prepares healthy snacks as necessary for children Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorsEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Some travel may be required in district Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 pounds with assistance- Be able to demonstrate good finger dexterity Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Ability to follow daily directions, and accurately communicate program information to the public- Ability to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, problem solve, be flexible and be a positive team member- Effective written and verbal communication- Regular attendance needed- Ability to perform a variety of tasks, change assignments on short notice- Ability to perform and meet deadlines, submit well-written accurate reports and work in a calm and efficient manner- Ability to work with a diverse population- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - HS diploma or GED- 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the ParaPro Now test- Associate's Degree in Early Childhood preferred- Passed a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) testFLSA Status: Nonexempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342164 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342163 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence (2 positions) Location: Caldwell Elementary School(High-Needs School) Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, WorkReady Certificate with Business Writing Assessment, or Para PD Now.- Must pass the Physical Capacity Test (PCP)- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342163 Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342162 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence (.94 FTE/37.5 Hrs per week) Location: Sowers Alternative High School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now test- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342162 Paraeducator - Behavior Intervention Support Team (BIST) at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342161 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Behavior Intervention Support Team (BIST) Location: Buckner Elementary School Position Function: Assist the classroom teacher with instruction of basic academic skills to students and performs tasks as identified by Kansas State Department of Education, the Wichita Public Schools and the curriculum established at the siteDiscusses assigned teaching area with the classroom teacher to coordinate instructional effortsPlans, prepares, and develops various teaching aides, such as books, graphs, charts, or other teaching tools to stimulate learningPresents subject matter to students, utilizing a variety of methods and techniques, such as lecture, discussion, and supervised role playMay be required to administer and grade examinationsAssists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning conceptsAssists in the maintaining of order in the classroom and on the playgroundProvide lessons as instructed by the teacher in a specific subject area, such as English, mathematics, reading, writing, and social skillsConfers with other staff members to plan programs designed to promote educational, physical, and social developmentObserves, evaluates, and prepares reports on the progress of studentsMust have an understanding of educational tools and be able to operate equipment designed for providing educationProvide a safe and healthful environment for students and staffPerform various tasks as assigned by the principal or teacher Essential Performance Responsibilities: Direct activities designed to reinforce concepts for individuals or small groups Assist students with individual assignments Work with teachers to modify activities to meet individual student's needs Perform informal assessment activities Assist teachers in collecting data and maintaining records regarding student performance Assist in the maintenance of learning centers and instructional materials All instructional activities must take place under the direct supervision of a certified teacher In addition, bilingual paraeducators may provide translation and interpretation services and provides assistance to individual students in their native language Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assignedEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineMust always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Limited to no travel required Physical and Mental Demands: Be able to work in various weather conditions Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity Be able to see and hear well Additional demands upon request of Supervisor Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in English Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in another language (for jobs defined as bilingual only) Attend workshops and inservices as needed Ability to follow daily directions, and accurately communicate program information to the public Ability to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, problem solve, be flexible and be a positive team member Effective written and verbal communication Regular attendance needed Ability to perform a variety of tasks, change assignments on short notice Ability to perform and meet deadlines, submit well-written accurate reports and work in a calm and efficient manner Ability to work with a diverse population Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: HS diploma or GED required 48 college credit hours, a passing score on ParaPro test, or a completed WorkReady Certificate AND Business Writing Assessment - required Associate's Degree preferred At least 1 year of experience in a related field preferredFLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342161 Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342160 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence Location: Cessna Elementary School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now test- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2342160 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!