Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Machine Operator - Printing at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250886 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Machine Operator - Printing Location: School Service CenterPosition Function: Provides production printing services using specified equipmentEnsures compliance with district safety procedures and policiesAlso operates specified equipment following manufacturer guidelinesAbides by scheduling and work requirements to meet the needs of customers.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Operation of high-speed copiers, and/or offset printing equipment and/or, various bindery equipment located in the Production Print Center- Coordinates with the Print Center Team to produce and prioritize jobs, and when necessary reorganize to meet deadline changes and updates.- Accomplishes minor adjustments as outlined in the operator's manual on the various equipment- Utilization of other equipment located within the SSC Print Center- Advises the Supervisor of production problems of equipment so that the production schedules can be effectively completed- Develops and understands all skills that relate to the total operation of the Production Print Center- Monitors quality control of materials being produced and / or processed in Production Print Center- Controls workflow scheduling, job tracking, and completing orders, using automated online system- Examines job sheet/ and or print requests to determine quantities, stock specifications, color or black print, finishing, and any special order requests- Cleans and maintains equipment and work area following maintenance procedures- Packs and labels boxes, cartons, or packages of finished products- Follows all guidelines implemented with secure materials Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by SupervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to operate various equipment in the Print Center, 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: Limited travel between schools and central offices may be required.Physical and Mental Demands:- Production printing environment relaxed, safe attire required- Must be able to stand for long periods of time (5 or more hours throughout the day while performing such tasks as printing and bindery work), bend, twist, balance, stoop, and kneel- Must be able to lift small boxes of 50 pounds, greater sizes with assistance- Must be able to see and hear well, handle multiple priorities and concentrate on tasks- Occasional overtime needed especially during the peak time between the months of April and October, regular attendance required.- Frequent lifting 30 to 50 lbs- Bend / twist frequently 50 to 75 %- Noise level is usually moderate to loudKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- A thorough working knowledge of production equipment and print processes- Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook which will be determined and validated by testing- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written in order to communicate with other inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information- Ability to perform as a team player- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and customers.- Exhibits a professional manner and a positive attitude- Knowledge of various type of materials and procedures used in the area is essential- Knowledge of papers and other printing materials- 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 themInterrelations: - 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: - A high school diploma or GED required- A minimum of three (3) years relevant production experience commensurate with the required skill level FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Department Specifics:Machine Operator 5-Operates 2-digital black and white presses Machine Operator must operate two digital presses at the same time.Must have the ability to perform all tasks required to operate copiers, accept print requests and be responsible for completion of orders, ability to be flexible to change, must be able to prioritize work to meet deadlines, must be able to be a self-starter and able to work with limited direction.- Operate the digital presses in accordance with equipment operating procedures.- Interface with technicians in customer service, and or technical assistant to ensure a complete understanding of the copy order Receive and output digital and hard copy files for use in completion of work order.- Perform all digital press operator functions as noted on the print order.- Operate bindery equipment as needed to complete the work order- Understand and perform all troubleshooting procedures on the digital presses- Monitor and manage inventory of supplies, such as toner and staples, order and stock supplies as instructed by the technical assistant- Inform supervisor of equipment problems and place service call when needed- Turn in monthly meter readings to vendor.- Must have excellent computer skills, job requires use of make-ready software to create templates, build special print jobs that requires inserts, exceptions, tabs, etc. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250886 Crewperson IV - Supply Department at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250885 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson IV - Supply Department Location: School Service CenterPosition Function: Performs a wide variety of duties and responsibilities being all warehousing functions to include Shipping & Receiving, supply and mail delivery (Driving), supplies, processing orders in the stockroom, and loading /unloading trucks at the dock, verifying shipments and performing all related department duties.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Accurately processes all paperwork necessary for departmental records- Receives material and assist drivers in unloading material from trucks, checks in received supplies and equipment against purchase order and receiving documents; verifies, counts and inspects items delivered to Receiving for breakage or concealed damage before signing driver's delivery ticket- All external damage of cartons must be noted on freight bill or delivery ticket with the driver's signature and date beside notationNotifies vendors of discrepancies by telephone, e-mail or memo- Insures accurate delivery of all supplies by clearly labeling all cartons and packages with school name or ultimate delivery site to insure that all goods arrive at the proper location- Processes stock requests for delivery in a timely and accurate manner; processes returned stock items per district requirements Receives, inspects and inventories, all stock suppliesOrganizes, adjusts and maintains warehouse space, racks and shelves to accommodate supplies- Works closely with Fixed Assets personnel to insure proper labeling of equipment- Operates District motor vehicles and equipment and all Materials Handling Equipment (MHE) in a safe manner; performs preventative maintenance; reports any malfunctions of equipment to supervision- Observes all laws governing the operation of a motor vehicle and performs all delivery duties in a safe manner- Reports all accidents immediately to proper authorities and supervisors- Processes and delivers internal/external mail, payroll and supplies on assigned route per district requirements in a timely, accurate manner- Recommends improvements for all areas of department to ensure operation runs safely, effectively and efficiently- Performs all necessary services and duties assigned by the - Supply Manager or designee in all areas of the department- Reviews department detailed job functions- Receiving, processing, inventory, shipping and delivery of district mail, Payroll, textbooks, tests and Supplies in accordance with area Crewperson(s) task list- Recommends improvements for all areas of department to ensure operation runs safely, effectively and efficiently Additional Duties: Performs additional duties assigned by the Supervisor.Equipment: This position requires the ability to use and operate material handling equipment, mail processing equipment, 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: Travel between district sites required.Physical and Mental Demands:- Frequent lifting of 20-50 pounds and occasional lifting of 50-100 pounds is required- Occasional overtime may be required- Regular attendance required- Bend, twist, balance, stoop and kneel- Ability to work indoors in extreme heat or cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow- Ability to perform a variety of tasks, change assignments on short notice, performs under deadlines and work in a calm and efficient manner- Normal work day is from 7:00AM to 3:30PM (exception: mail delivery) with occasional overtime as situations dictateKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information- Intermediate computer knowledge, proficiency and the ability to effectively use department computer systems as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, which will be determined and validated by testing- Ability to communicate effectively with a supervisor when their discretion is needed- 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 themInterrelations: - 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 a Valid Kansas Driver's license- Must have or obtain a Commercial Driver's License Class B within 90 days of employment- Must have a Material Handling Equipment Certification- A High School education or GED is required for this position FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Department Specifics: Additional details of job functions to be provided upon hire http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250885 Crewperson 3 - Interior Finishes at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250884 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 3 - Interior Finishes Location: School Service CenterAdditional Information: Crewperson 3 - Interior Finishes School Service Center8 hours per day/40 hours per week260 days per yearRange G Position Function: Crewperson 3 is directly responsible to the Supervisor 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 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 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, material 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 Use 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 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 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- Use 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 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Crewperson 3:The Crewperson 3 will assist with removing and installing carpet, making and installing bulletin boards, shades and signage; installing blinds, dispensers, pencil sharpeners, map rails, smart boards and white boards Repair and maintain athletic equipment, stage and auditorium components, sewing various items and furniture assembly Assist in hauling, delivery, set up and tear down of furniture, stages, risers and other program equipment and items as needed Perform snow removal operations as required Obtain and maintain Asbestos O & M Class certificate if needed.Duties and Responsibilities:- Ability to read a tape measure.- Follow instructions for assembly of new furniture.- Ability to drive a large cargo truck.- Ability to move heavy furniture items- Able to work up high off a ladder or lift http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250884 Crewperson 4 - Building Repair at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250883 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 4 - Building Repair Location: School Service CenterPosition 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 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- 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 Positions 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 MayDuties 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=2250883 Crewperson 3 - Interior Finishes at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250882 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 3 - Interior Finishes Location: School Service CenterAdditional Information: Crewperson 3 - Interior Finishes School Service Center8 hours per day/40 hours per week260 days per yearRange G Position Function: Crewperson 3 is directly responsible to the Supervisor 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 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 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, material 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 Use 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 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 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- Use 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 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Crewperson 3:The Crewperson 3 will assist with removing and installing carpet, making and installing bulletin boards, shades and signage; installing blinds, dispensers, pencil sharpeners, map rails, smart boards and white boards Repair and maintain athletic equipment, stage and auditorium components, sewing various items and furniture assembly Assist in hauling, delivery, set up and tear down of furniture, stages, risers and other program equipment and items as needed Perform snow removal operations as required Obtain and maintain Asbestos O & M Class certificate if needed.Duties and Responsibilities:- Ability to read a tape measure.- Follow instructions for assembly of new furniture.- Ability to drive a large cargo truck.- Ability to move heavy furniture items- Able to work up high off a ladder or lift http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250882 Crewperson 5 - Grounds Maintenance - Pest Control at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250881 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=2250881 Technician 5b - Mechanical Systems at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250880 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Technician 5b - Mechanical Systems Location: School Service Center Additional Information:Technician 5b - Mechanical Systems School Service Center8 hours per day/40 hours per week/260 days per yearRange Ja-c Position Function: Successful candidate will perform a variety of tasks on HVAC equipment in school buildings which may include, but are not be limited to, changing filters, washing coils, checking belts and repair and servicing HVAC equipment to prepare it for use during the coming school yearThe position will require working a swing shift of 12:00p -10:30p during the school year Monday through ThursdayDuring the summer, the position will be a normal day shiftThe individual must have strong leadership skills, and be self-motivated.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Complete the work that is assigned by the department supervisor or the shop lead technicians- Purchase materials and equipment needed for repairs- Maintain parts inventory- Evaluate equipment maintenance and costs, maintains records, and continually improve operational efficiency- Maintain a technical library- Maintain appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment Additional Duties: Perform other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned by the 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 use.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 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 CIO 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, colleagues and staff.- 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- Mechanical journeyman's license required, master mechanical license preferred- Four years of on the job training or its equivalentFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Work on air conditioning equipment assigned by the Supervisor or Lead Tech of Mechanical Systems Must be knowledgeable on building automation systems Must remain current with all applicable codes and compliance issues HVAC and computer skills are essential for this position Includes a minimum understanding of all HVAC and windows operating systems Knowledgeable on residential split Dx systems and all aspects of commercial HVAC equipment, milk coolers, refrigerated drinking fountains, and heat pumps Master license preferred, journeyman mechanical license is required, to work on HVAC equipmentDuties and Responsibilities: 1Conduct daily activities in a professional manner and represent the district in a positive light.2Maintains a high skill level and technical expertise relating to work activities and functions of the assignment3Required to maintain the districts HVAC equipment milk coolers, refrigerated drinking fountains, refrigerators and heat pumps in good operating order.4Assists in training, including problem solving techniques of personnel in Mechanical Systems.5Demonstrates outstanding initiative and knowledge to perform assigned tasks without supervision.6Works closely with the Supervisor of Mechanical Systems in the integration of building automation systems with various HVAC systems throughout the district.7Must be knowledgeable in all phases of pneumatics including air compressors, air dryers and pneumatic and electrical thermostats, pneumatic to electrical switches, relays and swimming pool controls. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250880 Crewperson 1, Temporary Summer Position - Grounds Maintenance at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250878 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 1, Temporary Summer Position - Grounds Maintenance Location: School Service CenterAdditional Information: Crewperson 1 - Temporary Summer Position Grounds Maintenance3 month and 6 month positions availablePosition Function: The Crewperson 1 is directly responsible to the Supervisor This is an entry-level position requiring the desire and aptitude to receive further training in the designated position.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Assist in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson 1 represents both the Facilities Division and 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 a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- 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- Works directly or indirectly under the Supervisor Additional Duties: Assists 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 neededUses hand tools of trade and related power 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 machineMust always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use.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 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 is mandatory- 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 wet and dusty conditionsKnowledge, 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- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Exhibits a professional manner and a positive attitude- Must be detailed oriented- Uses good judgement to make decisions on recurring assignmentsInterrelations: - 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 exhibit a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleaguesEmployee 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 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:This position requires good physical condition and strenuous activity.Must have the ability to perform all tasks involved in landscaping, mowing and maintaining all trees and shrubs in the district.Knowledge of the various types of materials and procedures used in the area is essential.Position will be up to 26 hours per week- Three month temporary employee dates will be approximately May 25th August 26th- Six month temporary employee dates will be approximately March 21st October 31st Duties and Responsibilities:- Maintain and service the equipment- Must properly mix and use the chemicals for weed control and maintain accurate records of chemical use http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250878 Crewperson 6 - Building Repair at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250877 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 6 - Building Repair Location: School Service Center Position Function: Crewperson 6 is directly responsible to the Supervisor The Crewperson 6 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 6 represents both the Facilities Division and Wichita Public Schools.- Assumes responsibility for all tools, supplies and materials.- Communicates effectively with Job Coordinators.- 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 certificates including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment.- Maintains current knowledge relating to technical information and policies concerning the Facilities area, and assist the Supervisor in assigned administrative tasks.- Maintains records required for efficient unit functioning.- Makes decisions and offer solutions to the unit Supervisor concerning problems in the field.- Plans and estimates labor and material costs of assigned jobs.- 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.- Delegates work as needed to employees in the absence of the Supervisor.- Works cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication.- Works 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 is required.Physical 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- Must be able to lift 40-80 lbs., climb ladders, withstand considerable time on your feet standing, bending, stooping, and twisting; some high work and tunnel work will be necessary at times- Limited (0-1 hour): 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, other), operating foot controls, twisting at the waist, 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): Total reaching and 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 essentialQualification Profile: - A High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Department Specifics:The Crewperson 6 must perform a variety of tasks within Building Repair which are required, but not limited to, floor tile repair/replacement, repair/replace T bar ceilings, 12x12 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 intricate leveling devices.This position is mandatory snow removal Must be able to wear a respirator Asbestos class 1 license is required (class to be provided by the District)Duties and Responsibilities: - Be able to work from blueprints and drawings.- Display good quality workmanship, planning and self-motivation.- Possess a working knowledge of other crafts operations.- Perform work in a safe manner and report any hazardous conditions.- Must be able to complete proper paper work properly and efficiently.Qualifications:- Second shift is required from approximately September May- 2-4 years of experience is required. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250877 Substitute Teachers at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250876 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=2250876 Substitute School Nurse at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250875 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:- 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 SubFinder System regularly - Willingness and flexibility to change an assignment when requested by the Substitute Office and/or Health Services Department - Assists with additional duties as assigned, if trained and allowed by the Kansas Nurse Practice Act Skills, Physical and Educational Requirements:- Current Kansas Nursing licenseLPN requiredRN preferred - BSN or related bachelor's degree preferred - Current professional-level CPR/AED certification - Must successfully complete a one-day Substitute Nurse Orientation training course - Ability to use basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners and fax machines - Ability to use an AED, if available - Ability to use medical equipment, dependent upon the needs of the student - Ability to use audiometers, tympanometers, otoscopes and vision screening equipment, as permitted by certification and need - Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written - Demonstrate excellent organizational skills with ability to multi-task and work under deadlines - Must have excellent time management skills, good judgment and problem solving abilities - Must conform to accepted standards of professional dress and appearance - Must be able to lift 50 pounds FLSA Status: Non-exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250875 Student Worker at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250874 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=2250874 Substitute Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250873 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=2250873 Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250872 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence Location: South 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 or pass the ParaPro test or pass the Workkeys test and Business Writing Assessment- Must pass the Physical Capacity Exam (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=2250872 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250871 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence 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, 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 Position Specifics: Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) test http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250871 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250870 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Coleman 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, 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 Position Specifics: Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) test http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250870 Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250867 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: Greiffenstein Elementary Spec Ed Ctr 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 or pass the ParaPro test or pass the Workkeys test and Business Writing Assessment- Must pass the Physical Capacity Exam (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=2250867 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250866 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence - (K-5) 17/18 SY Location: Seltzer 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=2250866 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250864 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Franklin 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=2250864 Benefited Paraeducator- Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250863 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator- Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Pleasant Valley 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 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=2250863 Benefited ESOL Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250862 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited ESOL Paraeducator (2017-18) Location: South High School Position Function: ESOL 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 ESOL 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: - High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.- Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in another language (for jobs defined as bilingual only)- Two completed years of study at an institution of higher learning (48 credit hours) or an Associate Degree or the ability to pass the ParaPro or ACT Work Keys for highly qualified statusFLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250862 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence - (K-5) at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250861 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence - (K-5) Location: Seltzer 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=2250861 Benefited Paraeducator- Special Education, High Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250860 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator- Special Education, High Incidence (2017-18 SY) Location: Robinson 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 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=2250860 Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250859 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence 2017-18 SY (.81 Fte/32.5 Hrs per week) Location: Christa McAuliffe K-8 Academy 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 or pass the ParaPro test or pass the Workkeys test and Business Writing Assessment- Must pass the Physical Capacity Exam (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=2250859 Paraeducator Low Incidence - (K-5) at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250858 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator Low Incidence - (K-5) 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 or pass the ParaPro test or pass the Workkeys test and Business Writing Assessment- Must pass the Physical Capacity Exam (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 Department Specifics: Hours for this position will be : 8:45-4:15 Monday - Friday with a 30 minute lunch. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250858 Categorical Paraeducator (Intermediate 3-5) at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250857 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Categorical Paraeducator (Intermediate 3-5) Location: McCollom 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 position Qualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours or pass the ParaPro test or pass the Workkeys test and Business Writing Assessment- Must pass the Physical Capacity Exam (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 illnessFLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250857 Benefited Paraeducator- Special Education, High Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250856 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator- Special Education, High Incidence Location: East 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:- Supervises students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assists in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assists 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- Assists the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assists in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assists students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assists the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assists in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participates in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provides individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Is assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provides feedback to students and teachers- Assists students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assists with student engagement with the curriculum- Assists students with self-advocacy- Assists students in using technology- Exhibits oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assists with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assists students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assists the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assists the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrates knowledge of district resources- Assists the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintains high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Models appropriate behavior for students- Develops and maintains a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrates sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicates with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observes and charts student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrates the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrates flexibility and responsiveness- Attends and participates in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquires 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.)- Assists students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assists in the transportation of students- Accepts the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assists in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assists students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers 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 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- Demonstrated acumen 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 position Qualification 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 illnessFLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250856 Categorical Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250855 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Categorical Paraeducator (.94 FTE - 7.5 hours per day) Location: Levy Special EdCenter 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 position Qualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours or pass the ParaPro test or pass the Workkeys test and Business Writing Assessment- Must pass the Physical Capacity Exam (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 illnessFLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250855 Interrelated Paraeducator - Benefited at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250854 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Interrelated Paraeducator - Benefited Location: Wells Alternative 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- Demonstrated acumen 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 position Qualification Profile: - Must have minimum 48 college credit hours or pass the ParaPro test, Workkeys Certificate withBusiness Writing Assessment, or Para PD Now.- 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 illnessFLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250854 Benefited Categorical Paraeducator (Structured Learning) at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250853 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Categorical Paraeducator (Structured Learning) - 2017/18 SY Location: Cleaveland Traditional Elementary Magnet(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, 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 illnessFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Department Specifics: Must be willing and able to work with students with compromised immune systems and medical needsMust be able to change diapers and lift students as needed. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2250853 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!