Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Crewperson 5 - Grounds Maintenance - Pest Control at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268500 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=2268500 Technician 5 - Mechanical Systems at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268499 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Technician 5 - Mechanical Systems Location: School Service CenterAdditional Information:Mechanical Systems Technician 5a-cPosition Function: Perform a variety of tasks on HVAC equipment in school buildings which may include, but are not limited to, changing filters, washing coils, checking belts, repair and servicing HVAC equipment to prepare it for use during the coming school year.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Completes work that is assigned by the department supervisor or the shop lead technician- Purchases materials and equipment for repairs- Maintains parts inventory- Evaluates equipment maintenance and costs, maintains records, and continually improves operational efficiency- Maintains a technical library- Maintains appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Performs work in a safe manner and reports any hazardous conditions- Cooperates with other employees and maintains good public relations inside and outside of his/her assignment- Displays willingness to be trained in all phases of the assignment and to increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement- Possesses a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Possesses superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Supports the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Works cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Works directly or indirectly under the Supervisor- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Informs assigned personnel of current technical information and/or expertise, as well as providing for technical and other appropriate training Additional Duties: Assist with additional duties 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 Use hand tools of trade and related power equipment Other tools that may be used may include but are not limited to: band saw, drill press, metal shear, electric drill, sawzall, recovery machine, ladders (6 foot, 8 foot, and 24 foot extensions), 2 ton press, chain fall, metal lathe, tin snips, metal punch press, metal brake machine, welder, porta band saw, oxygen and acetylene torch, adjustable wrenches, refrigerant manifold set, single man lift, 1000 lbmaterial lift, sand blaster, basic hand tools, clamps, power tools, pipe cutters, pipe threaders, Pro press and van.Travel: Travel between schools and central offices will be required.Physical and Mental Demands:- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required- Ability to work indoors in extreme heat and cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position- Ability to work overtime on short notice may be required- Work in standard office, shop and school building environments- Ability to work in confined or high spaces; some strenuous physical work- Ability to work productively in stressful situations- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Limited (0-1 hour): Crawling, lying down (back, side, front), keyboarding/mouse, and high impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting)- Occasional (1-3 hours): Below the waist reaching, waist to shoulder reaching, overhead reaching, sitting, climbing/ balancing (stairs, ladders, others), operating foot controls, bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching (squatting), fine finger manipulation, and low impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding)- Frequent (3-6 hours): Standing, walking, rotation of head/ neck, flexion ( head bend down & had bend back), twisting at the waist, and forceful gripping- Constant (6-8 hours): Total reaching, and handling/grasping- Exposures to: Dust, odor, fumes, mists, gases, and chemicals (leak detector, hydrochloric acid, lubricants, PVC cement & primer, fire stop, Loctite (262, 515, & 620), cleaning solutions (including nickel safe cleaner, shiny-side coil cleaner), refrigerants (R-22, 134a, 404, 410 &407c), refrigerant oils (mineral and POE based), boiler chemicals (Chemsearch 585, CWT-92, Chemsearch 100 & MB 1000), compressed gas (oxygen, nitrogen, acetylene, carbon dioxide & map gas), propylene glycol, Algaecide, spray paint, Cal-shield, soldering flux paste, and Sta-clean antimicrobial)Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written- Ability to organize and use good judgment and common sense- Must have the ability to operate and maintain various equipment & hand tools safely- Displays eagerness and the ability to learn new methods, procedures, and techniques- Ability to perform a variety of tasks, changing assignments on short notice, performing under deadlines, work in a calm and efficient manner- 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 themQualification Profile: - A High School Diploma or GED is required- A valid Kansas driver's license- Master or Journeyman mechanical license is required to work on HVAC equipment- 4 years of on the job training or equivalent FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Work on air conditioning equipment assigned by the Supervisor or the Lead Technician of Mechanical Systems Knowledge of Building Automation systems Remain current with all applicable codes and compliance issues HVAC and computer skills are essential for this position Minimum understanding of all HVAC and windows operating systems Knowledge of residential split Dx systems and all aspects of commercial HVAC equipment, milk coolers, refrigerated drinking fountains, and heat pumpsDuties and Responsibilities: - Conduct daily activities in a professional manner and represent the district in a positive light.- Maintain a high skill level and technical expertise relating to work activities and functions of the assignment- Maintain the district's HVAC equipment, milk coolers, refrigerated drinking fountains, refrigerators and heat pumps in good operating order.- Assist in training, including problem solving techniques in Mechanical Systems.- Demonstrate outstanding initiative and knowledge to perform assigned tasks without supervision.- Work closely with the Supervisor of Mechanical Systems in the integration of Building Automation systems with various HVAC systems throughout the district.- 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=2268499 Crewperson 3 - Roofing at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268498 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 3 - Roofing Location: School Service CenterAdditional Information: Crewperson 3- RoofingSchool Service Center260 days per yearRange G Position Function: Crewperson 3 is directly responsible to the Supervisor 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 good quality work with minimum supervisionEssential 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 3 represents both the Facilities Division and the Wichita Public Schools- Cooperates with other employees and maintains good public relations inside and outside of his/her assignment- Displays willingness to be trained in all phases of the assignment and to increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement- Possesses a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Maintains appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Possesses superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Supporst the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Works cooperatively with others and assists 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 will be required.Physical and Mental Demands:- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required- Ability to work indoors in extreme heat and cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow must be able to drive in varying outdoor weather conditions- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position- Frequent lifting of 20 to 50 pounds; occasional lifting of 50-100 pounds; lifting of over 100 pounds with assistance- Work in high places on ladders and/or lifts- Work in wet and dusty conditions- Ability to work overtime on short notice may be required- Work in standard office, shop and school building environments- Ability to work in confined or high spaces; some strenuous physical work- Ability to work productively in stressful situations- Attendance at all required meetings and in-services- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines- Must be physically capable and consciously dedicated to working extended hours when conditions demand- Limited (0-1 hour): Crawling, lying down (back, side, front), keyboarding/mouse, and high impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting)- Occasional (1-3 hours): Below the waist reaching, waist to shoulder reaching, overhead reaching, sitting, climbing/ balancing (stairs, ladders, others), operating foot controls, bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching (squatting), fine finger manipulation, and low impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding)- Frequent (3-6 hours): Standing, walking, rotation of head/neck, flexion ( head bend down & had bend back), twisting at the waist, and forceful gripping- Constant (6-8 hours): Total reaching, and handling/grasping- Exposures to: Dust, odor, fumes, mists, gases, and chemicals ( leak detector, hydrochloric acid, lubricants, PVC cement & primmer, fire stop, Loctite (262, 515, & 620), cleaning solutions (including nickel safe cleaner, shiny-side coil cleaner), refrigerants (R-22, 134a, 404, 410 &407c), refrigerant oils (mineral and POE based), boiler chemicals (Chemsearch 585, CWT-92, Chemsearch 100 & MB 1000), compressed gas (oxygen, nitrogen, acetylene, carbon dioxide & map gas), propylene glycol, Algaecide, spray paint, Cal-shield, soldering flux paste, and Sta-clean antimicrobialKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information.- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed.- Ability to perform as an effective team player.- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building - Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook.- Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality.- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude.- Must be detailed oriented- Uses good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments.Interrelations: Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendorsWill work under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasksWill work with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacyMust exhibit a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues.Employee Punctuality and Appearance:- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - A High School Education or GED equivalent is requiredFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Possess general knowledge and demonstrate worthy skills in the roofing trade Has the ability to carry out assignments and perform good quality work with minimal supervision Display good workmanship and is able to learn new roofing systems Display good attendance with proper notification/planning, when absentMandatory snow removal is required.Duties and Responsibilities:- Able to work with hot asphalt, shingles, Duro-Last and modified roofs.- Have the physical capability to carry hot asphalt, tear off and replace roofs, spudding and sweeping gravel roofs, climbing ladders and working close to the roof edge- Have basic knowledge in finding and repairing roof leaks and the ability to learn new things from other crew persons.- Able to learn how to weld laps, flashing, measure and lay deck sheets.- Maintain an understanding and learning about utilized materials and applications.- Have adequate knowledge of power tools and shop safety.- Able to adapt to working in other departments or cross training in other areas.- Willing to work with crew persons from other shops and accept the duties assigned to them by the crew leader.- Able to work 10 hour days through the summer months and have the physical capabilities to handle the heat of being on the roof- Able to follow directions and do tasks without assistance when called upon.- Able to show improvement and willingness within the 90 probation period or the first 3 months of employment within the Roofing Dept http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268498 Crewperson 1 Musical Instrument Repair at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268497 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):Crewperson 1 Musical Instrument Repair, Temporary 3 month Summer Position (multiple positions open) Location: School Service CenterAdditional Information: Music Temporary Summer Craft Aide 1Range CPosition Function: Performs a wide variety of tasks within the Music Instrument Repair work unit including the maintenance and repair of brass, woodwind, orchestral string, percussion and piano musical instruments.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Repairs and maintains musical instruments in a skilled and timely fashion- Orders and maintains tools, parts and supplies as the anticipated need arises- Assists, as needed, in the inventory rental program and collection and distribution of musical instruments in the fall and spring- Completes all forms involved with the performance of duties- Pick-up and delivery of musical instruments and inventory control Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned.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 is required.Physical and Mental Demands:- Occasional overtime required- Attendance at required meetings- Perform heavy lifting up to 50 pounds, pulling, pushing, working in small spaces, standing for long periods of time, walking long distances, and working around solvents and fumes is requiredKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written- Adequate knowledge of musical instruments- Proficient in musical instrument maintenance skills- Must have the ability to perform a large variety of musical instrument maintenance tasks, including the ability to play-test the serviced instruments- 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 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: - High School Diploma or GED required- Two or more years of experience in the field of music instrument repair and maintenance or related field- Valid Kansas driver's license is required at all times throughout employment FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Perform a wide variety of tasks within the Music Instrument Repair work unit including the maintenance and repair of brass, woodwind, orchestral string, percussion, and piano musical instrumentsTasks also include pick-up and delivery of musical instruments and inventory controlThe successful candidate shall possess general musical instrument knowledge and demonstrate skills with musical instrument maintenance Must have the ability to perform a large variety of musical instrument maintenance tasks, including the ability to play-test the serviced instruments Occasional overtime requiredAttendance at required meetingsPerform heavy lifting up to 50 pounds, pulling, pushing, working in small spaces, standing for long periods of time, walking long distances, and working around solvents and fumes is required.Hours may vary each weekTemporary employee dates will be approximately May 25th August 11th http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268497 Technician 5 - Mechanical Systems at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268496 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Technician 5 - Mechanical Systems Location: School Service CenterAdditional Information:Technician 5 - Mechanical SystemsSchool Service Center8 hours per day/40 hours per week/260 days per yearRange J Position Function: The Technician is responsible for performing a variety of tasks on HVAC control equipment in school buildings, ensuring customer satisfaction by identifying, analyzing, diagnosing and repairing building automation systems to prepare it for use during the coming school year Will help maintain the district's DDC control system and monitor the buildings to maintain proper temperature for the buildingsWill perform some programming; start up, commissioning and servicing DDC equipment along with graphicsEssential Performance Responsibilities:- Ability to carry out assignments and perform excellent quality work with minimum supervision- Cooperates with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside of his/her assignment- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Demonstrates outstanding qualities of efficiency, initiative and dependability- Displays willingness to be trained in all phases of the assignment and to increase his/her skills, thus qualifying for advancement- Helps maintain building temperatures throughout the district- Helps maintain school time schedules for special events- Informs assigned personnel of current technical information and/or expertise, as well as providing for technical and other appropriate training- Maintains parts inventory- Performs work in a safe manner and report any hazardous conditions- Possesses a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Possesses superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Purchases material and equipment, observing purchasing schedules and regulations- 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- Works with others, or as an individual, changing out bad hot or chilled water actuators and other control devices.- Must work with others to get control problems resolved with all mechanical equipment throughout the district- Works with others in the Energy Management department each morning by checking building equipment and temperatures throughout the district- Has knowledge of the (3) main controls installed in the buildings 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 job position as neededThis position may require the ability to use iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineMust always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment useUses hand tools of trade and related power equipment Other tools that may be used may include but not limited to: band saw, drill press, metal shear, electric drills, sawzall, ladders (6 foot, 8 foot, and 24 foot extensions), 2 ton press, chain fall, metal lathe, tin snips, metal punch press, metal brake machines, porta band saw, adjustable wrenches, single man lift, 1000lb material lift, sand blaster, basic hand tools, clamps, power tools, and van.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): Crawling, lying down (back, side, front), keyboarding/ mouse, and high impact vibratory tools (bucking/ riveting)- Occasional (1-3 hours): Below the waist reaching, waist to shoulder reaching, overhead reaching, sitting, climbing/ balancing (stairs, ladders, others), operating foot controls, bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching (squatting), fine finger manipulation, and low impact vibratory tools (drilling/ sanding)- Frequent (3-6 hours): Standing, walking, rotation of head/ neck, flexion ( head bend down & had bend back), twisting at the waist, and forceful gripping- Constant (6-8 hours): Total reaching, and handling/ grasping- Exposures to: Dust, odor, fumes, mists, gases, and chemicals ( leak detector, hydrochloric acid, lubricants, PVC cement & primmer, fire stop, Loctite (262, 515, & 620), cleaning solutions (including nickel safe cleaner, shiny-side coil cleaner), refrigerants (R-22, 134a, 404, 410 &407c), refrigerant oils (mineral and POE based), boiler chemicals (Chemsearch 585, CWT-92, Chemsearch 100 & MB 1000), compressed gas (oxygen, nitrogen, acetylene, carbon dioxide & map gas), propylene glycol, Algaecide, spray paint, Cal-shield, soldering flux paste, and Sta-clean antimicrobialKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building - Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook which will be determined and validated by testing- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude- Must be detailed oriented- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments- Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them- Knowledge of various types of materials and procedures used in the area is essential- Must have the ability to operate and maintain various equipment and hand tools safely- Display eagerness and the ability to lean new methods, procedures, and techniquesQualification Profile: - This position requires a High School Diploma or GED- Maintain a valid Class C Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Must be able to drive a BOE Van FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Keep current on products concerning installation, operation, maintenance, service and repair of direct digital controls system The Technician will be assigned work orders to be repaired and completed in a timely manner Technician will assist others in the department when needed to help get a task completed Will assist Mechanical Systems when necessary or directed by supervisor Will operate a computer with Windows and have a working knowledge of Trane Tracer summit, TAC controls and/or Invensys controls A mechanical or electrical license is preferred, but is not required. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268496 Technician 5b - Mechanical Systems at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268495 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=2268495 Crewperson 1, Temporary Summer Position - Grounds Maintenance at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268494 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=2268494 Crewperson 6a-c - Electrical at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268493 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 6a-c - Electrical Location: School Service Center Position Function: The Crewperson 6a-c is directly responsible to the Supervisor This position will service and maintain the lighting and electrical power systems in all buildings and grounds of USD 259 This includes the electrical distribution network, motors, educational and industrial equipment and all other electrical power consuming devices New installations, as well as, major system renovations are made by this department when dictated by capital improvement projects.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Performs work in a safe manner and report any hazardous conditions- Assists in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson 6a-c represents both the Facilities Division and the 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 superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Supports the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Works cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Works directly or indirectly under the Supervisor- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Works varies from the simple replacement of a switch to the service, maintenance, and installation of the most technical and complex electrical- Maintains knowledge of the latest methods and procedures utilized in the assigned unit- Assumes responsibility for all tools, supplies, and materials- Communicates effectively with Job Coordinators- Attendance at required meetings and in-services Additional Duties: Assist with additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the position as neededThis position may require the ability to use iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineEmployees must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment useUse hand tools of trade and related power equipmentOther tools that may be used but are not limited to: amp probe, basic hand tools, CAT 5 cable, conduit, drills, hand tube benders, hydraulic punch, ladders, lift truck, rotary hammer drill, saws (stationary and hand held), snorkel and genie lift, tube bender machine and LAN/WANTravel: Travel between schools and central offices is requiredPhysical and Mental Demands: - Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required- Ability to work indoors in extreme heat and cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position- Ability to work overtime on short notice may be required- Work in standard office, shop and school building environments- Ability to work in confined or high spaces; some strenuous physical work- Ability to work productively in stressful situations- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Limited (0-1 hour): Keyboarding/mouse and high impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting)- Occasional (1-3 hours): Below the wait reaching, waist to shoulder reaching, overhead reaching, sitting, climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, other), operating foot controls, kneeling, crouching (squatting), crawling, lying down (back, side, front), repetitive motion (multiple manipulation of same muscle group) and low impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding)- Frequent (3-6 hours): Standing, walking, rotation of head/neck, flexion (head bend down and head bend back), bending at the waist, twisting at the waist, forceful gripping, and fine finger manipulation- Constant (6-8 hours): Handling/grasping- Exposure to: Dust, and odorsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building - Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude- Must be detailed oriented- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments- Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of 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 operationQualification Profile: - This position requires a High School Diploma or GED- Maintain a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employmentFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Crewperson 6a Electrical JourneymanCrewperson shall possess exceptional knowledge and demonstrate remarkable skills in the designed job areaThey shall have the ability to carry out assignments and perform work of excellent quality with minimum supervisionThey should demonstrate outstanding qualities in efficiency, initiative and dependability when completing various tasks.Must be able to install and maintain any high or low voltage electrical system in the districtThis would include but are not limited to 120/208v and 277/480v wiring, networking and phones, intercoms and camera card access systems, fire alarm systems, fiber optic cabling, DDC controls, motor starters, stage lighting and motor controlsTeach helpers and apprentices the electrical trade.Duties and Responsibilities: - Requisition materials when requested- Works on scoreboards- Works with bleacher and basketball goal controls- Works on various stage equipment, such as stage lighting- Controls equipment such as magnetic starters- Overhead door controls- Performs locates for dig permits- Performs maintenance on all district electrical systems (outlets, ballast, contactors, disconnects etc.)- Have the ability to evolve with the industry as well as take on additional tasks such as computer networking, installation of fiber optics, cable television wiring, closed circuit television, and security, telephone cabling and the installation of anything closely resembling wire- New installation of any high or low voltage electrical system- Keeps up with current NEC codes and be able to use the NEC bookQualifications:- Current MABCD Electrical Journeyman's license required, Master's license preferred- Crewperson 6c Electrical Master's http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268493 Customer Support Services Intern (Temporary Position) at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268492 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Customer Support Services Intern (Temporary Position) Location: Information Services & TechnologyPosition Function: The Customer Service Intern works with the Help Desk, Purchasing, Warranty Parts and Product Support to assist in providing first level support to customers bringing laptops into IST to be reimaged This position will work on reimaging laptops brought in by STS's, by teachers and schools wanting entire laptop carts reimaged The Customer Service Intern reports to the Supervisor, Customer Support Services.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Answers the Help Desk door taking in laptops to be reimaged from school staff Provides In-person r assistance from customers experiencing problems or questions with hardware, creating work orders to support the customer's needs- Sets up reimaging lab, moving laptops when necessary and tracking laptops through the work order system- Laptops will need to be cleaned and reimaged during this process- Contacts customers when laptops are ready to be picked up- Ability to assist customers on reinstalling their data back on to the laptop when the customer picks up the laptop- Opens work order tickets for all calls received by documenting the required information in the problem-tracking database- Assists Product Support Techs in working on summer projects such as the reimaging of laptops within school carts- Assists Purchasing and Warranty Parts with receiving laptops brought in by STS's These teacher laptops need to be verified and have accessory equipment checked in- Ability to express and communicate complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing Additional Duties: Perform other duties as assigned by the Management Information System Director and Supervisor, Customer ServiceEquipment: This position may require the knowledge of reimaging and basic diagnosis technicsTravel: Occasional in-district and out-of-district travel may be required Physical and Mental Demands:- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required- Daily schedules may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Frequent lifting 20 to 30 lbs- Occasional heavy lifting 40 to 50 lbs- Work in small spaces- Bend and twist frequently- Ability to view computer monitor for extended periods- Repetitive use of computer keyboard for long periods of time- Dependability and regular attendance is very importantKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Must possess the ability to perform as an effective team player, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, possess effective time management skills, listen to internal and external customer needs, and be detail and quality oriented- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet deadlines- 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 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: - High school diploma required- Strong teamwork skills as well as an extensive knowledge of computer hardware FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268492 Substitute Teachers at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268491 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=2268491 Substitute School Nurse at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268490 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=2268490 Student Worker at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268489 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=2268489 Substitute Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268488 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=2268488 Applied Academics Paraeducator (Categorical) at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268487 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Applied Academics Paraeducator (Categorical) 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 position Qualification Profile: - 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, Para PD Now or a completed WorkReady Certificate with Writing Business Assessment - required.- 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 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268487 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268486 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Christa McAuliffe K-8 Academy(High-Needs School) Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, or have a WorkReady Certificate and Business Writing Assessment.- Must pass the Physical Capacity Test (PCP)- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268486 Library Media Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268485 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Library Media Paraeducator Location: Ortiz Elementary School Position Function: The role of the School Library Paraeducator is to teach students how to find resources and to promote an appreciation of literature The Paraeducator is to work with individuals, groups and classes of students The Library Paraeducator will report to a certified staff member such as a principal, assistant principal or a teacher in charge The Development of the Paraeducator role is to link academic assistance, communication and/or understanding between the school, classroom teacher, families and community by assisting at the school conferences, gathering or events Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Show students and staff how to locate and use resources based on the information those resources provide- Collaborate with Teachers and others to identify resources to support curriculum content in the classroom- Become familiar with state and district instructional standards in the Library Media Program- Model ways to locate information by integrating both electronic and printed resources- Model and articulate ethical uses of information- Display patience and understanding while managing children- Ability to work in demanding situations and still maintain a sense of order- Document Parent contacts and inform appropriate personnel- Recognize individual learning styles and become knowledgeable of the characteristics of learners you serve (e.g., cultural background, language proficiency, mobility and family dynamics)- Challenge students to fulfill their potential- Be an active part of an educational team within the students you serve- Genuinely committed to helping children learn - assist students and reinforce concepts for individuals, small groups, and whole class Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisor Equipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineMust always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: In-district travel is required Physical and Mental Demands: - Must be able to walk long distances- Respond rapidly in emergency situations- Stand for long periods of time, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps, reach overhead, lift, push, pull up to 20 pounds or more with assistance- Work five days a week, a 1.0 assignment Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Ability to perform a variety of tasks, ability to be flexible when asked to perform numerous tasks simultaneously, perform under deadlines and work in a calm, sensible and efficient manner- Ability to organize, coordinate and communicate effectively- Computer expertise in library, application software and Internet use (training provided)- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours or pass the ParaPro test or pass the Workkeys test- This position requires inservice, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness The Library para will be required to attend district and building level inservices.FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268485 Library Media Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268484 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Library Media Paraeducator Location: O K Elementary School Position Function: The role of the School Library Paraeducator is to teach students how to find resources and to promote an appreciation of literature The Paraeducator is to work with individuals, groups and classes of students The Library Paraeducator will report to a certified staff member such as a principal, assistant principal or a teacher in charge The Development of the Paraeducator role is to link academic assistance, communication and/or understanding between the school, classroom teacher, families and community by assisting at the school conferences, gathering or events Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Show students and staff how to locate and use resources based on the information those resources provide- Collaborate with Teachers and others to identify resources to support curriculum content in the classroom- Become familiar with state and district instructional standards in the Library Media Program- Model ways to locate information by integrating both electronic and printed resources- Model and articulate ethical uses of information- Display patience and understanding while managing children- Ability to work in demanding situations and still maintain a sense of order- Document Parent contacts and inform appropriate personnel- Recognize individual learning styles and become knowledgeable of the characteristics of learners you serve (e.g., cultural background, language proficiency, mobility and family dynamics)- Challenge students to fulfill their potential- Be an active part of an educational team within the students you serve- Genuinely committed to helping children learn - assist students and reinforce concepts for individuals, small groups, and whole class Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisor Equipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineMust always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: In-district travel is required Physical and Mental Demands: - Must be able to walk long distances- Respond rapidly in emergency situations- Stand for long periods of time, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps, reach overhead, lift, push, pull up to 20 pounds or more with assistance- Work five days a week, a 1.0 assignment Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Ability to perform a variety of tasks, ability to be flexible when asked to perform numerous tasks simultaneously, perform under deadlines and work in a calm, sensible and efficient manner- Ability to organize, coordinate and communicate effectively- Computer expertise in library, application software and Internet use (training provided)- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours or pass the ParaPro test or pass the Workkeys test- This position requires inservice, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness The Library para will be required to attend district and building level inservices.FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268484 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268483 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Southeast High School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or passed the Para PD Now test- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) test http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268483 Benefited ESOL Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268482 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited ESOL Paraeducator (2017-18) Location: Price-Harris Comm Elementary Magnet 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=2268482 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidenc at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268481 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence Location: Curtis 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=2268481 Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268480 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence 2016-17 SY (.88 Fte/35 Hrs per week) Location: Riverside Leadership Elementary Magnet 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=2268480 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268479 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Truesdell Middle School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or passed the Para PD Now test- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) test http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268479 Reg. Ed. ISSR/Behavior Intervention Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268478 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): RegEdISSR/Behavior Intervention Paraeducator Location: Dodge Literacy Elementary Magnet Position Function: Paraeducators help to deliver educational programs in the elementary or secondary educational systems Their role is vital in today's classroom The main function of the Paraeducator is to support the teacher working with individual or groups of students The Paraeducator is assigned to meet the needs of specific students and/or program needs within the school They work alongside and under the guidance of teacher(s) who is ultimately responsible for the education of all students in the class and the Paraeducator serves as a supportThe development of the Paraeducator role is to link academic assistance, communication and/or understanding between the school, classroom teacher, families and community by assisting at the school conference, gathering or events Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Will spend a large portion of their time in the classroom- Assist students with lessons under direct supervision of the classroom teacher- Genuinely committed to helping children learn - assist students and reinforce concepts for individuals or small groups- Work with teachers to modify activities to meet individual student's needs- 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 and use appropriate educational technology and resources- Display patience and understanding while managing children- Ability to work in demanding situations and still maintain a sense of order- Understand and be sensitive to the obstacles facing the children under 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.g., cultural background, language proficiency, mobility and family dynamics)- Challenge students to fulfill their potential- Document parent contacts and inform appropriate personnel Many contacts are required for students' supplemental services- Be an active part of an educational team within the students you serve- Knowledge of various philosophies and theories of education- Knowledge and skills in working within a multidisciplinary context Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by SupervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Limited to no travel required Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Additional demands upon request of Supervisor Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Assist with grading, marking papers and checking homework- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, a passing score on the ParaPro test, or have a completed Workkeys Certificate and Business Writing Assessment.- Some positions require inservice, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illnessFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Department Specifics:- Will spend a large portion of their time working with students throughout the building- Assist students with behavior interventions under direct supervision of the classroom teacher, Child Study Team and administration- Solid communication skills- Ability to communicate effectivly with parents http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268478 Benefited Pre-Kindergarten Paraeducator - Categorical at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268477 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Pre-Kindergarten Paraeducator - Categorical Location: Linwood 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 parents 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- Be willing to take special training in areas of curriculum and assessment in order to assist classroom teachers- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity with small children- Assist students with ambulation and therapy when appropriate- Be able to lift students and assist them with transfers Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assignedEquipment: 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, carry, push and pull up to 50 pounds with assistance- Be able to demonstrate good finger dexterity 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 serviceEducation Requirements: - High School Diploma or GED required- CDA (Child Development Associates) at a minimum - requiredOther appropriate credentials are: - AA, or AAS in Early Childhood or Child Development- BA in Early Childhood or Child Development OR related fields such as:- Elementary education (AA or above required)- Family and Consumer Sciences (AA or above required)- Parenting Education (AA or above required)- Social Work (AA or above required)- Speech-Language Pathology (AA or above required) Qualification Profile: - Must pass Physical Capacity exam.- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skillsFLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268477 Reg. Ed. Intervention Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268476 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): RegEdIntervention Paraeducator Location: North High School Position Function: Paraeducators help to deliver educational programs in the elementary or secondary educational systems Their role is vital in today's classroom The main function of the Paraeducator is to support the teacher working with individual or groups of students The Paraeducator is assigned to meet the needs of specific students and/or program needs within the school They work alongside and under the guidance of teacher(s) who is ultimately responsible for the education of all students in the class and the Paraeducator serves as a supportThe development of the Paraeducator role is to link academic assistance, communication and/or understanding between the school, classroom teacher, families and community by assisting at the school conference, gathering or events Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Will spend a large portion of their time in the classroom- Assist students with lessons under direct supervision of the classroom teacher- Genuinely committed to helping children learn - assist students and reinforce concepts for individuals or small groups- Work with teachers to modify activities to meet individual student's needs- 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 and use appropriate educational technology and resources- Display patience and understanding while managing children- Ability to work in demanding situations and still maintain a sense of order- Understand and be sensitive to the obstacles facing the children under 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.g., cultural background, language proficiency, mobility and family dynamics)- Challenge students to fulfill their potential- Document parent contacts and inform appropriate personnel Many contacts are required for students' supplemental services- Be an active part of an educational team within the students you serve- Knowledge of various philosophies and theories of education- Knowledge and skills in working within a multidisciplinary context Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by SupervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Limited to no travel required Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Additional demands upon request of Supervisor Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Assist with grading, marking papers and checking homework- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, a passing score on the ParaPro test, or have a completed Workkeys Certificate and Business Writing Assessment.- Some positions require inservice, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268476 Temp Aide - Community Based Instruction (CBI) (Non-benefited) at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268475 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Temp Aide - Community Based Instruction (CBI) (Non-benefited) Location: Sowers Alternative High SchoolReports to: Job Coach Instructor (Classroom Teacher) Building Administrator Job Summary: The Special Education Job Coaches will assist the teacher with educational activities in the classroom and on the job site The Job Coach assists in carrying out the program developed by the Special Education professional(s) and support personnel Duties and Responsibilities: 1 Works with small groups or individual students at community-based work sites without the teacher present Works with small groups or individual students in teacher-planned instructional activities (i.e., job seeking and keeping skills).2 Assists teacher in developing and revising individual training plans for community instruction Implements those student training plans.3 Trains students on the job using a variety of instructional methods (i.e., demonstration, modeling physical and verbal prompting, etc.) NOTE: At times the Job Coach may be required to complete a large portion of the job for the student.4 Transport students to job interview and job sites, using personal car (school district will reimburse mileage).5 Completes work evaluations and interprets to students.6 Works directly with employers to maintain good relations between the school district and business community.7 Locates and develops training stations within the community.8 Collects and records instructional and behavioral data as requested by the teacher Implements behavior management programs and handles routine discipline.9 Prepares and copies instructional materials as directed by the teacher.10 Records information for reports, types worksheets and reports as directed by the teacher.11 Make charts, bulletin boards and other visual material.12 Assists students in caring for personal needs as appropriate.13 Performs other duties assigned by the teacher or building administratorQualifications: High School Diploma or GED 1 year of related experience preferred http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268475 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268474 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: O K 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=2268474 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268473 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Gammon Elementary School(High-Needs School) Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, 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=2268473 Paraeducator - Pre-K at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268472 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Pre-K Location: Black Traditional Elementary Magnet Position Function: Provide assistance in all early childhood classroom activities under the direct supervision of the day care director in providing children with a learning environment and experiences to help foster their development socially, intellectually, physically and emotionallyMaintain a pleasant attitude toward all customers: students, parents, staff and other visitors Essential Performance Responsibilities: Child Supervision:- Works with an individual or groups of students- Relates to all children in encouraging and positive ways- Encourages and assists students during center and individual selected activities- Supervises children during breakfast, lunch and snack time, and encouraging good eating habits- Supervises daily activities such as toileting, hand/face washing and brushing teeth - Supervises children in all areas of the building and on play equipment/playground, fieldtrips- Assists with mealtime and snack activities while facilitating nutrition education- Changes infants and toddlers diapers and record on daily charts- Provides parents with daily reports of student's activities- Assists with general classroom management and positive discipline- Assists with clerical responsibilities such as taking attendance, recording, maintaining inventories, and monthly program required records- Demonstrates the ability to lift student, sit on floor and in small chairs Curriculum Planning:- Prepares instructional materials needed to implement the daily activity plans- Provides art, science and storytelling projects for centers- Prepares and cleans up after curriculum- Prepares projects for creative art and science including mixing paints and other necessary steps- Continuously arranges the children environment to reflex the work and interests of subjects to be taught- Replenishes materials as needed within the center- Plans daily with other classroom team Other Responsibilities:- Organizes storage of necessary items required- Observes safety hazards ensuring that children observe rules- Keeps floors and other necessary spaces clean and free from any potentially dangerous situations- Prepares healthy snacks as necessary for children Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorsEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Some travel may be required in district Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 pounds with assistance- Be able to demonstrate good finger dexterity Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Ability to follow daily directions, and accurately communicate program information to the public- Ability to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, problem solve, be flexible and be a positive team member- Effective written and verbal communication- Regular attendance needed- Ability to perform a variety of tasks, change assignments on short notice- Ability to perform and meet deadlines, submit well-written accurate reports and work in a calm and efficient manner- Ability to work with a diverse population- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - HS diploma or GED- 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the ParaPro Now test http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268472 Paraeducator - Title 1 Instructional Support at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268471 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Title 1 Instructional Support Location: Adams Elementary School Position Function: Assist the classroom teacher with instruction of basic academic skills to students and performs tasks as identified by Kansas State Department of Education, the Wichita Public Schools and the curriculum established at the site Discusses assigned teaching area with the classroom teacher to coordinate instructional efforts Plans, prepares, and develops various teaching aides, such as books, graphs, charts, or other teaching tools to stimulate learning Presents subject matter to students, utilizing a variety of methods and techniques, such as lecture, discussion, and supervised role play May be required to administer and grade examinations Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts Assists in the maintaining of order in the classroom and on the playground Provide lessons as instructed by the teacher in a specific subject area, such as English, mathematics, reading, writing, and social skills Confers with other staff members to plan programs designed to promote educational, physical, and social development Observes, evaluates, and prepares reports on the progress of students Must have an understanding of educational tools and be able to operate equipment designed for providing education Provide a safe and healthful environment for students and staff Perform various tasks as assigned by the principal or teacher Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Directs activities designed to reinforce concepts for individuals or small groups- Assists students with individual assignments- Works with teachers to modify activities to meet individual student's needs- Performs informal assessment activities- Assists teachers in collecting data and maintaining records regarding student performance- Assists in the maintenance of learning centers and instructional materials- All instructional activities must take place under the direct supervision of a certified teacher- In addition, bilingual paraeducators may provide translation and interpretation services and provides assistance to individual students in their native language Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assignedEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Limited to no travel required Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Additional demands upon request of Supervisor Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in English- Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in another language (for jobs defined as bilingual only)- Attend workshops and inservices as needed- Ability to follow daily directions, and accurately communicate program information to the public- Ability to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, problem solve, be flexible and be a positive team member- Effective written and verbal communication- Regular attendance needed- Ability to perform a variety of tasks, change assignments on short notice- Ability to perform and meet deadlines, submit well-written accurate reports and work in a calm and efficient manner- Ability to work with a diverse population- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - HS diploma or GED- 48 college credit hours, passed the ParaPro test, passed the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now test- Associate's Degree preferred- At least 1 year of experience in a related field preferredFLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2268471 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!