Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Crewperson 4 - Garage at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307405 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 4 - Garage Location: School Service CenterAdditional Information: Crewperson 4 - GarageSchool Service Center8 hours per day/40 hours per week/260 days per yearRange HPosition Function: The Garage crewperson shall possess exceptional knowledge and demonstrate remarkable skills in the designated job areaHave the ability to carry out assignments and perform excellent quality work with minimum supervisionDemonstrate outstanding qualities in efficiency, initiative, and dependability when completing various tasksThe Garage crewperson is responsible for servicing and maintaining all cars, trucks, trailers, and motorized industrial equipment owned and operated by USD 259.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Perform work in a safe manner and report any hazardous conditions- Assist in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson represents both the Facilities Division and the Wichita Public Schools- Cooperate with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside of his/her assignment- Display willingness to be trained in all phases of assignments and increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement- Possess a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Maintain appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Possess superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Support the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Work cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Work directly or indirectly under the Supervisor- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Work varies from replacing a headlight to the complete overhaul of a large diesel engine- Perform scheduled services and lubrication of all vehicles and equipment, motor tune-up, major and minor overhaul, wheel and tire repairs, and other vehicle maintenance repairs- Assume responsibility for all tools, supplies and materials- Ability to perform a variety of tasks, changing assignments on short notice, performing under and meeting deadlines, handle multiple priorities, make decisions with limited information, use diplomacy and tact and still get work done in a calm and efficient manner.- Make decisions and offer solutions to the unit Supervisor concerning problems in the field- 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 needed This position may require the ability to use iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineEmployees must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment useUses hand tools of trade and related power equipmentOther tools that may be used include but are not limited to: basic hand tools, lifts, jacks, tire machines, diagnostic equipment, battery charger, ladder, welding equipment, cutting torch, drill press, stationary grinder, stationary sander, shop vacuum, refrigerant machine, coolant recycling machine, forklifts, pick-up trucks, vans, box trucks, and semi-trucks.Travel: Travel between schools and to 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): Climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, other), operating foot controls, crouching (squatting), lying down (back, side, front), keyboarding/mouse and high impact vibratory tools (bucking/ riveting)- Occasional (1-3 hours): Overhead reaching, sitting, kneeling, crouching (squatting), fine finger manipulation, repetitive motion (multiple manipulation of same muscle group), and low impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding- Frequent (3-6 hours): Below the waist reaching, waist to shoulder reaching, standing, walking, rotation of head/neck, flexion (head bend down & head bend back), bending at the waist, twisting at the waist, and forceful gripping- Constant (6-8 hours): Total reaching, and handling/grasping- Exposure to: Dust, odors, fumes, mists, gases, and chemicals (oils, lubricants, grease, anti-freeze, cleaning solutions, brake fluid, transmission fluid, gas, diesel fuel, spray paints and penetrants)Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building - Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook 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 essentialQualification Profile: - This position requires a High School Diploma or GED- Auto mechanics in high school or vocational training for the repair of cars and trucks- Knowledgeable and skilled mechanic required- Maintain a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Crewperson 4: Minimum of 2 years experience in Automotive Repair or minimum of 2 years education from an accredited technical college with a certificate of completion Able to complete repairs up to and including Preventative Maintenance services, brake repair, A/C repair, and tire repair and replacement without direct supervision Have basic electrical troubleshooting skills Keep supervisor or crew lead informed of job statusPerform mandatory snow removal ASE Auto Maintenance and Light Repair Certification (G1) must be obtained within 90 days of employment and retain certification throughout employment Class B CDL is required or must be obtained within 90 days of start date and maintained at all times throughout employment.Duties and Responsibilities:- Do preventive maintenance on all vehicles- Repair and replace brakes as required- Repair A/C systems- Tire repair and replacement- Assist the Grounds Maintenance mowing crews as needed- Electrical work such as light bulbs, starters, and alternators http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307405 Crewperson 4 - Roofing at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307404 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 4 - Roofing Location: School Service CenterAdditional Information: Crewperson 4- RoofingSchool Service Center260 days per yearRange H Position Function: Ability to carry out assignments and perform excellent quality work with minimum supervision Responsible for inspecting and maintaining the roofs of all buildings owned by USD 259 This includes locating and patching leaks, repairing roofs, and roof replacementsResponsible for waterproofing exterior basement walls to prevent leakage and called upon to retrieve balls and similar items from roofs Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Perform all roofing tasks in a skilled manner- Remove old roofing utilizing roofing shovel, nail puller, or other removal equipment- Cover roofs with roofing materials other than sheet metal, such as composition shingles or sheets, or asphalt and gravel, to waterproof roofs- Cut roofing paper to size, using knife, nails or staples it to roof in overlapping strips to form base for roofing materials- Align roofing material with edge of roof, and overlap successive layers, gauging distance of overlap with chalk line, gauge on shingling hatchet, or by lines on shingles- Fasten composition shingles or sheets to roof with asphalt, cement, or nails- Cut strips of flashing and fit them into angles formed by walls, vents, and intersecting roof surfaces- Apply alternate layers of hot asphalt or tar and roofing paper until roof covering is as specified- When applying asphalt or tar and gravel to roof, mop or pour hot asphalt or tar onto roof covering- Transport hot tar via bucket weighing up to 70 lbsor via mop cart, which is pulled to work site- Temperature of hot tar can be 500 degrees or greater- Apply gravel or pebbles over top layer, using rake, stiff-bristled broom, or shovel- Gravel is shoveled into wheelbarrows and pushed to the site of work- Utilize the latest roofing methods and procedures- Maintain current knowledge of all materials and equipment applicable in the performance of advanced roofing techniques.- Assist in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a crewperson represents both the Facilities Division and the Wichita Public Schools- Maintain appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- 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- Work cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Work directly or indirectly under the Supervisor- Assume responsibility for all tools, supplies and materials- Attendance at required meetings and in-services Additional Duties: Assist with additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the job position as neededThis position may require the ability to use IPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machinesEmployees must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment useUse hand tools of the trade and related power equipmentOther tools that will be used may include but are not limited to: gravely tear-off machine, roof carbon cutter, sweeper, luggers, mini moppers, wheel barrels, 2 & 4 wheel carts, shovels, brooms, axes, hammers and other basic hand tools.Travel: Travel between schools and to central offices will be requiredKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written with crew members, building personnel, and others contacted through the performance of job duties- Ability to prioritize and organize, changing assignments on short notice, and meet deadlines- Perform under deadlines and work in a calm and efficient manner- 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- Possess superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning and leadership- Support the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Knowledgeable of various types of materials and procedures used in the area is essential- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor(s) when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude- Must be detail and quality oriented- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignmentsQualification Profile: - This position requires a High School Diploma or GED- Maintain a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Must be qualified to repair and apply all types of roofing materials properly and efficiently FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Crewperson 4: Possess adequate knowledge and demonstrate worthy skills in the roofing trade.One or two years experience is preferred.Carry out assignments and perform work of good quality with minimal supervision.Display good workmanship and is able to learn new roofing systems.Display good attendance with proper notification/planning, when absent.Perform mandatory snow removal.Duties and Responsibilities:- Knowledge in finding and repairing roof leaks- Maintain an understanding and learning about utilized materials and applications- Able to learn how to weld laps, flashing, and measure and lay deck sheets- Able to work in hot asphalt, shingles, Duro-Last and modified roofs- Be capable and accept the responsibility of leading the crew- Adequate knowledge of power tools and shop safety- Have the physical capability to carry hot asphalt, tear off and replace roofs, spud and sweep gravel roofs, climb ladders and working close to the roof edge http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307404 Technician 5a-c - Mechanical Systems at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307403 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Technician 5a-c - Mechanical Systems (2 positions available) 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 be limited to, changing filters, washing coils, checking belts, repairing and servicing HVAC equipment to prepare it for use during the coming school year.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Assist in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Technician represents both the Facilities Division and the Wichita Public Schools- Assume responsibility for all tools, supplies and materials- Attendance at required meetings and in-services- Complete the work that is assigned by the department supervisor or the shop lead technician- 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- Evaluate equipment maintenance and costs, maintain records, and continually improve operational efficiency- Maintain appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Maintain parts inventory- Maintain a technical library- Maintain proper licenses and/or certificates as outlined by Board of Education policies- Possess a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Purchase materials and equipment needed for repairs- Work cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Work directly or indirectly under the Supervisor 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.Travel: Travel between schools and to 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 or cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position- Attendance at required meetings and in-services- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- 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; with strenuous physical work- Ability to work productively in stressful situations- Maintain an understanding and learning about utilized materials and applications- Assume responsibility for all tools, supplies and materials- Limited (0-1 hour): Sitting, operating foot controls, crawling and lying down (back, side, front)- Occasional (1-3 hours): Climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, other), 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 and head bend back), bending at the waist, twisting at the waist, forceful gripping and repetitive motion (multiple manipulation of same muscle group)- Constant (6-8 hours): Reaching below the waist and handling/grasping- Exposure to: Dust, odors, fumes, gases, and chemicals (asphalt, solvents, paints, bonding agents, cleaning chemicals, propane, gas and plastic cement)Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written with crew members, building personnel, and others contacted through the performance of job duties- Ability to prioritize and organize, changing assignments on short notice, and meet deadlines- Perform under deadlines and work in a calm and efficient manner- 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- Possess superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning and leadership- Support the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Knowledgeable of various types of materials and procedures used in the area is essential- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor(s) when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude- Must be detail and quality oriented- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignmentsQualification Profile: - A High School Education or GED equivalent is required- Valid Kansas driver's license is required at all times throughout employment- Mechanical journeyman or a master mechanical license is required- 4 years of on the job training is or its equivalent is required FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Work on air conditioning equipment assigned by the Supervisor or Lead Technicians 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 pumps Master or Journeyman mechanical license is required to work on HVAC equipmentDuties 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 of personnel 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=2307403 Technician 5 - Mechanical Systems at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307402 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Technician 5 - Mechanical Systems Location: School Service CenterAdditional Information:Mechanical Systems - Technician 5 - PumpsPosition Function: Technician 5 is directly responsible to the Supervisor and the department's lead technicians Possess exceptional knowledge and demonstrate remarkable skills in the designated job areaObserve all safety rules in his/her fieldPerform pump maintenance and emergency service calls and take part in a 24 hour on call rotationHave the knowledge to assist in the preventive maintenance on the district HVAC equipment as needed Carry out their assignment with little to no supervision and be self motivatedDemonstrate outstanding quality of efficiency, initiative and dependability.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Accept the responsibility for assisting with the training, skill development, and supervision of other team members- Assist in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Technician 5 represents both the Facilities Division and Wichita Public Schools- Assume responsibility for all tools, supplies and materials- Cooperate with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside of his/her assignment- Display willingness to be trained in all phases of the assignment and to increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement- Possess a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Maintain appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Maintain current knowledge relating to technical information and policies concerning the Facilities area and assist the Supervisor in assigned administrative tasks- Make decisions and offer solutions to the unit Supervisor concerning problems in the field- Possess superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Support the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Work cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Work directly or indirectly under the Supervisor 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 useTravel: Travel between schools and to 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 or cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position- Attendance at required meetings and in-services- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- 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; with strenuous physical work- Ability to work productively in stressful situations- Maintain an understanding and learning about utilized materials and applications- Assume responsibility for all tools, supplies and materials- Limited (0-1 hour): Sitting, operating foot controls, crawling and lying down (back, side, front)- Occasional (1-3 hours): Climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, other), 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 and head bend back), bending at the waist, twisting at the waist, forceful gripping and repetitive motion (multiple manipulation of same muscle group)- Constant (6-8 hours): Reaching below the waist and handling/grasping- Exposure to: Dust, odors, fumes, gases, and cKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written with crew members, building personnel, and others contacted through the performance of job duties- Ability to prioritize and organize, changing assignments on short notice, and meet deadlines- Perform under deadlines and work in a calm and efficient manner- 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- Possess superior knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning and leadership- Support the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Knowledgeable of various types of materials and procedures used in the area is essential- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor(s) when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude- Must be detail and quality oriented- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignmentsQualification Profile: - A High School Education or GED equivalent is required.- Valid Kansas driver's license is required at all times throughout employment- 2 years experience preferred, but training will be provided if neededFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:- Repair any and all pump repairs- Repair major hydronic piping leaks- On a 24 hour on call rotation- Responsible for checking the chemical levels for the hot and chilled water treatment- Maintain a high level of technical skill and training related to his/her field- Perform any and all piping related to the hot and chilled water loops- Assist others in the shop to help maintain the HVAC equipment in the district- Have the skills needed to perform any and pump service call- Have an understanding of the tools and testing equipment needed for the job- Inform the building administration and department supervisors of any failures that will require thesystem to be down for an extended period of time- Work on completing the work orders in a timely manner and turned in when they are complete- Encouraged to study and take the mechanical exam and pass with a 75% or better http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307402 Crewperson 5 - Grounds Maintenance - Pest Control at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307401 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=2307401 Crewperson 4 - Building Repair at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307400 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Crewperson 4 - Building Repair Location: School Service Center Position Function: This is an entry level position The Crewperson must learn and perform a variety of tasks within Building Repair which are required and include but are not limited to: floor tile repair/replacement, repair/replacement of T bar ceilings, 12 x 12 glue up and all other types of ceilings, install wood or metal stud framing, install wood or metal doors and jambs, ceramic and quarry tile replacement/repair, all types of plaster repair, sheetrock installation/finish ready for paint, proficient in the use of some intricate leveling devices This position includes mandatory snow removal Second or third shift is required from approximately August through May.Essential Performance Responsibilities:- Performs work in a safe manner and report any hazardous conditions- Assists in maintaining good public relations, being cognizant that a Crewperson represents both the Facilities Division and Wichita Public Schools- Cooperates with other employees and maintain good public relations inside and outside his/her assignment- Displays willingness to be trained in all phases of assignments and increase his/her skills, thus qualifying for advancement- Possesses a work ethic that is strongly oriented toward both efficiency and customer service- Maintains appropriate licenses and certifications including a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment- Possesses knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment utilized in the designated area while displaying good workmanship, planning, and leadership- Supports the organizational goals, the mission of the School Service Center and the district- Works cooperatively with others and assist in maintaining open lines of communication- Works directly or indirectly under the Supervisor- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Attendance at required meetings and in-services Additional Duties: Perform other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor.Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the position as needed This position may require the ability to use iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineEmployees must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment useUse hand tools of trade and related power equipmentOther tools that may be used include but are not limited to: hand tools, clamps, shop-vacs, table saws, power tools, tape measures, band saws, belt sanders, radial saws, genie lifts, ladders, tile rollers, dollies, floor jacks, tile saws, brick saws, mason mixers and scaffolds.Travel: Travel between schools and central offices will be requiredPhysical and Mental Demands:- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required- Ability to work indoors in extreme heat or cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position- Ability to work overtime on short notice may be required- Work in standard office, shop and school building environments- Ability to work in confined or high spaces; some strenuous physical work- Ability to work productively in stressful situations- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Limited (0-1 hour): Sitting, operating foot controls, and lying down (back, side, front)- Occasional (1-3 hours):Below the waist reaching, overhead reaching, climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders other), bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching (squatting), and fine finger manipulation- Frequent (3-6 hours): Waist to shoulder reaching, standing, walking, rotation of head/neck, flexion (head bend down and head bend back), twisting at the waist, crawling, forceful gripping, repetitive motion( multiple manipulation of same muscle group), and low impact vibratory tools ( drilling/sanding)- Constant (6-8 hours): Total reaching, handling and grasping- Exposure to: dust, odor, fumes, and chemicals (solvents, adhesives, contact cement, mastic remover, saw dust, caulking, paint, glue, brush wash, asbestos and acrylic sealantKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building - Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude- Must be detailed oriented- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments- Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them- Knowledge of various types of materials and procedures used in the area of trade is essentialInterrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will work under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks- Will work with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance:- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - This position requires a High School Diploma or GED- Asbestos class 1 license is required (class to be provided by the District)- Must be able to wear a respirator- Maintain a valid Kansas driver's license at all times throughout employment FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:This is an entry level position The Crewperson must learn and perform a variety of tasks within Building Repair which are required and include but are not limited to: floor tile repair/replacement, repair/replacement of T bar ceilings, 12 x 12 glue up and all other types of ceilings, install wood or metal stud framing, install wood or metal doors and jambs, ceramic and quarry tile replacement/repair, all types of plaster repair, sheetrock installation/finish ready for paint, proficient in the use of some intricate leveling devices This position includes mandatory snow removal Second or third shift is required from approximately August through May.Duties and Responsibilities:- Display good quality workmanship, planning and self-motivation- Must be willing to learn from other crew members- Perform work in a safe manner and report any hazardous conditions http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307400 Crewperson 1, Temporary Summer Position - Grounds Maintenance at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307399 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=2307399 Technician 5 - Electronics at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307398 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Technician 5 - Electronics Location: School Service Center Position Function: The Technician 5 is directly responsible to the Supervisor The Technician 5 shall possess exceptional knowledge and demonstrate remarkable skills in the designated trade Ability to carry out assignments and perform work of good quality with minimum supervision Demonstrate outstanding qualities in efficiency, initiative and dependability when completing various tasksEssential 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 Technician 5 represents both the Facilities Division and Wichita Public Schools.- Cooperates with other employees and maintains good public relations inside and outside of his/her assignment.- Displays willingness to be trained in all phases of the assignment and to increase his/her skills, thus, qualifying for advancement.- Possesses 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 assists in maintaining open lines of communication.- Works directly or indirectly under the SupervisorAdditional Duties: Assist with additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.Equipment: The employee must demonstrate the ability to use various equipment assigned to the job position as needed Uses hand tools of trade and related power equipmentThis position requires the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machineMust always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use.Travel: Travel between schools and central offices will be required.Physical and Mental Demands:- Ability to perform all tasks and work the hours required- Ability to work indoors in extreme heat or cold and outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow- Ability to wear proper safety equipment as required while performing the various responsibilities required for this position- Ability to work overtime on short notice may be required- Work in standard office, shop and school building environments- Ability to work in confined or high spaces; some strenuous physical work- Ability to work productively in stressful situations- Daily schedule may fluctuate to accommodate deadlines and delivery of services- Must be able to lift 40-80 lbs., climb ladders, withstand considerable time on your feet standing, bending, stooping, and twisting; some high work and tunnel work will be necessary at times- Limited (0-1 hour): Keyboarding/mouse, and high impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting)- Occasional (1-3 hours): Below the waist reaching, waist to shoulder reaching, overhead reaching, sitting, climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, other), operating foot controls, twisting at the waist, kneeling, crouching (squatting), crawling, lying down (back, side, front), repetitive motion (multiple manipulation of same muscle group) and low impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding)- Frequent (3-6 hours): Standing, walking, rotation of head/neck, flexion (head bend down and head bend back), bending at the waist, twisting at the waist, forceful gripping and fine finger manipulation- Constant (6-8 hours): Total reaching and handling/grasping- Exposure to: Dust and odorsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:- Ability to communicate both verbally and written in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information- Ability to communicate effectively with a Supervisor when their discretion is needed- Ability to perform as an effective team player- Ability to plan, organize, make decisions and prioritize work to meet the daily demands of the building - Basic computer proficiency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word and Outlook- Exhibit a professional manner and a positive attitude- Must be detailed oriented- Use good judgment to make decisions on recurring assignments- Display a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them- Knowledge of various types of materials and procedures used in the area is essentialQualification Profile: - A High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.- Two years of experience is requiredFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics:Possess knowledge and skills in installation and maintenance of low voltage systems, including WAN/LAN, telecommunications, fiber optic, CCTV, including DVR software applications, NAPCO security systems, access control systems, computer knowledge, Aventura software and applications, PSIM software, Micro Key, installing and maintaining Analog and IP cameras, installing and maintaining DVR's and NVR's, and repair of computer hardware and cameras Understand grounding techniques and requirements.Duties and Responsibilities: aInstallation and maintenance of low voltage systems including:- Wan/Lan- Telecommunication- Fiber optic- CCTV- DVR software- Security systems- Access control systems- Basic computer functionality and operations- Micro Key- PSIMbHelp and cross train with other technicians in the shop when neededc, Maintain current knowledge relating to technical information and policies concerning the Facilities areadMake decisions and offers solutions to the unit Supervisor(s) concerning problems in the fieldeAssist in the planning and estimating of labor and material costs of assigned jobs http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307398 Crewperson 6a-c - Electrical at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307397 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=2307397 Substitute Teachers at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307396 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=2307396 Substitute School Nurse at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307395 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=2307395 Student Worker at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307394 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=2307394 Substitute Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307393 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=2307393 Paraeducator - Reg. Ed/Intervention at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307392 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - RegEd/Intervention (Non-Benefited) Location: Clark Elementary 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 illnessFLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307392 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307391 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: McCollom 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, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or passed the Para PD Now test - Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) 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=2307391 Benefited Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307390 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator Location: Dean Ray Stucky Middle 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- Assists students with lessons under direct supervision of the classroom teacher- Is genuinely committed to helping children learn - assist students and reinforce concepts for individuals or small groups- Works with teachers to modify activities to meet individual student's needs- Assists teachers in monitoring, collecting data, and maintaining records regarding student performance and progress- Assists in the maintenance of learning areas and/or learning centers and instructional materials and use appropriate educational technology and resources- Displays patience and understanding while managing children- Displays ability to work in demanding situations and still maintain a sense of order- Understands and is sensitive to the obstacles facing the children under supervision Teach self-help, problem solving and/or coping skills- Recognizes individual learning styles and become knowledgeable of the characteristics of learners you serve (e.g., cultural background, language proficiency, mobility and family dynamics)- Challenges students to fulfill their potential- Documents parent contacts and inform appropriate personnel Many contacts are required for students' supplemental services- Is an active part of an educational team within the students you serve- Demonstrates knowledge of various philosophies and theories of education- Demonstrates 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, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now test- 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 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307390 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307389 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Ortiz 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, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or passed the Para PD Now test - Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) 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=2307389 Benefited Paraeducator- Title, Support Services at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307388 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator- Title, Support Services Location: Coleman Middle School Position Function: Under the supervision of the building administrator or other designee, this position will maintain truancy attendance, behavior and/or family engagement protocol for the buildingThis position will be responsible for researching and reporting on practices, latest trends, successes, resources available to support program design, and enhancementThis position will be responsible for maintaining documentation and collecting data for truancy attendance, behavior and/or family engagementMust be willing to provide and promote a safe and healthful environment for students and staff Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Coordinates activities and events related to positionInitiates data collection, researches, and presents on findings- Determines needs of the school and community and present options based on findings- Manages various software programs (i.eParentLink, ParentVue, Synergy, etc.) related to position- In addition, bilingual paraeducators may provide translation and interpretation services and provides assistance to individual students in their native language Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assignedEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Limited to no travel required Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Additional demands upon request of Supervisor Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in English- Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in another language (for jobs defined as bilingual only)- Attend workshops and inservices as needed- Ability to follow daily directions, and accurately communicate program information to the public- Ability to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, problem solve, be flexible and be a positive team member- Effective written and verbal communication- Regular attendance needed- Ability to perform a variety of tasks, change assignments on short notice- Ability to perform and meet deadlines, submit well-written accurate reports and work in a calm and efficient manner- Ability to work with a diverse population- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their positionQualification Profile: - HS diploma or GED- 48 college credit hours, passed the ParaPro test, passed the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or pass the Para PD Now test- Associate's Degree preferred- At least 1 year of experience in a related field preferred FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: Bilingual Family Engagement http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307388 Library Media Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307387 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Library Media Paraeducator Location: Samuel E Spaght Elementary Magnet 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=2307387 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307386 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: West 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=2307386 Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307385 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence (.94 FTE - 7.5 hours per day) Location: McCollom Elementary School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, WorkReady Certificate with Business Writing Assessment, or Para PD Now.- Must pass the Physical Capacity Test (PCP)- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) test http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307385 Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307384 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - Special Education, High Incidence (.94 Fte/37.5 Hrs per week) Location: Cleaveland Traditional 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, 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=2307384 Paraeducator - Reg. Ed/Intervention at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307383 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - RegEd/Intervention Location: Linwood Elementary 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, completed Workkeys Certificate with Business Writing Assessment, or Para PD Now.- Some positions require inservice, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness- Experience with teaching small groups/SIPPS/Read Well is helpful.FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307383 Paraeducator - Reg. Ed/Intervention at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307382 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - RegEd/Intervention (Non-Benefited) Location: Riverside Leadership 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: - Some positions require inservice, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness- Experience with teaching small groups/SIPPS/Read Well is helpful.FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: Position will include a combination of Office and Classroom para duties. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307382 Paraeducator - Reg. Ed/Intervention at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307381 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraeducator - RegEd/Intervention Location: Samuel E Spaght 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, completed Workkeys Certificate with Business Writing Assessment, or Para PD Now.- Some positions require inservice, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness- Experience with teaching small groups/SIPPS/Read Well is helpful.FLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307381 Benefited ESOL Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307380 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited ESOL Paraeducator (2017-18) Location: North High School Position Function: ESOL Paraeducator helps to deliver educational programs in the elementary, middle, or high schools by supporting the teacher working with individual, or groups of studentsThe development of the ESOL Paraeducator's role is to link academic assistance, communication and/or understanding between the school, classroom teacher, families and community by assisting at the school conferences, gatherings or eventsThey will provide assistance and support to ESOL and Migrant students during a seven (7) hour schedule Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Will spend 6.5 hours of their time in the classroom- Assist students with lessons under direct supervision of classroom teacher- Will assist students and reinforce concepts for individuals or small groups- Work with teachers to modify activities to meet individual student's needs and develop academic language- Perform formal and/or informal assessment activities after training by ESOL or district staff- Assist teachers in monitoring, collecting data, and maintaining records regarding student performance and progress- Assist in the maintenance of learning areas and/or learning centers and instructional materials.- Display patience and understanding while managing children- Understand and be sensitive to the obstacles facing the children under your supervision- Teach self-help, problem solving and/or coping skills- Recognize individual learning styles and become knowledgeable of the characteristics of learners you serve (e.gcultural background, language proficiency, mobility, and family dynamics)- Document parent contacts and inform appropriate personnelMany contacts are required for students' supplemental services Additional Duties: Perform other duties as necessary or requested by the Principal and/or Assistant PrincipalEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Daily in-district travel required, out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Ability to work in demanding situations and still maintain a sense of order- Must be able to work in various weather conditions- supervision of students at the start or the end of the school day, at recess and at buses may be required- Must be able to walk long distances (inside school and on playground), stand for long periods of time, sit for long periods of time and climb steps- Must be able to sit with students at small tables and chairs and on occasion on the floor- Must be able to work five days a week for the number of hours assigned and arrive at work on time- Must be able to deal with challenging activities for students, make a decision with limited information, handle multiple priorities, and concentrate on tasks Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge of various philosophies and theories of education- Knowledge and skills in working within a multidisciplinary context- Demonstrate proficiency and good literacy skills in English - Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as are energy and enthusiasm for the job- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks- Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.- Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in another language (for jobs defined as bilingual only)- Two completed years of study at an institution of higher learning (48 credit hours) or an Associate Degree or the ability to pass the ParaPro or ACT Work Keys for highly qualified statusFLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307380 Benefited ESOL Paraeducator at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307379 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited ESOL Paraeducator (2017-18) Location: Marshall Middle School Position Function: ESOL Paraeducator helps to deliver educational programs in the elementary, middle, or high schools by supporting the teacher working with individual, or groups of studentsThe development of the ESOL Paraeducator's role is to link academic assistance, communication and/or understanding between the school, classroom teacher, families and community by assisting at the school conferences, gatherings or eventsThey will provide assistance and support to ESOL and Migrant students during a seven (7) hour schedule Essential Performance Responsibilities: - Will spend 6.5 hours of their time in the classroom- Assist students with lessons under direct supervision of classroom teacher- Will assist students and reinforce concepts for individuals or small groups- Work with teachers to modify activities to meet individual student's needs and develop academic language- Perform formal and/or informal assessment activities after training by ESOL or district staff- Assist teachers in monitoring, collecting data, and maintaining records regarding student performance and progress- Assist in the maintenance of learning areas and/or learning centers and instructional materials.- Display patience and understanding while managing children- Understand and be sensitive to the obstacles facing the children under your supervision- Teach self-help, problem solving and/or coping skills- Recognize individual learning styles and become knowledgeable of the characteristics of learners you serve (e.gcultural background, language proficiency, mobility, and family dynamics)- Document parent contacts and inform appropriate personnelMany contacts are required for students' supplemental services Additional Duties: Perform other duties as necessary or requested by the Principal and/or Assistant PrincipalEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: Daily in-district travel required, out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Ability to work in demanding situations and still maintain a sense of order- Must be able to work in various weather conditions- supervision of students at the start or the end of the school day, at recess and at buses may be required- Must be able to walk long distances (inside school and on playground), stand for long periods of time, sit for long periods of time and climb steps- Must be able to sit with students at small tables and chairs and on occasion on the floor- Must be able to work five days a week for the number of hours assigned and arrive at work on time- Must be able to deal with challenging activities for students, make a decision with limited information, handle multiple priorities, and concentrate on tasks Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge of various philosophies and theories of education- Knowledge and skills in working within a multidisciplinary context- Demonstrate proficiency and good literacy skills in English - Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as are energy and enthusiasm for the job- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks- Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceEmployee Punctuality and Appearance: - In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave - Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position Qualification Profile: - High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.- Demonstrate proficiency and literacy skills in another language (for jobs defined as bilingual only)- Two completed years of study at an institution of higher learning (48 credit hours) or an Associate Degree or the ability to pass the ParaPro or ACT Work Keys for highly qualified statusFLSA Status: Non-Exempt http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307379 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307378 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Woodman Elementary School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer 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=2307378 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307377 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence (2 Positions) Location: Colvin 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, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or passed the Para PD Now test- 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=2307377 Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence at Wichita Public Schools, KS http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307376 Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Benefited Paraeducator - Special Education, Low Incidence Location: Dean Ray Stucky Middle School Position Function: Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, and management of student behavior, classroom safety, and communication with students, support staff and parentsStudents may have cognitive disabilities, communication disabilities and social, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities Students served are in need of academic and/or adaptive behavior skills instruction Essential Performance Responsibilities: The Classroom Environment:- Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher- Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures- Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student- Assist the teacher by supervising school activities on or off campus during the course of the instructional day- Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan- Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts- Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities- Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom Instruction:- Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication- Provide individual and/or group instruction which may include regular education students in academic areas after initial instruction by teacher- Be assigned to a regular classroom program where special education students are assigned- Provide feedback to students and teachers- Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques- Assist with student engagement with the curriculum- Assist students with self-advocacy- Assist students in using technology- Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive- Assist with child development and language acquisition Planning and Preparation:- Assist students with the integration into regular education classroom- Assist the teacher with the designing of instruction and follow through- Assist the teacher in the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)- Demonstrate knowledge of district resources- Assist the teacher with planning and implementation of any type of community based instruction Professional Responsibilities:- Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues- Model appropriate behavior for students- Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents- Communicate with students, parents, instructional and support staff by letter, phone, e-mail, fax or personal contact as directed by the administrator or classroom teacher- Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher.- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize- Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness- Attend and participate in staff meetings, PLCs and parent conferences as required- Acquire a minimum of 20 hours of in-service annuallyAfter 3 years a minimum of 10 in-service hours is required(Paras are encouraged to take advantage of in-services provided by the building or district.)- Assist students to and from buses and assisting the drivers until departure time- Assist in the transportation of students- Accept the responsibility for travel between buildings and assignments when necessary- Assist in caring for student's medical needs when under the direct supervision of the school nurse or other appropriate professional- Assist students with basic needs including but not limited to self-care, hygiene, feeding, (may include tube feeding), toileting, diapering, dressing and physical transfers- Perform other duties as assigned Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisorEquipment: This position may require the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine Must always comply with USD 259's guidelines for equipment use Travel: - Daily in-district travel may be required- Out of district travel may be needed on occasion Physical and Mental Demands: - Be able to work in various weather conditions- Be able to react immediately to an emergency situation for the safety and welfare of the students and staff, which may include the use of physical restraint technique- Be able to walk long distances, stand for long periods, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead- Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of physical activity- Be able to see and hear well- Be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds or more with assistance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Proven use of effective collaboration skills- Proficient oral and written communication skills required- Proficient personal relationship skills- Extensive knowledge and experience working with students who demonstrate the need for intensive services in one or more of the categorical areas listed above- Demonstrated proficiency in developing and delivering training to meet the targeted needs of the identified audience.- Proficient problem solving skills- Demonstrates good judgment in completing tasks and dealing with situations related to the essential functions of the position- Extensive knowledge and practice setting up structured environments- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them Interrelations: - Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks - Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer serviceQualification Profile: - Must have 48 college credit hours, pass the ParaPro test, pass the WorkKeys (including Business Writing), or passed the Para PD Now test- Some positions may require knowledge of various sign language modalities, Braille, NCI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) or other special skills- Some positions require in service, training or course work in first aide, symptoms of child abuse, and/or symptoms and signs of illness FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Position Specifics: Must pass a Physical Capacity Profile (PCP) test http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2307376 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!