Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Adjunct Positions for Computer Science & Engineering - Shippensburg, P at Shippensburg University, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465071 Adjunct Positions for Computer Science & Engineering Shippensburg University's Department of Computer Science and Engineering invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach freshman level programming courses and engineering seminars Teaching assignments may include nights and/or weekends In addition, faculty members are expected to perform other duties as assigned in compliance with the collective bargaining agreement. Qualified candidates must have at least a Master's degree in a related discipline or equivalent work experience As part of a successful on-campus interview process, candidates will be expected to provide a demonstration of teaching effectiveness and evidence of understanding diverse populations. For a complete description and to apply (candidates must apply online) go to https:/jobs.ship.edu Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the positions are filled Materials submitted in other formats including paper applications will not be considered http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465071 Full-time Temporary 1 year English Instructors - Shippensburg, PA (172 at Shippensburg University, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465070 Full-time Temporary 1 year English Instructors Shippensburg University English Department is seeking one full-time adjunct for 2018-2019 to teach first-year writing and possibly General Education literature courses Teaching assignments may include nights and/or weekends Faculty members are expected to perform other duties as assigned in compliance with the collect bargaining agreement. Minimum Qualifications: Candidate should have a MA in English, Rhetoric/Composition, Literature, or a related field and experience teaching First-Year College Writing As part of a teaching effectiveness and evidence of understanding diverse populations. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.Din English, Rhetoric/Composition, Literature, or related field preferred, or MFA on Writing from an accredited program At least two years recent college teaching experience in composition (first-year writing, ESL, and/or developmental writing) and literature For complete description and to apply go to http://jobs.ship.edu/postings/1216 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465070 Full-time Temporary English Instructors - Shippensburg, PA (17257) at Shippensburg University, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465069 Full-time Temporary English Instructors Shippensburg University English Department seeks three full-time adjuncts for Fall 2018 to teach first-year writing faculty members are expected to perform other duties as assigned in compliance with the collective bargaining agreement. MA in English, Rhetoric/Composition, or related field and experience teaching first-year college writing are quired As part of a successful interview process, candidates are expected to provide a demonstration of teaching effectiveness and evidence of understanding diverse populations Preferred qualifications include a Ph.Din English, rhetoric/Composition, or related field, or MFA in Writing from an accredited program At least two years recent college teaching experience in composition (first-year writing, ESL, and/or developmental writing). For a complete description and to apply go to https://jobs.ship.edu/hr/posting/1219 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465069 Instructor - Anthropology - Shippensburg, PA (17257) at Shippensburg University, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465068 Instructor - Anthropology Shippensburg University is seeking applicants for a one year temporary full-time position in Anthropology The candidate will be expected to teach four classes per semester of ANT 121, Physical Anthropology In addition, faculty members are expected to perform other duties in complaince with the collective bargaining agreement The Mimimum Qualifications for this position include a M.Ain Anthropology and as part of a successful on-campus interview process, candidates will be expected to provide a demonstration of teaching effectiveness and evidence of understanding diverse populations A Ph.Din Anthropology is preferred For a complete description and to apply go to https://jobs.ship.edu/postings/1222 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465068 One year full time Instructor - Anthropology - Shippensburg, PA (17257 at Shippensburg University, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465067 One year Full time Instructor - Antropology Seeking applicants for one year temporary full-time position in Anthropology The ideal candidate should have a minimum M.Ain Anthropology, Ph.Dpreferred, with a specialization in cultural anthropology The candidate will be expected to teahc four classes per semester, with at least two sections of introductory cultural anthropology each semester and a course to be determined Teaching assignments may include days, evenings, and/or weekends In addition, faculty members are expected to perform other duties as assigned in compliance with the collective bargaining agreement Minimum qualifications include a MA in Anthropology As part of a successful on-campus interview process, candidates will be expected to provide a demonstration of teaching effectivemness and evidence of understanding diverse populations For a complete description and to apply go to https://jobs.ship.edu/postings/1223 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465067 Philosophy/Ethics Instructor - Shippensburg, PA (17257) at Shippensburg University, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465066 Philosophy/Ethics Instructor One-Semester Temporary, Full-Time Fall 2018 The Department of History and Philosophy at Shippensburg University invites applications for a full-time, one-semester adjunct instructor position in Philosophy for Fall 2018. Responsibilities: Teach four introductory-level, general education ethics courses (Philosophy 105: Ethical Theories and Problems) which instruct students in ethical theories and how to apply those theories to ethical issues and problemsIn addition, faculty members are expected to perform other duties as assigned in compliance with the collective bargaining agreement. Teaching Schedule: The semester begins August 27 and ends December 14The four classes meet face-to-face on the Shippensburg University campus: Mondays and Wednesdays 2-3:15 pm and 3:30-4:45 pm, and Tuesdays and Thursdays 11-12:15 pm and 2-3:15 pmAdditionally, the instructor must schedule a minimum of five on-campus office hours each week. Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned Master's degree in Philosophy with an area of specialization or an area of concentration in ethicsUniversity teaching experience is required Evidence of teaching effectiveness and understanding of diverse populations is also required A Ph.Din Philosophy is preferred Application Procedure: For a complete description and to apply go to http://jobs.ship.edu/postings/1213 Inquiries about the position may be directed to the department chair, DrSteven Burg, sbburg@ship.edu. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check as well as sufficient course enrollment and budget allocations Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filledShippensburg University is an Equal Opportunity Employer Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465066 Adjunct Faculty in Mathematics - Shippensburg, PA (17257) at Shippensburg University, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465072 Adjunct Faculty in Mathematics The Mathematics Department at Shippensburg University is anticipating several openings for adjunct instructors for the 2018-2019 year There are both full-time and part-time options expected The full-time positions require daytime availability The courses which will need coverage are general education and prerequiste coursework at the lower levels Teaching assignments may include days, evenings, and/or weekends In addition, faculty members are expected to preform other duties as assigned in compliance witht he collective bargaining agreement The qualified candidate will have a M.Sor M.Ain mathematical/statistical sciences and a M.Edwith a focus on mathematics and a commitment to teaching excellence Preference will be given to those applicants with a prior teaching experience in similar coursework For a complete description and to apply go to http://jobs.ship.edu/posting/1224 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465072 Elementary School Teacher at Franklin Towne Charter Schools, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465018 Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School is seeking applicants to fill full-time elementary classroom openings for the 2018-2019 school year.... http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465018 Spanish Teacher at Philadelphia Electrical & Technology CHS, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465011 CLASSROOM TEACHER FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2018-2019Student Attendance, Power Teacher, and Communication with parents through log entries.... http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2465011 HS Mathematics Teacher at Esperanza Academy Charter School High School, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2464983 The Academy has 11th-grade test scores above the city of Philadelphia average and value-added math and reading proficiency growth among the highest in... http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2464983 Middle School Science Teacher at Franklin Towne Charter Schools, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2464963 Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School is seeking applicants to fill a full-time 7th grade contracted Science opening for the 2018-2019 school year.... http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2464963 ESL Teacher - Various Mid-level Positions at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368475 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: ESL Teacher - Various Mid-level PositionsPosition Goal: To facilitate the development of English proficiency in listening; understanding; speaking; reading; and writing in order to meet the Pennsylvania Academic and Teach English As A Second Language (TESOL) Schedule To promote a climate of cultural understanding and to facilitate positive psychosocial adjustment to life in a complex multicultural society ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following fundamental duties: 1 Complies with District policies and procedures in the identification and placement of students acquiring English2 Teaches English language communication skills (listening/comprehension, speaking, reading and writing) using District-adopted curriculum and the English Second Language Planned Courses and/or subject matter content using the Sheltered English Approach3 Completes written lesson plans according to District policies and implements appropriate instructional practices based on sound theory of second language acquisition and the unique needs of the English language learner4 Correlates classroom objectives with the English Language Acquisition Program Goals, Teach English As A Second Language Standards and the Pennsylvania Academic Standards5 Assesses and monitors student progress toward meeting District and state academic standards using multiple forms of assessment on a regular basis6 Maintains accurate, complete and up-to-date student records as required by law, District policy and administrative regulations7 Provides a written plan and model appropriate instructional activities to be implemented by the English Language Acquisition instructional assistant8 Designates a regular time to meet with the instructional assistant to discuss instructional activities and student programs9 Keeps parents informed of student's progress and adjustment to the new educational setting10 Monitors progress of mainstreamed students for one year following exit testing11 Establishes classroom procedures to maintain student behavior that is conducive to learning12 Refers students in need of academic, psychological, social or medical assistance to the appropriate school personnel13 Meets and instructs assigned classes at the locations and times designated14 Differentiates instruction to meet the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students by employing a variety of instructional techniques and media consistent with the physical limitation provided15 Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students16 Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and regulations17 Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student conduct in the classroom and the school at large18 Develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedures, maintaining order in the classroom in a fair and just manner19 Makes provisions to be available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms20 Strives to maintain and improve professional competence21 Attends staff meetings and serve on staff committees as required22 Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any time SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: PA Teaching Certificate; English Second Language Program Specialist Certificate; Fluency in Spanish preferredLANGUAGE SKILLS: 1 Ability to speak clearly and distinctly2 Ability to be able to use telephone and greet students/staff/visitors 3 Ability to read correspondenceMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: 1 Ability to apply concepts such as fractions and percentages2 Ability to work with mathematical concepts3 Ability to apply financial conceptsREASONING ABILITY: 1 Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff2 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community3 Ability to develop and maintain required records and reportsOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: 1 Ability to promote cultural understanding within the classroom, school district and community2 Ability to work as a member of a team3 Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people4 Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented5 Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situationsPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints The position frequently requires the employee to work irregular or extended hours WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of subordinate staff.EVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal and/or Director of English Language Acquisition Program..The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationIt is the responsibility of the employee to inform the Department of Human Resources of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be requiredThe information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this positionAdditional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational, and service organization http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368475 Life Skills Support Teacher at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368542 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Life Skills Support TeacherPosition Goal: To teach basic social, academic, and home living related skills to students in schools and centers using a variety of teaching techniques, materials, and equipment to initiate and reinforce learning; provides appropriate therapeutic or instructional activities to teach other life skills; develops or modifies curricula and prepares lessons and other instructional materials according to ability levels, disabilities, and impairments of students ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following fundamental duties: Participates in eligibility process, as assigned, and after student is determined eligible for special education program, participates in the in-take processAssesses student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives, outcomes and disability or impairmentCollaborates with staff and parents to develop Individual Education Programs for each student assignedCollaborates with staff and parents to develop Fuctional Behavioral Assessments, Evaluation Reviews and Manifestation Determinations as neededPlans appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities including determination of appropriate kind and level of materials and equipmentParticipates in and/or chairs Individualized Education Program (IEP) and evaluation report meetingsImplements an instructional, therapeutic, or skill development program which provides appropriate experienceManages the behavior of learners in instructional setting to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process, and assists and participates in management of student behavior in other parts of the school and school groundsCoordinates educational activities with other professional staff, both school and no school based, as required to maximize learning opportunitiesContinually assesses student achievement through use of formal and informal testing, maintaining appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposesUtilizes a variety of instructional materials and available multimedia and technology to enhance learningRequests assistance of and works with resource personnel both school and nonschool based as neededWorks in a self contained, team, departmental, or itinerant capacity as assigned (may work off site as an extension of any of the above)Participates in inservices and staff development activities and staff meetings as required or assignedContinual learning of technology, programming and information related to the field of education and special educationEnsures confidentiality of information in reference to HIPPA/FERPA and IDEA regulationsCommunicates with all school personnel in reference to the students IEP, with continual monitoring and reporting of progressEnsures continuous communication with parents and school personnel, both written and oral, to keep them informed in the student's progressCommunicates with students on expectations and keeps them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations as appropriateManages allotted learning time to maximize student achievementAssigns work to educational assistants, attendants, and parent and student volunteers as neededEnsures classroom and/or instructional environment are attractive, healthful, safe, and conducive to learning, and that materials are assessable to students and in good conditionProvides or supervises care and feeding of students who, because of age or disability, do not have feeding and self-help or abilities, may include tube feedingPerforms other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any timeSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Possession of appropriate degree and certification CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Current Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate; valid PA Driver's LicenseLANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common professional and technical journals, governmental regulations and legal documentsAbility to respond to common inquiries from staff and regulatory agenciesAbility to write reports, and correspondenceAbility to effectively present information and respond to questions from administration, students, and parentsMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inferenceAbility to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions for practical situations.Ability to interpret and present mathematical curriculum to students REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusionsAbility to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule formOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to develop and maintain required records and reportsAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the communityAbility to work as a team memberAbility to maintain personal self-control in stressful situationsAbility to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writingPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary May require lifting minimum of 25 pounds or more Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints (The position frequently requires the employee to work irregular or extended hours.) WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience (The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of subordinate staff.)EVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368542 Biology Teacher at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368547 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Biology TeacherPosition Goal: To develop in each student an awareness of the role of science in economic and social progress; to motivate each student to acquire knowledge of scientific facts and principles, and skills in scientific methods of problem solving; to discover and develop special talents of students in scientific fields ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedTeaches skills, knowledge, and scientific attitudes through courses in general science, earth sciences, biology, chemistry, physics, physiology, or science problems to secondary students, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.Plans a science program involving demonstrations, lectures, discussions, and student experiments; organizes laboratory activities for optimal learning.Demonstrates scientific concepts by use of scientific apparatus, experiments, and standard or teacher-prepared charts, sketches, and other instructional aids.Provides individual or small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students and to accommodate circumstances where a variety of projects and experiments are being worked on simultaneously.Instructs in proper use, care, and safe handling of chemicals, science equipment, and plant and animal life.Provides for safe storage and proper use of materials, equipment and tools Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to equipment as required.Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior for a productive learning environment during class sessions, laboratory sessions, and field trips.Evaluates each student's growth and knowledge, skills, and scientific attitudes in course being taught.Selects and requests books, instructional aids, science equipment, chemicals, and supplies and maintains inventory records as required.Maintains professional competence through in service education activities provided by the District and self-selected professional growth activities.Identifies students' needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.Assists students in selection and development of individual research projects.Cooperates with school administration in providing science displays and programs for the school and community, and in sponsoring science activities.Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.Supervises student in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.Participates in faculty committees and sponsorship of student activities.Participates cooperatively with the principal or his designee to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines.Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any time.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: Ability to travel to more than one work location in the course of the as assigned SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelors or Masters Degree CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Pennsylvania Instructional Teaching Certificate LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively with other employees, students and parentsMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply basic arithmetic calculations.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions for practical situations.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometryREASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule formOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff.Ability to develop and maintain required records and reports.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community.Good knowledge of procedures, practices, materials, and equipment required to provide appropriate learning experiences for students to whom assigned.Ability to work as a member of a team.Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented.Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situations.Ability to operate a personal computer and software.Ability to travel to more than one work location in the course of the day as assignedPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary; light lifting up to 25 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience EVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation It is the responsibility of the employee to inform the school district administrator designated as immediate supervisor of the position, of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be required The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational and service organization. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368547 Mathematics Teacher, Secondary at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368546 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Mathematics Teacher, SecondaryPosition Goal: To help each student develop competence in basic mathematics skills and an understanding of the structure of mathematics; to motivate each student to apply mathematical understanding and skills in the solution of practical problems; to encourage students to develop their special talents in the field of mathematics ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedTeaches courses in mathematics to secondary students utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and appropriate curriculum publications as guidelines in teaching individual course content.Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school District.Develops lesson plans and appropriate instructional aids stressing "discovery" and laboratory learning methods.Demonstrates mathematical concepts using models, chalkboard, overhead projector, and other standard or teacher-prepared instructional aids.Provides opportunities when needed for individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.Designs learning activities that will relate mathematics to the physical world.Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.Evaluates each student's progress in mathematical knowledge and skills.Selects and requisitions books, instructional aids, and instructional supplies; maintains required inventory records.Communicates with parents to interpret contemporary methods in teaching mathematics and with parents and school counselors to discuss the individual student's progress.Identifies student needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned workday.Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.Shares in the sponsorship of student activities such as mathematic teams, and participates in faculty committees.Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the District, and in self-selected professional growth activities.Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with District guidelines.Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any time SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Possession of appropriate degree CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Pennsylvania Instructional Teaching Certificate LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively with other employees, students and parentsMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply basic arithmetic calculations.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions for practical situations.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometryREASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule formOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff.Ability to develop and maintain required records and reports.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community.Good knowledge of procedures, practices, materials, and equipment required to provide appropriate learning experiences for students to whom assigned.Ability to work as a member of a team.Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented.Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situations.Ability to operate a personal computer and softwarePHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary; light lifting up to 25 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patienceEVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation It is the responsibility of the employee to inform the school district administrator designated as immediate supervisor of the position, of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be required The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational and service organization. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368546 Special Education Teacher - Various Mid-level Positions at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368476 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Special Education Teacher - Various Mid-level PositionsPosition Goal: To teach basic social, academic, and home living related skills to students in schools and centers using a variety of teaching techniques, materials, and equipment to initiate and reinforce learning; provides appropriate therapeutic or instructional activities to teach other life skills; develops or modifies curricula and prepares lessons and other instructional materials according to ability levels, disabilities, and impairments of students ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following fundamental duties: Participates in eligibility process, as assigned, and after student is determined eligible for special education program, participates in the in-take processAssesses student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives, outcomes and disability or impairmentCollaborates with staff and parents to develop Individual Education Programs for each student assignedCollaborates with staff and parents to develop Fuctional Behavioral Assessments, Evaluation Reviews and Manifestation Determinations as neededPlans appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities including determination of appropriate kind and level of materials and equipmentParticipates in and/or chairs Individualized Education Program (IEP) and evaluation report meetingsImplements an instructional, therapeutic, or skill development program which provides appropriate experienceManages the behavior of learners in instructional setting to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process, and assists and participates in management of student behavior in other parts of the school and school groundsCoordinates educational activities with other professional staff, both school and no school based, as required to maximize learning opportunitiesContinually assesses student achievement through use of formal and informal testing, maintaining appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposesUtilizes a variety of instructional materials and available multimedia and technology to enhance learningRequests assistance of and works with resource personnel both school and nonschool based as neededWorks in a self contained, team, departmental, or itinerant capacity as assigned (may work off site as an extension of any of the above)Participates in inservices and staff development activities and staff meetings as required or assignedContinual learning of technology, programming and information related to the field of education and special educationEnsures confidentiality of information in reference to HIPPA/FERPA and IDEA regulationsCommunicates with all school personnel in reference to the students IEP, with continual monitoring and reporting of progressEnsures continuous communication with parents and school personnel, both written and oral, to keep them informed in the student's progressCommunicates with students on expectations and keeps them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations as appropriateManages allotted learning time to maximize student achievementAssigns work to educational assistants, attendants, and parent and student volunteers as neededEnsures classroom and/or instructional environment are attractive, healthful, safe, and conducive to learning, and that materials are assessable to students and in good conditionProvides or supervises care and feeding of students who, because of age or disability, do not have feeding and self-help or abilities, may include tube feedingPerforms other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any timeSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Possession of appropriate degree and certification CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Current Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate; valid PA Driver's LicenseLANGUAGE SKILLS: 1 Ability to speak clearly and distinctly2 Ability to be able to use telephone and greet students/staff/visitors 3 Ability to read correspondenceMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: 1 Ability to apply concepts such as fractions and percentages2 Ability to work with mathematical concepts3 Ability to apply financial conceptsREASONING ABILITY: 1 Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff2 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community3 Ability to develop and maintain required records and reportsOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: 1 Ability to promote cultural understanding within the classroom, school district and community2 Ability to work as a member of a team3 Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people4 Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented5 Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situationsPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints The position frequently requires the employee to work irregular or extended hours WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of subordinate staff.EVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal and/or Director of English Language Acquisition Program.. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368476 Family & Consumer Science Teacher at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368545 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Family & Consumer Science TeacherPosition Goal: To develop in each student an awareness of the importance of a good home environment as a basis for satisfactory home and family living; to motivate each student to acquire competencies, knowledge, and skills relating to child development, clothing and textiles, consumer education, family relations, food, nutrition, home nursing, safety, home decoration, and household equipment; to discover and develop special talents of students in home economics fields ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedTeaches concepts and skills in foods and nutrition, clothing and textiles, home management, family relationships and consumer education to secondary students, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.Organizes class activities so that preparation, instruction or laboratory work, and clean-up activities can be accomplished within the allotted class time.Demonstrates skill techniques in home economics and prepares appropriate instructional aids and display materials to enhance learning.Provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.Instructs students in use, care, and safe operation of household equipment and appliances Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to equipment as required.Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive environment in the laboratory-type classroom.Evaluates each student's progress in concepts and skills of subject taught and contribution to a group project or goal.Selects and requisitions books, instructional aids and equipment; maintains required inventory records; purchases groceries and other supplies as authorized.Encourages students needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.Identifies student needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.Maintains current vocational information for students interested in professional careers and resource materials for those who plan to be homemakers.Maintains professional competence through in service education activities provided by the district, and in self-selected professional growth activities.Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines.Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any timeSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Possession of appropriate degree CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Pennsylvania Instructional Teaching Certificate LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively with other employees, students and parentsMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply basic arithmetic calculations.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions for practical situations.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometryREASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule formOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff.Ability to develop and maintain required records and reports.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community.Good knowledge of procedures, practices, materials, and equipment required to provide appropriate learning experiences for students to whom assigned.Ability to work as a member of a team.Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented.Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situations.Ability to operate a personal computer and softwarePHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary; light lifting up to 25 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patienceEVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation It is the responsibility of the employee to inform the school district administrator designated as immediate supervisor of the position, of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be required The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational and service organization http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368545 ESL Resource Teacher at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368457 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: ESL Resource TeacherPosition Goal: To facilitate the development of English proficiency in listening; understanding; speaking; reading; and writing in order to meet the Pennsylvania Academic and Teach English As A Second Language (TESOL) Schedule To promote a climate of cultural understanding and to facilitate positive psychosocial adjustment to life in a complex multicultural society ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following fundamental duties: 1 Complies with District policies and procedures in the identification and placement of students acquiring English2 Teaches English language communication skills (listening/comprehension, speaking, reading and writing) using District-adopted curriculum and the English Second Language Planned Courses and/or subject matter content using the Sheltered English Approach3 Completes written lesson plans according to District policies and implements appropriate instructional practices based on sound theory of second language acquisition and the unique needs of the English language learner4 Correlates classroom objectives with the English Language Acquisition Program Goals, Teach English As A Second Language Standards and the Pennsylvania Academic Standards5 Assesses and monitors student progress toward meeting District and state academic standards using multiple forms of assessment on a regular basis6 Maintains accurate, complete and up-to-date student records as required by law, District policy and administrative regulations7 Provides a written plan and model appropriate instructional activities to be implemented by the English Language Acquisition instructional assistant8 Designates a regular time to meet with the instructional assistant to discuss instructional activities and student programs9 Keeps parents informed of student's progress and adjustment to the new educational setting10 Monitors progress of mainstreamed students for one year following exit testing11 Establishes classroom procedures to maintain student behavior that is conducive to learning12 Refers students in need of academic, psychological, social or medical assistance to the appropriate school personnel13 Meets and instructs assigned classes at the locations and times designated14 Differentiates instruction to meet the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students by employing a variety of instructional techniques and media consistent with the physical limitation provided15 Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students16 Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and regulations17 Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student conduct in the classroom and the school at large18 Develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedures, maintaining order in the classroom in a fair and just manner19 Makes provisions to be available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms20 Strives to maintain and improve professional competence21 Attends staff meetings and serve on staff committees as required22 Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any time SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: PA Teaching Certificate; English Second Language Program Specialist Certificate; Fluency in Spanish preferredLANGUAGE SKILLS: 1 Ability to speak clearly and distinctly2 Ability to be able to use telephone and greet students/staff/visitors 3 Ability to read correspondenceMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: 1 Ability to apply concepts such as fractions and percentages2 Ability to work with mathematical concepts3 Ability to apply financial conceptsREASONING ABILITY: 1 Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff2 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community3 Ability to develop and maintain required records and reportsOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: 1 Ability to promote cultural understanding within the classroom, school district and community2 Ability to work as a member of a team3 Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people4 Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented5 Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situationsPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints The position frequently requires the employee to work irregular or extended hours WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of subordinate staff.EVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal and/or Director of English Language Acquisition Program..The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationIt is the responsibility of the employee to inform the Department of Human Resources of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be requiredThe information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this positionAdditional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational, and service organization http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368457 Compliance & Labor Relations Officer at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368446 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Compliance & Labor Relations OfficerQualifications: Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from an accredited school of law.Professional experience practicing law and/or utilizing law degree and experience in addressing various legal compliance issues impacting K-12 public school entities.Knowledge of and ability to interpret laws, regulations, collective bargaining agreements, employment contracts, and Board policies.Demonstrated ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences orally and in writing.Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated knowledge of group dynamics, consensus-building, problem solving, and conflict resolution.Proven analytical, planning, organizational, and project management skillsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties: Serves as a member of the Superintendent's Cabinet and collaborates with the other functional departments on District goals, objectives, initiatives, challenges, etc.Serves as the District's Civil Rights Compliance Officer for all employment-related matters, including, but not limited to, conducting investigations of claims and complaints by or against the District, its employees, its contractors, etc.Serves as the District's Right-to-Know Officer.Serves as the designee for the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent in such matters as Loudermill Hearings, grievance hearings, etc.Serves as a member of the District's negotiations team(s).Involved with professional employee discipline matters.Oversees the development, maintenance, and appropriate distribution of all Board policies to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local law.Serves as a resource person to the Cabinet and other administrative personnel on legal/policy matters impacting the daily operation of the District.Consults/communicates with the District's solicitor as necessary in the performance of job responsibilities.Analyzes legislative bills which affect the instruction and operation of the District.Prepares required reports and special reports as requested.Maintains a positive, collaborative working relationship with the Board of Directors, District and school staff, and external stakeholders, including governmental and community agencies.Consistently represents the District in a positive and professional manner.Attends training sessions, conferences, and workshops to keep abreast of current practices, programs, and legal issues associated with areas of responsibility.Performs such other duties as requested/assigned by the Superintendent of Schools TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time (12-month) exempt positionSalary and benefits consistent with the District's approved Compensation and Benefits Plan and/or individual contract EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationIt is the responsibility of the employee to inform the Department of Human Resources of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be requiredThe information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this positionAdditional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational, and service organization http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368446 Special Education Teacher - Various Secondary Positions at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368540 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Special Education Teacher - Various Secondary PositionsPosition Goal: To teach basic social, academic, and home living related skills to students in schools and centers using a variety of teaching techniques, materials, and equipment to initiate and reinforce learning; provides appropriate therapeutic or instructional activities to teach other life skills; develops or modifies curricula and prepares lessons and other instructional materials according to ability levels, disabilities, and impairments of students ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following fundamental duties: Participates in eligibility process, as assigned, and after student is determined eligible for special education program, participates in the in-take processAssesses student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives, outcomes and disability or impairmentCollaborates with staff and parents to develop Individual Education Programs for each student assignedCollaborates with staff and parents to develop Fuctional Behavioral Assessments, Evaluation Reviews and Manifestation Determinations as neededPlans appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities including determination of appropriate kind and level of materials and equipmentParticipates in and/or chairs Individualized Education Program (IEP) and evaluation report meetingsImplements an instructional, therapeutic, or skill development program which provides appropriate experienceManages the behavior of learners in instructional setting to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process, and assists and participates in management of student behavior in other parts of the school and school groundsCoordinates educational activities with other professional staff, both school and no school based, as required to maximize learning opportunitiesContinually assesses student achievement through use of formal and informal testing, maintaining appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposesUtilizes a variety of instructional materials and available multimedia and technology to enhance learningRequests assistance of and works with resource personnel both school and nonschool based as neededWorks in a self contained, team, departmental, or itinerant capacity as assigned (may work off site as an extension of any of the above)Participates in inservices and staff development activities and staff meetings as required or assignedContinual learning of technology, programming and information related to the field of education and special educationEnsures confidentiality of information in reference to HIPPA/FERPA and IDEA regulationsCommunicates with all school personnel in reference to the students IEP, with continual monitoring and reporting of progressEnsures continuous communication with parents and school personnel, both written and oral, to keep them informed in the student's progressCommunicates with students on expectations and keeps them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations as appropriateManages allotted learning time to maximize student achievementAssigns work to educational assistants, attendants, and parent and student volunteers as neededEnsures classroom and/or instructional environment are attractive, healthful, safe, and conducive to learning, and that materials are assessable to students and in good conditionProvides or supervises care and feeding of students who, because of age or disability, do not have feeding and self-help or abilities, may include tube feedingPerforms other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any timeSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Possession of appropriate degree and certification CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Current Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate; valid PA Driver's LicenseLANGUAGE SKILLS: 1 Ability to speak clearly and distinctly2 Ability to be able to use telephone and greet students/staff/visitors 3 Ability to read correspondenceMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: 1 Ability to apply concepts such as fractions and percentages2 Ability to work with mathematical concepts3 Ability to apply financial conceptsREASONING ABILITY: 1 Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff2 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community3 Ability to develop and maintain required records and reportsOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: 1 Ability to promote cultural understanding within the classroom, school district and community2 Ability to work as a member of a team3 Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people4 Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented5 Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situationsPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints The position frequently requires the employee to work irregular or extended hours WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of subordinate staff.EVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal and/or Director of English Language Acquisition Program.. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368540 Art Teacher at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368509 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Art TeacherPosition Goal: To develop in each student an interest and the ability for expressing himself creatively in visual terms, utilizing skills and techniques of artistic expression appropriate to the student's interests and abilities; to develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of art ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following fundamental duties: Teaches knowledge and skills in art, including crafts, drawing, painting, lettering, design, commercial art, art history, and three-dimensional art to secondary students, following the course of study adopted by the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities.Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.Provides instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art.Demonstrates techniques in activities such as drawing, painting, and modeling, using standard and teacher-prepared instructional aids.Develops instructional plans and organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and working time.Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities.Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly and productive studio environment.Instructs students in proper care and use of tools and equipment.Organizes storage areas and controls use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, ad to minimize time required for distribution and collection.Evaluates each student's performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and prepares progress reports.Selects and requisitions book, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, and maintains required inventory records.Plans and presents art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students' work for the school and the community May sponsor exhibits from outside.Maintains professional competence through in service education activities provided by the district and/or in self-selected professional growth activitiesMaintains an auditable record of student attendance and makes daily reports of students absent each period Assigns citizenship and scholarship marks.Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which he will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines.Communicates with parents and school counselor on student progress.Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs within the school of assignment or on a district level.Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any timeSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Possession of appropriate degree CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Pennsylvania Instructional Teaching Certificate LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively with other employees, students and parentsMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply basic arithmetic calculations.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions for practical situations.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometryREASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule formOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff.Ability to develop and maintain required records and reports.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community.Good knowledge of procedures, practices, materials, and equipment required to provide appropriate learning experiences for students to whom assigned.Ability to work as a member of a team.Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented.Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situations.Ability to operate a personal computer and softwarePHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary; light lifting up to 25 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience EVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation It is the responsibility of the employee to inform the school district administrator designated as immediate supervisor of the position, of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be required The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational and service organization.PROF-Elementary http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368509 Social Studies Teacher at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368512 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Social Studies TeacherPosition Goal: To develop in each student an appreciation of American ideals and cultural heritage; to develop proficiency in the use of social studies inquiry skills and concepts; to motivate each student to understand and exercise his rights, privileges, and responsibilities as a citizen, to develop understanding of the geographical, historical, cultural, and political factors which influence the development of world regions; to encourage students to develop sound opinions based on study of facts concerning operation of political and economic systemsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following fundamental duties: 1 Teaches courses in social studies, history, geography, American government, political science, or humanities to secondary students, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.2 Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.3 Develops a balanced social studies program involving factual background material, material on current events, discussion time, and other appropriate activities designed to encourage students to develop skills and attitudes, draw conclusions, achieve improved interpersonal relationships, and make value judgments based on scientific methods of inquiry.4 Develops knowledge of the purpose, structure, and operation of the American Governmental and economic system, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship.5 Makes current material from the mass media available to students; plans and guides discussions of current problems against background of geographical environment and history of area being studied6 Develops an understanding of the contributions of racial, religious, and political groups to American culture.7 Develops knowledge of political and economic systems of other nations and their influence on personal freedom, education, and living standards.8 Encourages students to become aware of the complexity and interrelations of local, state, national, and world problems.9 Maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.10 Maintains professional competence through in-service education.11 Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids, and maintains required inventory records; may request resource speakers and field trips.12 Communicates with parents and school counselors to discuss student progress.13 Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.14 Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities as assigned.15 Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.16 Participates in faculty committees and sponsorship of student activities.17 Participates cooperatively with the principal or his designee to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines.18 Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any time SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelors or Masters Degree CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Pennsylvania Instructional Teaching Certificate LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively with other employees, students and parentsMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply basic arithmetic calculations.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions for practical situations.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometryREASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule formOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff.Ability to develop and maintain required records and reports.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community.Good knowledge of procedures, practices, materials, and equipment required to provide appropriate learning experiences for students to whom assigned.Ability to work as a member of a team.Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented.Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situations.Ability to operate a personal computer and software.Ability to travel to more than one work location in the course of the day as assignedPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary; light lifting up to 25 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience EVALUATION: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368512 Elementary Teacher at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368459 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Elementary TeacherPosition Goal: To create a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for upper elementary grade education, in accordance with each student's ability; to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following fundamental duties: Teaches reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, and music to students in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities.Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.Evaluates student's academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss student's progress and interpret the school program.Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.Maintains professional competence through in service educational activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines.Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.Administers group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.Participates in curriculum development programs as required.Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any timeSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Possession of appropriate degree CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Pennsylvania Instructional Teaching Certificate LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively with other employees, students and parentsMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply basic arithmetic calculations.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions for practical situations.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometryREASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule formOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff.Ability to develop and maintain required records and reports.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community.Good knowledge of procedures, practices, materials, and equipment required to provide appropriate learning experiences for students to whom assigned.Ability to work as a member of a team.Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented.Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situations.Ability to operate a personal computer and softwarePHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary; light lifting up to 25 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience EVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation It is the responsibility of the employee to inform the school district administrator designated as immediate supervisor of the position, of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be required The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational and service organization.PROF-Elementary http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368459 Reading Specialist at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368510 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Reading SpecialistPosition Goal: Provide reading instruction to identified students that will assist students in mastering the ready skills and strategies appropriate to age, grade level and individual capacity ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following fundamental duties: Implements the Reading School District reading initiativesConducts diagnostic assessments to determine the reading abilities of all studentsPlans and implements the remedial reading programInterprets student needs and progress in reading remediation for the classroom teachers and the parentsRecommends the use of varied instructional materials, including text books, reference units, kits, trade books, audiovisual aides, and the likeConducts in-service workshops and demonstrations pertinent to methods and materials appropriate to various levels of reading instructionConfers with parents concerning individual students having special reading problems or requiring special remedial help, and with parents requesting such a conferenceInterprets, as appropriate, test results and statistical data concerning reading Devises and maintains such records and reports as are necessary to the successful execution of the jobPerforms other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any timeSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Prior classroom teaching experience; Prior experience with all areas of curriculum CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate; Instructional II Certificate; Reading Specialist Certificate LANGUAGE SKILLS: Skill in both oral and written communicationAbility to present information in one-on-one and group situations for students MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimalsAbility to create and maintain a school budget REASONING ABILITY: Good knowledge of procedures, practices, materials, and equipment required to provide appropriate learning activities with studentsAbility to develop and maintain required records and reportsAbility to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with staff OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to work as a member of a teamMust be courteous and able to deal with parents, students and staff effectivelyMust be cooperative, congenial and service-orientedAbility to work in an environment with frequent interruptionsAbility to maintain personal self-control and a sense of humor in stressful situations PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints The position frequently requires the employee to work irregular or extended hours WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of subordinate staff.EVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal.The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationIt is the responsibility of the employee to inform the Department of Human Resources of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be requiredThe information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this positionAdditional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational, and service organization http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368510 General Science Teacher at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368514 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: General Science TeacherPosition Goal: To develop in each student an awareness of the role of science in economic and social progress; to motivate each student to acquire knowledge of scientific facts and principles, and skills in scientific methods of problem solving; to discover and develop special talents of students in scientific fields ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedTeaches skills, knowledge, and scientific attitudes through courses in general science, earth sciences, biology, chemistry, physics, physiology, or science problems to secondary students, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.Plans a science program involving demonstrations, lectures, discussions, and student experiments; organizes laboratory activities for optimal learning.Demonstrates scientific concepts by use of scientific apparatus, experiments, and standard or teacher-prepared charts, sketches, and other instructional aids.Provides individual or small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students and to accommodate circumstances where a variety of projects and experiments are being worked on simultaneously.Instructs in proper use, care, and safe handling of chemicals, science equipment, and plant and animal life.Provides for safe storage and proper use of materials, equipment and tools Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to equipment as required.Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior for a productive learning environment during class sessions, laboratory sessions, and field trips.Evaluates each student's growth and knowledge, skills, and scientific attitudes in course being taught.Selects and requests books, instructional aids, science equipment, chemicals, and supplies and maintains inventory records as required.Maintains professional competence through in service education activities provided by the District and self-selected professional growth activities.Identifies students' needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.Assists students in selection and development of individual research projects.Cooperates with school administration in providing science displays and programs for the school and community, and in sponsoring science activities.Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.Supervises student in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.Participates in faculty committees and sponsorship of student activities.Participates cooperatively with the principal or his designee to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines.Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any time.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: Ability to travel to more than one work location in the course of the as assignedSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelors or Masters Degree CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Pennsylvania Instructional Teaching Certificate LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively with other employees, students and parentsMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply basic arithmetic calculations.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions for practical situations.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometryREASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule formOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff.Ability to develop and maintain required records and reports.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community.Good knowledge of procedures, practices, materials, and equipment required to provide appropriate learning experiences for students to whom assigned.Ability to work as a member of a team.Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented.Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situations.Ability to operate a personal computer and software.Ability to travel to more than one work location in the course of the day as assignedPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints The position frequently requires the employee to work irregular or extended hours WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience EVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationIt is the responsibility of the employee to inform the Department of Human Resources of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be requiredThe information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this positionAdditional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational, and service organization http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368514 Business Teacher at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368543 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Business TeacherPosition Goal: To develop in each student an understanding of our American business system and its place in the nation's economy; to provide knowledge needed for intelligent consumption of business services; to develop practical business skills for personal use or for use in business occupations; to encourage students to develop work and personal habits essential for success in business ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following fundamental duties: Teaches knowledge and skills in one or more of the following subjects to secondary students: typing, shorthand, note-taking, bookkeeping, record keeping, office procedures, merchandising, business communications, data processing, or basic business Utilizes course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school districtDevelops lesson plans and organizes daily classes so that demonstration instruction, and practice can be completed within the allotted time.Demonstrates skills such as shorthand and use of office machines, and techniques such as those used in merchandising Prepares appropriate instructional aids and display materials to enhance learning.Instructs students in use, care, and safe operation of business machines Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to equipment as required.Maintains an auditable record of pupil attendance and makes daily reports.Controls assigned district-owned office equipment and supplies to prevent loss or abuse.Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive environment in the laboratory-type classroom where several kinds of activities may be taking place simultaneously.Instructs pupils in importance to employers of accuracy, neatness, efficiency, resourcefulness, and good work habits.Evaluates each student's performance, knowledge, and skills in course being taught and prepares student progress reports and employment reference.Maintains continued contact with business community to keep in touch with job entry requirements and current business methods and equipment.Evaluates, selects, and requisitions books, instructional aids, equipment, and instructional supplies and maintains required inventory records.Maintains professional competence through in service education activities.Communicates with parent and school counselors on student progress.Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship or student activities.Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any time.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to travel to more than one work location in the course of the day as assigned SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelors or Masters Degree CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Pennsylvania Instructional Teaching Certificate LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively with other employees, students and parentsMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply basic arithmetic calculations.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions for practical situations.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometryREASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule formOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to coordinate activities with related and specialist staff.Ability to develop and maintain required records and reports.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community.Good knowledge of procedures, practices, materials, and equipment required to provide appropriate learning experiences for students to whom assigned.Ability to work as a member of a team.Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented.Ability to maintain personal self-control in stressful situations.Ability to operate a personal computer and software.Ability to travel to more than one work location in the course of the day as assignedPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary; light lifting up to 25 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patienceEVALUATION: The employee will be formally supervised and evaluated with regard to his/her duties on a regular basis by the Building Principal The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation It is the responsibility of the employee to inform the school district administrator designated as immediate supervisor of the position, of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be required The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational and service organization http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368543 Emotional Support Teacher at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368472 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Emotional Support TeacherPosition Goal: To teach basic social, academic, and home living related skills to students in schools and centers using a variety of teaching techniques, materials, and equipment to initiate and reinforce learning; provides appropriate therapeutic or instructional activities to teach other life skills; develops or modifies curricula and prepares lessons and other instructional materials according to ability levels, disabilities, and impairments of students ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assignedThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following fundamental duties: Participates in eligibility process, as assigned, and after student is determined eligible for special education program, participates in the in-take processAssesses student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives, outcomes and disability or impairmentCollaborates with staff and parents to develop Individual Education Programs for each student assignedCollaborates with staff and parents to develop Fuctional Behavioral Assessments, Evaluation Reviews and Manifestation Determinations as neededPlans appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities including determination of appropriate kind and level of materials and equipmentParticipates in and/or chairs Individualized Education Program (IEP) and evaluation report meetingsImplements an instructional, therapeutic, or skill development program which provides appropriate experienceManages the behavior of learners in instructional setting to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process, and assists and participates in management of student behavior in other parts of the school and school groundsCoordinates educational activities with other professional staff, both school and no school based, as required to maximize learning opportunitiesContinually assesses student achievement through use of formal and informal testing, maintaining appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposesUtilizes a variety of instructional materials and available multimedia and technology to enhance learningRequests assistance of and works with resource personnel both school and nonschool based as neededWorks in a self contained, team, departmental, or itinerant capacity as assigned (may work off site as an extension of any of the above)Participates in inservices and staff development activities and staff meetings as required or assignedContinual learning of technology, programming and information related to the field of education and special educationEnsures confidentiality of information in reference to HIPPA/FERPA and IDEA regulationsCommunicates with all school personnel in reference to the students IEP, with continual monitoring and reporting of progressEnsures continuous communication with parents and school personnel, both written and oral, to keep them informed in the student's progressCommunicates with students on expectations and keeps them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations as appropriateManages allotted learning time to maximize student achievementAssigns work to educational assistants, attendants, and parent and student volunteers as neededEnsures classroom and/or instructional environment are attractive, healthful, safe, and conducive to learning, and that materials are assessable to students and in good conditionProvides or supervises care and feeding of students who, because of age or disability, do not have feeding and self-help or abilities, may include tube feedingPerforms other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee This job description does not constitute an exhaustive list of responsibilities and management may revise it at any timeSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Possession of appropriate degree and certification CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Current Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate; valid PA Driver's LicenseLANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common professional and technical journals, governmental regulations and legal documentsAbility to respond to common inquiries from staff and regulatory agenciesAbility to write reports, and correspondenceAbility to effectively present information and respond to questions from administration, students, and parentsMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inferenceAbility to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions for practical situations.Ability to interpret and present mathematical curriculum to students REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusionsAbility to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule formOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to develop and maintain required records and reportsAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the communityAbility to work as a team memberAbility to maintain personal self-control in stressful situationsAbility to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writingPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear The employee frequently is required to stand and sit The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Some driving is necessary May require lifting minimum of 25 pounds or more Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints (The position frequently requires the employee to work irregular or extended hours.) WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may be moderate to loud at times The employee is frequently required to interact with the parents, public and staff during and after the normal workday The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and exhibit good human relation skills including courtesy, tact and patience (The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of subordinate staff.) http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368472 Virtual Academy Coordinator at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368447 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Virtual Academy CoordinatorQualifications: Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, or appropriately related fieldPennsylvania K-12 Principal certification required; Instructional Technology Specialist II certification preferredOverall general technical experience, including working knowledge of computer hardware, software, learning management systems, and network troubleshooting requiredProven ability to assess, initiate, coordinate, and evaluate online learning in the K-12 environmentProven ability to supervise and work collaboratively with a team responsible for the effective delivery of instruction to students who do not generally adapt well to the traditional school environmentStrong verbal, written, and presentation skillsStrong interpersonal skills evidencing the ability to accomplish effective community outreach and work with varied constituencies, including, but not limited to, District personnel, students, parents, and the public in generalProven ability to work in an environment with frequent interruptions and to effectively and efficiently multi-taskProven planning, organizational, project management, and decision making skills evidencing good and practical judgmentStrong skills in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data on student success and achievementExperience in an urban school district preferred ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties: Oversee all aspects of the District's Virtual Academy, including, but not limited to, course selection and development to ensure that online courses meet curricular objectives and are conducive for online learning.Provide educational leadership, administrative direction, support, guidance, and technical assistance for the District's Virtual Academy.Serve as point of contact and liaison between charter schools, guidance counselors, parents, students, service providers, and the District Administration.Serve as liaison between District faculty and administration relative to the District's Virtual Academy.Provide training and support to students in the use of online learning tools and learning management systems.Provide training and support to parents in the use of student monitoring tools.Manage applicable online systems for service providers, and any other technology used to facilitate online learning.Responsible for registering and managing students in the applicable online system customized by various providers.Assist students in the enrollment process for online learning opportunities.Create an appropriate environment, both virtual and physical, that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.Create and maintain a progress reporting system using the technology provided by service providers.Create and maintain a Virtual Academy website in accordance with District protocol and expectations established by the Director of Community Engagement.Maintain an appropriate inventory of all hardware used by students enrolled in the District's Virtual Academy.Organize and manage the use of hardware for students when hardware is assigned to a student outside of the school building.Work with the Technology Department to ensure optimal online learning.Conduct house visits to online students requiring assistance with the technology medium used for online courses and/or technical difficulties with equipment necessary for online education.Report attendance in the District's data management system and alert any attendance concerns to the Administration in a timely manner.Collaborate with other school districts to encourage an exchange of knowledge and resources in facilitating effective online learning.Regularly and routinely communicate with parents/guardians as to the progress of students.Utilize appropriate strategies and problem-solving tools to make recommendations and decisions within areas of responsibility.Consistently represent the District in a positive and professional manner.With supervisory approval, attend training sessions, conferences, and workshops to keep abreast of current practices, programs, and legal issues associated with areas of responsibility.Perform such other duties as requested/assigned by the Director of Student Support Services TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time (11-month) exempt positionSalary and benefits consistent with the District's approved Compensation and Benefits Plan for Act 93 administratorsEVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationIt is the responsibility of the employee to inform the Department of Human Resources of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be requiredThe information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this positionAdditional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational, and service organization http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368447 ESL Teacher - Various Secondary Positions at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368541 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: ESL Teacher - Various Secondary Positions http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368541 Director of Human Resources at Reading School District, PA http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368443 Reading School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Director of Human ResourcesPosition Goal: To provide leadership and direction in for the Department of Human Resources in support of its strategic plan and short-, medium-, and long-term goals through the execution of best practices in the areas of recruitment, selection, evaluation/assessment, training/professional development, succession planning, employee recognition, and position control.Qualifications: Bachelors in Human Resources/Business Management requiredMaster's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field and SPHR certification preferred.Seven (7) years experience in progressively larger HR roles with significant experience in talent acquisition, employee development, and employee evaluation in an educational setting strongly preferred.Working knowledge, or proven ability to acquire knowledge, of the needs of an educational organization as it relates to educational certification and "highly qualified" professional and paraprofessional staff.Demonstrated ability to lead a team and communicate to a wide variety of audiences orally and in writing.Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated knowledge of group dynamics, consensus-building, problem solving, and conflict resolution.Knowledge of and ability to interpret collective bargaining agreements, employment contracts, and Board policies.Ability to use computer systems and implement the use of HR software applications.Proven planning, organizational, and project management skills.Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret dataESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties: 1 Provides leadership, support, guidance, and technical assistance for the assigned areas of responsibility.2 Remains abreast of all laws, regulations, rules, and policies affecting the employment process from recruitment to severance of the employment relationship.3 Supervises assigned personnel, conducts annual performance appraisals, and makes recommendations for appropriate employment actions, including, but not limited to, hiring, firing, disciplinary action, etc.4 Provides leadership and oversight in the District's recruitment process to include, but not be limited to, the development of legally compliant and organizationally sound job descriptions and applications; the development of a robust recruitment process designed to attract and hire individuals who best meet the needs of the District; the formal assessment of all recruitment activities in terms of the District's success in attracting top talent and the costs associated with the same; the development of a stringent and legally compliant interview process to include an applicant screening process, skills testing if necessary, and a rigorous competency-based interview and selection process; effective reference and background checks; pre-employment physical fitness testing if necessary; formal offers of employment, and adherence to applicable collective bargaining agreements regarding posting of vacancies, etc.5 Provides leadership and oversight of the talent on-boarding process to ensure compliance with all laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.6 Develops and implements an orientation program for all new talent designed to effectively welcome new employees to the District and provide them information and guidance essential to their success through a documented induction program model.7 Develops and implements an exit process for all employees to include effective exit interviews; the return of all District equipment, access cards, and keys; the termination of technology access, etc 8 Oversees the development, implementation, and assessment of staff evaluation processes and procedures to ensure that such processes are legally compliant and conducted with fidelity.9 In conjunction with appropriate administrative personnel, facilitates the development, implementation, and evaluation of staff development activities in such areas as civil rights compliance, unlawful harassment, workplace safety, conducting effective performance evaluations, supervision, etc.10 Compiles emerging trends with candidates in regards to compensation, benefits, and work/life balance and advises senior leadership on findings and recommendations.11 Assists the administrative team in the succession planning process.12 In conjunction with the Business Office, ensures the validity and accuracy of Position Control.13 Responsible for maintaining databases for certification issues, including, but not limited to, tenure, Level I/Level II status, and Act 48/Act 45 compliance.14 Maintains required records and prepares or oversees the preparation of various state and federal employment-related reports and ensures that such reports are completed and submitted accurately in a timely manner.15 Drafts, interprets, and disseminates policies, regulations, procedures, and other important information to staff within assigned areas of responsibility.16 Serves as liaison with the Pennsylvania Department of Education for assigned areas of responsibility.17 Participates in the negotiations process with all employment groups as requested by the Assistant Superintendent.18 Provides leadership and guidance in the development of departmental objectives, standard operating procedures, performance standards, timelines, and reports.19 Attends school board meetings to present personnel agenda items.20 Attends training sessions, conferences, and workshops to keep abreast of current practices, programs, and legal issues associated with areas of responsibility.21 Performs such other duties as requested/assigned by direct supervisor TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time (12-month) exempt positionSalary and benefits consistent with the District's approved Compensation and Benefits Plan and/or individual contract EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnelThe position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationIt is the responsibility of the employee to inform the Department of Human Resources of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be requiredThe information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this positionAdditional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assignedThe Reading School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational, and service organization. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2368443 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!