Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us Principal at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266532 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Principal (1-Position) Location: Poder AcademyOverview: Full-Time + Benefits200 Day ContractMust hold a valid Wyoming Principal CertificationSTART DATEThe start date for this position is expected in August for the 2017-2018 school year and will be communicated when a candidate is selected.MISSIONThe PODER Academy prepares students for college and beyond through rigorous academic and athletic programs.POSITION SUMMARYThe Principal is the primary leader of PODER Academy He/She is hired by and directly accountable to the Chief Executive Officer, and is primarily responsible for the school's success, academic achievement, rigorous culture, organizational structure, and the institution's reputation.This individual should be willing to learn a new structure, culture, and system for contributing to a successful school To be successful in this role the candidate should be a team player and willing to be involved in the mentor and mentee process All interested individuals, regardless of experience level, are highly encouraged to apply.COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITYThe PODER Academy is actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced team of educators We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gener, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, and we are an equal opportunity employer.COMPENSATION AND BENEFITSCompensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience The position includes full benefits, compromising of medical, dental, retirement, and more Medical and dental plans can be utilized after 60 days of employment for the 2017/2018 school year.Qualifications: - Wyoming Administrative Certificate is a requirement- Experience in education, strategic planning, staff development, financial management, and operations- Experience as an effective leader in K-12 student populations- Motivated individual that has a successful track record with creating new programs- B.A./B.Sis required, but an M.A./M.Sis preferred- Analytical problem-solver and solutions-oriented strategic thinker who has overcome complex organizational challenges in the face of difficult opposition- Results-driven educational leader with experience in, and commitment to, standards-based curriculum and the use of data and assessments to drive instructional decisions- Commitment to educating free and reduced lunch students with high expectations- Experience working with English Language Learners- Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus but not a requirement- High level of personal and professional integrity- Incredibly energetic leader, with a proven commitment to excellence in his/her career- Able to pass a background checkResponsibilities: Leadership- Embody and advocate the mission, vision, and strategic direction of the school- Develop and communicate the school's vision and create a strategic plan to achieve that vision- Create, monitor, and sustain high standards of a rigorous school climate and school culture- Concentrate on achieving dramatic improvements in student academic performance- Ensure that every classroom is one of rigorous academic performance and superb teaching- Promote the school passionately and effectively to the community and media- Serve as a role model for the staff, students, parents, and visitors- Fulfill the mission of the school with no excuses or expectationsAdministrative- Evaluate academic achievement through detailed data analysis of student and teacher performance- Comply with the charter accountability requirements, and all relevant federal, state, and city regulations- Handle all matters regarding supervision, performance evaluation, and orientation and training- Document and disseminate the school's academic processes- Create and manage a staff and student code of conduct- Work with the Chief Academic Office and the administrative team to marshal resources for long term financial viability- Ensure that all educational documents that leave the school are at a professional level and are aligned with the mission of the institutionTeaching and Learning- Conduct weekly staff development trainings that are pertinent to the teachers classroom instruction- Observe classrooms weekly and give feedback for individual improvement- Observe other high performing schools and school leaders on biannual basis and continuously use such visits to improve the culture, curriculum, and academic success of the school- Fill in as a teacher if necessaryRequired Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Standard SecondaryProfessional SecondaryRequired Endorsement(s):(One or more are required to qualify for this position.)PRI Principal K-12 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266532 Substitute Teacher at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266531 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Substitute Teacher Location: LCSD#1 Administration BuildingOverview: Substitute teachers will be hired as needed Applications will not be considered if a resume, transcript, and/or valid Wyoming Teaching or Substitute Teaching Certificate is not attached to this applicationQualifications: You must have a valid substitute teaching permit issued by Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board in order to apply An Associate Degree or 65 college credits is required to obtain a substitute teaching permit.Additional/Optional Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Substitute Teaching Permit-65-college credit hours requiredStandard ElementaryStandard SecondarySchool Nurse http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266531 Secondary Music Teacher at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266530 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secondary Music Teacher (1-Position)-2017/2018 CONTRACT YEAR ONLY Location: South High SchoolOverview: **THIS POSITION IS FOR THE 2017/2018 CONTRACT YEAR ONLY****ALL EMPLOYEES WHO BEGIN WORKING FOR THE DISTRICT WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN LARAMIE COUNTY AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**Starting Salary : $48,195.00 + BenefitsMonday - Friday185 Day ContractPosition Summary: The job of Secondary Music Teacher is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for developing students' music appreciation and skills; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians regarding music program and student progress.This job reports to the assigned Building Principal.Essential Functions: Administers music assessments and tests for the purpose of assessing the level of students' competencies.Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.Demonstrates methods required to perform when singing and performing music orally for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.Instructs students (e.gdemonstrate, illustrate, explain, define, direct, guide, compare, motivate, facilitate, differentiate, etc.) for the purpose of improving their music appreciation and oral musical skills.Maintains current research findings relative to learning and especially current practices in music education for the purpose of applying the appropriate principals and becoming a more effective teacher.Maintains musical equipment and supplies in top notch condition for the purpose of ensuring availability of required materials.Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.gclassroom, field trips, concerts, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.Participates in meetings, workshops, training and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.Plans concerts and recitals for the purpose of displaying student performances.Prepares a variety of written materials (e.ggrades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.Reports incidents (e.gfights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to education code and school policies.Responds to inquires from a variety of sources (e.gother teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction.Other Functions: Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unitQualifications: Skills, Knowledge and AbilitiesSKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditionsSpecific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and solve practical problems Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of child development; and behavioral management strategies.ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipmentFlexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methodsAbility is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipmentProblem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plansProblem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limitedSpecific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours.Responsibility: Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functionsThere is a continual opportunity to impact the organization's services.Work Environment: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterityGenerally the job requires 10% sitting, 45% walking, and 45% standing The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.Experience: Job related experience is required.Education: Bachelors degree in job-related area.Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate Wyoming State Department of Education Certificate, endorsement and highly qualified status.Required Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Standard SecondaryRequired Endorsement(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.)MU7 Music 7-12MUS Music K-12 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266530 Speech Language Pathologist at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266528 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Full-Time Speech Language Pathologist (1-Position) Location: Meadowlark Elementary/TBDOverview: **THIS POSITION WILL BE EFFECTIVE FOR THE 2017/2018 CONTRACT YEAR****ALL EMPLOYEES WHO ARE EMPLOYED BY THE DISTRICT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN LARAMIE COUNTY AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**Full-Time, 185 Day ContractMonday-FridayMinimum Base Salary: $48,195.00 + Benefits Position Summary: The job of Speech/Language Pathologist is done for the purpose/s of screening and identifying students with communication disabilities; planning and implementing appropriate treatment to minimize adverse impact on student success; recommending treatment plans; assisting with prevention programs in the classroom; helping students meet performance standards and ensuring appropriate services to students.This job reports to the Building Principal.Essential Functions: Assesses students' communication skills (e.garticulation, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language,etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals (e.gparents, teachers, physicians, administration, maintenance personnel, team members, other professionals, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines.Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.gtesting/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre-referral staffing, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff.Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements.Establishes a screening program for speech/language services in elementary/secondary building as appropriate (e.garticulation tracking for elementary, new referrals, three year comprehensive reassessments, etc.) for the purpose of identifying students with speech language disabilities and providing services.Instructs collaboratively in the classroom supporting literacy and providing prevention and intervention for the purpose of maximizing student success in the least restrictive environment.Interprets medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language Pathologist's experience and goals for the purpose of providing information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.Interprets diagnostic evaluations for the purpose of determining eligibility and documenting appropriate recommendations and developing treatment plans.Maintains files and/or records (e.gprogress reports, activity logs, charts treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance.Monitors student progress toward goals for the purpose of making adjustments that ensure student success.Participates in meetings, workshops, professional growth activities and seminars (e.gtraining, IEPs, team meetings, multidisciplinary team meeting, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information to improve student success.Participates in the development of student IEPs, measurable goals and objectives for the purpose of ensuring student access to the District Curriculum and instruction on State standards and benchmarks.Performs site visits at multiple work sites including home visits for the purpose of providing therapy and assistance as required.Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.gactivity logs, correspondence, memos, treatment plans, reports, required documentation, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.Provides consulting services to parents, teachers, administrators, and colleagues for the purpose of enhancing program support and understanding in order to better meet the needs of the students.Provides speech and language therapy to students through continuous evaluation and annual updating of individual educational plans for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success.Researches resources and methods (e.guses evidence-based practices, intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students' needs.Responds to inquiries (e.gparents, teachers, staff, students, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as appropriate.Serves as the Case Manager for students with disability in the area of speech/language for the purpose of coordinating services and maximizing student success.Transports supplies and equipment to a variety of sites for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items as needed.Other Functions: Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.Qualifications: Appropriate Wyoming State Department of Education Certification in SPEECH PATHOLOGY Responsibility:Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization's services.Work Environment: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity Generally the job requires 40% sitting, 40% walking, and 20% standing The job is performed in a generally hazard free environment.Required Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Speech and LanguageRequired Endorsement(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.)SPA Speech Pathologist K-12 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266528 Speech Language Pathologist at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266529 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Full-Time Speech Language Pathologist (1-Position) Location: Baggs ElementaryOverview: **THIS POSITION WILL BE EFFECTIVE FOR THE 2017/2018 CONTRACT YEAR****ALL EMPLOYEES WHO ARE EMPLOYED BY THE DISTRICT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN LARAMIE COUNTY AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**Full-Time, 185 Day ContractMonday-FridayMinimum Base Salary: $48,195.00 + Benefits Position Summary: The job of Speech/Language Pathologist is done for the purpose/s of screening and identifying students with communication disabilities; planning and implementing appropriate treatment to minimize adverse impact on student success; recommending treatment plans; assisting with prevention programs in the classroom; helping students meet performance standards and ensuring appropriate services to students.This job reports to the Building Principal.Essential Functions: Assesses students' communication skills (e.garticulation, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language,etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals (e.gparents, teachers, physicians, administration, maintenance personnel, team members, other professionals, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines.Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.gtesting/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre-referral staffing, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff.Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements.Establishes a screening program for speech/language services in elementary/secondary building as appropriate (e.garticulation tracking for elementary, new referrals, three year comprehensive reassessments, etc.) for the purpose of identifying students with speech language disabilities and providing services.Instructs collaboratively in the classroom supporting literacy and providing prevention and intervention for the purpose of maximizing student success in the least restrictive environment.Interprets medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language Pathologist's experience and goals for the purpose of providing information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.Interprets diagnostic evaluations for the purpose of determining eligibility and documenting appropriate recommendations and developing treatment plans.Maintains files and/or records (e.gprogress reports, activity logs, charts treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance.Monitors student progress toward goals for the purpose of making adjustments that ensure student success.Participates in meetings, workshops, professional growth activities and seminars (e.gtraining, IEPs, team meetings, multidisciplinary team meeting, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information to improve student success.Participates in the development of student IEPs, measurable goals and objectives for the purpose of ensuring student access to the District Curriculum and instruction on State standards and benchmarks.Performs site visits at multiple work sites including home visits for the purpose of providing therapy and assistance as required.Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.gactivity logs, correspondence, memos, treatment plans, reports, required documentation, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.Provides consulting services to parents, teachers, administrators, and colleagues for the purpose of enhancing program support and understanding in order to better meet the needs of the students.Provides speech and language therapy to students through continuous evaluation and annual updating of individual educational plans for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success.Researches resources and methods (e.guses evidence-based practices, intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students' needs.Responds to inquiries (e.gparents, teachers, staff, students, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as appropriate.Serves as the Case Manager for students with disability in the area of speech/language for the purpose of coordinating services and maximizing student success.Transports supplies and equipment to a variety of sites for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items as needed.Other Functions: Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.Qualifications: Appropriate Wyoming State Department of Education Certification in SPEECH PATHOLOGY Responsibility:Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization's services.Work Environment: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity Generally the job requires 40% sitting, 40% walking, and 20% standing The job is performed in a generally hazard free environment.Required Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Speech and LanguageRequired Endorsement(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.)SPA Speech Pathologist K-12 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266529 Speech Language Pathologist at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266527 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Full-Time Speech Language Pathologist (1-Position) Location: Bain ElementaryOverview: **THIS POSITION WILL BE EFFECTIVE FOR THE 2017/2018 CONTRACT YEAR****ALL EMPLOYEES WHO ARE EMPLOYED BY THE DISTRICT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN LARAMIE COUNTY AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**Full-Time, 185 Day ContractMonday-FridayMinimum Base Salary: $48,195.00 + Benefits Position Summary: The job of Speech/Language Pathologist is done for the purpose/s of screening and identifying students with communication disabilities; planning and implementing appropriate treatment to minimize adverse impact on student success; recommending treatment plans; assisting with prevention programs in the classroom; helping students meet performance standards and ensuring appropriate services to students.This job reports to the Building Principal.Essential Functions: Assesses students' communication skills (e.garticulation, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language,etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals (e.gparents, teachers, physicians, administration, maintenance personnel, team members, other professionals, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines.Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.gtesting/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre-referral staffing, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff.Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements.Establishes a screening program for speech/language services in elementary/secondary building as appropriate (e.garticulation tracking for elementary, new referrals, three year comprehensive reassessments, etc.) for the purpose of identifying students with speech language disabilities and providing services.Instructs collaboratively in the classroom supporting literacy and providing prevention and intervention for the purpose of maximizing student success in the least restrictive environment.Interprets medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language Pathologist's experience and goals for the purpose of providing information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.Interprets diagnostic evaluations for the purpose of determining eligibility and documenting appropriate recommendations and developing treatment plans.Maintains files and/or records (e.gprogress reports, activity logs, charts treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance.Monitors student progress toward goals for the purpose of making adjustments that ensure student success.Participates in meetings, workshops, professional growth activities and seminars (e.gtraining, IEPs, team meetings, multidisciplinary team meeting, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information to improve student success.Participates in the development of student IEPs, measurable goals and objectives for the purpose of ensuring student access to the District Curriculum and instruction on State standards and benchmarks.Performs site visits at multiple work sites including home visits for the purpose of providing therapy and assistance as required.Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.gactivity logs, correspondence, memos, treatment plans, reports, required documentation, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.Provides consulting services to parents, teachers, administrators, and colleagues for the purpose of enhancing program support and understanding in order to better meet the needs of the students.Provides speech and language therapy to students through continuous evaluation and annual updating of individual educational plans for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success.Researches resources and methods (e.guses evidence-based practices, intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students' needs.Responds to inquiries (e.gparents, teachers, staff, students, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as appropriate.Serves as the Case Manager for students with disability in the area of speech/language for the purpose of coordinating services and maximizing student success.Transports supplies and equipment to a variety of sites for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items as needed.Other Functions: Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.Qualifications: Responsibility:Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization's services.Work Environment: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity Generally the job requires 40% sitting, 40% walking, and 20% standing The job is performed in a generally hazard free environment.Required Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Speech and LanguageRequired Endorsement(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.)SPA Speech Pathologist K-12 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266527 Social Worker / Counselor at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266526 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Full-Time Social Worker / Counselor (1-Position) Location: Baggs Elementary/Goins ElementaryOverview: **THIS POSITION WILL BE EFFECTIVE FOR THE 2017/2018 CONTRACT YEAR****ALL EMPLOYEES WHO BEGIN WORKING FOR THE DISTRICT WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN LARAMIE COUNTY AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**Full-Time, 185 Day ContractMonday-FridayMinimum Base Salary: $48,195.00+benefitsPosition Summary: The job of Social Worker is done for the purpose/s of providing a comprehensive systems approach to meet the needs of students through early identification, prevention, intervention, counseling, family and community outreach; assisting students in achieving academic proficiency and positive behavioral outcomes by collaborating with the school, families and community; and promoting equal opportunity for all students to acquire the competence and confidence necessary to meet academic and social-emotional goals.This job reports to the Principal and the Director of Special Services.Essential Functions: Collaborates with school and/or district teams for the purpose of supporting professional learning communities to ensure students meet or exceed social/behavioral and academic proficiency.Collaborates with special education teachers, teams, and administrators for the purpose of interpreting assessment data related to the identification of possible educational disabilities.Consults with staff regarding behavioral management techniques and strategies, functional behavioral assessments, effective development, and the early intervention/prevention of social and behavioral factors for the purpose of demonstrating to them how these can impact academic success.Consults with parents, staff and students (e.gparenting skills, community resources, district programs, social skill development, etc.) for the purpose of assisting in maintaining a positive home and school environment, and building trust between family and district and supporting the child's educational program.Coordinates activities with a variety of outside services agencies, school sites, etc(e.gmental health, child welfare, medical, etc.) for the purpose of providing referrals for families and/or students.Incorporates assessment data in developing and implementing individualized programs and interventions for the purpose of enhancing students' abilities to benefit from educational experiences.Maintains manual and electronic documents, files and records for the purpose of documenting activities, complying with mandated requirements, conveying information and providing an up-to-date reference and audit trail.Mediates conflicts between parents, teachers and/or students for the purpose of resolving issues that could impede student's success.Monitors student progress toward goals for the purpose of making adjustments that ensure student success.Participates in the development of student IEPs measurable goals and objectives for the purpose of ensuring student access to the district curriculum and instruction on State standards and benchmarks.Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.Provides services to children and families that are withing the context of mulitcultural understanding for the purpose of enhancing the families participation and support of the student learning opportunities.Responds to all inquiries for the purpose of providing information on district support services and/or educational programs.Responds to requests for intervention in situations that could negatively impact the student's academic and social development (e.gcounseling, conflict resolution, problem solving, social skills, family and peer relationships, stress management, bullying/violence prevention, anger management, etc.) for the purpose of addressing needs of the student.Serves as a liaison between home and school for the purpose of promoting parent involvement and building parent capacity opportunities.Serves as a member of the multidisciplinary team, building crisis team and as a consultant to the regular education screening committee for the purpose of providing services and input.Assesses student and family needs (e.gfinancial, medical, parenting skills, etc.) for the purpose of developing and implementing individualized plans and services to support educational objectives.Other Functions: Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.Qualifications: Responsibility:Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordination others; utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization's services.Work Environment: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity Generally the job requires 50% sitting, 30% walking and 20% standing The ob is performed under minimal temperature variations and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.Experience: Job related experience within a specialized field is required.Education: Masters degree in job-related area Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate Wyoming State Department of Education certificate and/or endorsement.Clearances: Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.Required Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Counseling/PsychologySocial WorkCounselingRequired Endorsement(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.)COU Counselor K-12SSW School Social Worker K-12 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266526 Resource Room Teacher at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266525 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Full-Time Resource Room Teacher (2-Positions) Location: Hobbs ElementaryOverview: **THIS POSITION WILL BE EFFECTIVE FOR THE 2017/2018 SCHOOL YEAR****ALL EMPLOYEES SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN LARAMIE COUNTY AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**Full-Time, 185 Day ContractMonday-FridayMinimum Base Salary: $48,195.00 + BenefitsPosition Summary: The job of Resource Teacher is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for facilitating student success in academic areas; supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.This job reports to the Building Principal.Essential Functions: Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans within established lesson plans.Administers developmental testing programs, subject specific assessments, etcfor the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans.Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations of student achievements, developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.Advises students for the purpose of improving performance, health status, problem solving techniques and a variety of personal issues.Assesses student progress toward objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.Collaborates with instructional staff, instructional groups, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes and achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.Directs student teachers, paraprofessionals, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course of study.Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.gclassroom, playground, field trips, halls, lunchroom, commons, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.Monitors student progress towards goals for the purpose of making adjustments that ensure student success.Participates in the development of student IEP's measurable goals and objectives for the purpose of ensuring student access to the District Curriculum and instruction on State standards and benchmarks.Participates in a variety of meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.gprofessional, staff, department, IEP, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.Prepares and maintains a variety of written and/or electronic materials and records (e.ggrades, attendance, anecdotal records, IEPs, evaluations, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.Reports incidents (e.gfights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code and school policies.Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.gother teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction.Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.Supports classroom teachers for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or individual student plans.Other Functions: Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.Qualifications: Wyoming State Department of Education Certification in assigned areaSkills, Knowledge and Abilities: SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of child development; and behavioral management strategies.ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours.Responsibility:Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization's services.Work Environment: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity Generally the job requires 34% sitting, 33% walking, and 33% standing The job is performed in a clean atmosphere.Required Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Standard ElementaryProfessional ElementaryRequired Endorsement(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.)6SE Exceptional Generalist K-6XAC Exceptional Specialist-AH K-12XBE Exceptional Specialist-BEH K-12XBM Exceptional Specialist-BM K-12XED Exceptional Specialist-ED K-12XSE Exceptional-Generalist K12 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266525 Physical Education / Health Teacher at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266524 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Full-Time Physical Education / Health Teacher (2-Positions) Location: South High SchoolOverview: **THESE POSITION'S WILL BE FOR THE 2017/2018 CONTRACT YEAR****ALL EMPLOYEES WHO BEGIN WORKING FOR THE DISTRICT WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN LARAMIE COUNTY AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**Full-Time, 185 Day ContractMonday - FridayMinimum Base Salary: $48,195.00 + BenefitsPosition Summary: The job of Classroom Teacher is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsiblity for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans; delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.This job reports to the Building Principal.Essential Functions: Administers subject specific assessments for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans.Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.Directs assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.Instructs students (e.gdemonstrate, illustrate, define, explain, direct, prepare, compare, differentiate, motivate, guide, facilitate, etc.) for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course of study.Maintains district equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability of the equipment in a safe operating condition and reports defective equipment to the appropriate district personnel for fixing and repairing.Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe school learning environment.Monitors students in a variety of educational environment (e.gclassroom, playground, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.Participates in a variety of meetings, workshops, training and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.Prepares a variety of written materials (e.ggrades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.Remains current on research finding relative to teaching and learning for the purpose of applying the appropriate principals and becoming a more effective teacher.Reports incidents (e.gfights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to education code and school policies.Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.gother teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction.Utilizes accepted principals of learning in an effective manner (e.gtransfer, reinforcement, motivation, retention, etc.) for the purpose of providing excellent classroom instruction.Other Functions: Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unitQualifications: Skills, Knowledge and AbilitiesSKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents and /or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of child development; and behavioral management strategies.ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meeting, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job related equipment Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours.Responsibility: Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization's services.Work Environment: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting; carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 45% walking, and 45% standing The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.Experience: Job related experience is required.Education: Bachelors degree in job-related area.Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate Wyoming State Department of Education Certificate, endorsement and highly qualified status.Required Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Standard SecondaryRequired Endorsement(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.)HEK Health K-12HEA Health SecondaryPE7 Physical Education 7-12PED Physical Education K-12 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266524 Physical Education Teacher at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266523 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Full-Time Physical Education Teacher (1-Position) (Grades K-5) Location: Poder AcademyMission: The PODER Academy prepares students for college and beyond through rigorous academic and athletic programs.Position Summary: The PODER Academy is looking for a passionate and dedicated Physical Education Teacher Duties will include teaching daily classes to students, working with students in small groups and one-on-one, conducting sports practices after school, coordinating tennis leagues and tournaments, and participating in various school activities.Salary: The PODER Academy is offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits (medical & dental for employee and dependents, employer matching retirement with the Wyoming Retirement System, and more).Qualifications: · Physical Education Endorsement for K-12 Grades· Teaching Certificate and PTSB Tennis Coaching Permit· USPTA or PTR certification, or able to gain certification· Interested in earning USPTA or PTR Certification· Able to pass a background check· Able to effectively teach large groups of students (15 to 20 students)· Passion and/or experience working with ages 5-13· Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus but not a requirement· Able to work long hours in any type of weatherResponsibilities: · Institute a structured court setting· Provide class, small group, and individual instruction· Conduct after school practices· Facilitate tournaments and league play on the weekends and evenings· Teach classes during the day· Assist in other school related activities and dutiesCommitment to Diversity: The PODER Academy is actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced team of educators We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, and we are a equal opportunity employer.Required Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Standard ElementaryProfessional ElementaryRequired Endorsement(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.)CTN Coaching TennisPED Physical Education K-12 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266523 Physical Education Teacher at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266522 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Full-Time Physical Education Teacher (1-Position) Location: PODER Secondary Academy (Grades 6-9)Mission: The PODER Academy prepares students for college and beyond through rigorous academic and athletic programs.Position Summary: The PODER Academy is looking for a passionate and dedicated Physical Education Teacher Duties will include teaching daily classes to students, working with students in small groups and one-on-one, conducting sports practices after school, coordinating tennis leagues and tournaments, and participating in various school activities.Salary: The PODER Academy is offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits (medical & dental for employee and dependents, employer matching retirement with the Wyoming Retirement System, and more).Qualifications: · Physical Education Endorsement for K-12 Grades· Teaching Certificate and PTSB Tennis Coaching Permit· USPTA or PTR certification, or able to gain certification· Interested in earning USPTA or PTR Certification· Able to pass a background check· Able to effectively teach large groups of students (15 to 20 students)· Passion and/or experience working with ages 5-13· Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus but not a requirement· Able to work long hours in any type of weatherResponsibilities: · Institute a structured court setting· Provide class, small group, and individual instruction· Conduct after school practices· Facilitate tournaments and league play on the weekends and evenings· Teach classes during the day· Assist in other school related activities and dutiesCommitment to Diversity: The PODER Academy is actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced team of educators We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, and we are a equal opportunity employer.Required Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Standard ElementaryProfessional ElementaryRequired Endorsement(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.)CTN Coaching TennisPED Physical Education K-12 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266522 Career Counselor at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266521 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Full-Time Career Counselor (1-Position) Location: Central High SchoolOverview: **THIS POSITION IS FOR THE 2017/2018 CONTRACT YEAR****ALL EMPLOYEES WHO BEGIN WORKING FOR THE DISTRICT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN LARAMIE COUNTY AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**Full-Time; 185 Day Contract Monday - FridaySalary : $48,195.00 minimum base + BenefitsPosition Summary: The job of Career Counselor is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional program with specific responsibilities for providing students with information on career and/or post high school educational opportunities appropriate to the students abilities, aptitudes and interests; administering and interpreting career assessment tools; planning onsite presentations by college and/or career representatives; and working with parents, teachers, administrators and community personnel to meet the needs of students.This job reports to the Building Principal.Essential Functions: Administers and interprets assessments (e.gPLAN, PSAT, ACT, PAWS, Kuder, etc.) for the purpose of determining students career interests, values, skills, and personality type.Assists students in planning their educational program for the purpose of helping to ensure the success of the student while in school and after graduation.Assists students (e.gfinancial aid, college materials, applications, on line registration, scholarships, individual career plans, using job search skills, etc.) for the purpose of supporting activities necessary for gaining admittance and securing financial aid for post graduation academic and/or vocational opportunities.Attends professional development workshops and conferences for the purpose of upgrading knowledge and skills in the areas of career development and mental health issues related to adolescents.Collaborates with a wide variety of internal and external groups (e.gCareer and Technical Education Team, CTE Coordinator, Parent Advisory Council, Business Advisory Council, etc.) for the purpose of implementing programs, gathering information and addressing problems.Conducts student workshops and/or presentations for the purpose of providing student with information regarding occupational programs, career center's services, and/or other post high school opportunities.Conducts classroom presentations and individual interviews at the junior and senior high school level for the purpose of informing students about career services and resources that are available and assists students in the career planning process.Coordinates on-campus site visits by college and university recruiters, employers and military personnel for the purpose of enhancing students access to educational opportunities.Evaluates transcripts for the purpose of scheduling students in correct classes.Instructs students for the purpose of how to use computer career planning system to take self-assessments and explore career options.Maintains a variety of confidential and non-confidential manual and electronic lists and records (e.ginventory of college catalogs, applications and web site locations, student career pathways and plans, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials for internal use and distribution as required.Monitors student activities in the career center for the purpose of providing a safe and positive environment.Organizes career center activities and events (e.gcollege and career fairs, job shadowing, web page, etc.) for the purpose of informing students and parents about current career information.Participates in a variety of meetings, workshops and committees (e.gprofessional conferences, class visits, community service group meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and enhancing knowledge and skills to better serve students.Prepares a variety of documents, reports and written materials (e.gindividual awards, invitations, event programs, bulletins, reports, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to parents and staff; providing written support; developing recommendations; and/or conveying information.Provides counseling for the purpose of addressing the social, emotional, academic and career planning needs of secondary students.Researches educational and/or career opportunities for the purpose of providing students with the most current information on educational and/or career opportunities.Schedules career and/or vocational assessments of students' interests and abilities for the purpose of evaluating career options.Solicits information and/or materials from colleges and other organizations (e.gcollege, trade/technical schools, college videos, etc.) for the purpose of enhancing the career center reference collection and providing additional resource for students and parents.Supervises student workers and career development specialist for the purpose of ensuring that work functions are completed correctly and within specific timeframes.Other Functions: Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.Qualifications: Responsibility:Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization's services.Work Environment: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity Generally the job requires 30% sitting, 30% walking, and 40% standing The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.Experience: Job related experience within a specialized field is required.Education: Masters degree in job-related area Certificates and Licenses: - Appropriate Wyoming State Department of Education- Certificate and endorsement in school counseling and highly qualified statusClearances: Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance Required Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Standard SecondaryProfessional SecondaryCounseling/PsychologyCounselingRequired Endorsement(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.)COU Counselor K-12CO7 Counselor Secondary http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266521 Resource Room Teacher at Laramie County School District #1, WY http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266520 Laramie County School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): 1/2 Time Resource Room Teacher (1-Position) Location: Davis ElementaryOverview: **THIS POSITION WILL BE EFFECTIVE FOR THE 2017/2018 SCHOOL YEAR****ALL EMPLOYEES SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN LARAMIE COUNTY AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**Half-Time, 185 Day ContractMonday-FridayMinimum Base Salary: $48,195.00 + Benefits(Pro-Rated for 1/2 Time)Position Summary: The job of Resource Teacher is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for facilitating student success in academic areas; supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.This job reports to the Building Principal.Essential Functions: Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans within established lesson plans.Administers developmental testing programs, subject specific assessments, etcfor the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans.Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations of student achievements, developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.Advises students for the purpose of improving performance, health status, problem solving techniques and a variety of personal issues.Assesses student progress toward objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.Collaborates with instructional staff, instructional groups, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes and achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.Directs student teachers, paraprofessionals, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course of study.Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.gclassroom, playground, field trips, halls, lunchroom, commons, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.Monitors student progress towards goals for the purpose of making adjustments that ensure student success.Participates in the development of student IEP's measurable goals and objectives for the purpose of ensuring student access to the District Curriculum and instruction on State standards and benchmarks.Participates in a variety of meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.gprofessional, staff, department, IEP, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.Prepares and maintains a variety of written and/or electronic materials and records (e.ggrades, attendance, anecdotal records, IEPs, evaluations, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.Reports incidents (e.gfights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code and school policies.Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.gother teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction.Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.Supports classroom teachers for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or individual student plans.Other Functions: Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.Qualifications: Wyoming State Department of Education Certification in assigned areaSkills, Knowledge and Abilities: SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of child development; and behavioral management strategies.ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours.Responsibility:Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization's services.Work Environment: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity Generally the job requires 34% sitting, 33% walking, and 33% standing The job is performed in a clean atmosphere.Required Certificate(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.) Standard ElementaryProfessional ElementaryRequired Endorsement(s): (One or more are required to qualify for this position.)6SE Exceptional Generalist K-6XAC Exceptional Specialist-AH K-12XBE Exceptional Specialist-BEH K-12XBM Exceptional Specialist-BM K-12XED Exceptional Specialist-ED K-12XSE Exceptional-Generalist K12 http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2266520 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!