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  GARFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 16
 

0460 Stone Quarry Road, PO BOX 68 

(970) 285-5701 FAX:  (970) 285-5711


Garfield County School District No. 16 is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability.

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  Certified teaching positions require a Colorado certificate or license, and certified salary is based upon education and experience.

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 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS
 

Grand Valley Center for Family Learning

Kindergarten/1st Grade Teacher (2019-2020 School Year)

Job Description:                                                        

  • Works with a team to plan instruction and assessment aligned with CAS and expeditions.
  • Adopts instruction to meet the individual needs of all Kindergarten/1st Grade students resulting in advanced achievement.
  • Grows professionally and develops expertise in all areas of instruction.
  • Maintains positive, interpersonal relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in education
  • Colorado Teacher Licensure - Elementary or Early Childhood Endorsement
  • Preferred bilingual

Preschool Teacher (2019-2020 School Year)

Job Description:

  • Plan, organize, and implement activities using teaching strategies Gold.
  • Track child progress in developmental domains and report to families.
  • Work as a team member.
  • Creating a warm and safe learning environment.
Qualifications:
Minimum requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2-year Associates Degree or 2 years of verifiable college course work (48 semester credit hours) or the ability to successfully pass the WorkKeys proficiency test
Preferred:
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Bilingual

Preschool Paraprofessional (2019-2020 School Year)

Job Description:

  • Supports classroom teacher with educational strategies and curriculum
  • Works directly with students and small groups
  • Helps manage student behavior
  • Executes professional, clerical, and environmental request of teacher
  • Participates in team PLC's
  • Uses positive strategies to enhance student learning.
  • Understands early childhood development

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2-year associates degree or 2 years of verifiable college course work (48 credit hours) or the ability to successfully pass the WorkKeys proficiency test
  • Experience working with young children
  • Bilingual preferred

Bea Underwood Elementary

Elementary Teacher (2019-2020 School Year)

Job description:

The principles, strategies, and resources of Expeditionary Learning will be implemented by the teacher creating a high performing, engaging, and innovative classroom.  Classroom instruction is dedicated to discovery, inquiry, critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration.  Collaboration with colleagues is essential to provide vision and direction to the curriculum and to the designing of interdisciplinary locally based expeditions.  Rigorous academics and strong character/culture development will be enhanced through service learning.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum B. A. or B.S. in Elementary Education
  • Hold or be able to obtain Colorado Teachers’ Certificate/License for Elementary Education
  • Expeditionary Learning background preferred (training available if not experienced with EL)
  • Knowledge of current highly effective teaching strategies and research in all subjects
  • Use formative data in the classroom to make instructional changes everyday
  • Able to work collaboratively with all staff including team lesson planning
  • Motivate students and invest them in their academic goals
  • Construct and execute multi-tiered lesson plans, aligned with the state standards
  • Foster a classroom environment that supports student achievement of academic goals-discipline with dignity and empathy supported by appropriate consequences
  • Conduct varied assessments to benchmark and document student progress
  • Work with students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds
  • Build strong personal relationships with students and families
  • Collaborate in a professional manner with colleagues from diverse backgrounds in a way that prioritizes student achievement
  • Desire to learn and improve professionally and personally everyday
  • Computer and Technology skills preferred

Grand Valley Middle School

English/Language Arts Teacher (2019-2020 School Year)

Job Description:

  • Garfield County School District 16 has a system in place for those who aspire to get endorsed in other content areas or who wish to pursue a Master's degree.
  • Teaching English and Social Studies in a Standard Based environment with record keeping, grading, assessing and reporting.
  • Four-Day School Week (Tuesday-Friday), Professional Development every other Monday
  • Grand Valley Middle School operates as an Expeditionary Learning School
  • Must be able to work in cross-curricular teams as well as a your content areas
  • Opportunity to oversee activities, clubs, and/or coach.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum B. A. in Education with Secondary English endorsement/emphasis OR Secondary Social Studies endorsement. Both preferred, NOT required.
  • Hold or be able to obtain Colorado Teachers' Certificate/License in Secondary English or Secondary Social Studies from Colorado Department of Education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Colorado standards, assessment of the standard, and the ability to facilitate data driven instruction in the standards based classroom
  • Experience preferred
  • Computer and Technology skills preferred
  • Experience working with diverse populations

English Language Learners/Multicultural Teacher (2019-2020 School Year)

Job Description:

  • Garfield County School District 16 has a system in place for those who aspire to get endorsed in other content areas or who wish to pursue a Master's degree.
  • Support our ELL population in a Standard Based environment with record keeping, grading, assessing and reporting.
  • Plans a program of study that is appropriate to the maturity and interest of students and I meets their individual needs and abilities.
  • Creates a positive classroom environment which upholds and enforces the school rules and is conducive to learning.
  • The teacher will guide the learning process to increase student achievement in accordance with the curriculum and consistent with state and local standards.
  • Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required in a timely and confidential manner.
  • Work with other professionals to determine special learning needs of pupils on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of specialists as required.
  • Collaborates with colleagues, students, and/or parents on an ongoing basis concerning student academic and behavioral progress.
  • Four-Day School Week (Tuesday-Friday), Professional Development every other Monday.
  • Grand Valley Middle School operates as an Expeditionary Learning School.
  • Must be able to work in cross-curricular teams as well as a your content areas.
  • Opportunity to oversee activities, clubs, and/or coach. 
Qualifications:
  • Minimum B. A. in Education from an accredited college or university 

  • Hold or be able to obtain Colorado Teachers' Certificate/License from Colorado Department of Education. 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Colorado standards, assessment of the standard, and the ability to facilitate. data driven instruction in the standards based classroom. 

  • Experience preferred. 

  • Computer and Technology skills preferred. 

  • Experience working with diverse populations

Mathematics Teacher (2019-2020 School Year)

Job Description:

  • Garfield County School District 16 has a system in place for those who aspire to get endorsed in other content areas or who wish to pursue a Master's degree.
  • Teaching math and science in a Standard Based environment with record keeping, grading, assessing and reporting.
  • Four-Day School Week (Tuesday-Friday), Professional Development every other Monday.
  • Grand Valley Middle School operates as an Expeditionary Learning School.
  • Must be able to work in cross-curricular teams as well as a math department.
  • Opportunity to oversee activities, clubs, and/or coach.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum B. A. in Education with a Math endorsement
  • Hold or be able to obtain Colorado Teachers' Certificate/License in Math from Colorado Department of Education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Colorado standards, assessment of the standard, and the ability to facilitate data driven instruction in the standards based classroom
  • Experience preferred
  • Computer and Technology skills preferred
  • Experience working with diverse populations

Science Teacher (2019-2020 School Year)

Job Description:

  • Garfield County School District 16 has a system in place for those who aspire to get endorsed in other content areas or who wish to pursue a Master's degree.
  • Teaching math and science in a Standard Based environment with record keeping, grading, assessing and reporting.
  • Four-Day School Week (Tuesday-Friday), Professional Development every other Monday.
  • Grand Valley Middle School operates as an Expeditionary Learning School.
  • Must be able to work in cross-curricular teams as well as a math department.
  • Opportunity to oversee activities, clubs, and/or coach.  
Qualifications:
  • Minimum B. A. in Education with a Science endorsement
  • Hold or be able to obtain Colorado Teachers' Certificate/License in Science from Colorado Department of Education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Colorado standards, assessment of the standard, and the ability to facilitate data driven instruction in the standards based classroom
  • Experience preferred
  • Computer and Technology skills preferred
  • Experience working with diverse populations

Paraprofessional - General Education (2019-2020 School Year)

Job Description:

  • This position requires a solid understanding and ability to demonstrate middle school content specific to reading, writing, and math skills
  • The ability to take advice regarding ways of helping students meet his/her IEP goals is essential to this position.
  • This position requires a caring, focused, and responsible disposition while working closely with a small number students as it pertains to specific student needs.
  • Day-to-day duties will include: small-group teaching, 1-on-1 pull-out and in-class support as it pertains to specific student needs.  
  • Work with content teachers to appropriately modify assignments as needed. Assisting students with testing accommodations during classroom, district, state, and national assessments.  
  • This position also includes some school duties such as playground or lunchroom duty.  The hours of this position are 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Tuesday - Friday.
 Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Ability to become CPI Restraint Trained
  • 2 year associate's degree or 2 years of verifiable college course work (48 semester hours) OR the ability to successfully pass the WorkKeys proficiency test

Coaches - 7th & 8th Grade Girls' Basketball

Grand Valley Middle School is seeking applications of candidates for 7th & 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball Coaches.  These are part-time, seasonal, salaried positions located in Parachute, CO. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
 
Responsibilities include:

  • Reinforce effective operation and management of the basketball program, which would include, but not limited to planning and organizing, and promoting safety for the Grand Valley Basketball Team, Activities Department, and PEG League rules.
  • Demonstrate productive coaching strategies, skills and knowledge of basketball (both offensive and defensive) to athletes.
  • Establish effective communication and build quality relationships with student participants, parents, and community in general.
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment for athletes during practice and games.
  • Assist the student athlete in the areas of academic excellence, eligibility, and provide an atmosphere of personal growth.
  • A genuine commitment and work ethic to Grand Valley Middle School philosophies, students, staff and surrounding community.
  • Supervise student before, during and after practice until parent/guardian arrives to pick up the athlete.
 Desired qualifications:
  • Three or more years of basketball coaching experience.
  • Skills related to coaching, teaching, and mentoring athletes.
  • Knowledge of PEG League rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge and management of sports related injuries.
Required qualifications:
  • Must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
  • Must have Concussion certification from the NFHS.
  • Must complete school district small vehicle training.

Coaches - 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball

Grand Valley Middle School is seeking applications of candidates for 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball Coaches for the Fall of 2019. These are part-time, seasonal, salaried positions located in Parachute, CO. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Job Description & Qualifications:

  • Assist in effective operation and management of the volleyball program, which would include, but not limited to planning, organizing, safety, and promoting the Grand Valley Volleyball Team, Activities Department, and PEG League rules.
  • Support coach in teaching coaching, strategies, skills and knowledge of volleyball to athletes.
  • Support communication and build quality relationships with student participants, parents, and community in general.
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment for athletes during practice and games.
  • To assist the student athlete in the areas of academic excellence, eligibility, and provide an atmosphere of personal growth.
  • A genuine commitment and work ethic to Grand Valley Middle School philosophies, students, staff and surrounding community.
  • Supervise student before, during and after practice until parent/guardian arrives to pick up the athlete.
Desired qualifications:
  • One to three years of volleyball coaching experience.
  • Skills related to coaching, teaching, and mentoring athletes.
  • Knowledge of PEG League rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge and management of sports related injuries.
 Required qualifications:
  • Must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
  • Must have Concussion certification from the NFHS.
  • Must complete school district small vehicle training.

Grand Valley High School

Art Teacher (2019-2020 School Year)

Job Description:

  • Teaching Art in a Standard Based environment with electronic record keeping, grading, assessing and reporting.
  • Must be able to teach:  High School Art, Pottery, AP Studio Art and AP Art History
  • Four Day School Week (Tuesday-Friday), Professional Development every other Monday
  • Grand Valley High School operates in an AP for All philosophy,
  • Must be able to work with colleagues for the betterment of the student
  • Will oversee activities, clubs, and/or coach
 Qualifications:
  • Minimum B. A. in Art Education
  • Hold or be able to obtain a Colorado Teachers' Certificate/License from Colorado Department of Education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Colorado standards through assessment of the standards with the ability to use appropriate methods to assess what each student has learned, including formal and informal assessments and use results to plan further instruction.
  • Experience in dynamic, researched based instructional strategies
  • Develop lessons that reflect the interconnectedness of content areas/disciplines. Employ instructional strategies that include literacy, numeracy, and language development across the content areas.
  • Prefer background and experience with AP curriculum to establish and communicate high expectations for all students and plan instruction that helps students develop critical-thinking and problem solving skills.  Proven practice where students monitor their progress toward achieving teacher’s high expectations.
  • Computer and Technology skills required
  • Foster a predictable learning environment in which each student has a positive, nurturing relationship with caring adults and peers.  Engage students as individuals with unique interests and strengths.

Science Teacher (2019-2020 School Year)

Job Description:

  • Teaching Science in a Standard Based environment with record keeping, grading, assessing and reporting.
  • Courses could include:  AP Environmental Science, AP Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Science Seminar
  • Four Day School Week (Tuesday-Friday), Professional Development every other Monday
  • Grand Valley High School an AP for All philosophy, all Freshmen take AP Environmental Science.
  • Must be able to work in cross curricular teams as well as the Science department
  • Opportunity to oversee activities, clubs, and/or coach

Qualifications:

  • Minimum B. A. in Education with Secondary Science endorsement/emphasis
  • Hold or be able to obtain Colorado Teachers' Certificate/License in Secondary Science from Colorado Department of Education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Colorado standards, assessment of the standard, and the ability to utilize student data to drive instruction in the standards based classroom
  • Experience in dynamic, researched based instructional strategies
  • Strong background in integrating the teaching of reading, writing, and mathematical problem solving
  • Computer and Technology skills preferred
  • Experience working with diverse populations

Paraprofessional - Special Education (Mild/Moderate Needs) - (2019-2020 School Year)

Job Description:
Personnel will participate with a team of service providers to offer a variety of services in a variety of environments ranging from self-contained 1-on-1; pullout 1-on-1 and/or small group; and push-in or pullout 1-on-1 and/or small-group services for both Severe Needs and Mild-Moderate Needs students.  Must be willing to provide assistance in all core and elective subject areas.
 
Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 year associate's degree or 2 years of verifiable college course work (48 semester hours) OR the ability to successfully pass the WorkKeys proficiency test
  • Must cover a variety of situations: schedule varies hourly
  • Job shadowing on and off site for students who are eligible, must be certified to drive the small bus/suburban to facilitate job shadow opportunities.
  • Research, find, and use lessons plans/materials to use in resource room
  • Consistently communicate the student’s/classroom’s needs, progress, lack of progress, etc… with Severe Needs Director.
  • Progress monitoring of every goal/objective in student’s IEP
  • Be able to collaborate and assist with general education instructors in classes where severe needs students are scheduled
  • Responsible for 1-on-1 directly-and/or other severe needs students indirectly (when assigned)-during off-campus activities (safety, participation)
  • Responsible for safety of assigned student, self, other students
  • Responsible for ensuring consistency in flow of program for severe needs students (severe needs director is not always on site or available)
  • Certification in CPI (district may provide training)
  • Be able to work with mild-moderate needs students in general classroom environment

Assistant Coach - Boys' Basketball

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Asst. Boys’ Basketball Coach for Winter 2019-20.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position (dependent on participation numbers) located in Parachute, CO.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Responsibilities include:

  • Effective professionalism and management of the Boys’ Basketball program which would include, but not limited to: scheduling, planning, organizing, in-season and off-season training, budgeting, safety and promoting the boys’ basketball, Grand Valley Activities Department and CHSAA.
  • Demonstrate productive & positive coaching strategies, skills and knowledge of basketball/fitness/training.
  • Establish solid communication and build quality relationships with student participants, parents and the community in general.
  • To assist the student athlete in the areas of academic excellence and eligibility and provide an atmosphere of personal growth.
  • A genuine commitment to Grand Valley High School philosophies, students, staff, and surrounding community.Create and support program purpose in participant intellectual development, agency, productive citizenship, and personal wellness  

Desired qualifications:

  • One to three years of coaching experience.
  • Skills related to coaching, teaching, recruiting, and mentoring athletes.
  • Knowledge of CHSAA rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge and management of sports related injuries.
  • Teaching Credentials preferred. 

Required qualifications:

  • Must possess or gain CHSAA coaching certification.
  • Must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED certification based on district policy.
  • Must have Concussion certification from the NFHS.
  • Must complete school district small vehicle training.
  • Must complete the CHSAA test with 100% accuracy.

Head Coach - Cheerleading

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Head Cheerleading Coach.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position located in Parachute, CO.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
 
Responsibilities include:

  1. Effective professionalism and management of the Cheerleading program which would include, but not limited to: scheduling, planning, organizing, in-season and off-season training, budgeting, safety and promoting the wrestling team and Grand Valley Activities Department and CHSAA.
  2. Demonstrate productive coaching strategies, skills and knowledge of cheer/dance/stunting/fitness/training.
  3. Establish solid communication and build quality relationships with student participants, parents and the community in general.
  4. To assist the student athlete in the areas of academic excellence and eligibility and provide an atmosphere of personal growth.
  5. A genuine commitment to Grand Valley High School philosophies, students, staff, and surrounding community.
  6. Create and support program purpose in participant intellectual development, agency, productive citizenship, and personal wellne
Desired qualifications:
  1. One to three years of Head coaching experience.
  2. Skills related to coaching, teaching, recruiting, and mentoring athletes.
  3. Knowledge of CHSAA rules and regulations.
  4. Knowledge and management of sports related injuries.
  5. Teaching Credentials preferred.
Required qualifications:
  1. Must possess or gain CHSAA coaching certification.
  2. Must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED certification based on district policy.
  3. Must have Concussion certification from the NFHS.
  4. Must complete school district small vehicle training.
  5. Must complete the CHSAA test with 100% accuracy.

Head Coach - Wrestling

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Head Wrestling Coach for Winter 2019-2020.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position located in Parachute, CO.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Effective professionalism and management of the TEAM GRAND VALLEY Wrestling program which would include, but not limited to: scheduling, planning, organizing, in-season and off-season training, budgeting, safety and promoting the wrestling team and Grand Valley Activities Department and CHSAA.
  • Demonstrate productive coaching strategies, skills and knowledge of wrestling/fitness/training.
  • Establish solid communication and build quality relationships with student participants, parents and the community in general.
  • To assist the student athlete in the areas of academic excellence and eligibility and provide an atmosphere of personal growth.
  • A genuine commitment to Grand Valley High School philosophies, students, staff, and surrounding community.
  • Create and support program purpose in participant intellectual development, agency, productive citizenship, and personal wellness 

Desired qualifications:

  • One to three years of Head coaching experience.
  • Skills related to coaching, teaching, recruiting, and mentoring athletes.
  • Knowledge of CHSAA rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge and management of sports related injuries.
  • Teaching Credentials preferred. 

Required qualifications:

  • Must possess or gain CHSAA coaching certification.
  • Must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED certification based on district policy.
  • Must have Concussion certification from the NFHS.
  • Must complete school district small vehicle training.
  • Must complete the CHSAA test with 100% accuracy.

Summer Advantage

Certified Teachers

Description:
Summer Advantage is for students in grades K-8th students to increase mastery of foundational literacy and math skills. The goal of the program is to prevent regression of learned skills during the summer months. Summer Advantage will be located at Bea Underwood Elementary, from May 28 through June 28, 2019, (Tuesday-Friday), 8:00-3:00. With PD Mondays on June 3rd and 17th from 8-12 p.m.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively use and analyze data to meet student targets and goals
  • Inspire students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge that aligns with; Personal Wellness, Intellectual Development, Productive Citizenship and Student Agency
  • Help each student learn content targets and skills
  • Plan content that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of each student
  • Use crew structures to build a community and to build a positive rapport with students
  • Create an engaging classroom environment favorable to student learning and personal growth
  • Develop lesson plans that aligns to standards and integrate instructional practices to meet the needs of all students
  • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences to best utilize the available time for instruction
  • Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day
Qualifications:

  • Minimum B. A. or B.S. in Elementary Education
  • Hold or be able to obtain Colorado Teachers’ Certificate/License for Elementary Education
  • Want to be part of an innovative program that supports personalized learning experiences for students

Classified Paraprofessionals

Description:
Summer Advantage is for students in grades K-8th students to increase mastery of foundational literacy and math skills. The goal of the program is to prevent regression of learned skills during the summer months. Summer Advantage will be located at Bea Underwood Elementary, from May 28 through June 28, 2019, (Tuesday-Friday), 8:00-3:00. With PD Mondays on June 3rd and 17th from 8-12pm
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspire students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge that aligns with; Personal Wellness, Intellectual Development, Productive Citizenship and Student Agency
  • Support each student learn content targets and skills
  • Support content that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of each student
  • Support crew structures to build a community and to build a positive rapport with students
  • Support an engaging classroom environment favorable to student learning and personal growth
  • Support  lesson plans that aligns to standards and integrate instructional practices to meet the needs of all students
  • Support in the supervision of students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Want to be part of an innovative program that supports personalized learning experiences for students

District-Wide (K-12 Education)   

Physical Therapist

General Description of the Role
The school-based Physical Therapist (PT) provides services to students ages birth – 21 within the Garfield 16 school district to help students benefit from special education.  Job related activities include screenings, evaluations, Individualized Education Plan (IEP) development, and direct and indirect therapeutic services.  
 
Qualifications Required

Education:       Bachelor’s or master’s degree

Licensure:        Educator licensing issued by the Colorado Department of Education Special Service Provider Endorsement

Qualifications Preferred

  • Current Certification from the Colorado State Physical Therapy Board
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification or equivalent

Supervisor:                 District Director of Special Education and Superintendent
Compensation:           Professional Salary Matrix
Status:                         Exempt
Working Conditions:    Heavy lifting; frequent travel required; assist students in feeding, ambulation, toileting (including diaper changing), and other self-help needs; management and de-escalation of students with aggressive behaviors
 
Specific Skills Preferred

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with team members
  • Leadership skills that support program objectives
  • Effective teaching skills
  • Understanding of the IEP process
  • Experience with special populations
  • Familiarity with standardized and non-standardized assessments
  • Exposure to adaptive equipment and assistive technology and transfer training
  • Knowledge of school based OT/PT model
Major Areas of Responsibility and Duties Specific to this Job
  • Conduct screenings, evaluations, assessments of children birth – age 21
  • Determine student’s strengths, needs, and services warranted
  • Help identify long-term goals for post-school outcomes
  • Refer for other discipline involvement when appropriate
  • Assist IEP teams with the development and implementation of IEPs
  • Provide direct and indirect therapy services to students per IEP
  • Train and consult with teachers, providers, and family members regarding curriculum, adaptations, modifications, and student participation and performance
  • Educate self, staff, and students in the proper use of assistive technology, including specialized software and hardware and high/low technologies
  • Modify environments to allow access for all students
  • Document services provided and monitor student progress
  • May participate as member of the Statewide Augmentative, Alternative, Assistive Communication Team (SWAAAC) and may arrange for SWAAAC evaluations when necessary
Professionalism

An exemplary staff member consistently demonstrates all of the following:

  • Manages oneself (is organized, prepared, and punctual; manages resources; meets deadlines; follows through on commitments; demonstrates appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environmental expectations)
  • Consistently acts in ways that directly support various missions
  • Effectively maintains relationships at multiple levels (individual, team, Mountain BOCES, schools, districts)
  • Delivers significant, noteworthy contributions to team and organizational goals
  • Is respectful and collaborative
  • Handles disagreements and conflicts in a diplomatic manner that does not result in decreased effectiveness over time
  • Enhances the image of public education
  • Displays a willingness to learn new information
  • Maintains ethics, legal responsibility, and confidentiality
  • Follows organizational and district policies
Communication

An exemplary staff member consistently demonstrates all of the following:

  • Displays effective interpersonal skills (has rapport with all, knows roles of co-workers, promotes information exchange such as through parent/teacher conferences or newsletters)
  • Uses strong verbal communication and strong listening skills
  • Uses appropriate written communication that is constructed with the purpose, audience, and intent in mind and with proper writing conventions and mechanics
  • Applies the appropriate mode of communication (e-mail, written, telephone, face to face) for specific situations
  • Maintains composure during difficult conflict situations
  • Communicates job related problems and difficulties to immediate supervisor
Relationships

An exemplary staff member consistently demonstrates all of the following:

  • Develops and maintains rapport and effective relationships with children and adults contacted in the course of work by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation, support, and professional conduct
  • Actively contributes to the goals and success of all teams and team members through collaboration, cooperation, and flexibility (give and take) in team discussions, activities, and decision making
  • When appropriate, seeks first to understand
  • Is able to effectively give and receive constructive feedback
  • Understands and conveys one’s role within each school setting
Job Competency

An exemplary staff member consistently demonstrates all of the following:

  • Meets all licensing requirements for the position
  • Consistently meets all expectations listed in the job description
  • Delivers services as determined by the IEP or instructional schedule 100% of time
Personal Growth Progress

An exemplary staff member consistently demonstrates all of the following:

  • Stays current on professional knowledge and technical skills through training opportunities and participation in relevant professional committees and organizations
  • Formulates goals that reflect the organization’s strategic theme and include specific, measurable outcomes instead of just completing activities
  • Demonstrates objective and measurable achievement of individual goals
  • Develops new goals when current goals have been achieved

Program Director, Garfield County Coalition for Families

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:
The Coalition for Families is a Collaborative Management Program (CMP) which provides support to Garfield County families and youth ages 0-18. The program is provided oversight by the Interagency Oversight Group (IOG). Families are referred to the program by local schools and youth serving agencies and screened by program staff for appropriate program placement. Programs include interagency family meetings of Individual Service and Support Teams (ISST) and the High-Fidelity Wrap Around Program (WRAP). Eligible families are involved with multiple systems, have children with mental or behavioral health challenges and/or academic or developmental concerns.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
1.  Establish and maintain key relationships to enhance program awareness and financial sustainability.

  • Organize, coordinate and support the IOG members and processes.
  • Initiate and maintain ongoing communication with IOG members.
  • Report outcomes and provide program updates monthly to IOG members.
  • Establish positive working relationship with Coalition for Families team and provide opportunities for growth and development.
  • Establish positive working relationships with community resources, service providers and referral sources.
  • Maintain communication with partners and funders regarding grants, contracts and reporting.
  • Collaborate with community in order to understand and respond to community needs.
  • Remain informed regarding best practices in youth and family programs.
  • Initiate and promote positive relationship with community and state resources.  

2.  Provide Supervision

  • Recruit, hire, supervise and annually review Coalition program staff.
  • Provide or delegate training for new staff.
  • Identify and encourage professional development opportunities for team.
  • Work with team to develop Coalition team culture and norms.  

3.  Maintain administrative responsibilities.

  • Write and distribute IOG meeting agendas and minutes.
  • Provide Coalition orientation/education to IOG members.
  • Provide Coalition orientation/education to referral sources.
  • Identify and support IOG sub committees (financial, program).
  • Research and write program grants and complete grant reporting.
  • Monitor budgets in collaboration with fiscal managers.
  • Process invoices for programs in collaboration with program staff.
  • Ensure accurate and timely required data entry.
  • Track and monitor program numbers and outcomes.
  • Attend state CMP meeting in Denver monthly.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities

4.  Program Support

  • Work with team to screen and place incoming referrals in appropriate programs.
  • Identify and support existing ISST meetings at schools, Department of Human Services and other community partners.
  • Develop and maintain ISST meeting tracking system.
  • Provide training to community partners for ISST meeting facilitation.
  • Schedule and facilitate ISST meetings as necessary.
  • Communicate with referral sources to determine youth program eligibility.
  • Support ISST meetings in identification of case manager and development and distribution of collaborative service plans.
  • Manage ISST cases, encouraging collaborative case management.
  • Monitor satisfaction of team members and families through evaluation. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human service or related field
  • Experience working with youth and families
  • Ability to communicate with a wide variety of professionals and family members
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and data bases
  • Ability to travel throughout county and state
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
  • Prior knowledge or experience in facilitation
  • Previous experience working with multi-system involved youth and their families
  • Knowledge of resources in Garfield County

Seasonal Custodian/Groundskeeper

Position Summary:

Responsible for various functions all relating to the general housekeeping and maintenance of building grounds, facilities, and other outside activity areas during the summer season.  Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.

Position Accountabilities:

  • Maintains district lawns and grounds, trees, and shrubbery. 
  • Controls weeds and animal pests. 
  • Performs irrigation maintenance functions.
  • Responsible for maintaining all grounds equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. 

Position Requirements/Skills:
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING
High school diploma or equivalent (must be 18 or older)
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
Less than one year
One to three years preferred
SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to operate grounds maintenance equipment, helpful
Ability to operate hand and some power tools effectively and safely
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS
Clear backgroung check

US Citizen
Flexibility
Ability to work collaboratively with supervisors and co-workers
Maintains a positive attitude

Observes all district policies and procedures
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION
Colorado drivers license
ESSENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS
Noise; dirt and dust; odors and fumes; hazardous materials or situations; possible temperature extremes
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Capable or lifting 100 lbs.
Maximum, up to 50 lbs. Frequently

Frequent bending, standing, reaching, and walking
Occasional squatting, sitting, climbing, kneeling, and stooping
Periodic repetitive motion

Classified Substitute Custodian

Job Description:
Objective:
 To provide students with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean, and efficient place in which to learn, play, and develop.
 
Position Summary:
Responsible for general cleanliness and sanitary conditions of schools and other facilities.  Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.
 
Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Effective communication
  • Ability to operate hand and power custodial and cleaning equipment including snow blower, riding mower, and push mower
  • Ability to work collaboratively with supervisors and co-workers
  • Capable of lifting 100 lbs. maximum, up to 50 lbs. frequently
  • Capable of working on stepladders and scaffolding
  • Capable of bending, squatting, standing, walking frequently
  • Capable of reaching, sitting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, and stooping occasionally
  • Ability to engage in periodic repetitive motion

Route/Activities Bus Drivers & Substitutes

Objective:  To provide safe and efficient transportation so that students may enjoy the fullest possible advantage from the district’s curriculum and extracurricular programs. 

Minimum Experience:

  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age  

General Expectations:

  • Is flexibleHas the ability to work collaboratively with supervisors and co-workers
  • Maintains a positive attitude
  • Observes all district policies and procedures       

Licenses or Certification: 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Colorado Driver’s LicenseCommercial Driver’s License
  • S - School Bus:  required on the CDL if the driver wishes to operate a school bus used to transport students to/from home/school or to/from school-sponsored events. The driver must pass the school bus written exam and pass a full drive skills test in a school bus to add the “S” endorsement.  The driver must either possess a CDL with a “P” endorsement and permit with “S” endorsement or permit with both “P” and “S” endorsements prior to taking the full drive skills test in a school bus.  The “S” endorsement will not stand alone – it requires a “P” endorsement.  This endorsement can be added to a Class A or B CDL.
  • First Aid Card
  • DOT Physical Card

Certified & Classified Substitutes