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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
 

Bea Underwood Elementary


2nd/3rd Grade Multiage Teacher

Job description:
The principles, strategies, and resources of Expeditionary Learning will be implemented by the 2nd/3rd 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

4th/5th Grade Multiage Teacher

Job description:
The principles, strategies, and resources of Expeditionary Learning will be implemented by the 4th/5th 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

Special Education Paraprofessional

Job Description:
  • Support students with low to moderate needs Demonstrates the compassion and love for assisting students achieve academically and socially
  • Collaborates with other school personnel, as appropriate, to develop and maintain strategies to assist the student in meeting his/her IEP goals is essential to this position
  • The ability to take advice regarding ways of helping students meet his/her IEP goals is essential to this position
  • Participates in child studies and IEP process, as requested
  • Ability to consistently communicate the student’s/classroom’s needs, progress, and/or lack of progress to the appropriate district officials
  • Monitors and assists the student with daily activities in and out of the regular classroom setting to ensure the educational needs of the student are achieved
  • Willingness to be an unselfish team player as well as supporting the school and district mission of helping kids be successful
  • Maintains work operations by following district policies and procedures
  • Maintains student confidentiality
  • Works with students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds
  • Willingness to take part of in-district and state-wide training and professional development, as requested
  • Performs other duties as assigned to assist in the education and development as needed and available
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 year associates degree or 2 years of verifiable college course work (48 semester hours) or the ability to successfully pass the WorkKeys proficiency test
  • Demonstrate elementary level reading, writing, and math skills
  • Ability to become CPI Restraint Trained
  • Preference given to individuals who have taken classes in education and/or successfully demonstrated their ability to work with young children

Night 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

Grand Valley Middle School

Secondary Mathematics/Science Teacher (7th/8th Grade)

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 Mathematics 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 Mathematics department
  • Opportunity to oversee activities, clubs, and/or coach. 
Qualifications:

  • Minimum B. A. in Education with a Mathematics endorsement/emphasis OR Science endorsement Both preferred, not required.
  • Hold or be able to obtain Colorado Teachers' Certificate/License in Mathematics or 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

English Language Learner (ELL) Paraprofessional (Part-Time)

Job Description:

  • This position requires a solid understanding of middle school content, especially in literacy and math (through pre-algebra) or a willingness to quickly learn this content.  
  • Day-to-day duties will include: small-group teaching, 1-on-1 pull-out and in-class support to help students master the English Language as it pertains to their academics.  
  • 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 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday - Friday.
 Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Ability to become CPI Restraint Trained
  • Ability to speak Spanish is preferred, but not required
  • Willingness to become certified in the administration of the WIDA ELL test
  • 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

Grand Valley High School

Secondary Social Studies Teacher

Job Description:

  • Teaching Social Studies in a Standard Based environment with record keeping, grading, assessing, and reporting.
  • Must be able to teach:  AP US History, and possibly AP Macro/Micro Economics
  • Four-day school week (Tuesday-Friday), professional development every other Monday
  • Grand Valley High School an AP for ALL philosophy, all Sophomores take AP US History, and all Seniors take either AP Macro or Micro Economics, some take both
  • Must be able to work in cross curricular teams as well as a Social Studies department
  • Opportunity to oversee activities, clubs, and/or coach 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum B. A. in Education with Secondary Social Studies endorsement/emphasis
  • Hold or be able to obtain Colorado Teachers' Certificate/License in Secondary Social Studies 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

Secondary Science Teacher

Job Description:

  • Teaching Science in a Standard Based environment with record keeping, grading, assessing and reporting.
  • Must be able to teach:  AP Environmental Science, Outdoor Science, 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

Prep Cook-Server/Cashier

Objective:
Responsible for various responsibilities associated with the preparation and serving of food in school cafeterias.  Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele. 

Position Accountabilities:  

  1. Prepares or assists in the preparation of one or more meals a day.
  2. Serves or assists in the serving of one or more meals a day.
  3. Cleans or assists with the cleaning and sanitation of the kitchen daily, may do laundry or other associated tasks.
  4. May have cashier or money handling responsibilities. 
  5. May have inventory control and food ordering responsibilities.
  6. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. 

Position Requirements/Skills:
  1. High school graduate or equivalent
  2. One to three years experienct preferred
  3. Effective communication
  4. Large volume food preparation experience helpful 
  5. Commercial food preparation equipment helpful 
  6. Cleaning and sanitation equipment helpful
  7. Frequent lifting 10 to 20 lbs
  8. Occasional lifting 20 to 50 lbs 
  9. Frequent standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping
  10. Occasional squatting, sitting
General Expectations:
  1. Is flexible
  2. Has the ability to work collaboratively with supervisors and co-workers
  3. Maintains a positive attitude
  4. Observes all district policies and procedures

Licenses or Certification:  Food Handler’s Certificate 

Extended School Year and Summer School

Certified Special Education Teacher

Job Description: 

    Extended School Year (ESY) is for students in grades PK - Transition (18-21yrs) who qualify for ESY services per their IEP's.  The goal of the program is to prevent regression of learned skills during the summer months.  ESY will be located at TBD, from June 12 through June 29, 2018, Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    The primary function of the ESY Special Education Teacher is to assist in the implementation of ESY related IEP goals, objectives, and accommodations for students who participate in ESY services, per IEP's.  ESY Special Education Teachers work under the direction of the IEP service providers to support students throughout their school day, ensuring a safe and productive learning environment.  The ESY Special Education Teacher answers directly to the ESY Site Supervisor.

    Certified Teacher positions are available at $25.00 an hour. 

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Assist individual students and/or small group
    • Reinforce academic instruction per students IEP goals
    • Assist in the observing, managing, and recording of student behavior
    • Assist in scoring student progress and checking student work
    • Assist in production and processing of classroom materials
    • Monitor bus loading
    • Complete other tasks as assigned     
    Qualifications: 
    • Certified Colorado Teacher
    • Ability to relate to children in instructional settings
    • Ability to work with students who use various instructional aides, wheelchairs, or other types of physical assistance
    • Ability to related to staff in a positive manner

    Physical Demands:

    • Ability to work in classroom and school environment for extended periods of time including, but not limited to, sitting, standing, bending, and reaching.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

    Certified Teacher

    Job Description: 

    • Summer School will run June 11 - June 29, 2018.
    • Certified Teacher positions are available at $25.00 an hour.  
    • Certified staff will be expected to lesson plan and teach reading instruction. A goal is to teach specific learning strategies to struggling students and focus on resources of students. Formative Assessments will be created to monitor students weekly and used for instructional planning.     

    Qualifications: 
    • Certified Colorado Teacher
    • High expectations of oneself and students.
    • Caring, flexible, creative, results driven, and willing to take risks in trying new approaches to learning.  Ability to think outside of the box.
    • Knowledge of “best practice”, research regarding instruction with Tier 2 and Tier 3 students.
    • A passion for educating the whole child.

    Certified Summer School Coordinator

    Job Description:

    • Summer School will run June 11 - June 29, 2018.
    • Coordinate the Summer School Program.  
    • Certified staff will be expected to lesson plan and teach reading instruction. A goal is to teach specific learning strategies to struggling students and focus on resources of students. Formative Assessments will be created to monitor students weekly and used for instructional planning.     

    Qualifications: 
    • Certified Colorado Teacher
    • High expectations of oneself and students.
    • Caring, flexible, creative, results driven, and willing to take risks in trying new approaches to learning.  Ability to think outside of the box.
    • Knowledge of “best practice”, research regarding instruction with Tier 2 and Tier 3 students.
    • A passion for educating the whole child.

    Clerical Support

    Job Description and Qualifications:

    • Responsible for a variety of functions relating to student attendance. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.Processes and maintains all student attendance records and performs other duties associated with attendance.
    • Answers phones, screens calls, takes and routes messages, greets and assists visitors.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Maintain a positive attitude.
    • Effective communication skills.
    • Computer skills and a knowledge of operating general office equipment

    Paraprofessional

    Job Description:

    Support students during the district's Summer School program scheduled for June 11 - June 29, 2018. Provide academic support and facilitate communication.

    Qualifications:

    • Experience working with students
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Two year associates degree or two years of verifiable college course work (48 semester hours) or the ability to successfully pass the WorkKeys proficiency test

    Special Education Paraprofessional

    Job Description: 

    • Extended School Year (ESY) is for students in grades PK - Transition (18-21yrs) who qualify for ESY services per their IEP's.  The goal of the program is to prevent regression of learned skills during the summer months.  ESY will be located at TBD, from June 12 through June 29, 2018, Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • The primary function of the ESY Special Education Paraprofessional is to assist in the implementation of ESY related IEP goals, objectives, and accommodations for students who participate in ESY services, per IEP's.  ESY Special Education Paraprofessionals work under the direction of the classroom teacher and  IEP service providers to support students throughout their school day, ensuring a safe and productive learning environment.  The ESY Special Education Paraprofessional answers directly to the ESY Teacher and the ESY Site Supervisor.
    • Classified Paraprofessional positions are available at $18.00 an hour. 

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Assist individual students and/or small group
    • Reinforce academic instruction per students IEP goals
    • Assist in the observing, managing, and recording of student behavior
    • Assist in scoring student progress and checking student work
    • Assist in production and processing of classroom materials
    • Monitor bus loading
    • Complete other tasks as assigned     
    Qualifications: 
    • Qualification as instructional paraprofessional per Colorado Department of Education for special education assignments.
    • Ability to relate to children in instructional settings
    • Ability to work with students who use various instructional aides, wheelchairs, or other types of physical assistance
    • Ability to related to staff in a positive manner

    Physical Demands:

    • Ability to work in classroom and school environment for extended periods of time including, but not limited to, sitting, standing, bending, and reaching.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

    District-Wide (K-12 Education)

    Technology Student Summer Internship  

    Job Description:
    Garfield County School District No. 16 is seeking student applications for the summer Technology Intern Program.  This program will provide students work experience at the entry level of technology support.  Students that apply for this position should be at least 18 years of age and hold a valid driver's license.  Students seeking this internship should also be interested in pursuing a career in the technology field after graduation.  This is a paid position that will require students to work four ten-hour days a week, Tuesday - Friday.  The position(s) will run Tuesday, May 29th through Friday, August 18th.  Intern(s) will be allowed to arrange with the Director of Technology periods of time off to attend either camps or family summer events in advance.  Potential intern(s) need to submit an application for employment in the district by Thursday, May 17th.  Along with the application, potential intern(s) must submit three letters of recommendation that must include one from the school principal and a faculty member.  Interviews for this position will take place on Tuesday, May 22nd.  

    Maintenance

    Objective:

    Perform basic to intermediate level repairs and tasks in the areas of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, HVAAC, electrical and grounds care.

    Position Accountabilities:

    1. Work independently to complete basic and intermediate level repairs and tasks in the areas of Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical, HVAC (Pneumatic and Digital) and Grounds Care, such as:  a.  Carpentry: Maintain and repair structural components of District facilities using lumber, drywall, texture, paint and other building materials. Building and installing shelving.  b.  Plumbing: rebuild/replace flush valves, faucet rebuilds and repairs, snake clogged sewer lines. Install and repair urinals, stools, sinks, and water valves.  c.  Electrical: replace ballasts, walls sockets, plugs, fuses.  d.  Grounds Care: Operate mowers and other equipment, replace sprinkler heads, and operate irrigation system.  e.  Mechanical/HVAC: Maintain and repair pumps and motors associated with HVAC systems. 
    2. Respond to emergency calls, determine nature of problem and see that the necessary repairs are completed. Carry emergency cell phone and respond to off-hour emergencies.
    3. Plan, organize and complete all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
    4. Work with, or independently of custodial staff and maintain a positive working relationship with all District personnel.
    5. Operate snow removal equipment.
    6. Immediately inform the Director of Maintenance of any known situation, which may be hazardous to students, staff or public. 
    7. Install, repair, and maintain all security/locking devices. Repair/replace related door hardware.
    8. Maintain and repair all the controls associated with HVAC units, refrigeration units, and motor controllers (pneumatic and digital controls). 

    Position Requirements/Skills:
    MINIMUM EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING
    High school diploma or equivalent
    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
    One to three years building trades experience in two or more of the following areas: electrical, carpentry, HVAC, landscaping, plumbing preferred
    SKILL REQUIREMENTS
    Effective communicationMay need basic computer skillsGeneral office equipment
    GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    U. S. Citizen
    Clear background check
    GENERAL EXPECTATIONS
    Is flexible
    Has the ability to work collaboratively with supervisors and co-workers
    Maintains a positive attitude
    Observes all district policies and procedures
    LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION
    Valid Colorado driver’s license 

    Seasonal Groundkeeper

    Position Summary:
    Responsible for various functions all relating to the general upkeep and maintenance of building grounds 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
    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 

    Special Education Secretary

    General Description of the Role
    Special Education Secretaries assists the Directors of Special Education, Assessment Team, and Special Education Providers with providing the best possible special education services.  The Special Education Secretary is the initial contact person for Providers and the Assessment Team when they need assistance with the IEP Process and/or Enrich. 
    Qualifications Required              
    Education:   High School Diploma or Equivalent           
    Licensure:    none 

    Supervisors:            Director of Special Education; Business Manager
    Contract Days:        1,600 Hours Minimum Per Year
    Compensation:       Special Education Secretary Compensation Plan 

    Specific Skills Recommended
    • Strong computer skills (PC and Mac)
    • Good writing, editing, and organizational skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work independently 

    Major Areas of Responsibility and Duties Specific to this Job:
    Office Management Responsibilities

    • Maintain regular office hours
    • Field telephone calls and handle e-mail correspondence
    • Process IEP mail as necessary
    • Order and maintain Special Education Secretary supplies
    • Proficiently operate general office equipment (printers, fax, copiers, etc.) 
    Responsibilities
    • Validate and accurately maintain Enrich database with current student information by working closely with providers, district staff and Colorado River BOCES staff
    • Enter Discipline information into Enrich for Colorado River BOCES reporting
    • Support Special Education Providers and Colorado River BOCES staff with new CDE IEP Forms questions
    • Field IEP process questions as necessary
    • Notify special education providers of upcoming Annual and Triennial IEP meetings
    • Process submitted IEPS
    • Check Enrich Student information (grade, guardianship, addresses, etc.) against district database
    • Review submitted IEP for completeness of required documentation
    • Communicate with special education providers regarding parts of the IEP that need further attention
    • Answer questions and provide guidance to special education provider to assist in timely completion of IEP in question
    • Review resubmitted IEP and, if provider is finished, archive the IEP in Enrich
    • Request translation of IEP, if requested by provider or parent
    • Print copy and mail to parents or others as deemed necessary (provide copy to special education provider, if they wish)
    • Send original signature pages and other documentation, if provided to Colorado River BOCES, for scanning into Enrich program
    • Start Progress Report in Enrich
    • Notify special education provider that the IEP has been archived and that a Progress Report has been started for them
    • Update Enrich Student Information Demographics, Conference Tabs, and Class Rosters at this time
    • Send out IEP forms as requested by special education providers
    • Prepare reports as requested for district, Colorado River BOCES, or special education providers
    • Provide information as requested for October 1 Count
    • Provide and maintain accurate information in Enrich for all reports
    • Provide and maintain accurate information in Enrich to Colorado River BOCES for December 1 Count
    • Provide and maintain accurate information for School Nurse as necessary
    • Maintain current Procedural Safeguards (English and Spanish) delivering appropriate amount to special education providers
    • Assist district school secretaries with obtaining Special Education Records
    • Attend all Colorado River BOCES Special Education Secretary trainings
    • Attend and contribute to district special education meetings as appropriate and other meetings as requested
    • Enter student information into Enrich for students who are out of district and the district is paying for services, who attend private schools, who are enrolled in residential facilities, or attend the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind
    • Enter referred or transferred student information into Enrich quickly for special education providers
    Technology
    • FirstClass e-mail: Monitor Special Education Secretary Talk for issues regarding Enrich, IEP process, and meetings, and answer e-mails promptly
    • Trouble shoot computer issues, if possible, and/or direct to proper technicians if necessary
    • Communicate with Enrich technicians to solve Enrich issues
    • Support special education providers and Colorado River BOCES staff with ongoing training in Enrich as needed  
    Professionalism
    • Manages oneself (organized, prepared, punctual, manages resources, meets deadlines, follows through on commitments, demonstrates appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environmental expectations)
    • Is respectful and collaborative
    • Effectively maintains relationships at multiple levels (individual, team, Colorado River BOCES, schools, districts)
    • Responds to stakeholders
    • Handles disagreements and conflicts in a diplomatic manner that does not result in decreased effectiveness over time
    • Consistently acts in ways that directly support various missions (school, district, Colorado River BOCES, CDE)
    • Enhances the image of public education
    • Delivers significant, noteworthy contributions to team and organizational goals
    • Displays a willingness to learn new information
    • Maintains ethics, legal responsibility, and confidentiality
    • Follows organizational and district policies 
    Communication

    • Uses appropriate written communication that is constructed with the purpose, audience, and intent in mind and with proper writing conventions and mechanics
    • Uses strong verbal communication
    • Applies the appropriate mode of communication (e-mail, written, telephone, face to face) for specific situations
    • Maintains composure during difficult conflict situations
    • Uses strong listening skills
    • Displays effective interpersonal skills (has rapport with all, knows roles of co-workers, promotes information exchange, such as through parent/teacher conferences, newsletters)
    Relationships
    • Demonstrates a willingness to be flexible through give and take in team discussions, activities, and decisions
    • When appropriate, seeks first to understand
    • Actively contributes to the goals of all teams
    • Establishes rapport with students, families, and staff
    • Actively contributes to the success of all teams and team members
    • Is able to effectively give and receive constructive feedback 
    Job Competency

    • 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
    • Formulates goals with specific, measurable outcomes versus completing activities
    • Demonstrates objective and measurable achievement of individual goals
    • Develops new goals when current goals have been achieved

    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

    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

    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

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