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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.

 APPLICATION PROCEDURE:


Garfield County School District No.16 no longer accepts paper applications.  Please apply online using the following AppliTrack link:

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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
 

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Bea Underwood Elementary


Special Education Paraprofessional - 2017-18 School Year

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

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Grand Valley Middle School

Secondary English/Social Studies Teacher - 2017-18 School Year

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
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.

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Grand Valley High School

Head Custodian

POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for normal custodial duties, as well as, some supervision of custodial staff.  Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL OR FORMAL TRAINING

  • High school diploma or equivalent
SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Effective communication
  • Knowledge of supervision
  • Hand and power custodial and cleaning equipment including snow blower, riding mower, and push mower
  GENERAL EXPECTATIONS
          
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work collaboratively with supervisors and co-workers
  • Maintains a positive attitude
  • Observes all district policies and procedures

Head Boys' Soccer Coach

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Head Boys’ Soccer Coach for Fall 2017.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position located in Parachute, CO.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Responsibilities include:

1.    Effective professionalism and management of the Boys’ Soccer program which would include, but not limited to: scheduling, planning, organizing, in-season and off-season training, budgeting, safety and promoting the boy’s soccer team, Grand Valley Activities Department and CHSAA.
2.    Demonstrate productive & positive coaching strategies, skills and knowledge of soccer/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.

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 be willing to gain CHSAA coaching certification.
2.    Must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
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.

Assistant Boys' Basketball Coach

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Asst. Boys’ Basketball Coach for Winter 2017-18.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position (dependent on participation numbers) located in Parachute, CO.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Responsibilities include:

  1. 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.
  2. Demonstrate productive & positive coaching strategies, skills and knowledge of basketball/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.

 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 be willing to gain CHSAA coaching certification.
  2. Must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
  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.

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DISTRICT-WIDE

Transportation Coordinator

Job Description:
Garfield County School District No. 16 seeks a full-time/10-month transportation coordinator to oversee all activities associated with providing a safe, efficient, and effective district-owned student transportation system.

Qualifications: 

  • Previous transportation supervisory experience essential for overseeing all aspects of managing drivers and maintaining buses.
  • Must have and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the rules and regulations outlined in the “Colorado Rules and Regulations Governing Operation of School Transportation Vehicles”.
  • Knowledge of vehicle scheduling preferred.
  • Will assist with budgeting and purchasing input for the transportation and vehicle maintenance areas, as well as State reporting responsibilities.
  • Must possess excellent people and effective interpersonal/communication skills.
  • Must be well organized and have the ability to handle multiple and diverse tasks efficiently.
  • Must have a general knowledge and understanding of Microsoft office programs, Google documents, and operation of general office equipment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Must hold or be able to obtain a CDL Class B License with a P.2 endorsement.

School Psychologist
General Description of the Role

School Psychologists are responsible for consultation and direct counseling services, program evaluation, specific assessments, and collaboration with various school teams.
 
Qualifications Required

Education:       Master’s degree

Licensure:        Educator Licensing issued by the Colorado Department of Education Special Service Provider Endorsement: School Psychologist

Qualifications Preferred
            Successful, school-based experience in RtI and mental health counseling
            Bilingual skills

Supervisor:District Director of Special Education
Compensation:                         Professional Salary Matrix
Working Conditions:                 Heavy lifting; frequent travel required; management and de-escalation of students with aggressive behaviors

Specific Skills Preferred

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Strong customer relations skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with team members
  • Leadership skills that support program objectives
  • Understanding of the IEP process
  • Experience with special populations
  • Knowledge of Response to Intervention (RtI) process
  • Knowledge of progress monitoring tools and techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to administer and interpret cognitive and social/emotional diagnostic evaluations
  • Demonstrated ability to provide evaluation results clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
Major Areas of Responsibility and Duties Specific to this Job
  • Provide direct mental health counseling services to targeted individual students and student groups
  • Serve as a resource for general and special education staff to promote and implement academic and behavioral supports
  • Assist IEP teams with the development and implementation of IEPs
  • Document services provided and monitor student progress
  • Write behavior plans in conjunction with other pertinent team members (e.g., education staff and parents) and assist with behavior interventions when deemed appropriate
  • Lead the Functional Behavior Assessment process in assigned buildings
  • Lead the threat assessment process in assigned buildings
  • Provide RtI leadership and support in assigned buildings; participate in school district RtI teams and assist with the facilitation and documentation of research-based methods for academic and behavioral supports
  • Share pertinent evaluation/observation information with parents, students, and agencies as appropriate
  • Administer, score, and interpret necessary assessments (broad and focused) to assist in determining disabling conditions, and/or tiered programming for students according to State and Federal Regulations and according to Mountain BOCES policies and procedures
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 (Mountain BOCES, CDE, schools, districts)
  • Effectively maintains relationships at multiple levels (individual, team, Mountain BOCES, schools, districts)
  • Delivers significant, noteworthy contributions to team and organizational goals
  • Responds to districts
  • 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
  • Serves as a liaison between Mountain BOCES and human service agencies, sharing appropriate information when needed, once proper parental consent is obtained
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

Disclaimer - NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

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