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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

Head Secretary

Objective
Responsible for providing secretarial and clerical support to the principal.  Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele. 

Job Description 
General secretarial duties in our main office which include: greeting students and parents, problem-solving, multi-tasking, communicating confidential information, managing student records, creating Infinite Campus generated reports, and present a positive and welcoming attitude to our community.  

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bilingual strongly desired
  • Prefer strong background and experience in data management utilizing MS Word and Excel
  • Extreme organizational skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Experience working with diverse populations preferred  
Minimum Experience
  • One to three years  

Skill Requirements

  • Effective communication
  • Computer skills
  • Good typing skills
  • General office equipment
  • Some accounting knowledge preferred  

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

Grand Valley Middle School


Special Education Paraprofessional

Job Description:
  • Demonstrate a love for helping students achieve academically and socially
  • Willingness to be an unselfish team player as well as supporting the school and district mission of helping kids be successful
  • The ability to take advice regarding ways of helping students meet his/her IEP goals is essential to this position
  • Work with students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds
  • Demonstrate middle school level reading, writing, and math skills
  • This position also includes school duties such as playground and lunchroom duty
  • Willingness to take part of in-district and state-wide training and professional development is required
  • Day-to-day duties will include small group and one on one pull-out, in-class support, and assisting students with IEP goals and testing accommodations
  • This position requires a caring, focused, and responsible disposition while working closely with a small number of Severe Needs students
  • Frequently communicating with the staff and parents regarding student progress
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Ability to become CPI Restraint Trained

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
  • Preference given to individuals who are bilingual, have taken classes in education, and/or successfully demonstrated their ability to work with young children

Grand Valley High School

Head Girls' Soccer Coach

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Head Girls’ Soccer Coach for Spring 2018.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position located in Parachute, CO.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting date for the position is February 2018.
 
Responsibilities include:

  1. Effective professionalism and management of the Girls’ Soccer program which would include, but not limited to: scheduling, planning, organizing, in-season and off-season training, budgeting, safety and promoting the girls’ 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.

Head Wrestling Coach

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Head Wrestling Coach for Winter 2017-2018.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position located in Parachute, CO.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Starting date for the position is November 2017. 

Responsibilities include:
  1. 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.
  2. Demonstrate productive coaching strategies, skills and knowledge of wrestling/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' & Girls' Track Coach

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Assistant Boys’ & Girls’ Track Coach for Spring 2018.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position located in Parachute, CO.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  Starting date for the position is February 2018.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Assist in effective operation and management of the track (hurdle/high jump) program which would include, but not limited to: planning, organizing, in-season and off-season training, budgeting, safety and promoting the football team and Grand Valley Activities Department and CHSAA.
  2. Demonstrate productive coaching strategies, skills, knowledge of track, technique and personal fitness
  3. Candidates must be willing to work on weekends to supervise, host meets and coach at meets.
  4. Establish solid communication and build quality relationships with student participants, parents and the community in general.
  5. To assist the student athlete in the areas of academic excellence, eligibility and provide an atmosphere of personal growth.
  6. A genuine commitment and work ethic to Grand Valley High School philosophies, students, staff, and surrounding community.

Desired qualifications:

  1. One to three years of track 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.

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 Cheerleading Coach

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Assistant Cheerleading Coach.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position located in Parachute, CO.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  Starting date for the position is August 2017.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Assist in effective operation and management of the cheerleading program which would include, but not limited to: planning, organizing, in-season and off-season training, budgeting, safety and promoting the baseball team and Grand Valley Activities Department and CHSAA.
  2. Demonstrate productive coaching strategies, skills, knowledge of cheerleading/dance/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, eligibility and provide an atmosphere of personal growth.
  5. A genuine commitment and work ethic to Grand Valley High School philosophies, students, staff, and surrounding community.

Desired qualifications:

  1. One to three years of cheer/dance 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.

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 Girls' Soccer Coach

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Asst. Girls’ Soccer Coach for Spring 2018.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position located in Parachute, CO.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Starting date for the position is February 2018.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Effective professionalism and management of the Girls’ Soccer program which would include, but not limited to: scheduling, planning, organizing, in-season and off-season training, budgeting, safety and promoting the Girls’ 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.

L.W. St John

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

District-Wide

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
  • Shall not have reached the age of 65 before initial application for a school transportation vehicle operator’s permit.   

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

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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