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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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 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS
 

Grand Valley Middle School

7th Grade Assistant Boys' Basketball Coach

Grand Valley Middle School is seeking applications of candidates for 7th Grade Assistant Boys’ Basketball Coach.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position located in Parachute, CO. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
 
Job Description and Qualifications

  • Assist in effective operation and management of the basketball program, which would include, but not limited to helping plan and organize, and promote safety for the Grand Valley Basketball Team, Activities Department, and PEG League rules.
  • Support coach in teaching coaching, strategies, skills and knowledge of basketball 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.
  • 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, recruiting, 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

Special Education Paraprofessional (Severe Needs)

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

District-Wide (K-12 Education)   

Speech-Language Pathologist

Job Description:

SLPs in schools have integral roles in education and are essential members of school faculties. They help students meet the performance standards of a particular school district and state by assuming a range of responsibilities: a) working in partnership with others to meet students' needs, b) providing direction in defining students' roles and responsibilities, and c) ensuring appropriate services to students.

General Description of the Role:  

  • Provides group or individual services to students identified with a communication disability on their IEP.  
  • Provides thorough assessment and diagnosis of articulation, voice, fluency, and language disabilities.
  • Provides Response to Intervention (RtI)/MTSS, screenings as appropriate and observations to identify students with communication needs.

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

1.      Planning:

  • Designing the exceptional student education program so that it is consistent with the total educational philosophy of the district.
  • Continuing professional growth through educational meetings, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas among the district staff.
  • Working in coordination with other special education staff in planning and developing the program.
  • Coordination with 0-3 services/providing Child-find evaluations and coordination with MVDS in this area.
  • Providing assessment of students in private schools.

2.      Programming:

  • Preparing educational plans annually for each student, serving a range of  disorders, based on individually assessed needs, serving a range of disorders in accordance with district procedures.
  • Preparing therapy plans for each student across all grade levels.
  • Providing appropriate schedules for exceptional students involving school personnel as required.
  • Participating in the in-school staffing and screening processes as appropriate.
  • Participating on evaluation teams for speech, language, and hearing impaired students as appropriate.
  • Providing diagnostic/evaluation testing for students.
  • Providing culturally competent services.
  • Cooperating with school personnel in coordinating services within that school.
  • Conferring with classroom teachers as requested concerning any educational needs of the student.
  • Making available to teachers’ instructional ideas that are appropriate for exceptional students within the classroom situation.
  • Collaboration, SLP works in partnership with others to meet students' needs.
  • Working with the MTSS/RtI teams to help implement interventions for students with Speech and Language concerns.

3.      Reporting:

  • Ensuring that each student in the program has necessary evaluation records in his/her IEP.
  • When requested, furnishing the principal(s) and Special Education Director with current exceptional student schedules.
  • Completing progress reports on each student in the special education as required.
  • Supplying progress reports to school personnel and to parents of exceptional students as required.
  • Responsible for meeting federal and state mandates as well as local policies in performance of their duties. Activities may include Individualized Education Program (IEP) development, Medicaid billing, report writing, and treatment plan/therapy log development.
  • Referring those students who require further evaluation or follow-up services to the appropriate school personnel or community agencies.
  • Data collection and analysis to guide practice and services to students, data-based decision making, including gathering and interpreting data with individual students.

4.      Other:

  • Other duties as assigned.
  • SLPs help students meet the performance standards of a particular school district and state.
  • Supervising Speech Language Assistant in accordance with the legal.
  • Manage 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 (Colorado River BOCES, CDE, schools, districts).
  • Effectively maintains relationships at multiple levels (individual, team, Colorado River BOCES, schools, districts).
  • Maintains ethics, legal responsibility, and confidentiality.
  • Follows organizational and district policies.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree.
  2. Valid Colorado CDE license in field and hold ASHA certification.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Certificate of clinical competence (ASHA).
  2. Experience in public schools.

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 communication
May need basic computer skills
General 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
WORKING CONDITIONS
Analyzing
Climbing
Color Vision
Communicating
Compiling
Exposure to electrical shock
Exposure to weather
Fine motor skills
Hearing
Heavy lifting (up to 100 lbs.)
Proximity to moving, mechanical parts

Smelling
Noise
Working in small, cramped places
Working in high, exposed places
SUPERVISORY DUTIES
None 

Maintenance/Groundskeeper

Job Description and Qualifications:

  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:
    1. Carpentry: Maintain and repair structural components of District facilities using lumber, drywall, texture, paint and other building materials. Building and installing shelving.
    2. Plumbing: rebuild/replace flush valves, faucet rebuilds and repairs, snake clogged sewer lines. Install and repair urinals, stools, sinks, and water valves.
    3. Electrical: replace ballasts, walls sockets, plugs, fuses
    4. Grounds Care: Operate mowers and other equipment, replace sprinkler heads, and operate irrigation system
    5. Mechanical/HVAC: Maintain and repair pumps and motors associated with HVAC systems.
  2. Operate snow removal equipment.
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 communication
May need basic computer skills
General office equipment
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

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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