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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:


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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 FOR THE 
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
 

Grand Valley Center for Family Learning

Paraprofessional - Preschool - 2 Positions Available

Job Description:

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

Qualifications:

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


Grand Valley Middle School

Paraprofessional - Special Education (Significant Support Needs)

Job Description:

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

Coaches - 7th & 8th Grade Girls' Basketball

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

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

Coaches - 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball

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

Job Description & Qualifications:

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

Grand Valley High School

Paraprofessional - Special Education (Mild/Moderate 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

Assistant Coach - Boys' Basketball (JV)

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Assistant Boys’ Basketball JV Coach for Winter 2019-20.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position (dependent on participation numbers) located in Parachute, CO.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 
Responsibilities include:
  • Effective professionalism and management of the Boys’ Basketball program which would include, but not limited to: scheduling, planning, organizing, in-season and off-season training, budgeting, safety and promoting the boys’ basketball, Grand Valley Activities Department and CHSAA.
  • Demonstrate productive & positive coaching strategies, skills and knowledge of basketball/fitness/training.
  • Establish solid communication and build quality relationships with student participants, parents and the community in general.
  • To assist the student athlete in the areas of academic excellence and eligibility and provide an atmosphere of personal growth.
  • A genuine commitment to Grand Valley High School philosophies, students, staff, and surrounding community.
  • Create and support program purpose in participant intellectual development, agency, productive citizenship, and personal wellness
Desired qualifications:
  • One to three years of coaching experience.
  • Skills related to coaching, teaching, recruiting, and mentoring athletes.
  • Knowledge of CHSAA rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge and management of sports related injuries.
  • Teaching Credentials preferred.
Required qualifications:
  • Must possess or gain CHSAA coaching certification.
  • Must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED certification based on district policy.
  • Must have Concussion certification from the NFHS.
  • Must complete school district small vehicle training.
  • Must complete the CHSAA test with 100% accuracy.

Assistant Coach - Boys' Basketball (C-Team)

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

Responsibilities include:

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

Desired qualifications:

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

Required qualifications:

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

Assistant Coach - Boys' & Girls' Cross Country

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Assistant Boys’ & Girls’ Cross Country Coach for the Fall 2019 (participation numbers dependent).  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position located in Parachute, CO.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
 
Responsibilities include:

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

Assistant Coach - Football

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

Responsibilities include:

  1. Assist in effective operation and management of the football 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 football (both offensive and defensive position groups).  This position will primarily focus on defense.
  3. Candidates must be willing to work on weekends to break down film and assist the offensive and defensive coordinators in preparing a game plan for weekly opponents.
  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.
  7. Create and support program purpose in participant intellectual development, agency, productive citizenship, and personal wellness.
 Desired qualifications:
  1. One to three years of football 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
Required qualifications:
  1. Must possess or gain CHSAA coaching certification.
  2. Must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED certification based on district policy.
  3. Must have Concussion certification from the NFHS.
  4. Must complete school district small vehicle training.
  5. Must complete the CHSAA test with 100% accuracy.

Assistant Coach - Boys' & Girls' Track & Field (Distance)

Grand Valley High School is seeking applications of candidates for Assistant Boys’ & Girls’ Track Coach for Spring 2020.  This is a part-time, seasonal, salaried position located in Parachute, CO.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
 
Responsibilities include:

  1. Assist in effective operation and management of the track (distance running) 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.
  7. Create and support program purpose in participant intellectual development, agency, productive citizenship, and personal wellness
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 gain CHSAA coaching certification.
  2. Must have a current First Aid/CPR/AED certification based on district policy.
  3. Must have Concussion certification from the NFHS.
  4. Must complete school district small vehicle training.
  5. Must complete the CHSAA test with 100% accuracy.

Head Coach - Baseball

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

 Responsibilities include:

  1. Effective professionalism and management of the baseball program which would include, but not limited to: scheduling, 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 baseball and personal fitness.
  3. Establish solid communication and build quality relationships with student participants, parents and the community in general.
  4. To assist the student athlete in the areas of academic excellence and eligibility and provide an atmosphere of personal growth.
  5. A genuine commitment to Grand Valley High School philosophies, students, staff, and surrounding community.
  6. Create and support program purpose in participant intellectual development, agency, productive citizenship, and personal wellness.
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 based on district policy
  3. Must have Concussion certification from the NFHS.
  4. Must complete school district small vehicle training.
  5. Must complete the CHSAA test with 100% accuracy.

Head Coach - Wrestling

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

Responsibilities include:

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

Desired qualifications:

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

Required qualifications:

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

District-Wide (K-12 Education)   

Tutor - School Based Family Resource Center

A tutor’s mission is to help students be successful in their classes and learning. 

Job Duties:
Travel to the school for tutoring sessions as well as scheduling tutoring appointments with students and/or parents at convenient times for them.

Tutor characteristics and credentials:
A tutor should be responsible, reliable, interpersonal, patient, and communicative.  A tutor should be knowledgeable on the general subjects of Elementary and  Middle School academics and should be able to offer instructions and assistance in specific courses that the student is having trouble understanding as well as homework help. 

Nutritional Services Cook/Server

Job Description:

  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of one or more meals a day.
  • Serves or assists in the serving of one or more meals a day.
  • Cleans or assists with the cleaning and sanitation of the kitchen daily, may do laundry or other associated tasks.
  • May have cashier or money handling  responsibilities.
  • Observes State Health regulations regarding cleanliness and abides by all safety requirements regarding food temperature and food safety.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Complete a successful background check.

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:
a.  Designing the exceptional student education program so that it is consistent with the total educational philosophy of the district.
b.  Continuing professional growth through educational meetings, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas among the district staff.
c.  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.

d.  Providing assessment of students in private schools.

2.  Programming:
a.  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.

b.  Preparing therapy plans for each student across all grade levels.
c.  Providing appropriate schedules for exceptional students involving school personnel as required.

d.  Participating in the in-school staffing and screening processes as appropriate.
e.  Participating on evaluation teams for speech, language, and hearing impaired students as appropriate.
f.  Providing diagnostic/evaluation testing for students.
g.  Providing culturally competent services.
h.  Cooperating with school personnel in coordinating services within that school.

i.  Conferring with classroom teachers as requested concerning any educational needs of the student.
j.  Making available to teachers’ instructional ideas that are appropriate for exceptional students within the classroom situation.
k.  Collaboration, SLP works in partnership with others to meet students' needs.
l.  Working with the MTSS/RtI teams to help implement interventions for students with Speech and Language concerns.

3.  Reporting:
a.  Ensuring that each student in the program has necessary evaluation records in his/her IEP.       
b.  When requested, furnishing the principal(s) and Special Education Director with current exceptional student schedules.       
c.  Completing progress reports on each student in the special education as required.       
d.  Supplying progress reports to school personnel and to parents of exceptional students as required.       

e.   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.         
f.  Referring those students who require further evaluation or follow-up services to the appropriate school personnel or community agencies.
g.  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:
a.  Other duties as assigned.
b.  SLPs help students meet the performance standards of a particular school district and state.
c.  Supervising Speech Language Assistant in accordance with the legal.
d.  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).
e.  Consistently acts in ways that directly support various missions (Colorado River BOCES, CDE, schools, districts).
f.  Effectively maintains relationships at multiple levels (individual, team, Colorado River BOCES, schools, districts).
g.  Maintains ethics, legal responsibility, and confidentiality.
h.  Follows organizational and district policies.  

Required Qualifications:
Master's degree.
Valid Colorado CDE license in field and hold ASHA certification. 

Desired Qualifications:
Certificate of clinical competence (ASHA).
Experience in public schools.

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

Family Meeting Facilitator

Program Description:  Facilitated Family Meetings are interagency teams that support families and youth ages 0-18 in Garfield County with a range of needs and concerns.  Eligible families would be involved with multiple systems, have children with mental or behavioral health challenges and/or academic or developmental concerns. Teams include representatives from Garfield County Public Health and Department of Human Services, Mind Springs, schools, Youth Zone, and other community agencies.  The Family Meeting Facilitator is responsible for implementing the High Fidelity Wraparound process, facilitating team meetings and ensuring a focus on the family’s strengths, needs and culture.  This position works closely with the Director and Family Support Partner to serve families throughout Garfield County (Parachute- Carbondale.)
  
Major Duties and Responsibilities: Facilitate 8-10 Wraparound Teams 
  1. Ensure implementation of the phases and activities of wraparound, using the “Ten Principles of Wraparound” and the “Phases and Activities of Wraparound” to guide service delivery. 
  2. Engage clients in a strengths based way in order to help family identify and express their needs. 
  3. Collaborate with Family Support Partner in working with the family throughout the process. 
  4. Work with family to engage team members through outreach and education about wraparound. 
  5. Collaborate with individualized teams by coordinating and facilitating meetings, managing the team process and providing follow up.  
  6. Monitor implementation of the plan by communicating frequently with the family and youth. 
  7. Assist youth and family in identifying and strengthening their natural support system. 
  8. Monitor satisfaction of team members and families by strengthening and maintaining engagement throughout the process.  
Facilitation of Family Meetings
  1. Communicate with referral sources and families to determine program eligibility. 
  2. Schedule family meetings with team members and family members. 
  3. Facilitate meetings while taking notes, ensuring a collaborative service plans are developed. 
  4. Transcribe notes including service plan and distribute to team and family members. 
  5. Monitor implementation of the service plan by communicating frequently with the family and team. 
  6. Manage ISST cases, encouraging collaborative case management. 
  7. Monitor satisfaction of team members and families by strengthening and maintaining engagement throughout the process. 
Minimum Qualifications: 
  1. Bachelor’s degree in a human service field 
  2. Experience working with youth and families 
  3. Ability to communicate with a wide variety of professionals and family members 
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  5. Experience with Microsoft Office 
  6. Ability to travel throughout the county to meet with families as necessary 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  1. Bilingual Spanish/English 
  2. Prior knowledge or experience in facilitation 
  3. Previous experience working with multi-system involved youth and their families
  4. Knowledge of resources in Garfield County
Working Environment 
  1. Must be able to work flexible schedule to meet the needs of families.  This will include some evenings and occasional weekends 
  2. Required to work in clients’ homes and community environments, as necessary 
  3. May include working with people in acute distress or crisis 
  4. Will require travel to sites to attend meetings 
  5. Current valid driver's license with acceptable driving record and proof of auto insurance coverage 
  6. Must be able to pass criminal and Child Protective Services background checks 

Maintenance/Groundskeeper

Objective:
To provide students with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean, and efficient place in which to learn, play, and develop.

Position Summary:

  1. Responsible for various functions all relating to the general upkeep and maintenance of building grounds and other outside activity areas.
  2. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.
 Position Accountabilities:
  1. Maintains district lawns and grounds, trees and shrubbery.
  2. Polices grounds for removal/ disposal of trash.
  3. Controls weeds and animal pests.
  4. Paints and helps maintain athletic fields.
  5. Paints playground games areas and equipment. Repairs fences and playground equipment.
  6. Performs irrigation maintenance functions.
  7. Assists with snow removal.
  8. Sets up and tears down for special events.
  9. Substitutes for absent custodial staff.
  10. May maintain gymnasium floors.
  11. May inspect and maintain custodial machines.
  12. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
  13. Responsible for maintaining all grounds equipment.
Position Requirements/Skills:

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING

  • High school diploma or equivalent

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • Less than one year
  • One to three years preferred
SKILL REQUIREMENTS
  • Effective communication
  • May need basic computer skills
  • Grounds maintenance equipment helpful
  • Hand and some power tools
  • Ability to operate general cleaning equipment
  • Ability to operate power cleaning machines
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, Class C

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
  • Capable of working on stepladders and scaffolding
  • Frequent bending, standing, reaching, walking
  • Occasional squatting, sitting, climbing, kneeling, and stooping
  • Periodic repetitive motion

SUPERVISORY DUTIES

  • Supervise summer help

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

Position Accountabilities:

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

Position Requirements/Skills:
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING

  • High school diploma or equivalent (must be 18 or older)
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • Less than one year
  • One to three years preferred
SKILL REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to operate grounds maintenance equipment, helpful
  • Ability to operate hand and some power tools effectively and safely
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS
  • Clear backgroung check
  • US Citizen
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work collaboratively with supervisors and co-workers
  • Maintains a positive attitude
  • Observes all district policies and procedures

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION

  • Colorado drivers license
ESSENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS
  • Noise; dirt and dust; odors and fumes; hazardous materials or situations; possible temperature extremes
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Capable or lifting 100 lbs.
  • Maximum, up to 50 lbs. Frequently
  • Frequent bending, standing, reaching, and walking
  • Occasional squatting, sitting, climbing, kneeling, and stooping
  • Periodic repetitive motion

Classified Substitute Custodian

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

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

Route/Activities Bus Drivers & Substitutes

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

Minimum Experience:

  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age  

General Expectations:

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

Licenses or Certification: 

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

Certified & Classified Substitutes