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High School Educational Resource Director - September 2017

Job Title: High School Educational Resource Director
Program: High School Faculty
Reports to: High School Administrator
FLSA Status: Exempt – Part Time
Date: September 2017

Position Summary

The High School Educational Resource Director is responsible for implementing and supervising the school’s resource program. This position works with individual students and their families to determine what accommodations and resources are needed by the student with an understanding of what the school is able to provide, as well as educating and communicating with the full faculty about how to best serve each individual student.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Individual Learning Plan (ILP)Design

  1. Help refer families for formal testing/evaluation
  2. Review formal testing results when they are released to the school and make recommendations/suggestions to the faculty
  3. Gather and review documentation specific to the students’ developmental histories
  4. Develop, coordinate, and implement student ILPs using formal testing results
  5. Maintain professional documentation, records, and student files for students with learning challenges
  6. Create and update forms

Individual Learning Plan (ILP) Implementation

  1. Help students be successful through working with them and helping teachers understand what accommodations they need.
  2. Respond to the needs of the faculty in support of students with learning challenges
  3. Observe students in classes and work with teachers to meet students’ learning needs
  4. Meet one-on-one with students as needed to provide additional support services for their learning needs (academics, socialization, study skills, etc…)
  5. Check in with students if needed.
  6. Communicate with HS Counselor when students with ILPs have a need for counseling

Coordinate support systems

  1. Coordinate weekly reports
  2. Coordinate peer note taking system

Apply for standardized testing accommodations to the College Board and ACT

Consult with the HSLG and/or high school faculty and attend high school faculty meetings

Meet periodically with the lower school Educational Support Director and/or the Middle School Support Team

  1. Communicate and plan the transition from middle school to high school for students with learning challenges
  2. Share policies, procedures, and forms (consistency)
  3. Uphold the public image of Support/Resource program

Education and Qualifications / Regulations

  • Educational/Resource Support Experience at the High School Level
  • Undergraduate College Degree
  • Waldorf Education experience desired

Work Setting

  • General office environment, computer and desk work
  • Office hours are 19 hours per week:
    • 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
    • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Thursday, to include attendance at HS Faculty Meetings

Salary and Benefits

  • This position is part time and offers no benefits
  • Monthly salary of $1,750 (Position will be placed on an annual Faculty Agreement.)

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to perform:
    • Bending, sitting, standing, walking, etc.
    • Desk work, computer keyboard, telephone, etc.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.

Substitute Teachers - August 2017

Position Summary

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is seeking substitute teachers. We are looking for individuals who have teaching experience, love the classroom environment, and are available (sometimes on very short notice) to work during the week. Knowledge of Waldorf education is a plus.

Applying

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references, and salary requirements to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.

Please include your substitute availability, as well as if you have any interest in future teaching positions.

Rainbow Garden Assistant-Part Time - November 2017

Job Title: Rainbow Garden Assistant-Part Time
Program: Early Childhood
Reports to: ECE Director of Licensing
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Date: November 2017

Position Summary

The Rainbow Garden Assistant position of Shining Mountain Waldorf School’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) program is held after our Kindergarten hours from 12:15 pm to 3:15 pm.  The Rainbow Garden  Assistant supports the Lead Teacher in  providing an age appropriate Waldorf lunch and rest program that provides for the health, well-being, and safety of the children in their care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Rainbow Garden Lead Teacher with set up, helping children with their lunch, and clean up
  • Guide children in self-care (toileting, dressing, and social behavior)
  • Maintain confidentiality in all student situations
  • Direct parent communication to Lead Teacher about student behavior and concerns
  • Provide first aid if necessary
  • Be knowledgeable with the Campus Emergency Plan and able to implement
  • Clean up and place dishes in dishwasher
  • Clean mats once a week
  • Mentoring provided by the ECE Director of Licensing
  • Complete monthly online timesheets

Additional Responsibilities

  1. May be requested to substitute in the morning program if available.
  2. In accordance with the SMWS philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in accordance with the duties listed above
  3. Attend ECE meetings as requested
  4. Participate in annual work days to prepare classroom

Education and Qualifications

  • Early Childhood experience
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and parents
  • Reliability and consistency
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes
  • Possess a warm, friendly, joyous demeanor
  • Completion of Colorado ECE regulations of Colorado Department of Human Services,
  • Division of Child Care
  • ECT (Early Childhood Teacher) designated by the State of Colorado preferred
  • Within 30 days, must complete CPR, First Aid, Standard Precautions, Physical, Background Check, fingerprinting, mandatory licensing classes, registration in Colorado Shines PDIS and Early Childhood Educator qualified per the State of Colorado’s requirements
  • Submission of a medical physical by a licensed physician or other health care professional as needed per licensing regulations
  • Within 30 days, must complete CPR, First Aid, Standard Precautions, Physical, Background Check, fingerprinting, mandatory licensing classes, registration in Colorado Shines PDIS and Early Childhood Educator qualified per the State of Colorado’s requirements
  • Submission of a medical physical by a licensed physician or other health care professional as needed per licensing regulations

Work Setting

  • Kindergarten classroom and playground
  • Hours are 12:15 pm to 3:15 pm, 3 days a week, possible 5 days a week when 8 or more children attend
  • Because of the classroom setting, there are no breaks offered during the day
  • Holidays and school days off are not paid

Salary and Benefits

  • Hourly rate of $16.00 per hour
  • Because this is part time position, no benefits are offered

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Frequent walks; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; speaking and listening
  • Daily requirement to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40-pound child
  • Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.  We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and intent, resume, brief biography, and three references including current employer to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.

Rainbow Garden Lead Teacher - Part Time - November 2017

Job Title: Rainbow Garden Lead Teacher – Part Time
Program: Early Childhood
Reports to: ECE Director of Licensing
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Date: November 2017

Position Summary

The Rainbow Garden position of Shining Mountain Waldorf School’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) program is held after our Kindergarten hours from 12:15 pm to 3:15 pm.  The Rainbow Garden Lead Teacher is responsible for providing an age appropriate Waldorf lunch and rest program that provides for the health, well-being, and safety of the children in their care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with ECE Director of Licensing on program review and activities
  • Supervise lunch and rest with 6-12 Kindergarten age children
  • Offer gentle rhythm throughout the program
  • Coordinate the signing out procedures with parent pickup
  • Is knowledgeable with the Campus Emergency Plan and able to implement
  • Communicates with parents about student behavior and concerns
  • Maintain confidentiality in all student situations
  • Maintain the ECE classroom
  • Work with ECE Assistant (dependent on student ratios)
  • Complete monthly online timesheets

Additional Responsibilities

  • May be requested to Substitute in the morning program if available
  • In accordance with the SMWS philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in accordance with the duties listed above
  • Oversee an ECE Assistant based on student ratios
  • Attends ECE meetings as requested
  • Participates in annual work days to prepare classroom

Education and Qualifications

  • Early Childhood experience
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and parents
  • Reliability and consistency
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes
  • Possess a warm, friendly, joyous demeanor
  • Completion of Colorado ECE regulations of Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care
  • ECT (Early Childhood Teacher) designated by the State of Colorado
  • Within 30 days, must complete CPR, First Aid, Standard Precautions, Physical, Background Check, fingerprinting, mandatory licensing classes, registration in Colorado Shines PDIS and Early Childhood Educator qualified per the State of Colorado’s requirements
  • Submission of a medical physical by a licensed physician or other health care professional as needed per licensing regulations

Work Setting

  • Kindergarten classroom and playground
  • Hours are 12:15 pm to 3:15 pm Wednesday through Friday
  • Because of the classroom setting, there are no breaks offered during the day
  • Holidays and school days off are not paid

Salary and Benefits

  • Hourly rate of $18.00 per hour
  • Because this is part time position no benefits are offered

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Frequent walks; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; speaking and listening
  • Daily requirement to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40-pound child
  • Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Shining Mountain Waldorf School is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.  We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and intent, resume, brief biography, and three references including current employer to hrmgr@smwaldorf.org.