Employment Information

Ludington Area School District Employee Handbook

2017-18 LASD Employee Handbook

 

 

Schedule A Teaching Positions

Third Grade Teacher Foster Elementary School

Full-time position will focus on teaching reading, writing, math and science to third grade students at Foster Elementary School. Must be Michigan Teacher Certified and be Highly Qualified.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate learning.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction and engage students in the learning process.
  • Incorporate STEAM activities within the curriculum.
  • Establish classroom structure that values positive relationships through intentional implementation of the district curriculum and support the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports system .
  • Support non-academic needs through the student support network district system of all students in order to remove barriers that interfere with academic success.
  • Exhibit an ability to work within the Professional Learning Communities method of curriculum development.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and needs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

Additional Qualifications: Qualified candidate should skillfully demonstrate the following competencies:

  • The strong desire to achieve outstanding results in a short amount of time;
  • The strong desire and ability to build meaningful, caring relationships with students in order to exert academic press and influence;
  • The skill and willingness to leverage the student support network to ensure that students’ social, emotional, nutritional and health needs are addressed;
  • The ability to collaboratively create and execute clear, logical instructional plans that produce strong results in student learning;
  • The capacity to rigorously create and sustain a well- orchestrated system of on-going data collection and analysis to inform a continuously responsive and adaptive system of tiered instruction attentive to student’s specific academic needs;
  • The capacity to align curriculum, instruction and assessments while responding to individual needs of students;
  • The ability to seek out knowledgeable peers, coaches or administrators for instructional support in the never- ending quest to deliver the vision of high quality subject- specific instruction in every class period of every day.

Required Professional Qualification:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Education
  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education
  • Valid state licensing to meet Highly Qualified requirements

Apply in writing with a letter of interest, copies of certification, transcripts and three letters of recommendation to Mr. Brian Dotson, Principal, Foster Elementary School, Ludington Area School District, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 by 3 PM Friday, August 3, 2018, or until position has been filled.  Application materials should be submitted as one (1) PDF attachment to: bdotson@lasd.net.

 

Second Grade Teaching Position Franklin Elementary School

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Must have knowledge of Michigan grade level curriculum and accompanying assessments
  • Must be Michigan Teacher Certified in Elementary Education
  • Must meet NCLB definition of Highly Qualified

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate learning.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction and engage students in the learning process.
  • Establish classroom community that values positive relationships through intentional implementation of the district curriculum and support the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports system
  • Support non-academic needs through the student support network district system of all students in order to remove barriers that interfere with academic success.
  • Exhibit an ability to work within the Professional Learning Communities method of curriculum development.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and needs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

Additional Qualifications: Qualified candidate should skillfully demonstrate the following competencies:

  • The strong desire to achieve outstanding results in a short amount of time;
  • The strong desire and ability to build meaningful, caring relationships with students in order to promote academic success;
  • The skill and willingness to leverage the student support network to ensure that students’ social, emotional, nutritional and health needs are addressed;
  • The ability to collaboratively create and execute clear, logical instructional plans that produce strong results in student learning;
  • The skill and ability to make data-informed instructional decisions that impact student learning and provide differentiated learning for ALL students.
  • The capacity to align curriculum, instruction and assessments while responding to individual needs of students;
  • The ability to seek out knowledgeable peers, coaches or administrators for instructional support in the never- ending quest to deliver the vision of high quality subject- specific instruction in every class period of every day.

Apply in writing, send a letter of interest, resume, copies of certification, three letters of recommendation and transcripts to: Katie Eisinger, Principal Franklin Elementary, Ludington Area School District, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 by 4:00 PM, August 10, 2018. Application materials may be sent via email in one PDF to keisinger@lasd.net.

 

 

 

Schedule B Positions

 

No openings at this time.

 

Non-Union Position

Franklin At-Risk Specialist 
 

Part-time position 6.0 hours per school day at Franklin Elementary School (grades K-2). Candidate should possess an elementary counseling degree or social work degree. The At-Risk Specialist will work with at-risk students, their families, school staff and community agencies to promote school success. Interested candidates should apply to Katie Eisinger, Franklin Principal, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431. Send resume, copies of transcripts, certification and three letters of recommendation in one PDF to keisinger@lasd.net.

Deadline to apply is 3PM on Friday, August 3rd, 2018, or until position has been filled.

 

OJ DeJonge Middle School At-Risk Specialist 

The At-Risk Specialist at OJ DeJonge Middle School is 4.0 hours per school day and is responsible for student supervision in the breakfast room and for administering the attendance process. Duties include, but are not limited to, checking in on previously absent students, receiving and making parent phone calls, keeping up-to-date records, and preparing and sending written communication in regards to attendance and truancy. The at-risk specialist will collaborate with school administration, school counselors, the school resource officer, Mason County Juvenile Court staff, Department of Health and Human Services, and Mason County FamilyLink to improve student attendance.  Applicants should have excellent organizational, communication, and customer service skills. Apply in writing to Michael Hart, OJ DeJonge Middle School Principal, Ludington Area School District 809 East Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email at mhart@lasd.net.  Application materials are due by 4:00 pm on Friday, August 17, 2018.  

 

Support Staff and Substitute Support Staff Opportunities

Part-time General Building Secretary at Foster Elementary School


Class 2 Part-time, 6.0 hours per school day, 10 month position. Individual serves the school and public in communication of information both orally and in writing, problem solving, material acquisition, cash handling, record keeping and distribution of medication to students. Applicants should have outstanding interpersonal skills excellent organization, writing and editing skills and be able to prioritize well. Successful candidate must have passed the district secretary test and be certified or willing to become certified in First Aid, other duties as assigned.

Specific duties:

  • Record attendance and run reports for entire school.
  • Contact families when students are absent.
  • File, organize and send letters for excessive student absences.
  • Monitor medication and contact families when refills are necessary.
  • Distribute medication and perform basic first aid to students.
  • Welcome all guests with a positive and friendly attitude.
  • Update a monthly informational bulletin board.
  • Work as a team with teachers, paraprofessionals, support staff and administration.
  • Communicate transportation changes to teachers and students.

Apply in writing to Brian Dotson, Foster Elementary School Principal, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 by 3 PM Friday, August 3, 2018.

 

Bus Drivers

Substitute Bus Driver Openings
For more information on substitute bus driving opportunities please call Ms. Deb Wilsey, Transportation Supervisor,  231-845-3890 or email dwilsey@lasd.net.

Food Service 

Child Nutrition Program Substitute Openings
For more information on substitute opportunities in the Child Nutrition Center please call Mrs. Donna Garrow, Child Nutrition Program Supervisor, Ludington Area School District, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI  49431 at 231-845-7303 extension 2041 or email dgarrow@lasd.net


For more information on substituting for support staff positions please call Mary Marble, Personnel Specialist, Ludington Area School District, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI  49431 at 231-845-7303 extension 2831 or email mmarble@lasd.net.

 

 

**Postings will remain open until positions have been filled.


Information for Substitute Teachers

Please visit EDUStaff or call EDUStaff at 877-974-6338
 
Thank you for your interest in Ludington Area Schools! The Ludington Area School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, age, religion, sex, height, weight, marital status, or disabling condition. The Ludington Board of Education has adopted policies which support the regulations of Title VI, Title IX and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974.