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Ludington Area School District Employee Handbook

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1. On your phone or a computer browser, navigate to EDUStaff

2. In the top right hand corner, click on Start Application

3.  Complete the online application

Questions or concerns? Call EDUStaff at 877.974.6338

 

Schedule A Teaching Position Secondary Science (6-12) Full-time

Full time teaching position with the potential to teach any of a variety of science classes including biology, chemistry, earth science, physical science, AP environmental science, or general science at Ludington High School. Candidates must meet NCLB definition and be Highly Qualified in Science while holding a valid Michigan teaching certificate at the secondary level (6-12); DI certification preferred. We seek a team oriented teacher who values relational practices and can teach all levels of learners. The ability to coach or serve in other schedule B capacities will be considered. Successful candidates will be able to work collaboratively in Professional Learning Communities and further the District’s mission of increasing achievement for all students. Apply in writing to Mr. Dan Mesyar, Principal at LHS, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431. Send letter of interest, resume, teaching certification, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation in one PDF to dmesyar@lasd.net by Monday, November 2, at 3:00 p.m.

Elementary Special Education Teacher (Part-Time)

Must be Michigan Teacher Certified and Highly Qualified in Special Education with an endorsement in Learning Disabilities and/or Emotional Impairment. Special Consideration will be given in the following areas:

  • Teacher strength in student management
  • Knowledge of Michigan grade level curriculum
  • Ability to work within the Professional Learning Communities method of curriculum development
  • An understanding of Positive Behavior Support System

Apply in writing, include letter of interest, resume, copy of certification, transcripts and three letters of recommendation, to Jenn Mackey, Principal, Lakeview Elementary School, Ludington Area School District. Deadline to apply is 3PM on Friday, November 6, 2020. Application materials must be submitted as one (1) PDF attachment and emailed to: jmackey@lasd.net.

Non-Union Position Food Service Supervisor

Food Service Supervisor - Full time position. This position directs the district’s food service program in conformance with local, state and federal regulations and requirements including public health and safety. Essential duties and responsibilities as outlined below (this list is not all inclusive, other duties may be assigned).

Education &/or Experience: Bachelor of Science in Food Service Management or Nutrition preferred. Extensive experience may be deemed acceptable. 

Certificates/Licenses, Registrations: Registered Dietician status preferred. 

Supervisory Duties: Responsible for the hiring, training, supervising and evaluation of food service staff. To be successful in this role the individual must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, and the school community.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Coordinating and managing the daily operations of the district’s nutrition program; monitors food production and service; assures planned menus are followed and substitutions comply with meal requirements; develops specifications for, solicits competitive prices and requisitions all food, equipment and supplies for the department. 

Other Necessary Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents and reports; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, employees or organizations; math calculation (basic algebra, geometry, percentages, proportions, volume, etc); ability to define problems, collect data, interpret technical instructions.

Physical Demands: The successful candidate must be able to perform the duties of the job as outlined below, however, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions. The employee is required to sit, stand, lift up to 40 pounds, stand and reach with hands and arms, use fingers, tools or controls, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required of this job include close vision, color vision and depth perception.

Work Environment: The noise level of the work environment is usually moderately quiet to noisy. The employee is continuously required to meet deadlines with severe time constraints, interact with the public and other staff, work irregular or extended work hours.

Apply in writing,  include letter of interest, resume, transcripts, three letters of recommendation to Mr.  Jesse Rickard, Director of Business Services, Ludington Area School District, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or email materials in one PDF to  jrickard@lasd.net. 

Deadline to apply is 3PM on November 10, 2020.

 

Schedule B Position

JV Girls Basketball Coach
JV Boys Swim Coach

Include letter of interest, resume and three letters of recommendation to Randy Fountain, Athletic Director, Ludington Area School District.  Please email materials in one PDF to: rfountain@lasd.net.

 

Support Staff and Substitute Support Staff Opportunities

Ludington High School Building Secretary

Class 2, 8.0 hours per school day, 10-month full time position with benefits. This position serves the school and public in the areas of: communication of information both orally and in writing; data entry and retrieval; cash handling; and record keeping. Central to this position are pupil accounting procedures and attendance record keeping. It is expected that the successful candidate will have top-notch customer service skills for interaction with students, staff, parents and the general public. Duties also include the security and dispensing of student medication. Other duties as assigned by the building administrator. Apply in writing, include letter of interest, resume and three letters of recommendation to Mr. Dan Mesyar, Ludington High School Principal. Email materials in one PDF to: dmesyar@lasd.net. 

OJ DeJonge Middle School Building Secretary

Class 2, part time 6.0 hours per day, 10-month position. The Building Secretary at OJ DeJonge supports the school, students and families in communication of information both orally and in writing, problem solving, cash handling, and record keeping.  Due to the nature of this position the successful applicant must have a proven work history that supports a high level of professional ethics and etiquette, accuracy, and attention to detail. Applicants should also exhibit outstanding interpersonal skills, be able to prioritize duties and successfully initiate/complete tasks with minimal supervision. Experience with student management software (PowerSchool), immunization recording (MCIR), substitute teacher programs., and data entry is preferred. The successful applicant must have passed the District secretarial test.

Candidates should apply in writing to Michael Hart, OJMS Principal, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or may send application materials electronically to mhart@lasd.net.

PMECC Building Secretary (Temporary Position)

Classification 3 Secretary. Part-time position, Four (7) seven hour days per week when preschoool is in session (28 hours per week). Hours may vary depending on the day of the week as assigned by the building director. The Successful applicant must have passed the district secretary test. Some training may be required prior to the start of the position. Contact Sarah Cooper, Preschool Program Director at 231-845-3850 for additional information. Apply in writing to Sarah Cooper, scooper@lasd.net.

Lakeview Aide Position 5.0 Hours

5.0 hour Position - 4.75 hours Food Service. Breakfast, lunch count, serve lunch, order, prepare, serve, clean for breakfast and lunch count money, maintain records, order lunch. Must have ServSafe Certification. General: .25 - Office coverage.10 hours of Professional training yearly required. Other duties may occur in the event of a school closure. Tentative Hours - 7:30 am - 3:45 pm with breaks throughout. *Actual hours may differ depending on the needs of students and teachers through the COVID-19 pandemic. Apply in writing to Ms. Jenn Mackey, Lakeview Principal, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or email jmackey@lasd.net. 

 
OJ DeJonge Middle School Aide Position 6.0 Hours

6.0 hours per school day. Duties will include assisting student to stay on task and redirect attention when needed. Special attention may need to be provided during non-academic activities such as recess, lunch and transition times. Apply in writing to Mr. Mike Hart, OJ DeJonge Middle School Principal, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or email mhart@lasd.net. 

OJ DeJonge Middle School Aide Position 5.0 Hours

Male Aide needed, for boys' lockerroom supervision. 7:10 - 7:55 Unlock southwest wing doors. Supervise crosswalk area at Tinkham and Washington while wearing reflective vest to help guide students across the street safely. 7:55 - 8:10 Lock southwest wing doors. Assist with supervision during all student lunches. 12:55 - 1:55 Supervise library while librarian takes lunch break. 3:00 - 3:25 Unlock south and north west wing doors. Supervise crosswalk area while wearing reflective vest. Lock south and north west wing doors. (Position may include additional time other duties as needed.)

Foster Aide Position 6.0 Hours

6 hours per school day. Candidate must be Highly Qualified. CPI trained or willingness to become CPI trained is preferred in order to manage possible deescalation scenarios. Duties include student supervision in the general and special education classroom with primary focus on an assigned student with special needs. Specific duties include redirection of student’s academic and behavioral focus. Duties may also include general student supervision and other duties as assigned. Apply in writing as outlined in “Applying to Postings” to Brian Dotson, Principal at Foster Elementary. Email: bdotson@lasd.net.

 
Franklin Aide Position 6.0 Hours

General - 4 hours. Library Aide- must be highly qualified and must have passed district library test. Plan and facilitate 30 minute lessons with each class weekly in collaboration with library/literacy teacher; collect and reshelve books, print overdue notices, fill teacher requests and other duties as assigned. Other duties include working with small groups of students to support academic needs. General- 2 hours. Office coverage, student supervision for morning arrival, lunch, recess and/or dismissal, lice checks. No more than 6 hours with tentative schedule of 7:30-3:30 with gaps in schedule. Must have 4 hours of professional training yearly. Apply in writing to Mrs. Katie Eisinger, Franklin Principal, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or email keisinger@lasd.net. 

Franklin Aide Position 6.0 Hours

Franklin Student Aide - 6 hours per school day. Candidate must be Highly Qualified. General student supervision 3 hours per day and working with At-Risk students 3 hours per day. Duties include student supervision during morning arrival, recess, lunch and dismissal. Behavioral and academic support for students that may involve classroom support, monitoring and supervising sensory breaks or individual/small group support. Other duties as assigned based on student needs. Apply in writing to Katie Eisinger, Principal, Franklin Elementary send to email: keisinger@lasd.net.

Ludington High School Aide Position 6.0 Hours

6.0 hour Special education 1:1 aide. - Work 1:1 with a student receiving special education services. CPI training required. Also provide sensory breaks. 7:45-2:50 with gaps in schedule. Student moved to grade 9 at LHS.Apply in writing to Mr. Dan Mesyar LHS Principal, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or email dmesyar@lasd.net. 

Food Service Aide  4.0 Hour Position

Hours per school day. Must be ServSafe certified and able to lift up to 50 pounds. Point of service register training is required as well as annual  professional development. Apply in writing to Mrs. Donna Garrow, Food Service Supervisor, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: dgarrow@lasd.net.   

Food Service Aide  (3) 6.0 Hour Positions

Hours per school day. Must be ServSafe certified and able to lift up to 50 pounds. Point of service register training is required as well as annual  professional development. Apply in writing to Mrs. Donna Garrow, Food Service Supervisor, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: dgarrow@lasd.net.   

Food Service Aide  (2) 4.5 Hour Positions

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Duties include food preparation and serving duties including clean-up. Sanitation class is required. Must be able to operate a computerized point of service cash processing machine.Must have ServSafe training and 6 hours of additional professional training annually. Apply in writing to Mrs. Donna Garrow, Food Service Supervisor, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: dgarrow@lasd.net.   

Food Service Aide 3.0 Hour Position

Monday through Friday school days from 7:00-10:00 am. Duties include setting up and counting grab and go breakfast, filling in production record.serving the students and running a POS system. Must have ServSafe training along with  four hours of additionally professional standard training annually. Must be able to left up to 50 pounds. Apply in writing to Mrs. Donna Garrow, Food Service Supervisor, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: dgarrow@lasd.net.   

Food Service Aide  3.0 Hour Position

Serving breakfast the middle school. Must have ServSafe training and 4 hours of additional professional training annually. Apply in writing to Mrs. Donna Garrow, Food Service Supervisor, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: dgarrow@lasd.net.   

Bus Driver Position 1.5 Hour Position

Bus Route #16 - Daycare Shuttle. 1.5 hours per school day. Apply in writing to Deb Wilsey, Transportation Supervisor, Ludington Area School District. Email: dwilsey@lasd.net.

 
**Postings will remain open until they are filled.
 
 

 

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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.

 

Ludington Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin in the administration of its educational or admission policies, financial aid distribution, or other school programs. 

 


Information for Substitute Teachers

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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.

The use or possession of marijuana is prohibited for all school-related off-campus business or events. This prohibition includes volunteers, substitutes, and company representatives while working on behalf of Ludington Area Schools.

Marijuana use remains illegal and fully criminalized according to federal law, and Ludington Area Schools is subject to the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989. In addition, our Board Policy prohibits the unlawful use or possession of controlled substances, illicit drugs, and alcohol on school property.

Employees and students who violate this policy prohibiting the use or possession of illegal drugs while on school district property will continue to be subject to legal and disciplinary action.