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Ludington Area School District Employee Handbook

LASD Employee Handbook

 

Schedule B Position 2019-2020 School Year

Girls Varsity Basketball Coaching Position

Apply in writing include resume, three letters of recommendation and references to Athletic Director Randy Fountain, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431. Send all materials in one PDF to rfountain@lasd.net. Apply by 3PM on May 31, 2019. 

9th Grade Volleyball Coach

Apply in writing and include three letters of recommendation to Randy Fountain, Athletic Director, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or via email rfountain@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday, August 23, 2019.

Non-Union Position 2019-2020 School Year

Foster School Dean of Students Position

Full-time position (195 days): Approximate hours are 7:30 AM to 4:15 PM. Teacher certification required, administrative certification preferred. The Foster Elementary School Dean of Students is responsible for the management of student discipline. This includes using leadership and communication skills in working with teachers, counselors, parents, and students in order to develop a climate that promotes quality educational practices. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proactive Behavior Management
  • Leads Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support Team.
  • Work with teachers and students to develop and maintain behavior plans.
  • Lead Behavior Intervention Plan and Functional Behavior Assessment meetings with parents, and staff.
  • Develop positive relationships with students and families by being actively involved in their school lives, including school events such as family nights, musicals, etc.
  • Run check-in and check-out for multiple students as needed.
  • Knowledgeable in restorative practices and seclusion and restraint law.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with students, teachers, support staff, parents and guardians.
  • Remain fair, consistent with all parties.

Discipline Management

  • Maintain behavior records using SWIS and communicate monthly to staff behavioral trends.
  • Work with students on an as-needed basis as problems arise. 
  • Monitor lunch/recess/bus lines.
  • Run interventions such as TEAM room, alternate recess, alternate lunch, etc.
  • Consistent communication with teachers, students, parents. 
  • Provide consistent, age-appropriate discipline skills, including follow-through using trauma-informed practices.
  • CPI certification or the ability to get CPI certified.
  • Other duties as assigned by the principal. 

Additional qualifications and duties that might be considered:

  • Administrator certification to observe and evaluate teachers.

Interested, qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, copy of certification, transcript and references to Brian Dotson, Principal, Foster Elementary School, 505 E. Foster Street, Ludington, MI 49431 or email bdotson@lasd.net by 3:00 PM on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

 

Support Staff and Substitute Support Staff Opportunities

Head Mechanic

Full time position and works 261-day schedule. Maintains, repairs, cleans and otherwise services transportation equipment for Ludington Area Schools. Must be able to lift 90 pounds. Position requires mechanical aptitude with an ability to diagnose, repair, rebuild and make necessary adjustments to all vehicle systems as well as operate shop equipment. Must have or be willing to get a CDL, must hold State of Michigan Mechanic Certification in at least 3 heavy duty truck designations and 3 additional certifications.  The employee must be able to meet the physical demands of the job, be able to calculate figures and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry, be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints and work occasionally in outside weather conditions, work near moving mechanicals, work with chemicals such as petroleum products and in an environment that is usually loud. A complete job description is available on our website (www.lasd.net). Apply in writing to Jesse Rickard, Director of Business Services, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431.

Lakeview Elementary 6.0 Hour Aide Position

Hours per school day. Applicant must be highly qualified. Duties include general student supervision, recess supervision, cafeteria aide. Required 4 hours of USDA training for food service. Work 1:1 with a special needs student to redirect student behavior and attention and provide sensory breaks. CPI training required and experience working with students with disabilities would be welcome. This position will be reduced if the student does not attend LASD or if the student no longer requires additional support. Apply in writing to Jenn Mackey, Principal at Lakeview Elementary, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or via email at jmackey@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday, August 23, 2019.

OJ DeJonge Middle School 6.0 Hour Aide Position 

Hours per school day. Applicant must be highly qualified. Duties will to work 1:1 with a student receiving special education services. CPI training required. Apply in writing to Michael Hart, Principal at OJ DeJonge Middle School, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or via email at mhart@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday August 23, 2019.

OJ DeJonge Middle School 6.0 Hour Aide Position 

Hours per school day. Applicant must be highly qualified. Duties will to work 1:1 with a student receiving special education services. CPI training required. Apply in writing to Michael Hart, Principal at OJ DeJonge Middle School, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or via email at mhart@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday August 23, 2019.

Lakeview Elementary Aide 6.0 Hours

Hours per school day. Applicant must be highly qualified. Duties include general student supervision, recess supervision, cafeteria aide. Required 4 hours of USDA training for food service. Work 1:1 with a special needs student to redirect student behavior and attention and provide sensory breaks. CPI training required and experience working with students with disabilities would be welcome. This position will be reduced if the student does not attend LASD or if the student no longer requires additional support. Apply in writing to Jenn Mackey, Principal at Lakeview Elementary, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or via email at jmackey@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday, August 23, 2019.

Franklin Elementary 6.0 Hour Aide Position

Hours per school day. Applicant must be highly qualified and must have passed district library test.  Approximately 4 hours per school day as library aide. Will plan and facilitate 30 minute lessons with each class weekly in collaboration with library/literacy teacher. Other duties include  collect and re-shelf books, print overdue notices, fill teacher requests and other duties as assigned.  Approximately 2 hours per school day to supervise students for morning arrival, lunch, recess and/or dismissal.  Also lice checks. Apply in writing to Katie Eisinger, Principal at Franklin Elementary, 809 Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or via email at keisinger@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday, August 23, 2019.

 
Foster Elementary 6.0 Hour Aide Position

Hours per school day. Applicant must be highly qualified. Title I: 3.25 hrsWill work primarily on math and reading skills. Applicant must be able to communicate effectively with math and reading teachers. General student supervision approximately 2.75 hrs. Supervision duties include clean lunch tables, parent pickup, and recess. Apply in writing to Brian Dotson, Principal at Foster Elementary, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday, August 23, 2019.

Foster Elementary 6.0 Hour Aide Position

Hours per school day. Applicant must be highly qualified. Title I 4.0 hours. Will work primarily with 3rd, 4th and/or 5th grade students on math and reading skills. Applicant must be able to communicate effectively with math and reading teachers.  General student supervision 2.0 hours: Morning/before school playground, lunch recess, afternoon recess. Apply in writing to Brian Dotson, Principal at Foster Elementary, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or via email at bdotson@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday, August 23, 2019.

Foster Elementary 2.0 Hour Aide Position

Hours per school day. Applicant must be highly qualified. General student supervision during recess, provide student sensory breaks and supervise bus duty at the end of the day. May provide support to small groups of students under the direction and guidance of the classroom teacher. Apply in writing to Brian Dotson, Principal at Foster Elementary, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or via email at bdotson@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday, August 23, 2019.

Foster Elementary 6.0 Hour Aide Position

6.0 hours per school day. Applicant must be highly qualified. 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 Brian Dotson, Principal at Foster Elementary, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or via email at bdotson@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday, August 23, 2019.

Pere Marquette ECC Aide Position

17 hours, 4 days a week (M-Th). Duties include: food service, student supervision and flex position. CPR, First Aid, TB test. ServeSafe certification required, and Early Childhood comprehensive background check required (must be completed before first day of school). Additionally, 10 hours of annual professional development in food service necessary. Job requires the ability to interact with young children on the floor, to sit in small chairs, and to be on the move constantly inside and outside. Various duties include supervising students, modeling appropriate play,  preparing for snack times, breakfast & lunch, 3/4 hour covering in office, 3/4 covering LESPA aide break, head lice check, attending to student bathroom needs, following conscious discipline and conflict resolution techniques and covering where needed. Apply in writing to Sarah Cooper, Director at PMECC, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday, August 23, 2019.

Ludington High School  Food Service Aide 3.0, 6.0 and 5.5 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. **Posting will remain open until position has been filled.

Child Nutrition Program Head Cook

School days 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Must have Serv Safe Training or be willing to take it. Must be able to run a Point of Service system and computer. Able to lift up to 50 pounds as needed. Must be able to follow a recipe and willing to help direct other staff members when needed. 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  by 3PM on August 16, 2019.

Bus Driver - Route#13
Bus Driver - Route #14

3 hours per school day. Apply in writing to Deb Wilsey, Transportation Supervisor, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 or via email dwilsey@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is 3 PM Friday, August 23, 2019.

 

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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.

 

 

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


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.