Employment Information

Ludington Area School District Employee Handbook

LASD Employee Handbook

Non-Union Posting

Staff Accountant/Business Services Specialist

This position will perform accounting functions for Ludington Area School District. Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field and five (5) years of successful experience in an/a accounting-related or school finance position. Experience with electronic spreadsheets and database management systems. Please apply in writing, include letter of interest, resume, transcripts and certifications, to Laura Jacobs, Director of Business Services. Email: ljacobs@lasd.net.

Mental Health Provider Position

Ludington Elementary School is looking for a mental health provider  to provide mental health support for students through individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, and consultation services. Candidate will report directly to a program coordinator and building principal. Work schedule will follow the school calendar, but may require additional time throughout the summer. 

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in one of the following areas:

  • Social Work
  • Marital Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Professional Counseling (not school counseling)
  • Valid licensing in the state of Michigan
  • Minimum of at least two(2) years experience working with children, preferably in a school-based environment

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete required training and adhere to all  requirements of the grant which are summarized in this section. 
  • Implement evidence based practices to support students that meet early warning indicators based on academic, behavioral, and attendance data.. 
  • Work collaboratively with the program coordinator and school staff to address barriers that interfere with academic success. 
  • Provide daily individual, group, or family therapy as well as consultative services for students and their families.
  • Maintain written and electronic documentation of all therapy and consultation sessions. 
  • Establish and maintain positive and meaningful relationships with students, families, and staff. 
  • Exhibit an ability to work within a professional learning community..
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and needs.

Qualified candidates 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 relationships with students and families in order to positively impact their school experience. 
  • The ability to be self-directed and take initiative and ownership of their work.
  • The ability to collaboratively create and execute clear and logical action plans to support at-risk students. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • The ability to seek out knowledgeable peers, coaches or administrators for support in the never-ending quest to deliver the vision of high quality subject-specific instruction in every class period of every day.
  • The strong desire and commitment to be an outstanding addition to Ludington Elementary School.

Apply in writing, send a letter of interest, resume, three letters of recommendation, copies of certification and transcripts, to Mrs. Katie Eisinger, Ludington Elementary Principal, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI  49431, or email all application materials in one PDF to keisinger@lasd.net.


LESPA Support Staff and Substitute Support Staff Opportunities


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Food Service Aide 4.50 Hour Position (FS13)

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Duties include the preparation and serving of food, displaying great customer service. cleaning of kitchen, equipment and serving areas. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. Sanitation class is required. Must be able to operate a computerized point of service cash processing machine. Must have ServSafe training and 4 hours of additional professional training yearly.Apply in writing to Caryn Elam, Director of Child Nutrition Program. Email: celam@lasd.net.


LESPA Support Staff Positions

Ludington Elementary School Aide 6.0 Hour Position (LES 0)

3.0 hours as a special education 1-on-1 paraprofessional. Candidate should be highly qualified and CPI trained, or willingness to obtain the training. Primary responsibilities include keeping the child safe in all environments, providing physical support to model appropriate school behaviors, and following behavior plan supports to help the child to make progress in the school setting. All settings may include outdoor supervision. Hours vary based on the needs of the student.  Apply in writing to Katie Eisinger, LES Principal, keisinger@lasd.net.

Ludington Elementary School Aide 6.0 Hours (LES 7)

6.0 hours: Title 4.0 hours. Highly qualified. Work with K-2 students and staff to plan and facilitate literacy interventions. Requires knowledge of or training in effective literacy instruction and assessment (e.g., Fountas and Pinnell, Logic of English, IDI, etc.). General supervision-2.0 hours May include outdoor/indoor recess, lunch supervision, before and after school supervision, or office coverage. Other duties as assigned by the school principal. Tentative Hours - 7:30 am - 3:35 pm with breaks throughout. *Actual hours may differ depending on the needs of students and teachers. Apply in writing to Katie Eisinger, LES Principal, keisinger@lasd.net.

Bus Driver Position (TS15)

3.0 hours per day up to 6.0 hours per day as needed for Special Education Transportation. Apply in writing to Deb Wilsey, Transportation Supervisor dwilsey@lasd.net.

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


Substitute Bus Driver Opportunities

Ludington Area Schools is looking to hire part-time bus drivers. This position starts at $17.58 per hour with summers off, no nights, weekends, or holidays. This is a perfect job for a semi-retired person, a stay-at-home parent, someone needing a little extra cash, etc. We provide paid training and help the new hire obtain a CDL-B driver's license. Please call Deb Wilsey, Transportation Director at 231-845-3890 or email dwilsey@lasd.net if you are interested, know someone that might be interested or have any questions.


Child Nutrition Program Opportunities

Child Nutrition Program Substitute Openings

For more information on substitute opportunities in the Child Nutrition Center contact Caryn Elam, Child Nutrition Program Director, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: celam@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. 



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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

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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.