Employment Information

Ludington Area School District Employee Handbook & Employment Opportunities

LASD Employee Handbook

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. 

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

LEA Posting

Secondary English Teaching Position - Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with teachers within the structure of a Professional Learning Community to enhance curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
  • Use relevant technology, including the development of learning modules in the Canvas Learning Management System, to support and differentiate instruction and engage students in the learning process.
  • Establish a classroom structure that values positive relationships and supports the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports system.
  • 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 and ability to build meaningful, caring relationships with students.
  • The ability to collaboratively create and execute clear, logical instructional plans that produce strong results in student learning.
  • The ability to integrate 21st Century competencies such as technology literacy, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and problem solving, goal setting, ethical citizenship, and personal accountability in curriculum.
  • The capacity to align curriculum, instruction and assessments while responding to individual needs of students.

Required Professional Qualification:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Education
  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate in English Language Arts (BA or BX certification) 
  • Valid state licensing to meet Highly Qualified requirements

Apply in writing, include a letter of interest, resume, three letters of recommendation, copies of certification and transcripts, to Mr. Steve Forsberg, Ludington High School Principal, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI  49431, or email all application materials in one PDF to sforsberg@lasd.net

Non-Union Postings

Mental Health Provider   

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.

Additional Qualifications: 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, include 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

District Substitute Teacher Posting

This position will serve as a substitute teacher across the district and will report on a daily basis regardless of whether there are substitute openings available. The successful candidate must be Michigan Teacher Certified and Highly Qualified with BA (English) or BX (Language Arts) and/or DX (Science) or DI (Integrated Science) endorsements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate learning for middle level students.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction and engage students in the learning process.
  • 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.

Apply in writing with a letter of interest, copies of certification, transcripts and three letters of recommendation to Mr. Michael Hart, Principal, OJ DeJonge Middle School, Ludington Area School District, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431. Application materials should be submitted as one (1) PDF attachment to: mhart@lasd.net. Anticipated start date is January 3, 2024.

Schedule B Posting 

Assistant Cross Country Coach

Apply in writing to Greg Pscodna, Athletic Director via email gpscodna@lasd.net.

 

LHS BIRDFEEDER CAFE POSITIONS

Bird Feeder Cafe

 

No current openings in this department.

 

 

LESPA Support Staff Positions

Aide Positions

LES Aide (LES4) - 6 hours per school day. Must be Highly Qualified.  Job requires working with small groups of students in grades K-2 to manage lessons and activities and coordinate with classroom teachers to support classroom work based on individual student data. Attend math workshops offered through WSESD. Required training includes: AV Math Recovery. Other duties as assigned based on student needs. Duties may include student supervision during  in/outdoor recess, lunch, before/after school or office coverage. Hours: 4.75 per day in Title I Math and 1.25 per day student supervision.*Actual hours may differ depending on the needs of students and teachers. Apply in writing to Principal Katie Eisinger via email keisinger@lasd.net.

LES Aide (LES6) - 6 hours: Title 3 hours. Must be Highly qualified. Work with K-2 students and staff to plan and facilitate literacy interventions. Required knowledge of or training in effective literacy instruction and assessment (e.g., Fountas and Pinnell, Logic of English, IDI, etc.). General supervision - 3.0 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 a.m. - 3:35 p.m. with breaks throughout. Actual hours may differ depending  on the needs of students and teachers. Apply in writing to Principal Katie Eisinger via email keisinger@lasd.net.

LES Aide (LES12) - 6 hours per school day. At-Risk 4 hours per school day and general student supervision 2 hours per school day. Duties include working with students in grades Kindergarten - 2 and staff to plan and facilitate literacy interventions. Requires a knowledge of or training in effective literacy instruction and assessments. Must be highly qualified. Student supervision may include in/outdoor recess, lunch time, before/after school and office coverage. Other duties as assigned by the school principal. Tentative hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Actual hours pay differ depending on the needs of students and teachers. Apply in writing to Principal Katie Eisinger via email keisinger@lasd.net

LES Aide (LES14) - 6 hours per school day. Must be Highly Qualified. Job requires working with students on individual academic needs in both literacy, math and social/emotional needs as determined through ongoing goal setting and coordinating with classroom teachers to support classroom work based on individual student needs. Other duties as assigned based on student needs. May include in/outdoor recess &/or lunch, before/after school student supervision or office coverage. *Actual hours may differ depending on the needs of students and teachers. Apply in writing to Principal Katie Eisinger via email keisinger@lasd.net.

LES Aide (LES29) - 6 hours per school day. Must be Highly Qualified. General student supervision 4 hours per school day. At-risk duties 2 hours per school day. Duties include student supervision during morning arrival, recess, lunch and dismissal. Behavioral and academic support for students which may involve classroom support, monitoring and supervising sensory breaks, recess coordinator, or individual/small group support. Other duties assigned based on student need. *Actual hours may differ depending on the needs of students and teachers. Apply in writing to Principal Katie Eisinger via email keisinger@lasd.net.

OJ DeJonge Student Aide (OJ31) - 6 hours special education 1:1 student aide. Must be Highly Qualified and CPI trained. Duties will include assisting student to stay on task and redirect attention when needed. Implement behavior plans and document student behavior. Tentative hours 7:40 a.m. - 2:50 p.m. with breaks throughout. Apply in writing to Principal Mike Hart via email mhart@lasd.net

Ludington High School Student Aide (LHS42) - 6 hours special education aide. This position entails working with a student receiving special education services in a 1:1 capacity assisting with academics and providing sensory breaks. CPI training or willingness to become trained is required for this position. Other duties assigned based on student needs or as assigned by administrator. Apply in writing to Principal Steve Forsberg via email sforsberg@lasd.net

Substitute Positions

Substitute Bus Driver Opportunities

Ludington Area Schools is looking to hire part-time bus drivers. This position starts at $18.58 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. If you are interested or know someone who might be interested or have questions, please call Deb Wilsey, Transportation Director at 231-845-3890 or email dwilsey@lasd.net.

Child Nutrition Program Opportunities

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 email: celam@lasd.net 

Support Staff Opportunities

For more information on substituting for support staff positions please call Amy Anderson, Ludington Area School District, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI  49431 at 231-845-7303  or email aanderson@lasd.net.

 

Enviro-Clean Custodial Positions

Ludington Job Posting

 

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Interested in working as a Substitute Teacher? Please apply using the following instructions:

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

 
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.