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Ludington Area School District Employee Handbook

LASD Employee Handbook

 

 

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LASD Schedule A Teaching Positions


Secondary Science (6-12) 

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 

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 February 5. Application materials must be submitted as one (1) PDF attachment and emailed to: jmackey@lasd.net.

Non-Union Positions

Pere Marquette Early Childhood Center Teacher

30 hours per week when preschool is in session based upon a 7.5 hour day, 4 days per week (M-T). Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, experience with teaching strategies GOLD Assessment. Preferred knowledge of the C4L curriculum. Must pass a comprehensive background check, be flexible to move between virtual and in-person learning environments and be a team player. First Aid/CPR training required or willing to become trained. Apply in writing,  include letter of interest, resume, copy of certification, transcripts and three letters of recommendation to Sarah Cooper, Director at PMECC via email: scooper@lasd.net. 

Operations Supervisor

Full time position, 261-day schedule. Supervises the maintenance of all buildings and grounds for the District. Provides support in the daily operation of the bus garage in collaboration with the Transportation Supervisor. Supports the mechanic in performing bus repairs and maintenance in alignment with state recognized mechanic certifications as described below. (The duties described are not all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.)

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Supervises the work of all building and grounds personnel involved in the maintenance and custodial activities on school properties. Determines and initiates the proper action to be taken to effectively and expeditiously complete repairs in accordance with school policy, sound maintenance practices and priority and urgency of operations. Conducts routine and periodic inspections, accident investigations and training programs to create a safe environment. Monitors and ensures compliance with federal and state laws inclusive but not exclusive of: AHERA, Right to Know, OSHA guidelines, playground safety and compliance with ADA requirements. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the District's policies and applicable laws. Must be able to calculate figures and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry, be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints and work in outside weather conditions, work near moving mechanicals and in a loud environment.

Other Necessary Skills & Experience: Must have a CDL and hold State of Michigan Mechanic Certification in at least two (2) heavy duty truck designations and at least two (2) other designations. Must be able to lift 90 pounds and pass the District Maintenance Test.

Apply in writing, include letter of interest, resume, transcripts/certifications if applicable and three letters of recommendation to Mr. Jesse Rickard, Director of Business Services via email: jrickard@lasd.net. Deadline to apply by 3PM on February 8th, 2021 or until the position is filled.

Payroll Assistant

8 hours per day, full-year position. Performs a variety of accounting, book keeping and clerical duties related to the entry and processing of bi-weekly payroll and serves as a resource for employees with payroll questions. The duties described are not all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience: At least two (2) years of post-high school education or training in accounting, book keeping or another related field and three (3) years of experience in payroll, bookkeeping or accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Timesheet review and entry for regular payroll processing, sending out and collecting documents, tracking and monitoring leave time and overtime, monitoring and maintenance of employee pay codes, assistance with on-boarding of new employees, completing verifications of employment, processing court order documentation, processing employee benefits, calculation of taxes and deductions, year-end tax preparation of audit documentation and other documentation as requested.

Other Necessary Skills & Experience:

Strong attention to detail, experience working in payroll software or comparable financial software, experience with Microsoft Excel, ability to carry out data calculation and data entry responsibilities with speed and accuracy, effective communication, filing and organizational skills, confidentiality, strong ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. 

Apply in writing, include letter of interest, resume, transcripts/certifications if applicable and three letters of recommendation to Mary Marble, Personnel Specialist via email: mmarble@lasd.net. Deadline to apply by 3PM on February 8th, 2021 or until the position is filled.

 

Schedule B Position

No openings at this time.

 

Support Staff and Substitute Support Staff Opportunities

Lead 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 three heavy duty truck designations and three additional certifications. The employee must be able to meet the physical demands of the job, be bale to calculate figures and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry, be able to meet the deadlines with severe time constraints and work occasionally in the outside weather conditions, work near moving mechanicals, work with chemicals such as petroleum products and in an environment that is usually loud. 

Apply in writing, include letter of interest, resume, transcripts/certifications if applicable and three letters of recommendation to Mr. Jesse Rickard, Director of Business Services via email: jrickard@lasd.net. Deadline to apply by 3PM on February 8th, 2021 or until the position is filled.

Foster Aide Position 6.0 Hours

Title I: 4.5 hrs. Must be highly qualified, work with teachers and students in grades 3-5 for math or reading. Other duties may occur in the event of a school closure. Student Supervision: 1.5 hrs. Outdoor recess, indoor recess, lunch supervision, before and after school supervision, office coverage are all potential supervision duties. Other duties as assigned by the school principal. 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 in to Brian Dotson, Principal Foster School by email bdotson@lasd.net.

Foster Aide Position 6.0 Hours

Title I: 3.0 hrs. Must be highly qualified, work with teachers and students in grades 3-5 for math or reading. Other duties may occur in the event of a school closure. Student Supervision: 3 hrs. Outdoor recess, indoor recess, lunch supervision, before and after school supervision, Washington & Foster St. coverage, office coverage are all potential supervision duties. Other duties as assigned by the school principal. 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 in to Brian Dotson, Principal Foster School by email bdotson@lasd.net.

OJ DeJonge Middle School Aide Position 6.0 Hours

Special Education Aide, Helping with all school subjects, the individual will work with students one-on-one or as a small group tutor. This requires strong knowledge of math and reading skills across all subjects. It is imperative that the individual be proficient in algebra. In addition, the special education paraprofessional needs to be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing with the special education teacher and with students who may have difficulties communicating. Must be highly qualified. 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 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 6.0 Hours

6.0 Hour Special Education One-on-One Aide at OJ DeJonge Middle School - Must be CPI-trained or willing to become trained.  Will work with a special needs student, guiding and redirecting as needed, as well as provide social skills and academic instruction under the guidance of a classroom teacher.  Must be able to support the student’s positive involvement in classes.  Please apply in writing to Michael Hart, OJMS Principal via email mhart@lasd.net.

Ludington High School Aide 4.0 Hours

4.0 Hour - LHS Library - Must pass district test. Position requires basic use of iPads and projectors, so applicants must have an interest and aptitude to learn additional skills. Must be able to work cooperatively and with the support of district technology personnel. Apply in writing to Mr. Dan Mesyar, LHS Principal, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: dmesyar@lasd.net. 

Ludington High School Aide 4.5 Hours

4.5 Hour - 9:12-10 SE 1:1 in Library; 10-10:29 Library coverage; 10:29-11:05 Lunch supervision; 11:05-11:15 SE 1:1 aide; 11:15-11:45 SE 1:1 aide so aide can take lunch; 11:46-12:24 lunch supervision; 12:24-12:439 paid break; 12:40-1:40 library coverage. Apply in writing to Mr. Dan Mesyar, LHS Principal, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: dmesyar@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 by 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 Mr. Jesse Rickard, Director of Business, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: jrickard@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 Mr. Jesse Rickard, Director of Business, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: jrickard@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 Mr. Jesse Rickard, Director of Business, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: jrickard@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 Mr. Jesse Rickard, Director of Business, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: jrickard@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 Mr. Jesse Rickard, Director of Business, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: jrickard@lasd.net.   

**Postings will remain open until the position is filled.

 

Part-Time Substitute Bus Driver Openings

Ludington Area Schools is looking to hire part-time bus drivers. This position starts at $15.97 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 Mr. Kevin Lange, Child Nutrition Program Director, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or by email: klange@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.