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Ludington Area School District Employee Handbook

LASD Employee Handbook

 

Position 2020-2021 School Year

Title: Remote Learning Instructor

Job Description: This K-5 position will use Edmentum Calvert as a virtual platform to move students through virtual instruction. This will be a non-union, year to year contract.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction and engage students in the learning process.
  • Hold office hours via Google Meet or teleconference for students/parents daily.
  • 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 student needs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress toward completion of project based learning activities.
  • Maintain documentation of student attendance, progress with curriculum, and ongoing communication that meet the minimum expectations provided by the district and MDE.

Other duties that support virtual learning as indicated by administration. 

 

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, 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 ongoing data collection and analysis to inform a continuously responsive and adaptive system of tiered instruction attentive to students’ 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 every day.

Required Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or higher in Education
  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education
  • Valid state licensing to meet Highly Qualified requirements

HOW TO APPLY Candidates for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for a minimum of three references. Please combine all documents into a single PDF and email Brian Dotson, Principal at bdotson@lasd.net by Friday, September 25th by 3:00pm.

Ludington Area Schools do 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. www.lasd.net.

 

Remote Learning Instructor

This 6-8 position will use Edmentum and Google Meet as a virtual platform to move students through virtual instruction. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate online learning.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruct and engage students in the learning process.
  • Host set Google Meet times per grade level on a daily basis.
  • Hold office hours via Google Meet or teleconference for students/parents daily.
  • 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 student needs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Collaborate with in-person classroom teachers to provide learning opportunities for virtual students that are consistent with LASD approved curriculum resources.
  • Maintain documentation of student attendance, progress with curriculum and ongoing communication that meets the minimum expectations provided by the district and MDE.
  • Other duties that support virtual learning as indicated by administration.

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 ongoing 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 every day.

Required Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or high in Education
  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate in Secondary Education
  • Valid state license to meet Highly Qualified requirements


Candidates should apply in writing to Mr. Michael Hart, OJMS Principal, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431. Please send letter of interest, resume, three letters of recommendation, transcripts and copy of teaching certification in one PDF to mhart@lasd.net by Friday, September 18, 2020 at 3:00 pm.

 

Schedule B Position 2020-2021 School Year

Boys Varsity Golf Coach
Boys Varsity Baseball Coach

Apply in writing, include three letters of recommendation and resume to Mr. Randy Fountain, Athletic Director, Ludington Area Schools, 809 East Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or email rfountain@lasd.net.

 

 

Support Staff and Substitute Support Staff Opportunities

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 by Friday, September 18, 2020 at 3:00 pm.

PMECC Building Secretary (Temporary Position)

Classification 3 Secretary. Part-time position, 4() 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 hav epassed 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. Deadline to apply is August 21, 2020.

Franklin Aide Position 4.0 Hours

4 hours - Special Education Paraprofessional - The candidate should be Highly Qualified and CPI trained, or willingness to take CPI training. Duties include providing additional support in  the resource room classroom as determined by the resource room teacher, providing academic & behavioral support, sensory breaks and lunch/recess coverage. This position may also support students with an IEP in the general education classroom. Other duties may include arrival/dismissal, lunch and recess coverage, or other duties assigned by the building principal. Please email Katie Eisinger at keisinger@lasd.net by Friday, September 4th at 3:00 PM.

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. 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. Deadline to apply is August 21, 2020.

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. Deadline to apply is August 21, 2020.

Franklin Aide Position 6.0 Hours

At Risk - 3 hours. Highly qualified. Collaborate with classroom teachers to develop lessons and work with students on academic skills. Requires training in literacy and/or math, attend workshops offered through the ESD. General - 3 hours. Student supervision during arrival/dismissal, lunch, recess, etc. Additional duties include first aid for playground injuries, lice checks, and other duties as assigned. CPI certification preferred. Tentative hours with gaps in schedule: 7:30-3:30. Apply in writing to Mrs. Katie Eisinger, Franklin Principal, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or email keisinger@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is August 21, 2020.

Franklin Aide Position 6.0 Hours

At Risk - 4 hours. Highly qualified. Work with students on individual academic needs in both literacy and math as determined through ongoing goal setting and coordinating with classroom teachers to support classroom work based on individual student data and needs. Other duties may be assigned based on student needs. General - 2 hours. Student supervision may include arrival/dismissal, lunch, recess, busses, and lice checks. Tentative hours with gaps in schedule: 7:30-3:30, not to exceed 6 hours. Must have 4 hours of professional standards 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. Deadline to apply is August 21, 2020.

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 reshelf 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. Deadline to apply is August 21, 2020.

Franklin Aide Position 4.5 Hours

4.5 hours Title V - 2 hours. Highly qualified. 2.0 hours At-Risk work with small groups of students in literacy or math skills as specified by classroom teacher. 1.5 behavioral support which may include sensory breaks or check in/check out with assigned students. General- 1.0 hours. Duties may include student supervision during arrival/dismissal, recess, and lunch. Tentative hours with gaps in schedule: 7:30-3:30, no more than 6 hours. 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. Deadline to apply is August 21, 2020.

Ludington High School Aide Position 6.0 Hours

6.0 Hour - Attendance (At-Risk) 1.0 Hour, 5.0 Hour special education, 7:00am to 1:30 pm, break for 15 min at 9:22-9:37, with lunch at 11:47-12:17. Must be Highly Qualified. Apply in writing to Mr. Dan Mesyar LHS Principal, Ludington Area Schools, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 or email dmesyar@lasd.net. Deadline to apply is August 21, 2020. 

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. Deadline to apply is August 21, 2020. 

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.   **Posting will remain open until position has been filled.

 
Food Service Aide  4.5 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.   **Posting will remain open until position has been filled.

 
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.   **Posting will remain open until position has been 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.

 

 

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

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

Please visit EDUStaff or 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.