CTES (paraprofessional) Agriscience
Category: Student Support Services/Career Tech Ed Specialist (Paraprofessional) Date Posted: 7/21/2016
Location: Kent ISD Kent Career Technical Center Date of Availability: August, 2016 Date Closing: 7/31/2016 @4pm
Kent Intermediate School District | 2930 Knapp, NE – Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Job Title: CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION SPECIALIST – AGRISCIENCE
Kent Career Tech Center
Full School Year
To assist in providing a well-organized and smoothly functioning class environment in which students can take full advantage of the adapted instructional program and the available resource material.
Must have graduated from high school (Associates Degree preferred).
Must have a minimum of two years of recent and relevant work experience in the Agriscience Industry (landscaping, greenhouse/nursery operations and/or related areas).
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with students, parents, local employer representatives, and teachers.
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to details, organize, prioritize, and work independently, as well as schedule and produce work in a timely manner.
Must possess strong math, verbal and writing skills and have the ability to work effectively with a diverse population of high school students.
Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with bus driver endorsement.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in providing specialized instruction in the various aspects of Career Technical Education (CTE).
Assists students on a one-to-one or small group basis as directed by the CTE Instructor.
Uses remedial and tutorial techniques, as directed, to assist students to gain the most from their instruction.
Assists in maintaining discipline, aiding individual students and assisting the CTE Instructor to have a greater influence on the learning process.
Assists in the set up and operation of equipment used in the teaching process.
Accepts responsibility for operating the bus to transport students on field trips and out of building work sites when necessary.
Assists with inter-departmental projects and maintains program assets and showcase areas.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Administration.
Attends seminars/conferences to enhance training skills and professional development.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Salary: Based on Master Agreement, Commensurate with Experience.
Benefits: Excellent benefit package includes medical, dental, vision; sick and personal days; State of Michigan School Employment retirement program
Posting Dates: 7/21/2016-7/31/2016 @ 4pm
To Apply: Kent Intermediate School District manages employment applications online. No hardcopy applications/resumes will be accepted for this position.
Applications must be completed online at www.applitrack.com/kent/onlineapp
Please note, due to the large number of applications, we are unable to attend to e-mail or telephone inquiries on application status. All candidates will be timely notified regarding their application status.
The final candidate for this position will be required (at their cost) to furnish Kent Intermediate School District with a current Michigan State Police and FBI criminal records LiveScan check prior to our recommendation to hire.
It is the policy of the Kent ISD School Board that no student, staff member or candidate for any position in the District shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, ancestry, age, gender/sex, sexual orientation, marital status, height, weight, veteran status, political belief or physical/mental disability which does not impair their ability to perform adequately in the individual’s particular position or activity, excluded from participation in, denied the benefit of, or to be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity for which the Kent ISD School Board is responsible for or receives financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education. The Coordinator for Title IX, Section 504, the Age Discrimination Act and Title II is: Coni Sullivan, Esq., Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Legal Services.
Kent ISD uses the AppliTrack system from Frontline Technologies to manage employment applications online.