Tacoma Public Schools

Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) is one of the largest districts in Washington State serving approximately 30,000 children in preschool through grade 12. The district has 35 elementary schools, 11 middle schools, 10 high schools and 4 early learning centers. 19 schools are designated as innovative.  TPS has nearly 5,000 employees and is one of the largest employers in Tacoma. 

 

149 job(s) at Tacoma Public Schools

TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 20, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: October 2021 FTE: 0.6 Hours per day: 4.5 Salary Level: Based on preparation level and experience per TEA Collective Bargaining Agreement Union/Days per year: Teacher, 180 work days, 10 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: This is a REPLACEMENT contract for the 2021-2022 school year only (anticipated October 28, 2021 - February 4, 2022) or until the employee returns from his or her leave, whichever occurs first. The applicant must possess or be eligible to attain a Washington State Teacher Certificate in Career and Technical Education with endorsements to teach program specific courses in Expolring Technologies and Information Technology. Professional responsibilities for teaching in the CTE program include: teaching the district-approved curriculum, engaging business partners through CTE advisory committees and work-based learning experiences, coordination and supervision of CTE student leadership activities extended beyond the contracted work day, and offering and supporting student attainment of CTE dual credit and industry recognized credentials in each CTE course. Attainment and maintenance of a valid CTE teaching certificate and First Aid/CPR/AED card are required for continued employment. CTE Teacher Certification and maintenance of a current CPR/First Aid/AED card are requirements for this position and a condition of employment. If you were offered and accepted this teaching position, you would be expected to enroll and successfully complete the required course of study for CTE teacher certification within 2 years. There is an approximate cost of $3000 to complete the program, plus the cost for your CPR/FA/AED card. Summary: This position plans, organizes and provides students with appropriate learning activities, experiences and a classroom environment designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth; supports the School/Building, School Board, District and State curriculum, policies and initiatives for student achievement. Responsibilities: 1. Develops, plans and strategizes a program of study that is based on and capitalizes on the learning needs of students and meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students; creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students; employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media to engage the students and provide an opportunity for participation that is consistent with the students' needs and capabilities. 2. Assesses the accomplishments for student growth on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required; maintains and issues appropriate grades to reflect level of student achievement; refers students for evaluation by District Specialists, as needed and required; provides guidance which will promote the students' welfare, educational development, and citizenship. 3. Strives to implement, by pedagogical content knowledge, instruction, action and support, the District's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives; assists the administration in implementing all District policies and rules governing student life and conduct as outlined by the State criteria for teacher evaluation requirements; develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior; encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior; manages student behavior and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner; participates in the planning and evaluation of the school program(s) and the District's curriculum and program development. 4. Develops norms for learning that reflect teacher knowledge of content; prepares lesson plans for assigned classes and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of assigned Administrator; provides differentiated instruction and scaffolding of tasks; effectively makes use of learning time and guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals; establishes, with an alignment of instructional materials and tasks, clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects; communicates these objectives and learning target(s) to the students. 5. Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, parents, colleagues and community members; makes provisions for being available to the students and to the parents for education-related purposes when required; conducts parent(s)/guardian(s) conferences and a variety of other meetings with District staff, parent(s)/guardian(s) and students to communicate student progress and interpret program rationale and each student's educational, social and behavioral development. 6. Maintains accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, District policy and administrative regulations; utilizes multiple data elements (both formative assessment and summative) to plan, inform, provide other formative assessment opportunities by adjusting instruction; evaluates student learning and success criteria to modify and improve program effectiveness; uses the Washington State approved student growth rubrics for tracking student growth data. 7. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect the students, equipment, materials and facilities; provides for and promotes the care and protection of students and school property; effectively utilizes and provides access to the materials, resources and services of the community and the District to enhance students' learning and teacher's effectiveness. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Maintains and updates knowledge and skills necessary for success in the position and improving professional competence by participating in professional development activities and training, as required, as needed or as assigned. 2. Attends staff meetings as called by the Administrators and serves on staff committees; supervises Para Educators and other classroom office assistance as required; provides guidance and works with staff members in an appropriate manner. 3. Develops and maintains a professional and collegial relationships with colleagues; collaborates with peers and administrators to improve student learning; supports appropriate conduct and performance of job duties; adheres to Tacoma Public School Board policies; contributes to the development of new teachers and student teachers per District guidelines. 4. Maintains files on latest curriculum guides; keeps updated on resources and methods and makes relevant changes to instructional plans and activities. 5. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS Confined to work area; must secure substitute or leave only at assigned breaks; may be required to work with and diffuse, if appropriate, difficult and sensitive situations; may have to be out in inclement weather to supervise students; may be exposed to high noise levels. Minimum Qualifications Other information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Bachelor's degree from accredited university with appropriate educational endorsement; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of applicable Washington State and Federal rules and regulations. Knowledge of subject matter/course content relevant to assignment. Knowledge of and skills in using various formative and summative assessments. Knowledge and skill in instructional principles, methods and techniques. Skill in obtaining, clarifying and exchanging information. Skill in critical thinking and problem solving. Skill in attention to detail. Skill in classroom management. Skill in handling student discipline. Skill in providing quality customer service. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate activities. Ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the District. Ability to use informational technology. Ability to exercise critical thinking and use sound judgment. Ability to be flexible and adaptable. Ability to work with difficult and/or sensitive situations to provide appropriate resolutions. Ability to serve as role model and treat students and colleagues as individuals in a professional and ethical manner. Ability to adhere to all Tacoma Public School Board policies. Ability to support the School/Building, School Board, District and State curriculum, policies and initiatives for student achievement. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to lift and carry up to 10 pounds, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, bend, climb and/or be mobile. Ability to travel throughout the District by means of private or public transportation. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Licenses/Special Requirements Valid Washington State teaching certificate. Completion of all District-required trainings, as assigned. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/Sexual Misconduct clearance. Job Locator Number: D40-07 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 20, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: October 2021 FTE: 0.5 Hours per day: 3.75 Salary Level: Based on preparation level and experience per TEA Collective Bargaining Agreement Union/Days per year: Teacher, 180 work days, 10 month elem Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information:Teacher Bilingual/ESL are District deployed to various locations. Assignments can change subject to district need. This assignment is scheduled to be 0.5 FTE supporting work at Silas High School Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet Summary: This position plans, organizes and provides students with appropriate learning activities, experiences and a classroom environment designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth; supports the School/Building, School Board, District and State curriculum, policies and initiatives for student achievement. Responsibilities: 1. Develops, plans and strategizes a program of study that is based on and capitalizes on the learning needs of students and meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students; creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students; employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media to engage the students and provide an opportunity for participation that is consistent with the students' needs and capabilities. 2. Assesses the accomplishments for student growth on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required; maintains and issues appropriate grades to reflect level of student achievement; refers students for evaluation by District Specialists, as needed and required; provides guidance which will promote the students' welfare, educational development, and citizenship. 3. Strives to implement, by pedagogical content knowledge, instruction, action and support, the District's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives; assists the administration in implementing all District policies and rules governing student life and conduct as outlined by the State criteria for teacher evaluation requirements; develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior; encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior; manages student behavior and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner; participates in the planning and evaluation of the school program(s) and the District's curriculum and program development. 4. Develops norms for learning that reflect teacher knowledge of content; prepares lesson plans for assigned classes and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of assigned Administrator; provides differentiated instruction and scaffolding of tasks; effectively makes use of learning time and guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals; establishes, with an alignment of instructional materials and tasks, clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects; communicates these objectives and learning target(s) to the students. 5. Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, parents, colleagues and community members; makes provisions for being available to the students and to the parents for education-related purposes when required; conducts parent(s)/guardian(s) conferences and a variety of other meetings with District staff, parent(s)/guardian(s) and students to communicate student progress and interpret program rationale and each student's educational, social and behavioral development. 6. Maintains accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, District policy and administrative regulations; utilizes multiple data elements (both formative assessment and summative) to plan, inform, provide other formative assessment opportunities by adjusting instruction; evaluates student learning and success criteria to modify and improve program effectiveness; uses the Washington State approved student growth rubrics for tracking student growth data. 7. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect the students, equipment, materials and facilities; provides for and promotes the care and protection of students and school property; effectively utilizes and provides access to the materials, resources and services of the community and the District to enhance students' learning and teacher's effectiveness. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Maintains and updates knowledge and skills necessary for success in the position and improving professional competence by participating in professional development activities and training, as required, as needed or as assigned. 2. Attends staff meetings as called by the Administrators and serves on staff committees; supervises Para Educators and other classroom office assistance as required; provides guidance and works with staff members in an appropriate manner. 3. Develops and maintains a professional and collegial relationships with colleagues; collaborates with peers and administrators to improve student learning; supports appropriate conduct and performance of job duties; adheres to Tacoma Public School Board policies; contributes to the development of new teachers and student teachers per District guidelines. 4. Maintains files on latest curriculum guides; keeps updated on resources and methods and makes relevant changes to instructional plans and activities. 5. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS Confined to work area; must secure substitute or leave only at assigned breaks; may be required to work with and diffuse, if appropriate, difficult and sensitive situations; may have to be out in inclement weather to supervise students; may be exposed to high noise levels. Minimum Qualifications Other information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Bachelor's degree from accredited university with appropriate educational endorsement; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of applicable Washington State and Federal rules and regulations. Knowledge of subject matter/course content relevant to assignment. Knowledge of and skills in using various formative and summative assessments. Knowledge and skill in instructional principles, methods and techniques. Skill in obtaining, clarifying and exchanging information. Skill in critical thinking and problem solving. Skill in attention to detail. Skill in classroom management. Skill in handling student discipline. Skill in providing quality customer service. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate activities. Ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the District. Ability to use informational technology. Ability to exercise critical thinking and use sound judgment. Ability to be flexible and adaptable. Ability to work with difficult and/or sensitive situations to provide appropriate resolutions. Ability to serve as role model and treat students and colleagues as individuals in a professional and ethical manner. Ability to adhere to all Tacoma Public School Board policies. Ability to support the School/Building, School Board, District and State curriculum, policies and initiatives for student achievement. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to lift and carry up to 10 pounds, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, bend, climb and/or be mobile. Ability to travel throughout the District by means of private or public transportation. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Licenses/Special Requirements Valid Washington State teaching certificate. Completion of all District-required trainings, as assigned. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/Sexual Misconduct clearance. Job Locator Number: D40-07 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 20, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 15, 2021 or sooner FTE: 0.125 Hours per day: 1 hour per day Salary Level: PA/3A, $18.0421hr Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month Benefits: None Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet Summary: This position assists a certificated teacher or staff member; tutors students individually or in small groups; monitors students in the classroom, at lunch, in the playground, at the assigned school(s)/building(s) cross walks, and/or boarding buses; and provides general classroom and/or office assistance, as assigned. Responsibilities: 1. Tutors children individually or in small groups on a variety of subjects, as assigned; compiles, reviews, and records student assignments and progress. 2. Monitors student behavior in the classroom, lunchroom, during detention, and/or at recess; disciplines students according to procedures; monitors students entering or leaving the building, between classes, and/or boarding buses. 3. As directed, provides for the safety of students to, from, and within, the assigned schools/buildings; ensures safe crossing of public roadways and intersections by assisting students on their way to and from school through communication to traffic and District crossing rules; reports unsafe behavior of children to school officials; may discuss traffic routing plans and control point locations with school/building administrator. 4. Assists teacher with classroom management; assists in preparing lessons; duplicates, organizes, distributes, and files learning materials; assists teacher in preparing student progress reports. 5. Provides school office assistance, as assigned; answers telephone and takes messages, files, duplicates materials, sorts mail, types bulletins, or other documents; provides basic first aid in the absence of the school health room personnel. 6. Administers District tests, records student scores, and reports results. 7. May pull students from classroom to tutor in assigned subjects for brief periods as assigned; may move between classrooms throughout the day to tutor various small groups of students for brief periods as assigned. 8. Attends building staff meetings; provides information regarding students; attends program meetings and workshops. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. May travel between schools to work with students, as assigned. 2. Performs related duties as assigned, on a temporary basis, to assist the teachers or administrative staff. 3. Attends training meeting, as assigned. 4. Regular, reliable, predictable attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work. CONDITIONS Required to work outdoors in inclement weather; occasionally required to deal with difficult and sensitive situations and /or people; required, or may have to travel to District and other sites within the community; constant seeing and hearing are required to fulfill job responsibilities; job may be subject to exposure to environmental and/or physical hazards;may be required to shift and prioritize tasks; required to stand and/or walk for prolonged periods; may be exposed to infectious disease; may be exposed to high noise levels; may be required to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and/or be mobile . Other information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Associate's degree or 72 quarter credit hours of post-secondary education, or completed an apprenticeship program, or passing grade on the Education Testing Service Paraeducator assessment test (Para-Pro) to demonstrate knowledge and ability to assist in instructing students; one year of prior experience working with school-aged youth, preferably in a classroom setting; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work and that meets federal and state requirements. Licenses/Special Requirements Educational Assistants working with the health impaired may be required to obtain a first aid certificate and training in CPR. Completion of District training for school crossing guards is required. Valid Washington State driver's license with access to personal transportation. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. Allowable Substitution Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be evaluated by the Human Resources office for comparability. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of childhood academic, social and physical development. Knowledge of assigned subject areas. Skill in logical thinking. Skill in communication. Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information. Skill in promoting a quality customer service environment. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to operate personal computer with applicable software applications. Ability to read, understand, and follow written instruction. Ability to concentrate on tasks at hand. Ability to work effectively as a team. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to follow instructions and accept constructive criticism. Ability to obtain, clarify and exchange information. Ability to organize and coordinate activities with assistance of classroom teacher. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable, and regular attendance. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Control # D24-01 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; and 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Tracye Ferguson, afergus@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Jon Bell, jbell2@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1225. Address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 20, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 15, 2021 or sooner FTE: 1.0 Hours per day: 8.0 Salary Level: $22.79hr Union/Days per year: Bus Drivers, 192 work days, 10 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet Summary: This position operates school buses to transport students and other authorized persons on all types of district approved activities. Responsibilities: 1. Drives a school bus on scheduled routes and/or on all types of district approved activities inside and outside district boundaries. 2. Services, inspects and cleans school buses and related equipment to ensure compliance with state and district regulations. 3. Maintains control of student passengers as related to safety; reports unsafe acts or conditions which require the attention of any person other than driver. 4. Completes forms, records and reports to ensure compliance with state and district regulations. 5. Attends meetings and completes any training programs as required by the state and the district; maintains current knowledge of all laws and policies established by the state. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Performs basic first aid as necessary. 2. Provides assistance in loading and unloading students from bus; assists passengers in evacuating bus in emergency situations. 3. Performs related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Other information: Education and Experience High school graduation or equivalent, three years of driving experience, and completion of bus driver training programs; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Knowledge Skills and Abilities Knowledge of state and district policies regarding school bus transportation. Knowledge of basic first aid and CPR. Skill in obtaining, clarifying and exchanging information. Ability to physically move in an overturned bus and assist students. Ability to operate communications equipment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multicultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Required Licenses/Special Requirements Valid Washington State driver's license and commercial driver's license with proof of acceptable driving record for the past three years and appropriate endorsement for driving a school bus. First aid and CPR card or required to obtain within first 30 days of employment. Must be 21 years of age. Required to pass a U.S. DOT physical. Must continue compliance with State Board of Education Requirements for Bus Drivers (WAC 180-20). Working Conditions May be required to work outdoors in inclement weather. Job Locator Number: D2109 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; and 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Tracye Ferguson, afergus@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Jon Bell, jbell2@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1225. Address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 20, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: October 2021 FTE: 1.0 Hours per day: 8 Salary Level: $32.48/hour. Hourly wage is based off of 61% of the State of Washington's Prevailing Wage Rates for Pierce County for each craft's applicable prevailing wage Union/Days per year: Maintenance260 days/8 hrs Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Job Summary Responsibilities: *Grounds duties to include but not limited to the following: Maintain District lawns by mowing, edging, hand trimming, fertilizing through hand spreaders or large mounted vehicle spreaders, irrigation, and weed control methods by applying herbicides or removal through hand work. Prepare areas for seed or sod, lay sod and sow seed. Maintain shrubs and trees by planting, pruning, watering, spraying, weeding, application of herbicides, removal of trees and planting and maintaining new trees, and cleaning shrub plantings etc. Operate riding mowers, vehicles, tractors, chippers, sweepers, sprayers, aerators, top dresser, pruners, edgers, weed-eaters, trimmers, hedgers, paint strippers, chalkers, etc. Maintain District athletic fields using appropriate procedures, including striping and laying out fields and other playing surfaces, dragging infields, setting bases and anchors, installing wetting agents, installing goal posts, installing back stops, digging up sprinkler heads, mowing, fertilizing through hand spreaders or large mounted vehicle spreaders, irrigating, weed control methods by applying herbicides or removal through hand work, top dressing, reseeding, hand repairs etc. This position also responsible for bee control and any pesticides affecting the lawns, shrubs, trees or fields. *General laborer duties to include but not limited to the following; Maintain storm and sanitary lines including catch basins and drains outside of the building but using various unclogging devices such as rodder, jetter, snakes etc. Install new lines or make modifications to old by digging up the old lines or digging for new lines, this is done by hand with shovels, picks, bars, or equipment such as back hoes, ditch witch, etc. Moving and hauling of furniture, equipment, debris, staging, scaffolding, etc. Set up for special events i.e. Start Track, Track meets, Superintendent's Scholars Program, Paradigm Program, testing, graduation, and other on or off campus events as needed. Maintain various bowl/stadiums and set up for events. Jackhammering and digging for all crafts. Grade and gravel parking areas and driveways. Clean and powers sweep all asphalt areas including parking, walking and play areas. Maintain asphalt areas by doing hot and cold patch repair. Maintain all cement walkways using the grinder to even up surfaces. Pressure wash sidewalks and courtyards and do all the large pressure washing jobs for other crafts. Use hand tools or riding equipment and vehicles to remove snow and ice from driveways, walkways, roof, and parking lots. *Support other crafts to move items; assist crafts i.e. roofers, glaziers, plumbers etc. Dig holes to expose pipes, electrical conduit, plant signs, etc. Other Job Duties: 1. Obeys all safety policies including but not limited to all District safety policies requiring the inspection of vehicles and equipment for system safety operation prior to operation; fall restraint policy. 2. Related job duties as assigned. Other information: Education and Experience High school graduation or equivalent and one year general grounds or maintenance experience; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge and experience in maintaining grounds by fertilizing, edging, beauty bark, pruning, herbicide/pesticide application, tree removal etc. Ability and experience in running various grounds equipment such as: tractors, mowers, hammer knife, blowers, weed-eaters, sweepers, spreaders, edgers, spray applicators, pruners, loppers, chain saws, etc. Skill in minor mechanical and equipment repair. Ability to understand verbal instructions. Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to the work. Ability to read, understand, and follow safety procedures. Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects using proper equipment and safety precautions. Ability to understand written and verbal communications. Ability to perform heavy physical labor. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds using proper equipment and safety precautions. Experience in moving furniture, pianos, wrestling mats, bleachers, risers, etc. Experience setting up scaffolding, staging, portable stages, etc. Experience laying out and marking various athletic fields. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Licenses/Special Requirements Valid Washington State driver's license. Desired Qualifications: Herbicide/Pesticide License Asbestos Supervisor Familiar with setting up for Athletic Events at the District's Athletic Facilities Working Conditions Work involves considerable heavy physical work, including heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects weighing up to 50 pounds; required to use power equipment in cleaning processes; may be required to work in confined spaces and/or climb ladders; required to work outdoors in inclement weather; works requires exposure to chemicals, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. Required to move heavy objects; may travel to various district locations. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; and 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Cari Ake, cake@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1225. Address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 20, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 1, 2021 or sooner FTE: 0.4375 Hours per day: 3.50 Salary Level: FS/0A/01; $15.52/hr Union/Days per year: FS191 800 Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 1:30pm Summary: This position performs general kitchen duties assigned by the Cook-Manager (or Satellite-Cashier in a satellite school) such as service in the cafeteria, food preparation, or clean-up duties. Responsibilities: 1. Operates dishwashing equipment; wipes down tables and service areas; cleans kitchen equipment; cleans sink, drain board and food preparation areas. 2. Assists in routine food preparation activities. 3. Serves food items to students and staff as assigned. 4. Maintains neat and clean work environment; cleans and stores equipment and tools when job has been completed. 5. Follows good safety and sanitation procedures. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS May be exposed to infectious diseases; experiences frequent interruptions; required to operate kitchen equipment; may be exposed to general cleaning chemicals; experiences high noise levels; may work in freezer and/or refrigeration units for extended periods of time; may be required to shift tasks and priorities; required to stand and walk for prolonged periods; required to perform repetitive tasks; required to assume positions, perform movements and demonstrate stamina and exertions needed to prepare meals and clean up; may be required to travel to District sites or other sites within the community. Minimum Qualifications Other information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Food service work experience desirable; HS diploma or equivalent, preferred; current and successful demonstration in working on the substitute-helper level; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of safety and sanitation rules and procedures. Knowledge of English usage including spelling and reading. Skill in logical thinking. Skill in operating commercial kitchen equipment. Skill in quality customer service. Skill in communication. Ability to perform basic arithmetic. Ability to learn operating procedures for institutional-sized kitchen work. Ability to follow instructions and accept constructive criticism. Ability to consistently lift/move up to 20 pounds, occasionally lift/move up to 25 pounds and occasionally team lift/move up to 50 pounds in accordance with established guidelines and using proper safety precautions. Ability to obtain, clarify and exchange information. Ability to concentrate on tasks at hand. Ability to work as a part of a team. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to maintain neat appearance and good personal hygiene. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Licenses/Special Requirements Current Food and Beverage Handler's permit. Valid Washington State driver's license with access to personal transportation. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/Sexual Misconduct clearance. Job Locator Number: D25-09 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 20, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Benefits: NONE Be a part of Tacoma Public Schools by serving on the Vision and Hearing Screening Team What is Vision and Hearing screening? Tacoma Public Schools provides annual vision and hearing screening to all students in Kindergarten through 7th grade. As a member of the screening team you will: Attend screening team training session September 21, 2021 4-6pm and later dates as necessary Potentially be deployed to all Tacoma School District Elementary and Middle School sites over the course of the screening period Serve Kinder - 7th grade students from September - January Work under the direction of the Screening/School Nurse Are you interested in.... Connecting with children in our community Providing families with vital health care data Partnering to support education in our schools Working to improve healthcare needs of children Assisting with early identification and prevention of poor vision and hearing APPLY TODAY! Short term seasonal work *** No experience required *** Training provided $13.69/hour for all non-nursing staff including current certificated substitutes, school nurse subs, paraeducator substitutes, and other hourly employees ($23.33 for current School Nurses who take this on for additional hours) For more information contact Health Services at 253-571-1174 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; and 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Cari Ake, cake@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1225. Address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 19, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 2021; as soon as possible FTE: .4063 Hours per day: 8:00am - 3:30pm Monday - Wednesday Salary Level:PA10 $32.11/hour DOE Union/Days per year: ParaEducator Union; 182 Days per full school year Benefits: None Additional Information: Health Room Assistant Nurses are District Deployed. Deployment locations/assignments could change from school year to school year. Valid WA State LPN or RN license required In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet Summary: This position assists in meeting the health needs of students according to District policies and school procedures under the guidance and direction of the school nurse and the school/building based administrator; documents and maintains student health information required by the District and by federal and state regulations; and provides appropriate care for ill, medically fragile, and injured students. Responsibilities: 1. Assists, promotes, and protects the optimal health status of students and staff; observes for student health, psychosocial and other needs, and refers appropriately. 2. Works as a team member with school nurse and school staff to help students obtain optimal physical, emotional, and social well-being necessary for learning. 3. Assists with and administers first aid care and specialized treatment in accordance with established guidelines for ill, medically fragile, and injured students. 4. Assists in the safe administration of medication as mandated by state law and District policy. 5. Prepares and/or maintains documentation and reports necessary to carry out the activities of the school health room. 6. Assists in maintaining all students' immunization information in accordance with legal and District requirements. 7. Follows established procedures to ensure confidentiality. 8. Reports students with contagious diseases to the school nurse or principal in accordance with established guidelines; uncovers health problems through screening, observation and interviews, and notifies the school nurse of findings; screens and evaluates findings of deficit in vision, hearing, and scoliosis, or other; assists in identifying students having evidence of abuse and/or neglect and reports to the school nurse and proper law enforcement agencies as required by District policy and state law. 9. Maintains clear and open communication with the school nurse via daily communication in an agreed upon manner. 10. Participates in, contributes to, and assists with the implementation of health care planning guidelines and procedures for emergency care of acute illnesses and injuries occurring during the time students are under the jurisdiction of the school. 11. Assists in encouraging families to provide for health examinations of their children by utilizing services of family physicians, dentists, and community clinics; supports health promotion for students, staff, parents and community. 12. Assists with maintenance of order and discipline and a sanitary and safe environment in the health room; maintains adequate supplies. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Maintains and updates knowledge and skills necessary for success in the position and improving professional competence by participating in professional development activities, training, and staff development training as required, as needed or as assigned. 2. Models healthful practices. 3. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS Required to visually concentrate on detail and be precise; experiences frequent interruptions; may be required to work outdoors in inclement weather; required to deal with and diffuse, if appropriate, difficult and sensitive situations; may be exposed to infectious diseases; travels to District sites; walks, runs, bends, and squats to attend to ill or injured children; lifts, carries, and positions ill and injured children. Other information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience LPN license is required; successful completion of a two-year accredited program for LPN, required; associates degree in nursing from an accredited college/university or registered nurse license is preferred; one year pediatric, community health nursing, health education, required or school based nursing experience, preferred; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of basic first aid and health care practices and procedures, basic symptoms of communicable and other childhood diseases. Knowledge of basic principles of human growth and development. Skill in identifying student health problems and communicating with school staff. Skill in obtaining, clarifying and exchanging information. Skills that are well developed in human relations required for communicating and dealing with diverse students. Skill in exercising patience when conveying information to students having difficulty with verbal and written communications. Skill in demonstrating sensitivity to the special needs of students. Skill in oral and written communication. Ability to communicate competently with tact and to listen effectively. Ability to stay calm under adverse circumstances and to calm others under stress. Ability to perform the specific medical processes following developed protocols and procedures. Ability to interact with staff, teachers, parents and specialist in order to carry out assigned duties. Ability to work with students who have varying and diverse medical and behavioral challenges. Ability to monitor and control student behavior. Ability to fulfill the needs of the job having physical strength and dexterity. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to model healthful practices. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to perform duties in accordance with established guidelines, local, state, and federal laws. Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions. Ability to plan and organize work. Ability to lift and transfer students according to proper procedures. Ability to work without direct supervision within the guidelines of policy and procedure using discretion and good judgment. Ability to work with student(s) of all ages with varied and diverse needs. Ability to participate as part of a team. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Licenses/Special Requirements Must possess a current Washington State Practical Nurse License (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) license to be renewed every year. Pass Washington State jurisprudence examination. Must possess first aid and CPR certificates prior to starting employment. Must obtain 45 continuing education credits and 531 practice hours every three years. Starting SY 2016-17, must obtain WA DOH approved suicide prevention, assessment, treatment and management training. Must have a valid Washington State driver's license and access to personal transportation. Must maintain all licenses and certifications as a condition of continued employment. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. Job Locator Number: D14-18 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 19, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 1, 2021 FTE: .8125 Hours per day: 6.5 Salary Level: PA4 $19.2967 Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: This is a classroom with services designed to meet the needs of students with significant cognitive or developmental impairments. It will be a communication rich highly structured setting. Students will likely be taking the WAAS portfolio alternative state assessment. Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet Summary: This position assists a certificated teacher with instructional and personal care needs for students with a broad range of disabilities, including medically fragile, orthopedically impaired, developmental, physical, and/or behavioral. The position provides academic interventions and may include assisting students with activities of daily living. Responsibilities: 1. Provides instruction to students individually or in small groups in assigned learning or "center" activities per direction of teacher; may implement lesson/activity assigned by specialists; provides assistance as necessary to students with sensory or physical handicaps; promotes and monitors a safe environment conducive to the instructional process; may perform vocational training with students according to their individual needs as assigned by the teacher or specialist; may assist students with job hunting skills and job application procedures and encourages students to participate in all learning activities. 2. May instruct students in self-care activities or carry out activities such as feeding, dressing and toileting; may perform diapering/toileting assistance and changing of sanitary napkins and colostomy bags, brushing teeth, inserting orthodontics and suctioning machines, tube or pump feeding; may restrain and calm students when they become self-abusive or violent toward others; monitors and protects students through seizures and other physical emergencies; performs sensory stimulation activities as assigned; uses adaptive equipment; may assist students to perform activities during adaptive physical education; may administer and log medications as assigned, as trained by the licensed school nurse or appropriate therapist. 3. Supervises students during recess or lunch periods; may supervise students in locker/shower rooms and restrooms; assists students in bus loading or unloading; instructs bus drivers on proper physical and/or behavioral support of students; may transport students as needed throughout the school or building premises. 4. Records student progress on data sheets, daily logs and prepares reports to assist the teacher; maintains communication with classroom teacher, program administrator and/or other school staff; may assist in assessing students; communicates with parents/guardians as assigned; maintains student records; collects and records data for the teacher on student progress toward IEP goals and objectives, behavioral plans, and grooming plans in addition to academic progress. 5. May be required to adjust position of students with physical disabilities periodically throughout the day to protect skin and ensure comfort; implement occupational therapy and physical therapy as instructed by specialists; use and teach basic sign language with students as needed; monitors students constantly to ensure safety. 6. May prepare and serve lunches and snacks for students in the assigned program; may clean dishes, utensils, and eating area following snack periods. 7. Models positive and appropriate behavior for students; corrects inappropriate behavior and demonstrates and discusses appropriate behavior; instructs students in appropriate conflict resolution as directed; administers discipline according to District guidelines and assists in classroom management. 8. Assists teacher in adapting materials and activities as directed; may assist in administering standardized tests as assigned; uses special teaching techniques, computer software, and adaptive equipment to meet the needs of students with particular disabilities, as assigned; arranges classroom furniture and materials for activities; may accompany students on field trips and camp activities; may accompany student to off-site jobs several times per week to supervise work; may supervise and provide instruction with students in general education classes. 9. Participates in department staff meetings; provides information regarding students. 10. May use specialized adaptive equipment such as wheelchairs, wedges, standers, side-layers, etc.; assists in adapting and maintaining equipment for student use. 11. May coordinate computer activities for students with disabilities; maintains and troubleshoots equipment; assists in the scheduling of students to use equipment; maintains equipment and software. 12. Demonstrates reasonable, reliable and regular attendance to prevent undue hardship that would create negative effects for instruction and related activities on the students and the program; adheres to District policy per general Employee Conduct rules regarding tardiness and unauthorized absences. 13. Addresses concerns with appropriate teaching staff and/or therapy staff and/or building administrators as appropriate. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. May perform cleansing intermittent catheterizations after receiving required training. 2. Provides general clerical assistance in the classroom; duplicates materials and completes necessary paperwork. 3. Supervises students in the classroom during teacher's brief breaks. 4. Performs related duties as assigned; may work in more than one classroom as assigned by building administrator. 5. May perform, after received required training, physical restraint of student if student is harm to self or others. CONDITIONS May be confined to a work area for prolonged periods; may be required to lift and move students or materials; may be exposed to bodily fluids and infectious disease; may be exposed to high noise levels; substantial requirement to deal with distraught and/or potentially violent people; may be required to regularly travel to other district sites; may be exposed to inclement weather. Minimum Qualifications Other information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Associate's degree or 72 credit hours of post secondary education or passing state test to demonstrate knowledge, demonstrated ability to assist in instructing students, and one year of experience in working with special needs individuals who may have severe disabilities or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work and that meets federal and state requirements. Allowable Substitution Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be evaluated by the Human Resources Department for comparability. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of assigned developmental, behavioral, and/or physical disabilities. Knowledge of assigned subject areas and basic learning styles. Knowledge of effective instructional methods for students with disabilities. Knowledge of safe and proper methods of lifting and positioning of students. Knowledge of basic sign language skills (for designated positions.) Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to defuse student conflict and de-escalate situations. Ability to obtain, clarify, and exchange information. Ability to use excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively and collegially with staff, community and students, including students with special needs. Ability to walk, sit, squat, crawl, kneel, bend, stoop, reach and lift to attend to the physical needs of the students. Ability to work in inclement weather. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds individually and team-lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to organize and coordinate activities. Ability to feed, diaper, and provide toileting and/or other personal assistance to students. Ability to be sensitive to students who are unable to communicate their needs. Ability to appropriately restrain students as necessary. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to establish and maintain effective civil and collegial working relationships with a variety of people in a multicultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Licenses/Special Requirements CPR/First Aid certification or willingness to be trained within the first 90 days of employment. Required to attend MANDT training and maintain MANDT certification. May be required to complete cleansing intermittent catheterization (CIC) training. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. Job Locator Number: D24-57 Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 19, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 15, 2021 or sooner FTE: .0.875 Hours per day: 7.0 Salary Level: PA3; $18.0421hr Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet Summary: This position assists a certificated teacher or staff member. This position tutors students individually or in small groups; monitors students in the classroom, at lunch, in the playground, and/or boarding buses; and provides general classroom and/or office assistance, as assigned. Responsibilities: 1. Tutors children individually or in small groups on a variety of subjects, as assigned; compiles, reviews, and records student assignments and progress. 2. Monitors student behavior in the classroom, lunchroom, during detention, and/or at recess; disciplines students according to procedures; monitors students entering or leaving the building, between classes, and/or boarding buses. 3. Assists teacher with classroom management; assists in preparing lessons; duplicates, organizes, distributes, and files learning materials; assists teacher in preparing student progress reports. 4. Provides school office assistance, as assigned; answers telephone and takes messages, files, duplicates materials, sorts mail, types bulletins or other documents; provides basic first aid in the absence of the school health room personnel. 5. Administers district tests, records student scores, and reports results. 6. May pull students from classroom to tutor in assigned subjects for brief periods as assigned; may move between classrooms throughout the day to tutor various small groups of students for brief periods as assigned. 7. Attends building staff meetings; provides information regarding students; attends program meetings and workshops. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. May travel between schools to work with students, as assigned. 2. Performs related duties as assigned to assist the teachers or administrative staff. Minimum Qualifications Other information: Education and Experience Associate's degree or 72 credit hours of post secondary education or passing state test to demonstrate knowledge and ability to assist in instructing students; one year of prior experience working with schoolaged youth, preferably in a classroom setting; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work and that meets federal and state requirements. Knowledge Skills and Abilities Knowledge of childhood academic, social and physical development. Knowledge of assigned subject areas. Ability to establish positive relationships and tutor school-aged youth. Ability to obtain, clarify and exchange information. Ability to organize and coordinate activities with assistance of classroom teacher. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Required Licenses/Special Requirements Assistants working with the health impaired may be required to obtain a first aid certificate and training in CPR. Working Conditions Required to work outdoors in inclement weather; required to deal with upset students; may be exposed to infectious disease. Job Locator Number: D2401 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357.
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 19, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 15, 2021 or sooner FTE: .0.6250 Hours per day: 5.0 Salary Level: PA3; $18.0421hr Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet Summary: This position assists a certificated teacher or staff member. This position tutors students individually or in small groups; monitors students in the classroom, at lunch, in the playground, and/or boarding buses; and provides general classroom and/or office assistance, as assigned. Responsibilities: 1. Tutors children individually or in small groups on a variety of subjects, as assigned; compiles, reviews, and records student assignments and progress. 2. Monitors student behavior in the classroom, lunchroom, during detention, and/or at recess; disciplines students according to procedures; monitors students entering or leaving the building, between classes, and/or boarding buses. 3. Assists teacher with classroom management; assists in preparing lessons; duplicates, organizes, distributes, and files learning materials; assists teacher in preparing student progress reports. 4. Provides school office assistance, as assigned; answers telephone and takes messages, files, duplicates materials, sorts mail, types bulletins or other documents; provides basic first aid in the absence of the school health room personnel. 5. Administers district tests, records student scores, and reports results. 6. May pull students from classroom to tutor in assigned subjects for brief periods as assigned; may move between classrooms throughout the day to tutor various small groups of students for brief periods as assigned. 7. Attends building staff meetings; provides information regarding students; attends program meetings and workshops. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. May travel between schools to work with students, as assigned. 2. Performs related duties as assigned to assist the teachers or administrative staff. Minimum Qualifications Other information: Education and Experience Associate's degree or 72 credit hours of post secondary education or passing state test to demonstrate knowledge and ability to assist in instructing students; one year of prior experience working with schoolaged youth, preferably in a classroom setting; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work and that meets federal and state requirements. Knowledge Skills and Abilities Knowledge of childhood academic, social and physical development. Knowledge of assigned subject areas. Ability to establish positive relationships and tutor school-aged youth. Ability to obtain, clarify and exchange information. Ability to organize and coordinate activities with assistance of classroom teacher. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Required Licenses/Special Requirements Assistants working with the health impaired may be required to obtain a first aid certificate and training in CPR. Working Conditions Required to work outdoors in inclement weather; required to deal with upset students; may be exposed to infectious disease. Job Locator Number: D2401 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357.
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 19, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Benefits: NONE Hourly rate: $24.14 Additional Information: This is a temporary hourly position. The successful candidate will be available to work between 7:30am and 4pm Monday-Friday on a flexible schedule to accommodate the workload at different times of the school year. There may be times where the workload requires a 40 hour week and other times where there would be little or no work hours. Work hours are dependent upon student testing requirements. Candidate interviews will occur in early January Training will occur in late January - exact date to be determined The student testing window will be February - mid April, exact dates to be determined More details will be made available during the interview process. Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet JOB SUMMARY This temporary position, under the guidance of the Director of Assessment, collaborates with the Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) Assessment Department and the District school/building staff to administer and proctor Highly Capable (HC) assessment administration. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Ensure the completion of Highly Capable (HC) assessment administration and make-ups, per the HC assessment calendar. 2. Collaborate with District school/building staff to setup and proctor HC assessment administration and use of facilities, including computers. 3. Maintain and monitor electronic and hard copy records for students who need to be assessed, including referrals and make-ups. 4. Record any irregularities, such as absences or no tests. 5.Complete daily and/or weekly status report, for each site, during and after the testing is completed. 6. Communicate issues, concerns, and/or progress report, with each site, as well as with the TPS Assessment Department. 7. Maintain confidentiality and demonstrate a high level of professionalism with students, District/school/building staff, and other customers. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. May perform special research and prepares special reports. 2. Keep track of equipment inventory, as necessary. 3. Performs other related duties as assigned, on a temporary basis. 4. Regular, reliable, predictable, attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS Reports to Director of Assessment or another assigned administrator. CONDITIONS Office environment; requires prolonged visual concentration and exposure to video display; required to setup, proctor, take down HC assessment administration at multiple school/building sites; experiences frequent interruptions; required to attend meetings at various sites; required to bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and/or be mobile, and move/lift heavy objects up to 20 pounds. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience High School Diploma or equivalent; coursework in computer training: one years' experience in an office environment; educational environment, preferred; experience working with children, preferred; experience maintaining detailed data and numeric records, preferred; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of or willingness to learn academic testing principles and practices. Knowledge of or willingness to learn records management techniques. Knowledge of and willingness to learn Microsoft Excel and Word. Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information. Skill in keyboarding. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, relational database, statistical, and specialized assessment software applications. Ability to work without direct supervision. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable, and regular attendance. Ability to perform arithmetical calculations and statistical analysis accurately. Ability to concentrate on detail and be precise. Ability to plan, organize, prioritize work and meet deadlines. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to operate a computer, associated peripheral and electronic scanning equipment and program related computer scoring software applications. _Licenses/Special Requirements Valid Washington state driver's license. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. ______________________________ CLASSIFICATION HISTORY New description 12/2016; revised 4/2019. D41-36 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 19, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 15, 2021 or sooner FTE: 0.5625 Hours per day: 4.50 Salary Level: FS/OA, $15.52hr Union/Days per year: FS191 800 Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 1:30pm Summary: This position performs general kitchen duties assigned by the Cook-Manager (or Satellite-Cashier in a satellite school) such as service in the cafeteria, food preparation, or clean-up duties. Responsibilities: 1. Operates dishwashing equipment; wipes down tables and service areas; cleans kitchen equipment; cleans sink, drain board and food preparation areas. 2. Assists in routine food preparation activities. 3. Serves food items to students and staff as assigned. 4. Maintains neat and clean work environment; cleans and stores equipment and tools when job has been completed. 5. Follows good safety and sanitation procedures. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS May be exposed to infectious diseases; experiences frequent interruptions; required to operate kitchen equipment; may be exposed to general cleaning chemicals; experiences high noise levels; may work in freezer and/or refrigeration units for extended periods of time; may be required to shift tasks and priorities; required to stand and walk for prolonged periods; required to perform repetitive tasks; required to assume positions, perform movements and demonstrate stamina and exertions needed to prepare meals and clean up; may be required to travel to District sites or other sites within the community. Minimum Qualifications Other information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Food service work experience desirable; HS diploma or equivalent, preferred; current and successful demonstration in working on the substitute-helper level; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of safety and sanitation rules and procedures. Knowledge of English usage including spelling and reading. Skill in logical thinking. Skill in operating commercial kitchen equipment. Skill in quality customer service. Skill in communication. Ability to perform basic arithmetic. Ability to learn operating procedures for institutional-sized kitchen work. Ability to follow instructions and accept constructive criticism. Ability to consistently lift/move up to 20 pounds, occasionally lift/move up to 25 pounds and occasionally team lift/move up to 50 pounds in accordance with established guidelines and using proper safety precautions. Ability to obtain, clarify and exchange information. Ability to concentrate on tasks at hand. Ability to work as a part of a team. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to maintain neat appearance and good personal hygiene. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Licenses/Special Requirements Current Food and Beverage Handler's permit. Valid Washington State driver's license with access to personal transportation. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/Sexual Misconduct clearance. Job Locator Number: D25-09 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 19, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 15, 2021 or sooner FTE: 0.5625 Hours per day: 4.5 Salary Level: FS/0A/01; $15.52/hr Union/Days per year: FS191 800 Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 1:30pm Summary: This position performs general kitchen duties assigned by the Cook-Manager (or Satellite-Cashier in a satellite school) such as service in the cafeteria, food preparation, or clean-up duties. Responsibilities: 1. Operates dishwashing equipment; wipes down tables and service areas; cleans kitchen equipment; cleans sink, drain board and food preparation areas. 2. Assists in routine food preparation activities. 3. Serves food items to students and staff as assigned. 4. Maintains neat and clean work environment; cleans and stores equipment and tools when job has been completed. 5. Follows good safety and sanitation procedures. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS May be exposed to infectious diseases; experiences frequent interruptions; required to operate kitchen equipment; may be exposed to general cleaning chemicals; experiences high noise levels; may work in freezer and/or refrigeration units for extended periods of time; may be required to shift tasks and priorities; required to stand and walk for prolonged periods; required to perform repetitive tasks; required to assume positions, perform movements and demonstrate stamina and exertions needed to prepare meals and clean up; may be required to travel to District sites or other sites within the community. Minimum Qualifications Other information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Food service work experience desirable; HS diploma or equivalent, preferred; current and successful demonstration in working on the substitute-helper level; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of safety and sanitation rules and procedures. Knowledge of English usage including spelling and reading. Skill in logical thinking. Skill in operating commercial kitchen equipment. Skill in quality customer service. Skill in communication. Ability to perform basic arithmetic. Ability to learn operating procedures for institutional-sized kitchen work. Ability to follow instructions and accept constructive criticism. Ability to consistently lift/move up to 20 pounds, occasionally lift/move up to 25 pounds and occasionally team lift/move up to 50 pounds in accordance with established guidelines and using proper safety precautions. Ability to obtain, clarify and exchange information. Ability to concentrate on tasks at hand. Ability to work as a part of a team. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to maintain neat appearance and good personal hygiene. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Licenses/Special Requirements Current Food and Beverage Handler's permit. Valid Washington State driver's license with access to personal transportation. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/Sexual Misconduct clearance. Job Locator Number: D25-09 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 19, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 15, 2021 or sooner FTE: 0.4688 Hours per day: 3.75 Salary Level: FS 0A/01; $15.52/hr Union/Days per year: FS191 800 Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:45am - 1:30pm Summary: This position performs general kitchen duties assigned by the Cook-Manager (or Satellite-Cashier in a satellite school) such as service in the cafeteria, food preparation, or clean-up duties. Responsibilities: 1. Operates dishwashing equipment; wipes down tables and service areas; cleans kitchen equipment; cleans sink, drain board and food preparation areas. 2. Assists in routine food preparation activities. 3. Serves food items to students and staff as assigned. 4. Maintains neat and clean work environment; cleans and stores equipment and tools when job has been completed. 5. Follows good safety and sanitation procedures. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS May be exposed to infectious diseases; experiences frequent interruptions; required to operate kitchen equipment; may be exposed to general cleaning chemicals; experiences high noise levels; may work in freezer and/or refrigeration units for extended periods of time; may be required to shift tasks and priorities; required to stand and walk for prolonged periods; required to perform repetitive tasks; required to assume positions, perform movements and demonstrate stamina and exertions needed to prepare meals and clean up; may be required to travel to District sites or other sites within the community. Minimum Qualifications Other information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Food service work experience desirable; HS diploma or equivalent, preferred; current and successful demonstration in working on the substitute-helper level; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of safety and sanitation rules and procedures. Knowledge of English usage including spelling and reading. Skill in logical thinking. Skill in operating commercial kitchen equipment. Skill in quality customer service. Skill in communication. Ability to perform basic arithmetic. Ability to learn operating procedures for institutional-sized kitchen work. Ability to follow instructions and accept constructive criticism. Ability to consistently lift/move up to 20 pounds, occasionally lift/move up to 25 pounds and occasionally team lift/move up to 50 pounds in accordance with established guidelines and using proper safety precautions. Ability to obtain, clarify and exchange information. Ability to concentrate on tasks at hand. Ability to work as a part of a team. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to maintain neat appearance and good personal hygiene. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Licenses/Special Requirements Current Food and Beverage Handler's permit. Valid Washington State driver's license with access to personal transportation. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/Sexual Misconduct clearance. Job Locator Number: D25-09 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 17, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 2021; as soon as possible FTE: 1.0 Salary Level: $109,865 - $130,485 DOE Union/Days per year: Exempt 260 work days, 12 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet SUMMARY This position plans and manages the development of projects and system enhancement from concept through implementation; makes decisions on the project specifics; advocates for the use of project management best practices, standards, and processes to support the District's efforts; is responsible for the success of District wide initiative using project management processes. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Manages multiple projects as assigned by the Project Management Office for District-wide initiatives; plans project activities from project concept through implementation; oversees projects for cross-departmental functions and cross-building initiatives extending into community coordination, as project dictates; develops and manages project schedules, resource plans, scope, project budget, project risk and communication plans with appropriate input from business and technical staff for the purpose of planning and managing the development of projects. 2. Participates in project feasibility efforts, including technology and business area research, requirements facilitation, cost benefit analysis, and development of RFIs for the purpose of making decisions on project specifics and advocating project management best practices. 3. Ensures that Project and Product deliverables meet internal District established standards; facilitates agreement on deliverable format and content with appropriate stakeholders where no standards exist; establishes systems for documenting and retaining new standards, processes and templates for future projects for the purpose of making decisions on project specifics and supporting District's efforts. 4. Coordinates project planning activities with appropriate stakeholders, functional leads and appropriate technical teams aligning new efforts with current and planned systems; verifies accuracy of scope and estimates and informs other teams of potential impacts to their respective areas due to project efforts for the purpose of managing the development of projects and system enhancements. 5. Communicates the project status with key stakeholders, Cabinet members and Administrators; is accountable for the success of District-wide change using project management processes for the purpose of supporting the District initiative. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Maintains and updates knowledge and skills necessary for success in the position by participating in professional development activities as needed or assigned. 2. Manages special projects; may train new employees, as directed, and performs related duties as assigned, on a temporary basis. 3. Regular, reliable, predictable attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university; five years of increasingly responsible project management experience; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Licenses/Special Requirements Valid Washington State driver's license. A credential in Project Management is desirable. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. Allowable Substitution Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be evaluated by the Human Resources Department for comparability. CONDITIONS Experiences frequent interruptions; required to travel to District and other sites within the community; may require occasional travel outside of the District; required to work extended or flexible hours as needed; may be required to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and/or be mobile . Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of Program Management tools, techniques, processes, and procedures. Knowledge of computer database and system software. Skill in vendor contract management. Skill in resource needs identification, selection, assignment and management. Skill in scheduling and use of scheduling tools, such as Microsoft Project. Skill in decision-making and problem solving. Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information. Skill in making presentations. Skill in resolving conflicts. Skill in oral and written communications. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to develop and monitor project budgets. Ability to exercise good judgment. Ability to coordinate activities. Ability to organize, prioritize, and maintain good follow-through procedures. Ability to work under pressure and meet established deadlines. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to create templates and tools to support Project Management activities. Ability to analyze and understand new business areas and technologies sufficient to inform facilitation of decision-making. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural setting. Ability to participate as a member of a team. D04-71 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 16, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: October 2021 FTE: 1.0 Hours per day: 7.5 Salary Level : Based on preparation level and experience per TEA Collective Bargaining Agreement Union/Days per year: Teacher, 180 work days, 10 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet Summary: This position plans, organizes and provides students with appropriate learning activities, experiences and a classroom environment designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth; supports the School/Building, School Board, District and State curriculum, policies and initiatives for student achievement. Responsibilities: 1. Develops, plans and strategizes a program of study that is based on and capitalizes on the learning needs of students and meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students; creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students; employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media to engage the students and provide an opportunity for participation that is consistent with the students' needs and capabilities. 2. Assesses the accomplishments for student growth on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required; maintains and issues appropriate grades to reflect level of student achievement; refers students for evaluation by District Specialists, as needed and required; provides guidance which will promote the students' welfare, educational development, and citizenship. 3. Strives to implement, by pedagogical content knowledge, instruction, action and support, the District's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives; assists the administration in implementing all District policies and rules governing student life and conduct as outlined by the State criteria for teacher evaluation requirements; develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior; encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior; manages student behavior and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner; participates in the planning and evaluation of the school program(s) and the District's curriculum and program development. 4. Develops norms for learning that reflect teacher knowledge of content; prepares lesson plans for assigned classes and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of assigned Administrator; provides differentiated instruction and scaffolding of tasks; effectively makes use of learning time and guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals; establishes, with an alignment of instructional materials and tasks, clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects; communicates these objectives and learning target(s) to the students. 5. Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, parents, colleagues and community members; makes provisions for being available to the students and to the parents for education-related purposes when required; conducts parent(s)/guardian(s) conferences and a variety of other meetings with District staff, parent(s)/guardian(s) and students to communicate student progress and interpret program rationale and each student's educational, social and behavioral development. 6. Maintains accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, District policy and administrative regulations; utilizes multiple data elements (both formative assessment and summative) to plan, inform, provide other formative assessment opportunities by adjusting instruction; evaluates student learning and success criteria to modify and improve program effectiveness; uses the Washington State approved student growth rubrics for tracking student growth data. 7. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect the students, equipment, materials and facilities; provides for and promotes the care and protection of students and school property; effectively utilizes and provides access to the materials, resources and services of the community and the District to enhance students' learning and teacher's effectiveness. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Maintains and updates knowledge and skills necessary for success in the position and improving professional competence by participating in professional development activities and training, as required, as needed or as assigned. 2. Attends staff meetings as called by the Administrators and serves on staff committees; supervises Para Educators and other classroom office assistance as required; provides guidance and works with staff members in an appropriate manner. 3. Develops and maintains a professional and collegial relationships with colleagues; collaborates with peers and administrators to improve student learning; supports appropriate conduct and performance of job duties; adheres to Tacoma Public School Board policies; contributes to the development of new teachers and student teachers per District guidelines. 4. Maintains files on latest curriculum guides; keeps updated on resources and methods and makes relevant changes to instructional plans and activities. 5. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS Confined to work area; must secure substitute or leave only at assigned breaks; may be required to work with and diffuse, if appropriate, difficult and sensitive situations; may have to be out in inclement weather to supervise students; may be exposed to high noise levels. Minimum Qualifications Other information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Bachelor's degree from accredited university with appropriate educational endorsement; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of applicable Washington State and Federal rules and regulations. Knowledge of subject matter/course content relevant to assignment. Knowledge of and skills in using various formative and summative assessments. Knowledge and skill in instructional principles, methods and techniques. Skill in obtaining, clarifying and exchanging information. Skill in critical thinking and problem solving. Skill in attention to detail. Skill in classroom management. Skill in handling student discipline. Skill in providing quality customer service. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate activities. Ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the District. Ability to use informational technology. Ability to exercise critical thinking and use sound judgment. Ability to be flexible and adaptable. Ability to work with difficult and/or sensitive situations to provide appropriate resolutions. Ability to serve as role model and treat students and colleagues as individuals in a professional and ethical manner. Ability to adhere to all Tacoma Public School Board policies. Ability to support the School/Building, School Board, District and State curriculum, policies and initiatives for student achievement. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to lift and carry up to 10 pounds, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, bend, climb and/or be mobile. Ability to travel throughout the District by means of private or public transportation. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Licenses/Special Requirements Valid Washington State teaching certificate. Completion of all District-required trainings, as assigned. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/Sexual Misconduct clearance. Job Locator Number: D40-07 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 16, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: October 2021 FTE: 0.75 Hours per day: 6.5 Salary Level: PA3 Union/Days per year: Para 182 + 11 holidays Active Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: This is a temporary position for the 2021-2022 school year only. Last day of assignment will be last student day June 2021. Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet Summary: This position provides assistance to the Principal and office staff in assigned school office, classroom, and school building duties; provides support and quality customer service to students, parents, staff, and the public; may also perform routine health room duties. Responsibilities: 1. Provides school office assistance; answers telephone and takes messages; files; duplicates materials; sorts mail; types; compiles, collates, and distributes bulletins, meeting minutes, and/or other documents, as assigned for the purpose of providing support and quality customer service. 2. Assists with counter work; greets and answers inquiries from students, parents, staff, and the public; may assist in filling out and completing forms for the purpose of providing quality customer service. 3. Assists in various record keeping activities, as assigned, including attendance, BECCA, free and reduced lunch and school supply inventory for the purpose of providing assistance. 4. May assist in providing outside supervision for playground, lunchroom and crossing guard coverage, as assigned for the purpose of providing support. 5. Assists in contacting parent(s)/guardian(s) by telephone, as needed, for the purpose of providing quality customer service. 6. May assist classroom teachers in the classroom, as assigned, for the purpose of providing assistance. 7. Monitors students entering or leaving the building, between classes, or boarding buses, as assigned and may assist in coordinating bussing for the purpose of providing support and quality customer service. 8. Assists in the care of ill and injured students in accordance with established guidelines, as assigned; may administer medication to students according to school nurse instructions; may assist in maintaining health and supply rooms to ensure cleanliness and proper inventory of materials for the purpose of performing routine health room duties. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Maintains and updates knowledge and skills necessary for success in the position by participating in professional development activities, as needed or as assigned; attends building staff meetings; participates in staff development training as needed or as assigned. 2. Maintains supply room inventory; issues supplies, as assigned. 3. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS Experiences frequent interruptions; may be required to work outdoors in inclement weather; may be required to work with and diffuse, if appropriate, difficult and sensitive situations; may be exposed to infectious diseases; walks, runs, bends, and squats to attend to ill or injured children; lifts, carries, and positions ill and injured children. Minimum Qualifications Other information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Associate's degree or 72 credit hours of post secondary education or passing state test to demonstrate knowledge and ability to assist in instructing students; experience in dealing with children and the public; preferably in an educational setting; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work and that meets Federal and State requirements. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of general office procedures. Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling and English usage. Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information. Skill in providing high quality customer service. Ability to learn the use of computers and related software applications. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to lift, carry, and position ill and injured children. Ability to monitor and control student behavior. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural setting. Ability to function successfully as a team member. Licenses/Special Requirements Must possess first aid and CPR certificates prior to beginning employment. Required to maintain certifications. Required to have annual training for dispersion of student medications. Job Locator Number: D24-10 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; and 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Cari Ake, cake@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1225. Address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 16, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: October 2021 FTE: 0.5 Hours per day: 4 Salary Level: PA3A Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: This is a temporary position for the 2021-2022 school year only. Last day of assignment will be last student day June 2021. Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Additional Resources and Information: • Press Release from WA Governor's Office • Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement • OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ • Vaccine Mandate FAQs • DOH Vaccine fact sheet This position assists a certificated teacher or staff member in the Title I/LAP program. This position tutors students individually or in small groups; monitors students in the classroom, at lunch, in the playground, and/or boarding buses; and provides general classroom assistance, as assigned. Responsibilities: 1. Tutors children individually or in small groups on a variety of subjects, as assigned; compiles, reviews, and records student assignments and progress. 2. Monitors student behavior in the classroom, lunchroom, during detention, and/or at recess; disciplines students according to procedures; monitors students entering or leaving the building, between classes, and/or boarding buses. 3. Assists teacher with classroom management; assists in preparing lessons; duplicates, organizes, distributes, and files learning materials; assists teacher in preparing student progress reports. 4. Administers district tests, records student scores, and reports results under the direct supervision of certificated staff. 5. May pull students from classroom to tutor in assigned subjects for brief periods as assigned; may move between classrooms throughout the day to tutor various small groups of students for brief periods as assigned. 6. Attends building staff meetings; provides information regarding students; attends program meetings and workshops. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. May travel between schools to work with students, as assigned. 2. Performs related duties as assigned to assist the teachers or administrative staff. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Associate's degree or 72 credit hours of post secondary education or passing state test to demonstrate knowledge and ability to assist in instructing students; one year of prior experience working with schoolaged youth, preferably in a classroom setting; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work and that meets federal and state requirements. Knowledge Skills and Abilities Knowledge of childhood academic, social and physical development. Knowledge of assigned subject areas. Ability to establish positive relationships and tutor school-aged youth. Ability to obtain, clarify and exchange information. Ability to organize and coordinate activities with assistance of classroom teacher. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Required Licenses/Special Requirements Assistants working with the health impaired may be required to obtain a first aid certificate and training in CPR. Working Conditions Required to work outdoors in inclement weather; required to deal with upset students; may be exposed to infectious disease. Job Locator Number: D2452 Minimum Qualifications This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, WA, USA
Oct 16, 2021
Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: September 2021 FTE: .5 Hours per day: 4 Salary Level: PA3 Union/Days per year: Para 182 + 11 holidays Active Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Summary: This position assists a certificated teacher or staff member in the Title I/LAP program. This position tutors students individually or in small groups; monitors students in the classroom, at lunch, in the playground, and/or boarding buses; and provides general classroom assistance, as assigned. Responsibilities: 1. Tutors children individually or in small groups on a variety of subjects, as assigned; compiles, reviews, and records student assignments and progress. 2. Monitors student behavior in the classroom, lunchroom, during detention, and/or at recess; disciplines students according to procedures; monitors students entering or leaving the building, between classes, and/or boarding buses. 3. Assists teacher with classroom management; assists in preparing lessons; duplicates, organizes, distributes, and files learning materials; assists teacher in preparing student progress reports. 4. Administers District tests, records student scores, and reports results under the direct supervision of certificated staff. 5. May pull students from classroom to tutor in assigned subjects for brief periods as assigned; may move between classrooms throughout the day to tutor various small groups of students for brief periods as assigned. 6. Attends building staff meetings; provides information regarding students; attends program meetings and workshops. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. May travel between schools to work with students, as assigned. 2. Performs related duties as assigned to assist the teachers or administrative staff. CONDITIONS Required to work outdoors in inclement weather; required to deal with upset students; may be exposed to infectious disease. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Associate's degree or 72 credit hours of post secondary education or passing state test to demonstrate knowledge and ability to assist in instructing students; one year of prior experience working with school-aged youth, preferably in a classroom setting; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work and that meets federal and state requirements. Allowable Substitution Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be evaluated by the Human Resources office for comparability. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of childhood academic, social and physical development. Knowledge of assigned subject areas. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to establish positive relationships and tutor school-aged youth. Ability to obtain, clarify and exchange information. Ability to organize and coordinate activities with assistance of classroom teacher. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Licenses/Special Requirements Assistants working with the health impaired may be required to obtain a first aid certificate and training in CPR. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. Control # D24-52 This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250