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. 

 

100 job(s) at Tacoma Public Schools

TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Full Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: March 13, 2023 FTE: 1.0 Hours per day: 7.5 Salary Level: Based on preparation level and experience per TEA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Range $45.45 - $90.83 Union/Days per year: Teacher, 182 work days, 10 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: Geiger is a Montessori School. Applicants must hold or be willing to obtain Montessori training credentials from MACTE accredited training facility (AMS or AMI preferred) This is a REPLACEMENT contract for the 2022-2023 school year only or until the employee returns from his or her leave, whichever occurs first. Examples Of Duties 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. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 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; supervises students in lunchroom, in hallways, on school grounds, and in any program held at the school under School District sanction; 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, on a temporary basis. 6. Regular, reliable, predictable attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work. CONDITIONS Confined to work area; must secure substitute or leave only at assigned breaks; may be required to work with and defuse, if appropriate, difficult and sensitive situations and/or people; may have to be out in inclement weather to supervise students; 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. 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. 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. 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 20 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. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 2/2/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: February 2023 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 workdays, 10-month elem Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: This is a REPLACEMENT contract for the 2022-2023 school year until the employee returns from his or her leave or last student day, whichever occurs first. Benefits will end last day of the month of assignment end. Examples Of Duties 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. 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 Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree from an 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. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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. Civil Rights Coordinator: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 2/2/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: As soon as possible FTE: .8125 Hours per day: 6.5 - work hours are 8:40am - 3:40pm Salary Level: PA4A $24.11 - No degree PA4E $24.86 - AA degree PA4F $25.11 - BA/BS or higher degree Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month Examples Of Duties 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. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 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, on a temporary basis; 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. 6. Regular, reliable, predictable attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work. 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 situations and/or people; may be required to regularly travel to other District sites; may be exposed to inclement weather; may be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and/or be mobile. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Associate 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. Licenses/Special Requirements CPR/First Aid certification or willingness to be trained within the first 90 days of employment. Required to attend District restraint training and maintain certification. May be required to complete cleansing intermittent catheterization (CIC) training. 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. 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. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 2/2/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Full Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: February 13, 2023 or sooner FTE: 1.0 Hours per day: 8.0 Salary Level: CU/OA, $20.66hr Union/Days per year: Custodian 260 work days, 12 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: Great news, Tacoma Public School District is hiring Custodians right now. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply today. You must be available to work the following shifts: To be Determined Swing Shift: 3:00pm - 11:30pm Swing Shift: 4:00pm - 12:30am Graveyard Shift: 10:00pm - 6:30am In addition d uring spring and winter break, work hours follow day shift schedule, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm You may be asked to work at 2 schools in one evening. Reliable transportation is required for travel between the 2 schools within a 30-minute time frame. Bus or Bicycle are not permitted. Valid/current Washington State Driver's License is required. Examples Of Duties This position performs custodial maintenance duties including dusting, mopping, finishing and buffing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning and restocking restrooms to assure clean and sanitary conditions in a building. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Sweeps, mops, strips, and polishes floors; vacuums and spot cleans carpets; empties wastebaskets into dumpsters; cleans and empties trash cans; dusts and cleans working surfaces, walls, cabinets, furniture, fixtures, etc.; cleans and sanitizes rest rooms and kitchen including sinks, toilets, stalls, and dispensers; restocks supplies as needed; locks doors after cleaning areas. 2. Replaces light bulbs and makes minor repairs to building. 3. Washes windows and mirrors; sweeps sidewalks, stairs, and areas outside of building. 4. Moves and arranges equipment and furniture for a variety of school activities; sets up tables and chairs; moves packages; cleans premises. 5. Reports building and equipment conditions and failures requiring repair or preventive maintenance. 6. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; maintains custodial supply rooms and equipment in a clean and orderly manner; performs routine maintenance to custodial equipment and supplies. 7. Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices. 8. May oversee and/or assist with snow removal activities; assists in maintaining building exterior and grounds during inclement weather to ensure proper protection and safety. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Attends staff meetings to maintain current knowledge of safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the equipment in the building. 2. Performs other 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. 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; may be required to lift 20 pounds and team carry up to 50 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and be mobile. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience High school graduation or equivalent and one year of experience in custodial work preferred; 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 Pre-employment physical examination and medical history and criminal background check. Washington State Driver’s License required. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of custodial operations and related equipment. Skill in minor mechanical and equipment repair. Ability to understand and follow safety procedures. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable, and regular attendance. Ability to understand verbal instructions. Ability to operate vacuums and other related equipment. Ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies. Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to the work. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects using proper equipment and safety precautions. Ability to understand written and verbal communications. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to perform heavy physical labor. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 25-57-252, civilrights@tacoma.k2.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 25-57-8, cerolin@tacoma.k2.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 25-57-9, wgreer@tacoma.k2.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 25-57-096, jherbol@tacoma.k2.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 25-57-00, mnelson@tacoma.k2.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 2/5/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Full Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: March 27, 2023 FTE: 1.0 Hours per day: 8.0 Salary Level: CU/OA, $20.66hr Union/Days per year: Custodian 260 work days, 12 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: Great news, Tacoma Public School District is hiring Custodians right now. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply today. You must be available to work the following shifts: To be Determined Swing Shift: 3:00pm - 11:30pm Swing Shift: 4:00pm - 12:30am Graveyard Shift: 10:00pm - 6:30am In addition from the middle of June to the middle of August, the district is on a 4-10hour days work schedule, Monday - Thursday; from 6:30 am - 5:00 pm; off on Fridays. During spring and winter break, work hours follow day shift schedule, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm You may be asked to work at 2 schools in one evening. Reliable transportation is required for travel between the 2 schools within a 30-minute time frame. Bus or Bicycle are not permitted. Valid/current Washington State Driver's License is required. Examples Of Duties This position performs custodial maintenance duties including dusting, mopping, finishing and buffing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning and restocking restrooms to assure clean and sanitary conditions in a building. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Sweeps, mops, strips, and polishes floors; vacuums and spot cleans carpets; empties wastebaskets into dumpsters; cleans and empties trash cans; dusts and cleans working surfaces, walls, cabinets, furniture, fixtures, etc.; cleans and sanitizes rest rooms and kitchen including sinks, toilets, stalls, and dispensers; restocks supplies as needed; locks doors after cleaning areas. 2. Replaces light bulbs and makes minor repairs to building. 3. Washes windows and mirrors; sweeps sidewalks, stairs, and areas outside of building. 4. Moves and arranges equipment and furniture for a variety of school activities; sets up tables and chairs; moves packages; cleans premises. 5. Reports building and equipment conditions and failures requiring repair or preventive maintenance. 6. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; maintains custodial supply rooms and equipment in a clean and orderly manner; performs routine maintenance to custodial equipment and supplies. 7. Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices. 8. May oversee and/or assist with snow removal activities; assists in maintaining building exterior and grounds during inclement weather to ensure proper protection and safety. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Attends staff meetings to maintain current knowledge of safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the equipment in the building. 2. Performs other 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. 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; may be required to lift 20 pounds and team carry up to 50 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and be mobile. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience High school graduation or equivalent and one year of experience in custodial work preferred; 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 Pre-employment physical examination and medical history and criminal background check. Washington State Driver’s License required. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of custodial operations and related equipment. Skill in minor mechanical and equipment repair. Ability to understand and follow safety procedures. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable, and regular attendance. Ability to understand verbal instructions. Ability to operate vacuums and other related equipment. Ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies. Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to the work. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects using proper equipment and safety precautions. Ability to understand written and verbal communications. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to perform heavy physical labor. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 25-57-252, civilrights@tacoma.k2.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 25-57-8, cerolin@tacoma.k2.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 25-57-9, wgreer@tacoma.k2.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 25-57-096, jherbol@tacoma.k2.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 25-57-00, mnelson@tacoma.k2.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 2/5/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: January 2023 Salary Level: $15.74hr Additional Information: Benefits: NONE Season runs January - March Examples Of Duties This position instructs middle school athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success in their program. The employee must understand and abide by all building, Tacoma School District and Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Supervises student athletes to promote effective student learning through participation in athletic activities. 2. Plans, develops and implements an effective program for the particular sport to prepare athletes both physically and mentally to participate with confidence and self-assurance in athletic contests; formulates behavioral objectives for the coming sports season; administers discipline when necessary in a fair and consistent manner; emphasizes safety precautions; provides opportunities for each participant to achieve some success; shares information with parents (rules, schedule, practice days and times) to review the total scope of program; informs participants prior to season about the district’s policies and regulations and extracurricular activity contract. 3. Organizes practice sessions that are both stimulating and instructive; conducts practice with 7th and 8th grade teams four days a week and 6th grade teams two days a week, immediately after school with the idea of developing the athlete’s greatest potential; teaches basic fundamental skills of the sport; prepares daily practice activities and keeps records on file; emphasizes and promotes good sportsmanship in the conduct of team members and coaches. 4. Assumes responsibility for all phases of the program involving coordination of facility use in conjunction with building athletic director; follows building and district procedures for budgeting and purchase of equipment through ASB; follows district procedures for handling injuries; submits to the building athletic director a list of names of students who sustain incapacitating injuries during the season; maintains injury records in conjunction with the building athletic director. 5. Informs students and parents of the proper procedures of eligibility and special rules for the particular sport; posts rules and issues them to each participant. 6. Establishes an effective system for issuing equipment and maintaining records including dates and times of issuance; assures the systematic return of all equipment, the cleaning and storing of equipment; performs weekly safety check for all equipment; holds students responsible for lost equipment; completes inventory lists and provides copies to the building athletic director. 7. Makes written recommendations to building athletic director regarding program, facilities, and transportation problems; assists the building athletic director and district athletic director in achieving the objectives of the school’s athletic program. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Attends all district and building athletic meetings as called by building athletic director and/or district athletic director. 2. Updates knowledge by attending clinics, workshops, and maintaining familiarity with current athletic programs; keeps current with regard to rule changes as adopted by WIAA and Tacoma School District 3. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS Work with students in outdoor playing fields, indoor and outdoor courts, gymnasium, swimming pool or other sports facility; physical ability to lift and move sports equipment and demonstrate sports skills when necessary; may be exposed to infectious diseases and inclement weather. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Graduation from high school or equivalent and a minimum of two years of experience as an assistant coach; must be at least 21 years of age (WIAA Regulation) 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. Licenses/Special Requirements First Aid Certificate and CPR card are required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of building, Tacoma School District, and WIAA policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines. Knowledge of effective coaching practices/techniques for the particular sport. Ability to comply with WIAA coaching standards. Ability to motivate students. Ability to exercise fairness in dealing with student athletes. Ability to conduct oneself in an ethical and exemplary manner at all times. Ability to maintain poise and composure during practice and games. Ability to relate to students of differing athletic abilities. Ability to establish and maintain effective work and student relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate athletic activities. Ability to set-up and maintain accurate records and files. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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. Civil Rights Coordinator: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 1/30/2023 12:00 AM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: March 28, 2023 Season Dates: April - May 2023 Salary Level: $15.74hr Benefits: NONE Examples Of Duties This position instructs middle school athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success in their program. The employee must understand and abide by all building, Tacoma School District and Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Supervises student athletes to promote effective student learning through participation in athletic activities. 2. Plans, develops and implements an effective program for the particular sport to prepare athletes both physically and mentally to participate with confidence and self-assurance in athletic contests; formulates behavioral objectives for the coming sports season; administers discipline when necessary in a fair and consistent manner; emphasizes safety precautions; provides opportunities for each participant to achieve some success; shares information with parents (rules, schedule, practice days and times) to review the total scope of program; informs participants prior to season about the district’s policies and regulations and extracurricular activity contract. 3. Organizes practice sessions that are both stimulating and instructive; conducts practice with 7th and 8th grade teams four days a week and 6th grade teams two days a week, immediately after school with the idea of developing the athlete’s greatest potential; teaches basic fundamental skills of the sport; prepares daily practice activities and keeps records on file; emphasizes and promotes good sportsmanship in the conduct of team members and coaches. 4. Assumes responsibility for all phases of the program involving coordination of facility use in conjunction with building athletic director; follows building and district procedures for budgeting and purchase of equipment through ASB; follows district procedures for handling injuries; submits to the building athletic director a list of names of students who sustain incapacitating injuries during the season; maintains injury records in conjunction with the building athletic director. 5. Informs students and parents of the proper procedures of eligibility and special rules for the particular sport; posts rules and issues them to each participant. 6. Establishes an effective system for issuing equipment and maintaining records including dates and times of issuance; assures the systematic return of all equipment, the cleaning and storing of equipment; performs weekly safety check for all equipment; holds students responsible for lost equipment; completes inventory lists and provides copies to the building athletic director. 7. Makes written recommendations to building athletic director regarding program, facilities, and transportation problems; assists the building athletic director and district athletic director in achieving the objectives of the school’s athletic program. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Attends all district and building athletic meetings as called by building athletic director and/or district athletic director. 2. Updates knowledge by attending clinics, workshops, and maintaining familiarity with current athletic programs; keeps current with regard to rule changes as adopted by WIAA and Tacoma School District 3. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS Work with students in outdoor playing fields, indoor and outdoor courts, gymnasium, swimming pool or other sports facility; physical ability to lift and move sports equipment and demonstrate sports skills when necessary; may be exposed to infectious diseases and inclement weather. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Graduation from high school or equivalent and a minimum of two years of experience as an assistant coach; must be at least 21 years of age (WIAA Regulation) 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. Licenses/Special Requirements First Aid Certificate and CPR card are required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of building, Tacoma School District, and WIAA policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines. Knowledge of effective coaching practices/techniques for the particular sport. Ability to comply with WIAA coaching standards. Ability to motivate students. Ability to exercise fairness in dealing with student athletes. Ability to conduct oneself in an ethical and exemplary manner at all times. Ability to maintain poise and composure during practice and games. Ability to relate to students of differing athletic abilities. Ability to establish and maintain effective work and student relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate athletic activities. Ability to set-up and maintain accurate records and files. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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. Civil Rights Coordinator: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 2/19/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 27, 2023
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: February 2023 Additional Information: Season runs January - March Salary Level: $15.74/hour Benefits : NONE Examples Of Duties This position instructs middle school athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success in their program. The employee must understand and abide by all building, Tacoma School District and Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Supervises student athletes to promote effective student learning through participation in athletic activities. 2. Plans, develops and implements an effective program for the particular sport to prepare athletes both physically and mentally to participate with confidence and self-assurance in athletic contests; formulates behavioral objectives for the coming sports season; administers discipline when necessary in a fair and consistent manner; emphasizes safety precautions; provides opportunities for each participant to achieve some success; shares information with parents (rules, schedule, practice days and times) to review the total scope of program; informs participants prior to season about the district’s policies and regulations and extracurricular activity contract. 3. Organizes practice sessions that are both stimulating and instructive; conducts practice with 7th and 8th grade teams four days a week and 6th grade teams two days a week, immediately after school with the idea of developing the athlete’s greatest potential; teaches basic fundamental skills of the sport; prepares daily practice activities and keeps records on file; emphasizes and promotes good sportsmanship in the conduct of team members and coaches. 4. Assumes responsibility for all phases of the program involving coordination of facility use in conjunction with building athletic director; follows building and district procedures for budgeting and purchase of equipment through ASB; follows district procedures for handling injuries; submits to the building athletic director a list of names of students who sustain incapacitating injuries during the season; maintains injury records in conjunction with the building athletic director. 5. Informs students and parents of the proper procedures of eligibility and special rules for the particular sport; posts rules and issues them to each participant. 6. Establishes an effective system for issuing equipment and maintaining records including dates and times of issuance; assures the systematic return of all equipment, the cleaning and storing of equipment; performs weekly safety check for all equipment; holds students responsible for lost equipment; completes inventory lists and provides copies to the building athletic director. 7. Makes written recommendations to building athletic director regarding program, facilities, and transportation problems; assists the building athletic director and district athletic director in achieving the objectives of the school’s athletic program. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Attends all district and building athletic meetings as called by building athletic director and/or district athletic director. 2. Updates knowledge by attending clinics, workshops, and maintaining familiarity with current athletic programs; keeps current with regard to rule changes as adopted by WIAA and Tacoma School District 3. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS Work with students in outdoor playing fields, indoor and outdoor courts, gymnasium, swimming pool or other sports facility; physical ability to lift and move sports equipment and demonstrate sports skills when necessary; may be exposed to infectious diseases and inclement weather. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Graduation from high school or equivalent and a minimum of two years of experience as an assistant coach; must be at least 21 years of age (WIAA Regulation) 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. Licenses/Special Requirements First Aid Certificate and CPR card are required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of building, Tacoma School District, and WIAA policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines. Knowledge of effective coaching practices/techniques for the particular sport. Ability to comply with WIAA coaching standards. Ability to motivate students. Ability to exercise fairness in dealing with student athletes. Ability to conduct oneself in an ethical and exemplary manner at all times. Ability to maintain poise and composure during practice and games. Ability to relate to students of differing athletic abilities. Ability to establish and maintain effective work and student relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate athletic activities. Ability to set-up and maintain accurate records and files. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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. Civil Rights Coordinator: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 2/1/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 27, 2023
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: January 2023 FTE: .875 Hours per day: 7 Salary Level: PA4A01 $24.115 - Base, PA4E01 $24.865 - Base + AA, or PA4F01 $25.115 - Base + BA/BS Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month Examples Of Duties This position provides one-on-one assistance to an assigned student with a disability in all school activities and day-to-day needs during the school day; assists a certificated teacher with instructional and non-instructional activities for the assigned student and other classroom students as time permits. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Accompanies or transports student in the assigned program to and from bus and to all classes and activities; tutors student individually or in small groups in assigned learning activity; assembles and operates adaptive equipment; modifies work assignments to accommodate student needs; pre-teaches or reads materials as needed; monitors student’s progress. 2. Depending on assignment, monitors student’s medical/health condition; communicates with student to ensure student physical comfort; dispenses and logs medication; monitors operation of health equipment such as oxygen; repositions physically disabled or medically fragile student as needed; appropriately deals with medical situations such as seizures; performs student personal care such as feeding and diapering as needed; may clean dishes and utensils following snack periods; may prepare and serve lunch and snacks to students in the assigned program. 3. Depending on assignment, monitors, corrects, and instructs student behavior, de-escalates anger and frustration, assists student in conflict resolution, restrains student when student becomes physically abusive to self or others; keeps student’s attention focused on the work of the classroom. 4. Maintains daily communication with classroom teachers, specialists, parents/guardians, and program administrator, usually through written progress reports; maintains student records. 5. Models appropriate behavior for student; demonstrates and discusses behavior, reactions, and feelings to assist student in proper school and social behavior. 6. Depending on assignment, may use and/or teach sign language. 7. Depending on assignment, may supervise student at a job site on District or outside premises; instructs and encourages student. 8. Assists teacher in planning and adapting materials and activities as directed; arranges classroom furniture and materials to accommodate student needs for various activities; modifies classroom setting to ensure student safety and to ensure least restrictive environment and maximum participation. 9. Participates in department staff meetings; provides information regarding student. 10. Communicates with bus drivers and others about student’s special needs as needed for the safety of assigned student and others. 11. Encourages social activities with other students. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Attends core classes during student absences due to disability, and teaches student the material in the student’s home, according to the Individualized Education Plan. 2. Assists, as time permits or in the absence of the assigned student, with general classroom tutoring, classroom management, and clerical duties such as duplicating materials, scoring and recording test results, and other classroom duties. 3. May perform cleansing intermittent catheterizations after receiving required training. 4. Performs related duties as assigned, on a temporary basis. 5. Regular, reliable, predictable attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work. CONDITIONS Confined to work area; may be required to move students or materials; exposed to body fluid and infectious disease; confined to work station for prolonged periods; may be required to deal with difficult and sensitive situations and/or people; may be required to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and/or be mobile. 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; 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 state and federal requirements. Licenses/Special Requirements Required to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification. Required to attend MANDT or District designated restraint training (for certain positions). May be required to complete cleansing intermittent catheterization (CIC) training. 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. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of assigned developmental, behavioral, and/or physical disabilities. Excellent interpersonal skills required for dealing with students with disabilities. Basic sign language skills (for certain positions.) Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information. Skill in adapting equipment, material, and assignments for unique student needs. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to lift and position students (for certain positions.) Ability to organize and coordinate activities. Ability to tutor at assigned grade level. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multicultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to appropriately restrain students (for certain positions.) Ability to feed, diaper, and provide toileting and medical assistance to students (for certain positions.) Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357 Closing Date/Time: 1/29/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 27, 2023
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: As Soon As Possible FTE: .8125 Hours per day: 6.5 Salary Level: PA4A01 $24.115 - Base, PA4E01 $24.865 - Base + AA, or PA4F01 $25.115 - Base + BA/BS Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month Examples Of Duties 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. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 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, on a temporary basis; 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. 6. Regular, reliable, predictable attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work. 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 situations and/or people; may be required to regularly travel to other District sites; may be exposed to inclement weather; may be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and/or be mobile. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Associate 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. Licenses/Special Requirements CPR/First Aid certification or willingness to be trained within the first 90 days of employment. Required to attend District restraint training and maintain certification. May be required to complete cleansing intermittent catheterization (CIC) training. 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. 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. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 1/29/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 27, 2023
Full Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: February 2023 FTE: 1.0 Hours per day: 8 Salary Level: PA7A01- $30.227 Base, PA7E01 $30.977 - Base + AA, or PA7F01 $31.227 - Base + BA/BS Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: This is a Temporary position which will end upon return of staff member, or last student day 2023; Benefits end the last day of the month of assignment end. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status or proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Examples Of Duties This position serves as the Early Learning classroom associate instructor with primary responsibility for meeting the overall needs of children in the classroom; promotes each child’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth; establishes and maintains a positive child-oriented environment; may provide direction to other classroom staff; implements the child development, parent involvement, and parent education services in accordance with Early Learning performance standards; and collaborates with and supports the Early Learning administrator in providing health and family services. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Establishes and maintains a safe, healthy, and creative learning environment in collaboration with the Early Learning administrator; selects and arranges appropriate learning materials. 2. Selects and uses a variety of activities in a well-balanced curriculum to provide positive learning experiences to advance the students’ language, literacy, math skills, creativity, physical health, social, and emotional development. 3. Prepares and implements daily activity plans that enable students to function as individuals and group members among peers and adults; selects individualized and group activities based on information gathered through assessments, observation, interviewing, and screening; establishes learning goals and objectives in collaboration with the parents; tracks and records developmental progress and learning outcomes. 4. Models and monitors behavior in all program activities; redirects and teaches appropriate behavior to students as needed; may supervise students entering or leaving building between classes and boarding buses. 5. Plans and promotes parent/family involvement in classroom and home learning activities; assists individual parents to overcome obstacles to participation; trains volunteers in techniques for positive interaction with children in the classroom and at home through modeling and effective management techniques. 6. Promotes and coordinates active parent involvement in the total Early Learning program; coordinates and implements parent committees and education; establishes and maintains a system of communication with families; may assist parent representatives with reports to the appropriate stakeholders. 7. May make home visits and conduct parent conferences at the school site for each student during the year in collaboration with the Early Learning administrator; discusses students’ progress and development with parents; develops and uses written plans to provide effective home learning activities for the children; uses these opportunities to support parent involvement and education. 8. Collaborates with the Early Learning administrator to assist families in accessing community and agency resources, insuring that families requiring crisis intervention receive appropriate assistance; participates in recruitment and enrollment of children. 9. Collaborates with the Early Learning administrator to establish mutually respectful family partnership goals with each family; assists with efforts and resources to teach the goals and build parent problem solving skills. 10. Maintains and updates documentation of program activities and confidential records of students; submits reports and/or records as requested; prepares for monitoring program self-assessments and federal reviews. 11. Leads classroom team meetings with support of Early Learning administrator; coordinates transition of students to kindergarten; participates in staff support team meetings; coordinates with student services for appropriate planning and implementation of Individualized Education Program (IEPs). OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Attends meetings, classes, workshops, and seminars to maintain current developments in early childhood education, developmentally appropriate practices, and compliance with program rules and regulations, as needed or as assigned. 2. Enters data into the appropriate child assessment system, as assigned. 3. Performs 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. CONDITIONS May be required to work flexible hours; required to travel within the community to student homes; may be exposed to infectious disease; occasionally deals with difficult and sensitive situations and/or people; experiences high activity level; required to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, be mobile, run, sit, and stand sufficiently to promote curriculum and preserve the safety of the students; required to work outdoors in inclement weather; may be required to attend meetings beyond the work day. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Be at least eighteen years of age and hold a high school diploma or its equivalent; required to have an AA degree with 40 credits in Early Childhood Education from an accredited school; one year experience working in a preschool or child care setting to demonstrate knowledge and ability to assist in instructing students; 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 Current First Aid and CPR certifications and Food Handler’s permit or required to obtain within the first three months of employment. Annual exam and TB test required within 60 days of employment and periodically thereafter for some early learning programs. Valid Washington State driver’s license and access to personal transportation. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance; may include Portable Background (DCYF) clearance for some early learning programs. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of applicable Early Learning program and ability to support the philosophy and components of the program. Knowledge of childhood academic, social, emotional, and physical development Knowledge of early childhood education and child development. Knowledge of child assessment and observation methods. Knowledge of community resources related to family needs. Skill in problem solving and handling crisis situations. Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information. Skill in basic computer word processing. Skill in effective child and group management strategies. Ability to relate positively with families and small children. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to plan preschool curriculum to meet individual and group needs. Ability to support the philosophy and components of the program. Ability to lift and carry students, sit, stoop, bend, and run. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to produce and maintain documentation and records. Ability to work with special needs students and adapt curriculum. Ability to organize and promote parent education. Ability to prioritize, coordinate, and multi-task. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to work as a cooperative team member. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate activities. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 2/1/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 27, 2023
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: March 28, 2023 Season Dates: April - May 2023 Salary Level: $15.74hr Benefits: NONE Examples Of Duties This position instructs middle school athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success in their program. The employee must understand and abide by all building, Tacoma School District and Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Supervises student athletes to promote effective student learning through participation in athletic activities. 2. Plans, develops and implements an effective program for the particular sport to prepare athletes both physically and mentally to participate with confidence and self-assurance in athletic contests; formulates behavioral objectives for the coming sports season; administers discipline when necessary in a fair and consistent manner; emphasizes safety precautions; provides opportunities for each participant to achieve some success; shares information with parents (rules, schedule, practice days and times) to review the total scope of program; informs participants prior to season about the district’s policies and regulations and extracurricular activity contract. 3. Organizes practice sessions that are both stimulating and instructive; conducts practice with 7th and 8th grade teams four days a week and 6th grade teams two days a week, immediately after school with the idea of developing the athlete’s greatest potential; teaches basic fundamental skills of the sport; prepares daily practice activities and keeps records on file; emphasizes and promotes good sportsmanship in the conduct of team members and coaches. 4. Assumes responsibility for all phases of the program involving coordination of facility use in conjunction with building athletic director; follows building and district procedures for budgeting and purchase of equipment through ASB; follows district procedures for handling injuries; submits to the building athletic director a list of names of students who sustain incapacitating injuries during the season; maintains injury records in conjunction with the building athletic director. 5. Informs students and parents of the proper procedures of eligibility and special rules for the particular sport; posts rules and issues them to each participant. 6. Establishes an effective system for issuing equipment and maintaining records including dates and times of issuance; assures the systematic return of all equipment, the cleaning and storing of equipment; performs weekly safety check for all equipment; holds students responsible for lost equipment; completes inventory lists and provides copies to the building athletic director. 7. Makes written recommendations to building athletic director regarding program, facilities, and transportation problems; assists the building athletic director and district athletic director in achieving the objectives of the school’s athletic program. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Attends all district and building athletic meetings as called by building athletic director and/or district athletic director. 2. Updates knowledge by attending clinics, workshops, and maintaining familiarity with current athletic programs; keeps current with regard to rule changes as adopted by WIAA and Tacoma School District 3. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS Work with students in outdoor playing fields, indoor and outdoor courts, gymnasium, swimming pool or other sports facility; physical ability to lift and move sports equipment and demonstrate sports skills when necessary; may be exposed to infectious diseases and inclement weather. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Graduation from high school or equivalent and a minimum of two years of experience as an assistant coach; must be at least 21 years of age (WIAA Regulation) 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. Licenses/Special Requirements First Aid Certificate and CPR card are required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of building, Tacoma School District, and WIAA policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines. Knowledge of effective coaching practices/techniques for the particular sport. Ability to comply with WIAA coaching standards. Ability to motivate students. Ability to exercise fairness in dealing with student athletes. Ability to conduct oneself in an ethical and exemplary manner at all times. Ability to maintain poise and composure during practice and games. Ability to relate to students of differing athletic abilities. Ability to establish and maintain effective work and student relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate athletic activities. Ability to set-up and maintain accurate records and files. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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. Civil Rights Coordinator: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 1/29/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 26, 2023
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: September 1, 2023 Salary Level: $20.81/hour Benefits Eligible: This position is not benefits eligible Additional Information: This internship is designed to fulfill the 1200-hour internship requirement to complete graduate level school psychology programs and to obtain certification as a school psychologist. The first day of work will be the first school day of the 2023-2024 school year. Examples Of Duties This position works under the supervision of an ESA certified school psychologist, providing evaluation, consultation, and intervention services for students suspected of or identified as demonstrating disabilities and need for special education services. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Conducts, in conjunction with a group of qualified professionals, psychoeducational evaluations for students ages 3-21 to determine eligibility for special education services. Evaluations may consist of administration and interpretation of standardized and curriculum-based assessments, observation of students in the learning environment, and consultation with families, teachers and other school staff, and outside service providers. 2. Consults with families and school staff regarding appropriate research-based academic and behavioral interventions for students with such needs. 3. Analyzes and interprets assessment results and uses these data to help inform the development of Individual Education Programs (IEPs). 4. Provides individual and group counseling services to students with social/emotional needs. 5. Participates in the development of functional behavior assessments and positive behavior support/intervention plans. 6. Maintains current knowledge of state and federal legislation related to special education and students with disabilities; enhances personal knowledge through participation in case conferences, inservice training, professional organizations, and district meetings. 7. Consults with school staff regarding special education law as it relates to eligibility for special education services and disciplinary requirements for students with disabilities. 8. Writes evaluation reports and maintains additional required documentation through the district’s adopted online special education reporting system. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Performs related work as assigned. CONDITIONS May be required to deal with distraught student/parents; may be exposed to infectious diseases; required to travel to assigned schools. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Two years graduate level work in a university school psychology program; this internship is designed to fulfill the 1200-hour internship requirement to complete graduate level school psychology programs and to obtain certification as a school psychologist. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to understand written and verbal communications. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Licenses/Special Requirements None Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: As soon as possible FTE: .8125 Hours per day: 6.5 Salary Level: starts at: $40.67hour for a vocational program; $41.42/hour with AA degree; $41.67 with BA degree Union/Days per year: ESP, 192 work days, 10 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: This position requires a valid WA State LPN or RN license. Examples Of Duties 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. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 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 defuse, if appropriate, difficult and sensitive situations and/or people; may be exposed to infectious diseases; travels to District sites; may walk, run, bend, and squat to attend to ill or injured children; lifts, carries, and positions ill and injured children; may be required to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and/or be mobile. 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. 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. 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. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 25-57-252, civilrights@tacoma.k2.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 25-57-8, cerolin@tacoma.k2.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 25-57-9, wgreer@tacoma.k2.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 25-57-096, jherbol@tacoma.k2.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 25-57-00, mnelson@tacoma.k2.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 2/1/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: February 2023 FTE: 0.7 Hours per day: 7 Work Schedule: This position works 4 days a week/ 7 hours per day on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:15am-3:45pm (duty free lunch and breaks included) Salary Level: PA4A $24.11 - No degree PA4E $24.86 - AA degree PA4F $25.11 - BA/BS or higher degree Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month Examples Of Duties 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. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 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, on a temporary basis; 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. 6. Regular, reliable, predictable attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work. 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 situations and/or people; may be required to regularly travel to other District sites; may be exposed to inclement weather; may be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and/or be mobile. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Associate 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. Licenses/Special Requirements CPR/First Aid certification or willingness to be trained within the first 90 days of employment. Required to attend District restraint training and maintain certification. May be required to complete cleansing intermittent catheterization (CIC) training. 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. 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. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 1/31/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: As soon as possible FTE: .8125 Hours per day: 6.5 plus 30-minute duty free lunch on campus - 7 hours per day. Work hours are 8:45AM-3:45PM Salary Level: PA4A $24.11 - No degree PA4E $24.86 - AA degree PA4F $25.11 - BA/BS or higher degree Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month Examples Of Duties 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. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 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, on a temporary basis; 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. 6. Regular, reliable, predictable attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work. 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 situations and/or people; may be required to regularly travel to other District sites; may be exposed to inclement weather; may be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and/or be mobile. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Associate 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. Licenses/Special Requirements CPR/First Aid certification or willingness to be trained within the first 90 days of employment. Required to attend District restraint training and maintain certification. May be required to complete cleansing intermittent catheterization (CIC) training. 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. 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. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 1/31/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 26, 2023
Full Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: July 1, 2023 FTE: 1.0 Salary Level: $174,440 - $241,550 Benefits Eligible: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools. Additional Information: This vacancy is posted as Open until Filled. Examples Of Duties ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS This position provides leadership and guidance to assigned schools in the ongoing development and improvement of the District’s PreK-12 and alternative programs, per District goals, guidelines, and initiatives; provides support to the Assistant Superintendent by assuming primary administrative responsibilities concerning the assigned District’s PreK-12 operation; fosters a work environment that is student-focused and results-oriented; places a priority on promoting an inclusive and equitable school and learning environment, on student learning, and on performance; supervises and evaluates assigned school principals, program supervisors, and assigned staff. 1. Collaborates with the Assistant Superintendent in providing leadership and strategic direction for the planning, development, implementation, promotion, and evaluation of the educational objectives of District’s PreK-12 and alternative programs; ensures development and maintenance of a positive educational program; works closely with District Enrollment Services regarding student choice; provides leadership and guidance to assigned principals and program supervisors for the comprehensive alignment of School Improvement Plans, the District’s Improvement Plan, and other program needs. 2. Monitors and observes assigned principals in the clinical supervision process to improve effective instruction; coaches and supports principals in goal setting, planning, evidence collection, and development of school improvement plans with frequent formal and informal school visits; provides feedback and support to teachers and principals to improve effective instruction; collaborates with Professional Development (PD) and other applicable District departments to develop and deliver PD support, based on the collective needs of the Principals, and for the continual improvement of instructional leadership and instruction. 3. Holds principals’ accountable for promoting inclusive and equitable school and learning environments that establish and maintain conditions that are optimal for learning, characterized by high expectations, provides social support and differentiation of instruction based on formative and summative assessments; provides powerful learning experiences for principals through modeling, joint-work, whole group sessions, and principal networks. 4. Conducts performance evaluations of assigned principals, program supervisors, and assigned staff to ensure the attainment of goals and objectives, in consultation with the Assistant Superintendent, and in accordance with the District policies and procedures; provides principals, administrators, and program supervisors with opportunities to improve professional skills; accountable for, and provides guidance to, principals, program supervisors, and assigned staff regarding their individual professional development plans. 5. Visits assigned schools on a regular basis to provide support and recognition for efforts, to address issues and concerns, to maintain visibility, and to generate creative solutions to the District and other challenges; provides feedback on school visits to principals and program supervisors; assists principals to build capacity of assistant principals to prepare them to become instructional leaders; serves as mentor for assigned principals in the development of individual school plans; leads and monitors the assigned schools in their progress toward attainment of strategic goals and objectives. 6. Reviews and assists each principal with integrating the essential components of effective instruction in their school programs; assists and supports effective school centered decision making teams; identifies barriers that are limiting principal’s instructional leadership and broker both instructional and non-instructional resources; studies and evaluates, and, as appropriate, recommends adoptions of new materials, methods, and programs. 7. Assists in the planning of transition programs and activities for students entering and exiting assigned school; ensures integration and articulation of services for participating students; facilitates readmissions process for assigned schools; monitors discipline and attendance for assigned schools; supports schools/buildings with building based investigations and liaises with Human Resources on matters that shift into District based investigations. 8. Develops, approves, and monitors budgets for financial and efficiency effectiveness, as required; sets priorities, with an emphasis on cost consciousness, for staffing, materials, and equipment requisition; works together with administrators of the assigned buildings for staffing and enrollment decisions; collaborates with Budget and Human Resources to determine correct staffing allocations; recommends and approves expenditures; monitors program expenditures to ensure compliance with budget allocations and District procedures. 9. Provides leadership to principals to assure cooperative planning between program staff and building staff in matters related to programs; keeps departmental administrators informed of special projects; provides proactive communication with building leaders about new and ongoing District initiatives; shares ideas and provides coherent and consistent support to principals; works with department administrators to assist in problem solving needs and solutions for program direction; provides mediation and facilitation when required. 10. Represents the District on matters relating to students enrolled in designated programs; interprets, communicates, conceptual understanding, and applies local, state, and/or federal legislation, requirements, and standards to District staff, programs, and services; represents programs on a wide variety of committees and special projects; participates in board meetings and professional meetings. 11. Maintains liaison and active participation with District staff, parents, students, professional associations, community based organizations, the public, and a variety of interest groups; presents information to the Cabinet and School Board as necessary; investigates/responds to inquiries and concerns from staff, citizens, individual parents, and parent groups, follows up with appropriate action and resolution; works in developing internal and external partnerships and provides liaison duties with area businesses, as approved. 12. Supervises assigned staff; makes hiring recommendations; appropriately evaluates, commends, and disciplines employees; approves leaves and overtime; may assign and review work; ensures staff receives District-wide and department information that will enhance overall quality of the assigned schools; evaluates District-wide leadership assignments. 13. Coordinates ongoing diagnosis and assessment of assigned PreK-12 programs’ achievement by managing the collection, analysis, and reporting of data; assists in the preparation of a variety of reports for the Assistant Superintendent and School Board. 14. Provides District level support, in collaboration with other administrators, for one or more District programs which may include: Title I, LAP, Indian Education, Head Start, Even Start, Kindergarten, Early Childhood Education, or other programs. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Maintains and updates knowledge and skills required for success in the position by participating in professional development activities as needed or as assigned; participates in local, regional, and national associations pertaining to designated programs; maintains knowledge of educational trends, development, and latest research; provides information to District staff regarding current trends; attends District meetings, as required. 2. Monitors operations and provides guidance to the assigned school(s) alternative programs, the summer school programs, and the sports and activities program. 3. Manages special projects and performs related duties as assigned. 4. Regular, reliable, predictable attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work. CONDITIONS Experiences frequent interruptions; may be required to defuse difficult and/or sensitive situations and/or people; frequently required to travel to District and community sites; occasionally required to travel outside of the community; frequently required to work beyond the regular work day; may be required to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and/or be mobile. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Master’s degree in Education Administration or related field; and five years of administrative experience, including increasingly responsible teaching and/or administrative experience in school environment; 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 Washington State teaching certificate and Principal or Administrative Certificate. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of varying levels of school curricula, and special/support programs. Knowledge of PreK-12 school philosophy, instruction, and affective teaching practices. Knowledge of educational leadership, instruction, and assessment. Knowledge of school district budgeting and accounting principles, methods, and techniques. Knowledge of human resources processes of recruitment, hiring, supervising, evaluating, and disciplining employees. Knowledge of curricular frameworks, pedagogy, and quality classroom materials. Knowledge of counselling methods necessary for handling student academic and adjustment problems. Knowledge of the required records, reports, documents, and related information which must be prepared and maintained. Knowledge of student services available and referral procedures. Knowledge in areas of planning, developing, implementing, assessing, evaluating, and monitoring PreK-12 programs. Skill in effective instruction and research-based teaching strategies. Skill in understanding of the change process and how to coach others in this area. Skill in school administration. Skill in creating a shared vision, effective school improvement planning, and fostering shared leadership. Skill in decision-making; demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment. Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information. Skill in coaching adults and capacity building. Skill in assessing learning needs of principals with appropriate and effective professional development models. Skill in effectively developing and delivering presentations. Skill in designing school master schedules. Ability to provide effective leadership. Ability to be a learner and to model a learner’s stance. Ability to provide instruction and guidance to administrators, teachers, program supervisors, and instructional support staff. Ability to implement curriculum development techniques and design. Ability to analyze formative and summative data to identify strength and weaknesses. Ability to preserve confidentiality. Ability to organize, set priorities, and maintain effective follow-up procedures. Ability to work as part of a team. 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. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 26, 2023
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: February 2023 FTE: .75 Hours per day: 6 Salary Level: PA4A01 $24.115 - Base, PA4E01 $24.865 - Base + AA, or PA4F01 $25.115 - Base + BA/BS Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools Examples Of Duties This position provides varied support services for the administrator, students, families, and District staff, as directed by the administrator, for the purpose of contact tracing and other needs related to supporting District initiatives, tasks, and operations. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Provides various support services to the assigned administrator. 2. Ensures compliance, at the administrators’ guidance, with departmental procedures, District, county, state, and/ or federal regulations and public health requirements for contact tracing. 3. May provide school office support assistance. 4. May assist in general building/District support including temporary student supervision, as directed, and as assigned. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Participates in training courses and workshops as needed or as assigned to maintain current knowledge, skills, and abilities to ensure successful performance on the job. 2. Participates in meetings related to assigned projects. 3. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS May be required to work flexible hours; may be required to travel within the community to other District sites; may be exposed to infectious disease; occasionally deals with difficult and sensitive situations and/or people; experiences high activity level; may be required to attend meetings beyond the work day. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience High school graduation or equivalent; one year related work experience and/or working with students and parents in a community or school setting is a plus; experience with computers using word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications is a plus; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Allowable Substitution Alternative combinations of education and experience will be reviewed by the Human Resources office for comparability. Licenses/Special Requirements Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. May include Portable Background (DCYF) clearance. District training, as required, per the position assignments. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, and English usage. Skill in problem solving. Skill with flexibility to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances. Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information. Skill in basic computer word processing. Ability may be required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events, as assigned; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment. Ability to relate positively with staff, families, and children. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable, and regular attendance. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to produce and maintain documentation and records. Ability to prioritize, coordinate, and multi-task. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to work as a cooperative team member. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate activities. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 2/1/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 26, 2023
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: March 2023 Salary Level: $15.74hr Additional Information: Benefits: NONE Season Runs March - May Examples Of Duties This position instructs middle school athletes in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success in their program. The employee must understand and abide by all building, Tacoma School District and Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Supervises student athletes to promote effective student learning through participation in athletic activities. 2. Plans, develops and implements an effective program for the particular sport to prepare athletes both physically and mentally to participate with confidence and self-assurance in athletic contests; formulates behavioral objectives for the coming sports season; administers discipline when necessary in a fair and consistent manner; emphasizes safety precautions; provides opportunities for each participant to achieve some success; shares information with parents (rules, schedule, practice days and times) to review the total scope of program; informs participants prior to season about the district’s policies and regulations and extracurricular activity contract. 3. Organizes practice sessions that are both stimulating and instructive; conducts practice with 7th and 8th grade teams four days a week and 6th grade teams two days a week, immediately after school with the idea of developing the athlete’s greatest potential; teaches basic fundamental skills of the sport; prepares daily practice activities and keeps records on file; emphasizes and promotes good sportsmanship in the conduct of team members and coaches. 4. Assumes responsibility for all phases of the program involving coordination of facility use in conjunction with building athletic director; follows building and district procedures for budgeting and purchase of equipment through ASB; follows district procedures for handling injuries; submits to the building athletic director a list of names of students who sustain incapacitating injuries during the season; maintains injury records in conjunction with the building athletic director. 5. Informs students and parents of the proper procedures of eligibility and special rules for the particular sport; posts rules and issues them to each participant. 6. Establishes an effective system for issuing equipment and maintaining records including dates and times of issuance; assures the systematic return of all equipment, the cleaning and storing of equipment; performs weekly safety check for all equipment; holds students responsible for lost equipment; completes inventory lists and provides copies to the building athletic director. 7. Makes written recommendations to building athletic director regarding program, facilities, and transportation problems; assists the building athletic director and district athletic director in achieving the objectives of the school’s athletic program. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Attends all district and building athletic meetings as called by building athletic director and/or district athletic director. 2. Updates knowledge by attending clinics, workshops, and maintaining familiarity with current athletic programs; keeps current with regard to rule changes as adopted by WIAA and Tacoma School District 3. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS Work with students in outdoor playing fields, indoor and outdoor courts, gymnasium, swimming pool or other sports facility; physical ability to lift and move sports equipment and demonstrate sports skills when necessary; may be exposed to infectious diseases and inclement weather. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Graduation from high school or equivalent and a minimum of two years of experience as an assistant coach; must be at least 21 years of age (WIAA Regulation) 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. Licenses/Special Requirements First Aid Certificate and CPR card are required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of building, Tacoma School District, and WIAA policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines. Knowledge of effective coaching practices/techniques for the particular sport. Ability to comply with WIAA coaching standards. Ability to motivate students. Ability to exercise fairness in dealing with student athletes. Ability to conduct oneself in an ethical and exemplary manner at all times. Ability to maintain poise and composure during practice and games. Ability to relate to students of differing athletic abilities. Ability to establish and maintain effective work and student relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate athletic activities. Ability to set-up and maintain accurate records and files. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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. Civil Rights Coordinator: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 1/29/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jan 25, 2023
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: As soon as possible FTE: .75 Hours per day: 6.0 Salary Level: PA4A01 $24.115 - Base, PA4E01 $24.865 - Base + AA, or PA4F01 $25.115 - Base + BA/BS 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: The daily schedule for this position are M-F 9:00am - 3:30pm to include a 30 minute duty free lunch period Examples Of Duties This position provides varied support services for the administrator, students, families, and District staff, as directed by the administrator, for the purpose of contact tracing and other needs related to supporting District initiatives, tasks, and operations. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Provides various support services to the assigned administrator. 2. Ensures compliance, at the administrators’ guidance, with departmental procedures, District, county, state, and/ or federal regulations and public health requirements for contact tracing. 3. May provide school office support assistance. 4. May assist in general building/District support including temporary student supervision, as directed, and as assigned. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Participates in training courses and workshops as needed or as assigned to maintain current knowledge, skills, and abilities to ensure successful performance on the job. 2. Participates in meetings related to assigned projects. 3. Performs related duties as assigned. CONDITIONS May be required to work flexible hours; may be required to travel within the community to other District sites; may be exposed to infectious disease; occasionally deals with difficult and sensitive situations and/or people; experiences high activity level; may be required to attend meetings beyond the work day. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience High school graduation or equivalent; one year related work experience and/or working with students and parents in a community or school setting is a plus; experience with computers using word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications is a plus; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Allowable Substitution Alternative combinations of education and experience will be reviewed by the Human Resources office for comparability. Licenses/Special Requirements Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. May include Portable Background (DCYF) clearance. District training, as required, per the position assignments. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, and English usage. Skill in problem solving. Skill with flexibility to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances. Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information. Skill in basic computer word processing. Ability may be required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events, as assigned; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment. Ability to relate positively with staff, families, and children. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable, and regular attendance. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to produce and maintain documentation and records. Ability to prioritize, coordinate, and multi-task. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to work as a cooperative team member. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate activities. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. 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: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, civilrights@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, wgreer@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, jherbol@tacoma.k12.wa.us 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357. Closing Date/Time: 1/30/2023 11:59 PM Pacific