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. 

 

96 job(s) at Tacoma Public Schools

TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 07, 2022
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: January 2023 Salary Level: $15.00/hr Additional Information: Season runs January - March In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 2-4. on August 8th, 2021, all K-2 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. 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: 12/11/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 07, 2022
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: December 2022 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: 12/12/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 07, 2022
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: January 3, 2023 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: 12/11/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 07, 2022
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: As soon as possible Season Dates: Current - March 4, 2023 Hourly Rate: 19.18 Examples Of Duties This position assists the head coach in carrying out the objectives of the athletic 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. Assists the head coach in preparing athletes both physically and mentally to participate with confidence and self-assurance in athletic contests; administers discipline when necessary in a fair and consistent manner; emphasizes safety precautions; provides opportunities for each participant to achieve some success. 3. Assists in overseeing practice sessions that are both stimulating and instructive, and conducted on a regular daily basis with the idea of developing the athlete’s greatest potential; teaches basic fundamental skills of the sport; emphasizes and promotes good sportsmanship in the conduct of team members and coaches; abides by regulations in the Coaches’ Handbook 4. Follows district procedures for handling injuries. 5. Oversees the issuing equipment; maintains 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. 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 field, 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 some coaching experience; must be at least 19 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, CPR card and AED training are required. Red Cross Safety Training or Lifeguard certification is also required for swimming, diving and water polo coaches. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of building, Tacoma School District, and WIAA policies, regulations, procedures and guidelines. Knowledge of the particular sport. Ability to comply with WIAA coaching standards. Ability to exercise fairness in dealing with student athletes. Ability to motivate 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 and work with 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 maintain accurate records. 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
Dec 07, 2022
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: March 2023 Salary Level: $15.00/hr Additional Information: 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: 12/11/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 07, 2022
Full Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: January 3, 2023 FTE: .8 Hours per day: 6 Salary Level: Salary Level: Based on preparation level and experience per TEA Collective Bargaining Agreement Additional Information: This position is one year only. Examples Of Duties This position provides guidance, support, and training to students, parents and respective school staff with the implementation of best practices for the learning needs of students with disabilities; provides job-imbedded professional development for teachers and paraeducators to support student behavior and learning in general education classrooms; assists in the development and implementation of District curriculum and professional development plans to provide a uniform approach to inclusive teaching based on research and best practice. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Serves as a member of the District and Special Education department instructional support team. 2. Responds to inquiries from District staff concerning materials, curriculum implementation, curriculum integration, transition plans, assistive technology, and special projects. 3. Maintains knowledge of educational trends and research; provides information to District staff regarding current trends; instructs, as necessary, with writing and supporting intervention plans for academic, social, emotional and/or communication needs, with differentiated instruction and alternative assessments. 4. Develops and conducts in-service training to effect change and improvements in the District curriculum delivery; demonstrates effective instructional delivery; coaches and models good instructional practices for the curriculum and instructional tools adopted for use with students who have emotional, behavioral, and social disabilities; supervises students in lunchroom, in hallways, on school grounds, and in any program held at the school under school district sanction. 5. Assists in the development and implementation of District curriculum and professional development plans to provide a uniform approach to inclusive teaching based on national professional learning standards. 6. Contributes to the development of course descriptions in assigned content area, grade level expectations and curriculum guides. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Maintains knowledge of current state and federal disability legislation; enhances personal knowledge through participation in case conferences, in-service training, professional organizations, meetings and ongoing program and theoretical research in the field of behavior management. 2. Attends District meetings as requested; participates in local, regional and national associations, as directed. 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 Required to travel to District sites and/or schools; may be required to work flexible hours and flexible calendar; may be required to travel outside of the District; may be required to work with and defuse difficult and sensitive situations; 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 in education with appropriate educational endorsement and experience in counseling students and families; three years successful teaching experience; Master’s degree or equivalent is preferred; experience in more than one grade level 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 Valid Washington State teaching certificate. Valid Washington State driver’s license and access to personal transportation. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of Federal, State and District rules and regulations regarding services to students with disabilities. Knowledge of inclusive practices such as accommodations for students, modifying curriculum materials, transition plans and differentiated instruction. Knowledge of District and community resources. Knowledge and understanding of how children and adults develop and learn. Knowledge of implementing effective instructional skills and strategies. Skill in effective processing, problem solving and organization. Ability to set priorities and coordinate activities. Ability to implement effective instructional skills and strategies. Ability to establish positive working relationships with teachers, building administrators, parents and students. Ability to effectively participate as member of a team. Ability to write plans which utilize students’ interests and strengths. Ability to lead and facilitate individual and group work. Ability to conduct effective stimulating and practical presentations to adult learners on a variety of topics relevant to facilitating student success. Ability to model commitment to continued professional growth with setting and achieving personal professional goals. Ability to assist and advise others in professional growth planning. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to deal positively with ambiguity. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socioeconomic 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 workloa d. 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: 12/12/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 06, 2022
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: As soon as possible FTE: NA/Hourly Hours per day: up to 6 hours per day Salary Level: $18.41 per hour Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 2-4. on August 8th, 202, all K-2 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-9 by October 8th, 202. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. Examples Of Duties SUMMARY 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. RESPONSIBILITIES 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 s 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: 12/11/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 06, 2022
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: 12/11/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 06, 2022
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: November 2022, 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 Additional Information: This position will work with an 8th grade male student 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.
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: As soon as possible This position is scheduled for eight hours a week Salary Level: $15.28/hr Benefits: NONE Examples Of Duties Essential Job Functions 1. Types, files, photocopies and performs a variety of clerical activities in the health room and school office. 2. Maintains updated student health records. Including emergency contact telephone information and other pertinent data; prepares various reports as requested. 3. Maintains log of student entering the health center; updates computer immunization report on each student sent to Health Services 4. Assists in the care of ill and injured student in accordance with established guidelines; refers complex problems to the Principal or designated school nurse. 5. Assists in maintaining health and supply rooms to ensure organization and proper inventory of materials; distributes supplies to classrooms as directed. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience None listed Knowledge Skills and Abilities None listed Required Licenses/Special Requirements None listed Working Conditions None listed 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: 12/11/2022 12:00 AM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: January 2023 Salary Level: $15.00/hr Additional Information: Season runs January - March. Two positions - C team and JV coaches 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: 12/11/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: November 2022 Salary Level: $15.00/hr Season Runs November - December 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: 12/12/2022 12:00 AM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: March 2023 Salary Level: $15.00/hr Additional Information: Season runs April - May In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 2-4. on August 8th, 2021, all K-2 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire. 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: 12/11/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: 01/03/2023 Salary Level: $15.00/hr Additional Information: 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: 12/12/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: As soon as possible FTE: .9375 Hours per day: 7.5 Salary Level: Salary Level: PA4A01 $24.115 - Base PA4E01 $25.65 - Base + AA or AS PA4F01 $25.115 - Base + BA or BS Additional Information: This is a Temporary Only position which is expected to end February 3 , 2023, or upon return of the employee ; benefits will end the last day month of assignment end. Examples Of Duties This position serves as the assistant to the Early Learning classroom associate instructor; assists with promoting each child’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth; establishes and maintains a positive child-oriented environment; assists with the implementation of the child development, parent involvement, and parent education services in accordance with Early Learning program(s) performance standards; collaborates with and supports the Early Learning classroom associate instructor in providing health and family services. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Assists with and delivers individual and group instruction in a variety of learning activities; monitors and records each child’s progress for the purpose of promoting each child’s intellectual growth. 2. Assists the associate in the overall planning of curriculum and daily instructional activities required for meeting the objectives of the program, as time permits; assists in and provides for positive learning experiences to students; assists in arranging appropriate learning materials; assists in cleaning up materials and equipment; assists in maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment for the purpose of promoting each child’s intellectual growth. 3. Assists the associate with child screenings and assessments, including child observations per Early Learning program(s) guidelines; assists in entering information into the computer-based assessment system for the purpose of promoting each child’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. 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 for the purpose of each child’s social and emotional growth. 5. Meets children from child care buses and parents, escorts them safely into the classroom, and signs them in; follows the reverse procedure in the afternoon after signing them out; supervises students entering or leaving building between classes and boarding buses for the purpose of each child’s safety in a child-oriented environment. 6. Prepares and assists with daily classroom routines, which may include tooth brushing, for the purpose of each child’s growth in healthy habits and autonomy. 7. May prepare student meals by getting food from kitchen and preparing classroom tables; encourages students to assist; encourages and promotes conversation during meals; may track and submit menu changes in accordance with Early Learning program(s) procedures for the purpose of each child’s physical, social and emotional growth. 8. Promotes and coordinates active parent/family involvement in learning activities of the total Early Learning program(s); 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; to the extent possible, may participate in parent meetings, assists in preparing flyers and newsletters, and makes phone calls to parents/guardians for the purpose of each child’s social, emotional and intellectual growth. 9. May participate, as directed and as time permits, in periodic home visits and family conferences to discuss student progress and development with parents/guardians for the purpose of each child’s social, emotional and intellectual growth. 10. Trains volunteers, as directed, in techniques for positive interaction with children in the classroom and at home through modeling and effective management techniques; assists in recruitment and enrollment activities; assumes primary responsibility for the classroom and students in the absence of the associate for the purpose of maintaining a positive child-oriented program. 11. Assists with maintaining attendance records and a variety of other forms to help ensure compliance with Early Learning program(s) requirements; assists in maintaining confidential records; duplicates, organizes, distributes and files a variety of materials for the purpose of ensuring compliance with Early Learning program(s)requirements. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Attends meetings, classes, workshops, and seminars to maintain current developments in early childhood education, developmentally appropriate practices, and compliance with the program(s) 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, including nights and weekends; may be required to travel within the community to student homes; may be exposed to infectious disease; may be required to work outdoors in inclement weather; 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; at least 12 college quarter credits in early childhood education credential is required; and at least one of the following: one year certificate in ECE; or an AA in ECE or be enrolled in a program leading to an AA or a BA in an education-related field; or a current CDA (Child Development Associate) credential or enrolled in a Child Development Associate Program (CDA program) to be completed within 2 years; with one year of post-secondary experience working in a preschool or child care setting; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Beginning with the 2020-2021 SY, the following are mandatory state minimum qualifications: HS diploma or equivalent; Associate degree or higher from an accredited college or university; or receive qualifying score (461) on Education Testing Service paraeducator assessment; or earned seventy-two quarter credits or forty-eight semester credits at the one hundred level or higher at an accredited college or university; or completed an apprenticeship as a paraeducator, in a program registered with the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council. 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. Physical exam and TB test required within 60 days of employment and periodically thereafter for some early learning programs. CDA credential is required to be kept current throughout period of employment. 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: 12/8/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: As soon as possible FTE: .5 Hours per day: 4 Salary Level: PA 4 Additional Information: The incumbent in this position will be working M-F 12-3PM with a 5th grade male student. In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee’s announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee’s mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governors directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governors mandate prior to official hire. Examples Of Duties This position, on a temporary basis, assists a certificated teacher with instructional and non-instructional activities for students with a broad range of disabilities, including developmental, physical, or behavioral disabilities. The position provides academic interventions including assisting with activities of daily living such as feeding, dressing, and toileting. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Tutors students individually or in small groups in assigned learning activity; provides assistance as necessary to students with sensory or physical handicaps. 2. May train students in self-care activities or carry out activities such as feeding, dressing, toileting and diapering. 3. Supervises students during recess or lunch periods; may supervise students in locker/shower rooms and restrooms; assists students in loading or unloading buses. 4. Monitors student progress; maintains communication with classroom teacher and program administrator; maintains student records; collects data for the teacher on student progress toward IEP goals and objectives, including toileting, behavioral plans, and grooming plans in addition to academic progress. 5. May transport students as needed throughout school premises; repositions physically handicapped students. 6. May clean dishes and utensils following snack periods; may prepare and serve lunches and snacks. 7. Models appropriate behavior for students; demonstrates and discusses behavior; assists in classroom management. 8. Assists teacher in planning and adapting materials and activities as directed; arranges classroom furniture and materials for activities. 9. Participates in department staff meetings; provides information regarding students. 10. Assists in planning special activities for students; accompanies students on field trips and yearly camp activity. 11. May coordinate microcomputer activities for special education students; maintains and troubleshoots equipment; schedules students to use equipment; maintains equipment and software. 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; assists in assessing students and records outcomes. 3. Supervises students in the classroom during teacher’s brief breaks and planning periods. 4. Performs related duties as assigned; may work in more than one room. CONDITIONS Confined to work area; required to lift and move students or materials; required to walk, crawl, kneel, lift, bend, run, stoop, reach, and sit in a children’s chair sufficiently to promote the curriculum and preserve the safety of students; exposed to infectious disease; confined to work station for prolonged periods; may be exposed to high noise levels; substantial requirement to deal with difficult and sensitive situations and/ or people. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Associate degree or 72 credit hours of post secondary education or passing state test to demonstrate knowledge and ability to assist in instructing students and one year of experience in working with special needs individuals; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work and that meets federal and state requirements. Allowable Substitution Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be evaluated by the Human Resources Department for comparability. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of assigned developmental, behavioral, and/or physical handicaps. Excellent interpersonal skills required for dealing with special needs students. Basic sign language skills (for certain positions.) Ability to obtain, clarify, and exchange information. Ability to lift and position students. Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds. Ability to walk, sit, squat, crawl, kneel, bend, stoop, and reach. Ability to organize and coordinate activities. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multicultural, diverse socio-economic setting. Ability to feed, diaper, and provide toileting assistance to students. Licenses/Special Requirements MANDT or other District related training and CPR/First Aid training or willingness to be trained within the first 90 days of employment. May be required to complete cleansing intermittent catheterization (CIC) training. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance. 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
Dec 03, 2022
Part Time
Description Expected Start Date: January 2023 Salary Level: $15.00/hr Season Runs January 2023 - March 2023 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: 12/11/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: December 2022; As soon as possible FTE: .500 Hours per day: 4 hours/day; 20 hours/week Salary Level : OP 1 no degree: $21.98 - 29.04 OP 1 with AA or higher degree: $22.27-29.33 Benefits Eligible: Yes Additional Information: This position is a temporary assignment for the 2022-2023 school year with the anticipated last day as June 30th, 2023. Examples Of Duties JOB SUMMARY This position provides general office assistance to the Principal and office staff in assigned school office, provides support and quality customer service to students, parents, staff, and the public. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Provides school office assistance; answers telephone and takes messages; duplicates materials; sorts mail; distributes bulletins, meeting minutes, and/or other documents, as assigned for the purpose of providing support and quality customer service. 2. Assists with counter work; greets and answers inquiries from students, parents, staff, and the public; may assist in filling out and completing forms for the purpose of providing quality customer service. 3. Assists in contacting parent(s)/guardian(s) by telephone, as needed, for the purpose of providing quality customer service. OTHER JOB DUTIES 1. Maintains and updates knowledge and skills necessary for success in the position by participating in professional development activities, as needed or as assigned; attends building staff meetings; participates in staff development training as needed or as assigned. 2. Performs related duties as assigned, on a temporary basis. 3. Regular, reliable, predictable attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work. CONDITIONS School office environment; experiences frequent interruptions; may occasionally deal with difficult or distraught people; may be exposed to infectious diseases; may be required to walk, sit, squat, crawl, kneel, crouch, twist, bend. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience High School graduation or equivalent; experience in dealing with children and the public; preferably in an educational setting; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work. Licenses/Special Requirements May be required to obtain first aid certificate or CPR training. Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of general office procedures. Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling and English usage. Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information. Skill in providing high quality customer service. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural setting. Ability to function successfully as a team member. Supplemental Information This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description giving consideration to bargaining comment. 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. 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: 12/7/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Tacoma, Washington, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: As soon as possible Season Dates: November 14 - March 4, 2023 Examples Of Duties This position instructs high 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 assistant coaches and 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; schedules preseason meeting with parents to establish a personal relationship and to review the total scope of the 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, and conducted on a regular daily basis 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; abides by regulations in the district Coaches’ Handbook. 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 athletic trainer a list of names of students who sustain incapacitating injuries during the season; maintains injury records in conjunction with athletic trainer; prearranges transportation 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. Issues letters and awards in accordance with previously established written regulations on file with the building athletic director; 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 facilities; 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 three 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, CPR card and AED training are required. Red Cross Safety Training or Lifeguard certification is also required for swimming, diving and water polo coaches. 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. Licenses/Special Requirements First Aid Certificate, CPR card and AED training are required. Red Cross Safety Training or Lifeguard certification is also required for swimming, diving and water polo coaches. 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
Dec 02, 2022
Part Time
Description Tacoma Public Schools Expected Start Date: January 9, 2023 Season Dates: January 9, 2023 - March 24, 2023 Salary Level: $15.00/hr 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: 12/8/2022 11:59 PM Pacific