Tri-County Special Education Cooperative/USD 495 has openings for para professionals at different grade levels for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. The paras will work under the direct supervision of a Special Education Teacher and will be a member of the instructional team providing direct or indirect services to identified students. These individuals are to motivate pupils, build their self esteem, and supervise activities. These individuals must maintain confidentiality of pupil behavior and progress records. Contact 620-285-3119 or 620-285-3185 to inquire about these positions. Interviews will begin on July 1, 2015. Applications may be picked up at the USD 495 District Office, 120 E. 6th St., Larned, Ks. These positions will remain open until filled. EOE
Fort Larned USD 495/Larned High School has an immediate opening for an Asst. Cook. This is a full time 9 month position. Candidate will work 8 hours per day, 5 days per week. Benefits are available including KPERS, and Insurance. Please call 620-285-3185 to inquire about the position. Applications may be picked up at the District Office at 120 E. 6th, Larned, Ks. 67550. This position will remain open until filled. EOE
Fort Larned USD 495 has a rewarding full-time Aide position available to work with Middle School and High School ELL (English Language Learner) students. This individual will be working one-on-one and in small group settings with a variety of subjects. Good written documentation and oral communication skills are a must. Bilingual experience is not necessary. Applicants must pass a KBI check. This position will remain open until filled. You may call 620-285-3185 to inquire about the position. Applications are available for pick up at the District Office, 120 E. 6th, Larned, Ks. 67550. EOE
Middle School Counselor/Social Worker
USD #495/Larned Middle School is seeking a Middle School Counselor/Social Worker for the 2015-2016 school year. The following are qualification and job functions essential to the position:
Demonstrated success in mediation & relationship building.
Must be licensed in Kansas.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Implement the guidance curriculum.
Guide and counsel groups of individual students through the development of educational and career plans.
Counsel small groups and individual students with problems.
Consult with teachers- staff and parents regarding the developmental needs of students.
Refer students with severe problems to appropriate community resources in consultation with their parents.
Help school test coordinator with Standardized Achievement Tests.
Supporting the overall district’s educational program through general consultation activities and committee work.
Assist with the placement of students in appropriate educational settings.
Applications are available at www.usd495.net. Support materials and applications can be mailed to District Office, 120 E. 6th, Larned, KS, 67550 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please call Shane Sundahl, Middle School principal, at 620-285-8430 to inquire about the position.
Position will remain open until filled. EOE
USD 495/FORT LARNED SCHOOLS is seeking an experienced individual to join our Maintenance crew. Experience in plumbing, electrical, HVAC is preferred. The district maintains 8 buildings and the grounds associated with each building. This is a 12-month position with KPERS retirement, health insurance, vacation, sick leave and personal day. Salary is negotiable based on experience. You may call 620-285-3185 to inquire about the position. Applications are available for pick up at the District Office, 120 E. 6th, Larned, Ks. 67550. Classified applications are also available online at www.usd495.net. Position will be open until filled. EOE
7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
USD #495/Larned Middle School is looking for a 7th grade Social Studies teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited institution and hold a valid Kansas Teaching License with the proper endorsement for the level assigned. Coaching opportunities are also available. Applications are available online at www.usd495.net. Please call the District Office at 620-285-3185 to inquire about the position. Support materials and applications can be mailed to District Office, 120 E. 6th St., Larned, Ks. 67550 or emailed to email@example.com. Position will remain open until filled. EOE
Director of Maintenance
Fort Larned School District 495 is looking for an individual to fill the vacant Director of Maintenance position. Candidate must have excellent communication and leadership skills. Candidate must also be able to multi-task, handle pressure; work with different levels of staff, management, and vendors.
Position requires working knowledge of boilers, chillers. HVAC equipment, and climate control software. Ability to develop and administer procedures, and systems for improving the efficiency of, and minimizing the operating costs related to all district buildings and grounds. Establishes and implements a scheduled preventative maintenance program. Applications are available at 120 E. 6th, Larned, Ks. 67550. Please call 620-285-3185 with any questions. Position will remain open until filled. EOE
Westside School Para-Professional
Fort Larned/USD 495 at Westside School has an immediate opening for a Para-Professional. The individual will be substituting for teachers in the classroom, working with Special Education and ELL students, and other duties as assigned. Contact Principal Dick Bixler at 620-285-0300, Ext. 406 for further information regarding this position. Applications are available for pick up at the District Office, 120 E. 6th, Larned, KS. 67550. Position will remain open until filled. EOE
LHS Head Varsity Softball Coach
USD #495 Larned High School is seeking a Head Varsity Softball Coach. Candidate needs to be a high-energy individual who has the personality and characteristics needed to develop and maintain a program of excellence. Candidate must possess skills to motivate and communicate with student athletes. If interested applications are available at the District Office at 120 E. 6th St., Larned, Ks. Please call Athletic Director, Dustin Wilson, at 620-285-2151 with any questions.
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