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                                    Dilcon Community School, Inc. - Home of the Eagles

                                       O F F I C E   O F   H U M A N   R E S O U R C E S

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                               VACANCIES FOR SY 2014-2015

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

TITLE:                                    Special Education Assistant

DEPARTMENT:                       Academic

SUPERVISOR:                        Classroom Teacher and Lead Teacher

CLASSIFICATION:                  Exempt

SENSITIVITY:                         Moderate Risk Level * Requires background investigation pursuant to P.L. 101-647 to determine suitability for employment and as condition of employment*

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for assisting the Special Education Teacher with multiple handicapped individual one-on-one and/or group instruction; prepare modified materials for class use, works with student on IEP (Individualized Education Plan) goals and objectives on a daily basis. Dispersing and feeding goals/objectives are included. Tasks will depend upon student and teacher assignment and level of involvement.

REQUIREMENTS:

-Implement the specialized care and/or treatment developed for the individual needs of handicapped student(s) and classroom teacher.

-Assist teacher in assessing student's progress and implement-revised lesson plans and/or methods of teaching to include the needs of handicapped student(s) as identified in the child's IEP.

-Assist in the modified instruction of student(s) working individually and/or small groups.

-Monitors student activities such as test taking and/or group participation, therapy services or services.

-Reinforce therapeutic services (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Visual Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, and other related services) as necessary individually or in small groups.

-Construct and utilize instructional charts and exhibits; reproduce and modify classroom materials; set up and operate audiovisual equipment, assistive technology (e.g. communication board, wheelchair, stander, etc.) and utilizes other visual learning devices designed to supplement IEP.

-Maintains necessary class records, such as attendance reports, progress charts and other data, as required.

-Serves as an interpreter when necessary between the school and parent.

-Maintains the confidentiality of all special education folders and information.

-Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

-Associate of Arts Degree or sixty (60) hours of college or university credits OR a passing score in reading, writing and mathematics on the state or local assessment recognized by the Arizona Department of Education (ACT WorkKeys Program, ETS Parapro or ParaEducator) to meet the Highly Qualified (HQ) Paraprofessionals requirements.

-Prefer at least (1) one year of experience in the classroom with individuals with moderate/severe disabilities.

-Excellent oral and written communications skills

-Knowledgeable in making effective use of technology resources.

-Ability to life 30-40 pounds.

-CPR and First Aid certified.

WORKING HOURS: Monday-Friday, 40 hours a week.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: School Year Contract - Ten (10) months

EVALUATION: A minimum of two (2) performance evaluations a year. Two weeks prior to the conclusion of the probationary period for the mandatory one (1) full contract year (215 days) or greater if the period is extended.

1) November 15 to December 15

2) March 1 to April 1

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TITLE:                  Teacher Assistant

DEPARTMENT:     Academic

SUPERVISOR:     Principal

CLASSIFICATION:  Classified Non-Exempt

SENSITIVITY:       High Risk Level * Requires background investigation pursuant to P.L. 101-647 to determine suitability for employment and as condition of employment

POSITIOIN SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for assisting the Classroom Teacher with individual one-on-one and/or group instruction; prepare materials for class use, works with students on goals and objectives based on prepared lesson plans on a daily basis. Tasks will depend upon student and teacher assignment and level of involvement.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

Assists the teacher in the preparation of lesson plans which includes objectives, methods, and materials used in reviewing concepts which have been previously introduced by the teacher as well as reinforcing previously learned concepts.

Serves in a supportive capacity, instructs small groups or individual students, many of which are experiencing learning and/or language difficulties. Instruction is based on a variety of sound educational methods developed and supervised by the Classroom Teacher.

Observes and reports individual student interests, abilities, and problems; based on teacher direction, provides instruction and guidance to students in regard to emotional and social adjustments.

Supervises classroom and playground recreational activities as directed, and demonstrates new games and instructs in the use and care of materials and equipment.

During absence of the Classroom Teacher, maintains discipline and conducts reviews of previous instruction, drill sessions, and recreational activities according to prearranged plans.

WORKING HOURS:    Monday-Friday, 40 hours a week

TERMS OF EMPOYMENT:   School Year Contract - Ten (10) months

EVALUATION: A minimum of two (2) performance evaluations a year. Two weeks prior to the conclusion of the probationary period for the mandatory one (1) full contract year (215 days) or greater if the period is extended.

1) November 15 to December 15

2) March 1 to April 1

QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate of Arts Degree or sixty (60) hours of college or university credits OR a passing score in reading, writing, mathematics, on the state or local assessment recognized by the Arizona Department of Education (ACT WorkKeys Program, ETS Parapro or ParaEducator) to meet the Highly Qualified (HQ) Paraprofessionals requirements.

Prefer at least (1) one year of experience in the classroom with individuals with moderate/severe disabilities.

Excellent or and written communication skills.

Knowledgeable in making effective use of technology resources.

Ability to lift 30-40 pounds.

CPR and First Aid certified.

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TITLE:                     Groundskeeper (In-house)

DEPARTMENT:        Facility/Maintenance

SUPERVISOR:         Facility Manager

CLASSIFICATION:   Classified Non-Exempt

SENSITIVITY:         Moderate Risk Level * Requires background investigation pursuant to P.L. 101-647 to determine suitability for employment and as condition of employment* 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under general supervision of the Facilities Manager, the Groundskeeper will maintain and beautify the grounds of the school campus.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

-Carries out responsibilities for gardening and grounds care, such as sweeping, mowing, trimming, raking, irrigating, watering, weeding, mulching, fertilizing, spraying, pruning, planting, transplanting, repairing, removing of plants, trees and shrubbery.

-Assists with animal control on school campus in accordance with approved policies.

-Coordinates beautification plans with supervisor.

-Uses a variety of chemical treatments to control weeds and to improve the health of the landscaping areas with fertilizer, pesticide, herbicide and insecticide.

-Performs a variety of strenuous manual labor associated with landscaping, installation, minor repairs and maintenance on equipment and facilities. Inspects and maintains playground equipment.

-Maintains and sharpens gardening and landscaping tools. Transports lawn mowers, equipment, supplies, trash, debris and other waste to proper locations, using and operating motor vehicle.

-Assists other departments with various duties as assigned, such as moving furniture, setting up for programs and events, and etc.

-Familiarizes self with good safety practices when using common tools for landscaping and grounds.

Coordinates various tasks as assigned to complete projects and inspects all completed work.

-Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

WORKING HOURS:               Monday-Friday, 40 hours a week

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:   Twelve (12) months

EVALUATION:                      A minimum of two (2) performance evaluations a year. Two weeks prior to the conclusion of the probationary period for the mandatory one (1) full contact year (260) days or greater if the period is extended.

1) November 15 to December 15

2) March 1 to April 1

QUALIFICATIONS:

-High School Diploma or GED Certificate

-One (1) year experience Knowledgeable in grounds care.

-Ability to lift one hundred pounds (100 lbs.)

-Sills in operating landscape/ground machinery, equipment and tools.

-Ability to perform simple arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy.

-Ability to read, and follow written and oral  instruction n the English Language.

-Knowledge of safety practices.

-Valid Arizona State Driver's License.

-First Aid/CPR certified preferred.

-Must be able to work flexible hours and on weekends when required.

 


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                                                            APPLICATION PROCESSING

  • Applications and information regarding job vacancies can be obtained:
  • In person at the Office of Human Resources, Dilcon Community School
  • By calling Human Resources at (928) 657-2327

>  Applications must be submitted:

  • In person at the Human Resources Office
  • By mail to Dilcon Community School, Human Resources Department, HC63 Box G, Winslow, AZ 86047
  • By e-mail or fax (928) 657-3213, the original application is to be mailed to Dilcon Community School.

>  Signature on Applications:

  • Your Original Signature is required on the Application and the Authorization for Release of Information page.
  • Unsigned applications are considered incomplete.
  • Dilcon Community School reserves the right to request an investigative report in order to verify information on your application and to obtain data regarding your character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or other relevant information. If an inquiry is made, more information as to the nature and scope of the inquiry will be supplied to you upon written request.
  • The Human Resources department can make copies for you for a copy fee of .25 cents each page.

>  Applying for a vacancy:

  • A separate application is required for each position for which you apply.
  • Only applications for current vacancies will be accepted.
  • Applications must be filled out completely, even if resume is attached.
  • Keep a record of the title and job vacancy of all positions for which you apply.
  • Once submitted, the application and attached documents become the property of Dilcon Community School.
  • Candidate(s) are to complete the Federal, Arizona State, and Navajo Nation background check, at their own expense, prior to employment, see Human Resource for application and fingerprinting.

>  Deadlines:

  • Employment Applications are available at DCS Human Resources and online at www.dilconeagles.com.
  • Employment Applications must be received in the Human Resources by 4:00 pm on the closing date.

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REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Signed Application
  • Resumé: (Optional for Classified position IF employment history is on application)
  • Three Letters of Recommendations
  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts/Certifications/Licenses (Official transcript will be required upon hire)
  • MVD-39 Months Driving Record
  • Tribal Criminal/Traffic Background Check
  • State Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Navajo Preference (CIB) /Veteran’s Preference (DD-214)

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BENEFITS

  • Health Insurance Package (Medical/Dental/Vision/Medicine Man/Wellness Program)
  • Life Insurance & Disability Plans
  • 401k Pension Plan
  • Workmen’s Compensation
  • Holiday Pay
  • Sign-On bonus for Highly Qualified Teacher. Call for additional information.
  • Personal/Jury Duty/Military/FMLA/Bereavement Leaves

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EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

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HOUSING AVAILABLE

  • On-campus housing is available.

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OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Dilcon Community Schools, Inc.
Ms. Verde Yazzie, HR Manager
HC-63 Box G
Winslow, Arizona 86047
Phone: (928) 657-2311/2327
Fax: (928) 657-3213
Email: vyazzie@dilconeagles.com