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Jennings School District is Recruiting High Performing, Creative Teachers Committed to Urban Education!

 

Jennings School District is always recruiting high performing, creative individuals to join our exceptional team of educators.  Ongoing recruitment is occurring for all certified and support staff positions.

 

Interventionist

Elementary Teachers

Secondary Science Teachers

Secondary Social Studies Teachers

Secondary Math Teachers

General Maintenance  

Paid Alumni Internship

Clerical Assistant

Library Aide

School Crossing Guard

School Social Worker

Substitute Custodians

Substitute Nurse

Substitute Maintenance

Substitute Teachers

 

 

 

*Interested candidates can download an application by clicking HERE and forward to:

Jennings School District

Attn: Personnel Services

     2559 Dorwood Drive, Jennings, MO 63136    

 

 


Support Staff

Jennings is currently looking for skilled individuals to become a part of our facilities team.   Applicants with previous custodial experience are encouraged to apply.   We are currently accepting applications for substitute custodians and full time custodians.

Interested applicants should fill out an application on MOREAP or for immediate consideration contact Mrs. Alexander, Director of Personnel at alexanders@jenningsk12.org.


2016-2017 Job Opportunities

Secondary Professional School Counselor

Jennings School District is  looking for an experienced professional school counselor to join our high school team.   Interested applicants should have the following qualifications and certifications.

  • Five or more years experience in school counseling, secondary experience in grades 9-12 preferred
  • Must hold a valid Missouri certification in Counseling K-12 or Counseling 7-12
  • Experience with creating and successfully implementing high school student schedules.
  • Experience with the college applications process and FASFA.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build strong student and family relationships.

For immediate consideration please forward your resume and credentials to Mrs. Stephanie Alexander, Director of Federal Programs and Personnel at alexanders@jenningsk12.org

 

Supporting Administrator/Adminstrative Intern

 

  • Maintain student discipline and/or conduct and follow-through with correspondence, documentation, and record keeping relating to discipline.
  • Collaborate with building administration to refine a behavior management system that positively affects student behavior in the school.
  • Communicates effectively with educational community, parents, and supplemental agencies as necessary.
  • Fosters an environment conducive to learning.
  • Works collaboratively with the student support and counselors to support students, create opportunities and coordinate events.
  • Develop and implement a school-wide program that increase student motivation and student persistence and reduces disciplinary referrals.

 

Requirements

  • Master's in Education with Administrative endorsement
  • Minimum of five or more years teaching experience

Salary is commensurate with experience on the teacher salary scale

Now accepting applications for future vacancies

 

 Assistant Principal/Dean of Students

 

    • Provide leadership in reforming the total educational program of the school.      
    • Work closely with individual teachers, as well as groups of teachers.
    • Make classroom observations, create an atmosphere conducive to learning, and make effective utilization of resources available.
    • Establish conditions that will promote effective learning for both students and teachers.
    • Provide leadership to the staff in determining objectives and identify school needs as the basis for developing long-and short range plans for the school to which assigned.
    • Identify, provide, assign, and coordinate in-service growth opportunities for teaching personnel within the school.
    • Supervise and evaluate the performance of all assigned personnel, recommend appropriate action in cases of substandard performances, and identify and encourage individual teachers with leadership potential.
    • Implements effective student discipline procedures, maintains correspondence, documentation and record keeping related to discipline.
    • Collaborates with building administration to refine a behavior management system that positively impacts student behavior in the school.
    • Communicates effectively with educational community, parents and supplemental agencies as necessary.
    • Fosters an environment for staff and students conducive to learning.
    • Works collaboratively with the student services and counselors to support students, create opportunities and coordinate events.
    • Supervises and implement school-wide programs that increase student achievement and reduces disciplinary referrals.
    • Supervises in-school suspension staff and hall monitors, and implements the student code of conduct policies.
    • Assists with supervision of summer school programs and Saturday school.
    • Supports the principal in developing and implementing effective school-wide safety measures.

Requirements

 

  • Master's in Education with Administrative endorsement
  • Minimum of five or more years teaching experience

 

Salary is commensurate with experience

 

School Crossing Guard (2 positions available)

  • Directs students and other pedestrians for the purpose of ensuring thier safe access to and from school.
  • Maintains school crossing guard equipment (i.e. stop sign, vest, etc.).
  • Reports observations and/or incidents to appriopriate instructional and/or administraitve personnel.
  • Must be able to work independently and with minimum supervision

 

 

 


Internal District Opportunities

 

JOB TITLE: ElementaryPrincipal

 

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Organize and administer the school in conformity with the policies of the Board of Education and administrative guidelines of the Superintendent of Schools.
  • Provide leadership in reforming the total educational program of the school. Work closely with individual teachers,  as well as groups of teachers. Make classroom observations, create an atmosphere conducive to learning, and make effective utilization of resources available. Establish conditions that will promote      effective learning for both students and teachers.
  • Provide leadership to the staff in determining objectives and identify school needs as the basis for developing long-and short range plans for the school to which assigned.
  • Enlist the assistance of the Education Officer in the use of school resource personnel in the improvement of the program of the school.
  • Establish an effective school administrative organization with clear lines of responsibility and with the necessary delegation of authority.
  • Identify, provide, assign, and coordinate in-service growth opportunities for teaching personnel within the school.
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of all assigned personnel, recommend appropriate action in cases of substandard performances, and identify and encourage individual teachers with leadership potential.
  • Oversee the assignment of all pupils in such a way as to encourage their optimum growth.
  • Make periodic appraisals of pupil progress.
  • Develop school plans and organizational procedures for the health, safety, discipline and conduct of pupils as established in district procedures.
  • Plan, coordinate, and evaluate the total program of pupil services, including guidance and counseling.
  • Plan, supervise, and direct the business operation of the school in accordance with district policies and procedures.
  • Make plans for the most effective use of curriculum materials, instructional supplies, equipment, building facilities, and school grounds.
  • Carry out a program of community relations as a means of interpreting and furthering the school program through PTA and other community organizations; and interpret the community and its expectations to the staff and the student body.
  • Serve as a district officer in communication between central administration and teachers and classified employees in the schools, and interpret and  implement district policies in the school.
  • Plan, coordinate, and review the work of resource teachers and curriculum consultants assigned to assist teachers in the instructional program
  • Carry on human relations program in order to maintain high morale among the school staff, parents, and students.
  • Hold fire drills, the object of which is the orderly and expeditious removal of students from the building.
  • Hold regular tornado drills as a part of an established plan to react to a tornado watch or a tornado warning.
  • See that the building is kept free from accumulations of waste paper and other refuse matter that might constitute a fire hazard.
  • Make regular reports to the office of the Superintendent as required or requested.
  • Give an accurate accounting of all monies handled in connection with school activities.
  • Provide for building and equipment security and the safety of all personnel within the building.
  • Develop plans to encourage regular attendance with teachers and students.
  • Assign new instructional personnel in the school.
  • Give an accurate accounting of all personnel leaves of absence for instructional personnel.
  • Plan, supervise, and evaluate experimental programs which may be pertinent to the specific school.
  • Plan and coordinate volunteer programs where beneficial to the school.
  • Publish announcements and coordinate all school activities.
  • Accept requests and grant approval to school and community organizations in respect to building use
  • Performs other  duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEGDE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbal, including presentations.
  • Ability to perform  and prepare statistical analyses and graphics

 

EDUCATION PREPARATION: (Formal and Informal)

 

  • Master’s Degree in Education, with Administrative endorsement.
  • Requires the use of critical thinking, ability to handle a variety of abstract variables, statistical      knowledge and technique usage
  • Minimum of five years of classroom instruction at the secondary level.
  • Minimum of three years of administrative or supervisory experience.

 

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

·         12 month employee, annual Certified Administrators contract

·         Eligible for sick and vacation days upon hire as set by JSD Board Policy

 FLSA STATUS: Exempt

   
   

The Job Description above     identifies the essential functions, knowledge, skills and experience     required for this position, and provides examples of duties that may be required.   This description does not outline all     job duties & responsibilities that may be required of this position.

   
   

 

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Performs complex secretarial, clerical and administrative duties required to provide highly confidential administrative/clerical support to the Director of Secondary Schools.

 

JOB TITLE: District Director Secretary

 

REPORTS TO: Director of Extended Programs

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Perform a variety      of clerical, secretarial and administrative tasks that demand independent      action and judgment with limited supervision; gained through experience,      training, and education.
  • Usage of both      personal computers and district systems.
  • Responsible for      executing multiple tasks and must be able to account for the status of      each task; this may include but not limited to logging and status review      or supervision of assigned tasks to fellow employees, to insure task      completion in a timely manner.
  • Establish and      maintaining complex filing systems, and documenting the filing system so      that the employee, as well as others, will be able to efficiently retrieve      information from the established files.
  • Work will receive      limited review by an administrative superior for completeness, accuracy      and adherence to established policies; therefore it will be the      responsibility of the employee to self-check all work.
  • Performs other      duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills

·         Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, SIS /other district data systems.

·         Ability to create a PowerPoint presentation using text, graphics, sounds and transitions that communicate and complement the information being shared.

·         Thorough knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

·         Work effectively under pressure with changing work demands in a fast paced environment.

·         Ability to demonstrate positive thinking skills in critical situations.

·         Project a positive professional image.

·         Excellent organizational and time management skills.

·         Able to prioritize workload.

·         Ability to work independently or with a minimum of supervision.

·         Ability to add, subtract, divide and multiply in all units of measure consistent with the duties of this position.

·         Ability to interface effectively with other departments, school personnel, other faculty and staff, and business contacts form outside the district.

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community.

·         Extensive experience in typing/word processing, oral dictation/dictation machine techniques, business practices and computer functions.

·         Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

·         Adheres to district and building policies, rules and procedures.

                                                                              

EDUCATION PREPARATION: (Formal and Informal)

 

  • Associate’s degree (A. A.) or      equivalent from a two-year college or technical school experience      preferred.
  • Three or more (3) years’      experience in office or other clerical work or any combination of training      and experience; with advanced secretarial responsibilities.
  • Clerical experience in a school      setting is preferred.  

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

• Ability to occasionally reach below knees, waist to knee, waist to chest, chest to shoulder and above shoulder.

• Ability to occasionally pull, lift, carry and push 15 pounds

• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

• The demands of an extended workday (coverage of building activities and extra-curricular activities, etc.), require a high level of physical endurance.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job.

·         Work is routinely performed in a typical interior/office environment.

·         Very limited or no exposure to physical risk.

·         The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • 12 month, at      will-employee
  • Eligible for sick      and vacation days upon hire as set by JSD Board Policy

 

           

   
   

The Job Description above     identifies the essential functions, knowledge, skills and experience     required for this position, and provides examples of duties that may be     required.   This description does not     outline all job duties & responsibilities that may be required of this     position.

   
   

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt; Salaried

 

 

Head Custodian

·      Responsible for cleanliness of building.

·      Inspect the building on a daily basis for cleanliness.

·      Order and distribute all custodial supplies received.

·      Supervises building custodial staff

·     Coordinates custodial activities with the building principal

 

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 5 or more      years custodial experience     

Salary is commensurate with experience

Open until filled

 

**This posting is for current district employees only

 


 

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