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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

Superintendent Secretary

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    

 

 


2016-2017 Job Opportunities

 

Applications are now being accepted for a Therapeutic Teacher.  The position is open until filled.  For immediate consideration, contact Mrs. Stephanie Alexander, at alexanders@jenningsk12.org.
Educators with a proven track record who want to work in a small community committed to excellence in education along with a highly competitive salary are being recruited to join our exceptional team of teachers. Interested candidates can complete an application on MOREAP.  

 

Secondary Science Teacher

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

·         Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences.

·         Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

·         Maintain accurate records of all students.

·         Develop schemes of work and lesson plans

·         Utilizes effective classroom management techniques

·         Work collaborative with building administration, teachers, parents/guardians and students.

·         Utilizes effective classroom management techniques.

·         Establish an effective rapport with students assigned.

·         Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs.  

·         Utilizes technology to support instruction.

·         Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students.

·         Manage student behavior.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Science required to teach dual credit courses
  • Valid Missouri Teacher Certification with Unified Science 9-12 or Biology, Anatomy and Physiology certification preferred

Salary is commensurate with experience on the teacher salary scale

Open until filled

 

Secondary Math Teacher

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

·         Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences.

 

·         Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

 

·         Maintain accurate records of all students.

 

·         Develop schemes of work and lesson plans

 

·         Utilizes effective classroom management techniques

 

·         Work collaborative with building administration, teachers, parents/guardians and students.

 

·         Utilizes effective classroom management techniques.

 

·         Establish an effective rapport with students assigned.

 

·         Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs.  

 

·         Utilizes technology to support instruction.

 

·         Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students.

 

·         Manage student behavior.

 

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements

 

  • Master's Degree in Mathematics in order to teach dual credit courses preferred
  • Valid Missouri Teacher Certification with Mathematics 9-12 , Mathematics 5-9 or Mathematics 7-12

 

Salary is commensurate with experience on the teacher salary scale

 

Open until filled

 

 

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

 

School Social Worker

JOB SUMMARY

School Social Workers are trained professionals who provide services related to students’ social and emotional adjustment to school, family, community and society. School Social Workers provide a link between the home, school and community providing direct and indirect services to students, families and school personnel in order to facilitate academic and social success for all students.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal/Director of Secondary

ESSENTIAL FUNCITONS:

·         Facilitates outreach to low income families, community leaders and organizations for the purpose of developing resources and building partnerships with community members. Advocate for student safety and welfare to ensure that the district responds to the needs of all children.

·         Secure access to and coordinate the use of community resources to address the needs of all students, including those special needs.

·         Develop partnerships with parents and guardians that encourage collaboration between school and home.

·         Identify and assess factors that act as barriers to the academic success of students.

·         Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to develop and implement interventions that best meet the need(s) of the student.    

·         Refer students and families to agencies that will effectively address concerns of student welfare and/or assist in the implementation of interventions.

·         Assist students in the development of skills appropriate for social interaction, both in school and community.

·         Participate in the development of district wide strategies that increase academic and social success for students.

·         Provide crises intervention.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEGDE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

·         Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbal, including presentations.

·         Ability to collate data and use basic, job related equipment.

·         Be self-motivated and able to work with limited direct supervision.

·         Flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances and a diverse group of individuals.

·         Knowledge of NCLB (No Child Left Behind) federal guidelines.

·         Passionate about improving urban public education and devoted to making a difference.

·         Ability to develop strong working relationships with students, staff and community.

·         Knowledge of services provided by multiple community agencies, and the ability to leverage the resources of those agencies to provide services to meet the social, emotional, and academic needs of all students.

EDUCATION PREPARATION: (Formal and Informal)

 Master’s Degree from an accredited school of social work

LCSW preferred

Minimum of three years job related experience  

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

·         12 month employee

·         Eligible for vacation, personal time off days and benefits upon hire as set by JSD Board Policy

 

 

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

 

Now accepting applications for future vacancies

 

 

Superintendent Secretary/Board Clerk (Opening for the 2016-2017 School Year)

 

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.
  • Responsible for creating board of education meeting agendas and uploading documents to Board Docs for the board and district administrative staff
  • 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.

 

EDUCATION PREPARATION: (Formal and Informal)

  • Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school experience.
  • Five (5) 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.  
  • Over eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and      experience

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Open until filled.

 

Director of Elementary Education (Opening for the 2016-2017 School Year)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

·         Oversees implementation of effective student discipline procedures at elementary schools and in district discipline hearings.

·         Collaborates with building administration to provide effective secondary professional development for staff and students.

·         Monitors elementary and middle school accreditation points and ensures 75% of MSIP 5 points are obtained at each school.

·         Oversees effective implementation of college and career readiness programs and initiatives by building administration.

·         Oversees elementary and middle school community partnerships and programs.

·         Assists the superintendent in addressing elementary parent concerns that are presented to district senior level administrators.

·         Assists with evaluating elementary and middle school principals.

·         Observes elementary and middle schools and monitors effective curriculum implementation.

·         Monitors elementary and middle school compliance with district policies, federal programs and state requirements.

·         Assists superintendent with collaborative partnerships that enhance elementary and middle school programs.

·         Monitors safety procedures and implements effective staff development and safety measures.

·         Evaluates programs and implements academic initiatives that improve academic achievement.

·         Collaborates with building administration to provide effective community partnerships and programs.

·         Assists the superintendent with expansion of College Prep Academy and related initiatives.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEGDE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

·         Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

·         Ability to create state and federal reports and produce academic guides.

·         Ability to effectively evaluate staff and apply personnel policies.

·         Knowledge of federal programs, school and human resources law.

·         Ability to effectively use technology to monitor data and present information.

·         Ability to interpret and apply school, state and federal laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.

·         Knowledge of secondary curricular issues, secondary character education programs     and current effective secondary practices.

·         Ability to be flexible, work independently and make effective decisions.

·         Extensive knowledge of the master scheduling process and possess the ability to effectively create and implement a master schedule.

EDUCATION PREPARATION (Formal and Informal):

·         Master’s degree in education.

·         Doctorate degree preferred.

·         Minimum of five years as a principal or senior level administrator.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

·         Twelve-month employee, administrator contract.

·         Eligible for sick and vacation days upon hire as set by Jennings School District board policy.

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

 

Coordinator of Counseling & Social Work  (Opening for the 2016-2017 School Year)

JOB SUMMARY   Coordinator of Counseling & Social Work provide a link between the home, school and community providing direct and indirect services to students, families and school personnel in order to facilitate academic and social success for all students.  

JOB TITLE:   Coordinator of Counseling & Social Work  

REPORTS TO:  Superintendent or designee  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Facilitates outreach to low income families, community leaders and organizations for the purpose of developing resources and building partnerships with community members.  Advocate for student safety and welfare to ensure that the district responds to the needs of all children.
  • Secure access to and coordinate the use of community resources to address the needs of all students, including those special needs.
  • Provides school curriculum materials to families as a liaison for school students.
  • Supports the district food pantry and delivers care baskets with school information to families in need, new families in transition and kindergarten families.
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to develop and implement interventions that best meet the need(s) of the student.   
  • Refer students and families to agencies that will effectively address concerns of student welfare and/or assist in the implementation of interventions.
  • Supports supervision and coordination of social workers and counselors.
  • Supports the student services teams with appropriate interventions for students as needed and monitors their progress.
  • Identifies job training services for families, GED services and other service support for families.
  • Supports the before and after school director with identifying and coordinating parent education and adult education classes that serve the school district which could include but are not limited to training courses, exercise classes, etc.
  • Effectively carries out assigned district and school duties as a member of the district team.
  • Coordinate homeless and mental health services as needed.
  • Supports parents with transportation to get medicine, food and other services.
  • Supports the schools with triage services as a check-in adult mentor and support system.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbal, including presentations.
  • Ability to collate data and use basic, job related equipment.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work with limited direct supervision.
  • Flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances and a diverse group of individuals.
  • Knowledge of NCLB (No Child Left Behind) federal guidelines.
  • Passionate about improving urban public education and devoted to making a difference.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with students, staff and community.
  • Knowledge of services provided by multiple community agencies, and the ability to leverage the resources of those agencies to provide services to meet the social, emotional, and academic needs of all students.

  EDUCATION PREPARATION:  (Formal and Informal)

  •  Bachelor and/or Master’s Degree from an accredited school in counseling, social work, or related field.
  • Doctoral Degree or LCSW preferred
  • Minimum of three years job related experience in social services or related field preferred.

  TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT  

  • 11 month employee
  • Eligible for, personal time off days and benefits upon hire as set by JSD Board Policy
  • Federally funded
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:  Exempt

 

 Student Services Support Specialist  (Opening for the 2016-2017 School Year)

REPORTS TO:  Superintendent of Schools  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Serve as development officer and support grant writing
  • Coordination of registration for staff development services
  • Assist with delivery of staff development 
  • Experience and involvement with local community organizations
  • Experience with student development (personal, social, emotional, professionally)
  • Experience with parent involvement, home visits, student supports in career readiness, work-based learning initiatives, career and college visits, college admissions support, and persistence to graduation
  • Support hiring fairs and personnel services
  • Perform other responsibilities as may be assigned

  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to interface effectively with other departments, school personnel, and business contacts from outside the district as well as add new professional organization and business and governmental contacts to assure student success
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong word processing skills with spreadsheets, graphic design etc.
  • Experience with colleges and universities, businesses and corporations, and governmental agencies
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community
  • Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies
  • “Intrepreneurial” and entrepreneurial abilities
  • Adheres to district and building policies, rules and procedures

  EDUCATION PREPARATION:  (Formal and Informal)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Military Experience, or Equivalence in Experience
  • Five or more years of experience in K12 or higher education preferred
  • Track-record of success in student program creation, implementation, and sustainability with an emphasis in college and career readiness
  • Five or more years mentorship and/or coaching experience with economical disadvantaged students

  TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • 11 month
  • Eligible for personal days upon hire as set by JSD Board Policy
 

  FLSA STATUS:  Exempt

 

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

 

 

 


 

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