Employment

Student Specific Paraprofessional

Deadline to apply: November 22, 2017

Posted: November 15, 2017

Location: Leicester High School

Reports to: Building Principal

Representation Status: Leicester Paraprofessionals Association

Qualification and Responsibilities:

Ability to assist in the instruction of math, reading, and writing and to administer assessments. High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor or Associate degree, two years of college, or passing state assessment preferred.  The student-specific paraprofessional works collaboratively with teachers and support staff using the following approaches: incidental and naturalistic teaching, Applied Behavior Analysis, and Discrete Trial training.  Additionally, the student specific paraprofessional is expected to support assigned student(s)’s social skill development using visual supports and augmentative communication or other methods designed in a structured environment.


Internal applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net



TITLE:
 Head Custodian/Maintenance Technician - Primary School

 

HOURS: 2:00 PM to - 10:00 PM 

POSTING DATE: November 9, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 27, 2017

LOCATION: Leicester Primary School

REPORTS TO: The Director of Facilities and Transportation and the Building Principal

REPRESENTATION STATUS: GEU Local #2

QUALIFICATIONS & JOB RESPONSIBILITES:  Demonstrated ability to provide the leadership necessary to meet the building needs on an on-going basis. High School diploma or equivalent. Responsible for the immediate cleanliness, maintenance, and security of the building, and the supervision and evaluation of the custodial staff.

Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net


TITLE: Head Custodian/Maintenance Technician - Middle School

HOURS: 2:00 PM to - 10:00 PM 


POSTING DATE:
 November 9, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 27, 2017

LOCATION: Leicester Middle School

REPORTS TO: The Director of Facilities and Transportation and the Building Principal

REPRESENTATION STATUS: GEU Local #2

QUALIFICATIONS & JOB RESPONSIBILITES:  Demonstrated ability to provide the leadership necessary to meet the building needs on an on-going basis. High School diploma or equivalent. Responsible for the immediate cleanliness, maintenance, and security of the building, and the supervision and evaluation of the custodial staff.

Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net



Full Time Severe Special Needs Teacher (Self Contained Classroom)

School:  Leicester Primary School

Posted: October 31, 2017

Starts: Immediate

Reports to: Primary School Principal

Representation Status: Leicester Teachers Association

Internal Applicants: Please send letter of interest to Christine Weissman (weissmanc@lpsma.net) at Central Office. 



(Anticipated) Full Time Severe Special Needs Teacher (Self Contained Classroom)

School:  Leicester High School

Posted: October 31, 2017

Starts: TBD

Reports to: High School Principal

Representation Status: Leicester Teachers Association

Internal Applicants: Please send letter of interest to Christine Weissman (weissmanc@lpsma.net) at Central Office. 



Winter Athletic Department Coaching Positions- High School

Junior Varsity Boys Basketball Coach
Junior Varsity Girls Basketball Coach

Start Date: 

November 27, 2017

Deadline to apply: October 13th, 2017

Posted: September 26, 2017

Reports to: Building Principal and Athletic Director

Qualifications:

CPR, AED, First Aide Certification Required. NFHS Concussion Certification Required. NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Certification Preferred. Previous, relevant experience Preferred.

Internal Applicants: Please send letters of interest to Tracey Hippert, High School Principal.


Reading/Literacy Tutor

Start Date: Immediately

Deadline to apply: As Soon As Suitable Candidate is Found
Posted: September 15, 2017 (Reposted)
Reports to: Memorial School Principal
Qualifications and Responsibilities: The Reading/Literacy Tutor shall possess a valid Massachusetts teaching certificate and Wilson Reading Level II certification.  The Tutor will be responsible for developing lesson plans aligned with the Massachusetts Frameworks, and utilizing a variety of instructional aids appropriate to the intellectual and instructional level of students. This position will be 15 hours per week to be arranged based on candidates schedule and students schedule.

Internal applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Tina Boss, Principal of Memorial School at bosst@lpsma.net

Outside applicants: To apply for this position please visit job on SchoolSpring.

Substitute Teachers

Start Date: Daily Requests Via AESOP (Training Available)
Deadline to apply: Open until filled
Posted: August 31, 2017
Reports to: Building Principal

Qualifications and Responsibilities:Substitute Teachers shall possess a Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university as well as a valid Massachusetts teaching certificate (preferred.)  The substitute teacher will be responsible for following lesson plans aligned with the Massachusetts Frameworks, and utilizing a variety of instructional and aids appropriate to the intellectual and instructional levels of students.

Internal applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net External applicants: Apply through SchoolSpring


Substitute Paraprofessionals 

Start Date: Daily Requests Via AESOP (Training Available)
Deadline to apply: Open until filled
Posted:August 31, 2017
Reports to: Building Principal

Qualifications and Responsibilities:Substitute Paraprofessionals shall possess a high school diploma or GED.    The substitute paraprofessional will be responsible for following lesson plans and supervised by a licensed educator to use a variety of instructional and aids appropriate to the intellectual and instructional levels of students.

Internal applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net External applicants: Apply through SchoolSpring


Substitute Applications                                                                                       Required CORI Form
Cafeteria Assistant                                                                                                   
CORI Form
Custodian
Instructional Assistant 
Nurse                                                                                                                         Required Fingerprinting Information
Teacher                                                                                                                     Fingerprinting Letter

 

Substitute Hiring Process
  1. Complete chosen application and required CORI form - bring to the central office.
  2. Central office will submit CORI request. If approved:
  3. Application is sent to school principal(s).
  4. Principal contacts applicant for an interview. If approved for hire:
  5. Applicant makes an appointment with Payroll Dept. to fill out paperwork and learn about our substitute software program.
  6. Receive an email from Payroll Dept. with log-in information.
  7. Begin substituting in the Leicester Public Schools District.
**Leicester Public Schools requires all substitutes to be fingerprinted within three weeks of hire.**

Union Contracts

Teachers
Nurses
Clerical and Administrative Support
Custodians
Paraprofessionals
Food Services


Equal Opportunity Employer

Leicester Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. 

The Leicester Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation or disability, in the operation of the educational programs, activities, or employment practices in its programs and activities. The Leicester Public Schools complies with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations, including but not limited to, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Massachusetts General Laws, c.151B, c.151C, c.76, §5, and c.71B.

In addition, the Leicester Public Schools is committed to maintaining a school environment free of harassment and has non-tolerance for harassment based on race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or homelessness. Harassment by administrators certified and support personnel, students, vendors and other individuals at school or at school-sponsored events are unlawful and strictly prohibited. The Leicester Public School System requires all employees and students to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner with respect to their fellow employees, students and all members of the school community.

“In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).”
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