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CURRENT OPENINGS AT IROQUOIS SD

2024-2025

ISD Business Office Position

PAYROLL/PERSONNEL SPECIALIST
Location: Iroquois School District Business Office

ISD is accepting applications for a Payroll/Personnel Specialist. Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with spreadsheets, account reconciliation, and file management are required. Prior experience in payroll or a related field preferred. Must be a diligent, detail-oriented individual with the ability to work within a deadline-driven environment. 12-month position, full-time, comprehensive benefit package included.


Current ISD Employees interested in applying should submit hard copies of a letter of interest and a current resume to: Personnel Office, Iroquois School District Administration Office or email to: btombaugh@iroquois.iu5.org

Deadline to apply: Friday, June 7, 2024, at 3:30 PM.


External Applicants should follow all directives for non-instructional applicants found under the "Apply to Work in the Iroquois SD" tab in left-hand column. Submit complete application packet to: Iroquois School District Personnel Office, 800 Tyndall Avenue, Erie, PA 16511 or via email to: btombaugh@iroquois.iu5.org

Deadline to apply:  Friday, June 7, 2024, at 3:30 PM. 

Instructional Positions

Special Education Department Chairperson

Location:  Iroquois Jr/Sr High School 

Interested individuals should submit a hard copy letter of interest to Mr. Murray, Superintendent, Iroquois SD Administration Office

 Internal Application deadline:  July 15, 2024

Mentor Teachers

Mentor Teachers

Mentor teachers are needed for new instructional staff new to the District in the upcoming 2024-2025 School Year. Location: District-Wide, As needed basis.

Accepting INTERNAL letters of interest for this co-curricular position. All applicants must be currently employed as a teacher at ISD.

Current employees 
interested in applying should submit letter of interest to: Mr. Shane Murray, Superintendent, Iroquois SD Administration Office.
Internal Deadline for Applications: July 15, 2024

Mentor Selection Criteria:

  • Must be a tenured faculty member.

  • Must possess an Instructional II Certificate

  • Must maintain a positive attitude about teaching and the District.

  • Must complete Mentor Teaching Training

  • Must demonstrate a willingness to promote the personal and professional wellbeing of the inductee.

  • Must have a current mentor application on file.

  • Should not have a student teacher during the first semester of the mentorship

  • Should demonstrate a willingness to promote the personal and professional wellbeing of the inductee.

Responsibilities of the Mentor

  1. Establish rapport with the inductee.

  2. Assist the inductee in the completion of the District’s required professional development.

  3. Arrange for the inductee and administration to review established District and building policies and procedures.

  4. Assist inductee in identifying immediate needs.

  5. Help the inductee obtain available resources as needed.

  6. Assist the inductee in establishing effective communication procedures with student, parents, and colleagues.

  7. Serve as a sounding board and be a model/advisor for the inductee.

  8. Be willing to observe the inductee if requested to do so.

  9. Complete summaries, evaluations, and professional development records of the inductee.

  10. Assist the inductee in utilizing technology available to district employees.

  11. Complete end of year program assessment and submit to the Induction Committee one week prior to the end of the second semester. Compensation will be granted as per contract upon completion of evaluation and required forms.

Mentor Evaluation and Monitoring

Monitoring is accomplished as the mentor meets with the inductee once per week for the first semester and a minimum of once per month after that (a total of 23 meetings). Meetings, visitations, and all activities relating to induction will be documented utilizing the forms provided to the mentor from the Induction Committee. Forms provided to the mentor include the teacher induction quarterly log, mentor teacher year-end program assessment, and inductee program assessment. They will also complete a year-end program assessment that will be forwarded to the Induction Committee Coordinator.

Participation and Completion of Induction Program

Participation of the inductee is documented on quarterly logs. Within these logs, the inductee records topics discussed with the mentor, the time, total hours, and date completed. Each quarter, upon completion of the log, the inductee, mentor, building principal, and induction committee member sign off to indicate acceptable participation.

Upon completion of four successful quarters, the inductee and mentor teacher complete and submit a final documentation form. This form acknowledges successful participation and completion of the teacher induction program. A signature by an induction committee member and the Superintendent certify the successful participation and completion of the teacher induction program.

If interested, please submit a letter of interest (hard copy) to: Mr. Shane Murray, Superintendent, Iroquois School District Administration Office. The exact number of mentors will be determined closer to the first day of school.

STEM/General Science/Biology Teacher (Certification in Middle School Science required/Biology preferred)

Foreign Language Spanish Teacher (Dual language certification preferred)

Special Education Learning Support Teacher (PA Special Education PK-12 Certification)

Location:  Iroquois Jr./Sr. High School

Current ISD Employees interested in applying should submit a letter of interest to Personnel Office, Iroquois School District, District Administration Office.  

External Applicants should follow all directives for Instructional applicants found under the "Apply to Work in the Iroquois SD" tab in left-hand column. Submit complete application packet to: Iroquois School District Personnel Office, 800 Tyndall Avenue, Erie, PA 16511.

Internal Deadline: June 30, 2024

External Deadline: July 3, 2024

Elementary Long-Term Substitute (Building Floater)

Location:  Iroquois Elementary School

Current ISD Employees interested in applying should submit a letter of interest to Personnel Office, Iroquois School District, District Administration Office.  

External Applicants should follow all directives for Instructional applicants found under the "Apply to Work in the Iroquois SD" tab in left-hand column. Submit complete application packet to: Iroquois School District Personnel Office, 800 Tyndall Avenue, Erie, PA 16511.

Internal Deadline: June 30, 2024

External Deadline: July 3, 2024

Paraprofessional

SPECIAL EDUCATION PARAPROFESSIONAL
Location:  Iroquois Elementary School 


Responsibilities include supporting and monitoring student performance and instruction in a variety of school and community settings, as well as, collecting, summarizing and communicating data to school personnel. Current position need is at the full-time level. Position availability is dependent upon student and programming needs. Post-secondary degree and/or experience with children in specialized educational settings preferred.
 
Interested applicants should submit a non-instructional employment application, resume, cover letter, references, and clearances to 

Maria Modzelewski, Director of Special Education, Iroquois School District, 800 Tyndall Avenue, Erie PA 16511.  Information regarding clearances as well as a copy of the non-instructional employment application can be found on the District’s homepage, www.iroquoissd.org, and then by following the Employment tab.

Application deadline:  July 15, 2024

Athletics

SPECIAL OLYMPICS UNIFIED SPORTS UNIFIED INDOOR BOCCE HEAD COACH POSITION

Position Description

Role and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the administration of the high school’s after school Unified Indoor Bocce program.  A Unified Indoor Bocce team is composed of a proportional number of students who are Special Olympics-eligible (defined as students with an intellectual disability, cognitive delay, or developmental disability including autism) and students without intellectual disabilities.

  • Following the roster requirements and rules for participation on a Unified Indoor Bocce team, recruit the appropriate number of students who are Special Olympics-eligible and students without intellectual disabilities.  Collect all required paperwork (physical exam, health history, and parental consents).

  • Liaison regularly with Special Olympics Pennsylvania staff and the high school athletic director to ensure quality program standards are being met.

  • Practices begin the first week of December and the season runs through the first week of March.  There are a minimum of two after school practices a week and at least three competitions.  If it advances, prepare the team and attend the Unified Indoor Bocce state championships in conjunction with the PIAA basketball championships in late March.

  • Attend the free and required Unified Sports® Indoor Bocce Coaches’ Training in your county.  Complete the required free online Special Olympics coaches’ courses.  

  • Develop and implement practice plans in which bocce skills and tactical instruction are provided to all participants. Manage competition strategies at Unified Indoor Bocce matches.  

  • Impart the philosophy of a positive inclusive sports experience by following the principles of Unified Sports® and promoting social inclusion outcomes.

  • Responsible for working with the high school’s athletic director to plan and provide proper support for any home Unified Indoor Bocce matches.  This includes recruitment of trained volunteers to serve as officials and scorekeepers, and following the competition management protocols provided by Special Olympics PA.    

Compensation

  • A stipend of $1,000 will be paid.

 All interested and qualified applicants should submit a hard copy letter of interest to:  Mr. Carl Zimmerman, Athletic Director, Iroquois School District, 800 Tyndall Avenue, Erie, PA. 16511.

Internal application deadline:  July 15, 2024

Non-Instructional Positions

Behavioral Support Counselor/Specialist - for Emotional Support Classroom

Location:  Iroquois Jr/Sr High School 

 The Behavioral Support Counselor/Specialist will work within the emotional support classroom, providing specialized support to Special Education students in grades 7-12 who exhibit emotional and behavioral challenges.  This role involves developing and implementing positive behavioral support plans, offering individual and group support, and collaborating with educators and families to promote a positive and inclusive learning environment.

 Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, behavioral Science, or a related field.

  • Experience working with adolescents, particularly in an educational or therapeutic setting.

  • Strong understanding of behavior management techniques and emotional support strategies.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively, with students, parents, and school staff.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board-Certified Behavior Analyst certificate

  • Behavior Specialist license

  • Master’s degree in School Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field.

  • Training in specific intervention programs (e.g., PBIS, Restorative Practices).

Interested applicants should submit a non-instructional employment application, resume, cover letter, and references to Iroquois School District, 800 Tyndall Avenue, Erie PA 16511.  Information regarding clearances as well as a copy of the non-instructional employment application can be found on the District’s homepage, www.iroquoissd.org, and then by following the Employment tab.

Application deadline:  July 15, 2024 

Refocus-Reset-Restore Counselor for Grades 7-12

Location:  Iroquois Jr/Sr High School 

The Refocus-Reset-Restore Counselor will provide targeted support to students in grades 7-12, focusing on enhancing academic performance, improving behavioral outcomes, and fostering social development.  Further, this professional will oversee, in conjunction with assigned certified teacher, students in In-School-Suspension.  This role requires a dynamic and compassionate individual who can work collaboratively with students, parents, teachers, and administrators to create and implement strategies that help students succeed in all areas of their school life.  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Education, Social Work, Human Services, Child Development, Sociology, or related field.

  • Experience working with children or adolescents in an educational setting.

  • Strong understanding of developmental stages and needs of students in grades 7-12.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and school staff.

  • Knowledge of behavior management techniques and social-emotional learning frameworks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field preferred.

  • Previous experience in a similar role.

  • Training in specific intervention programs (e.g., CPI, PBIS, Restorative Practices).

Interested applicants should submit a non-instructional employment application, resume, cover letter, and references to Iroquois School District, 800 Tyndall Avenue, Erie PA 16511.  Information regarding clearances as well as a copy of the non-instructional employment application can be found on the District’s homepage, www.iroquoissd.org, and then by following the Employment tab.

Application deadline:  July 15, 2024 

Bus Monitor

Location: District-wide

ISD is accepting applications for multiple bus monitors/cafeteria monitors for the 2024-2025 school year.  High school diploma required. Prior experience with elementary/secondary age students a plus. Responsibilities will include arriving on time for each workday; supervise students as they ride the bus to/from school; create seating chart for each bus run. Accompany students to cafeteria and return to classrooms after obtaining lunches; maintain order in cafeteria/classrooms. Ensure social distancing requirements, face masks, and use of hand sanitizer, ensure cleanliness of area assigned. Enforce bus/cafeteria rules and procedures.
Current ISD Employees Interested in applying should submit hard copies of a letter of interest and a current resume to: Personnel Office, Iroquois School District Administration Office.
External Applicants should follow all directives for non-instructional applicants found under the "Apply to Work in the Iroquois SD" tab in left-hand column. Submit complete application packet to: Iroquois School District Personnel Office, 800 Tyndall Avenue, Erie, PA 16511

Applications will be accepted until all positions have been filled

Custodial Subs

Location: District-Wide

Accepting applications for day to day custodial subs, as needed. Individuals must possess at minimum a high school diploma and Act 34, 151, and 114 clearances. Must be detail oriented and able to follow specific instructions.
Follow all directives for non-instructional applicants found under the "Apply to Work in the Iroquois SD" tab in left-hand column. Submit complete application packet to: Iroquois School District Administration Office, Personnel Dept., 800 Tyndall Avenue, Erie, PA 16511.

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Summer AmeriCorps Opportunities

 Benefits of Summer AmeriCorps Members include:

  • Opportunity to gain experience providing small group reading and math intervention to IES students

  • Monday-Friday hours (no weekend responsibilities)

  • Monthly living allowance stipend (noted below)

  • Education grants/awards of either $1,459.26 or $1,824.07 depending on term of service

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If you know of anyone interested, or would like more information, reach out! 

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AmeriCorps Member

Location:  Iroquois Elementary School

Immediate need for an AmeriCorps Member at our elementary school. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide academic assistance and/or service-learning activities to students with grades K-6.

  • Provide intensive progress monitoring to help inform and refine instruction and intervention for students.

  • Deliver targeted Standardized Test preparation and remediation to students.

  • Provide homework help and study skills instruction.

  • Utilize a combination of interventions provided by the school staff to deliver individualized remediation and support.

To learn more about AmeriCorps and the benefits visit the National Recruitment website at https://americorps.gov/serve

What is AmeriCorps? Like the Military or Peace Corps, AmeriCorps is a way to serve your country. AmeriCorps members make Americans safer, stronger, and healthier. They strengthen our communities and above all, get things done.

Who is eligible to serve? Must be 17 years of age or older by start date of service. Candidates selected to serve must submit the following documentation to verify their eligibility: Driver’s license / PA State ID card, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, Proof of Education (High School Diploma, College ID, Transcripts). Additionally, all candidates must be able to pass all required State and FBI background checks. AmeriCorps host site placements may have additional qualifications for their AmeriCorps members.

What will I be doing while serving? SCHOOL-BASED Positions: Members provide focused academic assistance, one-on-one/small group instruction, RTI Model, Credit Recovery, Title 1 remediation and support, Standardized Test preparation, STEM activities, and progress monitoring. Services take place in before, during, and after-school programming in a public or private school settings. COMMUNITY-BASED (Non-Profit) Positions: Members provide academic support services, mentoring, STEM activities and service learning in alternative education, early childhood, and/or after-school programs.
  
What is the commitment and hour requirements? Members selected to serve in School Districts will commit to a full-time schedule averaging 40 hours /wk. for a minimum of 1700 hours. Members selected to serve in Community Based Non-Profit Organizations will commit to a less than full-time capacity in either a half-time (900 hours) or reduced half-time (675 Hours) with a less than full time schedule averaging 20-30 hrs/wk.

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