Openings as of 10/22/2019
Position Title: LIFEGUARD
Supervisor: School Administrator Term of Employment: Seasonal – Fall/Spring
Salary: $12.00 per hour Job Summary: To obtain employment as a lifeguard, one has to be an excellent swimmer along with possessing certification in lifesaving particularly the Red Cross Advanced Lifesaving Certificate. Specific training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is also one of the prerequisites for this position. Essential Functions: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to, the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents in this class.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES generally include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
• Maintain continuous surveillance of people in swimming pools • Ensure appropriate headcount of people involved in a watersport • Call out warnings to people who are in imminent danger • Provide safety information to people prior to them indulging in a water sport • Supervise swimmers to ensure that they are swimming within the safety protocols • Spot hazards or potential hazards and take measures to prevent accidents or injuries • Control and report unruly behavior • Perform rescues in the event of drowning or swimming accidents • Perform first aid and CPR according to the demands of adverse situations • Check safety of rescue tubes and buoys and perform needed maintenance • Ensure that all pool equipment is stored safely and that any lost items are kept in a safe place • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques. • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skills evaluation as stipulated by the department. • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork. • Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures. • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions. • Knowledge of applicable Peoria Unified School District and departmental policies and procedures MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 6 months to 1 year experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. CPR Certified; Current certification as Lifeguard by a recognized source of training. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background check • May be required to work outside normal working hours • Must have at the time of application and must maintain a valid Arizona driver's license
Position Title: Special Education Itinerant Assistant Department:Special Education Supervisor: Director of Special Education Term of Employment: 9months Salary Classification: 8 Job Summary: Provides a variety of instructional assistance and support services associated with general and specialized educational programs and student needs across the district. Essential Functions: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to, the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents in this class. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES generally include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
Meets needs of all students with disabilities on a variety of campuses under the direction of the Special Education Department.
Monitors and assists students in multiple classroom environments to complete tasks, stay focused and provides accommodations per the Individual Education Plan (IEP).
Covers for absences for Classroom Independence Assistants (CIAs) and assistants in specialized programs.
Assists in teaching and modeling workplace skills and positive behaviors.
Assists students in daily living skills such as feeding, toileting, mobility.
Provides support in monitoring, intervening, and redirecting student behaviors. Acts to prevent and deescalate student behavior.
Utilizes and assists student with utilization of assistive technology.
Assists in data collection related to IEP goals and/or behavior support plans
Leads individual and small group activities with students under teacher direction.
Facilitates communication between general education and special education teachers.
Escorts students to and from classes, activities, and transportation buses as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned, including but not limited to playground or cafeteria monitor.
Prepares instructional materials and copies.Prepares and distributes learning materials according to teacher direction. Assists students to use educational tools.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, policies and procedures.
Knowledge of applicable Peoria Unified School District and departmental policies and procedures.
Demonstrates understanding of the unique needs and characteristics of students with a variety of disabilities (i.e. Specific Learning Disability, Other Health Impaired, Emotional Disability)
Knowledge of principles of classroom and behavior management.
Knowledge of the principles of record, file and database management.
Knowledge of principles of child development stages and developmental delays.
Demonstrates flexibility, common sense and good judgment.
Skill in following oral and written directions.
Skill in identifying, preventing and deescalating negative behaviors.
Skill in assisting students in progressing on Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, students, parents, the general public and others having business with the school district.
Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED and passing scores on ADE approved assessment, and/or associates degree, and/or 60 or more credit hours. OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check.
Must be able to provide a Social Security number for AHCCS provider
Must be able to obtain and maintain an Arizona driver’s license.
Must be able to complete training in CPR, First Aid, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI), and specialized training for students with disabilities if needed.
May be required to demonstrate fluency in English: written and oral communications
May be required to lift and carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 20 pounds.
May be required to lift students weighing up to 60 pounds
May be required to work outside normal working hours
Must be able to travel to perform work functions
Preference will be given to candidates that have prior working experience with high risk students with special needs.