Employment Postings


Summer Custodial and Grounds Helpers - 32 hours weekly- Short Term

Start Date:  Immediate
End Date: June 30, 2018
Posted: May 14, 2018
Location: Leicester Public Schools 
Reports to:  The Director of Facilities & Transportation and the Head Custodian
Representation Status:  None

Qualifications:  Must be at least 16 years of age, 18 for Grounds. Must be in good academic and social standing. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Must be able to work from stepladders up to 8’. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Recommendation from Principal/Assistant Principal submitted with application.

Job Responsibilities: Assist the custodial staff with the removal and replacement of furniture, thorough cleaning of the school building - interior and exterior, and the application of stripper and wax on floors.

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



School Psychologist Grades 9-12


Posted: April 30, 2018
Deadline: May 21, 2018
Starts: August 27, 2018
School: High School

Reports to: Director of Student Services
Representation Status: Education Association of Leicester
Job Responsibilities: Provide a full range of psychological services for students.

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

 



Director of Facilities and Transportation .8 Position

School: All Schools
Posted: April 30, 2018
Deadline: May 14, 2018
Starts: July 1, 2018
Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations

Job Responsibilities: 

The Director is an administrator of the district.  He/she is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the school facilities and oversight of the transportation program. 

Internal applicants: Send letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net


Special Education Teacher - Life Skills Classroom

School:  Leicester High School
Posted: April 27, 2018
Starts: August 2018
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. 





Severe Special Needs Teacher - Grades Pre K - 2nd

School:  Leicester Primary School

Posted: April 27, 2018

Starts: August 2018

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. 





Extended School Year Staff Openings

PK - 4 (Primary School) 5 Weeks beginning July 9July 16July 30Aug 6Aug 13
4 Days per week M,T,W, Th
PreSchool - Special Education / Early Childhood License Preferred
Kindergarten - Special Education License Preferred
Grade 1 - Special Education License Preferred
Grade 2 - Special Education License Preferred
Grade 3 - Special Education License Preferred
Grade 4 - Special Education License Preferred
Self Contained Classroom - Moderate Needs License Required
School Nurse
Secretary
10 Paraprofessionals Student Specific (1 to 3 Students)
If interested contact Emily Soltysik at Primary at soltysike@lpsma.net

Grades 5 - 8 (Middle School) 4 Weeks beginning July 9July 16July 30Aug 6
4 Days per week M,T,W, Th
Grade 5 - 8 Math Teacher Special Education License Preferred
Grade 5 - 8  Reading Teacher Special Education License Preferred

Self Contained Classroom - Moderate Needs License Required 
School Nurse
Secretary
6 Paraprofessionals Student Specific (1 to 3 Students)
If interested contact Joyce Nelson at LMS @ nelsonj@lpsma.net

Both Programs
OT Therapist 
PT (1 Day each week)
School Psychologist
BCBA or Behavior Therapist
Speech Pathologist



Long Term Substitute Custodian Position

Posted: March 1, 2018

Start Date: Immediate

Location: All Schools

Reports to: Director of Facilities and Building Principal(s)

Responsiblities: Provide daily custodial and maintenance services as scheduled by the Head Custodian.  Services vary according to seasonal needs of each building.

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

External Applicants: Apply through School Spring at : https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2898822




Substitute
 Teachers

Start Date: Immediate
Deadline to apply: Open 
Posted: January 10, 2018
Schools: All

Qualifications and Responsibilities:
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.

Please contact Christine Weissman to apply: weissmanc@lpsma.net


Substitute
 Paraprofessionals

Start Date: Immediate
Deadline to apply: Open 
Posted: January 10, 2018
Schools: All
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 licenced educator to use a variety of instructional and aids appropriate to the intellectual and instructional levels of students.

Please contact Christine Weissman to apply: weissmanc@lpsma.net

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 be fingerprinted within three weeks of hire.**

Union Contracts

Teachers
Nurses
Clerical and Administrative Support
Custodians
Paraprofessionals
Food Services

**Leicester Public Schools requires all employees be fingerprinted within three weeks of hire.**


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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