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Goddard USD 265 - NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Goddard USD 265 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, handicap/disability, or age as to treatment of students in programs and as to employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  Persons having inquiries concerning the District’s compliance with Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act and the Age Discrimination Act may contact the school district's ADA and Section 504 coordinator, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, 201 South Main, Goddard, KS, 67052, Telephone: 316-794-4000. Those wishing to make a federal inquiry may do so at the U.S. Department of Education through the Office for Civil Rights. Contact may be made at OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov or (816)268-0550.

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Administrative Positions:

NO OPENINGS 

Certified Positions:

5th grade-12th grade Orchestra Teacher:  Goddard Public Schools has an opening for a World Class Orchestra Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.  We are seeking an educator with a commitment to high achievement for all students as well as the ability to build supportive and caring educational relationships.  The position will serve as the orchestra director at Challenger Intermediate, Goddard Middle School and Goddard High School.  Individuals interested in this position will need to complete an on-line application at www.goddardusd.com    All questions regarding this position should be directed to Lisa Hogarth, Principal of Goddard Middle School at lhogarth@goddardusd.com Position will remain open until filled.

High School Science Teacher:  Goddard High School is now accepting applications for a World Class Science teacher for the 2020-21 school year.  We seek educators with a commitment to high achievement for all students, and the ability to build stimulating, supportive, and caring educational relationships. Interested candidates will need to complete an online application at www.goddardusd.com  All inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Doug Bridwell, Principal of Goddard High School, at dbridwell1@goddardusd.com Position will remain open until filled.

Special Education Coordinator:  Goddard Public Schools Special Education Cooperative:  USD #265 is seeking a World Class Leader to serve in the role of Special Education Coordinator for the Goddard Public Schools Special Education Cooperative.  He/she will work in close cooperation with all special education staff members and those staff members of the various buildings and districts to which special education staff are assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s Degree in Special Education and certification in Special Education; or a Bachelor’s Degree and certification in Special Education.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will:

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of instructional strategies for students served under the umbrella of IDEA.
  • Demonstrate strong skills in partnering with families.
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of colleagues, parents, families, and community members.
  • Be committed to meeting the needs of a diverse student population.
  • Have a track record of being a team player and community minded.
  • Be committed to their own learning.
  • Have excellent time-management skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently.
  • Adhere to a high level of professional and ethical standards.

SPECIAL EDUCATION COORDINATOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Overseeing / managing a caseload of special education students and the implementation of their IEP in: inclusive, self-contained and pull-out settings.
  • Ensuring appropriate delivery of both special education instruction and related services as stipulated on IEP plans.
  • Ensuring compliance by the school with all local and Federal laws and regulation relating to students with IEP plans and students referred to special education.
  • Ensuring that services provided by contractual personnel are of high quality, provided in the LRE, and are aligned with students’ IEP plans.
  • Effectively communicating to parents and guardians the special education process including process for referrals, evaluations, annual IEP plans, and re-evaluations as well as parental rights granted by IDEA.
  • Facilitating IEP meetings using a strengths based and family centered approach
  • Coordinating with student’s special education team to ensure all documents are completed in a timely manner (according to state, local, and school policies and procedures) prior to IEP meeting. Connect with special education team to ensure all team members (including parents) are prepared for the content of the meeting.
  • Coordinating with special education team to complete quarterly IEP progress reports and provide quarterly IEP progress reports to parents/guardians.
  • Maintaining student files (paper and electronic) according to school, state and federal standards.
  • Providing training and technical assistance to case managers, teachers, related service providers and support service professionals on all aspects of cases management: use of computer systems for the special education process, writing of goal writing, progress reports, annual reviews and parent communication.
  • Ensuring IEPs are developmentally appropriate, curriculum/standards-based, strength based, and relevant to individual students.
  • Supporting the planning of special education initiative and the implementation of initiatives. Integrates new developments, research findings and best practices into ongoing programs and new initiatives.
  • Overseeing special education inventory of equipment / materials.
  • Identifying and develops appropriate curriculum and school based assessments to support the academic growth of students with IEP plans.
  • Gathering and report data for all reporting requirements concerning students with IEP plans and other required reports (to the State, Department of Education, census, grant applications, annual report, etc.).
  • Maintaining a high level of knowledge regarding developing special education issues such as changes in federal and local special education policy.
  • Advocating for special education with school leadership.
  • Establishing and maintaining communication with parents of students in the program.
  • Facilitating workshops / meetings for parents, as well as identifies resources for parents of students with special needs.
  • Engaging parents and families in their student’s learning and acting as an ambassador for the school in the community.
  • As appropriate connecting with student’s outside providers, pediatricians, and therapists to support student’s needs in classroom.
  • Co-Coordinating Extended School Year program
  • Provides a continuous Professional Development program designed to improve the professional staff.

The individual hired to fill this position will begin employment on or around August 1, 2020.  During the 20-21 school year, he/she will assist the district team in establishing a SPED Cooperative that will begin providing services to students in the Goddard, Cheney, Conway Springs, and Clearwater School Districts on July 1, 2021.  Please direct all questions regarding this position to Jeff Hersh, Asst. Superintendent for Human Resources and Student Service, at jhersh@goddardusd.com or 316-794-4000.  Applications accepted through April 27, 2020. 

5-12 Instrumental Music Teacher:  Goddard Public Schools has an opening for a World Class Instrumental Music Band Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.  We are seeking an educator with a commitment to high achievement for all students as well as the ability to build supportive and caring educational relationships.  The position will serve students in grades 5-12 as a Co-Director at Challenger Intermediate, Director at Goddard Middle School and Assistant Director Goddard High School.  Individuals interested in this position will need to complete an on-line application at www.goddardusd.com.   All questions regarding this position should be directed to Lisa Hogarth, Principal of Goddard Middle School at lhogarth@goddardusd.com.  Applications accepted through April 6, 2020.

Substitute Teachers:  The Goddard Public Schools is currently accepting applications from individuals interesting in serving as a substitute teacher. The current rate of pay for a substitute teacher is $105 per day.  Individuals with a minimum of 60 college credits are eligible to apply to the State of Kansas (https://www.ksde.org/Agency/Division-of-Learning-Services/Teacher-Licensure-and-Accreditation/Licensure/License-Requirements/Emergency-Substitute-License-Requirements) for a substitute teaching license. Interested applicants will need to complete an online application at www.goddardusd.com 

​Please direct all questions to Terri Simon at tsimon@goddardusd.com or 316-794-4000.  Applications accepted throughout the school year.  

Coaching Positions:

Goddard High School Percussion/Drum line Instructor: Goddard High School has on opening for a Percussion/Drum line Instructor for the marching band for 2020-21 school year. Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com   Please direct all questions regarding this position to Susan Perkins, Assistant Principal, at sperkins@goddardusd.com  or (316) 794-4100. Position open until filled.

Asst. 8th Grade Football (2): Eisenhower Middle School has 2 openings for Asst. 8th grade Football Coach for the 2020-2021 school year. Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com Please direct all additional questions to Jenny King-Reid at jking-reid@goddardusd.com. Position open until filled.  

Head 8th Grade Volleyball Coach: Eisenhower Middle School has an opening for the Head 8th grade Volleyball Coach for the 2020-2021 school year. Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com Please direct all additional questions to Jenny King-Reid at jking-reid@goddardusd.com. Position open until filled.  

Asst. 8th Grade Volleyball Coach: Eisenhower Middle School has an opening for the Asst. 8th grade Volleyball Coach for the 2020-2021 school year. Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com Please direct all additional questions to Jenny King-Reid at jking-reid@goddardusd.com. Position open until filled.  

Head Cheer Coach: Eisenhower Middle School has an opening for the Head Cheer Coach for the 2020-2021 school year. Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com Please direct all additional questions to Jenny King-Reid at jking-reid@goddardusd.com. Position open until filled.  

Middle School Head Tennis Coach:  Goddard Middle School has an opening for the Head Girls Tennis Coach.  Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com    Position will remain open until filled.

Middle School Assistant Tennis Coach:  Goddard Middle School has an opening for an Assistant Girls Tennis Coach.  Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com    Position will remain open until filled.

Head Boys Tennis Coach:  Eisenhower High School has an opening for a Head Boys Tennis coach for the 2020-21 school year.  Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com Please direct all additional questions to Eric Armstrong at earmstrong@goddardusd.com  Position will remain open until filled.

Assistant Boys Basketball Coach:  Goddard High School has an opening for an assistant boys basketball coach for the 2020-21 school year.  Interested candidates will need to complete an on-line application at www.goddardusd.com  Please direct all additional questions to Brian Buchanan at bbuchanan@goddardusd.com  Position will remain open until filled.

Cheerleading Coach:  Goddard Middle School has an opening for a Cheerleading Coach for the 2020-21 school year.  Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com Please direct all additional questions to Erik Semrad at esemrad@goddardusd.com Position will remain open until filled.

Middle School 8th Grade Girls Head Basketball Coach:  Goddard Middle School has an opening for the Head 8th Grade Girls Basketball Coach.  Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com.  Please direct all additional questions to Erik Semrad at esemrad@goddardusd.com    Position will remain open until filled.

Middle School 7th Grade Head Volleyball Coach:  Goddard Middle School has an opening for the Head 7th Grade Volleyball Coach.  Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com Please direct all additional questions to Erik Semrad at esemrad@goddardusd.com    Position will remain open until filled.

Head Cheerleading Sponsor:  Eisenhower High School has an opening for a Head Cheerleading Coach for the 2020-21 school year.  Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com Please direct all additional questions to Travis Rink at mailto:trink@goddardusd.com  Position will remain open until filled.

Assistant Volleyball Coach:  Goddard High School has an opening for an assistant volleyball coach for the 2020-21 school year.  Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com  Please direct all additional questions to Brian Buchanan a bbuchanan@goddardusd.com   Position will remain open until filled.

JV Cheerleading Sponsor:  Eisenhower High School has an opening for a JV Cheerleading sponsor for the 2020-21 school year.  Interested candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.comPlease direct all additional questions to Travis Rink at trink@goddardusd.com  Position will remain open until filled.

High School Head Boys/Girls Coach:  Goddard High School has an immediate opening for a High School Head Boys/Girls Tennis Coach.  Candidates must be available to coach Boys Tennis during the spring 2020 season.  Interested  candidates will need to complete the on-line application at www.goddardusd.com   Please direct all additional questions regarding this position to Brian Buchanan at bbuchanan@goddardusd.com  Position will remain open until filled.

Classified Positions:

At-Risk Math Paraprofessional: Oak Street Elementary School (Grades K-4) has an opening for a 37.5 hour/week paraprofessional to assist students in At Risk Math Instruction. Interested andidates will need to complete an on-line application at https://www.applitrack.com/goddardusd/onlineapp/   All inquiries should be directed to Mrs. Ashley Miller, Principal of Oak Street Elementary, at amiller@goddardusd.com  Position will remain open until filled.

High School Vocal Music Piano Accompanist: Goddard High School is accepting applications for a high school Vocal Music Accompanist for the 2020-21 school year.  This position will involve working as a piano accompanist for the vocal music department at Goddard High School during the school day and for scheduled evening and weekend concerts and competitions as they occur.  Applicants will need to complete an on-line application at www.goddardusd.com  All questions regarding this position should be directed to Susan Perkins, Goddard High School Assistant Principal, at sperkins@goddardusd.com  or (316) 794-4100.  Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

School Bus Driver: $14.61 per hour starting pay!   For additional information, contact Mrs. Tammy Craytor, Assistant to the Director, at 316-794-4291$500 SIGNING BONUS AVAILABLE UPON SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING 90 DAY PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

HVAC Specialist (12 months, 40 hours per week, $17.78/hour):  The Goddard Public School District is currently accepting application for an HVAC Specialist. Candidates with a current Type 1 & Type 2 license, or a Block license and experience in heating, air-conditioning, refrigeration, electrical, and physical plant management are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates need to complete an application on line at www.goddardusd.com. Please direct all questions regarding this position to Dave Burbank at 794-4290, or dburbank@goddardusd.com  Position open until filled.

Special Education Para-Educator:  Earhart E.S. has an opening for a special education paraprofessional, approximately 36 hours/week, to serve in the Instructional Strategies classroom. Interested applicants will need to complete an on-line application at http://www.applitrack.com/sedgwick/onlineapp/  All inquiries should be directed to Mr. Tracy Giddens, Principal of Earhart E.S., at tgiddens@goddardusd.com  Position open until filled.

Special Education Para-Educator:  Explorer E.S. has an opening for a part-time special education paraprofessional, approximately 36 hours/week, to serve in the Instructional Strategies classroom. Interested applicants will need to complete an on-line application at http://www.applitrack.com/sedgwick/onlineapp/  All inquiries should be directed to Mr. Sean Hollas, Principal of Explorer E.S., at shollas@goddardusd.com   Position open until fille 

Special Education Para-Educator:  Apollo E.S. has an opening for a special education paraprofessional, approximately 36 hours/week, to serve in the Positive Behavior Supports  classroom. Interested applicants will need to complete an on-line application at http://www.applitrack.com/sedgwick/onlineapp/  Please direct all questions to Mr. Scott May, Principal of Apollo Elementary, at 316-794-4090 or scottmay@goddardusd.com. Position open until filled.    

Special Education Para-Educator Goddard M.S. has an opening for a special education paraprofessional, approximately 36 hours/week, to serve in the Instructional Strategies  classroom. Interested applicants will need to complete an on-line application at http://www.applitrack.com/sedgwick/onlineapp/  All inquiries should be directed to Mrs. Lisa Hogarth, Principal of GMS, at lhogarth@goddardusd.com   Position open until filled.  

Special Education Para-Educator Challenger I.S. has an opening for a special education paraprofessional, approximately 36 hours/week, to serve in the Positive Behavior Supports  classroom. Interested applicants will need to complete an on-line application at http://www.applitrack.com/sedgwick/onlineapp/  All inquiries should be directed to Mr. Craig Ryan Principal of CHA, at cryan@goddardusd.com  Position open until filled.

Special Education Para-Educator:  Eisenhower H.S.  has an opening for a special education paraprofessional, approximately 36 hours/week, to serve in the Instructional Strategies  classroom. Interested applicants will need to complete an on-line application at http://www.applitrack.com/sedgwick/onlineapp/  All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Christie Meyer, Principal of EHS, at cmeyer@goddardusd.com Position open until filled.

Special Education Para-Educator:  Eisenhower H.S. has an opening for a special education paraprofessional, approximately 36 hours/week, to serve in the Functional Applied Academics classroom. Interested applicants will need to complete an on-line application at http://www.applitrack.com/sedgwick/onlineapp/  All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Christie Meyer, Principal of EHS, at cmeyer@goddardusd.com Position open until filled.

Special Education Para-Educator:  Goddard H.S.  has an opening for two (2) special education paraprofessionals, approximately 36 hours/week, to serve in the Instructional Strategies  classroom. Interested applicants will need to complete an on-line application at http://www.applitrack.com/sedgwick/onlineapp/  All inquiries should be directed to Mrs. Susan Perkins,  Asst. Principal of GHS, at sperkins@goddardusd.com  Position open until filled.

Building Engineer (12 month position, starting pay of $11.76 per hour): The Goddard Public School has multiple openings for part-time (12 month position, 20 hrs. /week) and full time (12month position, 40 hrs./week) building engineers.   Building engineers are responsible for cleaning assigned facilities.  Interested applicants will need to complete an online application at www.goddardusd.com    Please direct all inquiries regarding this position to Ms.Lory Silva at 316-794-4290 or lsilva@goddardusd.com  Positions open until filled.

Maintenance Workers (12 month position, starting pay of $14.23 per hour): The Goddard Public School has multiple openings for full time (12 months, 40 hrs./week) maintenance workers.   Maintenance workers are responsible for general repairs of facilities.  Interested applicants will need to complete an online application at www.goddardusd.com    Please direct all inquiries regarding this position to Mr. Dave Burbank at 316-794-4290 or dburbank@goddardusd.com  Positions open until filled.

Grounds Keeper:  Goddard Public School District is seeking two (2) Grounds Keeper.  Candidates with experience working with irrigation, lawn maintenance and a mechanical background are encouraged to apply.  Interested candidates will need to complete an on-line application at www.goddardusd.com  Please direct all additional questions  JR Miller at 794-4043 or jmiller@goddardusd.com Position open until filled.  

Substitute School Nurse:  The Goddard Public Schools is accepting applications for the position of Substitute School Nurse.  Substitute nurses will fill vacancies of school nurses, and work on an as needed basis.  Applicants must be a licensed RN or BSN.  Interested candidates will need to complete an online application at www.goddardusd.com  Please direct all questions to Jeff Hersh at jhersh@goddardusd.com or 316-794-4000.

Activity Trip Route Driver:  Goddard Transportation Department has an opening for an Activity Trip Route Driver.  The primary function of this position consists of transporting students to athletic events and school related activity trips.  The secondary function of this position will be assisting with daily transportation route coverage.  Hours will vary from week-to-week so candidates must be flexible and be available to work nights and weekends.  The position requires a Class B CDL and good driving record.  All inquiries should be directed to Mrs. Tammy Craytor at tcraytor@goddardusd.com  SIGNING BONUS AVAILABLE UPON SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING 90 DAY PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

Nutrition Service Workers 
Goddard Public Schools Nutrition Service team is taking applications for Substitute Nutrition Services Workers. Applicants should apply online or apply at the Administration Center - 201 S. Main, Goddard. For additional information, call the Nutrition Service Office at 316-794-4201. No food service experience is required.


Special Education Position

Please go to http://www.applitrack.com/sedgwick/onlineapp/  for  additional information and application.

Staff

Jeff Hersh
Asst. Superintendent
of Human Resources
& Student Services

Terri Simon
HR Secretary, Application Process,
Classified Personnel

Ann Sears
Certified Personnel

 

Contact
P: 316-794-4000
F: 316-794-2222

 

Schedule:
Monday-Friday
7:30 AM-4:15 PM

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