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Middle School Secretary
 
SY 2017/2018
Start Date: August 23, 2017
Posting Date: May 25, 2017
Application Deadline: June 8, 2017
Location: Leicester Middle School
Reports to:  Middle School Principal
Representation Status:  IUPE, Local 175
 
Qualifications & Responsibilities:  The District is seeking a school secretary for the upcoming school year.  Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, and the ability to multi-task while working in a busy school office required.  Prior experience working in a school setting and with Power School and Google platforms preferred.
 
Internal applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net

External applicants: should apply though SchoolSpring. Job ID #2798360
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2798360


Kindergarten Teacher

 
SY 2017/2018
Start Date: August 28, 2017
Posting Date: May 24, 2017
Application Deadline: June 7, 2017
Location: Leicester Primary School
Reports to:  Primary School Principal
Representation Status:  EAL (Teacher’s Union)
 
Qualifications & Responsibilities:  Candidate shall possess a Bachelor’s degree and will teach and instruct kindergarten students. Candidates already trained in Fundations, Wilson Reading or Orton Gillingham are preferred.

External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID # 2797540
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2797540
 
Internal applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net



Part Time Primary School Health Assistant
 
SY 2017/2018
Start Date: August 30, 2017
Posting Date: May 19, 2017
Application Deadline: June 2, 2017
Location: Leicester Primary School
Reports to:  Primary School Principal
Representation Status:  None
 
Qualifications & Responsibilities:  The Health Assistant will assist the school nurse in the duties pertaining to the Health Office and must be First Aid/CPR certified.
External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID # 2794490
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2794490
Internal applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net



Extended School Year – Occupational Therapist
 
SY 2017/2018
Start Date: July 17, 2017
Posting Date: May 19, 2017
Application Deadline: June 2, 2017
Location: Leicester Primary & Memorial School
Reports to:  Primary School Principal
Representation Status:  Education Association of Leicester
 
Qualifications & Responsibilities:  Registered Occupational Therapist to provide occupational therapy services to the District for the extended summer program. OT will assess and provide therapy in the form of consultation and monitoring. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID # 2794418
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2794418
Internal applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net



Extended School Year – School Nurse
 
SY 2017/2018
Start Date: July 17, 2017
Posting Date: May 19, 2017
Application Deadline: June 2, 2017
Location: Leicester Primary & Memorial School
Reports to:  Primary School Principal
Representation Status:  Massachusetts Nurses Association
 
Qualifications & Responsibilities:   Nurse to provide services to the District for our extended summer program. A valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts and a Nursing Degree form an accredited institution are required.
External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID # 2794418
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2794433
Internal applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net



Director of Finance and Operations
 
SY 2017/2018
Start Date: July 1, 2017
Posting Date: May 19, 2017
Application Deadline: June 2, 2017
Reports to: LPS Superintendent
Representation Status:  Un-represented staff
 
Qualifications & Responsibilities:  The Director will possess a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) and at least five years of experience in a business/financial management position or related field, preferably in the public sector. The Director is the chief financial administrator of the district and assists the Superintendent with all financial and operational functions.
 
External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID # 2795023
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2795023

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

 



Middle School Special Education Teacher
 
Anticipated Opening SY17-18
Start Date: August 28, 2017
Deadline to Apply: May 18, 2017
Posted: May 11, 2017
Reports to: Middle School Principal
Representation Status: Education Association of Leicester
 
Qualifications and Responsibilities:
The special education teacher shall hold Massachusetts Teaching Certification: Teacher of Moderate Special Needs; dual certification in either Math or ELA strongly preferred.  Experience in instructing students with learning disabilities, social emotional disabilities, autism, & other special needs; social thinking, behavior management and social pragmatics; and adapting materials/curriculum for special needs students required.  Experience with inclusive model of instruction and/or team teaching and utilizing computer technology within the classroom strongly preferred. 

Internal Applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman (weissmanc@lpsma.net) at Central Office
 
External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID #2790730
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2790730



TITLE: Custodian/Maintenance Technician - Memorial School
HOURS: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
STARTING DATE:  July 1, 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 9, 2017
LOCATION: Leicester Memorial School
REPORTS TO:  Head Custodian/Maintenance Technician
REPRESENTATION STATUS:  GEU/IUPE
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  
Demonstrated ability to perform the custodial and maintenance duties assigned by the Head Custodian. High School diploma or equivalent.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please send letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net


TITLE:  Custodian/Maintenance Technician
HOURS: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 9, 2017
STARTING DATE:  Immediately
LOCATION: Leicester High School
REPORTS TO: Head Custodian/Maintenance Technician
REPRESENTATION STATUS:  GEU/IUPE

QUALIFICATIONS:  
Demonstrated ability to perform the custodial and maintenance duties assigned by the Head Custodian. High School diploma or equivalent.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: should apply through SchoolSpring. ID #2787596
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2787596

INTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please send letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net


School Nurse – Memorial School
SY 16/17
Posted: May 3, 2017
Deadline to Apply: May 12, 2017
Reports to: Memorial School Principal
Representation Status: Massachusetts Nurses Association

Qualifications: Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts and a Nursing Degree form an accredited institution.

External applicants: should apply through School Spring. Job posting #2785471
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2785471

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


Part-time Primary School Student Specific Instructional Aide

SY16/17
Hours: M-F approx. 8:40-11:45am
Start Date: Upon availability - position has the potential to become FT position for SY 17-18
Posted: May 1, 2017
Deadline to Apply: May 8, 2017
Reports to: Primary School Principal
Representation Status: Leicester Paraprofessional Union
 
Qualifications and Responsibilities: Associate’s degree, two years of college, or passed state assessment required as to ability to assist in the instruction of math, reading, and writing, preferred. Special education experience is strongly preferred.

External Applicants: should apply through School Spring. Job posting #2784145
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2784145​

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


High School Chemistry Teacher
 
SY 2017/2018
Start Date: August 28, 2017
Posting Date: May 1, 2017
Application Deadline: May 8, 2017
Location: Leicester High School
Reports to:  High School Principal
Representation Status:  Education Association of Leicester
 
Qualifications & Responsibilities:  The District is seeking a Chemistry teacher for the upcoming school year. Candidate must be certified in Chemistry in Massachusetts; additional certification preferred or secondary technology/engineering certification – candidates with strong technology skills and/or computer programming experience preferred.
 
External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID # 2784133
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2784133


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


High School Spanish and French Teacher
 
SY 2017/2018
Start Date: August 28, 2017
Posting Date: May 1, 2017
Application Deadline: May 8, 2017
Location: Leicester High School
Reports to:  High School Principal
Representation Status:  Education Association of Leicester
 
Qualifications & Responsibilities:  The District is seeking a high school Spanish & French teacher for the upcoming school year. Candidate shall be certified in Spanish and French in Massachusetts for students in high school.
 
External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID # 2784156
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2784156

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


Middle School Mathematics Teacher
 
SY 2017/2018
Start Date: August 28, 2017
Posting Date: May 1, 2017
Application Deadline: May 8, 2017
Location: Leicester Middle School
Reports to:  Middle School Principal
Representation Status:  Education Association of Leicester
 
Qualifications & Responsibilities:  The District is seeking a middle school mathematics teacher for the upcoming school year. Candidate shall be certified in mathematics in Massachusetts for students in grades 6-8.
 
External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID # 2784051
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2784051


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



Custodian/Maintenance Technician - Middle School
 
Hours: 6:00am – 2:00pm
Posting Date: April 27, 2017
Application Deadline: May 5, 2017
Location: Leicester Middle School
Reports to:  The Head Custodian/Maintenance Technician
Representation Status:  Governed by the contract between the Leicester School Committee and GEU/IUPE.
 
Qualifications & Responsibilities:  Demonstrated ability to perform the custodial and maintenance duties assigned by the Head Custodian. High School diploma or equivalent.
 
Internal applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net




Literacy Specialist - Grades 1-5 - Extended School Year - 4.5 hrs per day
 
Start Date: July 10, 2017
End Date: August 10, 2017
Deadline to apply: May 5, 2017
Posted: April 28, 2017
Reports to: Michael Wood, Director of Student Services
 
Qualifications & Responsibilities:
MS in Literacy or Reading. Candidate will teach small group and individual reading using a multisensory language based approach to students having significant delays in reading comprehension, fluency, decoding and written expression. Ideal candidate will have training and experience in a multisensory language based literacy instructional model.
 
External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID # 2783010
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2783010
 
Internal applicants: Please send a letter of interest to Christine Weissman at weissmanc@lpsma.net
 



Summer Technology Assistant
Start Date: July 1, 2017
End Date: August 18, 2017
Deadline to apply: May 1, 2017
Posted: April 24, 2017
Reports to: Jeffrey Berthiaume, Director of Technology
Representation Status: None
Location: District

Position 1
$11 an hour for up to 85 hours starting July 1st and running to August 18th between the hours of 7AM-2PM.
Dates can be flexible.
 
Position 2
$11 an hour for up to 64 hours starting as early as May 1st and running to June 30th between the hours of 8AM-4PM.
$11 an hour for up to 156 hours starting July 1st and running to August 18th between the hours of 7AM-2PM.
Dates can be flexible.

Qualifications & Responsibilities: This position will carry out all duties necessary to assist the district technology staff.  A successful candidate must be proficient with general technical skills, have experience installing, uninstalling and working with software including but not limited to: Windows, ChromeOS and Microsoft Office.  A strong work ethic and attention to detail is a must.  Previous experience working in a school environment is preferred.  

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


Summer Custodial and Grounds Helpers - 32 hours weekly
Start Date:  June 27, 2017

End Date: August 25, 2017

Deadline to apply: May 10, 2017

Posted: April 24, 2017

Reports to:  The Director of Facilities & Transportation and the Head Custodian

Representation Status:  None

 

Location: Leicester Public Schools

Number of Openings: 9  [Grounds (1), High School (2), Middle (2), Memorial (2) Primary School (2)]

 

Qualifications & Responsibilities: 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. 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


1.0 MS History Teacher
 
Anticipated Opening SY17-18
Start Date: August 28, 2017
Deadline to Apply: March 31, 2017
Posted: March 13, 2017
Reports to: Middle School Principal
Representation Status: Education Association of Leicester
 
Qualifications and Responsibilities:
Leicester Middle School is seeking a middle school history teacher to teach and instruct middle school students. Interested candidates should have a valid MA DESE 5-8 history license
 
External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID #2763078
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2763078 
 


1.0 MS Special Education Teacher – Severe Needs
Anticipated Opening SY17-18
Start Date: August 28, 2017
Deadline to Apply: March 31, 2017
Posted: March 13, 2017
Reports to: Middle School Principal
Representation Status:  Education Association of Leicester
 
 
Qualifications and Responsibilities Severe Disabilities Licensure required.  Leicester Middle School is seeking a talented special educator who can work in a flexible learning environment providing specialized instruction to students with learning disabilities, needing life skills instruction and providing appropriate transition planning involving prevocational experiences.  Additionally, this role will interact with a team of special educators providing direct services to students in content areas to ensure successful completion of middle school.  

External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID #2763083
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2763083 
 



1.0 MS Grade 6 ELA/Mathematics Teacher
Anticipated Opening SY17-18
Start Date: August 28, 2017
Deadline to Apply: March 31, 2017
Posted: March 13, 2017
Reports to: Middle School Principal
Representation Status: Education Association of Leicester
 
Qualifications and Responsibilities: The Middle School ELA Teacher shall be certified in English Language Arts and/or Mathematics for grades 5-8 or Elementary 1-6.
 
External applicants: should apply through SchoolSpring. Job ID #2763088
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2763088

  


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.**
 

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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.

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