Employment Opportunities

Durand Area Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.
 
Bus Driver Apply Online
Category: Transportation/Bus Driver
Date Posted: 8/15/2023
Location: Transportation Department
Date Closing: Until Filled
 

SCHOOL BUS DRIVER

All required certification fees and training paid for by the District

Dental, vision, life and long-term disability
if working a minimum 20 hours per week

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Applicants must be minimum 21 years old with at least 5 years driving experience.
  • Ability to secure and maintain required licenses and certifications through the State of Michigan (CDL with B, P, and S endorsements). All fees and training will be paid by the District for qualified candidates, subject to continued successful employment.
  • Must pass a physical examination including random drug testing, demonstrating mental/physical ability and stamina for meeting the requirements of the position.
  • Ability to maintain order and safety among students on the bus, communicating clearly and in a positive manner.
  • Criminal background check including fingerprinting required.

 

Rate of Pay:

Per DESPA Contract

Hours: Hours and route to be determined.
 

Contact John Smyth at 989-288-5060 for more information.

 

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Durand Area Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.
 
Substitute Lunchroom Aide Apply Online
Category: Food Service/Lunchroom Aide
Date Posted: 10/9/2023
Location: Administration Office
Date Closing: Until Filled

Duties/Responsibilities:  
1.  Supervise students in lunchroom
2.  Assist in cleaning and preparation of lunchroom
3.  Any other duties as directed by the principal or food service director
 
Qualifications:
1. Possess a high school diploma
2. Show evidence of good health
3. Self-motivated individual
4. Ability and willingness to work in cafeteria environment
 
Rate of Pay:   $10.10 per hour
 
 

Durand Area Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.
 
Durand Area Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.
 
Lunchroom Aide Apply Online
Category: Food Service/Lunchroom Aide
Date Posted: 1/5/2024
Location: Durand Middle School
Date Closing: 01/16/2024
 

Hours:     10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (while school is in session and lunch is being served)

 

Duties/Responsibilities:  
1.  Supervise students in lunchroom
2.  Assist in cleaning and preparation of lunchroom
3.  Any other duties as directed by the principal or food service director

 
Qualifications:
1. Possess a high school diploma
2. Show evidence of good health
3. Self-motivated individual
4. Ability and willingness to work in cafeteria environment

 
Rate of Pay:   Per MESPA Contract


 
 

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Durand Area Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.
 
Paraprofessional - One on One Apply Online
Category: Student Support Services/CTE Paraprofessional
Date Posted: 1/26/2024
Location: Durand High School
Date Closing: Until Filled
 


ONE ON ONE PARAPROFESSIONAL
Available for Secondary Education
Duties/Responsibilities:
 
  • Provide group and/or individualized guided practice with classroom tasks, when needed, under the direction of the teacher
  • Facilitate self-directed learning and independence for student within the general education setting
  • Provide assistance when needed to student for daily tasks, including scribing, assisting student on and off Bus and navigating between classes
  • Any other duties as assigned by building principal (including outside student pick up/drop off supervision before and after school)
Qualifications:
  • Complete at least two years of study at an institution of higher education (equal to 60 semester hours); or obtain an associate's degree (or higher); or successful completion of the MTTC Basic Skills or WorkKeys (prior to 7/1/2016) or ETS Parapro Assessment 
  • Show evidence of good health
  • Self-directed individual
  • Ability and willingness to work with professional teaching staff
  • Strong verbal/language and mathematics skills
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds of weight
Rate of Pay:   Per MESPA Contract
Durand Area Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.

High School Academic Intervention Paraprofessional Apply Online
Category: Student Support Services
Date Posted: 3/20/2024
Location: Durand High School
Date Closing: until filled

Durand Area Schools

 

Title: High School Academic Intervention Paraprofessional

 

Location: Durand High School 

 

Job Summary:  The Academic Intervention Paraprofessional is a RAG grant fund position that will work closely with our teaching staff and administrative staff to support students in grades 9-12 who are at risk of not meeting academic standards. High School Academic Intervention Paraprofessional will be instrumental in implementing the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) framework, providing targeted instructional support, and fostering positive relationships with students and staff to promote a supportive learning environment. The  High School Academic Intervention Paraprofessional is responsible for administering and implementing academic screening assessments and academic interventions in the areas of Math and Reading.

 

Required Educational Experience:

  • Complete at least two years of study at an institution of higher education (equal to 60 semester hours); or obtain an associate's degree (or higher); or successful completion of the MTTC Basic Skills or WorkKeys (prior to 7/1/2016) or ETS Parapro Assessment (see attached information)

  • Self-directed individual

  • Ability and willingness to work with professional teaching staff

  • Strong verbal/language and mathematics skills

General Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the implementation of the MTSS framework, including data collection, progress monitoring, and support for tiered interventions.

  •  Provide direct academic intervention to individual students or small groups in specific subject areas as identified by screening assessments and classroom teacher

  • Collaborate with teachers, counselors, and administrators to develop and implement personalized intervention plans.

  • Organize, support, and administer reading and math assessments and intervention lessons, under the direction of the teacher

  • Participate in professional development opportunities related to academic interventions, student support strategies, and educational best practices.

  • Maintain accurate records of student progress 

  • Provide group and/or individualized guided practice with classroom lessons and assignments, when needed, under the direction of the teacher

  • Support implementation of reading and  math curriculum under the direction of the teacher

  • Engage in on-going instructional coaching in the areas of reading and math 

  • Promote positive relationships with students, parents, school staff, and community

  • Perform other duties as assigned by building principal

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience working with high school students in an educational setting, particularly in academic support roles.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships with students, staff, and the school community.

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

  • Commitment to continuous professional development and a passion for helping students succeed.

  


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Durand Area Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.
 
Paraprofessional - One on One Apply Online
Category: Student Support Services
Date Posted: 5/21/2024
Location: Bertha Neal Elementary
Date Closing: Until Filled
 
One-to-One Paraprofessional - Full Time  

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Assist student participation within the daily classroom routine
  • Assist in transitions between activities
  • Provide group and/or individualized guided practice with classroom tasks, when needed, under the direction of the teacher
  • Facilitate self-directed learning and independence for the student within the general education setting
  • Provide assistance when needed to the student for daily tasks, including assisting with bathroom needs
  • Any other duties as assigned by building principal (including bussing supervision before and after school)
Qualifications:
  • Minimum associates degree or 2 years of college (equal to 60 semester hours) or successful completion of the MTTC Basic Skills or WorkKeys or ETS Parapro Assessment
  • Show evidence of good health
  • Self-directed individual
  • Ability and willingness to work with professional teaching staff
  • Strong verbal/language and mathematics skills
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds of weight

Rate of Pay:   Per MESPA Contract
 
 

 

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Durand Area Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.
 
Network Support Specialist Apply Online
Category: Technology/Network Specialist
Date Posted: 5/31/2024
Location: Administration Office
Date Closing: until filled

Position: Network Support Specialist
Location: Durand Area Schools
Schedule: Full time
Reports To: Technology Director
Classification: Salaried


Summary
Under the direction of the Technology Director, the Network Support Specialist is primarily
responsible for all MDF and IDF hardware and software. The candidate will install,
maintain, test, diagnose, repair, and update all hardware and software related to servers,
switches, cameras, backups, and UPS units. Secondary duties include supporting the other
department positions through input, end-user, and application support.

Qualifications
1.  Minimum level of training is a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in information technology
with recent relevant experience.
2.  Three to five years of demonstrated high-level experience with technology
infrastructure and network security, planning, implementation, and monitoring.
3.  Ability to perform moderate physical work, including lifting/carrying equipment
4.  Strong, effective teamwork and communication abilities with excellent customer service
skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as a part of a team, or as a mentor.
  •  Patience when working with end users.
  •  Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  •  Ability and desire to learn and help others learn.
  •  Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  •  Knowledge or experience in the K-12 educational sector is preferred.
  •  Ability to fully document all projects and processes for team follow-through.
5.  Additional technological certifications, knowledge of, or experiences preferred
(examples include but are not limited to):
AD, Entra, VOIP, wireless network management, DHCP, DNS, IP subnetting,
Backup/archiving, Papercut, PowerSchool SIS, Anti-virus and Phishing, TCP/IP
and related protocols, Cybersecurity, MDM, SCCM, SQL, Google Workspace for
Education account management, etc.…

Responsibilities
1. Collaborate, plan, install, and manage district-wide network equipment upgrades and
topology modifications.  Support and maintain all components of the district-wide
area network and building local area networks, including switches, firewalls, routers,
and other devices connected to the network.
2.  Planning, installation, and management of Windows and Linux servers and services,
such as Hyper-V, Active Directory Services, DNS and DHCP, LDAPS, NTFS permissions,
File Shares, SCCM, RDS, log management, SAN technology, EDR solutions, etc.
3. Planning, rollout, and management of district-wide cloud-based systems such as AZURE
AD/Entra, Google Workspace, AWS, etc.
4. Ensures that servers, network equipment, and services are regularly updated to the
latest security patches.
5. Maintains data and application integrity, protects against viruses and malicious
software, and prevents unauthorized network use.
6. Manages the district-wide data backup system to ensure reliable server and information
backups following industry standards.
7.  Maintains and improves the District's server and network monitoring systems.
8.  Maintains and regularly updates documentation for servers, networks, services, and
other platforms.
9.  Provides support for database applications (SQL support for SIS, Identity and Access
Management systems, etc.)
10. Will occasionally be required to work nights and weekends due to mission-critical
system outages, new installations, or scheduled maintenance.
11. Find creative ways to leverage technology to support teachers.
12.  Continually evaluates the technologies currently implemented and makes
recommendations for improvement and future integrations.
13. Assists in planning and implementing cyber security initiatives for servers, networks,
desktops, and backup systems.
14.  Assists in creating and maintaining an up-to-date disaster recovery plan.
15.  Assist with supporting Microsoft Windows desktops, Chromebooks, iPad support, and
automated operating system and application deployment (e.g., SCCM, Google Admin,
and Meraki MDM).
16. Assists with establishing criteria for technology equipment and resource selection for
recommended purchase.
17.  Maintains communication and works collaboratively with district staff to facilitate
technology decision-making and problem-solving processes related to technology.
18.  Perform first and second-level technology hardware/software maintenance and
troubleshooting for staff and students as needed.
19.  Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:
1.  School Environment
2.  Must be able to pass a background check
3.  Reliable transportation is a must. Traveling to different buildings daily is expected
 

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Durand Area Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.
 
MS Football Coach Apply Online
Category: Athletics/Activities/Coaching
Date Posted: 7/15/2024
Location: Durand Middle School
Date Closing: until filled

 
Vacancy Open Until Filled
 

Qualifications:
  • Experience and knowledge of the sport
  • Patience and communication skills
  • Ability to motivate and work with students
  • Exercise good judgement and make responsible decisions
Rate of Pay:  Per Schedule B
 

Durand Area Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.
 
Durand Area Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.
 
Academic and Student Services Coordinator Apply Online
Category: Student Support Services/Guidance Counselor
Date Posted: 7/15/2024
Location: Durand High School
Date Closing: Until Filled

Academic and Student Services Coordinator

Qualifications:
  •  High school classroom experience required
  •  Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate at the secondary level
  •  Impeccable attention to detail and organizational skills

Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  Understand the requirements for and assist the Principal to facilitate the administration of all high school testing, including but not limited to PSAT, SAT, NWEA, M-STEP and AP exams
  •  Collect and provide written reports and data related to students’ schedules, grades, and academic success and failures
  •  Organize, plan, and implement an effective orientation program for all incoming students and their parents
  •  Coordinate Academic Interventions and Check-In/Check-Out programs
  •  Build Master Schedule based on course needs of student body
  •  Coordinate collection of student class requests and schedule students accordingly based on gen ed, special ed, dual enrollment, early college, work experience, DOAC, etc….
  •  Maintain & complete student Xello accounts
  •  Coordinate high school awards and graduation audits
  •  Coordinate 504 plans for students
  •  Serve as liaison to Durand Online Academic Center (DOAC)
  •  Coordinate 21f and online learning experiences
  •  Promote positive relationships with students, parents, school staff, and community
  •  Coordinate work based learning program
  •  Participate in student staffings to support academic success
  •  Serve as the Mc-Kinney Vento and Foster Liaison
  •  Assuring that appropriate and accurate information is maintained in each student’s permanent, cumulative record
  •  Coordinate requirements for pupil accounting purposes
  •  Coordinate & maintain high school social media accounts
  •  Coordinate and align Rotary Students
  •  Assist Principal with behavioral issues and discipline
  •  Participate in activities that contribute to the effective operation of the school
  • Serve as Backpack Program Liaison
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Durand Area Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.