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: 6/16/2021
Location: Transportation Department
Date Closing: Until Filled
 

SCHOOL BUS DRIVER

All Fees and training paid for by the District

Full Insurance Benefits

HSA Healthcare if working an average 30+ hours per week

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. $19.27/hour for regular route driving and $14.53/hour for trip driving for the 2021-22 school year.  Pay rate may be adjusted based upon experience as a school bus driver.

Bonuses: 

1) Subject to criminal background check including fingerprinting, the District will pay you a $500 signing bonus as a fully qualified bus driver upon hire or upon completion of training, licensure and certification. 

2) A $1,000 bonus will be paid at the end of the school year if the new bus driver remains employed for the entire school year. This bonus may be prorated based upon hire date.
 
Hours: Hours and route to be determined.
 
Contact John Smyth at 989-288-5060 for more information.

 

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: 6/17/2021
Location: Administration Office
Date Closing: Until Filled

Hours:     2 Hour Shifts  (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
 

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.
 
Paraprofessional - Success Intervention Room Apply Online
Category: Student Support Services/Paraprofessional
Date Posted: 8/18/2021
Location: Durand High School
Date Closing: Until Filled
 
 
Duties/Responsibilities:                                                                 
  1. Supervise the SIR (Success Intervention Room) program
  2. Enforce the rules of the SIR program
  3. Communicate daily with school behavior team regarding the operation of the SIR program
  4. Maintain accurate records and documentation regarding the High School SIR program
  5. Help facilitate the distribution and collection of all assignments to and from students and teachers in connection with the SIR program
  6. Assist with student behaviors, assignments and academics
  7. Administer tests and assignments, as necessary, to students assigned to the SIR program
  8. Work in cooperation with the High School Administration to ensure a successful SIR program 
  9. Serve as a Mentor for our online students establishing the required two-way contacts and other accounting/administrative duties
  10. Work alongside our Special Education Department to manage documentation and notifications in PowerSchool
  11. Document and record behaviors and disciplines for high school students
  12. Work in conjunction with the counseling department
  13. Assist students with ADA lockers
  14. Work in cooperation with the high school principal for other assigned duties  
Qualifications:
  1. Show evidence of good health
  2. Minimum associate’s degree or 2 years of college (equal to 60 credit hours) or successful completion of the MTTC Basic Skills or ETS Paraprofessional Assessment
  3. Experience or training in an educational environment preferred but not required
  4. Knowledge and experience with secondary grad requirements and credit recovery
  5. Demonstrate ability to communicate both orally and in written form with students, parents, teaching staff and all other staff members
  6. Possess effective organizational skills
  7. Other duties as assigned
Pay Rate:  Per MESPA Contract
 
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.
 
Elementary Teacher - ECSEP Apply Online
Category: Elementary School Teaching/Special Education Teacher
Date Posted: 10/4/2021
Location: Bertha Neal Elementary
Date Closing: Until Filled
 

Instructional - Early Childhood Special Education Program Teacher and Resource Room Teacher

Qualifications:

  • Must hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Must hold a valid State of Michigan Elementary Teacher Certificate; ZA/ZS endorsement required
  • Prior teaching experience preferred, but not required 
  • Meet NCLB standards for the position
  • Knowledge of best practices in instruction; specifically in literacy and math
  • Knowledge of EDPlan and the IEP process 

Responsibilities:

  • Continuous ongoing learning and the development of the instructional craft.
  • Encourages, supports and mentors ongoing learning in students.
  • Positive relationships and communication, promoting and modeling a safe and supportive learning culture for all.
  • Establishing a learning environment that is accountable for effective instruction, assessment and data-driven decision-making.
  • Collegiality and professionalism at all times.
  • Participates in professional development, maintains appropriate certification and qualifications and keeps current in changing pedagogy.
  • Teaches district-approved curriculum, as well as local and state standards, using best-practices and program-specific objectives.
  • Creates a positive, engaging classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriately responds to the maturity level and interest of the students.
  • Participates in district and school initiatives, adheres to building and district school improvement plans.
  • Proactively teaches appropriate behavior and expectations.
  • Identifies and responds to the learning style of all students. Differentiates instruction to accommodate these styles.
  • Communicates regularly with students, parents, families and administration in advocacy of student growth. Develops communication plans that adjust for varying levels of parent involvement and inclusion.
  • Adheres to district and school rules and procedures.
  • Conducts behavior to demonstrate collegiality and professionalism at all times.
  • Maintains regular predictable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned by the building administrator.

 

2021-2022 School Year

 

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.
 
Basketball - MS Boys (2 Positions) Apply Online
Category: Athletics/Activities/Coaching
Date Posted: 10/5/2021
Location: Durand Middle School
Date Closing: Until Filled

MS Boys Basketball Coach - 2 Positions

Qualifications:
  • Experience and knowledge of the sport
  • Patience and communication skills
  • Ability to motivate and work with students
  • Exercise good judgment 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.
 
High School Athletic Secretary Apply Online
Category: Secretarial/Clerical/Secretary
Date Posted: 10/14/2021
Location: Durand High School
Date Closing: Until Filled
 
 HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC SECRETARY
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:                       Full Time – 210 Calendar Days
                                                                               $15.00 - $17.00/Hour
                                                                       
EVALUATION:                                            Performances of this job will be evaluated annually
REPORTS TO:                                               Athletic Director and High School Principal

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. High school diploma is required.  Preference may be given to candidates with, or seeking, an Associate’s Degree.
  2. Great interpersonal skills balanced with assertiveness to resolve issues.
  3. Team oriented, yet takes initiative and works independently to plan, organize, and complete own work processes to meet timelines.
  4. Works quickly, accurately, thoroughly, and has strong attention to detail.  Flexible to changing priorities, while maintaining focus, accuracy and task completion.
  5. Exhibits a high level of dependability, professionalism, and professional maturity with the ability to handle confidential information, use good judgement, plan and handle practical and complex projects and maintain a flexible attitude.
  6. Knowledge of current attendance, pupil accounting laws, athletic rules and regulations, MHSAA rules and Durand Athletic rules and policies.
  7. Proficient in the technological demands of the office, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, email, Google Suite and electronic data systems.  Preference may be given to candidates with PowerSchool experience.
  8. Proficient in tabulating and calculating deposits while maintaining accurate purchasing records.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
  1. Provide clerical support for the Athletic Director.
  2. Assign and fill ticket taker roles for events and be available for varsity home football games.
  3. Maintain accurate daily calendars for sporting events, practices, and district building use.
  4. Complete daily and weekly attendance and grade checks for eligibility.
  5. Prepare and maintain student records for accurate rosters and team assignments.
  6. Attention to detail in preparing all certificates, plaques, letters, awards, and other accomplishments for our athletes.
  7. Preparing and collecting driver’s education information from eligible students. 
  8. Complete all required reports in accordance with pupil accounting for MHSAA.
  9. Maintain up-to-date team rosters.
  10. Provide appropriate first aid needs and administer medication according to policy and regulations.
  11. Work efficiently alongside the Principal’s Secretary and the Attendance Secretary to maintain the duties of the front office.
  12. Greet all visitors courteously, determine their needs, and check appointments.
  13. Perform other duties as requested by the athletic director and building principal for maintaining an efficient athletic and office environment operation.
Durand Area Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.