Employment


 

CURRENT OPENINGS

 

Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent of Schools

(Deadline for applications: Friday, April 28, 2017)

This is a full-year, salaried position, under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent. The Administrative Assistant provides responsible and confidential administrative support services to the Assistant Superintendent. The individual in this position is highly visible and assists in the coordination of curriculum, assessment and instruction district-wide.

QUALIFICATIONS: INCLUDING EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate's Degree and/or three years as an administrative assistant.

  • Current State of Maine Criminal History Record Check.

  • Computer skills commensurate with job requirements and responsibilities.

  • Possesses strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects professionally with a high degree of accuracy.  

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in the performance of duties.

  • Operate computers, copiers, facsimile machines and other office equipment.

  • Proficiency and accuracy in typing and keyboarding with knowledge of basic office procedures.

Performance Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Types confidential material of various types including reports, notices and correspondence for the Assistant Superintendent.

  • Assists the Assistant Superintendent in general administrative operations and serves as his/her confidential assistant.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to gather and interpret relevant data.  Identify issues and problems and make sound recommendations for solutions to identified problems and the ability to put such solutions into effect.

  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize own work to ensure timely completion and follow-up of all work assignments.

  • Prepare and disperse committee agendas and minutes.

  • Serves as the Workers Compensation liaison for receiving, processing and managing reports and claims.

  • Purchases all supplies for curriculum, assessment and instruction using Purchase Orders.

  • Support in the preparation of the annual budget.

  • Perform all bookkeeping tasks associated with course reimbursements and travel reimbursements.

  • Manages state and federal grant funding.

This position will remain open until a qualified candidate is found.

 

Facilities Director

Regional School Unit 21 (RSU21) comprises the communities of Arundel, Kennebunk, and Kennebunkport.  $76 million in local funds has been committed within the past five years to bring our facilities to the highest standard.  We seek a Facilities Manager to oversee the maintenance and continuous improvement of our beautiful schools. 

The Facilities Director is a newly-created position reporting to the Business Administrator.  The successful Facilities Director will be responsible for the overall management of the physical plant and will bring building systems expertise including mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and other technical systems.  Other key responsibilities will include development of an energy management plan, assisting the Business Administrator with updating the Capital Improvement Plan, and assisting the Business Administrator with securing outside funds including grants and energy rebates/incentives.

Major projects:

·         Punch list and owner acceptance of two elementary school renovation/expansion projects (anticipated completion May 2017) - combined $13 million construction budget

·         Ongoing construction/renovation of Kennebunk High School (anticipated completion December 2018) - $36 million construction budget

·         Analysis of and planning for capital renewal of one 30 year old elementary school

·         Possible improvements to high school track and outdoor athletic facilities – $250,000 in existing funds already earmarked

Scope and resources:

·         Four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school (571,000 square feet total)

·         Five-bay school bus maintenance building 

·         36 FTE employees - maintenance, grounds, custodial (two shifts), supervisor, administrative assistant

·         $4.3 million proposed FY18 annual operating budget including $466,000 in capital improvements

·         $200,000 Capital Reserve plus Finance Committee intent to add at least $1 million over next five years

Position requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree in a related Technical or Engineering discipline

·         Minimum 8 years’ experience that directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

·         Minimum 3 years’ experience in a related supervisory or management capacity

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and current resume to: Bruce Rudolph, Business Administrator, 177 Alewive Road, Kennebunk, ME 04043.  E-mail submissions must state “Facilities Manager Search” in the subject line and be sent to brudolph@rsu21.net  AND sallen@rsu21.net.   The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

 

Custodian - Full-time - IMMEDIATE OPENING

2nd Shift - Year Round

Benefits package

 

Custodian - Part-time - IMMEDIATE OPENING

2nd Shift - Year Round

Benefits package

 

Bus Drivers

(CDL B with P&S endorsements preferred but will train)

 

Spare Bus Drivers

(CDL B with P&S endorsements preferred but will train)

 

Spare Bus Aides

 

Middle School Cross Country Coach

 

JV Boys Hockey Coach

 

Substitute Teachers

Requirements:
2 yrs. of college or the equivalent in credits (60 credits)
Follow instructions and complete all forms found under
Substitute Teacher Application Packet at the following link:
http://www.rsu21.net/employment/
PERSONS INTERESTED IN SUBSTITUTE TEACHING SHOULD SUBMIT THEIR PAPERWORK IN PERSON AT
Superintendent of Schools Office
177 Alewive Road
Kennebunk, ME04043
(207) 985-1100
 

Food Service Substitutes

Applicant must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Must enjoy children and preparing quality food.
These positions are on an as needed basis with flexible hours.

 

Substitute Custodians

(Second shift)
Full or part time hours available

 

2017-2018 OPENINGS

 

.85 Art Educator Grades K- 5 and 6-8

Job Description

The Kennebunkport Consolidated School (KCS) and the Middle School of the Kennebunks (MSK), Maine’s only International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program, is accepting applications for an innovative, creative, and enthusiastic .85 Art teacher. This shared position involves teaching at KCS and MSK. It is a 5 day/week position.

The candidate should have knowledge of the Inquiry Teaching and Learning approach - this combines exploration, collaboration and reflection. At MSK, the candidate will be teaching both Fine Arts and Digital Arts Classes, including "core" Art Classes as well as specialty classes in Art and Technology, Graphic Arts, 3D Printing and the school’s GT Talented Arts Program. A desire to teach all three grade levels is a must and daily travel is required. At KCS, the candidate will be teaching visual art classes for grades 3, 4, and 5. In addition, he/she will teach one section of the Talented Artist Program for gifted fifth grade students.

Qualifications

Certified grades K-12 Art

Experience in both elementary and middle level education is preferred but not required. Additionally, an awareness of the IB philosophy and practices is a plus.

Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

 

Elementary Teacher - Grade 5

(Sea Road School)

The Sea Road School, a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, seeks a fifth grade teacher with classroom experience at the intermediate elementary level to join their team this coming fall.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong desire to teach at the intermediate elementary level and possess experience with Common Core Standards, EveryDay Mathematics, Reading Street, data analysis, and STEM Integration. 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a complete application packet that includes cover letter, resume, 3 current letters of reference, certification and application. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

 

English Teacher - (part-time)

(Kennebunk High School)

Position includes 3 junior English college-prep classes.

Candidate must have or be eligible for Maine certification.

 

French Teacher - 9-12

(Kennebunk High School)

World language certification required

 

F/T Art Educator Grades 6-8

Job Description

The Middle School of the Kennebunks, Maine’s only International Baccalaureate Middle Years program, is accepting applications for an innovative, creative, and enthusiastic Art teacher. The candidate should have knowledge of the Inquiry Teaching and Learning approach - this combines exploration, collaboration and reflection. The candidate will be teaching both Fine Arts and Digital Arts Classes, including "core" Art Classes as well as specialty classes in Art and Technology, Graphic Arts, 3D Printing and the school’s GT Talented Arts Program. A desire to teach all three grade levels is a must.

Qualifications

Certified grades K-12 Art with experience in Middle Level education and awareness of the IB Philosophy is preferred but not required.

Deadline for Applications

This is a full time position and will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

 

Grade 6 Science/Social Studies Teacher

Available: September 1, 2017

Job Description

The Middle School of the Kennebunks is accepting applications for an innovative, creative, and adaptive science and social studies teacher with interest and experience in inquiry-based, problem-focused, and student-centered instruction.  Applicants should be an effective communicator who has a proven ability to teach a variety of concepts and skills.  In social studies, topics range from ancient civilizations, geography, and financial literacy.  In science, topics include astronomy, forces and motion, and cells. Understanding of the middle level student, flexibility, and the use of technology to enhance and support learning are essential for success.

Qualifications:

Proper certification is required with middle school experience preferred.

Deadline for Applications

This is a full time position and will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

 

Instructional Strategist

(Sea Road School and Kennebunkport Consolidated School)

Deadline for applications: Monday, April 10th 5PM

State of Maine Teaching Certification (required)

Master's Degree in Literacy and/or Mathematics (preferred)

GOALS OF THE POSITION:

  • Establishing a culture for ongoing instructional improvement
  • Locating resources for teachers to support instructional improvement
  • Establishing clear procedures for teachers to gain access to instructional support
  • Maintaining norms of behavior for professional interactions
  • Collaborating with teachers in the design of instructional units and lessons
  • Demonstrating flexibility and responsiveness
  • Coordinating and leading the RTI process at each school

 

Full-time Elementary Self-Contained Special Education Teacher

(Kennebunk Elementary School)

Experience with providing specially designed instruction and positive behavior supports to students with disabilities.

Certification and experience with research based teaching methodologies and behavioral interventions preferred.

This position entails implementation of positive behavior supports and interventions, case management, evaluation, and direct teaching to students in grades K-3.

Maine 282 certification is required. Previous elementary experience preferred as is demonstrated commitment to working in a special needs environment.

 

Full-time School Nurse – Kennebunk Elementary School

(524) School Nurse Endorsement and Maine Nursing license required

Responsible for all duties associated with the position of full-time school nurse

for a population of 470 K-3rd grade students and 75 employees

 

Math Teacher 9-12

(Kennebunk High School)

Maine certification required

 

Kindergarten Teacher

(Kennebunkport Consolidated School)

Appropriate Maine Certification Required

 

Grade 1 Teacher

(Kennebunkport Consolidated School)

Appropriate Maine Certification Required

 

DATE:     April 28, 2017

DEADLINE:     Applications accepted until positions are filled unless otherwise noted.

 

If you wish to apply for any of the following positions, please download and complete the appropriate application and provide your certification and/or fingerprint approval.  If you do not hold a fingerprint approval or need to renew, please follow the instructions at the following site:

http://www.maine.gov/doe/cert/fingerprinting/index.html

Submit printed application to:
Kathryn M. Hawes, Ph.D, Superintendent of Schools
RSU#21 177 Alewive Road
Kennebunk, Maine 04043
Phone: 207-985-1100 FAX: 207-985-1104
Contact: Sherry Allen

Katie Hawes Superintendent of Schools 177 Alewive Road Kennebunk, ME 04043 Phone: 207.985.1100 Fax: 207.985.1104

Katie Hawes
Superintendent of Schools
177 Alewive Road
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Phone: 207.985.1100
Fax: 207.985.1104