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Leadership Training Staff
at Highline Public Schools
Job Reference #: 2019-7449
Leadership Training Staff
Waskowitz Outdoor School
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Temporary
Salary: $12.40 - $12.40
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Additional Information: This is a sub that is used for weekend training/camp hosting
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JOB TITLE: LEADERSHIP TRAINING STAFF
GROUP: Miscellaneous Hourly
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
WORK DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: Varies as needed
SUMMARY: The position Leadership Training Staff will assist of training weekends for our residential outdoor education program at Waskowitz Outdoor School. Responsibilities include teaching leadership classes, facilitation of games, songs and a variety of duties required to operate a Residential Outdoor Environmental Education program. Overnight programming requires some overnight stays on selected weekends.
CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center Heights in Washington State. Starting in the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining the community’s bold goals and big dreams for its children. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenship. The collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community’s deep belief that Highline students are capable of reaching the plan’s ambitious goals and is driven by students’ aspirations for their future. The instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and organizational practices: - Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instruction. High-quality instruction for all students. - Results-focused professional learning and collaboration. Investing in our people so they continuously fine-tune their craft and grow in their profession. - Strong partnerships with families and community. Schools can’t do it alone. We are better when students, families, community and educators work hand-in-hand. - A culturally responsive organization. Our diversity is a strength and an asset. We are committed to equity, excellent service for all, and continuous improvement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Trains and educates high school volunteer leaders for responsibilities as a leader at Waskowitz Outdoor School. - Assist educational evening and meal programs. - Assists staff, teachers and high school leaders in all camp programs that are active, fun and promote a positive all-school community. - Trail maintenance. - Teams with all camp staff and educators in residence at camp. - Respond to all emergencies at the camp. - Perform related duties as assigned.
JOB DESCRIPTION: LEADERSHIP TRAINING STAFF
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Education and Experience High school diploma
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:: Outdoor education experience as Waskowitz Leader Some college coursework or continuing education program
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance Washington State Driver’s license and proof of insurance First Aid/CPR Certificate Attend trainings as needed to stay current
KNOWLEDGE OF: Residential Outdoor Environmental Education Program Trail maintenance Adolescent learning styles Instructional theory and its application Techniques to motivate student learning via inquiry, discussion, and application of knowledge Organizing the physical and human elements in the educational setting Instructional and non-instructional human dynamics School board policies and procedures
ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Maintain effective working relationships with other people Provide instructional assistance Monitor student behavior Adapt instructional materials and strategies to accommodate the wide range of skills which exist in a classroom Apply current trends and practices in education Be fair and consistent with all students Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Director of Waskowitz
EVALUATION: This position will be evaluated by the Director of Waskowitz or designee based on performance of duties and responsibilities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will constantly bend neck and back, use hands for repetitive grasping, squat and kneel. The employee is frequently required to stand/walk/hike, sit, use hands for fine manipulation, and pushing/pulling. The employee will occasionally be required to climb stairs, lift and/or reach overhead, lie down, crawl, knee stand, and lift/carry and push/pull. The employee must constantly Highline Public Schools GS7LDRTRN Leadership Training Page 2 of 3
JOB DESCRIPTION: LEADERSHIP TRAINING STAFF lift/carry up to 10 pounds and must frequently lift /carry up to 20 pounds. The employee will occasionally lift/carry a maximum of 50 lbs. The employee is occasionally required to push/pull a maximum weight of 10 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outdoor conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.
CLASSIFICATION HISTORY Transferred to newest format by Human Resources, 2014.02.27 Created by Human Resources, 08/11 Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee. Highline Public Schools GS7LDRTRN Leadership Training Page 3 of 3
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