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Current Vacancies
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Elementary Autistic Support Teacher

Certification: Must possess an active PA certificate in Special Education PK-12 (9231) or Special Education PK-8 (9227)

Description: The general duties of an autistic support teacher include collaborating with the IEP team to create, implement, and monitor individualized education plans for students with autism, ensuring that academic and behavior goals are met; planning and delivering instruction tailored to the unique learning styles and needs of students with autism, using evidence-based teaching strategies and adaptive materials; developing and implementing behavior intervention plans as necessary to address challenging behaviors, promoting positive alternatives and social skill development; regularly collecting and analyzing data to assess student progress; fostering inclusion within the general education classroom, collaborating with general education teachers, specialists, and support staff to ensure a supportive and inclusive learning environment; maintaining open and proactive communication with parents or guardians, providing updates on student progress and strategies for supporting learning at home; integrating adaptive technology and assistive devices to support students with autism in their learning and communication; and fulfilling all other duties associated with the role of an elementary autistic support teacher.

Location:  Lakeland Elementary - Scott Campus

Compensation:  In accordance with the 2019-2024 Lakeland School District CBA

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

Anticipated Start Date: November 3, 2023


Special Education Paraprofessionals & Personal Care Aides

Qualifications: Preferred that candidates possess an associate degree or higher OR have completed at least two (2) years of postsecondary studies.  Those who do not meet either criteria must meet a rigorous standard of quality as demonstrated through a state or local assessment, which the district will facilitate during year one of employment.

Description:  The general duties of a paraprofessional/PCA include but are not limited to assisting students with special needs with general daily classroom activities under the direction of a certified teacher; assisting with implementation of behavioral support and health plans; supporting students in the general education setting; providing care and support for students' physical and emotional health; ensuring students' personal safety; assisting with data collection procedures at the direction of a certified teacher or administrator; and fulfilling all other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education and/or Building Principal.

Location:  Positions available at all Lakeland schools

Compensation:  $16.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP


Girl's Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach

Qualifications: Must demonstrate excellent leadership attributes to serve as an example to student athletes and the school community as a whole. Must also possess strong communication skills; the ability to manage a varsity-level athletic program, including working collaboratively with administration, parents, booster clubs, and others; and extensive knowledge of fundamental skills and strategies related to high school varsity-level lacrosse.

Description: The general duties of a high school-level varsity head lacrosse coach include designing preseason and in-season programming to ensure preparedness to meet the demands of competition; implementing effective game plans; supporting and maintaining academic standards among participants; working collaboratively with administration, including the athletic director; maintaining respectful relationships with and among all stakeholders; and maintaining reasonable standards to ensure not only a competitive program, but also alignment with the district’s expectation of fair and respectful play. In addition, the head coach must attend to administrative responsibilities including recommending assistant coaches to high school administration for appointment by the Board of Education, facilitating the distribution and collection of school-issued equipment, engaging with parent or booster organizations to support the athletic program, and other duties consistent with the role of a varsity head coach.

Location:  Lakeland Jr/Sr High School

Compensation:  In accordance with the 2019-2024 Lakeland School District CBA

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

Anticipated Start Date: Spring 2024