EMPLOYMENT

Current Opportunities

Please see the job postings below.  Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume to Dr. Jorgensen, Administrator at cjorgensen@falconridgecharter.org 

Falcon Ridge Counselor Job Description

Job Title:  School Counselor

Location:  Falcon Ridge Public Charter School

Reports To:  Principal

Calendar:  174 Days; 2021-2022 School Year

Hours:  Part-Time 0.8 FTE

Salary:  Place on Certified Salary Schedule

Benefits:  Eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Public Employees Retirement System

Purpose: 

Developing competent, productive, and responsible students by providing preventative services and responding to identified student needs through a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses personal, social, emotional, academic, and career development of kindergarten through 8th grade students.   

Qualifications:

  • An Idaho Educational Credential; Pupil Personnel Services, Standard Counselor K-12 endorsement.
  • Current LPC preferred
  • Counseling experience preferred
  • School experience preferred
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with students, parents, supervisors, and other staff members
  • Demonstrates the ability to accomplish the major duties listed below

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school counseling program based on the Idaho Comprehensive School Counseling Program and the needs of the school
  2. Provides classroom and educational guidance through regularly scheduled and developmentally appropriate classroom instruction.
  3. Provides parenting education and referrals as needed.
  4. Facilitates student support groups.
  5. Advocates for students. 
  6. Provides short-term individual, group, and crisis counseling for students and their parents. 
  7. Assesses and refers students and families as needed to community and/or government agencies.
  8. Consults with significant adults, parents, teachers, etc. in a child’s life.
  9. Collaborates with administration, other staff members, and families to address academic and career development of students.
  10. Collaborates with administration to determine participation and/or roles in the various building teams and committees which support academic and social success for all students.
  11. Collaborates to develop and maintain 504 plans
  12. Collaborates with administration to provide school required trainings and staff in-service trainings.
  13. Facilitates student transitions.
  14. Communicates effectively and proactively with students, parents, and other staff members.

Falcon Ridge Middle School Math Job Description

Job Title:  Middle School Math Teacher

Location:  Falcon Ridge Public Charter School

Reports To:  Principal

Calendar:  174 Days; 2021-2022 School Year

Hours:  Full-Time

Salary:  Place on Certified Salary Schedule

Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Public Employees Retirement System

Purpose: 

Developing middle school students in grades 6-8 to become competent, productive, and responsible by teaching the academic skills and positive character qualities to succeed in life. 

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a current Idaho Education Credential with appropriate endorsement
  • Successful experience working with students in a middle school classroom setting
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with students, parents, supervisors, and other staff members
  • Demonstrates the ability to accomplish the major duties listed below

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Effectively creates a purposeful learning environment and positive classroom culture that fosters the development of both math academic skills and character skills in middle school students.
  2. Demonstrates knowledge of math subject matter and the ability to appropriately scaffold concepts for middle school students.
  3. Provides math instruction that engages all students using a variety of instructional strategies. 
  4. Establishes clear objectives for all lessons that follow the school’s instructional program and state standards.
  5. Differentiates instruction and curriculum to meet the needs of all students.
  6. Accommodates the implementation of special services (IEP, 504) when applicable.
  7. Formatively and summatively evaluates student progress on a regular basis and provides appropriate feedback to students and parents.
  8. Administers standardized testing as required by the school and the state of Idaho and utilizes this data to inform instruction.
  9. Creates a classroom environment that demonstrates strong classroom management skills, follows Falcon Ridge philosophy, and is conducive to learning.
  10. Collaborative and committed to working as a team with fellow staff members, students, and parents in all aspects of educational programming.
  11. Participates in weekly staff meetings.
  12. Participates in weekly Professional Learning Community meetings (which includes: collaboration, professional development, assisting in the selection of instructional equipment and materials, etc.).
  13. Participates in parent/teacher conferences, creating a partnership with parents.
  14. Shows willingness to serve on other school committees as needed (i.e. RTI team, safety team, etc.).
  15. Communicates effectively and proactively with students, parents, and other staff members.
  16. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, school policy, and administrative regulations. 
  17. Knows and upholds all policies pertaining to staff members and students as specified in school rules and regulations. 
  18. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. Follows prescribed safety regulations.
  19. Acts professionally, ethically, and confidentially in all aspects of employment.
  20. Performs any school-related duties assigned by administration.

Physical Requirements: 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.

  • Ability to quickly move in a school environment where children are present.
  • May sit for extended periods of time.
  • Walk and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally lift and carry heavy objects.
  • May be required to block or redirect students.
  • Possess sufficient visual acuity to complete job tasks.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate through speech.

Hiring substitute teacher and educational assistant pool 

Types of Substitutes 

  • Certified Substitute – substitute for classroom teachers – please note you do not have to be a subject area expert to substitute for a classroom teacher
    • For the 2020-21 school year the school has waived the requirement of a bachelor’s degree to substitute in certified positions.  
  • Classified Substitute – substitute for support positions (i.e. tutors, special education assistants, school support assistants, etc.)
    • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Pay – $11 an hour
  • Must complete fingerprinting and pass a background check

Employment Opportunities

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