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Administrative

Administration Job Descriptions

Administrative

Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Descriptions - Administrator

TITLE: Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

SUPERVISES: N/A JOB GOAL:

To ensure the Cape Elizabeth School Department’s compliance with, and implementation of, all aspects of state and federal nondiscrimination laws and regulations and sex/gender-based discrimination and harassment laws and regulations, including Title IX.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: As specified in the concurrently served administrator contract. EVALUATION: As specified in the concurrently served administrator contract.

APPROVED:

Administrative

Assistant Director of Nutrition

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description TITLE: Assistant Director of Nutrition

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Bachelor of Science Degree in food service management or nutrition, or equivalent experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below; good work habits; dependability and ability to work without supervision; ability to maintain positive relations with students, school and town personnel, supervisors and citizens at all times; knowledge of proper food handling and proper use of cleaning chemicals and use of Material Safety Data Sheets. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law. Demonstrated aptitude for, or competence in the areas listed under responsibilities. Such alternatives as the Administration may find appropriate and acceptable.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: School Nutrition Director

JOB GOAL: To serve the students attractive and nutritious meals in an atmosphere of efficiency, cleanliness, and friendliness.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: School Nutrition Director’s responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following as requested and/or directed:

  1. Manages the day-to-day operation of the cafeterias, district wide.
  2. Plans and supervises the preparation and serving of food.
  3. Purchases and maintains an inventory of all foods and supplies.
  4. Provides the monthly inventory to the School Nutrition Director at the end of the month.
  5. Inspects kitchen facilities and operations to ensure that standards of diet, cleanliness, health, and safety are being maintained.
  6. Evaluates food service workers.
  7. Checks all invoices for accuracy before presenting them to the School Nutrition Director.
  8. Deposits all cash received on a daily basis and maintains necessary records.
  9. Performs related duties as required including duties at special meal functions.
  10. Willingness and ability to work with others, to share and cross-train in order to promote the concept of “teaming” and “a team approach” in order to meet the Program needs.
  11. Administers POS system.
  12. Maintains communication with parents concerning school lunch accounts. 
  13. Assists Director with all state and federal administration paperwork.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Year round position. Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools and District Business Manager.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, and presenting Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 30 lbs.), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, and operating equipment Environmental Conditions: inside, slippery surfaces, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving objects, and working alone

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The School Nutrition Director will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: May 9, 2006

Draft: September 13, 2012 

Revised: September 12, 2017

Administrative

Assistant Superintendent

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: Assistant Superintendent

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education /Certification

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools

JOB GOAL: Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting the Superintendent in the overall administration of the District, managing and leading to accomplish District priorities, and facilitating the development and implementation of district-wide curricula, assessment, and instruction and staff professional development programs that support the vision, mission, and values of the Cape Elizabeth School Department.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT NECESSARILY LIMITED TO:

Administration/Organizational Management:

Communications

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Superintendent will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED By the Cape Elizabeth School Board: June 11, 2013

REVISED: April 14, 2015

August 30, 2016

May 11, 2021 

Administrative

Athletic Director

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: Athletic Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education /Certification

REPORTS TO: High School Principal

SUPERVISES: Cape Elizabeth School Department Athletic programs

JOB GOAL: To use leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills to develop, maintain, and improve the athletic program for the students of the Cape Elizabeth School Department.

PERFORMANCE AREAS:

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT NECESSARILY LIMITED TO:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicable terms of Cape Elizabeth Administrators Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The High School Principal will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED: June 13, 2006

Revised: October 9, 2012 

Administrative

Business Manager

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: School Department Business Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education /Certification:

 Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Accounting or equivalent work experience.

 Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval

Special Knowledge/Skills:

 Proficiency in school financial accounting practices

 Proficiency in applicable federal, state and local funding requirements and financial reporting

 Successful experience working in a leadership role in schools, municipal, or private sector

 Proficiency with municipal accounting software, computerized record keeping and related procedures

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISES: Central Office Business Office staff

JOB GOAL: To provide leadership in the financial area of school day-to-day activities.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve months per year. Salary and benefits to be established by the School Board.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Superintendent of Schools, will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: June 11, 2019

Administrative

DEAN of STUDENTS (Grades 7-12)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Special Knowledge/Skills

REPORTS TO: Principal of CEHS

Performance Responsibilities:

Follows the school calendar (183 working days). Other terms applicable to the Cape Elizabeth Educational Administrators Association agreement.

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The High School Principal, with input from the Middle School Principal, will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: May 14, 2024  [This is a pilot position for the 2024-2025 school year.]

Administrative

Educational Technology Director

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: Director of Educational Technology

QUALIFICATIONS:

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISES:

JOB GOAL: To provide leadership, coordination, and innovation in the development and implementation of a comprehensive K-12 technology education program.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Year-round position with rate of pay and benefits as established by the School Board.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually by the Superintendent in accordance with the district’s policy on evaluation.

APPROVED: April 13, 2021

Administrative

Extended Learning Opportunities [ELO] Coordinator

TITLE: Extended Learning Opportunities [ELO] Coordinator 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: College degree or equivalent, satisfactory CHRC fingerprinting, criminal records review, and valid Maine teaching certification preferred, but not required. 

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the following skills: Organizational, communication, computer, public relations, facilitation, record-keeping, and problem-solving. Must demonstrate initiative and be self-motivated, have experience in guiding school age students, regardless of past certification; mentoring/coaching skills; understanding of Maine Guiding Principles, and performance-based assessments and reporting required. Ability to maintain positive relations with students and school staff at all times is a necessity.

  3. Experience: Successful, practical experience, regardless of past certification, and a demonstrated ability to think creatively about how to build on student interests to build innovative, personalized learning opportunities.

REPORTS TO: High School Principal or Assistant Principal if delegated by Principal

JOB GOALS:

 PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

The ELO Coordinator will do the following:

  1. As the ELO coordinator, the employee will identify, recruit, and facilitate linkages between potential ELO participants, and provide ongoing logistical support to teachers, community partners, and students alike

  2. Develop and maintain best practices for the development and assessment of ELOs

  3. Sustain and oversee resources, technology, supplies for ELOs

  4. Participate in the creation of, and maintain the ELO budget

  5. Monitor compliance with the district’s policies on ELOs, volunteers, and insurance requirements; ME Department of Labor laws for minors; and the necessary applications and approvals for each

  6. Participate in state-wide conversations and dialogues involving the future development and improvement of the ELO program

  7. Liaison between faculty, staff, students, parents, and community members

  8. Update and maintain public relations with the community via website, local newspapers, etc. as well as maintain an internal promotional notification effort (posters, pamphlets, profiles) that shares with students the ELO opportunities available to them

  9. Interface with key school departments and teams such as curriculum plan teams (CPT) and special education

  10. Provide ELO permissions, documentation, and insurance documents to community partners

  11. Organize, execute, and host public ELO presentation and exhibitions

  12. Aggressively promote, recruit, and monitor creative individual and group ELOs

  13. Promote, recruit, and assist faculty and community partners

  14. Develop plans for ELOs, in collaboration with students, educators, and community partners

  15. Creatively dovetail student needs with community resources

  16. Monitor ongoing ELOs

  17. Provide direct services to ELO students

  18. Coordinate transportation needs for students

  19. Establish ELO evaluation team

  20. Keep and report on grades for students

  21.  Manage and maintain ELO records

  22. Actively and openly celebrate and promote the successes of the ELO program and its participants

  23. Create, manage and appropriately share a database of community, parent, and business participants for CEHS student growth opportunities (job shadowing, internships, mentoring, college and career development, etc.)

  24. Nurture, encourage, and coordinate mentoring opportunities for older students to work with younger students individually and to build mentoring relationships with students in classrooms in the middle and elementary schools and for community adults to develop mentoring relationships with high school students in the Student Driven Learning program and more generally

  25. Plan, organize, guide, mentor, and teach student participants in our Student Driven Learning program.

  26. Communicate with Guidance on a regular basis on ELO tracking and grading

  27. Report ELO statistics to building administration and central office on a semester basis

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary determined by the Superintendent/187 days per year 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, and presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: sitting, walking, climbing stairs, operating computers and other equipment, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions: inside, outside, slippery surfaces, potential minimal biological exposure (human waste, body fluids), working around moving objects, working with students, working with adults, and working alone

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The High School Principal and/or designee will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently, and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: April 14, 2015

Revised: Sep 14, 2023

 



Administrative

Director of Facilities and Transportation

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: Director of Facilities and Transportation

SUMMARY: This is a responsible administrative position managing the facilities of both the Town and Schools of Cape Elizabeth and the transportation department.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma, or equivalent, college degree or post secondary training in facilities maintenance field. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills:
    1. Demonstrated knowledge of the basic principles of construction, maintenance, cleanliness, safety and security. 
    2. Demonstrated knowledge of the requirements for transportation of students. 
    3. Demonstrated aptitude or competence in electrical, plumbing, heating and mechanical systems repair. 
    4. Demonstrated aptitude or competence in supervision and training of maintenance and custodial employees. 
    5. Knowledge and experience in energy conservation and utility management. 
    6. Thorough knowledge of the proper handling of hazardous materials, including asbestos management, and maintaining of Safety and Material Safety Data Sheets. 
    7. Thorough knowledge of cleaning programs that encourage the use of green products and practices in schools and public buildings. 
    8. Considerable knowledge of environmental regulations. 
    9. Must possess strong organizational skills. 
    10. Ability to write specifications and to write reports to other officials. 
    11. Ability to communicate effectively. 
    12. Experience in preparing and administrating Facilities budget. 
    13. Computer Literacy. 
    14. Strong interpersonal skills in a team environment. 
    15. Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below 
    16. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the School Board may find appropriate and acceptable. 
  3. Experience: 
    1. At least three years of experience in a supervisory capacity in either business, industry, or a governmental agency. 
    2. At least three years of experience in the area of planning and maintaining physical facilities. 
    3.  Experience as a facility manager in an educational facility desired.
    4. Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities. 

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools and/or Business Manager

SUPERVISES AND EVALUATES: All custodial and maintenance personnel with input from the head custodians and maintenance foreman, bus drivers, school bus maintenance worker, transportation scheduler and administrative assistant to director of facilities and transportation.

JOB GOAL: To provide students, employees and the community at large, with a safe, secure, clean, attractive, comfortable and efficient environment in which to learn, play, work and engage in personal growth and development and to provide an effective and efficient transportation system insuring safety of all riders.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1.  Selects and recommends persons to be hired, disciplined, discharged, or promoted.
  2. Establishes and administers schedules and procedures for the regular, ongoing custodial and maintenance care of all buildings. 
  3. Oversees the scheduling of transportation including: routes, athletics and co-curricula trips. 
  4. Oversees the scheduling of Town and School facility and field use. 
  5. Examines all buildings on a regular basis for needed repairs and maintenance, organizes, documents and implements a program of preventive maintenance for all buildings. 
  6. Inspects all buildings on a regular basis to determine that high standards of workmanship, cleanliness, safety, and security are maintained. 
  7. Establishes and recommends priorities on repair projects and writes contracts. 
  8. Establishes an on-going five-year capital plan.
  9. Responsible for planning of ADA compliance for all buildings.
  10. Orders requested materials, equipment and custodial supplies as needed and for inventory needs following the purchase order procedures. 
  11. Tracks all work orders and log expenses in School Dude Maintenance program.
  12. Manage expense accounts with the supervision of the School Business Manager.
  13. Maintain monthly account expense sheets for town and school review.
  14. Consults with the Business Manager as to the need for services and/or repairs by outside contractors.
  15. Maintains a system for effective energy efficiency and recycling in all buildings.
  16. Consults with building principals and town department heads regarding the establishment of regular preventive maintenance programs.
  17. Advises on the hiring of contractors, architects and engineers and assigns work orders. 
  18. Has thorough knowledge of operation and maintenance of all of the heating and cooling systems.
  19. Maintains safety standards in conformance with state and insurance regulations and develops a program of preventive safety.
  20. Complies with all state laws and regulations, submits all reports and maintains records as required by the state.
  21. Prepares and administers the custodial and maintenance and transportation budgets, works with administrators and department heads to be sure that all facility needs are identified.
  22. Arranges for and insures that all custodial, maintenance and transportation staff participate in all required trainings.
  23. Monitors the time records of all maintenance, custodial and transportation staff and certifies them for salary payments.
  24. Maintains a positive relationship with students, staff and citizens at all times and strive constantly to promote the safety, health and comfort of the students, employees, and community members.
  25. Performs other tasks as may be assigned by the Business Manager and/or Superintendent of Schools.
  26. Respond to emergency calls pertaining to buildings and transportation. 
  27. Attend meetings in the evenings and make presentations. 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Compensation and work hours in accordance with recommendation established by Superintendent and Business Manager.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, and presenting Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: sitting, walking, climbing stairs, operating computers and other equipment, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds. Environmental Conditions: outside, inside, slippery surfaces, microwaves, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving objects or vehicles, and working alone

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the board’s policy. The Superintendent of Schools will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws. NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: June 8, 2010

Revised Draft: February 22, 2012

Revision Approved: June 20, 2012

Administrative

Director of Special Services

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: Director of Special Services

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education /Certification

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools

CO-SUPERVISES: In collaboration with building administrators, co-supervises and evaluates Special Education teachers, educational technicians assigned to special education, and professional support staff.

JOB GOAL: To use leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills to develop, achieve and maintain an appropriate educational program for students with disabilities that support the mission, vision and values of the Cape Elizabeth School Department.

PERFORMANCE AREAS:

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT NECESSARILY LIMITED TO:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Per negotiated Cape Elizabeth Administrators Association agreement

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Superintendent will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED By the Cape Elizabeth School Board: June 13, 2006

REVISED: February 13, 2007

April 14, 2015

September 13, 2016

Administrative

Nutrition Director

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description 

TITLE: School Nutrition Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification:
    1. Bachelor of Science Degree in food service management or nutrition. 
    2. Hold a valid State of Maine Dept of Education Criminal History Records Check Approval. 
    3. Hold a valid food service sanitation certificate. 
    4. Possess a valid Maine Driver’s License. 
    5. Registered Dietician preferred 
  2. Training and Experience: To qualify for this position, an individual must have a minimum of five years experience in food service management or possess any combination of experience and education that would ensure being able to meet and fulfill job requirements. The emphasis will be on a sustainable model that includes: menu planning, food procurement, staff training and supervision, and serving nutritious, tasty, and appealing from scratch meals in a commercial or institutional environment, preferably to include experience with USDA Child Nutrition Standards and accountability. The individual must demonstrate competency in literacy and possess specialized training in culinary skills. 
  3. Special Knowledge/Essential Skills: Quantifiable record of success in volume food service with a basis in sustainable practices. Computer skills including high level of proficiency in Word, Excel and Nutritional software programs. Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below; good work habits; dependability and ability to work without direct supervision; ability to maintain positive relations with students, school and town personnel, supervisors and citizens at all times; knowledge of cleaning chemicals and use of Material Safety Data Sheets. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law. Demonstrated aptitude for, or competence in the areas listed under responsibilities. Such alternatives as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable. 
  4. Essential Job Duties: The following skills are essential to this position: 
    1. Direction, leadership, communication and personality 
    2. Knowledge (and ability to translate knowledge) of sustainable food preparation, recipes and menus; 
    3. Supervision and training; 
    4. Sustainable food and supplies procurement; 
    5. District-wide administration and financial management; 
    6. Facilities management and maintenance – including design and development of existing and future facilities; 
    7. g) Working knowledge of all national, state and town health, sanitation and safety policies, laws and guidelines as they relate to food service operations.

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee.

SUPERVISES: Food Service Staff

JOB GOAL: To provide each student with food of high nutritional quality in an atmosphere of cleanliness, cheerfulness, and personal caring.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: School Nutrition Director’s responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following as requested and/or directed:

  1. Direction, Leadership, Communication and Personality
    1. Employ exemplary leadership and communication skills in order to maintain healthy morale, resolution of operational issues and strong working relationships with staff, administrators, teachers, students, vendors and farmers, as well as all of the other related stakeholders (Wellness Committee, parent/community organizations, etc.)
    2.  Uncompromising commitment to use of seasonal organic and/or sustainably produced products, to the greatest extent possible;
    3.  Ability to plan, coordinate, organize, delegate and supervise, day-to-day operations;
    4.  Ability to collect and manage assessment of students, staff and parents regarding meals and operation; 
    5.  Stay abreast of food and nutritional developments specific to youth; 
    6.  Develop and articulate our food services program goals and objectives, vision and operation; 
    7.  Represent the Program at events, through public speaking, publications and the press; and 
    8.  Enjoy working with children.
  2.  Knowledge (and ability to translate knowledge) of Sustainable Food Preparation, Recipes and Menus Oversee the planning of daily menus with food service managers that meet the following requirements, keeping in mind that all food served must be of the highest possible quality: 
    1.  Use seasonal, regional, organic and/or sustainably produced food products;  
    2. Ensure that recipes are strictly adhered to, and that foods served are of the highest nutritional quality and taste standards; 
    3.  Offer menu choices in compliance with current USDA guidelines; 
    4.  Evaluate and incorporate appropriate foods from USDA commodity program into weekly menu plan; 
    5.  Balance expensive dishes and ingredients with less expensive ones; 
    6.  Develop new recipes in compliance with current USDA guidelines; and 
    7.  Ensure that menus are enticing and list supplying farms and producers, as well as precise names of produce and ingredients.
  3. Supervision and Training 
    1.  Meet with food services management staff regularly to review operational challenges; 
    2.  Develop goals and objectives, defining responsibilities that can be supervised and evaluated; 
    3.  Develop and update all job descriptions annually, if needed; 
    4.  Facilitate and orchestrate individual school strategic planning; 
    5.  Employ and support practices that ensure Wellness policy goals and objectives are successfully achieved; 
    6.  Oversee all food service personnel in accordance with district policies, procedures and collective bargaining agreements; 
    7.  Conduct performance evaluations for all staff according to the approved schedule; 
    8.  Facilitate and orchestrate staff mandated and general training as required by law; and 
    9.  Work with union representatives and/or stewards to resolve any collective bargaining issues, as needed.
  4. Sustainable Food and Supplies Procurement
    1.  Oversee the implementation of the farm-to-school model by finding innovative ways to keep the school lunch program supplied with fresh, seasonal, organic, and/or sustainably grown produce and products, by building partnerships between the school district and local family farms or appropriate local suppliers in off season; 
    2.  Oversee the selection, ordering, and purchasing of food supplies, culinary equipment, and cleaning and laundry supplies that fit within a sustainable model; 
    3.  Develop innovative strategies to ensure the use of fresh, seasonal, sustainably grown ingredients from local farms when available; and 
    4.  Understand and articulate product stability issues.
  5. District-wide Administration and Financial Management Oversee the following departmental functions:
    1. • Maintenance of weekly/monthly shift schedules; 
    2.  Maintenance of product and supply inventories to insure cost management while evaluating food cost and ensuring that costs are in line; 
    3.  All fiscal and budgetary cost controls, to include monthly Profit and Loss reviews by cost center; 
    4.  Preparing and administering the departmental budget and overseeing daily bank deposits; 
    5.  Maintenance of accurate employee, sales, materials and food preparation records and preparing invoices for payment by Business Office; 
    6.  Insure all required reports are accurately maintained and delivered in a timely manner including all state and federal application and monthly reporting forms; 
    7.  Work with and manage a computerized food service accounting program; 
    8.  Interview, hire, discipline, and recommend termination of staff to the Superintendent; and 
    9.  Maintain interoffice, department, inter-department and community correspondence and communications.
  6. Facilities Management and Maintenance 
    1.  Oversee the establishment and adherence to sustainable practices, which will include an intensive recycling and composting program; 
    2.  Oversee and implement a system that teaches and employs safe and proper operating practices to ensure that all equipment is maintained in good repair and safe working order; and 
    3.  Oversee a system that ensures the timely repair of broken or unsafe equipment, and that hazardous conditions are rectified in a timely manner. 
  7.  Working knowledge of all national, state and town health, sanitation and safety policies, laws and guidelines 
    1.  Establish policies and procedures that ensure that fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products, meats, fish, and poultry, foods and supplies are stored and rotated to ensure maximum freshness and minimize waste; 
    2.  Establish continuing staff development to insure the practice of procedures necessary to safe and sanitary food handling; 
    3.  Establish an inspection system for the kitchen and dining areas for compliance with sanitary standards, care and maintenance of equipment, and observance of proper procedures; and 
    4. Establish a system that ensures that students practice safe food handling procedures.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve-month year. Salary and work year in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools and District Business Manager.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: 

Physical Demands: ability to smell, taste and feel, in order to determine quality of raw and prepared food products, sitting, standing, stooping, reaching, grasping, manipulate large and small objects, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 30 lbs.), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, read small print, stand for long periods, walking, operating equipment, and work around loud noise. Mental Demands: working with frequent interruption while simultaneously supervising a variety of tasks, calculating, comparing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, and presenting. Environmental Conditions: inside, slippery surfaces, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving objects, and working alone.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: November 14, 2006

Revised: June 9, 2009

Administrative

High School Assistant Principal

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description 

TITLE: High School Assistant Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

REPORTS TO: Principal of Cape Elizabeth High School and Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISES: Faculty and staff of Cape Elizabeth High School as assigned by the High School Principal or the Superintendent of Schools

JOB GOAL: To assist the High School principal in managing and supervising the educational program at the school

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Educational Administrators Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The High School Principal will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: 10.13.15

Administrative

High School Principal

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: High School Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education /Certification

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISES: Faculty and Staff of Cape Elizabeth High School

JOB GOAL: To use leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills to develop, achieve and maintain the best possible educational program for the students of Cape Elizabeth that support the mission, vision and beliefs of the Cape Elizabeth School Department.

PERFORMANCE AREAS:

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT NECESSARILY LIMITED TO:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Per negotiated Cape Elizabeth Administrators Association agreement

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The Superintendent will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved By the Cape Elizabeth School Board: June 13, 2006

Administrative

Middle School Assistant Principal

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT 

Job Description

TITLE: Middle School Assistant Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

Special Knowledge/Skills: 

REPORTS TO: Principal of Middle School and Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISES: Faculty and staff of Cape Elizabeth Middle School as assigned by the Middle School Principal or the Superintendent of Schools

JOB GOAL: To assist the Middle School principal in leading and supervising the educational program at the school in accordance with the vision, mission, and values of the Cape Elizabeth School District.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Per negotiated Cape Elizabeth Educational Administrators Association agreement

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Middle School Principal will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved By the Cape Elizabeth School Board: June 11, 2013

Administrative

Middle School Principal

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: Middle School Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education /Certification

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISES: Faculty and Staff of Cape Elizabeth Middle School

JOB GOAL: To use leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills to develop, achieve and maintain the best possible educational program for the students of Cape Elizabeth Middle School that support the vision, mission, and values of the Cape Elizabeth School District.

PERFORMANCE AREAS:

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT NECESSARILY LIMITED TO:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Administrators Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Superintendent will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved By the Cape Elizabeth School Board: June 11, 2013

Administrative

Pond Cove Elementary School Assistant Principal

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: Pond Cove Elementary School Assistant Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

REPORTS TO: Principal of Pond Cove Elementary School and Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISES: Faculty and staff of Pond Cove Elementary School as assigned by the Pond Cove Elementary School Principal or the Superintendent of Schools

JOB GOAL: To assist the Pond Cove Elementary School principal in leading and supervising the educational program at the school in accordance with the vision, mission, and values of the Cape Elizabeth School District.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Educational Administrators’ Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Elementary School Principal will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved By the Cape Elizabeth School Board: June 11, 2013

Administrative

Pond Cove Elementary School Principal

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: Pond Cove Elementary School Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education /Certification

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISES: Faculty and Staff of Pond Cove Elementary School

JOB GOAL: To use leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills to develop, achieve and maintain the best possible educational program for the students of Cape Elizabeth that supports the mission, vision and beliefs of the Cape Elizabeth School Department.

PERFORMANCE AREAS:

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT NECESSARILY LIMITED TO:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Administrators Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Superintendent will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED: June 13, 2006 Revised: October 9, 2012

Athletic Department

Athletic Department

Assistant Coach

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: Assistant Coach

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma, or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. High School coaches must maintain MPA coaches’ certification. Middle school coaches must take first aid course and be CPR certified. 
  2. Special Knowledge: 
    1. Knowledge and background in the assigned sport. 
    2. Has the ability, desire and knowledge to be totally conscious of the sensitive nature of adolescent development. It is expected that this role will empower the coach with the ability to provide the student with an atmosphere in which each person is treated with respect and dignity, the opportunity is available to improve skill development, and there is a climate conducive to accumulation of knowledge through a cooperative learning experience. Through his/her conduct, the coach will provide for the expression of professional attributes, good sportsmanship, and serve as a positive role model for our students. 
    3. Experience: Previous coaching experience in the sport assigned is desirable. 

REPORTS TO: Head Coach and Athletic Administrator

JOB GOAL:

  1. To carry out aims and objectives of the sport as outlined by the Head Coach.
  2. To instruct athletes in individual and team fundamentals, strategy, and physical training necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Has a thorough knowledge of all Athletic Policies approved by the Cape Elizabeth School Committee and is responsible for its implementation. 
  2. Conducts themselves in an appropriate professional manner, serving as a role model for the student athletes. 
  3. Has knowledge of existing system, state and league regulations and implements these regulations consistently. 
  4. Understands the proper administrative line of command and refers all student and parent request of grievances through proper channels. Is aware of all public/staff and departmental meetings that require attendance. 
  5. Maintains discipline and works to increase morale and cooperation with the school athletic program. 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Mental Demands: problem solving, flexibility, evaluating, organizing, consulting, planning, coordinating, implementing, presenting 
  2. Physical Demands: sitting, standing, walking, writing, talking, demonstrating 
  3. Environmental Conditions: inside, outside, working with athletes

MANAGEMENT DUTIES:

  1. Assists the head coach with scheduling. 
  2. Assists in the necessary field preparation to hold scheduled sports, events or practices and adheres to scheduled facility times.

PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assists the Head Coach in carrying out his/her responsibilities. 
  2. Instructs team members as to changes in the rules and teaches fundamentals of the sport as outlined by the Head Coach. 
  3. Works within the basic framework and philosophy of the Head Coach of that sport. 
  4. Attends all staff meetings and carries out scouting assignments as outlined by the Head Coach. 
  5. Arrives early enough before practice, contests and meetings to adequately prepare and remains long enough afterwards to help players with problems or becomes involved in staff discussions. 
  6. Never criticizes, admonishes or argues with the Head Coach or any staff member within ears or eyes of players or parents. 
  7. Strives to improve skills by attending clinics and using resources made available by the Head Coach. 
  8. Performs such other duties that are consistent with the nature of the position and that that may be requested by the Head Coach. 

EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES:

  1. Is accountable to the Head Coach for all equipment. Collects the cost of any equipment lost or not returned. Arranges for issuing and storing of equipment, and submits to the Head Coach for annual inventory. 
  2. Examines locker rooms before and after practices and games, checking on general cleanliness of facility. 

RESPONSIBILITIES TO STUDENTS:

  1. Demonstrates a caring for Cape Elizabeth School student athletes. 
  2. Provides training rules and other unique regulations of the sport to each athlete who is considered a participant. 
  3. By his/her/their presence at all practices, games and while traveling, provides assistance and guidance to and safeguards for each participant. 

COMPENSATION: As per negotiated CEEA agreement

SUPERVISES: Managers, Trainers and Players

EVALUATION: Conducted by the Head Coach and Athletic Administrator

School Board Approved: May 9, 2006

Athletic Department

Head Coach

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: Head Coach

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma, or equivalent.
    1. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. Maintain M.P.A. Coaches Certification which includes:
      1. Successful completion of UMaine/MCSC Maine Coaching Eligibility Course or it’s equivalent.
      2. Successful completion of Sports First Aid course every three years.
      3. Successful completion of a basic CPR program each year.
    2. Special Knowledge/Skills:
      1. Has the ability to organize, direct, and supervise a total sport program.
      2. Has substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of the sport and is willing to examine new theories and procedures important to the field.
      3. Has the ability, desire, and knowledge to be totally conscious of the sensitive nature of adolescent development. It is expected that this role will empower the coach with the ability to provide the student with an atmosphere in which each person is treated with respect and dignity, that opportunity is available to improve skill development, and there is a climate conducive to accumulation of knowledge through a cooperative learning experience. Through his/her/their conduct, the coach will provide the expression of professional attributes, good sportsmanship, and will serve as a positive role model for our students. 
    3. Experience: Has previous experience as an effective coach in the assigned sport.

REPORTS TO: Athletic Administrator and Building Principal

JOB GOAL: 

  1. To instruct athletes in the fundamental skills, strategies, and physical conditioning necessary for them to realize a degree of individual and team success. 
  2. The success of athletic programs has a strong influence on the community’s image of the entire school system. The public exposure is a considerable responsibility, and community/parent pressure for winning performance is taxing, but must not override the objectives of good sportsmanship and good mental health for student participants. 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Has a thorough knowledge of all the athletic policies approved by the Cape Elizabeth School Committee, and is responsible for their implementation by the entire staff of his/her sport program. 
  2. Conduct themselves in an appropriate professional manner, serving as a role model for the student athletes. 
  3. Has knowledge of the existing systems, state and league regulations, implements the same consistently, and interprets them for his/her staff. 
  4. Understands the proper administrative line of command; refers all request or grievances through proper channels; and is aware of all public/staff/departmental meetings that require his/her attendance. 
  5. All Athletes must have read the rules and regulations and substance abuse sheets. The medical questionnaire and parental permission sheet (2-sided sheet) must be signed and returned to the coach before participation on a team. The original must be returned to the Athletic office. A copy will be kept in your medical kit. 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Mental Demands: problem solving, flexibility, evaluating, organizing, consulting, planning, coordinating, implementing, and presenting Physical Demands: sitting, standing, walking, writing, talking, and demonstrating Environmental Conditions: inside, outside, working with athletes

MANAGEMENT DUTIES:

  1. Assists the Athletic Administrator in scheduling, providing transportation and requirements for tournaments. 
  2. Advises the Athletic Administrator and recommends policy, method, or procedural change. 

STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Establishes the fundamental philosophy, skills and techniques to be taught by the staff. Designs conferences, clinics, and staff meetings to ensure staff awareness of overall program. 
  2. Trains and informs staff and encourages professional growth through clinic attendance according to local clinic policy. 
  3. Delegates specific duties, supervises implementation, and at season’s end, analyzes staff effectiveness. 
  4. Maintains discipline, adjusts grievances and work to increase morale and cooperation. 
  5. Performs other duties which may be assigned by the Athletic Administrator. 

PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Is fully responsible for the overall supervision of the program. 
  2. Is in charge of assignments and duties of assistant coaches working in the sport. 
  3. Is responsible for keeping practice periods for the sport within the confines of the time specified by the Athletic Administrator. 
  4. Is responsible for the general upkeep and protection of equipment under his/her jurisdiction. 
  5. Is responsible for a complete inventory of equipment used for the sport. 
  6. Is responsible for submitting a summary of the yearly program with all necessary reports for the end of the season data. 
  7. Is responsible for drafting and submitting a budget for the sport. 
  8. Is responsible to be available to assist in preparing practice and game field/court for practice or games. 
  9. Is responsible for evaluation of all sub-varsity coaches. 

RESPONSIBILITIES TO STUDENTS:

  1. Have a special caring for the students of Cape Elizabeth Schools. 
  2. Provides training rules and other unique regulations of the sport to each athlete who is considered a participant. 
  3. Gives constant attention to a student athlete’s grades and conduct. 
  4. Directs student managers, assistants and statisticians. 

COMPENSATION: As per negotiated CEEA agreement.

SUPERVISES: Assistant coaches, managers, trainers, and players.

EVALUATION: Conducted annually by the Athletic Administrator

School Board Approved: May 9, 2006

Central Office and Technology Department

Central Office and Technology Department

ACCOUNTANT

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration, with an emphasis on accounting or equivalent work experience. Holds a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills:

    1. Experience in computerized accounting systems, spreadsheets and word processing

    2. Ability to understand financial accounting issues and perform complex financial calculations

  1. Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and organization

  2. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  3. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested

  4. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law

  5. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned responsibilities

REPORTS TO: 

School Department Business Manager

JOB GOAL: 

To assist in the administration of the school and town’s financials so as to provide the maximum services for account reconciliations.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position will have primary responsibilities for the reconciliation of general ledger and liabilities accounts, including but not limited to:

  1. Bank account transactions and statements

  2. Accounts receivable, not including taxes receivable

  3. Health and dental statements to employee withholding accounts and expense accounts

  4. Expense and revenue subsidiary accounts to expense and revenue control accounts

  5. Budget reconciliations, budget authorizations to expense and revenue budget amounts

  6. Assists with payroll rates and contracts

  7. Other reconciliations as needed or assigned

PREPARES REPORTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  1. Monthly expense and revenue reports to the town council, department directors, school business manager and town finance director

  2. Monthly budget analysis: actuals compared to projected, and identifying potential under/over expenditures or revenue

  3. Grant reports

  4. Audit reports which includes, but is not limited to preparing draft reports, compiling requested samples, tracking questions on exceptions received by the auditors

EQUIPMENT USED: 

Computer, printer, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other general office equipment.


WORKING CONDITIONS: 

Mental demands:  calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing.  Physical demands:  sitting, standing, climbing stairs, lifting (up to 25 lbs.), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating office equipment.  Environmental conditions:  inside, working around moving objects, working alone, willingness and ability to work with others, to share and cross-train in order to promote the concept of “teaming” and a “team approach” in order to meet the needs of the office.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  1. Eight (8) hours per day/260 days per year.

  2. Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by the superintendent of schools and business manager.

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The business manager will perform the evaluation.  The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED:

October 12, 2021




Central Office and Technology Department

ACCOUNTING CLERK

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Associates degree or certificate program in accounting or relevant experience. Holds a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills:
    1. Experience in computerized accounting systems, spreadsheets and word processing.
    2. Ability to understand financial accounting issues.
    3. Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and organization.
    4. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    5. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.
    6. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned responsibilities.

REPORTS TO:

School Department Business Manager and Town Finance Director. 

JOB GOAL:

To assist in maintaining accurate financial records for the Town of Cape Elizabeth.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position will have primary responsibilities for maintaining security, compliance, accountability, and operational efficiency within our organization’s financial processes, including but not limited to the following:

  1. Overseeing financial transactions with vendors, contractors and suppliers. This may involve processing invoices, managing payment schedules, and verifying accuracy of financial transactions.
  2. Assisting with improving processes for credit card transactions, and utility payments. This will include monthly maintenance of these operations.
  3. Assisting with technology needs related to the Enterprise ERP financial software. This will include assisting employees with technology issues and training.
  4. Assisting with ensuring compliance with grant requirements, accurate reporting, and proper allocation of funds.
  5. Other reconciliations as needed or assigned.

PREPARES REPORTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  1. Monthly credit card expense reports.
  2. Monthly utility expense reports.
  3. Grant reports.
  4. Audit reports which includes, but is not limited to preparing draft reports, compiling requested samples, tracking questions on exceptions received by the auditors.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing. Physical demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, lifting (up to 25 lbs.), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating office equipment. Environmental conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone, willingness and ability to work with others, to share and cross-train in order to promote the concept of “teaming” and a “team approach” in order to meet the needs of the office.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  1. Eight (8) hours per day/260 days per year.
  2. Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by the business manager. 

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The business manager will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:     

February 13, 2024

Central Office and Technology Department

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK & RECEPTIONIST

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Associate degree in business or accounting or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. 
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 
    1. Experience in computerized accounting systems. 
    2. Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and organization. 
    3. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
    4. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested. 
    5. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law. 
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities. 

REPORTS TO:

School Department Business Manager/Town Finance Director

JOB GOAL:

To assist in the administration of the school and town’s business affairs so as to provide the maximum services for the financial resources available.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Prepares for payment all invoices and check requests, verifying that funds are available by tracking account balances.
  2. Accepts and processes money for deposits.
  3. Processes purchase orders following designated procedures.
  4. Schedules invoices for payment following designated procedures.
  5. Enters detail information in computerized accounting system to generate warrant.
  6. Processes accounts payable checks and accompanying reports for Town Council and School Board approval.
  7. Maintains files on all vendors and resolves billing issues with vendors.
  8. Prepares necessary reports and other spreadsheets as requested.
  9. Processes work permits for students.
  10. Processes course pre-approvals, reimbursements and educational loans for all school staff.
  11. Processes year-end 1099’s for qualifying vendors.
  12. Maintains W-9 files for all vendors.
  13. Assists and maintains credit card purchases and files.
  14. Keeps Maine Tax Exempt form, and files and completes them as needed.
  15. Is first response in answering the telephone.
  16. Greets public and directs to appropriate area. 
  17. Sorts daily mail delivery. 
  18. Orders office supplies for Business Office. 
  19. Performs other duties as assigned by the School Department Business Manager, Superintendent/Town Finance Director. 

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, lifting (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating office equipment Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone, willingness and ability to work with others, to share and cross-train in order to promote the concept of ‘teaming’ and ‘a team approach’ in order to meet the needs of the office.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  1. 8 hours per day/260 days per year 
  2. Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools and Business Manager. 

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Business Manager will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:

June 11, 2019 

 

Central Office and Technology Department

BOOKKEEPER/PAYROLL COORDINATOR

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Associate degree in accounting or Business Administration with emphasis on accounting or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. 
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills:
    1. Experience in computerized accounting systems, spreadsheets and word processing 
    2. Ability to understand financial accounting issues and perform complex financial calculations. 
    3. Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and organization. 
    4. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
    5. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested. 
    6. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law. 
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO:

School Department Business Manager/Town Finance Director

JOB GOAL:

To assist in the administration of the school and town’s business affairs so as to provide the maximum services for the financial resources available.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Prepares and computes all municipal and school payrolls, making deductions for all taxes, retirement, insurance, and other necessary deductions. 
  2. Prepares and maintains all necessary payroll reports including all monthly, quarterly, and yearly federal and state reports. 
  3. Remits all taxes and payroll deductions in a timely manner. 
  4. Reconciles all general ledger accounts to the trial balance and facilitates the month end closing process. 
  5. Performs direct entries as requested and post to general ledger for town and school. 
  6. Reconciles A.P./Payroll checks monthly. 
  7. Performs month end, calendar end and fiscal year end procedures for town and school on computerized accounting system. 
  8. Prepares monthly reports for department heads. 
  9. Prepares necessary reports as requested. 
  10. Assists in the preparation and development of the annual budget as requested, directed and/or required. 
  11. Provides documentation/backup for payroll/direct entries for annual audit. 
  12.  Maintains files and/or organizes Certificates of Insurance on Vendors
  13. Manages accounts receivable deposits for school, community services, school nutrition, and facilities departments. 
  14. Other duties may include support for human resources and accounts payable activities, and assist on special accounting projects as needed. 
  15. Uploads certificates and licenses into Frontline Central. Keeps track of expiration dates on employees CHRC/teaching certificates/licenses. 
  16. Performs other duties as assigned by the School Department Business Manager, Superintendent of Schools/Town Finance Director. 
  17. Processes accounts payable invoices when accounts payable staff is on vacation. 

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, lifting (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating office equipment Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone, willingness and ability to work with others, to share and cross-train in order to promote the concept of ‘teaming’ and ‘a team approach’ in order to meet the needs of the office.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 

  1. 8 hours per day/260 days per year 
  2. Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools and Business Manager. 

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Business Manager will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:

June 11, 2019

Central Office and Technology Department

COMPUTER USER SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Summary:

Provide technical assistance to town/school computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. Provide assistance concerning the use of technology hardware and software. Support computer user, Technology Integrators, Computer User Support Specialists, and the MLTI program.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Computer Support:

 Supports Technology Coordinator

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities required

Knowledge 

Abilities

Qualifications

Working Conditions

Reports to:

Technology Coordinator

Evaluation 

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and/or job goals are met. The Technology Coordinator will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Central Office and Technology Department

DISTRICT DATA FACILITATOR

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification:
    • Associates degree in related field
    • Understanding of and experience with student information systems used to manage roster data in an educational setting
    • Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 
    • Demonstrated knowledge of database design and data techniques
    • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
    • Ability to work with people
    • Ability to work independently in solving problems
  3. Experience:
    • Experience with student information systems (SIS) (PowerSchool experience preferred)
    • Experience with relational database technologies
    • Experience with data extraction, reporting and analysis tools
    • Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities

REPORTS TO:

Director of Educational Technology

JOB GOAL:

The school district Data Facilitator ensures the integrity for the school district data and functions as the key analyst, manager, and report writer of this data. This person will make the data accessible, and easy to understand so it may be used to support teaching and learning.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: Calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, operating computers and other equipment, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions: Inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

260 day work year with the schedule at the discretion of the Director of Technology with approval of the Superintendent of Schools. Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools. 

All programs and customization developed by the Data Facilitator while under contract will be the property of the Cape Elizabeth School Department.

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Educational Technology Director will perform the evaluation. The standards by which the job is completed or met is at the sole discretion of the supervisor.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

ADOPTED:

October 12, 2010

Revised:

October 8, 2013

June 11, 2024

Central Office and Technology Department

ELA/Humanities Instructional Strategist

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT 

Job Description

TITLE: ELA/Humanities Instructional Strategist

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification

  1. Maine Department of Education certification in Elementary or Secondary Education - 020 General Education (K-8) or 100 English/Language Arts (7-12).
  2. Teaching experience and educational background in English/Language Arts/Humanities, advanced degree in English/Language Arts/Humanities and/or educational leadership preferred.

REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent Job Goal: To provide embedded support and development to classroom teachers in providing high quality differentiated instruction to ensure student growth and achievement.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Support the implementation of researched-based instructional strategies and methodologies in English/Language Arts through student-centered consultation, co-teaching and coaching models.
  2. Utilize state, district and classroom assessment data to track student growth and achievement at the district, school and classroom level to identify program and instructional strengths and needs.
  3. Work collaboratively with Content Area leaders, department heads, and administrators to address the needs identified through professional development, curriculum alignment, and program identification.
  4. Assist in administration of state testing.
  5. Identify and provide targeted professional development based on identified needs and teacher interest.
  6. Support teachers new to the district in implementing the English/Language Arts program and curriculum scope and sequence.
  7. Facilitate evaluation and review of district English/Language Arts and Social Studies programs according to the curriculum review cycle. 1 Job Description ELA/Humanities Instructional Strategist
  8. Demonstrate excellent knowledge and awareness of the district English/Language Arts programs and curricular progression.
  9. Facilitate cross-grade level and cross-building meetings to ensure effectiveness and alignment of the curricular progression.
  10. Work with other district coaches and strategists to ensure alignment of district initiatives and as a means of professional growth.
  11. Performs all other appropriate duties as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve month year with actual salary, benefits, and work year set by the School Board through contract negotiations and appropriate policies.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy and/or Board action on Evaluation of Professional Personnel. The Assistant Superintendent will evaluate the Instructional Strategist’s performance.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: May 9, 2023 2

Central Office and Technology Department

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT to the SUPERINTENDENT, ASST SUPERINTENDENT, BUSINESS MANAGER, and the SCHOOL BOARD

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Associate degree or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. 
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills
    1. Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below. 
    2. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law. 
    3. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally. 
    4. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy. 
    5. Demonstrated technology skills. 
    6. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
    7. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested. 
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities. 

REPORTS TO:

Superintendent of Schools

JOB GOAL:

To assist the Superintendent of Schools, Assistant Superintendent, Business Manager, and the School Board in developing and maintaining the best possible programs and services for students and staff and the overall efficient operation of the district.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent, Business Manager, and School Board in general administrative operations by serving as the Executive Assistant while maintaining confidentiality at all times.
  2. Maintain a friendly, welcoming, and professional atmosphere in the Central Office.
  3. Report regularly to the Superintendent any developments or challenges within the school system which may require awareness or action.
  4. Prepare, submit, and maintain all local, State and Federal reports, as required, including updating the required information and reports for NEO.
  5. Prepares, distributes and maintains all School Board agendas and minutes. This includes: collection of relevant data through incoming correspondence and from district administrators and staff, and use of notes and recorded video to outline meeting minutes for formal approval and public posting in a timely manner.
  6. Maintain the School Board’s Policy Manual, in hard copy and on the district website, in collaboration with the Assistant Superintendent. Prepare policies as directed for Policy Committee meetings and School Board presentations.
  7. Scheduling of district meetings, posting of agendas/minutes, routing materials.
  8. Maintain portions of the district’s web site, including District Google calendars, and in conjunction with the Cape Elizabeth webmaster.
  9. Update and monitor district social media accounts and postings.
  10. Process incoming correspondence and flag priority/sensitive information in order to expedite. Place, receive, screen and route phone calls and other correspondence.
  11. Composition of various letters or memoranda in the administrator’s name, as instructed, in addition to keyboarding correspondence already composed by administrators.
  12. Schedule appointments and coordinate arrangements for meetings/conferences.
  13. Collaborate with HR to collect pertinent information to compose and place job postings internally and externally and in accordance with pertinent bargaining agreements and assist with the application and interview process as needed.
  14. Collaborate with HR with oversight of hiring, on-boarding of new staff, leaves of absence, resignations, and retirements.
  15. Order supplies as requested and track budgets.
  16. Establish and maintain office filing systems.
  17. Maintain the School Department’s job descriptions. File hard copy and disseminate updates electronically.
  18. Schedule all requests for the Wm. Jordan Conference Room in Town Hall.
  19. Assist the Superintendent with annual staff recognition and district opening and closing meetings.
  20. Serves as the District’s Homeless Liaison (McKinney-Vento).
  21. Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent, the Business Manager, and School Board may, from time-to-time, assign or delegate.
  22. Duties of this position may occasionally occur outside of the typical workday.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy/fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: sitting, walking, climbing stairs, operating computers and other equipment, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salaried employee for 260 days per year.

Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools.

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Superintendent will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:

Revised:

Central Office and Technology Department

HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Associate degree in business or accounting or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. 
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills:
    1. Experience in computerized payroll systems, benefits administration and other human resource related functions.
    2. Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and organization.
    3. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    4. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.
    5. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO:

School Department Business Manager/Municipal Comptroller

JOB GOAL:

This position carries out the responsibilities of benefits administration, employee training, onboarding, policy implementation, affirmative action and employment law compliance for the town and school employees.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assists all personnel with enrollment and preparation of required forms, including insurance and other payroll deduction forms. 
  2. Prepares all individual contracts.
  3. Maintains personnel files on all employees.
  4. Maintains record of employee leaves and absences.
  5. Creates and maintains all job descriptions for Town and School Department.
  6. Keep track of all employees’ training for Town and School Department.
  7. Train employees as needed per State and Federal law.
  8. Assists in the preparation and development of the annual budget as requested, directed and/or required.
  9. Prepare and manage all workers’ comp, FMLA and OSHA paperwork.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned by the Business Manager and Superintendent.
  11. Processes payroll during payroll staff vacations. 

  12. Assists Payroll Administrator with monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting.   

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone Willingness and ability to work with others, to share and cross-train in order to promote the concept of ‘teaming’ and ‘a team approach’ in order to meet the needs of the office.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  1. 8 hours per day/260 days per year
  2. Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools and Business Manager.

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Business Manager will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: May 10, 2016

Central Office and Technology Department

NETWORK & COMPUTER SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Job Description Summary:

Install, configure, and support Cape Elizabeth’s town/schools local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. Install, monitor and test all town/schools servers for performance to ensure the servers and backup servers operate correctly and without interruption. Assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. Support computer users, Technology Integrators, Computer User Support Specialists, and the MLTI program. Monitor and administer network security measures.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities required

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Adopted: May 12, 2015

Central Office and Technology Department

OFFICE MANAGER - SPECIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Associate degree and/or job related experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills:
    1. Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.
    2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.
    3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.
    4. Demonstrated computer skills, including proficiency using Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new software applications quickly.
    5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.
    7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities. 

REPORTS TO:

Director of Special Services

PURPOSE:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Special Services, provide complex and confidential administrative and secretarial support, communicate information to school district employees, students, parents and others as required, and assist in ensuring compliance of department/program activities with legal, administrative and district policy requirements.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Maximize utilization and effective management of the Director’s time in a confidential and professional manner. (i.e. maintain Director’s schedule)
  2. Open and review incoming mail. Process incoming correspondence and flag priority/sensitive mail in order to expedite. Report regularly to the Director any developments or problems which may require his/her awareness or action.
  3. Composition of various letters, memoranda or other forms of communications in the administrator’s name, as instructed, in addition to keyboarding correspondence already composed.
  4. Manage internal and external communications from and through the Special Services Central Office. [i.e.: Initiate contact in scheduling IEP and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (504) meetings, monitor all time lines (Section 504, Prior Written Notices, IEPs, Minutes) on a form and e-mail case managers immediately when things are close to being late. Keep track of all evaluations for initials and re-evaluations.] Manage student special services database (SpedNet/GEMCare).
  5. Collect information, complete and/or collaborate to complete, copy, mail, and file various state or federal reports.
  6. Order department materials/supplies/equipment and register staff for professional development using purchase orders and/or department credit card. Log all Equipment purchased with Federal funds on inventory document for future reporting and auditing.
  7. Place, receive, screen and route phone calls.
  8. Schedule appointments and coordinate arrangements for meetings/conferences.
  9. Collect pertinent information to compose and place ad in newspaper and online for Childfind [see School Board Policy IHBAC] and Special Education Records Destruction notices.
  10. Make appointments for interviews with prospective applicants, and typing interview instruments for search committee members.
  11. Assist in maintaining department’s online presence (web content).
  12. Establish and assist in maintaining files, records and documents for the purpose of providing up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.
  13. Assist the Director with planning for Extended School Year program, including coordination with Open Doors Studio (reg ed program), budget for summer payroll processing, transportation, staff on-boarding/IDs, and weekly timesheets. 
  14. Occasionally lend clerical support to the Business and Superintendent’s offices.
  15. May assist with coordinating workload of special services department file clerk.
  16. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Services.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 30 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone Willingness and ability to work with others, to share and cross-train in order to promote the concept of ‘teaming’ and ‘a team approach’ in order to meet the needs of the office.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

8 hours per day/260 days per year. Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools and Business Manager.

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Director of Special Services will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:

Revised:

Central Office and Technology Department

Student Pathways Coordinator

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Description

TITLE: Student Pathways Coordinator (5-12)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification

  1. Education/Certification: College degree or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. Teaching certificate not required.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the following skills: Organizational, communication, computer, public relations, facilitation, personnel management and negotiation, record-keeping, and problem solving. Must demonstrate initiative and be self-motivated, having experience in volunteer coordination and being committed to volunteerism; Mentoring/coaching skills, understanding of Maine Learning Results, Guiding Principles, and performance-based assessments and reporting required. Ability to maintain positive relations with students, school staff and volunteers at all times is a necessity.
  3. Experience: Successful experience in leadership, managerial and human relations skills preferred. Teaching experience is a plus, but not required.

REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent

Job Goal: Aims to address a School Board Strategic Plan goal of “Multiple Pathways & Definitions of Success: Our schools will value, promote, and celebrate multiple pathways and definitions of success.” This position will focus on achieving this goal through short-term and long-term benefits for all learners (5-12). This position will establish 5-12 first, then consider possibilities to expand opportunities at Pond Cove.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Lead the creation of a Multiple Pathways Strategic Plan & oversee the implementation of the Strategic Plan.
    1. Guide stakeholder group in the creation of a strategic plan (goals, objectives, data, etc)
    2. Monitor program outcomes through data and impact on student performances
  2. Collaborate with school leadership, CEHS ELO Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, and school counselor staff to address the needs identified in the Strategic Plan in the areas of curriculum, student opportunity, and professional development
    1. Hold regular meetings with school leadership and other key CESD staff
    2. Design and provide targeted professional development to support program initiatives
    3. Ensure Pathways activities are aligned to CESD curriculum (5-12) and MDOE standards
      1. Maine’s Life and Career Ready Standards 
  3. Oversee & pursue multiple pathways to expand student learning opportunities (5-12)
    1. ELO expansion and oversight (5-12)
      1. Provide support and guidance to the CEHS ELO Coordinator
      2. Seek ELO opportunities (5-8)
    2. Inter-school programming between all three CESD schools
    3. Expeditionary learning
    4. Project based learning
    5. Place-based learning (Greater Cape)
    6. CTE opportunities including PATHS/WRVC & others
    7. Internships
    8. Job shadow 
    9. Work study 
    10. Volunteering/Community Service
    11. Early college opportunities
    12. Apprenticeships
    13. Interest-based learning
    14. Independent studies
    15. Mentorships
    16. Digital/Virtual options
    17. Career talks
    18. Community programs
    19. Performing groups 
    20. Other 
  4. Build community partnerships
    1. Oversee & pursue collaborative partnerships with businesses, non-profits, government agencies, and organizations in Greater Portland 
      1. Field experiences (traditional field trips, long-term collaboration at partner sites) 
      2. In-school experiences (classroom programs, expert panels, school assemblies, etc.)
      3. CESD campus initiatives (outdoor learning programs on our campus)
      4. Career exploration (internships, job shadows, mentorships, apprenticeships, work studies, etc.)
      5. Streamline partner communication, share resources, and build programming between CESD schools for efficient and effective partnerships & experiences
    2. Create and chair a Greater Cape Business Roundtable 
      1. Determine who should be at the table
      2. Collaborate with stakeholders to build relationships and provide opportunities for students & staff 
  5. Guide staff PD around offering differentiated learning experiences in line with the Multiple Pathways Strategic Plan
    1. Support teachers in implementing Tier 1 Core Instruction that includes a variety of experiences that support struggling learners, grade level learners, and learners who are achieving above grade level
  6. Complete procedural, curriculum, and administrative tasks to ensure student safety and compliance
    1. Ensure relevant CESD policies and procedures are in place, updated as needed, and reviewed regularly
      1. Insurance
      2. Permission and medical forms
      3. Transportation
      4. MDOL/Fair Labor Standards Act 7. Serve as a liaison with MDOE initiatives and professional organizations
        1. Perform any state reporting requirements (MDOE, MDOL)
        2. Ensure relevant CESD policies and procedures are in place, updated as needed, and reviewed regularly
        3. Participate in state-wide and regional collaboration, planning, and professional development
          1. Keep up to date on new legislation, funding opportunities, best practices, resources, collaborative efforts, etc.
          2. MDOE (Career and Technical Education, ELO Program)
          3.  MDOL
          4. Maine Community Coordinators Collaborative
          5. JMG (Jobs for Maine Graduates) state-wide and South Region ELO groups
          6. New Hampshire Extended Learning Opportunity Network 8. Performs all other appropriate duties as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Two hundred (200) days, to allow for progress to be made beyond the typical school year. Salary and benefits will be determined by the Superintendent.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy and/or Board action on Evaluation of Professional Personnel. The Assistant Superintendent will evaluate the Instructional Strategist’s performance.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: May 9, 2023 

Central Office and Technology Department

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Knowledge of the Cape Elizabeth Schools and the school volunteer program and experience as a school volunteer preferred.
  2. Demonstrated communication skills and attention to detail.
  3. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Assistant Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.

REPORTS TO:

Assistant Superintendent

JOB GOAL:

To successfully coordinate between school staff and volunteers based upon the staff needs and volunteer interest and skills.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:


1. Manages the volunteer screening process.
2. Creates and maintains an up to date volunteer handbook.
3. Conducts volunteer orientations as needed.
4. Place volunteers based upon staff need and volunteer skill and interest.
5. Visits each school regularly to check-in with teachers, staff, administrators, and volunteers to determine support needs and problem solve as needed. 
6. Coordinates recognition of the work of volunteers with social media, news articles, school-based acknowledgements as well as district wide events during National Volunteer Week.
7. Collaborates with parent organizations as needed.
8. Evaluates the effectiveness of the volunteer program and procedures annually.
9. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent.

WORK YEAR:

10 months. Salary and any benefits to be established by the Superintendent.

WORKING CONDITIONS:


Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, and presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: sitting,walking, climbing stairs, operating computers and other equipment, using tools,and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions: inside, outside, slippery surfaces, potential minimal biological exposure (human waste, body fluids), working around moving objects, working with students, working with adults, and working alone

 

EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.


NOTE:
The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  
Revised:


            

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Achievement Center Coordinator

TITLE: Achievement Center Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Bachelor's degree; experience working with high school students preferred
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 
    1. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
    2. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with adults and adolescents.
    3. Ability to work independently in solving problems.
    4. Strong organizational skill.
    5. Knowledge of basic networking concepts.
    6. Ability to communicate a big picture vision and manage details (project management skills).
    7. Knowledge of PC, iPad, and MAC Operating Systems.
    8. Knowledge of basic computer hardware.
    9. Knowledge of basic computer printing devices.
    10. Basic knowledge of the following software packages:
      1. Microsoft Office
      2. Email software
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: High School Principal

JOB GOAL: To coordinate the implementation of the High School Achievement Center to support student learning, including basic troubleshooting of the technology included in the Center.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties of the Achievement Center Coordinator will include but not be limited to the following:

  1. Provides basic technical support for PLATO and other Center software and associated hardware. Work with vendor to solve issues that arise regarding PLATO and schedule any necessary professional training under the terms of contract.
  2. Organize and coordinate staff (including volunteer staff) and student schedules so that the Achievement Center best fits the needs of students.
  3. To the extent PLATO or other Center software is the direct deliverer of academic instruction for students, use tools within that software to identify the areas of instruction that are most needed and to set and monitor goals for coverage and achievement consistent with those goals.
  4. To act as the ambassador and advocate for the Achievement Center with students, staff, and the community. To coordinate the staff's effort to solicit community and student volunteers, as appropriate, to help address the needs of students, including writing conferences, that can best be met using the tools and resources of the Achievement Center.
  5. To gather appropriate data, and prepare appropriate reports, for the Principal, the School Board, and the public concerning the successes and failures of the Achievement Center in meeting the academic needs of the students.
  6. To work with other Achievement Center staff to create and maintain in the Achievement Center a structured, studious, supportive environment.
  7. To provide input and advice to the Principal in connection with preparing a budget for the Achievement Center that ill allow it to address the needs of students.
  8. Other responsibilities consistent with the successful implementation and operation of the Achievement Center as identified by the Principal.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: sitting, walking, climbing stairs, operating computers and other equipment, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

195 work days. Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools and Business Manager.

EVALUATION: 

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that ll employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

SCHOOL BOARD APPROVED: February 9, 2016

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Cape Elizabeth High School Freshman Advisor

TITLE: Cape Elizabeth High School Freshman Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval
  2. CEHS teacher or staff member strongly preferred
  3. An adult with strong organizational and communication skills who has demonstrated ability to work effectively with adolescents

REPORTS TO: Build Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: The Freshman Class Advisor supervises the elected freshman class officers to organize fundraising activities and encourage participation in school spirit activities.

JOB GOAL: The goal of the Freshman Class Advisor is to:

  1. Support the class officers in organizing and problem solving related to various fundraising events
  2. Encourage and provide instruction to the class officers towards the development of their leadership, organizational, and problem solving skills

The advisor also works with the class officers to encourage the spirited involvement of freshmen in school events and activities. The fundraising focus freshman year is critical in positioning the class to be in a good situation heading into junior and senior years with respect to staging costly activities such as the prom and graduation-related events.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. To oversee the accurate and timely deposit and expenditure of funds from the Freshman class student activities account.
  2. To meet on a regular basis (usually at least every other week) with the class officers to help them organize activities to raise funds for the class.
  3. To work with the class officers to encourage their classmates' participation in school activities and events.
  4. To coordinate the calendaring of events with the advisors to the SAC, and the Sophomore, Junior, and Senior classes.
  5. To meet occasionally with the entire class to encourage their participation in school activities and events.
  6. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) of class events with Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.
  7. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the Freshman class.
  8. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Per negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goas are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present, or in the future.

APPROVED: November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Cape Elizabeth High School Research Coordinator

TITLE: Cape Elizabeth High School Research Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Certified Librarian
  2. old a valid state of Maine criminal History Records Check Approval
  3. An adult with strong organizational and communication skills who is able to manage budgets and the range of services and materials provided by the library (research skills training, multimedia equipment, books, research databases, place of quiet student study)

REPORTS TO: The Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: The library staff and volunteers and the many students who make daily use of the library. The Research Coordinator also coordinates the work of the school's staff as it relates to research skill instruction and regularly updates the school's Research Handbook as a resource to support student research and to coordinate the work of the school's teachers.

JOB GOAL: The goals of the Research Coordinator are:

  1. To coordinate the research-related work of the school's teachers to ensure that the work is supported and consistent so that students learn the research skills that will help them college ready when they graduate.
  2. To act as a department chair for the library, including attending department chair meetings, managing the budget, etc. 
  3. To advocate for the importance of coordinated research work for the benefit of student research-related learning.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the library's budget and spending
  2. To attend regular department chair meetings
  3. To coordinate the delivery of library services in order to meet the needs of students, consistent with district policies and school rules and practices
  4. To communicate with the Principal about issues of interest concerning the department
  5. To communicate with parents on a regular basis concerning the work of the department
  6. To work cooperatively with other colleagues in other departments on all matters related to and designed to support student research-related work, including ensuring that the resources of the library are in place to support those assignments, updating the Research Handbook on a regular basis, keeping the school's teachers aware of possible overlaps or gaps in student learning of research skill
  7. To supervise the library's paid and volunteer staff
  8. Other tasks as assigned by the Principal

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either present or in the future.

APPROVED: November 9, 2010

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Cape Elizabeth High School Senior Class Advisor

TITLE: Cape Elizabeth High School Senior Class Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval
  2. CEHS teacher or staff member strongly preferred
  3. An adult with strong organizational and communication skills who has demonstrated ability to work effectively with adolescents

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: The Senior Class Advisor supervises the elected senior class officers to organize fundraising activities and encourage participation in school spirit activities.

JOB GOAL: 

  1. Support the class officers in organizing and problem solving related to various fundraising events.
  2. Encourage and provide instruction  to the class officer towards the development of their leadership, organizational, and problem solving skills. 

The advisor also works with the class officers to encourage the spirited involvement of seniors in school events and activities. For the past several years, the senior class has organized the usually annual Homecoming or Spirit Week activities. Fundraising in the senior year, in combination with funds raised in the previous two years, should put the senior class in a good position to help the senior-year end-of-year and graduation related events.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To oversee the accurate and timely deposit and expenditures of funds from the Senior class student activities account.
  2. To meet on a regular basis (usually at least every other week) with the class officers to help them organize activities to raise funds for the class.
  3. To work with the class officers to encourage their classmates' participation in school activities and events.
  4. To work with class officers to organize Homecoming and Spirit Week activities, meeting more frequently as necessary to accomplish that task and to coordinate this project with other class advisors and student leaders.

  5. To coordinate the calendaring of events with the advisors to the SAC, and the Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior classes.

  6. To meet occasionally with the entire class to encourage their participation in school activities and events.

  7. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) of class events with Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.

  8. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the Senior Class.

  9. Other duties as assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The building principal or assistant principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Cape Elizabeth High School Senior Transition Project Coordinator

TITLE: Cape Elizabeth High School Senior Transition Project Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval
  2. CEHS teacher or staff member strongly preferred
  3. An adult with strong organizational and communication skills who has successful experience making links between the community and school. Strong, positive relationships with parents and a network of established contacts with community members who might be open to having seniors work with them in a Senior Transition Project is strongly preferred.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

All seniors as they plan and then implement their Senior Transition Projects.  The Coordinator also supervises the teaching staff who are acting as consultants and advisors to various seniors with respet to the their projects.

 

JOB GOAL: The goals of the Senior Transition Project are:

  1. To give seniors both the skills that are necessary to develop a Senior Transition Project proposal involving work in the community for 2-3 weeks at the end of the senior's year, 
  2. To provide seniors with significant, real-life work experiences that can help inform their thinking about college and career, 
  3. To give seniors authentic experience speaking to an audience who will hear their report on the Senior Transition Project experience. The particular role of the Project coordinator is to successfully manage the multiple layers of communication between staff and students, students and potential employers, and students and the audience who hear students' reports about their experiences.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. To act as ambassadors for the STP with the school's teachers and with parents and potential employers.
  2. To create and update an STP handbook.
  3. To communicate STP guidelines to students.
  4. To work with and guide senior students who may be having difficulty generating project ideas or taking the steps necessary to plan their projects.
  5. To keep thorough and complete records related to the senior project proposals, the teachers who are acting as senior advisors, and the schedule of STP presentations at the end of the project.
  6. To monitor senior performance on Projects and handle difficult issues that might involve:
    1. projects that are not meeting student expectations or
    2. students who are not meeting
  7. To arrange appropriate publicity for the STP so that the public is receiving an impression of the project that reflects the true range of the types of projects and the value of those projects.
  8. To communicate clearly, as necessary, with parents and with other members o the staff (custodians, Community Services, teachers, etc.) concerning issues connected to the STP.
  9. Other duties as assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 12 months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED:   November 9, 2010

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Cape Elizabeth High School Speech Team Advisor

TITLE: Cape Elizabeth High School Speech Team Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. CEHS teacher or staff member strongly preferred.
  3. An adult with strong organizational and communication skills who is familiar with and able to effectively instruct approximately 10-30 team members so that they develop their speaking, writing, and theatrical skills in the various categories of competition from extemporaneous to storytelling to persuasive speaking and many others. The advisor also needs to arrange and coordinate a cadre of volunteer coaches who have expertise in speaking and are able to provide effective instruction and feedback to students.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES:

  1. Group of 10-30 individual student members from grades 9-12 during frequent (usually weekly) practices and at competitions during the longest, competitive season of any Maine interscholastic competition.
  2. A cadre of volunteer assistant coaches who are knowledgeable in effective speaking and able to provide effective instructions and feedback to develop individual student skills.

JOB GOAL: To develop individual student skills in effective public speaking and writing in the myriad individual categories of speech competition. The development of public speaking skills is a source of future school and job success, leadership abilities, and confidence in may social and community settings. In addition to individual skill development. the goal of the CEHS speech program is to field a competitive team that leads to team success and pride. 

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the Speech Team budget
  2. To coordinate, arrange, oversee, and/or deliver coaching instruction to the team members to develop their individual speaking and writing skills and to prepare them for effective performance in speech competitions
  3. To determine individual student roles in particular speech events and to keep all students moving forward in skill development even though not all students may have a tole in each speech competition
  4. To coordinate and attend the team's regular meetings, which take place usually weekly throughout much of the school year
  5. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the team
  6. To attend regional and state meetings, as appropriate and needed, concerning the state competitions
  7. To organize and coordinate, on an approximately every other year basis, a speech event at Cape Elizabeth High School
  8. To adjust roles and responsibilities as student skills develop and in light of external factors such a issue of ineligibility and student discipline and student inability to attend certain speech events
  9. To communicate clearly, as necessary, with parents and with other members of the staff (custodians, Community Services, teachers, etc.) concerning issues connected to the team
  10. Other duties assigned by the Principal

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that ay be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED: November 9, 2010

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Cape Elizabeth Special Olympic Team Coaches

QULIFICATIONS:

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services

SUPERVISES: The coaches will be responsible for a team of 20-25 athletes in all three schools in grades K-12. The will also periodically supervise a small group of Middle School and High School peers/mentors during practices.

JOB GOAL: To provide an opportunity for students with disabilities to become active in sports and part of a team. To teach the rules of different sports, encourage sportsmanship, healthy competition and life-long physical activities.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. Director of Special Services will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED: November 9, 2010

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Booktalk Advisor

TITLE: CEHS Booktalk Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with strong organizational and communication skills who is familiar with fiction and non-fiction literature of interest to adolescents and the techniques of effectively leading conversations about books.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

The Booktalk Advisor supervises a group of students and adults who meet four times per year to discuss books that have been selected by the advisor after considering book reviews and the reactions of adults and students who have read books under consideration for discussion. The advisor also trains and prepares either adult or student book discussion leaders.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of Booktalk is to encourage students to read books and to model through facilitated discussions the power of the ideas in books and the joys of learning through reading. The impetus behind Booktalk is twofold:

  1. To counteract statistics that show the percentage of adolescents who read for pleasure is on the decline.

  2. To persuade students with hyper structured lives that reading can be fun and it is worth taking the time to read. Booktalk also legitimizes the “closet” readers who are often less involved in organized school activities than many students.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To review book reviews and other sources to identify books to be included in a menu of book offerings.

  2. To partner with the literacy teacher to organize events to promote book-reading by Cape Elizabeth High School students.

  3. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 


NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Gender Sexuality Alliance Advisor

TITLE: CEHS Gender Sexuality Alliance Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred, with a strong preference for either a social worker or Guidance Counselor certification.

  3. An adult with a strong organizational and communication skills who has a demonstrated ability to build strong, positive, trusting, appropriate relationships with young people and who has an exceptional grounding in understanding the psychology of adolescent development and pressures faced by gay students.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

The Gender Sexuality Alliance advisor supervises a small group of interested students (usually 4-20) who have identified themselves as gay or who have a strong interest in protecting the safety concerns of gay students in CEHS and the wide Cape Elizabeth community.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Gender Sexuality Alliance is to give voice to the concerns and interests of gay students in Cape Elizabeth High School. The Alliance provides a network of support for gay students, reducing the sense of isolation that they often otherwise feel. The Alliance advocates for the interests of gay students and, as the particular group chooses, may organize educational events for the members of the Alliance or the wider student body to build a sense of acceptance, tolerance, and support. By creating a network of support and acceptance, the Alliance also develops students’ sense of self-acceptance, competence, and leadership.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To work with interested students to provide a forum of support, safety, and acceptance for gay students in Cape Elizabeth High School.

  2. To meet with students on a regular basis (usually every other week to monthly) to meet the goals of the program.

  3. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to Gender Sexuality Alliance.

  4. To act as an ambassador to other staff members to build a culture of tolerance, acceptance, awareness, and safety for gay students.

  5. To work with Alliance members to coordinate the logistics of educational or skills development events that address member needs.

  6. To communicate clearly, as necessary, with parents/guardians and with other members of the staff (custodians, Community Services, teachers, etc.) concerning issues connected to the Gender Sexuality Alliance program.

  7. To collaborate with other staff members to problem solve around the needs of particular students struggling with gay-straight issues.

  8. To be available on an as-needed basis to listen to students concerning problems and problem solve with them about issues they are facing. As appropriate, to raise student issues with the SST, RTI team, or other groups to ensure that students’ needs are being considered and met. 

  9. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Jazz Band I Conductor

TITLE: CEHS Jazz Band I Conductor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong background in the theory and literature of the jazz idiom and in conducting successful jazz big bands.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

  1. The Jazz Band I big band of approximately 12-20 students.

  2. Parent volunteers from the booster who assist with the chaperoning and logistics of performances at jazz festivals in Maine and other New England states.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Jazz Band I is to provide students an experience with playing challenging jazz literature at a high level of performance expectations. Students deepen their skill in the jazz idiom in an ensemble situation, deepen their awareness of musical theory and jazz in American history, develop their individual musical skills, develop their ability to improvise (for soloists), and enhance their ability to work cooperatively with others to produce an excellent artistic product. The teamwork demands required to produce jazz music at a high level is comparable in terms of the level of cooperative work required as one finds on any athletic team. 

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To coordinate the overall jazz program of Cape Elizabeth High School, including the selection of directors for the other jazz bands and combos, the selection and ordering of charts for each group, and the handling of student and family issues that arise from time to time in connection with this demanding school program.

  2. To prepare and oversee the Jazz Band I budget.

  3. To meet on a regular basis (usually every week in the evening from approximately early October until late April) with student jazz band members to work on selected charts.

  4. To work in small groups and with individuals periodically to develop their general musical and improvisation skills.

  5. To work cooperatively with the Music Boosters to gain their financial and logistical support for the work and performances of the Jazz Band I.

  6. To work through all logistics (transportation, rehearsal time and space, permission forms etc.) related to Jazz Band I rehearsals and participation in competitions.

  7. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) of Jazz Band I events with Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.

  8. To consider the strengths and needs of the student musicians to select appropriate charts to challenge and extend the musical abilities of band members.

  9. To order all music necessary for the group.

  10. To communicate with parents/guardians and students, as necessary, to work through problems and circumstances that occur from time to time in an activity involving sustained and intense commitment on the part of many students.

  11. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the Junior class.

  12. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Jazz Band II Conductor

TITLE: CEHS Jazz Band II Conductor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong background in the theory and literature of the jazz idiom and in conducting successful jazz big bands.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

  1. The Jazz Band II big band of approximately 12-18 students.

  2. In cooperation with the Jazz Band I conductor, this position involves supervision of parent volunteers from the booster who assist with the chaperoning and logistics of performances at jazz festivals in Maine and other New England states.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Jazz Band II is to provide students an experience with playing challenging jazz literature at a high level of performance expectations, preparing themselves for eventual participation in Jazz Band I. Students deepen their skill in the jazz idiom in an ensemble situation, deepen their awareness of musical theory and jazz in American history, develop their individual musical skills, develop their ability to improvise (for soloists), and enhance their ability to work cooperatively with others to produce an excellent artistic product. The teamwork demands required to produce jazz music at a high level is comparable in terms of the level of cooperative work required as one finds on any athletic team. 

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the Jazz Band II budget in consultation with the Jazz Band I conductor.

  2. To meet on a regular basis (usually every week in the evening from approximately early October until late April) with student jazz band members to work on selected charts.

  3. To work in small groups and with individuals periodically to develop their general musical and improvisation skills.

  4. To work cooperatively with the Jazz Band I conductor and Music Boosters to gain their financial and logistical support for the work and performances of the Jazz Band II.

  5. To work through all logistics (transportation, rehearsal time and space, permission forms etc.) related to Jazz Band II rehearsals and participation in competitions.

  6. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) of Jazz Band II events with the Jazz Band I conductor, Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.

  7. To consider the strengths and needs of the student musicians to select appropriate charts in consultation with the Jazz Band I conductor, to challenge and extend the musical abilities of band members.

  8. To work with the Jazz Band I conductor to see to the ordering of  all music necessary for the group.

  9. To communicate with parents/guardians and students, as necessary, to work through problems and circumstances that occur from time to time in an activity involving sustained and intense commitment on the part of many students.

  10. To communicate with the Jazz Band I conductor concerning all sensitive student and family issues that arise in connection with Jazz Band II students.

  11. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Jazz Band II Conductor

TITLE: CEHS Jazz Band II Conductor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong background in the theory and literature of the jazz idiom and in conducting successful jazz big bands.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

  1. The Jazz Band II big band of approximately 12-18 students.

  2. In cooperation with the Jazz Band I conductor, this position involves supervision of parent volunteers from the booster who assist with the chaperoning and logistics of performances at jazz festivals in Maine and other New England states.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Jazz Band II is to provide students an experience with playing challenging jazz literature at a high level of performance expectations, preparing themselves for eventual participation in Jazz Band I. Students deepen their skill in the jazz idiom in an ensemble situation, deepen their awareness of musical theory and jazz in American history, develop their individual musical skills, develop their ability to improvise (for soloists), and enhance their ability to work cooperatively with others to produce an excellent artistic product. The teamwork demands required to produce jazz music at a high level is comparable in terms of the level of cooperative work required as one finds on any athletic team. 

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the Jazz Band II budget in consultation with the Jazz Band I conductor.

  2. To meet on a regular basis (usually every week in the evening from approximately early October until late April) with student jazz band members to work on selected charts.

  3. To work in small groups and with individuals periodically to develop their general musical and improvisation skills.

  4. To work cooperatively with the Jazz Band I conductor and Music Boosters to gain their financial and logistical support for the work and performances of the Jazz Band II.

  5. To work through all logistics (transportation, rehearsal time and space, permission forms etc.) related to Jazz Band II rehearsals and participation in competitions.

  6. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) of Jazz Band II events with the Jazz Band I conductor, Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.

  7. To consider the strengths and needs of the student musicians to select appropriate charts in consultation with the Jazz Band I conductor, to challenge and extend the musical abilities of band members.

  8. To work with the Jazz Band I conductor to see to the ordering of  all music necessary for the group.

  9. To communicate with parents/guardians and students, as necessary, to work through problems and circumstances that occur from time to time in an activity involving sustained and intense commitment on the part of many students.

  10. To communicate with the Jazz Band I conductor concerning all sensitive student and family issues that arise in connection with Jazz Band II students.

  11. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Jazz Band III Conductor

TITLE: CEHS Jazz Band III Conductor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong background in the theory and literature of the jazz idiom and in conducting successful jazz big bands.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

  1. The Jazz Band III of approximately 12-18 students.

  2. In cooperation with the Jazz Band I conductor, this position involves supervision of parent volunteers from the booster who assist with the chaperoning and logistics of performances at jazz festivals in Maine and other New England states.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Jazz Band III is to provide students an experience with playing challenging jazz literature at a high level of performance expectations, preparing themselves for eventual participation in Jazz Band I or II. Students are introduced to the big band jazz idiom at a high school level in an ensemble situation, deepen their awareness of musical theory and jazz in American history, develop their individual musical skills, develop their ability to improvise (for soloists), and enhance their ability to work cooperatively with others to produce an excellent artistic product. The teamwork demands required to produce jazz music at a high level is comparable in terms of the level of cooperative work required as one finds on any athletic team. 

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the Jazz Band III budget in consultation with the Jazz Band I conductor.

  2. To meet on a regular basis (usually every week in the evening from approximately early October until late April) with student jazz band members to work on selected charts.

  3. To work in small groups and with individuals periodically to develop their general musical and improvisation skills.

  4. To work cooperatively with the Jazz Band I conductor and Music Boosters to gain their financial and logistical support for the work and performances of the Jazz Band III.

  5. To work through all logistics (transportation, rehearsal time and space, permission forms etc.) related to Jazz Band III rehearsals and participation in competitions.

  6. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) of Jazz Band III events with the Jazz Band I conductor, Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.

  7. To consider the strengths and needs of the student musicians to select appropriate charts in consultation with the Jazz Band I conductor, to challenge and extend the musical abilities of band members.

  8. To work with the Jazz Band I conductor to see to the ordering of  all music necessary for the group.

  9. To communicate with parents/guardians and students, as necessary, to work through problems and circumstances that occur from time to time in an activity involving sustained and intense commitment on the part of many students.

  10. To communicate with the Jazz Band I conductor concerning all sensitive student and family issues that arise in connection with Jazz Band III students.

  11. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Jazz Combo I/II Conductor

TITLE: CEHS Jazz Combo I/II Conductor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong background in the theory and literature of the jazz idiom and in conducting successful jazz big bands.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

  1. The Jazz Band I and II combos of approximately 4-9 students each.

  2. In cooperation with the Jazz Band I conductor, this position involves supervision of parent volunteers from the booster who assist with the chaperoning and logistics of performances at jazz festivals in Maine and other New England states.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Cape Elizabeth Jazz Combos is to provide students an experience with playing challenging jazz small group literature at a high level of performance expectations. The emphasis is on developing students’ improvisational skills. Students are introduced to the jazz combo idiom at a high school level in an ensemble situation, deepen their awareness of musical theory and jazz in American history, develop their individual musical skills, develop their ability to improvise (in combos, all participants are soloists), and enhance their ability to work cooperatively with others to produce an excellent artistic product. Indeed, in performances, jazz combos direct themselves; the conductor observes only. The teamwork demands required to produce jazz music at a high level is comparable in terms of the level of cooperative work required as one finds on any athletic team. 

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the Jazz Band combo I/II budget in consultation with the Jazz Band I conductor.

  2. To meet on a regular basis (usually every week in the evening from approximately early October until late April) with student jazz band members to work on selected charts.

  3. To work in small groups and with individuals periodically to develop their general musical and improvisation skills.

  4. To work cooperatively with the Jazz Band I conductor and Music Boosters to gain their financial and logistical support for the work and performances of the Jazz Band combos I/II.

  5. To work through all logistics (transportation, rehearsal time and space, permission forms etc.) related to Jazz Band combo I/II rehearsals and participation in competitions.

  6. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) of Jazz Band combo I/II events with the Jazz Band I conductor, Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.

  7. To consider the strengths and needs of the student musicians to select appropriate charts in consultation with the Jazz Band I conductor, to challenge and extend the musical abilities of band members.

  8. To work with the Jazz Band I conductor to see to the ordering of  all music necessary for the group.

  9. To communicate with parents/guardians and students, as necessary, to work through problems and circumstances that occur from time to time in an activity involving sustained and intense commitment on the part of many students.

  10. To communicate with the Jazz Band I conductor concerning all sensitive student and family issues that arise in connection with Jazz Band combo I/II students.

  11. To modify arrangements to adapt them to the needs and talents of the Jazz Combo I/II members.

  12. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Junior Class Advisor

TITLE: CEHS Junior Class Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member strongly preferred.

  3. An adult with strong organizational and communication skills who has demonstrated the ability to work effectively with adolescents.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: The Junior Class Advisor supervises the elected junior class officers to organize fundraising activities and encourage participation in school spirit activities.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Junior Class Advisor is to:

  1. Support the class officers in organizing and problem solving related to various fundraising events.

  2. Encourage and provide instruction to the class officers towards the development of their leadership, organizational, and problem solving skills. The advisor also works with the class officers to encourage the spirited involvement of juniors in school events and activities. For the past several years, the junior class has organized the usually annual Homecoming and Spirit Week activities. Fundraising in the junior year, in combination with funds raised in the previous two years, should put the junior class in a good position to help the prom and senior-year events.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To oversee the accurate and timely deposit and expenditure of funds from the Junior class student activities account.

  2. To meet on a regular basis (usually at least every other week) with the class officers to help them organize activities to raise funds for the class.

  3. To work with the class officers to encourage their classmates’ participation in school activities and events.

  4. To work with class officers to organize Homecoming and Spirit Week activities, meeting more frequently as necessary to accomplish that task and to coordinate this project with other class advisors and student leaders.

  5. To coordinate the calendaring of events with the advisors to the SAC, and the Freshman, Sophomore, and Senior classes.

  6. To meet occasionally with the entire class to encourage their participation in school activities and events.

  7. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) of class events with Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.

  8. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the Junior class.

  9. Other duties as assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The building principal or assistant principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Literary Magazine (the Bartleby)

TITLE: CEHS Literary Magazine (the Bartleby)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong organizational and communication skills who is familiar with and able to effectively instruct students in a variety of genres of writing (primarily but not only creative writing such as poetry, short stories, and the like) and able to effectively work with a small group (usually 6-10) of interested students to gather student-created writing and visual work and put together an annual publication of that student work in the “Bartleby”.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

Group of approximately 6-10 students interested in writing, with an emphasis on creative writing, and able to solicit writing and visual work from their fellow students.

JOB GOAL:

To provide an outlet for publication of creative, student-created work (both literary and visual) to an authentic, varied audience of parents/guardians, students, and community members. By sharing the work, student contributors become more sensitive to the demands of writing and producing for an audience and shaping their voice to match a particular audience. At the same time, the Bartleby provides an outlet for and recognition to students whose talents would in many cases go otherwise unrecognized. The group of students who work closely to assemble the annual “Bartleby” develop editing, design, and composition skills that they can apply in other school, college, and job settings in the future. Their teamwork skills are incidentally enhanced.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To oversee the Literally Magazine budget.

  2. To coordinate and advise students during regular (usually every other week) meetings.

  3. To work with the student members to arrange for communication about the Bartleby and for solicitation of student contributions.

  4. To act as an ambassador for the literary magazine to teachers (particularly English and art teacher) to encourage them to encourage students to submit work for publication in the Bartleby.

  5. To instruct and develop student members’ writing, editing, and design skills, and apply those skills to the creation and annual publication of the Bartleby literary magazine.

  6. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the Bartleby.

  7. To communicate clearly, as necessary, with parents/guardians and with other members of the staff (custodians, Community Services, teachers, etc.) concerning issues connected to the literary magazine.

  8. To coordinate and supervise the logistics (design, assembly, editing, publication, printing, distribution) associated with the annual publication of the Bartleby.

  9. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.


EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 


NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Math Team Advisor

TITLE: CEHS Math Team Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong organizational and communication skills who is familiar with and able to effectively instruct approximately 20-45 team participants so that they develop their math skills and who is able to inspire them to work effectively together in a fun, competitive environment that tests students’ math skills and ability to perform problems effectively and creatively under pressure.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

Group of 20-45 individual student team members from grades 9-12 during monthly math meets and smaller groups who may qualify for state or New England competitions in the spring.

JOB GOAL:

To reinforce and extend math skills in algebra, geometry, advanced algebra, trigonometry, statistics, and pre-calculus that are taught in CEHS’s math classrooms. The advisor also develops students’ abilities to apply those skills in an environment that requires students to analyze problems quickly, selecting an appropriate problem-solving approach when some problems can be approached and solved in a variety of ways. Participation in the math team should be fun and competitive, reinforcing math skills and, more significantly, developing students’ creative, problem-solving abilities that will benefit them in their lives beyond math.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To oversee the Math Team budget.

  2. To make materials and coaching available to students on a monthly basis to help them prepare for the types of problems that will be the focus of the upcoming math event.

  3. To assign individual students to appropriate roles on the multiple CEHS teams that participate at each meet, balancing the twin goals of individual skill development and team competitiveness,

  4. To act as an ambassador for the team to other CEHS math teachers, encouraging them to encourage students to participate in math team competitions.

  5. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the team.

  6. To attend regional and state meetings, as appropriate and needed, concerning the state and New England math competitions.

  7. To organize and coordinate an annual regional math meet at Cape Elizabeth High School.

  8. To adjust roles and responsibilities as student skills develop and in light of external factors such as issue of ineligibility and student discipline and student inability to attend certain math team events.

  9. To arrange and coordinate for appropriate logistics (travel, communication, etc.) and adult supervision of team members who are invited to attend state and New England math competitions.

  10. To communicate clearly, as necessary, with parents/guardians and with other members of the staff (custodians, Community Services, teachers, etc.) concerning issues connected to the team. 

  11. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Natural Helpers

TITLE: CEHS Natural Helpers

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member strongly preferred.

  3. An adult with strong organizational and communications skills who has a demonstrated ability to build strong, positive, trusting, appropriate relationships with young people and who has an exceptional grounding in understanding the psychology of adolescent development and pressures faced by developing adolescents.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

Group of approximately 15 students in grades 9-12 selected by their peers as positive role models with strong, empathetic listening skills who serve to help peers think through difficult, risky decisions and to channel information to helping adults.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Natural Helpers program is to serve as a peer channel to help students who themselves or whose friends are faced with difficult decisions involving sexuality, substance use and abuse, dating relationships, and other “red flag” behaviors. The program takes students who are identified as trusted peers with strong, empathetic listening skills and provides training through Day One program to enhance those skills even further so that they can assist their peers in thinking through difficult situations and decisions and channel concerns to adults who follow a tested protocol for addressing “red flag” behaviors. In the course of the Natural Helpers training and the day-to-day Natural Helpers activities, students’ leadership and communication skills are developed, which are vital skills in many other settings, including leadership positions in the future.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the Natural Helpers budget.

  2. To work with the Principal in gathering and sharing data related to the activities of the Natural Helpers in connection with an annual federal grant application that helps fund the Natural Helpers program.

  3. To coordinate and advise students during regular (usually every other week) meetings.

  4. To be available to Natural Helpers on an as-needed basis to listen to concerns that have come to their attention and problem-solve with the students regarding how to channel those concerns in a way most likely to gain cooperation from the students needing help.

  5. To debrief Natural Helpers concerning how they have handled difficult situations and further develop student skills and help them to think through options that they have in facing difficult situations.

  6. To coordinate all logistics regarding the annual “blind” Natural Helpers identification and selection process and regarding the annual training Day One.

  7. To attend the annual Day One overnight training for Natural Helpers.

  8. To communicate with staff members on a regular basis concerning the operations of the Natural Helpers program and build staff understanding and support of the program.

  9. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the Natural Helpers program.

  10. To communicate clearly, as necessary, with parents/guardians and with other members of the staff (custodians, community services, teachers, etc.) concerning issues connected to the Natural Helpers program.

  11. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Robotics Team Advisor

TITLE: CEHS Robotics Team Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member strongly preferred.

  3. An adult with strong organizational and communications skills who is familiar with and able to effectively instruct approximately 6-12 team participants so that they develop their robotics and problem-solving skills and sho is able to inspire them to work effectively together in a fun, competitive environment that tests students’ robotics and problem solving skills and ability to perform problems effectively and creatively under pressure.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

Group of 6-12 individual student team members from grades 9-12 at practices and during robotics competitions as the school budget permits. Depending on how this position evolves, the task may also involve supervision of high school students working with Middle School students to assist them to develop robotics-related skills..

JOB GOAL:

To reinforce and extend robotics skills and knowledge including mechanical, software programming, and general creative thinking and problem solving. The advisor also develops students’ abilities to apply those skills in an environment that requires students to analyze challenging problems, selecting an appropriate problem-solving approach when some problems can be approached and solved in a variety of ways. There is particular emphasis in Robotics in teaching students to work collaboratively and to apply systematic, engineering-like approaches to thinking through problems and weighing possible solutions. Another important goal, which is still evolving, is helping high school students develop the skills to deliver instruction and support to Middle School students who are working on the Middle School Robotics team.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the Robotics budget.

  2. To coordinate and instruct students during regular meetings.

  3. To develop a network of robotics specialists and engineers who can share their skills and knowledge with our Robotics students.

  4. To assign individual students to appropriate rules to students on the collaborative Robotics teams, balancing the twin goals of individual skill development and team competitiveness.

  5. To act as an ambassador for the team to CEHS science and technology teachers, encouraging them to encourage students to participate in Robotics team competitions.

  6. To adjust roles and responsibilities as student skills develop and in light of external factors such as issues of ineligibility and student discipline and student inability to attend certain Robotics events.

  7. To arrange and coordinate the logistics (travel, permission forms, communication, etc.) associated with attendance at Robotics competitions.

  8. To communicate clearly, as necessary, with parents/guardians and with other members of the staff (custodians, community services, teachers, etc.) concerning issues connected to the team.

  9. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Science Team Advisor

TITLE: CEHS Science Team Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member strongly preferred.

  3. An adult with strong organizational and communications skills who is familiar with and able to effectively instruct approximately 10-25 team participants so that they develop their science and problem solving skills and who is able to inspire them to work effectively together in a fun, competitive environment that tests students’ science and problem solving skills and ability to perform problem effectively and creatively under pressure.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

Group of 10-25 individual student team members from grades 9-12 during science competitions as the school budget permits including the Maine Science Olympiad at a minimum and additional, usually monthly North Shore Science League competitions..

JOB GOAL:

To reinforce and extend science skills and knowledge in physics, chemistry, biology, earth science, astronomy, environmental science, and engineering that are taught in CEHS’s science classrooms. The advisor also develops students’ abilities to apply those skills in an environment that requires students to analyze challenging problems, selecting an appropriate problem-solving approach when some problems can be approached and solved in a variety of ways. Some events require students to solve knowledge and hands-on problems in an improvised way when they are confronted with problems for the first time at competitions. Participation in the science team should be both fun and competitive, reinforcing science and problem solving skills and, just as significantly, developing students’ thinking and creative, problem solving abilities that will benefit them in their lives beyond high school and outside of science.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the Science team budget.

  2. To coordinate and instruct students during regular (usually every other week or monthly, depending on the time of year, with more frequent meetings usually required before the Maine Science Olympiad) meetings.

  3. To assign individual students to appropriate roles in the various categories of competition depending on the coach’s assessment of the individual students’ strengths and interests, balancing the twin goals of individual skill development and team competitiveness.

  4. To act as an ambassador for the team to other CEHS science teachers, encouraging them to encourage students to participate in science team competitions.

  5. To attend league and state meetings, as appropriate and needed, concerning the Maine Science Olympiad and North Shore Science League competitions.

  6. To devise and share proposals for the problems to be included in North Shore Science League competitions, as expected and based on the needs of the league.

  7. To adjust roles and responsibilities as student skills develop and in light of external factors such as issues of ineligibility and student discipline and student inability to attend certain science team events.

  8. To arrange and coordinate the logistics (travel, permission forms, communication, etc.) associated with attendance at science competitions.

  9. To communicate clearly, as necessary, with parents/guardians and with other members of the staff (custodians, community services, teachers, etc.) concerning issues connected to the team.

  10. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEHS Sophomore Class Advisor

TITLE: CEHS Sophomore Class Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member strongly preferred.

  3. An adult with strong organizational and communication skills who has demonstrated the ability to work effectively with adolescents.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: The Sophomore Class Advisor supervises the elected sophomore class officers to organize fundraising activities and encourage participation in school spirit activities.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Sophomore Class Advisor is to:

  1. Support the class officers in organizing and problem solving related to various fundraising events.

  2. Encourage and provide instruction to the class officers towards the development of their leadership, organizational, and problem solving skills. The advisor also works with the class officers to encourage the spirited involvement of sophomores in school events and activities. For the past several years, the sophomore class has organized the usually annual Winterfest activities. The fundraising focus sophomore year is critical in positioning the class to be in a good situation heading into junior and senior years with respect to staging costly activities such as the prom and graduation-related events.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To oversee the accurate and timely deposit and expenditure of funds from the Sophomore class student activities account.

  2. To meet on a regular basis (usually at least every other week) with the class officers to help them organize activities to raise funds for the class.

  3. To coordinate the calendaring of events with the advisors to the SAC, and the Frewshman, Junior, and Senior classes.

  4. To meet occasionally with the entire class to encourage their participation in school activities and events.

  5. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) of class events with Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.

  6. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the Sophomore class.

  7. Other duties as assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The building principal or assistant principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEMS Chess Team Coach

TITLE: CEMS Chess Team Coach

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval
  2. Understand the game of Chess, patience

REPORTS TO: Middle school administration

SUPERVISES: 5th through 8th grade students who participate in the chess team.

JOB GOAL: Students learn the game chess through practice, and learn the vocabulary of the game. There are competitions throughout the year, but as with any middle school activity, participation is the goal.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The chess team coach needs to communicate with parents and students to inform them when the practices are to be held. The students use a chess program on the computer.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. A middle school administrator will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED: November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEMS Debate Team Coach

TITLE: CEMS Debate Team Coach

QUALIFICATIONS: The debate coach needs to have a sound understanding of the policy debate format. Additionally, solid research skills are necessary to support students in the planning phase of their debates.

REPORTS TO: Building Administrator and the Triple C Middle School Speech and Debate Coordinator

SUPERVISES: The number of participants varies from 8-12 students. The coach is responsible for supervision of these students during weekly practices and monthly meets. Three meets will take place in other schools requiring the team to take a school bus.

JOB GOAL: By participating in the program, students gain valuable public speaking experience in settings other than our own school, for audiences beyond their teachers and classmates. Because debating is a form of competition, students are motivated to strengthen their research and communication skills, and hone social skills. Students also gain valuable feedback through the competition process which informs practices. 

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The debate coach is responsible for providing appropriate feedback relating to the debate process, and planning debate practices which meet the needs of each debate team. The coach will need to communicate with students and parents regularly to advertise for participants, determine practice times, and coordinate away meets as well as the "home" meet. Additionally, the debate coach will need to attend an annual Spring meeting with the other debate coaches in the Triple C League.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The building principal or assistant principal will perform the evaluation. 


NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEMS Drama Director

TITLE: CEMS Drama Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Hold an appreciation of the theater, some experience, enthusiasm, commitment, patience, and an understanding of the school culture as well as the ability to work with the age group.

REPORTS TO: Middle School Administration Team

SUPERVISES: Students interested in participating in the fall drama production and the spring musical. This includes actors, tech/stage crews and volunteer parents/guardians. The fall drama production typically involves 45 to 50 students, while 75 to 80 students participate in the spring musical.

JOB GOAL:

To provide a safe and encouraging atmosphere where students can learn about the theater. In addition, providing valuable experience and exposure to public speaking/performing.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching about the theater, working as a team, helping students to interpret and understand the written word as well as music, stage presence and how to project, building and moving sets, appreciating each other and student well being and safety.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The middle school administration will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEMS Instrumental Music Instructor

TITLE: CEMS Instrumental Music Instructor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Background in music with experience in teaching jazz improvisation.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

  1. Jazz Band enrollment: 25-30 students (7th & 8th grade).

  2. Jazz Class: 12-15 students (7th & 8th grade).

  3. Honors Festival: 5-15 students.

  4. Memorial Day Parade: 150 students.

JOB GOAL:

These groups provide extra opportunities for interested students over and above the normal band classes during the school day. They allow some students to have additional performance experience. The Memorial Day Parade allows the students to give back to the community and develop community pride. (Doing something for others).

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching of before and after school instrumental groups to include:

  1. Jazz band(s) rehearsals and performances.

  2. 7th grade Jazz Class.

  3. Taking students to Honors Festival auditions and the festival (involves 2 bus trips).

  4. Memorial Day Parade.

  5. Evening Concerts, Instrument Rental Night.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Middle School Administrative Team will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEMS Math Coach

TITLE: CEMS Math Coach

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Strong math skills, patience.

REPORTS TO: CEMS Administration

SUPERVISES: Math Team participants

JOB GOAL:

Students practice math/logic skills solving problems. There are competitions throughout the year, but as with any middle school activity, participation is the goal.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The math team coach needs to communicate with parents/guardians and students to inform them when the practices are to be held (some students only attend with parental prompting). There is a fee to participate in the meets. The math coach also must communicate with the coordinator of the math meets for the Greater Portland area. The coach needs to arrange for transportation to and from the meets. There are four meets throughout the school year, with three of these meets following outside the school day.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The building principal or assistant principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEMS News Crew

TITLE: CEMS News Crew

QUALIFICATIONS:

Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

REPORTS TO: Middle School administration

SUPERVISES: 5th through 8th grade students who choose to participate on the news crew.

JOB GOAL:

Students create newscasts. Students select topics (questionable ones require administrative approval) and are responsible for writing, filming, and editing.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The news crew advisors communicate with students to inform them when the meetings are to be held. The advisors will assist students in the newscast creation process. The students use a video camera to film story content and will use word processing, video/sound editing programs on the computer.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The building principal or assistant principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEMS Speech Team Coach

TITLE: CEMS Speech Team Coach

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. The speech coach should have an in-depth understanding of quality public speaking skills in the following genres: Oratorical Declamation, Original Declamation, Poetry, Storytelling and Drama.

REPORTS TO: CEMS Administrator and the Triple C Middle School Speech and Debate Coordinator

SUPERVISES: The number of participants varies from 8 to 12 students. The coach is responsible for supervision of these students during weekly practices and monthly meets. Three meets will take place in other schools requiring the team to take a school bus.

JOB GOAL:

By participating in the program, students gain valuable public speaking experience in settings other than our own school, for audiences beyond their teachers and classmates. Students gain valuable feedback through the competition process which informs practices. The speech coach is responsible for assisting students in utilizing feedback to refine public speaking skills. This is a highly individualized process.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The speech coach is responsible for providing appropriate feedback relating to public speaking skills, and planning practices which meet the needs of each speaker. The coach will need to communicate with the CEMS debate coach, students, and parents/guardians regularly to advertise for participants, determine practice times, and coordinate away meets as well as the “home” meet. Additionally, the speech coach will need to attend an annual Spring meeting with other coaches in the Triple C league.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The building principal or assistant principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEMS Student Support Team Member

TITLE: CEMS Student Support Team Member

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education/Certification:

  1. Maine Department of Education certification as Teacher and other legal credentials required to be "highly qualified" according to State and Federal standards.

REPORTS TO: Building Administrator and MS Student Support Team Leader

SUPERVISES: Indirectly supervises teachers in the development of student learning plans and implementation of personalized learning plans.

JOB GOALS: SST Members will actively participate on the team, representing the team as needed at grade level and staff meetings:

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Each member will:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 12 months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The middle school administration will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED:  November 9, 2010

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEMS Variety Show Advisor

TITLE: CEMS Variety Show Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Hold an appreciation of the theater, some experience, enthusiasm, commitment, patience, and an understanding of the school culture as well as the ability to work with the age groupd.

REPORTS TO: Middle School Administration Team

SUPERVISES: Students interested in participating in the winter variety show. This includes performers, tech/stage crews, and volunteer parents. The variety show typically involves anywhere between 40 to 70 students.

JOB GOAL: To provide a safe and encouraging atmosphere where students can learn about the theater. In addition, providing valuable experience and exposure to public speaking/performing.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching about the theater, working as a team, helping students to interpret and understand the written word as well as music, stage presence and how to project, building and moving sets, appreciating each other, and student well-being and safety.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.


EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The building principal or assistant principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEMS Yearbook Advisor

TITLE: CEMS Yearbook Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Must be organized.

  3. Should be familiar with cameras and proper photo-taking techniques.

  4. Should be comfortable with computers, familiar with iPhoto, and willing to learn proprietary yearbook software.

  5. Must have the ability to multitask.

  6. Must have the ability to meet deadlines even if it necessitates working extra hours to meet them.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: Yearbook Club members 5-30 students. (Open to students in grades 5-8)

JOB GOAL:

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The building principal or assistant principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

CEMS Yearbook Advisor

TITLE: CEMS Yearbook Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Must be organized.

  3. Should be familiar with cameras and proper photo-taking techniques.

  4. Should be comfortable with computers, familiar with iPhoto, and willing to learn proprietary yearbook software.

  5. Must have the ability to multitask.

  6. Must have the ability to meet deadlines even if it necessitates working extra hours to meet them.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: Yearbook Club members 5-30 students. (Open to students in grades 5-8)

JOB GOAL:

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The building principal or assistant principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Chorus - Grades 5 & 6

TITLE: CEMS Chorus - Grades 5 & 6

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Must be organized, have the ability to multitask, be strong in classroom management, and have strong music skills.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: Supervises up to 20 students during approximately 100 rehearsals, four days a week, (7:00 am to 7:45 am, Tuesday- Friday mornings). Approximately 40 fifth and sixth grade students participate in our choral program.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the choral program is to provide an opportunity for students to:

  1. Learn to sing with good vocal technique (examples would include correct posture, awareness of vocal registers, ability to use them, breath support, diction, etc.).

  2. Musical skills: Music literacy (reading pitches and rhythms) following a choral score, matching pitch patterns, singing in harmony, keeping steady beat, singing in tune.

  3. Gain a wide variety of musical experiences through quality musical literature of various time periods, composers, genres, and style.

  4. Establish basic musicianship skills that are required to participate in any musical ensemble such as: rules of etiquette, rehearsal practices, part singing, performance expectations, collaboration and cooperation.

  5. Build skills and understanding of choral traditions and techniques such as music literacy, listening skills, singing in different languages, following a conductor, standard repertoire, historical/cultural origins and traditions of the music.

  6. Provide an outlet for musical expression.

  7. Provide an opportunity to perform for peers and the public.

  8. Contribute to the community by performing for seniors (Village Crossing), parents/guardians and students at concerts, and the general public (Portland Pirates Game).

  9. Provide choral enrichment opportunities beyond Cape Elizabeth Middle School (Southern Maine Honors Festival).

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The building principal or assistant principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Department Chairs - CEHS

TITLE: Department Chairs (Art, Science, English, Math, Social Studies, Technology, Foreign Language, Health/PE, Instructional support)

QUALIFICATIONS: CEHS Teacher, strong organizational and communication skills

REPORTS TO: The Principal 

SUPERVISES: NA

JOB GOAL: To coordinate the work of the department in the furtherance of district and school goals.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

To prepare and oversee the department's budget and spending.

To attend regular department chair meetings.

To coordinate the curriculum, instruction, and assessment work of the department in accordance with district and school goals, and the learning needs of students.

To communicate with the principal about issues of interest concerning the department.

To coordinate the work of the department connected to school events such as recognition evenings and other events.

To work cooperatively with other colleagues in other departments.

Other tasks as assigned by the Principal. 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTEL The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED:  November 9, 2010

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Director of Guidance

TITLE: Director of Guidance

QUALIFICATIONS: Guidance Counselor, strong organizational and communication skills

REPORTS TO: The Principal

SUPERVISES: NA

JOB GOAL: To coordinate the work of the department in furtherance of district and school goals and needs of the students.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

To prepare and oversee the department's budget and spending.

To attend regular department chair meetings.

To coordinate the delivery of Guidance services in order to meet the needs of students, consistent with district policies and school rules and practices.

To communicate with the Principal about issues of interest concerning the department.

To coordinate the work of the department connected to school events such as recognition evenings, open houses, parent meetings, and other events.

To communicate with parents on a regular basis concerning the work of the department.

To cork cooperatively with other colleagues in other departments.

Other tasks as assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve months per year with the compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED: November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Drama - Fall Performance Director

TITLE: Drama - Fall Performance Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with strong background in directing large ensemble theater with cast members of all ages and knowledge and expertise in all of the support, behind the scenes tasks including costuming, technical theater, etc.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

  1. A theater ensemble of 75-100 young people of a variety of ages.

  2. A cadre of other theater staff, including the Tech director, Music director, and Theater Assistant.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Drama - Fall Performance director is to supervise all aspects of the production of a large ensemble production, which is often but not always a musical. Individual cast members will develop their own theatrical skills and learn to work in cooperation with a large ensemble towards the creation of an excellent theatrical production. The support crew members will develop their own skills in lighting, costuming, and technical production. A byproduct of working on a project of this magnitude is the development of general teamwork skills, confidence, and an understanding of what it means to create something excellent.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the extracurricular theater budget, including an accurate accounting of all ticket revenues and expenditures from the theater Student Activities account.

  2. To meet on a virtually daily basis, after school and during weekends, from approximately mid-September to the end of November in rehearsal, developing individual student skills and ensemble quality.

  3. To work through all logistics (transportation, rehearsal time and space, purchasing, equipment needs, rental of score and play, program creation and publication, etc.) related to the fall theater, large ensemble production.

  4. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) with Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.

  5. To coordinate all work with the Theater Assistant, Music Director, and Tech Director towards the creation of the fall production.

  6. To consider the strengths and needs of the student cast and crew to select appropriate productions, in consultation with the Theater Council, to challenge and extend the abilities of ensemble members.

  7. To communicate with parents and students, as necessary, to work through problems and circumstances that occur from time to time in an activity involving sustained and intense commitment on the part of many students, absences, and the impact of eligibility policies and rules.

  8. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Drama - Spring Performance Director

TITLE: Drama - Spring Performance Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong background in directing small ensemble theater with cast members of all ages and knowledge and expertise in all of the support, behind the scenes tasks including costuming, technical theater, etc.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

  1. A theater ensemble of 20-50  young people of High School age.

  2. A cadre of other theater staff, including the Tech director, and Theater Assistant.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Drama - Spring Performance director position is to supervise all aspects of the production of a small ensemble production. Individual cast members will develop their own theatrical skills and learn to work in cooperation with a medium ensemble towards the creation of an excellent theatrical production. The support crew members will develop their own skills in lighting, costuming, and technical production. A byproduct of working on a project of this magnitude is the development of general teamwork skills, confidence, and an understanding of what it means to create something excellent.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the extracurricular theater budget, including an accurate accounting of all ticket revenues and expenditures from the theater Student Activities account.

  2. To meet on a virtually daily basis, after school and during weekends, from approximately early April to late May in rehearsal, developing individual student skills and ensemble quality.

  3. To work through all logistics (transportation, rehearsal time and space, purchasing, equipment needs, rental of score and play, program creation and publication, etc.) related to the fall theater, large ensemble production.

  4. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) with Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.

  5. To coordinate all work with the Theater Assistant and Tech Director towards the creation of the spring production.

  6. To consider the strengths and needs of the student cast and crew to select appropriate productions, in consultation with the Theater Council, to challenge and extend the abilities of ensemble members.

  7. To communicate with parents and students, as necessary, to work through problems and circumstances that occur from time to time in an activity involving sustained and intense commitment on the part of many students, absences, and the impact of eligibility policies and rules.

  8. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Drama - Theater Class Productions Director

TITLE: Drama - Theater Class Productions Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong background in directing small ensemble theater with cast members of all ages and knowledge and expertise in all of the support, behind the scenes tasks including costuming, technical theater, etc.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

  1. A theater ensemble of 20-40  young people of High School age, many of whom are class members in one of the theater classes offered in the CEHS schedule.

  2. A cadre of other theater staff, including the Tech director, and Theater Assistant.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Drama - Theater Class Performance director position is to supervise all aspects of the production of a small ensemble production for performance in the Maine Theater (One Act) Festival competition. Individual cast members will develop their own theatrical skills and learn to work in cooperation with a small ensemble towards the creation of an excellent theatrical production. The support crew members will develop their own skills in lighting, costuming, and technical production. A byproduct of working on a project of this magnitude is the development of general teamwork skills, confidence, and an understanding of what it means to create something excellent.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the extracurricular theater budget, including an accurate accounting of all ticket revenues and expenditures from the theater Student Activities account.

  2. To meet on a virtually daily basis, after school and during weekends, from approximately early January to the middle of March in rehearsal, developing individual student skills and ensemble quality.

  3. To work through all logistics (transportation, rehearsal time and space, purchasing, equipment needs, rental of score and play, program creation and publication, etc.) related to the winter theater, small ensemble One Act production and related to the transportation of the production to other high school theaters in the Maine One Act Festival.

  4. To coordinate the logistics (transportation, school facilities use, etc.) with Community Services, custodians, and other district staff members to ensure that events happen smoothly and as designed.

  5. To coordinate all work with the Theater Assistant and Tech Director towards the creation of the One Act production.

  6. To consider the strengths and needs of the student cast and crew to select appropriate productions, in consultation with the Theater Council, to challenge and extend the abilities of ensemble members.

  7. To communicate with parents and students, as necessary, to work through problems and circumstances that occur from time to time in an activity involving sustained and intense commitment on the part of many students, absences, and the impact of eligibility policies and rules.

  8. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Freshman Transition Coordinator

TITLE: Freshman Transition Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Education/Certification: College degree or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. Teaching certificate not required. 
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the following skills: developing positive relationships with adolescents, including the ability to support and work patiently with challenging students; mentoring/coaching skills; the skills to think creatively and independently (with guidance); the persistence and empathy needed to win alliances with staff and constructively support creative, non-traditional educational pathways for students; the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in a team-planned and team-taught classroom environment.
  3. Experience: Successful experience in leadership, working with adolescents and demonstrated human relations and organizational skills. Teaching experience and/or work in an educational setting with adolescents is preferred. Varied work experiences that allow the successful candidate to translate students; classroom learning into real-life application and reflection is also desirable.

REPORTS TO: High School Assistant Principal

JOB GOALS: To support the successful transition of adolescents who may need additional support to be successful in school in terms of development of work and organizational habits and self-insight.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

As Freshman Transition Coordinator, the employee will have the following responsibilities:

  1. Working under the leadership of certified teachers and administrators, to assist in planning a Freshman Academy class that will be collaboratively delivered by a team of teachers and others, including this employee, to a group of 8-15 students entering ninth grades to support them in their academic, organizational, social, emotional, and behavioral transitions to high school.
  2. To monitor the academic performance and engagement of entering ninth-grade students so that students who are struggling are quickly identified and to coordinate and facilitate, following the leadership of building administrators and the 9th grade School Counselor, the necessary parent, counselor student, teacher, and staff conversations to support the student's success.
  3. To plan, organize, coordinate, communicate, and offer any student training necessary for the FreshLinks program, a program in which each ninth grade student is assigned an older student in a mentoring relationship. 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 5 hours per week/195 days per year (39 weeks)

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, reflecting, comparing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, relating, organizing, planning, documenting, coordinating, networking, communicating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: sitting walking, climbing stairs, operating computers and other equipment, driving, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds

Environmental Conditions: inside, outside, slippery surfaces, potential minimal biological exposure ( human waste, body fluids), working around moving objects, working with students, working with adults, and working alone

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: September 8, 2015

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Middle School Team Leader

TITLE: Middle School Team Leader

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Maine Department of Education certification as Teacher and other legal credentials required to be “Highly Qualified” according to State and Federal standards.

  2. Must be a middle school staff member with at least three years experience.

REPORTS TO: MS administration

SUPERVISES: 

Grade (i.e., 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th) or subject (i.e., World Language, Allied Arts, Instructional Support), lead grade or team meetings, may lead grade level meetings with students and staff.

JOB GOAL: 

To facilitate communication among team members and with members of other CMES teams, act as liaison between administration and team member. The CEMS team leaders also communicate their team’s events to the community. Because of the goal of shared leadership with this position, this role is best served in a two-year revolving seat.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The MS Administration will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Mock Trial Advisor

TITLE: Mock Trial Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred with strong communication and organizational skills.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal 

SUPERVISES: 

JOB GOAL:

To coach and train the student members of the Mock Trial team to well represent themselves and CEHS in the statewide mock trial competition.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the Mock Trial budget.

  2. To coordinate, arrange, oversee, and/or deliver coaching instruction to the team members to prepare them for the state competition.

  3. To coordinate and attend the team’s regular meetings.

  4. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the team.

  5. To attend regional and state meetings, as appropriate and needed, concerning the state mock trial competition.

  6.  To communicate clearly with other members of the staff (custodians, community services, teachers, etc.) concerning issues connected to the team. 

  7. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 


NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

MS Student Support Team Leader

TITLE: MS Student Support Team Leader

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education /Certification:

  1. Maine Department of Education certification as Teacher and other legal credentials required to be "highly qualified according to State and Federal standards. 

REPORTS TO: Middle School Administrator

SUPERVISES: Indirectly supervises teacher and Student Support Team members in the development of student learning plans and implementation of personalized learning plans

JOB GOALS: The SST Leader will organize all aspects in the SST, including communication record keeping, training of staff, and coordination with Pond Cove and CEHS Student Support Teams.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Student Support Team Leader will:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 12 months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The Middle School Administration team will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflect the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED:  November 9, 2010

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Musical Director for Musical

TITLE: Musical Director for Musical

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong organizational and communication skills and a strong background and skill set connected with the musical aspect of theater productions.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

Approximately 5-10 students and parent volunteers involved in the musical aspect of Cape Elizabeth High School’s musical theater productions.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Musical Director is to support the musical needs of Cape Elizabeth High School’s musical theater productions. The Musical Director develops the individual musical, small ensemble skills of the pit band members, involving individual members in musical decisions as appropriate to their background and skill level. The pit band members gain an appreciation for the complexities of being part of a complex production and pride and confidence in their own abilities.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. In collaboration with the Theater Director, to plan for and implement the musical aspects of the various theater productions, including rehearsing with the pit band members, developing their musical skills, and consulting with the Theater Director.

  2. To recruit students who can fill the various musical needs for a particular production.

  3. To study and practice the musical score in preparation for rehearsals and productions and their own musical role in the pit band.

  4. To attend theater rehearsals as requested by the Director to fit the needs of a particular production. In general, this involvement will entail at least 2-3 rehearsals per week from mid-September until late November.

  5. To plan for and address the musical amplification needs for the pit band to support the musical theater productions of Cape Elizabeth High School.

  6. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

National Honor Society Advisor

TITLE: National Honor Society Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS staff teacher or equivalent professional.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal 

SUPERVISES: 

JOB GOAL:

To coordinate and organize an active, high quality NHS organization in conformity with the goals and mission of the National NHS organization.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Meet with National Honor Society members on a regular basis to coordinate activities, including fundraising, charitable, and tutoring.

  2. Be responsible for and oversee the member selection process in conformity with the national and local organization rules.

  3. Handle all questions and communications related to the selection process.

  4. Organize and coordinate the annual induction ceremony.

  5. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

PCES Content Leader

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Descriptions - Co-Curricular

TITLE: PCES Content Leader

QUALIFICATIONS:

REPORTS TO: PCES Principal and Director of Teaching and Learning

SUPERVISES: N/A JOB GOAL: To assist the PCES Principal and Director of Teaching and Learning in guiding alignment of curriculum and implementation of proficiency-based education within a particular content area (ELA, math, science, and social studies)

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Academic year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The PCES Principal and Director of Teaching and Learning will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED: August 28, 2018

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

PCES Grade Level Team Leader

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Descriptions - Co-Curricular

TITLE: PCES Grade Level Team Leader (7 positions: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, AA, Special Ed)

QUALIFICATIONS:

SUPERVISES: N/A JOB GOAL:

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Academic year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The PCES Principal will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED: August 28, 2018

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Pond Cove Student Support Team Leader

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Descriptions - Co-Curricular

TITLE: Pond Cove Student Support Team Leader

QUALIFICATIONS:

REPORTS TO: PCES Principal

SUPERVISES: NA

JOB GOAL:

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. Pond Cove Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at the present time or in the future.

APPROVED: August 28, 2018

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Pond Cove Student Support Team Member

CAPE ELIZABETH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Job Descriptions - Co-Curricular

TITLE: Pond Cove Student Support Team Member

QUALIFICATIONS: 

REPORTS TO: PCES Principal and Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: NA

JOB GOAL:

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. Pond Cove Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at the present time or in the future.

APPROVED: August 28, 2018

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Recertification Committee Representative

TITLE: Recertification Committee Representative

QUALIFICATIONS:

REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent

SUPERVISES: N/A

JOB GOAL: To oversee the recertification process for educators employed by the Cape Elizabeth School Department.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Attend monthly Recertification Committee meetings and additional Recertification Committee meetings as scheduled.
  2. Review the recertification process with educators on an annual basis and as needed throughout the year.
  3. Assist educators new to the Cape Elizabeth School Department in retrieving from their prior district evidence of any hours documented toward recertification.
  4. Create Recertification Folders for educators new to the district.
  5. Assist educators in completing the Recertification Documentation Form.
  6. Review and approve Recertification Documentation Forms and update total number of hours within each educator's Recertification Folder (shared via Google Drive).
  7. Inform the Assistant Superintendent of educators eligible to be recommended for renewal.
  8. Inform educators once they can renew their certification online.
  9. Stay current on Maine Department of Education rules and regulations governing recertification.
  10. Annually review the Recertification Plan and make changes as needed, including tutorials for educators.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Academic year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. The Assistant Superintendent will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present of in the future.

APPROVED: November 9, 2010

REVISED: May 11, 2021

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Student Advisory Council Advisor

TITLE: CEHS Student Advisory Council (Student Government) Advisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member strongly preferred.

  3. An adult with strong organizational and communications skills who is familiar with and able to effectively instruct approximately 20 elected student representatives so that they develop their leadership and problem solving skills, as applied to  various school issues.  The advisor is also able to inspire them to work effectively together in a productive, collaborative way so that CEHS’s student government has a voice at the table shaping CEHS’s culture in a positive way that is perceived by students as providing an important and effective outlet.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

Group of approximately 20 elected student representatives from grades 9-12 and a smaller core group of elected officers who shape the agenda and direction of the group in a concerted, effective way.

JOB GOAL:

To provide an effective outlet for CEHS’s students to shape their school culture in a positive and constructive way through an effective process that tackles school issues of interest to students and engages students in a consideration of varied points of views held by students, teachers, school staff, and administrators. Participation in student government will help develop students’ leadership and communication skills and introduce them to ways that groups work together effectively to identify problems, consider solutions, determine solutions, and communicate to varied audiences with different perspectives and roles within the school. SAC  participation will enhance skills that are central to effective leadership and citizenship in a wide variety of contexts outside school.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the SAC budget.

  2. To coordinate and advise students during regular (usually every other week or monthly) meetings.

  3. To meet on a regular (usually at least every other week) basis with the executive group of officers to plan agendas and meetings.

  4. To develop and/or follow a process described in a constitution that guides the SAC process; to ensure that the constitution is understood by all SAC members and that there is a process in place to regularly review and consider amendments to the constitution.

  5. To develop student individual communication and leadership skills and group collaboration skills that are essential and effective problem solving.

  6. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the SAC.

  7. To attend regional and statewide student government meetings, as available and appropriate and as funds permit.

  8. To oversee and coordinate elections of representatives to the SAC to ensure that the prescribed and fair process is followed, free of flaws that undermine the credibility of the SAC.

  9. To communicate clearly, as necessary, with parents/guardians and with other members of the staff (custodians, community services, teachers, etc.) concerning issues connected to the team.

  10. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 


NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Student Support Coordinator

TITLE: Student Support Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS: 

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services

JOB GOAL: The Student Support Coordinator will work as a colleague with special and regular education teachers to support student learning. This person will ensure that all special education services are being delivered and provide support for personnel in the implementation of accommodations and modifications as appropriate. This position will act as a liaison between our three schools in order to align a K-12 approach to curriculum, culture, and support for all students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership

Programmatic

Case Management

Testing

Administrative and Reporting

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Director of Special Services will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: March 15, 2017

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Technical Director for Theater

TITLE: Technical Director for Theater

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong organizational and communication skills and a strong background and skill set connected with the technical/set design aspect of theater productions.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

Approximately 5-10 students and parent volunteers involved in the technical/set design aspect of Cape Elizabeth High School’s technical/set design theater productions.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Technical Director is to support the set design needs of Cape Elizabeth High School’s musical theater productions. The Technical Director develops the individual creative and technical skills of the tech crew, involving individual members in set design decisions as appropriate to their background and skill level. The tech crew gains an appreciation for the complexities of being part of a complex production and pride and confidence in their own abilities. Many members of the tech crew are students who are often not involved in multiple school activities so their successful work on the tech crew is an important source of pride, self confidence, and sense of competence.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. In collaboration with the Theater Director, to plan for and implement the set design aspects of the various theater productions, including the creative planning for sets, manufacturing of sets, and the taking up and putting down of sets before and during theatrical productions.

  2. To recruit students who can fill the various set design needs for a particular production.

  3. To develop the necessary technical and creative skills in those students to successfully meet the set design challenges of each theater production.

  4. To study and practice the play in preparation for rehearsals and productions and their own role in the production.

  5. To study the set design of other theater productions, including productions of the plays that are being produced by the Cape Elizabeth High School theater program.

  6. To attend theater rehearsals as requested by the Director to fit the needs of a particular production. In general, this involvement will entail at least 2-3 rehearsals per week from mid-September until late November. Set design will also entail many weekend and weekday hours for construction of sets outside of and in addition to rehearsal time.

  7. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Theater Assistant

TITLE: Theater Assistant

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong organizational and communication skills and a strong background and skill set connected with the costuming aspect of theater productions.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

Approximately 5-10 students and parent volunteers involved in the costuming aspect of Cape Elizabeth High School’s theater productions.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Theater Assistant is to support the costuming needs of Cape Elizabeth High School’s theater productions. The Theater Assistant develops the individual skills of the costuming cream involving individual crew members in costuming decisions as appropriate to their background and skill level. The costuming crew gains an appreciation for the complexities of being part of a complex production and gains pride and confidence in their own abilities. Many times, costuming student crew members are students who are not frequently involved in other school activities so that their role in this aspect of the theater production is critical to their self-worth and contribution.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. In collaboration with the Theater Director, to plan for and implement the costuming needs of the various theater productions, including scrounging or purchasing materials, developing student technical skills (sewing, etc.) related to costuming.

  2. To organize the costume archives of the theater department in accordance with the needs of the department and safety codes.

  3. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Theater Manager

TITLE: Theater Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member preferred.

  3. An adult with a strong background in directing small ensemble theater with cast members of all ages and knowledge and expertise in all of the support, behind the scenes tasks including costuming, technical theater, etc.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

Custodians and maintenance stagg in the actual upkeep and cleaning of the auditorium facility, although the priority of that work is determined by the Principal, Maintenance, and Community Services Director in consultation with the Theater Manager.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Theater Manager is, in consultation with the Principal and Community Services Director, to coordinate a calendar of events related to the use of the Cape Elizabeth High School Auditorium. The Theater Manager also is responsible for the overall upkeep of the physical plant of the auditorium, including lighting, other equipment, curtains, and electrical. The Theater Manager coordinates equipment purchases and works cooperatively with the Maintenance Director and Community Services Director to perform long-term planning for the physical plant of the auditorium.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the purchase of lighting and other equipment needed to support the utility of the auditorium for its varied uses, including the theater productions held in the venue.

  2. To work with the Maintenance Director, Community Services Director, and Principal in long term planning for the physical needs of the auditorium.

  3. To plan and oversee the expenditures of the Equipment and Equipment Repairs accounts in the theater budget and the portions of the Maintenance budget, in cooperation with the Maintenance Director, targeted at auditorium upkeep and improvement.

  4. To schedule all uses of the auditorium in cooperation with the Principal, Community Services Director, and Maintenance Director.

  5. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Visual Arts Club Advisor

TITLE: Visual Arts Club Advisor (1st Semester or 2nd Semester)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. CEHS teacher or staff member strongly preferred.

  3. An adult with strong organizational and communications skills who has strong skills in the visual arts or crafts and has demonstrated strong ability to instruct and enhance students’ abilities in a visual art or craft that artistically-inclined students are not able to develop within the CEHS visual arts program.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal

SUPERVISES: 

The Visual Arts Club advisor(s) supervises two separate groups of students, one group of 6-10 students meeting semester one, and another group 6-10 students meeting semester two.

JOB GOAL:

The goal of the Visual Arts program is to introduce a small group of artistically-inclined and interested students to visual arts or craft skills that are typically outside or beyond the range of skills taught in our visual arts curriculum. For example, students have typically been introduced to such skills as jewelry making taught by a professional jewelry maker or a specialized form of ceramics that extends student skills beyond what is taught in our ceramics classes. The Visual Arts program develops practical skills that could be sources of income in the future and introduces students to standards of artistic excellence and to techniques that are prevalent in the professional arts and craft world. The Visual Arts club typically attracts students who are passionate about art and who are often not extensively involved in other school activities, thereby providing a forum of skills development and recognition that are otherwise lacking for these students.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To prepare and oversee the Visual Arts budget.

  2. To work with the school’s arts teachers to coordinate the use of facilities, storage of supplies, and logistical issues as necessary.

  3. To meet with students on a regular (usually every other week to monthly) basis to provide oversight, instruction, and feedback in an artistic skill of interest that has application in the arts and crafts community.

  4. To communicate with the Principal concerning matters connected to the Visual Arts club.

  5. To communicate clearly, as necessary, with parents and with other members of the staff (custodians, community services, teachers, etc.) concerning issues connected to the Visual Arts club program.

  6. Other duties assigned by the Principal.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation. 


NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010

 

Co-Curricular Stipend Positions

Webmaster

TITLE: Webmaster

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification:
    1. High School diploma, or equivalent.
    2. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge:
    1. Excellent communications skills.
    2. Thoroughness and an eye for detail.
    3. Understanding of html and web databases.

REPORTS TO: Technology Coordinator

SUPERVISES: NA

JOB GOAL:

Maintain the school district website which communicates school-related information to parents, students, and the community-at-large.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Maintenance, on-going development of the school district website; including, but not limited to, assisting administration and teachers to post information on a regular basis.
  2. Oversee the editing, updating, and development of all new and existing web pages on the Cape Elizabeth School District (CESD) website.
  3. Ensures that all information posted on the CESD website follows all district policy, procedures, and state laws.
  4. Designing new online services. Administering systems storing data and content to support websites and online services.
  5. Other duties as assigned to support district-wide online initiatives and various other technology projects.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly job goals are met. Technology Coordinator will the perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

APPROVED: November 9, 2010

Educational Technician Positions

Educational Technician Positions

Educational Technician I

TITLE: Educational Technician I

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School Diploma or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

Candidate must possess strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and understanding of the instructional process, and an understanding of students’ needs to include understanding of the student with special needs. Knowledge of emergency, health, and safety issues would be preferred. Candidate must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested by Administrator and/or Director. Candidate must hold or be eligible for State of Maine Ed. Tech I Authorization. Candidate must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as required by law.

  1. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities. Prior experience in the educational field is desirable but not required.

REPORTS TO: Administrator/Director or designee.

JOB GOAL:

To assist the teaching staff in maintaining appropriate classroom activities/environment in which students can take full advantage of the instructional program and available resource materials.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Work with individual student or small groups of students to review and reinforce learning previously introduced by classroom teacher/content specialist under the direct supervision of the classroom teacher/content specialist:

    1. Assist the teacher/content specialist in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on an understanding of individual students’ needs, interests, and abilities.

    2. Guide independent study, enrichment work, and/or remedial work set up and assigned by the teacher/content specialist.

  2. Perform non-instructional, non-evaluative functions:

    1. Administer, score, and record such achievement/diagnostic tests as the teacher/content specialist recommends for individual students.

    2. Help students master equipment/instructional materials assigned by the teacher/content specialist.

    3. Provide input, if requested, to the supervising teacher.

  3. Assist in preparation of instructional materials:

Classroom:

  1. Copying, typing, filing, cutting, laminating, bulletin board preparation, classroom calendar, book orders

Special Education:

  1. Assist in preparation for IEP meetings

  2. Assist in preparation of instructional materials to include copying, typing, filing, cutting, laminating, bulletin board preparation

  1. Assist teacher/content specialist with management functions:

Classroom:

  1. Assist with playground/recess, time-out, bus, study hall, detention, lunch duties (may include collecting money, taking lunch tickets, assisting with lunch trays, etc.), assist with bus notes/slips

  2. Assist with supervision of students during emergency/fire drills, assemblies, field trips, provide escort and assistance services to children as necessary, etc.

Special Education:

  1. Provide support services and assistance to children as necessary

  2. Serve as the chief source of information/assistance to substitute teachers assigned in the absence of regular teachers.

SUPERVISION:

The Educational Technician I may:

  1. Be assigned instructional duties directly supervised by the classroom teacher or appropriate content specialist in the classroom;

  2. And serve under general administrative supervision when performing non-instructional student related duties.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Instructional materials, computer, typewriter, copier, laminator, paper cutter, binding machine, overhead projector, TV/VCR/DVD units, LCD projectors, camcorders, fax machine, tape recorder, telephone, elevator, calculator, personal communication devices, wheelchair, walker

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: organizing, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, coordinating, flexibility, adaptability, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 50 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, outside, working around moving objects, working with students, working alone, biological exposure (human waste, body fluids) 

Willingness and ability to work with others - to share and cross-train with others in order to promote the concept of “teaming” and the “team approach” in order to meet the District needs.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Administrator/Director will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  November 14, 2006

Revised: September 8, 2015

 

Educational Technician Positions

Educational Technician I Special Education File Clerk

TITLE: Educational Technician I Special Education File Clerk

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

Candidate must possess strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Candidate must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested by Administrator and/or Director. Candidate must hold or be eligible for State of Maine Ed. Tech I Authorization. Candidate must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as required by law.

  1. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities. Prior experience in the educational field is desirable but not required.

REPORTS TO: Administrator/Director or designee.

JOB GOAL:

To assist the special education staff in maintaining organized, compliant special education files in each school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Work with assigned special educators in each school to organize and maintain special education student files.

  2. Copying, distribution, shredding of file materials as requested.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Copier, fax machine, shredder.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: organizing materials.

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, lifting (to 25 lbs), bending, pulling, pushing, carrying, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working alone or in space with others present.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Per negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the above performance responsibilities are successfully handled and the extent to which job goals are met. The Supervising Educator/Director will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  November 12, 2013

Educational Technician Positions

Educational Technician II

TITLE: Educational Technician II

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Documentation of at least two years of post-secondary education or a combination equivalent to 60 hours of approved study in an educationally related field. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

Candidate must possess strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and understanding of the instructional process, and an understanding of students’ needs to include understanding of the student with special needs. Knowledge of emergency, health, and safety issues would be preferred. Candidate must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested by Administrator and/or Director. Candidate must hold or be eligible for State of Maine Ed. Tech II Authorization. Candidate must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as required by law.

  1. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities. Prior experience in the educational field is desirable but not required.

REPORTS TO: Administrator/Director or designee.

JOB GOAL:

To assist the teaching staff in maintaining appropriate classroom activities/environment in which students can take full advantage of the instructional program and available resource materials.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Work with individual student or small groups of students to review and reinforce learning previously introduced by classroom teacher/content specialist under the direct supervision of the classroom teacher/content specialist:

    1. Assist the teacher/content specialist in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on an understanding of individual students’ needs, interests, and abilities.

    2. Guide independent study, enrichment work, and/or remedial work set up and assigned by the teacher/content specialist.

  2. Perform non-instructional, non-evaluative functions:

    1. Administer, score, and record such achievement/diagnostic tests as the teacher/content specialist recommends for individual students.

    2. Help students master equipment/instructional materials assigned by the teacher/content specialist.

    3. Provide input, if requested, to the PET process and parent Conference Day.

Computer Labs:

  1. Provide the primary support for all computer lab technology (troubleshooting, maintenance, software installs and upgrades).

  2. Provide primary network support for staff and student users (network maintenance, adding and upgrading users and/or groups).

  3. Provide the school building with technology support for all staff, as needed.

  4. Provide software support and assistance to all users.

  5. Assist the Director of Educational Technology to keep the building hardware and software inventory current and up to date.

  6. Prepare computer lab budget, order supplies and software for the lab.

  7. Provide support and assistance to staff using our mobile lab technology.

  1. Assist in preparation of instructional materials:

Classroom:

  1. Copying, typing, filing, cutting, laminating, bulletin board preparation, classroom calendar, book orders

Library/Media:

  1. Check books/materials in and out.

  2. Shelf returned books.

  3. Process new materials (books, magazines, periodicals, and audiovisual).

  4. Catalog new materials (books, magazines, and audiovisual).

Special Education:

  1. Assist in preparation for PET meetings

  2. Assist in preparation of instructional materials to include copying, typing, filing, cutting, laminating, bulletin board preparation

Computer Labs:

  1. Assist staff with the integration of technology into curriculum lesson plans.

  1. Assist teacher/content specialist with management functions:

Classroom:

  1. Assist with playground/recess, time-out, bus, study hall, detention, lunch duties (may include collecting money, taking lunch tickets, assisting with lunch trays, etc.), assist with bus notes/slips

  2. Assist with supervision of students during emergency/fire drills, assemblies, field trips, provide escort and assistance services to children as necessary, etc.

Library/Media:

  1. Assist students in locating materials.

  2. Assist Library/Media Specialist in providing story hours/media showings/media instruction/library activities appropriate to age level.

Special Education:

  1. Provide support services and assistance to children as necessary

  2. Serve as the chief source of information/assistance to substitute teachers assigned in the absence of regular teachers.

  3. Introduce new learning pre-planned in collaboration with the classroom teacher or appropriate content specialist.

SUPERVISION:

The Educational Technician II may:

  1. Meet with the teacher or appropriate content area specialist and receive instruction/direction on a regular basis; (recommended meetings be held daily);

  2. Perform short-term instruction and classroom management activities under the direct supervision of the teacher or appropriate content specialist in the classroom; and

  3. Conduct one-on-one or small groups with indirect professional supervision.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Instructional materials, computer, typewriter, copier, laminator, paper cutter, binding machine, overhead projector, TV/VCR units, laser disc, slide projectors, camcorders, fax machine, tape recorder, telephone, elevator, calculator, personal communication devices, wheelchair, walker

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: organizing, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, coordinating, flexibility, adaptability, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 50 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, outside, working around moving objects, working with students, working alone, biological exposure (human waste, body fluids) 

Willingness and ability to work with others - to share and cross-train with others in order to promote the concept of “teaming” and the “team approach” in order to meet the District needs.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Per negotiated CEEA collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Administrator/Director will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  November 14, 2006

Educational Technician Positions

Educational Technician III

TITLE: Educational Technician III

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Documentation of at least three years of post-secondary education or a combination equivalent to 60 hours of approved study in an educationally related field. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

Candidate must possess strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and understanding of the instructional process, and an understanding of students’ needs to include understanding of the student with special needs. Knowledge of emergency, health, and safety issues would be preferred. Candidate must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested by Administrator and/or Director. Candidate must hold or be eligible for State of Maine Ed. Tech III Authorization. Candidate must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as required by law.

  1. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities. Prior experience in the educational field is desirable but not required.

REPORTS TO: Administrator/Director or designee.

JOB GOAL:

To assist the teaching staff in maintaining appropriate classroom activities/environment in which students can take full advantage of the instructional program and available resource materials.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Work with individual student or small groups of students to review and reinforce learning previously introduced by classroom teacher/content specialist under the direct supervision of the classroom teacher/content specialist:

    1. Assist the teacher/content specialist in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on an understanding of individual students’ needs, interests, and abilities.

    2. Guide independent study, enrichment work, and/or remedial work set up and assigned by the teacher/content specialist.

  2. Perform non-instructional, non-evaluative functions:

    1. Administer, score, and record such achievement/diagnostic tests as the teacher/content specialist recommends for individual students.

    2. Help students master equipment/instructional materials assigned by the teacher/content specialist.

    3. Provide input, if requested, to the PET process and parent Conference Day.

Computer Labs:

  1. Provide the primary support for all computer lab technology (troubleshooting, maintenance, software installs and upgrades).

  2. Provide primary network support for staff and student users (network maintenance, adding and upgrading users and/or groups).

  3. Provide the school building with technology support for all staff, as needed.

  4. Provide software support and assistance to all users.

  5. Assist the Director of Educational Technology to keep the building hardware and software inventory current and up to date.

  6. Prepare computer lab budget, order supplies and software for the lab.

  7. Provide support and assistance to staff using our mobile lab technology.

  1. Assist in preparation of instructional materials:

Classroom:

  1. Copying, typing, filing, cutting, laminating, bulletin board preparation, classroom calendar, book orders

Library/Media:

  1. Check books/materials in and out.

  2. Shelf returned books.

  3. Process new materials (books, magazines, periodicals, and audiovisual).

  4. Catalog new materials (books, magazines, and audiovisual).

Special Education:

  1. Assist in preparation for PET meetings

  2. Assist in preparation of instructional materials to include copying, typing, filing, cutting, laminating, bulletin board preparation

Computer Labs:

  1. Assist staff with the integration of technology into curriculum lesson plans.

  1. Assist teacher/content specialist with management functions:

Classroom:

  1. Assist with playground/recess, time-out, bus, study hall, detention, lunch duties (may include collecting money, taking lunch tickets, assisting with lunch trays, etc.), assist with bus notes/slips

  2. Assist with supervision of students during emergency/fire drills, assemblies, field trips, provide escort and assistance services to children as necessary, etc.

Library/Media:

  1. Assist students in locating materials.

  2. Assist Library/Media Specialist in providing story hours/media showings/media instruction/library activities appropriate to age level.

Special Education:

  1. Provide support services and assistance to children as necessary

  1. Serve as the chief source of information/assistance to substitute teachers assigned in the absence of regular teachers.

  2. Introduce new learning pre-planned in collaboration with the classroom teacher or appropriate content specialist.


SUPERVISION:

The Educational Technician III may:

  1. Meet with the teacher or appropriate content area specialist and receive instruction/direction on a regular basis; (recommended meetings be held daily);

  2. Perform short-term instruction and classroom management activities under the direct supervision of the teacher or appropriate content specialist in the classroom; and

  3. Conduct one-on-one or small groups with indirect professional supervision.

  4. Supervise small groups of students in community-based programs with professional supervision.


EQUIPMENT USED:

Instructional materials, computer, typewriter, copier, laminator, paper cutter, binding machine, overhead projector, TV/VCR units, laser disc, slide projectors, camcorders, fax machine, tape recorder, telephone, elevator, calculator, personal communication devices, wheelchair, walker


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: organizing, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, coordinating, flexibility, adaptability, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 50 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, outside, working around moving objects, working with students, working alone, biological exposure (human waste, body fluids) 

Willingness and ability to work with others - to share and cross-train with others in order to promote the concept of “teaming” and the “team approach” in order to meet the District needs.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Per negotiated CEEA collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Administrator/Director will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  November 14, 2006

Educational Technician Positions

Library Educational Technician I

TITLE: Library Educational Technician I

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

Candidate must possess strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and understanding of the instructional process, and an understanding of students’ needs to include understanding of the student with special needs. Knowledge of emergency, health, and safety issues would be preferred. Candidate must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested by Administrator and/or Director. Candidate must hold or be eligible for State of Maine Ed. Tech I Authorization. Candidate must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as required by law.

  1. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities. Prior experience in the educational and/or library fields is desirable but not required.

REPORTS TO: Administrator or Administrator’s designee.

JOB GOAL:

To assist the Library and Instructional Technology Specialists (LITS)/elementary school Library Media Specialist in maintaining an appropriate Library & Learning Commons (LLC)/elementary school Library-Media Center environment in which students, staff, and community members can take full advantage of the instructional program and the available resources materials.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Actively supports the Professional Responsibilities of the Library & Instructional Technology Specialists (LITS)/elementary school Library Media Specialist.

  2. Follows the (LITS)/elementary school Library Media Specialist’s directions to maintain a unified Library & Learning Commons (LLC) program/elementary Library-Media Center centered on the learning community’s needs and the instructional goals of the school.

  3. Understands the Library & Learning Commons’/elementary school Library Media Center’s expectations for students and maintains a responsive environment at all times.

  4. Maintains the Library & Learning Commons/elementary school library Media Center facility as a clean, well organized, inviting, and inspiring environment.

  5. Communicates regularly with the LITS/elementary school Library Media Specialist regarding short- and long-term goal-setting, project outlines, and processes for the Library Ed. Tech I to complete necessary tasks.

  6. Attends school and district meetings, workshops, and conferences to continually update the expertise necessary to function effectively in the Library Ed. Tech I role.

  7. Assumes responsibility for maintaining the essential functions of the LLC/elementary school Library-Media Center as needed.

  8. Effectively uses the library automation system to manage material records as well as patron records and circulation.

  9. Catalogs, processes, repairs, updates, and weeds designated items in the collection.

  10. Maintains system of organization through routine shelving, shelf-reading, and inventory processes.

  11. Assists learning community members with locating, requesting, and retrieving materials from sources both within and outside of the LLC/elementary school Library-Media Center.

SUPERVISION:

The Library Educational Technician I may:

  1. Be assigned instructional duties directly supervised by the classroom teacher or appropriate content specialist in the classroom; and

  2. Serve under general administrative supervision when performing non-instructional student related duties.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Appropriate library and instructional technology.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: organizing, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, coordinating, flexibility, adaptability, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 50 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, outside, working around moving objects, working with students, working alone, biological exposure (human waste, body fluids) 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Per negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

Job performance will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy and/or Board action on Evaluation of Professional Personnel. The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the above performance responsibilities are successfully handled and the extent to which job goals are met. The Administrator will perform the evaluation in conjunction with their designee. 

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  September 8, 2015

FACILITIES

Custodian, maintenance mechanic

FACILITIES

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Education/Certification: Associate degree or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills:
    1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.
    2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.
    3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks, and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.
    4. Demonstrated computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office Suite.
    5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.
    7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.
    8. Knowledge of principles and practices of Facilities and Transportation organizations.
    9. Ability to follow oral and written instruction.
  3. Experience: Three or more years experience in general office responsibilities and procedures. Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO:

Director of Facilities and Transportation

JOB GOAL:

To assist the Director with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the Facilities and Transportation departments.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Coordinate and maintain Facility Use and Field Use schedules
  2. Maintain office calendar to coordinate work flow
  3. Open, sort, and distribute all incoming correspondence
  4. Set up and coordinate meetings and conferences
  5. Work with School Dude platform with service request and dispatching
  6. Maintain office supplies and inventory
  7. May conduct research, compile data, and prepare reports for consideration by the Director
  8. Support staff in assigned project-based work
  9. File and retrieve organizational documents, records, and reports
  10. Perform general clerical duties as assigned
  11. Monitor and assist with Departmental website
  12. Interact with staff, visitors, students, and Town and School faculty
  13. Assist with Transportation operations and dispatching
  14. Perform such other duties and assumes such other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Facilities and Transportation

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: sitting, walking, climbing stairs, operating computers and other equipment, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 25 pounds.

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve-month year. Compensation and work hours in accordance with recommendation established by Superintendent and Business Manager.

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Director of Facilities and Transportation will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: June 20, 2012

FACILITIES

CUSTODIAN

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below: 

  1. Good work habits.

  2. Dependability and ability to work without supervision.

  3. Ability to maintain positive relations with students, school and town personnel, supervisors, and citizens at all times.

  4. Knowledge of chemicals, asbestos management, safety and Material Safety Data Sheets.

  5. Demonstrated aptitude or competence in the areas listed under responsibilities.

  6. A positive attitude is expected at all times.

  7. Employees are expected to be flexible and work as a team member.

  8. Such alternatives as the Administration may find appropriate and acceptable.

  9. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO:  Head Custodian

JOB GOAL:

To provide all students, and the community at large, with a safe, secure, clean, attractive, comfortable, and efficient environment in which to learn, play, and engage in personal growth and development.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Custodial responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following as requested and/or directed:

  1. Keeps building neat and clean at all times.

  2. Empties trash in classrooms, bathrooms, and all baskets daily.

  3. Vacuums/dry mops all floors and stairs daily.

  4. Washes classroom, hallways, bathroom floors daily, and stairs as needed.

  5. Cleans sinks and toilets in bathrooms daily and sinks in classrooms as needed.

  6. Cleans drinking fountains daily.

  7. Replenishes soap and paper in all dispensers as needed.

  8. Vacuums all classrooms thoroughly at least weekly.

  9. Cleans locker tops weekly.

  10. Removes fingerprints and marks from walls.

  11. Burnishes hallways.

  12. Scrubs, strips, waxes, and polishes floors using heavy powered scrubber and buffers as directed at least weekly.

  13. Cleans and dusts furniture, exhibit cases, pictures, door trim and whiteboards at least weekly.

  14. Washes glass in doors and windows.

  15. Replaces light bulbs as needed.

  16. Helps set up and clean up after activities in building.

  17. Assumes responsibility for the opening and/or closing of the building each day and for ensuring security of the building through inspection prior to leaving, checking to verify that all windows and doors are closed and locked.

  18. Reports any condition of the facilities that is not safe or functioning as designed to their supervisor.

  19. Moves furniture or equipment within the building as required or directed.

  20. Performs other tasks as may be assigned by the Head Custodian or administrator.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; adjusting, connecting, painting, lifting up to fifty pounds, pulling, climbing stairs, writing, operating equipment, and use of ladders and scaffolding

Environmental Conditions: outside, inside, slippery surfaces, microwaves, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving objects or vehicles, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the above performance responsibilities are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Head Custodian will perform the evaluation in consultation with the Director of Facilities.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  June 12, 2007

Revised: November 3, 2009

October 9, 2012



FACILITIES

HEAD CUSTODIAN


QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma, or equivalent, post secondary training desirable. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills:  Demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed here:  good work habits; dependability; ability to maintain positive relations with custodial staff, students, administrators, school and town personnel, and citizens at all times; knowledge of chemicals, asbestos management, safety and Material Safety Data Sheets. Demonstrated aptitude or competence in supervision, organization, training of employees, and appropriate use of cleaning products. A positive attitude is expected at all times. Employees are expected to be flexible and work as a team member. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Administration may find appropriate and acceptable.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO:  Director of Facilities

SUPERVISES:  Custodial Staff

JOB GOAL:  To maintain the physical school/town facilities in a condition of operating excellence, cleanliness, and safety, so that full and appropriate use of them may be made at all times.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Performs all duties of a custodian.
  2. Oversees daily cleaning of assigned building(s).
  3. Supervise staff and enforce cleaning assignments and responsibilities within the assigned building(s).
  4. Responsible for building and event setups and cleanups.
  5. Nightly security check of building(s).
  6. Report any and all issues and concerns to the Director of Facilities as they arise.
  7. Oversees summer cleaning of building(s).
  8. Meets weekly with the Operations Manager.
  9. Receives calls for absence and secures substitutes.
  10. Input Work Orders into the system.
  11. Inventory and ordering of supplies.
  12. Responsible for assigning coverage for weekend events.
  13. Evaluate the performances of the Custodial staff according to the approved schedule.
  14. Performs other tasks as may be assigned by the Director of Facilities as this is just a snapshot of core responsibilities.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, and presenting.

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: adjusting, connecting, painting, lifting up to fifty (50) pounds, pulling, climbing stairs, writing, operating equipment, and use of ladders and scaffolding.

Environmental Conditions: outside, inside, slippery surfaces, microwaves, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving objects or vehicles, and working alone.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Director of Facilities will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future

School Board Approved: June 12, 2007

REVISED:      November 3, 2009

October 9, 2012

March 12, 2024

FACILITIES

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC


QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma, or equivalent, post secondary training in maintenance field desirable. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below; good work habits; dependability and ability to work without supervision; ability to maintain positive relations with students, school and town personnel, supervisors and citizens at all times; knowledge of chemicals, asbestos management, safety and Material Safety Data Sheets. Demonstrated aptitude or competence for carrying out basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, roofing, painting, heating, grounds, and mechanical repair. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Administration may find appropriate and acceptable.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO:   

Director of Facilities

 

JOB GOAL:   

To provide all students, and the community at large, with a safe, clean, attractive, comfortable, and efficient environment in which to learn, play and egage in personal growth and development.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Performs routine maintenance to include carpentry, plumbing, roofing, painting, electrical, heating, and mechanical repairs.
  2. Performs building repairs and maintenance which do not require specific licensed authority.
  3. Performs repairs and maintenance to building and equipment that may be accomplished under the direction of a licensed technician.
  4. Examines buildings on a regular basis for needed repairs and maintenance. Immediately advises the Maintenance Supervisor of maintenance problems within the buildings.
  5. Advises the Maintenance Supervisor as the the need for services and/or repairs by outside contractors.
  6. Performs other tasks as may be assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor and the Director of Facilities.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, and presenting.

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: adjusting, connecting, painting, lifting up to fifty (50) pounds, pulling, climbing stairs, writing, operating equipment, and use of ladders and scaffolding.

Environmental Conditions: outside, inside, slippery surfaces, microwaves, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving objects or vehicles, and working alone.

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Maintenance Supervisor will perform the evaluation in consultation with the Director of Facilities.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  May 9, 2006

Revised:  October 9, 2012                           

FACILITIES

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC SUPERVISOR


QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma or equivalent, post-secondary training in maintenance is desirable. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below; good work habits; dependability and ability to work without supervision; ability to maintain positive relations with maintenance staff, administrators, students, school and town personnel and citizens at all times; knowledge of chemicals, asbestos management, Safety, and Material Safety Data Sheets. Demonstrated aptitude or competence in supervising and training maintenance employees and carrying out basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, roofing, painting, heating, grounds, and mechanical repair. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Administration may find appropriate and acceptable.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO:

Director of Facilities

SUPERVISES:

Maintenance Mechanic Staff

JOB GOAL:

To provide all students and the community at large with a safe, secure, clean, attractive, comfortable, and efficient environment in which to learn, play, and engage in personal growth and development.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Performs all duties of a Maintenance Mechanic
  2. Assist the Director in overseeing maintenance and repairs of electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), carpentry, painting, and other building systems
  3. Oversee the day-to-day operations of the maintenance team
  4. Delegate and distribute tasks and work orders to the staff
  5. Ensures maintenance repair work is completed correctly and promptly
  6. Assist with personnel management, including interviewing prospective staff, disciplining employees, and upholding contractual and school procedures
  7. Communicating updates on work orders and projects with the Director
  8. Conduct performance evaluations that are timely and constructive
  9. Operate and maintain the Work Order system to the Director's standards
  10. Maintains inventory of supplies
  11. Foster a work environment of inclusiveness and respect and promote good employee moral
  12. Serve as the point of contact for all regular service technicians (HVAC, Controls, Electrician, Plumber and Roofers)
  13. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director and Operations Manager

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve-month year. Salary and work year in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools and District Business Manager.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, and presenting

Physical Demands: adjusting, connecting, painting, lifting up to fifty pounds, pulling, writing, and operating

Environmental Conditions: outside, inside, slippery surfaces, microwaves, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving objects or vehicles, and working alone

EVALUATION:

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which goals are met.

NOTE:

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, present or future.

APPROVED: June 11, 2019  (Maintenance Mechanic Foreman)

Revised: December 12, 2023

Nutrition Services

Nutrition Services

Food Service Manager

TITLE: Food Service Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. Must take the state sanitation course within the first year of hire. Must attend state conference training sessions at least every other year, preferably every year.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below:

      1. Good work habits.

      2. Dependability and ability to work without supervision.

      3. Ability to maintain positive relations with students, school and town personnel, supervisors, and citizens at all times.

      4. Knowledge of proper food handling and proper use of cleaning chemicals and use of Material Safety Data Sheets.

      5. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

      6. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

      7. Demonstrated aptitude for, or competence in the areas listed under responsibilities.

      8. Such alternatives as the Administration may find appropriate and acceptable.

  1. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Directors of School Nutrition

JOB GOAL:

To serve the students attractive and nutritious meals in an atmosphere of efficiency, cleanliness, and friendliness.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Food Service Manager’s responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to, the following as requested and/or directed:

  1. Manages the day-to-day operations of the cafeteria.

  2. Plans and supervises the preparation and serving of food.

  3. Purchases and maintains an inventory of all foods and supplies.

  4. Provides the monthly inventory to the Director of School Nutrition within two (2) days of the end of the month.

  5. Inspects kitchen facilities and operations to ensure that standards of diet, cleanliness, health, and safety are being maintained.

  6. Evaluates food service workers.

  7. Checks all food service personnel time slips.

  8. Checks all invoices for accuracy before presenting them to the Director of School Nutrition.

  9. Deposits all cash received on a daily basis and maintains necessary records.

  10. Provides time sheets, deposit slips, and food orders to the director every Friday.

  11. Assists in the preparation and serving of food in a quick and pleasant manner.

  12. Assumes responsibility for ensuring that during meal service periods the supply of food offered is replenished regularly.

  13. Serves students and staff from the cafeteria serving lines.

  14. Assists in the daily clean up of the kitchen, service areas, and cafeteria tables.

  15. Assists in the storage and disposal of unused foods.

  16. Performs related duties as required including duties at special meal functions.

  17. Willingness and ability to work with others, to share and cross-train in order to promote the concept of “teaming” and “a team approach” in order to meet the Program needs.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; sitting, walking, climbing stairs, carrying food and clearing tables, operating computers and other equipment, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 30 pounds

Environmental Conditions: working outside, slippery surfaces, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving objects, and working alone


EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the above performance responsibilities are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Directors of School Nutrition will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  May 9, 2006

Revised: October 9, 2012

 

Nutrition Services

Food Service Worker

TITLE: Food Service Worker

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. Must take the state sanitation course within the first year of hire. Must attend state conference training sessions at least every other year, preferably every year.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below:

    1. Good work habits.

    2. Dependability and ability to work without supervision.

    3. Ability to maintain positive relations with students, school and town personnel, supervisors, and citizens at all times.

    4. Knowledge of proper food handling and proper use of cleaning chemicals and use of Material Safety Data Sheets.

    5. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

    6. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

    7. Demonstrated aptitude for, or competence in the areas listed under responsibilities.

    8. Such alternatives as the Administration may find appropriate and acceptable.

  1. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Food Service Manager & Directors of School Nutrition

JOB GOAL:

To serve the students attractive and nutritious meals in an atmosphere of efficiency, cleanliness, and friendliness.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Food Service Worker’s responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to, the following as requested and/or directed:

  1. Assists in the preparation and serving of food in a quick and pleasant manner.

  2. Assumes responsibility for ensuring that during meal service periods the supply of food offered is replenished regularly.

  3. Serves students and staff from the cafeteria serving lines.

  4. Assists in the daily clean up of the kitchen, service areas, and cafeteria tables.

  5. Assists in the storage and disposal of unused foods.

  6. Performs related duties as required including duties at special meal functions.

  7. Willingness and ability to work with others, to share and cross-train in order to promote the concept of “teaming” and “a team approach” in order to meet the Program needs.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; sitting, walking, climbing stairs, carrying food and clearing tables, operating computers and other equipment, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 30 pounds

Environmental Conditions: working outside, slippery surfaces, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving objects, and working alone


EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the above performance responsibilities are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Food Service Manager will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  May 9, 2006

Revised: October 9, 2012

 

Professional Staff Positions

Professional Staff Positions

Achievement Center Coordinator

TITLE: Achievement Center Coordinator & Technology Integrator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Hold or be eligible to obtain a Maine Department of Education certification. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. 

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

    1. Experience working with high school students and teachers preferred.

    2. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

    3. Ability to work effectively with adults who have many different experiences, attitudes, and skill levels with respect to technology to support them with the integration of technology in classroom instruction.

    4. Active and empathetic listening - giving full attention to what others are saying and taking time to understand and empathize before offering solutions. 

    5. Time management and prioritization - managing one’s own time and setting priorities effectively.

    6. Clarity and simplicity in explanation - communicating clearly and adjusting the message so that it is clear to different end users of technology.

    7. Customer and personal service - knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

    8. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with adults and adolescents.

    9. Ability to work independently in solving problems.

    10. Strong organizational skills.

    11. Knowledge of basic computer networking concepts.

    12. Ability to communicate a big picture vision and manage details (project management skills).

    13. Knowledge of multiple Operating Systems.

    14. Knowledge of basic computer hardware.

    15. Knowledge of basic computer printing devices.

    16. Troubleshooting technology problems and challenges.

    17. Coaching and mentoring skills.

    18. Knowledge of various software packages and ability to learn new apps and applications quickly.

  1. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: High School Principal and Director of Educational Technology

JOB GOAL:

To provide general oversight concerning the coordination of the High School Achievement Center to support student learning, including basic troubleshooting of the technology included in the Center; to supervise the work of the Achievement Center Coordinator Assistant who had day-to-day responsibility for the operation of the Achievement Center; and to work with the Library and Information Technology Specialist and the members of the technology team on a day-to-day basis to support the integration of technology into classroom instruction.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Achievement Center Coordinator aspect of this role is an oversight and supervision role, not a role in day-to-day operations of the Center and includes but is not limited to, the following:

  1. Provide basic technical support for Center software and associated hardware. Work with vendor to solve issues that arise regarding that software and schedule any necessary professional training under the terms of contract.

  2. Oversee in a general way the organization and coordination of the Center staff (including volunteer staff) so that the Achievement Center best serves the needs of students.

  3. To act as the lead ambassador and advocate for the Achievement Center with students, staff, and the community.

  4. To provide the supervision and oversight necessary to support and evaluate the Achievement Center Coordinator Assistant who is assigned responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Achievement Center.

  5. To provide input and advice to the Principal in connection with preparing a budget for the Achievement Center that will allow it to address the needs of students.

  6. Other responsibilities consistent with the successful implementation  and operation of the Achievement Center as identified by the Principal.

The duties regarding support for the integration of technology into classroom instruction are the day-to-day primary duties of this position and include but are not limited to the following:

  1. To work as an integral member of the technology staff, including attendance at technology staff meetings and coordination with the efforts of other staff in the Cape Elizabeth schools involved in supporting technology integration with other schools.

  2. To support, coach, and mentor teachers in the integration of technology in instruction in Cape Elizabeth High School,

  3. To work with the Library and Instructional Technology Specialist to provide support for the general operations of the CEHS Learning Commons.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; sitting, walking, climbing stairs, operating computers and other equipment, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

195 work days. Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools and Business Manager.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the above performance responsibilities are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal and Director of Educational Technology will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

School Board Approved:  February 9, 2016

Revised: August 30, 2016

 

Professional Staff Positions

Administrative Support to Athletic Administrator

TITLE: Administrative Support to Athletic Administrator

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Associate degree or equivalent work experience.

  2. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.

  2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.

  3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.

  4. Demonstrated computer skills.

  5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

  7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Director of Athletics and High School Principal 

JOB GOALS:

To assist the Director of Athletics with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provides Director of Athletics secretarial support.

  2. Acts as receptionist for the Athletic Office.

  3. Assists with maintenance of supplies and equipment; necessary communication and record keeping regarding ordering and inventorying of supplies.

  4. Word processing of all athletic schedules for Middle School and High School.

  5. Communication and maintenance of records concerning details of all athletic competitions, including location, time, transportation arrangements, and arrangements for necessary site officials and supervisors.

  6. Communicating, collecting, and maintaining all correspondence and records pertaining to athletic eligibility fee for Middle School and High School.

  7. Maintaining and updating seasonal eligibility lists; handling correspondence regarding eligibility status; checking attendance lists and communicating with coaches concerning daily eligibility issues based on student attendance.

  8. Communication and maintenance of records relative to letter awards and other recognitions.

  9. Submission of all forms required by the Maine Principals Association on a timely basis.

  10. Preparing and updating rosters for all sports teams.

  11. Scheduling of timers and scorekeepers for all home contests and maintaining records regarding that schedule.

  12. Daily updating of the athletic schedule on the School Sports website, activity line, and voicemail.

  13. Screening and organization of mail for the Director of Athletics and coaches.

  14. Shares summer office coverage as scheduled.

  15. Assists Main Office secretaries to the extent time permits and needs of school requires.

  16. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Principal.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifing (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Director of Athletics or High School Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

School Board Approved:  Draft February 2007

 

Professional Staff Positions

Administrative Support to District Health Department - Secretary/Health Aide

TITLE: Administrative Support to District Health Department - Secretary/Health Aide

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Associate degree or equivalent work experience.

  2. Emergency Medical Technician license.

  3. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.

  2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.

  3. Training, skills, and demeanor necessary to respond professionally and calmly as a first responder in emergency health situations until the arrival of other medical personnel.

  4. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.

  5. Demonstrated computer skills.

  6. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  7. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

  8. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: School nurses and building administrators. High School Principal is the primary evaluator and supervisor. 

JOB GOALS:

To assist the District Nurses and school administrators with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provides school nurses with secretarial support.

  2. Act as receptionist for High School Health Office and Middle School/Pond Cove Health Office when present at those offices.

  3. Assist with maintenance of supplies and equipment; necessary communication and record keeping regarding ordering and inventorying of supplies.

  4. Office record keeping, filing, and correspondence with parents, students, and others.

  5. Maintenance of student medical records for the district.

  6. Preparation of Health Department budget in consultation with school nurses and building administrators.

  7. Preparation and submission of state reports for student immunizations, hearing, vision, and scoliosis, and other state reports that may be required in the future.

  8. Medical care for students at the High School and Middle School on first responder basis when present at those schools. 

  9. Hearing and vision testing for high school students.

  10. Substitute teacher calling.

  11. Screening and organization of mail for High School health office and Middle School health office when present at that school.

  12. Shares summer coverage as scheduled.

  13. Assists Main Office secretaries to the extent time permits and needs of school requires.

  14. Performs other duties as assigned by the school nurses or building administrators.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting, responding effectively in emergency situations

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifing (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.


EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The High School Principal will perform the evaluation.


NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

School Board Approved:  Draft February 2007

 

Professional Staff Positions

Administrative Support to High School Assistant Principal

TITLE: Administrative Support to High School Assistant Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Associate degree or equivalent work experience.

  2. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.

  2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.

  3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.

  4. Demonstrated computer skills.

  5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

  7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: High School Assistant Principal and Principal 

JOB GOALS:

To assist the Assistant Principal with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.


PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provides administrative secretarial support.

  2. Contact parents daily in regards to attendance issues.

  3. Prepares all requested attendance reports for the Assistant Principal.

  4. Assist in preparing letters and memos for the Assistant Principal.

  5. Contact students required to meet with the Assistant Principal.

  6. Record and schedule detention for tardy students.

  7. Monitor the daily attendance using PowerSchool.

  8. Assign and monitor locker distribution.

  9. Maintain student obligation list.

  10. Distribute and maintain the inventory of school supplies.

  11. Shares summer office coverage as scheduled.

  12. Assist Principal’s Secretary with tasks to the extent time permits and school needs require.

  13. Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Principal and Principal.


EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifing (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.


EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The High School Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation.


NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

School Board Approved:  Draft November 7, 2006

 

Professional Staff Positions

Administrative Support to High School Guidance Dept. - Registrar

TITLE: Administrative Support to High School Guidance Dept. - Registrar

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Associate degree or equivalent work experience.

  2. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.

  2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.

  3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.

  4. Demonstrated computer skills.

  5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

  7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Guidance Department Chair and High School Principal

JOB GOALS:

To assist the Guidance Counselors with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provides secretarial support to the Guidance Counselors.

  2. Coordinate and maintain student records.

  3. Prepare, organize, and mail transcripts, records, and other documentation related to college and post-secondary applications for students.

  4. Register new students and unregister departing students; handle all records requests related to new and departing students.

  5. Handle functions related to production and distribution of progress reports and report cards.

  6. Prepares records, reports, and correspondence attendant to student scholarship awards.

  7. Creates and distributes press releases related to student recognition.

  8. Maintain office equipment.

  9. Prepare letters, memos, and other correspondence.

  10. Assist faculty, parents, and students with questions and requests.

  11. Shares summer office coverage as scheduled.

  12. Assist Guidance Scheduling Secretary with assigned tasks to the extent time permits and needs of office require.

  13. Performs other duties as assigned by the Guidance Director or Administrator.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifing (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Guidance Department Chair will perform the evaluation in consultation with the Principal.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  Draft January 12, 2007

 

Professional Staff Positions

Administrative Support to High School Guidance Dept. - Scheduling Secretary

TITLE: Administrative Support to High School Guidance Dept. - Scheduling Secretary

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Associate degree or equivalent work experience.

  2. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.

  2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.

  3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.

  4. Demonstrated computer skills.

  5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

  7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Guidance Department Chair and High School Principal

JOB GOALS:

To assist the Guidance Counselors with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provides secretarial support to the Guidance Counselors.

  2. Handles Program of Studies, student course selection, and master schedule creation in consultation with counselors and school administrators; prepare all necessary reports attendant to that task.

  3. Prepares documents necessary to support student academic awards recognition.

  4. Changes student schedules in accordance with directions of counselors and practice of Guidance office.

  5. Prepares correspondence and maintains necessary records relating to standardized tests administered by school.

  6. Maintain office equipment.

  7. Prepare letters, memos, and other correspondence.

  8. General receptionist duties of Guidance office.

  9. Assist faculty, parents, and students with questions and requests.

  10. Shares summer office coverage as scheduled.

  11. Assist Guidance Registrar with assigned tasks to the extent time permits and needs of office require.

  12. Performs other duties as assigned by the Guidance Department Chair and High School Principal.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifing (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Guidance Department Chair will perform the evaluation in consultation with the High School Principal.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  Draft January 12, 2007

 

Professional Staff Positions

Administrative Support to Middle School Assistant Principal

TITLE: Administrative Support to Middle School Assistant Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Associate degree or equivalent work experience.

  2. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.

  2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.

  3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.

  4. Demonstrated computer skills.

  5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

  7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Middle School Assistant Principal and Principal 

JOB GOALS:

To assist the Administrator with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provides administrative secretarial support.

  2. Make daily calls to parents regarding absenteeism and input daily attendance.

  3. Maintain daily notices for students and parents.

  4. Provide clerical support to the school nurse.

  5. Answer phones and requests for teachers, parents and students.

  6. Assist in maintaining administrative records of students and staff.

  7. Assist in ordering supplies for staff.

  8. Performs clerical duties for Principal and Assistant Principal.

  9. Provide help with the maintenance of office equipment.

  10. Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Principal and Principal.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifing (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Middle School Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  Draft November 28, 2006

 

Professional Staff Positions

Administrative Support to Middle School Guidance Department

TITLE: Administrative Support to Middle School Guidance Department

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Associate degree or equivalent work experience.

  2. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.Special Knowledge/Skills:

  1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.

  2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.

  3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.

  4. Demonstrated computer skills.

  5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

  7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Middle School Guidance Counselors and Middle School Principal

JOB GOALS:

To assist the Guidance Counselors and Principal with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provides administrative secretarial support for Guidance Counselors.

  2. Prepare guidance budget.

  3. Maintains the student cumulative files.

  4. Registers new students.

  5. Answers phones and requests for teachers, parents, students.

  6. Prepares and maintains schedules for staff/students.

  7. Orders guidance supplies.

  8. Prepares and maintains progress reports and report cards.

  9. Assists teachers, staff, and administrators with PowerSchool/Powergrade questions.

  10. Contact for technical PowerSchool support.

  11. Performs other duties as assigned by the Guidance Counselors and Principal.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifing (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal will perform the evaluation in consultation with the Principal.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  Draft January 17, 2007

 

Professional Staff Positions

Certified School Psychological Service Provider

TITLE: Certified School Psychological Service Provider

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Masters degree completed by an accredited college or university.

  2. Maine Department of Education endorsement 093.

  3. Nationally Certified School Psychologist.

  4. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services 

JOB GOALS:

To provide Psycho-educational Evaluations to the Cape Elizabeth School Department with added emphasis on serving as a resource and consultant to support general education and instructional support staff.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Complete multi-disciplinary, comprehensive assessments of students in primary, middle, and secondary school which include, but are not limited to: cognitive, achievement, behavioral, personality, visual motor, memory, adaptive, and observational assessments.

  2. Presentation of results in written and oral format to parents, teachers, students, and school administrators.

  3. Consultation with teachers and parents.

  4. Implementation of behavior management programs, as well as completing functional behavioral assessments of students.

  5. Identification of students presenting with executive functioning disorders.

  6. Identification of students presenting with characteristics associated with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

  7. Conduct workshops/presentations on assessment tools used by evaluators.

  8. Member of Pre-Referral and Day-Treatment Team Meetings.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary, benefits, and work year in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Director of Special Services will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  April 10, 2007

Professional Staff Positions

Certified School Psychologist Ph.D

TITLE: Certified School Psychologist Ph.D

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Ph.D/Psy.D completed by an accredited college or university.

  2. Licensed Clinical Psychologist to the Nationally Certified School Psychologist designation.

  3. Maine Department of Education endorsement 093.

  4. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services 

JOB GOALS:

To provide Psycho-educational Evaluations to the Cape Elizabeth School Department with added emphasis on serving as a resource and consultant to support general education and Instructional Support staff.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Complete multi-disciplinary, comprehensive assessments of students in primary, middle, and secondary school which include, but are not limited to: cognitive, achievement, behavioral, personality, visual motor, memory, adaptive, and observational assessments.

  2. Presentation of results in written and oral format to parents, teachers, students, and school administrators.

  3. Consultation with teachers and parents.

  4. Implementation of behavior management programs, as well as completing functional behavioral assessments of students.

  5. Identification of students presenting with executive functioning disorders.

  6. Identification of students presenting with characteristics associated with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

  7. Conduct workshops/presentations on assessment tools used by evaluators.

  8. Member of Pre-Referral and Day-Treatment Team Meetings, with emphasis on keeping track of appropriate paperwork appointed by the Director of Special Services.

  9. Provide DSM IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) diagnoses for disability identification and for the IC-9 form for Day Treatment.

  10. Provide Psychological Services as a related service to students in special education, as well as part of the Pre-Referral process.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary, benefits, and work year in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Director of Special Services will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  April 10, 2007

Professional Staff Positions

College Counselor

TITLE: College Counselor

QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Certification:

  1. Maine Department of Education certification as Guidance Counselor and/or significant, commensurate experience on a College Admissions staff.

  2. Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree completed by an accredited college/university.

  3. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge:

  1. Educational training and/or experience to meet the college planning and placement needs of students.

  2. Excellent skills in communicating and collaborating with students, parents, School Counseling office staff, teachers and other school staff, and College Admissions staff.

  3. Excellent skills in writing effective college recommendations for students.

  4. Excellent organizational skills to manage the preparation and timely submission of school documents supporting student applications and the coordination of events and sessions helpful to parents and students concerning the college admissions process.

  5. Technology skills sufficient to understand, master, and guide others in the use of digital college applications and other school tools such as the Common Application, College Board, PowerSchool, Naviance, or other digital tools that may emerge.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Guidance director

JOB GOAL:

A College Counselor is an experienced professional who works to ensure that our students and their parents learn the requisite skills to successfully prepare for and navigate all aspects of the college search, applications, admissions, and financial aid processes. The college counselor ensures accurate and timely preparation and submission of necessary school documents. The college counselor begins working with students second semester of junior year, focusing on college planning and credential preparation. The fall semester is devoted to assisting seniors with the college application process.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The College Counselor:

  1. Has a primary obligation to the student, who is to be treated with respect as a unique individual.

  2. Is concerned with all students’ college planning and encourages each student to develop appropriate plans.

  3. Demonstrates knowledge of the college admissions process and the role the school plays in supporting students’ applications.

  4. Is knowledgeable concerning admissions testing, academic preparation, effective college essay writing, financial aid, and teacher recommendation requirements.

  5. Has overall responsibility for coordinating all services connected with college admissions staff visits to Cape Elizabeth High School.

  6. Writes an official school recommendation for each senior. Also, completes all school report and mid-year report forms.

  7. Provides students with comprehensive and developmentally appropriate information concerning the college process delivered in classroom visits as well as one-one-one meetings.

  8. Consults with School Counselors, Teachers, Social Workers and other school staff to support students through the college process.

  9. Maintains and secures records necessary for rendering professional services to the student as required by laws, regulations, institutional procedures and confidentiality guidelines.

  10. Provides interpretation of the nature, purposes, results, and potential impact of assessment/evaluation measures in terms of college admissions planning and placement.

  11. Helps develop appropriate college plans based on individual student needs through careful review of the student’s academic record, interests, and goals.

  12. Assists students in developing a balanced college list, with a range of opportunities for admission.

  13. Establishes and maintains professional relationships with College Admissions staff as well as CEHS faculty, stuff, and administration.

  14. Serves on relevant committees and attends staff meetings as required.

  15. Continues to develop their own professional skills and knowledge concerning all aspects of the college process.

  16. Adheres to the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s ethical standards.

  17. Assists and participates as necessary in the planning and carrying out of the functions of the School Counseling office that pertains to or impacts college planning processes, including testing and local scholarship selection.

  18. Assists parents to support their students through the college process through needs and schedules to understand all aspects of the college search, applications, admissions, and financial aid processes.

  19. Offers appropriate training and professional development to teachers and other school staff so that they can effectively perform their important roles in the college process.

  20. Mets and consults with parents to assist them in supporting their students through the college process.

  21. Participates in professional organizations and professional development opportunities to maintain and build skills, knowledge, and a network of professional contacts helpful in the role of College Counselor.

  22. Coordinates the development of a school website concerning the college process that is helpful, current, comprehensive, and user friendly.

  23. Compiles an annual profile of the school, as well as information on grade distribution and decile bands.

  24. Works with the Registrar to maintain records on seniors, including GPS’s and transcripts.

  25. Keeps track of admission decisions and statistics.

  26. Coordinates selection of college book award winners.

  27. Performs other duties as assigned by the building administrator and/or the Superintendent.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

School year plus two weeks during the summer to close out one year and prepare for the next. Given the explosion in early applications, there may be discussions about shifting some additional work time away from the school year and to the summer.

EVALUATION:  

Performance of this job will be evaluated by the Principal in accordance with provision of the School Board’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  April 14, 2015

Professional Staff Positions

District-Wide Behavior Specialist (BCBA)

TITLE: District-Wide Behavior Specialist (BCBA)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s Degree in applied behavior analysis (ABA), psychology, or education.

  2. Current certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).

  3. Experience working after BCBA certification, preference for experience in a public school setting and holding Maine educational certification either as a school psychologist (093) or special education consultant (079).

  4. Must be able to obtain Maine Department of Education Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services

SKILLS:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Participate in weekly team meetings.

  2. Co-teach/model social skills instruction.

  3. Develop tools and work with staff to collect progress-monitoring data on behavioral goals.

  4. Conduct functional behavioral assessments and write reports summarizing results.

  5. Develop positive behavior support plans utilizing evidence based interventions.

  6. Assess a student’s instructional needs and develop appropriate programming.

  7. Train staff on positive behavior support plans and instructional programs and monitor fidelity.

  8. Provide ongoing monitoring of student data and make programming adjustments as needed.

  9. Assist in the development of a behavioral Response to Intervention system incorporating regular and special education students.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the above performance responsibilities are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Director of Special Services will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  May 9, 2017

Professional Staff Positions

Extended Learning Opportunities [ELO] Coordinator

TITLE: Extended Learning Opportunities [ELO] Coordinator 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: College degree or equivalent, satisfactory CHRC fingerprinting, criminal records review, and valid Maine teaching certification preferred, but not required. 

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the following skills: Organizational, communication, computer, public relations, facilitation, record-keeping, and problem-solving. Must demonstrate initiative and be self-motivated, have experience in guiding school age students, regardless of past certification; mentoring/coaching skills; understanding of Maine Guiding Principles, and performance-based assessments and reporting required. Ability to maintain positive relations with students and school staff at all times is a necessity.

  3. Experience: Successful, practical experience, regardless of past certification, and a demonstrated ability to think creatively about how to build on student interests to build innovative, personalized learning opportunities.

REPORTS TO: High School Principal or Assistant Principal if delegated by Principal

JOB GOALS:

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

The ELO Coordinator will do the following:

  1. As the ELO coordinator, the employee will identify, recruit, and facilitate linkages between potential ELO participants, and provide ongoing logistical support to teachers, community partners, and students alike

  2. Develop and maintain best practices for the development and assessment of ELOs

  3. Sustain and oversee resources, technology, supplies for ELOs

  4. Participate in the creation of, and maintain the ELO budget

  5. Monitor compliance with the district’s policies on ELOs, volunteers, and insurance requirements; ME Department of Labor laws for minors; and the necessary applications and approvals for each

  6. Participate in state-wide conversations and dialogues involving the future development and improvement of the ELO program

  7. Liaison between faculty, staff, students, parents, and community members

  8. Update and maintain public relations with the community via website, local newspapers, etc. as well as maintain an internal promotional notification effort (posters, pamphlets, profiles) that shares with students the ELO opportunities available to them

  9. Interface with key school departments and teams such as curriculum plan teams (CPT) and special education

  10. Provide ELO permissions, documentation, and insurance documents to community partners

  11. Organize, execute, and host public ELO presentation and exhibitions

  12. Aggressively promote, recruit, and monitor creative individual and group ELOs

  13. Promote, recruit, and assist faculty and community partners

  14. Develop plans for ELOs, in collaboration with students, educators, and community partners

  15. Creatively dovetail student needs with community resources

  16. Monitor ongoing ELOs

  17. Provide direct services to ELO students

  18. Coordinate transportation needs for students

  19. Establish ELO evaluation team

  20. Keep and report on grades for students

  21.  Manage and maintain ELO records

  22. Actively and openly celebrate and promote the successes of the ELO program and its participants

  23. Create, manage and appropriately share a database of community, parent, and business participants for CEHS student growth opportunities (job shadowing, internships, mentoring, college and career development, etc.)

  24. Nurture, encourage, and coordinate mentoring opportunities for older students to work with younger students individually and to build mentoring relationships with students in classrooms in the middle and elementary schools and for community adults to develop mentoring relationships with high school students in the Student Driven Learning program and more generally

  25. Plan, organize, guide, mentor, and teach student participants in our Student Driven Learning program.

  26. Communicate with Guidance on a regular basis on ELO tracking and grading

  27. Report ELO statistics to building administration and central office on a semester basis

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary determined by the Superintendent/187 days per year 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, and presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: sitting, walking, climbing stairs, operating computers and other equipment, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions: inside, outside, slippery surfaces, potential minimal biological exposure (human waste, body fluids), working around moving objects, working with students, working with adults, and working alone

 

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The High School Principal and/or designee will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently, and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: April 14, 2015

Revised: September 14, 2023

 



Professional Staff Positions

Instructional Strategist

TITLE: Instructional Strategist

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Maine Department of Education certification in Special Education 282 or 079.

  2. Teaching experience and educational background in the area of math and literacy, as well as the social/emotional needs of children.

  3. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services

JOB GOAL:

To provide teacher leadership and support for the instructional support department. The goal of the position is to blend special and regular education together in a seamless structure.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provide scientifically based researched instructional strategies and methodologies with students in the special education referral process, as well as other students that might warrant instructional support to help reduce unnecessary environmental based referrals to special education.

  2. Consult with regular education mainstream and special education teachers (tier 1, tier 2, and tier 3) around scientifically based researched instructional strategies and methodologies.

  3. Sit on school pre-referral team to provide information and expertise on Response to Intervention (RTI)/Curriculum Based Measurements (CBMs) and provide assessments using instruments like Dynamic Indicators of Early Literacy (DIBELS).

  4. Provide all Standardized Testing, i.e. WIATT II (Weschler Individual Achievement Testing) to help special education teachers in the referral and reevaluation process, as well as the process of getting input from the team and consent for evaluations from the parent(s).

  5. Sit on the school’s Day Treatment Team and other committees that the Director and Principal deem necessary.

  6. Consult with staff on how to graph the progress of students in the pre-referral process.

  7. Have knowledge and training in multiple scientifically based research methodologies such as Wilson, Linda Mood Bell, Math interventions, Great Leap, and various other multi-sensory strategies and methodologies.

  8. Facilitate Individual Educational Programs (IEPs) meetings, where Prior Written Notices, Minutes will be completed. Also will collect and monitor case manager’s draft IEP prior to every IEP meeting. Will also be responsible for collecting all Medicaid forms and keeping the proper documentation.

  9. Develop Behavioral Intervention Plans and Functional Behavior Assessments and also provide social skill training when necessary.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve month year with actual salary, benefits, and work year set by the Board of Education through contract negotiations and appropriate policies.

EVALUATION:  

Performance of this job will be evaluated by the Principal in accordance with provision of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel. The Director of Special Services will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

School Board Approved:  Draft: February 2007

Professional Staff Positions

K-12 Literacy Coordinator

TITLE: K-12 Literacy Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Masters Degree in Education, Curriculum, or literacy-related area preferred.

  2. Certification as literacy specialist and/or curriculum coordinator preferred.

  3. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Experience:

  1. Experience in elementary (K-6) or secondary (7-12) literacy instruction (3+ years); experience at both levels preferred.

  2. Effective listening skills.

  3. Ability to pose thoughtful strategic questions.

  4. Strong leadership qualities and facilitation skills.

  5. Experience in working with teachers to improve practice.

  6. Experience in data analysis.

  7. Demonstrable knowledge of research-based best practices in content-area literacy skills and strategies and in K-12 literacy instruction.

  8. Experience/preparation in modeling lessons, observing teachers, and providing non-judgemental feedback.

  9. Strong organizational skills.

  10. Other qualifications as determined by the Superintendent of Schools.

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISES: Education Technicians and/or Volunteer(s) as assigned.

JOB GOALS:

To provide continuous job-embedded professional development supporting teachers in all content areas in their instruction in reading, writing, listening, viewing and speaking, to coordinate district-wide curriculum work in English/language arts, and to support the implementation of the Common Core standards.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Within the domain of literacy, the Literacy Coordinator will:

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year with salary, benefits, and work year to be established by the School Board pursuant to appropriate policies and agreements and in accordance with recommendations established by the Business Manager and Superintendent of Schools.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Superintendent will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  October 9, 2012

Professional Staff Positions

Library/Media Specialist

TITLE: Library/Media Specialist

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Maine Department of Education certification as a Library/Media Specialist (071) and other legal credentials required to be “Highly Qualified” according to State and Federal Standards.

  2. Holds degree(s) required for Library/Media Specialist.

  3. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal

SUPERVISES: Education Technicians and/or Volunteer(s) as assigned.

JOB GOALS:

The library media specialist ensures that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. The job description outlines the essential functions of an efficient, successful library media specialist and provides a model for growth and exemplary service. The three key roles of the library media specialist are Information Specialist, Teacher and Instructional Partner, and Leader, Planner and Manager.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Information Specialist

    1. Guides learners through the information literacy process of identifying, locating, interpreting, utilizing, and communicating information.

        1. Engages students and staff in defining information needs.

        2. Assists learners in selecting appropriate resources.

        3. Assists learners in accessing and evaluating intellectual content.

        4. Supports the use and presentation of information and new knowledge.

        5. Encourages reflection on and evaluation of the information literacy process.

    2. Plans, selects, and organizes a collection of resources guided by a collection development plan.

      1. Follows a collection development plan to ensure a balanced, reputable and comprehensive collection of materials.

      2. Selects materials to meet the needs of students, staff, and curriculum

      3. Reads current literature, professional journals, and other resources for selection.

      4. Maintains an efficient system of classifying, cataloging, and circulating all library materials to ensure equity of access.

      5. Develops and regularly revises a written selection policy to be approved by the School Board.

      6. Plans and maintains a relevant professional library to promote the professional development of the faculty, administration, and staff; supports the continuing educational research of faculty and administrators.

      7. Evaluates the collection through inventory, removes obsolete and worn materials and updates resources.

      8. Facilitates access to resources beyond the school library when appropriate.

    3. Enables learners to access relevant information in a variety of formats using 21st century information, communication, and technology skills.

      1. Assesses and promotes effective use of technology for teaching and learning.

      2. Arranges for scheduling of facilities, staff time and collections to meet the needs of individuals, small groups, and large groups for research, browsing, recreational reading, viewing, instruction, or listening at the point of need.

      3. Maintains awareness of evolving technology to anticipate the needs of the educational community.

    4. Participates in district, building, department, and grade level curriculum design and assessment development to support content area standards.

      1. Incorporates the information literacy process into all content areas.

      2. Assists teachers in identifying and accessing materials to support content area instruction as well as professional growth.

      3. Assists in developing classroom assessment, school-wide rubrics, and the district local assessment system.

  2. Teacher and Instructional Partner

    1. Instructs and assesses students in mastering content standards by collaborating with other educators to integrate information literacy and the reading process across the curriculum.

      1. Collaborates with other teachers, specialists, and educators to provide group and individual instruction.

      2. Participates in district, building, department, and grade level curriculum instruction and assessment.

      3. Instructs learners in the use of the library resources.

    2. Encourages the school community to read for personal enrichment and academic achievement.

      1. Promotes use of the library media center resources through displays and published communications.

      2. Creates reading experiences for students in groups and as individuals.

      3. Recommends reading materials to students and staff, i.e. preparation of reading lists.

    3. Guides learners to extend information literacy to lifelong learning.

      1. Teaches learners to formulate information problems using a variety of questioning skills.

      2. Teaches learners to be effective users of information resources.

      3. Teaches learners to comprehend and interpret information.

      4. Teaches learners to utilize and communicate information.

      5. Teaches learners to evaluate the process and the result, i.e. how well the solution resolved an information problem and if the steps taken were appropriate and efficient.

      6. Fosters positive attitudes towards libraries and information literacy.

    4. Instructs learners in the use of appropriate technology to meet information needs.

      1. Informs learners about various technologies available to meet information needs.

      2. Teaches strategies for selecting appropriate technology.

      3. Teaches learners how to use available technology for information access and retrieval.

      4. Teaches learners how to use technology for production and dissemination of information.

    5. Educates the school community in the ethical and appropriate use of information.

      1. Informs the school community about the principles of intellectual freedom.

      2. Instructs users in the rights and responsibilities relating to intellectual property, i.e. copyright, confidentiality/privacy, plagiarism.

  3. Leader, Planner and Manager

    1. Plans, implements, and evaluates the school library media program to be consistent with the school’s mission and expectations for student learning.

      1. Participates in the development of policies to ensure efficient operation and optimal service, appropriate use of resources, intellectual freedom, and academic integrity.

      2. Directs, organizes, and supervises the operation and services of the school library program.

      3. Develops annual and long-range plans for the school library program.

      4. Integrates curriculum needs into the library goals and objectives.

      5. Collects and analyzes data for planning and program evaluation.

    2. Participates in planning, for the allocation of resources and services.

      1. Manages the school library budget to provide equal opportunity for all students to achieve school expectations.

      2. Maintains awareness of grants and supplementary funding opportunities.

    3. Trains and supervises library support staff, student aides, and volunteers.

      1. Participates in the recruiting and hiring of other professional, paraprofessional, clerical, student, and volunteer library workers.

      2. Trains library workers in school library procedures and services to assist in supporting all learners.

      3. Participates in the supervision and evaluation of school library workers.

    4. Assumes a leadership role in creating a dynamic educational climate for students and staff.

      1. Works with administrators and other appropriate personnel to develop long-range goals and objectives for the school library.

      2. Develops and continually updates professional expertise.

      3. Networks with other professionals through participation in local, state, and national organizations.

      4. Provides staff development opportunities for school personnel.

    5. Advocates for an effective school library program.

      1. Communicates the mission and goals of the school library program to the students, staff, administration, parents, and community.

      2. Initiates and maintains contact with administrators and other teachers about the library resources and programming.

      3. Maintains cooperative relationships with local public and academic libraries and other community organizations.

      4. Promotes library services to the wider school community.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve month year with actual salary, benefits, and work year set by the School Board through contract negotiations and appropriate policies.

EVALUATION:  

Performance of this job will be evaluated by the Principal in accordance with provision of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel. The Building Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  October 12, 2010

Professional Staff Positions

Middle School Athletic Liaison

TITLE: Middle School Athletic Liaison

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: BA/BS degree in education required.  Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. 

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

    1. Demonstrable knowledge of extra-curricular programs.

    2. Knowledge of modern personnel practices.

REPORTS TO: Middle School Principal and Director of Athletics

JOB GOAL:

To provide leadership that will ensure that students have quality athletic and educational experiences through participation in extracurricular activities at the middle school level; recruits, hires, supervises, evaluates coaches, volunteers; oversees all scheduling involved with such programs, including facilities scheduling.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Oversees the recruitment and employment of all coaches and volunteers pursuant to department policies and procedures.

  2. Presents successful candidates for employment to the Superintendent.

  3. Evaluates, annually, all coaching staff and advisors by utilizing formal evaluation procedures including observation of games and practices, as well as interaction with parents and the public, as appropriate.

  4. Provides day-to-day supervision of coaches, responsible for including the ability to lead and inspire participants and coaches to excel as citizens and members of the team.

  5. Promotes sportsmanship at all events and in all settings through appropriate modeling behaviors and verbal and written communication of expectations to coaches, competitors, and parents.

  6. Schedules all interscholastic contests and practice including but not limited to officials, transportation and facilities.

  7. Coordinates through the use of the Facilities and Transportation Department the use of gymnasiums, locker rooms, athletic fields, and other facilities and transportation as needed to conduct all programs in a timely manner.

  8. Conducts seasonal staff meetings to ensure that coaching personnel are familiar with school, league, conference, and competition rules as appropriate.

  9. Demonstrates extensive knowledge of extracurricular programs and assesses effectiveness of programs in terms of their quality as educational experiences for students.

  10. Possesses extensive knowledge of and operates within Maine Principals’ Association’s policies and procedures.

  11. Assures that equipment is safe, operable, and is in acceptable condition.

  12. Possesses and maintains knowledge of sports medicine as it relates to first aid and acceptable practices relative to extracurricular activities.

  13. Establishes and maintains effective and courteous working relationships with students, parents, coaches, advisories, colleagues, administrators, board members, and the public.

  14. Maintains a comprehensive inventory of all equipment, including office equipment.

  15. Attends professional conferences to stay current.

  16. Performs such other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Per negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the above performance responsibilities are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Middle School Principal will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

School Board Approved:  August 27, 2013

Professional Staff Positions

MINDFULNESS COORDINATOR [CEMS]


QUALIFICATIONS:

OVERVIEW

The Middle School Mindfulness Coordinator leads our school's mindfulness initiatives and promotes the well-being of our students. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in education, mindfulness practice, leadership, and a commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), with a passion for supporting the social, emotional, and academic development of middle school-aged students.

REPORTS TO:

CEMS Principal 

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve month year, with actual salary, benefits, and work year set by the Board of Education through contract negotiations and appropriate policies.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Middle School Principal will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  May 14, 2024

Professional Staff Positions

Occupational Therapist

TITLE: Occupational Therapist

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Bachelors or Masters degree completed from an accredited college or university.

  2. National certification (NCBOT).

  3. State of Maine Licensure.

  4. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  1. Sensory Integration.

  2. Pediatric development.

  3. Specialized evaluation administration (BOT-2, TVPS-3, TVMS, VMI, PDMS-2).

  4. Excellent skills in communicating and collaborating with staff.

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services and Building Principal

JOB GOALS:

Promote the improvement of sensory and motor skills for students as they pertain to academic and daily living functioning.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Occupational Therapist’s responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to, the following as requested and/or directed:

  1. Evaluation of motor skills, visual skills, perception, sensory motor, and graph motor skills.

  2. Treatment to students with a variety of neurological and behavioral diagnoses (within the OT room and in the classroom).

  3. Consultation with teachers, paraprofessionals, specialized service providers, and parents.

  4. Provide in servicing to teachers, paraprofessionals, specialized service providers, and parents.

  5. Attend continuing education seminars/classes to keep up to date with current practices and technology in the field.

  6. Attend weekly pre-referral team meetings (TAT, SAT, PST).

  7. Perform student observations as needed.

  8. Co-treatment with Speech & Language, Physical Therapy, and Social Work.

  9. Meet with Director of Special Services as needed.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary, benefits, and work year in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Director of Special Services will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

School Board Approved:  Draft January 16, 2007

Professional Staff Positions

School Counselor

TITLE: School Counselor

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Maine Department of Education certification as Guidance Counselor.

  2. Masters Degree completed by an accredited college or university.

  3. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge:

  1. Educational training and/or experience to meet the counseling needs of all students.

  2. Excellent skills in communicating and collaborating with staff, parents and students.

  3. Excellent skills in consulting with staff, families, and non-staff professionals.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal

JOB GOALS:

A school counselor is a trained, certified professional who works to ensure that all of our students develop the knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes to become successful individuals and citizens through the delivery of a comprehensive and developmentally appropriate program which addresses their academic, personal-social, and career guidance needs. A school counselor has the knowledge and skills needed to deliver appropriate services to students.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The professional school counselor:

  1. Has a primary obligation to the student, who is to be treated with respect as a unique individual.

  2. Is concerned with all students’ educational, academic, and personal-social needs and encourages their maximum development.

  3. Demonstrates knowledge of counseling theory and techniques, child development, and encourages maximum development.

  4. Is knowledgeable of laws, regulations, and policies relating to students and strives to protect and inform students regarding their rights.

  5. Provides students with a comprehensive and developmentally appropriate school counseling program.

  6. Makes referrals to school social workers and/or outside resources as needed. Appropriate referrals may necessitate informing both parents/guardians and students of applicable resources and making proper plans for transitions with minimal interruption of services.

  7. Maintains and secures records necessary for rendering professional services to the student as required by laws, regulations, institutional procedures, and confidentiality guidelines.

  8. Adheres to all professional standards regarding selecting, administering, and interpreting assessment measures.

  9. Provides interpretation of the nature, purposes, results, and potential impact of assessment/evaluation measures.

  10. Helps develop appropriate plans based on individual student needs.

  11. Consults and collaborates with families and school staff to facilitate students’ maximum development.

  12. Establishes and maintains professional relationships with faculty, staff, and administration.

  13. Serves on relevant committees and attends staff meetings as required.

  14. Improves their own professional skills and knowledge.

  15. Adheres to the American School Counseling Association’s ethical standards for school counselors.

  16. Performs other duties as assigned by the building administrator and/ or the Superintendent.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve months per year, salary and benefits to be established by the School Board pursuant to an agreement.

EVALUATION:  

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy and/or Board action on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

School Board Approved:  April 13, 2010

 

Professional Staff Positions

School Nurse

TITLE: School Nurse

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Current State of Maine license as a Registered Professional Nurse.

  2. Maine Department of Education certification as a School Nurse (524) or meets eligibility requirements.

  3. Minimum of Baccalaureate degree completed from an accredited college or university.

  4. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  1. Minimum of three (3) years experience as a professional registered nurse.

  2. Background in counseling or counseling skills, desirable.

  3. Ability to collaborate effectively.

  4. Ability to communicate and interact successfully with students, staff, and community members.

  5. A commitment to professional growth and reflective practice.

REPORTS TO: Building Administrator

SUPERVISES: Education Technician(s), Administrative Assistant(s), and/or Volunteer(s) as assigned or appropriate.

JOB GOALS:

To strengthen and facilitate the educational process by improving and protecting the health status of children and adolescents. The major focus of school nursing services is the prevention of illness and disability, and the early detection and correction of health problems and the successful health maintenance and inclusion of students with chronic health conditions. The school nurse is uniquely qualified in preventative health, health assessment, and referral procedures.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides health assessments

      1. Obtains a health and developmental history

      2. Screens and evaluates findings for deficits in vision, hearing, growth, etc.

      3. Observes the child for development and health patterns in making a nursing assessment and nursing diagnosis.

      4. Identifies health findings which do not fall within the normal range.

  2. Develops and implements health plans

    1. Develops a nursing care plan for every student with special health care needs requiring nursing assessment, intervention, or supervision.

    2. Ensures that the student and their family are involved in all decision-making related to provision of health care in school.

    3. Ensures that the necessary and appropriate resources are available to all persons who are responsible for providing school health care before a child is placed in a classroom.

    4. Interprets the health status of pupils to school personnel.

    5. Initiates referrals to parents, school personnel, and community health resources for intervention, remediation, and follow through.

    6. Provides ongoing health information to pupils, parents, school personnel, and health agencies.

    7. Recommends and helps to implement modifications of school programs to meet students’ health needs.

    8. Utilizes existing health resources to provide appropriate care of pupils.

  3. Maintains, evaluates, and interprets cumulative data to accommodate individual needs of students.

  4. Participates as the health specialist on the child education evaluation team to develop the health portion (I.H.P.) of individualized educational plans (IEP) and 504 plans.

  5. Plans and implements school health management protocols for the child with chronic health problems, including the administration of medication.

  6. Participates in home visits to assess the family’s needs as related to the child’s health.

  7. Develops procedures and provides for crises intervention for acute illness, injury, and emotional disturbances.

  8. Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases through preventative immunization programs, early detection, surveillance and reporting of contagious diseases.

  9. Recommends provisions for a healthy school environment conducive to learning.

  10. Provides information on health.

    1. Provides health information to assist students and families in making health-related decisions.

    2. Participates in health education directly and indirectly for the improvement of health by teaching persons to become more assertive health consumers and to assume greater responsibility for their own health.

    3. Provides information to adolescents concerning health problems in order to encourage responsible decision-making practices.

    4. Serves as a resource person to the classroom teacher and administrator in health instruction and as a member of the health curriculum development committees.

  11. Coordinates school and community health activities and serves as a liaison person between the home, school, and community.

  12. Acts as a resource person in promoting health careers.

  13. Engages in research and evaluation of school health services to act as a change agent for school health programs and school nursing practices.

  14. Assist in the formation of health policies, goals, and objectives for the school district.

  15. Provide episodic care for student and staff acute illness and injury and emotional disturbances.

  16. Provides consultation and participates in school and district wellness activities.

Administration:

  1. Ensures that cumulative health records are maintained and updated.

  2. Helps develop/revise school health policies, procedures, and standing orders.

  3. Prepares the budget for school health supplies/services.

  4. Reviews, revises, and implements emergency policies, including in-service health and safety programs for personnel.

  5. Prepares and organizes distribution of first aid kits for each building.

  6. Organizes, instructs, and supervises school health volunteers or assistants.

  7. Reports regularly in writing to the principal and superintendent on school health activities.

  8. Ensures preparation of statistical reports for the Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services, and the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention for the superintendent’s signature as required.

  9. Implements the school medication policy and procedure.

Coordination:

  1. Interprets school health services to school personnel.

  2. Plans, implements, and supervises school health screening programs in accordance with state and district requirements and recommendations. Provides follow-up services when indicated.

  3. Supports students and parents with diagnoses and treatments.

  4. Serves as a health liaison between school, home, and community resources.

  5. Encourages parents to maintain current immunization protection as recommended by the Department of Health and Human Services.

  6. Participates in the health aspects of kindergarten pre registration and screening.

  7. Helps school personnel recognize departures from appropriate behavior and growth patterns; helps students and staff adjust student programs when necessary to accommodate health needs of students.

  8. Serves as a resource person to school personnel. Participates selectively in classroom instruction under the supervision of the teacher.

  1. Maintains confidentiality about all aspects of student performance and written and oral records.

  2. Demonstrates a respect for the legal and human rights of students.

  3. Follows health and safety procedures established by the District.

  4. Arrives and departs punctually, notifying appropriate personnel about absences and coverage.

  5. Demonstrates dependability, integrity, and other ethical standards.

Role in delegation, coordination, and oversight of health related tasks to unlicensed personnel:

  1. Identify the student’s needs and develop/consult on the plan of care.

  2. Identify the tasks to be performed by the unlicensed personnel.

  3. Provide direction/training to the unlicensed personnel.

  4. Ensure that the necessary and appropriate resources are available to all persons who are responsible for providing school health care before a child is placed in a classroom.

  5. Determine the ability of the unlicensed staff to perform the task.

  6. Monitor the designated staff’s reporting and documentation of the task.

  7. Ensure that designated staff reports directly to the certified school nurse for the performance of the task.

  8. Evaluate the performance of the task as it relates to the student outcome and initiate corrective action as appropriate within the school setting.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy and/or Board action on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

School Board Approved:  June 11, 2013

Professional Staff Positions

Social Worker

TITLE: Social Worker

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Current State of Maine licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

  2. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge:

  1. Experience in clinical treatment of children and adolescents.

  2. Excellent skills in communicating and collaborating with staff.

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services and/or Principal

JOB GOALS:

Promote the ability of students to access their educational program.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Social Worker’s responsibilities shall include, but no be limited to, the following as requested and/or directed:

  1. Provide mental health services to students within the school setting, such as individual and group sessions and consultations with teachers and other staff.

  2. Coordinate and communicate about services with families and outside providers (such as targeted case managers, therapists, probation officers, Department of Health and Human Services workers, police, crisis workers, and staff from other school districts).

  3. Provide referrals for services.

  4. Develop and monitor progress of social/emotional Individualized Educational Program (IEP) goals.

  5. Complete required Special Education documentation, treatment notes, and billing.

  6. Provide psychosocial reports, observations, behavior plans, crisis plans, and Functional Behavioral Assessments’ as needed.

  7. Act as member of student assistance teams and other mental health teams. 

  8. Maintain professional development and continuing education units necessary for Maine licensure. Stay abreast of current trends and research as it relates to identified needs and goals; share information with colleagues.

  9. Attend IEP meetings and team meetings as required.

  10. Provide training relating to social, emotional, behavioral needs of children and adolescents to staff members.

  11. Cooperate with staff members and administration in promoting a positive organizational climate.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve month year, with actual salary, benefits, and work year set by the Board of Education through contract negotiations and appropriate policies.

EVALUATION:  

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy and/or Board action on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

School Board Approved:  August 21, 2007

 

Professional Staff Positions

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

TITLE: Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  1. Masters or Doctorate Degree in Speech- Language Pathology.

  2. Maine Licensure-Board of Speech Pathology & Audiology.

  3. Maine Department of Education certification in Speech-Language Pathology.

  4. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

Special Knowledge:

  1. Clinical knowledge of clinical practice, neurology, genetics, pediatric development, auditory processing, classroom acoustics, voice disorders, dysphagia, assistive technology and assessment.

  2. Clinical knowledge of assistive and augmentative communication (AAC).

  3. Clinical knowledge of disorders of the auditory system, aural rehabilitation, hearing loss, deafness, hearing aids, and cochlear implants.

  4. Clinical knowledge of related scope of practice in Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), Social Work (SW), and Psychology.

  5. Excellent skills in communicating and collaborating with staff and families.

  6. Excellent skills in consulting with staff, families, and non-staff professionals.

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services 

JOB GOALS:

To diagnose communication disorders, write reports and IEPs, and determine appropriate methodologies for treatment. To improve verbal and nonverbal communication skills and strategies, functional communication, and disability related communication behaviors. To provide disability related education to staff and families.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Speech-Language Pathologist’s responsibilities shall include, but no be limited to, the following as requested and/or directed:

  1. Review referral information and records to determine appropriate assessment battery.

  2. Observe in classrooms as a portion of the assessment or treatment program.

  3. Evaluate communication abilities and report results in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Maine regulations.

  4. Write individual educational plans (IEP) in accordance with the IDEA and Maine state regulations.

  5. Help connect staff to internal and external resources for professional development.

  6. Coordinate/facilitate learning opportunities at the teachers’ requests.

  7. Case manager responsibilities for children receiving speech-language therapy as the sole service.

  8. Provide focused follow up (personal check-ins, program evaluation) to teachers implementing instructional initiatives.

  9. Helping find resources related to instructional/changing practice needs (instructional support).

  10. Attend IEP meetings.

  11. Stay abreast with current trends, research, information as they relate to identified needs and goals; share information with colleagues.

  12. Cooperate with staff members and administration in promoting a positive organizational climate.

  13. Meet regularly with therapeutic and educational team members.

  14. File annual child count information.

  15. File monthly Medicaid forms reflecting therapeutic services for individuals on caseload.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve month year with actual salary, benefits, and work year set by the Board of Education through contract negotiations and appropriate policies.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Director of Special Services will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

 

School Board Approved:  Draft February 2007

 

Professional Staff Positions

Student Pathways Coordinator (5-12)

TITLE: Student Pathways Coordinator (5-12)

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Education/Certification: College degree or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. Teaching certificate not required.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the following skills: Organizational, communication, computer, public relations, facilitation, personnel management and negotiation, record-keeping, and problem-solving. Must demonstrate initiative and be self-motivated, having experience in volunteer coordination and being committed to volunteerism; Mentoring/coaching skills, understanding of Maine Learning Results, Guiding Principles, and performance-based assessments and reporting required. Ability to maintain positive relations with students, school staff and volunteers at all times is a necessity.
  3. Experience: Successful experience in leadership, managerial and human relations skills preferred. Teaching experience is a plus, but not required.

REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent

JOB GOALS: Aims to address a School Board Strategic Plan goal of "Multiple Pathways and Definitions of Success: Our school will value, promote, and celebrate multiple pathways and definitions of success." This position will focus on achieving this goal through short-term and long-term benefits for all learners (5-12). This position will establish 5-12 first, then consider possibilities to expand opportunities to Pond Cove.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Lead the creation of a Multiple Pathways Strategic Plan & oversee the implementation of the Strategic Plan
    1. Guide stakeholder group in the creation of a strategic plan (goals, objectives, data, etc)
    2. Monitor program outcomes through data and impact on student performances
  2. Collaborate with school leadership, CEHS ELO Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, and school counselor staff to address the needs identified in the Strategic Plan in the areas of curriculum, student opportunity, and professional development
    1. Hold regular meetings with school leadership and other key CESD staff
    2. Design and provide targeted professional development to support program initiatives
    3. Ensure Pathways activities are aligned to CESD curriculum (5-12) and MDOE standards
      1. Maine's Life and Career Ready Standards
  3. Oversee & pursue multiple pathways to expand student learning opportunities (5-12)
    1. ELO expansion and oversight (5-12)
      1. Provide support and guidance to the CEHS ELO Coordinator
      2. Seek ELO opportunities (5-8)
    2. Inter-school programming between all three CESD schools
    3. Expeditionary learning
    4. Project base learning
    5. Place-base learning (Greater Cape)
    6. CTE opportunities including PATHS/WRVC & others
    7. Internships
    8. Job shadow
    9. Work study
    10. Volunteering/Community Service
    11. Early college opportunities
    12. Apprenticeships
    13. Interest-based learning
    14. Independent studies
    15. Mentorships
    16. Digital/Virtual options
    17. Career talks
    18. Community programs
    19. Performing groups
    20. Other
  4. Build community partnerships
    1. Oversee & pursue collaborative partnerships with businesses, non-profits, government agencies, and organizations in Greater Portland
      1. Field experiences (traditional field trips, long-term collaboration at partner sites)
      2. In-school experiences (classroom programs, expert panels, school assemblies, etc.)
      3. CESD campus initiatives (outdoor learning programs on our campus)
      4. Career exploration (internships, job shadows, mentorships, apprenticeships, work studies, etc.)
      5. Streamline partner communication, share resources, and build programming between CESD schools for efficient and effective partnerships & experiences
    2. Create and chair a Greater Cape Business Roundtable
      1. Determine who should be at the table
      2. Collaborate with stakeholders to build relationships and provide opportunities for students & staff
  5. Guide staff PD around offering differentiated learning experiences in line with the Multiple Pathways Strategic Plan
    1. Support teachers in implementing Tier 1 Core Instruction that includes a variety of experiences that support struggling learners, grade level learners, and learners who are achieving above grade level
  6. Complete procedural, curriculum, and administrative tasks to ensure student safety and compliance
    1. Ensure relevant CESD policies and procedures are in places, updated as needed, and reviewed regularly
      1. Insurance
      2. Permission and medical forms
      3. Transportation
      4. MDOL/Fair Labor Standards Act
  7. Serve as a liaison with MDOE initiatives and professional organizations
    1. Perform any state reporting requirements (MDOE, MDOL)
    2. Ensure relevant CESD policies and procedures are in place, updated as needed, and reviewed regularly
    3. Participate in state-wide and regional collaboration, planning, and professional development
      1. Keep up to date on new legislation, funding opportunities, best practices, resources, collaborative efforts, etc.
      2. MDOE (Career and Technical Education, ELO Program)
      3. MDOL
      4. Maine Community Coordinators Collaborative
      5. JMG (Jobs for Maine Graduates) state-wide and South Region ELO groups
      6. New Hampshire Extended Learning Opportunity Network
  8. Performs all other appropriate duties as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Two hundred (200) days, to allow for progress to be made beyond the typical school year. Salary and benefits will be determined by the Superintendent.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy and/or Board action on Evaluation of Professional Personnel. The Assistant Superintendent will evaluate the Student Pathways Coordinator's performance.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  May 9, 2023

Professional Staff Positions

Student Support Coordinator

TITLE: Student Support Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services 

JOB GOALS:

The Student Support Coordinator will work as a colleague with special and regular education teachers to support student learning. This person will ensure that all special education services are being delivered and provide support for personnel in the implementation of accommodations and modifications as appropriate. This position will act as a liaison between our three schools in order to align a K-12 approach to curriculum, culture, and support for all students

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Leadership

Programmatic

Case Management

Testing

Administrative and Reporting

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully completed and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Director of Special Services will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  March 15, 2017

 

Professional Staff Positions

Teacher

TITLE: Teacher

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Maine Department of Education as Teacher and other legal credentials required to be “Highly Qualified” according to State and Federal standards.

  2. Holds degree(s) required in area to be taught.

  3. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal and/or Director of Special Services 

JOB GOALS:

A teacher is a trained, certified professional who works to ensure that all of our students develop the knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes to become successful individuals and citizens. A teacher has the knowledge and skills needed to prepare effectively for instruction and other student services, deliver appropriate instruction and service to students, evaluate student progress, manage student behaviors with effective classroom strategies, and apply themselves to their own professional growth.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Establishes appropriate instructional goals and related objectives consistent with the system wide curriculum and the Maine Learning Results.

  2. Prepares instructional plans and materials incorporating principles of effective instruction.

  3. Creates, selects, or modifies instructional plans and materials to accommodate learner differences.

  4. Provides a clear description of the learning task and its content.

  5. Monitors student understanding and re-teaches as necessary.

  6. Communicates oral and written information effectively.

  7. Fosters a classroom culture of caring and respect.

  8. Maintains an evaluation program of student work and participation that regularly monitors their progress in an accurate and up-to-date manner.

  9. Maintains official grade reports as prescribed by School Board policy.

  10. Includes a variety of techniques for monitoring student progress in their evaluation program. This will be evidenced by a combination of some or all of the following: written tests, writing assignments, classroom performance, individual projects, oral reports, daily observations - anecdotal records, individual conferences, common assessments, diagnostic testing, standardized testing, portfolios, etc.

  11. Challenges students’ high level of thinking skills as part of the evaluation program.

  12. Assesses whether students have met the articulated learning targets grounded in the district curriculum and Maine Learning Results with an assessment program that is consistent with the district’s comprehensive local assessment system and meets the requirements of validity and reliability to the extent required by Maine law.

  13. Analyzes assessment results to refine curriculum and teaching techniques.

  14. Communicates student progress based on assessment results to parents and students on a regular basis.

  15. Establishes and maintains appropriate learner behavior.

  16. Establishes and maintains a classroom climate conducive to learning.

  17. Makes effective use of available resources.

  18. Improves their own professional skills and knowledge.

  19. Establishes and maintains a professional leadership role in improving education.

  20. Reflects on their own practice for the purpose of improving student learning.

  21. Maintains a satisfactory record of their own attendance in their profession.

  22. Completes assigned tasks on schedule.

  23. Provides clear, detailed plans for substitutes, aides, and other professional or paraprofessional staff.

  24. Arrives on time for class, meetings, and other scheduled activities.

  25. Works and communicates effectively with all staff members.

  26. Adheres to student IEPs.

  27. Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.

  28. Performs other duties as assigned.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

EVALUATION:  

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School board policy and/or action on Supervision and Evaluation of Professional Staff.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  May 8, 2007

 

Professional Staff Positions

Technology Integrator

TITLE: Technology Integrator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Maine Department of Education Teacher Certification appropriate for grade-span.

  2. Hold a valid state of Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) approval.

REPORTS TO: School Principal 

JOB GOALS:

To support administrators, teachers, students, and families in the implementation of digital technology.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Support teachers in their use of technology to enhance learning:

    1. Address software issues and minor hardware issues; and 

    2. Prepare for and provide professional development.

  2. Assure implementation of the K-12 Digital Technology learning targets, including through direct instruction to students, as appropriate.

  3. Identify software resources; collaborate with teachers, school administrators, and the Assistant Superintendent on evaluating resources for curricular suitability and with the Director of Educational Technology on evaluating them for hardware, software, and systems compatibility; ensure student and staff enrollment in selected resources.

  4. Support administrators, teachers, students, and parents, as appropriate, with software resources; assist in the distribution and setup of hardware to administrators, teachers, and students.

  5. Collaborate with other technology integrators and the Assistant Superintendent to ensure consistent design and revision of the K-12 Digital Technology curriculum.

  6. Collaborate with the Director of Educational Technology and other members of the district administrative team on long-range planning for technology equipment.

  7. Conduct ongoing evaluation of technology resources and make budget recommendations.

  8. Assist administrators and teachers with implementation of online assessments.

  9. Serve as the school’s webmaster.

  10. Attend school-based leadership team meetings, as appropriate.

  11. Performs duties expected of other positions covered by the Cape Elizabeth Education Association Collective Bargaining Agreement.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

As described in the current Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Cape Elizabeth School Board and the Cape Elizabeth Education Association. Five additional days are provided to fulfill the professional responsibilities delineated above.

EVALUATION:  

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School board policy and the appropriate Educator Performance Evaluation and Professional Growth Plan.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  September 8, 2020

 

Professional Staff Positions

Volunteer Coordinator


TITLE: Volunteer Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Knowledge of the Cape Elizabeth Schools and the school volunteer program and experience as a school volunteer preferred.

  2. Demonstrated communication skills and attention to detail.

  3. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Assistant Superintendent  may find appropriate and acceptable.

REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent

JOB GOAL: To successfully coordinate between school staff and volunteers based upon the staff needs and volunteer interest and skills.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manages the volunteer screening process.

  2. Creates and maintains an up to date volunteer handbook.

  3. Conducts volunteer orientations as needed.

  4. Place volunteers based upon staff need and volunteer skill and interest.

  5. Visits each school regularly to check-in with teachers, staff, administrators, and volunteers to determine support needs and problem solve as needed. 

  6. Coordinates recognition of the work of volunteers with social media, news articles, school-based acknowledgements as well as district wide events during National Volunteer Week.

  7. Collaborates with parent organizations as needed.

  8. Evaluates the effectiveness of the volunteer program and procedures annually.

  9. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent.

WORK YEAR: 10 months. Salary and any benefits to be established by the Superintendent.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, problem-solving, evaluating,

interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, documenting,

specifying, coordinating, implementing, and presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those

that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: sitting,

walking, climbing stairs, operating computers and other equipment, using tools,

and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions: inside, outside, slippery surfaces, potential minimal

biological exposure (human waste, body fluids), working around moving objects,

working with students, working with adults, and working alone

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of

the School Board’s policy on evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as all federal and state laws.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  November 14, 2006

May 10, 2022

Revisions Approved: April 14, 2015 [Volunteer/ELO Coordinator]

June 20, 2012


Support Staff Positions

Support Staff Positions

Administrative Support to Athletic Administrator

TITLE: Administrative Support to Athletic Administrator

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Education/Certification: Associate degree or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 
    1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.
    2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.
    3. Demonstrated ability to exercised independent judgment, prioritize tasks, and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.
    4. Demonstrated computer skills,
    5. Must be team oriented withe excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.
    7. Must maintain a high level eof ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Athletic Administrator and High School Principal

JOB GOAL: To assist the athlete Administrator with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides Athletic Administrator secretarial support.
  2. Acts as receptionist for Athletic Office.
  3. Assist with maintenance of supplies and equipment; necessary communication and record keeping regarding ordering and inventorying of supplies.
  4. Word processing of all athletic schedules for Middle School and High School
  5. Communications and maintenance of records concerning details of all athletic competitions, including location, time, transportation arrangements and arrangements for necessary site officials and supervisors.
  6. Communicating, collecting, and maintaining all correspondence and records pertaining to athletic eligibility fee for Middle School and High School.
  7. Maintaining and updating seasonal eligibility lists; handling correspondence regarding eligibility status; checking attendance lists and communicating with coaches concerning daily eligibility issues based on student attendance.
  8. Communication and maintenance of records relative to letter awards and other recognitions.
  9. Submission of all forms required by the Maine Principals Association on a timely basis.
  10. Preparing and updating rosters of all sports teams.
  11. Scheduling of timers and scorekeepers for all home contests and maintaining records regarding that schedule.
  12. Daily updating of the athletic schedule on the School Sports website, activity line, and voicemail.
  13. Screening and organization of mail for Athletic Administrator and coaches.
  14. Shares summer office coverage as scheduled.
  15. Assists Main Office secretaries to extent time permits and needs of school requires.
  16. Performs other duties as assigned by the Athletic Administrator and Principal.

EQUIPMENT USED: Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which action plans and job goals are met. The Athletic Administrator or High School Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: March 13, 2007

Support Staff Positions

Administrative Support to Guidance Department - Registrar

TITLE: Administrative Support to Guidance Department - Registrar

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Education/Certification: Associate Degree or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills:
    1. Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.
    2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally. 
    3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.
    4. Demonstrated computer skills.
    5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.
    7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Guidance Department Chair

JOB GOAL: To assist the Guidance Counselors with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides secretarial support to the Guidance counselors.
  2. Coordinate and maintain student records.
  3. Prepare, organize, and mail transcripts, records, and other documentation related to college and post-secondary applications for students.
  4. Register new students and unregister departing students; handle all records requests related to new and departing students.
  5. Handle functions related to production and distribution of progress reports and report cards.
  6. Prepares records, reports, and correspondence attendant to student scholarship awards.
  7. Creates and distributes press releases related to student recognition.
  8. Maintain office machinery.
  9. Prepare letters, memos, and other correspondence.
  10. Assist faculty, parents and students with questions and requests. 
  11. Assist Guidance Scheduling Secretary with assigned tasks to extent time permits ands of office
  12. Performs other duties as assigned by the Guidance Director or administrator.

EQUIPMENT USED: Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting.

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment.

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Guidance Director will performa the evaluation in consultation with the principal.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirement that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: March 13, 2007

 

Support Staff Positions

Administrative Support to Guidance Department - Scheduling Secretary

TITLE: Administrative Support to Guidance Department - Scheduling Secretary

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Education/Certification: Associate degree or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval. 
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 
    1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.
    2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally. 
    3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.
    4. Demonstrated computer skills.
    5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.
    7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPRTS TO: Guidance Department Chair 

JOB GOAL: To assist the Guidance counselors with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the chair.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides secretarial support to the Guidance Counselors.
  2. Handles Program of Studies, student course selection, and master schedule creation in consultation with counselors and school administrators; prepare all necessary reports attendant to that task.
  3. Prepares documents necessary to support student academic awards recognition.
  4. Changes student schedules in accordance with directions of counselors and practice of Guidance Office.
  5. Prepares correspondence and maintains necessary records relating to standardized tests administered by school.
  6. Maintain office machinery.
  7. Prepare letters, memos, and other correspondence.
  8. General receptionist duties of Guidance Office.
  9. Assist faculty, parents, and students with questions and requests.
  10. Assist Guidance Registrar with assigned tasks to extent time permits and needs of office require.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned by the Guidance Director or Administrator.

EQUIPMENT USED: Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting.

Physical Demands:  sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 25lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment.

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year will be in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job goals are met. The Guidance Director will perform the evaluation in consultation with the principal. 

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirement necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: March 13, 2007

Support Staff Positions

Administrative Support to High School Assistant Principal

TITLE: Administrative Support to High School Assistant Principal

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Education/Certification: Associate degree or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 
    1. Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.
    2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.
    3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.
    4. Demonstrated computer skills. 
    5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communications kills.
    6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.
    7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Assistant Principal

JOB GOAL: To assist the Assistant Principal with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides administrative secretarial support.
  2. Contact parents daily in regards to attendance issues.
  3. Prepares all requested attendance reports for the Assistant Principal.
  4. Assist in preparing letters and memos for the Assistant Principal.
  5. Contact students required to meet with the Assistant Principal.
  6. Record and schedule detention for tardy students.
  7. Monitor the daily attendance using PowerSchool.
  8. Assign and monitor locker distribution.
  9. Maintain student obligation list.
  10. Distribute and maintain the inventory of school supplies.
  11. Assist Principal's Secretary with tasks to extent time permits and school needs require.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Principal or Principal.

EQUIPMENT USED: Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

Mental Demands:  calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION:  The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Assistant Principal/Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: March 13, 2007

Support Staff Positions

Administrative Support to High School Principal

TITLE: Administrative Support to High School Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Associate Degree or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

    1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.

    2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.

    3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks, and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.

    4. Demonstrated computer skills.

    5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

    7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: High School Principal

JOB GOAL:

To assist the Principal with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provides Principal secretarial support.

  2. General accounting of school checking account, student activities account, and school’s town budget account.

  3. Prepares letters, memos, and other correspondence.

  4. Maintains office equipment.

  5. Prepares documents and organizes administrative functions as they relate to graduation and opening of school.

  6. Creates opening day material for faculty, staff, students, and parents.

  7. Updates student emergency information as received.

  8. General receptionist duties.

  9. Assists faculty, parents, and students with questions and requests.

  10. Shares summer office coverage as scheduled.

  11. Organization and distribution of staff mail, including screening of Principal’s mail.

  12. Assists Assistant Principal’s secretary to the extent time permits and needs of school requirements.

  13. Performs other duties as assigned by the School Principal.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The High School Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  Draft: November 21, 2006

 

Support Staff Positions

Administrative Support to Middle School Guidance Department

TITLE: Administrative Support to Middle School Guidance Department

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Associate degree or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills
    1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.
    2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.
    3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.
    4. Demonstrated computer skills.
    5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
    6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.
    7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as require by law.
  3. Experience Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Middle School Guidance Counselors and Middle School Principal.

JOB GOAL: To assist the guidance the Guidance Counselors and Principal with the tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides administrative secretarial support for Guidance Counselors.
  2. Prepare Guidance budget.
  3. Maintains the student cumulative files.
  4. Registers new students.
  5. Answer phones and requests for teachers, parents, students.
  6. Prepares and maintains schedules for staff/students.
  7. Orders guidance supplies.
  8. Prepares and maintains progress reports and report cards.
  9. Assists teachers, staff, and administrators with PowerSchool/Powergrade questions.
  10. Contact for technical PowerSchool Support.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned by the Guidance Counselors and Principal.

EQUIPMENT USED:  Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:   

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting.

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment. 

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: March 13, 2007

Support Staff Positions

Administrative Support to Middle School Principal

TITLE: Administrative Support to Middle School Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Associate Degree or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

    1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.

    2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.

    3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks, and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.

    4. Demonstrated computer skills.

    5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

    7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Middle School Principal

JOB GOAL:

To assist the Administrator with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provides administrative secretarial support.

  2. Provides support for the budget process.

  3. Maintains the student activity accounts.

  4. Reports absenteeism of staff to central office.

  5. Answers phones and requests for teachers, parents, students.

  6. Assists in maintaining administrative records of students and staff.

  7. Assists in ordering supplies and maintains purchase orders for the Middle School.

  8. Assists teachers, staff, and administrators with computer questions.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Middle School Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  Draft: November 28, 2006

 

Support Staff Positions

Administrative Support to Pond Cove Principal

TITLE: Administrative Support to Pond Cove Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Associate Degree or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

    1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.

    2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.

    3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks, and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.

    4. Demonstrated computer skills.

    5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.

    7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.

  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Pond Cove Principal

JOB GOAL:

To assist the Administrator with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provides secretarial support to the Administrator (Principal).

  2. Enrolls new students. Handles transfer of students out of the district.

  3. Maintains cum files for six grades (K-4 and incoming Kindergarten from January to June) and administrative files.

  4. Conducts school tours for new residents and incoming students entering mid-year.

  5. Provides support to the budget process.

  6. Tracks and records Daily Notes.

  7. Maintains school activity accounts.

  8. Reports absenteeism of staff via weekly time sheets to Central Office.

  9. Answers phones and requests for teachers, parents, and students.

  10. Greets and assists all people entering the building.

  11. Secures substitutes for all staff.

  12. Orders supplies for staff.

  13. Assists teachers, staff, and administrators with computer questions.

  14. Publishes weekly newsletter to parents.

  15. When necessary, acts as liaison between staff, parents, general public and the Principal.

  16. Records daily attendance, following up with phone calls to parents, if necessary.

  17. Distributes interoffice and general mail.

  18. Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, inter-school intercom, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Pond Cove Principal will perform the evaluation. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  Draft: November 28, 2006

 

Support Staff Positions

Administrative Support to the Middle School Assistant Principal

TITLE: Administrative Support to the Middle School Assistant Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: Associate degree or equivalent work experience. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.
  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 
    1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.
    2. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects professionally.
    3. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize tasks and work independently with a high degree of accuracy.
    4. Demonstrated computer skills.
    5. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    6. Must be willing to participate in ongoing in-service training as requested.
    7. Must maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information as required by law.
  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: School Administrator

JOB GOAL:  To assist the administrator with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the school.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides administrative secretarial support.
  2. Make daily calls to parents regarding absenteeism and input daily attendance.
  3. Maintain daily notices for students and parents.
  4. Provide clerical support for the school nurse.
  5. Answer phones and requests for teachers, parents, and students.
  6. Assist in maintaining administrative record of students and staff.
  7. Assist in ordering supplies for staff.
  8. Performs clerical duties for Principal and Assistant Principal.
  9. Provide help with the maintenance of office equipment.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned by the administrator.

EQUIPMENT USED: computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other pieces of general office equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, problem-solving, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, climbing stairs, adjusting, connecting, lifting (up to 25 lbs), bending, keyboarding, pulling, pushing, carrying, writing, walking, operating equipment

Environmental Conditions: inside, working around moving objects, working alone

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.

EVALUATION: The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Middle School Principal or Assistant Principal will perform the evaluation.

NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirement necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved: March 13, 2007

 

Transportation

Transportation

School Bus Driver

TITLE: School Bus Driver

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

    1. At least 21 years of age.

    2. Possess a valid Class B, CDL Maine Driver’s License.

    3. Physical examination by a licensed Doctor of Medicine within 60 days prior to the date of employment.

    4. Minimum of 20 hours of on the road training.

    5. No addiction to the use of alcohol or narcotic drugs.  Must submit to Drug and Alcohol history check for DOT regulated testing

REPORTS TO: Director of Transportation.

JOB GOAL:

To provide safe and efficient transportation so that students may enjoy the fullest possible advantage from the district’s curriculum and extracurricular program.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Assumes personal responsibility for obeying all traffic laws and for compliance with the regulations of the Maine Association of Pupil Transportation governing the operation of school buses.

  2. Assumes responsibility for the safety of children on the bus conforming to safety regulations.

  3. Conducts a daily exterior and interior safety check of bus. Notifies bus maintenance personnel of any mechanical issues.

  4. Cleans interior of bus daily and washes exterior as needed.

  5. Maintains discipline when students are on the bus. Reports behavior problems to the appropriate administrator.

  6. Picks up and drops off students at regularly scheduled neighborhood locations following strict time schedules.

  7. Transports only authorized students.

  8. Enforces regulation of no eating on the bus.

  9. Receives training in CPR and first aid procedures including the use of epipens yearly.

  10. Reports all accidents and completes required reports.

  11. Follows the work rules.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Applicable terms of the Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed here are representative of those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: sitting, walking, climbing stairs, operating computers and other equipment, using tools, and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions: outside, inside, slippery surfaces, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving objects or vehicles, working alone

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the above performance responsibilities are successfully handled and the extent to which job goals are met. The Directors of Facilities and Transportation will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  May 9, 2006

Revised Draft: February 9, 2012

Revision Approved: June 20, 2012

Transportation

School Bus Maintenance Worker

TITLE: School Bus Maintenance Worker

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma or equivalent. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

    1. Knowledge of basic skills in vehicle maintenance, the ability to make limited repairs to buses and components, and minor body and upholstery repairs.

    2. Good work habits.

    3. Dependability and ability to work without supervision.

    4. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

    5. Ability to maintain positive relations with students, school and town personnel, supervisors, and citizens at all times.

    6. Ability to schedule work and undertake multiple tasks.

    7. Familiarity with two-day radio equipment and transmission procedures.

    8. Possession of a valid CDL Class B Motor Vehicle License, with a School Bus Y and P Endorsement.

    9. Such alternatives as the Administration may find appropriate and acceptable.

    10. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated aptitude or competence in the performance responsibilities listed below.

  3. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Director of Transportation and/or Public Work Garage Foreman.

JOB GOAL:

To help keep the district’s buses in such a state of operating excellence that they present no problems or interruptions to the educational program.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Coordinates routine maintenance of school buses.

  2. Performs minor bodywork and/or repairs.

  3. Replaces windows and body lights as needed.

  4. Maintains adequate inventory of cleaning supplies.

  5. Cleans vehicle maintenance areas as needed.

  6. Maintains electrical block heater harnesses and related controls.

  7. Performs other tasks as may be assigned by supervisor.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Pat-time, twelve month year.  Salary and work year in accordance with recommendations established by the Superintendent of Schools and District Business Manager

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, planning, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing, presenting

Physical Demands: climbing a ladder, adjusting, connecting, painting, lifting up to fifty pounds, pulling, writing, operating

Environmental Conditions: outside, inside, slippery surfaces, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving objects or vehicles, working alone


EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the above performance responsibilities are successfully handled and the extent to which job goals are met. 

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  May 9, 2006



Transportation

Transportation Scheduler

TITLE: Transportation Scheduler

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education/Certification: High School diploma or equivalent plus post-secondary training desirable. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Special Knowledge/Skills: 

    1. Knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.

    2. Demonstrated aptitude for assigned responsibilities.

    3. Must be computer literate and experienced with Microsoft Office Suite.

    4. Ability to follow oral and written instruction; good work habits; dependable; ability to maintain positive relations with bus drivers, faculty, parents, and administrators.

  1. Experience: Demonstrated aptitude or competence for successful fulfillment of assigned performance responsibilities.

REPORTS TO: Directors of Facilities and Transportation

JOB GOAL:

Assist in the process of running an effective and efficient transportation system including but not limited to, scheduling driver assignments in an equitable manner while ensuring safety of all riders.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Receives, responds to, and schedules all requests pertaining to transportation:

      1. To and from school.

      2. Athletic Contests.

      3. Co Curricular Activities.

      4. Field Trips

  2. Acts as a coordinator for above services with drivers.

  3. Responsible for performing clerical duties associated with all aspects of:

    1. Scheduling field trips and athletic trips.

    2. Schedule drivers during non-driving times.

    3. Review and update bus runs annually.

  4. Willingness and ability to work with others, to share and cross-train in order to promote the concept of “teaming” to ensure quality and consistency in scheduling.

  5. Contributes to office coverage.

  6. Performs other duties and assumes such other responsibilities as assigned by the Directors of Facilities and Transportation.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Twelve month year. Compensation in accordance with recommendations established by Superintendent and Business Manager.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands: calculating, comparing, editing, organizing, planning, scheduling, documenting, coordinating, implementing

Physical Demands: sitting, computer work, inspections, oral communication, climbing steps

Environmental Conditions: working outside, slippery surfaces, chemical exposure, biological exposure, working around moving vehicles

EVALUATION:  

The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the above performance responsibilities are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Directors of Facilities and Transportation will perform the evaluation.

The Cape Elizabeth School Department expects that all employees will perform assigned duties diligently, professionally, and efficiently and in compliance with all district policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.

NOTE: 

The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

School Board Approved:  May 9, 2006

Revision Approved: June 20, 2012