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2 Elementary Classroom Teachers Needed for the 24-25 School Year

SUMMARY: Provides instruction in the curricular areas to students in an elementary classroom.

ENDORSEMENTS:
Elementary Classroom K-6 (required)
Reading K-8 (preferred)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential duties must be performed on site. Other duties or tasks may be assigned.
Develops and implements programming associated with all content areas to be delivered in a classroom setting for elementary aged students.
Supports and implements the district curriculum, standards and benchmarks.
Assists school staff with strategies to support and meet students' needs and achievement of academic goals.
Provides active communication and positive relationships with parents and community members.
Assists in planning and delivery of social/emotional/behavioral school-wide programming.
Assists and collaborates with the principal, school counselor, staff, parents and students on matters pertaining to teaching and learning.
Maintains appropriate records and protects the confidentiality of data.
Meets the 8 Iowa Teaching Standards and 42 criteria on a consistent basis.
Reports to work as scheduled on a regular and reliable basis.
Other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in Education required.
In addition, the specific skills/educational qualifications for this include:

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and implement ideas contained in technical documents, assessment data, professional journals and regulations. Ability to effectively write reports and communications to students, colleagues, parents and staff. Ability to effectively present information orally and respond to questions from administrators, teachers, staff and students. Ability to assist students in the areas of language and literacy.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to perform basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, decimals and fractions. Ability to assist students in implementing these mathematical concepts.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to solve problems effectively. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

REQUIRED DISPOSITIONS:
Believes that all children can attain high levels of learning.
Takes responsibility for the learning of our children and his/her own performance.
Possesses the knowledge and skills to build effective educational experiences that benefit all children.
Functions in a collaborative manner as an effective member of the educational/school team.
Adheres to the principles of an effective team member as described in the PLC model.
Applies the principals of continuous improvement through the use of quality tools and processes.
Won't shy from today's educational challenges.
Utilizes effective interpersonal skills.
Has a track record of success.
Works with great integrity.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Iowa Teaching Certification with an endorsement in content area required.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to apply knowledge of current research as it relates to the support of the Educational Goals of the District. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the school community. Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 -24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 - 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as curriculum materials, desks, chairs, and boxes. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while supervising students and working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. workday. The employee will frequently work in different areas of the classroom including in/at desks, on or near the floor, standing, in movement while supervising indoor and outdoor activities, etc. The employee will usually work in indoor temperatures but will work outdoors when supervising students outside the classroom.
The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

To apply please send your application materials to Todd.Palmatier@nlcsd.org. These positions will remain open and available until filled with qualified candidates.

The New London Community School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.
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CURRENT OPENING: 7-12 Activities Director

DEPARTMENT: Activities Department

REPORTS TO: High School Principal/Superintendent

SALARY: $34,000 / 210 Day Contract

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:
1. Have excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
2. Be prompt, able to meet deadlines and able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
3. Maintain a high level of visibility at activity and athletic events.
4. Answer and respond to phone calls and emails.
5. Be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills.
6. Promote a positive attitude while showing professionalism and respect when interacting with staff, students, and parents as well as the greater community while fulfilling the duties of the position.
7. Will attend meetings, activities, workshops, and training sessions as needed.
8. Support the mission of the New London Community School District.
9. Carry out all other duties and tasks assigned by the supervisor.

ROLE SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assumes responsibility for the organization, scheduling, cancellation and rescheduling of all interscholastic activities and athletic events.
2. Organizes and administers the overall program of co-curricular activities for the district.
3. Employs officials and issues contracts to schools with whom contests are planned.
4. Files annual membership with both the Girls and Boys Unions to allow for district activities to participate in postseason competitions.
5. Files annual “Hosting Requests” to allow our district the opportunity to be used as a postseason competition location.
6. Supervises activity ticket sales and seating procedures for athletic and performing arts contests as well as other activities.
7. Arranges transportation for activities.
8. Attend monthly meetings with the other Activities Directors associated with the Southeast Iowa Super Conference.
9. Processes requisition orders placed by activity sponsors and coaches.
10. Communicate with district secretaries and coaches regarding student eligibility and attendance.
11. Creates and distributes student-achievement awards following the conclusion of each athletic season.
12. Makes all necessary arrangements for the use of non-school playing fields and facilities.
13. Schedules all requests and rentals for use of district facilities by coaches and non-school entities.
14. Works with neighboring districts to provide Cooperative Sharing Agreements for activities not sponsored by the district.
15. Tracks student-athlete physical and health information.
16. Lists rosters for public view and develops programs for Fall and Winter athletic events.
17. Supervises, evaluates, and directs the works of all coaches and activity sponsors.
18. Personally observes and evaluates the performance of each head coach/sponsor/director.
19. Fosters good school-community relations by keeping the community aware of and responsive to the activity program.
20. Evaluates and makes recommendations for improving the program as needed.
21. Maintains a master calendar of all school activities and events and the use of facilities, prepares schedules, and disseminates this information.
22. Supervises and coordinates the entire activities program, including interscholastic activities, intramurals, clubs, etc.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Strong Communication, public relations and interpersonal skills.
2. Coaching and/or leadership experience.
3. A baccalaureate degree or higher in athletic administration or related field is required.
o This would include sports psychology, exercise science, etc.
o Currently excludes degrees in communication, business, etc.
4. Successful completion of the concussion training approved by the Iowa High School Athletic Association or Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union.
5. Applicants must have attained a minimum age of 21 years.
6. Applicants must complete the background check requirements set forth in rule 282—13.1(272).
7. Course work from the Leadership Training Institute (LTI)

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Chad Wahls by calling (319) 367-0512, ext. 1104 or emailing chad.wahls@nlcsd.org.

To apply please send your application materials to Jessica.Boyer@nlcsd.org by March 13, 2024. Materials may also be mailed to NLCSD, P.O. Box 97, New London, IA 52645.
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TITLE: 2024-25 Assistant High School Football Coach

DEPARTMENT: Activities Department

REPORTS TO: Activities Director & Head Varsity Football Coach

STIPEND: TBD but at least $2,805.00

BASIC FUNCTION:
To instruct participants in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary to realize a high degree of individual and team success. At the same time, the student-athlete shall receive instruction that will lead to the formulation and internalization of pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, self-confidence and sportsmanship.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Helps to develop a regular practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development.
2. Coaches and instructs players, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
3. Follows state, regional, and district regulations governing the athletic program.
4. Establishes and maintains written standards of student behavior and provides proper supervision of athletes at all times.
5. Holds organizational meetings for team prospects and encourages potential athletes to participate in the sport.
6. Ensures that appropriate rules and regulations regarding the conduct and eligibility of athletic activities and athletes are explained and followed.
7. Maintains eligibility forms, emergency data cards, insurance records, equipment inventory, and other related records.
8. Monitors the academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met.
9. Conferences with parents/guardians, as necessary, regarding the athletic performance of their student.
10. Models sportsman-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials and spectators.
11. Acts as a team representative and promotes the sport by communicating with the news media, booster clubs, service clubs, and other organizations as requested by the Activities Director.
12. Follows established procedures for the proper care, maintenance, and requisitioning of equipment, supplies, and uniforms.
13. Participates in special activities to include parent’s night, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies.
14. Follows and maintains knowledge of all district policies and procedures.
15. Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities.
16. Attends staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional development activities to improve coaching performance.

ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Attend practices, games, and other functions on a prompt and regular basis.
2. Maintain confidentiality.
3. Maintain satisfactory and harmonious working relationships with the public, students, and other employees.
4. Assist with other duties as may be assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Valid IA Coaching Endorsement or Coaching Authorization.
2. Strong Communication, public relations and interpersonal skills.
3. Coaching, playing and/or leadership experience.

Questions regarding this opening can be directed to Emily Parks by calling (319) 367-0500, ext. 1204 or emailing Emily.Parks@nlcsd.org.

To apply please send your application materials to Emily.Parks@nlcsd.org by March 13, 2024.
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OPENING: 2024-25 Assistant High School Boys Basketball Coach

DEPARTMENT: Activities Department

REPORTS TO: Activities Director & Head Varsity Basketball Coach

STIPEND: TBD, but at least $2,805.00

BASIC FUNCTION:
To instruct participants in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary to realize a high degree of individual and team success. At the same time, the student-athlete shall receive instruction that will lead to the formulation and internalization of pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, self-confidence and sportsmanship.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Helps to develop a regular practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development.
2. Coaches and instructs players, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
3. Follows state, regional, and district regulations governing the athletic program.
4. Establishes and maintains written standards of student behavior and provides proper supervision of athletes at all times.
5. Holds organizational meetings for team prospects and encourages potential athletes to participate in the sport.
6. Ensures that appropriate rules and regulations regarding the conduct and eligibility of athletic activities and athletes are explained and followed.
7. Maintains eligibility forms, emergency data cards, insurance records, equipment inventory, and other related records.
8. Monitors the academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met.
9. Conferences with parents/guardians, as necessary, regarding the athletic performance of their student.
10. Models sportsman-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials and spectators.
11. Acts as a team representative and promotes the sport by communicating with the news media, booster clubs, service clubs, and other organizations as requested by the Activities Director.
12. Follows established procedures for the proper care, maintenance, and requisitioning of equipment, supplies, and uniforms.
13. Participates in special activities to include parent’s night, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies.
14. Follows and maintains knowledge of all district policies and procedures.
15. Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities.
16. Attends staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional development activities to improve coaching performance.

ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Attend practices, games, and other functions on a prompt and regular basis.
2. Maintain confidentiality.
3. Maintain satisfactory and harmonious working relationships with the public, students, and other employees.
4. Assist with other duties as may be assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Valid IA Coaching Endorsement or Coaching Authorization.
2. Strong Communication, public relations and interpersonal skills.
3. Coaching, playing and/or leadership experience.

PREFERRED:
1. Experience working with a High School basketball program.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Emily Parks by calling (319) 367-0500, ext. 1204 or emailing emily.parks@nlcsd.org.

Questions regarding this opening can be directed to Emily Parks by calling (319) 367-0500, ext. 1204 or emailing Emily.Parks@nlcsd.org.

To apply please send your application materials to Emily.Parks@nlcsd.org by March 13, 2024.
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CURRENT OPENING: Head Junior High Baseball Coach

DEPARTMENT: Activities Department

REPORTS TO: Activities Director & Head Varsity Coach

STIPEND: $2,525.00

BASIC FUNCTION:
To instruct participants in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary to realize a high degree of individual and team success. At the same time, the student-athlete shall receive instruction that will lead to the formulation and internalization of pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, self-confidence and sportsmanship. Assist the High School Varsity Head Coach in the alignment and implementation of systems and skill development regarding the athletic program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Serves as the leader and manager for the Junior High Baseball program.
2. Develops a regular practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development.
3. Coaches and instructs players, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
4. Follows state, regional, and district regulations governing the athletic program.
5. Establishes and maintains written standards of student behavior and provides proper supervision of athletes at all times.
6. Assigns duties to all assistant coaches under his/her jurisdiction; including out of season workouts.
7. Ensures that appropriate rules and regulations regarding the conduct and eligibility of athletic activities and athletes are explained and followed.
8. Maintains eligibility forms, emergency data cards, insurance records, equipment inventory, and other related records.
9. Works with the Director of Activities in scheduling facilities for practices and competition.
10. Monitors the academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met.
11. Establishes and maintains written standards of student behavior and provides proper supervision of athletes at all times.
12. Conferences with parents/guardians, as necessary, regarding the athletic performance of their student.
13. Submits athlete rosters to the Activities Director before the first competition date.
14. Reports and secures approval from Activities Director for all adults associated with their sport/activity.
15. Models sportsman-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials and spectators.
16. Follows established procedures for the proper care, maintenance, and requisitioning of equipment, supplies, and uniforms.
17. Participates in special activities to include parent’s night, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies.
18. Follows and maintains knowledge of all district policies and procedures.
19. Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities.
20. Attends staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional development activities to improve coaching performance.

ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Attend practices, games, and other functions on a prompt and regular basis.
2. Maintain confidentiality.
3. Maintain satisfactory and harmonious working relationships with the public, students, and other employees.
4. Assist with other duties as may be assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Valid IA Coaching Endorsement or Coaching Authorization
2. Strong Communication, public relations and interpersonal skills.
3. Coaching and/or leadership experience.

This is an immediate need, therefore the job will remain open until filled with a qualified applicant.

To apply please send your application materials to Emily.Parks@nlcsd.org.
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CURRENT OPENING: Assistant High School Baseball Coach

DEPARTMENT: Activities Department

REPORTS TO: Activities Director & Head Varsity Baseball Coach

STIPEND: $2,805.00

BASIC FUNCTION:
To instruct participants in the fundamental skills, strategy and physical training necessary to realize a high degree of individual and team success. At the same time, the student-athlete shall receive instruction that will lead to the formulation and internalization of pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, self-confidence and sportsmanship.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Helps to develop a regular practice schedule and organizes practice time to provide both individual and team development.
2. Coaches and instructs players, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
3. Follows state, regional, and district regulations governing the athletic program.
4. Establishes and maintains written standards of student behavior and provides proper supervision of athletes at all times.
5. Holds organizational meetings for team prospects and encourages potential athletes to participate in the sport.
6. Ensures that appropriate rules and regulations regarding the conduct and eligibility of athletic activities and athletes are explained and followed.
7. Maintains eligibility forms, emergency data cards, insurance records, equipment inventory, and other related records.
8. Monitors the academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met.
9. Conferences with parents/guardians, as necessary, regarding the athletic performance of their student.
10. Models sportsman-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials and spectators.
11. Acts as a team representative and promotes the sport by communicating with the news media, booster clubs, service clubs, and other organizations as requested by the Activities Director.
12. Follows established procedures for the proper care, maintenance, and requisitioning of equipment, supplies, and uniforms.
13. Participates in special activities to include parent’s night, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies.
14. Follows and maintains knowledge of all district policies and procedures.
15. Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities.
16. Attends staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional development activities to improve coaching performance.

ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Attend practices, games, and other functions on a prompt and regular basis.
2. Maintain confidentiality.
3. Maintain satisfactory and harmonious working relationships with the public, students, and other employees.
4. Assist with other duties as may be assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Valid IA Coaching Endorsement or Coaching Authorization.
2. Strong Communication, public relations and interpersonal skills.
3. Coaching, playing and/or leadership experience.

PREFERRED:
1. Experience working with a High School Baseball program.

This is an immediate need and the job will remain open until filled with a qualified applicant.

To apply please send your application materials to Emily.Parks@nlcsd.org.
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