Class Teacher

Madrone Trail Public Charter School
3070 Ross Lane
Central Point, OR 97502
www.madronetrail.org

Madrone Trail Public Charter School is a K-8 Waldorf Charter School. We are seeking an Oregon licensed and registered grades teacher who has a deep love of students and of teaching, as well as a sense of purpose in bringing Waldorf education into the public realm. We have an open position in grade 8 for the 2019-2020 school year.

In addition, teachers are expected to integrate Waldorf pedagogy and teaching methods with Common Core and state standards.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Willingness to collaborate and be a reflective teacher and staff member
  • Strong sense of self to be a model of truth, beauty, and love for the students
  • Experience teaching middle school
  • Experience or training with Waldorf teaching methods
  • Excellent classroom management skills based on developing the children’s intrinsic motivation and addresses the whole child

As a staff, we work closely together to support one another and our program by creating an environment that allows artistic expression and creativity with freedom to develop teaching approaches which meet the needs of every child. We value positive, open communication and respect one another’s input. We are a group of forward thinking, inspired, and determined individuals. Madrone Trail offers a competitive salary, benefits, and ongoing professional development and mentoring

To apply send a cover letter and resume to John Bissey, Director, at john.bissey@madronetrail.org

Janitor

Madrone Trail Public Charter School
3070 Ross Lane
Central Point, OR 97502
www.madronetrail.org

Summary:  Performs routine cleaning of school buildings including floors, walls, doors, walkways, entrances and furniture.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sweeps walkways and entrances.
  • Washes, scrubs and disinfects restrooms.
  • Cleans windows, door glass and drinking fountains.
  • Cleans and polishes metal work such as door panels and hand railing.
  • Empties and cleans waste containers
  • Assists in moving and rearranging chairs, tables, desks, furniture and other equipment.
  • Replaces light bulbs.
  • Maintains equipment used in the course of work.
  • Follows a cleaning schedule.
  • Sweeps, scrubs, waxes and polishes concrete, linoleum, tile and wood floors and vacuums rugs and carpets in school plant offices and rooms.
  • Reports safety, sanitary and fire hazards.
  • Performs routine security checks and leaves building secure at end of shift.
  • Assists in the complete cleaning and routine maintenance of buildings.
  • Prepares cleaning materials and chemicals as necessary.
  • Maintains competency in all position responsibilities.
  • Complies with all safety and work rules, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for proper utilization, operation and maintenance of all department resources.
  • Provides support to other positions as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience:  High school or GED preferred; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Interpersonal Skills:  Ability to interact appropriately with teachers, staff, members of the community and students. Focuses on solving conflict; maintains confidentiality; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Computer Skills:  General knowledge of computer usage and ability to use e-mail.

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 regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.

The employee may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally high.  Occasionally the employee is required to work in high, precarious places and around moving parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions, outdoor weather conditions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.  Employee is occasionally exposed to machinery vibration.

If interested please send resume to: John Bissey, Director, john.bissey@madronetrail.org

Interventionist

Madrone Trail Public Charter School
3070 Ross Lane
Central Point, OR 97502
www.madronetrail.org

Madrone Trail is seeking a half time interventionist whose duties include:

  • Tracking students’ district assessments (I-ready in Reading and Math) and state test scores (Smarter Balanced) in grades 2 through 8
  • Leading the School Level Team (SLT) to identify students who are in need of extra academic support
  • Working closely with the School Director and Faculty Chairs with the School Improvement Plan identified in the charter agreement that identifies benchmarks for grades 3 through 8 in reading and math for both the district assessments and state standardized tests.
  • Scheduling the required intervention times for students who are not testing on grade level, preferably during their regularly scheduled Skills classes for that subject area
  • Designing intervention to address the specific area of concern
  • Tutoring students in small groups
  • Working with our authorizing district, Medford School District, to follow all documentation requirements to refer students for special education services
  • Collaborate with teachers on 504 plans for students who qualify
  • Participating in all district and school level trainings and in-service days
  • Regularly reviewing student progress, evaluating and documenting all interventions, make changes as needed
  • Working collaboratively with parents and teachers to support students with unique learning styles
  • Determining, with input from the SLT, the best course of action for a struggling student (integrate them back into Skills classes, continue interventions, refer to the district A&E team)
  • Keep clear paper records as well as input student information into the MESA system used by the district.

The successful candidate will possess knowledge of and/or experience with Waldorf Education as well as the Common Core, experience working with students with unique learning styles and the ability to work as part of a team. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills are required.

Please send cover letter and resume to John Bissey, Director at john.bissey@madronetrail.org