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Aviston Elementary School District #21
School Secretary
Employment Information

Type of Employment: Full-time
Position Category: Non-certified, IMRF position
Reports to: District Superintendent
Grade Level(s): Pre-K – 8th Elementary Building
Qualifications: Clerical degree or 2 years of experience in similar position
Salary/Benefits: $13/hour or as determined by the Board of Education
12 Vacation Days
3 Personal Days
11 Paid Holidays
Health Insurance: Single Paid

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal formats
  • Ability to interact pleasantly with students, employees, administration and visiting public
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to work independently
  • Competent computer skills – Microsoft and Google applications, email, data management and entry
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Maintain confidentiality

Duties:

  • Greet students, staff and visitors
  • Answer phone, direct calls and relay messages as necessary
  • Operate an organized and efficient main office
  • Sort and distribute mail and office deliveries
  • Perform as secretary to district administration
  • Register students, oversee student transfers of enrollment
  • Maintain accurate records/files of district and student information
  • Track and report student attendance
  • Prepare and submit periodic district reports to regional and state levels
  • Submit student information to the Illinois State Board of Education
  • Enter data into database programs and student information systems
  • Maintain and track supplies – requisitions, purchase orders, etc.
  • Compile and distribute daily, weekly and monthly correspondence to staff and parents as directed by administration.
  • Utilize text messaging applications and social media to communicate district news
  • Create and distribute monthly school newsletter
  • Perform minor medical assistance such as caring for ill or injured student or administering medicine
  • Performs all other necessary duties as assigned by the superintendent

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and references to:

Phillip Hamil, Superintendent
Aviston Elementary School District #21
350 South Hull Street
Aviston, IL 62216
phamil@avistonk-8.org
Application Deadline: Open until filled

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Aviston Elementary School District #21
District Technology Coordinator
Employment Information

Type of Employment: Full-time permanent (12 months), starting January 4, 2021
Position Category: Non-certified, IMRF position
Reports to: District Superintendent
Grade Level(s): Pre-K – 8th Elementary Building
Qualifications: Associate’s Degree or Equivalent (Bachelor’s Preferred) in Computer Information Technology or Information Systems | Experience in Information Systems and Technology, preferably in a school setting Google Administrator Training
Salary/Benefits: $43,000 annually minimum, dependent on experience
Health Insurance: Single Paid | 12 Vacation Days, 3 Personal Days,  11 Paid Holidays

Duties:

  • Operate Helpdesk
    • Provide onsite response to classrooms
    • Manage lockout and user access
    • Communicate with outside resources for assistance as needed
    • Maintain calendars for tech use
  • Maintain Technology Hardware
    • Develop and maintain inventory system
  • Maintain technology devices in classroom and labs in orderly manner
    • Troubleshoot and perform minor repairs
    • Purchase supplies
    • Direct and/or assist in installation and preparation of new equipment
    • Maintain check in-checkout and end of day procedures
  • Support and assist superintendent in long range technology planning
    • Obtain competitive quotes/bids
  • Participate in professional development to support district goals
  • Manage network and access to software/apps
    • Secure username/password operations for staff and students
    • Virtual network/virtual machine environment
    • Aruba Wi-Fi network
    • Printing/photocopy connections
    • Content filtering and firewall with assistance from vendors
    • Manage district email accounts
    • Develop and maintain all single sign-on student logins for software
  • Support teaching staff
    • Provide professional development for staff on any software, hardware, or other technology initiatives
      • Develop positive collegial relationships with staff to support technology initiatives
      • As Google Administrator, train staff in appropriate use
      • Locate resources for staff use in classroom and productivity tools
      • Prepare and deliver equipment ready for classroom use
      • Assist students utilizing technology in classrooms and labs under direction of teachers
  • Library operations
    • Manage collection
    • Purchase new books
    • Manage aides/volunteers who assist
    • Supervise students as needed
  • Security System
    • Manage software and updates
    • Train administration and other users
  • Manage district website
  • Manage school student information system
  • Provide secretarial backup during school year and over summer hours
  • Provide periodic reports to Board of Education
  • Write and manage E-Rate filing, assist in writing of technology grants
  • Performs all other necessary duties as assigned by the superintendent

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, proof of certification, copy of transcripts and references to:

Phillip Hamil, Superintendent
Aviston Elementary School District #21
350 South Hull Street
Aviston, IL 62216
phamil@avistonk-8.org

Application Deadline: November 27, 2020

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Aviston Elementary School District #21
Paraprofessional/Teacher’s Aide
Employment Information

Type of Employment: 9 Month Position, starting August 14, 2020

Position Category: Paraprofessional/Teacher’s Aide

Grade Level(s):  Grades K-8 

Salary/Benefits:  $11.50/hour, 3 personal days, 6 paid holidays

Duties:  Aviston Elementary School District #21 is seeking motivated applicants to fulfill the position of Paraprofessional/Teacher’s Aide who demonstrate a passion for working with students and a team mentality. 

Duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Working with individual and small groups of students to reinforce academic skills to improve student achievement
  • Consulting with teachers to identify student needs and strategies to help with student academic performance
  • Assist faculty members in creating instructional materials, tracking student progress and managing student behavior in the classroom 
  • Provide student supervision in classrooms, common areas and the playground
  • Utilize relevant technology to support and enhance instruction
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Qualifications:  Illinois Paraprofessional License

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a resume, proof of licensure, and references to:

Phillip Hamil, Superintendent
Aviston Elementary School District #21
350 South Hull Street
Aviston, IL 62216

phamil@avistonk-8.org

Application Deadline:  Taking applications immediately. Open until position is filled. 

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Aviston Elementary School Distric #21 provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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