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Updated: July 19, 2021
DESCRIPTION: Performs maintenance, repairs and inspections to ensure that all students, staff, and the community are provided a safe, attractive, clean and healthy environment for learning and work.
The Maintenance Worker shall:
- Have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent.
- Hold and maintain a valid driver’s license, with no serious violations.
- Demonstrate knowledge, a minimum of three years of experience, and proficiency in several areas of maintenance (e.g.- plumbing, painting, carpentry, masonry/concrete/tile, window glazing, electrical, mechanical, HVAC systems, roof repair, plastering/spackling, field/playground maintenance, furniture repair, and small engine repair).
- Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative.
- Exhibit a personality that demonstrates interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
- Provide evidence that they have received a Covid-19 vaccine, as approved and endorsed by the CDC.
The Maintenance Worker shall be employed under the following terms:
- Work year of twelve months, hourly rate DOE.
- Perform general maintenance and repair tasks in a variety of areas as assigned by the Director of Maintenance or Supervisor in accordance with all applicable codes and regulations.
- Perform only the maintenance and repairs that do not require a license, or perform maintenance and repairs under the direct supervision of a licensed technician.
- Ensure that the work site and conditions are safe.
- Respond to emergency situations and perform necessary repairs, which may include working cooperatively with custodial employees, and other entities during emergency operations.
- Perform regular inspections of equipment and systems, reporting any abnormalities and hazards immediately.
- Use the work order system, making sure that work orders have been written and approved before performing tasks, except in emergency situations.
- JOB DESCRIPTION ESCUELA FACILITIES/GROUNDS/OPERATIONS
Perform general maintenance tasks for the buildings, such as painting, carpentry, window washing, drywall repair, plastering, flooring repair and more.
- Keep a log of all maintenance functions and repairs performed.
- Recommend repairs or procedures that are beyond the scope of responsibilities, skill, or experience, outlining the work needed and specifications required of an outside contractor.
- Ensure that all applicable fire, safety, health, and environmental regulations and laws are observed and exceeded.
- Help maintain an adequate supply of parts and supplies usually used in repairs, and request needed supplies through the established procedures.
- Operate and maintain in a safe and operational condition all tools and equipment necessary to carry out job functions and responsibilities.
- Remove snow and ice by shoveling and/or sanding walks, driveways, parking areas, and steps.
- Pest control and landscaping as needed.
- Report immediately any damage or vandalism to facilities, or theft of equipment.
- Make recommendations for improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of the maintenance operations.
- Attend required meetings, including daily briefings, and serve, as appropriate, on staff committees.
- Display a cooperative and pleasant attitude at all times.
- Notify and assist the administration, staff and appropriate emergency personnel with any emergency, in potentially dangerous or unusual situations.
- Use computers and/or electronic equipment to fulfill job functions.
- Protect confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing such information within legal confines.
- Serve as a role model for students and staff in demonstrating positive attitudes, appropriate attire and appearance, and an effective work ethic.
- Participate in appropriate in-service and workshop programs and attend any required meetings.
- Display ethical and professional behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the organization.
- Perform any duties and responsibilities that are within the scope of employment, as assigned by the supervisors, and not otherwise prohibited by law or regulation.PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job, but are not meant to be all-inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job. Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:
- Work inside and outdoors, depending on the day. Regardless of the location, this often entails quite a bit of physical activity, like lifting heavy objects (lifting and moving up to 50 labs), climbing ladders and stairs, walking long distances and standing for extended periods of time.
- Additionally, a maintenance worker’s duties often require them to work in uncomfortable or cramped positions in extreme temperatures.
The environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all-inclusive.
- Exposure to a variety of childhood and adult diseases and illnesses.
- Occasional exposure to a variety of weather conditions.
- Exposure to heated/air conditioned and ventilated facilities.
- Exposure to buildings in which a variety of chemical substances are used for cleaning, instruction, operation and/or stored.
Function in a workplace that is usually moderately quiet but that can be noisy at times.
The above information is intended to describe the most important aspects of the position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required in order to perform the work.
Early Childhood Assistant Guide -Toddler
Updated: July 19, 2021
Are you energetic, open-minded and creative enough to learn while guiding children ages 18 mos – 3 years old in a wonderful Montessori environment? If so, apply to join our team at Escuela del Sol Montessori, New Mexico’s oldest independent not-for-profit Montessori school. Together with its Harwood Art Center, Escuela is a unique and inspiring learning community. If you have the ability to combine intuition, creativity, best practices, inspiration, humor, grace and empathy in your teaching practice, please fill out the form below.
The school remains open to students on campus during the pandemic while following strict protocols for keeping our community safe.
Position will include:
–General supervision (overview) of children indoors and outdoors.
–Assist in the preparation of the environment, outdoors and indoors. The environment needs to be kept clean and orderly, well taken care of and attractive.
–Participate in school event planning and implementation.
–Attend meetings: staff, parent/staff and any special meeting(s) requested by the administration.
–Assist in record keeping and communication with parents.
–Work collaboratively w/ faculty and staff to create a positive environment for growth and learning.
REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES:
–Has experience working with children.
–A centered, healthy and positive attitude.
–A willingness to work in concert with parents and colleagues, as well as with students.
–Is willing to take time to learn about Escuela del Sol Montessori, its educational philosophy and mission.
–Is willing and able to make the transition from pedagogy to practice.
–Has excellent communication and organizational skills.
–Has a strong work ethic and pays attention to details.
–Interacts and communicates in a respectful, courteous and articulate manner.
–Is able to respond in a calm, effective manner no matter the situation.
–Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION:
–35-40 hrs per week
–Monday-Friday normal business hours PLUS occasional evenings, weekends, as required for full school participation and training.
–Compensation commensurate with experience and education.
–Strong benefits package available.
Updated: July 19, 2021
POSITION SUMMARY: Knowledge, skills and abilities required and desired:
– Willingness to learn about Escuela del Sol Montessori, Harwood Art Center, the educational philosophy and mission.
– Ability to observe children to understand their needs.
– Capacity to follow instructions carefully, carry out projects independently and manage time efficiently.
– Ability to interact and communicate with the public, colleagues and children in a respectful, friendly, courteous and articulate manner.
– Experience with children is a plus.
– Strong work ethic and attention to detail.
SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION:
Schedule: Full- or Part-time, depending on best candidate’s availability / Monday – Friday normal business hours.
Compensation: Pay commensurate with experience and education.