Job Description

School/Department: Horizons K-8 School

Job Vacancy: Custodian (1.0 FTE, 10-month work schedule)

Application Deadline: August 17, 2022

Effective date of hire: Immediately 

Summary:

Horizons K-8 School, located in south Boulder, has a rich history of academic excellence. The Horizons community takes great pride in attending to the whole child through an atmosphere of respect, responsibility, safety and kindness throughout the school. A consistently high-performing school, Horizons emphasizes multi-age groupings, diverse perspectives, full inclusion, service learning, teacher-guided student choice, community building, authentic and active learning experiences, outdoor education, use of technology, and project-based instruction. Our 348 students are in classes of 18-20 guided by an exemplary group of teacher leaders. The school is governed through a horizontal structure that includes faculty, staff, parents and administration. Portfolio-based assessments and reflections, along with student-led conferences, replace traditional report cards and grades.

Our mission is to guide K-8 students to become self-directed learners in a supportive, collaborative environment rooted in critical thinking, justice, and choice. At Horizons K-8 School we strive to make our school an exciting, inclusive place to work, teach, learn, create, and innovate by actively fostering a respectful and responsible environment where all community members - staff, students and families - are included. 

Position Description:

We have one full-time (1.0 FTE - 40 hrs/week), benefited Custodian position open. Daily schedule is 12pm-8:30pm (this includes a 30 minute unpaid lunch). Yearly work schedule is from the beginning of August through early June (a 10-mth schedule).

Responsibilities:

  • Clean areas of building; remove trash.
  • Assist in set-up and breakdown for sporting, special events, and meetings.
  • Secure the building, locking classroom and office doors.
  • Communicate maintenance/safety issues and custodial supply and equipment needs to head/lead custodian.
  • Ability to be on feet up to eight hours every day.
  • Ability to perform physical labor, including heavy lifting of up to 50 pounds; occasional dual lifts of up to 100 pounds and requires ability to frequently reach, lift, bend and stoop; may occasionally require climbing ladders or crawling.
  • Available for 1st shift work schedule, if needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Complete and submitted BVSD online application.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English, must pass English component of interview process.
  • Ability to be on feet up to eight hours every day.
  • Ability to perform physical labor, including heavy lifting of up to 50 pounds; occasional dual lifts of up to 100 pounds and requires ability to frequently reach, lift, bend and stoop; may occasionally require climbing ladders or crawling.

Salary Information:

Annual pay range: $26,836-$32,629

Commensurate with experience and position on the Horizons K-8 Salary Schedule which can be found via the Horizons K-8 website (Wage Scale 5, pro-rated for 10-month work schedule). 

Application and Selection Procedure:

To Apply: Complete application at https://jobs.bvsd.org/.

Contact: Mr. Lucas Ketzer, Head of School: lucas.ketzer@bvsd.org

Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including reference checks, a background check and possible medical examination.

Horizons K-8 is an equal opportunity educational institution and is committed to the goal of building a diverse faculty and staff. Applications from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to and treatment of employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: Office for Civil Rights. http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html


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