Interested persons should apply in writing to Marc Pritchard, 707 E. Third Street, Elk Rapids, MI 49269, or at mpritchard@erschools.com



The teacher shall be responsible for instruction that fosters student growth and development. The assignment will tentatively consist of teaching English 9 A/B, Honors English 9 A/B. The instructor may serve as a co-teacher with special education teachers for inclusionary students. The instructor shall be responsible for documenting and reporting student progress, behavior, and attendance and communicating it effectively to appropriate stakeholders. The instructor shall be an integral part of the secondary school team and shall take part in all staff professional development offerings as well as work with other school personnel to develop the mechanism for evaluating and improving English Department programs. The instructor shall provide instruction in other courses as assigned and as needed per required qualifications.

Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education.
Valid MI English Language Arts Teacher (ELA) Certification.
MI/NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher Status.
Knowledge and understanding of ELA curriculum and learning strategies.
Strong technology and software skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Love of teaching and learning from high school students.
Team player willing to work cooperatively with colleagues.
Demonstrated classroom management skills through exceptional planning.

MI Certification & HQT Status to teach in other areas of general education.
Interest or experience in drama/theater and performing arts is a plus.
Willingness to participate in departmental curriculum work during summer.
Willingness to lead and/or engage in extra and co-curricular activities.
Willingness to become a member of a close-knit school family.
Interest in athletic or academic involvement or coaching.

REPORTS TO: High School Principal
BEGINNING DATE: Week of August 27, 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Materials received by Friday, June 1, 2018. Cover Letter, Resume, Transcripts, Professional Certificates, and three letters of recommendation.
SEND CREDENTIALS TO: Michael J. Travis, Principal; Elk Rapids High School; 308 Meguzee Point Drive, Elk Rapids, MI 49629; 231-264-0895 (Fax); mtravis@erschools.com


This Supplemental Services Employee:
1. Shall provide counseling and guidance that fosters student growth and development in at-risk students.
2. Shall be responsible for documenting and reporting student progress, behavior, and attendance and communicating it effectively to appropriate stakeholders.
3. Shall assist the guidance counselor and other ancillary staff in the processes of serving at-risk students including the facilitation and coordination of post-secondary transition planning.
4. Shall improve and align support programs and services to facilitate success for at-risk students.
5. Shall help the school staff close the achievement gap between at-risk students and the general population.
6. Shall help all at-risk students meet or exceed state expectations in Reading, Writing, Math, & Science.
7. Shall help all at-risk students meet or exceed the school’s vision, and expectations for success.
8. Shall help students resolve personal, emotional, and social problems that interfere with their success.

Instructional Services to At-Risk Students
1. Provide supplemental services to at-risk students as assigned per School Improvement Plan/Goals, and administrative direction.
2. Provide supplemental services to at-risk students as assigned per Student Support Team recommendations/decisions.

Support Services to At-Risk Students and Staff
1. Serve as a member of a bi-weekly building level Student Support Team (SST) meeting.
2. Serve as a member of a monthly Elk Rapids Youth Services Task Force (YSTF) consisting of representatives from Elk Rapids Schools, Antrim Probate Court, Antrim Family Resource Center, Antrim Sherriff’s Department, Elk Rapids Police Department, and Child Protective Services.
3. Collaborate with all instructional and support staff members as needed to ensure success for at-risk students.
4. Convene and facilitate parent-student-teacher meetings as needed for At-Risk students.
5. Conduct Child-Find activities to identify students potentially at-risk of failure by collecting, analyzing and monitoring demographic and assessment/performance data.
6. Conduct intake data collection, case management, and record keeping for at-risk students.

Provide Social/Emotional Services to At-Risk Students
1. Facilitate Social-Emotional Curriculum/Instruction.
2. Assist in design of district social-emotional curriculum for at-risk students.
3. Assist in classroom implementation of social-emotional curriculum where appropriate.

Provide Targeted At-Risk Professional Development through workshops, consultation, collaboration, etc.
1. Provide Responsive Services.
2. Perform short-term personal counseling with students, parents, and/or school personnel to identify obstacles to student achievement and address them within the short term.
3. Supervise the referral of students to, and serve as liaison with, such outside agencies as the Family Independence Agency/Child Protective Services (FIA/CPS), Probate Court, Mancelona Family Resource Center, and Third Level Counseling Agency, and the like, as appropriate.
4. Provide in-service training in guidance and at-risk supports for staff as appropriate.

Possess MI/NCLB Highly Qualified Status.
Possess appropriate endorsement in Counseling and/or Social Work.
Endorsement(s): NT and/or School Counselor License and/or School Social Work (SSW).
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Love of teaching and learning from high school students.
Demonstrated passion for special populations students.
Team player willing to work cooperatively with colleagues.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the administration and board may find appropriate.  

REPORTS TO:  High School Principal
BEGINNING DATE:  Week of August 27, 2018
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Grant-Funded Position is Half-Time.  Compensation will be commensurate with experience, grant requirements, and contractual commitments. 
EVALUATION:  Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with administrative procedures, grant requirements, and established contractual protocols. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018 – Cover Letter, Résumé, Transcripts, Professional Certificates, & 3 Letters of Recommendation.
SEND CREDENTIALS TO:  Michael J. Travis, ERHS Principal; 308 Meguzee Pt. Rd. , Elk Rapids, MI 49629, 49629, email:  mtravis@elkrapids.k12.mi.us Fax: 231.264.0895.


Must be at least 21 years of age to qualify and have a valid Driver’s License. Candidates must have a clean driving record and must be able to satisfactorily complete criminal background screening, pre-employment drug screening and training requirements. In addition candidate(s) must pass a DOT (Department of Transportation) physical. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements is preferred, but we will pay the right candidate to train and test.

Please send letter of interest and resume to: Carol Brokaw-Burry, Transportation Supervisor, Email: cbrokaw@erschools.com.

Interested persons should apply in writing to Marc Pritchard, 707 E. Third Street, Elk Rapids, MI 49629, and/or at mpritchard@erschools.com.

Substitute Paraprofessionals- Preschool and Kids’ Club
Programs located at Lakeland and Mill Creek Elementary Schools. Candidates should be able to work well with children ages three to 12.

  1. Must be 18 years or older with valid driver’s license.
  2. Must provide FBI fingerprinting at a cost of $60. (This can be used at all Michigan schools).
  3. A physical and TB test administered by your own doctor. Fee will be paid by ER Schools.
  4. A DHS background clearance.
  5. CPR/First Aid/Blood Borne Pathogens.

Rate: $9.25 per hour
Date Available: Immediately

Interested candidates can pick up an ER Schools application at:

Lakeland Elementary: Linda Dart, Program Director
616 Buckley Street, Elk Rapids

Mill Creek Elementary: Kathy Lee, Program Director
9039 Old M-72, Williamsburg

The Elk Rapids Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Elk Rapids Schools to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.