July 31st, 2017
RE: Maternity Leave Substitute Teacher: Kindergarten

Elementary teaching certification is required. Must meet all state and federal teaching
requirements. Preference will be given to individuals with early elementary teaching
experience working to achieve State of Michigan content standards and benchmarks.
Candidate must demonstrate the ability to focus learning activities on benchmarks/student
proficiencies while having also demonstrated the ability to manage an orderly and
efficient learning environment for children. This position will be from August 29th thru
approximately November 22nd and will competitively compensate on a daily basis.
Preference will be given to individuals who:

1. Have training, knowledge and experience working within the International
Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme guided inquiry framework.
2. Demonstrate teamwork and effective communication skills.
3. Have a strong early elementary school teaching background.
4. Display involvement/initiative in building and district wide efforts.
5. Have previous experience coaching interscholastic sports or clubs.
6. Have experience in curriculum planning and assessment.
7. Display the ability to utilize technology effectively within the classroom.

Interested persons should send a cover letter and resume via email by 3:00 PM on
Monday, August 14th 2017 to Bryan F. McKenna, Principal, Lakeland Elementary


LAKELAND ELEMENTARY – AM Kids Club/Preschool Paraprofessional
Position available for qualified person to serve as paraprofessional in a childcare and preschool setting. Candidates must have excellent human relations skills, initiative, dependability, problem solving ability, and commitment to the development of children. High school graduate with previous childcare experience necessary. Hours of employment would be from 7:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. daily.  Interested persons should send a cover letter and resume to Bryan McKenna at by Friday, August 25th 2017.


Interested persons should apply in writing to Marc Pritchard, 707 E. Third Street, Elk Rapids, MI 49629, or



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:

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

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: $9.00 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.