Pre-K Building Assistant- MacArthur

Position:                       Pre-K Building Assistant 


Qualifications:             Minimum 2 year Associates Degree or above (preferred)

                                    High School Diploma or GED (required)

                                    Demonstrate above average communication skills

                                    Demonstrate an ability to work well with colleagues

                                    Demonstrate an ability to work well with children


FLSA Status:                Non-Exempt


Reports To:                  Building Principal


Position Purpose:   To assist the Principal- Faculty and other staff in supporting the education of all students through collaborative child-centered practices.


Essential Job Functions:     To perform this job successfully- an individual must be able to:

  1. Assist the classroom teacher as assigned by the Principal
  2. Work with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced by the classroom teacher.
  3. Assist the classroom teacher in all ways possible based on the specific needs of the individual classroom to ensure its smooth operation
  4. Assist in the monitoring of student progress
  5. Assist with classroom and material management
  6. Assist with the management of assessment records and student portfolios
  7. Supervise students in the lunchroom- playground- getting on and/or off the school bus- and other areas as assigned by the Principal
  8. Display good public relations skills
  9. Maintain a positive attitude and work cooperatively with others
  10. Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality concerning students- families- and other District personnel
  11. Performs such other duties as assigned by the supervising teacher and/or Principal
  12. Regular attendance at work. 
  13. Other duties as assigned. 


Physical Demands:         The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  1. While performing the duties of this job- the employee is regularly required to sit- talk and hear. The employee is required to use hands and fingers. The employee is occasionally required to stand- walk and reach with hands and arms
  2. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision- distance vision- color vision- peripheral vision depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Terms of EmploymentSalary and work year will be determined by the Board


Evaluation:                   Performance will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel.


Fort Leavenworth USD 207 is an Equal Opportunity Employer- and does not discriminate in recruitment- hiring- training or promoting on the basis of race- color- religion- national origin or ancestry- sex- age- disability- veteran`s status- genetic information- sexual orientation- gender identity or any other legally protected status under local- state or federal law.
Job Start Date: NA
Applications Due By: 11/30/2019

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Fort Leavenworth USD 207



The Fort Leavenworth School District has been a part of the educational system of the State of Kansas since 1901.  Geographically, it is composed entirely of federal property and includes Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery and the U. S. Federal Penitentiary.  The buildings, which belong to the school district, are located on land leased from the federal government.  We are a Kansas Public School System.  We do not have any connection with the Department of Defense Dependent School System.  The district provides instruction for grades K - 9 in addition to half day preschool for 4 year olds meeting current residency requirements.    The post schools operate under the provisions of Kansas State Law, applicable federal laws, and regulations of the U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

Commitment to quality and success for every student are hallmarks of the school district.  Children in the Fort Leavenworth Schools have benefited greatly from the support of a community that places a premium on quality education for its young people.

District facilities consist of four schools, and one central administration building.  The district also has a warehouse and transportation center.  All schools in the district have been extensively renovated and all life safety features upgraded.  All schools have at least the following:  auditorium, gymnasium, full service kitchen, cafeteria, technology classrooms, two computer labs, separate art and music rooms and a full service library media center.  All schools are maintained in excellent condition.

To apply for positions in our School District, please visit our website,, use the job opportunities  link to our on line application program, TalentEd Recruit and Hire.  Only applications in TalentEd Recruit and Hire will be reviewed as we fill positions.

Employer Address: 207 Education Way Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

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