Employment Opportunities

Individuals wanting to become a PCMI/WillSub employee and work in a client district(s) school must meet Federal, State, and PCMI/WillSub Requirements.

In addition to these requirements, the applicant should have some basic experience related to all duties connected to managing a classroom of students or possess the skill set required for this position to ensure learning objectives are achieved.

STEP ONE -- Once you complete and submit your online application, PCMI/WillSub will review the application, required background check, and verification process to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and PCMI/WillSub requirements.  Substitute Teaching Applicants: during the application process you will be required to submit a copy of your valid teaching certificate OR a copy of your "Official Transcripts" reflecting a minimum of 90 earned credit hours on one transcript, obtained from an accredited four year university with a minimum of a 2.0 GPA.

STEP TWO -- Once all of the requirements identified in Step One of the process have been met, an email notice will be sent instructing you to log into your Applitrack account to complete the appropriate new hire, tax, and payroll documents.

**Please note: Submitting a completed application does not guarantee or ensure an offer of employment with PCMI/WillSub, or any of its client districts or affiliates**

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The Forest Area Community School District is seeking: Full Time and Substitute Bus Drivers.  A CDL license with school bus endorsement is required.

Please send resume and credentials to:


Joshua Rothwell, Superintendent
Forest Area Community Schools
7741 Shippy Road
Fife Lake, MI 49633

or email your resume and credentials to: employment@forestarea.org

 Qualifications:

  1. Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate.
  2. Must have K-12 Reading Specialist endorsement (BR)
  3. 5 years’ experience highly preferred.

Reports to:
Superintendent

Responsibilities:

  1. Support the instructional development of all teachers. 
  2. Build strong relationships with teachers, administrators, and other coaches. 
  3. Provide direction and coordination for how the curriculum is taught consistent with District initiatives and recognized best instructional practices. 
  4. Create an articulated schedule with building administration.
  5. Provide technical support to collaborative teams within buildings.
  6. Assist teachers with resources, materials, tools, information, etc. to support classroom instruction and planning, including new resources.
  7. Support teachers and administrators in using data to improve instruction on all levels.
  8. Assist teachers with planning and pacing of lessons, the development of differentiated lessons, and the selection of best practices to meet the needs of their students.
  9. Informally observe (non-evaluative) lessons and provide feedback for a teacher’s professional growth and students’ success.
  10. Develop staff members’ knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors through a variety of professional development targeted topics and designs.
  11. Develop coaching plans for teachers to ensure student improvement.
  12. Contribute to the development systems and structures to improve teacher practice within schools.
  13. Provide job-embedded informal professional learning beyond the coaching responsibility.

 

Terms of Employment:
.66 full time

Please send letter of interest, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to:
 

Joshua T. Rothwell, Superintendent
Forest Area Community Schools

7741 Shippy Road

Fife Lake, MI 49633

jrothwell@forestarea.org

Junior Varsity Boys’ Basketball Coach 

Qualifications:
Have the ability to teach the technical aspects of basketball as well as build the capacity of being a student and an athlete. 
Organize and facilitate practices and games while maximizing and maintaining health & safety
Have the ability to plan and execute skills and training programs specific for the level of athlete
Effectively communicate with parents, participants and fellow coaches 
Have appropriate ethical behavior and instill those behaviors in our athletes
Have the ability to relate positively with students, teachers and parents
Have the ability to work with other professionals in a collaborative manner
Experience working with high school student-athletes and experience coaching basketball is preferred. 

Compensation:
 According to the negotiated contract with the Forest Area Education Association

To Apply:
Send letter of interest and resume to Ron Stremlow, Athletic Director, Forest Area Community Schools, 7741 Shippy Rd, Fife Lake, MI 49633 or rstremlow@forestarea.org 

Junior Varsity Girls’ Basketball Coach 

Qualifications:
Have the ability to teach the technical aspects of basketball as well as build the capacity of being a student and an athlete. 
Organize and facilitate practices and games while maximizing and maintaining health & safety
Have the ability to plan and execute skills and training programs specific for the level of athlete
Effectively communicate with parents, participants and fellow coaches 
Have appropriate ethical behavior and instill those behaviors in our athletes
Have the ability to relate positively with students, teachers and parents
Have the ability to work with other professionals in a collaborative manner
Experience working with high school student-athletes and experience coaching basketball is preferred. 

Compensation:
 According to the negotiated contract with the Forest Area Education Association

To Apply:
Send letter of interest and resume to Ron Stremlow, Athletic Director, Forest Area Community Schools, 7741 Shippy Rd, Fife Lake, MI 49633 or rstremlow@forestarea.org 

FOREST AREA MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR
FOREST AREA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

PHILOSOPHY: 
To provide a comprehensive guidance and counseling program designed to address the educational and occupational needs of all students. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
The role of the school counselor can be fulfilled by individuals who hold any of the following credentials:
•    School Counselor License (SCL)
•    Michigan Teaching Certificate with the School Counselor (NT) endorsement
•    Preliminary School Counselor Credential (PSCC)
•    Temporary School Counselor License (TSCL)

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The following identify duties of the counselor:
• To implement the curriculum of Forest Area Middle/High School
• To guide and counsel individuals and groups of students through the development of educational and career plans, which may include: 
1. Meeting with students whose names appear on the low grade list for each marking period and, if appropriate, formulating a plan of action for success involving the student and the parent; 
2. Planning and/or promoting programs which enhance the academic, social or emotional growth of students, e.g., Curriculum Fair, Career Fair, Graduation, opportunities for student enrichment and/or remediation, scholarship opportunities and parent informational programs; 
3. Meeting with seniors and communicating updates on their graduation status to their parents; 
4. Working with students who have discipline, attendance and academic problems and are referred by teachers, parents or administrators; 
5. Insuring that students are aware of requirements for graduation and college admission; 
6. Guiding each student to choose courses consistent with his/her interests, abilities and career plans; 
7. Helping students develop post-secondary educational plans in accordance with their interests, abilities and career plans; 
8. Assisting students with the completion of college admissions applications; 
9. Organizing and promoting standardized assessment opportunities and interpreting test results to students and/or parents on request; 
10. Assisting the principal in the preparation of diploma lists and identification of honor graduates in preparation for Graduation; 
11. Assuring that appropriate, accurate information is maintained in each student’s permanent, cumulative record; and 
12. Making necessary schedule changes for individual students that are both appropriate for their abilities and aligned with their educational and career plans. 
• To facilitate small groups for individual students with identified, common needs 
• To consult with and serve as a resource for students, staff and parents regarding developmental needs of students, which may include: 
1. Identification and referral of students for Child Study Meetings; 
2. Creation and oversight of Section 504 plans; 
3. Active participation in Special Education meetings 
4. Work with teachers to better help them understand students with physical or emotional challenges. 
• To refer students and parents/guardians to appropriate school and community resources; 
• To participate in, coordinate, conduct activities which contribute to the effective implementation of the high school component of the K-12 guidance curriculum; 
• To evaluate and revise the building guidance and counseling program; 
• To oversee the development of a District Assessment Program, scheduling, and the interpretation of testing and assessment results related to career guidance; and 
• To continue personal professional growth and development. 
• Other duties as assigned by the administration

COMPENSATION:
According to the negotiated contract with the Forest Area Education Association

TO APPLY:
Send letter of interest and resume to Michael Moran, Principal, Forest Area Community Schools, 7741 Shippy Rd, Fife Lake, MI 49633 or mmoran@forestarea.org