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Joanne Symcox
LCIS Building Principal

Current Openings

Summary Description

To enable each child to pursue his/her education as smoothly and completely as possible in the absence of the regular teacher.

Job Responsibilities

Building Instructional Capacity

  • Reports to the principal or designee upon arrival at the building with necessary forms.
  • Assumes responsibility for behavior in class and during lunch and recess periods.
  • Maintains established routines and procedures of the school and classroom assigned as fully as possible.
  • Follows all policies, rules, and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates.
  • Remains in the assigned classroom until the official school closing.
  • Reports to the principal at the conclusion of the teaching day, verify whether or not his/her services will be required on the next teaching day.

Planning and Professional Learning

  • Teaches the lessons outlined and described in the classroom teacher’s lesson plans as prepared by the absent teacher.
  • Writes a report about work completed at the end of each teaching day; leave it for the regular classroom teacher.
  • Reviews all plans and schedules to be followed during the teaching day with the principal, team leader, or department head.

Student Support

  • Monitor’s all students in the classroom.
  • Assist all students with assignments.

Qualifications and Skills Required

Educational Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Appropriate Sub Permit
  • Pass a background check
  • Demonstrates a desire to aid all students

Skills and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated teaching, oral & written communication skills, technology and leadership skills.
  • Able to give instruction to students.
  • The ability to respond to individual student needs.


  • Service as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens.
  • Conduct other duties related to the Substitute Teacher’s duties as assigned by the Principal and/or Superintendent of schools
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Summary Description

Cook and prepare nutritious meals for students and staff.

Job Responsibilities

  • Willing to learn the multiple tasks needed to work in a kitchen and be willing to adjust to day-to-day change on demand.

Planning & Professional Learning

  • IDOE Continued Education Training is required and will be assigned to complete yearly.

Student Support

  • Provide nutritious meals to students, maintain a positive demeanor and atmosphere both in the kitchen and while serving students.

Qualifications and Skills Required

Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma or HSE
  • Background check

Skills and Knowledge

  • Will be trained for multiple tasks needed to run an efficient kitchen.


  • No experience necessary; will be trained. Must have a positive attitude and willing to work with students and staff.
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Job Summary

Responsible for instructing students on the emergence of global and American ideals and cultural heritage. Helps students understand and exercise his rights, privileges, and responsibilities as a citizen.
Link to Apply for the Middle School Teacher 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Instruct students about global and national social issues.
  • Help students understand the geographical, historical, cultural, and political factors that influence the development of world regions.
  • Lecture on the operation of political and economic systems.
  • Teaches courses in social studies, history, geography, American government, political science, or humanities to secondary pupils, utilizing core curriculum and other appropriate learning activities approved by the Board of Education.
  • Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities.
  • Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
  • Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
  • Participate in ongoing training sessions.
  • Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.
  • Maintain grade books.
  • Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
  • Create projects designed to enhance learning (Project Based Learning).
  • Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
  • Create lesson plans.
  • Utilize various curriculum resources.
  • Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
  • Utilize public library resources.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Prepare and distribute required reports.
  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedures

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Provides support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas.  Develop lesson plans and deliver group and individual student instruction within established curriculum standards and guidelines.  Collaborate with other teachers, staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues.  Respond to a wide range of inquiries from students’ parents or guardians regarding instructional program(s) and student progress.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree or higher, with a concentration of work in education
  2. A valid Indiana Teacher’s License w/appropriate endorsements for grade/subject to be  taught 
Student Growth and Achievement:
  1. Adapt classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans within established lesson plans.
  2. Administer developmental testing programs and/or subject specific assessments, etc. for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans.
  3. Advise parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student’s achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
  4. Assess student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents, and administration.
  5. Collaborate with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents, and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school mission and vision.
  6. Counsel students for the purpose of improving performance, health status, problem solving techniques, and a variety of personal issues.
  7. Demonstrate methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.
  8. Direct instructional assistants, volunteers, and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of the individual students.
  9. Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  10. Model conversation, manners, clean-up activities, listening skills, etc. for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social and interpersonal behavior for students.
  11. Monitor students in a variety of educational environments (e.g., classroom, playground, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  12. Organize age appropriate indoor and outdoor activities for the purpose of ensuring student participation in learning activities.
  13. Prepare a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.
Communication and Community Relations:
  1. Build support in the community for LCIS’s vision, mission and long- and short-term priorities.
  2. Handle media resources skillfully, and regularly demonstrate sound judgement when communicating with the public.
  3. Utilize multiple methods for delivering accurate, timely and reliable information to the Board, Administrative Team, Staff, and community.
  4. Report incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment, and adhering to school policies.
  5. Respond to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  6. Respond to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction.
  1. Demonstrate recognition and understanding of public education’s role in promoting civic responsibility 
  2. Perform all duties in a manner consistent with the values and expectations of the administration, the board and community at large 
  3. Support a standards-based approach to governance, leadership, and instruction throughout 
  4. Encourage an inclusive and respectful environment that aligns with LCIS’s execution of the vision, mission, and strategic goals as described in the Charter Agreement. 
  5. Demonstrate ethical and personal integrity consistent with expectations associated with the role.
  6. Maintain the confidence and trust of school professionals and the community 
  7. Continuously monitor effectiveness, seeking out and participating in professional development activities in alignment with areas identified for improvement by the board and through self-reflection.
  8. Participate in a variety of meetings (e.g. grade level, school site, professional growth and development, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
  9. Support other staff members for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or individual student plans.

LCIS has the following positions open:

Prime time Resource Aide for 20 hours a week-this is a 1 to 1 position to provide academic support.

Instructional Aide for 28.5 hours per week for grades 6-8. The daily hours are 9am until 3pm.

Stating hourly wage is $13.00 per hour.

Please apply here Non Cert Application

Educational Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Parapro or AA Degree
Skills & Knowledge
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrates a sincere desire to aid all students and students with exceptional needs
  • Have a minimum of 3 years experience working with students and with individuals with special needs
    • Have 1 year experience working with elementary and/or middle school students


Teaching and Learning
  • Assist in the educational and social development of students under the direction and guidance of the facilitator and classroom teachers. 
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans for the students and monitor their progress. 
  • Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities. 
  • Work with other professionals, such as speech therapist, social worker, occupational and physical therapists. 
  • Assist classroom teachers with maintaining student records. 
  • Support students with emotional or behavior concerns and assist them in developing appropriate social skills.  
Administrative Duties and Essential Functions
  • Assist classroom teachers with copying items to support teaching and assist in the preparation and display of student work.
  • Support and maintain classroom policies.
  • Monitor students; direct activities for individuals or small groups of students to reinforce instruction as directed by the teacher. 
  • Assist in the administration and scoring of a variety of assignments and tests. 
  • Assist in the implementation of the IEP as directed.  
  • Assist students by providing proper examples, emotional support, a friendly, patient attitude and general guidance.  
  • Confer with teachers as needed concerning programs and materials to meet student needs.   Participate in meetings and in-service training programs as assigned.  
  • May require assisting with students’ personal needs, including toileting, in conjunction with site nursing staff as needed.  
  • Be capable of physically assisting students with specials needs as required (positioning, lifting, transferring, restraining, etc.) 
  • Have demonstrated ability to work effectively under the direction of others and work cooperatively with others 
  • Support the Mission Statement of the district. 
  • Attend staff and team meetings and training. 
  • Be proactive in matters relating to health and safety. 
  • All other duties as assigned. 

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