Houseparent I

Houseparent I

State of Kentucky | Louisville, KY, 40202, US
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Posted 3 days ago

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Description

Apply for the most rewarding job you will ever have in your lifetime. At the Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB), we are making a difference in each student's life by "Empowering students who are blind and visually impaired to command their future."

KSB has nearly 180 years of service whose mission is to provide comprehensive educational services to all Kentucky students who are blind and visually impaired, Kindergarten to age 21. KSB prides itself 4 helping all Kentucky students who are blind and visually impaired to develop their talents, their skills and attitudes to become confident, competent and independent adults.

Currently KSB has a vacant Houseparent I in the Residential Section. As a Houseparent I, you will perform beginning level duties in providing the care and supervision of a unit of residential students at the Kentucky School for the Blind. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office and Google Office apps is preferred.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Provide care and supervision to a unit or units of blind and visually impaired residential students at the Kentucky School for the Blind.
* Supervise students in dormitory program to maintain accountability for student's whereabouts, safety, and welfare. Maintain cleanliness of rooms and clothing. Provide tutoring and homework assistance.
* Escort students to and supervise in cafeteria, recreational activities, and school sponsored events. Monitor and guide students in appropriate table manners and eating habits. Prepare dinners as needed.
* As needed, supervise during emergency plan situations, i.e. inclement weather, and weekends that campus is open.
* Aid students with personal hygiene and toileting, activities of daily living and student homework.

This position has a variable shift, e.g. 2nd shift 3:30 pm-11:45 pm and 3rd shift 11:30 pm-7:45 am, determined by the supervisor in order meet the needs of the school and will work either second or third shift. Shift differential pay is paid for second and third shift hours.

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. KDE will only use E- Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that KDE has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 999-897-7781 or https://www.e-verify.gov/.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: NONE

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONE

Working Conditions

Work is typically performed in a school dormitory setting.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Joy Mills at joy.mills@ksb.kyschools.us or 502-657-5785.