Employment Opportunities

Riverdale Public School primarily accepts applications online.


Openings for the 23-24 School Year

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

 

 SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS 

 

SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL NURSES

 

ANTICIPATED  FULL-TIME CUSTODIAN

 

SUBSTITUTE CUSTODIANS

 

AIDES/LUNCH AIDES 

  


 

 SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER 

                          

Key Responsibilities:

Outstanding instructional skills

The ability to connect with and motivate children

A belief that ALL students should be held to high academic standards

Reflective and Positive

Demonstrated ability to apply differentiated instruction in the classroom on a daily basis.

Requirements:

A qualified candidate must possess NJDOE Teacher of the Handicapped or Teacher of Students with Disabilities plus Elementary K-6 certifications.

Salary:

As per the negotiated salary guide


PART-TIME CUSTODIAN - Afternoon/Evening shift                     

Position Function:

Under the direct supervision of the Facility Manager, performs general cleaning and maintenance in school building and grounds; maintains equipment in functional condition; and provides cleaning and custodial assistance to students, teachers, visitors and others as necessary.

Performs related duties and general maintenance work as required.

Essential Functions:

 

Checks and secures building at beginning and end of shift for the purpose of ensuring the safety and cleanliness of the building.

Cleans rooms, hallways, cafeteria, restrooms, offices, stairways, and other areas of building according to school district standards.

Sweeps, mops, buffs, strips, and waxes floors.

Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and blinds.

Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, doors, and sills.

Cleans glass areas.

 Replaces light bulbs.

Sets up and breaks down chairs, tables, and equipment in meeting rooms, and functional rooms.

Clears snow from entrances and walks, and spreads sand and ice melting chemicals.

 

Performs grounds-keeping duties, clears debris, and maintains grounds.

 Receives deliveries and assists in unloading trucks and storing supplies

 Delivers supplies and materials to classrooms, bathrooms, and other areas of the building.

 Empties wastebaskets; picks up and removes trash and assists in the recycling program.

Additional Duties:              

Performs general cleaning, and repair work, particularly during school vacations.

Assists parents and other visitors to school buildings with special events and programs.

Performs other related tasks as assigned.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Safety Requirements

Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures, and regulations governing the proper use of tools and power equipment used in the performance of duties.

Wears appropriate safety gear, including masks.

Must comply with the school district's chemical hygiene program and follow MSDS sheets.

Travel Requirements

Possible Transporting students between schools may be required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

Ability to follow oral or written work orders from the supervisor, and to coordinate work with the principal and others.

Ability to describe orally or in writing cleaning, maintenance, or repair problems as needed.

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff, and others contacted in the course of work.

 Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure.

 Ability to work in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow.

 Ability to work above ground from ladders and automatic lifts.

 Ability to perform work according to standard procedures and schedule set forth by supervisor(s).

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazard

 Works in standard office and school building environments.

 Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions.

Exposure to cleaning chemicals, solvents, contaminated trash, grasses, pollens, etc.

Experience in plant operation, cleaning methods

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and use equipment necessary for cleaning and snow removal

Mandatory Criminal History Background Check

Valid NJ Driver’s License


 CUSTODIAL SUBSTITUTES -(Afternoon/Evening Shift)                    

Position Function:

Under the direct supervision of the Facility Manager, performs general cleaning and maintenance in school building and grounds; maintains equipment in functional condition; and provides cleaning and custodial assistance to students, teachers, visitors and others as necessary.

Performs related duties and general maintenance work as required.

Essential Functions:

Checks and secures building at beginning and end of shift for the purpose of ensuring the safety and cleanliness of the building.

Cleans rooms, hallways, cafeteria, restrooms, offices, stairways, and other areas of building according to school district standards.

 Sweeps, mops, buffs, strips, and waxes floors.

Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and blinds.

 Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, doors, and sills.

Cleans glass areas.

Replaces light bulbs.

Sets up and breaks down chairs, tables, and equipment in meeting rooms, and functional rooms.

 Clears snow from entrances and walks, and spreads sand and ice melting chemicals.

Performs grounds-keeping duties, clears debris, and maintains grounds.

Receives deliveries and assists in unloading trucks and storing supplies.

Delivers supplies and materials to classrooms, bathrooms, and other areas of the building.

Empties wastebaskets; picks up and removes trash and assists in the recycling program.

Additional Duties:             

Performs general cleaning, and repair work, particularly during school vacations.

Assists parents and other visitors to school buildings with special events and programs.

Performs other related tasks as assigned.

Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment

Uses hand tools of trade and related power equipment, including brooms, mops, floor cleaning and waxing machines, vacuum cleaners, snow blowers, shovels, power mowers, and hand tools.

Safety Requirements

Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures, and regulations governing the proper use of tools and power equipment used in the performance of duties.

Wears appropriate safety gear, including masks.

Must comply with the school district's chemical hygiene program and follow MSDS sheets.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to follow oral or written work orders from the supervisor, and to coordinate work with the principal and others.

Ability to describe orally or in writing cleaning, maintenance, or repair problems as needed.

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff, and others contacted in the course of work.

 

 Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure.

Ability to work in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow.

Ability to work above ground from ladders and automatic lifts

Ability to perform work according to standard procedures and schedule set forth by supervisor(s).

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

Works in standard office and school building environments.

Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions.

Exposure to cleaning chemicals, solvents, contaminated trash, grasses, pollens, etc.

Experience in plant operation, cleaning methods

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and use equipment necessary for cleaning and snow removal.

 Mandatory Criminal History Background Check


 

SUBSTITUTES for the 23-24 School Year. $125 a day. The substitute is to assume all duties of the regular classroom personnel including but not limited to lesson plans, lunch/recess supervision, entrance/exit supervision, and bus duty when applicable. NJ Teaching Certificate or NJ County Substitute Certificate required. 
The Riverdale Aftercare/NRESC has positions available, for September, Monday-Friday 2 pm-6 pm. All are welcome to apply. Please contact Cathy Maxwell at 201-953-2676.  [email protected]

 


Applying for a State Substitute Credential 

Please visit the New Jersey Department of Education's website for the information and application needed to obtain a substitute credential.  All individuals applying for a credential may submit their applications directly to their County Department of Education. 

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