Employment Opportunities

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CURRENT OPENINGS:

  

 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN:

Academy at the Farm is looking for an experienced maintenance technician. Hours and days are flexible, not to exceed 29 hours per week. Possibility of becoming full time after 90 days. 

  • Must be able to do heavy lifting and moving. Able to lift over 50 pounds occasionally.

  • Must have own transportation and valid driver's license

  • Must have ability to plan and carry out programs in repair or new construction and/or installation.

  • Must have knowledge of supplies and equipment and the care of this equipment.

  • Must be a self-motivated, creative and positive personality, who demonstrates willingness to learn new ideas and skills.

  • Must possess patience, good organizational skills, and assertiveness and be a conscientious person.

  • Must be able pass fingerprinting, criminal background investigation and reference inquiry.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Requisitions supplies and equipment for use in department activities.

2. Keeps records of work performed and costs involved.

4. Inspects all equipment and systems regularly for proper functioning and safety.

5. Inspects buildings and grounds regularly for compliance with local codes, ordinances, and safety regulations. Prepares and submits reports, as directed by the administrator.

6. Able to be on call for emergencies.

7. Attends all meetings as required.

8. Performs any or all duties concerned with electricity, plumbing, painting, (including resurfacing floors, walls, ceilings), carpentry (including furniture refinishing and repair) mechanics (including equipment and mechanical systems, heating, cooling and water systems), except those services performed under service contract with outside contractors.

9. Supervises any service performed by outside contractors.

10. Runs errands, handles incoming and outgoing freight, lifts and moves heavy furniture and equipment, other miscellaneous duties as directed by the administrator.

11. Responsible for the care, maintenance and repair of institutional property, equipment and grounds as directed by the administrator.

12. Responsible for the care and use of supplies and maintenance of equipment used in performance of duties.

13. Performs unscheduled maintenance tasks as directed.

14. Maintains general facility in good repair, ensuring a safe and orderly environment.

15. Reports all unsafe/hazardous conditions, defective equipment, etc. to the Maintenance Director immediately.

16. Ensures that all work/assignment areas are clean and equipment, tools, supplies, etc. are properly stored before leaving the work area.

 

17. All other duties as assigned.

All qualified applicants will be reviewed and contacted if chosen to interview.

Please fill out an application by clicking here  or send your resume to Heather Ferguson at hferguson@academyatthefarm.com

PART-TIME INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT

Academy at the Farm is accepting applications for an Instructional Assistant for grades 3-5. This position is part-time Monday-Friday, not to exceed 29 hours per week. Instructional Assistants work closely with teachers in the classroom guiding and reinforcing instruction to students in need of support.

All qualified applicants will be reviewed and contacted if chosen to interview.

Please fill out an application by clicking here or send your resume to Heather Ferguson at hferguson@academyatthefarm.com

EXTENDED DAY ASSISTANT- PART TIME 2PM - 6PM

Academy at the Farm, an A-rated school, is accepting applications for Extended Day Assistant for grades K-8. These positions are part-time (no benefits) positions, Monday-Friday, not to exceed 29 hours per week. Hours are 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing and maintaining a safe environment for children

  • Planning and implementing enrichment activities for children

  • Supervising children in the program

  • Maintaining a neat, clean, and well organized work area

  • Performing others duties as assigned

  • Maintaining positive working relationships

  • Upholding policies and procedures of the school

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to relate to children and adults

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • At least 18 years of age

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Previous child care experience

All qualified applicants will be reviewed and contacted if chosen to interview.

Please fill out an application by clicking here or send your resume to Heather Ferguson at hferguson@academyatthefarm.com

PART-TIME CUSTODIAN:

We are looking for a responsible custodian to maintain and protect our facilities. The external and internal appearance of a building reflects on the occupants. It is important for a custodian, or janitor, to be careful and thorough in working cleaning the premises. The ideal candidate will be experienced in a custodian role focused on building upkeep.

Work hours are 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm Monday -Friday.

All employees at Academy at the Farm are subject to a level 2 background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure spaces are prepared for the next day by taking out trash, tidying furniture and dusting surfaces etc.

  • Sweep and mop floors and vacuum carpets

  • Wash and sanitize toilets, sinks and restock disposables (e.g. soap, toilet paper)

  • Wipe mirrors and windows

  • Report major damages

  • Secure facilities after operating hours by locking doors, closing windows and setting up the alarm

  • Undertake occasional custodial and janitorial tasks ( lifting heavy items over 50 lbs, moving furniture etc.)

Skills:

  • Proven experience as custodian, janitor or in a similar role

  • Knowledge of use of industrial cleaning equipment and appliances

  • Knowledge of safe disposal of chemical liquids and other hazardous components

  • Attention to detail and conscientiousness

  • Very good physical condition and strength

  • High school diploma is preferred but not required.

All qualified applicants will be reviewed and contacted if chosen to interview.

Please fill out an application by clicking here or send your resume to Heather Ferguson at hferguson@academyatthefarm.com

Academy at the Farm is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.