To Apply:  Human Resources  500 E. Sunflower Blvd.  Ozawkie, KS 660670  phone (785) 876-2214 ext. 202  fax (785) 876-2629
  Contact Krystal Porter for more information - kporter@keystonelearning.org    
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Ask our current special education teachers about what makes working for Keystone great, and they will tell you: strong administrative support, opportunities for professional growth, innovative practices, and great colleagues.
Find your fit - grow with us!

Applicants must have a valid Kansas Teaching License. If you are interested in becoming a special education teacher and hold a valid license in another area of teaching, Keystone can be the place you grow!
Benefits - Keystone provides $460 a month in fringe dollars for a single health plan and $600 per month for any plan above a single policy for certified and 12-month staff, plus $30 a month into a health savings account for anyone taking the high-deductible HSA plan.
We offer an attractive cafeteria 125 plan including dental, vision, and disability policies, as well as tax deferred investment opportunities.

Accounts Receivable / Business Office Clerk

Primary Duties:
• Implementation of general billing procedures
• Implementation of accounts receivable procedures
• Special projects as assigned
• Check Reconciliation
• W-9s
• Certification of Time Procedures
• Send monthly statements/collect unpaid balances
• Accounts Receivable / Business Office Clerk is also responsible for "other duties" as assigned

Summary of Essential Job Functions
This position supports the business manager and business staff. The clerk communicates frequently with the Business Manager to ensure smooth and timely communication with clients and with other Keystone staff regarding accounts receivable and billing.

Abilities Required
• Strong communications skills, both written and verbal
• Collaborative focus
• Ability to deal with flexible work requirements, as determined by current organizational needs
• Capacity to integrate knowledge, ideas, and directions from a variety of sources
• Strong writing/proofing skills
• Capacity to interact with technology related to web-based support systems
• Ability to learn and utilize business software systems
• Strong math skills
• Physical capacity to lift, bend, and move as necessary to fulfill job requirements
• Ability to work in a fast pace environment

• High School Diploma - Required
• Microsoft Excel/Word applications - Required


Northeast Kansas tiny-k Support Staff

Position Description:
Performs a variety of administrative, skilled or technical work of a specialized nature in order to support program.
Coordinates and performs duties of program development & communicating the role of the agency to the community.
Works under his/her own initiative with limited supervision and is accountable for significant, advanced administrative/support duties and/or provides formalized work leadership.

• Applies functional knowledge to analyze and respond to matters requiring comprehensive knowledge of program policies and procedures and research and interpretation of a variety of levels of information;
• Maintains a variety of records requiring classification and compilation of varied information. Coordinates or performs data collection, analysis, reporting, documentation and other duties to ensure accurate and timely processing or development of required reports.
• Coordinates, schedules and tracks progress of specialized work projects or program functions. Plans and prioritizes workload to meet set deadlines.
• Acts as primary contact for assigned functions with outside organizations or other departments.
• General day to day office tasks
Examples of specialized work projects may include: coordinating community outreach activities, collecting data for state reports, coordinating LICC functions, supporting tiny-k staff in achieving completion of time sensitive information.
• Skill in both verbal and written communication
• Advanced computer & organizational skills
• Independent, self-starter
• Collaborative team member
• Five years of increasingly responsible office/clerical experience

Compensation: commensurate with experience.


Speech Language Pathologist
  Keystone is currently seeking a Speech Language Pathologist. We are looking for an energetic and compassionate person to provide support services for students with disabilities in the Northeast Kansas area. Training and support, as well as a mentor, is available to all new certified employees.

Teachers & Paras - Various Locations
  Keystone accepts applications for Elementary, Middle and High School special education teachers, related service providers, long-term substitutes and paraeducators.  

NEKITS Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

Northeast Kansas Infant Toddler Services is seeking applications for a creative and quality driven Early Childhood Special Education Teacher to work with families that include infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities/delays.  The teacher will work as part of our Tiny-k team serving, Jefferson, Atchison, and Doniphan Counties. They will be responsible for conducting evaluations, completing paperwork requirements and providing evidence based practices / interventions and support services. These services are provided in the child's natural environment; home, childcare settings and other community locations.  Part or Full time position possible.  

Specific qualifications are outlined below:

• Applicant must be licensed by the Kansas State Board of Education in Early Childhood Special Education or Early Childhood Unified Education.
• Masters degree preferred
• Four years experience working with persons with disabilities preferred
• Must have and maintain a valid Kansas Driver's License and insurance as well as satisfactory driving record.  

Inquires/resume can be forwarded to:
NEKITS Attn: Rachel Raydo
Phone: 785.876.2214
Fax:  785.876.2629


TASN Math Specialist - TASN Statewide - Download Complete Job Description
To develop and maintain a sound working relationship with the Kansas State Department of Education’s (KSDE) Early Childhood Special Education and Title Services Team through the promotion of and collaboration with the KSDE’s Technical Assistance Support Network (TASN). In particular, this position is to develop supports to increase statewide capacity of education systems with specific emphasis in the area of preschool through grade 12 mathematics. This position will require close work with all TASN providers and with KSDE.
Required Skills
• Direct experience at the building and/or district level implementing a multi-tier system of supports
• Strong working knowledge of data-based decision making
• Expertise in data analysis to improve student achievement
• Experience in mathematics, leadership, and instructional coaching is
• Knowledge of curriculum-based instruction, current instructional and
assessment research, instructional technology/design, and current mathematics issues and trends
• Experience with mathematics instructional/assessment software and programs • Experience observing and modeling in classrooms and providing feedback to
teachers to improve their practices
• Strong working knowledge of systems change, results-based staff development,
leadership, basic evaluation techniques and problem solving
• Skillful with adult learners
• Organizational skills for setting and accomplishing both short and long- term goals
Educational and professional requirements
• Masters Degree in Mathematics related area or comparable field
• Minimum of 5 years of direct experience at the building or district level is preferred
• Proficiency with technology
• Effective verbal and written communication
• Flexibility in handling multiple priorities
• Actively involved in development of own professional learning
• Regular and extensive traveling (approximately 70%) across the entire state of Kansas
• Approximately 30% overnight travel
• Ability to communicate technical information
• Ability to lift/move professional learning materials weighing up to 70 pounds
Salary will be based upon job responsibilities, experience and education. 260 day contract.

Keystone Learning Services is an Interlocal; it provides the special education services to seven school districts (Valley Falls, Jefferson County North, Jefferson County West, Oskaloosa, McLouth, Perry/Lecompton and Atchison County Community Schools) and runs other programs not special education such as Parents as Teachers, State Grants, and Professional Development. Keystone provides services to the school districts that surround Lake Perry. The school districts served are within a 30 minute drive of Lawrence, Topeka or the town of Atchison. Keystone's main office is located in the town of Ozawkie (on the banks of Lake Perry).
Keystone Learning Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in this programs and activities.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Keystone Learning Services Executive Director, 500 E. Sunflower Blvd., Ozawkie, KS 66070, 785-876-2214.

Updated November 25, 2014 cs