Employment Opportunities

Alternative Education Teacher

Coulee Connections, LLC. is seeking a highly motivated, full time middle/high school teacher for the 2019 -2020 school year. The successful candidate will possess excellent classroom management skills and the ability to identify the learning needs of individual students and provide appropriate academic interventions. The candidate must have a desire to work with at-risk youth and demonstrate creative curriculum development and implementation. The candidate must exhibit warmth, concern and a capacity for trust, and have the ability to effectively communicate with students, parents, and staff.

Qualifications

 

  • Wisconsin teaching license is required. Background in Mathematics preferred.

  • Experience with at-risk youth or certification in Special Education is preferred.

  • Working understanding of Individualized Education Programs.

  • Ability and desire to connect classroom learning to the community and family.

  • Ability to deal positively with changing priorities in a fast paced environment.

  • Display a positive, professional and proactive attitude to accomplish quality work that is in line with Coulee Connections’ mission statement.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and implement creative curriculum to motivate students to value learning.

  • Identify students’ individual learning needs and deliver appropriate instructional methods as determined in his/her IEP.

  • Assess student progress towards objectives, expectations, and goals, and develop methods for improvement and/or reinforcement of these goals in the home school environment.

  • Collaborate with staff, parents, and community members to improve the overall quality of student outcomes.

  • Manage student behavior to provide a safe and positive learning environment.

  • Prepare various written materials to document student progress and meet mandated requirements.

  • Develop supportive relationships with students while reinforcing classroom expectations.

Coulee Connections offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package.

About Us

From top to bottom, our Coulee Connections team has a singular focus of creating the best possible learning opportunities for our students and staff. We have imbedded attachment based practices into a curriculum that is experiential and strength based. Our dynamic team believes that students learn best when we blend the academic world with real world practice. We strive to create motivated learners by incorporating a variety of community and outdoor activities, vocational field trips, backpacking trips, hiking, canoeing, and creek stomping, into a curriculum based on the common core standards. Our team believes that a sense of belonging facilitates the growth of social, emotional, behavioral and academic skills –better equipping our students in bringing balance and value to their school and life choices. Through building positive relationships with our students, our passionate staff creates an environment of trust, which helps to make school at Coulee Connections a relaxed and enjoyable place for growth. 
 

TO APPLY FOR THE ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION TEACHER POSITION

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to the email address

 below:

jcolon-rivera@couleeconnections.com

 

If you have any questions please contact:

Jared Colon-Rivera
Human Resources Director
608-519-5540 Ext. 109
Coulee Connections
99 Milwaukee Street
La Crosse, WI 54603

Student Coach

Coulee Connections has openings for part-time Student Coaches. Student Coaches work directly with at-risk youth in Summer Program and Alternative Education programs while providing youth with support academically, emotionally and behaviorally. Student Coaches will be responsible for creating positive relationships and maintaining structure in group and individual settings.

 

Applicants must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Work with a diverse group of people;

  • Simultaneously manage a variety of tasks;

  • Maintain patience and remain calm during stressful situations;

  • Work a flexible schedule;

  • Collaborate with a team;

Preferences include:

  • Experience working with children

  • Obtained an Associates or Bachelor's Degree

  • Working towards an Associates or Bachelor's Degree

  • Interest in working in the outdoors

A clean driving record is required.

TO APPLY FOR THE
STUDENT COACH POSITION

Submit an application and send a Resume to the email address

 below:

jcolon-rivera@couleeconnections.com

 

If you have any questions please contact:

Jared Colon-Rivera
Human Resources Director
608-519-5540 Ext. 109
Coulee Connections
99 Milwaukee Street
La Crosse, WI 54603

Contact US:

99 Milwaukee Street | La Crosse, WI 54603

 608.519.5540

408 Red Cedar Street | Menomonie, WI 54751

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