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P.O. Box 127
Saguache, CO 81149

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Mountain Valley School District is accepting applications for the following positions:

Mountain Valley School District RE-1 is accepting applications for a SCHOOL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL. This position will be involved in providing prevention evidence-based education, screening and referrals with attention to substance abuse prevention, programming and counseling for students.

The position requires the following:


  • Must be a Nurse (BSN), School Counselor, School Psychologist, or School Social Worker.

  • Must currently hold or be in the process of obtaining a license (Professional Special Service Provider or temporary equivalent)  through The Colorado Department of Education.



  • Class instruction experience and background preferred

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule/days

  • Current CPR and First Aid training preferred

  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff members, students, community business members and the public, and able to work in a positive, productive manner in several environments

  • Ability to assist in the facilitation of work groups, meetings and informational briefings

  • Ability to maintain control under pressure and work under the constraint of deadlines

  • Possess adequate vision and hearing for the duties of the job

  • Possess good technology skills related to email, word processing, spreadsheet and other innovative software programs

  • Advanced working knowledge of the principles and procedures of business ethics, recruiting, soft skills and training for a variety of business situations

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language and comply with directions and instructions to complete tasks and establish priorities

  • Possess skills to be able to utilize basic technology as directed by the District to communicate and function effectively as a 21st century employee

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.


  • Provide care coordination and connect students who are enrolled at Mountain Valley School with services that are provided by community-based organizations for treatment and counseling for students who are at risk for substance abuse.

  • Implement prevention activities that increase awareness, healthy decision making, peer and other resistance skills

  • Coordinate referrals to mental health, alcohol and drug treatment programs, and other community services for students in the program

  • Meet with students to plan and implement school-wide awareness activities

  • Serve as the health care consultant for school personnel, students and their parents/families

  • Identify the health care needs of the student population and secure information/resources to meet those needs

  • Participate in local community prevention activities

  • Assist in health/prevention curriculum development

  • Provide instruction prevention education, screening for early identification, and referral care coordination for secondary students

  • Collaborate in a positive manner with a wide variety of school professionals to enhance the education process and promote and optimal level of wellness for students, families and staff

  • Document, compile, and analyze data for required reports, then utilize such data for the improvement of school health/education services

  • Provide professional  leadership to administrators and school staff

  • Demonstrate the ability to develop positive relationships with staff, students, parents and community

  • Complete other related duties as assigned by District Administration

Completed applications should be received by Thursday, November 15, 2018, and can be mailed or emailed to:


Mountain Valley School

Attn: Travis Garoutte

PO BOX 127

Saguache, CO 81149

Mountain Valley School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Mountain Valley School District is accepting applications for a District Administrative Assistant. Applicants should have excellent communication skills and be technologically proficient in various office software applications. The District Administrative Assistant will be responsible for accounts payable, activity accounts, deposits, as well as general district office support. The District Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Superintendent and Board of Education.  


Completed applications should be received by Friday, October 26, 2018, and can be mailed or emailed to:


Mountain Valley School

Attn: Travis Garoutte

PO BOX 127

Saguache, CO 81149


Mountain Valley School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Mountain Valley School District is seeking Substitute Teachers for the 2018-2019 school year.  

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) issues three types of substitute authorizations: 1-year authorization, 3-year authorization, and 5-year authorization. A substitute authorization allows you to work in a Colorado public school as a substitute teacher. The substitute authorizations are issued without grade level or subject endorsement area.

A one-year substitute authorization requires a high school diploma or equivalent. 

A three-year substitute authorization requires a bachelor's degree or higher.

A five-year substitute authorization requires a current or expired Colorado teacher's license/certificate or a current out-of-state teacher's license/certificate.

Substitute applications can be found online at the Colorado Department of Education website

Please contact Travis Garoutte if you are interested in a Substitute Teacher position at Mountain Valley School District.  

Mountain Valley School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mountain Valley School

Travis Garoutte

PO BOX 127

Saguache, CO 81149

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