Controller/Business Manager

Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services (NKCES) is looking for a Controller (Business Manager) will provide direct oversight, management and monitoring to the financial assets of NKCES, strategically leverage resources and assure all NKCES programs and NKY regional initiatives operative effectively.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (Preferred), Business Administration or a related field, with an emphasis in accounting or financial management. Certified Public Accountant (CPA preferred)
  • Leadership or Management experience in an education-focused entity, accounting department, or non-profit agency
  • Such additional qualifications as the Executive Director and NKCES Board of Directors may find appropriate and acceptable

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director


  • Compile data for budget and maintain financial records of a variety of programs including the monitoring of account balances and tracking indirect costs
  • Serve as a liaison to the school districts to leverage resources and provide services through NKCES and the KPC/AESA Bidding Programs
  • Compile and disseminate financial information to school districts, agencies, and other interested individuals as requested
  • Send federal program reports to program directors and agencies to meet quarterly deadlines
  • Monitor aging of accounts receivable and initiates programs to facilitate collection of invoices; reconciles or oversees reconciliation of aging invoices on a monthly basis;
  • Provide monthly financial reports for Executive Director and Board of Directors
  • Monitor all budgets for NKCES (internal, external, state, federal).
  • Prepare annual financial statements and reports for board/committee meetings and program directors
  • Build financial models in support of growth plans
  • Apply depreciation schedule to all fixed assets
  • Perform all payroll fund transfers
  • Perform all second signatures for all checks issued and distributed by NKCES
  • Maintain Job Descriptions for all positions
  • Prepare all contracts/memos for all staff members related to employment
  • Oversee health benefits and human resource operations
  • Calculate and prepare annual salary and benefit projections for budget development
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements
  • Lead and develop a small team of people responsible for the day to day operations of the cooperative
  • Ensure maintenance of the building and associated grounds are performed
  • Perform related duties as needed and assigned by the Executive Director

Click HERE for full job description.

To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, certification(s) and letter(s) of recommendation to

Posted:  5/13/2017

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Behavior/PBIS/Collaboration Professional Learning Coach

NKCES is looking for a Professional Learning Coach, having instructional expertise, will work as a colleague with classroom teachers to support student learning and teacher implementation. The Professional Learning Coach will focus on individual and group professional learning that will expand and refine researched-based, effective instruction for teacher/students.  In order to meet this purpose, the Professional Learning Coach will provide support to school/district coaches and teachers based on their goals and identified needs related to students with disabilities.  The ideal candidate will have expertise in EBPs for students who struggle to meet benchmarks in content areas and instructional practices for students with disabilities.

Responsible to: Regional Director of Special Education


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university (Master’s Degree Preferred)
  • Minimum of five years of successful teaching experience with diverse learners
  • Current KY Teaching License
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Common Core Standards
  • Experience in researched-based instructional practices for students with and without disabilities
  • Desire to continue career improvement
  • Previous coaching or teacher leadership experience
  • Deep knowledge of and experience with:
    • Instructional strategies across content areas
    • Conditions of Learning
    • Assessment driven instruction (teaching/learning process)
    • Evidence Based Practices
  • Effective communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills for promoting initiatives, and conveying expectations
  • Ability to design and deliver quality professional learning for administrators, coaches, and teachers
  • Outstanding presentation and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a professional manner both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrated strength in organization, communication skills and efficiency in meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a positive collaborative member of a team
  • Demonstrated interest and engagement in professional learning and reflection
  • Successful teaching experience particularly with struggling learners and students with IEPs

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To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, certification(s) and letter(s) of recommendation to

Posted: 6/9/2017


Lead Maintenance Worker

NKCES is looking for a qualified candidate to serve as the Lead Maintenance Worker to schedule and lead the work of a maintenance crew; perform semi-skilled to skilled work in one or more of the maintenance trades.


  • High school diploma


  • Lead, plan, assign, inspect and participate in maintenance and repair work of school facilities; train assigned employees.
  • Coordinate and direct the work of skilled and semi-skilled trades people in one or more craft areas; distribute parts and materials as needed; order parts and materials.
  • Inspect work in progress to see that proper maintenance methods are being followed and standards maintained; assure safety of the workers and safety precautions are observed in and around the work site.
  • Implement work schedules and inspect completed work; renew work orders for time and material requirements.
  • Respond to emergency call-ins as required.
  • Perform skilled work in a variety of maintenance trades as needed.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • 230 day contract

Reports to:  Executive Director or Designee

Click HERE for full job description.

To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, certification(s) and letter(s) of recommendation to

Posted:  6/12/17

Regional School Program Para Educator

Educational professional to assist the Regional School teachers in the achievement of

teaching objectives by working with individual students or small groups to help them

achieve the skill levels of the class as a whole.


  • High School Diploma
  • Passing score on the Kentucky Paraeducator Assessment or 60 college hours.


  • Administer, score, and record such achievement and diagnostic test as the teacher recommends for individual students.
  • Work with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher.
  • Assist the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interest, and abilities.
  • Operate and care for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes.
  • Help students master equipment or instructional materials assigned by teacher.
  • Assist students with technology based learning and/or other software programs.
  • Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of fully licensed teachers.

For full job description click HERE.   To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, certification(s) and letter(s) of recommendation to

Posted:  2/2017

Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired

  • An itinerant teacher for students with visual impairments to travel to students’ assigned schools to provide direct and/or consultative special education services relating to vision loss.
  • Work with classroom teachers, counselors, parents and diagnosticians concerning appropriate assessments, modifications, and/or test administration
  • Supervise modified materials preparation, acquisition and insuring necessary classroom modifications are made for students
  • Provide instructions to students ranging from age 3 to 21 for skills needed by blind and visually impaired students in order to access all areas of core curriculum
  • Maintain current professional libraries, assessment materials and registrations to appropriate agencies for students
  • Participate in transition for successful integration into community by helping students set realistic personal and vocational goals


  • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university
  • Kentucky certification for teachers of students with visual impairments
  • Ability to travel between sites
  • 3-5 years of experience  teaching the visually impaired.

To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, certification(s) and letter(s) of recommendation to

Re-Posted:  4/14/2017