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Classified, administrative and professional staff accrue sick leave time equivalent to approximately one day per month.
Teachers and other licensed staff in their first year of employment receive 3 sick days per year in addition to 10 days of paid time off per year.

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Most custodians work during the summer. Summer is when custodians perform a deep summer clean of all buildings and perform minor repairs to ensure the schools are safe, clean and looking their best when students return in the fall!

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Thank you for sharing your experiences!

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It depends on the position, but in general, applicants move through the interview and selection process in PSD quite quickly as we always have immediate needs! The background check and pre-employment process while very thorough is also very speedy in order to get you started right away!

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Here is what some of our employees have to say about working in PSD:

"I love how supportive Poudre School District is with professional and personal needs. It is a fun place to work with room for professional growth. The benefits are great and the people are amazing!" -Marjorie Fallon, Office Manager

"Poudre School District has pushed me to be a better educator for both students and staff. They have provided me with professional development that has enlightened my practice and brought depth to my work. PSD creates a supportive environment that fosters my learning, creativity and wellbeing. It is an honor to work for the top school district in Colorado." -Amanda Brantley, Wellness Manager

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Interview questions asked during an interview can vary depending on the specific position you are interviewing for. However, some general questions that are commonly asked are; "Tell us why you are qualified for this position?", "What interests you about this position?", "What is your preferred work style?". There are often questions that ask about prior work experiences and sometimes scenario questions. Overall, we suggest preparing for your interview by reviewing the job description, conducting research on the specific school or department, and being familiar with the job you are interviewing for. We also encourage that you come to the interview with questions of your own to ask the interview team.

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Do your homework and come to your interview prepared! Review the job description so you have a solid understanding of what the job entails and research the specific school or department. Principals and hiring managers want to know why you want to work in their specific school or department. Be prepared to share what you know about the position, school or department and Poudre School District! Good luck!

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Poudre School District's interview process almost always includes an interview with a committee representing different stakeholders in the school, department or district, depending on the position. Sometimes there are second or final interviews, occasionally you will be asked to complete a task or assessment as part of the interview process. Candidates should know ahead of time what the interview process entails. If you are unsure, ask about the process when you are contacted for an interview.

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It is an enjoyable, fulfilling job.

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