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Certificated Employment

 

School Psychologist Intern

Half or Full-Time Position for the 2017-18 School Year

Notice of Vacancy (click here)


After School Program Coordinator

Part-Time Position at Hope School

Notice of Vacancy (click here)


 
Classified Openings

LIBRARY TECHNICIAN

Position Available at Vieja Valley School

3.75 Hours Per Day

Notice of Vacancy (click here)

Job Description (click here)


 

INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT V

Advanced Academics

3.5 Hours Per Day for 26 Weeks

One Position Available at Each School

Notice of Vacancy (click here)

Job Description (click here)


INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT VI

Intervention Academics

3 Hours Per Day for 116 School Days

One Position Available at Hope School

Notice of Vacancy (click here)

Job Description (click here)



WORKROOM ASSISTANT

1 Hour Per Day for 180 School Days

One Position Available at Hope School

Notice of Vacancy (click here)

Job Description (click here)


SCHOOL COUNSELOR

10 Hours Per Week for 35 Weeks

One Position Available at Hope School

Notice of Vacancy (click here)


INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT V

Advanced Academics-Lower Elementary

312 Hours per Year

One Position Available at Monte Vista School

Notice of Vacancy (click here)

Job Description (click here)


WORKROOM ASSISTANT

225 Hours per Year

One Position Available at Monte Vista School

Job Description (click here)


COMMUNITY LIAISON

Notice of Vacancy (click here)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Substitute Teacher Openings

SALARY:

Regular assignment: $120/Day

$130/Day after the 21st day of substituting in the district during the school year.

Long-term assignment: $135/Day after the 20th consecutive day in the same assignment, retroactive to the first date of the long-term assignment.


REQUIREMENTS:

California Teaching Credential, or Substitute Permit with CBEST certificate, on file with the Santa Barbara County Education Office. Completion of TB Clearance and Dept. of Justice Fingerprint Clearance.


APPLICATION:

The Substitute Teacher Application is Available Here.

Please (click here) for the substitute teacher application.

 

The Application Packet May be Picked Up at:

Hope School District Office
3970 La Colina Road, Ste. 14
Santa Barbara, CA 93110

(805) 682-2564

 


30-Day SUBSTITUTE TEACHER PERMIT APPLICATION:

Please (click here) for the 30-Day Substitute Teacher Permit Application.

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER HANDBOOK:

Please (click here) to view the handbook for Substitute Teachers.

 


Current Events

Information for Parents and Community

Welcome Back Letter from the Superintendent

The superintendent has written a Welcome Back to the 2017-18 School Year letter.

Please click here to view the letter in English.
Please click here to view the letter in Spanish.

Letter to the Community
A letter to our community regarding HSD's current budgetary issues from Superintendent Anne Hubbard
Click here for Spanish version.

Negotiations With Certificated Employees

Update: The Superintendent and Board of Trustees president met with the Hope District Teachers Association negotiating team on May 30, 2017.
Please click here to view the report from the negotiations meeting.

Cyber Safety Presentation
Officer Beth Lazarus of the Santa Barbara Police Department presented a Cyber Safety Parent Education Night on May 25 at Monte Vista School.
Please click here to view the Power Point presentation.
Bond Oversight Committee Members Needed

The Hope ESD Bond Oversight Committee is in need of members. This committee meets ONE time a year. The committee reviews any bond funds spent in order to make sure the expenditures are used only for the voter approved projects.

The committee needs 7 members from a variety of backgrounds:
• One (1) member active in a business organization representing the business community located in the District.
• One (1) member active in a senior citizen’s organization.
• One (1) member active in a bona-fide taxpayers association.
• One (1) member shall be a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District.
• One (1) member shall be both a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the district and active in a parent-teacher organization or school site council.
• Two (2) members of the community at-large appointed by the Board.

Click here for information and an application.

If you are interested, or know someone who fits a certain category that may be interested, please share the letter and application with them.

Thank you!

 
Board Meeting

The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hope District Board Room, 3970 La Colina Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110.


On October 26th, Board President, Dan Cunnison, Superintendent, Anne Hubbard, HDTA Negotiators, Kelly Johnson, Nancy Thurston, and Janis Spracher, and CTA representative, Cindy Heller, met to discuss negotiating the 2016-17 collective bargaining agreement.

The Hope Elementary School District Board of Trustees will consider the proposal made by HDTA. The negotiating team will reconvene on November 10th.

El 26 de octubre Dan Cunnison, Presidente de la Junta Directiva, Anne Hubbard, Superintendente, Kelly Johnson, Nancy Thurston y Janis Spracher, Negociadores de HDTA y Cindy Heller, representante de CTA ,se reunieron para discutir negociaciones para el convenio laboral de 2016-17.

La Mesa Directiva del Distrito Escolar Hope considerará la propuesta hecha por HDTA. El equipo de negociación se volverá a reunir el 10 de noviembre.


A list of Budget Revisions that were completed in June 2016 is available for your information. Please (click here) to view the list.


 
Transitional Kindergarten
The Hope School District offers a Transitional Kindergarten program for students who will have their fifth birthday between September 2 and December 2, 2017.

Please Click Here For Information about the program.

Please Click Here For Information in Spanish.


 
Notice to Contractors

Hope Elementary School District invites licensed contractors to submit the name of their firm for inclusion on the Hope Elementary School District list of qualified bidders for the year 2017.  This list will be used to procure services, on an informal bid basis, valued at less than $175,000.

(Please Click Here to View the Notice to Contractors; Qualified Bidders for the Year 2017)


 
Integrated Pest Management Plan
The Hope School District Integrated Pest Management Plan, updated in July 2015, is available here for your information. (click here)


 
Local Educational Agency Plan Addendum
The Board of Trustees approved the Local Educational Agency Program Improvement Plan Addendum at their meeting on February 10, 2014. Please Click Here to view the approved addendum.
Click Here to view the 2015-16 LEAP budget update.


 
Master Plan for English Learners
The Santa Barbara County Master Plan for English Learners was developed by the Santa Barbara County Co-Op and provides a formal structure for program implementation and evaluation. The plan is available here for review.

To view the plan in English...Click Here

To view the plan in Spanish...Click Here



 
Smarter Balanced Tests
The Smarter Balanced tests are expected to replaced the STAR tests in English-Language Arts and Math beginning in the 2014-15 school year.  Practice tests are now available.

Click Here for Information About the Practice Tests in English or Spanish

 


 

 
District Residency
The Hope School District serves students who live within district attendance boundaries. The district residency policy BP 5111.1 outlines criteria for residency requirements. Please click here for the district residency policy.

 

 
Open Enrollment Policy
The recent passage of the Open Enrollment Act requires districts to adopt a policy for interdistrict attendance under the Open Enrollment Act.
Please click here to view Administrative Regulation 5117.1 Interdistrict Attendance: Open Enrollment Act ("OEA Transfers").

 

 
Education Protection Account

The Board of Trustees adopted Resolution 12/13-14 Regarding the Education Protection Account (EPA) on May 13, 2013. Proposition 30 requires any district receiving EPA funds to post how it spends those monies on its website.

Please Click Here to View the Fiscal Report Regarding EPA Funds for 2013-14.

Please Click Here to View the Fiscal Report Regarding EPA Funds for 2014-15.

Please Click Here to View the Fiscal Report Regarding EPA Funds for 2015-16.


 
Comments for Trustees
The Board of Trustees welcomes comments from our district parents and community members. A feedback form for your comments is available here (click). Please return the completed form to the district office.  Thank you.

 
General Obligation Bond Oversight Committee

The Bylaws for the Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee were adopted by the Board of Trustees at their meeting on November 8, 2010.

Bond Oversight Committee Bylaws Revised September 8, 2014 (click here)

Proposition 39 Audit June 30, 2011 (click here)

Fund 21 Financial Report Bond Oversight Committee, December 2011 (click here)

The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee met on June 6, 2012.

Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report, June 2012 (click here)

 

The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee will meet on August 20, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda (click here)

 

The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee will meet on October 21, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda (click here)

 

The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee will meet on May 27, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. at Monte Vista School

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda (click here)


The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee met on May 27, 2015.

Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report, May 2015 (click here)


The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee met on October 18, 2016.

Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report, March 2017 (click here)

Proposition 39 Audit June 30, 2016 (click here)



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