Employee Services

We welcome skilled, passionate, culturally and academically diverse individuals of the highest caliber to join our Lake Shore Family.  This page contains relevant contact information as well as helpful links for both current and prospective employees. Please feel free to email Dr. Lewis (glewis@lsps.org) directly with questions regarding future opportunities in Lake Shore.

We currently have openings for
*Lunch Aides
*Infant, toddler and preschool child caregivers
*Before and after school School Age Child Care (SACC) caregivers
*SACC Team Leader (up to 40 hours per week)
*Special Education teaching assistants (elementary, middle and high school)
*Long term substitute teachers

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Substitute Employment Opportunities

EDUStaff accepts applications for substitute teaching assignments for Lake Shore.  Please visit the EDUstaff website: https://www.edustaff.org/requirements to complete an online application. If you have any questions regarding the EDUStaff process, please call Jeanenne Cappo at 586-285-8491.  

If you are interested in working as a substitute secretary, support staff (teacher aide, lunch/recess aide, hall monitor, etc.), kitchen, or custodial, please contact us by email at jobs@lsps.org

Nondiscrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity:
The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information or any other legally protected category, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

Time Clocks

All AFSCME, LSFSS, LSFES, Adult Education, Admin Support, and all other hourly staff staff must record their hours using Frontline.  For information and support using this system, please contact Misty Blaesing mblaesing@lsps.org or visit: https://lakeshoredocs.weebly.com/payroll-schedule.html

Employee Assistance Plan

Members of AFSCME, ADMIN, LSFES, LSFSS, LSFT, and SUP/NU have free access to an Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) that provides you and your family with immediate and confidential support to help resolve work, health, and life challenges to improve your life. For more information go to www.workhealthlife.com and search for "Lake Shore Public Schools". 

Identity Theft Protection Services

If your contract indicates that you are eligible for district life insurance, you are also eligible for Identity Theft Protection Services at no cost to you. Considering the unfortunate rise in unemployment fraud and other forms of identity theft, the district is pleased to offer this service to our employees.  Please see the following information for details regarding this free benefit to you: Identity Theft Protection Services     

COVID-19 Related Information

COVID 19 Reporting Tool

As directed by the Macomb County Health Department please maintain awareness of your health with respect to the list of common COVID-19 symptoms and stay home when ill; and Self-isolate and self-report if you are COVID-positive, exhibit symptoms of COVID-19, or have been in close contact with a person who is presumed-positive.

Michigan Department of Health   CDC   

Macomb County     COVID Reporting

Teacher and School Support Staff COVID Grant

The Michigan Department of Treasury recently released details regarding the process for teachers and school support staff to access the one-time Teacher and School Support Staff COVID Grant included in Public Act 166 of 2020. Public Act 166 of 2020 makes provision for a one-time $500.00 payment to eligible K-12 teaching staff and a one-time $250.00 payment to eligible K-12 school support staff, to recognize the additional time spent outside of normal working hours and additional costs teachers have incurred because of the school closure in the spring of 2020.

Teachers will need to meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Prior to the period of school closure in 2019-2020, the K-12 teacher performed at least 75% of their standard instructional workload in a brick-and-mortar classroom at the District.
  2. During the period of school closure in 2019-2020, the K-12 teacher developed tools and methods to deliver distance learning, take-home packets, or other methods described in the District's continuity of learning plan.
  3. The K-12 teacher certifies to the District, via Form 5734, that he or she worked additional time spent outside of normal working hours, experienced hazardous conditions, or incurred additional costs related to ensuring students could effectively participate in the District's continuity of learning plan. This form will be reviewed by the district for eligibility.
    If the teacher was employed in a part-time capacity, the hazard pay will be prorated to meet their portion fulfilled.

School support staff will need to meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. During the period of school closure in 2019-2020, the school support staff (a K-12 full-time or part-time para-professional, aide, or non-instructional staff) performed at least 75% of their workload in a brick-and-mortar school building at a district.
  2. Meets the school support staff statutory requirements to receive grant funding. For a list of school support staff positions please refer to the paraprofessional/aide assignments beginning at p. 41 and non-instructional assignment codes from page 43 through 49 of the Registry of Educational Personnel Data Field Descriptions Manual, which is available at the following webpage: https://bit.ly/35Ka3Bk. The State of Michigan has also compiled a Support Staff Eligibility FAQ which can be found at https://bit.ly/35X08bK.
  3. The school support staff certifies to the District, via Form 5734, that he or she worked additional time spent outside of normal working hours, experienced hazardous conditions, or incurred additional costs related to providing student services during the COVID19 pandemic. This form will be reviewed by the district for eligibility. 
    If the support staff was employed in a part-time capacity, the hazard pay will be prorated to meet their portion fulfilled.


  • November 6, 2020 Form 5734 is available to eligible staff via this website.
  • December 4, 2020 - Completed Form 5734 is due. 

    Form must be received by December 4, 2020. Incomplete forms will not be processed.
  • February 25, 2021- The Michigan Department of Treasury estimates mailing checks on or about February 25, 2021 to the address of residency provided via the Form 5734.

Upon reviewing each submitted Form 5734, if the district determines that you do not meet the eligibility requirements released by the Michigan Department of Treasury you will be notified via email. If you feel this was done so in error, you may submit your written appeal to this decision to glewis@lsps.org. This written appeal must be received by December 9, 2020.

Please contact Jeanenne Cappo in the Department of Employee Services, at 586.285.8491 with any questions.

Preparedness & Response Plan

In accordance with Executive Order 2020-59, Lake Shore Public Schools institutes this COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan: 

LSPS COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

Lake Shore aims to protect its workforce by enacting all appropriate prevention efforts.  We are continually monitoring guidance from local, state, and federal health officials and implementing workplace and Plan modifications where appropriate. 

Employees with questions are encouraged to contact the Department of Employee Services via phone at 586-285-8492 and/or email at glewis@lsps.org    

MESSA Insurance

MESSA members can get answers to their questions about the coronavirus and COVID-19 testing coverage here: MESSA COVID-19 Information Center

Essential Personnel

Please review this document: Essential and Standby Personnel

Paid Sick Leave

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.  See details here: FFRCA  Poster

Lake Shore Public Schools FMLA Leave Expansion and Emergency Paid Sick Leave Policy 

COVID Employee Support Flowchart

Please use this flowchart to better understand COVID related leaves available to you.   

QR Staff and Visitor Screener

The safety of our employees,students, families and visitors remain our overriding priority.Only those employees and visitors critical to providing services to our students and families, are permitted at any Lake Shore facility at this time.To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the potential risk of exposure, we are conducting a simple screening questionnaire. Your participation is required to help us take precautionary measures to protect you and everyone in this building. Staff and visitors may complete the screener here: COVID Screener Link to Online Form

Dr. George LewisDr. George Lewis

Assistant Superintendent of Employee Services

(586) 285-8492 

•Labor Issues
•Contract Management

Jeanenne Cappo
Employee Services Coordinator
(586) 285-8491 

•Background Checks
•Employee Badges
•New Employee Paperwork
•Notary Public 

Karen Jones
COVID Support Liaison
(586) 872-8405 


For Payroll or Employment Verification contact
Misty Blaesing:
Send Email
(586) 285-8474
(586) 285-8482 (fax)

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