Job Description

Location:

EAC (Education and Administration Center)

Colorado Springs, CO

Recruiting Start Date:

09/19/2022

Estimated Start Date:

09/26/2022

A licensed professional who has the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure that diverse student populations have equitable access to academic instruction and participation in school-related activities; develops, implements, and supports evidence-based services and/or specially designed instruction to meet the unique needs of students; supports growth and development to close achievement gaps and prepare students for postsecondary and workforce success; has a deep understanding of the interconnectedness of the home, school and community, and collaborates with all members of the education team to strengthen those connections; through reflection, advocacy, and leadership, enhances the outcomes and development of students.

Job Description

The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and other key duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by the incumbents in various locations. The district reserves the right to modify or change the duties or the essential functions of this job at any time.

  • Consistently shows for work as scheduled
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Attains proficient or higher evaluations on established Performance Standards
  • Demonstrates mastery of and expertise in SWAAAC Facilitation
  • Provides services aligned with state and federal laws, local policies and procedures, Colorado Academic Standards, the organized plan of instruction, and the individual needs of students
  • Demonstrates knowledge of effective services that reduce barriers to and support learning
  • Demonstrates knowledge of SWAAAC and integrates evidence-based practices and research findings into services for students
  • Supports and establishes safe, inclusive, and respectful learning environments for a diverse population of students
  • Fosters a safe, accessible, and predictable learning environment characterized by acceptable student behavior and efficient use of time in which each student has a positive, nurturing relationship with caring adults and peers
  • Provides instruction and support to students using a variety of assistive technologies dedicated to communication, reading, producing written language, and physical adaptations.
  • Follows CDE Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology.
  • Trains teacher and paraprofessionals on the use and upkeep of assistive technology.
  • Understands and responds to diversity within the home, school, and community
  • Engages students as individuals with diverse needs and interests, across a range of ability levels by adapting services for the benefit of students
  • Works collaboratively with the families and/or significant adults for the benefit of students
  • Plans and delivers effective services in an environment that facilitates learning for students
  • Applies knowledge of the ways in which learning takes place, including the appropriate levels of intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of their students
  • Utilizes formal and informal assessments to inform planning and service delivery
  • Integrates and utilizes appropriate available technology to engage students in authentic learning experiences
  • Establishes and communicates high expectations and use strategies to support the development of critical-thinking, problem-solving skills, and self-advocacy
  • Develops and implements services related to student needs, learning, and progress towards goals
  • Models and promotes effective communication
  • Demonstrates professionalism through ethical conduct, reflection, and leadership
  • Demonstrates high standards for professional conduct
  • Links professional growth to professional goals
  • Responds to a complex, dynamic environment
  • Demonstrates leadership in the school, the community, and the teaching profession
  • Instructs, assesses, and differentiates for all students' academic, social, emotional, and health needs
  • Complies with applicable state and federal laws, district administrative policies, procedures, and practices, and location requirements
  • Ensures that students are supervised at all times
  • Follows established policies and procedures regarding the health, safety, welfare, and education of students
  • Maintains accurate records
  • Manages materials and supplies
  • Models appropriate conduct at all times
  • Performs duties as directed by supervisors and administrators
  • Performs non-instructional duties as directed
  • Responds as directed and as necessary in safety and/or crisis situations
  • Supervises volunteers and paraprofessionals where applicable
  • Uses and integrates technology to support professional responsibilities, instruction, data interpretation, and student learning
  • Uses effective conflict resolution
  • Uses feedback and reflects about professional practice to improve teaching and learning

Required Qualifications:

Meets subject, grade level, and/or content area qualifications consistent with Colorado Department of Education and Academy District 20 requirements - Academy District 20, Special Services Provider License: Initial - Colorado Department of Education, Special Services Provider License: Professional - Colorado Department of Education, Teacher License: Initial - Colorado Department of Education, Teacher License: Professional - Colorado Department of Education

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's (Baccalaureate) degree (e.g., B.A., A.B., B.S.)

Compensation Range:

$45,000.00-$70,646.00

(Based on education and experience at 100% FTE)

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

18.75

Hours per Day:

3.75 hour(s) per day

Number of Days per Year:

183 days M-F

Benefits Eligibility:

Part-time - Regular

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Exempt)

How to Apply:
New applicants (including current district staff members) must use the Workday application portal. Documents emailed directly to a supervisor will not be considered for application purposes and will not receive a response. A completed online application also includes the following uploaded documents in PDF format:

  • A current resume
  • Complete undergraduate and graduate transcripts (in color, readable, and reflecting official status where applicable)
  • Applicable Colorado License or evidence of eligibility as indicated in the job posting ("Evidence of Eligibility" means license application with CDE is in process)
  • (optional) Three current letters of recommendation (ie: within the last 2-3 years)


Please do not call to request site visits or interviews at the school/location. Please direct all inquiries via the email address indicated on the posting.

Hiring Manager Email:

becky.harris@asd20.org

Application Instructions

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