Job Description

Openings as of 12/13/2018
Licensed - Professional Other

  • Teacher - ELD TOSA JobID: 42141
  • Position Type:
    Licensed - Professional Other/ELD TOSA

  • Date Posted:
    12/4/2018

  • Location:
    616-Language, Culture & Equity

  • Date Available:
    01/07/2019

  • Closing Date:
    12/16/2018

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    ELD TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment)
    .5 FTE – Limited Term Contract (1/7/19 - 5/24/19)

    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to providing a challenging educational experience for all its students. The district serves a diverse community that expects educational success for all students. Boulder Valley School District is a leader in academic excellence with top ratings at the state and national level for outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievement. The communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill cover approximately 500 square miles and serve an estimated 211,000 residents, with an enrollment of more than 30,000. The University of Colorado and many nationally known organizations and companies are located within its boundaries. Abundant year-round recreational activities are available in the Boulder Valley area. Website: http://www.bvsd.org

    Responsibilities:
    -Provide ELD embedded professional development for schools
    -Support administrators with ELD planning and instructional improvement
    -Develop and facilitate professional development for all levels of schools as well as administration
    -Work with staff to progress monitor language development for English learners of all levels
    -Collaborate with colleagues in all departments in creating ELD connected professional development
    -Follow state legal requirements, school, district, and building policies and procedures
    -Review data to ensure lessons that provide what ELL students need
    -Assist teachers, administrators and parents in understanding data and its connection to ELD student achievement

    Qualifications
    Required:
    -Colorado teaching license with ELD endorsement (or licensure application in process with CDE)
    -Minimum of 5 years of current, successful teaching experience
    -Completed and submitted BVSD online application

    Preferred
    -Bilingual and Biliterate skills in Spanish/English
    -Strong educational background in English Language Development
    -Strong knowledge of ELD current research and best practice
    -Ability to work well with administrators and teachers in a coaching capacity
    -Experience with working within small and large groups, such presentations and coaching
    -Technology skills
    -Accommodate a flexible work schedule
    -Knowledge of TAG, special education, and MTSS
    -Understanding of WIDA Standards and the embedded connection to Colorado Common Core State Standards
    -Knowledge of ACCESS testing requirements for state of Colorado
    -Knowledge of Department of Justice Guidelines/Office of Civil Rights Requirements for meeting academic needs of ELLs

    Salary information for BVSD positions can be found online at: http://www.bvsd.org/HR/Pages/NegotiatedAgreementsSalarySchedules.aspx. Salary placement varies according to experience and education. No phone calls please.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).

    Regular teachers requesting transfers to less than their current assignment would assume the contracted FTE of the accepted position.

    Letter of interest expressing why the candidate is well-suited for the position and related experiences.

    If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.

    Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights –
    http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html





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