Job Description

Openings as of 4/18/2019
Licensed - Professional Other

  • Teacher - TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment)-Mentor for Educator Support Services JobID: 43883
  • Position Type:
    Licensed - Professional Other

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    687-Human Resources

  • Date Available:

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    TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment)-Mentor for Educator Support Services
    1.0 FTE - Regular Contract

    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    Supports teachers and service providers in their early career development through structured professional learning and classroom/setting coaching.

    -Serves as mentor resource for novice teachers new to the district by providing peer consultation/modeling of effective lessons and lesson plans, instructional techniques, behavior management, availability and use of resources, and other matters impacting teaching success.
    -Provides supportive feedback through a variety of sources, which can include observation, consultation, and coaching to further develop instructional effectiveness
    -Provides support to non-probationary teachers in order to improve their practice through the Teacher Support Program
    -Assists mentees in identifying and setting goals and objectives which are aligned with Boulder Valley School District Evaluation Standards
    -Displays strong organizational skills, including time and resource management, and record keeping
    -Builds and maintains a positive relationship with school administrators in order to support the professional growth of the mentee
    -Maintain confidentiality concerning professional conversations with mentees
    -Facilitates the completion of BVSD induction requirements for participants, including conducting induction seminars and assisting with New Educator Orientation
    -Participates as a mentor team member by planning, developing, and conducting staff development opportunities for Educator Support Programs
    -Performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position
    -Navigates multiple situations, learning and communication styles, and environments
    -Positively impacts student achievement through innovative instructional strategies
    -Demonstrates a strong knowledge of the curriculum and content area
    -Effectively manages the learning environment
    -Values student diversity and support the unique learning needs of each individual student
    -Exhibits a growth mindset through participation in high quality professional learning
    -Works collaboratively with colleagues, families and community
    -Builds positive relationships and communicate effectively with families
    -Uses inclusive and differentiated instructional practices to support all students
    -Uses data-driven evidence to inform instruction
    -Demonstrates a level of technology proficiency that enhances student learning
    -Contributes to a positive, child centered school culture
    -Follows State legal requirements and District and building policies and procedures

    -Masters Degree
    -Currently hold a Colorado teaching license
    -CDE licensure application will also be accepted
    -Seven years successful classroom teaching experience, five of which must be within Boulder Valley School District
    -Completed and submitted BVSD online application

    -Principal License and/or CLD endorsement
    -Leadership/Professional Development experience at district and/or building level working with adult learners
    -Demonstrated ability to work successfully with racially, culturally and linguistically different groups
    -Continued commitment to grow as a culturally responsive educator
    -Strong content knowledge of best practices and assessment, multiple strategies of approaching instruction from a foundational and pedagogical perspective that considers the student, teacher and content
    -Experience with designing and facilitating in professional development

    Salary information:
    -Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    -Apply on-line at (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.
    -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 -

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