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Openings as of 11/20/2019
Licensed - Professional Other

  • Teacher, TOSA (Teacher On Special Assignment) - Reading Coordinator, Northwest Area JobID: 48915
  • Position Type:
    Licensed - Professional Other

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    623-Northwest Network

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    Teacher, TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment) - Reading Coordinator - Northwest Area
    1.0 FTE - Limited Term contract (1/6/20 - 5/22/20)

    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.

    Under the direction of the Area Superintendent and the Executive Director, the Reading Coordinator will support schools and programs.

    Provide collaborative leadership in the following areas:
    -Represents the reading horizontal team on the vertical network team for the northwest learning network
    -Plans and implements district-level tasks and initiatives related to reading
    -Supports schools in their network in achieving goals determined by the network team in collaboration with the school
    -Supports implementation of district-level tasks and initiatives prioritized by other horizontal teams
    -Facilitates professional learning at district, network, and school level
    -Responds to school requests at the direction of the area executive director or area superintendent
    -Other duties as assigned

    -Currently hold a Colorado teaching license or have licensure application in process with appropriate endorsement in: Elementary Education and/or English Language Arts (must upload license or in process documentation to application)
    -Endorsement in Reading within 24-36 months
    -At least three years of experience teaching elementary or reading or serving as a reading interventionist and/or at least three years of educational leadership experience, e.g., school based, central office, educational BOCES, etc.
    -Completed and submitted BVSD online application

    Certified Academic Language Therapist certification and/or Center for Effective Reading Instruction certification
    -Appropriate training, academic, technological, and experiential background for the position
    -Knowledge of teacher and principal educator effectiveness professional standards
    -Understanding and appreciation for diversity and equitable instructional practices
    -Knowledgeable and articulate about strategies utilizing cultural responsive and cultural proficiency approaches.
    -Knowledge of reading instruction for English language learners and students in bilingual programs
    -Effective interpersonal skills
    -Dedication to high standards of excellence and the success of all students and ability to differentiate instruction for students
    -Effective use of assessments to guide instruction
    -Ability to work collaboratively with central office staff, school administrators, teachers, students, parents and community members
    -Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    -Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines
    -Skilled in group facilitation, coordination, and leadership
    -Ability to study, analyze, and synthesize data in order to discriminate student achievement areas of strengths and weaknesses as well as program effectiveness

    Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check.

    SALARY INFORMATION: Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

    EFFECTIVE DATE: January 6, 2020

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed through November 24, 2019.

    INTERVIEWS HELD: Formal interviews will begin the week of December 2, 2019, and will include building and central administrative interviews

    -District online application - BVSD Jobs

    Application must include:
    -Reference Section – Three (3) letters or surveys of reference with email and phone numbers
    -Supplemental Materials Section – Letter of Interest outlining skills and abilities, Current Resume, University Transcripts, and Copy of CDE license or CDE Receipt confirming application

    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 - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights -

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