TOSA, Student Engagement Advocate

Aurora, CO, US
Feb 23, 2021
  • Position Type:
    Licensed - Teacher on Special Assignment/Student Engagement Advocate

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Vista PEAK Exploratory

  • Closing Date:

  •   Additional Info:2021-22 School Year. A qualified candidate is being considered for this position

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    Aurora Public Schools Compensation and Benefits

    Salary: See the teacher salary schedule at Days/Hours: as designated by the school. - Days: 187 day position (new teachers 190 day position) General Description: The TOSA will support schools through the implementation of:
    • Effective strategies and programs designed to increase average daily attendance at the school site;
    • District truancy reduction processes;
    • Intentional school culture programs and activities (including, but not limited to PBIS strategies, alternatives to suspension and restorative justice practices);
    • Case management services will be provided to targeted truant students and their families;
    • Collaborate with families to assist the students in overcoming barriers to school engagement and success by addressing risk and protective factors;
    • By working with the school staff, student and family to set short term and long-term goals for academic engagement and success
    Education and Licensure
    • Minimum Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
    • Holds a Colorado teaching license or is currently eligible for one
    • A completed Human Resources file including transcripts, student teaching verification, previous work experience
    Endorsement Category Teacher on Special Assignment Strategic Plan: The teacher shall identify the development needs of students, shall maintain a productive learning environment, and shall work collaboratively to support the priorities of the Strategic Plan.
    Condition of Employment: As a condition of employment, the individual selected for this position will be expected to complete the APS-sponsored Linguistically Diverse Educator (LDE) Certificate Program within the first three years of employment.
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