TOSA Coach - STEM

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Additional Information:2020-21 School Year. This position is One Year Only.
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Salary: See the teacher salary schedule at https://hr.aurorak12.org/teach-lead-inspire/teach/#licensed-salary-schedule
Days/Hours: as designated by the school. - Days: 187 day position (new teachers 190 day position)
Responsibilites Strategic Leadership
  • Ensures that a plan is in place that supports improved academic achievement for all students and staff and provides for data based progress monitoring
  • Organizes and facilitates the lead teacher in: arranging classroom visitations; leading instructional dialogue; creating a professional learning plan; supporting professional learning plan implementation
  • Deepens understandings of the science instructional model among building administrators and leadershipteam
Leadership and Management
  • Monitors the development of lead teachers to expand and refine: content, coaching, pedagogy, facilitation, and adult learning theory
  • Supports/Monitors the development of the lead teacher's understandings of the science instructional model using formative assessment to drive the teaching and learning cycle
District and School Culture and Equity Leadership
  • Participates in equity professional learning and connects that learning to core documents as well as to work with teachers.
  • Works collaboratively with community, in-district partners and families to further science and STEM opportunities for students in APS.
Reflective Practice
  • Continually deepens understandings: reads and applies in practice the core documents of the science instructional model; implements effective science instruction using the science instructional model; pedagogy; facilitation; adult learning theory; and reflective practice
Professional Leadership
  • Develops plan for improving science instruction in their building in conjunction with the principal and the school's UIP
  • Communicates with principal using coaching log around the work they are doing with teachers in their building
  • Develops effective communication strategies with lead teachers, building administrators and staff, instructional coordinators and P-20 directors
  • Develops positive, professional relationships with teachers, lead teachers (lab classrooms), administrators and colleagues
Qualifications
  • Possess and demonstrate the skills and knowledge associated with science instructional practices including differentiated approaches to learning and data analysis
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional teaching experience
  • Organizational skills and initiative for working with minimal direct supervision.
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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Posted By

Aurora Public Schools

15701 E. 1ST AVE. SUITE 206, AURORA, CO 80011-9038
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,085 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

32%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

18.50

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

5,123

State Average: 415