INTERNAL - TOSA - INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT FOR PRIVATE SCHOOL (DISTRICT OFFICE)

Corvallis SD 509J ( learn more )

Corvallis, OR ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3097342
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : May 20, 2019

Job Description

Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) - Instructional Support for Private Schools


FTE:
0.2
FLSA:  Licensed (Professional)
Contract Status: Temporary
Start Date: 2019-20 School Year
Calendar: 190 Days
Notes: This is a brief description/summary of the position. Please view the attachment for the full job description.  

PURPOSE:  The primary purpose of this position is to improve and support curriculum and instruction and to provide assistance in staff development, program implementation and coordination of instructional activities. 
 
**A TOSA may serve in a variety of different roles to support the district in meeting its goals.**
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Meets the standards of Competent and Ethical Performance as outlined in Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 584-020-000 to 584-020-045).  The following are examples of principle duties; however, any one position may not cover all duties listed and examples may not cover all duties an employee is expected to perform.
 
  • Create and model a respectful learning environment.
  • Effectively work with and respond to people from diverse cultures or backgrounds.
  • Assist in implementing district curriculum standards, instruction and assessment policy and procedures.
  • Assist Assistant Superintendent and the Instructional Services Department in designing and implementing staff development in best instructional practices and in the use of assessment data to inform instruction.
  • Consult with teachers in the implementation of newly adopted programs of instruction.
  • Assist in organizing and overseeing instructional materials selection and adoption processes.
  • Facilitate communication within the district and among the schools regarding curriculum, instruction and assessment matters.
  • Serves on district- wide curriculum and instruction committees as requested.
  • Establish and maintain collections of instructional materials in current use.
  • Assists administrators and staff in assessing schools’ instructional improvement needs.
  • Prepare materials and recommends methods and procedures for use in classroom instruction.
  • Work collaboratively with school personnel in meeting diverse social and academic needs of students.
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with diverse student, staff and community populations.
  • Assist school staff and administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct, reinforce individual school’s plan for positive behavior support, and utilize effective, proactive behavior management skills in all school settings.
  • Maintain accurate, complete and confidential records as required by law and district policy and administrative regulations.
  • Utilize technology as related to job responsibilities.
  • Reflect upon own performance and accept and utilize supervisory suggestions and feedback.
  • Take primary responsibility for pursuing and evaluating own professional growth.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings and district inservice meetings.
  • Participate in activities that are related to school functions and/or the education process that occur outside the regular workday, in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Valid Oregon teacher’s license.
  • Understanding of human growth and development patterns, learning theory and brain research.
  • Demonstrated competence in area(s) of special assignment.
  • Five or more years teaching experience in the area of special assignment.
  • Familiarity with a wide variety of curriculum structures and instruction and assessment strategies that reflect current research on best practices.
  • Familiarity with state standards and curriculum frameworks.
  • Knowledge and experience with differentiated instruction.
  • Ability to work effectively with adults in a support role.
  • Experience as a presenter in workshops to teachers desired.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of state and federal education laws and of student and staff rights.
  • Ability to exhibit professionalism and effective human relations.
  • Ability to effectively manage and supervise students and their work.
  • Ability to direct the work of other staff members.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and collaboration efforts with staff and community.
  • Ability to travel among district facilities as needed, and, if driving, the ability to meet district driving standards.
  • Standard First Aid certification, or the ability to obtain certification within two months of hire, may be required.

 
  • Position Type: Full-time

Contact Information

  • Karlie Adkins , HR Specialist
  • 1555 SW 35th Street
  • Corvallis, Oregon 97333
  • Phone: 5417575840
  • Fax: 5417573898
  • Email: click here

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