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20 - TOSA - CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (GRANT FUNDED)

Pueblo City Schools (learn more)

Pueblo, CO (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3339561
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: October 22, 2020

Job Description


Job Title:                  Career and Technical Education TOSA
Work Year:               165 days + 10 additional days
Department:             Teaching and Learning Services
Reports To:               Executive Director of Secondary Education / CTE
Salary Range:          Teacher Salary Schedule
                                  Salary Range:  $38,000 - $83,500
Benefits:                   Fringe Benefits based on PEA Negotiated Agreement
Status:                      FLSA Status: Exempt
 

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS: The primary responsibility of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) TOSA is to support the Executive Director of Secondary and CTE in carrying out the District vision. This includes bringing together strong academics, demanding CTE, and real-world experience to help students gain an advantage in high school, postsecondary education, and careers. The CTE TOSA supports a systematic effort to prepare all students for a full range of postsecondary options that lead to high demand and high wage vocations - including two-or four-year colleges, certification programs, apprenticeships, military service, or formal job training.

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.  The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
REQUIRED:
  • Valid Colorado Teaching License within 60 days from date of hire
  • Career and Technical Education Endorsement
  • Employee must complete a fingerprint-based criminal background check and must be cleared by the Office of Human Resources
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary
 
PREFERRED:
  • Secondary Endorsement in a CORE content
  • Valid Colorado Principal License
  • Five (5) years of successful teaching experience
  • Master's degree strongly preferred
  • Administrative experience
PERFORMANCE:
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.
  • Knowledge of CTE courses and programs
  • Ability to work collaboratively and individually on assigned tasks
  • Skilled in the use of technology and instructional media tools
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates leadership, initiative, and student advocacy
  • Demonstrate management, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative
  • Demonstrate ability of program planning and ability to establish and manage budgets
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of curriculum and program assessment, program development and evaluation, child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom management, learning assessment and diagnosis, and research related to learning
  • Demonstrate knowledge of proven best practices in education, especially in relation to high school populations
  • Knowledge of national, state, and District educational trends and goals
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position.  Actual duties, responsibilities, frequency, and percentages may vary depending upon building assignments and other factors. 
  • Meet regularly with Assistant Superintendent, Executive Director of Secondary and CTE Programs, Federal Programs, principals, administrators, teachers and other staff to determine program and personnel needs
  • Develop courses and programs at the high school level and oversee the development of curriculum, instructional methods, and accountability for all secondary and postsecondary career and technical education programs that are focused on increasing coursework rigor and pathways in careers, colleges, and universities
  • Create and refine CTE courses aligned to high school academy pathways to implement plans and ensure quality and sustainability
  • Ensure all CTE programs and/or CTE programs of study comply with all provisions of the Perkins rules and regulations
  • Conduct and analyze needs assessments for the development, implementation and evaluation of program offerings based on industry and student demands, community requests, and financial viability
  • Coordinate program offerings with local community and technical colleges, universities and trade schools to increase student access to college credits and career certifications
  • Assist in obtaining state and federal funds for vocational and technical education programs and monitor related budgets
  • Assess equipment needs for CTE programs
  • Develop partnerships with local businesses and colleges, universities and trade schools
  • Develop and maintain relationships with partners to provide students the opportunity for shadowing and to be mentored
  • Coordinate the Industry certification process for CTE programs for college credits
  • Create, facilitate, and meet regularly with advisory board of local businesses and post-secondary representatives
  • Engage in marketing and awareness activities of CTE programs
  • Coordinate professional development activities for Career and Technical Education teachers
  • Observe classroom instruction and give feedback to administration in curriculum implementation and instructional strategies
  • Provide teachers with professional development opportunities to understand standards, analyze student data, content area knowledge, and alignment of math and literacy common core state standards in instructional practice
  • Assist teachers in implementing curriculum, instructional strategies and assessment
  • Stay informed of current research and changes in state mandates related to High School Reform and CTE
  • Regularly attend CTE meetings and conferences at the appropriate local, regional, state, and civic organizations to further the cause of career and technical education
  • Work with the appropriate local, regional, state, and civic organizations to further the cause of career and technical education
  • Coordinate in reporting to the Colorado Department of Education for all CTE programs and activities
  • Assist with data collection, analysis, and reporting 
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Other duties as assigned
BUDGET AND/OR RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITY:  Responsible for developing and monitoring CTE budgets. Final budget approval given by Executive Director of Secondary and CTE Programs
 
The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel.  The work requires the use of telephone and using fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards.  The employee is continually hearing and speaking to exchange information. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
 
In an 8-hour workday, this job requires:
Rarely = less than .5 hr per day                Occasionally = .5 - 2.5 hrs per day
Frequently = 2.5 - 5.5 hrs per day             Continually = 5.5 - 8 hrs per day
NA = Not Applicable
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Sitting                                                          Frequently
Stationary Sitting                                         Frequently
Walking (level surface)                                Frequently
Walking (uneven surface)                           Occasionally
Crawling                                                      Rarely
Crouching (bend at knees)                         Occasionally
Stooping (bend at waist)                             Occasionally
Twisting (knees/waist/neck)                        Occasionally
Turn/Pivot                                                    Occasionally
Climbing (stairs)                                          Rarely
Climbing (ladder)                                         N/A
Reaching overhead                                     Occasionally
Reaching extension                                     Occasionally
Repetitive use arms                                     Occasionally
Repetitive use wrists                                    Occasionally
Repetitive use hands grasping                    Occasionally
Repetitive use hands squeezing                  Occasionally
Fine manipulation                                         Occasionally
Using foot control                                         N/A
  • Pushing/Pulling                                           Occasionally
                    Maximum weight:  40 lbs.
    Lifting/Carrying                                             Occasionally
                    Maximum weight:  40 lbs.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Employee will work primarily in a school/office environment with both natural and fluorescent lighting; fast-paced work; constant interruptions;

    Instructions for Applying:
     
    All applicants interested in and qualified for the posted position must submit an online application.  Applications that are incomplete and/or not submitted will not be forwarded to the hiring administrator for review.  The following will need to be uploaded with the application:  current cover letter for the posted position; current resume; copy of principal/administrative license; copy of transcripts conferring required degree; copy of Place/Praxis test and three current letters of reference (one of which must be from your current supervisor). and any other materials requested on the application to verify that individuals are eligible for a Colorado License from the Colorado Department of Education.
     
    Please note:  If hired, a new hire packet will be emailed and must be completed prior to processing.  Fingerprints will be required for all employees of Pueblo City Schools prior to your processing date.

    Pueblo School District No. 60 does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, age, disability, need for special education services, genetic information, pregnancy or childbirth status, or other status protected by law in admission, access to, treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. Additionally, a lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission or participation in activities. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Eric DeCesaro, EEO/Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504 Compliance Officer for complaints involving employees, and Aaron Bravo, Title IX Compliance Officer for complaints involving students. Both individuals can be located at 315 West 11th Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81003, (719) 549-7100. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. (Policy AC, AC-R).
     
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    • Position Type: Full-time

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Pueblo City Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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    • Human Resources
    • Pueblo, Colorado 81003

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