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.
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
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
Stationary Sitting Frequently
Walking (level surface) Frequently
Walking (uneven surface) Occasionally
Crouching (bend at knees) Occasionally
Stooping (bend at waist) Occasionally
Twisting (knees/waist/neck) 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
Maximum weight: 40 lbs.
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.
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