Full-Time 33518 – REGIONAL SPECIALIST, CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE EDUCATION
EMILY GRIFFITH CAMPUS
DPS – Schools Office
215 work days
Salary Range: $57,272.56-69,350.40 (updated 3/6/19)
Essential Functions and Objectives:
Serves as the primary resource for a K-12 region and its schools, providing expertise in collaborative activities such as strategic planning and professional development with the goal of increasing the capacity of educators in the region to implement best practices in culturally responsive teaching (CRT).
– With the regional superintendent and other regional specialists, engage in data-based strategic planning for the region’s schools with the goal of ensuring student well-being and high levels of student academic growth through the implementation of culturally responsive practices.
– Work with the regional superintendent and school teams to analyze student work and achievement data to adjust strategic planning and resource allocation at the regional and school level and plan and deliver supports prioritized to schools with the highest needs.
– Provide professional learning in CRT for the region and its school teams to ensure progress on district priorities intended to improve teaching and learning such as rigorous standards-based instruction, culturally responsive schools/classrooms, data-driven instruction and personalized learning.
– Serve as a liaison among the regional superintendent, the region’s schools and central office CRE team to ensure productive understanding and use of district policies, resources and professional learning. Provide feedback to central office departments on school support and customer service.
– Assist in the preparation and review of presentations, summaries, required reports, data and other documents as needed for regional planning and district and community reporting purposes.
– Support curriculum and resource development, develop and deliver district professional development and assist with professional development opportunities provided by the central office CRE team.
– Maintain personal engagement in professional development that enables growth and improvement for this position
Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:
– At least 3 years of teaching experience in an urban center
– Experience with leading professional learning or programs focused on inclusion, diversity, equity and instruction; helping others develop cultural literacy.
– Professional coaching experience preferred
– Teachers license preferred
– Knowledge with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook
– Effective time management and organizational skills
– Effective communication skills
– Strong attention to detail
– Effectively handle multiple demands and competing deadlines
– The ability to take responsibility for one’s own performance
– Work collaboratively with others on a team
– High degree of integrity in handling confidential information
– Deep understanding of and commitment to culturally-responsive education, supporting adult learners to achieve results, and working with diverse populations.
– Knowledge of best practices in curriculum instruction and standards-based education, how students learn in the designated curriculum focus, and best program practices.
– Proficiency in reading, writing, listening, and speaking Spanish highly desirable.
– Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Equity, CRE, and other related fields preferred
About Denver Public Schools:
Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.
Under the leadership of Superintendent Susana Cordova and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.
Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.
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