Full-Time 40173 SPECIALIST, ADAPTED SEX EDUCATION
Traditional 200 work days
Salary Range: $50,515- $61,211
Essential Functions and Objectives:
Administers and manages activities within a specific area of a responsibility. Serves as the subject matter expert and applies gained knowledge to execute, maintain and improve systems, programs, or processes.
The Adapted Elementary Sex Education Specialist primary responsibility is the co-facilitation of adapted comprehensive sex education instruction in DPS Elementary schools. Co-instruction will take place in center-based classrooms for students in the Multi-Intensive or Affective Needs Program.
– Provides various support and conducts activities related to logistics, reporting, training, communications, and processes. Participates in the planning and implementation of new initiative.
– Assesses and troubleshoots escalated problems and applies expert understanding to resolve complex challenges of stakeholders; focuses on root cause identification in order to achieve systemic and sustainable improvement. Approves and documents exceptions for compliance record keeping and reporting.
– Ensures appropriate key stakeholder involvement in planning, goal-setting, and implementation to achieve buy-in of work products. Ensures purposeful, positive and professional interactions and relationships with all stakeholders; enables consistent application of work products across the district.
– Identifies opportunities for improvement, prioritizes, and recommends solutions to management. Implements approved enhancements to ensure consistency across the district. Identifies opportunities to reduce costs; analyzes available data, trends, and feedback, and ensures compliance with expectations for optimal operation and goal achievement.
– Observe co-facilitators and provide content based feedback specific to adapted sex education curriculum.
– Work in collaboration with school staff to assess program needs within their special education department. Develop a sustainable instructional action plan at each school. Design professional development opportunities for teachers and school support staff.
– Provide high-quality sex education instruction to elementary schools for students in center-based Multi-Intensive and Affective Needs Programs. Identify and collaborate with community-based organizations in order to support parent involvement with the sex education curriculum.
– Liaison with various internal departments to derive collaboration and project success.
– Build and co-facilitate parent workshops so that parents can feel empowered to have healthy dialogue with their children at home regarding comprehensive sex education.
– Other Duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:
– 3+ years of experience in health or education.
– Experience working with students with special needs.
– 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.
– Aptitude for variety and changing expectations and fast-paced environment.
– Second language Acquisition.
– Facilitate, design, and plan, adult professional learning.
– Spanish fluency preferred.
– Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Education, or Special Education required.
– Master’s Degree preferred.
The DPS Physical Education Department is an essential part of student success and well-being. Our department supports physical education teachers through the implementation of standards-based instruction. By providing professional development opportunities, onsite support, district curriculum and resources, teachers are empowered to incorporate our Shared Core Values – Students First, Integrity, Equity, Collaboration, Accountable, and of course, Fun. When you join the Physical Education Team, you join a dedicated, diverse team of almost two hundred teaching professionals who come from all walks of life, giving their heart and soul to the children of Denver, thus Every Child Succeeds.
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.
How to ApplyPlease use the following link to apply: https://ltmwebprod01.dpsk12.org/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=2J8
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