Elementary SPED Teacher, Elementary SPED Para, Substitute Teachers & Drivers

Hayden School District   Hayden, CO   Full-time     Government
Posted on February 28, 2023
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Hayden School District

• High School Principal/Instructional Coach

The Principal is the frontline administrator for the school site and will provide leadership to motivate instructional and support personnel to provide the best possible opportunities for student growth and development, both educationally and personally. The Principal will be responsible for implementing the district instructional program in cooperation with the Superintendent.  The Principal will share in the development of school and administrative policies. 

  • Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance, participation in athletics and co-curricular activities, and behavior
  • Implement District-level policies and procedures
  • Comply with all School Board policies and administrative directives
  • Develop a school handbook and ensure all assigned employees adhere to Board policies
  • Stay informed with curriculum advances, through participation in meetings, regular review of meeting notes, and thorough familiarity with district curriculum documents
  • Communicate the importance of effective use of the district’s written curriculum, formative assessment data, and strategic selection and implementation of appropriate instructional practices
  • Monitor and improve instruction to ensure effective implementation of the district curriculum and professional development initiatives
  • Align campus professional development to district initiatives and priorities
  • Provide opportunities for teachers to discuss and share ideas and strategies to teach the curriculum as well as to use formative assessment data to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students
  • Use standardized and formative test results to improve instruction
  • Analyze data and prepare reports for staff and Board consideration
  • Analyze and interpret student assessment data to use in making school-improvement decisions
  • Engage in frequent walk-through observations (minimum of 1 per month per teacher), post-observation conferences, and continual feedback on instruction and monitoring lesson plans
  • Conduct Colorado State Model Performance Management System (RANDA) observations and conferences for the purpose of teacher evaluation
  • Embrace and encourage school- and district-wide acceptance of diversity
  • Incorporate procedures for the early identification of potentially disruptive students and the conditions that create or enhance unacceptable behavior (e.g., bullying), and implement programs to address such conditions
  • Provide and implement a fair and consistent manner effective discipline and attendance systems with high standards, consistent with the philosophy, values, and mission of the school and district in accordance with due process and other laws and regulations, ensuring a safe, orderly environment that encourages students to take responsibility for behavior and creates high morale among staff and students
  • Provide and maintain an environment/climate for optimal student growth
  • Notify immediately appropriate personnel and agencies, and follow established procedures when there is evidence of substance abuse, child abuse, child neglect, severe medical or social conditions, potential suicide or individuals appearing to be under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances, or anabolic steroids.
  • Help parents understand their roles in supporting student learning
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics of the educational system
  • Use effective interpersonal skills to communicate with various stakeholder groups to include continual communication with staff, parents, and community
  • Respond to parents, staff, community members in a timely manner which should be no longer than 48 hours
  • Work productively with administrators, supervisors, staff, students, parents and community members
  • Adhere to established time lines and procedures
  • Plan for and manage the resources for which she/he is responsible, including personnel, finances, facilities, programs and time
  • Prepare school budgets in conjunction with the Superintendent, Director of Business Services, school staff and community
  • Learn the chart of accounts to assign appropriate account numbers to building purchases
  • Track building budgets and review all expenditures prior to approval
  • Maintain records of and control the various local funds generated by school activities
  • Maintain familiarity with current educational issues and research through ongoing personal development
  • Recruit and recommend school staff with assistance from the Superintendent of Schools
  • Orient new staff, students and parents to school
  • Provide support to Alternative license teachers
  • Keep the Superintendent informed of school activities and problems
  • Evening, weekend, and summer work required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION - CURRICULUM COACH (0.25 FTE): The Curriculum Coach is required to perform a wide variety of duties that support the development, articulation and implementation of District-wide curriculum goals. These goals are developed with support and collaboration of the Superintendent of Schools and school principals, for the purpose of carrying out the critical function of ongoing refinement of the teaching and learning processes of the Hayden School District. The Curriculum Coach must provide support to teachers and administrators, to improve the success of all district-wide curriculum goals.

  • Facilitate and organize the District Curriculum Team comprised of teachers and administrators; direct the curriculum development process involving all teachers, revise process as determined by administration or process feedback/progress
  • Lead curriculum development process which includes creating, reviewing and revising written curriculum, ensuring alignment to state standards, district vision/mission and school goals; maintain updated curriculum documents for the district
  • Facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of Professional Development in regards to curriculum development process to include:
    • Curriculum design and implementation
    • Assessment design and implementation
    • Data analysis, for the purpose of academic growth and/or classroom instruction
    • Research-based effective instructional practices
  • Ensure individual teacher professional growth in best practices and/or school goal attainment, student data, or teacher evaluation data; provide positive, timely feedback to teachers and act as a positive support in teacher/school improvement
  • Develop a district-wide system for observation, monitoring and coaching protocols that closely relate to goals of improving individual teacher professional growth and/or school goal attainment, with suggestions from school administration and teacher feedback; revise district-wide system on a regular basis to ensure effectiveness
  • Maintain a positive, collaborative working relationship with teachers, staff and school/district administration; communicate in a clear, timely manner
  • Suggest district website updates in regards to curriculum process, Curriculum Team progress and updated written curriculum
  • Represent the Curriculum Team within community forums for the purpose of maintaining community support for educational goals and curriculum process
  • Ensure district written curriculum reflects rigorous content and current research/theory in effective instruction
  • Review district assessment data with teachers, Curriculum Team and school administration; provide research-based suggestions in regards to school-wide and district common assessments
  • Facilitate the Curriculum Team in designing, implementing, and evaluating district-wide curriculum and formative assessment documents; provide continued support, feedback and communication with Curriculum Team to ensure optimum effectiveness
  • Develop protocols and processes, in regards to curriculum development/design and assessment as determined by Curriculum Team or school administration
  • Support the school improvement process in regards to curriculum development and design
  • Provide support in Resource review and adoption for teachers as requested
  • Monitor school and district-wide progress towards Curriculum Alignment goals and Instructional Strategy goals


  • Master’s Degree in Administration, Leadership, or Curriculum and Instruction
  • Colorado Principal/Administrator license or the ability to obtain within 6 weeks of hire
  • Five years of verified experience in classroom instruction (minimum)
  • Must hold (or obtain within a 6 weeks of hire) a valid Colorado motor vehicle license

Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 pounds), reaching, squatting, kneeling and moving light furniture may be required.

  • Knowledge of universal hygiene precautions


  • Must know how to properly operate or be willing to learn to operate all multimedia equipment including current technology


  • Must be able to work within various degrees of noise, temperature and air quality
  • Interruptions of work are routine, flexibility and patience are required
  • Must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignment without direct supervision
  • Expect after hours work to be fairly routine
  • Must make site and home visits when needed and appropriate.

• Elementary SPED Teacher

• Elementary SPED Para

• Substitute Teachers & Drivers

• 6 - 8 ELA long-term substitute

• Secondary SPED Para

• Elementary Para