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TOSA: Student Intervention Coach

North Santiam School District 29J
Job Description
TOSA: Student Intervention Coach JobID: 1728 
  • Position Type:
      Teacher - Middle School/Teacher: MS TOSA
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
      Mari-Linn School
    (High-Needs School)

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    TOSA – Student Intervention Coach 
    Full time 3 days at Mari-Linn K-8 School, 2 days at Stayton Intermediate/Middle 4-8 School

    WORK DAYS: 190 if work begins in August
    PAY: for the 2023-24 school year, $43,434.12 - $85,360.12 depending on experience and education level 

    Job Goal: To assist building administration in the planning, implementing, and assessing the school-wide student management program and contribute to a positive school culture and climate.

    Essential Requirements:
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each requirement satisfactorily.  The requirements below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed for the position.
    • Valid and current Oregon Teaching License
    • Minimum of three (3) years of teaching and/or counseling experience
    • Experience and expertise in student behavior management, collaborative problem-solving, and staff development
    • Ability to provide leadership to staff in areas of specialization
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to consult effectively with teachers, administrators, students, and parents in a variety of settings
    • Ability to assist in the development of school plans and organizational procedures for health, safety, discipline, and conduct of students, within district policy guidelines and in partnership with teachers and approval of building principal
    • Excellent command of oral and written English language and ability to present effectively to small and large groups
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with student, staff, and/or parent information
    • Ability to keep and maintain accurate records and to meet deadlines
    • Perform physical requirements, which may include:
      • Moderate to extensive degree of physical and emotional stamina
      • Frequent and prolonged standing, walking and sitting
      • Ability to use properly trained techniques to de-escalate students
      • Frequent and prolonged talking/hearing conversations
      • Possible exposure to bodily fluids due to student injury and illness
    • Such alternative to the above requirements as the School Board or Administration may deem appropriate and acceptable

    Essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned)
    • Teaches students individually and in small groups strategies and skills, including conflict resolution, responsibility, and problem-solving
    • Consults with and assists the school staff and parents in developing student behavioral expectations
    • Supports the successful implementation of positive behavior expectations and management strategies through modeling and/or co-teaching
    • Plans, develops, and implements individual student behavior contracts in collaboration with parents and building administrators
    • Acts as a resource for staff with discipline issues and/or assisting teachers in effective and culturally appropriate classroom management practices
    • Works with identified students for the purpose of modifying behaviors
    • Assists the administration in the implementation and evaluation of school-wide positive behavior procedures for all students
    • Assists the administration in supporting staff and students in achieving a positive school climate and sustaining high levels of student achievement at the school
    • Help to cultivate and promote a safe, learning-centered environment by aligning positive student and teacher behaviors using  Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports / RULER / DESSA and AVID)
    • Supports classroom teachers in student behavior management through universal Tier I interventions and assists classroom teachers through the Tier II Behavior process. The result is a culture of high expectations for all students, supporting a district-level system that prioritizes all students' access to high-quality academic and social-emotional instruction
    • Assists the administration on disciplinary issues that may result in suspension and/or expulsion
    • Assists in developing programs and/or activities to promote positive student behavior as well as intervention strategies
    • Assesses, monitors, and provides feedback to students on their academic and/or behavioral progress as necessary
    • In collaboration with other building staff, collects and reviews data related to school-positive student behavior goals
    • Works in cooperation with the youth services team, if applicable, which may include the juvenile court system, community resource person, and/or agencies that provide services for students and families. Keeps building staff up-to-date on students, as appropriate and as needed
    • Provides information on school behavior plans, programs, and policies
    • Takes precautions to provide for the health and safety of all students
    • Takes precautions to secure and protect District materials, equipment, and facilities
    • Participates in activities related to school functions and/or the education process outside the regular school day per the collective bargaining agreement
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Knowledge of child growth and development at each level of instruction
    • Three years of teaching or counseling experience
    1. Valid Oregon Teaching License with appropriate endorsements if required 
    2. Possess a valid First Aid card if required
    3. Possess a valid Oregon Driver’s License if required
    4. Bloodborne Pathogens Training/Hepatitis B Shot Series Training if required
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Days and hours to be arranged, with salary according to current schedule.

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