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Jeffco Public Schools Job posting 57338
1829 DENVER WEST DR BLDG 27, GOLDEN, Colorado, 80401 Job posted as of Nov 09, 2018,12:01 AM MST until Dec 03, 2018,11:59 PM MST

Jeffco Public Schools, a premier school district in Colorado, has been providing educational excellence for more than 60 years. Our graduates have gone on to become Nobel Prize winners, astronauts, award-winning doctors, writers and musicians. Our mission is to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. The district, located on the west side of the Denver Metro area, has 157 schools on 168 campuses and approximately 87,000 students.

Job Title
Coordinator - Restorative Practices
District Name
Jeffco Public Schools
School/Department Name
Office of Student Engagement
1829 Denver West Dr. Bld27, Golden, Colorado, 80401
 Job Status
Hours Per Day
Days Worked
$56,842 - $79,325
Pay Grade
Position Start Date
Dec 18, 2018
Posted on
Nov 09, 2018,12:01 AM MST
Expiry Date
Dec 03, 2018,11:59 PM MST
Job Description
SUMMARY: Grant funded position responsible for developing and coordinating Jefferson County Public School's District-wide Restorative Practices (RP) implementation plan. This will include training and support for school staff, community partners, and families. This work is a priority for the District's Diversity and Inclusion and Discipline Office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Professional Learning & Technical Support
*Implement district-developed RP professional learning to include central, school based, and community training.
*Provide ongoing, technical support and consultation for principals, teachers, and school personnel on RP.
*Conduct informational presentations for district departments, schools, families and community partners related to RP.
*Assist school and central teams in enhancing intervention frameworks.
*Integrate RP in school climate and culture.
*Curate and share educational materials for schools and classroom teachers.
*Facilitate and model proactive and responsive circles and formal conferences.
*Collaborate with district content experts to evaluate current curricula and other educational materials and programming related to analyze, and as necessary, develop school policies and practices related to RP.

Coordination & Supervision
*Supervise district RP Specialists
*Ensure stakeholders are engaged in the creation and execution of the Restorative Practices (RP) implementation plan to include at minimum the Discipline Office, Student Success, School Leadership, Principals, community representatives, and Educational Research and Design.

Family Outreach
*Meet with students and families, in their homes, at school; and at other government, or service provider facilities as well as in the community as necessary.

Partner Agency Collaboration
*Facilitate relationships and serve as main contact with outside agencies and internal departments to coordinate and support RP efforts and include them in conferences as needed.

Data Collection and Reporting
*Research other school systems' RP implementation models.
*Complete documentation and reporting as required by The Colorado Department of Education.
*Facilitate data and information sharing with relevant agencies.

Perform other duties as assigned

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.

EXPERIENCE A minimum of 3 years' experience working with schools and related system partners on RP implementation or programming. Direct experience designing and facilitating Restorative Circles and Restorative Conferences in an educational setting. A minimum of two years supervision/management experience preferred.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING Master's degree in social work, mental health, counseling, education, or juvenile justice related fields preferred. Formal Restorative Practices training required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS Valid Colorado driver license. Must have reliable transportation.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & EQUIPMENT Strong foundation in racial justice and equity framework for restorative practices. Requires strong oral communication, strong writing, interpersonal, phone etiquette, and computer and office software; and general office equipment at time of hire. Have the ability to interact well with schools, district leadership, families, students and outside agencies. Requires advanced level of training in area of specialty. Ability to speak and communicate in Spanish a plus.

DECISION MAKING Work is diversified and may require detailed analysis to determine practical courses of action. This analysis may involve modification of guidelines. Decision making requires independent judgment, strategic planning, and global thinking to assist in providing program direction. Standards for decision making are not defined and errors in decision making could result in substantial embarrassment or cost to the District, and/or compromise student safety and the learning environment.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS Daily contact with persons within/outside department/building, students, parents, general public, and partner agencies. Contacts may involve somewhat sensitive matters involving problems and/or highly confidential information or data.

SPAN OF CONTROL This position supervises the Specialist, Restorative Practices positions. This position serves as a resource to central and other building personnel regarding best practices in Restorative Practices.

EDUCATIONAL DELIVERY Facilitate presentations and education to professionals, students, and families related to Restorative Practices.

COMPLEXITY OF WORK Work is assigned by the Director, Student Engagement, Manager of Student Engagement, and Manager of Student Discipline. Duties are diversified and complex, and cross several areas regarding student conduct. Work requires this person to coordinate with district departments, county agencies, and community partners. Work requires a strong understanding of District policies and procedures and governing statutes. Duties and actions impact others across the district and county.

The physical demands, work environment characteristics, and mental functions described here 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 regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The noise level in the work environment is moderate and may be noisy/chaotic at times. This employee is required to work in a variety of schools and office settings.

MENTAL FUNCTIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and use interpersonal skills. The employee is frequently required to analyze, coordinate, compile, evaluate, synthesize, and compute. The employee is occasionally required to copy, instruct, and negotiate. 
Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions:
Job Status Type is Referenced Above in Job Posting:
Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.
Job Status: Temporary
A successful external applicant will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco probationary contract will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco non-probationary contract, will forfeit their non-probationary status. Please contact Employment Services for questions.
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The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, sex, disability.