504 Plan Coordinator, Ricks Center for Gifted Children

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Work type: Staff Part-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Teacher (Pre K-8)

Position Summary 

The Ricks 504 Plan Coordinator supports the Student Support team through development of and consultation with Ricks’ teachers, the documentation of student data and 504 plans and maintains accurate recording systems for student data. The 504 Plan Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the entire 504 plan process, including meetings, paperwork, and intervention support. The ideal candidate will have a passion for and experience with teaching students on 504 plans and writing 504 plans.

This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Essential Functions 

  • Provide initial and ongoing training and consultation to general education teachers for implementation of 504 plan supports.
  • Support data reviews to assist teachers in the implementation of 504 plans in their classrooms.
  • Lead teachers in Response To Intervention (RTI) data collection and record-keeping.
  • Develop and implement interventions and supports. Design systems and tools to measure the effectiveness of the 504 plan support.
  • Develop and maintain a calendar to ensure timely data analysis and student reviews.
  • Secure and share resources necessary for 504 plan development and direct student supports.
  • Collaborate with school teams as needed for student referrals.
  • Attend Student Support Team meetings as needed.
  • Help shape and develop a school-wide atmosphere that best suits the needs of our students, teachers, and families.
  • Communicate students' progress toward realizing academic and character development goals with families on a regular basis.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Increase student growth and achievement in content area of focus.
  • Meet desired goals/benchmarks on assessments related to the 504 plan and measures of growth.
  • Ensure student, family, and teacher satisfaction with the 504 plan process and implementation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Strong record of helping students achieve academic success.
  • Strong desire to teach in a school for gifted learners.
  • Desire to continuously learn and increase effectiveness as a professional; offer and receive constructive feedback.
  • Strong communication and socialization skills.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of teaching experience required
  • Experience working with students on 504 plans
  • Experience writing 504 plans or equivalent
  • Strong ability to collect and analyze data to make instructional decisions
  • Familiarity with a wide variety of research-based interventions and resources
  • Bachelor’s degree (required)

Preferred Qualifications 

  • 5 years of teaching experience 
  • Master's degree 

Hourly Range

The hourly range for this position is $25-35.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

Benefits

The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Application Deadline

This position will remain open until filled, preference will be given to early applicants.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through https://www.du.edu/jobs/ to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university’s educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university’s complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see https://www.du.edu/equalopportunity/non-discrimination-statement.

 

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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