All Other Positions - Springfield R-XII
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Job Title: District AVID Specialist- Part Time
Job Location: Springfield Public Schools
Beginning: Jan 29, 2019
Deadline: Mar 30, 2019**
District: Springfield R-XII
Springfield, MO 65802
Telephone: 417-523-4647
Job Description:
Purpose Statement
The Springfield, Missouri Public School District is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of District AVID Specialist for the purpose of providing support for the implementation of AVID in one high school and one middle school.

The Springfield School District is Missouri’s largest public school district and has built a reputation of academic excellence based on the outstanding performance of our students and schools. About 25,000 students attend 36 elementary schools, an intermediate school, 9 middle schools, 5 high schools and a variety of alternative education and choice programs.

The District AVID Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of AVID components according to the AVID Certification Instrument and based on the Site Plans developed to ensure effective AVID school wide implementation.

Responsibilities also include coordinating and maintaining communication among sites and the AVID Center.
Job related experience within a specialized field, required
Masters degree in job-related area, preferred
Miscellaneous Requirements
  • Background clearance, the results of which must be satisfactory to the District, required
  • At least three years experience working in secondary schools.
  • Successful experience leading teams within a school setting.
  • Working knowledge of appropriate strategies for improving student engagement and reducing barriers that put students at risk of not graduation from high school.
  • Ability to work well with students, parents, staff and the community.
  • Ability to manage and analyze/disaggregate student data
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Certificates and Licenses
  • Missouri Teaching Certification, required
  • Missouri Administrator Certification, preferred
  • Ability to gain and maintain “Highly Qualified” status as defined by Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, required

All applicants must go to and apply to be considered. The School District of Springfield, R-12 is an equal opportunity employer participating in the E-Verify program.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.