Student Support Services | Teacher on special assignment (TOSA) | FAIR Crystal | Available: 08/28/2023 | Closing: Open until filled


0.5 FTE teacher on special assignment as AVID teacher/coordinator 

FAIR School Crystal

Valid MN teaching license 
Master’s degree and/or additional certification/coursework preferred


  • Teachers AVID courses
  • ?Is a strong student advocate who is committed to the philosophy of the AVID Program, including the support for equity and access.
  • Is a well-respected instructional leader and has at least three to five years teaching experience.

  • Provides the leadership for the development and maintenance of an active site team.

  • Ensures the Site Team is engaged in certification, data collection, and the promotion of school wide use of WICOR.

  • Acts as a liaison between principal, staff, and regional/district director.

  • Collaborates with different sites and grade levels to articulate program. 

  • Advocates and provides staff development regarding AVID methodologies as requested.

  • Organizes student recruitment efforts and facilitates selection process.

  • Communicates on a regular basis with parents/teachers regarding students’ progress.

  • Manages AVID budget and facilitates data collection and certification.

  • Organizes all AVID activities such as field trips, guest speakers, parent meetings, banquets, fundraisers and publicity.

  • Selects, monitors, and assists tutors.

  • Organizes tutor training with regional/district office.

  • Provides information about colleges to students and maintains contacts with college counselors and officials.

  • Sets high expectations for student achievement; sets goals and monitors students’ progress.

  • Develops a “family” attitude among AVID students.


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Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. 

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Equity is one of District 281 core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. District 281 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.

Erica Strand
Human Resources Program Director 

4148 Winnetka Avenue North

New Hope, MN 55427