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Canyons School District Title I Extended Learning Specialist (242 Days) - Canyons Administrative Bldg. (300 E) in Sandy, Utah

Title I Extended Learning Specialist (242 Days) - Canyons Administrative Bldg. (300 E)

For questions, please email: adminhr (adminhr@canyonsdistrict.org)



Department:Federal and State Programs


Location:Canyons Administrative Bldg. (300 E)

9361 South 300 East

Sandy, Utah 84070

Job Type:Full-Time

Pay Rate:Salary Schedules (http://www.canyonsdistrict.org/salary-schedules)

How to apply:

Please email a (http://www.canyonsdistrict.org/human-resources-forms/licensed-applications/6203-licensed-specialist-application/file) Licensed Specialist Application and required documents to Paulette Takata at adminhr@canyonsdistrict.org . You will receive an email confirmation after your application has been received.

Questions? Email adminhr@canyonsdistrict.org ( adminhr@canyonsdistrict.org) for assistance.

Americans with Disability Act: If reasonable accommodations are needed to assist you with the application or hiring process please contact the Canyons School District office of Legal Services at 801-826-5061, Fax 801-826-5098 or mailing address 9361 S. 300 E., Sandy, UT 84070.

CANYONS SCHOOL DISTRICT is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of employment qualifications without regard to race, color, political affiliation, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition or handicap. Inquiries regarding Canyons School District’s hiring practices may be addressed to: Director of Human Resources, Canyons School District, 9361 South 300 East, Sandy, UT 84070.

Job Description:

Job Title: Title I Extended Learning Specialist Department: Federal and State Programs Supervisor: Director of Federal and State Programs Lane Placement: Licensed Schedule: 242/8 hr Evaluation Group: CTESS FLSA Classification: Exempt

*Position will begin June 1, 2021. Must be able to work flexible schedule (summer, afternoons, and evenings)

*Endorsement(s) Required (Math III, Bio., Sci., Mild/Moderate, ECE, G/T, etc.)

*Specific needs and requirements regarding position: Develop and coordinate Extended Learning Programs in Title I Schools. Experience working with at-risk students, families and/or community agencies, ability to work collaboratively, build relationships, problem solve, take the initiative and follow-through on a variety of responsibilities. Prior experience working in Title I schools preferred

JOB DESCRIPTION The Title I Extended Learning Specialist will be responsible for the programs supporting the Community Schools pathways of Youth Development, and Parent/Family Engagement and Support, and will assist with the pathways of Health and Social Services and Community Partnerships. The Specialist will develop and coordinate the Title I Extended Learning Programs with schools and community partners.


  • Assist the Director in the effective implementation of the Community School Model supporting Extended Learning Programs and community partnerships.

  • Deepen educators’ knowledge and expertise in the use of supplemental Title I programs to assist students in meeting rigorous academic standards. Collect, manage and analyze program data and support teachers to use data for instructional decisions.

  • Oversee the Extended Learning Programs, facilitate regular meetings with school administrators and extended learning staff, ensure compliance with grant requirements and provide systemic supports (transportation, snack, Kids Café, etc.).

  • Manage the data collection required of each school, provide training and support to schools on processes, ensure timely and accurate completion of Quality Tool Evaluation and PPICS surveys.

  • Consult with school/district staff to provide professional development and coaching to support social/emotional learning and scaffolding of instruction for English Learners in the extended learning programs.

  • Share responsibility for implementing evidence-based family engagement strategies and supporting Family Learning Centers. Support school efforts to meet the requirements for effective Title I Parent Engagement.

  • Facilitate training for After School tutors to develop needed skills and ensure alignment with day program.

  • Actively participate in the Utah Afterschool Network and support professional learning activities for UAN certifications.

  • Act as the District liaison to community partners providing Youth Development activities, establishing effective communication, coordinating calendars, managing transportation, ensuring compliance with district policies and procedures, and facilitate PBIS training as needed.

  • Collaborate with others to obtain grants for supplemental funding to support programs for students with multiple risk-factors impacting college and career readiness.

  • Work collaboratively with the Instructional Supports Department, Responsive Services and Alternative Language Services staff to plan and provide systematic personnel development for all CSD educators related to appropriate instructional strategies to increase student achievement and integrate/enhance social/emotional learning.

  • Work collaboratively with other Federal and State specialists, district departments and school-based personnel to implement the Canyons Multi-Tiered System of Support.

  • Support all Federal and State Department initiatives.

  • Predictable and reliable attendance.

During times of state or district emergency, all employees may be required to perform additional duties that are not required on a normal basis in support of educational and operational priorities. e.g. Performs general cleaning and sanitizing of work areas, provides remote assistance to students and staff, and any other reasonable duty as needed. NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


  • Incumbent must be fingerprinted and clear a criminal background check.

  • Requires a minimum Bachelor’s degree in the field of Education, Recreation, Social Work or related field.

  • Requires successful experience working with children as a coach, counselor or teacher.

  • Must be skilled in positive behavior supports.

  • Prior experience working with at-risk students, families and community agencies preferred.

  • Requires technology skills and ability to effectively use Google tools, Word, Excel.

  • Requires ability to organize and direct the work of others, develop procedures, templates and accountability timelines.

  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential.

  • Ability to treat students, parents and staff with empathy and discretion.

  • Demonstrated skill in teaching and facilitating adult learners.

  • Willingness to continually learn new information and develop new skills.

  • Ability to take initiative, work efficiently and effectively with little oversight, and complete assignments on time.

  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as individually on assigned tasks.

  • Desire and ability to work collaboratively to implement evidence-based programs and develop sustainability of Community Schools model.

  • Willingness to support other department initiatives.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (afternoons and evenings).

  • Ability to speak Spanish or another language preferred.

NOTE: The Administration reserves the right to require specific training for this position. However, depending upon the type and quality of prior work experience and availability of formal training programs, some exchanges can be made between training and experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS---Not limited to the following:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

  • Physical ability to perform the essential functions listed above with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Possess the physical, mental, and emotional stability to work under stressful conditions, including but not limited to: deadlines, contract requirements, inspection requirements, and interaction with critical personnel.

Note: This list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.

All employees are required to participate in the District evaluation process. It is the employee’s responsibility to review and adhere to all district policies and procedures. This information may be reviewed at www.canyonsdistrict.org

ADA HR Effective date: May 13, 2021