Building Assets, Reducing Risks (BARR) AND Hawk Lunch and Learn (HLL) Coordinator

at Robbinsdale Area Schools
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent



Coordinator of Building Assets, Reducing Risks (BARR) & Hawk Lunch and Learn (HLL) Initiatives

Robbinsdale Cooper High School

Teacher on Special Assignment

Salary and benefits according to teachers' collective bargaining agreement

189-day calendar


The role of this teacher on special assignment position is to coordinate the Building Assets, Reducing Risks (BARR) initiative, as well as the Hawk Lunch and Learn (HLL) initiative. The coordinator works with school counselors, school social workers, administrators, teaching staff, support staff and parents/guardians to ensure that all students feel connected and supported in school. The coordinator ensures that staff is focused on meeting the needs of all students, not just those demanding attention. The coordinator guarantees the initiatives' success by making necessary adjustments to meet student and staff needs.

Key tasks and responsibilities

Solicit and respond to staff concerns by actively seeking information regarding what is working and what needs adjustment.
Act as a liaison to staff and administration, maintaining open communication channels with all school staff and administrators.
Provide support and advocacy for all staff, similar to a counselor supporting and advocating for students.
Monitor academics, truancy, discipline, and alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use trends.
Facilitate Risk Review meetings, encouraging support staff to discuss students whose behavior is starting to slide, not just those in crisis.
Coordinate the Parent/Guardian Advisory Council.
Organize and facilitate staff training at monthly meetings, which could continue during the summer months, if desired.
Support I-Time through staff trainings, providing materials, and consultation throughout the year.
Attend all monthly staff meetings/trainings.
Recruit community agencies as a resource to meet student and school needs.


Valid MN teaching license required for grades 9-12.
Administrative license preferred.


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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

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