ESSER III - COORDINATOR: MTSS

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Jun 22, 2022
Closes
Jul 27, 2022
Ref
2723
Function
Program Manager
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The MTSS Coordinator's focus within the Office of School Improvement is to work collaboratively with cross-departmental and, school-based leadership teams, and teachers to facilitate the implementation of a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) at the district and school levels.

The MTSS Coordinator will ensure the effective implementation of the division's multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) model and vision. The MTSS Coordinator will lead supporting and monitoring procedures across the division's tiered intervention model across academics, behavior, and social-emotional learning (SEL) that includes assessment, instruction, progress monitoring, and evaluation of intervention programs to increase student achievement and reduce/eliminate persistent racial and educational disparities

The MTSS Coordinator position reports to the Executive Director of School Improvement

Qualifications

Education: Master's Degree required.

Certificates & Licenses: To hold, or be eligible for, a Virginia teaching license with Admin & Supervision endorsement.

Experience: 3 years of experience as a teacher or instructional specialist in ACPS. Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience related to the MTSS framework, positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS), response to intervention (RTI), social-emotional and academic learning (SEAL), restorative practices, trauma-informed practices, and family engagement.

KNOWLEDGE is required to facilitate improvement efforts including but not limited to: knowledge of a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) model, implementation of MTSS, and intervention strategies, action planning, and monitoring; knowledge of current educational research strands; knowledge of PreK-12 educational systems and issues related to equity, access, and opportunity; knowledge of strategic planning, goal setting, measurement, and continuous improvement processes; knowledge of assessment including criterion-referenced, norm-referenced, and performance-based assessments design, administration, and analysis; remain current in-state accreditation and federal accountability requirements for public schools.

SKILL is required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job including project management across simultaneous projects; design and delivery of professional learning for adults; exceptional interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communication skills; Commitment to working with students from marginalized communities through an asset-based mindset and approach.

ABILITY is required to effectively transfer knowledge to others and work collaboratively with diverse groups of people; two-way communication; continue to learn and develop expertise through self-reflection, independent learning, and inquiry; effectively identify root causes and work systematically to implement viable solutions; work independently and as a member of a team. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: maintain confidentiality in the handling of protected student and staff/ data; applying continuous improvement principles and processes; demonstrating the ability to plan strategically, prioritize time, and manage implementation plans in dynamic environments.

Essential Functions
  • Lead and monitor the district-wide MTSS implementation plan aligned to the division's vision for MTSS and ACPS Strategic Plan 2025.
  • Facilitate the MTSS Committee that includes representation from school sites and other key stakeholders.
  • Lead needs assessment activities with schools to examine Tier 1, 2, and 3 intervention protocols, problem-solving processes, data-based decision-making, progress monitoring, and communication and collaboration processes among Student Support Teams.
  • Collaborate with cross-departmental instructional support and student services teams to implement district-wide universal screening for academics, social-emotional learning, and behavior.
  • Develop and facilitate professional learning and ongoing coaching for school leadership teams and teachers on the MTSS framework and research-based practices for tiered intervention.
  • Facilitate the implementation of the MTSS intervention management system and partner with school sites to ensure effective data collection, data analysis, and program evaluation and efficacy.
  • Facilitate high-quality professional learning for school-based specialists and teachers on intervention delivery, instructional design, and other MTSS processes.
  • Collaborate with ACPS departments to engage community organizations, government agencies, out-of-school programs, and families to ensure the availability of resources for school sites.
  • Share resources such as research-based instructional strategies and interventions to improve student achievement and school climate.
  • Compile and report on data analytics pertaining to the effectiveness of interventions regularly basis to improve district and school systems.
  • Engage cross-functional and school leadership teams in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of student achievement data to monitor school-level performance and provide appropriate support services and interventions to address achievement issues and performance gaps.
  • Reinforces a culture and climate of continuous improvement and supportive interactions among cross-functional teams.
  • Submit written reports and oral presentations to staff to keep them informed of the work and impact of their respective team.

Clearances
  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.

Public Health Compliance
  • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
  • Must follow safety and health protocols.

WP

Primary Location:
Central Office
Salary Range:
$74,224.45 - $120,733.25 / Administrator LAS-C (215)
Shift Type:
Full-Time

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