CONSULTING TEACHER, SPECIAL EDUCATION (AUTISM)

Location
20148
Posted
Jun 01, 2016
Closes
Apr 04, 2017
Industry
Consulting, Education
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  06/01/2016 CLOSING DATE:   POSTING NUMBER:  P156051PUP LOCATION:  DEPT OF PUPIL SERVICES POSITION TITLE:  CONSULTING TEACHER, SPECIAL EDUCATION (AUTISM) QUALIFICATIONS:  

REQUIREMENTS:


Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism; OR  Master’s degree in Psychology; OR Master’s degree in Special Education with concentration in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).  3 years experience in the alternative occupations of teacher, consultant, case manager, or training coordinator for autistic children or any combination thereof.  Eligible for VA teaching license with an endorsement in Special Education.


 


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to touch and hold objects or instruments and to type; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or bend, and may be required to lift up to approximately 15 pounds.  Itinerant travel is required, and the employee is frequently required to change locations and adapt to multiple environments across schools, offices and home visits.  Ability to drive and navigate to multiple locations occasionally within a single day is required.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

Demonstrates to other teachers how to teach K-12 (elementary, middle, or secondary/high school) various school subjects and basic academic and life skills to students demonstrating autisms and other applied behavior problems. Will train other teachers in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).  Administer standardized ability and achievement tests to students with special needs.  Collaborate with other teachers or administrators to develop, evaluate, or revise school programs.  Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, or other professionals to develop individual education plans (IEPs).  Confer with parents, guardians, teachers, counselors, or administrators to resolve students' behavioral or academic problems.  Coordinate placement of students with special needs into mainstream classes.  Develop individual educational plans (IEPs) designed to promote students' educational, physical, or social development.  Develop or implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of disabilities.  Employ special educational strategies or techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, or memory. Encourage students to explore learning opportunities or persevere with challenging tasks to prepare them for later grades or transition to post-secondary. Provides practicum supervision for teachers who are completing their BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analysis) certificate. Supports transition of students into less restrictive or more restrictive educational settings as required to provide FAPE in the least restrictive environment. Provide direct instructional and behavioral support to students grade K-12 (elementary, middle, or secondary/high school) on the autism continuum to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language acquisition, cognition, executive functioning skills, and basic academic progress. Provide in-classroom behavioral support for students exhibiting extreme behaviors by demonstrating behavioral intervention techniques for teachers and providing in-class consultation, observation, and follow-up support. Supports early childhood special education (ECSE).


 

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OPEN UNTIL FILLED

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Licensed Position

Salary Range: Refer to

197 Day Position, 7 hours per day

 

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