ANTICIPATED 2017-2018 SPECIALIZED INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITATOR - AUTISM

Location
20148
Posted
Mar 29, 2017
Closes
Jun 20, 2017
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  03/29/2017 CLOSING DATE:   POSTING NUMBER:  P17PUP01ANT LOCATION:  DEPT OF PUPIL SERVICES POSITION TITLE:  ANTICIPATED 2017-2018 SPECIALIZED INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITATOR - AUTISM QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Postgraduate Professional Certificate required with endorsements in special education and certificate in autism, advanced coursework or BCBA preferred.

  • Has demonstrated at least 5 years of successful teaching experience with students with autism.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated successful experience and specialized training in instruction and behavior approaches for students with autism.

  • Experience includes successful demonstration of interpersonal and professional skills to develop relationships with school staff, central office colleagues and parents.

  • Demonstrated successful experience providing professional training and presentations for individual, small group and large audiences.


ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:


A person in this position reports to the Supervisor, Special Education Autism.


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 dlsabllitles to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend and may be required to lift up to approximately 25 pounds.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

Under the general supervision of the Supervisor, Special Education Autism, the position of Specialized Instructional Facilitator – Autism is responsible for providing leadership, training and support for the implementation of specialized approaches in autism services instruction. This position will allow the specialized instructional facilitator to work side-by-side with classroom teachers, special education teachers and other staff for training, modeling, observing, monitoring and evaluating the delivery of specialized approaches.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Teach, model, facilitate and build teacher capacity in several schools to provide specialized instructional and behavior strategies using evidence-based approaches.

  • Assist teachers in collecting and analyzing data; conduct fidelity checks to provide feedback for providers and to assist in data collection; and facilitate the process to identify appropriate strategies between identified needs and specific instructional and behavioral strategies.

  • Work directly with teachers in a school providing classroom-based demonstrations, collaborative and one-on-one support, and facilitating teacher inquiry and related professional development as well as providing small and large group presentations and training.

  • Collaborate with school-based and central office staff to provide professional development, engage in ongoing work in furthering the tiered approach for specialized instruction for students with autism and assist in developing action plans to support students across settings who require specialized instruction.

  • Provide consultation to focus on enhancing teachers' ability to provide instruction that builds students' sense of engagement ln the ownership of learning and supports their success in division initiatives.

  • Work with administrators and teachers to collect and analyze data, interpret, and use it to guide instructional decisions.

OTHER INFORMATION:  LICENSED APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.  IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Licensed Position

Salary Range: Refer to

(Based on the 2016-2017 Salary Scale)

207 Day Position, 7 hours per day

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