PARENT RESOURCE SERVICES TEACHER
- Virginia Postgraduate Professional license with an endorsement in special education or related area
- Five years of successful and progressively responsible experience as an educator
- Leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with parents, school staff, administrators, and community members
- Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office and web-based and virtual communication applications
The Parent Resource Services Teacher provides parents, educators, and the community access to information, resources, and training related to the education of children with special needs and disabilities in an effort to foster parental participation in their child’s education and to promote a positive school/home partnership.RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides information and education to parents of children with and without disabilities on school-based services, supports, and procedures through individual meetings and other forms of personal communication
- Conducts and organizes public presentations and events for parents, schools, organizations, and community agencies to address topics related to children with specialized academic, social, emotional, behavioral, functional and developmental needs
- Participates in professional development activities, such as Special Education Designee meetings, regional forums, webinars, and VDOE-sponsored events, and actively maintains essential and current knowledge of educational trends in special education and mental health
- Collaborates and communicates with staff within the Department of Pupil Services, schools, and parents on an ongoing basis to serve as a resource for supporting parents and promoting stronger partnerships between home and school
- Develops, creates, and publishes web-based formats, content, and resources for parents, school staff, and community members to improve accessibility to information and participation in educational processes
- Performs other related duties are requested
The Parent Resource Teacher reports to the Director of Diagnostic and Prevention Services and works collaboratively with the Director of Special Education and the Director of Student Services.
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.OUTSIDE APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR. CURRENT LCPS CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT AN INTERNAL APPLICATION AND LETTER OF INTEREST FOR EACH POSITION IN WHICH INTEREST IS EXPRESSED. THE LETTER OF INTEREST MUST INCLUDE THE JOB NUMBER AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PID). IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.
THIS POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.
Department of Human Resources and Talent DevelopmentSALARY:
Salary Range: Refer to
207 Day Position, 7 hours per day