Director Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (Mtss)

Friendship Public Charter School
Washington, DC
Jun 09, 2021
Jun 21, 2021
Full Time
Overview: Friendship Public Charter School is a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Recognized as a high performing charter organization -- with campuses receiving the highest performance rating offered in the District of Columbia we serve students across multiple DC communities.Since our founding in 1997, we have grown to serve over 4,500 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade and we more than doubled the number of communities in which we are located. We have a team of hundreds of dedicated staff who work every day to provide our students with the experience they need to succeed in college and in life and their work has resulted in student achievement that has gained national recognition.When you join Friendship, you are part of a family that encompasses your colleagues and the families we serve. You join a group of people who share the same passion for our students success and for our collective ability to prepare every student for college completion. You join a group of people who share the belief that every child can achieve anything.The Director of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support assists in all matters pertaining to the development and implementation of a consistent Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) model of tiered intervention processes and procedures across the district. The MTSS Director will provide information and professional development to school site teams, ensuring that MTSS components are established in the network and ensuring student success. Responsibilities: Guide the network in the development and implementation of MTSS models and frameworks at school sitesModel the use of data to drive decision makingCollaborate with school sites to develop and implement infrastructure to support collaborative planning and problem solvingProvide technical assistance to school sites to develop plans to monitor and evaluate the fidelity of core, supplemental, and intensive instruction and supports.Support the implementation of a documentation system to ensure sufficiency of supplemental (targeted) and intensive interventions.Model and facilitate the evaluation of the types of responses to instruction/intervention for large groups, small groups, and individual scholars.Participate as a member of the Instructional Division/Academic TeamEnsure the development of MTSS models and processes at each school site, based upon parameters established by FriendshipIdentify clear processes for universal screening, which will be used to identify scholars who need additional supportEstablish a progress monitoring process and data collection procedures, including cut points and entrance/exit criteriaMeet with Instructional Support Teams at each site to provide support for intervention implementationEnsure the development, identification, and establishment of interventions at Tier II (supplemental) and III (intensive) at each school sitePlan and implement teacher in-service and professional development at each school siteAssist sites in analyzing scholar needs and linking scholar needs to appropriate interventions for struggling scholarsEstablish connections for MTSS framework and philosophy to other network initiativesIdentify expectations for the use of MTSS/RTI for both academics and behavioral concernsPerforms other job related duties as required Qualifications: Broad understanding of the MTSS structures and systemsDeep understanding of current MTSS literatureClear knowledge of the application of a MTSS model at the elementary (PS-3), middle (4 - 8) and high school (9 - 12) levelsDeep understanding of various types of assessmentsAbility to use data for decision-making regarding scholar needs at the campus level and district levelAbility to design broad scale MTSS framework for adoption at site levelsAbility to conduct professional development in all aspects related to MTSS, including philosophy, problem-solving methodology, system change, universal screening, progress monitoring, decision making, intervention methods at all tiers for both academic and behavioral needsAbility to work in a high demand environmentAbility to lead large and small groups through change effortsExperience with implementing and organizing a MTSS model at a school or across multiple campusesExperience leading a team across multiple campuses as well as providing targeted supportBachelors degree in education or related field, masters degree preferredCertified in education or related fieldA minimum of 5-years teaching experience, special education teaching experience preferred

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