Job Description

0.6 FTE

ACCOUNTABLE TO:

  • District Administration

Required Qualifications:                 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education;
  • Three years of special education teaching experience;
  • Valid Arizona Department of Education Special Education Teacher Certificate.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Education;
  • Supervisory Certification;
  • Multiple years of experiences in a variety of special education settings;
  • Multiple years of school teacher leadership;
  • Multiple years of district-level teacher leadership responsibilities;
  • One-year Special Education Professional Development trainer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Oversees/Manages Student IEPs
    • BIPs (assists with and ensures they are created/followed)
    • Compliance
  • Actively participates in professional development activities provided by the district and creates and delivers professional development activities for their program site or by professional development organizations
  • Oversees Support Room data
  • Coaches/Models behavior and instructional delivery for teachers and assistants
  • Oversees grade level curriculum, planning and delivery to ensure teachers make data and compliance-driven instructional decisions
  • Ensures weekly class meetings occur (attend as many as possible)
  • Facilitates team building activities with staff
  • Regularly meets with District and Site Administration
  • Builds relationships/meets with Administration, General Education teachers, Social Workers, etc. on campus
  • Meets with District and Site Administration regularly
  • Monitors and analyzes program-wide behavioral and instructional data
  • Communicates and build relationships with parents, students and outside agencies
  • Evaluates Lead Assistants and assists teachers to evaluate their Instructional Assistants
  • Monitors IEP meetings to ensure procedural norms and district expectations are followed
  • Facilitates transitional meetings
    • Intake meetings
    • Outgoing/Junior High
  • Completes observations and communication of potential incoming students through SSPC
  • Prepares data and attends district SSPC meetings
  • Utilize PBIS
  • Adheres to WESD confidentiality guidelines

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:

  • Demonstrating knowledge of legal processes of IDEA implementation;
  • Demonstrating effective instructional skills;
  • Possessing knowledge of IDEA regulations and compliance procedures, including timelines, paperwork, transition services effective IEP team meetings;
  • Applying facilitation skills;
  • Demonstrating knowledge of District curricula, assessment, and instructional programs;
  • Demonstrating skills with computer applications;
  • Managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines;
  • Applying presentation techniques;
  • Understanding and applying professional development strategies;
  • Applying standard troubleshooting strategies;
  • Understanding lesson plan design;
  • Possessing knowledge of State standards and district curriculum;
  • Demonstrating use of technology for instructional support;
  • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this 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 regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this 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 occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Primary Location: Ironwood

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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