Student Service Specialist
Teacher Salary Schedule
Starting Wage: $41,500
CLASS SUMMARY: Under general direction, incumbent(s) oversees the implementation of the school discipline, truancy, and tardiness programs. In addition, incumbent(s) determines appropriate level of disciplinary action for students, investigates referrals, documents and maintains proper paperwork, and facilitates processes to provide interventions for teachers and parents.
Oversees the implementation of the school-wide discipline, truancy, and tardiness programs by working adminstration and the School Discipline Committee, school staff, and the District office. Trains and updates school staff, parents, and students on discipline, truancy, and tardiness procedures.
Determines appropriate level of disciplinary action for students identified as improperly behaving. Investigates discipline referrals. Completes required paperwork. Implements disciplinary action according to District and school policies and procedures. Communicates with staff, parents, and students regrading discipline, truancy, and tardiness
Develops and delivers school-wide programs that promote positive self-esteem, decision-making skills, conflict resolution, and peer mediation.
Facilitates processes to provide interventions for teachers and parents prior to Team Approach Process (TAP) referrals, including monitoring functional behavioral assessments and student behavior intervention plans. Attends and assists school personnel in facilitating TAP meetings.
Assists the Principal in conducting threat assessments using District guidelines.
Reports student conduct to applicable law enforcement agencies. Collaborates with resource officers and local law enforcement agencies regarding prevention plans.
Reports suspected child abuse/neglect to Child Protectiive Services and other applicable law enforcement agencies.
Performs other duties as required.
To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
· Bachelors Degree in Education;
· Valid Arizona Department of Education Teacher Certificate-grade designations apply;
· Valid Fingerprint Clearance Card
It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
· Four years of teaching experience;
· Experience in a public education system;
· Two years of student services, intervention or related experience.
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 instructional skills;
· Applying facilitation skills;
· Applying school discipline procedures and intervention procedures;
· Knowing special education laws and regulations;
· Utilizing WESD Board policies including truancy, discipline, tardiness, etc.
· Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
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.
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.
Job Contact Information
Thursday, May 2, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)