POSITION: SPED TEACHER CONSULTANT
Job Summary: The Teacher Consultant will be responsible for the coordination, development, and implementation of instructional programs within assigned areas. The Teacher Consultant will also work with teachers to ensure all district, state and federal compliance requirements are met and maintained.
Evidence of a minimum of 3 years of satisfactory teaching experience, not less than 2 years of which shall be teaching in a special education program
Demonstrate ability to work with people of diverse pedagogical backgrounds to develop plans to meet student needs
SPED Certification in at least one area of disability (CI, EI, LD, etc).
Master’s Degree in Education
Creatively identify and solve academic and social challenges for students by collaborating with classroom teachers and ancillary staff to meet diverse student needs
Collaborate with local district building administration, instructional staff, medical staff, and other agencies to integrate students into the community, with emphasis on involving families, adapting curriculum, facilitating natural supports, and focusing instruction on long-term outcomes
Complete, document and facilitate IEPs consistent with district, state, and federal laws and guidelines
Facilitate in-service and other staff development activities which enable staff to develop attitudes and skills associated with current concepts in education
Assist with developing effective classroom management systems and provide coaching to staff
Conduct classroom student observations and follow up meeting with staff
Provide direct academic/social instruction, resource, and accommodations to students in the general education environment
Assist in the development of transition plans for students
Initiate positive parent relationships and communications
Perform informal and formal assessments related to disability, when appropriate
Other duties as assigned by administration
Ability to take initiative and make decisions under pressure, work well with others as a collaborative team member, and exhibit good communication skills
Ability to work creatively and skillfully with students
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with other departments, agencies, and individuals
Ability to demonstrate empathy and understanding for families of various cultural backgrounds
Ability to consult effectively with teachers, parents, administrators, and other professionals
The physical demands 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 required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; stand; sit; use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms using a keyboard and video display terminal. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception and peripheral vision.
The work 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.
The work environment is standard classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but occasionally high depending upon student population and activities. Employee may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION – The Parchment School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, including sexual orientation and/or transgender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information or any other legally protected category in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. Inquiries by applicants, students and/or parents/guardians relates to discrimination on the basis of disability/status should be directed to: Superintendent of the Parchment School District, 520 N. Orient Street, Parchment, MI 49004. Phone Number 269-488-1050. JPM/rsw
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