Intervention Specialist - Resource Room
Principal and Special Education Coordinator
Regular, full time
Teach students with disabilities the skills and knowledge that lead to a productive life.
- Assess student achievement continuously, in order to design appropriate instruction. Administer standardized and criterion referenced tests as directed by the Special Education Coordinator.
- Develop and implement individual education plans according to State and local policies and procedures.
- Prepare clear and timely lesson plans that implement the IEPs.
- Utilize instructional methods, materials and media that implement the IEP’s and are appropriate for students’ abilities and skills.
- Establish a safe and comfortable environment for students, including reasonable guidelines and appropriate consequences for behavior.
- Provide appropriate intervention for students who exhibit deviant behavior and students who need help with personal care, such as toileting, diapering and feeding.
- Coordinate instruction, to the extent possible, with the district’s approved courses of study.
- Communicate regularly with classroom teachers, support personnel and others, as appropriate, using the approved procedures and forms.
- Prepare adequately for substitute teachers.
- Report to parents, in writing and at conferences, at the intervals established by the district, the Principal and/or the Special Education Coordinator.
- Communicate with parents on an ongoing basis, in a positive manner.
- Make effective use of resources and materials and care for them in a responsible manner.
- Participate actively as a building staff member and also as a member of the Special Education Department.
- Keep accurate and detailed records, according to Special Education and building rules.
- Observe the adopted daily building schedule, including starting and ending times for teachers and students, and perform all assigned duties.
- Attend all building and Special Education staff meetings, unless excused.
- Serve on committees and participate in school activities in a professionally responsible manner.
- Communicate with agencies, authorities and private practitioners, according to confidentiality guidelines and other district procedures.
- Engage in continuous professional growth, including attending training sessions as assigned. Complete a professional development plan according to procedures adopted by the school district.
- Use sound judgment, tact and diplomacy when interacting with students, parents and the community, and maintain the confidentiality of information that is not public domain.
- Serve as a role model in the practice of ethical principles, responsible behavior and democratic values.
- Observe all Special Education laws and local procedures.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist with the selection of teaching materials and equipment.
- Work with student teachers if needed.
- Supervise an aide, if appropriate.
- Maintain an appropriate personal appearance.
- Observe all safety and health regulations of the school district.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal, and/or the Special Education Coordinator.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Appropriate Ohio teaching certificate/license.
- Mild/Moderate certification required.
- Alternative to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Basic knowledge of educationally relevant disabilities.
- Knowledge of a variety of instructional designs, methods and activities appropriate for the age and developmental level of the population being served.
- Willingness to acquire skill in instructional methods recommended by the Special Education Coordinator for a child or group of children.
- Knowledge of positive behavior management methods.
- Ability to meet the time requirements of the IEP schedule.
- Ability to work effectively with others in many different situations, including teams.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Effective, active listening skills.
- Well developed organizational and problem solving skills.
- Knowledge of basic computer technology, or willingness to acquire and appropriately apply such knowledge.
- Various office machines and instructional equipment, such as calculators, copiers, laminating machines, VCR’s, DVD players, slide projectors.
- Some specialized equipment used by students with disabilities; for example amplification devices, medical devices and specialized computers.
- Potential exposure to blood or other bodily fluids and tissue.
- Occasional operation of a vehicle in inclement weather; that is, being prepared to come to school on all scheduled work days, except calamity days.
- Frequent interaction with unruly children.
- Potential interaction with angry or distraught adults.Must be available for education related purposes outside the school day when requested to do so under reasonable terms; for example, I.E.P. meetings.
- Regular requirement to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, see, read, reach with hands and arms, stoop, crouch, and kneel.
- Occasional requirement to lift, carry, push and pull various items; for example, books and supplies, up to 25 lbs.
NOTE: The above lists may not be ranked in order of importance.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Length of Employment: One Year Limited Contract
- Salary and Fringe Benefits: Based on current salary and benefit schedule
Please submit a letter of interest and resume to the online application. Please do not send materials through U.S. mail or by e-mail, all documents should be uploaded to your application.
If your qualifications meet our needs we will contact you for further information and a possible interview.
The Marysville Exempted Village School District is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is in compliance with SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973.
Posted Internally: May 3, 2012
Internal Application Deadline: May 11, 2012