The job of Coordinator was established for the purpose of supporting all aspects of the ASD implementation. The Coordinator will serve as a member of the district curriculum and instruction and Title I teams, and will work in partnership with all departments to support the district as they continue to integrate RTI into the culture of the schools and district. The Coordinator will report to the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction. This position reports to the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction and is represented by ACE (Range 12/215 days). Salary, depending upon education and experience will range from $58,000
The following are required:
· Possess a valid Alaska Teaching certificate (Professional or Master) or Type C Special Services certificate.
· Possession of a Master’s degree or above from a nationally accredited university in elementary or secondary education, special education, school psychology or a closely related field.
· Evidence of 3 years successful educational experience with RTI and the problem solving process (as identifiable in the applicant's application).
The following qualifications are preferred
Possession of a Type B Administrative Certificate OR will work toward obtaining a Type B Administrative Certificate with a completion date of 2014 (monitored by supervisor)
Understanding of common core standards, best practices in instruction, positive behavior supports, assessment, collaborative teams, and data-based decision making
Evidence of leadership skills, planning and organizational skills, and communication abilities to effectively support RTI.
Experience working with district-level and school-level RTI teams providing support for improvement, decision making, and technical assistance.
The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this position. The successful candidate:
· Exhibits knowledge of and keeps abreast of current research findings and recent trends in RTI.
· Builds collaborative relationships with teachers, administrators, other staff, and parents.
· Collaborates with the curriculum and instruction, Title I, Title 9, ELL, migrant education, and special education departments regarding research-based practices for all students.
· In collaboration with The Assistant Superintendent of Instruction and the Executive Directors, leads the district RTI Implementation Leadership Team.
· Works with district and school staff to develop and implement the district’s plan for an Integrated RTI service delivery model.
· Articulates how RTI fits into the district vision and action plans.
· Monitors progress of implementation.
· Provides regular updates on the progress of RTI implementation to the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction and executive directors, and works with district administration to make adjustments as needed in a timely manner.
· Supports building administrators and building leadership teams as they develop and implement RTI plans.
· Supports schools with data analysis.
· Helps teachers and administrators evaluate how practices affect student growth.
· Works collaboratively with the RTI Data Manager, the Director of Assessment and Evaluation and outside consultants to support implementation of RTI assessments.
· Works collaboratively with parents to inform them about RTI and how it affects their children and the district instructional program.
· Plans, coordinates and implements RTI professional development opportunities K-12 including, but not limited to, AIMSweb universal screening and progress monitoring, CORE K12 universal screening and diagnostic assessment, data-based decision making, RTI sessions at the ASD Summer Academy, and the annual RTI conference.
· Updates all district written and electronic documents regarding RTI.
· Maintains the confidentiality of school and student records.
· Performs other duties as assigned.
The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking, and hearing. Specific visual abilities are also required. The employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbs. Additionally, the employee must be able to communicate by oral and written means in an appropriate business manner and have cognitive skills to understand instructions, readily recall facts and details, handle conflicts, and make effective decisions under pressure.
The Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with qualified physical or mental disabilities.
Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settings.
While performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video display. The employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as required by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
The Anchorage School District is an equal employment opportunity employer.