POSITION TITLE: Elementary Teacher Consultant
LOCATION: To Be Determined
SALARY: Teacher Salary Schedule
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Principal
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty safisfactory. The requirements listed below 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.
The following is a list of qualifications for the position, any one of
which may be waived by the Board in exercising its prerogative to
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Possess Masters Degree in special education.
Possess a valid Michigan teaching certificate with an endorsement in special education in one or more areas (EI, LD, and CI.).
Possess three years satisfactory teaching experience, including at least two years of teaching students with disabilities in a special education classroom
Understanding of SST process and coordination desired
Training and instructional experience with state recommended reading and specialized programs desired
Successful background and practice “consulting” with colleagues regarding program adaptations and modifications for students desired
Successful background and experience working in a culturally diverse environment with ESL students desired
Knowledge of/experience with special education due process procedures, writing of individual education plans and data collection desired
Must submit evidence at time of interview of highly qualified status as defined through NCLB
State Board of Education approval as a teacher consultant or able to qualify
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Understanding of SST process, general education interventions, and coordination.
Successful background and experience working with students with learning disabilities and behavioral challenges.
Serve as building contact person for community agencies.
Successful background and practice collaborating with colleagues regarding program accommodations.
Writing and implementation of a FAB/BIP
Successful background and experience working in a culturally diverse environment.
Serve in support groups for students.
Home and community visits.
Coordinates students services for special education including modification /accommodation, planning
Other duties as assigned.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Report writing and assessment
Read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
Communicate effectively and present information both in oral and in written form
Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Interpret an extensive variety of statistical information and data related to student achievement.
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 will occasionally sit and walk and sometimes stand. Specific vision abilities
required by this job included close vision such as typed material. Hearing abilities used while
performing this job are hearing conversation in a quiet or noisy environment. The employee will
frequently interact with the public and other staff and occasionally work extended hours.
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 noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of students.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
All applicants must complete the online application at www.aaps.k12.mi.us “Employment.”
Certified Positions Only: Copy of an active Michigan Teaching Certificate and college transcripts
are required with application packet. Original certificate and certified transcripts are required prior
to being hired.