ROLE AND PURPOSE:
Plan, implement, and evaluate
the campus program for students in at-risk situations.
Collaborate with campus staff, parents and outside
personnel as needed to provide educational opportunities
for students in at-risk situations.
Bachelor's degree from
Valid Texas teaching
certificate, special education certification
Knowledge of counseling
procedures, student appraisal, and career
communication, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to instruct students
and manage their behavior.
Thorough understanding of
Response to Intervention processes.
At least one semester of
student teaching or one year of approved internship
Three years of experience as a
classroom teacher preferred
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND
Implements procedures to identify and
monitor at-risk students, as well as students in the
intervention process including review of student data and
the development of appropriate intervention
Consults with parents, administrators,
counselors, teachers, community agencies, and other
relevant individuals regarding students in at-risk
Develops and coordinates continuing
evaluation of the at-risk program and implements changes
based on the findings.
Assumes responsibility for compiling,
maintaining and filing all reports, records, and other
Monitors the implementation of effective
academic and behavioral intervention and accommodation
Facilitates all 504 meetings and monitors
progress of all 504 students.
Distributes all 504 IAP's and works with
teachers to ensure compliance.
Assists campus administration in
implementation of STAAR/TAKS and ensures accommodations for
Maintains a positive and effective
relationship with supervisors.
Complies with all district and local campus
routines and regulations.
Effectively communicates with colleagues,
students, and parents.
Deals sensitively and fairly with persons
from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Develops and coordinates a continuing
evaluation of programs for 504, intervention and at-risk
students and implements changes based on the
Assists principal in developing,
maintaining, and using information systems to track
Assists counseling team in working with
Assumes responsibility for at-risk student's
Consults with parents, teachers,
administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhance
their work with students.
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND
Models behavior that is professional,
ethical, and responsible.
Participates in professional development to
improve skills related to job assignment.
Articulates the district's mission and goals
in the area of at-risk to the community and solicits its
support in realizing the mission.
Demonstrates awareness of school-community
needs and initiates activities to meet those identified
Demonstrates the use of appropriate and
effective techniques for community and parent
Makes home visits as needed to establish a
positive relationship between school and home.
Serves on school and district wide
committees as needed.
Performs other related duties as assigned by
Supervises any assigned
MENTAL DEMANDS: Ability to
communicate (verbal and written); ability to coordinate
campus support functions; maintain emotional control under
stress; work with frequent interruptions. Consistently
prioritizes tasks based on school and student needs.
FACTORS: Prolonged and irregular hours. District wide