COORDINATED EARLY INTERVENING SPECIALIST - 195 DAY

Location
Manassas, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 30, 2018
Ref
00029574
JOB STATUS: OPEN

EFFECTIVE: SY 2018-19

POSTING DATE: 11/29/2018

CLOSING DATE: 06/13/2019 04:30 PM

POSTING NUMBER: 00029574

LOCATION: TITLE VI-B

POSITION TITLE: COORDINATED EARLY INTERVENING SPECIALIST - 195 DAY

REPORTS TO:
Supervisor, Office of Special Education and the CEIS Coordinator

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Possess knowledge of content, curriculum, and research-based instructional strategies; effective interpersonal skills and high level of initiative; ability to function as a leader and change agent, ability to coach teachers; ability to assess needs of individual staff members and the school organization in order to plan appropriate training activities; ability to deliver meaningful and appropriate professional development activities; ability to problem solve and target appropriate interventions and monitor their impact.

Master's degree and ESL, bilingual credentials, and/or foreign language fluency preferred.

STATE REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; sit; use hand to finger; handle or feel objects, tools, student supplies or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and occasionally to run. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Specific hearing abilities required by this job include the ability to hear the spoken word at a normal volume and at 20 feet with back turned. The employee must be able to drive a car both long and short distances. The employee must be able to effectively present information to groups of people both in and possibly out of the school division. This will require standing for long periods of time and it is expected that the employee will transport and handle cases of forms, inservice materials, booklets, and audio-visual equipment. This position demands a high level of performance, and the employee must be able to work long days, meet deadlines, learn new procedures rapidly, and adjust to changes in procedure.

BASIC FUNCTION/NATURE OF WORK:

The key role of the Coordinated Early Intervening Services Specialist is to serve students in grades K through 12 with emphasis on students in grades K through 3, who are not identified with a disability, through collaboration and problem solving with classroom teachers and specialists to accurately identify student learning and behavior concerns; to support the instructional staff in the design, development and implementation of instructional/behavioral intervention plans; and, to monitor student progress in response to such changes.

DIMENSIONS:

Budget Responsibilities: None Employees Supervised: None Number of Schools: 2-3 Number of Students: N/A

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES/ILLUSTRATIVE EX OF WORK:

1. Work collaboratively with all stakeholders in providing a World-Class Education.

2. Introduce and maintain an effective problem solving process which focuses on improvement of both student and staff.

3. Coordinate with building administrators and other key staff in determining and implementing appropriate methods to screen and identify students most at risk for failure.

4. Train, coach and collaborate with school-based teams in problem identifications, intervention development, evaluation and progress monitoring.

5. Facilitate the trained school-based team in delivery of services to classroom teachers using a consultation/ problem solving model.

6. Continuously assess the needs of school, staff and students to determine the effectiveness of service delivery.

7. Provide professional development to all school staff related to the effectiveness of the collaborative problem solving process.

8. Collaborate with school and division personnel to investigate and intervene with systemic problems related to disproportionality in disability identification and discipline.

9. Participate in the evaluation of the effectiveness of service delivery.

10. Other duties as assigned.

DAYS: 195

FULL TIME/PART TIME: Full-Time

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