Intervention Specialist for Primary Autism Specialized Unit @ Rees E Price

Location
Cincinnati, OH, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 25, 2019
Ref
5557
ZZ Historical: Rees E Price Academy

  • Date Available:
    08/01/2019

  •    ABOUT CPS:

    Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) serves nearly 36,000 students preschool to 12th grade in 63 school communities, across a 90-square-mile district in Southwest Ohio. Cincinnati Public Schools is the best-performing large urban district in Ohio and ranks among the top 2 percent of Ohio districts for students' learning and growth and offers families high-quality school choices and academic programs.

    The district's innovative approach to education, its investment in effective and caring educators and employees, and vast array of collaborative partnerships have accelerated school performance to the highest level in decades - ensuring that students in preschool to 12th grade thrive and graduate prepared for successful lives in the 21st century.

    Cincinnati Public is looking for creative, innovative, passionate, problem-solvers to join our team. We seek to have a positive impact on our children and families every day and are looking for staff members who want to not only do an excellent job with their career field but also serve as a role model for the children in CPS. We invite you to become a member of our CPS work family.

    Cincinnati Public Schools is seeking applicants for the position of Intervention Specialist. All qualified applicants are encourged to apply.

    Education: Valid Ohio Special Education Teaching Certificate/License to teach children with disabilities

    Experience: Previous experience working in public educational setting desired.

    Skills, Knowledge and Responsibilities:
    • Intervention Specialist provides an educational program for students as defined in the students Individualized Education Program (I.E.P.)
    • Works cooperatively with regular classroom teachers, interpreting the abilities and disabilities of these students, assisting in classroom intervention strategies, modifying general education curricular as necessary, and assisting the student with regular class assignments.
    • Communicates regularly with parents and professional staff regarding the educational,social, and personal needs of students.
    • Assists the special education student in making an assessment of his/her abilities and in establishing educational and vocational occupational goals in keeping with these abilities.
    • Participates as a member of the Student Concerns Team as directed by the building principal.
    • Develops and implements an Individualized Educational Program of each child, complimentary to his/her educational strengths and needs as defined through the multi-factored evaluation and I.E.P. process, and Regular Education Curriculum.
    • Completes necessary reports and record keeping as required by state and local policies and procedures.
    • Participates in professional growth activities through staff development, in service, workshops, and higher education.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Principal/Manager or his/her designee
    Contract Provisions: Intervention Specialist - Per CFT Agreement

    The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

    Certain jobs at Cincinnati Public Schools may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation are available upon request from Human Resources

    Cincinnati Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. The district has a continuing non-discrimination policy which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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