Core Team Member (Multi-Tiered System of Support) - Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI)
Position Title: Core Team Member (Multi-Tiered System of Support) – Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI)
Position Type: Contractor / Consultant
Location: Statewide Opportunities (Location determined regionally based on schools identified)
Status: Part-time (Project-based)
Schedule: Dictated by agreed upon deliverables
Salary: Compensation is based on the completion of a set list of deliverables for each phase of the improvement cycle. Estimated compensation for one calendar year: $30,000 - $44,000.
Purpose of Position: (Please see attached job description for full details) Provide support for schools in Pennsylvania’s Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) School Improvement initiative, a statewide program that includes regional school improvement teams. Core Team Members have in-depth knowledge of evidence-based practices related to their area of expertise. To provide technical assistance in the Core Team Member’s specific areas of expertise to engage school leaders and school-based teams in a continuous improvement process. To use knowledge of evidence-based practices, in coordination and collaboration with the regional improvement team, to support school-based teams in completing a facilitated self-assessment process, prioritizing strengths and needs, and conducting root cause analysis. To support the school-based team, in coordination and collaboration with the regional improvement team, as the school-based team in creating a plan of action, implementing the plan, and adjusting course as needed.
The Core-Team Member specialiizing in Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) facilitates the development of the identified schools' infrastructure to implement a comprehensive multi-tiered systems of supports for behavior (MTSS) focused on school-wide and classroom behavior strategies (universal supports, or Tier I) and individual or small group strategies (targeted behavioral interventions, or Tier II). These strategies are designed to improve school staff behavior practices, as well as school and classroom climate, for the purpose of improved student behavior. Facilitates the infrastructure needed to implement MTSS District-wide by coordinating the delivery of professional development to school leadership teams and school-based staff on behavioral intervention. Participates in systems-level planning, monitors implementation, and identifies present and emerging needs through data collection and analysis, and ongoing communications with school teams.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
Education Required: Master’s degree in education, doctorate preferred.
Certification or licenses Required: No certification required
Experience Preferred: Minimum of five years of experience serving as a building level principal, central office administrator and/or similar school leadership position.
Other Qualifications: Knowledge of and experience implementing evidence-based practices in at Curriculum and Instruction. Experience using school improvement strategies and implementation strategies. Experience and success building the capacity of school-based teams in the context of continuous improvement. Experience serving as an excellent facilitator for teams.