JobID 225 : Intervention Specialist - One year only (#2022643)

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Intervention Specialist - One year only
2020-2021 School year
Licensure:  K-12 Intervention Specialist

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    Position:    Intervention Specialist, K-12

    Reports to:    Director of Student Services 

    Employment Status:    Regular/Full-time 

    FLSA Status:    Non-exempt

    Description:     Provide instructional support and materials for classroom teachers and selected special education, 504 plan, or at-risk students.

    NOTE:    The below lists are not ranked in order of importance


  • Bachelor's degree in education from an accredited college or university

  • Valid Ohio Special Education Teaching Certificate/License

  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively with others

  • Knowledge of the Operating Standards for Ohio’s Schools Serving Children with Disabilities 

  • Knowledge of FERPA and HIPAA 

  • Knowledge of Ohio’s Academic Content Standard

  • Knowledge of IEP development 

  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing

  • Effective, active listening skills

  • Organizational and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated a positive work ethic

  • Attend work regularly and punctually

  • Basic computer skills

  • Student management skills

  • Work cooperatively with others in small groups

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing situations

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure safety of students

  • Assists in providing staff development activities related to modification and adaptation of curriculum and instruction

  • Communicates regularly with parents and professional staff regarding the educational, social, and personal needs of student

  • Serves as a building resource person to identify and provide instructional materials and strategies which diagnose and respond to individual student competencies and needs

  • 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

  • Serves as member of the building intervention assistance teams

  • Provides support for the case managers of students referred to intervention assistance teams, including observations of students

  • Assists in reviewing the implementation of 504 Plans and IEPs

  • Provides modeling of specific teaching strategies for the classroom teacher

  • Provides additional support for classroom teachers through information on research, changes in the law, and speakers on relevant topics

Additional Working Conditions:

  • Occasional interaction among unruly children

  • Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue

  • Occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull various items up to a maximum of 25 pounds, e.g., paper boxes, deliveries of supplies and equipment

  • Occasional travel, e.g., attending workshop outside of district

  • Frequently move and position self as necessary to access and operate equipment

  • Frequently move around workspace and travel throughout school building

Employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance, use in the work place throughout his/her employment with the District. 

This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor and or appointing authority.