Intervention Specialist Long-Term Substitute (Vary in Start Date and Length)

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Applications being accepted for Districtwide (K-12) Intervention Specialist Long-Term Substitute Positions


-  Ohio Intervention Specialist K-12 Certificate/License
Position Purpose 

-  Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to maximize the learning experience of students with special needs, in academics, interpersonal skills and activities of daily living by implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities, outcomes; addressing students' specific needs; providing a safe and optimal learning environment. 

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities 

-  Experience working with students with profound behavioral needs/emotional disturbance.
-  Ability to collaborate with regular education staff.
-  Vast understanding of teaching/intervention strategies related preferably to behavior/engagement.
-  Ability to collaborate with parents in order to provide consistent support for students.
-  Manage/share data to impact student success across all settings (academic/behavioral).
-  Background in creating behavioral plans based on targeted individualized student need.
-  Knowledge of PBIS preferred.
-  Familiarity with Trauma Informed Care, Restorative Justice and Responsive Classroom preferred.
-  Coordinate resources such as support staff and therapies.
-  Interest in obtaining professional development aligned to building/District goals.

Essential Functions 

•      Assist in coordinating the special education program for children with disabilities in the school district
•      Assist in implementation of federal law, Ohio and District rules for educating children with disabilities
•      Coordinate related services for children
•      Follow individual student IEP’s
•      Develop IEP’s for children; assist in scheduling IEP conferences
•      Provide classroom teachers with resource information
•      Assist coordination of activities between the school district and outside agencies
•      Work with regular classroom teachers in inclusion of students
•      Serve as a member of IAT and IEP teams
•      Attend IEP conferences
•      Consult with regular education teacher concerning modifications, adaptations and alternate assignments and assessments in regular education classroom for special education students
•      Assist with record keeping tasks and individual records of all children recommended to receive special education services or those enrolled in special education
•      Assist in conducting programs for the identification of exceptional children
•      Administer tests and evaluate scores to monitor progress of students
•      Maintain respect at all times for confidential information, e.g., student IEP's, testing information, student and staff information
•      Ensure that services are provided so that adequate progress of the IEP goals/objectives for students can be made
•      Provide direct instruction in a resource/inclusion or tutorial setting
•      Demonstrate knowledge of subject matter and present clear, complete and accurate explanations utilizing a variety of instructional techniques and media suitable to the level of learners
•      Implement strategies to accomplish individualized program goals
•      Consult with regular classroom teacher concerning placement of potential students
•      Communicate with parents on a regular basis
•      Prepare IEP progress reports
•      Responsible for administering and providing accommodations for district/state testing

Additional Duties 

-  Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. 

Note:   The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. 



-  Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone. 

Travel Requirements 

-  Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. 

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards 

-  Works in standard office and school building environments. 

Note:   Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position. 


Qualifications Profile 


-  Ohio Intervention Specialist K-12 Certificate/License
   (All applicants must meet Highly Qualified standards)


-  Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.

Posted By

Medina City Schools

739 Weymouth Road, Medina, OH 44256
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,686

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 16.87

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 294