Teacher Consultant/Resource Room Teacher
POSITION TITLE: Teacher Consultant/Resource Room Teacher
POSITION LOCATION: Skyline High School
SALARY: Teacher Salary Schedule (AAEA)
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Principal
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The following is a list of qualifications for the position, any one of which may be waived by the Board in exercising its prerogative to determine qualifications.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Possess Masters Degree in special education for Teacher Consultant position.
Possess a valid Michigan teaching certificate with an endorsement in special education in one or more areas (EI, LD, and CI.).
Possess three years satisfactory teaching experience, including at least two years of teaching students with disabilities in a special education classroom
Understanding of SST process and coordination desired
Training and instructional experience with state recommended reading and specialized programs desired
Successful background and practice "consulting" with colleagues regarding program adaptations and modifications for students desired
Successful background and experience working in a culturally diverse environment with ESL students desired
Knowledge of/experience with special education due process procedures, writing of individual education plans and data collection desired
Must submit evidence at time of interview of highly qualified status as defined through NCLB
State Board of Education approval as a teacher consultant or able to qualify
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Understanding of SST process, general education interventions, and coordination.
Successful background and experience working with students with learning disabilities and behavioral challenges.
Serve as building contact person for community agencies.
Successful background and practice collaborating with colleagues regarding program accommodations.
Writing and implementation of a FAB/BIP.
Successful background and experience working in a culturally diverse environment.
Serve in support groups for students.
Home and community visits.
Regular and reliable attendance.
Coordinates students services for special education including modification /accommodation, planning and oversight.
Other duties as assigned.
This is a full time position, requiring regular reliable and predictable attendance on site to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Report writing and assessment
Read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
Communicate effectively and present information both in oral and in written form
Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Interpret an extensive variety of statistical information and data related to student achievement.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs such as boxes of books and AV/VCR carts. The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of students.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
All applicants must complete the online application at a2schools.org->District Links-->Job Postings
Certified Positions Only: Copy of an active Michigan Teaching Certificate and college transcripts are required with application packet. Original certificate and certified transcripts are required prior to being hired.