JobID 16144 : ASD Coach (#1984907)

Job | Posted 8 days ago


1650 Champaign       
Lincoln Park, Michigan 48146

2019 - 2020 SCHOOL YEAR

POSITION: ASD K-12 Coach (2)
And any positions that result from the filling of this posting.
  • Master’s degree required
  • Michigan Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Autism Spectrum Disorder (SV) or fully certified School Social Worker/Speech Pathologist/School Psychologist/Occupational Therapist with extensive ASD experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working with students on the autism spectrum required
  • Extensive experience working with ASD center or separate facility program and/or working with students on the autism spectrum in their educational environment
  • START and PBIS training preferred
  • Knowledge of current ASD research, best practices and other areas of special education 
  • Knowledge of educating students with ASD in their least restrictive environment
  • Demonstrated collaboration, team building and problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with parents and district personnel 
  • Demonstrated consultation, training, group facilitation and process skills 
  • Skill working with diverse populations 
  • Demonstrated listening, verbal and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrated organization and presentation skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate emerging forms of technology into professional activities 
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education and/or Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.
  • Work closely with assigned district(s) with the goal of improving outcomes for students with autism by building capacity and implementing evidence-based practices across the entire LRE continuum
  • Support staff working with students in grades K-12 in general education classrooms with/without independence paraprofessionals (IPs), special education non-ACT 18 classrooms and special education ASD 18 center classrooms
  • Participate in district level ASD student planning /support/PBIS/IP teams, as appropriate
  • Support evaluation and IEP teas with ASD eligibility, LRE determinations, and other programming decisions
  • Provide support, guidance and professional development to district staff and administration regarding ASD eligibility, best practices, universal supports and learning resources including the appropriate use of visual, communication, academic, behavioral, and environmental accommodations or modifications 
  • Provide guidance and support to assigned districts regarding referrals of students into, and transition out of, ASD center classrooms and programs
  • Provide guidance and support to ASD center programs regarding the implementation of  ACT 18 entrance and exit criteria and procedures
  • Support implementation of the essential components of an instructional program for students with ASD to include: predictability and structure, functional analysis of behaviors, development of behavior intervention plans and systematic data monitoring
  • Provide guidance and implementation strategies for utilizing IP support
  • Support the development and implementation of Peer-to-Peer programs at all grade levels and across the LRE continuum
  • Support the implementation of PBIS, including the development and implementation of classroom management plans, FBAs and BIPs
  • Provide guidance and informational resource to parents and/or guardians
  • Actively participate as a member of the Wayne County ASD Support Team and Wayne Regional Autism Collaborative for Excellence (WRACE) team
Other duties as assigned
RESPONSIBLE TO:  Executive Director of Special Education and Building Principal(s)
WORK SCHEDULE: According to the school calendar
SALARY: According to LPEA Salary Schedule

Jennifer Borg
Executive Director of Staff and Student Services
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.
1650 Champaign, Lincoln Park, MI  48146
313-389-0200 ext. 20305

Posted By

Lincoln Park Public Schools

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,169 (USD)

State Average: $12,292 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.25

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 199