JobID 283 : District MTSS Lead Teacher (#2089916)

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POSITION TITLE:                    District MTSS Lead Teacher (Elementary)
DEPARTMENT:                        District Curriculum and Instruction Office
REPORTS TO:                         District Literacy & MTSS Coordinator
FLSA STATUS:                        Exempt
WORK SCHEDULE:                190 days
 
 
The District MTSS Lead Teacher plays an important role in the implementation and maintenance of the MTSS framework. The District MTSS Lead Teacher helps schools to integrate assessment and intervention within a school-wide multi-tiered system of supports to maximize and accelerate student achievement and behavior. The District MTSS Lead Teacher supports a cluster of four elementary schools under the supervision of the District Literacy & MTSS Coordinator.
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Maintains an up-to-date, in-field certificate issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission; salary and length of contract to be established by the Board of Education.
 
PRIMARY FUNCTION: To plan for and provide instructional support via professional learning, coaching, modeling, technical guidance, and best practice resources and materials in the area of GA’s Tiered Systems of Support
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist school teams in using state- and district-established criteria to determine when students need interventions
  • Support school teams in using student data/evidence to identify student needs and target skills and identify progress monitoring tools in order to develop high-quality intervention plans
  • Frequently monitor the quality and effectiveness of intervention plans and provide coaching/feedback as needed
  • Promote collaborative team processes
  • Design, implement, and support ongoing professional learning experiences for the implementation of evidence-based interventions and instructional strategies
  • Plan, observe, and, as needed, model classroom interventions and coach school-based MTSS Leads and teachers in best practices for fidelity of implementation
  • Ensure fidelity of intervention implementation
  • Collect and analyze school data, including subgroups, for District level reporting at benchmark times
  • Support MTSS teams to use data to make instructional decisions regarding interventions for students
  • Maintain resources for school-based MTSS Leads and teachers related to Tier 2 and Tier 3
  • Design and facilitate district-wide professional learning for schools, clusters, and/or district teams
  • Ensure that interventions and progress monitoring data and related records are properly documented in the district’s platform
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders as needed to support the academic and behavioral growth of students (including but not limited to: school teams, Equity & Student Support, and other members of Curriculum & Instruction)
  • Provide oversight and guidance for the cluster schools’ accurate reporting of FTE
  • Provide coaching and feedback to school based MTSS teams
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EXPECTED DISPOSITION AND BEHAVIORS:
  • Demonstrate a racial equity lens in all aspects of your area of responsibility
  • Provide prompt attention to stakeholder inquiries and/or complaints
  • Provide courteous support/advice to team members, staff, students, parents and other stakeholders in person, via telephone, and via email
  • Build synergistic relationships with school teams, Curriculum & Instruction team, and Equity & Student Support team
  • Open to and accepting of feedback from stakeholders
  • Ensure that written and digital communications are clear, formatted appropriately, and grammatically correct
  • Communicates technical information in an appropriate/sensitive manner according to the level of understanding of the stakeholder
  • Establishes and maintains a working environment conducive to positive morale, quality, creativity, and teamwork
  • Attend and facilitates meetings as required
  • Demonstrate the ability to meet service and project deadlines
  • Demonstrate efficient time management skills and prioritize work accordingly
  • Ability to perform research and presentation of findings in a clear, concise, and professional manner
  • Maintain and seek out knowledge of current trends and developments in your area of responsibility
  • Participate in training programs to increase skills and proficiency related to your area(s) of responsibility
  • Maintain confidentiality
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises classroom, students, paraprofessional (if applicable), and volunteers.
 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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.
 
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • 5 years classroom teaching experience in elementary
  • Valid Georgia Educator Certification in teaching area
  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field of education
  • Knowledgeable about Georgia’s Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
  • Experience implementing research- and evidence-based Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions for students
  • Experience facilitating professional learning experiences around instruction and evidenced-based interventions
  • Ability to analyze progress monitoring and assessment data to inform instructional decisions and to teach others to do that
  • Experience with a wide variety of curriculum, instruction, and assessment strategies that reflect current research on best practices
  • Experience working with a diverse team of school-based and district office staff, general and special education staff, administrators, teachers, and parents
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
 
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • Master’s Degree in applicable field of education
  • Georgia SST Endorsement
  • Experience working with racially and economically diverse student population(s)
  • Experience effectively addressing the opportunity gap via interventions and other classroom and/or school-wide supports
  • Experience with Infinite Campus
  • Familiarity with state standards and curriculum frameworks
  • Experience managing the analysis and presentation of data and progress of data-driven initiatives for leadership team(s)
EVALUATION: Performance of this job shall be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the board's policy on evaluation of certified personnel.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: To perform the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, or hear. Lifting up to 30 pounds may be required on an occasional basis. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required of this job include close vision and distance vision.