Multiple Disabilities Education Specialist, Anchorage Alaska

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Start Date
08/01/2020

Description

Multiple Disabilities Education Specialist

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in special education with suitable experience and training in multiple disabilities, or Bachelor’s degree in special education with an emphasis on multiple disabilities.
  • Recent experience with learners with multiple disabilities.
  • Implementation of knowledge and best practice in the education of students with multiple disabilities.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills.
  • Ability to travel independently in rural/remote Alaska throughout the school year.
  • Experience with distance education technologies, digital learning, and e-module creation.
  • Requirements met for Alaska State Department of Education Special Education Type A Certificate. (Visit http://www.eed.state.ak.us/TeacherCertification/app02.html for information regarding certification.)


Additional Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in developing positive behavior support plans, visual supports, and programs to enhance communication skills.
  • Current knowledge of assistive technology.
  • Training for professionals, paraprofessionals, and community members.
  • Interagency networking and collaboration.


Responsibilities:

-   Individualized educational recommendations through onsite and distance delivery for students age three through 21.

-   Assisting with the development and implementation of student IEP/instructional programs.

-   Monitoring student progress on an ongoing basis and recommending intervention strategies.

-   Demonstrating/teaching specialized strategies and/or providing topical in-services and workshops to local school personnel, parents, students, peers, and community.

-   Assisting districts in procuring/adapting specialized instructional materials.

-   Facilitating interagency collaboration.


For more information or to apply, please contact:

Patrick Pillai, Executive Director 

Special Education Service Agency

3501 Denali Street, Suite 101, Anchorage, AK  99503

Phone: (907) 334-1300   Fax:  (907) 562-0545   E-mail: ppillai@sesa.org

To learn more about our agency, the state of Alaska, or to download our application, visit our website at www.sesa.org.