Special Education Teacher Support Services

For 2017-18 ICS is seeking to hire experienced intervention teachers to work with a range of at-risk students.

Instructional Responsibilities

  • Provide special education services as per SETSS mandates for students with IEPs in order to reach their IEP goals through push-in and pull-out services.
  • Provide Response to Intervention (RtI) services for students identified as ‘at-risk’ as directed by Director of Learning Support.
  • Act as case manager for students with IEPs, including writing annual student IEP reports, supporting classroom teachers with reports, and reporting progress towards IEP goals on a quarterly basis.
  • Work collaboratively with classroom teachers in providing supports to those students receiving support services, including accommodations, differentiation, and creating points of access to the curriculum.
  • Participate as a member of the Child Study Team and RtI team, attending all Child Study and RtI meetings as directed by Director of Learning Support.
  • Support classroom teachers with administering benchmark and state assessments as assigned.
  • Collaborate with leadership team in developing/modifying curriculum materials in order to support at-risk or highly performing students.
  • Implementation of Responsive Classroom practices during instruction and interactions with students.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with related service providers, supporting classroom teachers in the implementation of strategies used with providers.

Other Responsibilities

  • Keeping accurate and organized records of student information and academic progress, sharing with school leadership as necessary.
  • Assist with non-instructional supervision of students as needed, such as arrival, dismissal, lunch, and/or recess.

The Intervention Specialist reports to the Principal, but also accepts direction from and closely with the Director of Learning Support.  Both the Principal and Director of Learning Support collaboratively evaluate the job performance of the Intervention Specialist.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • New York State Teaching Certification: Students with Disabilities B-2 or 1-6
  • Three or more years teaching experience working with students with disabilities, academic, and/or behavioral challenges.

Salary: Competitive; commensurate with experience.

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