GRADE:

Teacher Salary Schedule

 

POSITION CONTROL:

2900, 2915

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT:

 

School

ACCOUNTABLE TO:

 

Principal

FLSA STATUS:

 

Exempt

CLASS SUMMARY: Under general direction, incumbent(s) oversees the implementation of the District’s special education, English Language Learning, and gifted programs within the school.

 

 

 

DUTY

NO.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

FRE-

QUENCY

BAND/

GRADE

 

 

 

 

1.        

Oversees the implementation of the District’s special education, English Language Learning, and gifted programs at the school to ensure that applicable laws and District policies and procedures are adhered to.  Trains and assists staff regarding these procedures. 

Daily

35%

 

 

 

 

 

2.        

Facilitates processes to provide interventions to teachers and parents prior to Team Approach Process (TAP) referrals, including monitoring functional behavioral assessments and student behavior intervention plans, attending TAP meetings, monitoring case management, ensuring policies and laws are being complied with, and training teachers and staff on processing behavior assessments and student behavior intervention plans.

Daily

15%

 

 

 

 

 

3.        

Oversees the process in which annual Special Education evaluations and Individual Education Plan (IEPs) are completed.

Daily

10%

 

 

 

 

 

4.        

Oversees and coordinates the testing of ELL and Gifted students.  Trains instructional aides and bilingual testing specialist on the testing procedures.

Daily

10%

 

 

 

 

 

5.        

Serves as a liaison with the District’s Special Services, school administrators and staff, teachers, parents, students, and outside resources in regards to the special education, English Language Learning, and gifted programs for the school.  Serves as a consultant to administration, District Special Services staff, and teachers to accomplish program goals for special education, ELL, and Gifted programs.

Daily

10%

 

 

 

 

 

6.        

Oversees the special education registration process and transitions within the site.  Checks with students’ previous districts, schools, and psychologists to ensure paperwork is complete. 

Daily

5%

 

 

 

 

 

7.        

Develops and implements a plan to review special education referral requests and provides in-service to staff for implementation of the process.

Daily

5%

 

 

 

 

 

8.        

Ensures that parental procedural safeguards are implemented within time guidelines as outlined by federal and state laws and District policies.

Daily

5%

 

 

 

 

 

9.        

Coordinates activities to process and place eligible students into self-contained special education programs within site.  Ensures special needs students are placed in appropriate programs. 

Daily

5%

 

 

 

 

 

10.     

Performs other duties as required.

As

Required

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor degree in education or related field and three years of public school teaching experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.  ELL and/or Special Education teaching experience is preferred.  Must have a valid Arizona Teacher Certificate.  Valid Special Education, ESL, and/or Bilingual teacher certificate is preferred.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The qualifications for this job description 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. 

 

Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:

 

·         Demonstrating instructional skills;

·         Applying facilitation skills;

·         Knowing special education, English Language Learning, and gifted programs;

·         Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical requirements 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 regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The working 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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.