• Title I Specialist

    Posted: 11/08/2019

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    • Conduct pre- and post-testing of residential students utilizing selected assessment tool(s).
    • Maintain assessment data; prepare and submit reports as required by Title I.
    • Be prepared to provide instruction to general education and special education students in Grades 1-5 on a short-term basis.
    • Be prepared to provide instruction to general education and special education student in Grades 1-12 on a short-term basis.
    • Provide an appropriate instructional long-term program for students in Grades 6-12; collaborate with other educators to provide the most appropriate educational program for students.
    • Assist with special education evaluation of students as needed.
    • Promote a positive learning atmosphere which enhances a learning environment for all students and a positive team environment.
    • Communicate in a professional and effective manner with teachers, administrators, residential staff, students, support personnel, parent(s)/guardian(s), and professionals from other community schools and agencies. Prepare reports that communicate student progress to staff, parent(s)/guardian(s), and other professionals as appropriate.
    • Maintain pertinent information in student records. Treat student information confidentially and disseminate according to Agency policies and procedures.
    • Attend and actively participate in all appropriate meetings, conferences and staffings.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Complete job-related tasks or responsibilities as assigned by Director of Education.
    • Promote a positive team environment.
    • Complete training required for position

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Education and endorsement in Special Education.
    • Must meet certification standards established by the Iowa Department of Education.
    • Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to develop appropriate curriculum, deliver classroom instruction, and manage student behavior.
    • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Knowledge of word processing and proficient computer skills.
    • Knowledge of word processing and possess computer skills.
    • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
    • Valid driver's license with a driving record which is insurable under Agency's insurance.
    • If required and authorized to drive personal auto on Agency business, must have automobile insurance that meets Agency's policy.
    • Ability to interact with clients and children with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population.

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