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Teacher Consultant for Special Education Students in CTE Programs

Company: Calhoun Intermediate School District
Location: Marshall
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

TEACHER CONSULTANT for SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS in CTE PROGRAMS (189 days/year)

General Description of Position:

Responsible for providing supportive services and staff development to general education and special education teachers, administrators and parents/guardians on behalf of students who qualify for special education services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct informal and formal assessment of students to assist in the provision of special education services.
  • Collaborate with general education teachers from the local districts and CTE programs for appropriate placement in programs and to assure student success.
  • Conduct in-service training regarding information about the student's disabilities and educational needs as appropriate.
  • Assist in the development of an educational program with appropriate techniques and curriculum that can be used successfully in the classroom including curricular modifications and accommodations and/or the development of positive behavior interventions/behavior intervention plans.
  • Maintain records of student progress and assist in the development of goals and objectives.
  • Participate in IEPT, MET and other meetings as appropriate.
  • Consult with other personnel including teachers, principals, other ancillary staff and parents/guardians to evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Oversee the job responsibilities of teacher assistan(s) as directed.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate records, reports and procedures including, but not limited to, lesson plans, behavioral data and student progress on IEP goals/objectives.
  • Travel to meet job requirements.
  • Conduct parent/teacher conferences as appropriate.
  • Provide staff development and parent/guardian training as appropriate.
  • Use various software packages for communication and documentation purposes.
  • Maintain regular consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a professional personal appearance.
  • Adhere to district health and safety procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • Adhere to Board policies.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Education and/or Experience:

Master's degree and must meet Michigan Department of Education requirements for full/temporary approval as a Teacher Consultant.

Certificate, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with special education endorsement in at least one area.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience and contract in effect.

Only those candidates that provide the requested information will be considered.

Application Procedure:

  • Provide a resume and letter of interest including a review of relevant experience.
  • With your letter of interest you must provide photographic evidence of meeting the minimal qualifications, i.e., copies of diplomas, educational transcripts, certifications and licensure.
  • Current letters of reference.
  • Materials received from applicants after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Internal applicants are equally responsible for providing all requested information. Calhoun Intermediate School District will not retrieve or copy information from your personnel file. It is the applicant's sole responsibility and if necessary the person should make the needed arrangements in order to review their personnel file and obtain any copies to include with their letter of interest and resume.

Application Deadline: April 21, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. (Internal Applicants)

Open Until Filled (External Applicants)

CALHOUN INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Notice of Complaint/Grievance Procedure for

Federal and State Laws

A.Non-discrimination Notice

It is the policy of the Calhoun Intermediate School District to provide an equal opportunity for all individuals and not to discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, height, weight, marital status or age in its programs, services, activities or employment. With respect to employment, the District does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the district's nondiscrimination policies.

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Calhoun Intermediate School District

17111 G Drive North

Marshall, MI49068

(269)781-5141

(269)781-7071

B.Complaint/Grievance Procedure Notice

I.Any person believing that the Calhoun Intermediate School District or any of the District's staff has inadequately applied the principles and/or regulations of non-discrimination laws or district non-discrimination policies may bring forward a complaint, which shall be referred to as a grievance to the district's Civil Rights Coordinator.

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Calhoun Intermediate School District

17111 G Drive North

Marshall, MI49068

(269)781-5141

(269)781-7071

II.The person who believes s/he has a valid basis for grievance shall discuss the grievance informally and on a verbal basis with the District's Civil Rights Coordinator, who shall in turn investigate the complaint and reply with verbal answer to the complainant. S/He may initiate formal procedures according to the following steps:

Step 1

A written statement of the grievance signed by the complainant shall be submitted to the District's Civil Rights Coordinator within five (5) business days of receipt of answers to the informal complaint. The Coordinator shall further investigate the matters of grievance and reply in writing to the complainant within five (5) business days.

Step 2

If the complainant wishes to appeal the decision of the District's Civil Rights Coordinator, s/he may submit a signed statement of appeal to the Superintendent of Schools within five (5) business days after receipt of the Coordinator's response. The Superintendent shall meet with all parties involved, formulate a conclusion and respond in writing to the complainant within ten (10) business days.

Step 3

If the complainant remains unsatisfied, s/he may appeal through a signed written statement to the Board of Education within five (5) business days of his/her receipt of the Superintendent's response in step two. In an attempt to resolve the grievance, the Board of Education shall meet with the concerned parties and their representative within twenty (20) business days of the receipt of such an appeal. A copy of the Board's disposition of the appeal shall be sent to each concerned party within ten (10) business days of this meeting.

The District's Coordinator, on request, will provide a copy of the District's grievance procedure and investigate all complaints in accordance with this procedure.

A copy of each of the Acts and the regulations on which this notice is based may be found in the District Coordinator's office.

Keywords: Calhoun Intermediate School District, Kalamazoo , Teacher Consultant for Special Education Students in CTE Programs, Other , Marshall, Michigan

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