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Requisition Number 21-0463
Post Date 11/1/2021
Title Intervention Specialist
State OH
Description Special Education Teacher

Achieve Career Preparatory Academy
3891 Martha Ave.
Toledo, OH 43612

Achieve is a dropout recovery program where we make education happen for all of our students in 8th grade through age 22. We offer students a flexible schedule, allowing them to meet work and family commitments so they can complete their high school education and to be college or career ready, whether they are on track or behind in their academic status. Candidates for employment must approach our students with an open mind and without judgement; have strong content knowledge; and be flexible. Our fantastic 3-D lab allows students to experiment with technology; our flexible schedule allow students to integrate internship and co-op placements and career exploration into their school schedule.
Requirements A major portion of the special education teacher’s time should be spent in the regular education classroom.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following and are specific areas of support in the regular classroom:

Provide direct services to special education students that are supportive of the general education teacher.
Provide consultation and assistance to general education teachers for planning, making adaptations and accommodations for special education students.
Team teach with general education teachers who have special education students that require direct special education teacher instruction in the following instructional areas: language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.
Assist general education teacher in providing supervision to volunteers and teacher aides who assist teachers in making curriculum modifications, adapting assignments and providing individualized support to special education students.
Assist teachers and the school social worker in developing and implementing behavior intervention plans for students on his/her caseload.
Consult with general education teachers in assigning grades and developing evaluative measures for students on his/her caseload.

Other duties may be assigned

The following are essential duties and responsibilities which require time outside the classroom:

Participate in child study teams and assist with the evaluation of educational needs and intervention strategies for students suspected of being handicapped.
Schedule and conduct IEPT meetings.
Identify student deficits and strengths and write individual students goals, objectives, transition plans and education plans (IEP).
Work as a member of the Multi-disciplinary Evaluation Team (MET) for students referred for special education services.
Assist teachers with curriculum and classroom activity adaptations and modifications.
Serve as liaison to parents of special education students and encourage their participation in the program of services.

Other duties may be assigned.

Bachelor’s degree; teacher certification with special education endorsement(s) - OR - master’s degree and other qualifications to enable application for temporary or full approval as special education teacher.
Experience: none required; successful special education teaching experience preferred.
Skilled in interviewing, individual and group treatment techniques.
Ability to formulate eligibility recommendations for special education students.
Demonstrated initiative and understanding in working with students, parents/guardians, teachers and staff.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written communications.
Ability to make decisions in accordance with board policies and established procedures.
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