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  • Intervention Specialist

    Job Locations US-OH-Cuyahoga Falls
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/27/2018 11:21 AM)
    ID
    2018-1524
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Education
  • Overview

    The Intervention Specialist provides special education for students in the classroom to fulfill their academic, emotional, and social growth.  Instruction is based on the core curriculum standards for the State of Ohio and curriculum is designed to meet the unique needs of each student's Individualized Education Program (IEP).

    Qualifications

    An individual in this position must be able to complete the above responsibilities on a daily basis.  The requirements listed below 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.

     

     

    Education and/or Experience

    • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education from an accredited college or university
    • Prior experience working with clients with emotional and/or behavioral needs is preferred

    Certificates, Licenses, and/or Registrations

    • Current State of Ohio teaching certificate in area that aligns with the teaching of special education

    Other Skills and Abilities

    • Knowledge of teaching methods, curriculum, and education programs designed for students with learning, developmental, and emotional disabilities
    • Ability to work successfully in a team environment
    • High-quality written and verbal skills

    Working Conditions

     

    The physical demands and work environment represent those that are essential to the functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                           

    Physical Demands

    • Ability to perform physical restraints according to the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) techniques

    Work Environment

    •  The primary work is performed at the school locations

    Responsibilities

    The essential duties and responsibilities for this position include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

    • Establish and maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and child development
    • Create and adapt the curriculum as mandated by the student's IEP, individual student academic level, and graduation requirements
    • Develop lesson plans that employ a variety of inustructional techniques and media to meet the needs and capabilities of each student
    • Design, implement, and track progress of interventions for academic and behavioral goals
    • Maintain accurate classroom records, including grades, attendance, and behavioral records
    • Develop appropriate student IEPs with measurable and obtainable goals based on data provided through the Multi-Factored Evaluation (MFE) and/or Evaluation Team Report (ETR)
    • Assess student progress through tests, projects, observations, and/or portfolios
    • Integrate Attachment & Attunement theory and methods into the program

    • Advocate for clients and coordinate required services or resolve emergency problems in crisis situations

    • Reward and encourage clients in accordance with the agency’s policy of Unconditional Positive Regard

    • Complete incident reporting in a timely manner and according to agency policy

    • Initiate and facilitate communication with parents, team members and outside agencies where appropriate, in a professional manner
    • Maintain confidentiality of all client information and records

      Organize and lead structured program of group interactions

    • Comply with all Agency policies and procedures, including CARF

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