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Special Education Coordinator

August 30, 2018

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include the following, as well as compliance with all organizational policies and procedures. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide coaching and professional development to Wisconsin RtI Center staff, increasing their capacity to support districts and schools in implementing and sustaining a multi-level system of support that includes special education and increased success for students with IEP’s.

  • Partner with staff during the creation and revision of professional learning and technical assistance.

  • Consult on the development of center materials, ensuring a consistent, clear message that includes creating, implementing, and sustaining an equitable multi-level system of support that increases the success of students with disabilities.

  • Use implementation science research to develop and support a team-based, regional, service delivery model, and process that supports district-coordinated improvement planning efforts.

  • Coach internal regional teams on how to plan their support to districts by making implementation science central to that work.

  • Create connections and collaborate with external Wisconsin professional groups including, but not limited to, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, RSN, Regional Implementation and TA Network teams, and CESAs.

  • Create partnerships with other relevant local, state, and national organizations that support the center’s proactive, prevention-based approach to meeting the needs of student’s with disabilities. Connect these organizations with each other so that learning can be shared and best practice developed for district-level technical assistance needs.

  • Evaluate external resources, professional learning, and technical assistance opportunities that show how to implement preventative systems and what makes them successful. Share internally and with external partners.

  • Participate in regional, statewide, and national leadership conferences and meetings. As necessary create and conduct presentations about students with disabilities as a part of an equitable multi-level system of supports.

REGIONS SERVED

This is a statewide position and will provide support to districts throughout Wisconsin. This position will require state-wide travel at a minimum of 40%. This includes day and some overnight travel. The Wisconsin RtI Center works in a virtual office environment. This position will work from home and can be based anywhere in the state.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.  A qualified candidate must possess the following competencies or knowledge:

  • Knowledge and experience with Wisconsin’s Framework for Equitable, Multi-Level Systems of Supports
  • Knowledge and experience in equity and culturally responsive educational practices
  • Significant knowledge of instructional practices for students with disabilities, including successful experiences providing academic and behavioral supports to students in general and special education environments.
  • Knowledge and experience coaching teams and individual staff to transform training into practice.
  • Knowledge about implementation science research and its application to educational processes.
  • Experience providing professional development to educators in multiple formats
  • Training, competence, and experience in data-based decision-making practices to match supports to a specific student and school need.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Dental and Wellness Benefits
  • Wisconsin State Retirement
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Work from Home

APPLY

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume, license credentials, and transcripts to hr@wisconsinrticenter.org.  Please direct all questions to this email address as well.

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