Aug 10, 2018
As a Special Education Learning Facilitator, you will:
Manage and provide instructional guidance, virtual teaching and general strategies for a caseload of students
Develop, write and help implement IEPs and 504 plans
Evaluate tests and assessments, complete report cards and conduct parent conferences
Communicate regularly with parents/learning coaches of students with special needs to ensure that their IEP goals are being met, and that their needs are addressed in a timely and appropriate fashion
Consult with teachers and coordinate the implementation of specially designed instruction as defined in the IEP regarding students with specific needs and potential learning issues
Provide direct services to students including services delivered through web-conferencing software, as needed
Schedule, organize and conduct IEP related meetings in a virtual environment, as needed
Participate in the school’s Student Support Team; help teachers and learning coaches develop and implement program modifications and strategies for all students
Assist, as needed, with the organization and proper implementation of all paperwork, documentation and procedures for the IEP process
Assist with locating service providers for students needing related services as mandated by their IEPs
Assist with negotiating and executing contracts with service providers for students requiring such services
Maintain accurate and up-to-date data in the school’s Learning Management System and special education software
Assist with administering state testing and coordinate the special adaptations that are required based on the IEP
Perform other duties as assigned
The Ideal Candidate Will Possess the following beliefs, mindsets and characteristics:
Belief that building strong and caring relationships with students and adults is the foundation upon which a successful school is built.
Strong technology skills and the belief in using a one-to-one model to support personalized learning for students.
Comfort with utilizing multiple types of data to inform instruction.
Comfort with change, iteration, and ambiguity.
A growth mindset, understanding that failure is the path to success.
Comfort facilitating active learning experiences for all
Commitment to working on personal growth and continuous learning
Willingness to collaborate, with community and business partners
Willingness to update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by law and school regulations
Willingness to participate in the organization and administration of the State Testing, as directed
Willingness to participate in student recruiting sessions and other marketing efforts that require teacher representation
Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community
Experience in supporting students in the use of technology
Experience working in a virtual environment
Experience teaching online and/or in a brick-and-mortar environment
Familiarity with online learning platforms
Appropriate Michigan Teacher Certification
Michigan Special Education Certification
Meets state’s NCLB’s Highly Qualified Teacher requirements
Dale Carnegie Course Graduate or completion of the course within six (6) months
Strong written/verbal communication skills
Ability to work 12 months out of the year
Ability to travel at least once per week within and between assigned geographic areas to support students, attend regularly scheduled meetings, and participate in school activities, open houses, and orientations.
An ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., Learning management systems, database, and web-based tools)
Lansing, MI, USA