Program Specialist (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, Grades 6-12)
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|Position Type||Professional Faculty|
|Working Title||Program Specialist (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, Grades 6-12)|
|School/Unit||School of Education|
|Number of Months||12|
|Tenure Status||Non-Tenure Eligible|
|Grant funded position?||Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant.|
Position Summary and Qualifications
|Mission or Goal of Unit||
To improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities (ages birth to 22) by increasing the capacity of school personnel, service providers and families to meet the needs of children & youth with disabilities; and, to foster the state improvement goals for personnel development, which address improving the performance of children & youth with disabilities by enhancing the knowledge, skills, abilities and performance of all personnel who work with them in Superintendent’s Regions 1 and 8 of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
|Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal||
The Virginia Department of Education’s Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is seeking an experienced and dynamic professional to serve as a program specialist for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports. This person will join a team of Program Specialists who provide training and technical assistance to schools, school divisions and state operated programs in the central and Southside Virginia regions. Technical assistance is focused on the implementation of school-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, classroom management, and social skill development across regions 1 & 8 for students with disabilities. The position responds to requests for tiered behavioral support, behavior management and social skill support needs. This is a twelve month non-tenure track position that is grant funded through June 30, 2018. The position is located at the T/TAC office in Richmond. Salary will be determined by experience in the field and educational degrees obtained. Full benefits will accompany the position.
1. Respond to requests for training and technical assistance from teachers, schools or divisions in specific areas such as classroom management, social skill development, behavioral principles, and correcting problem behavior to meet the Standards of Learning (SOLs) goals and objectives of students with disabilities in the general education classroom;
Master’s degree (MEd, MT, MA, MS) in curriculum and instruction, special education, administration & supervision or applied behavior analysis.
Valid Virginia teaching license or similar license from another state with endorsement in special education.
• A minimum of seven years of direct teaching experience with students with disabilities in grades 6 – 12
• Certified to provide training in Content Enhancement Routines or Learning Strategies as part of the Strategic Instructional Model (University of Kansas for Research on Learning)
Posting Detail Information
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Application Deadline Date|
|Proposed Hire Date||06/06/2017|
|Type of Search||National|
|Application Process/Additional Information||
To apply submit your application online at http://www.vcujobs.com. Your application must include: 1) an application letter describing how your education and employment experiences meet the required qualifications, 2) a complete and current vita, 3) three references who have knowledge of the skills, worked with or supervised the applicant whom we may contact directly (including telephone numbers and email addresses). To be considered you must meet all required qualifications. For questions, please contact Cheryl Bishop at email@example.com or call (804) 827-9989.
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