• Intervention Specialist - FULL-TIME - Toledo, OH

    Job Locations US-OH-Toledo
    Job ID
    2018-4129
    Business Unit
    Light Street Special Education Solutions
    Category
    Special Education Teacher
  • Overview

    Light Street Special Education Solutions (http://www.lightstreetsolutions.com), a division of Learn It Systems (http://www.learnitsystems.com), helps schools succeed by providing comprehensive special education programs and services. We partner with schools to improve the quality and efficiency of services provided to children with special needs. We offer an array of flexible solutions that are grounded in evidence-based practices and focused on achieving positive outcomes for our students and school partners.

     

    We are hiring an Intervention Specialist to work with children in a K-6th school setting and become a valuable member of our national team of special education superheroes.  This position will be full-time. 

    Be a part of a flexible team-build environment an Intervention Specialist and learn more about what we can offer you:

    • Local Clinical Manager support 
    • Competitive compensation packages
    • Benefit packages which include different plan options that work for you and your family which includes medical/dental/vision/401k 
    • Professional development allowance, licensure and professional association dues reimbursement 
    • Referral bonuses!

    Responsibilities

    In this position, you would be a part of Light Street's special education team in the Toledo, OH area. This team works closely to deliver the highest-quality special education services.

    Our Intervention Specialists provide effective education to students with learning and/or developmental disabilities.
     

    Some examples of the duties our Intervention Specialists fulfill are:

    • Work with the teaching staff to improve standardized and proficiency testing results
    • Plan and deliver services for students with special needs
    • Provide resources for classroom teachers for areas of disability
    • Provide direct and indirect instructional support to students in a positive environment. 
    • Provide specially designed instruction that addresses needs identified in Evaluation Team Report (ETR)
    • Instruct students in academic subjects using a variety of techniques
    • Teach socially acceptable behavior, as determined by the students’ individualized education programs (IEPs) by employing techniques in an overall positive behavioral support system (PBIS).
    • Modify the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
    • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining an environment conducive to learning for all students. 
    • Meet with parents to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their individualized educational needs. 
    • Confer with parents, administrators, related service providers and general education teachers to develop individualized education programs (IEPs) designed to promote students' educational, physical, and social/emotional development. 
    • Assist with the implementation of the IEP for each student served
    • Write lessons plans to accommodate IEP curriculum
    • Maintain accurate and complete student records.
    • Establish clear objectives for all lessons and ensure that they are aligned to the Common Core State Standards.  
    • Develop plans for effective communication, monitoring, and follow-up of students in inclusive classroom settings. 
    • Provide crisis intervention, as needed. 
    • Assist in collection of data for providing appropriate classroom interventions. 
    • Serve as a member of a evaluation team, as appropriate. 
    • Assist in preparation of data for local, state, and federal reports. 
    • Maintain professional competence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities. 
    • School activities — the Intervention Specialist is required to attend and/ or participate in such other activities as directed by the Administrator such as: faculty meetings (before or after school hours), open houses, commencement exercises, chaperone student activities, provide guidance for students, participate in professional learning communities, study and help resolve school problems, and participate in the preparation of courses of study -- these activities demonstrate valuable support for the Life Skills High School

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree minimum, Master's degree in Special Education or related field preferred
    • Valid Intervention Specialist K-12 licensure through ODE in Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Intense field
    • Considered Highly Qualified in Special Education
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Successful completion of state mandated FBI and BCI criminal history check(s)
    • Physical ability to lift up to 25 lbs
    • Considered Highly Qualified in Special Education 

     

    Learn It Systems/Light Street Special Education Solutions offers a competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, 401(k), PTO and paid holidays.  Learn It Systems/Light Street Special Education Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must be presently eligible to work in the United States.

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