In this position, you would be a part of Light Street's special education team in the Columbus, OH area. This is a part-time position providing services for about 60 minutes/month. 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.