University of Idaho
Special Education Statewide Instructional/Behavioral Coordinator
Coeur dAlene, Moscow
College of Education, Health & Human Sciences
$30.00 per hour
The Special Education Statewide Instructional/Behavioral Coordinator (SESIBC) works to develop and maintain a sound working relationship as a collegiate team member in collaboration with all staff at the SDE Division of Special Education, BSU-SESTA, and CDHD-SESTA. The Statewide Instructional/Behavioral Coordinator will develop coaching instructional supports in order to increase statewide capacity of education systems for students with disabilities age 3 through 21. The SESIBC will be required to make informed decisions in regard to instructional coordination and support, professional development, collaboration and team work. These decisions will impact the SDE, special education district personnel, and the overall special education efforts in Idaho. Time management and day-to-day operations of the project will be key to the success of this position.
Collaborate with the CDHD-Director, CDHD-SESTA staff, and other statewide projects to implement programmatic goals. Maintain internal relationships with University of Idaho, College of Education, and other University departments.
Maintain external relationships with the State Department of Education (SDE), Director of Special Education, BSU-SESTA, Special Education District Directors, Statewide Superintendents, Statewide special and general education educators, and other statewide stakeholders.
This position has multi-faceted job responsibilities. The Special Education Statewide Instructional/Behavioral Coordinator must understand the program goals and objectives, be able to work with a variety of staff and take directives from CDHD-SESTA Associate Directors and the Center on Disabilities and Human Development (CDHD) Director in consultation with the State Special Education Director.
Masters Degree in Special Education or Related Field and 3+ Years Related Work Experience.
The theory and practice of public education, including understanding of systemic planning and instructional outcome improvement;
The special education process for children ages 3-21;
Program evaluation, education coaching, in-service training, and technical assistance;
Applied Behavior Analysis and evidence-based practices related to instruction and behavior management;
PBIS, FBA, BIP, research based interventions, and applications of RTI to Special Education;
Data-based decision making and systematic instruction to improve achievement for students with disabilities;
Curriculum-based instruction, current instructional and assessment research, instructional technology/design, current special education issues and trends;
Planning, organizing, and coordinating instructional supports and direct training for school districts on a variety of special education instructional and educational issues;
Experience in training, coaching, and supporting adult learners to implement, evaluate, and sustain evidence-based practices.
And willingness to receive training, coaching and information to develop new skills required to meet project goals;
Assume a leadership role in working with school districts, advisory, and community groups related to special education;
Utilize strong interpersonal skills and abilities to work effectively as a member of a team to promote team goals and maintain positive team climate.
Skills Specific to this Position:
Knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word;
Knowledge of data collection methods and procedures;
Knowledge and experience with IEP Software.
Education: Preferred experience as a consulting teacher, supervisor or director of special education or similar position with specialization in one of the following two areas:
Experience Academic Instruction
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Open Until Filled:
Applications received by May 24, 2018, will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until suitable pool of candidates is identified.
In the letter of qualification, applicants need to address each individual minimum qualification, along with any preferred qualifications that apply.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.