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Wharton ISD - ARD Facilitator

Job Details

Region: 3
School District/Employer: Wharton ISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office
Position: Teacher
Assignment Level: Level
  • Alternative School
  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Special Education
Job Title: ARD Facilitator
School: East Wharton County Cooperative
Campus Description: Our school district is built on the standard of “One Team, One Vision, Together on a Mission,” ensuring teamwork and cohesion play vital roles in the academic success of our students. Wharton ISD boasts a district enrollment of approximately 2200 students, making it a 4A classification.
Date Posted: 6/12/2019
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Primary Purpose:
Implement evaluation duties for assigned campus(es) that will result in provision of services in compliance with state and federal guidelines

Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Related Field

Minimum 3 years teaching experience (special education preferred)
As required by certification and licensing process

Performance Effectiveness: Preparation and Planning
Obtain data reports in order to maintain schedule for timely completion of reevaluations and annual ARD meetings for students.
Plan evaluation and ARD schedule in order to meet required timelines.
Coordinate with other members of the multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated evaluations and ARD meetings within timelines.
Collaborate and coordinate ARD/IEP schedule with campus staff.
Manage schedule to inform the director when assistance is needed in meeting timelines.
Assist other professionals as time permits.
Communicate with building administrators/ Testing Coordinator regarding TAKS/ STAAR and other State Assessments.
Complete and turn in all required documentation within timelines.
Provide documentation of services to director as requested.

Performance Effectiveness: Knowledge and Techniques
Consult and coordinate with teachers to assist in intervention strategies and techniques.
Utilize various assessment instruments and techniques, as a part of a multidisciplinary team, to assist in identifying students with disabilities.
Demonstrates high degree of knowledge, understanding and skill with respect to the appraisal process.
Provide instructional techniques and materials to meet individual needs.
Provide training on the campus as requested by the principal or director.
Train and assist teachers in doing criterion-referenced testing as needed.
High degree of knowledge regarding special education compliance requirements.
Seek professional growth and training in areas needing improvement.

Performance Effectiveness: Staff and Parent Relations
Communicate with appropriate school personnel regarding evaluation results and strategies.
Constructively interprets school services and guidelines when appropriate.
Coordinates and collaborates with school professionals to benefit students.
Displays sensitivity to the concerns of staff members and colleagues.
Works cooperatively and constructively with other departments, staff, and parents.
Provides consultative assistance to teachers upon request (including strategies, assist with IEP
goals/objectives, etc.) and provides follow-up as needed.

Performance Effectiveness: Professional Attitude and Conduct
Take initiative to assist teacher or student as appropriate.
Works in harmony with peers and associates.
Responds to suggestions for improvement in a positive manner.
Displays professionalism in dealing with students, parents, staff, and community.
Is punctual.
Maintains regular attendance.
Maintains a professional appearance.
Mentally alert and physically able to perform the job functions.
Displays self-control and tact.
Maintains confidentiality of student records as appropriate.
Collaborates in problem solving.
Follows district guidelines as instructed.
Seeks professional growth through continuing education and staff development.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); ability to instruct; maintain emotional control under stress; frequent prolonged and irregular hours
Qualifications: Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned
Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

At least one year student teaching or approved internship
Salary Range: $45,000 Beginning Salary
How To Apply: www.whartonisd.net

Contact Person:

Name: Lynn Bailey
Email: lbailey@whartonisd.net
Address: 2100 North Fulton Street
City: Wharton
State: TX
Zip: 77488-3146
Phone: (979) 532-6248
Fax: (979) 532-6228