MTSS Support Teacher

  • Griffin-Spalding County School System
  • A.Z Kelsey Academy & Achievement Center, A Z Kelsey Avenue, Griffin, GA, USA
  • Sep 21, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

This position works collaboratively with administrators, school psychologists, climate specialist, special education teachers, classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, parents and staff in the design, implementation and monitoring of interventions designed to help students achieve academic and behavioral success.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this class.)

Works with administrative team and counselors to organize and facilitate the Multi-Tiered System of Support Team; including managing the intervention period incorporated into the Master Schedule

  • Oversees and implements the 3-Tier, Multi-Tiered System of Support Instructional Systems to increase student achievement
  • Makes database instructional decisions regarding student-learning needs
  • Gathers, oversees and manages pertinent data (academic and behavioral) on struggling students by conducting classroom observations, interviewing teachers, parents, and the student
  • Gathers student history through report cards, MAP, work samples, GMAS, Positive Behavior Intervention and Support data, and Curriculum-Based Assessments to assist in student achievement
  • Assists with compiling school-wide data from assessments and PBIS for data analysis
  • Assists with compiling progress monitor students involved in the MTSS process to ensure that interventions are implemented with fidelity and show student progress using graphs and charts
  • Works with administrative team and counselors to communicate with parents, teachers, and paraprofessionals in regards to students who are receiving services on Tier 2 or Tier 3 or Special Education
  • Works with administrative team and counselors by providing documentation and progress monitoring data to school psychologists as needed
  • Works with administrative team and counselors to coordinate services for students such as interventions, social skills groups, in-school counseling, and guidance services
  • Works with the Administrative team, SELT and counselors to write goals and interventions that address the needs of each individual student who is referred to the MTSS team.
  • Assists with creating an atmosphere of sharing and cooperation at meetings with teachers and parents
  • Stays current with MTSS trends and research-based interventions so teachers and students are offered a variety of interventions for selection
  • Demonstrates and understanding of assessment and how they are used in the MTSS process
  • Performs all other duties assigned within the scope of the MTSS goals as assigned by the District and/or building principal
  • Maintains prompt and regular attendance

SUPERVISES

  • No Supervisory Responsibilities

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hold or be eligible for appropriate teacher certification by the PSC 
  • Three (3) years of successful teaching experience, including services to students with disabilities

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • School/District leadership experience
  • Master’s/Specialist’s Degree in Education or related field
  • Demonstrated/verified proficiencies in principles, theories, practices, methods and techniques used in curriculum development and classroom instruction for special needs students

COMPETENCIES NECESSARY TO DO THE JOB

  • Extensive demonstrated knowledge of the 3-Tier MTSS process
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies governing education
  • Knowledge of the Georgia Standards and GADOE Implementation Manual
  • Highly skilled in the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize
  • Ability to use data in the decision-making process
  • Ability to create and interpret results of formative and summative assessments
  • Ability to work positively and cooperatively with others
  • Highly skilled in the use of technology (Google Suite, Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to maintain emotional control under stress
  • Ability to be regularly, predictably and reliably at work
  • Ability to perform routine physical activities that are required to fulfill job responsibilities of appropriately and safely supervising students

EVALUATION

  • Contributing Professional criteria as defined by the Professional Standards Commission