University of Idaho
Special Education Statewide Behavioral/Instructional Coordinator
College of Education, Health & Human Sciences
$62,400 annually or higher depending on experience
As a member of a statewide Special Education Supports and Technical Assistance program (SESTA) , the Special Education Statewide Behavioral/Instructional Coordinator works in collaboration with the Idaho State Department of Education and other SESTA coordinators to improve outcomes for students in special education by: 1) providing statewide, regional, district and school-based training on evidence-based practices in behavioral principals and application to the instructional setting, environmental modifications, and evidence-based instructional strategies; 2) providing distance and on-site coaching to school-based teams to design behavioral programs through functional assessment processes and behavior/instructional support plans to decrease challenging behaviors and increase attainment of IEP goals; 3) developing curriculum materials and instructional courses for on-line learning; 4) assisting the ISDE Coordinators with General Supervision File Reviews (GSFR), Results Driven Accountability (RDA), and other activities Local Education Agencies( LEA) need with IDEA requirements and ISDE programs; and 5) participating in the development of research and evaluation designs to improve service delivery and overall program results. The Behavioral/Instructional Coordinator will make independent decisions with school-based teams based on a high level of expertise in behavioral and instructional principles, as well as a strong understanding of IDEA, to work collaboratively with SESTA team members to continually improve SESTA services and supports.
This position has multi-faceted job responsibilities and requires cooperation and collaboration with multiple team members and LEA staff, effective communication and organizational skills.
Masters Degree in Special Education or Related Field and 3+ Years Related Work Experience.
- Applied Behavior Analysis and evidence-based practices related to instruction and behavioral principles.
- Data-based decision making and systematic instruction to improve achievement for students with disabilities.
- The special education process for children ages 3-21.
- Conduct functional assessments and create behavior support plans based on environmental assessments.
- Support school team needs to implement functional communication training for students and other behavioral/instructional interventions.
- Use data based decisions and transfer that knowledge to school based teams.
- Develop face to face and distance trainings, supports, and coaching with adult learners.
- Work effectively as a member of a team to promote team goals and maintain positive team climate.
Experience as a behavior specialist (BCBA) with advanced skills in behavior management, systematic instruction for students with special needs.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Open Until Filled:
Applications received by May 1, 2019 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 required qualification, along with any preferred qualifications.
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.