Project Facilitator - Instructional Specialist

Clark County School District

Las Vegas, Nevada

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Date Posted June 21, 2022
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:



Project Facilitator, Instructional
Specialist
Position Details
Division: Human Resources
Classification: Certified
Terms of Employment: This is a salaried position assigned to the Licensed Employee
Salary Schedule, 9 Months; Additional hours at $22/hr., may be available
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT

Position Summary

The individual selected for this position will coordinate and provide specialized
instructional support for K-12 special education teachers. These supports include, but
are not limited to: working collaboratively with classroom teachers and specialists in
developing long-range and weekly lesson plans, modeling best practices in behavior
and instruction, side-by-side coaching, assisting teachers in collecting and using data to
plan instruction, using research-based strategies to meet the needs of all learners,
assisting teachers in writing and implementing individualized educational program (IEP)
plans, and coordination of programs supported by Student Services Division (SSD).
The person selected for this position will be expected to attend regularly scheduled
professional learning sponsored by the SSD and will report directly to Director, LINKS
Team, SSD.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be
supplemented.
1. Assists in providing support services to service students with disabilities in least
restrictive environments (LRE).
2. Supports school personnel with the implementation of Clark County School District
initiatives related to instruction, behavior, and assessment.

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3. Provides mentoring to teachers by modeling programs; working with students in
educational settings; and conferencing with teachers to implement strategies to
address the needs of diverse learners.
4. Plans, prepares, and facilitates professional learning and follow-up procedures to
support school-based personnel with the implementation of Positive Behavior
Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Response to Intervention (RTI), and behavior
intervention plans.
5. Provides direct assistance to teams using appropriate instructional strategies with
the ability to adapt curricula and to make appropriate accommodations and
modification.
6. Works effectively with students, teachers, administrators, parents/guardians, and
community support agencies to ensure student success.
7. Plans, organizes, and coordinates staff/professional learning/training activities, as
necessary, for identified needs.
8. Serves as a mentor teacher, which can include peer-observations; develops and
monitors data collection systems; conducts functional behavior analysis; and works
collaboratively with the region special education staff.
9. Provides assistance to schools with technical issues related to behavior
management techniques, develops positive behavioral supports and demonstration
teaching.
10. Serves in a problem solving capacity with school personnel and parents/guardians.
11. Participates in other job-related duties and activities related to the position, as
assigned.


Position Expectations
1. Knowledge of special education services and programs.
2. Knowledge of the Components of an Effective Lesson.
3. Knowledge of SSD supported instructional programs.
4. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
5. Effective presentation and workshop facilitation skills.
6. Effective oral, written communication and planning skills.
7. Willingness to maintain a flexible work schedule to provide professional learning
beyond work hours, as needed.
8. Willingness to develop presentation and workshop facilitation skills.
9. A basic understanding of the resources and tools in the Curriculum Engine and its
capabilities to support the development of IEPs.
10. Commitment to the Response to Instruction (RTI) process and its expected
outcomes.
11. Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural behaviors.

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Position Requirements
Education and Training
1. Possess a bachelor-s degree from an accredited college or university.
2. Completed three (3) years of successful teaching experience.
3. Experience in organizing, implementing, and maintaining an effective classroom.

Licenses and Certifications
Possess a valid teaching license issued by the Nevada Department of Education (NDE).
Preferred Qualifications
1. Master-s degree from an accredited college or university.
2. Possess a special education license issued by the NDE with appropriate
endorsement(s) for special education.
3. Completed three (3) years of successful mentoring in specials education programs.
4. Experience in providing school-based professional learning in instructional
strategies for diverse learners.
5. Experience with presenting professional learning.
6. Experience working with diverse student populations.

When applying for a certificated licensed position, candidates must meet the
minimum qualifications as listed on the appropriate position vacancy
announcement.

AA/EOE Statement

The Clark County School District is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Clark
County School District is committed to providing all applicants and employees equal
employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or
expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or military status or
other characteristics protected by applicable law. Here at Clark County School District we
are a diverse group of people who honor the differences that drive innovative solutions to
meet the needs of our students and employees. We believe that through a culture of
inclusivity we have the power to reflect the community we serve.


Job Revision Information
- Revised: 04/11/21

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- Created: 05/17/19

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