Intervention Specialist/SPED - Dayton, Ohio

Teaching Dayton, Ohio


Position: Intervention Specialist/SPED

Location: Urban Early College Network, Dayton, OH

Job Type:Full Time - onsite

Job Summary:

The Urban Early College Network is seeking an experienced Intervention Specialist/SPED teacher. The Intervention Specialist instructs special education students in a setting that provides a continuum of services from self-contained instruction to full inclusion. The Intervention Specialist Virtual Instructor interacts in synchronously and asynchronously with the student through a variety of methods. The use of curriculum resources to meet the students’ individual needs include online lectures, discussion groups, tutorials, e-mails, and phone calls, as well as occasional face-to-face meetings or events is essential for success of the Intervention Specialist. This is a part-time position, and some evening and weekend hours will be required. Some local travel outside the office will be required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Education
  • Ohio State Teacher Certification in Special Education
  • Minimum of three to five years of exemplary teaching experience in the classroom
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of students
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience teaching or participating in an e-learning/online learning course preferred
  • Experienced with special needs students and their parents preferred


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement the Provost curriculum for assigned grade levels and subjects
  • Manage and create Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
  • Grade essays, research papers, and open-ended response items while providing feedback to students
  • Update the Gradebook System in a timely manner to correspond with progress reports, intervention plans and quarterly grade reports
  • Identify and select appropriate instructional materials aligned to content standards
  • Implement relevant information from research and professional literature on best practices in instruction
  • Maintain the Virtual Academy Learning Environment
  • Monitor Discussion Boards / Forums to answer student questions and resolve issues within 24 hours of the original posting
  • Demonstrate knowledge of state standards, testing requirements, and graduation requirements within the core content
  • Use the Provost Marks System to provide students and parents with regular feedback regarding student performance and progress
  • Analyze formal and informal data and accurately complete student data assessment analysis and provide informative reports regarding student instruction and achievement
  • Build relationships and communicate with Health service professionals, psychologists and other supporting agencies – ensures that all interactions are positive, professional and focused on the welfare of the student
  • Develop short term and annual goals, based on identified targeted assisted student needs, that reflects national school counseling standards and state program components related to guidance curriculum, individual student planning, responsive services, and system support
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Skills and Knowledge:

  • Effective communicator with strong oral and written skills that work with all audiences
  • Knowledge and demonstration of using innovative skills in instruction (analytical thinking, problem solving, communicating, collaborating, and finding and evaluating information)
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to utilize technology for communication and instruction to work with parents, students, and other service agencies
  • Demonstrate organizational skills and initiative for working with minimal direct supervision while prioritizing workload
  • Evidence of ongoing professional learning and reflective practice to continuously improve student and adult learning
  • A working knowledge of current research and resources in instruction
  • Proficient use of the computer
  • Maintain confidentiality



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