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Special Education - Autism Specialist Teacher

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Summary Information:
Employer: Clayton County Public Schools
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Special Education
Special Education (Autism)
School / Org: Clayton County Public Schools
Location Jonesboro, Georgia
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN
Posting Date: 19 December 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Clayton County Public Schools is seeking applicants for the following position(s):

Special Education - Autism Specialist Teacher

Location: Central Office

Job Description:
The position of the Autism Specialist is for the purpose of monitoring the program responsible for developing student's academic/self-help/independent functioning/ learning skills through specialized research-based strategies found beneficial for children with Autism, and providing feedback to certified staff regarding positive behavior intervention guidelines and functional analysis procedures. This position requires knowledge of and experience with currently accepted educational methodology for students with autism, characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders; current research regarding methodologies, interventions and treatment; behavior management strategies and techniques relating to students who experience atypical behaviors; as well as knowledge of a variety of methods of data collection and data analysis.

Additional Job Information:
* Responsible for program supervision and training DES staff in intervention techniques. Designs and implements instructional support programs for students diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum; conducts data collection and evaluation of student behaviors.

* Organizes the team to develop intervention techniques and evaluates the on-going progress of each student in the Autism program. Provides crisis intervention (counseling, behavior modification techniques, etc.) for students on an as needed basis.

* Participate in plan for the implementation and dissemination efforts of the research-based best practices on the Autism Spectrum.

* Liaises with other critical connectors (intellectual disabilities, support services, etc.) to continually enhance and promote appropriate intervention programs, methods, and strategies for students.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in any area of Special Education or General Education with Special Education coursework or a related field

Minimum of 3 years teaching experience in an Autism setting; knowledge of special education state and federal guidelines are required. The ability to support teachers who assess students using the Georgia Alternate Assessment is required.

Georgia Professional Certification at a minimum level of 4 in a Special Education content field

Valid GA driver's license.

Salary Range: Paid based on salary scale

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