·Conduct an analysis of data relating to results for students with disabilities to identify the areas of instructional review and improvement for the district
·Conduct an analysis and review of systems and instructional practices using steps outlined in the Quality Improvement Process (QIP), using diagnostic tools aligned with Differentiated Accountability, and using the Quality Indicator Review and Resource Guides (http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/techassist/QIcover.htm)
· Develop OSE required QIP plans that document the professional development and support to be provided to the district by the SESIS, progress monitoring and records of interventions
· Review and revise the QIP plan as necessary to ensure systematic change is occurring
· Communicate with the Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) office on issues and concerns in districts
· Submit QIP plans for each targeted district to the RSE-TASC Coordinator and OSE
· Participate in statewide meetings, OSE required professional development activities, and others as necessary and as approved by the RSE-TASC Coordinator to enhance and maintain knowledge and skills in research-based instructional practices and school improvement activities
· Participate in workgroups established by OSE, including workgroups to develop, review and revise Quality Indicator Review and Resource Guides
· Provide reports of accountability in the time periods and format required
· Work in partnership with other RSE-TASC specialists to coordinate efforts within the Region and to support the regional workplan
Salary Range: $68,000-$78,000, Minimum Qualifications: New York State Administrative Certificate; Master’s degree in special education, reading or a related service; and five years experience in teaching, provision of related services with students with disabilities at the elementary or secondary level and/or administration of special education programs for students with disabilities. Preference will be given to those candidates with knowledge of research-based practices in the areas of specially-designed instructional practices, literacy instruction, and behavioral supports and interventions and; knowledge of NYS requirements for special education; experience in providing high quality professional development and in implementing school improvement initiatives consistent with research-based implementation practices, Starting Date: November 1, 2016, Closing Date: September 30, 2016. Send cover letter, resume and certification(s) to: Kate Ferguson, RSE-TASC Coordinator, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY 13601, (315) 223-4740, FAX (315) 779-7009.
Substitutes needed for Teacher Aides, Teacher Assistants, LPN's and Teachers for Programs for Exceptional Students.
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