Job Description

Openings as of 9/18/2018
Specialists - Teacher

  • 2018-2019 Part-Time Liaison, Dyslexia (Grant) JobID: 2492
  • Position Type:
    Specialists - Teacher/Specialists - Teacher

  • Date Posted:
    8/31/2018

  • Location:
    Caprock Elementary

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    Job Title: DyslexiaLiaison (GRANT) Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

    Funding Source: Grant

    Department/School: Student Intervention Services Pay Grade: Teacher Schedule

    Function: Educational Support

    Reports to: Coordinator of Dyslexia Services HR Date Approved: August 2018

    HR Sate Revised:


    SUMMARY: Supports activities to ensure supplemental instruction for all identified dyslexic students at a selected Keller ISD Title I campus are delivered. Serves as a supplemental resource for both curriculum and instructional information to provide strategies for teachers and administrators. Assists in diagnosing areas of strength and weakness in the instructional program as outlined in the dyslexia grant and prescribe strategies for improvement.

    BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.

    • Model core organizational beliefs and values; perform duties in an effective and efficient manner for the purpose of supporting and contributing to high student achievement.

    • Provide orientation and assistance to parents and community member at multiple locations in person, through phone and written communications.

    • Research, plan, organize and conduct campus and community level parent meetings

    • Assist in developing parent resources.

    • Train, administer, score and track various needs assessments

    • Attend and participate in special events and serve on committees as required.

    • Utilize effective communication skills: ensure that all interactions with students, District personnel, parents, and community members are supportive, courteous, and respectful.

    • Maintain confidentiality.

    • Comply with all policies, operating procedures, legal requirements, and verbal and written directives.

    • Participate in staff development training programs to improve job performance.

    • Comply with the Professional Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators.

    • Perform other related duties as assigned



    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • None



    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

    • Ability to be patient, flexible, and versatile

    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

    • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

    Equipment used: computer, printer, copy machine, audiovisual equipment, telephone.



    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education/Certification:

    • Bachelor’s Degree

    • Valid Texas teaching certificate

    • Dyslexia training (preferred)

    Experience:

    • Successful experience working with children and parents preferably in an educational setting

    • Two (2) years successful experience working with children in an educational setting. (Dyslexia teaching experience preferred)


    MENTAL/PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

    • Maintain emotional control under stress

    • Work with frequent interruptions

    • Standing, walking, sitting, stooping, bending, and kneeling

    • Occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs.



    INTENT AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

    This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.





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