| Under general supervision, the Assistive Technology Specialist supports special education teachers and students who are learning to use and implement a variety of assistive technology devices and systems. He or she works collaboratively to provide consultation, resources, and training with a variety of assistive technology tools in the general education and special education settings. He or she may assist general education classroom teachers with selection of appropriate curriculum and the development of appropriate strategies to meet the unique needs of students who require Assistive Technology support in the classroom. This position will follow the regulations associated with the development and implementation of Individual Education Plans. |
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Meet State and Federal IEP Requirements: displays knowledge of procedures, policies, and regulations, incorporates requirements into work habits, follows procedures, and maintains proper and sufficient documentation. 2. Conducts Specialized Student Assessments and Evaluations: is well versed in a multitude of measurement techniques, selects appropriate measurement tools, is accurate and complete in clerical aspects of measurement, and clearly communicates analysis of results and recommendations clearly. 3. Consults with Others to Develop Student Plans that Guide Appropriate Instruction: works effectively as a member of a team, contributes creative solutions to problems, uses training and experience to support classroom instruction 4. Demonstrates Responsiveness in Supporting Teachers’ Instructional Needs: supports instruction by being aware of teachers’ resource needs, searches out and provides, or makes teachers aware of, available and appropriate learning resources, consults with teachers regarding appropriate use of resources 5. Participates in professional in-service and ongoing training to further develop specialized skills and maintain appropriate certifications and training hours as required. 6. Demonstrates professional responsibilities: reflecting on teaching, maintaining accurate records, communication with families, participating in a professional learning community, growing and developing professionally, and demonstrating professionalism. 7. Works across a variety of schools to ensure student program implementation: traveling across the region while managing time and the daily schedule. 8. Ability to support Individualized Education Plan development: assessing student needs, relaying present levels, drafting goals, and attending meetings. 9. Performs other duties as assigned.