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Job Title: Autism Specialist
Department of Exceptional Children (EC)
This postition is housed at the Moye Building
Position Summary: The Autism Specialist, will support exceptional classroom teachers to promote student growth for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Autism Specialist will be able to support teachers with evidenced based strategies pertaining to Autism. The Specialist will provide leadership in the evaluation of programming and services for students with Autism.
Reports to: EC Assistant Director/EC Director
Term of Employment: 10 months
Minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college/university
Minimum of 5 years of successful teaching experience with students with Autism
Current NC teaching license in special education
Assist Program Specialist with tasks and initiatives related to improving the quality of programming and instruction for students with Autism.
Work collaboratively with EC Program Staff to facilitate open communication with all level of administration
Programming Support for students with Autism in all continuums of support
Assist teachers in collection, assessment and interpretation data in order to design appropriate individualized instruction for students with Autism
Assist teachers in using interventions and evidenced based strategies for students with Autism
Knowledge of behavioral interventions for students with Autism
Provide teachers resources for students with Autism.
Facilitate professional development, based on Autism, that is ongoing, deeply embedded in teacher’s classroom work with students, specific to grade levels, content that is age and ability level appropriate and research based practices
Oversee Autism Strategic Plan and trainings that accompanies
Oversee Autism Support Intervention Services Team
Participate in required meeting and trainings
Work collaboratively and collegially with other EC Program Specialist Staff and EC Coordinators and EC Director.
Be visible and available to exceptional children teachers and students
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