Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant (LDTC) (2018-2019 SY)
(Pending availability of funds and Superintendent's approval)
The Superintendent invites qualified and interested candidates to apply for the position of Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant.
The Camden City School District is in the midst of a transformative period marked by progress. Since 2012, the graduation rate has increased from 49 percent to 70 percent while the dropout rate has decreased from 21 percent to 12 percent. Across all District schools, staff are focused on providing the appropriate supports to students to ensure they are successful. In the past few years, this focus has included a shift toward restorative practices and trauma-informed care, which has led to declining suspension rates and increased attention on school climate and culture.
Phase Two of the Camden Commitment outlines the District's plan to ensure that every student in the city is enrolled in an excellent school that meets his or her unique needs. The Camden Commitment represents the District's belief in the power of high expectations and the extraordinary potential of our students. As a part of this plan, the District is in the process of streamlining and transforming the Central Office into a school support organization focused on ensuring that all schools are well-equipped to provide all of their students with an excellent education.
To serve as member of Child Study Team and educational consultant to teachers, principals and parents.
A minimum of a Master's Degree
Standard New Jersey Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant Certificate.
Required criminal history background check, physical and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Major roles and responsibilities include:
To be a part of the Special Services Child Study Team in evaluating, classifying and recommending programs for pupils.
To consult with other district personnel, e.g., principals, social workers, school psychologist, counselors, teachers and related services personnel regarding pupil's behaviors and needs.
To serve as a contact person, case manager, on the child study team when appropriate or appointed.
To administer educational and perceptual testing to all referrals and as recommended for an evaluation plan in reevaluations.
To assist in identifying and providing consultation and educational programs for classified and non-classified pupils.
To participate in the development of the evaluation plan with child study team.
To consult with parents on site and in their homes concerning pre-referral intervention, special class placement, referral to outside agencies and program development for pupil.
To consult with school personnel on pupil needs when requested or appropriate and to assist in development of classroom intervention.
To ensure that all records in the case folder are in order and completed within the mandated time frame, reviewing and updating at regular intervals.
To participate in the development of IEP's for all assigned pupils.
Will be required to support projects and initiatives in other divisions and departments throughout CCSD on an as-needed basis
Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Supervisor's designee
We are seeking individuals who will exemplify the district's core values:
Respect and Humility
We serve our community by recognizing the strengths, experiences, and perspectives of others. We humbly recognize our own limitations and incorporate lessons we gain from our reflective practice.
We use evidence to inform decisions and to ensure that we are accountable to our students and families.
Communication & Collaboration
We communicate openly and work collaboratively, recognizing that getting to the best possible decisions requires input from others. Honest communications build trust and establish a community that assumes best intentions.
With respect for the complexity of this work and the history that precedes us, we focus on persistence, resourcefulness, and inclusiveness to drive toward solutions.
REPORTS TO AND EVALUATED BY
Supervisor of Special Services and through the Supervisor to the Director of Special Services
Supervisor of Special Education, Compliance, and Data
SALARY, EMPLOYMENT PERIOD, AND UNION AFFILIATION
HOW TO APPLY
Camden City School District is only accepting electronic applications. Please visit our online application system to submit your resume, cover letter, and references today. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
THE CAMDEN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Camden City School District