Emotional Disablities Specialist

Special Education Service Agency

About the organization

The Special Education Service Agency (SESA) provides consultation and training to support the unique edcational needs of indivuals and the Alaskan communities that serve them.

SESA also operates three grants: The Alaska Autism Resource Center, the Alaska Deafblind Project, and the Alaska Center for Accessible Materials.

Duties

Responsibilities:
• Provide itinerant outreach services to students who experience emotional disabilities across Alaska.
• Provides consultative services to school districts and their staff, students and parents
• Observe students in educational settings for the purpose of providing modeling evidence-based interventions and strategies for development of functional and educational outcomes.
• Compiles data from a variety of sources (e.g., IEP meetings, student observations, special education teachers, school psychologist, etc.) for the purpose of customizing training and support
• Provides special education instructional support and training, including evidence based topical in-services and workshops to school personnel, parents, students, peers and the community.
• Assist districts in procuring/adapting specialized instructional materials.
• Perform other agency and/or program duties as assigned.
• Facilitate interagency collaboration.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in the special education with an emphasis on learners with emotional disabilities/school psychologist OR a Bachelor’s degree in education and suitable experience.
• Recent experience with learners who experience emotional disabilities and their families.
• Experience in teaching social interaction and play skills
• Knowledge of current research and range of educational practices in the field of emotional disabilities.
• Current knowledge of relevant assistive technology commonly used with students experiencing emotional disabilities.
• Ability to travel independently in rural/remote Alaska throughout the school year.
• Requirements met for Alaska State Department of Education Special Education Type A Certificate or a Special Services Type C Certificate

Salary

$52,358.00 to $76,997.00

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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