Job Details

Autism Spectrum Disorder Consultant

Northwest Regional Education Service District, Tigard, OR

Job - Education

Close Date: 07/26/2019

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JobID #1480
Department: Special Student Services
Location: Tigard-Tualatin School District
Salary: Per negotiated contract, Licensed Salary Schedule
Bargaining Unit: NWEA
Start Date: August 27, 2019
Job post closing date: Open until filled

NW REGIONAL ESD’S MISSION STATEMENT: In partnership with the communities we serve, Northwest Regional ESD improves student learning by providing equitable access to high quality services and support.

General Description:
To provide assistance to staff of component (local) school districts and the NWRESD regarding services for students suspected to be, or identified as eligible for special education services under the autism disability.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires Oregon license with Handicapped Learner or Severely Handicapped Learner endorsement in Special Education.
Three years of experience working with students with autism.
Driver’s license with accompanying automobile insurance.
Personal vehicle for travel throughout the geographic area of assignment.

Essential Functions:
1.Completes District/Agency Service Plan with each Special Education Director within the service area assigned.
2. Development and presentation of inservices and workshops designated in the service plans.
3. Provide assistance to the local MDT with initial evaluations and re-evaluations for determining student eligibility for special education services under the category of Autism.
4. Provide inservice training to staff and parents regarding behavioral and learning characteristics of children with autism.
5. Assistance to local building staff in identifying staff and student needs.
6. Assistance to the local building staff in its responsibility to develop, implement and monitor student programs.
7. Provide effective communication with families and other professionals.
8. Utilize appropriate strategies which facilitate team effectiveness.
9. Participate at monthly staff meetings and programs inservices.
10. Maintenance of records and reporting requirements as specified by the supervisor.
11. Continuation of professional growth, especially in regard to current issues related to Autism.
12. Provide consulting to local districts regarding special education eligibility, IFSP/IEP goals and objectives, and appropriate educational intervention and progress monitoring procedures.
13. Performance of other related duties as requested.
14.Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
15.Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with staff and customers at all organizational levels.
16. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to talk or hear, stand, walk or sit. The employee is sometimes required to use their hands for
fine manipulation, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is sometimes required to
stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must sometimes lift and/or move up to 25
pounds and occasionally up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and be able to adjust focus.

Note: The description contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle
functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but
should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other
duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak
work periods, or otherwise to balance the workload.

NWRESD believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success. The
administration reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary that still reflect the
essential functions of the department. It is our expectation that every employee will offer his/her services
wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the ESD’s goals.

Equal Opportunity Employer
NWRESD recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups. It is the policy of NWRESD that
there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups based on race, color, religion,
gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, age,
veterans status, genetic information or disability in any educational programs, activities, or employment.

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and
as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities
may contact the Chief Human Resources Officer at 503-614-1407 for additional information or assistance.
Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon
telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.

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