Autism / Aspberger Resource Consultant – H39

  • Autism/Asperger

    Resource Consultant

     

    REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent, SP

    DEPARTMENT: Special Programs

     

    JOB DESCRIPTOR: H39

    SCHEDULE:

     

    DATE: May 1, 2006

    NON-EXEMPT X


    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: 
    The purpose of  Autism Resource Consultant is to provide needed educational service for children identified with autism or asperger disorders.

    JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Abides by Board policies and other state and federal regulations concerning students with disabilities.
    Participates in the appraisal of autistic children to determine their educational needs.
    When appropriate,  serves on multidisciplinary teams and serves as case facilitator when needed. 
    Takes part in writing of IEP for autistic/asperger students.
    Supplies assistance in preparation of any special materials that are needed for an IEP.
    Provides the guidance for the teachers and para=educators of students with Aspergers/Autism.
    Serves as a consultant and provides inservice training to teachers, parents, and others concerned.
    Works with school counselors, rehabilitation counselors, and other professional involved, helping to provide for the present and future needs of autistic/asperger students.
    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    1.  Participates in professional activities as part of the assignment.

    2.  Ensures professional growth through, conferences, workshops, inservices and related professional readings. 

    3.  Performs any other duties assigned by supervisor(s).

    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB--



    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

    Must possess a Wyoming State Teaching Certificate in Special Education.

    Must possess a valid Wyoming Drivers Licsense.



    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND MENTAL ABILITY:

    Possess a broad general knowledge of all subject areas with specific knowledge needed in contract areas.
    Possess group dynamics and interpersonal skills.
    Possess knowledge of physiological, psychological, emotional, and educational behavioral development of children.
    Possess classroom developmentally appropriate management skills which include discipline as well as record keeping and assessment abilities.
    Possess technological and computer skills.
    Possess problem solving, imagination, patience, reasoning, creativity, judgment, and analytical abilities.
    Possess a general knowledge of Federal Special Education Law.
     
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, OR FORMAL TRAINING:
    Possess all certificates required for the State of Wyoming.
    Possess at a minimum a Bachelor's Degree.
    Continue to pursue graduate level classes for professional growth.
    EQUIPMENT USED:

          Copier

         Typical Classroom equipment

     PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Be able to stand, walk, and sit for long periods without fatigue or discomfort.
    Be able to lift up to 50 pounds and carry a distance of 100 feet.
    Be able to carry up to 15 pounds for a distance of 1,000 feet.
    Be able to work at a computer monitor at least par of each day without fatigue or discomfort.
      ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

    None specific to the position.
    Some employees may be occupationally exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other
    potentially infectious materials based on task and procedures required.