Regional Access Coach for TN SPDG Initiatives (Telecommute)
Regional ACCESS coaches will provide support for selected Early Childhood and K-12 SPDG 3.0 districts in Northwest TN.
Regular Full-time, Pay Range MR09
The Regional ACCESS Coaches will work with the Office of Special Populations at the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) and will be an integral part of the department's implementation of training and support for students with disabilities. A person in this position has knowledge of instruction and intervention for students ages 3-22 in Tennessee, as well as having a clear understanding of the development of Instructionally Appropriate Individual Education Programs (IAIEPs). This position will support selected districts with implementation of training principles through training, coaching, and direct observation. The goal for the Regional ACCESS coaches is to improve access to instructional practices and intensive intervention, supports, and services with the focus on improving outcomes for students with disabilities.
Regional ACCESS coaches will provide support for selected Early Childhood and K-12 SPDG 3.0 districts in Northwest TN. Districts may include, but are not limited to Dyer County, Dyersburg City, Obion County, Paris, Benton County. Districts are subject to change. The successful candidate must live in one of these counties, OR can work remotely as long as the applicant is willing to travel to these and other counties as needed. ACCESS Regional Coach Duties and Responsibilities: * Provide observation, coaching, and feedback, virtually and in-person, on facilitator and educator implementation of training principles related to access to high quality core instruction and intensive intervention. Provide decision-making for the development and implementation of Instructionally Appropriate Individual Education Programs (IAIEPs) * Use data to support educators in planning and implementing project activities. * Collaborate closely with the Office of Special Populations at TDOE on content. * Collaborate with TDOE regional special education specialists to ensure aligned and coordinated support to districts, schools, and educators. * Observe all redelivered trainings in the region, virtually and/or in-person. * Redeliver training content to schools/educators as required, virtually and/or in-person.
Internal Number: 211288
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