Special Education Facilitator

at CCSD/Clark County School District

Las Vegas, NV

Posted on Oct. 10, 2016

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Full Time

Classification: Licensed
Terms of Employment: 9
This is a salaried position assigned to the Clark County School District (CCSD) Teacher Salary Schedule.
POSITION SUMMARY: The special education instructional facilitator is a position designed to address the duties and
responsibilities that a large special education population creates within a school or group of schools. The role of the
special education facilitator is to be an educational leader and advocate for students with disabilities within the school
setting. He/she will actively support the assigned school(s) to ensure that a strong commitment to improving academic
and social achievement of students with disabilities is evident. The special education facilitator collaborates with
appropriate individuals so that the educational needs of students with disabilities are appropriately addressed and in
compliance with district/division procedures as well as applicable federal and state laws. This person is expected to
adhere to the CCSD Professional Domains and Standards for Licensed Employees and report directly to the school site
This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
1. Support, mentor, and model best practice instructional strategies and techniques.
2. Exhibit a strong commitment to improving academic and social achievement for students with disabilities.
3. Attend division and area facilitator/liaison meetings.
4. Effectively communicate division procedures and best practices to site administration and staff through regular staff
5. Facilitate staff development activities, related to students with disabilities, for administration, licensed, and support
6. Inform site administration of special education concerns/issues that may be supervisory in nature.
7. Assist division and area teams, administration, licensed, and support staff with the effective implementation of
federal, state, and local mandates.
8. Ensure that students with disabilities are receiving a free and appropriate education in the least restrictive
9. Assist parents in problem solving and acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills to support the development and
implementation of their child’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
10. Provide staff with information on scientifically-based instruction, positive behavioral supports (including Applied
Behavior Analysis), and other effective classroom management techniques.
11. Assist licensed staff in providing technical information, preparing IEPs, and/or referrals for additional/alternative
academic and/or positive behavioral supports.
12. Monitor, on a regularly scheduled basis, confidential folders and IEPs to ensure accuracy, completeness, and
13. Maintain confidentiality and organization of records through observable procedures consistent with division and site
14. Collaborate with licensed staff and administration when designing class schedules as it relates to students with
15. Assist IEP teams in the development and implementation of transition plans.
16. Effectively use, and train building staff to use, the division’s electronic IEP system.
17. Work professionally with administrators, staff, parents, and community.
18. Participate in other job-related duties and activities related to the position as assigned.
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1. Demonstrate ability to support, mentor, and model best practice instructional strategies specifically designed for
students with disabilities.
2. Demonstrate strong knowledge of federal, state, and local mandates and procedures as it relates to students with
3. Demonstrate strong knowledge of special education programs and services in the District and the community.
4. Demonstrate effectiveness in planning, organizing, and coordinating meaningful activities for appropriate individuals
and/or groups in a pleasant, professional manner.
5. Exhibit proficiency in the use of the District’s electronic IEP system.
6. Lead professional development activities for staff as they relate to special education.
7. Work cooperatively with students, parents, peers, administration, and community members.
8. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law and district policy.
9. Participate as an active member with other faculty and staff.
10. Work in a collegial manner with all district staff to provide students an appropriate education in the least restrictive
11. Maintain and improve professional competence.
12. Communicate effectively both written and orally.
13. Perform other job-related duties as assigned by principal.
Education/Experience, Training:
1. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
2. Completed three years of successful teaching experience in special education programs and/or related services.
3. Successful completion of the Student Support Services Division-Prospective/Acting Special Education Instructional
Facilitator course.
Licenses and Certifications*:
1. Must possess a Nevada teaching license issued by the Nevada Department of Education.
2. Hold an endorsement in a special education area(s).
*Please visit the Nevada Department of Education’s website at: http://nvteachers.doe.nv.gov/ExceptionalPupils for
detailed licensure requirements.
When applying for a certificated licensed position, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the
appropriate position vacancy announcement.
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This employer does not knowingly discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age,
disability, or national origin.