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QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Current Alaska Type C Special Services Certificate with school psychologist or licensed psychologist endorsement.
  2. Knowledgeable of learning disabilities, Limited English Proficiency, and bilingualism as they relate to academic performance.
  3. Experience in identifying needs, writing programs, and coordinating services for emotionally disturbed students.
  4. Experience in assisting academic and behavioral problems.
  5. Experience working with assessment of gifted academic levels and intellectual potential.
  6. Experience in developing pre-referral intervention programs, individual education programs, and writing psychological reports.
  7. Travel to sites required.
  8. Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment.
  9. Able to safely, regularly lift and/or move up to twenty (20) pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assess the broad array of academic and behavioral needs, including intelligence, aptitude, social/emotional, functional and adaptive skills, sensory and perceptual motor abilities.
  2. Recommend objectives, strategies, and materials for individual education programs.
  3. Interface with other agencies concerning educational/behavioral programs of students.
  4. Facilitate therapeutic intervention with high-risk children.
  5. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

REPORTS TO: Coordinator of Special Education

SALARY: Placement on BSSD Teacher Pay Scale. (See the BSSD Negotiated Agreement for more details.)

LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: 200 Days

LOCATION: Bering Strait School District; Unalakleet, AK

Send initial letter of application with resume to: recruiting@bssd.org

Questions about the BSSD Special Education program, and specific exceptionalities can be addressed to: Jessie Towarak, Coordinator of Special Education, jtowarak@bssd.org, 907-624-4278

Written correspondence or mailed applications should be addressed to: HR Director, hr@bssd.org, 907-624-4309

NOTE: Bering Strait School district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.