Secondary Autism Specialist
Clayton County Public Schools - Jonesboro, GA

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Clayton County Public Schools is seeking applicants for the following position(s):

Secondary Autism Specialist

Job Type:
SPECIAL EDUCATION AUTISM

Reports To: Jennifer Brendle

Duty Days: 195

Salary Range: Clayton County Teacher Salary Scale

Job Description:
The position of the Autism Specialist is for the purpose of monitoring the program responsible for developing student's academic/self-help/independent functioning/learning skills through specialized research-based strategies found beneficial for children with Autism, and providing feedback to certified staff regarding positive behavior intervention guidelines and functional analysis procedures.

This position requires knowledge of and experience with currently accepted educational methodology for students with autism, characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders; current research regarding methodologies, interventions and treatment; behavior management strategies and techniques relating to students who experience atypical behaviors; as well as knowledge of a variety of methods of data collection and data analysis.

Knowledge of special education state and federal guidelines are required. The ability to support teachers who assess students using the Georgia Alternate Assessment is required.

Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be self-motivated, enjoy working in a high energy level environment and be able to manage multiple projects in a team capacity.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of valid T-4 certification in a Special Education field.

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