Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant
Holds or is eligible for a New Jersey Educational Services certificate with learning disabilities teacher-consultant endorsement.
The learning consultant is an educational specialist who functions as a member of the child study team to evaluate potentially handicapped pupils and consults with school personnel and parents to help ameliorate difficulties in language and perception and to enhance academic environment.
Child Study Team coordinator
Director of Special Services
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Observes and evaluates pupils referred to the Child Study Team formally or for screening who display symptoms which interfere with learning.
Provides information about the pupil relative to academic achievement levels, academic potential, perceptual strengths and weaknesses, language functioning and learning modality.
Participates actively in learning related planning for exceptional students in formulation of child study team classification and student's IEP and instructional guide.
Assists in implementation and follow-up of child study team recommendations for individual students in cooperation with the classroom teacher, building principal and parent.
Consults in the development, implementation and coordination of special class curriculum.
Provides consultation and information to teachers and administrators on learning-related concerns.
Provides consultation in district curriculum development.
Provides consultation and assistance in developing state and/or federally related education projects.
Maintains appropriate case records and adheres to adopted operating procedures of the Hillsborough Child Study Team relative to effective child study team functioning.
Maintains professional competence through participation in inservice education activities provided by the district and/or self-selected professional growth activities.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: In accordance with negotiated agreement.
EVALUATION: In accordance with the Board of Education policy.
Hillsborough Township Public Schools - 16 months ago