Job Description


TITLE: Instructional Coach - Special Education - Middle School


Coordinate the implementation of special education programs with the maximum consideration of
inclusion and least restrictive environment.


1. Arizona Special Education Teacher certification
2. Master Degree in Special Education (preferred)
3. At least five (5) years of successful experience with special education students
4. Knowledge of district special education programs
5. Knowledge of all areas of exceptionality, including gifted and preschool (preferred)
6. Broad knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply special education laws, procedures, and
compliance standards
7. Obtain and maintain NCI, First Aid, and CPR certification
8. Experience in staff professional development
9. Ability to assess needs, develop and implement the IEP, and evaluate outcomes


(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by the incumbents of this class.)


- Conduct staff training and professional development for general education and special education
- Provide information to Tempe Elementary School District #3 staff regarding policy and
procedures for special education students.
- Provide K-8 literacy and math support to children and teachers through supplemental groups
and/or supplemental individual instruction in the classroom.
- Assist with disaggregation and interpretation of assessment data to increase individual student
growth and achievement.
- Assist in the planning of parent involvement activities.
- Perform other duties related to the implementation of the school wide plan.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

DEPARTMENT: Student Support

SALARY: Certified

WORK YEAR: Teacher Calendar

REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Student Support and Assistant Director of Student Support
EVALUATION: Teacher Evaluation


DATE: Governing Board Approved May 2, 2012

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