Instructor, CrossingPoints, Special Education (Clinical Faculty/Non-Tenure Track)

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Requisition Number:0812028Number of Open Positions:1Position Title:InstructorOther Title Information:Instructor, CrossingPoints, Special Education (Clinical Faculty/Non-Tenure Track)Organization:212701 - SPECIAL ED AND MULTIPLE ABILITIESPosition Summary:

Responsibilities:
•Plan, develop and implement individualized transition education and experiences during the academic year based on each student’s individual needs and capabilities
•Develop, schedule, conduct, and regularly evaluate Individualized Education Programs (IEP) to promote students’ access and participation in meaningful transition education and related experiences
•Actively participate in eligibility and Level One Due Process IEP meetings and document the proceedings of the meetings on relevant forms
•Implement research-related activities as needed to develop and/or improve strategies for transition education
•Prepare, administer, and apply educational achievement tests and other transition related assessments to evaluate students’ progress and needs in transition
•Establish and maintain a standard of student behavior to achieve a functional and inclusive learning enviornment
•Confer with critical stakeholders including student, teachers, parents/guardians, adult service agencies, pertinent UA faculty and staff, and LEA and UA program administrators to review and resolve students’ transition, behavioral, employment, and/or academic issues, providing documentation or remedication materials upon request
•Participate in monitoring teacher assistants to ensure that they fulfill their role as required by LEA and UA
•Attend workshops, conferences, and/or conventions related to special education services to maintain growth in professional development and meet state certification guidelines.
•Work with students to collaboratively submit proposals and attend conferences to develop student self-advocacy skills and promote CPP as needed
•Collaborate with LEA and UA program administrators in revising and improving CPP when requested
•Maintain accurate and complete student records and prepare pertinent reports as required by IDEA, district policies, and UA administrative regulations.
•Assume other reasonable job-related duties as assigned by the LEA and/or UA program administrators

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The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Special Education and Multiple Abilities
CrossingPoints Program

Position: Instructor, CrossingPoints Program, Special Education (Clinical Faculty/Non-Tenure Track)

This position is for a nine-month academic year, non-tenure earning clinical instructor in the CrossingPoints Program (CPP) in the Colleg of Education, Department of Special Education and Multiple Abilities. This position will be renewed annually based upon satisfactory performance and funding.

Minimum Qualifications:
•A valid Alabama special Education teachers’ certificate in collaborative 6-12; or Masters in Severe Disabilities Education
•Ability to teach transition-age students with significant disabilities in a model transition program
•Knowledge of curriculum requirements and trends in the discipline
•Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders
•Knowledge of student behavior in his/her area of exceptionality as well as policies and procedures relevant to program implementation and participation.
•Ability to interpret assessment data, group students, and develop methodologies and strategies conducive to individualized instructional needs.
•Effective skills in oral and written communication to fulfill IEP requirements and communicate to students, parents, support agencies and other faculty and staff.
•Ability to perform required work in a fast-paced, high-intensive work environment.
•Commitment to diversity and excellence in transition education of youth (ages, 18-21 years) with significant disabilities.
Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience implementing programming for young adults with significant disabilities
•Willingness to provide supervision in irregular hours for special events or extracurricurricular
•Earned Masters degree in Severe Disabilities Education

Responsibilities:
•Plan, develop and implement individualized transition education and experiences during the academic year based on each student’s individual needs and capabilities
•Develop, schedule, conduct, and regularly evaluate Individualized Education Programs (IEP) to promote students’ access and participation in meaningful transition education and related experiences
•Actively participate in eligibility and Level One Due Process IEP meetings and document the proceedings of the meetings on relevant forms
•Implement research-related activities as needed to develop and/or improve strategies for transition education
•Prepare, administer, and apply educational achievement tests and other transition related assessments to evaluate students’ progress and needs in transition
•Establish and maintain a standard of student behavior to achieve a functional and inclusive learning enviornment
•Confer with critical stakeholders including student, teachers, parents/guardians, adult service agencies, pertinent UA faculty and staff, and LEA and UA program administrators to review and resolve students’ transition, behavioral, employment, and/or academic issues, providing documentation or remedication materials upon request
•Participate in monitoring teacher assistants to ensure that they fulfill their role as required by LEA and UA
•Attend workshops, conferences, and/or conventions related to special education services to maintain growth in professional development and meet state certification guidelines.
•Work with students to collaboratively submit proposals and attend conferences to develop student self-advocacy skills and promote CPP as needed
•Collaborate with LEA and UA program administrators in revising and improving CPP when requested
•Maintain accurate and complete student records and prepare pertinent reports as required by IDEA, district policies, and UA administrative regulations.
•Assume other reasonable job-related duties as assigned by the LEA and/or UA program administrators
Further information about the college and program is accessible at www.education.ua.edu
Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Kagendo Mutua at [email protected]
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Starting Date: August 16, 2019

Benefits:
Health and Life Insurance
TIAA-CREF available
Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama
Summer employment available on an as needed basis

Application Deadline: The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application, unofficial transcript(s) of all undergraduate and gradutate level coursework, vita, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit “official” transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate coursework

Additional Position Information:UA EEO Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.
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“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Search Initiation Date:07/03/2019Expected Starting Date:08/16/2019Special Instructions to Applicants:

Complete online application and include current vita. You have the option to attach a cover letter. You have the option to attach a list of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references as Other Document 1.

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