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Education Consultant Job

The Watson Institute is hiring a full-time Education Consultant for our Training and Consultation Services program. This position will work Monday through Friday out in the field. There is part-time flexibility.

Job Benefits

At the Watson Institute, we invest in our employees personally and professionally. Check out a few of the employee benefits you’ll receive as a Watson employee:

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurances as well as life and long-term disability and access to voluntary benefits. 
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Watson matching employee contributions after 1 year of employment. 
  • Access to Tuition Reimbursement to pursue further education and advanced degrees.
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program access for employees who meet the forgiveness program requirements.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and flexible spending accounts.

Learn more about what it’s like to work at the Watson Institute!

Employment Type: Full-time

Consultant Job Description:

  • Develop training and consultation action plans for clients (clients are typically school districts)
  • Conduct observations and provide direct consultation to teachers in special education classrooms
  • Work independently out in the field; schedule training and consultation times
  • Present workshops, seminars to groups of all sizes, as requested by the client
  • Support district staff during IEP development; may attend meetings as requested by the client
  • Develop informative professional reports based on observations as feedback to the client’s team
  • Ability to work diligently and independently

Job Requirements: 

  • Master’s degree in special education or related field required;  certification or license in field required
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact positively with all people
  • Four to six (4-6) years experience in teaching preferred
  • Three to four (3-4) years experience using best practice strategies in a classroom environment preferred
  • Maintain knowledge of current IDEA regulations
  • Knowledge and experience with children with autism and behavior challenges
  • Experience in inclusive environments preferred
  • Excellent written communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of recommended practices in regular and special education
  • Ability to prepare and present presentations organized and rich in content presentations and workshops
  • Current PA clearances (Act 34, 114, and 151)