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Team Coordinator – Education Center South

The Watson Institute is hiring a Team Coordinator at the Education Center South, located in South Fayette/Bridgeville, PA. This position works Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m (1600 hour calendar).

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Employment Type: Full-time

Team Coordinator Job Responsibilities:

    • Supervisor teachers and other exempt and non-exempt staff
    • Monitor lesson plans and instructional materials to be used with students
    • Consult with classroom team and meet with teachers on a regular basis
    • Support classroom teaching teams in the design and implementation of positive behavior support programs for students
    • Support staff in behavior management procedures
    • Support teachers to ensure progress monitoring of students and support teachers with day to day instruction to include data collection protocol, trend, and analyze data
    • Complete classroom observations and provide feedback
    • Facilitate RR/IEP meetings as directed
    • Conduct tours and/or arrange observations in classrooms for parents, students, and other professionals at the Education Center
    • Coordinate student teacher placements/therapist interns with Program Coordinator/Director
    • Coordinate special events within Education Center
    • Substitute in classrooms as necessary
    • Other duties as assigned

Coordinator Job Requirements: 

  • Master’s Degree in Education required
  • PA Teaching Certification in Special Education required
  • Three years’ teaching experience in special education required
  • Five years’ experience working with students with special needs preferred
  • PA Supervisory Certificate in Special Education preferred
  • The essential functions of this position as described herein require the ability to exert moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling and brisk walking, and which may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (40 pounds)
  • The ability to keep up with running children and/or to lift or assist with lifting students is essential; ability to restrain students (when necessary for their safety) of varying weights
  • Ability to physically restrain students for their safety and the safety of others
  • Most tasks require oral communication, visual and hearing perception, and the ability to get around the classrooms, cafeteria, gym, campus, etc.
  • Current PA Clearances Acts 34, 114 and 151