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ARD Facilitator

Company: Sealy Independent School District
Location: Sealy
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Special Education/ARD Facilitator

Date Posted:

Special Education

Date Available:
2023-2024 School Year

Closing Date:
Until FilledPrimary Purpose:
Responsible for facilitating ARD meetings and assisting in the development of the students' Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and completion of required ARD paperwork on the Campus assigned to. Communicates with campus staff and parents before and after ARD Committee meetings in ARD preparation/follow-up activities.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Valid Teaching Certificate
    Special Knowledge/Skills:
    • Communicate with colleagues on a regular basis
    • Strive to maintain and improve professional competence
    • Interact with parents
    • Ensure compliance with all state and federal requirements for educating students with disabilities
    • Good attention to detail
      • Prefer 3 years of teaching experience in Special Education
        Instructional Management Monitors and assesses student ability and achievement
      • Ensures that student progress is evaluated on a regular, systematic basis, and that findings are used in making decisions to improve program effectiveness as it relates to specific student needs
      • Addresses student achievement deficiencies by focusing resources and efforts to promote satisfactory classroom performance. Diagnoses and addresses student needs
      • Addresses the educational needs of at-risk students
      • Directs resources and efforts to address the most pressing student needs Assists teachers in designing student learning experiences
      • Interacts with staff to plan, implement, and evaluate IEP's on a systematic basis to include students and community representatives as appropriate.
      • Assists in monitoring the instructional process to ensure that program activities are aligned with desired outcomes. Demonstrates effective human relations skills
      • Develops and maintains positive staff morale.
      • Communicates high expectations and regard for the individual in an enabling and non-threatening manner. Employs effective communication skills
      • Fosters and promotes collegiality and team building.
      • Strives to keep personnel informed on pertinent matters.
      • Listens with an open mind to the ideas and concerns of all constituents.
        Personnel Management
        Accepts and applies authority appropriately
      • Recognizes line of authority and limits of responsibility in decision making.
      • Complies with applicable personnel policies and regulations. Encourages personal and professional growth and development
      • Exhibits skill in "coaching" staff and providing technical assistance. Secures the necessary personnel resources to meet objective
      • Orients new campus and department staff as appropriate.
      • Utilizes outside personnel resources effectively to assist in attaining program goals.
        Administration, Fiscal, and Facilities Management Manages the assessment/interpretation function effectively
      • Ensures that Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committee meetings are conducted appropriately to comply with applicable state and federal guidelines.
      • Serves as a resource person in interpreting the general objectives, laws, policies, and procedures of the Special Education program to students, parents, staff, and community.
        School/Community Relations
        Fosters collaborative educational efforts among members of the total school community
      • Works to alleviate parental anxiety in matters pertaining to student assessment, program eligibility, and Individual Educational Plan (IEP).
      • Responds to parent/community concerns in a timely manner.
        Professional growth and development
        Seeks and uses evaluative information to improve performance
      • Seeks, accepts, and responds to evaluative feedback from supervisors and peers.
      • Takes the initiative to further develop appropriate professional skills.
      • Maintains contact with current research, practice, and legislative guidelines affecting special education.
        Additional Duties
      • Regular attendance
      • Maintain confidentiality
      • Performs additional duties and accepts other responsibilities as may be assigned.

        Telephone, Computer, Copier, and Fax machine

        Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
        Maintain emotional control under stress. Occasional district travel; occasional prolonged and irregular hours.

Keywords: Sealy Independent School District, Houston , ARD Facilitator, Other , Sealy, Texas

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