MTSS Instructional Coach

Crete Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of MTSS Instructional Coach for the 2023-2024 school year. Benefits include paid health insurance, long term disability insurance, and personal and sick leave. This position provides district wide support for all tiers in the implementation of  positive behavioral interventions and supports. This position also provides instructional support at tier 3/special education for students needing intensive support in the areas of behavior and life skills.

Essential Requirements: 

  • Master’s degree in special education or educational leadership
  • Nebraska Department of Education Teaching Certificate
  • Experience implementing multi tiered systems of support at the building and/or district level
  • Experience developing and implementing specialized instruction for students needing intensive support
  • Administrative certificate and experience preferred

Required Job Tasks:

Provide district level leadership in the development of a multi-tiered system of support for the behavioral and social emotional development of students including the foundational elements of data based decision making, implementing effective practices, and establishing systems of support.

Assist in the development of district wide data systems for universal screening and progress monitoring of students in the areas of behavioral and social emotional development.

Provide support for administrators, classroom teachers, and other school staff in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting universal screening and progress monitoring data to inform decision making about the behavioral and social emotional needs of students.

Use a consultative problem-solving process to facilitate self assessment and action planning to develop systems of behavioral support at the building and district level. 

Effectively communicate information verbally and in writing for diverse audiences, such as parents, teachers, school personnel, policy makers, community leaders, and others. 

Facilitate communication and collaboration by demonstrating effective and appropriate interpersonal communication techniques. 

Understand the impact of trauma on social, emotional, and behavioral functioning and, in collaboration with others, work to implement practices to reduce the effects of trauma on learning and behavior. 

Demonstrate skills related to behavior analysis and use systematic decision making to consider the antecedents, consequences, functions, and potential causes of behavioral difficulties that may impede learning or socialization. Recognize that behavioral difficulties may stem from specific skill and/ or performance deficits that can be remedied through instruction and/or reinforcement strategies.

Develop and support the implementation of positive behavioral supports at the individual, group, classroom, school, and district levels that demonstrate the use of appropriate ecological and behavioral approaches (e.g., positive reinforcement, social skills training, restorative justice practices, and positive psychology) to promote effective student discipline practices and classroom management strategies. 

Provide professional development, training, and ongoing coaching that help staff to better understand the research and practical use of multi tiered systems to support student behavior and social emotional development. 

Use inclusive language and provide culturally responsive and equitable practices for diverse individuals, families, schools, and communities.

Possess advanced knowledge about special education and related services, and use that knowledge to promote specialized instructional and support practices within special education that meet the diverse needs of children with disabilities.

Practice in ways that are consistent with ethical, professional, and legal standards and regulations.

Engage in ongoing learning and formulate personal plans for professional growth.

Zone 5

Grades

Pre-K–12, Post-Secondary

Additional Information

Position Title: MTSS Instructional Coach

Job ID#: 561

Reports to: Student Services Coordinator

Date Available: August 1, 2023

Work Year: 186 days

Contact Information

Crete Public Schools
930 Main Avenue
Crete, Nebraska 68333
https://www.creteschools.org/

Jenny Beck
(p) (402) 826-5855