Early Childhood MTSS Facilitator- Region 5 (ESU 13, 15, 16)

REGION 5 MTSS:  ESU’S 13, 15, 16 

Job Title:  Early Childhood MTSS Facilitator

Department: Early Childhood

Education Level and Certification: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Family and Consumer Science, or related field. Three to five years minimum of experience working with young children in a preschool setting or five or more years’ experience in a school district PreK-2nd grade setting. 

Terms of Employment: This is a 210-220 day contract with salary determined annually by ESU 13 board and contract days can be increased/decreased base on program needs as approved by the administrator.

Reports To: Director of Early Childhood

Required Job Tasks and Essential Functions:

The Early Childhood MTSS Facilitator is expected to work collaboratively with school districts, Head Start Programs, community early childhood programs, and state and local agencies/organizations within the region to ensure that a comprehensive array of early childhood supports that contribute to positive outcomes for programs, children, and families.

  1. Facilitate leadership team meetings to complete readiness measures and benchmarks of quality.
  2. Participate in meetings and workgroups as assigned: Pyramid state leadership team meetings, workgroups, and other MTSS Regional Consultants in Nebraska.
  3. Offer resources and strategies to staff to enhance facilitator-educator relationships, offer expert suggestions, and utilize reflective practices in all meetings.
  4. Seek feedback to improve performance, strive to continuously build knowledge and skills, and share expertise with others.
  5. Work with and provide training and technical assistance opportunities for regional team members, school district, ESU and community professionals. Promote and assist in community-implementation of the Pyramid model.
  6. Assist teachers/caregivers to structure developmentally appropriate routines and interactions that contribute to positive outcomes for the children and.
  7. Provide support in the use of appropriate practices to promote child development and learning across developmental.
  8. Participate with and receive guidance from the NeMTSS state-level team including, NDE/UNL co­ leads and NeMTSS state.
  9. Provide consultation, facilitation, system development -including action planning, and fidelity assessment services to assigned region.
  10. Stay informed of evidence-based instructional materials, strategies, interventions, assessments, and technology for improved outcomes for all children.
  11. Be aware of new research and best practices around early childhood MTSS and bring other team members through the PLC process when teams are blended.
  12. Contribute to enhancement of NeMTSS website.
  13. Participate in ongoing professional learning opportunities at the state and national level.
  14. Follow rules and responsibilities outlined by the early childhood NeMTSS grant holder including other duties as assigned.
  15. Ensure that the mission and goals of the ESU 13 are adequately reflected in the school’s educational program and operations.
  16. Complies with the Standards for ESU #13 Employee Performance and Code of Ethics.

FLSA Status:

Professional exemption: The employee has a primary duty of performing work requiring knowledge of an advanced type in a field of science or learning customarily acquired by a prolonged course of specialized intellectual instruction and study or has a primary duty of teaching, tutoring, instructing, or lecturing in the activity of imparting knowledge and is employed and engaged in this activity as a teacher.

Essential Functions: The essential functions of the EC MTSS Facilitator position include: (1) regular, dependable in-person attendance on the job; (2) the ability to perform the identified tasks and to possess and utilize the identified knowledge, skills, and abilities and to perform the identified work activities; and (3) the ability to perform the following identified physical requirements.


* This Job Description is in addition to and supplements the Master Classified/Certificated Job Description*

It is the policy of ESU 13 to not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or other protected status in its educational programs, admission policies, employment policies or other administered programs.  Persons requiring accommodations to apply and/or be considered for positions are asked to make their request to the ESU 13 Administrator.

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Additional Information

Terms of Employment: This is a 220 day contract with salary determined annually by ESU 13 board and contract days can be increased/decreased base on program needs as approved by the administrator.

Contact Information

ESU #13
4215 Ave I
Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361

Crystal Smith
(p) (308) 635-3696 2009
(f) (308) 635-0680

How to Apply

For more information or to apply please go to our website at:


Please contact Human Resources Manager with questions:

Crystal Smith at (308)635-3696 or csmith@esu13.org