ESU 10 Multi-Tier System of Support (MTSS) Facilitator

ESU 10 Multi-Tier System of Support (MTSS) Facilitator  

Education Level:
 Master’s degree in education or related field
Minimum of five years of experience in public and/or private school or related field

Certification/Licensure:
Nebraska Teaching Certificate in related field

Essential Functions of Position:
The MTSS Facilitator works to ensure implementation integrity of evidence based practices and development of local implementation capacity. The MTSS Facilitator provides support in the implementation of evidence based practices at the ESU/District/School Leadership Team levels. The MTSS Facilitator works under the direction and supervision of the Director of Teaching and Learning combined with the advisement of the Director of Special Education at ESU 10.

The MTSS Facilitator will effectively demonstrate:
1. Application of implementation science in development of a multi-tiered system of support framework at ESU, district or school levels;
2. Provide training, coordination, and modeling of evidence based practices at ESU, district, or school levels (curriculum, instruction, intervention & assessment) for academics and social emotional behavioral learning (including PBIS);
3. Familiarity with state and federal accountability standards;
4. Expertise in state and local assessment systems, including but not limited to data analysis, report interpretation, and use of data in implementing evidence based practices;
5. Expertise in the use of multiple data sources (at both system and student levels) to drive decisions and improve instruction;
6. Proficient in the MTSS problem solving process;
7. Organization and planning skills for setting short and long term goals, and for coordinating efforts for timely accomplishment of such goals;
8. Effective verbal and written communication, both within the local district, and external stakeholders;
9. Experience in preparing and presenting high quality, research based professional development;
10. Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated through the respect of peers and the ability to build trusting, collaborative relationships;
11. Ability to work with representative leadership teams to develop local capacity;
12. Commitment to partnering with ESU 10 and NeMTSS colleagues to advocate and align MTSS implementation efforts with local district initiatives.

Possible Additional Responsibilities (based on the qualifications of the candidate)
LETRS Certified Trainer
MTSS Continuous School Improvement
NWEA MAP Certified Facilitator
PBIS Facilitator
Reading Specialist

Terms of Employment
FTE 1.0 with full-time benefits
Salary based on education and experience

Timeline
The following is the planned timeline for this position:
1. Advertisement of the Position Opening: December 22, 2020
2. Application Period: December 22, 2020 - January 27, 2021
3. Candidate Application Materials Due: January 27, 2021
4. New Facilitator Begins: July 1, 2021

Application Requirements
Letter of Application
Completed ESU 10 Classified Application
Three Letters of Recommendation
Responses to Questions - Questions will be emailed to applicants after Letter of Application is received

Application and letters of reference must be sent to Denise O’Brien, Educational Service Unit 10, PO Box 850, Kearney, NE 68848 or emailed to dobrien@esu10.org by January 27, 2021.