Intervention Specialist – Unit STRIDE

West Clermont Local School District

Stride Position: West Clermont Local School District has openings for Intervention Specialists (Stride) for the 2021-2022 school year.

Stride Position Summary: West Clermont is seeking intervention specialists to provide academic and behavioral instruction, support and services in West Clermont’s Stride Program classroom within an elementary (K-5) building for students with significant cognitive, academic and daily living skills. Students may also have significant communication needs (i.e., students identified multiple disabilities, autism, other health impairment, etc. ).
Intervention Specialists will be responsible for planning, executing and delivering instruction across areas (e.g., academic, functional daily living skills, communication, behavior, etc.). Teachers are supported by and supervise paraprofessionals. Teachers collaborate with a multidisciplinary team (e.g., general education teachers, occupational therapist, speech pathologist, etc.) to meet student needs. Experience with best practices for supporting students with diverse needs is desired (e.g., structured teaching, positive behavior supports, PECS, and sensory supports).

Stride Teacher Qualifications:
Ohio licensure as an Intervention Specialist – Moderate to Intensive preferred, but not required.

Stride Program Overview: A program to support students with significant academic, cognitive, daily living skill needs who also have behavioral needs. This program focuses on strengthening functional communication skills, social skills and daily living skills, as well as strategies to replace challenging behavior. Students may still participate in the general education setting for parts of the day when appropriate, as determined by the IEP team

Stride Program Features: Students are supported by program staff with ongoing professional development in academic instruction, curriculum modification, positive behavior interventions and crisis prevention/intervention. Students have access to direct social-emotional instruction, calming areas, and sensory supports as needed. Services are provided using a team approach

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