IEP Instructor RISE

Position listed on June 5, 2018

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IEP Instructor RISE

Learning Services

Ottumwa, IA

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Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Iowa teaching license with Instructional Strategist I or Instructional
  • Strategist II endorsement.
  • Previous classroom experience in special education.
  • Strong communication skills including e-mail, voicemail, Skype, Zoom and telephone
  • The ability to maintain strong working relationships.
  • Follows policies and procedures in accordance with state and national laws.
  • Effective organizational skills and the ability to be a self-starter.
  • Knowledge of college disability services.
  • Ability to consult with teachers and provide transition planning guidance.
  • Ability to make educationally sound decisions.
  • Knowledge of assistive technology and the ability to integrate it into curriculum.
  • Willingness to be flexible and a team player.
  • Daytime travel is required.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the RISE Coordinator this person will serve as the special education teacher for the RISE 4+ program. This includes but not limited to, maintaining IEPs (Individualized Education Plan) as a service provider, conducting progress monitoring, attending staffings for new and current students, and providing transition guidance to educators and families. 

Work Performed:

  • Serve as a liaison for schools, IHCC and families.
  • Provide consultation to teachers and tutors regarding best practices for accommodations and teaching strategies.
  • Provide transition planning guidance, including best practices as identified by the Department of Education.
  • Create a positive and welcoming learning environment.
  • Promote Indian Hills and the RISE program in a positive manner.
  • Maintain Confidentiality 
  • Conduct progress monitoring, as identified on the IEP.
  • Assist with improving student retention.
  • Maintain communication with the school district and appropriate IEP team member regarding the progress of each student.
  • Conduct annual staffings in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for writing and updating IEPs with guidance from the IEP team.
  • Provide guidance and support to students throughout their involvement in the program.
  • Promote relationships with outside resources including but not limited to, Iowa Works, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Job Corps.

Responsible To:
RISE Coordinator

Position Level:

Start Date:
August 26, 2018


Yearly Employment Length:
Part time 

2 days per week during academic year and 1 day per week during summer term

Funding Year:
August 26

RISE 10-2-5805-01-52100 100%

Starting Salary Range:
$18 per hour

Closing Date:
Until Filled

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If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Kristen Parks, Director of Human Resources/Equity Coordinator, 525 Grandview Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501, 683-5108.