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Special Education Consultant

Special Education Consultation Careers

Job Description 

  • Provides services necessary for the identification, diagnostic evaluation and educational programming for children and youth with disabilities 
  • Assists schools in providing quality learning environments that enhance individualized student achievement 
  • Assists teachers with designing special education programs and districts with designing services for children in the least restrictive setting by consultation with general and special education teachers 
  • Supports school improvement and implementation of the Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) structure 
  • Serves as an advocate for all children and youth

Education & Experience 

  • Master’s degree-level of professional training in special education or another area of education 
  • Consultant endorsement, which can be obtained during the first two years of employment at Heartland AEA if other criteria are met 
  • Appropriately license/certification from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners 
  • Four years of successful experience, with two of those years in special education 

Salary 

  • Full-time working 192 days a year: starting salary of $49,228 or $34.19 an hour 
  • Full-time with doctorate-level training working 192 days a year: up to $85,917 or $59.66 an hour

Make a difference every day for students and educators!


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