ASD Outreach Teacher Consultant

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools
Position Details: 

POSITION:                ASD Outreach Teacher Consultant


Plymouth-Canton is seeking to employ culturally responsive teachers who will be able to support and sustain equity-focused instruction for all learners.  These educators create high achieving learning environments. They identify and systematically apply differentiated instruction and assessment that improves achievement for all learners from all racial groups.



  1. Valid Michigan teaching certificate with at least one special education endorsement.  Applicants with the Autism Spectrum Disorder (SV) endorsement are preferred.
  2. Masters degree in special education.
  3. Three years successful school experience with not less than two years working within special education.  Applicants with experience working with students with autism spectrum disorder preferred.
  4. Must possess or immediately qualify for Michigan Department of Education Teacher Consultant approval.
  5. Professional communication and interpersonal skills.
  6. Extensive experience with, and knowledge of, behavior management principles.
  7. Extensive experience with, and knowledge of, curriculum adaptations.
  8. Demonstrated record of collaborative teamwork.
  9. Demonstrated skills in parent consultation.
  10. Proficient skills in written communication.


  1. Provides consultant support services to students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who are kindergarten through high school. 
  2. Provides trainings to staff and parents regarding best practices for students with autism spectrum disorder. 
  3. Supports staff with materials/support needed for including students with autism spectrum disorder in general education.
  4. Works collaboratively with building principals, general education teachers, special education teachers, specials teachers and paraprofessionals, dealing with students with autism spectrum disorder.
  5. Works collaboratively with parents of students with autism spectrum disorder..
  6. Works collaboratively with educators in the design of visual schedules, behavior plans, academic supports, communication systems and assitive technology.
  7. Performs other tasks as may be assigned by the supervisors.
  8. Bending, lifting, and overhead work required.

REPORTS TO:                          

Supervisor of Special Education               


Beginning step of the applicable salary schedule

Masters degree step one - $43,954

Full year salary will be prorated to start date

 BEGINNING DATE:                 

As soon as possible after interview process.



METHOD OF APPLICATION:  Two Step Process                  

Step 1 - Complete the online application

Click on NEW ACCOUNT to begin the application process.

Complete the entire online application including the Teacher Supplemental section, and upload the following documents in the File Upload section:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (attach in resume section)
    Address letter to Dr. Elizabeth Vartanian-Gibbs, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.
  • Three Letters of recommendation
  • Copies of Official Transcripts of all degrees earned
  • Copy of valid Michigan teaching certificate
  • Copy of Teacher Consultant approval (if applicable)

Please note that documents uploaded to your online application will need to be one of the following file formats: .jpg, .tif, .doc, .pdf, or .gif. Files should be no larger than 8.5" x 11" scanned in black and white or 256 grayscale. Because all required documents are attached to the online application, it is not necessary to submit paperwork to our office.

Step 2 - Apply for the position           

From the main page of the your online application in the ‘Available Jobs’ section, find the job code for the position you are interested in and click ‘APPLY’ on the left-hand side of the page.  The job will then appear at the top of the page in the ‘Jobs You Have Applied For’ section. 


Upon recommendation for employment, Section 1230g, as amended, of the Revised School Code requires all school employees to be electronically finger printed for the purpose of undergoing a criminal history background check. The fingerprinting is conducted by a third party and is at the expense of the applicant. Cost for fingerprinting is approximately $70.00.


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:                   Open until filled

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