Kansas MTSS and Alignment Math Specialist

Keystone Learning Services / Northeast Kansas Education Service Center USD 608 • www.keystonelearning.org

JOB TITLE:  Kansas MTSS and Alignment Math Specialist
DEPARTMENT:  Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)
LOCATION:  Keystone Learning Services
REPORTS TO:  Kansas MTSS and Alignment Co-Directors

This position will work within a team of Math Specialists to clearly define the structures, processes, and
practices of a school’s Building Leadership Team (BLT) most critical for co-leading and implementing
improvement efforts within the content area of math. The BLT will collaborate with Kansas MTSS and
Alignment Math Specialists to embed systemic structures and processes, creating a focused, coherent, and
aligned system.

Kansas MTSS and Alignment Math Specialists will also facilitate the BLT through long-term capacity-building
efforts related to the areas below but not limited to:

? deep knowledge in mathematics
? evidence-based practices
? systems change and effective school improvement practices
? coaching/facilitation roles
? the Science of Math
? Kansas curricular standards

This position will require close work with Kansas MTSS and Alignment Leadership and staff, KSDE
Leadership and staff, school building leadership and staff, other TASN Project staff and Education Service
Center staff to determine, develop, deliver, and implement the appropriate scope of support to school systems
across the state of Kansas.

·      Participate in activities to support and move forward KSDE’s vision of coherence and
alignment of a school improvement process for school systems to utilize
·      Coordinate efforts for integration of special education and other at-risk student populations into the Kansas
MTSS framework
·      Coordinate efforts for integration of supports to build the capacity of school leaders and staff to provide for
equity and access for all students within the processes created
·      Collaborate with other TASN projects to promote an aligned process of improvement
·      Assist in the development and delivery of statewide outcome improvement workshops
·      Ensuring feedback loops are developed and used by school systems while enacting effective, coherent
processes that continually meet the needs of all students and staff
·      Understanding how to utilize inquiry/impact cycles
·      Ensuring the school system’s effective use of a decision-making method
·      Build and strengthen the capacity for teacher clarity and self and collective efficacy within the processes
·      Build, maintain, and sustain appropriate professional relationships with colleagues and clients through
times of agreement and times of dissonance

·       Participate in the development and support of educational projects identified and requested by KSDE’s
Special Education and Title Services Team or the Project’s Leadership
·       Pursue professional development that supports the goals of the Kansas MTSS & Alignment Project at
the state and national levels
·       Present at state and national conferences when appropriate, and upon request
·       Carry out other duties as assigned

·       Kansas State Department of Education, Special Educational and Title Services Team
·       Kansas MTSS & Alignment Project Leadership and Staff
·       District and Building Level Administrators and Staff
·       TASN Staff
·       Renowned Consultants, Authors, Researchers, Etc.

·       Direct experience at the building and/or district level within a Multi-Tier System of Supports or Response
to Intervention principles and the use of evidence-based practices
·       Strong working knowledge of systems change, results based staff development, adult learning theory,
group facilitation, basic evaluation techniques and problem solving
·      Strong working knowledge of the Kansas Education Systems Accreditation 2.0 (KESA 2.0) process
·      Strong working knowledge of the Science of Math
·      Strong working knowledge of current education research and practices
·      Actively involved in development of own professional learning
·       Strong working knowledge of data-based decision making
·       Degree in education required
·       Advanced degree in education preferred
·       Current Kansas teaching license (or Kansas eligible) required
· Prior teaching experience in the area of mathematics required

·       Regular and extensive traveling (approximately 70%) across the state of Kansas
·       Approximately 30% overnight travel
·       Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Office 365, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
·       Proficiency with Google Suite and components
·       Excellent organization and time management skills
·       Ability to clearly communicate technical information in verbal and written form
·       Ability to lift and transfer up to 40 pounds

12-month contract to be completed between July 1st and June 30th.  Salary will be based upon education and

Job performance will be reviewed by the Kansas MTSS & Alignment Co-Directors with input from Keystone
Learning Services Executive Director.
Keystone Learning Services will be accepting applications until position is filled.

Keystone Learning Services/Northeast Kansas Education Service Center USD 608 is an Equal Opportunity

Benefits Information

Project paid medical dental and vision. Short and Long Term Disability Insurance Accident Insurance Critical Care Insurance KPERS covered position Life Insurance Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

Salary Information

Salary will be based upon education and experience.

Employer Information

The mission of Keystone Learning Services is to forge educational partnerships through innovation and leadership to provide quality services that produce independent learners.  We achieve this mission due in large part to the outstanding people we employ!  Our staff is comprised of people who want to help students achieve their dreams and work in a positive and progressive environment.


Keystone hires special education teachers, related service providers, and paraeducators for eight USDs including: Atchison County Community Schools #377, Jefferson County North #339, Jefferson West #340, McLouth #342, Oskaloosa #341, Perry-Lecompton #343, Valley Falls #338 and Easton #449. We also hire special education administrators to assist schools with planning, training, and supervision all staff and oversee compliance monitoring. The member districts are located in the beautiful countryside surrounding Lake Perry including portions of Douglas, Jackson, Jefferson, and Atchison Counties. 


In addition to special education services for the member districts, Keystone also provides services including:  Tiny K programs in 7 counties, internet and technology services, comprehensive staff development, Parents as Teachers in 21 school districts, hosts WebKIDSS IEP Consortium, John Dewey Learning Academy, and fiscal manager of KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN), Autism and Tertiary Behavior Support (ATBS), and Kansas MTSS. 


We have a wonderful partnership with our member districts and unmatched community support for education.  The diverse scope of services offered here pairs personalized small-town services with state-of-the-art educational technology making Keystone Learning Services and Northeast Kansas a great choice!

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500 E. Sunflower Blvd.
Ozawkie, KS 66070

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