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SPECIAL EDUCATION CASE MANAGER

American Preparatory Academy Las Vegas, NV
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SPECIAL EDUCATION CASE MANAGER
 
Job Location: Las Vegas, NV
Level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Job Type: Full-Time
Years of Experience: 2 years preferred
Starting Date: August 2019
 
 
JOB DESCRIPTION:
 
American Preparatory Academy is seeking a full-time Special Education Case Manager to work with Elementary and Secondary (K-12th grade) students. Under the direction and supervision of the Academic Directors and Special Education Director, the Special Education Case Manager will be responsible for the administration and supervision of the educational programs for students with disabilities.
 
American Preparatory Academy is an academically rigorous charter schools that focuses on a liberal arts education.  At American Prep, students are expected to do homework and learn concepts to mastery. We have a wonderful culture at our schools where teachers work collaboratively to help students achieve their full potential. If you want a career where you can work in a positive, supportive, collaborative environment to help students learn, please send us your resume.
 
 
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The position includes but is not limited to the following list of representative duties:
Provides instructional leadership to school sites in the development of quality special education
programs and services
Provides guidance and support to school sites in the areas of compliance with state and federal
law and district procedures
Create IEP/504 and behavior plans for students
Assess students for eligibility of special education services using approved protocols and evaluations
Implement Tier II and III interventions within the RTI model
Progress monitor students on Individualized Education Plans as well as those within the RTI process
Provides consistent communication on special education issues to all stakeholders
Assists in the allocation of resources and monitors the use of state, federal and local funds for
special education
Provides leadership in the informal resolution of complaints and due process issues
Ensures effective departmental communication between special education and all stakeholders
Provides instruction in core subject areas
Other duties as assigned

Knowledge of:
Administration, principles and methods of educational and instructional services models
Current educational programs, curriculum, and instructional practices and strategies which assist students with disabilities in securing a quality education
RtI model and research based methodologies
Individual Education Plan and 504 plan development, revisions and analysis
Evaluation materials and school-wide assessments
Teaching and learning theory
Applicable federal and state laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures related to students with disabilities
Effective oral and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy

Ability to:
Effectively plan, organize, and implement an educational program and support services
Develop IEP/504  and behavior plans for students
Organize IEP/504 and behavior plan meetings with staff, parents and students
Exercise judgment and discretion
Prioritize work to meet schedules and timelines
Prepare narrative reports
Work collaboratively with all stakeholders
Work independently with little direction
Utilize proper discretion in dealing with confidential matters
Understand and be sensitive to those of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
 
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Successful candidates will:
·              Be energetic, enthusiastic and committed to student success
·              Have State of Nevada Special Education License
·              Have minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in special education
·              Be able to work well in a teamwork environment, including participation in a coaching model for teaching
 
JOB BENEFITS
American Prep offers medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans and participates in the Nevada State Retirement System (PERS)  

American Preparatory Academy

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Las Vegas, NV
USA