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Special Education Coordinator

Cityscape Schools Dallas, TX

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION COORDINATOR

REPORTS TO: DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT/CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICER

FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT

SUPERVISES: N/A

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provide for the physical and instructional needs of students with disabilities in the special education program. Implement educational programs, including, but not limited to: self-help, behavior management and instructional programs for students. Coach and mentor teachers on practices that align with Cityscape Schools’ framework.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned as business necessitates.

· Coordinate a comprehensive program for Response to Intervention, the Referral Process, Special Education and Section 405

· Coordinate the Special Education program on assigned campus(es) to insure compliance with state and federal guidelines

· Provide leadership and support for the District’s Special Education staff on assigned campus(es)

· Participate in planning and providing Professional Development, as appropriate

· Coordinate Child Find efforts on assigned campus(es)

· Supervise and coordinate Special Education evaluation team and service providers efforts with other Special Education and District departments and programs

· Coordinate contracted evaluation with private providers, as appropriate

· Insure evaluations and ARD Committee meetings adhere to state and federal timelines

· Participate in review of personnel, as appropriate

· Provide leadership in the development and implementation of Operating Guidelines, Policies and Procedures, as requested

· Complete and monitor data reports to provide accurate information regarding all assigned programs

· Compile, maintain, and file all required physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents

· Monitor accuracy of PEIMS data for all assigned programs

· Maintain current knowledge of state and federal law and best practices for all assigned programs

· Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations

· Work cooperatively with Campus Administrators in implement and refine Response to Intervention, the Referral Process, Special Education and Section 504 programs

· Ensure confidentiality

· Enhance job skills by participating with staff development programs, as assigned

· Be active in faculty meetings and special events as assigned

· Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

· May supervise teachers and teacher aids in the Special Education program

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

· Minimum, Bachelors Degree

· Valid Texas Special Education Teaching certificate

· Positive, calm, supportive attitude

· Strong critical thinking skills

· Organizational ability

LANGUAGE SKILLS

· Ability to read, analyze, and apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions in written or oral form

· Ability to set priorities

· Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel, students, and parents

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

· Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference

· Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

REASONING ABILITY

· Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions ·

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

· Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form

SAFETY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Every employee of the School has an obligation to know our safety rules and procedures; to teach what they know to others; to recognize unsafe actions and situations; to warn others of unsafe situations; to react to emergency situations and to report hazardous or unsafe practices to those in a position to correct them.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, bend, stoop, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and use stairs. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level is low to high and may have frequent interruptions. There may be activity from other employees and students of a distracting nature. Must be able to maintain control in stressful situations. Some lifting of students with disabilities may be required.

Company Description
Charter school district in Dallas, TX

Cityscape Schools

Why Work Here?
Fantastic benefits, 401-K plan with a % match, free life insurance, Texas Teachers Retirement plan, School pays employee health insurance.

Charter school district in Dallas, TX

Address

630 Texas Street Dallas

Dallas, TX
75204 USA

Industry

Education

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