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ESE Coordinator

Florida Virtual School Orlando ,FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $50,163 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 

Job Description Summary:

Our Mission is to deliver a high quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success.

FLVS does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other reason prohibited by law.

 

 

The Position:

Position General Summary:

The Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Coordinator assists the ESE Manager in the coordination, organization and supervision of ESE processes at FLVS Full Time to ensure proper implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requirements. The ESE Coordinator maintains Individual Educational Plan (IEP) documents and plans, coordinates, conducts and/or facilitates IEP Team meetings, IEP annual reviews and 3-year evaluations for a caseload of students with disabilities. The ESE Coordinator works with the ESE Instructors to assist in providing information to students, parents and General Education Instructors on how to appropriately implement a student’s IEP in the virtual educational environment. The ESE Coordinator assists in acting as a liaison between the ESE Department and other FLVS Departments, as well as students and their families.

 

Essential Position Functions:

  • Manage a caseload of ESE students and assist ESE Manager in coordinating ESE Services and Related Services for students with disabilities, including students with visual impairments
  • Coordinate, organize and facilitate IEP meetings ensuring necessary participants are in attendance
  • Gather necessary input from students, parents, teachers, counselors, therapists, and other stakeholders to prepare for IEP meetings and develop a draft IEP
  • Collaborate with teachers to provide suggested strategies and accommodations to best meet individual needs and assist students in meeting goals as defined in the IEP, including students with visual impairments
  • Monitor student progress, develop and disseminate IEP progress reports each semester for all students on assigned caseload
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships by consulting regularly with internal and external customers such as: students, parents, teachers, counselors, therapists, related services providers, agencies, etc., with particular attention to students with visual impairments
  • Provide families with required information regarding the IDEA Procedural Safeguards
  • Establish and maintain an efficient and accurate record keeping system of current and cumulative student records
  • Document all forms of contact and uploads documents to secure ESE folders in a timely manner
  • Protect the privacy of student records per The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and reports in the school’s EMS for compliance monitoring to meet all district and state ESE timelines
  • Assist students, parents and instructional staff in interpreting IEP accommodations and understanding provision and implementation of specially designed instruction and related services in the virtual environment, including students with visual impairments
  • Assist the ESE Manager in coordinating with teachers and other school stakeholders to ensure that the school is successful and operating in compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Collaborate regularly with school stakeholders to obtain and maintain knowledge of curriculum offerings and supplemental interventions to assist in educational planning and supports for students with disabilities, including students with visual impairments
  • Assist the school in ensuring students with disabilities are provided necessary accommodations for state assessments per student IEPs, including students with visual impairments
  • Utilize the Florida DOE Portal to Exceptional Education Resources (PEER) program for ESE/IEP paperwork
  • Stay abreast of all updates in ESE state legislation and federal law to ensure student success and district compliance
  • Continue professional growth through participation in trainings and other staff development activities
  • Provide the highest level of customer service to students, families and instructional staff
  • Model professional and ethical standards when working with students, parents, peers, and community members
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrating respect for others
  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established

 

 (These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

 

Minimum Requirements:

Education/Licensure/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Valid professional Florida certificate in Exceptional Student Education K-12

 

Experience:

  • At least three years’ experience with ESE compliance
  • Virtual education experience, preferred

 

Knowledge, abilities and skills:

  • Knowledge of MS Windows, MS Office, and Internet Explorer
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess qualities and skills to be a proactive, positive team player
  • Ability to work with and through people to establish goals, objectives, and action plans
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, meeting deadlines, and effective time management
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Exercises independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet responsibilities
  • Effective conferencing skills.
  • Knowledge of IDEA federal laws and state and local regulations as they relate to ESE.
Company Description
Why join Florida Virtual School?

Whether you are part of our instructional staff, working with students on a personal, one-on-one basis to push students toward success, or one of our support staff members who work tirelessly to ensure the FLVS journey is the cutting-edge experience you'd expect from the industry leader, all of us at FLVS work with a common commitment in mind - the student is at the center of every decision we make. FLVS employees are passionate about delivering a high-quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success.

We are always looking to add to our team of over 2,000 dedicated professionals working across the state of Florida to transform education worldwide

Florida Virtual School is committed to equal employment opportunities throughout all levels and departments within the organization. We strive to attract a diverse, qualified candidate pool, and welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We strive to treat employees, customers, and partners with respect and value the wide variety of ideas, perspectives and backgrounds brought to us. We realize that our employees are the ones who help us positively impact students lives and the world of education. As stated in Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, as of July 1, 2014, Florida law requires that the state (including universities and political subdivisions) give preference in appointment and retention in positions of employment to veterans residing in Florida.

Florida Virtual School

Why Work Here?

Awesome benefits! Paid time off including sick & vacation. Great Culture where the student comes first & our employees are valued!

Why join Florida Virtual School? Whether you are part of our instructional staff, working with students on a personal, one-on-one basis to push students toward success, or one of our support staff members who work tirelessly to ensure the FLVS journey is the cutting-edge experience you'd expect from the industry leader, all of us at FLVS work with a common commitment in mind - the student is at the center of every decision we make. FLVS employees are passionate about delivering a high-quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success. We are always looking to add to our team of over 2,000 dedicated professionals working across the state of Florida to transform education worldwide Florida Virtual School is committed to equal employment opportunities throughout all levels and departments within the organization. We strive to attract a diverse, qualified candidate pool, and welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We strive to treat employees, customers, and partners with respect and value the wide variety of ideas, perspectives and backgrounds brought to us. We realize that our employees are the ones who help us positively impact students lives and the world of education. As stated in Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, as of July 1, 2014, Florida law requires that the state (including universities and political subdivisions) give preference in appointment and retention in positions of employment to veterans residing in Florida.

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