Special Education Coordinator


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

04/10/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

ABOUT TENSQUARE

TenSquare is a national charter school support organization that works alongside schools to make lasting and measurable change. TenSquare works in partnership with school leaders to help them navigate the charter accountability landscape, grow and thrive in an increasingly competitive charter school environment, and improve student outcomes. Our strategic, hands-on engagements have led to significant gains in student achievement and organizational performance as measured by state exams and authorizer report cards. 

 

We are in search of a Special Education Coordinator to work for a partner school. 

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Special​ ​Education​ ​Coordinator​ ​ensures​ ​that​ ​all​ ​students​ ​receive​ ​high​ ​quality​ ​education​ ​that meets​ ​their​ ​learning​ ​needs​ ​and​ ​goals.​ ​S/he​ ​provides​ ​direct​ ​support,​ ​guidance,​ ​and​ ​oversight​ ​on​ ​key​ ​elements related​ ​to​ ​special​ ​education,​ ​social​ ​work,​ ​and​ ​Response​ ​to​ ​Intervention​ ​(RtI)​ ​compliance,​ ​reporting​ ​and management​ ​systems.​ ​This​ ​position​ ​is​ ​directly​ ​responsible​ ​for​ ​campus​ ​based​ ​special​ ​education​ ​compliance,​ ​state reporting,​ ​data​ ​collection,​ ​review,​ ​and​ ​day-to-day​ ​challenges​ ​that​ ​arise.​ ​​ ​The​ ​Special Education ​Coordinator​ ​maintains​ ​and improves​ ​systems​ ​and​ ​procedures​ ​related​ ​to​ ​special​ ​education,​ ​social​ ​work,​ ​and​ ​RtI. 

 

  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESServes as the Instructional​ ​leader for​ ​special education at the campus to​ ​ensure​ that ​special​ ​education​ ​teachers, ​ ​social​ ​workers, ​ ​and​ ​paraprofessionals​ ​receive quality​ ​feedback, ​ ​evaluation, ​ ​and​ ​professional​ ​development​
  • Collaborates with school​ ​leadership​ ​to​ ​make​ ​certain​ ​that​ ​programs​ ​are​ ​high​ ​quality, ​ ​effective, ​ ​and procedurally​ ​correct
  • Direct​s ​special​ ​education​ ​evaluation, ​ ​reevaluation​ ​and​ ​annual​ ​IEP​ ​compliance​ ​and​ ​timelines;
  • Manage​ ​all​ ​aspects​ ​of​ ​documentation​ ​pertaining​ ​to​ ​students​ ​with​ ​IEPs,​ ​including​ ​but​ ​not​ ​limited​ ​to: onboarding new​ ​students, scheduling​ ​and​ ​facilitating ​meetings​, and ensuring​ ​student documentation​ ​is​ ​in​ ​compliance
  • Regularly​ ​review​ ​special​ ​education​ ​and​ ​RtI​ ​data​ ​to​ ​inform​ ​programmatic​ ​changes​ ​and​ ​supports​ ​to​ ​improve our​ ​academic​ ​program and calculate​ ​and​ ​report​ ​student​ ​achievement​ ​data​ ​​for​ ​special​ ​education​ ​and​ ​RtI
  • Manage​ ​the​ ​flow​ ​of​ ​consistent​ ​communication​ ​on​ ​Special​ ​Education​ ​issues​ ​to​ ​Principal​ ​and​ ​Director​ ​of Student​ ​Services and assist​ ​school​ ​based​ ​leaders​ ​with​ ​problem​ ​solving​ ​around​ ​scheduling, ​ ​hours, ​ ​and​ ​timelines
  • Communicate​ ​regularly​ ​with​ ​parents​ ​and​ ​caregivers​ ​regarding​ ​student​ ​progress​ ​and​ ​challenges

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in special education, administration, or related field preferred
  • Possess District of​ ​Columbia​ ​Certification​ ​in​ ​Special​ ​Education​ ​and you have at​ ​least​ ​5​ ​years​ ​of​ ​successful​ teaching​ ​experience​ ​in​ ​an​ ​urban​ ​environment
  • Knowledge​ ​of​ ​Federal​ ​and​ ​DCM​ ​Regulations​ ​regarding​ ​special​ ​education
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly skilled in evaluating​ ​exceptional​ ​teaching​ ​across​ ​the​ ​special​ ​education​ ​continuum; writing/creating​ ​reports, ​ ​correspondence, ​ ​and​ ​procedure​ ​manuals​ ​consistent​ ​with​ ​the​ ​duties​ ​of this​ ​position

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Apply for the Special Education Coordinator position

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  

TenSquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not allow discrimination with respect to employment or any of the terms or conditions of employment because of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status or religion.


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