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Special Education Coordinator (Washington, DC Public Charter School)

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TenSquare, LLC | Washington, DC
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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. 

TenSquare seeks a Special Education Coordinator for a school in Washington, DC. 

ABOUT THE POSITION

A Special Education Coordinator is responsible for creating a supportive, empowering learning environment. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Promoting Student Academic Progress 

  • Advocating for special education students and staff
  • Promoting cooperative relationships with general education staff and all special education stakeholders, including students and their families
  • Developing the SST process for students
  • Monitoring the delivery and integration of instruction and related services, as stipulated in and aligned with individualized education programs (IEPs); provide direct instructional support if needed. 
  • Developing and implementing a performance management tracking system for students with disabilities, in collaboration with the Head of School
  • Serving as the compliance link between school leadership, special education teachers/case managers, and clinical providers

Supporting the IEP Process

  • Scheduling, coordinating, and facilitating annual all IEP meetings; ensuring IEP completion and compliance related to areas including: least restrictive environment (LRE), accommodations/modifications, service hours, transportation, and extended school year (ESY)
  • Promoting positive student and family relationships and facilitating communication in complex cases 
  • Guiding thoughtful development of student evaluation plans in collaboration with clinical providers to ensure comprehensive and holistic evaluation of students in all areas of suspected disabilities
  • Collaborating with evaluators to ensure timely referral of student evaluation plans and permission to evaluate forms and timely receipt of reports

Ensure Compliance 

  • Encouraging and guide staff with regard to the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and all applicable laws, regulations, and mandates
  • Overseeing the compliance of comprehensive documentation maintained in special education files
  • Collaborating with school leadership on the professional development needed to support teachers/case managers
  • Maintaining current information in SEDS
  • Maintaining shared schoolwide calendar of IEP meetings
  • Conducting manifestation determination reviews (MDRs)

QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in special education, administration, or related field preferred
  • At least three years of experience as a special education teacher
  • Eligible for Special Education Standard Certification in Washington, D.C. 
  • Deep understanding of IDEA and other laws applicable to special education
  • Knowledge of DC's regulatory environment and special education landscape 
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work as part of a team 
  • Familiarity with SEDS or similar data system
  • Able to give clear directions and supervise teachers/case managers 

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…

Detalles básicos

  • Presencial
  • A Tiempo Completo
  • Licenciatura
  • Profesional

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HOW TO APPLY

Click here to apply directly to the Special Education Coordinator position.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran’s status, or any other factor, which would constitute a violation of the D.C. Human Rights Act or other applicable laws or court order.

HOW TO APPLY

Click here to apply directly to the Special Education Coordinator position.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for…

Ubicación

Washington, DC

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