Position DescriptionPOSITION TITLE:
Special Education Lead Process CoordinatorFLSA:
Exempt ProfessionalREPORTS TO: Executive DirectorQUALIFICATIONS:
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Current state teaching certificate in Special Education or Speech/Language Pathology.
- Master's degree.
- Positive interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated team building skills.
- Administrative experience preferred.
- Three to five years teaching experience and experience in testing/assessment administration.
- Knowledge of the Special Education process and laws.
- Excellent organizational skills, oral and written skills, time management, and telephone skills.
- Computer skills and knowledge of assistive technology are desired.
Teacher work calendar plus five (5) extended days and a 20% rider. Benefits as defined in the teacher's negotiated agreement.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Responsible for supervision of the special education process from screening through identification, IEP development, and assist in providing appropriate identification and placement of students with disabilities.
Assist in the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, (IDEA) in accordance with district policies and procedures.
Supervise and coordinate special education programs, policies and diagnostic procedures.
Organize and ensure completion of all evaluation reports and IEPs.
Complete reviews of all special education IEP documents, ensuring compliance with District procedure, state, and federal laws; identifies areas of need within the areas of compliance and works to develop and implement programs to address those needs.
Initiate screening of transfer and new referral records and contacts previous school district to obtain necessary information on new students.
Perform and monitor evaluation and timelines to ensure appropriate student placement and programming.
Work with principals, department heads and other team members to facilitate the integration of all students into regular classes as appropriate. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Assist the Executive Director in researching and/or implementing new program components.Assist in the preparation of federal, state and local reports on special education.
Develop, provide and promote regular in-service training to special education instructors regarding special education procedures; assists mainstream classroom teachers with inclusion facilitation.
Attends meetings and training sessions related to special education as deemed appropriate by the Director of Special Services.Maintains confidentiality and non-judgmental views of children and families served.Performs any other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Executive Director.
Job Categories: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
Administrator > Special Education Director
Special Education > General Special Education Contact Information
- Nicole Wood
- 2612 N. Bootz Ave
- Peoria, Illinois 61604