Jul 15, 2020

EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN'S COORDINATOR

  • TrulyHired
  • Wilmington, NC, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

The Exceptional Children's Coordinator will

  • Actively participate in the IMCS Administrative Team and follow through on assignments
  • Sign and commit to IMCS's professional conduct policy and confidentiality agreement
  • Act as a role model in all interactions with faculty, staff, students, parents, Board of Directors and community members
  • Serve as back up for any discipline situations that a teacher cannot immediately handle
  • Attend faculty meetings
  • Serve on appropriate Board Committee(s) as designated through Administrative Team
  • Attend school wide events whenever possible
  • Attend IMCS Board meetings as needed
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Head of School

Consultation:
  • Advise the Head of School on all legal issues related to Exceptional Children's (EC) policies, procedures and services
  • Advise all teaching staff on the legally required provision of services in the general education and special education settings
  • Advise all teaching staff and administration about legal requirements for Child Find and MTSS
  • Advise parents and provide information regarding special education and related service provisions at IMCS

Supervision:
  • Supervise all special education delivery services to include monitoring the implementation of all IEP services for fidelity of instructional model; including provision of Extended School Year (ESY) services
  • Secure and monitor contract personnel as needed for the provision of
Psychological services

Speech Therapy services to include audiology services

Occupational Therapy services

Physical Therapy services
  • Supervise, train, evaluate, and support the special education teaching/behavioral staff
  • Supervise all progress monitoring and tier plans for MTSS

Compliance and Monitoring:
  • Review and revise policies and procedures for the implementation of IEP accommodations, modifications and interventions for monitoring special education and related services
  • Review and revise policies to uniformly address, document and file all instances and occurrences affecting an EC student, including disciplinary and supervisory data
  • Provide timely reporting of all requested data to DPI
Indicator Reports, December and April headcounts, Continuous Improvement Performance Plan (CIPP), PRC-29 and additional information upon request
  • Provide timely submission of all special education grants and budgets
  • Maintain all data in the ECATS online reporting system pertinent for all state reporting
  • Maintain the Continuous Improvement Performance Plan (CIPP) Assessment Portfolio
  • Research current grant/funding source opportunities and submit for consideration
  • Attend all regional and state EC meetings and conferences, as needed
  • Maintain/self monitor all IMCS active student records K - 8 for accuracy; maintain inactive files for retrieval
  • Conduct all K - 8 student re-evaluation review meetings as needed to determine ongoing eligibility and appropriate student services; including all subsequent paperwork
  • Coordinate and track all K-8 initial referrals for special education, ensuring proper procedures are followed, to determine eligibility for special education; including all subsequent meetings and paperwork
  • Coordinate and track all special education transfer students; ensuring proper procedures are followed, to determine NC eligibility for special education; including all subsequent meetings and paperwork K-8
  • As the EC Administrator, serve as the LEA representative in all special education related meeting
  • Address any directives from DPI and comply with timelines and subsequent Corrective Actions resulting from any reported DPI complaints and/or findings of non-compliance

Staff Training :
  • Conduct regular meetings with special education staff
  • Ensure faculty and staff are well versed in all requirements to implement student Individualized Education Programs (IEP) for the effective implementation of IDEA
  • Provide support with understanding, implementing and documenting accommodations and modifications in the General Education Classrooms.
  • Provide training on intensifying interventions to support MTSS
  • Provide Research-based Academic and Behavioral Interventions and Practices

Collaboration:
  • In conjunction with the Office Manager, monitor all budgetary submissions and maintenance of revisions to grants
  • In conjunction with the Testing Coordinator/Instructional Coordinator, coordinate EC testing accommodations information through ECATS and PowerSchool and provide verification follow-up
  • Coordinate Speech/Language screenings - Kindergarten
  • Coordinate school-wide Vision and Hearing screenings- grades 1, 3 and 6
  • Collaborate with Instructional Coordinator for 504 compliance
  • Collaborate and Lead MTSS teams
  • Provide interventions/collaborative direct student instruction on a case by case basis
  • Provide collaborative intervention supports for general education teachers
  • Provide collaborative and supervision support for progress reporting of goals/objectives as written in IEPs.
  • Provide leadership for MTSS in support of the student support team K - 8
  • Maintain open communication with parents and outside agencies

Teaching Duties:
  • Monitor/support all teaching duties according to the IEP of all EC students.
  • Collaborate with General Education teachers to support accommodations/modifications in the classroom.
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
Administrator > Special Education Director
Equal Opportunity Employer
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Contact Information
  • Brian Corrigan
  • 6339 Carolina Beach Rd
  • Wilmington, North Carolina 28412

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