Oct 21, 2019
ABOUT CESAR CHAVEZ PCS FOR PUBLIC POLICY Chavez Parkside is a public policy, college preparatory charter high school in Ward 7. An anchor in the Parkside/Kenilworth community, our school has 500 students in grades 8-12. Chavez Parkside students achieved over 5 million dollars in scholarship and a 100% college acceptance rate. Parkside has a first-rate athletics program with champion basketball, volleyball, track and cheer-leading teams. And we have over 50 community partners hosting students in the fellowship program. Chavez Parkside serves a high needs population of students and is committed to giving them the resources and support they need to be successful in college and in life. To learn more about Cesar Chavez PCS for Public Policy, visit chavezschools.org . POSITION SUMMARY The Special Education Compliance Contractor is responsible for the relationship management and compliance associated with Chavez Schools’ current and future students in Non-Public Placements. This role will be compensated on an hourly basis with a rate based on experience, and hours will be determined by the meeting schedule and review timeline for those students. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Serve as the main contact for all Chavez students attending non-public schools Obtain complete and updated paperwork for all new and existing special education students Ensure student documentation is in compliance with local, state, and federal requirements Schedule and facilitate Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetings (annual, tri-annual, eligibility, student evaluation, etc.) Plan, complete, and execute 30-day reviews of IEPs Conduct Manifestation Determination Reviews and any additional meetings that are needed to ensure IDEA, local, and state policy and student success Attend and take notes at any student meetings Upload all documents into the school’s shared management system, as directed by the Director of Special Education Perform related work as required. QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS REQUIRED 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 Experience facilitating IEP meetings preferred 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 ADA SPECIFICATIONS: This position will be based at the Chavez Parkside campus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move about the building. In addition, travel to other sites could be required, frequency to depend on the needs of the school and position. The employee is regularly required to speak audibly, see, listen actively, and use hands to handle objects while performing the duties of this job. This position requires the ability to use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and filing cabinets. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. AAP/EEO Statement: Chavez Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Chavez Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Disclaimer: This job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Chavez Schools expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Chavez Schools’ employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
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