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Peace Valley Charter School is a new public charter school that will provide a developmentally driven education. Peace Valley’s methodology is guided by the principle that children learn best when they are engaged in a three-fold learning process: intellectually, emotionally, and actively or “Head, Heart, and Hands” method of teaching and learning.
Summary of the Job
The Special Education Coordinator provides direction and support for the instructional program for students with special needs, pertinent information and consultant services to staff members and parents, ongoing student assessment and evaluation, ongoing planning with regular classroom teachers, and promotes and supports the school's RTI process and 504 plans.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manages the school's caseload. Develops IEPs, evaluates students for the purpose of identifying needs, coordinates services with paraprofessionals to students for the purpose of ensuring efficient instructions and an effective cohesive program, teaches/instructs students for the purpose of ensuring successful progress towards students’ goals and objectives, consults/collaborates with staff, parents, and agencies for the purpose of ensuring appropriate delivery of services and adherence to due process.
Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required
- Knowledge of K-8 Common Core curriculum - Administer a variety of appropriate assessment tools to identify students with special needs - A familiarity of an arts-integrated instructional program - Ability to write effective, meaningful student goals and objectives - Ability to coordinate services with the regular education classroom and program - Develop and implement modifications and intervention strategies - Document necessary federal and state due process rights and procedures - Effective interpersonal communication - Work with regular teachers in a team effort to plan curriculum and student support - Appropriate state certification credential appropriate to the position
How to Apply
Please complete the online application. You will be required to provide your education, work history, and at least two references. Have digital copies of your cover letter, resume, college transcripts and letters of recommendation prepared to upload. You may save a draft and continue later, however it would be best to have all information on hand before beginning your application.
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Administrator > Special Education Director
Equal Opportunity Employer
Peace Valley Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
Bachelor degree preferred
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
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