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Exceptional Education Coordinator
JOB TITLE: Life Skills Exceptional Education Coordinator
REPORTS TO: School Director, Dean of Instruction
LEAD Public Schools seeks a Life Skills Exceptional Education (Ex.Ed) Coordinator who possess an unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels and a strong commitment to going above and beyond to meet their students' needs to prepare them for college and for life.
Our Life Skills Program is a specialized placement for students with significant intellectual disabilities who need opportunities to develop functional academic skills; along with skills that they will need in everyday life. Such skills may include self-care, vocational, functional reading and math, money management, self-advocacy, and independence, among others. Life Skills Ex. Ed Coordinators are responsible for maintaining and managing the IEP folders of the Life Skills students within a school and ensuring that we are in compliance at that campus. Additional responsibilities include the supervision and support of additional classroom teachers when meeting the requirement of IEP's for students.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Our Life Skills Ex.Ed Coordinators are champions for the cause of equality within the school and make sure that their students' IEPs are being followed. Successful staff members at LEAD Public Schools are committed to put in the necessary work to ensure that our students have access to a high quality education, persevere through difficult challenges, while setting goals for our students. We ask our staff to be flexible, hard working, and constantly striving to improve their abilities through observation and feedback in the classroom to meet our students' needs.
MAJOR PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Establish and maintain an atmosphere conducive to learning by meeting the learning needs of students, and organizing and effectively structuring learning experiences in the classroom and community settings
Coordinate and deliver best practice instructional strategies in line with TEAM expectations (Tennessee Educator Acceleration Model)
Develop curricula modifications, alternative teaching strategies and environmental modifications to support students with a variety of exceptional education needs such as autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, orthopedic impairments, emotional disturbance and/or communication disorder
Modify and implement Common Core practice, content, and fluency standards, which are aligned with, the LEAD Public School curriculum as defined by our Frameworks for Instruction and Scope and Sequence Documents
Continuously develop instructional capability by active participation in instructional coaching and professional development sessions throughout the year and prior to the school year
Monitor student academic and social progress through data collection
Maintain records data and reports in portfolios as required to meet state standards, IEP technical compliance and individual program development
Participate in collaborative learning with staff, grade level team meetings, and planning across content areas to include Life Skills Program students in school-wide events
Collaborate with team members to support student progress monitoring, individual growth initiatives, and Life Skills Program culture components, through data analysis
Coordinate services for all students on caseload, including planning, organizing, and conducting a wide variety of meetings with all relevant team members
STUDENT AND FAMILY CULTURE
Uphold the LEAD Ethos in service of fostering a school culture of respect, responsibility, and engagement in learning
Lead a CREW with Life Skills Program students to establish a strong program culture
Engage families in participating in student success by making personal contact with families and participating in open house nights
Serve as a member of the school team by participating in the smooth day-to-day operations of the school, including student arrival, dismissal, lunch, recess, and other functions
Cement our commitment to college preparation by supervising local and out-of-state overnight or weekend college and academic trips as needed
Our ideal Life Skills Ex.Ed Coordinator is passionate about supporting our students with IEPs, specifically those with significant intellectual disabilities, is able to monitor and keep our Life Skills Program compliant while teaching, loves working with students who need the most support, is flexible, is coachable, and wants to grow as a teacher.
Minimum of two years teaching experience preferred, but not required
Experience managing an Ex.Ed caseload
Familiarity with compliance standards in the state of Tennessee
Previous experience with diverse student populations or in an urban setting preferred
Previous experience writing and implementing IEPs
Bachelor's degree is required
Tennessee State Certification or enrollment in a program to obtain Tennessee State Certification (Ex.Ed/SPED K-12, Interventionist K-8)
Other Qualifications or Characteristics:
Belief in the LEAD mission that all students are capable of success while preparing them for college and for life
Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player
To apply, please complete an online application through Applitrack at: http://www.applitrack.com/leadacademy/onlineapp/default.aspx?all=1.
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