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General Activities:

  1. Facilitates compliance with district, state and federal requirements for special education programming, laws and regulations.
  2. Coordinate the delivery and operation of student services through communication with district staff.
  3. Responsible for the recruitment, professional development, supervision and evaluation for all student services staff.
  4. Coordinate professional development opportunities for all student services staff
  5. Coordinate the implementation of federal and state applications;  IDEA Flow-Through, IDEA  Early Childhood and Title III (bilingual grant) 
  6. Supervise and coordinate reimbursement for Medicaid eligible students who receive services through their IEP’s and time study
  7. Coordinate and supervise services provided to students identified as eligible for special education.  Oversee the development  and implementation of IEP’s and monitor compliance.
  8. Stay abreast of district policy and current statues relative to Individuals with Disabilities Act and Section 504 regulations.
  9. Serve as liaison with District legal counsel regarding student service compliance issues, mediation and due process proceedings.
  10. Oversee transportation services for students who need transportation
  11. Facilitate and supervise MTSS program
  12. Coordinate the District Crisis Plan
  13. Coordinate homebound instruction
  14. Serve as the District Homeless (McKinney-Vento) Liaison
  15. Serve as the District’s summer school coordinator
  16. Attend monthly ECHO Joint Agreement Director Meetings
  17. Attend annual IAASE conference, assorted workshops, and an Academy Credit                                                                                                                                       Course annually.
  18. Attend District Leadership Team and School Leadership meetings 
  19. Perform leadership and management activities relative to the special education department.
  20. Facilitate special education data entry, schedule screenings and meetings
  21. Attend board meetings regularly
  22. Approve purchase orders and transportation billing for Special Education
  23. Supervise students picked up after regular dismissal as needed
  24. Provide administrative oversight to Case Manager as well as department Administrative Assistant
  25. Ongoing consultation/collaboration with district and  building administrators regarding issues related to students with disabilities
  26. Support Wilson Administration with ongoing child find activities through Pre-K screenings
  27. Provide intervention consultations (held throughout the year), and meetings held for home-schooled/privately placed  students (annually)
  28. Coordinate case study evaluations (initially and triennials) 
  29. Manage district special education students including students placed in out-of-district placements (approximately 10 different schools) including domain, eligibility, IEP manifestation determination reviews, and transition meetings.
  30. Write IEP’s and attend annual review meetings for district special education students.
  31. Collaboratively develop eligibility reports for students evaluated
  32. Assess, coordinate, schedule, and hold transition meetings for students coming from Early Intervention
  33. Coordinate, schedule, and hold transition meetings for all eighth grade students with IEPs.
  34. Monitor and enforce child abuse reporting and DCFS mandated reporter procedures
  35. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor



Qualifications: Current and valid license or appropriate endorsement.


Salary/Benefits: $85,000 - $95,000, based on experience and board approval. Salary and benefits established by the Board of Education. 12 month contract.

Additional Notes

Working Environment:  They physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The position’s functions require some agility to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and fine finger dexterity to enter information into the different school data systems. 

How to Apply

Online applications only: https://www.applitrack.com/sd155/onlineapp/default.aspx

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page


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