Campus Coordinator

Dallas, TX, US; Fort Worth, TX, US
Jan 13, 2021
Position: Campus Coordinator - Special Education
Department/Campus: Campus
Reports to: Dean of Academics
FLSA Status: Exempt Role/ Salary Band: Band 5
Job Type : Full Time
Work Hours / Days: Normal School hours / 201 days

Coordinate Special Education, Section 504 and Dyslexi a Programs in compliance with federal, state and district requirements and ensure provision of effective instructional and related services per IEPs and 504 plans developed based on individual student needs.

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
• Minimum 2 years of special education teaching experience (Preferred)
• Valid Texas Educator Certification with required special education endor sement (Preferred)

• Understands and supports the mission, vision and values of Harmony Public Schools.
• Trains teachers of special population, general education teachers and other staff and ensure they understand and comply with confidentiality of students in accordance with both state and federal laws.
• Participates in professional development activities a nd staff meetings as required or assigned
• Assists school administration in scheduling classes for SPED instruction.
• Assists in the planning and implementation of staff development and in- service programs pertaining to special education.
• Monitors SPED/504 students' academic progress that is reflected in the formative and summative evaluations to ensure students meet desired educational goals and uses assessment results to coordinate SPED instruction and schedule.
• Compiles , maintains , submits and files all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required by the district, state and federal laws.
• Ensures SPED classroom(s) and/or instructional environment is safe, organized and conducive to learning, with accessibility to all students.
• Establish es and maintains communication, both written and oral, with parents, students, principals, and teachers to keep them informed of student progress.
• Collaborates with district personnel, Region service centers, and other professionals to carry out schoo l wide instructional or related activities for SPED/504 students and their parents to better educate them on SPED/504 services and programs.
• Collaborates with general education teachers to ensure SPED/504 student's instructional needs are being met.
• Advocates for SPED/504 students to ensure they have an equitable educational opportunity.
• Continually communicates with students on instructional expectations and keeps them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations.
• Provides SPED instruction if assigned. If the coordinator has teaching role, comply with the position description of SPED teacher.
• Supports general education/special education teachers and administrators in implementation of appropriate strategies to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
• Supports implementation of accommodations and modifications for students with IEPs in the general education classroom and during Special Education service time
• Ensures implementation of instructional program which utilizes knowledge of learning styles and modalities and correlate Individuals Education Plans with regular program curriculum guides.
• Ensures timely dissemination of modifications, accommodations and IEPs to the related teachers and personnel and keeps related documentation
• Plans , develops, implements, and administers programs and services to meet identified needs, including development and implementation of new programs and services
• Plans , prepares, and facilitates ARD/ 504 meetings, and serves as a member of the Admission, Review and Dismissal/ 504 Committee.
• Participates in placement decisions based on educational, sociological and physiological data presented to the committee.
• Assists regular school personnel in providing an appropriate educational environment for mainstreamed students.
• Establish es new objectives based on the findings of the evaluation team to be presented as recommendations to the ARD Committee.
• Redesigns curriculum to suit new objectives.
• Suggests alternative teaching methods
• Assess es relation between student performance and handicapping condition. Human Resources Department
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• Identif ies the need for remedial or tutorial assistance to students.
• Utilizes the special education staff and coordinates input to meet the needs of each special education child.
• Maintains confidential records of assigned students and co mpletes reports and other evaluations.
• Creates and maintains Special Education documentation as required by federal, state and district regulations
• Performs other duties as assigned.

• Knowledge of Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process and Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal setting process and implementation
• Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the district.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internal and external to the district.
• Ability to use computer including software, database used by the district, spreadsheet and word processing software, calculator, copy machine and telephone.
• Ability to analyze data
• Ability to use effective interview techniques, effective public speaking skills, and problem- solving skills

• Light Work: may require occasional light lifting.
• Nights and weekend activities will be occasionally required.
• Position is in office setting and may involve prolonged work at a desk in one location.
• Moderate travel is required.

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