Campus Coordinator

Location
Dallas, TX, US; Fort Worth, TX, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 13, 2021
Ref
5759
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

JOB GOAL
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.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
• 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)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• 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.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• 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

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• 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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