Purpose of Position
The Process Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of Educational processes related to Special Education Laws. This position reports to the Education Director.
Major Duties (*Essential Element)
Coordinates and facilitates the planning and execution of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) and Section 504 process for students as defined by special education law and in coordination with individual school district practices
Acts as legally required school administrator at all IEP meetings
Manages all Due Process and legal issues relative to the IEP process and represents Great Circle in all due process cases
Coordinates with students special education team to ensure all documents are completed in an accurate (compliance with federal and state laws) and in timely manner prior to IEP meeting
Establish and maintain effective communication with all staff members and outside agencies personnel
Develop, provide and promote regular in-service training to special education teachers regarding special education procedures (special education laws) *
Serve as a resource person concerning Special Education process, evaluation tools and diagnoses for teachers and other school personnel
Responsible for managing the relationships with referring districts in collaboration with other administrators
In conjunction with the Principal; evaluates the work and performance of special education staff assigned to schools
Responsible for continually updating teachers and administrators regarding all legal (laws and judicial changes) requirements governing special education.
Achieves agreed upon job outcomes/goals
Other duties as needed for the betterment of Great Circle
Leadership possesses leadership skills and behaviors that contribute to superior performance; effectively manages change, problem solving, decision making, managing workload
Judgment ability to make thoughtful decisions in a timely and confident manner
Execution & Results ability to adapt to change, effectively cope with the unexpected, systematically problem solve, follow-through and ensure accuracy
Customer Focus properly interacts with others, the ability to work independently or with a team, ethically minded
Motivation & Work Ethic demonstrates personal integrity by operating in an accountable, reliable, and respectful manner.
Required Education and Experience
Masters degree in Education
Certification as a Special Education Teacher
Minimum of five years teaching experience in special education
Preferred Education and Experience
Certification in Education Administration
Experience working with children and families in a trauma informed environment
Strong understanding of Special Education Law (IDEA), 504 Plans and Due Process requirements
Strong customer service focus
Excellent time management
Excellent oral and written communication
Proficiency in Word, Excel, email applications, and multiple educational record programs (Power IEP, SIS)
Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality in all transactions and communications.
Office environment. Working environment generally favorable. Lighting and temperature adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused
by noise, dust etc.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This person must be able to sit or stand at a personal computer for a reasonable length of time typing and reading. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
Great Circle is an Equal Opportunity Employer