Coordinator - Process

Great Circle Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 3 months ago

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

Competencies

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

Qualifications

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.

Working Conditions

Office environment. Working environment generally favorable. Lighting and temperature adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused
by noise, dust etc.

Physical Demands

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.

Budget Responsibility

None

Supervisory Responsibility

None

Great Circle is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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