Special Education Building Coordinator-Middle School
The job of Special Education Building Coordinator is done for the purpose/s of coordinating assigned
special education program components; supporting special education staff and related activities for individual students with disabilities; providing information to others; and implementing and maintaining services within established guidelines
This job reports to Assistant Superintendent of Special Services.
· Performs support of special education staff: this will include process and procedures related to IEP’s, initial evaluations and re-evaluations. Compliance with paperwork and forms will be expected.
· Performs educational supports of students; this can include an observation of the student, review of the student’s educational history, conferences with the student’s teachers, an evaluation and analysis of the student’s academic performance and learning characteristics.
· Actively participates in the deliberations and classification of educationally disabled students and assists in the planning of Individual Educational Programs (IEP).
· Acts as one of the liaisons with classroom teacher(s) for the purpose of ensuring the implementation of established IEP’s for our students.
· Assists in coordinating, developing, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the IEP.
· Assists in the identification of all types of exceptional students within the school system.
· Maintains confidential records on all referred students and student/parent contacts in accordance with federal and state law, Board policy and the procedure of the District’s special education program.
· Provides thorough and timely reports, data, and information as requested.
· Consults with the appropriate school personnel directly responsible for the implementation of the IEP for students with disabilities.
· Serves as a resource and/or consultant to school personnel on the nature, causes, and solutions to the learning and behavioral problems of children.
· Assists in coordination of Response to Intervention (RTI) process within the building and district.
· Assists building teams in their review of data (e.g. IEP development, student assessment data, IDEA and State regulations, etc.) for the purpose of providing best practice decisions for instruction.
· Collaborates with district personnel, other districts, community and state agencies for the purpose of implementing and maintaining services and/or programs.
· Facilitates meetings and professional development activities (e.g. department/support meetings, district staff meetings, IEP meetings, Conduct Reevaluation meetings as necessary, etc.) for the purpose of implementing and maintaining programs and services which achieve district's desired objectives.
· Ability to write reports, correspondence, and procedure consistent with the duties of this position.
· Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from administrators, staff, families and general public.
· Demonstrates patience, respect, and understanding for students and families.
· Demonstrates a sense of professional responsibility.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Ability to perform duties in full compliance with District requirements, Raytown School Board policies, State and Federal laws.
Experience: 5 years as Special Education Teacher (preferred)
Education: Master’s Degree in Education Required
Certificates and Licenses: Missouri Special Education Certification
Continuing Educ. / Training: Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses
Criminal Background Clearance: