1/2 Special Education Teacher 1/2 IDEA Compliance Coach

Job | Posted 4 days ago
Position Areas
Special Education


TITLE:  IDEA Compliance Coach

REPORTS TO:  Director of Student Services and Principal
QUALIFICATIONS:           Arizona Special Education Teacher Certification
                                                Bachelor’s Degree minimal requirement, Master’s degree preferred
                                                5 years of effective special education classroom teaching preferred
                                                Mentoring or instructional coaching experience preferred
JOB GOAL:  Works collaboratively with district and school leadership to ensure district compliance with the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) through the provision of specializing designed instruction and compliant Individual Education Plans (IEP). This involves such duties as providing direct specially designed instruction, modeling teaching methods and techniques in special education classroom settings, coach staff in the construction of complaint Individual Education Plans (IEP’s), assisting special education teachers in the reporting of Individual Education Plan (IEP) goal progress. 
  1. Ensures direct specially designed instruction is provided within all cognitive support classrooms.
  2. Ensures the creation of complaint Individual Education Plans for assigned service management students.
  3. Assists probationary special education teachers in reporting goal progress for Individual Education Plans (IEP)
  4. Differentiates support for probationary special education teachers based on demonstrated need.
  5. Provides guidance and logistical support to probationary special education teachers to ensure district and school processes are understood, utilized, and developed to ensure effective student learning.
  6. Ensures that probationary special education teacher’s instruction aligns with the district’s and school’s lesson plan process by utilizing strategies, methods, and materials appropriate to the student’s individual education plan.
  7. Able to facilitate small groups of teachers in learning instructional best practices to address specific student learning needs identified through the Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  8. Establishes schedule for alternative assessments and supports teachers in conducting alternative state assessments.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in an educational environment with moderate physical requirements. Required to perform the following physical requirements of the position with reasonable accommodations. Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, and working to deadlines.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position is needs based and needed only when there is an absence of appropriately certified special education teachers.  Ten (10) month, part-time, exempt, Certified Teacher Salary Placement Schedule, benefits in accordance to Governing Board Policy.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
Governing Board Approval: April 12, 2018

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Union Elementary School District (AZ)

3834 S. 91st Ave. , Tolleson, AZ 85353

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3834 South 91st Avenue , Tolleson, AZ 85353