Special Education Coordinator (K-12) ELA/Math
|Job Title||Special Education Coordinator (K-12) - ELA/Math|
|Supervisor||Director of Special Education|
|Salary Schedule||Teacher Salary Schedule|
|Lane Placement||A-G (based on qualifications)|
|Contract Length||9 months (190 days) + up to 10 additional days|
If you have questions regarding this position please contact Bryce Day, Director, Special Education, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (385) 646-7429.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, training, education, responsibilities, abilities; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Regular attendance and timeliness is an essential job function to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
The Special Education Behavior Coordinator is responsible for supporting students, and teachers of students, with mild/moderate disabilities in the subject areas of English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics in various special education settings throughout the district
- Organize professional development for special education teachers.
- Provide coaching to special education teachers on developing Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs) and how to conduct IEP eligibility meetings.
- Provide support to school teams to ensure compliance with Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) federal regulations and Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Special Education Rules.
- Provide coaching to special education teachers on district-approved ELA and mathematics curriculum and assessment measures.
- Provide ideas for data collection and progress monitoring on IEP literacy and mathematics goals.
- Participate in district level Professional Learning Committees (PLCs) and committee meetings in collaboration with general education and other district level committees.
- Other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge and Skills:
- Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills, strong organizational and time management skills, and problem-solving strategies.
- Strong communication and collaboration skills that faster supportive interaction among professionals, parents, paraeducators, and students.
- Maintain the standards of professional conduct and provide leadership to improve student learning.
- Excellent understanding of the IDEA, USBE Special Education Rules and LRBI manual, and Granite School District policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of Utah Core Standards and Proficiency Based Learning.
- Expertise with the use of technology to enhance student learning.
- Works independently with little direct supervision.
- Works as part of a team.
- Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated.
- Ability to establish and maintain collaborative, positive relationships.
- Ability to work successfully with all stakeholders in a coaching situation.
- Display effective multi-tasking and time management skills.
Required Education, Training and Qualifications:
- Requires one of the following:
- a valid Professional Educator License issued by the Utah State Board of Education with a Special Education License Area of Concentration; or
- an equivalent license in another state or country.
Required Prior Experience:
- Requires a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a licensed special education position.
Assigned Decision Making:
- Not Applicable
- Interacts and collaborates with employees, board members, patrons, vendors, administrators and secretaries in schools.
- Not applicable
- Not applicable
- Work takes place in a typical school environment.
- Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.
This list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and/or hear.
- The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.
- The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel objects and must occasionally climb or balance.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.