Special Education Eligibility Specialist
Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: School Psychologist (K-12) (Level 1), School Psychologist (K-12) (Level 2), School Psychologist (K-12) (Level 3), Special Education (K-12+) (Level 1), Special Education (K-12+) (Level 2), Special Education (K-12+) (Level 3), Special Education (K-12+) (ARL).
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Autism, Deaf-Blind, Early Intervention Specialist, Educational Diagnostician, Emotional Behavior Disabilities, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Severe/Profound Disabilities, Special Education (General), Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairment, School Psychologist, Assessment, Special Education.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Spectrum Academy is the premier charter school in Utah for students with autism and others who would benefit from our unique learning environment. We provide small class sizes, with individualized instruction and innovative social skills curriculum. We help students reach their fullest potential academically, socially, and emotionally, leading to productive and successful futures.
We are currently seeking a full-time Special Education Eligibility Specialist for the 2023-2024 school year. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, knowledgeable regarding IDEA and Special Education law, and an independent thinker who is team-oriented. The related services team at Spectrum Academy works closely with other faculty members to create a supportive educational environment for our students.
The Special Education Eligibility Specialist will coordinate with school staff, including school psychologists and other related service providers, teachers, and administrators to identify Special Education testing needs. They will review student files and student data in order to delegate testing responsibilities.
Direct student assessment related to academic, cognitive, and adaptive skills Collaboration with IEP team members, including parents, students, teachers, administrators, and related service providers Data review and analysis in order to determine individual testing requirements Tracking testing dates and ensuring compliance with state and federal requirements Training staff on topics related to Special Education eligibility, IEPs, and IDEA Mentoring staff in professional writing related to IEPs and Special Education eligibility Monitoring Special Education testing processes in order to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements