2023-2024 ESS Specialist (CC: 6812)

Job | Posted 3 days ago
Position Areas
Instructional/Educational Coordination


Job Summary: The overall role of the ESS Specialist is to provide broad support to the Student Services Department in the areas of IDEA compliance.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • A current State of Arizona Department of Education certificate related to special education or a current Arizona license to deliver OT, PT, or Speech services (preferred)
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in special education or any equivalent combination of experience and education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved
  • Experience in providing professional development to large groups
  • Experience with diverse populations (English Language Learners (ELLs), Special Education)
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Possess strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Provide support for systems, procedures, and policies related to IDEA
  • Provide differentiated individual training based upon individual compliance needs
  • Conduct ongoing review and monitoring of IEPs, evaluation reports, prior written notices for compliance and best practices
  • Provide ongoing feedback and training to staff based on electronic and paper file reviews of IEPs, evaluation reports, prior written notices
  • Facilitate the implementation of the district’s policies and procedures related to IDEA
  • Collect and maintain all IEP and Evaluation data (i.e. IEPs, evaluation reports and related records, lists of eligible students, discipline records, etc.)
  • Provide ongoing support and training to administrators, district and building-level staff about requirements under IDEA, staff responsibilities, complaint procedures, and related district policies and procedures
  • Provide support in response to Child Find questions and tracking of private school evaluations
  • Attend Evaluations and IEPs as district representative, when necessary
  • Revise, update, and maintain Special Education Handbook, district website and IEP management system
  • Support Student Services Department for ADE monitoring, compliance requests, file reviews
  • Facilitate Medicaid School Based Claiming
  • Coordinate with district providers such as health aides and therapists on Medicaid Billing
  • Compile and provide October 1st student roster for Medicaid cost settlement and state reporting
  • Facilitate health Aide pre-payment review process and manage Medicaid program contacts
  • Register new providers with AHCCCS and National Provider Number
  • Facilitate CPR certification for health aides and update all therapists licensure and/or certification
  • Monitor Random Moment Time Study
  • Complete records requests and file paperwork associated with IDEA
  • Other duties related to compliance as assigned by the district administration
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:           11 Months
SALARY:                                          Other Certified Salary Schedule
REPORTS TO:                                 Director of Student Services

Posted By

Isaac School District


At the following locations

District Office

3348 West McDowell Road , Phoenix, AZ 85009