Special Education Coordinator

Hayden Canyon Charter North Tip / Coeur d' Alene Director/Coordinator/Manager Primary Full Time Apply no later than 5/30/2022Posted 12D ago

About this job

Job Summary:
Develop, implement, and coordinate special education services for students and families that receive special education.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Directs, monitors, and mentors paraprofessionals working with students who have disabilities.
Directs, monitors, and mentors SPED Paraeducators

Eligibility reviews: drafts and finals
Finalize IEPs (Individualized Education Program)
GSFR (General Supervision File Review)
ISEE reporting (Idaho State Educational Excellence)
Oversee Behavior Interventionist
Oversee the whole SPED department (Speech, OT, school psych, BI, K-5 case manager, etc.)
Oversee/schedule M.S. paras
Initial evaluations and reevaluation
Oversee SPED referral process
Check on RTI (Response to Intervention) progress
IEP meetings: admin on elementary/speech only meetings
Maintain electronic and SPED files (along with SPED admin assistant para)
New student files-input SPED info into Edplan and Powerschool
Set up testing accommodations with testing coordinator and create accomodations schedule
Conduct and facilitate services for students with disabilities. Includes consulting with school psychologists, service providers, school staff, parents, and students concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.
Provide staff development training to assist school personnel with identification and understanding of students with emotional, social, academic, and behavioral challenges.
Required Skills/Abilities:
Knowledge of special education issues, changes in the federal and state law as well as case law, and educational research based instructional practices, especially in the areas of literacy, math, and behavior
Ability to use discretion and exercise sound judgment
Ability to effectively communicate, both in verbal and written form, with students, staff, parents, and community members
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with a wide variety of groups and individuals
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Problem solving and conflict resolution skills
Ability to make decisions and act within the district and program policies, procedures and guidelines
Ability to exercise confidentiality in handling district information

Physical Requirements:
Prolonged periods standing and walking throughout school and classroom.
Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds at a time.
Must be able to assist students who have physical difficulties.
Must be able to kneel, sit, stand, crawl, push, and pull to assist and teach children throughout the day.
Prolonged periods sitting and working on the computer to complete necessary paperwork.

Submit the following application materials through Hayden Canyon Charter’s website, Haydencanyoncharter.org under the careers tab.
Cover letter (recommended)
Three letters of recommendation (recommended)
Pursuant to Idaho Code 33-512(15), all first time employees of Hayden Canyon Charter must submit to a criminal background check. Hayden Canyon Charter is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation in the education programs and activities it operates.

Education required

Masters in Special Education

Experience required

4+ years of Special Education Experience
Experience in educational leadership and supervisory responsibilities
Successful teaching in the Special Education field


Pay: From $40,742.00 per year
Health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Personal time off
Sick Leave
Retirement plan

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Hayden Canyon Charter is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.