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Special Education Case Manager for Lynx Program, NEW location inShoreview - Lionsgate Academy

Posted on 2019-04-15 3:01:19 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Flgamn%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D481&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C3a8cd702d37243409ac908d6c1dd1ea1%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=WmkHeByAzHLC4Ud%2B%2BKfe7PG0931%2F8p%2FBlHfJJm6jqfU%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 08/19/2019 Lionsgate Academy is a thriving, high-quality public charter school (grades 7-12) with a mission to foster self determination by providing a transition-focused, personalized learning program for all students, specializing in educating students with autism spectrum disorders. While Lionsgate is open to all students of all abilities, our program is inclusively designed to meet the unique needs of students on the autism spectrum. These supports also benefit students without disabilities as well as those with disabilities other than autism. The Lynx program at Lionsgate Academy is a high needs, setting IV program. The Lynx program is a therapeutic and educational program serving students with disabilities and mental health needs. This program provides intensive mental health support which includes individual and group therapy in addition to small class sizes and more individualized programming, delivered by experts in the areas of Autism and mental health. We are looking for passionate and driven educators, who believe in our mission and are excited to join our team! POSITION TITLE: Special Education Case Manager DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Special Education Coordinator POSITION STATUS: Exempt CORE SCHEDULE: Monday &#8211; Friday, 7:30 am &#8211; 4:00 pm DUTY DAYS: 187 ______________________________________________________________________ POSITION PURPOSE: In Liongate&#8217;s Setting 4 Lynx program, manage student's&#8217; IEP by collaborating with IEP team members, administering evaluations, overseeing that IEP services and instruction are provided effectively, and working directly with students to support their IEP goals. Teach core academics and transitional academics to small groups or students with individualized programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Communicate regularly with IEP team members including staff and families, through in person meetings, via email, and by telephone * Schedule student focused meetings through management of an online calendar * Strong computer skills and administration (ex: google programs) * Track and meet timelines for due process dates and organize due process paperwork * Monitor due process documents for accuracy and compliance * Collaborate with teachers, educational assistants/MHBA&#8217;s, outside providers, related service providers, and families * Organize and oversee data collection for academic and/or behavioral goals and objectives * Provide direct instruction and support towards student IEP goals * Provide direction to educational assistants/MHBA&#8217;s on student specific plans and their role in supporting students in different transition settings (classroom, job site, community) * Schedule, plan, and facilitate IEP team meetings and case conferences * Prepare and implement lessons using best practices * Teach courses specific to transition related needs and/or core academics (e.g.:executive functioning, math, rec. & leisure) * Determine present levels of performance and write standards based goals * Collaborate with colleagues in regards to planning instruction and student supports * Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal, and written communication with all individuals. * Regular, prompt attendance * Take initiative to support and demonstrate flexibility to support all areas of need within in the Lynx program OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Substitute staff absences, as needed Perform other job-related duties as assigned PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. MENTAL DEMANDS: The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data or regulations. Ability to write reports and professional correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors, co-workers, families, and students. COMPETENCIES: Collaboration and Teamwork Knowledge of Student Characteristics and Resources Time Management Ethical Conduct Flexibility and Responsiveness Accurate Records Stress Management/Composure Clear and Prompt Communication Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport Initiative REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Possession of a valid Minnesota teaching license in Special Education Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete required job tasks Experience with the following programs: CPI, Nurtured Heart, Re-Ed Principles, PBIS, or other programs that contribute to positive behavioral strategies, or willingness to be trained PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Minnesota ASD and/or DCD teaching license Experience, interest and/or expertise working with students on the autism spectrum, varied learning styles and levels of mastery Experience in differentiation, using creative teaching techniques from project&#8211;based to direct-instruction in developing personalized learning plans for each student This position description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all of the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic responsibilities of all positions at Lionsgate Academy. 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Date of Availability: 08/19/2019

Lionsgate Academy is a thriving, high-quality public charter school (grades 7-12) with a mission to foster self determination by providing a transition-focused, personalized learning program for all students, specializing in educating students with autism spectrum disorders.

 

While Lionsgate is open to all students of all abilities, our program is inclusively designed to meet the unique needs of students on the autism spectrum. These supports also benefit students without disabilities as well as those with disabilities other than autism.
 

The Lynx program at Lionsgate Academy is a high needs, setting IV program.  The Lynx program is a therapeutic and educational program serving students with disabilities and mental health needs. This program provides intensive mental health support which includes individual and group therapy in addition to small class sizes and more individualized programming, delivered by experts in the areas of Autism and mental health.

We are looking for passionate and driven educators, who believe in our mission and are excited to join our team!


POSITION TITLE: Special Education Case Manager    

 

DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Special Education Coordinator

 

POSITION STATUS: Exempt

 

CORE SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

 

DUTY DAYS: 187

______________________________________________________________________

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

In Liongate’s Setting 4 Lynx program, manage student's’ IEP by collaborating with IEP team members, administering evaluations, overseeing that IEP services and instruction are provided effectively, and working directly with students to support their IEP goals.  Teach core academics and transitional academics to small groups or students with individualized programs.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Communicate regularly with IEP team members including staff and families, through in person meetings, via email, and by telephone

  • Schedule student focused meetings through management of an online calendar

  • Strong computer skills and administration (ex: google programs)

  • Track and meet timelines for due process dates and organize due process paperwork

  • Monitor due process documents for accuracy and compliance

  • Collaborate with teachers, educational assistants/MHBA’s, outside providers, related service providers, and families

  • Organize and oversee data collection for academic and/or behavioral goals and objectives

  • Provide direct instruction and support towards student IEP goals

  • Provide direction to educational assistants/MHBA’s on student specific plans and their role in supporting students in different transition settings (classroom, job site, community)

  • Schedule, plan, and facilitate IEP team meetings and case conferences

  • Prepare and implement lessons using best practices

  • Teach courses specific to transition related needs and/or core academics (e.g.:executive functioning, math, rec. & leisure)

  • Determine present levels of performance and write standards based goals

  • Collaborate with colleagues in regards to planning instruction and student supports

  • Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal, and written communication with all individuals.

  • Regular, prompt attendance

  • Take initiative to support and demonstrate flexibility to support all areas of need within in the Lynx program

 

OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Substitute staff absences, as needed
Perform other job-related duties as assigned


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


MENTAL DEMANDS:

The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data or regulations. Ability to write reports and professional correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors, co-workers, families, and students.

 

COMPETENCIES:

Collaboration and Teamwork

Knowledge of Student Characteristics and Resources

Time Management

Ethical Conduct

Flexibility and Responsiveness

Accurate Records

Stress Management/Composure

Clear and Prompt Communication

Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport

Initiative

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Possession of a valid Minnesota teaching license in Special Education

Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete required job tasks

Experience with the following programs:  CPI, Nurtured Heart, Re-Ed Principles, PBIS, or other programs that contribute to positive behavioral strategies, or willingness to be trained

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Minnesota ASD and/or DCD teaching license  

Experience, interest and/or expertise working with students on the autism spectrum, varied learning styles and levels of mastery

Experience in differentiation, using creative teaching techniques from project–based to direct-instruction in developing personalized learning plans for each student


This position description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all of the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic responsibilities of all positions at Lionsgate Academy.
 



Lionsgate Academy uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online