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Special Education Coordinator, 1.0 FTE - Northern Lights SpecialEducation Cooperative

Posted on 2020-03-24 10:38:18 AM

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Position Title: Special Education Coordinator Purpose Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative (NLSEC) is seeking a talented and motivated person to join our team as a 1.0 FTE Special Education Coordinator beginning in the 2020-21 School Year. Date of Availability: Beginning of 2020-21 School Year Date Closing: April 10, 2020 See job description for additional details Submit the NLSEC application found at nlsec.org<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fnlsec.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cc114b31a385443e1772b08d7d0095f0f%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637206610976787102&sdata=wNfOlsPd8QJT%2FEzX6bHQFEujVDxHzvfi0HjmJd8f2xk%3D&reserved=0>, cover letter and resume, along with 2 letters of professional reference to Director of Special Education, Dena Hagen: dhagen@nlsec.org<mailto:dhagen@nlsec.org> OR mail to P.O. Box 40, Esko, MN 55733 Special Education Coordinator Job Description Position Title: NLSEC Special Education Coordinator Reports To: Special Education Director License Required: A valid license to serve as a special education teacher, school psychologist or speech/language therapist in the state of Minnesota as provided by applicable state laws, rules and regulations. Summary: A Special Education Coordinator assists districts to comply with federal and state special education statues and regulations, works with staff to evaluate special education programs and services and serves as a resource for information regarding special education programs and services. Significant time is required for analyzing data, planning activities, monitoring programs/services, responding to requests and consulting with program personnel. Qualifications: * Understand and implement special education due process procedures as specified in NLSEC and Total Special Education Systems Manual. * Organize and present ideas with clarity in written and verbal form. * Establish and maintain positive working relationships based upon mutual confidence and respect. * Ability to gather, interpret and report data to inform. * Minimum of six years in special education. * Work with a variety of educational teams to plan effective programs/instruction for students with disabilities. * Ability to gather, interpret and report data to inform educational practices. * Travel to NLSEC member school districts. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Support to Special Education Staff * Research, plan and coordinate training opportunities for administrators, parents, regular and special education teachers to assist in understanding the special education process. * Collaborate and consult with district staff, parents, community organizations and public agencies to implement and maintain services in accordance with special education. * Support/mentor new special education teachers in implementing required procedures to ensure compliance with special education rules. * Prepare a variety of materials (i.e., data analyses, reports/recommendations, laws and regulations, newsletters, brochures) to document activities, make presentations, and/or provide supporting materials. * Research information as requested to develop innovative programs/services, ensuring program compliance with state and federal requirements. * Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director of Special Education. * Support to Special Education Staff * Consult with the appropriate school personnel directly responsible for the implementation of the IEP/IIIP/IFSP. * Facilitate meetings that involve a range of issues to include evaluating situations, identifying appropriate actions and developing recommendations. * Assist teachers in long and short range planning and scheduling. * Observe specific students/classrooms and make recommendations. * Assist in coordinating, developing, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of IEP/IIIP/IFSPs. * Support to MDE * Provide thorough and timely reports, data and information as requested. * Support to Colleagues, Students, Families and Community Agencies * Respond to inquiries of Co-op staff, district personnel, professional organizations and agencies to provide information and/or directions related to special education. * Respond to issues involving conflicts in policies/regulations, community concerns, and parental requests, and recommend a plan of action to help resolve the issue. * Serve as a liaison to community services and agencies. * Participate in state and regional meetings and committees as assigned. * All duties as assigned.
Position Title: 

Special Education Coordinator 

Purpose

Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative (NLSEC) is seeking a talented and motivated person to join our team as a 1.0 FTE Special Education Coordinator beginning in the 2020-21 School Year.

Date of Availability: Beginning of 2020-21 School Year
Date Closing: April 10, 2020

See job description for additional details


Submit the NLSEC application found at nlsec.org, cover letter and resume, along with 2 letters of professional reference to Director of Special Education, Dena Hagen: dhagen@nlsec.org OR mail to P.O. Box 40, Esko, MN 55733


Special Education Coordinator Job Description

Position Title:   NLSEC Special Education Coordinator

Reports To:     Special Education Director

License Required:   A valid license to serve as a special education teacher, school psychologist or 

speech/language therapist in the state of Minnesota as provided by applicable state laws, rules and 

regulations.


Summary:

A Special Education Coordinator assists districts to comply with federal and state special education 

statues and regulations, works with staff to evaluate special education programs and services and 

serves as a resource for information regarding special education programs and services.  Significant 

time is required for analyzing data, planning activities, monitoring programs/services, responding to 

requests and consulting with program personnel.


Qualifications:

  • Understand and implement special education due process procedures as specified in NLSEC and Total Special Education Systems Manual.

  • Organize and present ideas with clarity in written and verbal form.

  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships based upon mutual confidence and respect.

  • Ability to gather, interpret and report data to inform.

  • Minimum of six years in special education.

  • Work with a variety of educational teams to plan effective programs/instruction for students with disabilities.

  • Ability to gather, interpret and report data to inform educational practices.

  • Travel to NLSEC member school districts.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support to Special Education Staff

  • Research, plan and coordinate training opportunities for administrators, parents, regular and special education teachers to assist in understanding the special education process.

  • Collaborate and consult with district staff, parents, community organizations and public agencies to implement and maintain services in accordance with special education. 

  • Support/mentor new special education teachers in implementing required procedures to ensure compliance with special education rules.

  • Prepare a variety of materials (i.e., data analyses, reports/recommendations, laws and regulations, newsletters, brochures) to document activities, make presentations, and/or provide supporting materials.

  • Research information as requested to develop innovative programs/services, ensuring program compliance with state and federal requirements.

  • Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director of Special Education.


  • Support to Special Education Staff

  • Consult with the appropriate school personnel directly responsible for the implementation of the IEP/IIIP/IFSP.

  • Facilitate meetings that involve a range of issues to include evaluating situations, identifying appropriate actions and developing recommendations.

  • Assist teachers in long and short range planning and scheduling.

  • Observe specific students/classrooms and make recommendations.

  • Assist in coordinating, developing, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of IEP/IIIP/IFSPs.


  • Support to MDE 

  • Provide thorough and timely reports, data and information as requested.


  • Support to Colleagues, Students, Families and Community Agencies

  • Respond to inquiries of Co-op staff, district personnel, professional organizations and agencies to provide information and/or directions related to special education.

  • Respond to issues involving conflicts in policies/regulations, community concerns, and parental requests, and recommend a plan of action to help resolve the issue.

  • Serve as a liaison to community services and agencies.

  • Participate in state and regional meetings and committees as assigned.


  • All duties as assigned.