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Special Education Coordinator - Parnassus Preparatory School

Posted on 5/16/2017 1:20:47 PM

Listing expires 6/13/2017

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Special Education Coordinator – Parnassus Preparatory School


Position: Special Education Coordinator (Full time 1.00 FTE)

School: Parnassus Preparatory School

Location: Maple Grove, MN


Job Description:

Parnassus Preparatory School, a Minnesota charter school dedicated to high, academic achievement and the classical model of education, seeks to hire a talented and energetic Special Education Coordinator. 


The ideal candidate would have experience teaching students with a variety of identified learning needs and the flexibility to adapt the general education curricula to meet the specific learning needs of students.  A high importance is placed on effective partnering with general education teachers, parents, and the administration.


Job Requirements

  • Coordinate paraprofessional and teacher assignments and activities.
  • Coordinate child study meetings, including oversight of records.
  • Coordinate/facilitate IEP team meetings.
  • Assist in hiring and scheduling of related service providers.
  • Complete and file yearly tuition acknowledgements.
  • Demonstrate organizational skills for keeping track of students in all settings, special education paperwork, and planning.
  • Oversee record keeping and progress tracking of each student with disabilities.
  • Assure due process compliance by planning for and meeting deadlines regarding IEP development, evaluation process, and progress reporting.
  • Assist in program development and curriculum.
  • Mentor teachers.
  • Advise/oversee special education teacher in completion of IEP, evaluation and progress reports.
  • Provide mentorship to empower the special education teacher’s skill set in special education requirements.
  • Coordinate the implementation of a Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC).
  • Maintain effective communication with the school director, special education teacher, director of special education and parents.
  • Regularly report the status of the special education program to the school director and director of special education.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Minnesota teaching license in one or more special education area
  • Director of Special Education license or current participant in licensure program
  • Minimum of three years of special education teaching and leadership experience


Salary: Competitive


Institution Description:

The purpose of Parnassus is to develop graduates who are critical thinkers, coherent writers, confident speakers, thoughtful leaders, and responsible, compassionate and virtuous citizens.  Our distinction is in the liberal classical curriculum for grades K-12.


Application Instructions/Comments:

Visit the Career Opportunities page of the Parnassus Preparatory School website (http://www.parnassusprep.com/careers.aspx) to download the Application for Employment, and submit it along with a cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation to contact@parnassusprep.com


Contact: Ms. Richardson, Human Resources



Principal Hamiel

Schools of Logic and Rhetoric

Parnassus Preparatory School

11201 96th Ave. North / Maple Grove, MN 55369
763.496.1416 ext. 234 / www.parnassusprep.com