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Special Education Compliance Specialist

Summary Information:
Employer: Fort Wayne Community Schools
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Special Education Administrator
School / Org: Fort Wayne Community Schools
Location Fort Wayne, Indiana
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN4600144059
Posting Date: 5 October 2017
Closing Date: 31 October 2017

Details:
Fort Wayne Community Schoolsis seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Special Education Compliance Specialist - Year Round

Location: Special Education

Description:
Plan, organize, coordinate and implement educational services, support functions, programs and instructional resources to meet the special needs of students in an assigned disability area; assist in developing and implementing curriculum standards in assigned disability area; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel. Assess student needs and provide assistance in identifying, developing and meeting educational goals and objectives. Monitor and evaluate district process and procedures to ensure compliance to state and federal requirements. Support building level staff to effectively meet the need of students with disabilities.

This is a year round (52 week) administrative position.

Salary: $49906.00 - $73196.00

Additional Job Information:
1. Participate in the research, planning, development, implementation, evaluation and enhancement of assigned programs and services to meet the needs of identified special education students; monitor, evaluate and adjust activities in response to student needs.

2. Assist in developing and implementing curriculum standards in assigned disability area; provide professional learning activities to enhance faculty and staff understanding of educational practices, instructional material guidelines, curriculum standards and instructional strategies.

3. Interpret and communicate state and federal mandates to be implemented at the district and building level.

4. Coordinates special education services, communications and information between teachers, administrators, staff, schools, outside agencies, students and parents.

5. Recommend staffing, transition services, assistive technology and materials for assigned disability area including curriculum for non-diploma track students.

6. Plan, and supervise Extended School Year Programs as needed.

7. Monitor and assess assigned special education services for educational effectiveness; recommend and assist in the development and implementation of standards, policies and procedures to enhance the educational effectiveness of special education services.

8. Monitor and analyze IEPs in assigned disability area; participate in the development and implementation of IEP goals and objectives.

9. Support and build staff capacity to conduct functional behavior assessments and develop behavior intervention plans in assigned disability area as needed.

10. Use data sources, and prepare and maintain a variety of records, reports and files related to special education programs, students and assigned activities to assist in programming decisions.

11. Attend and participate in various meetings and conferences; present information concerning assigned special education services and related issues, student needs and activities.

12. Attend case conferences and manifestation determination as needed.

13. Assist teachers and building staff with meeting the educational needs of identified special education students; participate in a variety of activities to enhance faculty understanding of educational practices, instructional practices and techniques, and emotional development, de-escalation techniques, behavior modification and instructional strategies for special education students.

14. Perform related duties as assigned by the Administrator to meet the particular needs of the building/unit.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear. The employee is required to have dexterity of hands and fingers. The employee is required to sit or stand for extended periods of time. They may be occasionally required to bend at the waist, kneel or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job the employee is seated or walking at will and must be able to push, pull, lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Qualifications:
Any combination equivalent to: master's degree in education or related field and five years experience teaching special education students. Knowledgeable and experienced with interpreting and implementing mandates within Article 7. Must have strong planning, management, supervisory, analytical, computer, organizational, and oral and written communication skills. Adept at prioritizing demands and highly efficient at meeting special education timelines. Must possess knowledge of methods, terminology, principles, practices, procedures, materials, requirements, processes, policies, objectives and equipment applicable to assigned field. Must have prior experience with implementation of evidence based best practices related to assigned disability area. Must possess valid certification in assigned disability area issued by the Indiana Department of Education. Must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
* Special Education Director Certification
* Building administrator experience
* Administrator Certification


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