Special Education Case Manager

    • Categories:

    • Licensed

    • Grades:

    • 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    • Minnesota Teacher's License:

    • Required

    • Work Commitment:

    • Full-Time

    • Submitted Date:

      02.06.2018

      Closing:

      05.20.2018

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    • Contact:

      Christine Lande
      HR Generalist

      Phone: 612-351-4469
      Fax: 612-351-4469

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Job Description

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: 188
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POSITION PURPOSE:
To manage students’ IEPs by collaborating with IEP team members, administering evaluations, ensuring that IEP services and instruction are provided effectively, and working directly with students to support their IEP goals.

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
-Track timelines for due process dates and organize due process paperwork
-Monitor due process documents for accuracy and compliance
-Collaborate with teachers, educational assistants, related service providers, and families
-Provide direct instruction and support towards student IEP goals, Including: data towards IEP goals & ESY qualification
-Schedule, plan, and facilitate IEP team meetings and case conferences
-Schedule, plan, conduct, and write special education evaluations based on due process deadlines (may need rewording)
-Supervise 1:1 educational assistants, complete formal evaluations, and monitor and address all areas of performance.
-Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal, and written communication with all individuals.
-Regular, prompt attendance.

OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Supervise study skills classes and support all enrolled students with organization goals and needs
-Monitor and support students during lunch
-Provide substitute classroom instruction as assigned
-Accompany students in community based instruction when necessary
-Perform other job-related duties as assigned
-Attend parent-teacher conferences
-Attend events outside school day (i.e. minimum of two school-based events (e.g. dance, graduation).

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
-Knowledge of Student needs
-Knowledge of Resources
-Assessing Student Learning
-Respect and Rapport with students and staff
-Behavior Management Skills
-Flexibility and Responsiveness
-Accurate Recordkeeping (IEP, evaluation, progress reporting, data collection, ESY documentation, adaptations, other due process documents)
-Effective and professional communication and collaboration with all stakeholders
-Understanding of special education law and due process
-Commitment to professional development
-Alignment with mission and core values

Qualifications

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

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
-Master’s degree in Special Education
-Possession of a valid license in Autism Spectrum Disorder, in process of gaining ASD Licensure, or hold certificate with willingness to pursue licensure


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.

Institution Description

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.

We are looking for passionate and driven educators, who believe in our mission and are interested in becoming part of our team at our Minnetonka, Minnesota location.

Application Instructions/Comments

Apply online at www.lionsgateacademy.com

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