Seeking EC-12 Special Education Coordinator

   Classifieds: Employment | Posted on May 23, 2024

Seeking an EC-12 Special Education Coordinator who can also function as an instructional coach for Lake Union EC-12 schools. Job offering is on a contractual basis aimed at providing support for educators and students in need additional educational and behavioral supports to overcome academic, behavioral, social-emotional challenges as well as learning disabilities and other challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. As an instructional coach employee would provide leadership in planning, coordination, and implementation of the instructional framework, using among other resources NAD, Union, Conference and school curricular, instruction and assessment resources. This position provides direct support to school teams and educators through planning, modeling, co-teaching, facilitating, training, and data analysis across content areas using multi-tiered systems of supports (MTSS) and social emotional learning informed practices.

The ideal candidate should possess training and experience in the field of special education, strong teacher leadership, coaching, organizational skills, and ability to provide instructional leadership, program alignment, and teacher support.

Reports to: Lake Union Director of Education

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral degree in Special Education with specialization in a Special Education Field and experience noted below:
  • Special education teacher
  • At least five years working in the field of special education in two or more of the IDEA disabilities area.
  • Strong knowledge of current and best practices in Special Education instructional and pedagogy

Additionally, candidate should possess the following:

  • Experience in assessing IEPs, writing modification/accommodation plans, knowledge of special education and section 504 laws.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of culturally responsive evaluation and identification practices, adaptive teaching practices, RTI, assistive/accessible education practices
  • Ability to provide training and coaching around programming and staff mindset related to complex learners with emotional, behavioral, and/or learning needs.
  • Strong skills in classroom management and establishment of instructional routines
  • Ability to develop instruction aligned with conference and NAD standards.
  • Capable of designing assessment tasks that allow students to demonstrate understanding in a variety of ways.
  • Competence in using data to give meaningful feedback and scaffold instruction.
  • Skillfulness in collaborating with administrators, educators, and colleagues to enhance instruction and coordinate student support to improve student outcomes.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a local school team and office team of educators.

Salary Range: $79,000.00 - $84,000.00
Start Date: July 1, 2024
Forward resume to:

   Vicki Thompson