Spectrum Center Schools, a growing, dynamic organization with a social mission to offer hope, is seeking an Education Coordinator to join our award-winning team and perform meaningful work in a culture that welcomes innovation, encourages creative expression and offers limitless potential for personal and professional satisfaction!
If you thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented, outcome-driven environment, seek a career with genuine purpose, and possess a problem-solving mindset, a sense of humor, and a stellar work ethic We Should Talk!
As an Education Coordinator, you will be the primary educational and behavioral resource to assigned classrooms. This includes responsibility for direct supervision of all assigned teachers and for monitoring quality of services and ensuring classroom and site adherence to all state mandated and internal procedures.
- Monitoring quality and effectiveness in the development and implementation of student Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and Positive Behavior Intervention Plans (PBIP).
- Representing the Company during IEP meetings and may, at the discretion of the school district, be responsible for facilitating IEP team meetings.
- Establishing and maintaining effective public relations with parents, care providers and district personnel, always projecting a positive company image.
- Coaching classroom staff in creating and maintaining an age appropriate, attractive, clean physical environment favorable to student progress which meets the standards established by the school.
- Ensuring the use of positive teaching methods by providing coaching/training and observing classroom staffs implementation of IEP goals and Positive Behavior Intervention Plans.
- Providing support to classroom staff in educational instruction, Positive Behavior Intervention Plan implementation, and data collection systems to promote and assure greater independence for students with challenging behaviors.
- Performing functional assessments of behavior, writing Positive Behavior Intervention Plans, training teachers on how to supervise their classroom staff, and providing support in instruction relative to community, vocational, leisure, domestic, academic, independent living, and social skills.
- Providing guidance, consultation, and assistance to Teachers in the development of classroom schedules, maintenance of student data systems and facilitation of student transition plans to assure appropriate curriculum, schedule, and services are provided based on each students Individual Education Plan (IEP) and other applicable goals.
- Assessing student progress through consistent review of classroom data collection and recording systems and providing guidance to classroom staff accordingly in addressing student needs.
- Providing classroom support that emphasizes acquisition of functional and academic skills in the least restrictive manner and setting, as specified in the IEP.
- Functioning as a role model for effective teaching of students as well as for communication and problem solving with staff, reinforcing the schools emphasis on behavior analytic, empirical approach to education, the extensive use of data in decision making, and the use of positive reinforcement to achieve maximum performance when working with students and co-workers.
- Assisting in identifying and reporting potential safety issues/hazards, including, but not limited to, improper use of Standard Precautions, Emergency Preparedness Procedures, and behavior intervention techniques covered in orientation training.
- Performing other duties as assigned.
- Masters degree in education, special education, applied behavior analysis or related field preferred.
- SPED teaching license and/or certification requirements.
- Behavior analyst certification preferred.
- Minimum two years prior experience working with individuals with severe disabilities and challenging behaviors in a classroom setting.
- Minimum two years prior experience working in an educational supervisory role.
- Prior experience working with Applied Behavior Analysis preferred.
- Proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Spectrum Center Schools is a division of ChanceLight Education, the nations leading provider of alternative and special education programs for children and young adults. For more than 45 years, and in partnership with over 235 school districts nationwide, we have helped change the direction of more than 240,000 student lives!
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As a member of the ChanceLight family, you will be provided with the opportunity to make meaningful impacts, the support needed to achieve success, and all the tools essential to reaching your personal & professional fulfillment!
Perks and Benefits Include:
- Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
- Virtual Medical Visits
- Health Savings Account
- Paid Time Off
- School Hours and Paid Holiday Schedule
- Company Paid Life & Disability Insurance
- 401k Options
- Legal Insurance
- Pet Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee Discount Program
- Opportunities for Growth & Development
- And So Much More!
If you're ready to start changing the direction of students' lives by providing them the opportunity to create successful, independent futures This Is Your Chance!
Join us, and start making a genuine difference in the lives of children today!
Careers, With ChanceLight Work. With Purpose.
- Evidence-Based Practices such as direct instruction, has knowledge of assessments and data collection procedures, and well versed in lesson planning and differentiating instruction for multiple grade/skill levels
- Teaching SPED; self-contained class or an SDC class, across all subjects, with writing and presenting IEPS
- Leadership experience as a coach or mentor to other teachers is strongly preferred
- Masters or better in Behavioral Sciences or related field
Licenses & CertificationsRequired
- Special Education
- Has License/Credentialing
- Moderate - Severe
- Intellect Dis Mod to Sev
- Intellect Dis Mld to Mod
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)