3RD-8TH ARD FACILITATOR

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Responsive Education Solutions

Lewisville, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3194153
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: November 4, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) Facilitator is responsible for supervising a team of teachers to ensure all ARDS are conducted within appropriate timelines and complies with all federal, state, and district special education requirements. The ARD Facilitator is responsible for coordinating, planning, and preparing paperwork for students eligible for special education services. The ARD Facilitator chairs ARD meetings and participates in the decision making process of the ARD Committee.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year College or University, preferably in the area of Special Education.
Valid Texas teaching certificate in the area of Special Education.


Experience


Special Education teaching experience in a Texas Public School
Virtual Special Education teaching experience is (preferred)
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)



Passion for students, especially students with disabilities.
Advanced knowledge of and compliance with federal and state special education law.
Working knowledge of and compliance with individualized services for students with disabilities.
Advanced knowledge of and compliance with the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process.
Knowledge of the development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process.
Knowledge of and compliance with the transition.
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Strong computer skills to implement multiple and diverse programs.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of students with disabilities, their parents, the community, peers, administrative staff, Campus Directors, Superintendents, and corporate staff.
Effectively interpret policy, procedures, and student data such as diagnostic test results, state assessments scoring, transcripts, and grade point average.
Ability to transition with district/campus/department changes.
Ability to communicate effectively with and receive guidance from supervisors
Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to travel as necessary.
General knowledge of grade level curriculum (preferred)
Experience supervising 5 or more individuals (preferred)
Experience coaching other education professionals or have knowledge of adult learning principles (preferred)


Primary Duties:

Oversee the scheduling of ARD meetings to ensure the appropriate placement and development of individual education plans for students with disabilities ensuring that all timeline requirements are met
Monitor ARD documents to ensure compliance with state and federal law
Lead and facilitate ARD meetings
Collaborate with classroom teachers, instructional specialists, and school staff regarding student’s accommodations, program modifications, instructional supports, and related services
Provide support to special education teachers regarding the development of IEP goals and objectives that follow the Standard’s-Based IEP model
Serve as the central point of contact for team of teachers and special education staff for issues related to student’s special education services
Oversee the maintenance of student special education files to ensure regular
Ensure compliance with all state mandated assessments and alternative assessments, including their selection and administration.
Seek assistance as needed from IDEA Coordination supervisor.
Implement Responsive Ed’s Special Education school board policies, procedures, and operational guidelines.
Compile and maintain all reports, records, and other documents required by law and/or the Director of Special Education.
Perform special projects, during and after normal business hours, and other duties as assigned.
Attends all SPED team meetings and faculty meetings (as necessary)
Travel as required.


Equipment Used:

All equipment required to perform jobs duties and task previously described.


Physical / Environmental Factors:



The physical demands 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.



Responsive Education Solutions considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





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  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Job Requirements

    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Amie Sevier, Recruiter
    • 1301 Waters Ridge
    • Lewisville, Texas 75057

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