Special Education & ELL Coordinator - Community Partnership Charter School (Brooklyn, NY)
CPCS is currently seeking an entrepreneurial and talented Special Education and ELL Coordinator. The Special Education and ELL Coordinator will serve as the "owner" of all special education-related services, including writing and implementing rigorous, standards-driven IEPs, managing legal documents and files related to students' IEPs and 504 plans, liaising with external service providers, ensuring all services are in compliance with mandates, and coordinating annual IEP reviews. The Special Education Coordinator is passionate about supporting the students who are at-risk for academic underperformance due to emotional and/or physical challenges so that they can succeed in the school's rigorous academic program. The Special Education Coordinator holds primary responsibility for providing academic, emotional and physical services for student who require additional support to thrive with the school's core academic program.
Beginning with Children Foundation (BwCF) was founded in 1990 by Joe and Carol Reich to establish a high quality school for low-income children in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and to advocate for educational reform in public education. Our charter schools, Beginning with Children Charter School and Community Partnership Charter School, offer personalized instruction that addresses the individual needs of students. We use ongoing assessment to monitor every child's progress and adjust the curriculum as needed to ensure the mastery of important skills. We teach students to work together and persevere through challenges with integrity and compassion.
Community Partnership Charter School is a warm supportive community that nurtures the talent of the future leaders of tomorrow. CPCS prepares students for academically rigorous high schools through authentic learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom. CPCS's core values are REACH: Respect, Excellence, Attentiveness, Critical thinking and Heart. Our students are taught the importance of integrity, teamwork and striving for excellence in everything they do.
At the Community Partnership Charter School families, educators and community members join in to create a learning environment that fosters high academic achievement, which exceeds the New York State Learning Standards. An enriched curriculum and a dynamic partnership between the school, families and community enable all students to become lifelong learners and active citizens who value kindness and respect.
â¢ Manage and coordinate a program of help for children who have been referred for special services through the Pupil Personnel Team at the school.
â¢ Arrange and conduct Student Success Team Meetings for mandated students and/or for students who are at risk of failing.
â¢ Seek out the help of specialists such as the school social worker, counselor or specialty personnel provided either internally or by the New York City Department of Education to support the diverse needs of students.
â¢ Advise teachers who have children with special needs and act as a resource room teacher.
â¢ Research and engage relevant specialists to conduct workshops or seminars to address the needs of all students.
â¢ Works closely with the Committee on Special Education to meet deadlines for Annual Reviews, Initial Referrals and Re-evaluations.
â¢ Manage the English Language Learning program including administering and coordinating home language surveys and the NYSESLAT for students who are identified as Limited English Proficiency (LEP).
At least 5 years experience teaching special education students in an urban school environment.
NYS certification in special education.
Clear understanding of standards-based and differentiated instruction, language acquisition, and English Language Learning best practices.
Strong communication skills and ability to work with others.
Agree with and be willing to uphold the mission statement of CPCS
Experience with Integrated Co-Teaching ("ICT") classroom model plus
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