Coordinator - Joplin Schools
Position: Coordinator
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: High School Special Education Process Coordinator - 2022-2023 School Year
Job Location: Joplin High School
Beginning: Aug 01, 2022
Deadline: Mar 01, 2022**
District: Joplin Schools
Joplin, MO 64801
Telephone: 417-625-5200 EXT 2023
Job Description:
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Position:                      Special Education Process Coordinator         
Term:                          Full-time, 10.5 Months
Classification:              Certified
Location:                     District-wide  
Supervisory:                No
Reports to:                  Director of Special Education
Joplin schools is looking for a Special Education Process Coordinator. The Special Education Process Coordinator supervises the SPED process from referral through placement and provision of services, appropriate identification and placement of student with disabilities, and public agency compliance with state and federal requirements fro special education.
 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Qualifications: At a minimum, must have a Master’s Degree. Must have appropriate Missouri Special Education Certificate in one special education field. (i.e., Mild/Moderate Cross Categorical, ECSE, etc.). Candidate must have demonstrated knowledge of the Special Education Process and laws and at minimum, have 5 years experience in providing special education services.

Essential Functions:
  • Supervises and coordinates special education programs, policies and diagnostic procedures. 
  • Collaborate with other PCs to organize and ensure procedures to monitor the completion of all evaluation reports and IEPs as required by time-line laws.
  • Conducts compliance efforts and reviews of special education teachers within their assigned attendance zone.
  • Collaborate with Director and other PCs, identifies, plans, and implements professional development as defined by needs assessment.
  • Provides evidence based instructional guidance to teachers and TLCs as needed.
  • Coach and mentor teachers in adhering to the district vision for instructing at-risk students and students with disabilities.
  • Assists the Executive Director of Student Services in researching and/or implementing new program components.
  • Provide assistance as requested in the preparation of federal, state and local reports on special education and related programs and services.
  • Develop, provide and promote regular in-service training to special education support staff. 
  • Assumes other responsibilities assigned by the Executive Director of Student Services.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.