Polk County Public Schools
Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
Exceptional Student Ed
Teacher Salary Schedule
Diane Taylor, Director - ESE, Learning Support Division
This position exists to be responsible for compiling and reviewing comprehensive evaluative data required to determine the appropriate eligibility and placement of individual exceptional students. Schedule staffings for referred students, prepare staffing agenda, and notify all staffing participants. Chair and record eligibility, initial placement, re-evaluations, change of program, and dismissal staffing committee meetings. Monitor annual IEP review meetings and other duties as required with monitoring and compliance of IEPs for students with disabilities. Other duties and assignments are required.
The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the position. This job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. Other duties may be assigned which are not listed. Additionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.
Custom Job Purpose:
This position exists to be responsible for the scheduling, chairing and recording of eligibility, placement and dismissal staffings; the chairing of re-evaluation staffings; and the maintenance of an efficient system of staffings for all exceptional students.
Essential Functions of this Job:
Be responsible for compiling and reviewing comprehensive evaluative data required to determine the appropriate eligibility and placement of individual exceptional students. Schedule staffings for referred students, prepare staffing agenda, and notify all staffing participants. Chair and record eligibility, initial placement, re-evaluations, change of program, and dismissal staffing committee meetings. Monitor annual IEP review meetings. Be accountable for staffing decisions referred to the Director. Serve as the designee of the Director during eligibility, initial placement, re-evaluation, dismissal, and change of program staffings. Maintain current class lists of all exceptional students. Be knowledgeable of changes in federal, state, and School Board regulations which effect placement of students. Be knowledgeable of all educational alternatives which may be available within the school system. Be knowledgeable of transportation procedures. Be responsible for assuring confidentiality of any personally identifiable data. Be responsible for accurate data entries on terminal Screen 9, including appropriate programs, time served in programs, placement, re-evaluation, IEP review dates, and all other FIRN requirements.
Non-Essential Functions of this Job:
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Extensive knowledge of evaluation instruments/procedures and the correlation to eligibility criteria and curriculum. Capable of working well with administrators, teachers, other professional staff, parents and students. Certified in one or more areas of exceptional student education. Bilingual/biliterate preferred.
Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements:
Master's degree in education, with a minimum of three (3) years teaching experience in one (1) or more areas of exceptional students. Certification in one or more areas of exceptional student education
Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate work. Requires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computers. Requires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlines. Requires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teams. Requires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the public.
Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. May require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etc. Requires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds.
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