Special Education Specialist
BASIS San Antonio North Central is seeking qualified candidates for a Special Education Specialist to start ASAP!
BASIS.ed School teams offer an incredible opportunity to be deeply involved in an academic community that is dynamic, exciting and unpredictable. You’ll join others in a highly social, supportive and collaborative environment.
BASIS.ed is seeking a Special Education Specialist whose primary responsibility will be to oversee the entire special education program at a school site. The academic program is consistently ranked among the top 10 programs nationally and is competitive on an international scale. The mission of BASIS.ed Schools is to provide an academically excellent and rigorous liberal arts college preparatory education to all Lower and Upper School students. It is imperative that our Special Education Specialists share our vision of improving the state of education in our country.
Primary Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Coordinating and assuring full state and federal compliance with all aspects of programming (identification, review, dismissal) for students with disabilities per the IDEA, Section 504 and the ADA;
- Providing direct special education services, as needed, and supervising itinerant service providers;
- Preparing and reporting accurate and timely data for internal and external regulatory purposes; and
- Facilitating in the development and implementation of informal academic and behavioral intervention programs for individual students.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree, a valid state issued Cross-Categorical certificate OR the Mild-Moderate Disabilities certificate and valid fingerprint clearance are required to coordinate special education at BASIS.ed.
Arizona Applicants: A valid IVP fingerprint card is required to work as a Special Education Coordinator at BASIS.ed.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in case management or building-level program administration is preferred. Together with a high level of educational attainment, the successful applicant will demonstrate knowledge and credibility to parents, students, staff, supervisors, and outside agencies through oral and written communication that is timely, confident, and articulate. Critically, an applicant must possess a high GPA in his/her major, a thorough knowledge of current disability law (IDEA, Section 504), excellent recommendations, experience working with children, ability to perform tasks with precision (attention to detail, adherence to timelines), excellent organizational skills and facility with office technology, and be open to new ideas in education.
Additional Job Information:
Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS.ed offers a comprehensive benefits package.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, BASIS* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding BASIS’ non-discrimination policies: Beverly Traver, Compliance and Equity Investigator, BASIS Educational Group, LLC., 7975 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, (480) 289-2088.
*As used in this policy, the term "BASIS" refers to: BASIS Educational Group, LLC, BASIS Charter Schools, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public School, Inc., BBR Schools, Inc., and all affiliated entities.