Lionsgate Academy is a public charter school open to students of all abilities in grades 7 through 12, and also offers a transition program for students ages 18-21. Lionsgate’s program is inclusively designed to address the unique learning needs of students living on the autism spectrum as well as students with other learning differences.
Lionsgate Academy continues to grow! We are looking for passionate and driven educators, who believe in our mission and are excited to join our team!
POSITION TITLE: Special Education Case Manager
DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Special Education Coordinator
POSITION STATUS: Exempt
CORE SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
DUTY DAYS: 187
To manage students’ IEPs by collaborating with IEP team members, administering evaluations, ensuring that IEP services and instruction are provided effectively, and working directly with students to support their IEP goals.
- Communicate regularly with IEP team members including staff and families, through in person meetings, via email, and by telephone
- Schedule student focused meetings through management of an online calendar
- Track timelines for due process dates and organize due process paperwork
- Monitor due process documents for accuracy and compliance
- Collaborate with teachers, educational assistants, related service providers, and families
- Provide direct instruction and support towards student IEP goals, Including: data towards IEP goals & ESY qualification
- Schedule, plan, and facilitate IEP team meetings and case conferences
- Schedule, plan, conduct, and write special education evaluations based on due process deadlines (may need rewording)
- Supervise 1:1 educational assistants, complete formal evaluations, and monitor and address all areas of performance.
- Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal, and written communication with all individuals.
- Regular, prompt attendance.
OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Supervise study skills classes and support all enrolled students with organization goals and needs
- Monitor and support students during lunch
- Provide substitute classroom instruction as assigned
- Accompany students in community based instruction when necessary
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned
- Attend parent-teacher conferences
- Attend events outside school day (i.e. minimum of two school-based events (e.g. dance, graduation).
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data or regulations. Ability to write reports and professional correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors, co-workers, families, and students.
- Knowledge of Student needs
- Knowledge of Resources
- Assessing Student Learning
- Respect and Rapport with students and staff
- Behavior Management Skills
- Flexibility and Responsiveness
- Accurate Recordkeeping (IEP, evaluation, progress reporting, data collection, ESY documentation, adaptations, other due process documents)
- Effective and professional communication and collaboration with all stakeholders
- Understanding of special education law and due process
- Commitment to professional development
- Alignment with mission and core values
Possession of a valid Minnesota Teaching License in Special Education
Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete required job tasks
Master’s degree in Special Education
Possession of a valid license in Autism Spectrum Disorder, in process of gaining ASD Licensure, or hold certificate with willingness to pursue licensure