(2021-22) Academic Specialist of Diverse Learning

Employer
KIPP Columbus
Location
Columbus, Ohio
Posted
Feb 21, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
1986723979
Job Role
Other
Job Description



At KIPP Columbus, we recognize the critical importance of finding, developing, and supporting the best possible teammates to ensure our KIPPsters can be their best. To that end, our team is accepting applications for the Academic Specialist of Diverse Learning position. The Academic Specialist of Diverse Learning is responsible for ensuring that all students at KIPP Columbus are receiving the academic support they need to be successful. As a member of the school support team, this role will oversee the development of KIPP Columbuss academic programming for our students with special needs, ensuring that every single student has the academic support needed to be successful.



Key responsibilities of the Academic Specialist of Diverse Learning include the following:



Strategy and Implementation



*

Develop and manage the Special Education academic programming at KIPP Columbus



*

Ensure every student has a plan for academic success



*

Select appropriate assessments for evaluation and progress monitoring



*

Create a structure to systematically monitor student achievement



*

Create differentiated, ongoing professional development for intervention specialists



*

Co-Develop and co-oversee a comprehensive Response to Intervention (RtI) program across the region



*

Create goals & track progress; create regular data reports and analysis



*

Consult with school leaders to help them choose appropriate intervention programs



Compliance and Accountability



*

Provide comprehensive, holistic reporting of special populations (Special Education, English Language Learning) student performance data to the Executive Director, Head of Schools, Assistant Director of Student Services and School Leaders



*

Formulate policies and procedures for new or existing programs and activities (e.g. inclusion model, co-teaching, etc.), resulting in a full continuum of student services



*

Monitor and follow-up with EMIS reporting relating to special populations



*

Track and monitor data that must be submitted to Fordham or EpiCenter on behalf of the Student Services Department



*

Ensure that all records are effectively maintained and that timelines are consistently met for initial evaluations, annuals, and revaluations



*

Evaluate school level Special Education, ELL, RtI, and Gifted programs to ensure that objectives for student education are met



*

Lead weekly meetings with intervention specialists and coaches to ensure students are on track to meeting academic goals



*

Attend all school weekly or monthly department meetings



Management & Support



*

Observe and provide feedback to all intervention specialists and TESOL teachers



*

Disaggregate school data sets and lead the implementation of data-driven instructional decisions at the network level



*

Provide ongoing professional development and individual training to special education, leaders who coach intervention specialists and general education teachers that includes research-based interventions, data analysis, and assessment modifications

More searches like this