Job:

Case Manager- ASPIRA

Posted on: December 13, 2023 | |

The Special Education Case Manager will coordinate the delivery of special education services and will be the primary contact for parents. The goal of the Case Manager will be to improve the academic achievement of students with disabilities by ensuring they receive meaningful and relevant access to grade level core instruction within their school. The incumbent shall work with staff to drive ASPIRA’s mission and organizational objectives.

Essential Job Functions:

Ensure that students receive high quality special education services while delivering excellent customer service to students and parents
Ensure that all parental notices and consents for Full and Individual Evaluations and Placements are processed and provided in the native language where feasible and placed in the student temporary files
Send parents/guardians copy of draft IEP materials and if applicable Paraprofessional, ESY, and Learning Environment Intervention forms, along with copies of all other conducted evaluations and any other collected data at least five school days prior to the meeting
Ensure an interpreter is invited to all IEP and 504 conferences (including initial and reevaluation eligibility determination meetings and annual reviews) for parents who are limited English proficient
Coordinate all referrals for a Full and Individual Evaluation (FIE) to ensure that all required components are addressed and that the process is completed within ASPIRA’s timeline requirements
Convene and chair IEP and 504 conferences (including initial and reevaluation eligibility determination meetings and annual reviews) and act as the ASPIRA representative
Finalize each student’s IEP or 504 Plan in the SSM at the meeting and provide the student’s parents/guardians with a copy
Arrange special education and related services for a student within the school in accordance with the student’s IEP
In collaboration with the principal, oversee and ensure the implementation of all IEPs and 504 Plans for each student with disabilities in the school
Attend all required professional developments and meetings targeted v5at supporting the case manager/local school district representative
Assist the school’s scheduler/programmer with programming all students with disabilities in accordance with their IEPs
In collaboration with the principal, scheduling paraprofessionals in accordance with students’ IEPs and 504 Plans
Minimum Qualifications

Two or more years of experience in special education working as a Case Manager
Completion of a Bachelors or Masters degree in Education
A valid Professional Educator License (PEL) in one of the following areas: Special Education (PK-Age 21) endorsement or School Support Personnel endorsement with a supervisory endorsement
Expertise in special education curriculum and service provision
Knowledge of general education curriculum
Demonstrated understanding of the individual needs of students with disabilities from a variety of language and cultural backgrounds
Strong knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding the delivery of special education and related services
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, staff, students, parents, governmental and community agencies and employers
Bilingual (Spanish/ English) preferred
Non-discrimination Statement

ASPIRA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other protected category.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Professional development assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
Schedule:

Monday to Friday
Experience:

Special Education Case Management: 2 years (Preferred)
Language:

Spanish (Preferred)
License/Certification:

Professional Educator License (Preferred)
Work Location: In person