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Student Support Coordinator (IMMEDIATE OPENING)

Company: Match Education
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Student Support Coordinator (Immediate Opening)Location: Boston, MA (Match High School in Brighton and Match Middle School in Jamaica Plain)Start date: ASAP is a free, high-performing charter public school in Boston. We are a PreK-12 school serving 1,250 students. Our mission is to prepare students for success in college and careers in order to achieve economic security and mobility. Students gain acceptance to our schools via an annual blind public lottery open to all Boston residents.Our families bring amazing racial and cultural diversity to the school community - they represent over 20 different countries of origin with over 20 different languages spoken at home. 94% of our students are people of color. Our students bring a diversity of needs to our school, and we are prepared to serve them. 21% of our students qualify for special education services; 18% of our student body are English Language Learners.Matchs are Equity, Freedom, Teamwork, Innovation, and Accountability. We are working to reframe our organizational processes and policies to be truly anti-racist. At Match, we believe that three aspects of our work and organization - a staff that is diverse by race and other factors, a professional environment that is inclusive of all perspectives, and a curriculum in our PreK-12 school that is culturally competent - are vital to our goals and mission. See our full statement on diversity .OVERVIEW OF ROLEThe MS/HS Student Support Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the overall compliance of 504 accommodation plans and supporting campus based special education directors in the overall compliance of the MatchMiddle School and Match High Schools special education program. The MS/HS Student Support Coordinator supervises instructional aides across the two campuses, supports our schools special education directors, teachers, and specialists, and consults with other school based staff. The Student Support Coordinator will work both at our high school campus on 1001 Commonwealth Ave. in Brighton and our middle school campus on 215 Forest Hills St. in Jamaica Plain. This position reports directly to the Network Special Education Coordinator.RESPONSIBILITIESSpecial Education Team Support Supervise aides and/or related service providers Facilitate 504 and IEP Team meetings Provide technical support for special education staff on the IEP database (ESPED). Support and teach staff how to write 504s, IEPs, progress reports, etc.Compliance Ensure the file system is current and in compliance with state and federal regulations. Develop/Supervise procedures for progress monitoring. Supervise and monitor special education evaluations, report writing and IEP development. Ensure 504s and IEPs are consistently high quality and all deadlines are met. Ensure systems for tracking parent signatures pertaining to 504 and special education notices. Ensure thorough IEP progress reports are sent home to parents with school report cards and filed in student special education folders. Coordinate the translation of all IEPs, 504 plans, evaluation reports, progress reports, and other notices to families, as needed. Ensure student door to door busing and extended school year services are provided. Support the coordination and implementation of student MCAS accommodations. Coordinate and support the MCASalt process.Strategic Planning and Resource Allocation Use data to inform program decisions (ensure staff collect and input data). Work with school leaders to track monthly special education expenses and create the annual budget.QUALIFICATIONSQualified applicants for this position have: A strong track record of success and student achievementfor special education students. At least 4 years of experience teaching, teacher coaching and/or in student support. A MastersDegreein Special Education,or related field, strongly preferred. A valid and appropriate license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, or obtain the licensure by date of hire; Detail oriented and highly organized with strong analytical writing skills. Strong knowledge of intervention strategies Alignment to Matchs mission and core valuesABOUT MATCH EDUCATIONMatch Education () is the shared brand name of The Match Charter Public School, The Match School Foundation, Inc., and The Sposato Graduate School of Education.Match Education is an engine of discovery and applied innovation in education. We operate high-performing urban public charter schools and a unique graduate school of education that trains teachers for high-poverty schools. Out of this applied work, we refine, validate empirically, and eventually disseminate new ideas and practices on core questions in education reform.PM20PI200793981

Keywords: Match Education, Boston , Student Support Coordinator (IMMEDIATE OPENING), Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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