Overview

On behalf of Jacksonville Classical Academy East, ESI Works is now hiring a Student Services Director in Jacksonville, FL.

COMPANY SUMMARY:

ESI Works provides comprehensive human resource services for its partner schools. This includes recruiting, staffing, screening, on boarding, payroll and benefits administration. Founded in 2015, ESI Works has carefully crafted our company culture and reputation based on a deep understanding that staffing is first and foremost about people. We understand the right placement in the right job changes lives. ESI Works is committed to providing simplified employment solutions through our superior work ethic and industry experience. It is our mission to treat every person we encounter with wholehearted integrity and dedication.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Serves in an educator capacity in the teaching, instruction and guidance of students enrolled in various academic courses within the appropriate grade or academic level, using the general education curriculum, or modifying it, to meet the child’s individual needs. Serves as case manager for students with disabilities ensuring implementation of special education and related services including, but not limited to, IEP, 504, ELL, BSP, and EP plans. This includes identifying scholars’ needs, testing, scheduling, and entering data into student information systems.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adheres to established standards regarding curriculum delivery and requirements as established by the school and applicable educational systems appropriate to the specified course of  discipline.
  • Provides professional instruction and teaching to students with disabilities as appropriate to the specified course or discipline and academic level, using various techniques, including individualized and small group instruction, to promote learning.
  • Oversees appropriate Individual Educational Plans (IEPs), Gifted Educational Plans (EPs) or Academic Improvement Plans (AIPs), English Language Learner Plans (ELL), and Behavior
  • Success Plans (BSPs), including determining present levels of performance, annual goals, and benchmarks or short-term objectives.
  • Schedules and prepares for IEP meetings annually (and/or more frequently if needed) describing the student’s present level of functioning and proposes measurable IEP goals and objectives for team consideration.
  • Understands the continuum of programming options that can be used to meet the individual needs of the student to provide an appropriate education.
  • Develops individualized educational plans for the provision of specially designed instruction.
  • Participates in the review of the individualized education plan with the student’s parents, school administrators, and often, the student’s general education teacher.
  • Coordinates meetings with the student intervention team for students with academic and behavioral issues to provide guidance and offer school support for student achievement.
  • Organizes meetings with the student intervention team for students with academic and behavioral issues to provide recommendations on alternative schooling, credit recovery, and retention.
  • Collects, documents, and analyzes the student’s current progress on his/her individualized educational plan, working closely with parents to inform them of their child’s progress and suggest techniques to promote learning at home.
  • Organizes and effectively communicates class/course objectives, standards, and requirements for successful achievement, e.g., syllabi, tests, specific tasks.
  • Provides guidance and assistance to students as needed to ensure appropriate assimilation of the class/course content to support student success and achievement.
  • Ensures all appropriate measures, including special accommodations, are in effect for students with disabilities.
  • Administers tests and conducts evaluations and grading as applicable to the students’ specific assignment.
  • Calculates student scores and grades and submits students’ final class/course grade(s).
  • Helps general education teachers adapt curriculum materials and teaching techniques to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
  • Works with students with disabilities in a variety of settings, to include working in one’s own classroom teaching only special education students; work as a special education resource teacher and offering individualized help to students in general education classrooms; teach together with general education teachers in classes composed of both general and special education students; or working with special education students for several hours a day in a resource room, separate from their general education classroom. Considerably fewer special education teachers work in homebound or hospitalized environments.
  • Uses specialized equipment such as computers with synthesized speech, interactive educational software programs, and audio systems to assist children.
  • Refers advanced disciplinary issues to appropriate staff/personnel.
  • Functions as part of the problem-solving team(s) at assigned school(s) when appropriate.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The minimum requirements for this job are as follows: Florida Teacher Certification in Special Education

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to demonstrate, uphold, and promote in daily interactions a commitment to the school’s mission and vision, and the moral character and civic virtue the school embodies.

All applicants are encouraged to apply directly on this page, or call 888.246.6066 for more information. Thank you for your interest in this position.