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Oregon Special Education Transition Coordinator, (ISOR) at K12 Services in North Bend, Oregon

Posted in Education 17 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

 




WHO ARE WE?



Get to know Insight School of Oregon Painted Hills(ISOR-PH) !



K12, a Stride Company,  believes in Education for Any One. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.


The mission of ISOR is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!


SUMMARY: The Transition Coordinator oversees all Special Education/IEP transition plan related activities at the school level.  The role assists staff in providing special education and transition services that are critical to the success of students with disabilities by providing guidance and training in a manner that is compliant with all pertinent laws and regulations. Services are provided for all levels of transition planning such as high school into the workforce or postsecondary training/education. The position also assists in the completion of related reports that may be required by the school, state and/or federal government and facilitates communications between students, parents, staff/school administration and agencies.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.



  • Serves as consultant and in-service leader to teachers in the coordination of transition activities;

  • Assists in preparing for/conducting needed in-service trainings including a special education orientation;

  • Oversees all interagency linkages for special education transitions;

  • Acts as a resource to special education teachers by keeping current with research and special education laws and attending professional development events in order to disseminate knowledge gained and solicit teacher feedback to identify training opportunities;

  • Coordinates transition services for special education students;

  • Communicates/educates/responds to questions from administrators, teachers, students, parents, and agencies regarding transition services available for special education students;

  • Serves as liaison to vocational/transition agencies;

  • Develops relationship with Transition Technical Assistance Network Staff at ODE

  • Ensures compliance with all Federal/State/District requirements for maintaining files;

  • Facilitate student attendance at transition fairs offered by the state)

  • Builds and maintains the Online Oregon Schools transitions website;

  • Attends agency meetings as school representative.

  • Completes annual Post Secondary Interviews with alumni for state reporting

  • Works with teacher of graduating student to create Summary of Progress in the IEP documents

  • Collaborates with Grad Alliance lead for special programs students.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.


MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field AND

  • 3 years classroom experience OR

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses: Special Education Certification required;  Secondary Technical Education Certification or Career Technical Education Certification ideal


OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 



  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time as needed for meetings, professional development

  • Ability to clear required background check

WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • This is a home-based position in Oregon. You must reside in the state of Oregon.

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.  All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works.  It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer. 


Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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