Coordinator - Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School
Position: Coordinator
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Special Education Transition Coordinator
Job Location: Insight PA Cyber Charter School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School
Herndon, VA 20171
Telephone: 571-392-2683
Job Description:

Essential Functions
The Special Education Transition Coordinator has an essential role in aligning school-based protocols and resources with Insight PA’s post-secondary transition programming requirements outlined by the Bureau of Special Education of PA Department of Education (Indicator 13).
  • Establishing career and vocational readiness programs and schedules to contribute to special education case managers for IEP team reviews and determinations
  • Communicating regularly with students, families, teachers, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) representatives and/or community-based stakeholders to ensure individualized transition plans and goals are current, measurable, and targeted
  • Plan, organize, and advertise school-sponsored events pertaining to post-secondary transition, such as career fairs, meet and greets, and virtual tours for students and families
  • Develop and implement a series of transition skills-based class sessions for families and students with disabilities
  • Inform and collaborate with guidance counselors as it relates to updates to transition plans and/or graduation paths determined by IEP teams
  • Maintain current and ongoing county/regional agency contacts to access resources for post-secondary education & training for students, families, and/or school personnel
  • Establish connections with state and local service providers, consultants, and trainers to expand the school’s resources for home, community, and work-based experience options for students with disabilities
  • Serve as a liaison and ensure effective communication and coordination among students, families, IEP teams, the OVR, and other providers to develop job readiness and independent skills
  • Provide individualized reports of progress on transition goals as needed to inform IEP teams and report progress on transition goals
  • Ensure all students with disabilities have current graduation plans, vocational/career interest inventories, strengths profiles, and interagency contacts as needed
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no regular supervisory responsibilities.
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Special Education, or closely related content area
  • Prior experience in a school-based setting in which coordinating services and contacts with children, families, and other agencies involved
  • Active Instructional Certification in Special Education or related content
Minimum Required Skill Set
  • Extensive knowledge and relevant work experience in a school setting direct support of special education program development and sustained compliance
  • Exceptional self-management skills with the ability to work autonomously and collaboratively to perform assigned tasks
  • High level of energy, enthusiasm, and creativity in developing and supporting student-centered efforts in the pursuit of their individual post-secondary goals
  • Ability to physically travel throughout the state, including overnight for scheduled school-based events or as needed to perform primary duties
Preferred Qualifications
  • Extensive knowledge and experience as a certified special education teacher, ideally with students age 14 and older
  • Proficiency in computer-based organizational tools, web applications and databases
  • Exceptional self-management skills with the ability to work autonomously and take initiative for the betterment of Insight PA student supports
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm for students in the pursuit of their desired post-secondary outcomes
  • Ability to travel throughout the state, including overnight for scheduled school-based events or as needed to perform primary duties
Certifications and Credentials
  • Active PDE Instructional Certification in Special Education or closely related content area
  • Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Records Check
  • Federal Criminal History Record Information (CHRI)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation upon request

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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