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Special Education Case Manager

at Canon City Schools

Posted: 5/11/2019
Job Reference #: 1040

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Openings as of 5/22/2019
Special Services - Licensed Positions

  • Special Education Case Manager JobID: 1040
  • Position Type:
    Special Services - Licensed Positions/Case Manager

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Harrison School

  •   Cañon City School District Fremont RE-1 is accepting applications for a SPECIAL EDUCATION CASE MANAGER at Harrison K-8 School for the 2019/2020 school year. Salary will depend on education and experience; placement is on the Licensed 190 day Salary Schedule, with entry level candidates starting between Step 1 and Step 10. The position requires:

    • Master’s Degree in School Psychology, School Social Work, Special Education Teacher or higher degree
    • Valid Colorado Special Services License properly endorsed for proposed assignment
    • Currently licensed in the State of Colorado or in process of obtaining Colorado licensure as a School Psychologist, School Social Worker, or Special Education Teacher from Colorado Department of Education
    • Ability to read, write and speak the English language and comply with directions and instructions to complete task and establish priorities.
    • Possess skills to be able to utilize basic technology as directed by the District to communicate and function effectively as a 21st century employee
    • Must possess valid Colorado Driver License

    • Highly organized in paperwork and time management
    • Strengths in interpersonal skills with students, parents and co-workers
    • Ability to work cooperatively in a school atmosphere with staff members, students and the public
    • Skilled in conducting small group and individual student counseling
    • Expertise in behavior management and students' exceptionalities
    • Strengths in oral and written communication as well as listening
    • Experienced in facilitating meetings to secure participation and input from team members
    • Positive attitude
    • Trained in the administration and interpretation of varied individual assessments to include cognitive, social emotional and/or academic
    • Procedures related to Special Education regulations
    • Expertise in facilitation of Special Education meetings to include Initials, Re-evaluations, Annuals, and Manifestation Determinations
    • Ability to facilitate/implement team decisions

    1. Case Management – scheduling IEP Meetings in a timely manner, providing consistent and timely notification to parents and staff, assisting in the identification of disabled students, facilitating IEP Meetings in an effective and professional manner, accurately maintaining student records, and demonstrating flexibility and professionalism in parental and staff contacts.
    2. Diagnosis/Planning – selecting and administering appropriate tools for evaluation of students, effectively completing and summarizing evaluations, assisting in programming for students with disabilities, planning effective use of time, and effectively prioritizing and scheduling time to fulfill responsibilities.
    3. Direct Service/Interventions – assisting in the development of appropriate annual goals and objectives, providing ongoing consultation to regular education and special education teachers, utilizing intervention methods appropriate for individual students and groups, using a variety of materials and individual strategies, using direct and community resources to meet student needs, communicating effectively with students, parents, and teachers, communicating students’ progress effectively, and providing service to parents when family crisis impacts student performance.
    4. Professional Responsibility – participating in professional growth, accepting and fulfilling identified responsibilities and duties in a prompt and effective manner, being involved in resolution of staff and building issues in a positive manner, participating in and promoting district/school priorities, goals, and unity, participating in community interagency efforts and activities, serving as a resource person for in-service activities at both building and district levels, and recognizing problems and actively contributing to their resolution.
    5. Rules & Regulations – following Board policies and procedures, adhering to codes of ethics, following special education rules and regulations as established at federal, state, and local levels.

    To Apply: Complete a district application at: . Applications must be complete and submitted to be considered. Inquiries may be made to Misty Manchester, Director of Human Resources, or Tim Renn, Director of Special Services, Cañon City Schools, 101 N. 14th St., Cañon City, CO 81212 (719) 276-5700. POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED. However, screening of completed applications will begin on April 26, 2019. Applications must be complete to be considered.

    Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity
    In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, School District Fremont RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates.

    Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. Complaints may be filed verbally, in writing or anonymously. If you wish to file a complaint using the district complaint form, please submit to: Mrs. Misty Manchester, Director of Human Resources, Title IX, Section 504, and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 101 North 14th Street, Cañon City, Colorado 81212 – Telephone: (719)276-5700