Special Education Teacher Case Manager- Pre-Kindergarten

  • ReNEW Schools
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
  • 06/26/2024

Job Description

POSITION DETAILSWe are seeking a passionate and committed Special Education Teacher Case Manager (TCM) who focuses on the development and education of students with exceptionalities in Pre-Kindergarten. Teacher Case Managers are extraordinary educators with strong content knowledge. They co-teach, adapt lessons, manage IEPs, and track data toward student learning goals. Teacher Case Managers regularly collaborate with teachers, leaders, and staff to ensure student success. This role requires travel between all 4 ReNEW schoolsWHO WE AREAt ReNEW, we transform underperforming schools into academically rigorous schools that prepare students for the next level of achievement, including high school, college, and career. ReNEW is dedicated to helping teachers become outstanding at their craft. With a high focus on professional development and individual coaching at both the school-level and the network-level, we are committed to helping you become the best teacher you can be. WHAT YOU'LL DOAs an integral part of the student support team, the TCM is dedicated to ensuring the growth of students with exceptionalities. This role does require travel to all 3 ReNEW Schools and will require flexibility and creativity while possessing a strong growth mindset about students and themselves. There are multiple expectations for this role. Content (ELA/Math) ExpectationsCreate a culture of learning. You will lead or co-lead and implement a student-led, positive, and safe classroom and school-wide environment in order to ensure learning is maximized.Teach using your content expertise in ELA and/or Math. You will strategically modify Louisiana Tier I curriculum and deliver lessons to meet student's individual learning goals. Provide targeted feedback to students by asking pertinent, scaffolded follow-up questions that affirm correctly understood content, clarify misunderstood content or extend students’ thinking.Use data all day, every day. You will assess qualitative and quantitative student data in order to draw insightful conclusions from it and adjust instruction as necessary.Special Education Expectations:Collaborate with Special Education Coordinator and general educators to provide specialized instruction, technical expertise, and supplementary aids and resources to ensure students with exceptionalities access to the general education curriculum.Develop Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) based on information from special education evaluations, progress monitoring data, and input from IEP team members.In collaboration with the Special Education Coordinator, update and monitor a comprehensive data tracking system that results in effective and ongoing decision-making about individual student program adjustments.Act as a case manager for special education students, including progress monitoring toward IEP goals, scheduling and leading IEP review meetings, and partnering with students, families, and related service providers to support special education students through a whole-child approach. Support with diagnostic screening (i.e: Brigance), as needed.WHAT YOU’LL BRINGA strong growth mindset, a passion for the students we serve, and an immovable belief that all students can learnExperience with / knowledge of how to accommodate and modify instruction to ensure access to Tier I curriculum for students with exceptionalities.Deep content knowledge in Pre-Kindergarten Strong background in and willingness to continually learn about special education including knowledge of student exceptionalities and documentation compliance.Technology proficiency- especially with Google Suite Applications (Drive, Classroom, Docs, Sheets)Requirements – Certification in Early Childhood REQUIRED (not ancillary) Early Intervention certification preferred Education: Bachelor´s degree required, Master's degree preferred