Special Education Program Specialist (ARD/IEP)- ESO1
Company: Houston Independent School District (HISD)
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Business Professionals/Program Specialist
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Salary Maximum (Depending on Experience):
POSITION TITLE: Special Education Program Specialist (ARD/IEP
CONTRACT LENGTH: 11M/ 12M
DATE OF LAST REVISION: 10/05/17
JOB CODE: AC0613, AC0615
PAY GRADE: 28
FLSA EXEMPTION STATUS: E
Job Family - Academics
JOB SUMMARY: Supports the work of the Special Education Director,
and Senior Managers for Evaluation and Related Services to ensure
assessments and individualized education programs (IEP) meet state
and federal timelime requirements. Serves as subject matter expert
in special education data management systems, ARD/IEP processes and
procedures, PEIMS data reporting, and the coordination and
implementation of districtwide supports for students with
disabilities. Collaborates with district personnel responsible for
specific functions that support implementation of special education
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
List most important duties first
1. Collaborates with other departments on developing procedures and
practices to serve students with disabilities. Provides technical
assistance and training to central office, area office, and campus
staff to ensure timely evaluations and implementation of ARD/IEP
instructional and related services for students with
2. Develops and implements districtwide staff training for special
education teachers, support staff, administrators, and parents on
the various ARD/IEP
processes and their alignment to the data management systems. Uses
reporting features to analyze and monitor the special education
information entered into the data management systems.
3. Collaborates with teachers, principals and area staff regarding
special education services in schools on student placement and
evaluation. Assists school leaders with creating systems to monitor
PEIMS and other compliance data, as needed.
4. Monitors, reviews, and reports on the accuracy of the IEP using
the ARD/IEP Rubric and other analysis tools, in coordination with
district and campus staff. Prepares reports and or review findings
with the campus and area staff.
5. Serves as a resource to campus and district personnel in the
selection of adaptive materials and equipment based on students'
IEPs and consultation in the implementation of the ARD/IEP
6. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Master's Degree
WORK EXPERIENCE: 3 to 5 years
TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: Microsoft
Office (i.e., Excel, Access), Office equipment (e.g., computer,
copier), Teacher Certification, Special Education Certification
LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory or direct people
management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance,
technical advice and training to staff.
WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work is substantially
complex, varied and regularly requires the selection and
application of technical and detailed guidelines. Independent
judgment is required to identify, select, and apply the most
appropriate methods as well as interpret precedent. Position
regularly makes recommendations to management on areas of
significance to the department. Supervision received typically
consists of providing direction on the more complex projects and
new job duties and priorities.
BUDGET AUTHORITY: Analyzes and interprets data and figures.
PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made on both routine and non-routine
matters with some latitude, but are still subject to approval. Job
is occasionally expected to recommend new solutions to problems and
improve existing methods or generate new ideas.
IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Decisions have minor, small, and possibly
incremental impact on the department or facility. Errors are
usually discovered in succeeding operations where most of the work
is verified or checked and is normally confined to a single
department or phase of the organizational activities resulting in
COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Information sharing - gives and
receives information such as options, technical direction,
instructions, and reporting results. Interactions are mostly with
customers, own supervisor and coworkers in own and other
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Follows through with customer inquiries,
requests and complaints. Forwards difficult and non-routine
inquiries or requests to appropriate level for resolution.
WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed in a
typical interior work environment which does not subject the
employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements. Ability to carry
and/or lift less than 15 pounds.
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