Are you passionate about shaping the future of America's Youth?
BoysTownis changing the wayAmerica cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.
This role is being filled for the 2022-2023 school year.
Special Education Coordinator Responsibilities:
Coordinates special education, administrative, and counseling activities for students enrolled in Home Campus schools.
Develops and implements curriculum, program, and procedures designed to meet the educational needs of all identified special education students enrolled at service delivery sites.
Provides for appropriate and accurate assessment and designation of referred students; designs, implements, and manages the IEP process for students complying with all state and federal regulations.
Serves as consultant to teachers and other school staff for remediation of communication disorders for identified students.
Demonstrates concern and respect for individual students, assumes major responsibility for academic and social growth of each student, and cares for student health and well-being during the school day.
Participates in the administration of the Special Education Program.
Designs, implements, and manages a system of information management to tracks student enrollment and attendance.
Provides regular program audits to assure compliance with all state and federal regulations and all funding guidelines; provides timely reports of proposed and adopted state and federal regulations.
Prepares and monitors budget for Special Education programs.
Provides regular program audits to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and funding guidelines.
Provides oversight of special education teacher certification, staff development activities, and special education processing to meet state and federal guidelines.
Coordinates staff participation in the UNO program and other course work leading to Nebraska Special Education certification.
Initiates and follows up on contracts with other school districts for services provided.
Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan's Boys' Home mission.
Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
Supports other members of the management team and their work
Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization
Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care and education.
Ability to motivate and be accepting of students and understand student needs.
Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
Ability to quickly make decisions in sensitive and sometimes critical areas and to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.
Master's Degree and/or Endorsement in Special Education and/or in School Administration.
3 years of experience including special education and/or supervision.
Current Nebraska Teaching Certificate.
Nebraska Administrative Certification and special education and/or supervision endorsement preferred.
The Boys Town mission has always been and always will be centered around creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. At Boys Town we believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people - a fire that burns in each of them.
Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. One of the country's largest nonprofit, publically funded child-care organizations, Boys Town annually touches the lives of more than 400,000 boys, girls, parents and others nationwide through its highly effective services and programs.
If you are committed, passionate and feel you are qualified to take on a life-changing experience please apply at www.boystown.org/careers .
Boys Town is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, who participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, or any other classification as required by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation as part of the application process, please contact us toll-free for assistance at 1-877-639-6003.
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.