New LA is seeking a high energy, well-organized Resource Specialist who has expertise in the field of special education and is seeking a unique opportunity to work in a small school environment. Reporting to and working closely with the Director of Special Education, the Resource Specialist is responsible for providing RSP services for a caseload of students with special needs.
At New LA, teachers play an important role in shaping the culture of the school and acting as teacher leaders. Teachers participate in school decision-making, collaborate on curriculum, scheduling and programs, and will be deeply invested in the mission, culture and success of the school.
Requirements / Qualifications
In order to be considered for this position at New LA, candidates must possess:
? A valid California credential in Special Education;
? Demonstrated ability to effectively run IEP meetings;
? Ability to audit and monitor compliance based on district, State and federal regulations;
Demonstrated excellence in implementation, teaching and addressing contents of IEPs (including goals, present levels and accommodations);
? A working knowledge of Welligent IEP system and/or strong technical computer-based skills;
? Commitment to the values of New LA and an ability to articulate commitment to the mission;
? Commitment to social justice, flexibility and an ability to incorporate change;
? An ability to be proactive and be a self-starter;
? A positive outlook and enjoy collaborating with colleagues and appreciate different points of view.