• Winthrop Professional Building
    6152 Delancey Station Street, Suite 205
    Riverview, FL 33578
  • ESE Specialist

    Posted: 04/14/2024

    Major Functions:
    This employee works directly with teachers, administrators, students and parents in coordinating the delivery of exceptional student programs. Provides technical assistance to ensure a continuum of service options. Complete any other duties as assigned by Principal.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Development of Individual Education Plans and holding meetings with parents/students/school personnel.
    • Display knowledge of current trends and research in exceptional student education with emphasis on rules, regulations, policies, litigation, and procedures on a federal, state or local level affecting exceptional students.
    • Meet with school-based personnel to interpret changing district, state and federal mandates.
    • Assure that parents have been informed of the student’s eligibility for exceptional student education and their due process rights. • Respond to inquiries from parents, employees, and the district in a timely manner
     • Communicate effectively orally and in writing. • Use effective communication strategies to interact with a variety of audiences.
    • Plan and provide school-based in-service trainings for employees related to ESE matters.
    • Demonstrate initiative and a proactive orientation to recognizing and resolving issues, concerns, or problems. • Assist administrators and school personnel with FTE and matrix data.
    • Actively participate in school-based meetings • Conduct any other assigned duties as directed by Principal. These may include lunch duty, FSAA/FSA testing, MTSS support, interviews, tours and assisting with the review of new student applications.
    • Assist with and oversee RtI process within the MTSS framework.
    • Assist with development and oversee implementation of FBA/PBIP.
    • Initiate and monitor the completion of the three-year reevaluation process (as necessary).
    • Interpret programs and placements to parents.
    • Ensure the school compliance with ESE rules and regulations.
    • Assist in overseeing the daily operations of the ESE department including work assignments to personnel and monitoring the quality of the work accomplished
    • Serve as a liaison between the school and community agencies related to ESE support (VR, Transition Programs, etc.).
    • Communicate effectively with the district LEA.
    • Participate in the annual evaluation of the ESE Assistant.
    School Expectations: All employees are expected to demonstrate regular and predictable attendance; to support Pepin Academies’ vision, mission, goals, and Strategic Plan; to engage in civility, respect, and professionalism; and to maintain the professional knowledge and skills necessary to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their positions.
    Minimum Qualifications
    Certification in Exceptional Student Education
    Three years’ experience in working with ESE students.
    Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.