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Special Populations Coordinator 2020-21

Explore Schools, Brooklyn, New York

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Date Posted July 29, 2020
Industry K-12: Charter Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Special Populations Coordinator
Brooklyn, New York

Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. We strive to provide students with the academic skills and critical-thinking abilities they need to succeed in a college-preparatory high school and beyond.

We believe that all children can learn when immersed in a rich environment full of high expectations, rigorous academics, and caring, committed adults. We believe equity and excellence are not mutually exclusive—we can meet the needs of all students in our schools, while actively engaging parents and driving toward excellent academic results. We envision a pathway to equity that features outstanding curriculum and instruction as well as ample opportunities for students to achieve success in and out of the classroom. We believe it is both our privilege and responsibility to help close the opportunity gap in the Brooklyn community.

Explore Schools seeks an experienced education professional who is dedicated to serving special populations to lead as a Special Populations Coordinator. You have experience teaching special education, and managing or coordinating services in support of all learners. You are committed to student success and adept at fostering collaboration between internal and external service providers. You operate with urgency and critical thinking in order to best support our students, and demonstrate perseverance, a relentless pursuit of results, and grit as you move through your work. You have a track record of success when it comes to relationship-building and communicating sensitive and direct information. Additionally, you possess the following:

The school-based Special Populations Coordinator (SPC) is responsible for the coordination and oversight of services for all special populations, including students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), students who are designated English Language Leaners (ELLs), and students who are deemed academically at-risk. The SPC will be the primary liaison with the Committee on Special Education (CSE). Additionally, the SPC will be responsible for strategically scheduling all services and classes for students receiving services to maximize learning time while ensuring that the school is in compliance. The SPC may supervise teachers providing services to students directly. Your responsibilities would include but are not limited to:

Explore staff enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, generous vacation-including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contribution, and more!

Additionally, you can expect:

Explore is a network of 8 charter schools located in the Canarsie, Crown Heights, and Flatbush communities of Brooklyn, NY. Our network office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn.

Explore Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status.

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