Special Education Teacher, Moderate/Severe - CAVA
Insperity - Simi Valley, CA

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California Virtual Academies

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Special Education Teacher CAVA
Moderate/Severe Disabilities

California Virtual Academies a Special Education Teacher with the Education Specialist Instruction Credential (TC3S) and Moderate/Severe Disabilities (MS). Here are the some of the specifics for this position:

Requirements:
Extremely organized
Flexible
Good communication skills
Holds a CA Moderate/Severe Special Education Credential
Holds a CA Multiple Subject Credential (highly desirable but not required )
State of California residence
Excellent writing and grammar skills
Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and Outlook, including experience using them in a professional capacity

Job Responsibilities
Duties may include, but are not limited, to:
Case Manager to SpEd students
Provide direct services as needed to special needs students
Obtain present levels/baselines
Follow up with providers to confirm that IEP attendance, reports, and services are being completed
Hold monthly scheduled phone conference with Special Education families on caseload and their general education teacher
Turn in notes from e-mails and calls at the end of the month to office and e-mail them to Program Specialist
Be available for SpEd Families on an as needed basis via phone and online during school hours
Create rough draft of AP forms and send to Lead Teacher within timelines
Mail Prior Notices to parents
Schedule IEPs, set up online meetings, and follow up on attendees
Ensure all documents are in prior to IEP meeting (psych report, DIS provider reports/goals, GE/Parent progress) and forwarded to PS for approval
Mail all approved reports to parents one week before IEP
Write and manage IEPs for all students on caseload
Obtain signatures
Hold transition meetings
Monitor confidential tracking database for returned IEPs
Follow up with parental or teacher concerns
Work closely with Program Specialist to report any concerns
Keep files in office compliant
Update SpEd database with accommodations, dates, and other needed information
Test students as necessary during state testing
Attend all CAVA professional developments
Attend all special education meetings
Attend SELPA training as needed
Update caseload spreadsheet and IEP Master Calendar once a month
Follow up on concerns with teacher and/ or parent as noted on teacher monthly progress form
Complete IEP Progress Reports for each student, including DIS progress as reported by the DIS provider
At the end of the year, download all information onto an individual CD for each SpEd student on your caseload
Teach in the online classroom in a rotating schedule with the other teachers on your team to ensure student needs and service time are met
Respond as soon as possible but no later than 24 hours to parent, student, teacher and admin inquiries via phone and/or e-mail during regular work week
Attend all in person meetings as scheduled
Other duties as required by Program Specialist or Coordinator

Description of the California Virtual Academies:
California Virtual Academies is an online, independent study, public charter school, where students can enroll statewide. Students complete their curriculum at home, under the supervision of their Learning Coach, GE teacher and Special Education teacher when appropriate. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, handicap, disability, ancestry, national origin, marital status, race, religion, sex, veteran status, or political affiliation.

To Complete the Application Process:
After submitting your application and uploading all required documents on the Insperity Career Site, you MUST go to the CAVA positions on EdJoin.org as well, if you have not already done so. Once you have completed both processes, you will be fully involved in the process for consideration. Here is the link to the EdJoin posting to complete the process - http://www.edjoin.org/viewPosting.aspx?postingID=468033&countyID=51&onlineApp=1 .

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