Education Specialist/Case Manager

Education Specialist/Case Manager

Oakland School for the Arts (OSA) is a dynamic, thriving, diverse charter school in an urban environment that serves approximately 800 students in grades 6-12. We are seeking a full time Education Specialist to join our outstanding Special Education program for grades 6 – 8 as a Case Manager. We operate as our own LEA under the El Dorado County Charter SELPA as a full inclusion program in an amazing art school. Under this model, students spend their day in their general education and arts classes. The case manager’s role is to support and foster student success while working closely with the general education teachers through either pushing into the classrooms or pulling students out for more individualized support. The school curriculum revolves around the concept of integration, both between academic subjects and within the arts. Collaboration is central to the department as our students are fully included. An Education Specialist credential is required and students in a current credentialing program highly encouraged to apply. If interested, please reach out to Sara Ordaz at sordaz@oakarts.org. Application can be submitted to:https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1394090Knowledge and Skills: • All areas of special education including behavior management, learning theories and techniques, and curriculum development • Current special education state and federal laws and regulations • Procedures and policies pertaining to the development of IEPs • Experience with SEIS is preferred • Assessment practices and data collection • Ability to work with administrators, teachers, staff, students, and parents in a productive and effective manner • Ability to modify general education curriculum to maintain compliance with students’ IEP accommodations • Ability to plan, manage, and organize a multi-grade level caseload • Strong communication and organization skills that allow for collaboration with-in and across departmentsEducation and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university • You must currently hold or be in the process of applying for a California Education Specialist credential, Mild/Moderate. Students in a current credentialing program highly encouraged to apply. • Experience working successfully with school age childrenhttps://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1394090