Extended School Year (ESY) Site Coordinator

Wilmington, DE 19805, US
Jan 22, 2018
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Purpose of Position: Effectively plan for, and administer, the District's ESY Program.

Position Summary: ESY Coordinator work will begin during the months of January to include appropriate preparatory activities and coordination of services. RCCSD will be conducting the Extended School Year (ESY) Program during the months of June and July 2018. ESY is a ½ day program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The ESY Coordinator will work extensively with the Supervisor of Special Services, Transportation Department, Health Services Coordinator and building level case managers to ensure appropriate services and supports during ESY.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Staffing allocations for ESY teachers and paraprofessionals in accordance with student IEP which would include ensuring that all necessary training for provision of special education program to individual students is completed prior to beginning of ESY services.
  • Ensuring that all ESY staff members have access to each student's IEP and any Behavior Intervention Plan, as appropriate.
  • Coordination of communication between ESY staff and case-managers to ensure necessary instructional materials and other supports are in place prior to ESY.
  • Coordination of transportation requirements including any necessary support personnel in accordance with student IEPs.
  • Coordination of any medical services necessary during ESY to include ensuring protocols for distribution of medication are in place and followed.
  • Oversight and supervision of instructional and behavioral programs during ESY activities to ensure all obligations to the IEPs and BSPs are met.
  • Oversight and management of facilities and operations during ESY activities to ensure appropriate provisions for nutrition services, protocols for visitors, protocols for atypical student pick-up procedures, etc.
  • Ongoing availability to ESY staff during ESY hours for the purpose of supporting implementation of instructional and behavior plans as well as crisis response procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • Valid Delaware special education teaching license.
  • Preferred: administratively licensed staff or staff working towards their administrative credential.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple audiences to include staff members and parents.
  • Ability to organize and carry out all aspects of ESY coordination in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff, administration and support personnel to solve individual problems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of laws regarding special education and district policies and procedures.
  • Incumbents must have successful experience working successfully with culturally diverse families and communities, or have otherwise demonstrated a commitment to strengthening engagement of a diverse community and skill in communicating with a diverse population.
  • Successful teaching experience or demonstrated potential to effectively teach in a special education environment and knowledge and skill in applying IDEA and 504 requirements and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate services and to coach and support staff and teacher colleagues so that they may effectively implement their responsibilities under the plan.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with parents, students, and staff verbally and in writing.
  • Commitment to collaboration and teaming and effectiveness in working within a professional learning community.
  • Skill in classroom management and ability to achieve, support, and maintain acceptable student behavior.
  • Evidence of continuous professional learning and a commitment to participate in professional growth opportunities and self-reflection on professional practice.

To Apply:

District Applicants:

Completed Online Internal Transfer Application

Letter of Interest


Non-District Applicants:

Completed Online Application

Letter of Interest


Three letters of reference

* Out-of-state applicants must provide evidence of certification

Reports To: Supervisor of Special Services

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

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