Case Manager (Special Education)
Position Available at:
- Hansberry College Prep
- Rowe Clark Math and Science Academy
Noble is Chicago’s highest-performing and largest network of public charter high schools. Our 18 schools and 1,500 employees currently serve over 12,500 students, 98% of whom are students of color, 90% low-income, and 81% first-generation college-goers. The School Quality and Rating Policy scores for the Chicago Public Schools rated Noble campuses as ten of the top twelve public high schools in the city. Noble supports over 20,000 alumni with 98% of Noble students accepted into college and almost 94% choosing to enroll.
The people we hire must have a commitment to being anti-racist in all areas of our organization. In the past, we have diligently worked toward pursuing the accomplishments listed above. We plan to use that same determination, innovation, and diligence in our goal to become an anti-racist organization. We believe our people are the most valuable asset in preparing our students to be successful in college and lead choice-filled lives - and welcome those ready to join us in that pursuit.
Some of the main responsibilities of this role include, but not limited to:
- Maintain 100% compliance with all IEPs/504s/FIEs;
- Review and finalize IEPs/504s/FIEs within appropriate timelines.
- Create an IEP schedule and ensure proper notification of meetings have been sent along with procedural safeguards.
- Attend and facilitate IEP meetings.
- Monitor special education services for accuracy and effectiveness. Problem solve with learning specialists when issues arise.
- Maintain positive parent relationships by promptly responding to questions and concerns.
- Manage special education parent referrals and RTI referrals.
- Support and oversee related service providers in their paperwork and work with students. This includes but is not limited to the school psychologist, nurse, speech pathologist, and social worker.
- Communicate any issues that arise with the principal and share with the network director of student services for support.
- Monitor IEP students’ discipline issues per campus policy and work with campus dean of discipline to find solutions.
- Prepare for MDRs when students have received 8 days of suspension either consecutively or cumulatively.
- Support paraprofessionals in their work with students and teachers.
- Oversee Bi-weekly Dashboard Review process and review learning specialist action plans.
- Analyze quarterly assessment data to find trends and identify areas for growth. Ultimately sees oneself as responsible for learning outcomes for all students on the caseloads.
- Complete position allocation appeal paperwork for CPS as necessary.
- Collaborate with teachers and A-team members to discuss action plans for struggling students and programmatic changes.
- Manage SPED Department and PLC Meetings.
*All applicants must have his/her LBS1.*
- LBS1 (Illinois Special Education Certification)
- A results-oriented history of personal achievement
- A belief that all students can succeed in high school, college, and life
- A data-driven mindset
- The discipline to self-reflect and the hunger to continuously improve
- Bachelor’s degree
- Eligibility to work in the United States
What You Can Expect from Noble
- Strong School Culture: We have structures in place that enable you to teach 99% of your class period. You have autonomy to teach what you want to teach. We trust you to do what is best for students. If you ask for support, you will receive it. The work is exceptionally challenging, but it is also the most rewarding.
- Meaningful Relationships: Our people genuinely care for and enjoy working with each other. We focus on building strong, meaningful relationships with every student and family. Everyone works with the shared mission of getting students ready for college.
- High Expectations: Expectations are consistent for every adult and student in the building. From ensuring we have working copiers to responding to all emails you send, we are obsessed with following through on the basics that every teacher deserves.
Statement of Non Discrimination
Noble is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, making all employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic or classification protected by law.