Episcopal Center for Children
The Episcopal Center for Children (ECC) is a private, nonprofit, non-denominational day treatment facility for emotionally troubled children and their families from the greater Washington, DC area. The program is designed for children between the ages of 5 to 13 years, grades K – 7, and with sufficient cognitive ability to benefit from the program. Acceptance is based on the needs of the children and families, regardless of religious affiliation, race, or financial status. The goal of treatment, therapeutic milieu, and individualized special education programming is to empower each child to function productively within his/her family and the community, to return to his/her public school, and have a real opportunity for a successful, emotionally healthy, and productive future. The ECC’s programming is based on the core belief in children, their strengths, and in what they can be.
The Individualized Education Program (IEP) Coordinator will serve as the local expert on special education policy, procedure, and protocol. The individual will coordinate the evaluation process and coordinate the writing, preparation, and monitoring of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and evaluation of Team Reports for students. The IEP Coordinator will ensure that all evaluation components are appropriate, of high quality, and procedurally correct. Additionally, he/she will provide information and build awareness within the administrative and teaching staff of accommodations that are to be provided to students.
The successful candidate will function in five key areas – 1) Enrollment; 2) Policy, Procedures, and Protocol; 3) Team and Accommodation Coordination; 4) Recordkeeping, Report Writing, and Evaluation; and 5) Program Communication. The successful candidate will be a consummate relationship builder, maintaining close cooperative working relationships with staff and other community groups, social agencies, and public agencies that refer children to ECC.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred), Special Education certification, and at least three years experience working with at-risk students; working knowledge of and experience in IEP development, monitoring, and reporting; familiarity with Special Education policies and regulations of multiple jurisdictions, and technologically adept.
Application Process:To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to at RCG Executive Search (email applications are required). Please include ECC IEP Coordinator in the Subject Line of email messages. The full job description for the IEP Coordinator will be emailed upon request.