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Special Education Analyst

The ideal special education analyst has extensive experience as a special education practitioner and administrator for a K-12 public school system. The ideal special education analyst has a detailed understanding of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other special education laws. The ideal special education analyst will be able to provide guidance to K-12 public school systems about developing special education programming. Additionally, the ideal special education analyst reviews records to summarize and evaluate the educational sufficiency of special education programs, processes, and procedures, including evaluating the sufficiency of individualized education plans (IEPs) and Section 504 plans.

The main responsibilities and duties of a special education analyst include—

  • Reviewing and summarizing educational records.
  • Working with the legal team to provide guidance to K-12 public schools about best practices for the development of special education programs.
  • Working with the legal team to identify educational records that correspond and relate to the legal issues set forth by the legal team.
  • Conducting research to support a client’s actions and to identify best practices in special education.
  • Summarizing depositions to aid in the preparation for special education due-process hearings.
  • Providing presentations to K-12 public school systems about practical advice and recommendations for special education programming.
  • Providing training to K-12 public school system special education administrators and teachers about best practices in special education.

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience (7 or more years is preferred) as a special education administrator for a K-12 public school system in Alabama, preferably as a special education director (or similar role).
  • A master’s or doctoral degree in education, with academic training in special education.
  • The ability to work well with firm clients, listen and analyze client issues, maintain confidentiality, and keep emotions under control in intense situations.
  • Must be able to effectively present information to groups.
  • Must work well with others and with a team.

Lanier Ford is an equal-opportunity employer. We search for and work to retain qualified employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, protected military status, or other legally protected characteristics.

To apply, please email the following information to our human resources manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  1. Cover letter.
  2. Résumé.
  3. Credentials, if any.
  4. References.

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