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29 Nov 2023

Instructional Support Special Education Lead Case Manager (2023-2024)

Philadelphia Hebrew Public
 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Location: 3300 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Start Date: November 2023

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About the Organization:

Hebrew Public Charter Schools for Global Citizens.

Hebrew Public is a national network of diverse-by-design public charter schools that teach children of all backgrounds to become productive global citizens. Our schools are models of racial and economic integration, academic excellence, and foreign language learning.

Hebrew Public’s network currently contains thirteen schools in four states and the District of Columbia, serving more than 2,500 students. In New York City, we serve as the Charter Management Organization for schools in Brooklyn and Harlem.

The network’s first school in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Hebrew Public, opened in 2019, serving 156 students in kindergarten and 1st grade. The school will serve 470 students in grades K to 5th in the 2023-24 school year and will add a grade level each year until it ultimately serves grades K to 8 in the 2026-27 school year. PHP provides students with a sophisticated core curriculum in English Language Arts, mathematics, Modern Hebrew, the sciences, social studies, art, music, and physical education.

About the Position: 

This is an exciting time to join Philadelphia Hebrew Public in its fifth year.  Join a remarkable community of educators and social changemakers who are passionate about meaningful integration and global education and are relentlessly committed to ensuring students from all backgrounds attain high levels of academic achievement. We select individuals who share our vision and are willing to put in the hard work to achieve it.  We are seeking a mission-driven Special Education Lead Case Manager that operates with a high sense of urgency and possesses a strong work ethic.

The Special Education Lead Case Manager is directly responsible for improving the academic and behavioral performance of students with specialized services. The Special Education Lead Case Manager ensures that the students receiving special education services and Section 504 accommodations achieve academic success, across all subjects, as measured by achievement of IEP goals, benchmark assessments and grades, and state exams.The Special Education Lead Case Manager manages and coordinates all specialized services including special education, 504 plans, Academic and Social Emotional Interventions, and English Language Development. The overarching goal is to ensure that each student has the appropriate individualized support plan to ensure their academic and social emotional success. Ideally, the Lead Case Manager will oversee the compliance and coordination of English as a Second Language (ESL) reporting in conjunction with PHP’s full-time ESL teacher (please note this is negotiable).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the school is in compliance with all state and federal law governing special education compliance
  • Develop effective IEPs and Section 504 Service Agreements that translate into measurable results for students
  • Coach teachers and monitor compliance related to IEPs
  • Develop Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs)
  • Coordinate the Individual Education Plan (IEP) and 504 processes.
  • Coordinate evaluations and related services for students.
  • Conduct manifestation determination meetings and other special education meetings.
  • Chair manifestation determinations meetings and write all required documents
  • Serve as an active member of the School Culture Team in supporting students receiving special education services.
  • Drive student achievement for students receiving special education services
  • Monitor and respond to student grades and progress monitoring results.
  • Ensure the implementation of accommodations in the general education environment.
  • Ensure that student files are in full compliance with all special education laws.
  • Support Head of School and other leaders in leading the school and creating a culture of student achievement.
  • Mentor and coach students on self-regulation and organization skills.
  • Serve as the LEA in IEP meetings
  • Serve as Case Manager for a select group of students in specialized programs.
  • Management of related service providers and contractors (e.g. OT, PT, Speech, paraprofessionals, etc.).
  • Liaising with outside vendors to support management of relationships and delivery of services.
  • (Ideally) Oversee compliance and submissions for ESL reporting.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • At least three (3) years of urban education experience required
  • Must be PA state certified in special education and administration
  • ESL certification strongly preferred, though not required
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Special Education Laws.
  • Knowledge of teaching methods, curriculum, and education programs designed for students with learning, physical and behavioral disabilities.
  • Knowledge of Positive Behavior Supports related to individuals with learning, developmental, and/or emotional disabilities
  • Knowledge of English Language Development, teaching practices and programming
  • Knowledge of Academic and Social Emotional Interventions.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to develop trusting relationships with students, staff, and families.
  • A strong sense of personal agency and accountability for student achievement
  • A belief that all students should be held to high academic standards
  • Demonstrated professionalism and responsibility, and a strong work ethic
  • A positive, high-energy attitude and a drive for personal excellence


Salary and benefits will be highly competitive and commensurate with experience. Base salary is $80,000 or above based on experience and qualifications.

Potential benefits* include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Employer-Paid Vision
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Paid Holidays
  • Retirement Savings and Employer Matching Programs
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employer-Paid and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Global Travel Experiences

*Benefits packages vary depending on the role.

Hebrew Public is committed to building a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve. Candidates of color and those from backgrounds that are underrepresented in school leadership roles are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Please email your resume to with the subject line "Chalkbeat application" or apply directly on our website here:

Bureaus: Philadelphia. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Instructional Support. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.