Aristoi Classical Academy
March 10, 2023
Katy, TX, Texas
Job Type


ARD Facilitator
Reports to: Special Education Director
Duty Days: 199 days
Wage Status: Exempt
Shift Type: Full Time
Location: Special Education


  • Bachelor’s Degree required with major or minor in education preferred
  • Valid Texas SPED certification required
  • 3 years successful experience as a Special Education Teacher
  • Ability to work with school and community population
  • Knowledge of special education law, policies, procedures, ARD procedures and best practices related to the implementation of special education services required
  • Proficiency in a variety of computer applications including Google Suite & the special education management system
  • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Prior knowledge of Classical Education preferred

Primary Purpose:
Coordinate, plan, and facilitate properly constituted ARD meetings. Oversee the entire evaluation process for designated campuses. Ensure compliance with state mandated timelines. Ensure all dealings with parents, faculty, staff, and students are consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Philosophy of Aristoi Classical Academy.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and schedule ARD meetings in a timely manner. Communicate dates and times to parents and staff.
  • Prepare and maintain an ARD meeting calendar for assigned schools and notify all appropriate staff and attendees of changes/cancellations of meetings.
  • Meet all timelines within TEA guidelines for annual and initial meetings.
  • Meet all timelines within TEA guidelines in responding to parent requests for special education evaluations.
  • Communicate with and schedule evaluation staff and/or third party evaluators who are completing required evaluations.
  • Monitor and assist campus staff in completing ARD documents.
  • Schedule and participate in ARD meetings, staffings, and student success committee (SSC) meetings.
  • Bring the appropriate knowledge of federal and state special education law regarding initial evaluations when participating in SSC meetings.
  • Compose and send to parents Prior Written Notice when required.
  • Verify the accuracy of PEIMS reports and any other special education data collection materials.
  • Coordinate with evaluators to ensure all required materials have been sent to parents and staff, and that ARD meetings are scheduled in a timely manner to review evaluation results.
  • Ensure all federal and state requirements are met in conducting ARD meetings.
  • Prepare paperwork for ARD meetings.
  • Compile, maintain, and archive all reports, records, and other ARD documents.
  • Comply with district policies and procedures.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities.
  • Lead professional development for faculty and staff at assigned campuses.
  • Effectively communicate with supervisors, colleagues, students, and parents.
  • Maintain positive and effective relationships to the extent they depend on you.
  • Assist the SPED Team Lead and/or Department Chair to ensure annual goal progress reports are sent home in a timely fashion and properly archived in the special education management system.
  • Serve as a resource to campus faculty and staff in the implementation of special education services.
  • Remain current in state and federal rules and regulations for Special Education.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Equipment used: Laptop computer, printer, phone system.

Working conditions: Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent sitting for long periods of time. Moderate lifting and carrying. Potential for travel across the district as needed.

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