SPECIAL EDUCATION DIRECTOR

North Marion School District 15 ( learn more )

Aurora , OR ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2879400
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 3, 2018

Job Description

Terms of Employment - 220 Day Probationary Contract for the 2018-19 school year

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Establish and communicate a district-wide philosophy of least restrictive environment for serving students with unique needs.
  • Develop and implement district-wide mental health screening.  Develop a cadre of services to address student needs.
  • Ensure that all students access district and state core curriculum.
  • Establish and communicate that students are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Work with staff to learn and provide exceptional and effective interventions and education for all students with individual education plans or 504s.
  • Collaborate with building principals and teaching staff to implement and maintain programs.
  • Develop and manage budgets, proposals, new programs and grants to meet District goals.
  • Communicate information on programs, regulations, and services to school staff, parents, school board, school districts and agencies.
  • Recruit, interview, hire and assign staff.
  • Supervise preparation, implementation, and monitoring of all individual education plans and 504s.
  • Monitor the development, implementation and evaluation of all special education programs and staff.
  • Maintain and share current knowledge of applicable laws and regulations and their impact on students and the district.
  • Frequently monitor and evaluate program data and ensure all required and necessary reports are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure accurate cumulative individual records for all students receiving special services, students enrolled in special classes, and students with 504s.
  • Supervise transition services program and coordinate home instruction for home bound or hospitalized students.
  • Arrange for transportation for students in special services programs.
  • Plan and implement professional development for staff.  Involve staff in continuous improvement through self-assessment and goal setting.  Serve as a consultant for principals and staff.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, as defined by district policy and regulations (GCBD/GDBD).
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Masters’ degree or higher in Special Education Administration or a related field.
  • Prior teaching experience, and three or more years of administrative experience in Special Education programs.
  • Knowledge of dual-identified student strategies (SPED/ELL)
  • Skills to effectively manage and direct staff and programs, communicate and problem solve.
  • Knowledge of Special Education practice and programming, state and federal laws, and district policies.
  • Oregon Administrative license, criminal background check.

 

Required Questions: Please answer the following questions and submit your response in the attachment section of your application. Please limit your response to one page for each question. You may use the Chicago Style for in-text notation and provide a bibliography page to cite sources.

  1. What process would you follow to determine the quantity of time needed to provide specially designed instruction to meet IEP goals?  
  2. What process should staff use to monitor, track progress and provide evidence of the impact of specially designed instruction?
  3. What are the components of lesson planning and specially designed instruction for dual identified (SPED/ELL) high school students?
  4. How would you design a mental health screener and how would you use the information produced by the screener?
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 86,733 to $ 105,727 Per Year
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Special Education Director
    Special Education > General Special Education
  • Contact Information

    • Bethany Bilyeu , HR
    • 20256 Grim Rd NE
    • Aurora, Oregon 97002
    • Phone: 503-678-7103
    • Fax: 503-678-1473
    • Email: click here

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