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Openings >> Director of Special Education #11-160d
Director of Special Education #11-160d
Title:Director of Special Education #11-160d
Department:Special Education
Location:City Hall
RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #11-160d                                               DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
FEBRUARY 1, 2013                                                                           2 POSITIONS
The Superintendent of Schools, Pamela C. Brown, is interested in receiving applications from qualified
candidates for the position of:
                     DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION - 2 POSITIONS       
Candidates must complete an application by clicking on the “APPLY” button below.  Once the form is
complete, click the “SUBMIT” button.

Candidates must hold a Master’s degree, a permanent New York State teaching certificate in Special
Education and a school administrator certificate (SDA) or New York State School District Leader (SDL).
Candidates must have completed five years of approved and appropriate teaching in Special Education,
Speech, Pupil Personnel Services or Elementary or Secondary Education and have prior experience
in an administrative capacity in one or more of these areas.
The Director of Special Education report to the Associate Superintendent of Educational Services and
will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:
  • Coordinate and administer all areas of Special Education for the successful operation of the department, supervise and
    facilitate the development of leadership and technical skills of certified staff;
  • Design, adapt and implement department procedures to ensure compliance and improve service to students with
    disabilities, assist district personnel regarding programmatic issues related to Special Education;
  • Assist with the selection of Special Education Department staff;
  • Supervise the work of staff to ensure that the process and procedures used in the Department are congruent with the district needs, expectations, and policies;
  • Design, prepare and facilitate the departmental budget to ensure that the district’s resources are managed efficiently and appropriately to include the State and Federal grants;
  • Become active in community affairs to develop a close working relationship between the schools and the community at large;
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the district’s professional development program and model the personal and
    professional expectations held for district personnel by demonstrating a commitment to growth and renewal. 

Appointment will be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent following
assessment of training, experience, credentials and evaluation of service.  Personal interviews shall be
conducted where appropriate.
SALARY:      Administrator’s salary schedule.         
FUND #:        Pending funding        

:            FEBRUARY 15, 2013


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