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Openings >> Director of Special Education #11-160b
Director of Special Education #11-160b
Summary
Title:Director of Special Education #11-160b
ID:837
Department:Special Education
Location:City Hall
Division:Instructional
Description

                                                           REPOST

RECRUITMENT BULLETIN # 11-160b                                DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
OCTOBER 15, 2012
                                                                   
                                                               NOTICE OF POSITION
 
POSITION:                The Superintendent of Schools, Pamela C. Brown, is interested in
receiving applications from qualified candidates for the position of:
                                               
                                          DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION                              
                         
APPLICATION:        Candidates must complete an application by clicking on the “APPLY”
button below.  Once the form is complete, click the “SUBMIT” button.

APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY IF THEY HAVE ALREADY SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION FOR THE
ORIGINAL RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #11-160 OR #11-160a DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
 

QUALIFICATIONS: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.
 
DUTIES:                    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:       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        

FINAL DATE FOR FILING:            OCTOBER 29, 2012
 
 
DR. PAMELA C. BROWN
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

  


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