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Executive Director of Special Programs

Company: Young World Physical Education
Location: Buckeye
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:


  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : January 21, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately Enter your email to receive job alerts when new jobs like this one are posted. My Email Job Description Job Goal The Executive Director of Special Programs provides leadership in planning, developing, coordinating and evaluating special programs curriculum and instruction for grades PS-8. In addition the Director provides leadership for special education programs in the district, including planning, developing and evaluating to ensure the District is compliance with all state and federal laws pertaining to special education. Serve as the responsible line administrator for student support services. Qualifications
    • Hold an Arizona Administrative Certificate in accordance with the requirements of the Arizona Department of education.
    • Have a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university.
    • Have at least five (5) years of successful teaching/administrative experience and two (2) years of excellent administrative experience as a Supervisor, Director or Assistant Principal.
    • Experience in special education.
    • Broad knowledge of the principals and practices of school administration and of current educational trends in special education (IDEA).
    • Ability to effectively work and communicate with students, parents, and school personnel from diverse cultures or backgrounds in English, Spanish, or other languages related to the job.
    • Demonstrate integrity of confidential information relating to student, staff, or District patrons.
    • Evidence of ability to effectively use technology to perform duties.
    • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable. Performance Responsibilities
      • Coordinate the services of coordinators, school psychologists, counselors, school nurses, community liaisons, related services special education personnel, special education teachers, and other assigned staff.
      • Assist in the screening and interviewing process for special education staff and related services staff.
      • Monitor and make recommendations on staff needs for special programs and related services.
      • Develop tentative budget for programs, and coordinating with Finance Director and State & Federal Programs Director maintaining such controls and reports as may be required or warranted for the efficient operation of the department.
      • Responsible for IDEA and 504 Law Compliance.
      • Recommend to the Assistant Superintendent of Academic Programs and Professional Learning the establishment of such policies as would provide for the efficient and progressive operation of the Special Programs Department.
      • Coordinate the activities of this department with other departments, schools and outside agencies as necessary; administer special student programs to school level administrators through the appropriate channels, when applicable.
      • Coordinate and monitor special education programs and implement special education curriculum in cooperation with the appropriate administrators.
      • Coordinate the testing and evaluation procedures and programs of the teachers assuring that such programs are conducted within the guidelines of state mandates and district policy and use the generally accepted professional criteria and techniques.
      • Coordinate the operation of health and health consultation programs.
      • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff in accordance with district policy.
      • Responsible for staff development for special education program staff throughout the district.
      • Direct and maintain a central record function for the district.
      • Serve as a member of the District Leadership Team to assist in establishing goals and direction in accordance with the districts, policies, regulations, procedures and planning processes.
      • Design or enhance special programs including PBIS and RTI, as well as evaluate the effectiveness of these programs.
      • Provide support for school discipline processes and procedures.
      • Attend Governing Board meetings.
      • Other duties as assigned. Reports to: -Asst. Supt. of -Leadership & Learning - Supervises: Special Programs Director, Special Education Coordinator, District Nurse, Psychologists, Counselors, Related Services, Administrative Assistant, SPED Clerks Terms of Employment
        • Exempt, 12-month position
        • 2022-2023 District Calendar
        • Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
        • Position Type: Full-time
        • Positions Available: 1
        • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
          Administrator > Special Education Director
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Keywords: Young World Physical Education, Buckeye , Executive Director of Special Programs, Executive , Buckeye, Arizona

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