Master’s Degree from an accredited university in special education
Minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in special education
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws related to education of students with disabilities
Strong organization and management skills
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
Knowledge of the core curriculum
Demonstrated writing and planning skills
Mediation and resolution skills when leading teams with diverse opinions
Knowledge of specialized instructional strategies and special education curriculum adaptations
Provide leadership and coordination of campus support teams in a designated area of the district
Work with the Deputy Chief or Assistant Superintendent ISN to develop quality services for students with disabilities within their assigned area
Maintain knowledge of a range of support services required for campuses to promote teacher effectiveness and student success
Coordinate any variations of initial referrals, ED, ELL referrals and work with campus principals to allow feeder pattern cross campus support for these referrals when they vary widely and cannot be handled by the campus case manager
Conduct regular campus visits to observe status of campus support and obtain feedback for improvements from principals and staff; plan to be in the field four days a week.
Coordinate the work of the SLP Coaches, Compliance Specialists and IE Coaches and monitor the status of their work on a regular basis
Co-evaluate the area instructional/compliance itinerant staff with formal input from campus principals
Attend staff meetings with Deputy Chief and or feeder pattern Executive Directors, as necessary
Coordinate the assignment of staff to campuses based upon preferences of campus principals; problem solve with the campus team when there are campus concerns regarding the quality of services
Establish a system for setting campus support priorities with principals to allow for addressing unique concerns of campuses
Investigate and problem-solve around any areas of special education concern and report on the solutions
Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned
All federally funded incumbents of this position must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certification, as appropriate
Salary Minimum: $65,851
Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer – Human Capital Management. This position is funded by the IDEA B FORM Grant. Federally funded personnel must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certifications, as appropriate.
A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.
No telephone calls please.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/H
If interested apply online at www.dallasisd.org
Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).
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