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 JOB POSTING

SPECIAL EDUCATION DIRECTOR (#441)

Central Office (learn more)

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3950462
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: June 29, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

This will be a supervisory position overseeing all special education teachers, aides, and programs.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Special Education Director is a position designed to address the duties and responsibilities that a large special education population creates within a school or group of schools. The role of the special education facilitator is to be an educational leader and advocate for students with disabilities within the school setting. He/she will actively support the assigned school(s) to ensure that a strong commitment to improving the academic and social achievement of students with disabilities is evident. The special education facilitator collaborates with appropriate individuals so that the educational needs of students with disabilities are appropriately addressed and in compliance with district/division procedures as well as applicable federal and state laws.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
1. Support, mentor, and model best practice instructional strategies and techniques.
2. Exhibit a strong commitment to improving academic and social achievement for students with disabilities.
3. Attend division and area facilitator/liaison meetings.
4. Effectively communicate division procedures and best practices to site administration and staff through regular staff meetings.
5. Facilitate staff development activities, related to students with disabilities, for administration, licensed, and support staff.
6. Inform site administration of special education concerns/issues that may be supervisory in nature.
7. Assist division and area teams, administration, licensed, and support staff with the effective implementation of federal, state, and local mandates.
8. Ensure that students with disabilities are receiving free and appropriate education in the least restrictive environment.
9. Assist parents in problem-solving and acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills to support the development and implementation of their child’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
10. Provide staff with information on scientifically-based instruction, positive behavioral supports (including Applied Behavior Analysis), and other effective classroom management techniques.
11. Assist licensed staff in providing technical information, preparing IEPs, and/or referrals for additional/alternative academic and/or positive behavioral supports.
12. Monitor, on a regularly scheduled basis, confidential folders and IEPs to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance.
13. Maintain confidentiality and organization of records through observable procedures consistent with division and site directives.
14. Collaborate with licensed staff and administration when designing class schedules as it relates to students with disabilities.
15. Assist IEP teams in the development and implementation of transition plans.
16. Effectively use, and train building staff to use the division’s electronic IEP system.
17. Work professionally with administrators, staff, parents, and community.
18. Participate in other job-related duties and activities related to the position as assigned.

POSITION EXPECTATIONS:
1. Demonstrate the ability to support, mentor, and model best practice instructional strategies specifically designed for students with disabilities.
2. Demonstrate strong knowledge of federal, state, and local mandates and procedures as it relates to students with disabilities.
3. Demonstrate strong knowledge of special education programs and services in the District and the community.
4. Demonstrate effectiveness in planning, organizing, and coordinating meaningful activities for appropriate individuals and/or groups in a pleasant, professional manner.
5. Exhibit proficiency in the use of the District’s electronic IEP system. Lead professional development activities for staff as they relate to special education.
7. Work cooperatively with students, parents, peers, administration, and community members.
8. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law and district policy.
9. Participate as an active member with other faculty and staff.
10. Work in a collegial manner with all district staff to provide students an appropriate education in the least restrictive environment.
11. Maintain and improve professional competence.
12. Communicate effectively both written and orally.
13. Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the principal.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Special Education Director
    Special Education > General Special Education
  • Employer Description

    Coral Academy of Science ("CASLV") is a K-12 STEM state-sponsored tuition-free award winning public charter school with emphasis in the areas of math, science, and technology. CASLV was designated as a high achieving 5-Star school by the Nevada Department of Education and successfully participates in many academic competitions. CASLV is ranked as the best and most challenging high school within Nevada and the Nation according to the U.S. News & World Report and the Washington Post. CASLV believes in empowering our community by investing in our youth. We foster an environment based on 21st century skills: Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Creativity. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Bridget Johnson-Peevy, HR Director
    • 8965 S. Eastern Ave. #280
    • Las Vegas, Nevada 89123
    • Phone: 702-776-6529
    • Fax: 702-776-6569
    • Email: click here

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