|Date Posted||July 15, 2021|
|Industry||K-12: Public Schools|
Director of Special Education
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Hours required to complete the job; minimum 40 hrs./Week
NM PED Level II Teaching License, Level III Teaching License preferred
General Job Function:
Oversees and supervises District wide Multi-Layered System of Support (MLSS) to provide support to schools and leadership in the implementation and sustainability of the District’s MLSS in compliance NMPED requirements and the District’s Strategic Plan. Trains, oversees and supervises the Student Assistance Team (SAT) process for the District in compliance with NMSA. Trains and organizes SAT Leaders at each school. Submits reports for SAT as required by NMPED. Oversees retention and advancement processes & reporting as required by the State. Uses student performance data from a variety of sources to plan for and assist the District in developing process for Academic Improvement Plans and sites in processes relating to implementation of Academic Improvement Plans. Undertakes work on various projects at the discretion of the Deputy Superintendent.
Minimum: Level II NM Teaching License and/or Master’s degree in elementary or secondary education with emphasis in reading, special education, or curriculum development and/or minimum of five (5) years teaching experience.
Preferred: Level III NM Teaching License. At least 5 years teaching experience at the elementary and/or secondary level or Counseling experience. Educational work at various grade levels. Educational experience in teaching or training teachers. Experience working with schools. Experience in developing differentiation plans. Experience in designing Academic Improvement Plans with skill specific instruction and progress monitoring in ELA and mathematics. Experience in the Student Assistance Team process. Experience in team building and working with parents through parent-teacher conferences or the SAT process. Knowledge of NMSA requirements for SAT. Knowledge of MLSS Structures.
Knowledge/Skills and Abilities:
Date Issued: 05/19/2021
Knowledge/Skills and Abilities (continued):
Essential Job Functions:
All functions are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, safety and environmental regulations, facility and computer security policies and procedures. Functions are subject to change from time to time to meet the needs of the District. Current essential functions include but are not limited to the following:
Resources Used in Performing Job Include (but are not limited to):
Standard educational and office equipment including computers, phones, copy machines, etc.
A district car may be used or if the employee uses his/her own vehicle mileage reimbursement is available.
Ability to work at a desk; move around frequently for meetings, light lifting. It requires the ability to
communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing. The work requires the use of hands
for simple grasping and fine manipulations. At times bending, squatting, reaching and the ability
to lift, carry, push up to 25 pounds. Ability to drive frequently on trips by automobile to school
sites and departments is required.
Travel to school sites. Must have the ability to sit at a desk or computer for long periods during
the day. Heavy telephone use. Typical office environment with many interruptions all day. Most
work is performed indoors with driving involved traveling from site to site.
EMPLOYMENT: Upon an offer of employment, pass a pre-employment drug test and comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1968, pass a background check and provide necessary documentation qualifications.