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Special Ed Director - Bug O Nay Ge Shig

Posted on 2019-07-19 1:15:57 PM

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Position Title: Special Education Director Supervisor: Superintendent Building: Assigned to School Complex: Grades K-12 Terms: Agreement Qualifications: The director will possess a valid Minnesota licensure as Director of Special Education or licensure to work as Special Education Coordinator as approved by the Bug O Nay Ge Shig School Board. Licensure will show a Master&#8217;s in Special Education and related three to five years of successful experience as director in special education or related field. The individual will show record of successful supervisory skills supported by effective communication, writing, organizational and decision making skills. The director must be knowledgeable of Bureau of Indian Education and Minnesota State education laws with emphasis in the special education arena. Prior experience in a Tribal school is preferred. Position Overview: The individual will direct and manage all activities of the special education department, supervise the special education staff, coordinate meetings, attend administrative meetings, and complete required BIE reports. The individual will assure comprehensive, quality services to children in special education, assist families in understanding the comprehensive assessments and reports, and assure specific special education requirements are met with fidelity. Major Position Duties: REGULAR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: List of things to accomplish the job function: Implements Special Education Program Serves as the Districts liaison in all matters concerning Special Education &#167; NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: What you should accomplish in the job function? &#167; Develops and implements a comprehensive culturally-based special education program K-12 &#167; Ensures that all special education programs operate within existing BIE and state statutes and guidelines &#167; Plans, organizes, and superives the school&#8217;s special education programs &#167; Directs special education services for all students with disabilities and ensures that students have access to the school&#8217;s core curriculum and programs &#167; Analyzes and evaluates special education programs and operational needs &#167; Demonstrates knowledge of current principles, legal requirements, and practices in special education &#167; Demonstrates ability to conduct research, analyze data, and develop appropriate programming to meet student needs &#167; Presents instruction principles and practices or strategies to benefit students and assures evaluation and goal outcomes &#167; Knows BIE policies and protocols related to effective special education program implementation &#167; Provides for an effective program of staff evaluation of both certified and classified personnel for purposes of improving staff effectiveness &#167; Oversees and directs special education staff assignments in order to maximize identified resources to meet student needs &#167; Reviews special education program processes and procedures &#167; Collaborates with school committees to assure appropriate support to students with disabilities &#167; Maintains accurate database and files of former and current students served in special education &#167; Maintains inventory of equipment available to students with disabilities and equipment and materials purchased by the District for special education &#167; Performance Standards: &#167; How will you know the job is done? &#167; Policies, special education program goals, and objectives are identified and aligned with the District&#8217;s strategic plan and school wide goals. &#167; Conducts a needs assessment is completed annually to identify and define operational needs and programming for special education students. &#167; Makes decisions and projections based on needs assessment and attendance information. &#167; Shares instructional strategies that will assist students to meet annual goals at special education meetings or by conferences with teachers. &#167; Utilizes the Charlotte Danielson protocol to conduct three evaluations of special education staff annually. &#167; Conducts review of special education procedures as specific to Bug O Nay Ge Shig School (notice to staff regarding caseloads; special education schedules and meetings). &#167; Meets with School Wellness Assistance Team (SWAT) to assist with programming for students with disabilities when requested to do so. &#167; Assures that District files are managed and stored in the records building for use. &#167; Records of equipment and materials purchased for special education use are updated annually by special education staff &#167; Attends and contributes to IEP and SWAT meetings. &#167; Establishes and facilitates the special education parent involvement plan. PROVIDES ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP &#167; Provides supervision to special education programs and contracted services &#167; Provides development, preparation, and oversight to special education budget and programs &#167; Assists in obtaining maximum revenue for the special education program &#167; Shows knowledge of school board by-laws and procedures and Tribal policies; applicable state laws, rules and regulations as related to special education services and programming &#167; Communicates with other administrators, staff, and outside agencies to determine needs, coordinate activities and programs, and resolve issues to exchange information &#167; Plans, implements, and facilitates professional development/in-services for school staff assigned the responsibility of delivering and overseeing the special education services &#167; Prepares concise, comprehensive special education reports and related information &#167; Monitors compliance with federal, Tribal, School Board policies &#167; Assists Human Resources with screening application materials for special education interviews as needed. &#167; Ensures all IEP procedures and documents are securely maintain, accurate and complete prior to placement of a student in the SPED program &#167; Works collaboratively with the school&#8217;s business manager to evaluate programs and special program availability. &#167; Controls and authorizes expenditures according to established funding limits; prepares cost estimates on activities and proposed projects. &#167; Schedules training for special education staff annually in order to comply with current laws and updates. &#167; Provides updates on legislative policy changes and provides assistance to superintendent to make appropriate decisions for special education program. &#167; Recommends modifications to programs in order to assure cost containment and effective budget management. &#167; Schedules training for special education staff annually in order to comply with current laws and updates. &#167; Advises superintendent, business manager, and transportation director of regulations related to special law. &#167; Assures that special education teachers attend school&#8217;s staff development training as scheduled. &#167; Reports are presented to the superintendent at scheduled administrative meetings and school board meetings as requested. &#167; Participates in interviews and selection recommendations for new special education staff. &#167; Participates in student interviews for students applying to enroll in grades 9-12 and reviews special education IEPs prior to final admittance approval by Bug O Nay Ge Shig review team. ENGAGES IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES &#167; Participates in special education director&#8217;s training as available through BIE or at the state level &#167; Attends special education conferences every two years in order to know current law and trends and to update District programs and activities. Performs other duties as assigned. &#167; Serves as mandated reporter &#167; Attends Tribal, state, and District meetings when requested to do so to share information and program updates. &#167; Attends school board meeting as superintendent&#8217;s designee when required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Stand, walk, bend over, kneel, crouch, reach (low and overhead), grasp, push, and pull. Move, lift, and/or carry up to 30 lbs to shoulder height. 2. Repetitive use of hands to demonstrate fine manipulation, simple grasping, and strength holds. 3. Stand, sit, and /or walk for extended periods of time. 4. Demonstrates normal depth perception. 5. Demonstrates dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard operate standard office equipment, and use of telephone. 6. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without visual aids. Application: 1. Applications can be downloaded from: www.bugonaygeshig.org<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bugonaygeshig.org&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Cf501c330ea274a11cb2608d70c752213%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C636991569566588178&sdata=T9sG8C0ZF46nok8XTlGBd9JdlTGjsSd80n%2Fk9jc%2Fn3M%3D&reserved=0> or call 218-665-3004 and leave your name, number, and address to have an application mailed to you. 2. E-mail completed application, letter of interest, resume, copy of teaching license, transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation to: newhite@bugschool.k12.mn.us<mailto:newhite@bugschool.k12.mn.us> 3. For more information, call 218-665-3004.

Position Title:          Special Education Director

Supervisor:              Superintendent

Building:                   Assigned to School Complex: Grades K-12

Terms:                      Agreement

Qualifications:        The director will possess a valid Minnesota licensure as Director of Special Education or licensure to work as Special Education Coordinator as approved by the Bug O Nay Ge Shig School Board. Licensure will show a Master’s in Special Education and related three to five years of successful experience as director in special education or related field.  The individual will show record of successful supervisory skills supported by effective communication, writing, organizational and decision making skills.  The director must be knowledgeable of Bureau of Indian Education and Minnesota State education laws with emphasis in the special education arena.  Prior experience in a Tribal school is preferred.

Position Overview:  The individual will direct and manage all activities of the special education department, supervise the special education staff, coordinate meetings, attend administrative meetings, and complete required BIE reports.  The individual will assure comprehensive, quality services to children in special education, assist families in understanding the comprehensive assessments and reports, and assure specific special education requirements are met with fidelity.

 

Major Position Duties:

REGULAR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

List of things to accomplish the job function:

 

Implements Special Education Program

 

Serves as the Districts liaison in all matters concerning Special Education

§  NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: What you should accomplish in the job function?

 

§  Develops and implements a comprehensive culturally-based special education program K-12

 

§  Ensures that all special education programs operate within existing BIE and state statutes and guidelines

 

§  Plans, organizes, and superives the school’s special education programs

 

§  Directs special education services for all students with disabilities and ensures that students have access to the school’s core curriculum and programs

 

§  Analyzes and evaluates special education programs and operational needs

 

§  Demonstrates knowledge of current principles, legal requirements, and practices in special education

 

§  Demonstrates ability to conduct research, analyze data, and develop appropriate programming to meet student needs

 

§  Presents instruction principles and practices or strategies to benefit students and assures evaluation and goal outcomes

 

§  Knows  BIE policies and protocols related to effective special education program implementation

 

§  Provides for an effective program of staff evaluation of both certified and classified personnel for purposes of improving staff effectiveness

 

§  Oversees and directs special education staff assignments in order to maximize identified resources to meet student needs

 

§  Reviews special education program processes and procedures

 

§  Collaborates with  school committees to assure appropriate support to students with disabilities

 

§  Maintains accurate database and files of former and current students served in special education

 

§  Maintains inventory of equipment available to students with disabilities and equipment and materials purchased by the District for special education

 

 

 

 

§  Performance Standards:

§  How will you know the job is done?

 

 

§  Policies, special education program goals, and objectives are identified and aligned with the District’s strategic plan and school wide goals.

 

 

 

§  Conducts a needs assessment is completed annually to identify and define operational needs and programming for special education students.

 

§  Makes decisions and projections based on needs assessment and attendance information.

 

§  Shares instructional strategies that will assist students to meet annual goals at special education meetings or by conferences with teachers.

 

§  Utilizes the Charlotte Danielson protocol to conduct three evaluations of special education staff annually.

 

§  Conducts review of special education procedures as specific to Bug O Nay Ge Shig School (notice to staff regarding caseloads; special education schedules and meetings).

 

§  Meets with School Wellness Assistance Team

(SWAT) to assist with programming for students with disabilities when requested to do so.

 

§  Assures that District files are managed and stored in the records building for use.

 

§  Records of equipment and materials purchased for special education use are updated annually by special education staff

 

§  Attends and contributes to IEP and SWAT meetings.

 

§  Establishes and facilitates the special education parent involvement plan.

 

 

PROVIDES ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP

 

§  Provides supervision to special education programs and contracted services

 

§  Provides development, preparation, and oversight to special education budget and programs

 

§  Assists in obtaining maximum revenue for the special education program

 

§  Shows knowledge of school board by-laws and procedures and Tribal policies; applicable state laws, rules and regulations as related to special education services and  programming

 

§  Communicates with other administrators, staff, and outside agencies to determine needs, coordinate activities and programs, and resolve issues to exchange information

 

§  Plans, implements, and facilitates professional development/in-services for school staff assigned the responsibility of delivering and overseeing the special education services

 

§  Prepares concise, comprehensive special education reports and related information

 

§  Monitors compliance with federal, Tribal, School Board policies

 

§  Assists Human Resources with screening application materials for special education interviews as needed.

 

§  Ensures all IEP procedures and documents are securely maintain, accurate and complete prior to placement of a student in the SPED program

 

§  Works collaboratively with the school’s business manager to evaluate programs and special program availability.

 

§  Controls and authorizes expenditures according to established funding limits; prepares cost estimates on activities and proposed projects.

 

§  Schedules training for special education staff annually in order to comply with current laws and updates.

 

§  Provides updates on legislative policy changes and provides assistance to superintendent to make appropriate decisions for special education program.

 

§  Recommends modifications to programs in order to assure cost containment and effective budget management.

 

§   Schedules training for special education staff annually in order to comply with current laws and updates.

 

§  Advises superintendent, business manager, and transportation director of regulations related to special law.

 

§  Assures that special education teachers attend school’s staff development training as scheduled.

 

§  Reports are presented to the superintendent at scheduled administrative meetings and school board meetings as requested.

 

§  Participates in interviews and selection recommendations for new special education staff.

 

§  Participates in student interviews for students applying to enroll in grades 9-12 and reviews special education IEPs prior to final admittance approval  by Bug O Nay Ge Shig review team.

ENGAGES IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

§  Participates in special education director’s training as available through BIE or at the state level

§  Attends special education conferences every two years in order to know current law and trends and to update District programs and activities.

Performs other duties as assigned.

§  Serves as mandated reporter

 

§  Attends Tribal, state, and District meetings when requested to do so to share information and program updates.

 

 

§  Attends school board meeting as superintendent’s designee when required.

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

1.      Stand, walk, bend over, kneel, crouch, reach (low and overhead), grasp, push, and pull.  Move, lift, and/or carry up to 30 lbs to shoulder height. 

2.      Repetitive use of hands to demonstrate fine manipulation, simple grasping, and strength holds.

3.      Stand, sit, and /or walk for extended periods of time.

4.      Demonstrates normal depth perception.

5.      Demonstrates dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard operate standard office equipment, and use of telephone.

6.      See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without visual aids.

Application:

1.   Applications can be downloaded from: www.bugonaygeshig.org or call 218-665-3004 and leave your name, number, and address to have an application mailed to you.

2.   E-mail completed application, letter of interest, resume, copy of teaching license, transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation to: newhite@bugschool.k12.mn.us

3.   For more information, call 218-665-3004.