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Director of Special Education Posting

Posted on 2022-11-16 1:41:36 PM

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Director of Special Education JOB POSTING Rochester Beacon Academy is seeking a Director of Special Education for the 2022-2023 school year. As a public charter school, Rochester Beacon Academy serves students in grades 6-12 with varying needs. One such unique need of our school is that above 90% of our students are in Special Education. Rochester Beacon Academy&#8217;s students and staff provide a welcoming community and are dedicated to the differentiated needs of all students. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Maintain and continue to grow the collaborative, positive culture of the school * Lead and motivate staff * Overseeing Special Education Finance for the school * Oversee Special Education compliance * Oversee Special Education Discipline * Oversee Special Education Programming * Oversight of state and federal compliance requirements for Special Education * Human resources management * Handle Special Education complaints from the Minnesota Department of Education * Handle Special Education compliance reviews from Minnesota Department of Education * Oversight on the implementation of school wide curriculum and student growth * Staff evaluations to include staff coaching * Provide a school climate that is conducive to student learning (IE: discipline, attendance) * Cultivate a strong working relationship with the Board of Directors and Minnesota Guild * Communicate to building staff the contract goals with the Minnesota Guild and the process to achieve these goals * Attend and participate in meetings and school-sponsored events * Comply with Federal and Minnesota state statutes and regulations, School Board Policies, and administrative procedures. Minimum Qualifications: * Must have a Director of Special Education License * Minimum 3 years experience in a supervisory role * Charter school experience preferred but not required * Leadership roles to include forming and leading strong teams * A passion for Special Education and meeting the needs of diverse learners. How to Apply: * Please send a cover letter, current resume, administrative license, and 3 references to the Executive Director, Niffy Reiling at niffy.reiling@rochesterbeaconacademy.org<mailto:niffy.reiling@rochesterbeaconacademy.org> Additional information * Please see our website for additional information about RBA, salaries, and our Mission/Vision. https://www.rochesterbeaconacademy.org/<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rochesterbeaconacademy.org%2F&data=05%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C67e7abf37d944a069bda08dac80a91c0%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638042244965401189%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=5ot0TqfJMOYb8TON77iK%2F2zhkpl9QRA%2BH6ZV8vrnEIA%3D&reserved=0> Rochester Beacon Academy 974 Skyline Dr. SW Rochester, MN 55902

Director of Special Education JOB POSTING


Rochester Beacon Academy is seeking a Director of Special Education for the 2022-2023 school year.  As a public charter school, Rochester Beacon Academy serves students in grades 6-12 with varying needs. One such unique need of our school is that above 90% of our students are in Special Education. Rochester Beacon Academy’s students and staff provide a welcoming community and are dedicated to the differentiated needs of all students.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and continue to grow the collaborative, positive culture of the school

  • Lead and motivate staff

  • Overseeing Special Education Finance for the school

  • Oversee Special Education compliance

  • Oversee Special Education Discipline

  • Oversee Special Education Programming

  • Oversight of state and federal compliance requirements for Special Education

  • Human resources management

  • Handle Special Education complaints from the Minnesota Department of Education

  • Handle Special Education compliance reviews from Minnesota Department of Education

  • Oversight on the implementation of school wide curriculum and student growth 

  • Staff evaluations to include staff coaching

  • Provide a school climate that is conducive to student learning (IE: discipline, attendance)

  • Cultivate a strong working relationship with the Board of Directors and Minnesota Guild

  • Communicate to building staff the contract goals with the Minnesota Guild and the process to achieve these goals

  • Attend and participate in meetings and school-sponsored events

  • Comply with Federal and Minnesota state statutes and regulations, School Board Policies, and administrative procedures.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a Director of Special Education License

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a supervisory role

  • Charter school experience preferred but not required

  • Leadership roles to include forming and leading strong teams

  • A passion for Special Education and meeting the needs of diverse learners.


How to Apply:


Additional information


Rochester Beacon Academy

974 Skyline Dr. SW

Rochester, MN 55902