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Senior Manager of Special Education - Intermediate District 287

Posted on 2024-02-09 3:33:38 PM

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Intermediate District 287 is looking for a Senior Manager of Special Education position in Plymouth, MN! Intermediate District 287 is a west metro district for learners with unique needs. As an intermediate district, we provide specialized services, primarily setting IV special education, to students from 12 member districts in the west metro - Brooklyn Center, Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Orono, Osseo, Richfield, Robbinsdale, St. Louis Park, Wayzata, and Westonka. What Makes Us Special: * We are a trauma-informed district. We take into account past trauma and the resulting coping mechanisms when attempting to understand behaviors and best serve our students. * There is a variety of support services in each school including School Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Behavior Intervention Specialists and Student Safety Coaches. All of whom are student-centered and focused on building relationships with each child. * We value diverse perspectives and life experiences and our strategic vision includes hiring and retaining racially diverse and racially conscious staff across all levels of our organization. * To better understand our student population and work environment check out this video<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DrAtUHS7EjBc%26feature%3Dyoutu.be&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C5a535e8d94fd48719d1c08dc29b6c63a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638431112185883426%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=nPwGcEjpSBgygD5ia72p8nXKr2Pxn8RUr9LE7mL%2Ffsc%3D&reserved=0>. What You'll Do: * Organizational Management * * Provide support to the Director of Special Education for program budgets * Assist the Director of Special Education in equitable and responsible distribution of resources * Assist the Director of Special Education with program and enrollment planning including Extended School Year (ESY) * Curriculum Planning and Professional Development * Provide leadership for the implementation of professional development * Provide leadership to implement best practice curriculum and instruction for students with disabilities * Assist with the development of programs to ensure equitable opportunities to accelerate growth for students with disabilities * Collaborate with coaches, Instructional Leadership Team (ILT), and others on ensuring effective instructional practices and the consistent use of curriculum * Conduct program evaluation and data analysis to improve outcomes for students * Communication * * Provide critical coaching and leadership to staff that helps ensure educational equity and effective interventions * Communicate with member district reps in regards to student programming and services * Mediate Staff to Staff, Staff to Student, and Student to Student conflicts * Policies and Procedures * * Provide leadership for special education in District 287 * Provide professional development in curriculum, instruction, service delivery, and due process * Provide due process support and direction to staff * Provide guidance, support, and direction with respect to fidelity of program implementation for students * Performance Management * * Collaborate with Director, Assistant Directors, Senior Managers, and others to hire, supervise, and evaluate staff * Collaborate and carry out aspects of investigative activities as appropriate and necessary, in collaboration with an Assistant Superintendent, Executive Director, Director, or Assistant Director * View the job classification: Senior Manager of Special Education<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.google.com%2Fdocument%2Fd%2F1mPIJP3dIZWe8FyW12wGHja9w61nOXXusQYYS-1FRj3Y%2Fedit%3Fusp%3Dsharing&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C5a535e8d94fd48719d1c08dc29b6c63a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638431112185893110%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=T%2BdQb0FJ9Bf1JCyULl27T%2BPC%2B7dTXIJd8fumOOurcZE%3D&reserved=0> Salary & Benefits: * Competitive salary: DOE and E * Generous Benefits: Medical (including infertility benefits), dental, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid leave, pension, optional 403b, and an incredible employee assistance program (includes 6 free counseling sessions) Position Requirements: * Education and Experience Requirements * Master&#8217;s degree in education or related field or Ed. Specialist Degree * Three (3) years of professional-level experience working in an educational setting * Special Education licensure and teaching experience in special education, preferred * Licensure Requirements * Director of Special Education license * Interested in candidates who are: diverse, bilingual, or have experience working with diverse populations. Commitment to Equity: Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. Complete the online application at https://district287.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1507<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdistrict287.tedk12.com%2Fhire%2FViewJob.aspx%3FJobID%3D1507&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C5a535e8d94fd48719d1c08dc29b6c63a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638431112185900339%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=oIGMqNHoTm9jf4U2fenRZuWtKmCogdaFqoGljU%2BtPes%3D&reserved=0> Intermediate District 287 1820 Xenium Lane North Plymouth, MN 55441 Attention: This message may contain private or confidential data and is intended only for the person(s) named. If you are not the intended recipient, then disclosing, copying, or distributing the contents of this message is strictly prohibited. If you received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete the message.

Intermediate District 287 is looking for a Senior Manager of Special Education position in Plymouth, MN!


Intermediate District 287 is a west metro district for learners with unique needs. As an intermediate district, we provide specialized services, primarily setting IV special education, to students from 12 member districts in the west metro - Brooklyn Center, Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Orono, Osseo, Richfield, Robbinsdale, St. Louis Park, Wayzata, and Westonka.

 

What Makes Us Special:

  • We are a trauma-informed district. We take into account past trauma and the resulting coping mechanisms when attempting to understand behaviors and best serve our students.
  • There is a variety of support services in each school including School Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Behavior Intervention Specialists and Student Safety Coaches. All of whom are student-centered and focused on building relationships with each child.
  • We value diverse perspectives and life experiences and our strategic vision includes hiring and retaining racially diverse and racially conscious staff across all levels of our organization.  
  • To better understand our student population and work environment check out this video.

What You'll Do:

  • Organizational Management
    • Provide support to the Director of Special Education for program budgets
    • Assist the Director of Special Education in equitable and responsible distribution of resources
    • Assist the Director of Special Education with program and enrollment planning including Extended School Year (ESY)
  • Curriculum Planning and Professional Development
    • Provide leadership for the implementation of professional development
    • Provide leadership to implement best practice curriculum and instruction for students with disabilities
    • Assist with the development of programs to ensure equitable opportunities to accelerate growth for students with disabilities
    • Collaborate with coaches, Instructional Leadership Team (ILT), and others on ensuring effective instructional practices and the consistent use of curriculum
    • Conduct program evaluation and data analysis to improve outcomes for students
  • Communication
    • Provide critical coaching and leadership to staff that helps ensure educational equity and effective interventions
    • Communicate with member district reps in regards to student programming and services
    • Mediate Staff to Staff, Staff to Student, and Student to Student conflicts
  • Policies and Procedures 
    • Provide leadership for special education in District 287
    • Provide professional development in curriculum, instruction, service delivery, and due process
    • Provide due process support and direction to staff 
    • Provide guidance, support, and direction with respect to fidelity of program implementation for students
  • Performance Management
    • Collaborate with Director, Assistant Directors, Senior Managers, and others to hire, supervise, and evaluate staff
    • Collaborate and carry out aspects of investigative activities as appropriate and necessary, in collaboration with an Assistant Superintendent, Executive Director, Director, or Assistant Director
  • View the job classification: Senior Manager of Special Education
 
Salary & Benefits:
  • Competitive salary: DOE and E
  • Generous Benefits:  Medical (including infertility benefits), dental, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid leave, pension, optional 403b, and an incredible employee assistance program (includes 6 free counseling sessions) 
 
Position Requirements:
  • Education and Experience Requirements
    • Master’s degree in education or related field or Ed. Specialist Degree
    • Three (3) years of professional-level experience working in an educational setting
    • Special Education licensure and teaching experience in special education, preferred
  • Licensure Requirements

  • Director of Special Education license
  • Interested in candidates who are: diverse, bilingual, or have experience working with diverse populations.
 
Commitment to Equity: Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.




Intermediate District 287
1820 Xenium Lane North
Plymouth, MN 55441

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