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Assistant Principal / Special Education Coordinator, Special Education - Intermediate School Distric

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fisd917%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D1680&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4f778aaa2e9e4e67f1a808dc3700c6e4%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638445723679334031%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=2Plz2wRFCexcJSDtVQIj1vuvpk3BkidxYPQvnlHTXHY%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 07/01/2024 Date Closing: 03/15/2024 INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT 917 POSITION OPENING Date Posted: February 26, 2024 Position Title: Assistant Principal / Special Education Coordinator, Special Education Assignment Location: Alliance Education Center in Rosemount, MN supporting students and staff in the the Students with Unique Needs (SUN)<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.isd917.k12.mn.us%2Fabout%2Fdepartments_services%2Fspecial_education_services%2Fsite-based_programs%2Fstudents_with_unique_needs__sun_&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4f778aaa2e9e4e67f1a808dc3700c6e4%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638445723679344406%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=6fuoUonOg%2BIPTyC%2BLEcvLf%2BcdPjEjXZLXmEBseUCseM%3D&reserved=0>, Intra-Dakota Educational Alternative (IDEA)<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.isd917.k12.mn.us%2Fabout%2Fdepartments_services%2Fspecial_education_services%2Fsite-based_programs%2Fintra-dakota_educational_alternative__idea_&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4f778aaa2e9e4e67f1a808dc3700c6e4%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638445723679351868%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=IdlWqx4EWERGYo4Se%2BWVWW4xWrKTaNQbR%2BTB9QOZs%2FA%3D&reserved=0>, and Customized Alternative Solutions for Education (CASE) Programs Hours per Day: 8.0 Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, following the Intermediate School District 917 calendar, as assigned Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2024 Contract Length: 2024 - 2025 school year, 220-day continuing contract including 11 paid holidays (in a full-year) Starting salary: $97,700 APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15, 2024 Anticipated Interview Date(s): March 21 and March 22, 2024 POSITION OVERVIEW: Under the supervision of the Assistant Director/Principal, the Assistant Principal for Intermediate School District 917&#8217;s Special Education programs assists with the administrative duties of school operations, providing leadership, supervision and implementation of district policies, curriculum, instructional programs, and staff performance. The Assistant Principlal plays a vital role in providing a consistent, safe environment conducive to education. In this role, one helps lead, model, and encourage respect, communication, and competency. Professionalism, empathy, and a non-judgmental approach are essential when working in an environment with students receiving special education services to ensure their safety and growth and in order to help them understand and exhibit appropriate behaviors at school and in the community. The Assistant Principal will be stepping into a team environment daily, where collaboration, communication, and adaptability are key to the success of the individual, the team, and the success of the students. This role is performed following District policy and State/Federal Laws. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Provide overall direction of the program personnel and students for daily operations in the absence of the assistant director/principal. * Provide supervision, evaluation, and support for staff. * Complete discipline paperwork, contact and notify necessary authorities for incidents. * Create, coordinate, and maintain master schedule of classrooms, courses, and groups for the year. * Assist assistant director/principal with budget preparation and staffing. * Primary liaison between site, other schools, students, and families for due process behavioral or other needs. * Facilitate meetings and provide training to a variety of staff specific to the functions of the program. * Consult, communicate, and work cooperatively with teams to provide appropriate programming for students and maintain a positive work environment for all. * Comply with School Board policies and administrative practices, including those procedures outlined in the staff and student handbooks. * Help to maintain safety of all students and the environment. * Utilize data to inform programming decisions and planning for staff and student success. * Use flexible thinking and adaptability to address student needs and respond calmly during crisis situations, when necessary. * Other duties, as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Master&#8217;s degree and Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) administrative licensure as a Principal and/or Director of Special Education, with preference for licensure and experience in special education, Director of Special Education and principal licensure preferred. Current enrollment in an administrative licensure program may be considered. Leadership experience in one of the previous licensure areas preferred. 2. General knowledge of school administration principles, practices and procedures, laws and administrative policies governing student service programs, and transporting of students. 3. Ability to understand student rights pertaining to disciplinary procedures. 4. Thorough skill at operating database systems with general skill at operating standard accounting software and other office technologies. 5. High level of skill at presenting ideas effectively in both written and oral format and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with administrators, member district personnel, local law enforcement, staff, and students that is maintained during high-stress and crisis situations. 6. Experience implementing positive behavior interventions and supports and the due process requirements for special education. 7. Willingness and ability to work with students receiving a high-level of special education services. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Frequently requires standing, walking, lifting, bending, leaning, and repetitive motions. 2. Occasionally requires exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, sitting, stooping, kneeling, and crouching. 3. Ability to tolerate sudden jarring movement, observe general surroundings and activities, perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and convey detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly via vocal communication. 4. Work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may require wearing of personal protective equipment. 5. Locations are generally moderately noisy. DISTRICT PROFILE: Intermediate School District 917 provides special education, career & technical education (CTE), and/or alternative learning for nine member districts<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.isd917.k12.mn.us%2Fabout%2Four_member_districts&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4f778aaa2e9e4e67f1a808dc3700c6e4%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638445723679358963%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=AxcuFgc6ml95VyMyR876BBko8D2FQxdvmc23%2BM63dDY%3D&reserved=0> in the south metro. Our programs are located in more than 20 sites throughout the south metro, including Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) where our district office is located. We focus on being purposeful, personalized partners within our community as we model an innovative culture with diverse pathways serving students and families through equitable practices with highly trained staff. The culture of ISD 917 is built on the core values of collaboration, empathy, innovation, stewardship, communication, integrity, personalization, equity, and diversity. Our programs<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.isd917.org%2Fprograms&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4f778aaa2e9e4e67f1a808dc3700c6e4%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638445723679366163%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=f8NZP%2Bp1yH3JVCAZCrxW5KDWXNGV%2BYWJrTMxnslRtU0%3D&reserved=0> are designed to provide high quality, equitable, and specialized programming to meet the needs of all students. We serve students from birth through age 21 in a variety of special education programs located in multiple sites. Our CTE programs are all located at DCTC, and our alternative learning program (Dakota County Area Learning School (DCALS) has two locations, one co-located in DCTC in Rosemount and one in West St. Paul. At ISD 917, we belong to each other, and no one is invisible. Mission (= Our Core Purpose) In partnership with member districts, Intermediate School District 917 provides high quality, equitable, and specialized programming to meet the needs of all students. Vision (= What We Intend to Create) Intermediate School District 917 models an innovative culture with diverse pathways serving students and families through equitable practices with highly trained staff. Core Values (= Drivers of Our Words and Actions) * Collaboration: Working together to achieve more collectively. * Empathy: Considering and respecting the perspective and needs of member districts, students, families and staff. * Innovation: Ongoing improvement of programs and services. * Stewardship: Managing financial and human resources carefully and responsibly. * Communication: Multi-dimensional, transparent conversation focused on sharing information and creating a positive learning and working environment. * Integrity: Aligning our actions with our values and beliefs. * Personalization: Building on the strengths and addressing the unique needs of individual students. * Equity: Intentionally providing opportunities while removing barriers at all levels of the organization. * Diversity: Appreciating and valuing everyone&#8217;s unique selves. Strategic Directions (= Focus of Our Improvement Efforts) * Increase student achievement and engagement * Support and lead staff through continuous improvement * Deepen engagement of stakeholders through quality, equitable communication practices * Increase social-emotional learning and skills for students and staff * Increase support for ALL through inclusive practices District Motto Purposeful. Personalized. Partners. For more information on Special Education Services, click here<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.isd917.org%2Fprograms&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4f778aaa2e9e4e67f1a808dc3700c6e4%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638445723679374984%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=nCFVt8vINnwrFb6wo4nF%2FKZvW88gVUczgwlnfVKz318%3D&reserved=0> And for more information on Secondary Services, click here<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.isd917.k12.mn.us%2Fabout%2Fdepartments_services%2Falternative_learning__dcals_&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4f778aaa2e9e4e67f1a808dc3700c6e4%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638445723679381934%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=c%2B3TIDcR0N2%2Bce5RYj6EhqHmP7nGi61WtEoKSCFORgs%3D&reserved=0> Application Procedure: Can be completed at https://www.applitrack.com/isd917/onlineapp/<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fisd917%2Fonlineapp%2Fdefault.aspx&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4f778aaa2e9e4e67f1a808dc3700c6e4%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638445723679388685%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=9T8x7ey64RVvbeVSWFvegw5eRDLFwaCC3fOAdQ1jS64%3D&reserved=0> District 917&#8217;s Website: http://www.isd917.org/<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.isd917.k12.mn.us%2F&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4f778aaa2e9e4e67f1a808dc3700c6e4%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638445723679397441%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=U%2FYqMDpA1wD4DPzIyx0Tj2ZK8Jky0hpLMAp%2FGffP%2B7Y%3D&reserved=0> jessica.huss@isd917.org Intermediate School District 917 is an equal opportunity employer Intermediate School District 917 uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4f778aaa2e9e4e67f1a808dc3700c6e4%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638445723679407099%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=EE5ym6Qsrh3Qh13iNXuicsQkyI1s5iOLfHBXfmqK8B4%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online This email may contain information that is confidential or attorney-client privileged and may constitute inside information. 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Date of Availability: 07/01/2024
Date Closing: 03/15/2024
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT 917
POSITION OPENING

Date Posted: February 26, 2024

Position Title: Assistant Principal / Special Education Coordinator, Special Education 

Assignment Location: Alliance Education Center in Rosemount, MN  supporting students and staff in the the Students with Unique Needs (SUN), Intra-Dakota Educational Alternative (IDEA), and Customized Alternative Solutions for Education (CASE) Programs 

Hours per Day: 8.0

Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, following the Intermediate School District 917 calendar, as assigned

Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2024

Contract Length: 2024 - 2025 school year, 220-day continuing contract including 11 paid holidays (in a full-year)

Starting salary: $97,700

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15, 2024

Anticipated Interview Date(s): March 21 and March 22, 2024


POSITION OVERVIEW:

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director/Principal, the Assistant Principal for Intermediate School District 917’s Special Education programs assists with the administrative duties of school operations, providing leadership, supervision and implementation of district policies, curriculum, instructional programs, and staff performance. The Assistant Principlal plays a vital role in providing a consistent, safe environment conducive to education. In this role, one helps lead, model, and encourage respect, communication, and competency. Professionalism, empathy, and a non-judgmental approach are essential when working in an environment with students receiving special education services to ensure their safety and growth and in order to help them understand and exhibit appropriate behaviors at school and in the community. The Assistant Principal will be stepping into a team environment daily, where collaboration, communication, and adaptability are key to the success of the individual, the team, and the success of the students. This role is performed following District policy and State/Federal Laws.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Provide overall direction of the program personnel and students for daily operations in the absence of the assistant director/principal.
  • Provide supervision, evaluation, and support for staff.
  • Complete discipline paperwork, contact and notify necessary authorities for incidents.
  • Create, coordinate, and maintain master schedule of classrooms, courses, and groups for the year.
  • Assist assistant director/principal with budget preparation and staffing.
  • Primary liaison between site, other schools, students, and families for due process behavioral or other needs.
  • Facilitate meetings and provide training to a variety of staff specific to the functions of the program.
  • Consult, communicate, and work cooperatively with teams to provide appropriate programming for students and maintain a positive work environment for all.
  • Comply with School Board policies and administrative practices, including those procedures outlined in the staff and student handbooks.
  • Help to maintain safety of all students and the environment.
  • Utilize data to inform programming decisions and planning for staff and student success.
  • Use flexible thinking and adaptability to address student needs and respond calmly during crisis situations, when necessary.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  1. Master’s degree and Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) administrative licensure as a Principal and/or Director of Special Education, with preference for licensure and experience in special education, Director of Special Education and principal licensure preferred. Current enrollment in an administrative licensure program may be considered. Leadership experience in one of the previous licensure areas preferred.
  2. General knowledge of school administration principles, practices and procedures, laws and administrative policies governing student service programs, and transporting of students.
  3. Ability to understand student rights pertaining to disciplinary procedures.
  4. Thorough skill at operating database systems with general skill at operating standard accounting software and other office technologies.
  5. High level of skill at presenting ideas effectively in both written and oral format and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with administrators, member district personnel, local law enforcement, staff, and students that is maintained during high-stress and crisis situations.
  6. Experience implementing positive behavior interventions and supports and the due process requirements for special education.
  7. Willingness and ability to work with students receiving a high-level of special education services.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
  1. Frequently requires standing, walking, lifting, bending, leaning, and repetitive motions.
  2. Occasionally requires exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, sitting, stooping, kneeling, and crouching.
  3. Ability to tolerate sudden jarring movement, observe general surroundings and activities, perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and convey detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly via vocal communication.
  4. Work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may require wearing of personal protective equipment.
  5. Locations are generally moderately noisy.
 
 

DISTRICT PROFILE:

Intermediate School District 917 provides special education, career & technical education (CTE), and/or alternative learning for nine member districts in the south metro.  Our programs are located in more than 20 sites throughout the south metro, including Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) where our district office is located.  We focus on being purposeful, personalized partners within our community as we model an innovative culture with diverse pathways serving students and families through equitable practices with highly trained staff.  The culture of ISD 917 is built on the core values of collaboration, empathy, innovation, stewardship, communication, integrity, personalization, equity, and diversity.  Our programs are designed to provide high quality, equitable, and specialized programming to meet the needs of all students.  We serve students from birth through age 21 in a variety of special education programs located in multiple sites.  Our CTE programs are all located at DCTC, and our alternative learning program (Dakota County Area Learning School (DCALS) has two locations, one co-located in DCTC in Rosemount and one in West St. Paul.  At ISD 917, we belong to each other, and no one is invisible.  
 
Mission  (= Our Core Purpose)
In partnership with member districts, Intermediate School District 917 provides high quality, equitable, and specialized programming to meet the needs of all students.
 
Vision (= What We Intend to Create)
Intermediate School District 917 models an innovative culture with diverse pathways serving students and families through equitable practices with highly trained staff.
 
Core Values (= Drivers of Our Words and Actions)

  • Collaboration: Working together to achieve more collectively.
  • Empathy:  Considering and respecting the perspective and needs of member districts, students, families and staff.
  • Innovation:  Ongoing improvement of programs and services.
  • Stewardship:  Managing financial and human resources carefully and responsibly.
  • Communication:  Multi-dimensional, transparent conversation focused on sharing information and creating a positive learning and working environment. 
  • Integrity:  Aligning our actions with our values and beliefs.
  • Personalization:  Building on the strengths and addressing the unique needs of individual students.
  • Equity:  Intentionally providing opportunities while removing barriers at all levels of the organization.
  • Diversity:  Appreciating and valuing everyone’s unique selves.
 
Strategic Directions (= Focus of Our Improvement Efforts)
  • Increase student achievement and engagement
  • Support and lead staff through continuous improvement
  • Deepen engagement of stakeholders through quality, equitable communication practices
  • Increase social-emotional learning and skills for students and staff
  • Increase support for ALL through inclusive practices

 
District Motto
Purposeful. Personalized. Partners.
 
For more information on Special Education Services, click here
 
And for more information on  Secondary Services, click here
 
Application Procedure: Can be completed at https://www.applitrack.com/isd917/onlineapp/
 
District 917’s Website: http://www.isd917.org/
 


jessica.huss@isd917.org
Intermediate School District 917 is an equal opportunity employer


Intermediate School District 917 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



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