Director - Richmond R-XVI School District
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Special Education Director
Job Location: District
Beginning: Jul 01, 2017
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Richmond R-XVI School District
Richmond, MO 64085
Telephone: 816-776-6912
Job Description:
In the Richmond R-XVI School District, the Special Education Director is responsible for the leadership, administration, and supervision of the district’s Special Education program and services and for the leadership, administration, and supervision of the district’s Federal and State programs and services, including Title I, Title II, ESL, Migrant, Homeless, and Parents as Teachers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities - A complete listing can be found on our website,
Ability to work collaboratively with principals to implement and monitor special education programs; ability to work in a supportive, collaborative role with staff in all departments and offices; ability to interpret and remain current on all federal, state, and local mandates for special education and Section 504 services and to ensure that the school district is in compliance; handle confidential information discretely and professionally; use discretion and exercise sound judgment; exceptional public relations/interpersonal skills to respond to parents and advocacy groups and to serve as the school district’s lead representative/contact person of programs for special needs students; effective management, supervisory, team-building, and problem solving skills.
Education and Experience
Experience Required:  Prefer prior teaching experience in special education classrooms with increasing levels of administrative responsibility in Special Education curriculum
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:  elementary teaching certificate, master’s degree, special education administrator’s certificate and background check.

Richmond is located approximately 45 miles northeast of Downtown Kansas City, MO with just under 6,000 residents and a PreK-12 population of approximately 1600.
If a candidate is found prior to the closing of the application process, the Richmond R-XVI School District reserves the right to close the application window.
The Richmond R-XVI School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or deny services on the basis of age, ancestry, race, color, disability, marital status, parental status, national origin, sex, religion, genetic information, participation in constitutionally protected activities, or veteran status. Any questions regarding Title IX, Section 504, The Family Medical and Leave Act, or the Americans with Disabilities Act should be directed to the Superintendent of Schools at 1017 E. Main Street, Richmond, MO 64085, 816-776-6912.  If special needs exist as addressed in the Americans with Disabilities Act which require this publication in an alternative format, the district may be contacted at the above address.  Reasonable effort will be made to accommodate these special needs.

To apply for this position please go to the district’s website:, click on the “Human Resources” tab at the top of the home page, then click the “Certified Openings” link on the left side of the screen.


** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.