Director - Pleasant Hill R-III
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Director of Special Services
Beginning: Jul 01, 2019
Deadline: Jan 23, 2019**
District: Pleasant Hill R-III
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
Telephone: 816-540-3161
Job Description:
The Pleasant Hill R-III School District is currently seeking applicants for the position of: Director of Special Services
Qualifications:  A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in special education and an extensive knowledge of the Special Services regulations and compliance, as well as experience in a leadership role. Valid Missouri Special Education Director Certificate or ability to obtain.
The successful candidate will:
  • have knowledge of the State monitoring requirements
  • have experience or knowledge of the co-teaching practices
  • have the ability to provide professional development, support, and feedback for co-teaching practices
  • have experience evaluating teachers utilizing NEE
  • have knowledge or experience working with the following programs:  ELL, homeless, ECSE, MOVIP, PAT, birth to 21 special needs, homebound, contracted services, as well as Federal Program requirements which relate to these.
  • have knowledge or experience in  working and maintaining a balanced budget for Special Services
  • have the ability to work collaboratively and maintain positive relationships with district leaders and staff
  • have the ability to problem solve and multitask
  • have the ability to de-escalate stressful situations leading to a positive outcome
  • have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form
Contract Length: 12 months
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Deadline for Applications: January 23, 2019
Anticipated Hire Date: Board Approval February, 2019
Start Date: July 1, 2019

Interested external applicants should:
  • Complete an application on district website.
  • Submit a letter of interest, resume, evidence of certification, transcripts, and three (3) current letters of recommendation on district website.

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