Director - Special School District
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Director, Special Education - Affton
Job Location: SSD Central Office
Deadline: Jan 03, 2020**
District: Special School District
Town & Country, MO 63131
Telephone: 314-989-8211
Job Description:
Summary:  Directs special education programs and related services in the assigned partner district.
Job Responsibilities:
Instruction and Learning
  1. Facilitates the development, implementation, review and revision of special education curricula, progress monitoring, data analysis, instructional decision making and direct instructional delivery.
  2. Supervises administrative staff to ensure the provision of best practice special education instruction, supports for general education and special education services.
  3. Evaluates work performance of the coordinators and principals reporting directly to this position.
  4. Provides leadership in program development and evaluation.
  5. Screens, interviews, recommend the employment/termination and assignment of staff to the Assistant Superintendent of Special Education or other appropriate personnel.
  6. Facilitates the development and implementation of staff development for both professional and para professional staff to ensure best practice programming, high quality instruction and ultimately ever-improving student outcomes.
  7. Facilitate the development, implementation, and refinement of supports for staff across best practice programming and high quality direct instruction. 
  8. Uses data to anticipate programmatic needs, support student achievement and recommend improvements.
  9. Participates in the development and is responsible for the implementation of district-wide initiatives such as the: CSIP, Rolling Plan and Partnership Plan.
  10. Provides leadership in technical and other area(s) as designated.
Master’s degree in special education required; Missouri special education teacher and director certification required; minimum of five years prior special education teaching experience required, minimum of two years prior school administration experience required.

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The District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious preference, marital status, disability, national origin, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.  Employees of the District are required to comply with the provisions of the Title VII of The Civil Rights Act and Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments.


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