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COORDINATOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION EMERGENCY (TEMP 2021/2022 SCHOOL YEAR) (#2628)

Pulaski County Special School District (learn more)

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3726226
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: November 19, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:  COORDINATOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION (TEMP REMINDER OF 2021/2022 SCHOOL YEAR)


 


QUALIFICATIONS: Valid Arkansas certification as special education supervisor


                         Master's Degree in area of special education or related field


                         Minimum of three years teaching experience


 


REPORTS TO: Director of Special Education


 


JOB GOAL: Provide expertise and assistance in schools to improve and strengthen special education instructional programs.


 


 


PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:


 


  1. Coordinate, direct, and supervise the implementation of the assigned program according to district policies and procedures.
  2. Assist teachers in locating, selecting, and using professional and instructional materials.
  3. Assist in developing and/or writing curriculum and behavior management.
  4. Assist teachers through demonstration teaching, classroom observation, and visitation.
  5. Make observations of referred students and participate in conferences when appropriate.
  6. Plan and conduct in-service programs.
  7. Assist in appraisal process when appropriate.
  8. Assist with classroom management, organization and daily class scheduling, lesson plans, and parent-teacher conferences.
  9. Assist in the selection and use of instructional equipment, adopted materials, and audiovisual aids.
  10. Provide orientation of teachers new to the district.
  11. Assist teachers in acquiring and effectively using data for instructional and/or other purposes.
  12. Assist teachers in locating help for students who have special problems in assigned area of supervision.
  13. Assist media center specialists in the selection of materials to supplement the curriculum.
  14. Evaluate special education programs according to district policy.
  15. Coordinate the integration activities between students with and without disabilities including classroom teachers, paraprofessionals and others involved.
  16. Assist in the development and implementation of the IEP.
  17. Provide leadership and in-service training daily for teachers and paraprofessionals.
  18. Assist in the coordination of referral, evaluation, temporary placement, annual review, due process, and programming conferences for students in the assigned area of supervision.
  19. Evaluate special education teachers and paraprofessionals upon request and according to district policy.
  20. Provide expertise in assigned area of supervision.
  21. Implement the district's desegregation plan.
  22. Coordinate special education services for students with disabilities in the Early Childhood Special Education Program and/or Mental Health Agency Facilities.
  23. Coordinate and assist with District and State-wide testing.
  24. Perform other duties as assigned.

 


 


Coordinator of Special Education cont.                                    


 


 


 


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:


 


Salary Range: Teacher Salary Schedule 


Length of Contract: 192 days per contract year


 


 


EVALUATION:


 


Performance of this job will be evaluated according to provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.


 


 


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:


 


Interested and qualified applicants should submit a completed application online at www.pcssd.org.  Personnel currently employed by the district who meet the necessary qualifications may apply by submitting an online in-district application.


 


 


 


IT IS THE POLICY OF THE PULASKI COUNTY SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, SEX, AGE, QUALIFIED HANDICAPPED, OR VETERAN IN ITS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES, EDUCATION SERVICES, FINANCIAL AID, AND EMPLOYMENT.  THE DISTRICT WILL MAKE SPECIAL EFFORTS TO EMPLOY AND ADVANCE WOMEN, BLACKS AND HANDICAPPED PERSONS.  EQUITY CONCERNS MAY BE ADDRESSED TO THE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR EQUITY AND PUPIL SERVICES.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Special Education Director
    Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Pulaski County Special School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Susan Alford

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