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Interim Special Education Supervisor

East Cleveland City School District
Cleveland, OH, US
Closing date
Dec 1, 2021

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Administrator, Supervisor / Manager, Teaching, Special Education Teacher
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    Published from the CEO & Superintendent Office, East Cleveland City Schools

    Volume 2022, No. 030 Posted October 7, 2021

    Interim Special Education Supervisor

    Report To: Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Employment Status: 225 Days

    Purpose: The Special Education Supervisor coordinates the activities of teachers and support staff for school special education programs. As administrators, they provide leadership and utilize decision-making skills to oversee the instructional programs and offerings for an entire school, and District. Special education supervisors interact with other school administrators, faculty, social workers, counselors and psychologists, therapists, and other professionals that provide special education services to develop academic plans suited to students at the school. These supervisors also perform a variety of administrative tasks related to policy implementation, compliance with legal regulations, and maintaining educational standards.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    ?Knowledge of Federal and State laws and all current practices regarding the handicapped and exceptional youth with special considerations regarding due process and placement procedures.
    ?Knowledge and understanding of the District's Revitalization Plan.
    ?Master's Degree, with appropriate supervisory certification in Special Education or administrative equivalent.
    ?At least three years' experience in administration and/or supervision.

    Other Requirements:
    • Ability to develop, interpret, evaluate, clarify, and apply policies and procedures.
    • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgement in applying standards to a variety of work situations.
    • Ability to meet and collaborate with other administrators, teachers, students and parents.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.

    Essential Functions:

    ?Provide planning, professional development, implementation, and monitoring of a comprehensive system for auditing special education records to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and laws.
    ?Implementing an educational program for parents and community on various aspects of the special education laws with a goal of fostering communication, understanding, and trust between parents/community and school personnel.
    ?Provide professional development for staff to improve their understanding of and compliance with the special education laws and regulations.
    ?Provide information reflective of new developments in special education laws to staff.
    ?Conducting all professional development necessary for the oversight of Section 504.
    ?Maintain 504 plan coordination and monitoring.
    ?Thorough knowledge of District policies and procedures reflective of special education policies and procedures..
    ?Monitor the input of data (EMIS) for all SWD and all areas of designated service provision.
    ?Monitor and maintain the requirements of the excess and catastrophic cost recovery procedures.
    ?Monitor and maintain timeline compliance in the areas of identification, evaluation, and placement of all handicapped students.
    ?Possess the physical and mental attributes required to perform all essential functions.
    ?Provides supervision to District staff and programs.
    ?Participates in building-level intervention planning meetings as requested by building staff.
    ?Participates in Intervention Assistance Team meetings, IEP team meetings, or other educational team meetings, as the designated LEA, upon request, with the approval of the Supervisor of Special Education.
    ?Participates as a member of the educational team to facilitate development and implementation of positive behavior supports and effective instructional practices across regular and special education settings.
    ?Visits assigned classrooms/buildings observe, provide feedback, guided practice, and/or coordinate specific problem-solving activities via the walk-through process.
    ?Supports data collection systems and advises the classroom/building team in the implementation of data collection systems and analysis of the data to support data informed decision making and effective instructional practices.
    ?Works with building teams in the design and implementation of engaging teaching strategies that support effective instruction, development of Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA), and implementation of Positive Behavior Support Plans (PBSP) for students exhibiting behaviors that interfere with their learning and the learning of others.
    ? Provides guidance and training to special education teachers in IEP development, review, and revision.
    ?Monitors the development and updating of IEPs by District teachers, reviews IEPs and assists with developing IEPs for new placements and new entries.
    ?Supplements resource and reference materials to support research-based instructional interventions and positive behavior supports within the general education environment.
    ?Collaborates with school staff to work effectively with the families of students with disabilities.
    ?Provides training opportunities to staff in the development and implementation of engaging teaching strategies and/or positive behavior support upon request.
    ?Keeps current with changes in technology and special education regulations and guidelines that impact the provision of special education services.
    ?Makes decisions consistent with the East Cleveland City School District's mission, vision, and core values, establishes and maintains effective communication and positive relationships within the district, and fosters professional development of district staff.
    ?Acts as a liaison between the District, the community, special education students and their families to develop, direct and/or facilitate appropriate transition activities to address students' post-secondary employment and training goals.
    ?Assumes any other responsibilities as assigned by the CEO & Superintendent or Designee.

    Salary :
    Administrative Salary Schedule


    This Job Description does not constitute an employment agreement between the East Cleveland City School District and employee and is subject to change by the District as the needs of the District and requirements of the job change.

    The East Cleveland City School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, or the presence of disabilities.

    All applications are to be completed via the on-line application process.
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