Director of Specialized Instructional Programs

Alexandria, Virginia
May 05, 2023
Jun 03, 2023
Full Time
Job Description:

The Director of Specialized Instructional Programs is responsible for assisting the executive director with planning, administering, and directing the division's special education services. Position includes managing program project plans; assisting with budget development; and supervising assigned departmental personnel. Individual shall coordinate with other departments in providing leadership, development and management of specialized instruction in schools.


Education: Master's degree in Special

Certificates/Licenses: Postgraduate Professional License and Endorsement in Administration and Supervision, PreK-12 required.

Experience: At least 5 years of supervisory experience required.

Key Competencies:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, best practices and current issues in the provision of special education services.
  • Possess the essential skills to work collaboratively with school division personnel to implement and monitor special education services.
  • Ability to work in a supportive, collaborative role with central office and school based administration.
  • Ability to interface with all other departments to coordinate reciprocal services for achieving departmental goals.
  • Strong management, supervisory and problem solving skills.

Essential Functions:
  • Provide guidance and leadership to assigned central office personnel regarding implementation of special education services for students with disabilities ages 2-22.
  • Assist with budget development and implementation for areas of direction supervision.
  • Supervise and evaluate assigned staff members relative to assigned responsibil
  • Assist the executive director with monitoring short and long term departmental goals to support the school division strategic plan.
  • Involve personnel in continuous improvement through self-evaluation and goal setting.
  • Supervise the provision of K-12 Special Education Supports and services to include best practices for: Co-Teaching, Targeted Reading and Math Interventions, Assistive Technology, Data Collection and IEP Goal Progress Monitoring.
  • Supervise ACPS Preschool Child Find process including intervention, screening, evaluation and eligibility processes.
  • Supervise Career and Transition Planning and Programming for Students with Disabilities.
  • Supervise the provision of K-12 Special Education Supports and Services for students who are Blind or Visually Impaired or Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
  • Supervise ACPS Compliance with the Regulations Governing Students with Disabilities in the State of Virginia.
  • Supervise the provision of Comprehensive Early Intervening Services (CEIS) to address over identification of students with disabilities based on race in specific eligibility categories.

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.

Public Health Compliance
  • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
  • Must follow safety and health protocols.


Primary Location:
Central Office
Salary Range:
$103,627.20 - $160,442.40 / Administrator LAS-G
Shift Type:

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