HIGH SCHOOL DEAN - SPECIAL EDUCATION

Location
20148
Posted
May 10, 2017
Closes
Jun 06, 2017
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  05/10/2017 CLOSING DATE:   POSTING NUMBER:  P1614691FHS LOCATION:  FREEDOM HS POSITION TITLE:  HIGH SCHOOL DEAN - SPECIAL EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS:  

Master’s Degree and endorsement in special education; administrative endorsement or special education leadership certificate preferred.



  • Has successful experience as a teacher, administrator, or supervisor.

  • Possesses leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

The High School Special Education Dean works to ensure the provision of a Free and Appropriate Public Education for all students in accordance with all State and Federal Guidelines. The dean’s knowledge and responsibilities require them to be in the classroom on a daily basis monitoring and assisting with providing specialized instruction and ensuring that all needs are met. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

The responsibilities of the Dean include but are not limited to: 



  • Oversight and maintenance of official special education records in compliance with Virginia Regulations

  • Expert knowledge of procedural safeguards that provide parents of students with disabilities notice of actions proposed or refused by the school

  • Expert knowledge of the components of child find process including screening and referral who may be in need of special education or related services

  • Coordination of child study team meetings for review of records and other evidence in order to make recommendations.

  • The high school Dean must be knowledgeable in State and Federal Regulations that govern the drafting and implementation of the Individualized Education Program.

  • The dean is responsible for:

    • Supervising IEP development, reviews and revisions, and provision of services in the Least Restrictive Environment

    • Serving as the designee for all IEP and Re-evaluation Meetings

    • Ensuring appropriate membership for IEP team meetings

    • Making certain appropriate secondary transition goals and services are included at age 14 and age 16

    • Knowledge of and appropriate participation in State and District Wide Assessments, Verified Credit and Diploma requirements

    • Monitoring Progress reporting

    • Coordination of services and provisions  for children with disabilities who transfer between schools in Virginia or from a Local Education Agency outside of Virginia

    • Knowledge of the least restrictive environment and the continuum of services and placements available.

    • Comprehensive knowledge of all disabilities and the continuum of service models to assist and support IEP teams in recommending the Least Restrictive Environment and placement. 



  • Performs related work as required.


 


Organizational Relationships:


The Dean reports to the Principal or designee.

OTHER INFORMATION:  LICENSED APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.  IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.

 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Appropriate Teacher’s Scale plus Stipend $1236

207 Day Position

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