Anticipated - Assistant Director, Special Education Specialized Instruction

Location
Ashburn, VA
Posted
Feb 13, 2019
Closes
Feb 25, 2019
Function
Executive, Director
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

The Assistant Director of Special Education - Specialized Instruction is responsible for assisting the Director of
Special Education with providing appropriate special education services for all eligible students in accordance
with Federal and State laws and School Board policies. In accordance with these responsibilities, the Assistant
Director of Special Education - Specialized Instruction directs the activities performed by select personnel
assigned and provides leadership in the implementation of specialized instruction programming.

* Provides leadership to address the increased need across the division for implementation of highly specialized
instructional programming for students with unique instructional and behavioral needs;
* Supervises special education supervisors who hold responsibility for specialized instructional programming;
* Guides programming and services for students requiring significant support for the development of specialized
instructional services for reading, math, behavior support services (FBA/BIP, coaching and consultation for
teachers, MANDT, Ukeru), social skills, executive functioning, personal/social, and transition/post-secondary
instruction;
* Serves as the primary contact for specialized instruction, and implementation of innovative programming to
increase the capacity at the building and division level;
* Collaborates in identifying needs for professional learning for school-based staff and stakeholders related to
specialized instruction;
* Assists the Director of Special Education in development and oversight of the annual budget; and
* Performs related work as required.

* Postgraduate Professional License with endorsements in one or more areas of special education preferred;
administrative endorsement and/or special education leadership certificate preferred;
* Minimum of five years of successful experience in progressively responsible positions and administrative or
program supervision;
* Demonstrated expertise in instructional design, data analytics and specialized instructional programming;
* Experience in leadership/administration for specialized instructional programs in a public-school setting;
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and professional and personal
characteristics necessary for working effectively with school personnel and member of the community.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:
The Assistant Director of Special Education - Specialized Instruction reports to the Director of Special
Education.

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