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Director of Student Support Services
Edina Public Schools is seeking an experienced and collaborative-minded professional for the position of Assistant Director of Student Support Services. With the focus to support and advance the school district’s mission, vision, and core values, the Assistant Director of Student Support Services assists the department director in providing leadership in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating district programs and the implementation of professional development for employees. This is a district-wide position with a focus on the secondary level.
Reports to: Director of Student Support Services
Essential Duties of the Position Include:
Leadership and Planning: Interprets and supervises the implementation of district policies and its mission, provides leadership and direction in the planning, implementation, development, organization, growth under the direction of the department director. Prepares reports required by supervisors and state and federal agencies. Ensures that proper documentation is maintained for students receiving special services. Provides consultation to district principals, licensed staff, and paraprofessionals in the proper interpretation of special education due process according to state and federal law.
Employee Development: Recruits, hires, supervises and evaluates employees, licensed and non-licensed. Develops and aligns employee development opportunities and induction that adheres to laws and the district mission.
Required Qualifications: Master's degree in special education or related field, licensure as a Director of Special Education from the Minnesota Board of School Administrators, minimum 5 years related experience in special education, knowledge necessary to follow state and federal laws and district policies, commitment to provide educational services to all students, strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills. Supervisory and/or administrative experience is preferred.
Compensation: This is a twelve-month position with a competitive salary, plus an excellent benefits package pursuant to the Non-Affiliated Employees' terms and conditions of employment (see Appendix C for specific benefits). Salary range of $127,100 to $133,250 depending on qualifications and experience.
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