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Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? We are currently scheduling interviews for a Director of Special Education to begin immediately to work with a school disrict with a vision of fostering curiosity, pursuing best practices, embracing diveristy and connecting with community partners. This opportunity is full time with benefits available and looking to hire soon.
The Education District serves 6 member school districts in southeastern Minnesota with a total enrollment of approximately 7,000 pupils. The Education District employs 120 staff, has an annual budget of approximately $9.4 million, and has been recognized for its partnerships with other service agencies. In addition to its special education services, the Education District operates Federal Setting IV programs, Title III programs, countywide Alternative Education, regional Perkins, and other at risk programming.
This position is responsible for serving as a Director of Special Education for the Red Wing School District.
The Special Education Director is passionate about supporting students who are at-risk for academic under performance due to cognitive, emotional and/or physical challenges so that they can succeed in the school’s rigorous academic program.
The Special Education Director has demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to develop and maintain positive working relationships with collaborative partners; to organize and prioritize activities; to apply sound decision-making skills.
The Special Education Director has demonstrated ability to allocate local, state, and federal resources to develop high quality special education programs.
Applicant must have the ability to transport self among member districts and to regional and state meetings as necessary.
Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom.
Proven track record of high achievement in school settings.
The ideal candidate will have experience in special education administration of three years or more, special education teaching of 5 years or more and advanced course work in education.
Must be licensed as a Minnesota Director of Special Education. Five (5) years in special education experience.
Ability to lift and carry instructional materials, assessment kits, equipment or other necessary job-related items weighing up to 20 pounds.
In accordance with the Labor Agreement, this position has a 230 day contract. Compensation dependent upon education and experience. Contract includes an excellent benefit package.
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