Website Hiawatha Valley Education District #6013
Hiawatha Valley Education District provides special education services to 13 School Districts and 2 Charter Schools within five counties of southeast Minnesota: Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. Hiawatha Valley Education District also has two (2) Setting IV Behavior Programs that provide programming for students in grades K-12 with challenging behaviors currently receiving special education services. Along with two behavior programs, Hiawatha Valley Education District provides programming for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Setting IV behavior programs and Autism Spectrum Disorder program are located in Kellogg and Caledonia. Hiawatha Valley Education District is committed to providing the best services to staff, students, and member districts in southeast Minnesota. Come join our team to serve students and to be a part of a great organization!
Hiawatha Valley Education District is seeking a talented, self-motivated Director of Special Education. This position’s locations are TBD.
Qualifications: Appropriate Special Education background and certification as a Director of Special Education
Knowledge of educational curriculum, individualization of instruction, and analytic teaching approaches
Knowledge of and experience working in a level III or IV Behavior and ASD Program is preferred
Skill in interpreting Special Education needs to administrators, teachers, parents, and other professionals
Demonstrate leadership skills
Knowledgeable in conducting activities directed toward group planning with outcomes of goals and/or action plans
Ability to take direction and work efficiently and effectively as part of an administrative team
Competencies:Must be able to work in team decision-making situations
Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
Must possess ability to problem-solve
Must possess ability to lead teams and coordinate with others, such as Special Education Leaders, Administration, and teachers
Travel Requirements:Travel among the HVED member school districts is required.
Responsibilities (include but not limited to):Responsible to the Executive Director of Hiawatha Valley Education District
Works with the district administration and/or appropriate designee(s) in assigned school districts
Responsible for supporting, supervising, observing, and evaluating HVED itinerant staff, as assigned
Completes restrictive procedures reporting for individual districts
Provide consultation on strategies to assist learners
Assists with monthly monitoring of budgets and grants. Helps collect information from all sub-contracts/sub-award recipients.
Develop and maintain program monitoring and evaluation instruments and procedures to ensure appropriateness of instruction
Complete special education state forms for the Education District and member districts
Salary Range: Salary is based on education and experience. Full benefits package available.
Application Deadline: Monday, May 3, 2021
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