Website South St. Paul Public Schools
Effectively immediately, the Human Resources Department is accepting online applications for the position of Director of Student Services. The Director of Student Services provides leadership and direction to the Student Services Department to meet students’ needs. This is a full-time, 12-month position, and reports to the Superintendent.
This position provides leadership and direction to the district’s Student Services Department and related activities to meet the needs of all students and adhere to legal requirements.
Director of Special Education licensure, or eligible for Minnesota licensure.
Minimum of 1-3 years of experience as a special education director, assistant director, or coordinator.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of state and national standards.
· Broad knowledge and understanding of educational improvement models effective for s students in need of special services.
· Thorough knowledge of theories, programs and services including laws governing special education.
· Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the use of technology for instructional change.
· Broad knowledge and understanding of learning theory and practice, national and state standards, federal law (e.g. ESSA, IDEA), and classroom-based and standardized assessments of student learning.
· Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of technology use for instructional and organizational purposes to monitor Special Services data.
· Managerial and administrative skills including planning, budgeting, problem solving, conflict resolution, organization and leadership.
· Proficient communication skills, both oral and written.
· Skilled in technology use as it applies to classroom and operational activities.
· Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with students, employees, parents, and community.
· Experience working in diverse communities.
· Ability to understand and follow laws and district policy.
· Demonstrated prompt, regular and reliable attendance.
The annual salary range for this position is $120,000-$133,500, based on experience, and includes excellent benefits.
District Application Guidelines
To be considered for the position, submit online application, cover letter, resume at www.sspps.org. The district will begin reviewing applications on Thursday, January 27, with interviews tentatively planned for the week of January 31. Although the ideal start date is March 1, 2022, the district may consider a July 1, 2022, start date for the right candidate.
Confidential inquiries regarding the position may be made to [email protected]
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