Subject Area Coordinator - New Canaan Public Schools
Position: Subject Area Coordinator
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Special Education Administrator
Job Location: New Canaan Public Schools
Deadline: Feb 22, 2019**
District: New Canaan Public Schools
New Canaan, CT 06840
Telephone: 203-594-4022
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Job Description:
2018-19 Anticipated Vacancy: Administrator of Special Education K-12
New Canaan Public Schools

•       Start date to be mutually determined
•       Candidates must hold appropriate Connecticut Certification  

Applicants must apply on line at www.ncps-k12.org and upload a resume, cover letter, transcripts, copy of appropriate CT certification, and three letters of recommendation.

The Community
New Canaan is located in Fairfield County in southwestern CT.  This picturesque New England town features an eclectic mix of residential properties, beautiful areas of open space and a sophisticated town center that offers an array of boutiques, bistros and fine dining.  New Canaan is an intellectually stimulating community with a vibrant public library and highly regarded public schools.  Its close proximity to NYC and Stamford and easy accessibility make the town highly desirable.

General Summary:  Coordinates special education compliance; assists in the design, development and delivery of special education programs and services appropriate for PreK-12 students with disabilities.  The Special Education Administrator assists with staffing, budgeting, data collection and reporting, staff development, and program implementation and evaluation for identified special education programs.
 
Performance Responsibilities:
  1. Conducts review of assigned special education documents so as to ensure compliance with district procedures, state, and federal laws: identifies areas of need and works with Assistant Superintendent of Pupil and Family Services to develop and implement programs to address those needs.
 
  1. Assists the Assistant Superintendent of Pupil and Family Services with the identification and selection of scientific, research-based instructional strategies and interventions for PreK-12 students with disabilities to enable them to progress in the general education curriculum and meet district and state standards.
 
  1. Coordinates and supervises identified programs for students with disabilities.
 
  1. Assists in communicating with parents and staff members regarding evaluation, programming, placement, services and rights of students with disabilities.
 
  1. Chairs building Planning and Placement Team meetings with administration.
 
  1. Assists with the recruitment, selection, assessment and evaluation of special education teachers and related services staff.
 
  1. Assists the Assistant Superintendent of Pupil and Family Services with the pupil services staff professional learning.
 
  1. Assists in the preparation of federal, state and local reports on special education under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent of Pupil and Family Services.
 
  1. Coordinates the implementation of data collection processes and assists in verifying data accuracy using available technology.
 
  1. Coordinates the development of and supervises the implementation of the PreK-12 special education transportation and the PreK-12 extended school year program for students with disabilities.
 
Qualifications:
  1. Holds current Connecticut State certification in Administration and Supervision (092).
  2. Successful experience and leadership abilities in the area of special education or related services.
 
To Apply
 
Applicants must apply on line at www.ncps-k12.org and upload a resume, cover letter, transcripts, copy of appropriate CT certification, and three letters of recommendation.

 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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