Instructional Manager: Special Ed - Albuquerque - job 853538

Albuquerque Public Schools

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Employment type: Full-time

Instructional Manager: Special Ed


JOB STATUS: OPEN


POSTING NUMBER: 00045427


SCHOOL YEAR: 2021-2022


CALENDAR: District Support / Full Year


CLOSING DATE: 06/27/2021 04:00 PM


POSTING NUMBER: 00045427


LOCATION: 610:NORTHWEST DIAGNOSTIC CENTER


POSITION TITLE: Instructional Manager: Special Ed


JOB DESCRIPTION:


To manage Special Education staff and educational programs and related support services for qualified exceptional students.


This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants will be considered and do not need to reapply.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:



  • Implements and monitors Special Education and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines and monitors for compliance.

  • Supervises and monitors Special Education programs for compliance with state, federal and local regulations.

  • Supports Special Education philosophy, objectives, programs and practices.

  • Monitors and evaluates the implementation of Special Education programs and services and makes recommendations as needed.

  • Supervises and evaluates Special Education staff as assigned; provides support to staff in areas of problem solving, case review, conflict resolution and resource development.

  • Assists Director in the implementation of District polices due to process hearings and state department complaint processes.

  • Develops and monitors annual budget as assigned, and identifies requirements for physical facilities and justification for building space, design, furnishings and equipment.

  • Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with staff, students, parents and community members about the education of exceptional students.

  • Researches, complies data and prepares reports as assigned.

  • Mediates for Special Education issues involving students.

  • Collaborates with University and State Department personnel in the development of long-range, Special Education program planning and teaching training models.

  • Assists with the development and dissemination of Special Education forms, booklets and other publications.

  • Conducts staff and Special Education teacher meetings.

  • Assists Director in planning, implementing and supervising inservice activities.

  • Provides support to parents and community concerns as needed.

  • Manages projects as assigned by Director.


PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:



  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.

  • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects.

  • Ability to coordinate the work of others.


REQUIREMENTS:



  • Masters degree in Special Education, Education or related field.

  • Valid New Mexico Administrative License.

  • Seven years of experience providing direct services to students with special needs.

  • Management and leadership skills.

  • Facilitation, mediation and conflict resolution skills.

  • Experienced with IDEA as well as state regulations.

  • Proficient with word processing, database and spreadsheet software.


CONTACT INFORMATION:


Contact: Bernadette Lucero-Turner at / turner_b@aps.edu


APPLY TO:


Apply to www.aps.edu District Support. A cover letter and resume must be submitted prior to 4:00 PM on the closing date of the advertisement for the application to be considered complete.


ADDITIONAL INFO:


GRADE / LEVEL: 11


SALARY: $57,996


DAYS: 256


HOURS: 8


START DATE: July 1, 2021





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