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Director of Specialized Instructional Programs

Company: Alexandria City Public Schools
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Director of Specialized Instructional Programs is responsible for assisting the executive director with planning, administering, and directing the division's special education services. Position includes managing program project plans; assisting with budget development; and supervising assigned departmental personnel. Individual shall coordinate with other departments in providing leadership, development and management of specialized instruction in schools.


Education: Master's degree in Special

Certificates/Licenses: Postgraduate Professional License and Endorsement in Administration and Supervision, PreK-12 required.

Experience: At least 5 years of supervisory experience required.

Key Competencies:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, best practices and current issues in the provision of special education services.
  • Possess the essential skills to work collaboratively with school division personnel to implement and monitor special education services.
  • Ability to work in a supportive, collaborative role with central office and school based administration.
  • Ability to interface with all other departments to coordinate reciprocal services for achieving departmental goals.
  • Strong management, supervisory and problem solving skills. Essential Functions:
    • Provide guidance and leadership to assigned central office personnel regarding implementation of special education services for students with disabilities ages 2-22.
    • Assist with budget development and implementation for areas of direction supervision.
    • Supervise and evaluate assigned staff members relative to assigned responsibil
    • Assist the executive director with monitoring short and long term departmental goals to support the school division strategic plan.
    • Involve personnel in continuous improvement through self-evaluation and goal setting.
    • Supervise the provision of K-12 Special Education Supports and services to include best practices for: Co-Teaching, Targeted Reading and Math Interventions, Assistive Technology, Data Collection and IEP Goal Progress Monitoring.
    • Supervise ACPS Preschool Child Find process including intervention, screening, evaluation and eligibility processes.
    • Supervise Career and Transition Planning and Programming for Students with Disabilities.
    • Supervise the provision of K-12 Special Education Supports and Services for students who are Blind or Visually Impaired or Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
    • Supervise ACPS Compliance with the Regulations Governing Students with Disabilities in the State of Virginia.
    • Supervise the provision of Comprehensive Early Intervening Services (CEIS) to address over identification of students with disabilities based on race in specific eligibility categories. Clearances:
      • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
      • Tuberculosis Skin Test. Public Health Compliance
        • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
        • Must follow safety and health protocols.

Keywords: Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria , Director of Specialized Instructional Programs, Executive , Alexandria, Virginia

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