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Assistant Director Integrated Services- Special Education-Integrated Services

Company: Poudre School District
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Provide direct support to special education and general education teachers and paraprofessionals to maximize specialeducation students potential. Provide knowledge, guidance and support to building level administrators in the area of professionaldevelopment, programming, and service delivery to increase student achievement. Make appropriate accommodations, addressstandards and support the overall learning environment. Oversee specific programming such as ESY, Summer Assessment, Transitions,etc.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Description of Job Tasks1. Serve as a liaison from the Integrated Services Department to schools. Collaborate with, coach, and educate specialeducation teams in developing appropriate opportunities for students with disabilities. Provide Early Childhood,Elementary and Secondary program support.2. Ensure quality transition programing for students by reviewing and evaluating documents, Individual Education Plansand behavior plans in accordance with district procedures, state rules and federal regulations.3. Serve as a liaison to parents of students in special education programs.4. Assist in supervision of coaches and other Intergrated Services staff; Assist Director in personnel matters.5. Oversee all out of District placements working directly with facilities that support Special Education students.6. Conduct evaluations for select Integrated Services staff; provide input, support and assistance to school administratorson other Integrated Services staff evaluations.7. Assist in student counts, program accountability, and data collection and analysis.8. Conduct manifestation determinations.9. Assist in the management of some budget areas including grant oversight and assist with staffing process related toout of district students with disabilities.10. Work collaboratively with outside agencies.11. Perform other duties as assigned.EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE: Masters Degree in special education with successful completion of an administrator license program required. Five years of special education-related experience required. Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable.LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS: Criminal background check required for hire. Colorado Director of Special Education License preferred. Valid Colorado drivers license.2407 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521 phone: (970) 490-3488web: www.psdschools.orgTECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of special education programs. Thorough knowledge of IDEA and ECEA. Facilitation and conflict resolution skills. Knowledge of No Child Left Behind federal regulations/mandates. Knowledge of current PSD vision, mission, Unified Improvement Plan, Board Ends. A belief that all students are capable of learning. Human relation skills. Oral and written communication skills. Ability to set high standards and achieve them. Ability to show respect and sensitivity to individual needs/concerns. Ability to protect and maintain student confidentially. Demonstrate concern for student health and safety. Ability to effectively communicate with leadership, staff, parents and students. Ability to frequently travel among district facility locations. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job. Ability to manage multiple priorities. Ability and willingness to adhere to attendance requirements, including regular and punctual employee presence. Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies and building and departmentprocedures. Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilizeappropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE: Personal computers and peripherals. Operating knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and/or other department softwarepackages.REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS & DIRECTION/GUIDANCE:POSITION TITLE # of EMPLOYEESReports to: Director of Integrated ServicesDirect reports:PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS: The physical demands, work environment factors and mental functionsdescribed below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Amount of TimeNone Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3Stand XWalk XSit XUse hands to finger, handle or feed XReach with hands and arms XClimb or balance XStoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl X33595 Assistant Director of Integrated ServicesPHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Amount of TimeNone Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3Talk XHear XTaste XSmell XWEIGHT and FORCE DEMANDS: Amount of TimeNone Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3Up to 10 pounds XUp to 25 pounds XUp to 50 pounds XUp to 100 pounds XMore than 100 pounds XMENTAL FUNCTIONS: Amount of TimeNone Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3Compare XAnalyze XCommunicate XCopy XCoordinate XInstruct XCompute XSynthesize XEvaluate XInterpersonal Skills XCompile XNegotiate XWORK ENVIRONMENT: Amount of TimeNone Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3Wet or humid conditions (non-weather) XWork near moving mechanical parts XWork in high, precarious places XFumes or airborne particles XToxic or caustic chemicals XOutdoor weather conditions XExtreme cold (non-weather) XExtreme heat (non-weather) XRisk of electrical shock XWork with explosives XRisk of radiation XVibration XVISION DEMANDS: RequiredNo special vision requirements.Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) XDistance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more) XColor vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)Peripheral vision XDepth perception XAbility to adjust focus X33595 Assistant Director of Integrated ServicesNOISE LEVEL: Exposure LevelVery quietQuietModerate XLoudVery Loud33595 Assistant Director of Integrated Servicesby Jobble

Keywords: Poudre School District, Fort Collins , Assistant Director Integrated Services- Special Education-Integrated Services, Executive , Fort Collins, Colorado

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