DuBois Integrity Academy
Under the Direction of the Leadership of the Principal, the Director of Special Education must have an understanding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), special education rules and regulations, services for students with disabilities and programming options for students with disabilities that both promote access to the general curriculum and ensure individualized services based on student needs. Oversee that DuBois Integrity Academy is in conformance to district, state, and federal objectives and laws; planning, designing, and implementing all phases of service provided by the Special Education staff; serving as a resource to patrons, school personnel, and the Board; and overseeing Special Education staff to ensure objectives of programs and services are achieved.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities – May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those commonly associated with this position.
- Knowledge of organizational systems, the role of public education, racial equity, social justice, culturally relevant instruction/practices, and special education laws and practices.
- Strong law understanding
- Ability to collaborate with families and community members of diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.
- Ability to manage personnel and programs.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Problem solving skills
- Knowledge of curriculum and research-based programming.
- Knowledge of Georgia and federal educational laws/regulations and DuBois Integrity Academy’s policies.
- Ability to make independent judgements.
- Ability to keep and maintain accurate records and meet deadlines.
Essential Job Functions
- Provide leadership and vision to ensure continuous organizational and improvement in elementary special education programs.
- Provide support to principals, parents, staff members, and district departments in areas related to the education of students with disabilities.
- Provide support to school teams in resolving issues related to programming, placement, and interpreting IDEA regulations.
- Collaborate with district departments to create systems of curriculum, instruction and assessment to promote access of students with disabilities to the general curriculum.
- Provide leadership in the development and implementation of programs designed to meet the individual needs of students with disabilities.
- Monitor compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
- Develop and implement systems that help students to transition from preschool to elementary and elementary to middle school.
- Evaluate IEP’s on individual students.
- Coordinates Section 504 Requirements
- Leadership certification preferred
How to Apply
Send resume to Dr. Stephanie Payne to: firstname.lastname@example.org