Expatiate Communications Special Education Administrator Pasadena, CA · Full time

The Special Education Administrator implements and maintains special education programs and services in conformance to district procedures and state and federal laws; provides written support and conveying information; serves as a resource to parents and school personnel, as well as the Board.

Description

Reports To: VP of Operations/ Operations Manager/ SPED Supervisor


Responsibilities:

• Assist professional and para-professional personnel in diagnostic, evaluative, and instructional activities.

• Assist in the planning, development, and implementation of a variety of curriculum activities.

• Meet with committees and discuss recommended changes; provide guidance and advice to teachers, administrators, and parents.

• Assist in the development and procurement of instructional materials and equipment.

• Assist in the planning, developing, and implementing staff development and in-service training; provide teachers and other education staff with support material and resources.

• Writes and conducts instructional and academic programs; IEP Meetings, determines options and alternatives; consults with other professional staff; observes and works with teachers; monitors students’ curriculum progress.

• Serve as a liaison with support personnel and other public and private agencies; assist in maintaining follow-up and referral service.

• Prepare specialized brochures, surveys, and other descriptive promotional materials for local, state, and national distribution. • Respond to school agencies’ requests for new or revised programs and services.

• Develop and edit field support materials that will facilitate the delivery of instructional and academic programs.

• Assist in providing training workshops, conferences, and in-services.

• Consult with other professional staff and consultants regarding programs to which they are assigned.

• Conduct special education assessments, IEPs, and direct provision of SAI services.

• Perform other duties as assigned.


Competencies:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

• Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

• Ability to follow through with tasks with minimal or no supervision.


Knowledge, Skill & Other Requirements:

• Must be legally eligible to work in California.

• Master’s degree in special education from an institution of higher learning accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation- Required

• Mild/Moderate “or” Moderate/Severe Credential- Required

• BCLAD Certification- Preferred

• Bilingual in Spanish- Preferred

• Proficient with Microsoft Office programs and Google Suite


Individual compensation packages are based on various factors unique to each candidate, including skill set, experience, qualifications, geography, and other job-related reasons. Expatiate Communications is an equal-opportunity employer. Expatiate Communications considers all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Salary

$67,000 - $100,000 per year