Program Manager - Special Education (Req. 21-681) at Imperial County Office Of Education | EDJOIN

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Program Manager - Special Education (Req. 21-681) at Imperial County Office Of Education

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About the Employer

Build a Career with Us! The Imperial County Office of Education (ICOE) is committed to improving the quality of life in Imperial County by promoting strong families and students who are prepared for life, college, and career. ICOE is dedicated to the core human values of respect, responsibility and integrity. Our priority is service to our students, schools, districts, families, and the community- at-large. We strive to provide a safe, courteous, and professional environment that fosters teamwork and professional development for our employees. We hold ourselves and each other accountable for the highest level of performance, efficiency, resource management, and professionalism. Empowering our community to be an ideal place to live, learn, and work!

Job Information

Date Posted: 12/16/2020 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 2021
Salary: Certificated Management Salary Range VI (1-10): $88,189 - $137,069 Annual Salary; 8 hrs. /220 Days (Depending on Experience) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Lucia Meza Email: lucia.meza@icoe.org
Phone:
Location:: Itinerant
Immediate Supervisor:: Araceli B. Garcia
Work Schedule:: 8:00 a.m - 5 p.m.
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Senior Director-Special Education, plan, organize and direct assigned Special Education programs; oversee grant activities; coordinate the Department’s public relations function; attend and participate in Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned certificated and classified personnel. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Plan, organize and direct assigned Special Education programs; provide educational services to students with speech/language/hearing disabilities, severe disabilities and low-incidence disabilities; oversee the instructional program in areas of responsibility assigned to assure individual and collective goals for students are achieved; facilitate the enrollment of students. Attend IEP meetings; provide leadership to resolution of issues; receive and respond to teacher and parent concerns; provide leadership to staff in identifying instructional needs and in identifying short- and long-range objectives to meet these needs of students. Train and evaluate the performance of teachers and classified staff as assigned; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions. Coordinate the Department’s public relations function; implement a program of parent and community relations resulting in a more effective educational program and a positive image for the County Office; produce a newsletter and other informational materials as appropriate. Coordinate activities related to Department grants including researching, obtaining and maintaining funding sources; oversee the program budget. Train and oversee staff in established procedures for the identification, placement and program review for students with disabilities. Prepare and maintain a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to assigned activities and personnel; maintain documentation related to SARB compliance. Communicate with other administrators, personnel, school districts and outside organizations to obtain student information, coordinate activities and programs, and resolve issues and conflicts. Develop and monitor a budget for assigned program expenditures; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations; participate in grant coordination and oversee grant activities. Operate a computer and other office equipment as assigned; drive a vehicle to various sites to conduct work. Attend and conduct a variety of meetings as assigned; participate on assigned committees. Maintain current knowledge of legislation affecting Special Education operations and activities; implement new legislation and education codes as needed. OTHER DUTIES: Perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF: Planning, organization and management of assigned special education programs. Clinical supervision model or equivalent evaluative process. Special education programs including current trends. Positive behavior management techniques and writing behavior management plans. Budget preparation and control. Oral and written communication skills. Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training. Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Operation of a computer and assigned software. ABILITY TO: Plan, organize and direct assigned Special Education programs. Oversee grant activities; coordinate the Department’s public relations function. Attend and participate in IEP meetings. Coordinate activities related to Department grants. Train and evaluate the performance of assigned staff. Analyze program needs and establish high, achievable standards. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Operate a computer and assigned office equipment. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Meet schedules and time lines. Work independently with little direction. Plan and organize work. Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: master’s degree in education, special education or related field and three years successful teaching experience in regular and/or special education. LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid California driver’s license. Valid California Administrative Services Credential. Valid Teaching credential in one or more areas of Special Education. WORKING CONDITIONS: ENVIRONMENT: Office environment. Driving a vehicle to conduct work. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard. Seeing to read a variety of materials.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: master’s degree in education, special education or related field and three years successful teaching experience in regular and/or special education. Only completely filled application will be considered. All fields on the work experience section must be completed. A resume will not be accepted in lieu and your application will be disqualified. Mark field that are “not applicable” as “N/A”.

  • Copy of Transcript (Degree in education or related field)
  • Letter of Introduction (Letter of Intent)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 Letter of Recommendation preferred issued within the last year)


    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: master’s degree in education, special education or related field and three years successful teaching experience in regular and/or special education. Only completely filled application will be considered. All fields on the work experience section must be completed. A resume will not be accepted in lieu and your application will be disqualified. Mark field that are “not applicable” as “N/A”.

    • Copy of Transcript (Degree in education or related field)
    • Letter of Introduction (Letter of Intent)
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 Letter of Recommendation preferred issued within the last year)

      Comments and Other Information

      The Imperial County Office of Education prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, marital or parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex (sexual harassment), sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For student complaints or concerns, contact Amanda Brooke, Deputy Superintendent – Student and Academic services, ICOE - 1398 Sperber Road, El Centro, CA 92243, (760) 312-6429, Title IX Compliance Officer/Cal. Code of Regs. Title 5 Compliance Officer for Students. For employee complaints, reasonable accommodations requests or concerns, contact Martha Garcia, Senior Director–Human Resources, ICOE - 1398 Sperber Road, El Centro, CA 92243, (760) 312-6523, Title IX Compliance Officer/Cal. Code of Regs. Title 5 Compliance Officer for Employees.

      Comments and Other Information


      The Imperial County Office of Education prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, marital or parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex (sexual harassment), sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For student complaints or concerns, contact Amanda Brooke, Deputy Superintendent – Student and Academic services, ICOE - 1398 Sperber Road, El Centro, CA 92243, (760) 312-6429, Title IX Compliance Officer/Cal. Code of Regs. Title 5 Compliance Officer for Students. For employee complaints, reasonable accommodations requests or concerns, contact Martha Garcia, Senior Director–Human Resources, ICOE - 1398 Sperber Road, El Centro, CA 92243, (760) 312-6523, Title IX Compliance Officer/Cal. Code of Regs. Title 5 Compliance Officer for Employees.

       


      Application Deadline

      Until Filled

      Date Posted

      12/16/2020

      Contact

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      Certificated Management Salary Range VI (1-10): $88,189 - $137,069 Annual Salary; 8 hrs. /220 Days (Depending on Experience)

      Length of Work Year

      2021

      Employment Type

      Full Time

      Location::

      Itinerant

      Immediate Supervisor::

      Araceli B. Garcia

      Work Schedule::

      8:00 a.m - 5 p.m.