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Director, Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) - Napa County at Napa County Office Of Education

Application Deadline

6/27/2023 5:00 PM Pacific

Date Posted
6/13/2023
Contact
Human Resources
(707) 253-6818
Number of Openings
1
Add'l Salary Info
$147,430 to $166,753 with future steps to $202,176 per year. This figure includes dental and health plan benefits with an optional Section 125 Plan.
Length of Work Year
Monday - Friday, Full-time, 12 months a year
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Employer

The Napa County Office of Education (NCOE) is a public agency that provides academic services and enrichment opportunities for students, teachers and the community, as well as critical business services for school districts. NCOE partners with the five public school districts in Napa County on a variety of programs and issues. NCOE also operates numerous federal and state grants including a robust AmeriCorps program and state-wide projects supporting Special Education students.  NCOE's Early Childhood Services program is a leader in inclusive classroom structures. To learn more about working at NCOE, please visit: https://napacoe.org/careers/

Job Summary

Job Summary

<p><span style="font-weight:900">GENERAL INFORMATION:</span> The Director is under the supervision of the Napa SELPA Executive Board, which includes the Superintendents of all school districts in Napa County and the Napa County Superintendent of Schools. The Director is responsible for managing the consolidated activities of the SELPA local plan, developed in compliance with state and federal law, and to carry out related assignments as required. The Director is an employee of the NCOE administrative agency of the SELPA. The SELPA Director is subject to NCOE’S policies and procedures for day-to-day operations, but receives direction from, and is responsible to, the SELPA Executive Board. The SELPA Director shall implement the Local Plan including the following regionalized services and operations: coordination of the SELPA and the administration of the Local Plan; provision of a coordinated system of identification and assessment; coordinated system of procedural safeguards; establishment of a coordinated system of staff development and parent education; coordination of SELPA data collection and management; coordination of Interagency Agreements; ensure all federal and state education funds are distributed in accordance with the SELPA Allocation Plan and state and federal requirements; and provides liaison and coordination between community agencies, regional organizations, state organization and the State Department of Education.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: •Possession of a valid California Administrative Credential authorizing service in grades K-12. •Knowledge of California State Department of Education codes, laws, and directions related to special education services. •Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to special education programs. Knowledge of accepted special education practices and procedures. •Knowledge of special education funding provisions. •Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and techniques for use with special day classes, speech and language, adaptive physical education, visual and hearing impaired, health and medical services, psychological services, counseling, case management and referral services, consultation and crisis intervention, licensed children’s centers for students birth through 21 years of age. •Ability to provide individual consultation with staff and parents regarding special education and personal issues. •Experience of at least five years providing direct special education services. Comprehensive, directly related administrative and supervisory experience. SELPA administrative experience preferred. •Bilingual, bicultural status would be desirable but not required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Complete the online application and scan/attach the required documents to your online application, which includes the following: • Cover Letter • Resume • Three(3) Letters of Recommendation are required. Letters of Recommendation may also be mailed to: Human Resources Department Napa County Office of Education 2121 Imola Avenue Napa, CA 94559 Should applicants have any difficulties with the application process or need assistance, Please call (707) 253-6818


      QUALIFICATIONS: •Possession of a valid California Administrative Credential authorizing service in grades K-12. •Knowledge of California State Department of Education codes, laws, and directions related to special education services. •Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to special education programs. Knowledge of accepted special education practices and procedures. •Knowledge of special education funding provisions. •Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and techniques for use with special day classes, speech and language, adaptive physical education, visual and hearing impaired, health and medical services, psychological services, counseling, case management and referral services, consultation and crisis intervention, licensed children’s centers for students birth through 21 years of age. •Ability to provide individual consultation with staff and parents regarding special education and personal issues. •Experience of at least five years providing direct special education services. Comprehensive, directly related administrative and supervisory experience. SELPA administrative experience preferred. •Bilingual, bicultural status would be desirable but not required.

      APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

      Complete the online application and scan/attach the required documents to your online application, which includes the following: • Cover Letter • Resume • Three(3) Letters of Recommendation are required. Letters of Recommendation may also be mailed to: Human Resources Department Napa County Office of Education 2121 Imola Avenue Napa, CA 94559 Should applicants have any difficulties with the application process or need assistance, Please call (707) 253-6818

          Comments and Other Information

          NAPA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

          Great organizations embrace the richness of individual differences. NCOE is committed to building a culture of inclusion and connectedness allowing us to grow and learn better together. Our community and classrooms are strengthened by our diversity and thrive because of our inclusivity. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you bring. Napa County Office of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. State and Federal law and Napa County Office of Education policy prohibit discrimination or sexual harassment toward students or staff during any educational activity. Napa County Office of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, age, or handicap in its educational programs, activities, or the employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments, the Age Discrimination Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vocational; Educational Act. For information concerning the complaint procedure, call (707) 253-6824.

          Comments and Other Information


          NAPA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

          Great organizations embrace the richness of individual differences. NCOE is committed to building a culture of inclusion and connectedness allowing us to grow and learn better together. Our community and classrooms are strengthened by our diversity and thrive because of our inclusivity. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you bring. Napa County Office of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. State and Federal law and Napa County Office of Education policy prohibit discrimination or sexual harassment toward students or staff during any educational activity. Napa County Office of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, age, or handicap in its educational programs, activities, or the employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments, the Age Discrimination Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vocational; Educational Act. For information concerning the complaint procedure, call (707) 253-6824.