Special Education Supervisor, Early Intervention/Early Childhood Program
Full Time (8 hours per day, 5 days per week)
230-Day Work Year (July through June)
Clackamas ESD strives to infuse equity in all our programs and bodies of work by maintaining an inclusive, barrier-free environment in which everyone participates and fully benefits.
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General Description of the Position
The Supervisor assists the Coordinator in managing the instructional program for children with special education eligibility birth to age five, supports program improvement activities, and assists in the District’s compliance with state and federal standards pertaining to special education. The Supervisor prioritizes and manages time to be regularly in EI/ECSE settings with children and staff. The Supervisor contributes to a program culture and instructional program conducive to children’s learning and staff professional growth.
Early Childhood Education Services Program
Clackamas ESD has been providing services for young children with special needs in Clackamas County for more than thirty years. The Clackamas Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education program continues to focus on working with families, local school districts, and other community programs to prepare young children with special needs to enter kindergarten ready to learn. Types of services provided include home visiting, consultation in early learning settings such as community preschools, specialized preschool classes, parenting education, and related services. The program is free for eligible families.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - for a complete list of essential functions, refer to the job description.
1) Assists the Coordinator in planning and organizing personnel, fiscal, and technological resources to enable children to receive a Free Appropriate Public Education in the EI/ECSE Program
2) Supervises and evaluates the performance of licensed and classified employees; supervises the evaluation of educational assistants
3) Participates in recruitment, selection, and assignment of program personnel
4) Communicates with staff within the role and strategies agreed upon with the Coordinator and the Director
5) Participates in establishing program goals, gathers data on instructional improvement needs, and assists in professional development, supervision of instruction, and related services, including behavior, motor, and speech-language
6) See job description for complete list of essential functions
* Master’s degree in Education
* Appropriate administrative license as required by Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
* Recent successful special education teacher or administrative experience in public education with skills sufficient to perform the essential functions
* Working knowledge of best instructional practices and curriculum for children birth to age 5
* Working knowledge of current state and federal laws, policies, administrative rules, and model programs related to implementation of the education goals set forth in IDEA
* See job description for a complete list of minimum qualifications
Clackamas Education Service District is one of Oregon's 19 ESDs charged with providing programs for children with special needs, technology support, school improvement, and administrative services to local school districts and the Oregon Department of Education. Clackamas ESD serves ten school districts in Clackamas County, including Canby, Colton, Estacada, Gladstone, Lake Oswego, Molalla River, North Clackamas, Oregon City, Oregon Trail, and West Linn-Wilsonville.
TO APPLY: Submit your application directly at https://www.applitrack.com/clackesd/onlineapp/
Application Deadline: Continuous recruitment until vacancy is filled. Priority consideration for candidates submitting prior to Feb 4, 2020.
Salary: Based on highest level of education and prior years of applicable experience
Benefits: Clackamas ESD offers a generous benefit package providing health insurance including HRA options, dental with orthodontia, and vision insurance, with district-paid premium contributions. Paid holidays, sick leave, vacation time off, and other personal leave provided, along with retirement through the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and professional development allocation.
Commences: As soon as practical after offer
Clackamas Education Service District is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce along with the students and families that we serve.
Clackamas ESD policy provides veterans and disabled veterans with preference as required by law.