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Educ-Special Education Program Coord

Expired Job

State Of Mississippi Montgomery , AL 36101

Posted 3 months ago

Characteristics of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions

This is highly responsible, advanced, administrative work consisting of planning, implementing, and ensuring statewide program compliance in the area of special education. The work also includes the responsibility for analyzing administrative problems and seeking their solution.

Incumbents must exercise a high degree of independent judgment in appraising situations and making decisions. Work is performed under the general direction of an administrative superior.

Examples of Work:Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:

Develops, organizes, and directs specific special education programs, i.e., assistive technology, early intervention, assessment and/or transition services, programs, policy and planning, and data collection systems.

Develops, evaluates, and recommends new program initiatives.

Provides technical assistance to local school districts on interpretation of federal regulations and state policy regarding the identification, evaluation, placement, and education of children with disabilities.

Follows federal legislation related to specific special education programs and recommends and coordinates policy changes as required by any changes in federal regulations.

Provides leadership and direction statewide to agencies and local school districts serving children with disabilities.

Provides training to agencies, local school districts, and internal staff on special education programs to ensure strict federal regulations are followed.

Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Mississippi State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

A Class "AA" Certification from the Department of Education in an area assigned by the agency;

AND

Experience:

Four (4) years of experience in professional education or work related to the described duties.

OR

Education:

A Master's Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Special Education, Guidance and Counseling, Psychology, Elementary/Secondary Education, or a related field;

AND

Experience:

Four (4) years of experience in professional education or work related to the described duties.

OR

Education:

A Class "A" Certification from the Department of Education in an area assigned by the agency;

AND

Experience:

Five (5) years of experience in professional education or work related to the described duties.

OR

Education:

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Special Education, Guidance and Counseling, Psychology, Elementary/Secondary Education, or a related field;

AND

Experience:

Five (5) years of experience in professional education or work related to the described duties.

Required Documentation:

Applicant must attach a copy of his/her current Mississippi AA or A teaching certificate, whichever is applicable.

Essential Functions:Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.Manages and develops tailored special education programs and recommends new programs.
2.Coordinates, interprets, and assists in the understanding of federal regulations and state policy regarding special education, including all policy changes.
3.Maintains a relationship with agencies, local school districts, and internal staff and offers assistance and training for special education programs.



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Educ-Special Education Program Coord

Expired Job

State Of Mississippi