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Special Ed Release Head Teacher (Sy2018-2019)

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Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque , NM 87102

Posted 2 months ago

Special Ed Release Head Teacher (SY2018-2019)


POSTING DATE:09/20/2018



POSITION TITLE:Special Ed Release Head Teacher (SY2018-2019)


SUMMARY: Establishes a cohesive working environment amongst staff and families by providing data and assistance to facilitate student growth. This may include the following responsibilities:


  • Assist in the facilitation of initial EDT/IEP meetings as well as performance-based reevaluation; will also facilitate addendum IEPs when appropriate, as well as facilitate FBA and BIP Meetings.

  • Will facilitate data collection for the development of FBAs.

  • Assist in the development and management of a Master Calendar for IEPs, re-evals and MDTs at school.

  • Schedule, plan and chair school-based Special Education department meetings.

  • Disseminate information to the school's Special Education Staff.

  • Arrange for IEP coverage for teachers.

  • Coordinate the management and maintenance of confidential files.

  • Coordinate the transfer of the confidential files with the support of the records clerk.

  • Provide technical assistance regarding special education laws, policies and procedures.

  • Collaborate with sponsor teachers, feeder schools and administration regarding special education projections.

  • Collaborate with appropriate staff in maintenance and ordering of special education forms.

  • Assist in the development of the Special Education portion of the master schedule.

  • Coordinate textbook adoption and material ordering for the department.

  • Update, coordinate and distribute 20-day class lists to Special Education staff.

  • Coordinate progression process for the school.

  • Complete and submit transportation forms for any student who may not yet have a sponsor teacher.

  • Collaborate with the special education school contact and IEP specialist for IEP training.

  • Assist the Diagnostician with the compilation of out of district/state student transfer information.

  • Collaborate with the Diagnostician on the scheduling of EDT/lEPs for out of District/State transfer students.

  • Create a system for the scheduling of special education students according to their IEP's so that the responsibility is shared among several school personnel and does not rest solely with the Head Special Education Teacher.

  • Other duties, as assigned by Administration.


Preferred education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities:

  • Experience with Collaboration and Leadership

  • Experience with Positive Behavior Supports (PBS)


Required education, licensure, certification, experience and/or skills:

  • Level II NM Licensure in Education/Special Education

  • At least 1 year experience working with Special Needs Students

  • At least 1 year experience working with TieNet

Preferred education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities:

  • Masters' Degree (w/Level III NM Licensure) in Education, Special Education, or Educational Leadership (or capable of obtaining Level III NM Licensure)

  • At least 5 years experience working with Special Needs Students

  • At least 2 years experience working with TieNet


Contact: Cristina Benitez de Luna at /


APPLY ONLINE: WWW.APS.EDU, APS Jobs, Certified Application.

In addition to providing supporting documents to meet the position requirements, you must also submit an updated cover letter & resume.

SALARY:Salary Schedule A



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Special Ed Release Head Teacher (Sy2018-2019)

Expired Job

Albuquerque Public Schools