Director of Special Education/Pupil Services
To Be Determined/Based on Experience
Start 2nd Semester, prorated for 23-24 SY. 220 days per SY thereafter
OBJECTIVE: The Mosinee School District is seeking an educational leader as the Director of Special Education/Pupil Services who will design, organize, and implement pupil services programs (including special education programs, Section 504, children at risk, English Language Learners, psychological, guidance, and social work services, health and nursing services, and related services) resulting in the provision of a free and appropriate public education for students in accordance with state and federal statutes and consistent with the district’s Strategic Plan which maximizes student growth. The Director of Special Education/Pupil Services supervises and supports the implementation of K-12 regular and special education programs and is responsible for providing instructional and organizational leadership to staff who teach regular and special education students in multiple settings. The Director arranges for providing appropriate services for all needs of students including students with individualized education plans and has a goal of closing opportunity and achievement gaps for students at all learning levels. The Director is responsible for the administrative leadership of the Pupil and Special Services Department, oversight of staff, educational progress of students, and participation in the District Leadership Team. KEY SKILLS: -Instructional leadership for special education services delivery, including analysis of data and development and implementation of data-based action plans. -Oversight of IEP process with particular focus on scheduling, procedures, compliance, and staff expectations including self assessment and oversite of transition services. -Collaborate, strategize, and intervene with instructional programs for best needs of students and district goals related to school counseling, nursing, psychology, and social work to provide comprehensive services necessary to support student development in the academic, career, and personal/social areas, as well as address barriers to learning. -Monitor and review academic performance of special education students and improvement strategies. -Assess, screen, and evaluate student services in individual or small group setting with home to school collaboration and classroom instruction including collaboration and partnerships with community-based systems and services for staff. -IDEA, reporting, grant writing, and local budgeting; District compliance with all federal and state laws -Design and implement professional development opportunities for staff QUALIFICATIONS: The desired applicant will be a leader who embraces developing the best education for our students. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive oversight and supervision of the Special Education Department and Pupil Services including but not limited to assessment, consultation, collaboration, and interventions for students in grades K-12. Social Emotional Learning background and Multilevel Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) is highly desired. Experience Preferred, but will consider candidates with less experience. The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance abuse in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District. The Mosinee School District does not discriminate in the employment of staff on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, age, sex (including transgender status, change of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity), pregnancy, creed or religion, genetic information, handicap or disability, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, military service (as defined in 111.32, Wis. Stats.), ancestry, arrest record, conviction record, use or non-use of lawful products off the District’s premises during non-working hours, declining to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer about religious matters or political matters, or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment practices. Employee-related requests regarding accommodations should be made to Stephanie Durrant, Human Resources Administrator, 146001 State Highway 153, Mosinee, WI 54455 at (715) 693-2530. Any other inquiries or complaints from students, parents, or residents of the district regarding discrimination in any of those areas mentioned above should be made to Rob Way, Director of Curriculum and Instructional Programs, 146001 State Highway 153, Mosinee, WI 54455 at (715) 693-2530.
- Director of Special Education and/or Pupil Services
- Cover Letter
- Letters of Recommendation
- Transcripts & Licenses/Certifications