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 Manager, Special Education Inclusion - Washington, District of Columbia, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: DC Public Schools (DCPS) 
Hiring entity type: Educational Svcs. 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Psych/Behavioral/Mental
Economics
Management - General
Management - MBA
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: a0x4U00000HQ5AVQA1 / Latpro-3821472 
Date posted: Sep-04-2021
State, Zip: District of Columbia, 20027

Description

Job Title: Manager, Special Education Inclusion

Office: Office of Teaching and Learning

Date Posted: 9/3/2021

Salary Range: 1-5 / $92,748 - $104,655

NTE Date: N/A

The Government of the District of Columbia values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the Government of the District of Columbia.

Position Overview

The Office of Social Emotional Academic Development works with the Chancellor to ensure coherence in the educational experience for our students, families, and schools. Our goal is to initiate change and lead DC Public Schools into the highest performing school district in the nation. We are currently in the process of creating our next strategic plan. After engaging with over 3,000 internal and external stakeholders to help shape the future of DCPS, our draft strategic priorities include:

  • Promote Equity: Define, understand, and promote equity to close achievement gaps and interrupt institutional bias.
  • Empower Our People: Recruit, develop, and retain a talented, caring, and diverse team.
  • Educate the Whole Child: Provide rigorous, joyful and inclusive academic and social emotional experiences for all students.
  • Ensure Excellent Schools: Increase the number of high quality schools across the district by defining blended autonomies for schools and creating opportunities for innovation.
  • Engage Families: Deepen partnerships with families and community.

The mission of the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) is to deliver high-quality instructional resources, enhance classroom practice and scale effective programs to increase DCPS student achievement and prepare all students for success in college, career, and (see application details) spans four core competency areas:

  1. Curriculum;
  2. Professional learning;
  3. Enrichments and interventions; and
  4. Formative assessment.

Team members support school-based staff in implementing DCPS's existing academic programs while simultaneously working to rethink and redesign school programming, academic and curricular resources and educator professional development.

The Division of Specialized Instruction (DSI) works to provide a high quality continuum of services in an inclusive environment so every student with disabilities is prepared for success in college, career, and life. The division works with schools to design, implement, and monitor programs and supports for students with disabilities.

The Manager, Special Education Inclusion is responsible for leveraging deep expertise in specially designed instruction to support the full continuum of services for students with disabilities in DCPS. The Manager, Special Education Inclusion will collaborate to ensure that instructional superintendents and local school leaders have the school-based capacity to meet the instructional needs of all students with disabilities. This includes, and is not limited to, the development and implementation of adult professional learning, such as specific special education programs and interventions, as well as LEAP (Learning together to Advance our Practice).  This position is a safety-sensitive position. As a result, throughout employment this position will be subject to the Employee Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy.

The Manager, Special Education Inclusion will report to the Director, Special Education Inclusion.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develops overall program strategy and clear, specific, and ambitious performance measures to build neighborhood school capacity to ensure the full provision of services for students with disabilities in collaboration with multiple teams. 
  • Leads the implementation of program strategy to ensure that neighborhood schools build capacity to educate students with disabilities; assesses and tracks project progress regularly using various computer programs and tools; and drives project completion holding others accountable for responsibilities and deadlines. 
  • Collaborates with school leaders to assess special education instructional needs across the full continuum of services; and assists in the development of professional development opportunities to address those needs and increase the quality of specially-designed instruction. 
  • Helps manage the analysis and presentation of data and progress of data-driven initiatives in collaboration with multiple teams for Senior Management Team and external audiences; communicates progress to key stakeholder groups; and incorporates their input. 
  • Anticipates, identifies, and resolves complex obstacles to success of overall program as well as specific projects. 
  • Builds relationships and liaises with various internal departments to drive collaboration and project success; and interacts with and responds effectively to urgent requests from multiple internal and external DCPS stakeholders. 
  • Identifies and systematizes successful operational and project management methods across the department; and develops and strengthens resources for program evaluation and support. 
  • Builds relationships and liaises with various internal departments to drive collaboration and project success; and interacts with and responds effectively to urgent requests from multiple internal and external DCPS stakeholders.
  • Stays closely aware of progress of projects, high-level initiatives, and emerging issues across DCPS organization; and pro-actively helps to adjust program approach based on changes in direction, priorities, and resources. 
  • Stays aware of innovations, developments in policy, and research; and advises DCPS senior management team on proposed legislation, policies, procedures, and directives affecting the specific department and projects assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and four to six years of related work experience.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.
  • Special education classroom experience strongly preferred.
  • Dynamic presentation experience with deep expertise in adult professional learning.
  • Mobility and flexibility to work across multiple sites.


DCPS Values

  • STUDENTS FIRST: We recognize students as whole children and put their needs first in everything we do.
  • COURAGE: We have the audacity to learn from our successes and failures, to try new things, and to lead the nation as a proof point of PK-12 success.
  • EQUITY: We work proactively to eliminate opportunity gaps by interrupting institutional bias and investing in effective strategies to ensure every student succeeds.
  • EXCELLENCE: We work with integrity and hold ourselves accountable for exemplary outcomes, service, and interactions.
  • TEAMWORK: We recognize that our greatest asset is our collective vision and ability to work collaboratively and authentically.
  • JOY: We enjoy our collective work and will enthusiastically celebrate our success and each other.



Requirements

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