Jan 13, 2024

Director of Student Services

  • TrulyHired
  • North Brookfield, MA, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

NBPS Director of Student Services 2024-2025 school year JOB SUMMARY The Director of Student Services is responsible for ensuring the development, implementation and coordination of the district's PreK-22 programs, including Special Education and Section 504, English Language Learners, Psychological Services, Health Services, Home School Programs; McKinney-Vento Services and Pre-School, comply with all applicable Federal, and Commonwealth of Massachusetts laws and regulations. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to): ? Plans, directs and coordinates the delivery of Special Education, in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations; ? In conjunction with building Principals and Business Manager, develop, monitor and adjust special education budget; ? Supervises the implementation of 504 services to maintain compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act; ? In conjunction with building administration and general education staff to monitor "at risk" students; ? Coordinate the eligibility for special education and/or related services. ? To have a thorough understanding of the Special Education laws and to keep current in regard to the same; ? Recruit, train and supervise highly effective Special Education District personnel and to assist Principals in regard to the same; ? Develop new programs to meet the ever-changing needs of the student population; ? Ensure required service delivery in accordance with IEP specifications; ? Engage parents in the education of their children including attendance at monthly meetings of the Parent Advisory Council for Special Education; ? Maintain and make recommendations in regard to District Special Education policies and procedures; ? Along with the Superintendent, propose and co-develop appropriate Professional Development activities for both professional and paraprofessional staff and parents; ? Develop, prepare and report required data in regard to Special Education for the Massachusetts Department of Education and the Superintendent; ? Develop and process appropriate grants to access federal and state funds and monitor compliance for the same, as well as seek other funding sources; ? Serve as District Liaison with regional organizations; ? Along with the Director of Finance and Operations, develop, process and monitor District responsibilities in regard to Special Education transportation; ? Refer North Brookfield students to outside programs as required by IEPs and monitor placement and progress; ? Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as may from time to time be assigned by the Superintendent.

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