Director - Turquoise Trail Charter School
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Special Education Director
Job Location: Turquoise Trail Charter School
Beginning: Aug 05, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Turquoise Trail Charter School
Santa Fe, NM 87508
Telephone: 505-986-4006
Job Description:
Special Education Director
TTCS is adding a full time leader to our SPED department. SPED Director must have team leadership experience, the required NM licenses and endorsements to teach K-8 special education. TESOL or Bilingual endorsements are preferred, as well as a Master’s degree.
Teacher’s Responsibilities
  • Displays organization and leadership of a comprehensive special education program, including supervision of contracted ancillary providers.
  • Employs management skills to ensure efficient operation by adhering to regulations while maximizing effectiveness of SPED staff and contractors
  • Understands and can administer the IEP process and required documentation
  • Supervises SPED staff and provides timely and meaningful data to administration
  • Provides meaningful feedback to students and parents via frequent and documented assessments
  • Coordinates delivery of instruction provided by SPED staff as required under individual learning plans
  • Fosters a collaborative environment that is conducive to learning and student growth
  • Ensure a sustainable relationship with parents, students, school personnel and members of the public by communicating in a confidential, polite and refined manner.
  • Assume duty schedule as required
  • Seek opportunities for personal learning through continuing education offerings
  • Teaching license from the State of New Mexico with special education endorsement
  • Prior work experience as an instructional leader in special education setting
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Ability to create an effective working relationship with School personnel
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and coordinate details with others
  • Demonstration of effective classroom management techniques using 21st century classroom skills
We are a New Mexico public school, and we offer a generous benefits package as a State employer.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief cover letter which should state the position you are interested in, and answer the question “Why would you be a good match for TTCS?”.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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