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Director of Student Services – Triad Local Schools

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Directs special education programs and services. Articulates a clear philosophy and shared vision of learning. Promotes close working relationships with all stakeholders. Participates as an active member of the management team. Upholds board policies and follows administrative guidelines/procedures. Promotes a professional image of the school district. Maintains open and effective communications. Promotes the district’s mission, philosophy, and vision. Serves as an information resource. Keeps stakeholders informed about emerging issues. Monitors community demographics, resources, and emerging trends. Helps mobilize the community to maintain a strong commitment of support for the special education program. Analyzes data to improve school operations. Helps develop and implement the district’s continuous improvement plan. Identifies and develops partnerships that enhance district services. Provides staff leadership and consensus development. Advances the change process. Implements strategies and time-frames to accomplish organizational objectives. Helps resolve problems. Administers the board-approved budget for assigned areas of responsibility. Approves the purchase of supplies and equipment. Ensures that program resources are equitably apportioned. Plans, procures, and manages supplemental service contracts related to assigned programs. Helps the treasurer prepare financial data (e.g., excess cost invoices, tuition payments, foundation calculations /deductions, expenditure reports, etc.). Coordinates the “child find” program. Oversees IDEA Part-B applications and program reporting requirements. Serves as the liaison to chartered non-public schools. Directs program development. Coordinates student placements. Evaluates service outcomes. Helps manage the instructional program. Promotes academic excellence in a nurturing environment. Evaluates and recommends instructional materials. Serves on the local professional growth committees as directed.
Encourages program innovations. Pursues funding opportunities. Prepares grant/foundation applications. Implements funded proposals and complies with reporting requirements. Participates in staff selection and orientation processes. Expresses high expectations and monitors staff performance (e.g., observations, consultations, meetings, etc.). Promotes professionalism. Implements state mandated and locally developed personnel appraisal standards. Assists with the planning and delivery of effective professional development programs that improve teaching outcomes and student learning (e.g., methods, skills, commitment, etc.). Keeps current with the K-12 state academic content standards. Promotes the continuity of the instructional program. Provides insights about the progression of student skills and key contributions made by staff at each level. Provides leadership for instructional modifications and interventions that enhance student learning and improve test performance. Monitors education laws, rules, and regulations. Recommends administrative procedures that facilitate compliance with legal mandates. Participates in due process procedures as requested. Complies with state policies/procedures for the education of students identified as having a disability. Ensures that services are provided in the least restrictive educational environment. Participates in parent conferences and student planning meetings as needed (e.g., MFE, IAT, IEP, etc.). Provides guidance, communicates expectations, and shows an active interest in student progress. Helps staff resolve problems that impede student participation in appropriate learning activities. Upholds the student conduct code. Maintains high expectations for behavior and performance. Helps with pupil management issues. Oversees the revision, duplication, and distribution of fact sheets and other program materials.
Promotes a safe, efficient, and effective work/learning environment. Monitors safety concerns. Works with stakeholders to manage or eliminate risk factors. Upholds applicable local, state, and federal laws. Initiates referrals to community resources as needed (e.g., legal, health, welfare, etc.). Serves as a school contact for service providers. Supervises collection, verification, and recording of program information as directed. Manages the accurate and timely completion of reports, records, and inventories. Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information. Reports suspected child abuse and/or neglect to civil authorities as required by law. Encourages parent organizations and supports school-sponsored activities. Pursues growth opportunities that enhance professional performance and advance district goals. Strives to develop rapport and serves as a positive role model for others. Maintains a professional appearance. Wears work attire appropriate for the position. Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.


Experience Required
• Current and valid Ohio Supervisory, Principal or Superintendent License, or the ability to obtain temporary credentials while pursuing
full state licensure.
• At minimum, 5 years of classroom teaching experience.
• Demonstrated knowledge of special education policies and procedures under IDEA.
• Preparedness to ensure that a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) is provided to all students with disabilities.
• Strong time management, record keeping, communication and organizational skills.
• Experience working with department and/or building budgets and the ability to substantiate budgetary projections based upon pro
gram goals.
• Demonstrated ability to utilize database structures to track required steps in the identification of SWD and gifted students, and all
subsequent IEP and ETR deadlines mandated by policy and guidelines.
• Willingness to become Gifted certified and train staff.
• Ability to become OTES 2.0 certified.
• Previous experience as an administrator/supervisor is preferred.
• Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with students PreK-12.
• Demonstrated ability to work with staff, students and parents in a positive manner.
• Demonstrated ability to carry out job duties independently and awareness of where to find assistance when it is necessary.
• Satisfactory results from BCI/FBI background check before starting date.


Wage or Salary
Negotiable based on experience.


Approximate Work Hours or Days
225 Day Contract


How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit the following by email or US mail-
• Triad Administrative Application (found at

Email –
US Mail – 7920 Brush Lakes Rd. North Lewisburg, OH 43060


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