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Nassau BOCES

Principal, Special Education

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Job Description:

 The Nassau BOCES Department of Special Education seeks an experienced special education administrator with strong leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills. Candidate must be able to supervise, evaluate and communicate effectively with staff, students and parents to facilitate maximum student growth. Candidate must have experience in working with students with social/emotional, behavioral and learning needs. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 


1.  Work under the supervision of the Executive and Assistant Directors and Executive Manager to implement all school-wide and instructional duties, functions and day to day operations 

2.  Provide instructional leadership, supervision and direction to the Assistant Principal and all other staff in the building 

3.  Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the NYS Next Generation Learning Standards

4.  Demonstrate a deep understanding of the use of data/technology to inform instruction

5.  Monitor and maintain “quality control” regarding instruction, curriculum maps, behavior protocols, and related services reviews to ensure accuracy and compliance with Medicaid Regulations 

6.  Strong understanding of Federal & State Special Education laws, regulations and policies

7.  Ensure that all goals, services, etc., mandated by the IEP, are appropriately implemented

8.  Maintain effective communication with students, parents, colleagues and our district partners and community agencies 

9.  Provide staff development for teachers, teacher aides and related service staff

10.Conduct observations and evaluation of staff

11.Carry out all other related duties assigned by the Executive and Assistant Directors and the Executive Manager 

REQUIREMENTS: Administrative certification required (SDL/SBL, SDA/SAS) and a minimum of five years as a special education teacher.  Prior principal and assistant principal experience highly preferred. 

SALARY:     Commensurate with Administrator’s Contract 

Effective:                September 1, 2020  Application:           

Please apply online on OLAS 

Deadline:                May 29, 2020