Fairfax County Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 11th largest school division, is seeking a proven educational leader to serve as Director, Special Education Procedural Support in the Department of Special Services.
Located in the Washington, D.C. region, FCPS serves a diverse student population of more than 189,000 students in grades pre-K through 12, 14% of which receive special education and related services under IDEA. Students come from all over the world and speak nearly
200 languages. FCPS is the third largest employer in Virginia. The school division has approximately 27,500 full-time employees and an operating budget of $3.1 billion.
Description: Directs the broad-based sections, services, programs, and activities of the Office of Special Education Procedural Support; plans, organizes, supervises, and evaluates all activities, program functions, personnel, and physical resources of the Office of Special Education Procedural Support. Serves as the division expert regarding federal, state, and local special education policies and regulations.
Qualifications: Postgraduate Professional License with teaching endorsement(s) in special education with administration and supervision preK-12 endorsement, plus seven years of progressively more responsible special education related experience in teaching and/or administration and supervision. Equivalent education and experience may be considered.
Can demonstrate broad knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and current trends of special education and school administration; knowledge of the procedures and practices of the educational specialties in the Office of Special Education Procedural Support; ability to manage fiscal, physical, and human resources to successfully carry out the function and programs of the office to which assigned; ability to supervise and lead; and capacity to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with personnel assigned to schools, other departments, public entities, parents, and citizens.
Interested candidates should apply online:
Preferred start date: TBD
Equal Opportunity Employer