Shelby County Schools

  • Advisor SPED-Charter Schools

    Posted Date 6 days ago(10/11/2018 4:37 PM)
    Location Name
    Exceptional Children Administration
    Salary Min
    USD $62,844.00/Yr.
    Salary Max
    USD $82,640.00/Yr.
    Central Office
    # of Openings
    Close Date
  • Purpose and Scope

    Works under general direction to provide individual supervision/direction to Special Education (SPED) teachers and assistants who must maintain compliance with Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals, federal and state regulations.  


    Essential Job Functions


    1. Works directly with teachers and staff to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations governing Special Education (SPED) programs and services


    1. Oversees the implementation of Individualized Education Program (IEPS), Response to Interventions (RTI) and eligibility requirements.


    1. Reviews the Charter School’s School Improvement Plans (SIP) to ensure completion and implementation.


    1. Works collaboratively with other professionals and management representatives in the Exceptional Children/Academic Office to achieve a system-wide result.


    1. Formulates local targets, goals, and activities that are in synch with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization.


    1. Assists in the development of a departmental budget; presents, and defends program budget requirements as it applies to the Exceptional Children/Academic Office. Oversees and submit program expenditures and prepares financial forms and reports.


    1. Guides the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and correspondence related to assigned service, activities, and operations. Provides for appropriate research and compiles reports.


    1. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.


    Minimum Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field; PLUS four (4) years related experience, totaling eight (8) years of education/experience. Tennessee teaching license with an endorsement in special education and administration/supervision is required; to include a minimum of four (4) years of successful experience as a classroom teacher.   Proficient in the use of technology to include video presentation, word processing, database spreadsheet applications preferred (PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAININGM AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED)

     Degree Equivalency Formula:

    Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.

    Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


    • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis
    • Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams through both recruitment and selection and professional development
    • Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment
    • Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning.

    Physical Requirements and Working Environment

    Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.

    Unavoidable Hazards:  The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.

    Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.



    The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires the District to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


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