Job Title: Senior Supervisor of Student Support Programs and Services

Reports to:Director Student Support Services
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:N/A

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:1430
Salary Schedule:MGT08A

JOB GOAL

Responsible for building capacity and providing supports for school communities that are consistent with and supportive of the District’s vision, mission, and strategic goals. This includes overseeing programs with a focus on students with disabilities, student services, and/or compliance while ensuring that all policies and procedures are implemented to meet federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.

Students With Disabilities

  1. Assist with directing and coordinate, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities related to all areas of exceptional student education to ensure quality services are provided to meet students’ needs.
  2. Collaborate with district staff and school administrators to establish and implement research-based instructional and curriculum design for students with disabilities.
  3. Communicate, advocate, and facilitate the alignment of curriculum, instruction, and assessment to district goals and state standards.
  4. Collect, analyze, and interpret data and performance measures for dissemination to improve the delivery of services for students with disabilities.
  5. Ensure school administrators have support in identifying effective research-based strategies and assist with professional development activities aimed at improving student achievement.
  6. Assist with ensuring the district-wide implementation of federal, state, and local requirements for exceptional student education, including but not limited to IDEA requirements, and assist with the development and monitoring of the IDEA project and budget.
  7. Assist with the preparation and recommendation of FTE projections, staffing model recommendations, establishing budget priorities, recommend annual budgets from various funding allocations to support programs and services relating to exceptional student education.
  8. Assist with the preparation and monitoring of all required reports for federal and state reporting.
  9. Supervise and evaluate assigned personnel through the use of the professional growth system.
  10. Assist with the development of policies and procedures and provide technical assistance to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and statutes that apply to exceptional student education, including Board policies.
  11. Assist with monitoring and interpreting laws, regulations, and policies as well as trends and best practices related to exceptional student education.
  12. Respond to inquiries or concerns in a timely manner.
  13. Develop and maintain cooperative agreements and programs with other county agencies and non-profit groups.
  14. Participate in school advisory, business, and community groups and activities; serve on committees and councils; and develop community partnerships to support the District’s vision, mission, goals and strategic priorities.
  15. Respond quickly to emergency situations and serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.

Student Services

  1. Assist with directing and coordinate, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities related to all areas of student services to ensure quality services are provided to meet students’ needs.
  2. Collaborate with district staff and school administrators to establish and implement student support services.
  3. Communicate, advocate, and facilitate the alignment of student support services to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
  4. Collect, analyze, and interpret data and performance measures for dissemination to improve the delivery of student services.
  5. Ensure school administrators have support in identifying effective research-based strategies and assist with professional development activities aimed at improving student achievement.
  6. Assist with ensuring the district-wide implementation of federal, state, and local requirements for student services.
  7. Assist with the preparation and recommendation of FTE projections, staffing model recommendations, establishing budget priorities, recommend annual budgets from various funding allocations to support programs and services relating to exceptional student education.
  8. Assist with preparation and monitoring of all required reports for federal and state reporting.
  9. Supervise and evaluate assigned personnel through the use of the professional growth system.
  10. Assist with the development of policies and procedures and provide technical assistance to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and statutes that apply to student services, including Board policies.
  11. Assist with monitoring and interpreting laws, regulations, and policies as well as trends and best practices related to student support services.
  12. Respond to inquiries or concerns in a timely manner.
  13. Develop and maintain cooperative agreements and programs with other county agencies and non-profit groups.
  14. Participate in school advisory, business, and community groups and activities; serve on committees and councils; and develop community partnerships to support the District’s vision, mission, goals and strategic priorities.
  15. Respond quickly to emergency situations and serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.

Compliance/Resolution

  1. Provide leadership for all areas of exceptional student education and student services to ensure compliance to meet students’ needs.
  2. Collaborate with district staff and school administrators to establish and ensure documentation aligns with instructional and curriculum design, as well as federal, state, and local mandates.
  3. Collect, analyze, and interpret data and performance measures for dissemination to improve compliance with federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and statutes and ensure equal access and equity for students.
  4. Assist with annual budgets and ensure the district-wide implementation of various funding allocations to support student programs and services.
  5. Assist with preparation and recommendation of FTE projections, staffing model recommendations, and assist with establishing budget priorities.
  6. Assist with ensuring the district-wide implementation of federal, state, and local requirements.
  7. Ensure the equitable alignment of resources for monitoring of compliance in all areas across the district.
  8. Assist with the development of policies and procedures and provide technical assistance to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and statutes, including Board policies.
  9. Assist with preparation and monitor all required reports for federal and state reporting.
  10. Supervise and evaluate assigned personnel through the use of the professional growth system.
  11. Assist with monitoring and interpreting laws, regulations, and policies as well as trends and best practices related to student support programs and services.
  12. Respond to inquiries or concerns in a timely manner.
  13. Develop and maintain working relationships with community agencies.
  14. Participate in school advisory, business, and community groups and activities; serve on committees and councils; and develop community partnerships to support the District’s vision, mission, goals and strategic priorities.
  15. Respond quickly to emergency situations and serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of current trends and research in the area of assignment
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instructional techniques
  • Knowledge of related federal, state, and local rules, regulations, statutes, and policies
  • Ability to analyze data and use data-driven decision making to implement effective programs
  • Ability to read and interpret journals, articles, research studies, Florida statutes, state Board rules, and school Board policies
  • Knowledge of assessment systems
  • Ability to plan and manage projects including collaboration, coordination, and facilitation of work groups
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and facilitate groups to consensus
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Knowledge of and experience with personal computers and programs, such as word processing programs, spreadsheets, and databases

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Training or experience in administration of instructional or instructional support programs
  • Three years of related professional experience

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Certification in Educational Leadership, School Principal, Professional School Principal, Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) credential, or equivalent leadership training or experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in the area of assignment
  • Certification and/or licensure that aligns with the area of assignment
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a supervisory role

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Direct supervision of assigned personnel. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems; training employees; evaluating performance; promoting and transferring employees; and interviewing, testing, hiring, and assignment of personnel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and / or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Senior Supervisor of Student Support Programs and Services;   EST: June 18, 2013;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: June 18, 2013