American Leadership Academy is now accepting applications for an Exceptional Student Services Assistant Director. Candidates must possess, or be willing to obtain, a valid AZ IVP fingerprint clearance card. Responsibilities Include but are not limited to: Oversee special education and 504 compliance for assigned schools by maintaining quarterly monitoring procedures and by managing the census Provide training and professional development for staff (paraprofessionals, special education teachers, general education teachers, administrators, etc.) at assigned schools Act as the LEA representative at IEP/MET meetings when necessary Oversee ESS staffing for assigned schools in collaboration with the ESS team Support school teams in finding solutions to ESS problems as they arise Work with special education team to develop special education programs (Autism, Life Skills, ED) including the strategies and curriculum for each Assure that approved curriculum is being used in Specially Designed Instruction by designing instructional guidelines in collaboration with curriculum and instruction departments for pull-out, inclusion, resource, and self-contained programs Oversee (case management and LEA representative) for privately placed students from assigned schools Other duties assigned to one or more Assistant Directors Development and management of the Extended School Year (ESY) program Oversee alternate assessment including verification of student qualification for the assessment, administration, and data validation Manage ESS data from state and district assessments Oversee the annual compliance processes such as Post School Outcome Survey, Alternative Assessment, Annual Data Collection, Parent Survey etc. Support out of state development Support ESS transportation Manage 7-12 Course Offerings Act as the e-IEPPro coordinator Qualifications: 5 or more years of special education teaching experience 2 or more years of leadership experience Masters Degree in special education or education leadership preferred American Leadership Academy offers a competitive salary that is individually determined based on education, experience, and audition presentation. We offer health benefits, paid time off, and 401k investment options including employer contributions. Interested candidates are encouraged to complete an online application and submit the following supporting documentation: Valid AZ IVP Fingerprint card Current resume Letters of recommendation (2-3) If you have questions about the position, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.