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Assistant Principal - Main Campus

New Mexico School for the Deaf
City: Santa Fe
State: NM
School Website URL: http://www.nmsd.k12.nm.us
Reports To (Position Title): Director of Instruction
Position Start Date: August 2018
Position Description: Summary Works with the ECE/Elementary and Middle School/High School Principals in supporting assigned instructional programs. Provides leadership in implementation of NMSD’s Code of Conduct and Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS). Coordinates IEP scheduling for new students in collaboration with student’s LEA, and monitors compliance with IDEA and NMSD’s intake process. Serves as primary administrator for specific departments as needed. Supports NMSD’s progressive vision and mission. Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned) • Serves as on-site administrator to assigned departments when Principals are off campus. • Oversees the development, support and maintenance of a multi-tiered PBIS system at NMSD. • Enforces the NMSD Code of Conduct. • Serves as the chief disciplinarian for students by ensuring compliance to procedures for managing behavior referrals and addresses incidents of student behaviors. • Oversees the accurate maintenance of student discipline files, including tracking data entered onto NMSD’s student information systems. • Periodically travels to provide support/training to NMSD’s satellite programs. • Prepares various trainings for staff as assigned. • Coordinates IEP scheduling for new students and works closely with school districts in ensuring compliance. • Facilitates IEP and addendum meetings as needed. • Oversees the intake process as needed serves as the liaison between LEAs and NMSD to facilitate compliance with IDEA and NMSD procedures and timeliness of the process. • Communicates with teachers and families as necessary. • Completes written reports and appropriate documentation. • Supports Principals on various tasks as assigned. • Attends required meetings and trainings. • Participates in in-service activities provided by the school, and in self-selected professional growth activities. • Serves on committees and curricular work groups as required. • Adheres to NMSD’s Vision, Mission and Belief statements. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience Possession of Master’s Degree in Deaf Education, Special Education, or related areas. Possession of, or eligible for, New Mexico Education Administration license. Strong academic background in assigned content area and age/grade group, including methods of teaching. NMSD conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Certificates and Licenses Must possess a New Mexico Teachers License with the New Mexico Public Education Department or be eligible to obtain one. Applicant has one year from hire date to obtain licensure. Language Skills Proficiency in expressive and receptive American Sign Language and written English. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret content in assigned area/grade level. Ability to explain foundations/advanced concepts in American Sign Language in order to support student learning. Ability to write reports, correspondence, and Individual Education Plans. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students and parents. American Sign Language Advanced American Sign Language skills at hire are required. The applicant must be proficient in receptive and expressive American Sign Language and able to adjust communication to match students’ language and communication needs. Applicants who do not possess advanced American Sign Language skills will not be considered for this position.
Application Procedure: http://nmschoolforthedeaf.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
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