Requisition ID 2024-134146
Location Address
Posting End Date
7/14/2024 11:59 PM
Work Days and Hours
12 months, 8 hours per day



To coordinate districtwide services relative to the referral, evaluation, identification, and eligibility for students with disabilities through consistent and standardized methods, procedures and technology within the district and the learning communities. To provide periodic data analysis of the trends within the district to forecast necessary changes in compliance activities. To provide leadership in compliance issues for district programs and charter schools.

Responsibilities and Qualifications


  1. Master’s degree required from an accredited institution; Educational Leadership preferred.

  2. Valid Teaching Certification in the State of Florida with certification in exceptional student education.

  3. Three (3) years of administrative or leadership experience in a district based or school-based position or as a member of a school leadership team.

  4. Two (2) years of experience working with students with disabilities

Knowledge and experience in teaching and learning processes. Knowledge of organization and management theory and practice. Knowledge and understanding of the distinction between line and staff positions and functions within an organization. Knowledge of support services delivery systems and exceptional education services. Ability to work and communicate effectively with people to focus resources (both human and financial) toward the achievement of district expected results. Organizational and time management skills required. Ability to facilitate group processes in consensus building, conflict resolution, planning and decision making. Knowledge of state and federal law and rules related to exceptional students.

REPORTS TO: Senior Director, ESE Policy and Procedures: Public K-12

SUPERVISES: Instructional and Classified staff, as assigned

Machines, tools, equipment, electronic devices, vehicles, etc., used in this position. Telephone, Computer, (Personal Computer and Mainframe), Automobile, Copier

Describes physical conditions of this position.

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 requires 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 activities of this position. Percent of a typical day involved in each applicable activity is noted.

70 Sitting: Resting with the body supported by the buttocks or thighs.
10 Standing: Assuming an upright position on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
10 Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
5 Bending: Lowering the body forward from the waist.
5 Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
5 Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position through the use of the upper extremities and back muscles exerting up to 10 pounds of force.
80 Finger Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm.
70 Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
90 Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed accurately, loudly or quickly.
90 Hearing Acuity: The ability to perceive speech and other environmental sounds at normal loudness levels.
90 Visual Acuity: The power to see at a level which allows reading of numbers and text, operation of equipment, inspection of machines, etc.

Note: Will total more than 100 percent as several activities may be performed at one time.

Conditions the worker will be subject to in this position.

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

* Manifests a professional code of ethics and values.
* Responds to internal and external customers in a timely, accurate, courteous and empathetic manner representing OCPS in a positive light.
* Models the routine, intentional and effective use of technology in daily work, including communications, organization and management tasks.
* Supervise and evaluate direct reports including their ability to serve their customers’ (district departments, and schools) needs by working with and through the Senior Director of ESE Policy and Procedures: Public K-12, Executive Leader of ESE and the superintendent’s organizational structure.
* Collaborate the Senior Director, ESE Policy and Procedures: Public K-12 in the development and interpretation of procedures in the education of students with disabilities that comply with state and federal statutes and guidelines.
* Work closely with the Senior Director, ESE Policy and Procedures: Public K-12, in providing technical support and expertise in matters related to compliance, FTE, Matrix Development, IEP training, non-public schools, scholarships, charter schools, and State Reporting System (SRS).
* Oversee the process of IDEA compliance with the district’s charter schools and contracted programs.
* Collaborate with the Senior Director, ESE Policy and Procedures: Public K-12, in providing and/or arranging specialized training for regional learning communities and school-based staff.
* Manage the process of statistical reporting and data collection on the referral, evaluation, eligibility and dismissal process for students with disabilities through quarterly reports to the Senior Director, ESE Policy and Procedures: Public K-12 and the Executive Leader, Exceptional Student Education.
* Facilitate with the Senior Director, ESE Policy and Procedures: K-12, in providing, expertise and support services, upon request, to school-based staffing and educational planning conferences to facilitate problem solving to avoid complaints, due process hearings and litigation.
* Collaborate with the Senior Director, ESE Policy and Procedures: Public K-12 in informing appropriate district, and school level staff of compliance requirements and offer tools for monitoring compliance, when applicable.
* Keep the Senior Director, ESE Policy and Procedures: Public K-12 and the Executive Leader Exceptional Student Education informed of current critical issues in compliance and program monitoring.
* Responsible for making hiring recommendations. Provide mentoring and guidance to direct reports. Able to problem solve and provide continuous, constructive feedback.
* Regularly monitor, evaluate and assess staff performance. Create specific, measurable goals for direct reports and specific work area. Able to communicate and collaborate effectively.
* Follow the district’s policies and procedures as related to all HRMD guidelines, executive limitations, the district’s instructional initiatives, and the school district’s charter guidelines.
* Develop leadership in subordinates.
* Responsible for keeping up to date on current technology being used by OCPS. With the support of the district, attends training to ensure skill level in various technologies is at the level required to perform in current position.
* Responsible for maintaining timely and accurate information and accountable for the quality of information maintained by those they supervise.
∗ Responsible for self-development and keeping up to date on current research, trends and best practices relevant to the area of responsibility.
∗ Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

Essential Performance Responsibilities

Non-bargaining unit compensation plan, twelve months, 8.0 hours per day.

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


Additional Qualifications

These are IDEA funded positions July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025.


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