Executive Director Exceptional Education

Website Memphis Shelby County Schools

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OVERVIEW

Memphis-Shelby County Schools is seeking dynamic educational champions ready to position our district as a national exemplar of education transformation. We need leaders with a fierce commitment to actualizing a bold vision that yields ambitious outcomes for more than 110,000 students and families across the Memphis-Shelby County area. The reality is that we can do better for kids, and we will with the right leaders in place. The most successful candidates believe that more is possible for Memphis and are:

  • Courageous Thinkers & Doers: Prepared to navigate and thrive in a complex and ambiguous environment on day one, present innovative ideas to address systemwide issues, and execute sustainable plans toward transformation.
  • Solutions-Oriented: See the possibilities, demonstrate the capacity to synthesize information and adjust short and long-term goals, and consistently find a window when doors close to deliver measurable results for kids and families.
    High-Performing Gamechangers: Leader of leaders with the capacity to mobilize and empower an outstanding team, make people-centered data-informed decisions, and operate with a relentless hyper-focus on removing stubborn barriers that destroy the hopes and dreams of too many of our students.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Provides oversight responsibility for educational and counseling programs for all exceptional children, including special education and gifted programs and for the strategic planning and leadership to coordinate or integrate services for exceptional children in order to maximize efficiency and quality. Provides direction to ensure business strategies and objectives are met.

Minimum Qualification

Master’s degree required in special education, Educational Administration, and Supervision or equivalent with an endorsement in the field of Special Education. Doctorate preferred with 10 or more years of central office and school-based experience to include a minimum of 5 years as a campus teacher, department leader, or other leadership position directly serving students with disabilities. Valid Tennessee School Administrator’s license, along with other certifications as required by state and local policies (e.g., Tennessee professional teacher’s license). (PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED)

Additional Job Details

Please note: Interested persons must apply for the position through the MSCS Careers website.

Salary range: Minimum $111,727.12/Yr. to Maximum $160,704.01/Yr.

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