Special Education Director

Opening Date: 02/01/2019
Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

Job Details:

School Name: Turquoise Trail Charter School
School Address: 13A San Marcos Loop, Santa Fe, NM 87508
School Website: http://www.turquoisetrailcharterschool.org/

·         Teaching license from the State of New Mexico with special education endorsement

·         Prior work experience as an instructional leader in special education setting

·         Successful completion of a background check

·         Ability to create an effective working relationship with School personnel

·         Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and coordinate details with others

·         Demonstration of effective classroom management techniques using 21st century classroom skills

Job Description:

Turquoise Trail Charter School, the oldest charter school in New Mexico is adding a full time leader to our SPED department. SPED Director must have team leadership experience, the required NM licenses and endorsements to teach K-8 special education. TESOL or Bilingual endorsements are preferred, as well as a Master’s degree.


Teacher’s Responsibilities

·         Displays organization and leadership of a comprehensive special education program, including supervision of contracted ancillary providers.

·         Employs management skills to ensure efficient operation by adhering to regulations while maximizing effectiveness of SPED staff and contractors

·         Understands and can administer the IEP process and required documentation

·         Supervises SPED staff and provides timely and meaningful data to administration

·         Provides meaningful feedback to students and parents via frequent and documented assessments

·         Coordinates delivery of instruction provided by SPED staff as required under individual learning plans

·         Fosters a collaborative environment that is conducive to learning and student growth

·         Ensure a sustainable relationship with parents, students, school personnel and members of the public by communicating in a confidential, polite and refined manner.

·         Assume duty schedule as required

·         Seek opportunities for personal learning through continuing education offerings

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Ray Griffin
Contact Email: rgriffin@ttschool.org
Contact Phone: 5059864053

Secondary Contact Information:

Contact Name: Jenny Crysler
Contact Email: jcrysler@ttschool.org