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Job: Assistant Principal: Specialized Academic Instruction (Department: Programs for Exceptional Children) 2017-18

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Job Description

ref: 10APRH9999


  • Case-manage all IEPs at assigned sites and be responsible for all IEP development,  including IEP meeting coordination and facilitation;
  • Develop related goals and objectives and recommend policies, planning, and implementation by working with school staff to meet the needs of students with disabilities;
  • Serve as a resource for information regarding special education services, programs and policies and ensure that procedures are appropriate in relation to policies required by region, district, state and federal regulatory requirements;
  • Analyze data, plan activities, monitor programs/services, respond to others and consult with teachers, administrators and Network staff;
  • Address other duties and processes required to maintain the Network’s program of services and compliance for assigned sites;
  • Maintain knowledge of current Special Education regulations and best practices;
  • Support general education teachers and administrators in implementation of appropriate strategies to meet the needs of students with IEPs;
  • Support implementation of accommodations and modifications for students with IEPs in general education and Special Education classrooms;
  • Analyze assessment results to drive instruction and IEP development;
  • Coordinate progress report completion in accordance with district guidelines;
  • Provide professional learning for Special Education Support Staff, as assigned;
  • Mentor Resource Specialists at assigned sites;
  • Develop IEPs in accordance with federal, state and district standards;
  • Create and maintain Special Education documentation as required by federal, state and district regulations;
  • Ensure IEP timeline compliance of assigned caseload;
  • Complete weekly internal reporting documents for assigned sites;
  • Manage relationships with colleagues to ensure students receive all individually prescribed IEPs services (i.e. Occupational Therapy, Language and Speech, etc.);
  • Schedule and facilitate IEP meetings in a collaborative and professional manner;
  • Provide direct services to students with special needs, as needed and assigned by Executive Director;
  • Develop positive relationships with parents and families in order to engage them in the IEP process and keep them apprised of student progress;
  • Influence the District MTSS and SST process;
  • Provide special education program leadership at assigned sites;
  • Develop and provide ongoing professional development for general and special education staff and administrators;
  • Support with responses to Grievances and Level 1 complaints;
  • Assist in evaluating staffing allocation and Non Public Agency aides;
  • Support Site Administration with reviewing the TGDS Extension Teacher Evaluation Tool;
  • Assist in the preparation of Informal Dispute Resolution, mediation and due process material;
  • Supervise Program Specialists; andOther duties/projects as assigned by the Executive Director.


Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: Masters degree and four years of classroom teaching experience. Must hold a California Teaching Credential and be eligible to receive a California Administrative Services Credential

Work year length: 227 days

Salary will be increased to reflect 227 work day schedule. 


The Oakland Unified School District does not discriminate in any program, activity, or in employment on the basis of age, creed, sex, race, ethnic background, marital or veteran status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Primary Location: Programs for Exceptional Children (PEC)

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 12:00 AM  -
Friday, September 01, 2017 11:59 PM
(Pacific Standard Time)


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