Full Time Assistant Director of Health Services – East Aurora School District 131

School District:  East Aurora School District 131

Location:  Aurora, IL

Job Type:  Full-time

Category:  Administration

How to Apply:  Applications should be completed online at https://www.applitrack.com/d131/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?category=Administration+-+District+Level

Application Deadline:  Until filled

Qualifications:

  1. Candidates must hold a valid Professional Educator License (PEL). General Administrative and health related endorsement preferred.
  2. Comprehensive knowledge of special education law, Americans with Disabilities Act, McKinney Vento, and state regulations.
  3. Minimum of 5 years of experience in a school based environment; supervisory experience preferred.
  4. Displays quality work through accuracy and attention to detail.
  5. Committed to continuous improvement and data based decision-making.
  6. Effective written, verbal and technology based communication skills.
  7. Works effectively and productively as a member of a team.
  8. Ability to work with a linguistically and culturally diverse public.

Responsibilities:

  1. Keep informed of all legal requirements governing special education and the health and wellness of the students, and communicating requirements to all personnel and administration.
  2. Ensure district wide compliance with all federal, state, and local accountability requirements including ISBE and ROE probes/audits.
  3. Coordinate and monitor Section 504 Eligibility and Compliance to assure full compliance with the Education for the Handicapped Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and the Illinois Administrative Code.
  4. Oversee the coordination, monitoring, reporting, and compliance of Nursing Services including state requirements regarding student’s health (physicals, immunizations, care plans, etc.), including components of the ROE probe.
  5. Develop, monitor, and maintain the budget related to health services.
  6. Provide support, guidance, and assistance to principals and teams dealing with complicated cases within the framework of state and federal regulations.
  7. Attend and participate in IEP/504 meetings as needed.
  8. Work cooperatively with directors, assistant directors and principals in reviewing compliancedata from all school buildings to make data driven programmatic changes to support students.
  9. Plan and implement staff development for all staff on legal requirements and specialized training related to job functions.
  10. Develop, coordinate, and implement the communication of information to staff, parent and community members.
  11. Coordinate and facilitate implementation of homebound services and support for students in all district school buildings.
  12. Develop and monitor plans for meeting the health services requirements for all identified McKinney Vento students.
  13. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
  14. Work collaboratively with building and central office administration and student services staff toward district improvement initiatives.
  15. Serve as a liaison between the District 131 and the state and local health department.
  16. Work collaboratively with the Director of Student Services, Assistant Director of Special Education, and the Assistant Director of Student Services to promote growth and positive change for the Student Services and Special Education departments.
  17. Other duties as assigned.