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Forsyth County would prefer you to apply for this position using the application found at http://cnorton@forsyth.k12.ga.us

General Information
Job title: Special Education (P-12)
School System: Forsyth County
Subject: Special Education
Grade Level: Multiple (P-12)
Closing date: 03/14/2013
Start date: 03/05/2013
 
Job Description

Special Education Facilitator(s)
Position(s) Federally Title VI-B Funded

QUALIFICATIONS:
*Bachelors or higher degree in a Special Education Field.

*Hold or be eligible for a Georgia Educator professional certificate in a Special Education teaching field. Preferred: Valid professional Georgia Educator Certificate in Educational Leadership and/or Director of Special Education.

*Knowledge of and understanding of IDEA, special education programming, Georgia Special Education Rules and Regulations and due process procedures related to special education. In depth knowledge and understanding of state and federal special education requirements. Special education teacher leadership experience in a K-12 school setting.

*Skill to work successfully with colleagues, including district-level personnel, school-based personnel, parents, and students; ability to project and generate positive attitudes; and ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing in formal and informal settings required.

*Ability to effectively conduct and/or participate in the IEP process and demonstrate expertise in effectively providing appropriate modifications based on the IEP. Ability to investigate and use new strategies for delivering student services by conducting or participating in continuing professional development. One must demonstrate excellent organization, written and verbal communications skills and demonstrate an aptitude in interpersonal skills. Must also possess characteristics and professional competencies to work successfully with students, teachers, administrators, parents and the public.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists the Director of Special Education by working collaboratively with supervisors, school administrators, teachers and others in facilitating, coordinating, and supporting the development and implementation of Special Education programs and services to enhance the effectiveness of classroom instruction and maximize student achievement through the design and delivery of high quality work. This person works closely with parents and community members in supporting and communicating district goals and changes in local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
207 days; Forsyth County School System Teachers/Professionals 2013-14 Compensation Schedule; effective July 18, 2013

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
A completed application package consists of the following items emailed to: cnorton@forsyth.k12.ga.us

1. a letter of interest explaining why you are interested in the position and why you will be successful in the role.

2. a current and brief resume including e-mail address; phone numbers; all education and credentials; a chronology of your career and a listing of three professional references including name, title, address and phone number.

3. Georgia Educator Certificate Number.

DEADLINE:
March 14, 2013 or until position(s) are filled.

The Forsyth County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, handicap, or disability in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies.

cnorton@forsyth.k12.ga.us

Contact Information
: Dr. Candace Norton
: cnorton@forsyth.k12.ga.us
: http://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us
: 1120 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, GA   30040
: 770-887-2461
: 770-888-1121