Evidence of strong instructional leadership skills and comprehensive knowledge in the area of Special Education
Evidence of strong communication and interpersonal skills with parents, staff and students
Evidence of strong speaking and writing skills
Must possess a genuine affection for and interest in children, ensuring that each special education student is provided with the richest educational experience the district can provide
Must be able to perform as a visible and effective leader in both long range planning and day to day operations of the district
Valid N.Y.S. teaching certificate
Valid N.Y.S. School Administrative and Supervisory (SAS) Certificate
Minimum of 3 years successful administrative experience
Ability to monitor, implement and as needed revise special education policies, District plans and practices.
Ability to oversee development and implementation of guaranteed, viablespecial education curricula and appropriate assessments that are aligned with applicable N.Y.S. learning standards
Ability to ensure timely and thorough collection and analysis of pertinentstudent-related data.
Ability to conduct special education trainings and meetings to keep staff knowledgeable about regulatory and policy changes, new programs, current best practices and other pertinent information regarding special education
Ability to oversee the New York State Alternative Assessment process
Ability to coordinate efficient and effective implementation of special education data management system (e.g. Clear Track) throughout the district.
Have knowledge of Cleartrack/Part 200 database, STAC submission, SED reporting CPSE and CSE procedures, etc.
Pioneer is a rural school district committed to educational opportunities of all students. The district is proud of the facilities including a $31 million dollar capital project projected for completed in 2015. The district has 10 new high school science classrooms, a music suite, new Board of Education room and a large group instruction room. The 3rd floor of Arcade Elementary has been renova...ted and equipped with new technologies.Pioneer is proud of its tradition of excellence in education UPK – 12th grades. The district has aspired to create pathways towards college and career readiness. These efforts are supported through advanced placement courses, articulation agreements with community colleges, extra-curricular activities and integration of state of the art technology. The Pioneer District has outstanding music, art, technology, business, agriculture and athletic programs offering diverse learning opportunities to students. We recognize the talents of our students with our parents and school community through family math nights, literacy nights, STEM events, and reading and writing celebrations. The community consistently supports the school budget.