Portland Public Schools - Senior Leadership Opportunities (5 Positions Available)
Portland Public Schools, Portland, OR
April 30, 2018
Salary commensurate with exper
Full Time - Experienced
Portland Public Schools is transforming its academic agenda and school service delivery model, and we need strong, experienced leaders to help build our future and drive change and excellence.
Portland Public Schools envisions every student, every teacher, every school succeeding. As we commit to a major transformation undernew, nationally-recognized leadership, we are actively seeking talented, driven professionals who are energized by big challenges. If you are solution-oriented, a strong communicator and collaborator, and passionate about urban education, then this is the place for you! Read more about PPS, our schools and programs, and beautiful Portland, Oregon, at the bottom of the posting.
We are currently seeking a Senior Director of Special Education, Director of Student Success and Health, Director of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Response to Intervention (RTI) Program Administrator, and School Climate Program Administrator. This is a tremendous opportunity to join a refreshed academic and instructional team in major transformation efforts under a brand-new, talented and dynamic Superintendent. Join us!
The Senior Director of Special Education reports to the Chief Student Support Services Officer. The individual leads the district's transformational work to develop and support our teachers, school leaders and instructional staff. The Senior Director of Special Education will lead the vision to accelerate how school leaders and school site teams, along with district teams, create the conditions for student success. The Senior Director of Special Education is also responsible for providing leadership and management for the department of Special Education and programs for students ages five through 21 with the focus on teaching, learning, and student achievement. Job Number: 17350
The Director of Student Success and Health reports to the Chief of Student Support Services. The individual works with a dynamic and collaborative department and interacts with district and school-based leaders, counselors, teachers, families, and community agencies to coordinate efforts to support students with academic learning, mental and physical health, trauma, drug and alcohol services and social emotional learning. The work also includes the development and monitoring of district-wide plans and programs to support student resilience, district-wide crisis prevention and response planning; and budget management. By promoting wellness for the whole child, this position contributes to the district vision of creating learning environments where every student can become college and career ready as well as participate as an active community member regardless of race, disability, income or zip code. Job Number: 17362
The Director of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) reports to the Chief of Student Support Services, assists in all matters pertaining to the development, coordination and structured implementation of a consistent MTSS model of tiered intervention processes and procedures across the district. Using the School Wide Integrated Framework for Transformation framework (swiftschools.org), the MTSS Director will develop a district wide implementation plan, professional development, coaching and monitoring to school site teams, ensuring that MTSS components are established in the district and implemented with fidelity. The director will also lead the school discipline, disproportionality work within the district, coordinating and monitoring suspension/expulsion processes, hearings and alternative placement options. Job Number: 17357
The Response to Intervention (RTI) Program Administrator reports to the Director of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support. The individual works in an instructional support capacity to provide professional learning, technical guidance and best practice resources and materials in the area of RTI to all staff and schools in PPS. Work in an administrative capacity relating to compliance and the development and implementation of Student Intervention Team (SIT) for the school systems. Serves as the primary central administrative contact for RTI and SIT, as well as function as the liaison between general education, psychological services and special education for compliance and due process issues prior to a referral for an evaluation for special education services. Job Number: 17369
The School Climate Program Administrator reports to the Director of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support. The individualis responsible for the strategic development and implementation of the three pillars of school culture; Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Restorative Justice, and Response to Intervention strategies. The School Climate Administrator uses the CR-PBIS Framework (Culturally Responsive Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) to support the development of classroom and school culture district wide. CR-PBIS is a multi-tiered proactive and instructional approach to discipline that integrates restorative practices through a racial lens. PPS is committed to establishing a supportive and inclusive school culture in all schools across the district. This position will also be responsible for working with school staff and community partners to create safe, healthy, and welcoming school environments that foster children's' social emotional, and wellness development. Job Number: 17370
Salary commensurate with experience.
HOW TO APPLY
Please visit our website athttp://jobs.pps.net to submit an application to the position numbers listed above.
This job is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received. Portland Public Schools reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during the posting period.
Our Mission Every student by name prepared for college, career and participation as an active community member, regardless of race, income or zip code.
Our Schools and Programs Portland Public Schools, founded in 1851, is a PK-12 urban school district in Portland, Oregon. With more than 49,000 students in 79 schools, we are the largest school district in the state and one of the largest school districts in the Pacific Northwest. PPS benefits from an active and engaged parent and community partners. We offer a wide array of programs, including language immersion, fine arts, International Baccalaureate programs, athletics, technical, and health specialties. PPS students also attend the Head Start Early Childhood Education program, 10 community-based programs, 8 charter schools, 4 alternative programs and 10 special services programs.
Our City Portland, Oregon, has often been called the big city with the small town feel. Nestled between the beautiful Coast Range on the west and the spectacular Cascade Range on the east, Portland sits at the junction of the Columbia and Willamette rivers. From downtown Portland, it’s just a an hour-and-a-half drive to the scenic Oregon coast or to Mt. Hood and some of the best skiing in the country, a half-hour to the peaceful vineyards and farms of the fertile Willamette Valley.
The District is focused on eliminating systemic racism and its impact on student learning. PPS is committed to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in all its educational and employment activities. The District prohibits discrimination based on race; national or ethnic origin; color; sex; religion; age; sexual orientation; gender expression or identity; pregnancy; marital status; familial status; economic status or source of income; mental or physical disability or perceived disability or perceived disability; or military service. Portland Public Schools is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
About Portland Public Schools, Portland, OR
ABOUT PORTLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Every student by name prepared for college, career and participation as an active community member, regardless of race, income or zip code.
Our Schools and Programs
Portland Public Schools, founded in 1851, is a PK-12 urban school district in Portland, Oregon. With more than 49,000 students in 79 schools, we are the largest school district in the state and one of the largest school districts in the Pacific Northwest. PPS benefits from an active and engaged parent and community partners. We offer a wide array of programs, including language immersion, fine arts, International Baccalaureate programs, athletics, technical, and health specialties. PPS students also attend the Head Start Early Childhood Education program, 10 community-based programs, 8 charter schools, 4 alternative programs and 10 special services programs.
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