Posted on January 24th, 2023


District: Bedford City Schools

Salary: based upon experience

Deadline: 02/28/2023

Contact: Colleen Jackson

Contact Position: HR Specialist

Contact Phone: (440) 786-3349

Contact Email Address:


A master’s degree or higher, from an accredited college or university with specific emphasis in school administration, special education, or pupil services.
A valid Ohio Administrative license. A valid Ohio license to practice as a Director of Pupil Services
Superintendent’s license required to serve as the district compliance and student hearing officer
Valid and Current Ohio Teaching, and/or Specialist Licensure
Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in the field of special education or student support services required
Minimum of 3-5 years of successful administrative experience required.
3-5 years of experience with CCIP budgeting.
Experience in successfully completing a corrective action plan and/or developing such a plan.
Demonstrates excellent organizational skills as well as consistent follow through and time management skills.
Promotes the district’s vision and mission. Works to be a team player and creative problem solver.
Stays up-to-date with current information pertinent to the specific job.
Maintains a professional appearance in dress, speech and actions. Respects the rights of others and respects the privacy of others, as well as maintaining confidentiality of privileged information.
Displays outstanding communication skills in oral, written and electronic media.
Demonstrates long-range and short-term planning skills.
Demonstrates the ability to create a productive working environment by establishing positive relationships with staff, parents and students.

Essential Functions:
Directs programs that reflect the specific needs of the student population.
Articulates a clear philosophy and shared vision of learning. Promotes close working relationships with all stakeholders.
Participates as an active member of the district leadership team.
Upholds board policies and follows administrative guidelines/procedures. Promotes a professional image of the school district.
Assist in the analysis of data to improve school operations.
Works with the Executive Director of Human Capital, Equity, and Inclusion to develop the departmental One Plan as well as progress monitor implementation of action steps and strategies to achieve department and district-wide goals.
Serves as a change agent to move the district forward by implementing strategies, timelines, and clear goals and objectives that fosters positive initiatives for growth and change in the district.
Administers the board-approved budget for assigned areas of responsibility. Works with the Executive Director of Human Capital, Equity and Inclusion to approve the purchase or supplies and equipment for students we serve.
Ensures that program resources are equitably apportioned.
Works with coordinators to plan, procure, and manage contracted services contracts related to assigned programs.
Prepares office financial data for the Executive Director and Board Treasurer that supports and justifies the use of funds for the department.
Responsible for overseeing and monitoring Section 504 Plans.
Oversees the BEAR Program in collaboration with the Department of School & Community Relations
Oversees the work of the Compliance Officer and Parent Liaison.
Serves as the liaison between the Special Education Board Attorney and the Department when necessary.
Responsible for services in collaboration with the Executive Director of School & Community Relations related to nursing services.
Review and update local student services policies, regulations, guidelines and procedures as needed.
Oversees the Hearing Officer for all disciplinary appeal hearings and expulsion.
Approves all requests for home instruction and follows all directives mandated by the state as it relates to education students via IDEA and 504 guidelines.
Supervises the Coordinator of Information Services for all assigned responsibilities such as EMIS/DASL and School Messenger (SIS).
Serves as one of the district Civil Rights Compliance Officers.
Perform related work as required

Equipment Operated:
Various office machines such as, but not limited to:
Recording devices
Google Meet/Zoom/ or other platforms as required by the district
Copy Machine/Printer
Smartboard, Apple TV, and or other such technology devices

This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor, appointing authority.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.