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Assistant Director of Children’s Services

Summary:  Under the supervision of the Director of Children’s Services, provide extensive expertise and skills to develop innovative practices to support all staff involved with providing best practice teaching and ensuring optimal learning outcomes to the students served.  Develop processes and practices to ensure compliance and fidelity with all Ohio Department of Education rules and policies. Work with Director to establish key performance indicators to measure program efficiencies and effectiveness outcomes. And, to perform other related work for the department and agency, as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Children’s Services, assist in the overall administration of the school, serving as “Acting” Director in the absence of the regular Director
  • Supervise assigned special education classes related to curriculum and teaching
  • Assist in the recruitment, selection, training, supervision and evaluation of staff, as assigned
  • Participate in IEP conferences and planning, attend meetings and conferences, as needed
  • Participate in classroom and individual child team meetings, engaging in consultation, collaboration, and problem-solving assistance to teams as needed
  • Monitor school/student progress data, interpreting data to provide reports as required
  • Promote a positive school climate where students and families are respected, and student learning, team work, and staff productivity are maximized
  • Work effectively with other department managers and staff to coordinate building and grounds maintenance, coordinate PR activities, provision of school breakfast and lunch services, provision of SSA services, scheduling of student activities and other events
  • Communicate and consult regularly with the Director of Children’s Services to effectively to lead the Children’s Services Department
  • Assist in fiscal planning and prepare and/or direct preparation of reports and/or data as required
  • Stay current with legislative and policy changes related to the assigned special education classes, early intervention, and related services/programs
  • Assist with agency compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts provisions
  • Foster and maintain good working relationships with LEA’s, other community agencies, and other service providers
  • Recommend and assist in developing policies and procedures in accordance with rules and regulations set forth by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities and the Ohio Department of Education
  • Perform other related duties and accept other responsibilities, as assigned by the Director of Children’s Services or the Assistant Superintendent/Superintendent of MCBDD
  • Performs other related duties as required by the Assistant Superintendent or Superintendent.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree is required. Three or more years of special education teaching or closely related experience is highly desirable. Educational experience with students who have moderate to intensive special needs preferred.  Must currently hold Ohio Department of Education Special Education license related directly to teaching students with extraordinary needs.  Must currently hold or be eligible to apply for an appropriate Ohio Department of Education Administrative License.  Early Intervention Supervisor Certification preferred or must obtain certification within two years of hire date.

Applicant must meet the additional requirements below…

  • Must meet agency computer competency level requirements. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word Processing software.
  • Must meet agency driving requirements. May be required to drive agency vehicles.  Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and maintain insurability.  Provide own reliable transportation to work in Medina County and to attend meetings and conferences outside of the county.
  • Must successfully complete a BCII background check.
  • Must meet all other agency employment requirements. Must meet all requirements as outlined on the corresponding job description.

Salary: Negotiable

Hours: Exempt; minimal 40 hours per week, may need to work evenings and weekends as needed

Available: July 1st 2020

Date Posted: May 6th 2020

How to Apply: Please submit employment application and resume to

Questions? Please contact Katie Cantrell (Human Resources Clerk) at 330-725-7751 ext. 288

The Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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