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Education Programs Coordinator I - Special Education

State of Vermont | Barre, VT

State of Vermont
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Overview

Do you enjoy leveraging data to improve program outcomes? Can you flex and adapt within a dynamic work environment? Do you have a passion for supporting students with disabilities to succeed in their general education classrooms? The Vermont Agency of Education is looking for an Education Programs Coordinator I to join our Special Education Programs team. This person would work with our Special Education team and provide expertise in the areas of Low Incidence Disabilities and Autism. This is an inherently collaborative position that supports the special education program team within the Student Support Services Division, but works closely with the Assessment Team.

Key responsibilities of this position include:
  • Serving as a content expert in the area of Low Incidence Disabilities and Autism and as a resource to educational and other programs and groups concerned with this population of students.
  • Provide statewide leadership in the areas of evidence-based programming for students with Low Incidence Disabilities and Autism (including academic, social skills and behavioral instruction).
  • Represent the Special Education team in our Statewide Assessment system, including our general, alternate and P.E. assessments.
  • Provide assistance to the field on accessing instructional materials for students with Low Incidence Disabilities and Autism.
  • Represent the Agency in statewide and national councils in related content areas.
  • Assist in the approval and monitoring of independent schools working with students with specific learning disabilities.
  • Primary point of contact for questions related to low incidence disabilities and autism.
  • Familiarity with state special education rules and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned


We are seeking candidates with considerable skills and experience in supporting students who qualify for special education under low incidence disabilities categories and autism. A strong candidate will demonstrate experience providing evidence-based academic, social, and behavioral instruction in an inclusive environment. The candidate should also be familiar with statewide assessments and accommodations required to ensure all students have access to a statewide assessment.

Who May Apply

This position, Education Programs Coordinator I - Special Education (Job Requisition #1461), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Chris Kane at christopher.kane@vermont.gov .

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Work is generally performed in a standard office setting but significant travel may be anticipated for which private means of transportation must be available. Some work outside of normal work schedule may be required. There may be considerable interaction with a variety of publics and strong differences of opinion may be encountered.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in education, public administration or related field AND four (4) years or more as an Education Consultant II OR at a professional level involving program development, supervision or leadership experience in a public or private education institution, or related organization.

OR

Master's degree in education, public administration or related field AND two (2) years or more as an Education Consultant II OR at a professional level involving program development, supervision or leadership experience in a public or private education institution, or related organization.

Note: Some positions may have certification requirements or other special requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the following areas is preferred:
  • Professional experience in special education.
  • Professional expertise in the areas of evidence-based practices for students diagnosed with low incidence disabilities and autism.
  • Experience collaborating within and across professional institutions.
  • Strong written and communication skills.


Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier


Job Code: 1461
Posted On: 2019-05-09 10:00:53
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Job Status: Full Time
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