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Date:  Nov 15, 2022
Req ID:  24401

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  50221.81

Position Number: 22082471 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: Until Filled 



Special Application Information:

Incomplete applications will not be considered. List current/most recent job first. Account for all time periods including unemployment, self-employment, and military service. A resume may be attached to your required online application form; however, it may not be used as a substitute for completing any part of our application package. To make a call using the Arkansas Relay Service, dial 1-800-285-1121 (Voice) or 1-800-285-1131 (TDD) and for customer service, dial 1-800-285-7192 (V/TDD). 


Preferred Qualifications:



Knowledge of special ed law, IEP, and related IDEA paperwork

Knowledge of the specific application of IDEA in a residential Deaf School

Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment


Ability to train personnel regarding IEP and related paperwork

Ability to prepare reports and maintain records

Skilled in American Sign Language

Skilled in computer applications (Google, Office, etc)

Join the Arkansas Department of Education where each student is recognized as an individual.  Through a cultivation of world-class educators, partnering with communities, and an influx of social supports, Arkansas Department of Education provides multi-level supports that help ensure students will receive a personalized education and develop a life-long love of learning.

Position Information

Class Code: E015C

Grade: GS09


Salary Range: $50,222.00 - $72,822.00


The Special Education Supervisor is responsible for coordinating special education and instruction activities and/or programs, ensuring quality control and appropriateness of program, coordinating special projects, and preparing applicable reports. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Supervises a small to medium staff by assigning and reviewing work, establishing procedures, training staff, approving leave, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Coordinates and conducts education and training improvements to comply with federal and state laws and regulations, and provides technical assistance concerning improvement activities and federal funding. Oversees Special Education policy development for staff manuals to ensure promulgation of Special Education criteria by monitoring deadlines and providing technical assistance. Analyzes, interprets and applies state and federal laws, rules, and regulations, as related to licensure, develops reports, and conducts trainings, workshops, and professional conferences pertaining to special education requirements and policy revision. Prepares status reports, memorandums, and other correspondence, plans, creates, and implements programs for students, and attends and participates in meetings and seminars Coordinates special projects as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of federal and state laws regarding licensure. Knowledge of educational/training program development and presentation techniques. Knowledge of teaching principles and methods. Ability to research, develop, evaluate, and revise educational/training programs. Ability to coordinate and conduct educational/training programs. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to review and analyze applications and supporting documentation. Ability to present ideas and information to large and diverse groups.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent to a bachelor's degree in special education, education, psychology, or a related field; plus four years of professional level experience, including one year of supervisory experience. Must be licensed a Certified Teacher or Special Education Instructor. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock