State of Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • 09-Feb-2018 to 02-Mar-2018 (CST)
  • MO Schools for the Severely Disabled - Schools
  • Jefferson City, MO, USA
  • $63,600
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Retirement, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave, Paid Holidays

Job Opportunity Notice
Assistant Superintendent
Annual Salary: $63,600
Full-time, benefited position
Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled
Office of Special Education

All applications MUST be submitted electronically to be considered for the review process. Complete the employment application at
Once on The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's website, complete the "Apply Now" information to the right, then click "Apply for this Position". This will direct you to the online application. Attach a scanned copy of college transcripts (if applicable for the position) with the application. An e-mail confirmation will be sent once the application is received electronically.

NOTE: If a college degree is a requirement for this position, transcripts MUST be submitted with the application in order to be considered for employment.  Failure to include transcripts (when required for the position) with your application will eliminate the application from the review process. 

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in an area of special education, school administration and supervision, or a related field.
Three years of successful experience in special education, administration or general school administration and supervision.
Preference will be given to special education administration.

(Other qualifications and experience, which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be accepted in lieu of the above.)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of state laws and regulations pertaining to school administration.
Thorough knowledge of applicable laws and regulations pertaining to special education and related matters.
Knowledge of effective school administration.
Ability to discuss the Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled program in an effective manner with interested groups.
Ability to supervise staff.
Ability to work under supervision as well as assume leadership responsibilities when required.

Coordinate curriculum development and implementation, improvement of instruction, and staff development.
Ensure efficiency of procedures in central office and supervise central office personnel.
Oversees the formulation and administration of a program of staff supervision and evaluation.
Supervises nursing and health care efforts.
Oversees compliance with IDEA.
Monitors annual student and performance evaluation.
Support superintendent in development of positive public relations both within and outside of MSSD system.
Strive to achieve greater efficiencies and effectiveness through continual review and revision of policies and procedures.
Proficiency in curriculum and effective instructional strategies for students with severe to profound disabilities.
Skillful in the application of the principals of Positive Behavior Support and Professional Learning Communities.  
Custodian of Records for MSSD.
Represent MSSD on appointed committees.
Lead project manager for the District Strategic Plan.
Process child complaints and due process hearings and mediation.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.
Lift and move 50 lbs.


Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have special needs addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Human Resources at (573) 751-9619, through Missouri Relay System at (800) 735-2966, or via email at

To Our Applicants with Disabilities:  For assistance with any phase of the Department process, please notify the Director of Human Resources at (573) 751-9619.  Reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate special needs.

TTY/TDD users: Relay Missouri service (800) 735-2966.

State of Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
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