Fairfax County Public Schools
Assistant Superintendent, Special Services
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 11th largest school division, is seeking a proven educational leader to serve as Assistant Superintendent of the Department of Special Services.
FCPS, located in the Washington, D.C. region, serves a diverse student population of more than 189,010 students in grades pre-K through 12. FCPS students come from all over the world and speak nearly 200 languages. FCPS is the third largest employer in Virginia. The school division has approximately 27,500 full-time employees and an operating budget of $3.1 billion.
Plans, directs, manages, and evaluates all FCPS Department of Special Services programs, services, and personnel to include offices responsible for alternative programs, special education, student services, and program support services; and serves as liaison between the School Board, community groups, and the Department of Special Services.
Postgraduate Professional License in school administration, special education or related field with endorsement(s) in field(s) of specialization and appropriate supervisory and/or administrative endorsements, plus eight years’ progressive experience supervising or administering one or more of the following program areas: special education programs and services, alternative programs, program support services, and student services. Doctorate’s degree preferred. Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and current trends of school administration as applied to special education programs, alternative programs, and student services.
Interested candidates should apply online:
Preferred start date August 1, 2020
Equal Opportunity Employer