Director of Student Support Services
Eden Prairie Schools - Eden Prairie, MN

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Director of Student Support Services

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Director of Student Support Services

Notice of Position Opening

Eden Prairie School District is seeking applicants for a Director of Student Support Services to lead our school district's student support services and special education programs. This position will oversee the following programs: Special Education (Early Childhood through Age 21), English Language Learners (ELL), Title I, II, and III, Gifted & Talented, Health & Related Services, and Targeted Services/ALC's. This is a key leadership position that will serve on the Executive Cabinet and will lead the district with a variety of staff and student needs in order to assure success for all learners. Eden Prairie is a school district with over 1,400 employees serving approximately 9,100 students. The district is recognized for its quality initiatives and its leadership in educational programming.

Position requirements:

Master's Degree required, specialist or doctorate preferred.

Ability to obtain a Director of Special Education license through the State of Minnesota

Certification in multiple special education licensure areas.

Five years experience in special education, three years in disability area.

Three years administrative or supervisory experience.


Knowledge of current issues related to child and parent education

Experience with budget management and data management

Knowledge of curriculum, instruction & assessment pedagogy

Experience with professional growth plans for staff

Excellent organization, management, and communication skills

Excellent team, consensus-building and collaboration skills

Knowledge of learning theory & practice

Understanding of diverse learners needs

Position reports to:

Starting Salary:
Regionally competitive salary based on education & experience

Application preferred by:
March 1, 2013 (Applications accepted until the position is filled)

Start Date:
July 1, 2013

Apply online at, contact Courtney Rau, Human Resources, Phone (952) 975-7106; Email:

Eden Prairie Public Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. Eden Prairie Public Schools does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.


Eden Prairie School District

Director of Student Support Services

Salary and Benefit Package


Regionally competitive salary based on education &



20 days a year


11 paid holidays each year

Life Insurance

Life insurance fully paid by the employer for an amount equal to twice the employee's annual salary

Long Term Disability Insurance

Long term disability fully paid by the employer.


Medical/hospitalization insurance fully paid by the employer for single coverage, generous contribution by employer towards family coverage premium.

Dental Insurance

Dental insurance is fully paid by the employer for family coverage

Sick Leave

14 days per year cumulative to 254 days

Tuition Reimbursement

50% tuition for up to 3 credits per academic session for pre-approved coursework

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