Occ. Code 3927300
COORDINATOR SPECIAL EDUCATION, GRADE 25
New York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The Coordinator Special Education oversees and coordinates the activities of special education programs in all New York State correctional facilities.
This position is classified in the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS).
Coordinator Special Education: one position class; plans, directs, and supervises the overall operations of all special education programs within DOCCS.
The Special Subjects Coordinator develops and coordinates all recreational programs within DOCCS.
Ensures that all aspects of each inmates program, and the Departments special education program as a whole, conform with State and federal guidelines.
Acts as Chairperson of the Departments Committee on Special Education.
Acts as liaison between DOCCS, other public and private agencies, and other DOCCS units.
Open Competitive: Possession of a permanent New York State teaching certification in special education and four years of full-time experience in teaching special needs students, at least one year of which must have been spent teaching inmates in a correctional setting; or two years of experience in the direct supervision of a multi-faceted special education program in a correctional setting.
NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.