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Mid-State Special Education is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Special Education effective July 1, 2023 following the retirement of the current Director and Assistant Director. This individual serves as the full-time State-Approved Director of Special Education for all member districts and the chief administrative officer of the cooperative reporting to the MSSE Executive Committee and the MSSE Governing Board. The duties and essential job functions are available in the job description at https://www.midstatespec.org/director-of-special-education-vacancy/ 


ISBE Professional Educator License with the Director of Special Education endorsement; Master’s Degree in Special Education or Related Specialty Field; special education administrative experience; excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and time management skills


A 12-month contract with regionally competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and qualifications, will be negotiated with the finalist.

Additional Notes

MSSE is a special education joint agreement cooperative serving over 2,000 students in our 13 central Illinois school districts located in Bond, Christian, Fayette, Macoupin, and Montgomery counties.  We are dedicated to the education of all students and committed to the provision of quality services and supports to students, families, and our member-district schools.

How to Apply

Please complete the online application and provide a letter of application, resume, reference contacts, proof of licensure, and copies of transcripts to Mid-State Special Education, Attn: Selection Committee, PO Box 46, Morrisonville, IL 62546 or email to selection.committee@midstatespec.org

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