NASET News Alert

Curiculum/Special Ed. Coordinator

March 21, 2019

Akiachak, Alaska

(Special Education Administrator)


1. Responsible for the effective implementation of special education services, testing,
certifications of students and related services throughout the district.
2. Serves as the district liaison with the Alaska Department of Education in all Special
Education matters
3. Leads the 504 and RTI processes
4. Develops and administers Special Education grant
5. Assists in selection, retention, and promotion of Special Education certificated and
classified personnel as supported by the Superintendent
6. Controls and supervises the maintenance of all Special Education student records.
7. Works collaboratively with the YSD Principals to provide effective and on-going
professional development and hold accountable for in-service summaries.
8. Train Reading and Math Specialists for implementation of Houghton, Mifflin Reading
and Saxon Math materials and visit monthly with each school.
9. Assure all staff understand and implement the Alaska State Standards per subject.
10. Inventory and distribution of Curriculum materials to each school.
11. Plan District-wide in-service for beginning of the school year.
12. Assist leadership team to develop, implement and evaluate the YSD Strategic Plan.
13  Reports to the board on all curriculum and instruction initiatives.
14. Coordinate the new teacher Induction Program and District Orientation program
15. Work closely with ANEP Director to oversees the learning academies and dual credit
16. Work with ANEP Director, Universities and other districts to develop career pathways
for students related to ANEP and district curriculum needs
17. Serve on Advisory Committee to ensure quality improvements for the ANEP Project.
18. Other responsibilities may be assigned


1. Alaska Type A Teaching Certificate with Special Education Endorsement required.
2. Five or more years of successful teaching experience.
3. Background and experience in Alaska Native populations in a remote environment
4. Knowledge and experience with early childhood programs, special education,
curriculum development and grant programs preferred.


This is an opportunity to work in a remote Alaskan Bush Village. We offer teacher housing, health benefits, and a competitive compensation package. 


John Stackhouse, Business Manager