NASET News Alert

Asst Supt - Exceptional Children

June 24, 2020

Greensboro, NC

Administration/Assistant Superintendent


Reporting directly to the Chief Academic Officer, the Assistant Superintendent for Special Education Services is a critical leadership role that directly affects the acceleration of improved student outcomes for GCS’s 10,534 students with special needs. This role directs, monitors and strengthens programs and ensures all services are implemented within federal, state, and local regulations. The Assistant Superintendent will coordinate the efforts of federal, state and local agencies, private specialists, parents and families, and division supervisors to provide the services needed by GCS students, working to eliminate disparities in achievement and ensure college and career readiness for students with special needs.

This role develops and implements GCS’s policies and procedures for identifying and meeting the needs of diverse learners, leads comprehensive planning and coordination; manages the administration of a large and complex budget with funds from district, state, and federal sources; and provides system leadership to ensure equitable access to high-quality special education and related services.  Please see for a more detailed description.


  • A clear track record of improving academic outcomes for students with special needs.
  • Master’s degree in special education, educational administration, or a related field from an accredited college or institution. Doctorate preferred.
  • Six years of supervisory/administrative/management experience in special education or related field, preferably in a large urban school district. Experience as a teacher and/or school leader with documented success in improving student outcomes preferred. Experience working with and supporting school leaders.
  • Knowledge of best practices, and current on national trends and research for the instruction of diverse learners.
  • Eligible for NC license in Exceptional Children at time of hire; Eligible for valid NC driver’s license at time of hire.


Salary for this position is competitive commensurate with prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.


Alma Advisory Group is partnering with Guilford County Schools for the Assistant Superintendent - Exceptional Childern.  Please visit for more information.