Senior Legal Counsel - Special Education

$124,803 - $162,241 yearly
  • Portland Public Schools
  • Oct 01, 2020
Full time Education Legal

Job Description

Portland Public Schools (PPS) is seeking talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences to lead change and inspire our services to and support of PPS students. We are seeking a stellar Senior Legal Counsel who models the core PPS Educator Essentials and who is fueled by a passion for Special Education Services.

To achieve our vision, we want someone who has a commitment to life-long learning, a vision for team success, the ability to serve and support our community and staff in complying with special education law and policies and advancing best practices.  The candidate must possess a law degree and 7 years of practice in special education law or hold a graduate degree in special education in combination with a law degree with expertise in an educational setting.  The District is focused on and committed to eliminating systemic racism and its impact on student learning. We seek candidates with a demonstrable commitment to racial equity and social justice.  

Please apply at https://www.pps.net/Page/2158 Job Number #21619 to review the full qualifications.

First screening will occur on October 23, 2020

Salary Range - $124,803 - $162,241 

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Cover Letter Request
In your cover letter, please describe your experience(s) guiding special education service provision. This may be in both formal and informal settings. Please include a brief description of the types of teams, the size of the teams you have supported in your special education work.