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.