Job Description


Manages the activities of the Tucson Unified School District Exceptional Education program, Medicaid Reimbursement program, and compliance.


Senior Director - Exceptional Education


Master’s degree in special education or related field

Arizona Administrative Certificate, or eligibility to obtain such certification

Five (5) years of special education teaching or leadership experience

Demonstrated experience in creating, organizing, and supervising instructional programs.

Evidence of successful experience in communication with school system personnel, students, parents, and the community in promoting school-community relations.

Record of successful experience in working with a diverse population including students with linguistic and cultural variety and/or within the school and community.


Experience or training in both elementary and secondary education.

Experience in supportive service plans and programs including special education and experience with or knowledge of Medicaid in the Public Schools Program (MIPS).

Bilingual - Spanish/English.


Must hold the Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card.

Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.

Bloodborne Pathogen training offered by TUSD Risk Management Department.

Valid Driver’s License

MVReport - showing no more than the allowable points against Driver’s License as described under Governing Board Policy: EEB-R-1 Business and Personnel Transportation Services - Transportation by Employees.

Reliable mode of personal transportation with evidence of insurance compliance greater than or equal to the state required minimum for car insurance as described under Governing Board Policy: EEB-R-1 Business and Personnel Transportation Services - Transportation by Employees


Effective: 2024-2025 School Year
Location: District Office - Broadway & Park Area - Sites Vary
FTE: 1.0 - 8 hours per day
Work Calendar: 12 month

Position start date: July 1, 2024

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage.

Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

Job Contact Information
Name Dalila Durazo
Title Executive Assistant
Phone 520-225-6009
Applications will be accepted
Sunday, January 21, 2024 12:00 AM  -
Thursday, February 22, 2024 11:59 PM
(Pacific Standard Time)

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