Coordinator of Alternative Services & Special Programs

Job | Posted 6 days ago
Position Areas
State Education Agency


Job Title:

Coordinator of Alternative Services & Special Programs

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Employment Status:  Certified

License Required:  YES

Reports to:   Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction


Responsibilities include (but not limited to) planning, coordinating, and implementing various programs and policies, such as, Truancy, IASEP, Student Discipline and MCPS Handbooks.  Communicate and collaborate with school administrators.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and Conduct Discipline Hearings of students who have been referred to the Discipline Committee;

  • Coordinate and Conduct Truancy Procedures

  • Attend Court Proceedings as required;

  • Schedule Truancy meetings at the school level via Google Meet or Zoom;

  • Maintain Truancy paperwork;

  • Coordinate/Schedule Home Visits; 

  • Refer students with truancy issues to the district court, when applicable;

  • Communicate directly with school principals on issues of attendance and truancy in their respective schools and takes the appropriate action(s) as needed; 

  • Ensure compliance with law enforcement and probation departments in related matters;

  • Coordinate the revision of required handbooks (Code of Conduct; Program of Studies for MS and HS, etc)

    • Submit handbooks for Board Approval annually ;

    • Schedule meetings with stakeholders; 

  • Coordinate the implementation and continued expansion of the Virginia Tiered System of Supports (VTSS) for the division;

    • Schedule trainings;

    • Work with Central Office team to develop necessary plan for division

    • Meet with school personnel to gather data for reporting;

    • Submit requests for reimbursement as needed;

    • Maintain documentation of required services within VTSS being implemented;

  • Coordinate the ISAEP program;

    • Student testing can be done at CO, or, if necessary a proctor at the school can be obtained;

  • Coordinate with Brunswick County in regards to the LINK Program that provides funding for Alternative Education;

  • Provide Assistance to the Alternative Education Center, as needed.

  • Attend regular meetings of the superintendent’s staff and serve actively to improve communication, cooperation, and planning;

  • Maintains confidentiality; unquestionable integrity. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

  • Qualifications

    • Demonstrates an understanding of the job tasks.

    • Interact effectively with parents, pupils, teachers, administrators, classified employees, and the community.

    • Demonstrates good work habits to include punctual and regular attendance.

    • Knowledge of local, state and federal issues related to the areas or responsibility. 

    • Ability to demonstrate conflict-resolution strategies.

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within all levels of the organization.

    • Ability to develop a budget as it pertains to areas of responsibility. 

    • Ability to develop accurate reports and business correspondence consistent with the duties of this position.

    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from administrators, staff, and court personnel. 

    • Skill in conducting fair and impartial appeal hearings.

    • Ability to work with minimal supervision as appropriate.

    • Demonstrates professionalism by working cooperatively with other staff members, ensuring that oral communications are clear, accurate, and grammatically correct, respecting the confidential nature of professional information, submitting reports accurately, punctually, and complying with administrative directives, individual school guidelines, and school board policy.



    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from accredited university.

    • Master’s Preferred

    • Experience in dealing with a variety of complaint issues.

    • Experience in working with numbers and budgets.

    • Experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.


    FLSA STATUS:  Exempt, 12-month position, Coordinator Scale

    Posted By

    Mecklenburg County Public Schools

    P.O. Box 190 , Boydton, VA 23917

    At the following locations

    Central Office

    175 Mayfield Dr , Boydton, VA 23917

    Compare with State

    Amount per Student


    State Average: $11,724

    % ELL Students


    State Average: 9%

    Student Teacher Ratio


    State Average: 14.22

    % IEP Students


    State Average: 13%



    State Average: 801