Under the direction of the Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance I (FMTA I) Unit Administrator and the Director of the Special Education Division, and working cooperatively with program units and supervisors throughout the Department, the FMTA consultant works independently in the following areas of responsibility to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations: verification reviews; special education self-reviews; complaint investigations; local plans/annual service and budget plans; special projects; and the delivery of technical assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs), Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPAs), and parents. FMTA unit responsibilities are regionalized among five geographical areas of the state. Travel is required.
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Excellent communication, organizational, and writing skills
Knowledge and understanding of education program monitoring
Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations
Experience working with local educational agencies, school districts, and parents
Good computer skills
Willing to travel
WHO MAY APPLY
Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). For information on how to obtain list eligibility, please visit the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) website at http://www.jobs.ca.gov/. All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). Employment provisions as outlined by the CalHR State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed. An individual, who possesses a valid California administration credential, or credential or life diploma of equivalent authorization, or a master’s or doctorate degree, must attach a copy of that document to their application. Please reference the 0663/4634 on the application.
PLEASE NOTE: Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
Special Education Division
Focused Monitoring and Technical
Assistance Unit I (FMTA I)
1430 N Street, Suite 2401
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attn: Markie Harvey-Thomas
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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