ESY Lead Teacher
Alexandria, VA 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description

General Definition of Work:

The Special Education ESY Lead for Secondary or Elementary ESY Programming will provide leadership in supervising and supporting the division's special education ESY in-person program.

This position is available to internal applicants only.

Education and Experience:

Candidates should possess a master's degree or higher from an accredited college or university and be eligible for endorsement as a special education teacher, Administration and Supervision endorsement preferred but not required. Position requires a minimum of five years of experience working with children with disabilities in a school setting. Knowledge and experience using various methodologies with various ages of children and types of disabilities are desired.


Responsibilities related to the position would begin in June 2022. It is expected that the Special Education ESY Lead Teacher would assist the ESY Coordinator and Specialized Instruction Leadership in implementing the in-person ESY program during Summer 2022.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in assignment and orientation of all teachers and staff.
  • In collaboration with Specialized Instruction Leadership, and in coordination with school-based administrators, ensure a location for services is identified in each building.
  • Establish and maintain an ongoing communication process for parents.
  • In collaboration with the ESY Coordinator, coordinate busing needs and changes with transportation.
  • Organize distribution of materials to teachers and staff.
  • Ensure data collection protocols are being followed in assigned ESY location.
  • Monitors class sizes and recommends adjustments as needed.
  • Maintains staff attendance records to verify timesheets.
  • Communicates regularly with the ESY Coordinator and Office of Specialized Instruction staff regarding the status of the program and individual students.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Specialized Instruction.


  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.

Public Health Compliance

  • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
  • Must follow safety and health protocols.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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