Saturday, March 29, 2014

William & Mary Law School is seeking a clinical professor for its Special Education Advocacy Clinic

Below is the job description for the position in William & Mary's Special Ed. Advocacy Clinic which is part of the law school's Parents Engaged for Learning Equality (PELE) Initiative.  You can apply here.

Position Information

   
   
Position Title Professor of the Practice and Managing Attorney
Position Summary

The Professor of the Practice and Managing Attorney for the PELE Special Education Advocacy Clinic provides legal services to school-aged children with disabilities and their parents, supervises law students in providing these services, assists in training students in a clinical legal education environment, and provides education and outreach activities, including an annual Institute in Special Education Advocacy.

Required Qualifications

Required qualifications include: a Juris Doctor degree and valid Virginia state bar license to practice law; Knowledge of and experience with IDEA and Sect. 504, and experience representing children with disabilities and their families in special education advocacy required. Also must have client-based legal experience, advocacy experience, superior research and legal writing skills, and clinical teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include: prior experience in K-12 teaching, experience with interpretation of educational evaluations and testing data.

Location William & Mary
Job Open Date 03/24/2014
Review Begin Date 04/24/2014
Job Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Instructional Faculty
Special Application Instructions  
Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a valid state bar license to practice law in Virginia?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Do you have knowledge of and experience with IDEA and Sect. 504, and experience representing children with disabilities and their families in special education advocacy?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Do you have experience in K-12 teaching and/or experience with interpretation of educational evaluations and testing data?

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter

(jbl)

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2014/03/william-mary-law-school-is-seeking-a-clinical-professor-for-its-special-education-advocacy-clinic.html

| Permalink

Comments

Post a comment