Team Chairperson/Student Services Administrator - Marblehead HS

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Marblehead, MA
Aug 02, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
Position Type
Executive / C-level, Chairman
Employment Type
Organization Type
position of Student Services Chairperson at Marblehead High School. MHS servesThis is a full-time and two hundred and four (204) day administrative-level opportunity beginning in the 2022-2023 school year.

An administrative position that assists the Director of Student Services in carrying out the state and federal special education mandates for students with disabilities and implement other supports through the Department of Student Services.

Position Responsibilities:
-Establishes and maintains the special education process at their level that is in line with the district special education framework
-Chairs initial, reevaluation and annual review special education meetings
-Attends regular consultation meetings with teachers, therapists, psychologists, outside consultants and others to discuss program components and student concerns
-Coordinates and/or conducts student observations in Special Education programs as needed
-Is responsible for the quality of the Individual Education Plans that are delivered to parents as well as ensuring the appropriate placement, goals and service delivery for all special education students within an assigned school
-Keeps current on all applicable federal and state laws, regulations and best practices in the area of special education in Massachusetts
-May act as liaison for out-of-district students
-Proactively collaborates with building-level leadership to ensure a focus on aligned vision and goals of the school and district
-Shares responsibility with principals in the evaluation of special education teachers by conducting announced and unannounced teacher observations per the DESE Educator Evaluation model
-Models and promotes best practices in special education teaching
-Recommends and coordinates professional development for special education staff
-Meets regularly with all program teachers and inclusion specialists to discuss student progress and challenges
-Tracks and organizes summer services for students with disabilities
-Participates in district leadership meetings monthly
-Carries out other related special education duties as may be assigned by the Director of Student Services

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Categories :Administrator > Pupil Personnel
Administrator > Special Education Director
Special Education > General Special Education
Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Location Description


The School will..... Create a school community that encourages active and responsible participation Require respectful behavior from all Provide a safe and healthy learning environment Adhere to national and state learning standards Offer a variety of courses Recognize and make accommodations for individual differences in abilities, needs and interests Utilize varied teaching practices to respond to multiple learning styles Employ multiple assessment methods to measure students' knowledge and skills Use technological innovations in all subject areas to enhance teaching and learning Foster an awareness and an appreciation of other cultures Develop an understanding of environmental and global issues Promote mature decision making Offer a variety of support services to the school community Support professional development for all staff Provide opportunities for communication and cooperation among parents, school, and the community. Learn more about us...

Equal Opportunity Employer

Marblehead Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination om the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate IN an equal opportunity investigation.

Job Requirements

  • Special Education Administrator license required
    Experience across multiple grade levels preferred
    Understanding of trauma-informed practices
    Commitment to fostering an inclusive milieu

    Marblehead Public Schools is committed to sustaining an inclusive environment that fosters belonging and acceptance. We apply an equitable, culturally relevant lens to students' social, emotional, physical, and academic development. MPS sees the power of diversity. We support proactive allies. We respect and affirm the unique identities of all people across disability, ethnicity, gender identity/expression, language, nationality, sexuality, socioeconomic status, race, and religion. Through holistic practices, we cultivate awareness and agency to grow conscience-minded, empathetic citizens.

    The Department of Student Services is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applicants of color.
  • At least 5 yearsof relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

Application Questions

There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

Contact Information

  • Paula Donnelly , Director of Student Services
  • 2 Humphrey Street
  • Marblehead,Massachusetts 01945
  • Phone: 781-639-3100
  • Fax: 781-639-3105
  • Email: click here