Student Services Administrator/Team Chairperson

Expiring today

Employer
TrulyHired
Location
Marblehead, MA
Posted
Aug 02, 2022
Closes
Aug 08, 2022
Ref
267142986
Position Type
Executive / C-level, Chairman
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Other
The Marblehead Public School District is currently seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Student Services Chairperson. This is a full-time and two hundred and four (204) day administrative-level opportunity beginning in the 2022-2023 school year.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
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 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 student
-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 Education 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 disablities
-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 > Special Education Director
Instructional Support > Teacher Mentor
Special Education > Autism
Special Education > General Special Education
Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
Student Services > Teacher Mentor
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 7 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