EVALUATION TEAM SUPERVISOR

Medway Public Schools

Medway, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3170104
  • Application Deadline: September 20, 2019
  • Posted : September 6, 2019
  • Starting Date: September 30, 2019

Job Description

Medway Public Schools has an administrator opening for an Evaluation Team Supervisor. The successful candidate will work with principals, teachers, and specialists to build a learning climate that allows all students to achieve within their Least Restrictive Work Environment. The Evaluation Team Supervisor (ETS) will work to establish and maintain consistent procedures to meet requirements of CMR 28.00. The ETS will chair initial and re-evaluation meetings for students and will manage special education/student services programs and services assigned to their buildings. Qualified candidates will have Massachusetts licensure and 5+ years of experience as a special education teacher, related service provider or psychologist; supervisor/director license required. Qualified applicants should submit resume, transcripts, Massachusetts certification and three written letters of reference via school spring.

TITLE: Special Education Evaluation Team Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Massachusetts licensure and 5+ years experience as a special education teacher, related service provider or psychologist; supervisor/director license required.
2. Knowledge/experience in behavior management, differentiation of instruction, reading disabilities and various specialized programs related to reading and dyslexia, and working knowledge of IDEA and state special education regulations, evaluation and IEP meeting/process/development.
3. Excellent oral and written communication and organization skills.
4. Experience with various models of special education service delivery and program development.
5. Strong skills in collaborative problem solving and conflict resolution.
6. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Power Point).
7. Knowledge of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.
8. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find acceptable.

REPORTS TO:
Director of Student Services and Building Principals

JOB GOAL:
To work with principals, teachers, and specialists to build a learning
climate that allows all students to achieve within their Least Restrictive
Environment. The Evaluation Team Supervisor (ETS) will work to
establish and maintain consistent procedures to meet requirements of
CMR 28.00. The ETS will chair all initial and re-evaluation meetings
for students; will manage programs and services at the district and/or
building level; and conduct out-of-district team meetings, as
needed.

PERFORMANCE REPONSIBILITIES:

1. Serves as the chairperson for initial, re-evaluation and select annual review team meetings, with the authority to commit the resources of the district.

2. Provides supervision of and contributes directly to the evaluation of student services/special education staff, including the planning and implementation of curriculum/instruction and behavior programs, liaison responsibilities, student evaluation/testing process/reports, and various paperwork requirements.

3. Serves as a resource to the principals, curriculum specialists, teachers, and other staff members, as well as with parents, regarding special education and student services processes and services, including 504 processes, transition planning and other duties, as required.

4. Collaborates with district leadership team(s) to review and monitor students’ performance, analyze student performance data and work collaboratively to examine various facets of school and district programs to determine trends and appropriate directions and/or interventions.

5. Coordinates district and/or building program planning process; collects pertinent data from teachers regarding student progress/program needs and ensures principals and the director of student services have accurate and timely information to plan appropriate staffing models, in particular for those students moving between buildings and/or may require program elements different than those currently in place.

6. Works with respective principals to plan, implement and monitor various special education programs/models, as well as plan/review protocols regarding the interface between regular and special education support models/ frameworks (i.e.: MTSS, IST, Tiered Instructional Models, regular education intervention programs, etc.).

7. Works with respective principals to determine allocation of resources, both monetary and staff, in order to meet projected and evolving needs of students, including creation of and review of both master and individual staff schedules in order to creatively and efficiently deploy staff to meet student needs.

8. Assists in the collection and preparation of data/documentation related to district and/or Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) reporting requirements.

9. Reviews students’ assessment data, including but not limited to: MCAS, district-wide assessment programs, various interim assessment data results, and analyzes/interprets result trends for students with disabilities (SWD) in order to assist in both student-specific and district wide planning.

10. Facilitates, coordinates and supervises initial, re-evaluation, IEP reviews and select annual review special education TEAM meetings, in accordance with the most current state and federal regulations, makes decisions regarding areas of dissent amongst TEAM members, follows up to ensure that all team members complete information on the student’s IEP, and that individuals’ responsibilities are completed in a timely fashion.

11. Facilitates meetings between various stake-holders to ensure the successful transition of students with IEPs between programs/schools; i.e.: Early Intervention to Preschool, PS to K, Primary to Intermediate grades, and Grades 4 to 5, and Grades 8 to 9.

12. Supervises and contributes to the evaluation of special education and related service provider staff including, but not necessarily limited to:

a. the development of curriculum and instruction programs;
b. assessment (ongoing progress monitoring) of student learning;
c. conducting, interpreting, and writing clear reports based on
evaluation data;
d. writing quality IEPs within designated time lines; and
e. completion of other professional responsibilities.

13. Facilitates interpretation of special education mandates, procedures, and state forms for staff members, IEP teams, including parents, as may be necessary.

14. Plans for and provides periodic training for special education aides, general and/or special education teachers, either in groups or as individuals, on various topics related to the special education process, disability types, instructional and/or behavioral/ motivational strategies, and other pertinent topics.

15. Participates in Leadership Team meetings to promote collaboration between general and special education and communicate the interests/needs of special education students and staff to ensure their needs are duly considered in district-level planning.

16. Assists the director of student services, and principal in student services matters as may be requested.

17. Performs additional duties as assigned by the superintendent.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Work Year: To be determined by the superintendent.

Salary: Commensurate with background and experience. Individual contract.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Pupil Personnel
    Administrator > Special Education Director
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    • Kathleen Bernklow
    • 45 Holliston Street
    • Medway, Massachusetts 02053

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