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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3249959
  • Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Posted : March 19, 2020
  • Starting Date: August 27, 2020

Job Description

Nantucket Public Schools is looking for a Team Chair to help lead special education meetings, coordinate services, provide support to special education staff and collaborate with administrators and school psychologists. Responsibilities include completing paperwork requirements for all initial and re-evaluation meetings, chairing these and other types of TEAM meetings, determining eligibility and committing financial resources, reviewing and editing IEPs, participating in MTSS meetings and ensuring that timelines and legal mandates are followed. This position is a new position and will be shared between two schools which are next to each other. The TEAM chair will report to the Director of Special Services and the Elementary School (PreK-2) and Intermediate School (grades 3-5) principals.

Nantucket is a beautiful island with strong community spirit and plentiful natural resources. The Nantucket Public Schools offer a generous compensation package including high salaries and low cost health insurance.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Educational Diagnostician
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Student Services > Educational Diagnostician
    Student Services > Pupil Personnel Worker
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Nantucket Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on 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

    • Must have a professional license as a Special Education Teacher or a Related Services Provider (such as an SLP, School Psychologist or BCBA).

      Must have a strong working knowledge of Massachusetts and Federal laws and regulations pertaining to special education.

      Must have excellent organizational and communication skills.

      Must have a Master degree in a related field

    • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. What is your philosophy on educating students with disabilities?
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Michele Brady , Director of Special Sevices
    • 10 Surfside Road
    • Nantucket, Massachusetts 02554
    • Phone: 508-228-7285
    • Fax: 508-325-5318
    • Email: click here

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