Fall River Public Schools ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3425565
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 8, 2021

Job Description









  1. A Bachelor's or Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major emphasis on Special Education.
  2. Appropriate Massachusetts
  3. Preference will be given to those candidates who present evidence of substantial experience in regular and/or special education settings.



  1. Direct assignment to the building principal for routine administrative matters and to the Supervisor of Special Needs for the delivery of services identified in the IEP, and related program issues.
  2. To perform all duties listed herein and other appropriate tasks assigned by the

       Supervisor of Special Needs.

  1. In cooperation with the Evaluation TEAM Chairperson, the School Psychologist

and such other special needs staff members, as involved, performs diagnostic assessments of children suspected of, or diagnosed as having, special needs.

  1. In cooperation with the Evaluation TEAM Chairperson, consults regularly with

Regular Education and Special Education Teachers regarding ways to meet the needs of those special needs students assigned to their classrooms.

  1. Work with school staff to promote maximum integration of children with special


  1. To participate actively in the evaluation process and TEAM meetings.
  2. To chair all perfunctory Review and Annual Review Meetings of students.
  3. To administer educational assessments for Annual Reviews and Re-evaluations.
  4. To assist in the development of appropriate educational plans as directed by the

       Evaluation TEAM Chairperson.

  1. Insure the orderly and timely implementation of those educational plans


  1. To confer with the parents of special needs students, as needed.
  2. To assist the Evaluation Chairperson and other assigned staff in maintenance of

       required records.

  1. To submit to the Principal, the Director, the Supervisor of Special Education

schedules and reports as required, including semi-annual Pupil Reports and Annual Review.

  1. To collaborate with other Special Educators and Regular Education Teachers on

       cases requiring joint participation in implementing educational plans.


SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: In accordance with the appropriate Bargaining Unit/Grant Contract.  Employment is contingent upon job performance, program needs, and funding



Closing Date for Applications:  As indicated on webpage




The Fall River Public Schools offers all programs, activities, and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin,

sexual orientation, and disability.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
    Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Fall River 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.

    Contact Information

    • Megan Souza
    • 417 Rock Street
    • Fall River, MA 02720
    • Fall River, Massachusetts 02720

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