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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4048599
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : October 25, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR


Special Education –  IEP Team Leader

Location: To Be Determined


Job Goal:   Somerville Public Schools strives to create an inclusive and racially affirming environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.


We welcome and value different perspectives and experiences in our staff, recognizing the powerful impact that a diverse workforce has on all students. We are committed to supporting educators through a strong induction and mentorship program, educator-driven professional development, and opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

As a district, we are also committed to supporting the whole child by promoting a trusting, mutually respectful and inspiring culture that values the individuality of our students and the professionalism of the field.


QualificationsAppropriate Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Educator's Licensure is

Required in Special Education.


ResponsibilitiesAs per the Somerville Teachers Association, Unit A Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Process all annual reviews, re-evaluations and emergency placement meetings
  • Coordinate meetings with families
  • Schedule  all annual reviews, re-evaluations and emergency placement meetings
  • Schedule interpreters for IEP meetings
  • Send meeting notices and invitations to families, service providers and team members.
  • Chair all annual, re-evaluation and emergency placement meetings for students with disabilities including transition meetings
  • Integrate goals and objectives provided by special educators into the IEP
  • Complete all special education paperwork related to IEP meetings
  • Monitor parent signatures
  • Generate and provide consent 
  • Follow DESE and SPS regulations
  • Adhere to all mandated timelines and compliance
  • Complete educational evaluations and other job related duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education

Position Reports to:  Director of Special Education or Designee


The Somerville Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, home status, marital/civil union status, sex/gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, citizenship status, place of birth, national origin, ancestry, cultural identity, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals’ dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 4
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Consulting Teacher
    Special Education > Educational Diagnostician
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
    Student Services > Educational Diagnostician
  • Employer Description

    Education - Inspiration - Excellence are the themes that characterize the instructional services, departments and programs of the Somerville Public Schools.

    Our Mission: The Somerville Public Schools is dedicated to the realization of the full intellectual, physical, social, and emotional potential of all students. Our talented team of teachers and other professionals provides every student with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to be successful throughout their lives. This is accomplished through the delivery of innovative instruction guided by the Massachusetts Curriculum and Somerville Curriculum Frameworks, and supported through partnerships with organizations such as Primary Source, and the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach at Tufts University. Learn more about us...

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    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Central HR
    • 8 Bonair St.
    • Somerville, Massachusetts 02145

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