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Nayatt School
Barrington Public Schools
Barrington, Rhode Island

Job Details
Job ID: 3277287 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 13, 2020 Starting Date: August 27, 2020


Job Description
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. RI Elementary Special Education Certification Required 2. Minimum of 3 Years of Teaching Experience Preferred 3. Master’s Degree Preferred 4. Internal Candidates Only REPORTS TO: Principal, Director of Pupil Personnel, and Assistant Director of Pupil Personnel. This is a stipend position that will be added to the successful candidate’s full teaching load. Duties to be carried out during before/after school and in lieu of any assigned school duty periods. Job Goal: To coordinate the Special Education IEP Process and provide leadership regarding the development of IEPs at the building level. PERFORMANCE QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrates expertise and/or skills in the area of Special Education, Common Core State Standards, Transition Services, IEP Development, IEP Compliance and meeting facilitation. Specific duties: ? Lead, facilitate, and chair some Special Education meetings. ? Review each IEP prior to IEP meetings for compliance issues and provide feedback to case managers as necessary. ? Provide support and training to special education department members on the development of IEPs, progress monitoring of IEP goals, and meeting facilitation. ? Communicate on a regular basis with the Director and Assistant Director of Pupil Personnel. ? Remain current with special education regulations and requirements. ? Provide input into IDEA grant, materials, and professional development. ? Ensure that meeting paperwork for Special Education meetings is compliant. ? Assist in the planning and implementation of staff development in-service and training programs for special education and general education staff grades PK-5.. ? Perform other tasks as assigned. ? Skills Needed for Position: Knowledge of best practice and legal requirements o fIDEA regulations related to IEP process and development. Strong communication skills and leadership qualities to work effectively with administration, faculty, students, and parents. WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The employee is regularly required to operate a keyboard, to view a computer screen, and to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Required vision abilities include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently required to bend, stoop, kneel, reach with hands and arms, grasp, and manipulate large and small items. The employee is also required to move from location to location, lift items weighing up to 30 pounds, and engage in restraints following CPI. Communication requirements include the ability to hear and respond to voice and other sounds in small and large settings with background noise and to present information orally and in writing. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Length of the contract to be determined by the Superintendent. EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the School Committee policy on the evaluation of teaching staff. This position requires regular reapplication of interest to continue in the position. Continuation in the role will be based on the discretion of the Superintendent based upon feedback from Principal and Director of Pupil Personnel. See Contract Language Below: NEAB Contract Teachers who seek to fill Academic/Instructional Leadership Positions shall apply through a process defined by the Administration and in accordance with Committee policy. The Superintendent, or their designee, shall select the most qualified applicant to fill the position; if two candidates are equally qualified, the candidate with the greater District experience shall be selected. If the Superintendent deems it necessary, they shall meet with the person in the Academic/Instructional Leadership Position on or about February 1st. By no later than May 1st, a teacher who seeks to continue in an Academic/Instructional Leadership Position for the forthcoming school year shall so indicate in a written communication directed to the Superintendent, who shall review and schedule a meeting with a teacher as necessary. By June 30th, the Superintendent shall finalize their recommendations for an appointment for the forthcoming year; any position that is to be filled shall be posted by that date. No teacher so selected has the right to retain such position from year to year without reappointment by the Committee at the start of each school year upon recommendation of the Superintendent, or otherwise in accordance with the law. To support the Barrington's commitment to diversity, and to foster inclusion, respect, and equity in education, the successful candidate will be expected to include people of all races, ethnicities, creeds, socioeconomic classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, and disability statuses in work activities. Preference will be given to candidates who articulate their commitment to valuing inclusivity and diversity.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Barrington 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
RI Elementary Special Education Certification Required Minimum of 3 Years of Teaching Experience Preferred Master’s Degree Preferred Internal Candidates Only
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States 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. Are you certified to teach in Rhode Island

    2. What areas do you hold a teaching certification?
    Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)

    3. Do you have relatives currently employed by the Barrington School Department?

    4. Were you ever previously employed by the Barrington School Department? If yes, specify position and date of employment.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    5. Are you currently a Rhode Island retiree receiving a pension from the State of Rhode Island?

    Contact Information
    Lee-Ann Markowski
    220 Lincoln Avenue
    Barrington, Rhode Island 02806
    Phone: 401-247-3150