Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District
Wenham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3871444 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 4, 2022 Starting Date: August 31, 2022
Updated: May 31, 2022

Job Description

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District is seeking an Out-of-District Team Chairperson. It is the responsibility of the incumbent to coordinate, schedule and chair TEAM meetings and facilitate the special education process for out-of-district students and support parent understanding of the IEP and Placement. This position will also support the facilitation of TEAM meetings, in-district, as needed.

This position is not an administrative position and resides within the teacher contract.

The Out-of-District Team Chairperson reports to the Director of Student Services.

•Licensed in a field specific to education and eligible for licensure in Special Needs or Counseling by the Massachusetts Department of
Elementary & Secondary Education;
•Master’s degree in a related field preferred;
•Minimum five years experience working in a school setting with students with disabilities and their families. Experience at the
secondary level (Middle and/or High School) preferred;
•Thorough knowledge of all aspects of the Interdisciplinary TEAM special education process and mandated special education
procedures, including transition planning for students 14 and older required;
•Proficient in understanding diagnostic procedures, interpretation of various assessment tools and goal/program development
•Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing required;
•Valid driver’s license required.

•Initiate contact with parents upon student referral, in order to assist with understanding the referral and/or extended evaluation
process. Maintain monitoring plans for students referred for evaluation or placement;
•Coordinate all aspects of TEAM Meetings, chair TEAM meetings, and schedule TEAM evaluations, re-evaluations, and annual review
meetings in accordance with the requirements of 603 CMR 28.00.;
•Consult, interpret, document and coordinate student information for assessments/evaluations, IEP, ESY and supervise the completion
of the necessary reports and mandated documentation;
•Coordinate student data collection as designated by the Director of Student Services;
•Monitor student progress reports, attendance, MCAS and report cards for each student;
•Coordinate and review with HWRHS Guidance Department Out-of-District student transcripts to ensure graduation requirements have
been met;
•Coordinate interagency communication (i.e. DCF, DMH, DMR, MRC);
•Participate in program planning to improve programs for students with special needs;
•Effectively communicate with public and private special education schools for the purposes of referral, monitoring, scheduling, and
coordination of student transition to the receiving school;
•Participate actively and regularly in Student Services Department meetings;
•Work constructively and cooperatively with staff and parents in identifying and solving issues and problems to effectuate and maintain
quality education for our OOD students;
•Commit district resources;
•Other duties as designated by the Director of Student Services.

Work involves student, parent, and educational personnel interaction, and is performed primarily in an office or school setting. Out of district travel is required.

Stacy Bucyk, M.Ed., Director of Student Services
5 School Street
Wenham, MA 01984

Position Type: Part-time

Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District does not discriminate in its programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

Job Requirements
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Contact Information
    Stacy Bucyk, Director of Student Services
    5 School Street
    Wenham, Massachusetts 01984
    Phone: 978-468-5310
    Fax: 978-468-7889
    Email: s.bucyk@hwschools.net
    Learn more online at http://www.SchoolSpring.com/job?3871444