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Special Education Program Supervisor - Hammitt Jr./Sr. High School SIGN-ON BONUS

Company: The Baby Fold
Location: Normal
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

You can be part of a special team dedicated to helping children and strengthening the community. Hammitt School is a premier special education facility serving 40 school districts throughout Illinois.Your benefits would include year-round salary, mentoring, direct support and training, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision, 403B retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, paid sick leave bank, school day hours and schedule, positive team environments, and meaningful work. You can come to work in a highly-skilled, special education-focused school with a team environment.The Special Education Program Supervisor provides supervision to assigned staff and program coordination and consultation to teachers regarding behavioral and teaching strategies.LOCATION: Hammitt Jr/Sr High School, 612 Oglesby Ave. in NormalWORK HOURS: Full-time, Monday - Friday, following the school calendar; ExemptESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Program Coordination: Works cooperatively with classroom teachers to maintain and foster a coordinated program for children.Consultation with Teachers: Serves as a consultant to classroom teachers in developing and implementing behavioral and teaching strategies.Performance Feedback: Provides oral and written feedback on performance of assigned staff, based on co-teaching activities and formal staff observation.Personnel Management: Responsible for assigned staff, including employment, training, supervision, support, and performance feedback, including timely completion performance evaluations.Staff Supervision: As delegated by the Director of Academic Services, assumes responsibility for formal supervision of staff, including staff evaluation, approval of time off/arranging staff coverage (including sick time a.m. on-call), and maintains staff accountability for lesson plans, data and analysis and report writing.Staff Development: Participates in the development and monitoring of comprehensive staff development and competency-based training programs.Teaching: Provides classroom coverage for teachers involved in providing transition or other services.Professional Leadership: Models the agency's core values of respect, integrity, teamwork, excellence, stewardship and diversity in all activities and interactions. Represents the agency in contact with professionals and the public outside the agency. Exercises professional leadership by keeping abreast of current trends and developments in special education. Provides training to supervisors and employees on topics related to field of knowledge, as needed. Assists in monitoring program and staff compliance with State of Illinois Rules and Regulations for Special Education.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in appropriate area of education and/or early childhood education, specializing in teaching children with one or more of the following disabilities: behavior disorders, emotional problems, learning disabilities, autism, speech and language deficits and/or developmental delays.Certification with the State of Illinois in Special Education in one or more of the above-mentioned disabilities. Certification in the area of behavior disorders is preferred.Five years of teaching and/or supervisory experience required.Excellent communication skills required.Demonstrated leadership skills.Willingness and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team structure.Knowledge of and skill in utilizing behavioral approaches with children.Must be able to implement non-violent physical crisis intervention techniques according to The Baby Fold's physical management and crisis intervention procedures.Ability and willingness to travel for job responsibilities preferred, including a valid Illinois driver's license, which has not been revoked or suspended within the past three years and use of a personal vehicle with adequate insurance.Must pass drug screen and necessary background checks.Demonstrated competence in serving a culturally diverse population. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse workforce.Mission oriented and willing to apply The Baby Fold's standards and beliefs to the performance of job dutiesPHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EducationRequiredBachelors or better in Special Education or related fieldLicenses & CertificationsRequiredPEL-Special Ed

Keywords: The Baby Fold, Normal , Special Education Program Supervisor - Hammitt Jr./Sr. High School SIGN-ON BONUS, Education / Teaching , Normal, Illinois

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