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Job Title: Special Education Department Chair
Job Location: Staples High School
Beginning: Feb 01, 2019
Deadline: Jan 02, 2019**
District: Westport
Westport, CT 06880
Telephone: 203-341-1023
Job Description:
  • Supports the principal for the purpose of providing assistance with administrative functions, including staff development and the supervision and evaluation of building personnel;
  • Acts as the primary building administrator on special education matters, including the supervision of Individual Education Plans for special education students and the facilitation of Planning and Placement Team meetings.
  • Knowledgeable of high school age students academic, social and emotional development;
  • Successful record of leadership in a high school setting including demonstrated achievement in supervising Individual Education Plans for special education students, facilitating Planning and Placement Team meetings, instructional practices, and staff development and evaluation;
  • Knowledgeable of student disabilities and interventions;
  • Knowledgeable of special education laws and regulations;
  • Successful record of teaching and leadership;
  • Highly capable of leading in a high performing school community;
  • Connecticut Intermediate Administrator Certification (092) required;
  • Special Education experience required;
  • Special Education Certification preferred.
Salary:                                    Per the Westport Intermediate Administrators’ Association Contract $155,691 - $166,928

Starting Date:                        February 1 - 2019

Application Deadline:           Completed applications must be submitted no later than January 2, 2019. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis prior to the deadline to allow for screening interviews prior to the application deadline.

Application Procedure:
Internal applicants must submit an online application through the Westport Public Schools website.  Job # 1263 (Please be sure to select internal applicant. This signifies one’s current status as a Westport employee.)

External applicants must submit an online application through the Westport Public Schools website.  Job # 1263 (Paper copies will not be accepted.)

The Westport Board of Education will not make employment decision (including decisions related to hiring, assignment, compensation, promotion, demotion, disciplinary action and termination) on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability (including pregnancy), genetic information, veteran status or gender identity or expression, except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification.

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