Special Education Supervisor - Geiger Elementary - #2006350

Lewiston Public Schools

Date: 25/11/2021
City: Lewiston, ME
Salary: $74,438.00 - $88,021.00 por year
Contract type: Full time
Lewiston Public Schools

To Apply: www.lewistonpublicschools.org



Cover Letter


Gaps in employment

Teaching philosophy

3 Letters of reference

Maine Certification

Internal Candidates please provide a letter of interest and a resume.

Salary: $74,438 - $88,021

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Director/Assistant of Special Education, responsible for assisting the Special Education department in the administration of the school’s special education program. This is a professional position requiring ability to identify, diagnose, evaluate, plan and monitor programs for special education students. The special education supervisor will be responsible for supervision and evaluation of special education staff in their assigned building. These functions are directly subject to the policies, rules and regulations established by federal, state and local guidelines.


Conducts assessments using standardized and non-standardized assessments such as: intellectual, behavioral, academic, observational, psychometric, processing and adaptive assessments for identification and program planning.

Helps to analyze and synthesize all evaluation data to assist in determining eligibility and/or program needs.

Helps to determine what evaluations are needed to answer the referral questions.

Assigns multi-disciplinary evaluations to staff and outside providers.

Coordinates services with outside agencies (i.e., mental health, medical, DHHS, etc.)

Oversees scheduling of IEP’s and monitors due process deadlines.

Facilitates transition of incoming and outgoing Special Education students.

Reviews file to assess needs (i.e., compliance, program, assessment, etc.)

Oversees compliance standards.

Communicates with parents.

Confers with Special Education central office re: students, programming needs, and staff.

Confers with special education, regular education staff, and administrators re: a variety of student and program needs.

Confers with outside agencies re: student needs.

Consults with IEP Team.

Provides training in specific strategies and assessments, IEP writing and implementation, data collection, Special Education regulations and other mandates, etc. (ie: behavior plan, FBA, CBA/CBM, 504, ADA, IDEA, etc.)

Identifies staff development needs and facilitates or coordinates the training programs.

Disseminates information to staff and parents.

Supports L.R.E. and best practices.


Supervises special education teachers and educational technicians regarding programming for students with IEPs.

Evaluates special education staff and educational technicians.

Will be involved in the screening and hiring of special education personnel.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Possess or be in the process of completing a Degree in special education or related field. Successful teaching experience and evidence of extensive and current reading and study in special education and allied fields. Possess or be in the possession of completing a Master’s Degree in Administration.


Valid Teaching Certificate- #282or #293 or #079

Administrative Certificate- #040 or #045 or Administrator of Special Education - #030

Valid Teaching Certificate – endorsement #282.

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