The Center School Educational Administrator in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Center School invites applicants for the position of Educational Administrator. The Educational Administrator supervises the provision of special education services in the school and ensures that the services specified in each student?s IEP are delivered by the Teachers in accordance with regulation and statute. This position starts in mid-August, 2017. Position Responsibilities: - Oversees and directs all classroom staff as it pertains to students? Individual Education Plans. - Develops school-wide educational goals. - Develops, orders and/or adapts school curriculum to comply with the MA Curriculum Frameworks/Common Core. - Supervises all Teachers and reviews and strengthens Teachers? weekly lesson plans. - Assists with hiring process of Teachers and provides employee orientation and training as required. - Provides support of team implementation of IEP?s in conjunction with other disciplines, administrative departments and external services providers. - Monitors compliance with all IEP grids and advocates for needed professional services. Edits IEP?s, Progress Reports, reports cards, and other educational documentation in a timely manner. - Attends IEP, review and emergency meetings as requested or needed. Attends IEP meetings to support students and train Teachers. - Remains current & knowledgeable in all federal/state ESE regulations, particularly with regard to special education, MCAS testing, IDEA, & NCLB. - Informs, assists & monitors all Teachers? compliance with state & federal regulations regarding special education and MCAS testing. - Oversees field trips and other special events, in conjunction with Site Administrator. - Oversees MCAS testing and arranges for all testing needs of students. - Oversees education budget and ordering of all educational materials and supplies. Applicants must have the minimum of a Master's degree in Education or a closely related field; current DESE licensure as a Special Education Administrator, Professional Level; or advanced degree in Education, ESE licensure as a Teacher of Special Education & three years administrative experience. TO APPLY: Please apply via, Job ID #2789752; via email to; via fax to 413-533-0828