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Supervisor of Special Education
Job Description:
Governor Mifflin School District is seeking an enthusiastic supervisor of special education to join a new and exciting team.  This person will help create, shape and implement creative and dynamic programs for the special education department.  If building a program that is student centered with highly supportive and energetic colleagues is appealing to you, please apply at:  GMSD

Supervisor of Special Education           
DEPARTMENT:       Special Education       
FLSA: Exempt (Admin Act 93)

This position of Supervisor of Special Education  is provide the staff, students and families a leader who advocates and supports the needs of students and those that teach students who qualify for services under one of the 13 disability categories in PA. This role is key in shaping and implementing services to students and programs for qualifying students.
Reporting Relationships:
  • Works jointly with the Director of Student Services, Special Education Supervisor, and teaching and support staff. 
  • Works cooperatively with administrators, supervisors, staff, students, and the community to perform job responsibilities as outlined.
  • Being the district representative as part of the team during IEP meetings in the district and out of the district.
  • Investigate, tour and place students in out of district placement. 
  • Solve transportation issues. 
  • Review IEPs, re-evaluations, 504 plans for alignment 
  • Plans, organizes, and supervises the annual ESY program. 
  • Supports families in accessing partial placements at Kidspeace and CHOR acute partial. 
  • Attends county meetings for BASE and CASSP. 
  • Review IEPS, reevaluation reports, and ensuring there is alignment which leads to a discussion with the team regarding the results.  
  • Review student files who move to the district and discussing placement options with new families. 
  • Writes agenda and holds special education staff meetings 
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with district guidelines
  • Maintain a positive demeanor at all times including, but not limited to, the use of appropriate language.
  • Demonstrates openness to suggestions for improving performance.
  • Demonstrates initiative, independence and decision making appropriate to the performance tasks of this position.
Position: Supervisor of Special Education
Organization: Governor Mifflin School District
Location: Shillington,  PA 
United States
Salary: Based on experience
Posting Start Date: 6/8/2023
Date Posted: 6/13/2023
To successfully perform this position, a person must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The qualification requirements listed below represent minimum levels of educational achievement, training, skill and/or ability necessary.
         *  Master’s Degree in related field.
  • Eight or more years of experience in special education or related capacity a plus.
  • Ability to properly communicate verbally and in writing
  • Experience with dealing with the public.
  • Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License preferred.
  • Meet requirements set forth by the State of Pennsylvania and the Board of School Directors for employment.
Status: This listing expires on: 6/12/2024
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Organization Information
Governor Mifflin School District
10 S Waverly St

Shillington,  PA 19607-2642
United States
(610) 775-1461
Amie Knorr