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Special Education Supervisor.

Government of the United States Virgin Islands Department of Education

POSITION: SPECIAL EDUCATION SUPERVISOR

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (NOT ALL INCLUSIVE)

  • Exercises general supervision over the program planning for all school-age children in need of special education services as determined through evaluations and recommendations of the Educational Diagnostic Center in their assigned area of supervision;
  • Provides identification census in accordance with VI Rules and Regulations and Annual Federal data requirement on a monthly basis;
  • Maintains a current list and description of program options in their area of supervision;
  • Coordinates Education Planning Meetings to facilitate the individualized Educational Plan (IEP) as described in the IDEA for students 14 y ears and older;
  • Gives direct assistance to teacher in the implementation of a student’s Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) where necessary;
  • Provides statistical and narrative data on forms provided by U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Educational Programs as required by law and programmatic need;
  • Assists with writing grants for special funding in this area;
  • Assists with program and curriculum development in this area;
  • Performs other duties as required.

SUPERVISORY CONTROL

  • Reports to Director/District Coordinator of Special Education.

GUIDELINES

  • Possesses sound knowledge of the policies and procedures established by the laws and regulations governing the program;
  • Interprets and communicates accurately program policies and procedures to the District Director and Coordinator and later to school administrators, instructional personnel in the public and non-public schools of the St. Thomas/St. John District and the community;
  • Provides leadership in the implementation of the Special education Program (7-12) for the St. Thomas/St. John School District;

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Makes regular visits to schools and other offices within the District;
  • Coordinates activities with other activity centers throughout the department when appropriate;
  • Off-island and inter-island travel to residential schools.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to establish rapport with students, adults and all other persons contacted during the course of the work;
  • Ability to speak and write clearly and concisely.

EDUCATION

  • Master’s degree, including major preparation in educational or applied psychology; and
  • Two years of experience as school psychologist or a related field.

Interested persons should apply by visiting our website at www.teachusvi.net and select the appropriate application for submission procedures.

 

Send your complete application package to careers@doe.vi for consideration.

Application documents required: (1) Completed Application, (2) Resume, (3) Cover Letter,

(4) Official College Transcripts, (5) Certifications, (6) Licensures, (7) Three Letters of Recommendation, (8) Police Background Check and (9) Doctor’s Statement of Good Health.

Travel, transportation and relocation expenses are not authorized by this position. Any travel, transportation and relocation expense associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected candidate

 

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St. Thomas

1834 Kongens Gade, St. Thomas, VI 00802
Phone: 340-774-0100

Curriculum Center:
340-775-2250
Mon – Fri:  8AM – 5PM

          

St. Croix

2133 Hospital Street, Christiansted, St. Croix, VI 00820
Phone: 340-773-1095

Curriculum Center:
340-778-1600
Mon – Fri:  8AM – 5PM