Bay-Arenac ISD Position Description
JOB TITLE: Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Special Education
REPORTS TO: Director of Special Education
PREPARED BY: Terri Steih DATE: 3/24/10 FTE: 1
APPROVED BY: Dave Sevener DATE: 3/24/10
To use leadership, supervisory and administrative skills to insure that handicapped students are provided with sound educational programs, experiences and services commensurate with their needs and abilities, as defined by State and Federal Guidelines.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Supervise, develop, coordinate, and evaluate, assigned:
· programs and curriculum,
· certified and non-certified personnel,
· professional development to include special activities and events at the building level,
· student I.E.P.s, placement and scheduling,
· health, safety, security, and emergency procedures,
· compliance with state and federal statutes and regulations.
Complete and/or supervise completion of necessary reports, evaluations, budgets, and related business procedures as required by BAISD administration.
Serve as a resource person to program staff, special education staff, principals, and community.
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with civic organizations and other agencies involved with the disabled.
Ensure efficient use and maintenance of special education equipment.
Promote and provide leadership for continuous improvement activities.
Implement Board Policies as appropriate.
Promote a positive image of BAISD and special education.
Supervise employees in the Special Education Department. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include assisting with interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS 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
Master’s degree; five years of related experience; ability to handle stress effectively.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Michigan Department of Education requirements for Supervisor of Special Education Full Approval Certification; Completion of continuing education requirements as stated in the School Code, § 380.1246; Valid Drivers License required.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Must be able to transport between school buildings, districts and cities. Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in specific field. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires meeting deadlines with severe time constraints, interacting with the public and staff, irregular or extended work hours. The employee is responsible for safety, well-being, and work output of others. Must be able to meet demands from several people.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The noise level in this position varies. When visiting a building the noise level will be loud, in the office, quiet and at meetings, moderate.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.