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Job Title: Dept. Chair - Special Education - 6-8
Job Location: Middlesex Middle School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Darien Public Schools
Darien, CT 06820
Telephone: 203-656-7406
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Job Description:
VACANCY:  SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON, GRADES 6-8

AVAILABLE:  Immediately

WORK YEAR:  197 days (187 teacher work year plus 10 additional days)

QUALIFICATIONS:
  •   Successful record as a special education teacher or related services provider (5 years at the secondary level of teaching experience preferred)
  •  Demonstrated leadership skills at the secondary level
  •   Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of curriculum development and program evaluation
  •   Demonstrated knowledge of effective teaching techniques and instructional practices that result in quality
    learning
  •  Demonstrated successful experience with staff development
  • Connecticut certification: 165, 061, 070, 071 or 265 endorsement required; 092 (or enrollment in a
    Connecticut preparatory program) required
  •   Such additions and alternatives to the above qualification as may be appropriate or acceptable to the
    Superintendent of Schools
SCOPE OF THE POSITION: The Special Education Department Chairperson leads special education staff (grades 6-8) in collaboration with building and district-level administrators. The collaboration between the Special Education Chairperson and the Content Area Chairpersons will maximize student learning opportunities across grade levels. The successful candidate will have a teaching assignment equivalent to 0.2 FTE.

Please visit www.darienps.org, Departments, Employment Opportunities, for the posting and to apply for this position.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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