May 11, 2020

Site Director/Teacher for the Western Maine Regional Program for Children With Exceptionalities (WMRPCE)

  • TrulyHired
  • South Paris, Paris, ME, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

Site Director/Teacher-Lovell

Western Maine Regional Program for Children with Exceptionalities (WMRPCE)

This Three-year-old regional program serving students from MSAD/RSU 17, MSAD/RSU 72, and RSU 44, is seeking a dynamic Site Director/Teacher.

The position is located at our Lovell site and serves students in grades 4-8.

Successful candidates will have a Master's degree in special education or a related field. This person should have experience working with students with challenging behaviors and autism, be knowledgeable of the special education process and regulations, and be appropriately certified to supervise and evaluate staff in such a program. This position also requires some teaching responsibilities.

Traits should also include excellent skills in the following areas:
  • Collaboration and communication
  • Organization
  • Job initiative
  • Ability to think and act appropriately and quickly
  • Behavior regulation strategies
  • Familiarity with behavior plans
  • Restorative Justice
Successful candidates must hold Maine Administrator Certification or Special Education Assistant Director or Special Education Director certificate and able to supervise staff and students with special education services. Preference will be given to those with administrative and supervisory experience.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Please submit resume, letter of interest, completed electronic application, transcripts, copy of certification and three letters of reference.

For information regarding this innovative program, contact WMRPCE Program Director Jason Tarr (207) 739-9589.

The director will be an employee of the WMRPCE and MSAD #17.

Expectations of Oxford Hills School District Staff:

As contributing members of the district's learning community, all district staff members are expected to:
Model a strong work ethic, perseverance and grit, as well as responsibility and respect; Utilize best practices for motivating today's students in a safe, supportive learning environment; Demonstrate knowledge in the development of real-world learning experiences and community partnerships to provide students with opportunities for extensions of learning, applied learning, community service, and citizenship; Demonstrate a willingness and ability to collaborate, engage, and communicate with colleagues, parents and the public.
Further, instructional staff will emphasize and employ practices that lead to improvement in student achievement by:
Instilling problem-solving and critical thinking as a "new basics" for learning across all grade levels; Delivering strong literacy instruction across content areas; Helping student develop skills to apply, interpret, analyze, and evaluate the vast, ever-expanding amount of information; Employing effective lesson design by adjusting to students' personal learning needs and preferences, including appropriate technology applications.

How To Apply
Applicants must complete the entire online application as well as provide cover letter, resume, copy of certification, transcipts and three current letters of reference to be considered for a position. Please be sure to provide complete reference information in the application for each reference including name, address, phone and email address.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Oxford Hills School District is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
Contact Information
  • Patrick Hartnett
  • 232 Main Street
  • Suite 2
  • South Paris, Maine 04281

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