Supervisor - Delaware County Intermediate Unit
Position: Supervisor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Supervisor of Hearing, Language and Intensive Learning Support Programs
Job Location: Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Morton PA
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Delaware County Intermediate Unit
Morton, PA 19070
Telephone: 610-938-9000 EXT 2018
Job Description:
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A successful candidate for Supervisor of Hearing, Language and Intensive Learning Support Programs will have extensive knowledge and experience working with local education agencies and leading teams in the implementation of evidence-based strategies for children from Birth-21 served in Hearing, Language, and Learning Support programming. The supervisor will be expected to manage multi-faceted programs with classrooms, personnel, and students in locations across Delaware County as well as be creative and flexible while providing services and supports to students with hearing loss and/or complex communication needs.

Essential Functions
  • Manages and provides oversight to personnel and services as evidenced through comprehensive Evaluation Reports and IEPs.
  • Communicates with various stakeholders and community agencies; chair and participate on committees; assist in the development and coordination of public relations and marketing; serve as liaison to member school districts for the purpose of representing the Delaware County Intermediate Unit.
  • Coordinates program services and provides oversight of program operations by providing effective services to students and clients. Provides instruction to staff members working with children who are D/HH or Speech/Language Impaired using research based effective teaching strategies, appropriate materials, and resources for implementing educational experiences that support the development of literacy and communication competence.
  • Implements program services and provides oversight to ensure compliance with Delaware County Intermediate Unit board policies, administrative guidelines, division goals, PDE, and Federal, State and Local laws.
  • Maintains knowledge of current research and evidenced-based best practices for the purpose of developing, assessing and improving the program as well as maintaining compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
  • Oversees program related data collection and preparation (e.g. development and maintenance of data collection methodologies; data verification) for the purpose of submitting required reports for Federal, State and Local government.
  •  Continuously monitors and evaluates resources for effective development of literacy and communicative competence in academic and non-academic contexts, including the child’s use of social skills, speech, AAC devices, visual assistive technologies, and/or auditory/oral competencies using hearing technologies (e.g. program equipment, materials, inventory) for the purpose of ensuring effective and efficient utilization. 
  • Oversees the selection, assignment, orientation, evaluation, support, professional development, and supervision of program staff (e.g. maintaining staff records to include leaves of absence, leave requests, travel expenses, certification verification; staff payroll authorizations, contract implementation and terminations ) for the purpose of providing program specific human resource management.
  • Prepares and oversees program budget and allocates funds (e.g. coordinates requests; allocates funds within budgetary fiscal restraints; implements budgetary control functions; adheres to all IU bidding and purchasing policies, regulations and procedures) for the purpose of providing program services aligned with the program budget.
  • Schedule a variety of activities, meetings and programs for the purpose of coordinating services.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Deaf Education, if a Speech and Language Pathologist must have Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC/SLP)
  • 5 years of teaching or related professional experience in deaf education and/or speech and language education
  • PDE Supervisor of Special Education Certification or Principal Certification
  • Administrative or leadership experience highly preferred
  • Administrative experience with Federal and State Law, PA Standards and Regulations
  • Proven strength in leadership, interpersonal, communicative, consultative, and collaborative skills
  • Experience with curriculum, staff development, budgeting, and contracts
  • Strong organizational, time management, and computer skills
  • Experience with Deaf/Hard of Hearing population preferred
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