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Position Overview:
The Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit (IU5) is seeking a full-time, Supervisor of Special Education. This is a supervisory level position responsible to provide effective programmatic and supervisory supports to IU5 professionals and support staff, as well as school district personnel and parents to assure that individuals with disabilities receive a Free and Appropriate Public Education. This position is responsible for the oversight of the instructional program, staff supervision and evaluation, staff development, and public relations while providing leadership with local educational agencies in the area of special education supervisory services.

Required Qualifications:
• PA Principal Certification
• Five years teaching experience within special education
Desired Qualifications:
• PA Supervisory of Special Education Certification
• Prior supervisory experience preferred
• Advance knowledge of Special Education Law
• Advance knowledge in Curriculum, Instruction, and Research-based practices
• Advance knowledge in Supervision

Essential Functions:
• Supervise and evaluate assigned specialists, teaching, and paraprofessional staff
• Lead, manage and monitor the special education processes in assigned program areas
• Participate in the interviewing of prospective employees and provide recommendations for employment
• Oversee the procedural compliance of all pupil placements from point of referral to IEP development, implementation and to transition to adult life
• Facilitate the implementation of research-based best practices with staff
• Plan and facilitate professional development to IU staff and support special education programming in local educational agencies when requested
• Participate in meetings to develop IU/district goals and budget contracts
• Oversee the requisitioning of materials for new and existing programs, contributes to budgetary conversations, and evaluate the facilities utilized annually
• Implement IU policies and procedures
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education and Assistant Director of Special Education
How to Apply:
Please visit to apply for this position. If this is your first time visiting the IU Recruitment Portal, you will first need to register for an account before you can fill out the application. Under View Postings on the left side of the page, select By Title and select the desired position. Please contact Wanda Polaski in Human Resources at 814-734-8412 for any questions regarding this position or the application process.
Position Overview:
The NORTHWEST TRICOUNTY INTERMEDIATE UNIT #5 seeks to hire a Director of Human Resources who will report directly to the Executive Director. 
The HR Director is responsible for aligning HR programs and services to the IU#5 mission and vision.  This role is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the human resource functions, including supervising an office staff of three full time individuals and a possible part-time individual as well.
Required Qualifications: 
Three or more years of experience in a supervisory role combined with experience in Human Resources is required, with preference given to HR and/or PDE Administrative certifications.  All applicable clearances are also required of the recommended candidate.
How to Apply:
Please submit a credential package (letter of interest, resume, and three reference letters) to Dr. Dean Maynard, Executive Director, Northwest Tri-Country Intermediate Unit #5, 252 Waterford Street, Edinboro, PA  16412 or .  Deadline for submission is August 7, 2017 with an approximate start date of September 5, 2017.
The NORTHWEST TRI-COUNTY INTERMEDIATE UNIT #5 is an equal opportunity employer. 
How to Apply
Please visit the IU Recruitment Portal to apply for any vacancies at IU5. First time visitors to the IU Recruitment Portal will need to register for an account before completing an application. Under View Postings on the left side of the page, select By Title and then select the desired position.
Setting up Notifications
Registered IU Recruitment Portal users can be notified immediately when a position is posted within our system by setting up notifications. After creating an account, under the Apply Section, click Select Posting Notification. Then, select the position type for which you would like to be notified (i.e. teacher, clerical, paraprofessional).
Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding a vacant positions, or experiencing any difficulties while registering for an account through the Recruitment Portal, or require an alternate method of applying for a position, please contact Human Resources.  
Phone: 814-734-8404