Interim Assistant Superintendent

Application Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is found

Effective Date: When suitable candidate is found

MSAD 49 is searching for an Interim Assistant Superintendent for the 2019-2020 school year.

  • Maine state Assistant Superintendent (015) or Superintendent certification (010) or conditional certificate required
  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Competitive benefits

Interested candidates should submit the following materials:

Roberta Hersom – Interim Assistant Superintendent Search
8 School Street
Fairfield, ME 04937


Phone: 207-453-4200

MSAD#49 Job Opportunities:


  • ESL (English Second Language) Tutor - Full Time
  • Substitute Bus Drivers
  • Substitute Van Drivers
  • Substitute Custodians
  • Bus Monitors

Lawrence High School

  • Special Education Teacher, Grades 9-12
  •  Library Media Specialist 
  • Mathematics Teacher, Grades 9-12
  • Special Education Technician III - High school/Junior High School

Lawrence Junior High School:

  • Grades 7-12 Special Education Teacher. Severely Impaired Students.  Maine endorsement 286.
  • Guidance Secretary

Benton Elementary School:

  • Special Education, Positive Behavior Supports Teacher - Gr. 1-6
  • Special Education Technician II Behavior Program
  • Special Education Technician I. Self Contained Program
  • Special Education Technician I. Self Contained Program
  • Special Education Technician I. Self Contained Program

Clinton Elementary School:

  • Special Education Resource Room Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher. Long Term Substitute (October 1 - December 31 )

Fairfield Primary School:

  • Special Education Teacher K-12, In-District Behavior Program. Maine endorsement 282.
  • Education Technician I Resource Room


*MSAD#49 is currently looking for a special education teacher to work in the district’s elementary behavior program. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing weekly social skills lessons individualized to student’s current behavioral needs and abilities
  • Providing direction and supervision to education technicians throughout the day and assisting with behavioral escalations as needed
  • Overseeing daily staff meetings to review student progress and address any behavioral concerns before they arise
  • Assisting teachers with managing student’s behavior in accordance with student’s IEP by consulting regularly (or as required by individual student’s IEP)
  • When necessary, working with students in a self-contained or 1:1 setting
  • Providing academic, small group instruction for students who are unable to access resource room or classroom due to behavioral or safety concerns
  • Collaborating and meeting weekly with day treatment agency in district to ensure that student’s needs are being met both academically and behaviorally
  • Taking behavioral data and charting it daily to demonstrate behavioral progress or
  • regression
  • Processing with students after an escalation and creating a plan to reenter back into
  • programming
  • Utilizing Safety-Care techniques and supervising staff when they are using physical
  • management
  • Taking the Safety-Care Train the Trainer class in order to train district employees
  • who need recertification yearly
  • Leading all IEP meetings for students with emotional and behavioral needs and
  • completing all special education paperwork required
  • Completing classroom observations as needed and giving recommendations to teachers on how to best meet the behavioral needs of the student
  • Working with teachers regarding students who may be struggling socially or
  • behaviorally and creating a plan that includes data tracking and incentive before starting the referral process
  • Creating or revising Behavior Intervention Plans for every student in the behavior
  • program
  • Conducting FBA’s as needed to better understand the function of a student’s
  • behavior
  • Experience working with students with emotional and behavioral disabilities as well as knowledge of ABA and PBIS is highly desired. Preference given to candidates with BCBA background.


MSAD 49 lists all job openings with ServingSchools.com. Please visit  servingschools.com to view current job opportunities.

To apply for an opening, you may:

Maine School Administrative District 49
Attn: Search Committee 
8 School Street, Fairfield, Maine 04937

Regardless of which method you choose to forward an application in addition to resume, references, transcripts, etc. the district requires an MSAD 49 application from each applicant.

For support staff, ed techs and clerical openings, please submit the Support Staff Application.

For teaching, nursing and administration, please submit the Professional Application.