Special Education Director - Private School

New Story Schools State College , PA 16801

Posted 3 days ago

New Story State College School Opening in January 2021

New Story School Is a private licensed academic school that provides special education support for children up to the age of 21 who have been diagnosed with autism or emotional/behavior disorders. Our multidisciplinary teams collaborate with families, school districts and community partners to empower children in overcoming challenges and creating new stories in their lives.

The Special Education Director is responsible for the overall management of the school program, including teaching methods and educational practices within the classroom setting. This position oversees curriculum development for students in accordance with Department of Education regulations for children with special needs and provides direction on behavior management to staff in the classroom setting.

Responsibilities & duties:

  • Maintain program financial budget and evaluate financial status on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with school districts to manage student referrals
  • Facilitate communication with parents and encourage parental participation in the educational
  • Plan and participate in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process
  • Facilitate collaboration with multidisciplinary team to ensure accurate information is communicated regarding students progress

Requirements

Education: Bachelors degree required with a masters degree preferred; PA public school Special Education teaching certificate or Supervisor of Special Education certificate

Experience: Minimum of five years experience working in the special education system, including a minimum of four years teaching and/or supervisory experience.

Benefits

Eligible New Story Employees will receive:

  • Competitive pay, benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Rewards Program (Which allows you to earn points to purchase items)
  • 401k options

New Story is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about New Story Schools, benefits and careers please visit our website www.newstory.com

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