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Head of School

Do you have a passion for education and being a part of a mission-driven organization? Do you want to join a fast-growing company with excellent benefits, such as competitive health and wellness benefits, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off, and so much more?

New Story Schools in Lancaster, OH is seeking a qualified Head of School to help ensure the success of the special education students within the New Story School system. This position is responsible for applying the principles of behavior science in the execution of all duties associated with the operations of the school to create a learning environment that will maximize student progress. This position will be build and maintain relationships with parents and outside professionals.  The Head of School is required to complete administrative tasks associated with the school’s daily operations.


  • Communicate routinely with parents and encourage parental participation in the educational plan.
  • Project training needs and coordinate training for staff to increase skill development.
  • Oversee development and implementation of lesson plans and specially designed instruction.
  • Ensure teachers follow appropriate teaching practices and curricula.
  • Review lesson plans to ensure continuity with IEP goals and instructional level.
  • Provide accurate information regarding a student’s academic progress to the multidisciplinary team on a regular basis.
  • Utilize non-violent crisis intervention techniques, as needed.
  • Interview and adhere to company hiring guidelines and procedures.
  • Manage employee performance and adhere to disciplinary/termination guidelines and procedures.
  • Identify and schedule substitute teachers as needed.
  • Act in the role of Substitute Teacher as necessary.
  • Monitor employee performance and conduct coaching sessions.
  • Assist with maintaining a clean and safe classroom environment.


Eligible New Story Employees will receive competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Company-paid Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Hospital, and Accident Coverage
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K with 100% vested company contribution
  • Healthcare, dependent care, and commuter Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items

New Story School is an educational organization comprised of special education schools in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. We offer an academic learning environment integrated with behavior support services for students diagnosed with autism or emotional/behavioral 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.

New Story Schools is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve. For more information about New Story Schools careers and benefits, please visit our website https://newstoryschools.com/careers

To view all our open opportunities, please visit our career site at https://newstoryjobs.com/.

If you are a current New Story employee, please apply through the UKG system. Click here, log in, and navigate to “Open Opportunities” to search and apply for current open opportunities.