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Senior Director of Special Education Services

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.

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 100% company sponsored employee medical coverage, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off, and so much more?

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure compliance with Department of Education Regulations and PA school code
  • Ensures compliance with Federal and State Special Education Laws and Regulations
  • Coordinate initiatives and implementation of projects in all New Story Schools locations
  • Project training needs and coordinate training for staff to increase skill development
  • Develop presentations for conferences (state and national level)
  • Provide support, guidance, and supervision to Academic administrators in all school locations
  • Facilitate standardization of practices within each region and in organization.
  • Travel to various school locations across the state as necessary
  • Supervise Director of Curriculum and Instruction and oversee curriculum programs in all school locations
  • Oversee Induction plan for teachers
  • Lead Act 48 plan
  • Collaborate with other members of the Senior Director leadership team
  • Support Vice President’s goals and initiatives

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Must possess knowledge of PA Department of Education Regulations.
  • Must possess knowledge of Federal and State Special Education Laws and Regulations
  • Must possess knowledge of curriculum development for children with special education needs.
  • Must have knowledge of child development and common behavioral disorders exhibited by children and adolescents.
  • Must possess the ability to establish and maintain relationships with school districts and members of the community.
  • Must have strong leadership, communication, time management and organizational skills.
  • Must display a professional appearance and demeanor.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Special Education or related
  • PA Special Education teaching certificate or Supervisor of Special Education certificate
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience working in the special education
  • Minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience in an educational system

BENEFITS

Eligible New Story School Employees will receive:

  • Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance)
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account options
  • Tuition credit program for eligible dependents
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items

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

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