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Special Education Director

Company: Thrive Behavioral Health
Location: Warwick
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

The Eleanor Briggs School is a leader in the field of special education and mental health for children whose behavioral and emotional difficulties significantly impede their progress in public school. In an environment that promotes learning and growth, students are able to achieve their full potential. This is why, for over 30 years, families and educators throughout Rhode Island have turned to The Eleanor Briggs School. The ideal candidate will be results-driven, team-and detail-oriented professional who is comfortable working on multiple tasks in a deadline-oriented environment. General Summary: Responsible for the planning, directing, and implementation of all special education services within the Briggs School including the overall administration and supervision of classrooms.Job Requirements: Responsibilities :

  • Supervise and plan the development, implementation, and evaluation of all special education programs provided at the Briggs School in conjunction with the program manager;
  • Responsible for interviewing, screening, formulating, training and orientation of new program staff in conjunction with program manager;
  • Interpret and enforce all Special Education policies and regulations stated by the Rhode Island Department of Education;
  • Assist the Program Manager in the planning and monitoring of the day-to-day functions in the school. In the absence of the Program Manager, provide leadership to the school;
  • Ensure that treatment planning and clinical record keeping are consistent with standards established by the Center;
  • Provide supervision and administration of the curriculum within the school;
  • Provide direct supervision to teachers, teaching assistants, and student interns on a weekly basis. Completion of staff evaluations in conjunction with program managers;
  • Assist in projecting recommendations for the annual budget;
  • Responsible for all educational matters including compliance with Special Education regulations, procurement of grants, training opportunities;
  • Represent the school at all IEP meetings;
  • Provide program representation to public and private educational organizations
  • Administer academic diagnostic testing to all students as needed and provide comprehensive analysis and recommendations Requirements: Master's Degree in Special Education required. R.I. Certification as an Administrator of Special Education (provisional or professional). At least 3 years as a Special Education Teacher required and 1 year as a Special Education Coordinator preferred. Benefits: Thrive Behavioral Health provides a friendly/family working environment, whose values include Dignity, Respect, Teamwork and Professional Support and Development. Thrive offers generous benefits after 30 days, PTO, paid holidays, your birthday off, and a 401k plan. No Phone Calls EEO/VET/LGBTQ+ Employer

Keywords: Thrive Behavioral Health, Warwick , Special Education Director, Executive , Warwick, Rhode Island

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