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Program Director in Bloomington, IL at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 7/21/2018

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Job Description

Overview

The Program Coordinator works closely with the Education Director to provide quality assurance at a state-approved non-public special education school.


Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Repsonsibilities:

  • Observation of classrooms on a regular basis to ensure that social, emotional, and behavioral supports are in place and implemented appropriately.
  • Weekly staff meetings for the purpose of imparting information, suggestions and issues of concern that affect the program and the staff.
  • Attending and participating in regional activities including a monthly directors' meeting.
  • Attending and participating in a monthly goal review with supervisor; demonstrating consistent growth and goal completion.
  • Reporting facilities issues to the appropriate department for prompt resolution.
  • Communicating in person, by telephone and through newsletters and other forms of written communication with parents, supervisors and district personnel.
  • Involving parents in the educational program on a regular basis as well as providing regular parent education events throughout the school year.
  • Ensuring that all state licensing policies relating to the health, safety and well-being of the children attending the program are followed and in compliance.
  • Forging and maintaining stakeholder relationships (district officials, parents, etc.); providing excellent and responsive customer service.
  • Responsible for the enrollment growth of the school.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Performing non-certified staff supervisions including goal reviews monthly, giving staff the opportunity for self-evaluation and growth. 
  • Ensuring that all staff follow school and company policies in order to maintain excellent program quality.
  • Maintaining excellent records including financial, state licensing, student and employee files.
  • Communicating regularly with all supervisors to ensure that proper support and assistance is available at all times.
  • Identifying staff and program needs and obtaining professional development opportunities to address those needs.
  • Role modeling appropriate and professional demeanor to staff, parents and the children in the program as well as school district personnel.

Job Requirements



Applicants must possess either a LBS1 teacher license or a Type 73 social work license through ISBE.

Strong understanding of special education required.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.  

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