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Program Director in Phoenix, AZ at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 4/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Desert Heights Academy, a rapidly growing private school organization, is seeking a Program Director for our 9th-12th grade campus located in Tempe, AZ. Desert Heights is dedicated to providing a positive educational experience that teaches students the necessary skills to transition their lives towards success within their community. We are looking for an individual who is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of our students.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Weekly in-service 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 Director’s meeting.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 students in the program as well as school district personnel.
  • Observation of classrooms on a regular basis both formally (using observation forms to provide appropriate staff feedback) and informally.

Job Requirements

Graduate degree in Special Education or Education Administration and at least 5 years administrative experience required.