EDUCATION DIRECTOR

This individual will be responsible for leading all programming for students aged 2-12 to ensure the academic success of students and for supporting performance and professional development of teaching staff. This individual must ensure that the school meets and exceeds all city, state, and federal education standards, along with compliance to Child Care Administration and Maryland State Department of Education/COMAR regulations.

The main duties of this position include:

  • Oversight and management of the education program to create a vibrant learning environment for students and to provide motivation for staff.
  • Monitoring and implementation of student IEPs.
  • Administration and management of fiscal resources, including the school’s annual budget.
  • Monitoring of school enrollments and admissions.
  • Collaboration between Gateway School and local school systems to determine eligibility, transfer, and enrollment of students.
  • Serving as the school representative for MANSEF and other related organizations.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Master’s degree in Special Education or related field.
  • Active Maryland professional certificate as a special education supervisor or special education principal.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing the principles, practices, and procedures of school administration, educational law, organizational policies, programs, and curriculum.
  • An exhibited ability to work with children in a caring and respectful environment in order to create a joyful, caring classroom environment where instructional time includes community building, conflict resolution, skill-building, and empowering students to be peacemakers and agents for positive social change.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, families, and staff from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Effective leadership skills with a highly visible educational program that demands effective planning, strong team motivation and performance management, multidisciplinary team collaboration and coordination, and program advancement.
  • Be experienced in engaging with traditional and social media.
  • Be experienced in the non-public educational system in Maryland.
  • Microsoft Office and Google Suite skills.

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