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Director of Education / School Principal - (241372)

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Deltek Talent Management - Director of Education / School Principal - (241372)

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Director of Education / School Principal - (241372)

Facility Name
Coastal Harbor Treatment Center
SAVANNAH, GA 31406 US (Primary)
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Job Description

Coastal Harbor Health System is a multi campus behavioral health system comprised of Adult and Adolescent Acute hospitals, long term residential treatment center for youth, partial, outpatient and foster care programs. GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION: Oversee all educational programming through supervision of educational staff in the planning of curriculum, classroom schedule and preparation of lessons/plans, considering regulatory requirements, physical, emotional, and education levels of development. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Maintain an effective and efficient staff through appropriate supervision in accordance with theorganization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; maintaining quality assurance; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Assist with overall facility staff training and development using a variety of acceptable methods, skills, and techniques, and conducts conferences and meetings as required. Ensure compliance with governmental, organizational, and contracting authority’s regulations, policies and procedures, and operating requirements. Perform various administrative tasks including maintaining adequate office and classroom supply inventory, controlling and balancing petty cash, andassisting in the preparation of and managing the facility budget as required. Develop and implement individualized academic programs by performing formal and informal assessmentsof academic achievement, social-emotionaldevelopment, and vocational skills according to governmental and organizational guidelines. Prepares materials, individualized lesson plans, andactivities according to assessment goals. Demonstrate knowledge of effective instructional techniques by using a wide variety of materials and mediums of delivery and avoiding overuse ofany one medium. Demonstrate knowledge of IEP and treatment planning process by reviewing referral and assessment data to obtain each student’s history, issues, anddisabilities; by preparing for IEP and treatment planning meetings, providing current, specific data, and creating appropriate goals and objectives; bydeveloping and employing strategies and interventions; by monitoring and evaluating student progress; and by sharing information. Supervise the management of the classrooms to maintain a safe, secure, and effective learning environmentby providing a high degree of structure,clear expectations, and consistency. Implement expectations and consequences as appropriate for each student. Maintain a firm, fair, and consistent approach to the instruction of students and promotes student involvement by reinforcing positive behaviors. Anticipate potential behavior problems in students by maintaining line-of-sight supervision of assigned students at all times and assessing their behavior patterns. Ensure the rights of all students are observed and protected through the use of appropriate and respectful communication, proper de-escalationtechniques, and correct physical restraint methods when necessary. Project a positive role model image for students and colleagues by participating as a team member, cooperating with staff, demonstrating compromiseand appropriate expression of opinions, and attending staff meetings as required. Utilize chain-of-command in all aspects of program and followsorganization’s policies and procedures. Maintain appropriate relationships with the students by treating students in a respectful manner at all times, by eliciting students’ interest and cooperation, and by maintaining appropriate boundaries. Ensure compliance with all company policies, procedures, and other regulatory requirements by reportingany known or suspected violations to thesupervisor or through other means identified in company policy. Maintain confidentiality of all student records per program guidelines. Promote and maintain positive community relations by coordinating efforts with outside agencies, groups, and individuals to expand the teaching andrecreation programs. Communicate and cooperate with families, relevant external personnel, and staff members, ensuring all communication of information (written and verbal) is clear, concise, legible, accurate, and courteous. Supervise timely, accurate, and professional documentations of assessments, daily grades/points, progress notes, report cards, IEP goals and objectives,incident reports, and behavior data in accordance with standard practices of the facility. Document all external and internal contacts and relaystudent information according to company and governmental guidelines. Assure a classroom physical environment is conducive to learning by maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness of the classroom and work areas,including but not limited to desk, shelves, and storage areas. Assure that wall hangings and posters are appropriate and promote a positive learningatmosphere and that class schedules and student progress charts are clearly and creatively posted. Assure proper maintenance and operation ofequipment used in the classroom. Maintain adequate inventory of classroom supplies by monitoring daily use of supplies and preparing replacement orders as necessary.

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SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Respon

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