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Assistant School Director

Company: AchieveKids
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Reports To: -Director of Education
Position Status: - Exempt
The Assistant School Director is a full-time, salary, exempt position, and reports to the Director of Education. The Assistant School Director helps foster an inclusive environment, which is welcoming for our visitors and the AchieveKids team. The core responsibilities include providing direct school/program support, coordinating daily activities, ensuring the delivery of the AchieveKids mission and Learning for Life approach, and developing the culture and approach to instructional services. -This can include working in program, providing direct feedback and supervision, coordinating services, monitoring IEP development and delivery, and ensuring compliance and quality within the Academy.
Duties marked with an asterisk (*) are considered to be essential to this position under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • Create and foster a welcoming environment for AchieveKids students, families, and team members*
  • Ensure a nurturing and supportive learning environment for all AchieveKids students*
  • Oversee and supervise 4 to 6 classrooms, or one Academy (Independence or Scholars)*
  • Structure and facilitate Academy team meetings on a consistent basis*
  • Provide supervision and direct support/feedback to the homerooms within the Academy*
  • Provide direct supervision to teaching team within Academy*
  • Monitor curricular approach within and across classrooms in the academy*
  • Assist teachers and Academy in setting and implementing Learning for Life (Collaborative Analysis model), including meetings and plan implementation*
  • Oversee IEP development and implementation across Academy*
  • Work in partnership and under the direction of the Director of Education in fulfilling the vision of the school site*
  • Assist, fill in, and support daily Academy and classroom needs, including supporting students, Academy Team members, and daily actions within the program*
  • Ensure compliance to CA Ed-Code, including assisting in annual CDE certifications and quality based measures, such as WASC accreditation*
  • -Other duties as assigned.

    To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor's degree in Education, Special Education, or related field required,
    • Master's degree and/or related field credential or licensure strongly encouraged,
    • Two or more years' experience in teaching, speech, behavior analytics, mental health, or a related field.
    • Requires experience working with families and supporting youth with severe behavioral, developmental, and emotional difficulties in community settings.
    • Must be competent in basic behavioral management,
    • Must have knowledge of child abuse reporting laws
    • -Excellent interpersonal verbal and written communication skills
    • -Effective organizational skills with a high attention to detail
    • Critical thinking skills and the ability to work autonomously and in a team setting
    • Ability to anticipate the need for and to take initiative in problem-solving
    • Ability to think and act autonomously in a variety of situations
    • Ability to learn quickly and handle projects from inception to completionOther Requirements

      • -A valid California Driver's License with a clean driving record
      • Criminal record clearance or formal exemption.
      • Must provide a negative Tuberculin (TB) skin test upon hire and every four years thereafter.
      • Complete a physical examination that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. -

        - -BENEFITS

        • -Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance plan options
        • Retirement plan with company match
        • Tuition and professional development assistance
        • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
        • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
        • A fun, positive, and strength-based learning environment! -Apply online at

Keywords: AchieveKids, San Jose , Assistant School Director, Executive , San Jose, California

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