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Director of Education

Company: AMIkids
Location: Bradenton
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Do you want to work for an organization that Makes a Lasting Impact on Kids?

AMIkids has served over 140,000 kids and their families since 1969. Being part of the AMIkids team means that you are helping youth to realize their full potential and become a valuable part of their community.

Position Summary
The Director of Education role provides overall supervision of the academic program. Ensure quality learning services are provided through professional development and effective classroom management. Primary objective and execution of duties is aligned with AMIkids mission to provide a safe and successful learning environment for a diverse population of youth, while encouraging social and emotional development through the achievement of academic and personal goals.

Essential Job Duties

  • Ensure every youth has an individual learning plan to meet their personal academic growth; includes timely maintenance of files with transcripts, assessments, advisement, progress monitoring etc. and incorporation of resources and maintaining inventory,
  • Establish a master schedule addressing rigorous youth curriculum and individualized needs,
  • Direct the development of curriculum to ensure core course work, academic requirements and GED/HiSet preparations are met for all subjects, e.g., Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Science, Reading,
  • Provide supervisory review of Education programs, planning, and services; review youth evaluation and development plans to ensure services are individualized and meet the needs of the youth; collect and evaluate baseline data and develop academic agenda for the accomplishment of desired outcomes,
  • Ensure implementation of Individual Academic Plans (IAPs); direct the implementation of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs); encourage the development of creative learning environments and teaching methods to facilitate youth involvement and success,
  • Onboard professional educators and provide constructive feedback, development; and applicable certifications are current,
  • Secure the ESE/SPED services to meet youth's identified Individual Educational Plan (IEP),
  • Lead and ensure classroom management is aligned with all components of AMIkids Personal Growth Model (PGM),
  • Establish effective Interpersonal skills to encourage positive cooperation in the work place, and increase team success,
  • Manage and document success of established outcomes (e.g. GEDs, grade level progression, industry recognized certifications, credits earned,
  • Ensure youth successfully transitions from AMIkids as reflected in the youth's transition plan,
  • Support and direct career and technical education classes as applicable,
  • Conduct weekly meetings with instructional Team Members to review and set direction of individual youth needs,
  • Develop internal and external partnerships and maintain professional relationships (e.g., state job services, youth services department, local school systems and service providers in the district); oversee School Improvement Plans and related processes,
  • Serve as liaison for the Program (e.g., school district contract managers); submit required reports and documentation to school district contract managers; act as liaison between AMIkids Home Office, local School Districts, and regulatory agencies,
  • Ensure integrity and fidelity of education components; maintain current knowledge of industry,
  • Actively supervise and/or coordinate day trips and special activities that involve recreational sports, facility and equipment cleaning, grounds maintenance and equipment relocation,
  • Attend and maintain appropriate crisis intervention and physical restraint training and certification as defined by state and contract requirements,
  • Attend and maintain CPR and First Aid certification by nationally recognized organization,
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as needed.Minimum Education, Training and Experience
    • Master's Degree in Education with a focus in Leadership or Curriculum,
    • Two (2) years of teaching experience,
    • Two (2) years professional experience working with youth to include supervisory/administrative responsibility,
    • Must possess and maintain professional Teachers Certification as defined by local and/or state requirements in the state of employment,What's in it for you?
      As well as gain an opportunity to make an exceptional difference in kids' lives, AMIkids offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
      • Growth opportunities - we pride ourselves on developing our leaders from within
      • Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, & Prescription Drug plan options; Health Spending Account, Company paid Life Insurance and AD&D
      • PTO & Paid Holidays
      • Wellness Benefits - EAP, Health Coaching, Stress Management Programs, etc.
      • Employer Funded Pension Plan, Voluntary 403(B) Retirement Plan, Student Loan Forgiveness Program
      • Pet Insurance, World Travel Assistance, Car Rental discounts, Gym Membership discounts, and more.

        AMIkids, Inc. and AMIkids' affiliated Programs (hereafter referred to AMIkids collectively) are Equal Opportunity Employer(s) and do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, military service, or any other status protected by law.
        Federal law requires AMIkids to request certain demographic information from you for reporting purposes. This information is not used for employment decisions unless job-related and your participation in providing this information is voluntary.


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