All Other Positions - Adelbrook
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Job Title: Director of Education
Job Location: Adelbrook - E. Hartford
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Adelbrook
Cromwell, CT 06416
Telephone: 860-635-0330 EXT 212
Job Description:
Are you looking to impact a child's life? Is education your passion? Are you looking to use your past gained experience to help make children successful, no matter the challenges they may face?  If your future plans are leading you toward a new adventure?  

Then we would love to invite you to look at Adelbrook Behavioral and Developmental Services as your next step in your career path.  Adelbrook offers a supportive and collaborative environment encompassing a variety of professionals and disciplines with one goal in mind; meeting the unique needs of our students.

Our educational programs have small classrooms with low student to staff ratio, adaptive curriculum and assessment aligned with common core standards and IEP goals and objectives.  Our programming includes modified discrete trial teaching and ABA based methods.

As an employer Adelbrook offers competitive salaries high quality and low cost health insurance, generous paid time off, a matching retirement savings plan.  We also support continuing education with reimbursement programs and matching loan programs.

Job Summary:
Responsible for maintaining the budgeted census of the Day School at the Learning Center, including oversight of pre-placements, referrals, and communication with all interested parties. Using the Positive Behavior Support system, oversees management of student behavior, including resolution of disciplinary issues. Assists in the development of new or improved programs and curriculum, ensuring effectiveness in serving the needs of all students. Oversees the supervision and performance evaluation of Learning Center staff and with other programs/projects, as requested. Reports directly to the Vice President for Education. This is a full time, exempt position.

Education, Experience and Other Qualifications:
Masters Degree. Minimum three years related experience in special education or a related service. Eligibility for Connecticut Intermediate Administrator Certification (092) as well as Special Education or Related Service endorsement; Excellent written and verbal skills; Experience working and collaborating within a diverse environment; Experience managing adults, including goal-setting, providing meaningful feedback and setting professional development plans; Demonstrated ability to motivate and empower staff, recognize success and promote accountability; Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze and utilize data to drive instruction, operations and organizational decision-making; Ability and eagerness to champion young people in their ability to learn using various methods of differentiated instruction; commitment to the vision, mission, values and goals of Ädelbrook. Skills in the following areas are highly desirable: curriculum development, administration, budget management, instructional leadership, and group dynamics. Knowledge of effective behavior management systems, including Positive Behavior Support, and the ability to impart such knowledge to others.Must be self-assured and possess a track record that reflects sound judgment and a demonstrated ability to establish rapport with students, colleagues and staff from diverse ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds. Must be able to function as a part of a team and to demonstrate flexibility in meeting program needs as they occur. Pre-service training in Physical/Psychological management Techniques is required. Commitment to the CT Code of Professional Responsibility for School Administrators is requisite.

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