Assistant Principal - The Spire School
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Beginning: Jul 05, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: The Spire School
Stamford, CT 06905
Telephone: 203-661-1609 EXT 107
Job Description:
Education Director
Spire School in Stamford CT, is actively recruiting for an Education Director for the 2022-2023 School year. Four to seven years of experience assisting the Head of School and Dean of Students in a special education school that's population is Middle and/or Upper School students is preferred.

Spire is a State-Approved Special Education School, grades 6 - 12 for students with social and/or emotional challenges. Our model of individualized social-emotional wellness plans and our small group setting ( classes are no more than 6:1, some are smaller) makes us unique, and 80% of our students are district placed.

Candidates for the position must have a demonstrated passion for education and a collaborative style to work on a team prepared to meet the individualized needs of each student enrolled in our school. Our school has over 60 students enrolled and has a strong, established team of leaders, teachers, and life coaches who collaborate for the common goal of having each child reach their full potential. The Education Director on this team will be responsible for the following:

Partner with the Dean of Students and Head of School to ensure the implementation of student IEPs

Collaborate with the Dean of Students and Head of School regarding state approval process and NEASC accreditation

Serve as Team District Facilitator

Serve on Leadership Team and Admissions Committee

Attends and leads PPTs and related meetings

Manages student transition program

Confers with parents, teachers, counselors, support personnel and students on matters of discipline and welfare

Coordinate all standardized testing

Partner with Dean of Students to supervise and evaluate teachers and life coaches

Responsible for developing school year master schedule process, including all necessary faculty/staff and student/family communication

Supports teaching staff in development/implementation of classroom management techniques and works with designated school staff to develop proactive disciplinary interventions

With school leaders and staff build a strong, positive and sustaining community

MUST have CT Certification, or New York certification which is transferrable. 092 Intermediate Administrator required. Special Education Certification also required.

Please send resume, cover letter and 2 references to

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