PROGRAM DIRECTOR - ANNANDALE SCHOOL
Company: PHILLIPS PROGRAMS
Posted on: September 18, 2022
Annandale - Annandale, VA
Provides vision, leadership and management consistent with PHILLIPS
values and service orientation for the Annandale School, ensuring
effective, efficient operations.
- Chief Operating Officer
- Director of Human Resources
- Program Director - Laurel School Executive Administrative
- Front Office staff
- Bus personnel
- Education Program Supervisors
- Related Services Supervisors
- Education Program Coordinator
- Transportation Manager
- Recreation Coordinator
- Program Manager - Building Futures
1. PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
1.1 Implements sound, research-based curricula and special
education models throughout the school program.
1.2 Ensures quality of all services through strong educational and
administrative oversight and through a systematic quality
improvement process that uses data to inform decision-making and
drive changes in the program.
1.3 Builds and maintains an integrated, effective special education
service array, including counseling, family support services,
speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and other related
services as needed.
1.4 Develops and manages a strong, cohesive staff team within the
1.5 Provides vision, leadership and direct supervision to the
school's leadership team as a group and individually.
1.6 Ensures effective, efficient processes for all school
- Student referral & admission and classroom assignment
- Safety of facilities, program, staff, and students
- Understanding public health concerns and addressing it within the
- Transportation for students 69
- Curricula selection and implementation
- Graduation and transition planning
- Career preparation
- Related services delivery
- Behavior management/crisis prevention and intervention
- Reporting of pupil progress
- Regular, systematic review of instructional programs to include
observation and team meetings and to provide direction to teachers
regarding appropriate goals, materials, techniques, and general
- IEP process, progress reporting and placement recommendations
- Transcript maintenance and all student information record
- Materials inventories
- Diagnostic test administration and identification of students
requiring more extensive assessment and/or services
- Productive communication with local education agencies and state
1.7 Builds and maintains a climate of student acceptance, providing
services that are sensitive and responsive to the unique cultures
of PHILLIPS - Annandale students and their families.
1.8 Develops and supports a Parent Advisory Group.
2. STAFF MANAGEMENT
2.1 Recruits and hires competent, credentialed staff that
demonstrate PHILLIPS values and fit well on the Annandale school
team. Oversees teacher certification process of educational
2.2 Creates and maintains an appropriate staffing structure with
roles well delineated for each program function, and ensures
adequate coverage for all program functions, including
representation on PHILLIPS committees/projects.
2.3 Ensures adequate training, regular supervision and job
performance monitoring for all school staff, including completion
of timely annual evaluations and regular, systematic feedback on
2.4 Builds and maintains a diverse workplace that feels welcoming
to all staff, with a focus on culturally competent service
2.5 Establishes conditions under which all staff has appropriate
and reasonable opportunity to give timely input.
3.1 Ensures program compliance with applicable federal and state
laws, regulatory and contractual requirements, and maintains
active, positive and responsive relationships with public agency
licensing, contracting and referral staff.
3.2 Develops sound budget annually for PHILLIPS School - Annandale,
and for other projects/programs developed and implemented through
the school at Annandale, projecting revenues to cover all
anticipated program expenses.
3.3 Oversees budget monitoring, ensuring that programs operate at
or better than bottom-line and line item budget projections,
identifying, reporting and correcting budget problems quickly and
4. COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
4.1 Advocates for the needs of students and their families through
community education and both formal and informal advocacy.
Participates actively in groups and initiatives that advance the
state of knowledge or improve the service delivery system.
4.2 Represents PHILLIPS Programs in the local, regional, national
and professional community to effectively promote the PHILLIPS
mission and values. (VAISEF)
4.3 Contributes positively to the PHILLIPS community through
collaborative relationships with other directors and active
leadership of organizational initiatives.
4.4 Serves on Directors Committee and other committees as
5.1 Maintains professional credentials (licensure, certifications,
etc.), and continually builds knowledge and skill competencies in
special education, school administration, research & evaluation and
5.2 Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Graduate degree in special education or a related field; valid
state professional certificate as a special education supervisor or
special education principal, or a valid state professional teaching
certificate in special education; 10+ years experience working in
educational settings with children & youth with
emotional/behavioral problems, and with families of children with
disabilities; 5+ years classroom teaching experience, preferably in
special education setting; 5+ years experience supervising teachers
and other special education professionals; demonstrated commitment
to mission-driven, strength-based services; demonstrated belief in
the power of families to help children succeed and a profound
respect for the cultures of others.
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