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Assistant Director Job Description

Assistant Director Position

Assistant Director Job Responsibilities: The following duties and job description are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of an employee

  • Supervise personnel assigned to your campus, establishing clear expectations for roles, responsibilities, and performance to ensure that all job responsibilities are met and exceeded according to AAED
  • Foster an environment where staff and faculty are supported and work cooperatively together
  • Promote a positive tone for collaborative school/community relations by articulating the mission, seeking community support, and fostering rapport with all stakeholders.
  • Communicate and meet with parents as needed, seeking their support and input, to create a cooperative relationship to support the student in the school
  • Provide opportunities for effective staff development that address the needs of the instructional program and needs of the staff, including workshops, conferences, visitations, and sessions in which the staff shares successful practices and keep the staff informed and seek ideas for the improvement of the school.
  • Respond to disciplinary/behavior needs of students
  • Coordinate use of school facilities for day-to-day activities and special events
  • Attend IEP meetings as needed or requested
  • Review report cards, progress reports and transcript documents as needed
  • Attend evening / weekend school events and open houses
  • Maintain compliance with all laws, administrative codes, policies, and regulations.
  • Prepare, organize, and maintain appropriate resources, reports, and statistical summaries.
  • Assume responsibility for the health, safety, and welfare of students, employees and visitors while on campus.
  • Observe classrooms daily to offer feedback to staff; evaluate / document staff performance with the Director

Physical Demands May Include:  

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling
  • Assist with lifting, holding or positioning students with disabilities (including physical, behavioral, learning, etc.)
  • Sitting or stooping on the floor for extended periods of time
  • Standing or bending over repeatedly throughout the day
  • Outside duties (assist with car line, field trips, and supervising students on playground)
  • Must work well in noisy and crowded environments
  • Independent mobility to move about the classroom and campus throughout the day.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Qualifications, Requirements and Skills:

  • Certified teacher
  • Minimum 10 years of teaching experience (preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a leadership role (preferred)
  • Experience with special education students
  • Certified special education teacher (preferred)
  • Mastery and enthusiasm for best practices in Autism education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Organizational skills
  • Valid Arizona Fingerprint clearance card

Hours: This position is full time

Pay Range:  $55,000-$65.000, depending on education and experience

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Autism Academy for Education and Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hire qualified employees for all positions without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factors prohibited by law.