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The principal directs the activities of the campus school in our residential treatment facility to provide instruction and care for youth.
Essential Duties including the following. Other duties may be assigned:
Confers with teaching staff and treatment team members to supervise planning of educational progress regarding child’s behavioral or learning needs
Reviews and evaluates facility activities to ensure conformance to state and local regulations and to policies and procedures of accreditation agencies.
Supervises the design and implementation of individual and group educational programs.
Manages supervisors who supervise employees in the campus school and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
Assists with IEP and 504 process for all students
A Master’s degree in education is strongly preferred
A Bachelors degree in education with appropriate active certification/Licensure is required
At least 3 years of teaching experience required
At least 6 months supervisor experience in an education setting is required, 1 year preferred
Experience in special education or teaching experience in a clinical environment strongly preferred.
Experience working with at-risk youth strongly preferred
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
11 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.