All Other Positions - Great Circle
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Job Title: Statewide Director of Curriculum and Educational Strategy
Job Location: Great Circle
Beginning: Feb 01, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Great Circle
St. Louis, MO 63119
Telephone: 314-919-4787
Job Description:
The Statewide Director of Curriculum and Educational Strategy is responsible for developing, implementing, and directing Education programs within Great Circle while striving for growth, improvement, and quality. The position provides leadership in establishing new programs, implementing change, and achieving goals. This position ensures compliance and data integrity, provides project-based learning and testing oversight in an environment where individuals have experiences trauma. The Statewide Director of Curriculum and Educational Strategy will serve as an ambassador within the community while establishing and maintaining professional partnerships with representatives from other organizations, institutions, and funders. The Statewide Director of Curriculum and Educational Strategy provides advisement, collaboration, direction and communication with the Educational Directors. The Statewide Director of Curriculum and Educational Strategy provides input on program budgets, ensuring programs comply with federal and state laws, and for the quality of service experienced by the clients at Great Circle.

  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality in all transactions and communications.
  • Strong business skills, including the ability to manage and grow a complex business across a portfolio of offerings
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with colleagues, staff, partners, and clients
  • Effective negotiation skills, including the ability to negotiate contracts and other business arrangements with partners, vendors, and clients Contract
  • Effective communication skills, including the ability to develop clear, concise, and compelling presentations, proposals, status reports, and other documents
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to identify, assess, and address key business trends
  • Possess a current, valid MO driver's license and meet the Great Circle requirements for driver’s insurance
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language proficiently.
  • Demonstrates maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences of children, staff and families served
  • Ability to handle job related matters in a professional, diplomatic and confidential manner
  • Ability to organize and execute responsibilities in an independent manner.
Required Education and Experience
  • Master’s Degree
  • Professional Educator License (PEL) with General Administration or Principal Endorsement and 5-10 years’ management experience in education or special education field required. 
  • Extensive knowledge of special education rules and regulations preferred. Knowledge of education programs, systems, and curriculum including but not limited to evidence-based programming, positive behavioral supports, and outcome based practices preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of the requirements of DESE
  • 15+ years relevant experience in the education field
Preferred Education and Experience

Prior Administration Experience

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