Assistant Principal - Great Circle
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Associate Director of Autism Education
Job Location: Webster Groves, MO
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Great Circle
St. Louis, MO 63119
Telephone: 314-919-4787
Job Description:
Purpose of Position
This position supervises the day-to-day operations of educational program on assigned campus. This position works directly with Director of Special Education to coordinate program and planning decisions. Collaboration may occur with Administrators, Teachers, Therapists, Teacher’s Assistants, adjunctive therapists and residential staff. External contacts may include school districts, parents/guardians, DFS/DCFS, outside service providers, and Universities. This position reports to the Director of Special Education.

Major Duties   (*Essential Element)
Practice Supervision:
  • Assist program staff in developing professional skills
  • Provide support, advice, and problem-solving assistance to Program staff on an ongoing basis*
  • Provide crisis intervention backup-support to Program staff
  • Enhance identification of Program staff with Great Circle mission and goals
Administrative Supervision:
  • Hire staff
  • Promote cooperation and respect between Program staff and administrative staff and the staff of other programs
  • Insure that Program staffs are aware of and follow Program and Organizational policies and procedures*
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate staff
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and email applications
  • Organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Good driving record and ability to obtain Class E driver’s license (as needed)
Required Education and Experience
  • Teacher certification in special education
  • Master’s degree in Special Education, administration, or other related field
  • Five years special education experience
  • Knowledge of Special Education laws/regulations, local school district policies, physical/sexual abuse issues, crisis prevention/intervention and curriculum planning and implementation
  • CPR/First Aid certification required

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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