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Job Title: Program Director of Alternative Education
Job Location: Normandy Schools Collaborative
Deadline: Sep 15, 2023**
District: Normandy Schools Collaborative
St. Louis, MO 63121
Telephone: 314-493-0464
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Position Description 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions consistently and to the satisfaction of the employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified disabled individuals. This job description is not an exhaustive list, as employees may be required to perform duties not specifically designated within this document, at the employer's discretion. The Normandy Schools Collaborative reserves the right to modify or interpret this job description as needed.

Reports to: Director of Student Support Services or Designee
Supervises: All appropriate staff as required.
Pay Grade: Administrative 

The Program Director, under the supervision of the Director of Student Support Services or designee, as the executive officer of the alternative education program, is responsible for managing all affairs of the alternative program, including general control and supervision of all certificated and classified employees assigned to the alternative program. Responsible for the overall coordination and supervision of the Missouri Options Program. This program serves students recovering academic credit by completing online course work and in the MO Option Program.
  • Organize and administer the school in conformity with the policies of the Joint Executive Governing Board and administrative guidelines of the Superintendent of Schools.
  • Provide leadership for improving the total educational program of the alternative program.
  • Work closely with individual teachers, as well as groups of teachers.
  • Make classroom observations, create an atmosphere conducive to learning, and make effective utilization of resources available.
  • Establish conditions that will promote effective learning for both students and teachers.
  • Provide leadership to the staff in determining objectives and identify program needs as the basis for developing long-and short-range plans for the program to which assigned.
  • Enlist the assistance of the Director of Student Support Services or Designee in the use of program resource personnel in the improvement of the program.
  • Establish an effective school administrative organization with clear lines of responsibility and with the necessary delegation of authority.
  • Identify, provide, assign, and coordinate in-service growth opportunities for teaching personnel within the program.
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of all assigned personnel, recommend appropriate action in cases of substandard performances, and identify and encourage individual teachers with leadership potential.
  • Oversee the assignment of all pupils in such a way as to encourage their optimum growth.
  • Make periodic appraisals of pupil progress.
  • Develop program plans and organizational procedures for the health, safety, discipline and conduct of pupils as established in district procedures.
  • Plan, coordinate, and evaluate the total program of pupil services, including guidance and counseling.
  • Plan, supervise, and direct the business operation of the program in accordance with district policies and procedures.
  • Make plans for the most effective use of curriculum materials, instructional supplies, equipment, building facilities, and grounds.
  • Serve as liaison officer between the alternative program and the Police Department.
  • Develop plans to encourage regular attendance with teachers and students.
  • Assign new instructional personnel in the program.
  • Give an accurate accounting of all personnel leaves of absence for instructional personnel.
  • Plan, supervise, and evaluate experimental programs which may be pertinent to the specific program.
  • Plan and coordinate volunteer programs where beneficial to the program.
  • Publish announcements and coordinate all program activities.
  • Accept requests and grant approval to programs and community organizations in respect to building use, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Minimum of five years secondary teaching experience 
  • Minimum of three years secondary administrative experience 

  • Master’s degree in education. 
  • Missouri Secondary Principal’s Certificate
Disclaimer: The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.


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