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Director of Education (Principal)

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description:We are seeking data-driven, culturally aware servant leaders who are ensure academic & instructional excellence. Our team is committed to continuous improvement and implementing proven methods for advancing student learning. This is your chance to make a difference in the lives of children and inspire students to have high standards for their own academic and behavioral success!Being a Director of Education (Principal) at Devereux has its advantages!Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Scottsdale, Devereux Arizona's 24-hour RTC and Therapeutic School, has the capacity to serve 52 children. The RTC is a safe and supportive environment that provides youth, from the ages of five to 17, who are experiencing emotional, behavioral or substance abuse challenges. We also provide an on-site accredited K-12 therapeutic school, which offers an academic curriculum while students receive intensive behavioral and emotional support.As our instructional leader you will develop, implement and monitor the school curriculum cycle for each core academic subject aligned with homeschool districts. This position provides staff development for the implementation of evidence based curriculum standards that includes grade level and instructional level considerations. The Director of Education provides leadership in all school operations, as well as oversight over the school operations with a focus on curriculum implementation, including integration of PBIS and positive school culture, into the school environment. The Director of Education provides expertise in adapting and/or modifying curriculum and is the primary leadership for the selection of educational assessments and trains teachers in administration of assessments. This position will manage the day-to-day school operations and is responsible for teacher professional development.The Director of Education (Principal) uses data analytics to create school wide educational progress reports that can be shared with school districts. This position is a key member of the center leadership and provides an educational voice regarding impact of decisions. The Director of Education needs to remain up to date on best practices in education and develop strong relationships with a student's home districts to maintain district standards in the educational program. This position provides budget reports, implements effective budget strategies and monitors the educational budget fully. The Director of Education develops relationships within the Arizona Dept of Education in multiple departments: Curriculum, Special Education, State Initiatives, and Certification, and with other nonprofits that award education grants. This position creates parent /foster parent education participation models and creates feedback mechanisms for home school districts.As a Director of Education (Principal), you will work with other dedicated education professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment
  • Tuition assistance and Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Paid time off and sick time
  • Employee Referral Program with a fast payout milestone
  • Free access to Payactiv, a platform to get a portion of your earned wages between pay periods
  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits (medical, dental, vision), plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!
  • Day Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-3:30pmKeywords: Director of Education, Principal, Special Education, SPED, Alternative School, Learning, K-12, Therapeutic School, non-profit, human services, hiring immediately, behavioral health, psychology, PBIS, IEP,Qualifications:
    • Master's Degree in Education
    • AZ Principal Certification OR Emergency Principal Certification and enrollment in accredited Principal Certification Program
      • Preferred: Special Education Certificate, PHD in area of Education
      • 5 years of related experience requiredOTHER:
        • Valid Arizona Driver's License Or Identification
        • Pre-employment Physical and Physical Abilities Test (if applicable)
        • Ability to attend Full Time, paid, New Hire Orientation Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
        • Must be able to complete and provide proof of current influenza vaccination
        • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate's understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and childrenThe Federal Government COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires most staff working at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona to be vaccinated. In order to be employed at this center in this position, you must:
          • If vaccinated - provide proof of vaccination prior to start date.
          • If unvaccinated:
            • Receive the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine prior to providing any care, treatment, or other services by Dec 5, 2021; and
            • The necessary shots to be fully vaccinated - either two doses of Pfizer or Moderna or one dose of Johnson & Johnson - by Jan 4, 2022.
            • Note: If you are getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you must get this vaccine by Jan 5, 2021.What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Scottsdale , Director of Education (Principal), Education / Teaching , Scottsdale, Arizona

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