Director of Special Education and ELL
Company: Perspectives Charter Schools
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Perspectives Charter Schools Network - Chicago, IL
4 Year Degree
Perspectives Charter Schools Network is seeking an Director of Special Education and ELL for the 2023 - 202d school year!
About Perspectives Charter Schools
At Perspectives, our A Disciplined Life - education model teaches the whole child. We combine academic rigor, social emotional learning, and experiential opportunities to establish a culture of trust, curiosity and achievement. As one of the first charter schools in Illinois and founded by teachers, our mission is to provide students with a holistic, rigorous and relevant education, based on the ethical principles of A Disciplined Life -, preparing them for life in a changing world and helping them further become intellectually reflective, caring and ethical people engaged in a meaningful life. With 5 schools in three campuses, the Perspectives network has served public school students in grades 6 -12 on our city's southside for over 20 years. Our scholars come from some of the most disadvantaged neighborhoods in the country and graduate from high school with a plan to enroll in college or trade school, and take with them the tools to persist in college and career. The keys to our success are our dedicated, hard-working, creative, and compassionate colleagues.
Perspectives' Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement
We are committed to reducing barriers and fostering an anti-racist, non-discriminatory and inclusive environment by internalizing our core values of A Disciplined Life - and ensuring that our practices allow our diverse population of students and staff to grow, thrive, and excel.
Support Hub of Perspectives (SHOP); 1530 S. State St. 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60605
Be the Director of Special Education and ELL at Perspectives, where we live A Disciplined Life -.
At Perspectives, we pride ourselves in the quality of support that we give to our students. We are committed to providing an equitable and inclusive education for all that includes outstanding support services for our students, which are rooted in the 26 principles of A Disciplined Life - (our social emotional learning culture and curriculum.) The Director of Special Education and ELL will help to support each Perspectives campus to achieve successful outcomes for special education and English language learner students through increasing the leadership capacity of school-based leaders by deepening everyone's subject matter expertise and supporting the implementation of the Network's vision for Special Education and ESL. The Director will plan and execute network professional development focused on evidence-based instructional practices, playing a critical role in the development of our Special Education and English Language teachers. The Director will work with the Vice President of Student Supports to evaluate special education and ESL programming by conducting walkthroughs, audits, and data analysis. Finally, the DSE will provide coaching and support to teachers, instructional leaders, and school leaders regarding best practices in instruction. At Perspectives, we are committed to providing a caring community of dedicated staff that meet the diverse academic, emotional, and social needs of our scholars. Our ultimate goal is that we give our students an education that will allow them to be positive change agents in their communities and lead meaningful post-secondary lives.
WHAT YOU'LL DO: CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
Position requires availability for extended hours plus non-traditional hours required to perform job duties. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Majority of work will be performed in a general office/school environment. This position may require participation and attendance at organization sponsored events and meetings.
Perspectives offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package for all full-time employees, including:
Perspectives Charter Schools works affirmatively to include diversity among its workforce and does not discriminate in the selection of its staff on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, income, marital status, or any other dimension of diversity. We encourage diverse candidates to apply for this position.
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