- To provide leadership and participate in the development and implementation of curriculum designed to prepare students to meet NY State learning standards, and to satisfy the requirements for NY State High School and /or IEP Diplomas, as appropriate
- Plan, develop and implement instructional programs to prepare students for post-secondary education, training, employment and community living, and to integrate vocational and career education into overall high school program
- Develop and implement a program of transition planning along with the ELT that meets all State and Federal requirements, that involves students and families in long-range academic and career planning, and that is fully integrated within the Annual Review process as required by the IEP
- Review course requirements and determine class assignments and develop master schedule along with the ELT, student schedules and teacher and teacher assistant schedules
- Oversee student placement, grading, advancement and recommend students for graduation
- Direct and assist in management of student’s behavior and discipline as needed
- Evaluate the performance of teachers, teacher assistants and other departmental staff and recommend techniques and methods of improvement as needed
- Provide models of effective teaching strategies to instructional staff as needed
- Recommend the transfer, promotion or termination of high school faculty and staff
- Recommend purchase of supplies, materials and equipment for the high school
- Supervise and monitor all state education requirements, such as RCT/Regents and other testing programs, the IEP process, fire drills, etc.
- Approve all extra-curricular time for high school faculty and staff.
- With other administrators, develop, coordinate and direct professional development programs for all middle and high school teachers and teacher assistants.
- With other administrators, recommend and monitor new or revised school policies and procedures.
- Communicate regularly with parents about School activities and meet with parents to discuss individual needs or special problems as needed
- Ensure sensitivity to cultural differences within the school community.
- Prepare necessary reports pertaining to students, staff and programs in the Middle and High School
- Respond to inquiries and general correspondence regarding education programs and ensure the general welfare of students and staff.
- Ensure that obligations under the labor contract are executed properly. Attempt to resolve differences or disputes before they become issues.
- Work cooperatively with local schools districts, agencies, parents, staff and students on intramural and extramural educational programs of benefit to Fanwood students.
- All other duties assigned by the Superintendent
- Possess NYS Certification as Teacher of the Deaf
- Possess or eligible for NYS Certification in Supervision and/or Administration
- Masters Degree in Deaf Education or other related field
- A sign language SCPI level of Advanced with a minimum entry level of Intermediate Within first 30 months of employment, candidate must obtain Advanced level
- Strong written communication skills
- Ability to work flexible hours as needs of the program dictate
- Minimum of five years of successful teaching experience, preferably with high school students
- Previous supervisory experience preferred
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New York School for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer