Director - EastConn Regional Education Service Center
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Program Director (EASTCONN's Autism Program) (#3895)
Job Location: Commerce Drive
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: EastConn Regional Education Service Center
Hampton, CT 06247
Telephone: 860-455-1630
Job Description:
EASTCONN is seeking a full-time Program Director for our Autism Program (EAP) who, under the general supervision of the Director of Special Services, will provide leadership and supervision in administering the Autism Program’s educational services in order to promote the educational development and achievement of students in accordance with district policies, administrative procedures, rules and regulations, and applicable law. Candidates must have experience working with students with autism, low-incidence disabilities, and a variety of social, emotional and behavior issues, possess an understanding of and ability to apply special education law to a specialized setting, and have experience administering PPT meetings.  Previous experience as a school administrator (092) is preferred.   

Duties also include, but are not limited to:
  • On site program management including all aspects of daily program operations including effective crisis management and interface with other divisions at EASTCONN.
  • Working closely with area special education directors and families to oversee programming for current students, facilitate on-going program-wide home-school collaboration efforts, and serving as the primary contact for program referrals, conducting program visits and student intakes.
  • Chairing PPT meetings to ensure necessary services are in place for students entering the program.
  • Overseeing all aspects of roles/responsibilities and evaluation of certified and non-certified staff as indicated by EASTCONN, district and state requirements.
  • Leading all aspects of hiring, on-boarding, professional development and evaluation of performance across certified/non-certified staff. Visioning professional learning opportunities based on in-depth understanding of program needs and opportunities for growth.
  • All other duties, as assigned by EASTCONN Director of Special Services.
Qualifications:  092 certification highly preferred
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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.