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South West Academy

Position  Administrative Leadership
Requirements  Valid General Administration or School Psychologist Certification (preferred). SWA would consider a candidate with SPED teaching certification and strong leadership experience. Excellent organization, time management, and follow-up skills Acute attention to detail Knowledge of Common Core Standards (preferred) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively Exceptional problem-solving, critical-thinking, and strategic planning skills Ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and take initiative Ability to learn quickly and to be effective in a fast-paced, dynamic, and team focused environment
Responsibilities  Southwest Academy is seeking a highly effective leader to drive change by working alongside staff and students to improve academic and behavioral achievement and support the overall learning environment. The successful candidate will be expected to support SWA’s school-wide initiatives that focus on teacher development, implementation of PBIS, and the transition to the Common Core Standards. This addition to our leadership team, would work in collaboration with the Program Director to support the daily responsibilities of the program and assist with the supervision and outcomes of all aspects of programming. The position requires the ability to build high performing teams that work within the program model, provide professional development and effectively supervise staff in order to improve student learning and academic achievement. This position requires excellent communication to build and maintain positive relationships with parents, districts, and community on a regular basis. This position requires knowledge of students with disabilities and the ability to take the lead in crisis situations. The selected candidate would be able collaborate on the development of school plans and procedures for instruction, students social/emotional needs, safety, building procedures, and other building needs.
Contact:
Tolleson, AZ
Phone Number  
Email kara.mcmahon@menta.com 
Website www.thementagroup.org/careers/apply 
Fax (623)478-5026 
Other Information To apply, please visit the website listed above. 
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