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Program Director

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Executive  
Organization Type K-12  
Pay Range $80k - $85k  


Position at SESI Schools

About Us

Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, provides specialized education programming for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. We believe that all children deserve an education that goes beyond academics and enables them to realize their full potential and grow into responsible, self-sufficient adults. SESI operates over 50 AdvancED/Cognia accredited Special Education schools and 80+ in-district classrooms nationwide. Our certified teachers and staff provide individualized academic and behavioral interventions with an innovative learning approach, personalized attention, and all the necessary support services students need to overcome barriers to education. Our purpose drives our performance and we are looking for individuals who want to make an impact. 

The Opportunity

The Program Director will oversee the quality and compliance of the program, supervise staff, and track progress towards goals. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we’re looking to hire an exceptional leader who will play an essential role in fueling student success. 

You Are

Someone who is passionate about serving students with special needs so that they can perform at their highest level and realize productive, fulfilling futures. You believe that ALL children can learn and have the desire to make a positive impact in the lives of students. You excel at communication, organization, and project management. You are a proven leader with an analytical mindset , great problem-solving abilities, and business acumen.  

The Responsibilities 

  • Ensure that all students are being educated in accordance with their Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) 
  • Observe classrooms on a regular basis both formally (using observation forms to provide appropriate staff feedback) and informally 
  • Attend and participate in regional activities including weekly Director’s Meeting 
  • Attend and participate in a monthly Goal Review with Supervisor; demonstrating consistent growth and goal completion 
  • Report facilities issues to the appropriate department for prompt resolution 
  • Involve parents in the educational program on a regular basis as well as provide regular parent education events throughout the school year 
  • Ensure that all state licensing policies relating to the health, safety and well-being of the children attending the program are followed and in compliance 
  • Forge and maintain stakeholder relationships (district officials, parents, etc.); providing excellent and responsive customer service 
  • Communicate in person, by telephone, and through newsletters and other forms of written communication with parents, supervisors, and district personnel 
  • Effectively manage staff through clear goal setting, monthly reviews, and by providing feedback;  ensure that all staff follow school and company policies in order to maintain excellent program quality 
  • Maintain excellent records including financial, state licensing, student, and employee documentation 
  • Other duties may be assigned 

The Qualifications 

  • Highly preferred Principal License 
  • SPED and/or General Education Certification required 
  • Extensive experience with students with disabilities strongly preferred 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office preferred 

 The Perks 

  • Salary range of $80,000 – $85,000
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Tuition reimbursement support available up to $2,625
  • Continued professional development and leadership support  

Predicated on strong collaboration and communication between Wylie ISD, Region 10 and our in-district staff, our district programs are designed to achieve their greatest potential. The academic, social emotional, and behavioral needs of each student are met through such means as a high student-to-staff ratio, individualization and small-group teaching approaches and comprehensive behavior management system. Our staff works in unison with district special education and general education teachers to ensure that our students receive the maximum benefits from both district resources and those of our programs.

Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

About Organization

Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, is a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. SESI partners with school districts to run in-district classrooms and standalone schools that meet the academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs of special education students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Emotional Disabilities, Learning Disabilities and other challenges; and alternative education students in need of trauma-informed education. Implementing a research-based education model that incorporates supportive therapies, positive behavior interventions and supports, life skills training, and workforce development programs – as well as professional learning for special education teachers – SESI guides students toward success in and out of the classroom. SESI proudly serves more than 7,000 students in over 95 day schools and more than 90 in-district classrooms, and partners with over 600 school districts nationwide. SESI is accredited by Cognia (formerly AdvancED).