Tapestry Public Charter School
Tapestry Public Charter School seeks an energetic, compassionate, and committed full time Student Support administrator for the 2019-2020 school year.
The mission of Tapestry is to offer an inclusive, individualized learning environment that is academically engaging, both for neurotypical students and those on the autism spectrum, and to create a positive school culture that empowers all students to take possession of their innate talents and become creative builders of their own future. More about Tapestry can be found at www.tapestrycharter.org.
Tapestry seeks an energetic, compassionate, and committed administrator who will facilitate the systems of student support in a fully inclusive secondary environment. Under the direction of the principal the Student Support Specialist will create structures and programs that will support the social and emotional well-being of middle and high school students including those both on the autism spectrum and typically developing. Administrator will oversee the referral process and work with staff to create a positive school culture. Administrator will also support parents to understand the mission of the school and to assist their children to become college and career ready.
The following duties are representative for this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
- Support the mission of Tapestry Public Charter
- Work with the principal and assistant principal to revise and implement a comprehensive discipline process that includes clear expectations for student behaviors, standardized consequences for actions, and supports and accommodations for students with and without IEPs.
- Consult/conference with counselors, teachers and parents to address student concerns and needs
- Develop and support programs that contribute to positive student culture
- Assist school in the initial implementation of PBIS
- Develop programs with staff to support school activities and programs; develop strategies for improving the learning environment
- Participate in Student Support Team, IEP teams and other meetings to address students’ behavioral concerns
- Work with the counseling department to develop an attendance process that supports students to attend school
- Mediate student conflicts
- Communicate with parents regarding supports and discipline
- Facilitate the communication amongst the staff regarding behavioral supports and expectations for students individually and as a whole.
- Georgia Certification in School Leadership
- Masters Degree or higher in Education or related field
- Successful implementation of programs that develop student success
- Positive, inclusive, and welcoming attitude
- Experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, or related disorders, in a therapeutic or educational setting.
- Ability to maintain immaculate records
- Relevant leadership experiences
- Knowledge of Georgia mandatory reporting laws
- Understanding of the charter school system
- Excellent working relationships with other teachers and professionals
- Understanding of social/emotional supports for students
Compensation: $60,000 a year for a 12-month position; full benefits package.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter; (2) resume; and (3) the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to Barbara Boone, Principal, at email@example.com. Applications without these requirements will be considered incomplete.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Tapestry Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from persons of all backgrounds. Before hire, applicants must satisfy a background investigation including a criminal background check.