Cirrus Academy is an accredited tuition-free K-8th grade school in Macon, Georgia, offers a hands-on curriculum in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) under the leadership of Dr. Gail M. Fowler. Launched in 2016, Cirrus Academy has various departments for academic success and artistic expression. Its early intervention program (EIP) enhances reading and mathematics skills of K-5th grade students and its middle school (6th – 8th grade) students receive supplemental instruction and academic preparation through Cirrus Academy’s Before and After School Program. The school’s Creative and Fine Arts Department features visual arts, creative writing, broadcasting, instrumental, vocal, oratorical and dance instruction and expression. Extracurricular activities at Cirrus Academy include football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, and cheerleading teams, in addition to robotics team, which all provide additional opportunities to further explore STEM while enhancing leadership, self-discipline and critical thinking skills.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Advanced knowledge regarding adolescent growth and development.
- Knowledge of school administrative functions and finance preferred.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, computer hardware and software operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence.
- Ability to write lesson plans, syllabus, and other school related materials.
- Ability to speak effectively and demonstrate a pleasant telephone voice.
- Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use a computer.
- Considerable knowledge of PC operations and software (Word processing, database and spreadsheet)
- Ability to be a liaison with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists; liaising closely with parents and guardians
- Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in Special Education or Special Education/Elementary Education from an accredited college or university and meet the GAPSC requirement for certification.
- Must be certified or eligible for certification in Special Education General Curriculum P-12, or Special Education Adapted Curriculum P-12, along with the SPED academic content areas.