Firewall is looking for an Elementary Program Director to join their team!

Elementary Program Director Job Description

Job Mission: The Firewall Program Director ensures that their assigned Firewall Center(s) operate effectively and that all student and program outcomes are being met.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to write curriculum, oversee implementation of the curriculum, and train staff to teach the curriculum.
  • Develop a familiarization with the public school system and assigned schools and faculty to advocate effectively on behalf of Firewall, its students, and parents.
  • Evaluate the individual needs of the students at each assigned Firewall Center so that all general attendance, academic and/or behavior concerns are addressed and all necessary interventions carried out.
  • Ensure that assigned Center(s) are running effectively and efficiently – thus solving problems, mediating conflicts, and providing maximum accountability to everyone connected with the Center(s).

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred in Education or a related field.
  • 1-2 years of experience with elementary students, teaching, and writing curriculum.
  • Ability to manage and modify student and staff behavior
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with students, staff, parents, teachers, and school administrators.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Self-starter with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Suite & Google Drive.
  • Highly organized with good time-management skills.

List of Duties:

  • Oversee Center operations and supervise staff, so that the Center is functioning efficiently.
  • Attend all necessary Firewall and school-related events.
  • Establish relationships with school administrators and teachers to ensure that students are being advocated for and that attendance, behavior, and academic outcomes are being met.
  • Review student applications and orient new students and their parents, prior to enrollment, to communicate program requirements and expectations.
  • Monitor student progress to improve student outcomes.
  • Conduct specific on-site and quarterly training sessions, to equip center staff to carry out academic and behavior plans of action for students.
  • Communicate with parents, teachers and school administrators as necessary to keep everyone informed and to address any special concerns.
  • Attend parent/teacher conferences including 504 and IEP meetings as necessary.
  • Observe and coach staff, developing their teaching and behavior management skills.
  • Ensure all centers are running smoothly, staff are completing their tasks, and students are meeting the program requirements.

Interested applicants can email with their resume and cover letter.