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Program Manager (Alternate Assessment) (7794)

Washington, DC

Job Category: Education

Posted on Wednesday, 26. of November 2014


The Assessment Program at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a well regarded organization that is growing rapidly. We focus on providing our clients with customized assessments that not only measure student achievement against state standards, but also provide meaningful score reports that can help students, parents, and educators address any areas of student weakness. Our environment is fast-paced and requires people at all levels who are willing to roll up their sleeves to get the work done on time while maintaining high quality. We are currently seeking a Program Manager to join our Alternate Assessments team in Washington, DC.


The Program Manager (Alternate Assessment) will assist with managing all aspects of state testing projects, especially for special education students. They must be able to work collaboratively in a fast paced environment; anticipate problems and come up with creative methods of solving them; develop strong, positive, constructive relationships with clients; coordinate among the various project teams; and make sure that quality control procedures are adhered to in order to produce high quality assessments within deadline and budget. They must be able to work in an environment where project requirements often change and evolve, and must be comfortable seeking out information and advice, when necessary. They must be able to conceptualize how all the parts of a complex project fit together and what a change to one part will mean for the other parts. Successful candidates will create a proactive culture in which the efficient creation of high quality products is second nature.

The responsibilities of the Program Manager (Alternate Assessment) include:

  • Working with internal staff and subcontractors to develop processes, procedures, and schedules for meeting project deliverables and client needs.
  • Working with state clients to ensure that all plans and schedules are viable, that the state understands their roles and deadlines, and that clear lines of communication are established.
  • Developing meeting agendas, chairing meetings, and documenting decisions.
  • Ensuring that a master schedule is developed and maintained of deadlines and deliverables and making sure that all project staff are aware of the parts of the master schedule that affect them, and are aware of all changes that are made to the schedule.
  • Providing information, support, direction, and problem-solving to the clients, as needed, in a manner that provides positive solutions, and if needed, adjusts current processes to improve the delivery, coordination, or quality of the product.
  • Managing changes of scope so that all necessary changes to contracts, budgets, and activities, and schedules are in place.
  • Making sure that other members of the project team are aware of any changes to the project scope.
  • Coordinating among the senior staff members who manage the various project teams (item development, technical, reporting, website, databases, etc.) and making sure that each team receives what it needs from the other teams.
  • Keeping AIR senior management informed of any potential project problems, including issues with a client or another stakeholder and any potential for missed deadlines or budget over-runs.
  • Managing subcontractors.
  • Monitoring budgets.


  • Minimum education: Masters degree or equivalent, preferably in special education or a related field.
  • Experience instructing students (K-12) with significant cognitive disabilities in academic content areas.
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressively increasing responsibility managing tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to travel 25-40%, the peak being in the January-February timeframe.
  • Experience working in large-scale assessment or a related field, such as publishing or large-scale surveys is a plus.
  • Experience working with clients.


AIR offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including a fully funded retirement plan, generous paid time off, commuter benefits, and tuition assistance.

For more information, please visit our website at

To apply, please go to


Special Education Support Teacher

Harlem, NY

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Wednesday, 26. of November 2014


Belief in Every Student's Promise--Opportunity Charter School (OCS) teachers are trained in cutting edge, research based methodology of evaluating academic strengths and weaknesses. To maximize each child's personal development, an individualized education plan is created that is tailored to his or her unique needs. Students receive differentiated instruction in every curricular area, with the goal of expanding their higher cognitive thinking.

Performance Driven and Results Oriented

Our curriculum will prepare students to take the Regents and transition to college or a meaningful career. Our goal is for every student to graduate having achieved a clearly demonstrated academic and social foundation, as well as a deep understanding of their own strengths and weaknesses.

The Special Education Support Teacher may work directly with the student and provide direct specially designed and/or supplemental instruction to the student. The Special Education Support teacher may adapt the subject matter ('modified curriculum') and/or use visual aids, highlighted work sheets, simplified directions, and other kinds of "modified instruction", to instruct students in all subject areas as outlined by the School's academic content standard. The Special Education Support Teacher may also work with the student's general education teacher to adjust the learning environment and/or modify and adapt instrumental techniques and methods to meet the student's individual needs. The Special Education Support Teacher is accountable for the students' academic performance in all content and assessments.


Minimum Education and Experience: Certified teacher grades 7 through 12, Masters Degree, two to three years teaching experience (preferred), Special Education Certification required. Behavioral experience preferred.


Opportunity Charter offers a full benefits program, as well as, membership in Teachers' Retirement System.


Please email resumes to: or fax to 212-665-6038

Certified Special Educator

Wilimington, DE

Job Category: Special Education - Non-Public

Posted on Monday, 24. of November 2014


SESI is a private company that provides comprehensive special education services for students identified with various disabilities including, emotional/behavioral disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and autism spectrum disorders. Additionally, SESI provides alternative educational services for school districts needing assistance with students who display disciplinary issues. Often referred to as High Road Schools, our programs have created a therapeutic academic setting that includes positive behavioral supports, highly structured student protocols, and modified access to the Common Core Curriculum. The High Road School of Delaware is currently seeking one special educator for a newly opened elementary classroom. Special educator responsibilities include delivering and modifying the general education curriculum, administering formal and informal assessments, analyzing data, implementing school-wide behavior management protocols, home-school communication, development of academic IEP goals and objectives, and supervision of a teacher's assistant. Potential employees should be highly motivated to achieve student outcomes, flexible, have a good sense of humor, open to giving and receiving feedback, enjoy working as part of a team, and feel comfortable working an environment where students display severe behavioral issues.


Applicants who are currently certified or eligible for certification in Special Education through the Delaware Department of Education will receive preferential consideration.


  • 1. Competitive Salary
  • 2. Tuition Reimbursement
  • 3. Health w/dental and vision
  • 4. 401(k)
  • 5. Life Insurance
  • 6. Opportunity for personal and professional growth!


If interested, please contact Keith Seymour: (301) 807-2393 or e-mail @

Early Childhood Special Educator

Okinawa, Japan

Job Category: Early Intervention

Posted on Thursday, 20. of November 2014


Works with developmentally delayed children of American military families stationed overseas, in a home-based early intervention program.


Bachelor's or Master's degree in Special Education, a minimum of two years experience recently working with developmentally delayed children in the 0, 1 & 2-year age population in a home-based early intervention capacity, and a current & application state teaching license/certification


Excellent compensation (tax-advantaged); relocation provided; medical, dental and retirement benefits; generous paid time off

Contact: or 800-852-5678 x.156 or fax 513-984-4909

Executive Director, Episcopal Center for Children

Washington, DC

Job Category: Executive

Posted on Friday, 31. of October 2014


The Episcopal Center for Children (ECC) is a private, nonprofit, non-denominational day treatment facility for emotionally troubled children and their families from the greater Washington, DC area.  The program is designed for children between the ages of 5 to 11 years and with sufficient cognitive ability to benefit from the program.  Acceptance is based on the needs of the children and families, regardless of religious affiliation, race, or financial status.  The goal of treatment, therapeutic milieu, and individualized special education programming is to empower each child to function productively within his/her family and the community, to return to his/her public school, and have a real opportunity for a successful, emotionally healthy, and productive future.  The ECC's programming is based on the core belief in children, their strengths, and in what they can be.


The incoming Executive Director will report to and work collaboratively with the Board of Directors in leading ECC to sustain its fundamental purpose while focusing on its long-term vision.  The incoming Executive Director will succeed Mr. Alan Korz who is retiring after many years of dedication and excellence.  The ECC is seeking an effective leader to continue and build on the work of the past five decades, engaging in a comprehensive strategic plan and advancing ECC's mission.

The successful candidate will function as a development and operational leader, providing strategic direction in seven key areas:

1) Strategic Vision and Leadership;

2) Governance and Legal;

3) Communications;

4) Development and Fundraising;

5) Organization Infrastructure and Staffing;

6) Financial Management; and

7) Program Development.

The successful candidate will be a consummate relationship builder and serve as the voice and face of the organization.


Candidates must have a master's degree in social work, clinical psychology, special education, or a related field with demonstrated knowledge of child development and growth, at least 10 years experience in child and/or adolescent mental health delivery, at least five years experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity, and demonstrated leadership, management, and fundraising success.


To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to at RCG Executive Search (email applications are required).  Please include ECC Executive Search in the Subject Line of email messages.  The Executive Director job description will be emailed upon request.

Education Therapist

Irving, Texas

Job Category: Education Therapist for Brain Injured Patients

Posted on Tuesday, 14. of October 2014


The position is full time, M-F only with paid holidays! Excellent benefits!

  • Tests and evaluates patients using formal and informal methods.
  • Develops and implements individual educational goals and treatment plans for assigned
  • Employs academic courses of study and methods to enhance academic levels.
  • Reviews and revises programs as deemed necessary.
  • Attends and reports verbally or in writing in conferences
  • Prepares conference summaries/reports for each assigned patient as needed per month.

E-mail: hrtx@neuroskills, Tel: 972-580-8500, Fax: 972-255-3162,
1320 W. Walnut Hill, Irving


  • Teaching Credential, preferably in Special Education is preferred.
  • Experience in rehabilitation or with developmentally disabled is preferred.


  • Bachelors degree in Education or related field.


  • Health, Life and Dental insurance options
  • Paid Time Off Accrual
  • Holiday Pay
  • Continuing Education opportunities
  • 401k


Send resume to or fax to 972-871-5327.

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