Location: Denver, CO
Date Job Posted: June 8, 2022
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Our work enables adults to live more fulfilling and productive lives, children to be more resilient, and families to be happier and healthier.
Through multiple community sites, mental health providers in several Denver public schools, collaborations with community partnerships and home-based outreach, we provide treatment, prevention, outreach and crisis services to children, families and adults.
WellPower has been named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post nine years in a row! We believe that people are resilient - they can and do recover from mental illness. At WellPower, we hire people dedicated to working toward that goal.
Our generous benefits package starts at 30 hours per week. Some of the benefits include:
We are currently recruiting the following key position
Special Education Manager
SALARY RANGE: $63,835 - $75,100/year
POSITION SUMMARY: Overall responsibility for planning, implementing, and supervising educational service delivery for Skyline Academy, an intensive facility school/day treatment program at WellPower, serving students ages 6 to 14-years old in grades 1st through 8th. Skyline Academy provides year-round services, with specialty social-emotional programming during the Summer. The approach of the team is characterized by being strengths-based, family-centered, culturally proficient and community responsive. Skyline Academy students require individualized educational plans within an adaptive and trauma-informed environment due to their specific learning and social-emotional needs. This position will supervise teachers and ensure that all students are receiving appropriate education services based written IEP accommodations. This position is also responsible for maintaining CDE compliance all work supervised.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
EDUCATION: Bachelors or Master’s degree in special education, Master’s preferred. Current Colorado teacher’s license in good standing with special education endorsement or special education license required. Current administrator’s license with Director of Special Education endorsement preferred. Or, must be actively working towards licensure with endorsement.
EXPERIENCE: 2 years teaching experience in a facility school program. Supervisory experience preferred.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Teachers, Substitute Teachers
GENERAL HOURS: M-F, 8am-5pm (may vary), year round
MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment.
WORKING CONDITIONS: May require occasional evening or weekend hours.