The Spafford Children Center (SCC), founded by Bertha Spafford Vester, is over 90 years old and has continuously served the community since its founding. We are currently operating two centers: one in the Old City of Jerusalem and one in Bethany. For more on our history, mission, and services please refer to our website at: www.spaffordcenter.org/
SCC is looking for:
Supervisor for the Remedial Education Program
Position Type : Full Time
Reporting to: Chief Executive
Location: Jerusalem. Old City
Starting Date: December 1st, 2018
Purpose of the job:
The Remedial Education Supervisor will be responsible for supervising the Remedial Education Program, providing staff development, and promoting educational plans for children with learning difficulties who are served at the Spafford Children’s Center. The Supervisor will work closely with teachers, parents, and administrators to provide services according to best practice standards in remedial education.
Main Tasks and Duties:
-Implement procedures to identify the children’s needs for remedial education and provide individualized educational programs.
-Evaluate and assist the SCC Education Program staff to implement best practices and successful remedial teaching methods.
-Interact with speech and occupational therapists; counselors, social workers, and psychologists; and other professionals at SCC to develop integrated, therapeutic educational plans for the children served at SCC.
-Provide professional development for the SCC remedial education staff.
-Coordinate the activities of teachers and support staff for the Remedial Education Program. -Monitor lesson plans and oversee classroom activities for compliance with planned courses and standard procedures.
Supervise day to day operations of the Remedial Education Program that includes staff coverage, scheduling, and daily attendance.
Perform other administrative duties include handling parent and community relations, compiling records, overseeing curricula, providing information for reports to funders.
The following requirements are acceptable for this position including:
- Master’s degree in Special Education or related field,
- Minimum of five years of teaching experience and one year supervisory experience,
- Good communication and coaching skills and substantial experience building relationships with other organizations,
- A team member able to work with colleagues in different contexts, and
- A good command of English including excellent writing skills.
Full curriculum vitae and references, to be sent to :
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Application materials must be received before November 26, 2018.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.