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Job Description


The Director of Education - Curriculum & Transition Services provides a critical liaison relationship with sending districts, and coordinates curriculum development and implementation, as well as related transition services. This position serves as a member of the Leadership Team and is instrumental in supporting policies and procedures, as well as school-wide strategic initiatives.



Wheeler Clinic fosters positive change in the lives of individuals and families, as well as in communities. We provide cutting-edge human services that address a diverse range of needs and backgrounds, enhance strengths and provide the supports that encourage recovery from challenges for a satisfying life in the community.



Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

For Good Health

  •          Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
  •          Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of up to $1,000 per year
  •          Wellness Programs
  •          Free annual flu shots

For a Secure Future

  •          Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
  •          Company paid long-term disability insurance

For Retirement

  •          403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees

For Career Advancement

  •          Education Reimbursement Program
  •          Training and development opportunities

For Work Life Balance

  •          Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
  •          Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
  •          Employee discounts at local spa and on Verizon Wireless services


Learning Process:  The Education Director “possesses a current, research and experienced-based understanding of learning theory and human motivation, helps develop such understanding in teachers and parents, and uses that understanding to promote the continuous improvement of student learning". 


Teaching Process:  The Education Director “possesses knowledge of teaching which is grounded in research and experience, and uses that knowledge to foster teacher’s reflection on the impact of their professional beliefs, expectations, and practices on student learning". 


School Culture:  The Education Director “utilizes multiple strategies to influence the school culture in a way that fosters collaboration among the staff and the involvement of parents, students, and the community in efforts to improve student learning". 


Student Standards and Assessment:  The Education Director works with the Team as well as being a member of the Leadership Team to “establish rigorous academic standards for all students and promotes the use of multiple assessment strategies to monitor student progress". 


Additional Administrative Functions:  As an active member of the Leadership Team, the Education Director participates in the overall development of policies and procedures as they relate to the effective provision of services to students who attend the Wheeler Clinic School, Inc. programs.

Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.

Demonstrates leadership by reinforcing positive behavior and promoting recognition through the use of effective employee evaluations, employee appreciation, effective hiring practices, and accountability.

EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

Job Requirements


Master’s degree in Education or related field plus a minimum of 3 years experience with special education students. 092 CT Administration certification as well as an additional educational endorsement as approved by the State Department of Education regulations are required.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services
Education Graduate Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Not for Profit - Charitable, Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2020
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