Director of Special Education 2018-2019

Wilmington, DE 19801, US
Jul 06, 2018
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The Director of Special Education (At Freire called the Director of Student Services) oversees the special education program of the school, supervising all special education teachers, crafting our program, and ensuring compliance with state and federal requirements.

Successful candidates will have the following attributes:
  • Previous successful experience working with urban youth
  • DE Certification in Special Education
  • Experience in leadership as well as special education
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor, and willingness to do "whatever it takes" to get a job done
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team

Freire staff members are forward-thinking team players passionate about working with and unleashing the potential of urban youth. We seek candidates who value diversity, are highly motivated, and who will demand excellence from themselves and their students.

Freire offers an excellent salary and benefits package, a strong commitment to all staff as professionals invested in life-long learning, and the opportunity to work with the best students in Wilmington.

No phone calls, please. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Note on application process: If you are applying for the position, we prefer that you apply through our own website at but we will continue to accept applications here as well.

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A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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