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Duties

The Director of Student Support serves to enhance/develop the educational, social, and spiritual formation of JCS students seen within the special education department.  The Director of Student Support must exhibit a strong working knowledge of state and federal laws associated with the provision of special education and related services. He/She should exhibit excellent organizational and time management skills as well as demonstrate the ability to work closely with school administrators and classroom teachers in developing plans and strategies to assist students in meeting outlined goals and objectives. The Director will also work with parents and teachers to identify, assess, and create support plans as outlined by the Judah Christian School Student Support Manual. The qualified individual must be an evangelical Christian committed to living a Biblical lifestyle. He/She is expected to demonstrate honesty, patience, integrity, and kindness while performing their daily duties.

Qualifications

The Director shall be one who has trusted Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.  The Director shall be a member or regular attendee in good standing of a Christ-centered church.  He/She shall demonstrate spiritual maturity with academic and leadership abilities that will allow him/her to “train up a child in the way he should go.”  The Director shall reflect the purpose of the school which is to honor Christ in every class and in every activity.

 

The Director shall be a college graduate, certified or certifiable by ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) or the state of Illinois, and one who feels called of God to the Christian education profession.  He/She needs a bachelor’s degree in education, preferably in special education; special education certification in the State of Illinois and 3 years of experience working in a school supporting students, preferably; strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task; ability to work collaboratively with others; strong written and verbal communication skills; and a passion for helping students succeed. The preferable qualifications include an understanding of learning disabilities and behavioral supports, experience using testing materials for assessing academic performance and learning disabilities; experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite; and creative and innovative teacher with a passion for finding ways to help students be successful in the regular education setting.

How to Apply

Complete the online application at Employment Opportunities | Judah Christian School

Email Address

gardnerb@judah.org

Job Posting Date

3/17/2024

Application Deadline

7/31/2024

Start Date

8/9/2024