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Program Coordinator – Education Center Sewickley

The Watson Institute is hiring a full-time Program Coordinator for our Education Center Sewickley special education school program. This position works Monday through Friday and follows the Administrative School Calendar (2008 Hours).

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Employment Type: Full-time

Program Coordinator Job Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the design, development, and delivery of special education to the Education Center Sewickley program in accordance with Pennsylvania state and federal regulations
  • Oversees all education staff
  • Involved in hiring staff for the Education Center Sewickley program
  • Oversees the development of education staff
  • Develop and follow financial budgets for the program
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with school district representatives
  • Meet all school district requirements
  • Communicate on a daily basis with staff, parents, and school district representatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Coordinator Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Education or Special Education
  • Supervisor of Special Education Certificate, must already be completed or in the process of completing
  • Five years of Special Education teaching experience
  • Three years of school administrative and/or supervisory experience
  • Knowledgeable about educational trends, research, and innovative practices in education
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills required
  • Proven problem-solving skills and decision-making skills
  • Advanced proficiency with computer skills and Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Essential functions of this position described require the ability to exert moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, kneeling, crouching and brisk walking; it also may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (40 pounds)
  • Current Act 34, 114, and 151 clearances required