Administrative Openings

LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
2020-2021

Assistant Director of Special Services, K-12, Health Services

Under the supervision of the Director of Special Services, facilitate effective instructional programs for students with disabilities and assist with the operation of the District’s Special Education programs and services. Oversee mild/moderate programs and teacher aides. Assist in the planning, development, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of programs for individuals who qualify for special education services; provide training to special and general education faculty, support staff and parents; implement progress monitoring systems; and serve as a resource in the assessment and instructional planning of individuals who qualify for special education services.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with school staff and other District staff to research and implement effective programs for students with disabilities at District schools.
  • Participate in the design, coordination and implementation of collaborative programs that support Least Restrictive Environment; provide direct support and assistance to administrators and teachers. 
  • Plan and support professional development regarding instructional programs and strategies for students with disabilities.
  • Supervise and evaluate special education faculty and support staff.
  • Identify instructional techniques and strategies that improve the achievement of special education students in both special education and general education classes; provide classroom support.
  • Integrate researched-based instructional programs and strategies for students with disabilities that align with the District's general education program.  Assist with special education curriculum revision and development.
  • Analyze data and apply the analysis in assisting special education staff and related service providers in implementing age/grade appropriate programs and services for students with disabilities.
  • Assist with training for all District staff on special education laws, regulations and district procedures.
  • Consult and collaborate with administrators, faculty, support staff, and parents on the management  of individual student needs and desired outcomes.
  • Perform other tasks and assume responsibilities as may be assigned.

Requirements:   Special Education classroom and Administrative experience desired, must hold NYS SDL Certification

Interested candidates must apply on OLAS (www.olasjobs.org/lhv) no later than 3/13/2020. 

Chairperson of School Counseling Department

The position of the Chairperson of School Counseling Department requires an administrator who will collaborate with all members of the school community to promote the mission of the District through academic advisement, college counseling, and social/emotional support.  We seek a successful candidate for the Chairperson of School Counseling who exhibits the following criteria:

  • Successful background in school counseling with prior administrative experience preferred
  • Knowledge of strategies and systems for effective academic, college and career planning, and social emotional development
  • Experience in counseling theory, academic advisement, college counseling, social emotional development, and best practices in supporting student mental health.
  • Experience and full understanding of web based student management systems and college admissions software
  • Ability to plan and coordinate community events including awards ceremonies, college information meetings, School Counseling discussion groups, and student and parent orientations and programs
  • Willingness to collaborate with department chairs, directors, and building administration on the development of the master schedule and required/elective courses.  Welcomes opportunities to collaborate with building administrators on K-12 NYS testing, PPSAT, AP and other standardized testing
  • Experience supervising and providing professional development opportunities for School Counselors, grades 6-12
  • Familiarity of the NYS Commissioner's School Counseling regulations and supportive of the District's implementation of these requirements
  • Experience working closely with special educators to facilitate meeting the needs of students with disabilities
  • Participation on school and District committees as appropriate

Requirements:  NYS School Counselor certification, NYS SBL or SDL certification

Terms of Employment:  10-month year.  Salary and work year to be established by the Board of Education in accordance with Byram Hills Administrators Association.

Online Applications Required at www.olasjobs.org/lhv

Jen Lamia, Ed.D, Superintendent of Schools

No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer.