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SALARY:   $116,036 – $126,908 DOE

Job Summary

The Director of Special Programs will be responsible for the supervision of mental health staff (including but not limited to mental health clinicians, technicians, and behavioral support staff) as well as alternative schools and programs (RISE Academy). Supervision includes the oversight of staff within the program(s) as well as coaching and modeling specific strategies and techniques as it relates to social emotional learning and mental health. Strategies and techniques must be aligned with the practices and outcomes identified in the supporting grants (SBHIP, MHSA, MTSS, CalHOPE, etc.).

Requirements / Qualifications

Three References
Letter of Interest
Current Resume
Pass Pre-Employment Physical
Valid California Class C Driver’s License
Background Check
Possession of a valid Administrative Services Credential.

Comments and Other Information

Successful experience in multiple classroom settings (includes but is not limited to special education, general education, alternative schools, etc.).
Experience providing in-person coaching and leading professional development trainings.
Experience with developing and implementing programs for K-12 students.
Experience coordinating or managing a program or department.
Experience supervising, directing, and evaluating the work of subordinates.
Experience successfully working with diverse populations.
Experience in successful grant writing.
Experience managing a grant-funded project.

Working in the mental health field.
With trauma-informed and restorative practices.
Working in an alternative school setting.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Physical
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 55.79
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 61.01