GARDEN CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
VACANCY for 2020/2021 SCHOOL YEAR
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PUPIL PERSONNEL SERVICES (PPS)
Inspiring Minds, Empowering Achievement, Building Community
The Garden City Union Free School District is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Assistant Director of PPS. The successful candidate will share responsibility for the special education program K-12. This includes psychological services, social work, language, speech and hearing services as well as the Committee on Preschool Special Education.
Garden City is located twenty miles east of Manhattan in the heart of Nassau County, Long Island. Close to 3,900 students attend Garden City Public Schools in grades kindergarten through 12. There are three primary schools (grades K and 1), two elementary schools (grades 2-5), one middle school (grades 6-8), and one high school (grades 9-12).?Garden City?is a high-performing school district and enjoys?a reputation for excellence in both academics?and athletics. This reputation is?maintained?by a well prepared and dedicated faculty and staff, a challenging curriculum, outstanding student performance and a community committed to educational?excellence.?
Candidates should possess the following qualifications:
Demonstrated commitment to students
Outstanding record of achievement as an educational leader
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Systems thinker; organized
Knowledge of and experience in special education
NYS certification in school district administration
Start date: Probationary position effective July 1, 2020
On-line (confidential) application required: http://olasjobs.org/longisland
Application deadline: Friday, May 22, 2020