Manhattan Lower School Assistant Division Head

The Windward School is the premier coed, independent day school dedicated to providing a proven instructional program for children with dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities in grades 1-9. Windward has three locations: two in White Plains, NY and one in New York City, NY.

Position available for Assistant Division Head of Manhattan Lower School Grades 1-4

Full-time, Administration
Masters required
Experience required
Knowledge of language-based learning disabilities, multisensory structured language programs, and direct instruction methodologies required

Reports to Division Head of Manhattan Lower School/Manhattan Middle School

  • Assists Division Head with the daily running of the school
  • Observes, evaluates and mentors the faculty
  • Meets regularly with the divisional administrative team
  • Creates schedules for the lower school
  • Creates homeroom groupings with teachers
  • Assists with staffing and room assignments
  • Orders classroom equipment
  • Coordinates with Maintenance and Advancement for events and special functions
  • Manages disciplinary, conduct and dress issues
  • Maintains effective communication with parents
  • Oversees the recess and lunch program
  • Arranges for coverage for absent teachers
  • Plans and organizes field trips with grade level team leaders
  • Coordinates health-related issues with the school nurse
  • Coordinates the schedule of the CSE meetings with the division administrative assistant
  • Plans, reports and participates in CSE meetings as necessary
  • Oversees lower school transportation and arrival/dismissal procedures
  • Participates in Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Works effectively with curriculum coordinators
  • Coordinates and reviews Progress Reports
  • Conducts conferences as assigned
  • Serves as a professional development presenter and resource
  • Performs duties as assigned by the Division Head

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