Director of Educational Services/Principal Opening

The Athens County Board of DD has an opening for:

Director of Education Service/Principal

 Qualifications:              Master’s Degree with a major in early childhood or special education or related field.

Three years in a supervisory capacity in an early intervention or special education program or related area preferred.

Demonstrates leadership/management/ communication skills. Has organizational skills.

Eligible for ODE Principal certification.

Knowledge of ODE and DODD requirements and Board policy/procedure.

Duties:                        Plans, directs, administers and evaluates Beacon School’s educational, therapy and support programs including Early Childhood Intervention, Preschool, School Age, Therapies and Family Support Services. Coordinates development and monitoring of teaching curriculum; plans and implements staff development goals and activities; develops and evaluates policies and procedures for education programs; develops and implements school budget; monitors overall education program services; supervises and evaluates instructional and support staff. Oversees local school district Educational Aides.

Oversees the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process; Reviews IEP documents and monitors student progress. Directs the collection, compilation, accessibility and confidentiality of student records; monitors appropriate student disciplinary issues; entertains and responds to complaints and problem issues/matters. Maintain documentation, written and electronic, related to educational services. Assures compliance with rules of the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) and the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) as well as other local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations.

Actively participates as a member of the ACBDD Management Team. Attends Board meetings to educate, inform and acts as a resource for the Board.  Maintains a positive, professional presence in the community via public relations efforts. Serves on various committees as assigned by the Superintendent

Works with referral sources, particularly local school districts to identify children in need of services and ensures that services are provided in the most appropriate, least restrictive manner. Works with various other community agencies and entities to coordinate and improve services to children.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Wage:                         Commensurable with experience

Benefits:                     STRS, Health, Vision, Dental, & Life Insurances – Sick, Vacation, Professional,  and Personal Leaves

Schedule:                   40 hours per week

Other:                         Background check required; Medical examination including drug screen required upon offer of employment

Deadline:                    June 14, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

Date Posted:                May 26, 2016

Date Available:           Immediately

Letter of Intent must be submitted to the Administrative Office, 801 W. Union St., Athens, OH  45701, by 3:00 PM on June 14, 2016.  EOE

Working conditions may exist that are not such as normally exist in the occupation of public employee. These conditions may include: Exposure to blood borne pathogens, communicable diseases, potential infectious materials, hazardous chemicals and/or aggressive behaviors

Job Posting

Seeking part-time skilled Trainer to join PersonnelPlus Employment Services. Facilitate training of new hires and maintenance training of current employees in area businesses. Modify teaching style to adapt to different learning techniques that may be encountered. Facilitate job skill classes, role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, etc. Monitor, evaluate, make recommendations regarding job performance in writing. Qualifications: High School Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, polished writing skills, excellent verbal skills, valid driver’s license, good driving record, ability to motivate and inspire. Experience working with local businesses a plus. Send resumes to Applications are available at PersonnelPlus, 8 Harper Street, The Plains, Ohio, 45780. Resumes must be submitted by 3:30 on April 20, 2016. EOE/Provider of Services.

Athens County Board of DD Hires Full-Time PersonnelPlus Director

PersonnelPlus is happy to announce the hiring of a full time director.  PersonnelPlus welcomes back Douglas Mitchell beginning March 21, 2016.

For the past three years,  Doug has been the Manager of the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities employment service, JobFusion. Doug oversaw training and employment services, including exclusive programs:  Project Search at Fairfield Medical Center, Project Search at Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) in Columbus and Project Search DiscoverU at the River Valley Mall in Lancaster, Ohio.

Doug MItchellDoug’s work has been recognized on both the state and national levels.  Doug has been involved  with the Governor’s Employment First Initiative and multiple committees related to Supportive Employment.  Doug has also done presentation at state and national conferences about “Building Business Partnerships” and related employment topics.

Prior to working for the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Doug served as the PersonnelPlus Director for nine years and has over 15 years of service in the DD field.

Welcome back Doug!