Director of Performance Character
- Location: Boise, ID
- Reports to: Chief Academic Officer
- Classification: Full-time, salary, exempt
- Benefits: Yes
- Compensation: DOE
Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide K-8 social emotional learning expertise for the Athlos Academies network of schools; help to train teachers and school leaders in best-practices in SEL, building Performance Character, and Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS).
- In all Athlos schools, oversee the successful integration of Performance Character Pillar strategies and the Positive Behavior Support Plan (PBSP), including all tiers of PBIS and restorative practices.
- Meet with school deans, instructional coaches, and other school contacts to ensure fidelity of implementation of the program.
- Research, develop, and create related Performance Character and PBSP curriculum such as huddles (morning meetings), service-learning experiences, protocols, behavior lesson plans, and assessments.
- Develop and implement professional development opportunities with fully-implemented and partnered schools including both on-site and virtual opportunities. Some travel required.
- Create online courses and webinars for training purposes. Maintain and update resources available on online learning management system.
- Work collaboratively with other members of the team to ensure the integration of Performance Character and PBSP strategies into the other elements of the program (Prepared Mind and Healthy Body).
- Collect, analyze, and use data to improve implementation of related strategies and continuously seek to improve outcomes.
- Create and distribute monthly reports related to implementation fidelity and outcomes.
- Support school data based decision-making processes (TIPS: Team Initiated Problem Solving).
- Develop and manage departmental budgets as needed.
- Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities in social emotional learning and positive behavior related content.
- Other duties as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities
- SWIS facilitator certification
- K-8 teacher certification
- Restorative practices certification
- Minimum of three (3) years of teaching in a K-8 environment
- One to three years of experience implementing schoolwide behavior support initiatives, including PBIS and/or restorative practices.
Skills, intangibles, and characteristics of a successful candidate
- Growth mindset
- Reflective practitioner
- Creative problem solver
- Willing to take risks
- Effective at time management
- Excellent organization, inter-personal, and communication skills
- Able to build and support a culture of trust and collaboration
- Willingness to plan and work collaboratively with a team
- Seeks out professional learning
- Knowledge of state/national standards
- Knowledge of best practices and a willingness to continue to learn and try new strategies
- Knowledge of standards-based grading, student-led conferences, active teaching strategies, and effective classroom management strategies