Associate Director

Program Administration Sierra Vista, Arizona


Position at SESI Schools

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Why Join Us 

Are you looking for a new opportunity to make an impact in the lives of students? Join us at SESI Schools, where we are proving what is possible for students with unique needs. We offer 

  • Competitive salary range
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401K matching
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $3,000
  • Continued training, mentorship, and opportunities for growth


The Opportunity  

The Associate Director is one of the academic leaders of the campus and responsible for promoting growth in students’ learning by setting clear goals for the academic program, managing the curriculum, monitoring lesson plans and evaluating Teachers. The Associate Director supervises all Classroom Teachers and other instruction staff. The Associate Director ensures compliance with all contract standards which specifically describe deliverables for student academic growth as outlined in the service agreement with the District by developing and monitoring campus improvement planning activities.  


Essential duties 

  1. Understands and implements SESI Schools philosophy, policy and procedures relating to conduct, discipline, educational and attendance outcomes for students and staff.
  2. Complies with all federal and state guidelines for students receiving special services, including special education, bilingual education, and homelessness.
  3. Directs the development, selection, evaluation and implementation of instructional programs and educational materials.
  4. Provides direction and leadership in the assessment and identification of the instructional curriculum goals and objectives, while establishing a strategy to address academic needs of all students.
  5. Possesses solid curriculum knowledge with an understanding of school district and state educational guidelines. Fully understands and complies with federal and state educational guidelines.
  6. Continually evaluations and refines methods of instruction in accordance with the educational goals and objectives of Camelot and student needs.
  7. Communicates with outside agencies such as parents, school districts, other agencies as directed and as a needed.
  8. Interprets and effectively disseminates instructional and education trends and other pertinent data to staff, parents and community groups while assisting in the support and development of policies and procedures.
  9. Participates in the selection process of new employees and is responsible for maintaining adequate educational staff and that Camelot is meeting staffing requirements as it relates to certification and specified content area.
  10. Understands the SESI School model and works with behavioral staff to promote a team environment that focus both on educational success and behavioral management.
  11. Evaluates the Teachers’ performance on a timely basis including documented observations, informal feedback and utilizing the formalized performance management system that addresses individual achievements and identifies areas of development.
  12. Supervises assigned staff including documenting their performance, development, training and other issues. Ensures all assigned staff is in compliance with training, credentialing and performance issues are being addressed.
  13. Responsible for understanding and maintaining compliance of stakeholder’s contract standards. This includes reading and understanding the current contract as it applies to educational services, training assigned staff and notifying The Director of any possible infractions.
  14. Possess knowledge about the principles of student assessment, assessment procedures with emphasis on alternative assessment methods and assessment that aim to improve and demonstrate student learning.
  15. Performs other duties as assigned and to be determined based upon SESI Schools needs and business requirements.

The Qualifications 

  • Three years teaching experience
  • Two years of progressive supervisory and or administrative experience
  • Experience working with at risk student populations
  • BA degree required 
  • MA preferred


About Us 

The school is operated by Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI). SESI Schools provides specialized education programming for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we’re looking to hire an exceptional Associate Director who will play an essential role in fueling student success. 


FullBloom is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Any applicant who requires a reasonable accommodation with respect to these policies for a valid medical or religious reason should contact [email protected].