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Genuinely cares about people, is concerned about their work and non-work problems, is available and ready to help, is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate, demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pains of others.


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Is widely trusted, is seen as a direct, truthful individual, can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner, keeps confidences, admits mistakes, doesn't misrepresent herself/himself for personal gain.


Practices attentive and active listening, has the patience to hear people out, can accurately restate the opinions of others even when she/he disagrees.

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Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0181
Post Date 7/2/2018
Title Academic Manager
Type Full Time
City Jacksonville
State FL

position summary:

Guides and manages the administrative day-to-day academic program and the implementation of strategies by providing leadership to direct reports and by performing the following duties:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:  

·       Oversees and ensures the administration of pre, yearly, post and standardized tests, and the scoring of tests and ESE compliance.

·       Reviews and places each girl into the PACE Program based on: transcript review, pre testing and development of individual schedules (center specific). 

·       Participates in the intake interview to assess the needs of each girl and family, collaborates with in-take team.

·       Monitors and develops new educational services.       

·       Trains all academic staff including substitute teachers in accordance with guidelines set by the State of Florida; provides training to staff regarding all academic needs; teaches class as required.        

·       Prepares for and participates in care review meetings and facilitates on an as needed basis. 

·       Prepares for and participates in monthly parent/guardian meetings on an as needed basis.

·       Follows the guidelines from Central Communication Center (CCC) and determines when to report incidents.

·       Ensures the integration of Gender Responsive Programming and PACE Values and Guiding Principles.

·       Conducts regular assemblies with the students to announce awards, educational information, upcoming events, etc.

·       Uses ETO and other documentation to ensure the timely and accurate recording of IAP’s, advisee meetings, parent/guardian contact, meetings with girls, academic road maps, attendance, girls participation and monthly progress reports.

·       Monitors implementations of the School Improvement Plan quarterly, provide feedback with a formal report as required.

·       Prepares and submits all necessary documentation to appropriate agencies to comply with school board requirements and PACE policy; ensures the accuracy of transcripts.

·       Develops and coordinates schedule/special events with Social Services Manager and other management staff.

·       Processes proper registration/withdrawal documents while maintaining census.

·       Oversees the implementation of the strength Based Behavior Management System.

·       Monitors daily academic operations and ensures teaching standards are in accordance with Sunshine State Standards.

·       Reviews Individualized Academic Plans for girls and assist teachers with implementation of plans.

·       Hire, trains, supervises and evaluates academic staff on an on-going basis.

·       Conducts new employee orientation; plans and conducts formal and informal supervision.         

·       Monitors teacher’s training requirements and ensure license certifications are current.

·       Arranges for teacher substitutions when needed; teaches class as required.

·       Supervises interns.

·       Ensures the accuracy of girl’s grades and credits earned are documents in the local school board MIS system.


Supervisory Responsibility: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with agency policies and applicable laws.


Education and/or Experience and Technical Skills:

Bachelors Degree from four-year college or university, Master’s preferred. Major in Education or a related field preferred.

·         Minimum three to five years experience in an Educational or Social Services environment preferred.

·         Teaching Certification required and other certification as required by district.

·         Current Florida driver’s license required.

·         Knowledge of educational expectations of state and school districts is preferred.

·         Knowledge of laws relating to children and families preferred.

·         Proficiency in computer skills, database management and/or office software is required.


Other Requirements:

·         Must adhere to Agency Values and Principles.

·         Upholds the ethical standards of the Agency.

·         Follows policies and procedures of the Agency.

·         Must work evenings and weekends as required to fulfill workload requirements.

·         Must be able to travel by automobile, plane, train, etc.; occasional overnight travel may be required.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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