Assistant Director of Outplacement
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Manhattan Lower and Middle School - New York, NY

Assistant Director of Outplacement

Manhattan Campus

The Windward School is actively recruiting for an Assistant Director of Outplacement for our Westchester Middle School. This newly created role will report to the Associate Head of School for Enrollment Management and will support the Director of Outplacement with the increased number of students with outplacement needs.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Take notes during Outplacement meetings to become familiar with outplacement process and schools
  • Communicate with parents regarding the school application process via, phone, email and in-person meetings
  • Visit, re-visit, and research various public, independent, and boarding schools to gain knowledge of curriculum and programs available
  • Begin to cultivate relationships with Admission Directors and Guidance Counselors
  • Participate in annual Outplacement Information Session for 7th grade parents
  • Conduct mock interviews with students
  • Review teacher recommendation letters
  • Provides thoughtful communication to Alumni parents/ guardians concerning school decisions and support
  • Eloquently and consistently express the mission, vision, and core values of The Windward School
  • Work closely with Director of Outplacement with regards to the needs of the Department
  • Attend bi-annual ISAAGNY meeting for Admissions and Placement
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Outplacement and/or the Associate Head of School for Enrollment Management.

 

Special Characteristics:

  • Excellent organizational, planning, implementation, and communication skills
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to set objectives and reach goals
  • Able to interact and communicate effectively with students, parents, school personnel
  • Flexibility, enthusiastic, reliable, and open minded

Our Mission

The School is an independent, coeducational day school dedicated to providing an excellent instructional program for children with language-based learning disabilities. The multisensory curriculum is designed for students of average to superior intelligence who can benefit from the unique educational experience provided. Through direct instruction in small class settings, a trained staff assists students to improve their language skills. Academic success, combined with opportunities for social and emotional growth, enables students to understand their learning styles, build confidence, and develop self-advocacy skills. Windward is committed to helping students achieve their full potential in preparation for a successful return to the mainstream educational environment. To meet these goals, the School provides ongoing training to its faculty based on the most current research and also shares its expertise with the parent body, other educators, and the broader community.

Our Vision

A world where every child with a language-based learning disability is empowered to achieve unlimited success.

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