Director of Education

Education Director designs and implements educational programs directed at members of the organization or the public. Develops curriculum or content for classes, lectures, conferences, or other educational materials. Being an Education Director may oversee the operations of certification or credentialing programs. Ensures that all activities and requirements regarding an organization’s education/certification programs are met. Additionally, Education Director requires a bachelor’s degree or a related area. Typically reports to top management. The Education Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be an Education Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.

Director of Education Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Director of Education to join our team.


  • Exhibiting exceptional managerial skills that fosters, promotes and actualizes servant leadership philosophies and values;
  • Developing and implementing quality academic services designed to meet the individualized needs of our students;
  • Ensuring oversight for maintaining the schools various approvals and accreditations, including in-state, out-of-state, and NEASC;
  • Participating in the schools leadership team and providing administrative on-call rotation for the residential program;
  • Modeling and providing pedagogical and instructional leadership for a dedicated and experienced teaching faculty;
  • Serving as a liaison and representing the school at IEPS’s, PPT, and CSE meetings;
  • Ensuring that practices are compliant with DESE Regulations and are based on evidence-based and/or best practices;
  • Using critical-review practices, develops and implements proactive risk management strategies to ensure safety;
  • Actively participate in all TUW events and activities, demonstrating the ability to be a good colleague and team builder;
  • Perform other essential functions as directed by the Vice President of Community Impact;
  • Develop and update Education Department Policies and Procedures; report Education Statistics to the Quality Council and Environment of Care Committee;
  • Embrace all aspects of diversity, equity and inclusion to ensure that the department is culturally sensitive and accepting of individual differences;
  • Serve as consultant to the Hospital Quality Council and function as supervisor for the Electronic Medical Record system.


  • Above average user skills in computer and information technology (e.g. student database, social media, online educational resources);
  • Relevant education and/or training in instructional delivery and management;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to build and lead a team;
  • Minimum 3 years of combined management, teaching and education administration experience;
  • Successful track record of effective teaching, curriculum development, and education administration;
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with consultants and clients;
  • Ability to travel across NYC on a frequent and regular basis to support current and prospective services is required;
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, the NYC DOE structure, initiatives, processes and functions is highly preferred;
  • 10+ years of experience in K-12 Education preferably as a school leader, consultant, and/or teacher with strong Literacy experience;
  • Proficiency with business management systems desirable such as CRM and Work Management Systems;
  • Enthusiasm and excitement for ongoing professional learning;
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple activities and situations simultaneously;
  • A deep understanding of teaching and learning;
  • Experience managing people effectively.