Director of Stem

The Help Group

Posted: 6/22/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Administration/Operations

Primary domain: Education

City: Sherman Oaks

Postal code: 91401

State: California

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$3M - $10M


Mission statement:

Founded in 1975, The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States serving children, adolescents and young adults with special needs related to autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, ADHD, developmental delays, abuse and emotional challenges.

The Help Group’s nine specialized day schools offer pre-K through high school programs for more than 1,400 students. Its broad range of mental health and therapy services and residential programs extends its reach to more than 6,000 children and their families each year. Recently, The Help Group has launched programs to serve LGBTQ+ youth and homeschooled students. With more than 850 staff members, The Help Group’s state-of-the-art schools and programs are located on six campuses in the Los Angeles area.
The Help Group is widely regarded for its high standards of excellence and unique scope and breadth of services. Through its public awareness and outreach programs, university partnerships, applied research, graduate and postgraduate professional training, conferences and seminars, parent education programs, publications, and public policy efforts, The Help Group touches the lives of children with special needs and their families throughout the United States and in other parts of the world.

At the heart of its efforts is the commitment to helping young people fulfill their potential to lead positive, productive and rewarding lives.

Position Details:

Job Description:

The Help Group is seeking an innovative, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic Director of STEMAcademy. 

STEM3 Academy is a K-12 school for high functioning students with social and learning differences. The Academy is on three campuses, in Valley Glen, Culver City, and Irvine, Orange County, and the Director would have the responsibility of overseeing all three campuses. Each school provides a rigorous, enriched curriculum, and the Director’s responsibilities include maintaining the STEM focus of the school and student activities, advancing the integration of technology into the curriculum, and ensuring the collaboration of the school with commerce and industry, and the community, to develop a pathway for students to college and career. Please visit to learn more about how we are transforming student lives. 

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.


The successful candidate will have a relevant combination of education and experience. A background featuring some teaching experience and a Master’s degree are required.


The Help Group offers wonderful training opportunities, a supportive, professional work environment and great benefits, including:  

· Competitive salary  

· 100% employer-sponsored health insurance plan  

· Dental, vision, and life insurance  

· 403b Retirement Plan  

· Flexible Spending Account  

· Employee Assistance Program  


$75k - 90k

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