November 2011 - Special Educator e-Journal

Table of Contents

  • Update from the U.S. Department of Education

  • Calls to Participate and New Projects

  • Special Education Resources

  • Update From The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

  • Latest Employment Opportunities Posted on NASET

  • Upcoming Conferences and Events

  • Funding Forecast and Award Opportunities

  • Acknowledgements

  • Download a PDF Version of This Issue


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Latest Employment Opportunities Posted on NASET

$125,000 Salary for Master Middle School Teachers

New York, New York

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on Friday 23. of September 2011

Description

Earn a $125,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, recently featured on the front page of the New York Times: (http://www.tepcharter.org/nytimes.php).

TEP is a 480-student 5th through 8th grade middle school in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City.

Learn more and apply today at http://www.tepcharter.org/apply.php

Also, we invite you to learn more about TEP Charter School and about teaching at the school on our Live Online Information Session (link below):

http://www.tepcharter.org/info-session-for-teachers.php

About TEP Charter School

TEP aims to put into practice the central conclusion of a large body of research related to student achievement: teacher quality is the most important school-based factor in the academic success of students, particularly those from low-income families. In singling out teacher quality as the essential lever in educational reform, TEP is uniquely focused on attracting and retaining master teachers. To do so, TEP uses a three-pronged strategy that it terms the 3 R's: Rigorous Qualifications, Redefined Expectations, & Revolutionary Compensation. For more information, visit us online at http://www.tepcharter.org

Compensation

$125,000 salary + potential annual bonus, full benefits package

Qualifications

http://www.tepcharter.org/overview-the-3Rs.php

Email: jobs@tepcharter.org

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Special Education Teachers - BD/ED

Tolleson, Arizona

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on Friday 23. of September 2011

Special Education Teachers - BD/ED

Special Education Services, a member of The Menta Group AZ & IL, is a Special Education Therapeutic Day School servicing kindergarten through 12th grade At-Risk and Behavior-Emotional-Developmentally disabled children living within the Maricopa County, Arizona metro area. The program at Southwest Education Center provides a positive and dynamic place to learn and includes a small class size, intensive clinical services, and a competently trained staff of educators. All children have a right to quality education services, to attend a program that maintains a no refusal, no suspension, no expulsion policy, and social-emotional learning under a continuum of learning and behavioral supports. Classroom teaching positions are open in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms with a social studies emphasis.

This position offers an access to medical, dental, vision plans, 403(b), sick pay, holiday pay, and personal/vacation days. The salary range is comparable for the position and area, depending upon certification and qualifications.

Qualifications

  • Arizona State Teaching Certificate in Special Education.
  • Ability to teach in a self-contained classroom for a full teaching day with youth having behavior problems.
  • Employment contingent upon these three things: a background inspection, approved driving record, and an employment phys
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be at least 23 years of age.
  • Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Apply at this website: www.thementagroup.org/careers/apply

Send resume to: mitch.henderson@menta.com

Fax: (602) 248-2937
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Special Ed Math and/or Science Teacher

Tolleson, Arizona

Job Category: Professional Services

Posted on Wednesday 21. of September 2011

Mathematics and/or Science Teacher for Special Education Students

Southwest Academy (SWA) located in Tolleson, Arizona, a member of The Menta Group, is a Special Education Services school with a kindergarten through 12th grade therapeutic educational services program for At-Risk and Behavior-Emotional-Developmentally disabled children living in and around Tolleson, Arizona. Small class size, intensive clinical services, and a competently trained staff of educators combine to make this a positive and dynamic place to learn. All children have a right to quality education services, to attend a program that maintains a no refusal, no suspension, no expulsion policy, and social-emotional learning under a continuum of learning and behavioral supports. Classroom teaching positions are open in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms.

SWA clinical/educational services are intended to meet the developmental, social-behavior, and individual learning needs of each student. Classrooms are designed to be active learning environments where young people have the opportunity to experience educational and behavioral success on a daily basis. Clinicians are available to address the social-emotional struggles that high risk students encounter frequently in such settings. Whenever possible, clinical interventions are integrated into daily educational activities. In this way students are exposed to pro-social skills when such skills are most relevant to success in the classroom. Such a learning paradigm provides a safe and positive environment for young people to grow and learn.

Qualifications:

  • Arizona High School Teaching Certificate w/Highly Qualified endorsement in Math or Science.
  • Ability to teach in a self-contained classroom for a full teaching day with youth having behavior problems.
  • Employment contingent upon a background check, approved driving record, and an employment physical.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be at least 23 years of age.
  • Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Apply at this web site: www.thementagroup.org/careers/apply

Send resume to: dawn.massani@menta.com
Fax: (623) 478-5026
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THE MENTA GROUP

Email: dawn.massani@menta.com
http://www.thementagroup.org/careers/apply


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