May 2014 - Special Educator e-Journal

Table of Contents

  • Update from the U.S. Department of Education

  • Legislative Announcements, Calls to Participate and New Projects

  • Special Education Resources

  • Latest Employment Opportunities Posted on NASET
  • Upcoming Conferences and Events

  • Funding Forecast and Award Opportunities

  • Acknowledgements
  • Download a PDF or XPS Version of This Issue


NASET Members - Login Below to access the latest Special Educator e-Journal.

Site visitors: You may access a sample e-Journal - Sample e-Journal



NASET Sponsor - University of Nebraska Online

To learn more click on the image above or - Click here


NASET Sponsor - Drexel Online

To learn more click on the image above or - Click here


NASET Sponsor - University of Kansas

To learn more click on the image above or - Click here


NASET Sponsor - University of Cincinnati

To learn more click on the image above or - Click here


NASET Application for iPad and iPhone

To learn more click on the image above or - Click here


Latest Employment Opportunities Posted on NASET


Prepster Support Teacher

Nashville, TN

Job Category: Teacher and Interventionist

Description:

At the core of Intrepid College Prep's vision is the unwavering belief that all students, regardless of their socioeconomic status or educational background, deserve a high-quality, college preparatory education. With this core belief, we are targeting a student population that faces academic adversity based on factors such as income level or home language. Intrepid College Prep has approached development of the educational program very deliberately to meet prepsters where they are instructionally and accelerate them to achieve mastery at and above grade level.

The Prepster Support Teacher works with Blue Chip Teachers, the Director of Academic Achievement and Prepster Support Coordinator to ensure our prepsters have the academic supports necessary to excel.

This position requires:

  • At least one year teaching in an urban setting.
  • B.A., B.S. or other bachelors degree from a four-year institution
  • Special Education certification
  • Grit: A commitment to do whatever it takes to achieve aggressive gains for students who are academically behind.
  • Draft IEPs, monitor progress toward academic and behavior goals, issue parent communication about IEP meetings
  • Ensure teachers are utilizing best practices and implementing effective and appropriate curricula
  • Work with the leadership team to organize professional development workshops regarding delivery of special education instruction and services
  • Accommodate student work packets, and homework to ensure students have the right amount of scaffolded to reach common learning objectives.
  • Collaborate with Prepster Support Team to ensure that instruction is always meeting the needs of all learners
  • Support advisory duties for a group of students, including home check and consistent family communication.
  • Reflect and grow as an educator by engaging with peers and leaders constantly through frequent in person and video observations and implementing feedback
  • Have structured planning time built into the school day to plan the highest quality lessons.
  • Follow RTI protocols to identify students that may have a learning disability.

Responsibilities include:

  • Draft IEPs, monitor progress toward academic and behavior goals, issue parent communication about IEP meetings
  • Ensure teachers are utilizing best practices and implementing effective and appropriate curricula
  • Work with the leadership team to organize professional development workshops regarding delivery of special education instruction and services
  • Accommodate student work packets, and homework to ensure students have the right amount of scaffolded to reach common learning objectives.
  • Collaborate with Prepster Support Team to ensure that instruction is always meeting the needs of all learners
  • Support advisory duties for a group of students, including home check and consistent family communication.
  • Reflect and grow as an educator by engaging with peers and leaders constantly through frequent in person and video observations and implementing feedback
  • Have structured planning time built into the school day to plan the highest quality lessons.
  • Follow RTI protocols to identify students that may have a learning disability.

Benefits:

We offer a generous compensation package. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated work space, laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary supplies. Compensation is highly competitive; teachers are eligible to participate in the MNPS Retirement System.

Contact:

Mia Howard
Executive Director
(615) 810-8443
mhoward@intrepidcollegeprep.org
http://intrepidcollegeprep.org

 

***************************************************

 

Special Education Teachers - Awsaj Academy (Qatar)

Doha, Qatar

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Multiple Special Education Teaching Positions Doha, Qatar

Awsaj Academy (2 positions)
Middle School Interventionist/Teacher
Elementary School Interventionist/Teacher

Awsaj Teaching and Learning Center (1 position)
Elementary Special Education Teacher

Closing Date: May 10, 2014
Start Date: August 1, 2014

Job Description:

Awsaj Academy, a university lab school tightly connected to our research unit, is a college-bound school serving students with learning challenges in Kindergarten through Grade 12 and is dually accredited by Council of International Schools (CIS) and Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The expectation for all students is that they will receive a high school diploma and be college or career ready upon graduation. Students are taught in classrooms of no more than ten students per class. Teachers use evidence-based instructional practices to meet the individual needs of students with additional support provided through the ATLC.

The Awsaj Teaching and Learning Center (ATLC) is is part of Awsaj Academy and Qatar Foundation, provides support to Qatar Foundation schools, the community and Awsaj Academy. The highly trained professionals in this center design and develop plans to meet the needs of individual students offering services in academic support, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and educational assessment. The center also provides consultation services, evaluations and professional development.

About the Location:

Qatar is a beautiful, modern country situated on a peninsula in the Arabian Gulf located near United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain. It has a moderate desert climate of hot summers and pleasant, mild winters. Qatar is an Islamic state and its 1.7 million residents are governed by a constitutional monarchy. Approximately 50% of the population lives in the capital city of Doha which is a modern and rapidly developing city. The majority of its residents are expatriates.

Awsaj Academy and other schools are a part of an education complex known as Education City, an educational district on the outskirts of Doha, in the city of Al-Rayyan, Qatar, opened in 2001 by the non-profit group, Qatar Foundation. Education City houses educational institutions including schools, research centers, university campuses, and an equestrian center. Qatar Foundation has schools in both Doha and Al Khor providing education at every level, from elementary school through to university. With a total of nearly 4,000 students, representing around 90 different nationalities, the extensive campus boasts some of the world’s best educational institutions, all housed in state-of-the art facilities. In addition to schools, a new Qatar National Library building is set to open within the Education City campus in 2014.

Enjoy an adventure of a lifetime where you can travel the world and discover new cultures. For more information about Qatar, please visit:www.qatartourism.gov.qa

Qualifications:

  • Licensed or certified as a teacher or special education teacher;
  • Minimum Bachelors degree;
  • 2 years of teaching experience is required;
  • Training and experience with Response to Intervention model, School-wide Literacy model, and School-wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports is preferred;
  • Strong knowledge of second language learner variables and how cultural-environmental differences impact student success level;
  • Background in ELL, remedial reading or special education

 

Base Salary: From $38,000 to $51,000 USD;
Bonus: Annual one month basic salary;

Benefits:

  • Global medical insurance;
  • Private school tuition for dependents;
  • Life insurance;
  • Tax free advantages;
  • Housing and utilities provided;
  • R/T air to home country annually;
  • Savings potential (up to 50% of salary)

Contact:

Application materials including a Search Information brochure are available from the Consultant. The following application materials are required for an application file to be complete.

1. Letter of Interest (stating preferred position);
2. Completed Application form;
3. Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae;
4. One page Statement of Philosophy of Education explaining Response to Intervention (RTI);
5. Letters of Reference (3-5 preferred, within last 3 years

Submit Application Materials to the Search Consultant electronically by e-mail attachment to:

Greg McKenzie, Search Consultant,
Window to Leadership, LLC,
1470 Rosemont Road,
West Linn, Oregon, USA 97068
Phone: 503-752-2438

E-mail: gregmckenzie@att.net or
gregmckenzie@window2leadership.com

 

***************************************************

 

Special Education Teacher

Washington, DC 20002

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description

Special Education Teachers are responsible for ensuring that students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) receive appropriate and consistent instruction and services as prescribed by their IEP. Specialists participate in weekly meetings, develop a schedule to the needs of all of the special education students, collaborate with general education teachers, and provide appropriate instruction toward student needs and IEP hours.

Additionally, Special Education Teachers monitor progress and conduct meetings with teachers (weekly) and with parents (regularly) to ensure all students gain the skills and knowledge necessary to advance. Special Education Teachers work closely with the principal, leadership team, and teachers and embrace theCenter City PCS philosophy that special education is not a destination, but a stepping stone. In addition to the faculty member expectations described below, there may be additional responsibilities required as scholar needs arise.

Requirements

Center City PCS Special Education Teacher is expected to work with school staff to help create an environment that is rich with high expectations and rigor combining specific and constant reinforcement of scholar work and effort.

Compensation

Center City PCS offers a highly competitive salary, bonus and benefits package.Center City PCS is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact

Please apply online: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=6534882&t=1

Also, send your resume to jobs@centercitypcs.org

We will be hiring on a rolling basis.

 

***************************************************

 

Special Education Teacher

San Jose, CA

Job Category: Special Education Teacher- Autism (California-Certification)

Description:

The Creekside School is hiring credentialed teachers to join our small, progressive, private and nonpublic special education school serving students on the autism spectrum at the moderate/severe level in grades 1-12. We are seeking experts in autism and/or AAC to lead our 11-15 year old classroom, focusing on adaptive daily living skills and functional academics that can be generalized into everyday life and work experiences. The Creekside School strives to deliver an exceptional, individualized educational program to students who have the most challenges in communication and sensory processing. Our program is growing fast, and there are several growth opportunities within our organization for proven effective leaders and passionate professionals as our program expands. Please visit our website careers page for a more detailed job description and instructions on how to apply. (www.creeksideschool.org/careers) We look forward to learning about you and what you can contribute to our organization. Let's grow together!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in education, psychology, or related field AND a current California Level I or Level II Education Specialist Instruction Credential (Moderate-Severe or Mild/Moderate with an additional authorization to serve those with autism)
  • 1 year of experience as a lead teacher/educator in a classroom setting
  • 3 years experience working with those on the autism spectrum and/or working with students who are moderate to severely affected by a developmental disability in a professional setting
  • 3 years experience collaborating with other professionals (therapists, staff) on a student's IEP team
  • 1 year of experience completing and presenting lesson plans, formal and informal assessments, progress reports, and IEPs for students with special needs
  • Highly competitive, negotiable salary
  • 8 weeks of fully-paid vacation time
  • Matched 401(k) plan
  • Fully-paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plan
  • Annual performance-based spot bonus
  • Generous classroom, equipment, and supply budget
  • Generous professional development budget
  • Low caseload (5 students)
  • Highly qualified teaching assistants
  • Active support and collaboration from other teachers, administrative staff, speech therapists and occupational therapists
  • Fun, hard-working, team atmosphere

Benefits:

  • Highly competitive, negotiable salary
  • 8 weeks of fully-paid vacation time
  • Matched 401(k) plan
  • Fully-paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plan
  • Annual performance-based spot bonus
  • Generous classroom, equipment, and supply budget
  • Generous professional development budget
  • Low caseload (5 students)
  • Highly qualified teaching assistants
  • Active support and collaboration from other teachers, administrative staff, speech therapists and occupational therapists
  • Fun, hard-working, team atmosphere

Contact:

Please email your resume to Kelly Ettinger, Executive Director atKelly@creeksideschool.org Please also check out our website at:www.creeksideschool.org

 

 

***************************************************

 

Director of Student Supports

Nashville, TN

Job Category: Special Education Administrator

Description:

RePublic Schools is a network of no excuses, college preparatory, open enrollment public schools. Our mission is to reimagine the public school experience for scholars in the South.

RePublic currently leads Nashville Prep and Liberty Collegiate Academy. In 2013, Nashville Prep and Liberty Collegiate were ranked as the top two performing charter schools in Tennessee by Stanford University. This fall, RePublic will open the Nashville Academy of Computer Science.

RePublic's Director of Student Supports (DSS) will work closely with each school leadership team and report to RePublic's Partners. The DSS will work to develop a robust and effective vision and strategy for serving students with special needs.

Qualities:

  • Belief that all students can achieve academic excellence and deserve access to a high-quality education
  • Team player and an optimistic, "whatever it takes" attitude
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Reflective and dedicated to personal growth
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgment in decision-making
  • A bachelor's degree
  • Extensive experience working with students with special needs
  • Passionate belief in RePublic's mission, values, and educational model
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with a capacity to reain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges
  • Ability to establish a vision and goals
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, and work independently
  • Sense of humility in the face of success
  • Develop and manage a sustainable, compliant, and effective Student Supports program at RePublic Schools
  • Manage relationships with host districts and state departments of education
  • Develop efficient and effective processes through which RePublic students have access to high-quality special education services
  • Coach RePublic's Principals, Directors of Curriculum and Instruction, and Student Supports Teachers
  • Lead effective professional development sessions for RePublic's teachers
  • Ensure special education processes are well-managed and compliant with all regulations from host districts and state departments of education
  • Work to ensure RePublic's schools are well-positioned to serve students with a wide variety of needs

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree
  • Extensive experience working with students with special needs
  • Passionate belief in RePublic's mission, values, and educational model
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with a capacity to reain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges
  • Ability to establish a vision and goals
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, and work independently
  • Sense of humility in the face of success

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage a sustainable, compliant, and effective Student Supports program at RePublic Schools
  • Manage relationships with host districts and state departments of education
  • Develop efficient and effective processes through which RePublic students have access to high-quality special education services
  • Coach RePublic's Principals, Directors of Curriculum and Instruction, and Student Supports Teachers
  • Lead effective professional development sessions for RePublic's teachers
  • Ensure special education processes are well-managed and compliant with all regulations from host districts and state departments of education
  • Work to ensure RePublic's schools are well-positioned to serve students with a wide variety of needs

Contact:

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter tocareers@republiccharterschools.org and indicate the position in the subject line.

 

***************************************************

 

Special Education Teacher- Elementary Program

Chicago, Illinois

Job Category: Teacher

Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Day Treatment Site Supervisor, the Teacher adopts the major responsibility for the academic learning, social and emotional growth of students. This includes the use of teaching techniques and tools which stimulate an interest in learning and covering the basic academic

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in Special Education in-services and other planning meetings for students.
  • Understand requirements of Public Law 94-142 and State Special Education legislation.
  • Understand role of educational support staff and establish cooperative relationships with them.
  • Participate with other professionals in the IEP development and revision process for Special Education students.
  • Prepare an individual educational program (IEP) for Special Education students.
  • Prepare an Illinois Office of Evaluation Report for Special Education students.
  • Identify and communicate expectations for students' behavior in the classroom.
  • Organize multiple data collection procedures to determine and monitor each student's present level of functioning and educational needs.
  • Submit weekly lesson plans that describe activities/strategies to be utilized in order to be utilized in order to meet individual needs of each student.
  • Examine personal preferences for instructional models as well as feasible alternatives.
  • Understand ways of altering teaching procedures and strategies to accommodate individual differences among students.
  • Facilitate integration and use of Special Education support staff in instruction of each student.
  • Identify and differentiate among behavior management techniques.
  • Select and use appropriate behavior management techniques for each student.
  • Facilitate and encourage interaction among students.
  • Organize a data collection system for monitoring the progress of each student.
  • Collect and record student progress data.
  • Arrange meetings to share student progress data with student, parent(s) and social worker.
  • Utilize progress data to revise or set new instructional goals for each student.
  • Understand student's and parents' due process rights.
  • Devise ways to help parents support learning of child at home.
  • Maintain record of parent information and contacts.
  • Cooperate with co-workers by sharing ideas and methods of instruction.
  • Exhibit ethical behavior toward fellow teachers and co-workers.
  • Attend committee and general meetings.
  • Seek assistance, advice, and guidance, when necessary, for colleagues, specialists and/or administrators.
  • Confer, when necessary and possible, with parent(s) to foster a constructive parent/teacher relationship.
  • Forecast equipment and material needs to the Program Supervisor of the Program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with training in Special Education.
  • Must have a valid Illinois Teaching Certificate, LBS 1 Unlimited, or a Type 10Special Education SED/EBD, or a Type 09 with LBS 1 SED/EBD endorsement.
  • Minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with training in Special Education.
  • Must have a valid Illinois Teaching Certificate, LBS 1 Unlimited, or a Type 10Special Education SED/EBD, or a Type 09 with LBS 1 SED/EBD endorsement.
  • Minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.

Benefits:

This is a Full-Time Position paying an annualized salary of $43,100-FIRM.

Contact:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the following email address: fields@sccsinc.org

***Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we regretfully can only respond to those candidates who best meet the requirements of a specific position or whose backgrounds are generally applicable. Even if you do not hear from us in regard to your resume, please rest assured that we retain all candidate information for possible future matches.

 

***************************************************

 

Early Childhood Special Educator

Okinawa, Japan

Job Category: Early Intervention

Description

  • Screens and/or supervises the screening of infants and toddlers to determine the likelihood of developmental delay.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary evaluation of infants and toddlers with potential delay to determine their level of functioning, strengths, and concerns in cognitive, motor, speech-language, socio-emotional, and self-help/adaptive developmental domains.
  • Determines the appropriate curriculum, strategies, and goals for a program of intervention that address delays or potential delays in these areas.
  • Assists the family in determining its priorities, concerns, and goals for the child relating to cognitive motor speech-language, socio-emotional self-help/adaptive skills.
  • Participates with Early Intervention team and family to develop an appropriate IFSP.
  • Ensures that the goals reflect the concerns and priorities of the family.
  • Provides service coordinator (cased management) for families and serves as liaison to school-based or other community-based service delivery programs.
  • Provides oral and written reports of screening, evaluation, and treatment. Enters appropriate workload and patient data into an approved automated data system.
  • Provides interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary intervention services to eligible children, including direct services, indirect services, consultative, home-based treatment plan, or monitoring services.
  • Consults and provides technical assistance to other team members, staff of Child Development Services (child-care center), family childcare providers, and extended family members to develop a comprehensive network of individualized services.
  • Provides assistance and training to family, extended family members, and childcare providers to implement a home-based intervention plan. Provide consultation to preschool teachers to ensure a smooth transition from Early Intervention to the special needs preschool.
  • Conducts child-find activities in collaboration with other medical departments and community agencies. Serves as liaison to school-based or other community-based service delivery programs and the community health nurses program.
  • Possesses a Master's degree in Special Education or Early Childhood Special Education.
  • Possesses a minimum of two years experience within the last five years in early childhood special education, early intervention.
  • Possesses a state issued certificate/license in special education, early intervention, or early childhood education in one of the 50 states, as a service provider to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.
  • Possesses experience as a member of an interdisciplinary medical or early intervention team.
  • Possesses experience in providing family-centered intervention in a community home-based service delivery system.
  • Possesses qualifications to administer standardized or criterion referenced developmental assessment instruments when necessary to determine eligibility under the criteria established by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
  • Has ability to write clear and meaningful functional outcomes and strategies with families on an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
  • Paid relocation
  • Medical & dental benefit plans
  • 401K options
  • Generous paid time off

Requirements

  • Possesses a Master's degree in Special Education or Early Childhood Special Education.
  • Possesses a minimum of two years experience within the last five years in early childhood special education, early intervention.
  • Possesses a state issued certificate/license in special education, early intervention, or early childhood education in one of the 50 states, as a service provider to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.
  • Possesses experience as a member of an interdisciplinary medical or early intervention team.
  • Possesses experience in providing family-centered intervention in a community home-based service delivery system.
  • Possesses qualifications to administer standardized or criterion referenced developmental assessment instruments when necessary to determine eligibility under the criteria established by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
  • Has ability to write clear and meaningful functional outcomes and strategies with families on an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

Benefits

  • Paid relocation
  • Medical & dental benefit plans
  • 401K options
  • Generous paid time off

Contact

Lynn Romer at LynnR@magnummedicaloverseas.com or 800-852-5678 ext. 156

 

 

***************************************************

 

Various Special Education Positions at ESN Schools

Multiple Locations: Boston, Columbus, Memphis, Phoenix, New York City and Los Angeles

Job Category: Full Time

Description

BES supports relentless entrepreneurs to design, found, lead, and sustain excellent charter schools in underserved communities nationwide.

The Excellent Schools Network (ESN) is a select group of independently runBES schools that leverage their success to achieve greater results, grow wisely, and transform education for more students in more schools.

Several of our ESN schools are currently hiring Special Education teachers. Locations include: Boston, Columbus, Memphis and Phoenix, New York City and Los Angeles.

To apply, please visit: http://buildingexcellentschools.org/esnapply/

 

***************************************************

 

Special Education Teacher

Chicago

Job Category: Learning Behavior Specialist

Job Purpose

As one of the first charter schools in Illinois, Perspectives Charter Schools has a long record of preparing students for success in college and beyond. Our five schools across the South Side of Chicago offer students an education that combines character development and academic rigor through the A Disciplined Life education model with impressive results. Our students come from some of the most disadvantaged neighborhoods in the country, but they graduate from high school, enroll in college and persist in college at a rate above the national average for all students, regardless of background.

The keys to our success are our dedicated, hard-working, creative and compassionate teachers. At Perspectives, teachers help our students learn to live the 26 principles of A Disciplined Life, while also providing high-quality, rigorous instruction in their subject areas. Perspectives teachers make meticulous plans for units and lessons that focus on higher-order thinking skills, use formative assessment to guide their instruction, provide differentiated support to all students, and build meaningful and professional relationships with students and families. They are ambassadors for A Disciplined Life and believe passionately in the potential of our students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Masters content area and is able to teach students in a clear and effective manner to drive academic achievement.
  • Makes meticulous plans for units and lessons that address higher-order thinking skills, and uses formative assessment to constantly adjust plans based on student needs.
  • Differentiates instruction to meet the needs of students with varying academic strengths and weaknesses.
  • Demonstrates effective classroom management skills and builds a classroom culture based on the 26 principles of A Disciplined Life.
  • Actively participates in professional development and works collaboratively with instructional leaders to improve instructional practices.
  • Builds meaningful and professional relationships with students and families.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the principal or other school leadership.
  • Must be Highly Qualified in relevant subject areas according to the Illinois State Board of Education
  • Evidence of success working in an urban school environment strongly preferred
  • A strong commitment to live by the 26 principles of A Disciplined Life and a belief that all students in Chicago deserve an excellent education
  • A willingness to do whatever it takes to achieve outstanding student outcomes
  • Strong classroom management skills with the ability to inspire and motivate students
  • A commitment to life-long learning with the desire to take advantage of professional development and coaching to constantly improve
  • Mastery of content knowledge and the ability to communicate clearly to students
  • Ability to read and write proficiently using the English language.
  • Ability to interact and speak effectively in interpersonal situations and before groups of people.

Experience/Training

  • Must be Highly Qualified in relevant subject areas according to the Illinois State Board of Education
  • Evidence of success working in an urban school environment strongly preferred

Core Competencies

  • A strong commitment to live by the 26 principles of A Disciplined Life and a belief that all students in Chicago deserve an excellent education
  • A willingness to do whatever it takes to achieve outstanding student outcomes
  • Strong classroom management skills with the ability to inspire and motivate students
  • A commitment to life-long learning with the desire to take advantage of professional development and coaching to constantly improve
  • Mastery of content knowledge and the ability to communicate clearly to students

Language Skills

Perspectives Charter Schools works affirmatively to include diversity among its workforce and does not discriminate in the selection of its staff on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, income, marital status, or any other dimension of diversity. We encourage diverse candidates to apply for this position.

Physical Demands

Teaching children can be physically demanding. Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. Requires the ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files. Teachers will also be expected to clean and maintain equipment and facility, and may move throughout the community with children. Physical demands require the ability to stand, bend, reach high and low, stoop, walk around the classroom and kneel upwards of 60% of the day. In addition walking up and down stairs several times a day. Must be able to lift 15 to 20 pounds for short periods of time and push and pull 15 to 20 lbs.

Majority of work will be performed in a general office/school environment.

Benefits

Perspectives offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package for all full-time employees, including health insurance, dental, vision, paid time off including holidays, short and long term disability, paid life insurance, 403B and the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund.

Contact

Rahul Sharma
1530 S State Street
Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60605
www.pcsedu.org

View open positions and apply at
http://pcsedu.org/join-our-team/join-our-team

 

 

***************************************************

 

EC Teachers

Research Triangle Park, NC

Job Category: EC Teachers - two

Description

RTHS is seeking one or more EC Teachers beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. Responsibilities will include case managing a set cadre of students which includes providing specially designed instruction, scheduling and facilitating their meetings and being responsible for all required paperwork, under the periodic supervision of a compliance director. Our goal at RTHS is to move high school students to independent learning capabilities. Salary very competitive with regional scales, experience and abilities. RTHS is a two-year-old STEM charter school with a strong, collaborative team of educators and administrators. Interested parties may email CV and cover letter to Pamela Blizzard below.

Requirements

Certified and experienced in Exceptional Childrens Services; North Carolina residents only may apply, or those with specific, concrete plans to move to NC. Interviews are held in person at the school in late April, early May.

Benefits

State Health Plan, State 457b retirement plan with 3% match, Dental, Vision and ST Disability. Strong, supportive, collaborative team of teachers who WANT an EC teacher to help them with their students.

Contact

Pamela Blizzard,
Managing Director
Research Triangle High School
pblizzard@rthighschool.org
www.researchtrianglehighschool.org

 

***************************************************

To top

lost password?

Publications