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Assistant Professor of Education (215UC0317)

Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on Monday, 23. of February 2015

Description:

UC Clermont invites applications for tenure-track faculty position beginning August 15, 2015 unless otherwise indicated. UC Clermont is an open admissions regional campus thirty miles east of the University of Cincinnati in Batavia, Ohio with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students. The college offers a variety of certificates, transfer programs, two-year technical degrees, and a baccalaureate degree.

Tenure-track faculty responsibilities include teaching 12-credit hours for two semesters and availability for both day and evening classes, unless otherwise indicated; ongoing scholarship/research; and service to the department, college, university, and community. All candidates must demonstrate/provide evidence of effective teaching and professional development. All candidates must have appropriate degrees and/or certifications awarded by time of appointment.

Assistant Professor of Education - Position 215UC0317: Responsibilities include teaching day and evening classes in an education program that caters to the needs of Early Childhood, Middle Education, Secondary Education, and Special Education degrees, along with four office hours per week.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in the field of Education with a minimum of one year of public school teaching and one year equivalent college teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: Special Education and/or Education Psychology and teaching experience in an open access environment.

Contact:

To apply for this position, go to www.jobsatuc.com and in the "Search Positions" box, enter the applicable number in the "Position Number" field, (Position Number 215UC0317). Only applications received through this web site will be considered. Review of Applications to begin March 15, 2015

All positions require a cover letter, current CV, official copies of transcript for highest degree held required prior to interview (these can be mailed), three names of professional references (include contact information), a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and a summary of evidence of excellent training, teaching effectiveness and professional development.

The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ M/F/Vet/Disabled. UC is a smoke-free work environment.

Special Education Teacher-Cross Categorical

Oconomowoc, WI

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Monday, 23. of February 2015

Description:

Genesee Lake School is an accredited, nationally recognized leader providing therapeutic educational services to children and adolescents diagnosed with developmental disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders. We have received the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) award for three consecutive years. Join our team and become an important person in the lives of our students. Our 160-acre campus in the countryside near Oconomowoc provides an ideal setting for our students to learn, develop and achieve their potential.

Position Overview:

  • Ensures that classroom environment and activities are conducive to student development of independence, competence, and sense of self-worth
  • Prepares assessment information, develops and provides progress updates on the Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Implements new instructional models and new assessment techniques
  • Provides classroom orientation and supervision to Instructional Aides and Direct Care Staff
  • Teaching in a classroom with 8-10 students

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Certified in Cross Categorical in Early Adolescence/Adolescence Grades 6-12
  • Training and experience in high school transition and vocational programming preferred
  • Previous training and experience working with children with Autism or Emotional Disabilities preferred.
  • Candidates should be prepared to articulate how they support students' learning as well as participate in a collaborative school-based team.

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off following school calendar
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Contact:

Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Chris Naylor, Education Coordinator, via email: chris.naylor@geneseelakeschool.com or apply online at www.geneseelakeschool.com

 

EOE/MFDV

Special Education Teacher

Oconomowoc, WI

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Monday, 23. of February 2015

Description:

Genesee Lake School is an accredited, nationally recognized leader providing therapeutic educational services to children and adolescents diagnosed with developmental disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders. We have received the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) award for three consecutive years. Join our team and become an important person in the lives of our students. Our 160-acre campus in the countryside near Oconomowoc provides an ideal setting for our students to learn, develop and achieve their potential.

Position Overview:

  • Ensures that classroom environment and activities are conducive to student development of independence, competence, and sense of self-worth
  • Prepares assessment information, develops and provides progress updates on the Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Implements new instructional models and new assessment techniques
  • Provides classroom orientation and supervision to Instructional Aides and Direct Care Staff
  • Teaching in a classroom with 7-8 students

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Certification in Cross Categorical, Emotional Behavior Disorder, or Cognitive Disabilities
  • Previous training and experience working with children and young adults using "DIR", "SCERTS", SRA Direct Instruction, or experience as a line therapist a plus
  • Candidates should be prepared to articulate how they support students' learning as well as participate in a collaborative school-based team.

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off following school calendar
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Contact:

Please submit cover letter and resume to Chris Naylor, Education Coordinator, via email: chris.naylor@geneseelakeschool.com
or apply online at www.geneseelakeschool.com.

EOE/MFDV

School Administrator

Oconomowoc, WI

Job Category:

Posted on Monday, 23. of February 2015

Description:

Genesee Lake School is a private, year round therapeutic school providing both day school and residential services. Our school supports over 150 students in a state of the art facility specially designed to meet the unique educational, social, emotional and behavioral needs of our students. We work with students at their individual instructional level in a way that promotes academic and behavioral success.

Our Education Director provides oversight and leadership to all aspects of the special education services provided at Genesee Lake School. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: identifying curriculum needs, ensuring effectiveness of teaching methods and programs and alignment with the therapeutic philosophies of Genesee Lake School. The administrator ensures that all school activities comply with federal and state regulations and collaborates with the residential leadership team to ensure consistency across programs and services. The administrator leads a department of professionals to ensure the success of students. The position has a role in the marketing of our day school services to local school districts and ensuring census benchmarks are met.

Requirements:

An ideal candidate will be a seasoned leader in the field of special education, both in the areas of teaching and administration, with a proven track record of developing relationships with students, families and districts. Background knowledge of special education law and budgeting is essential. Experience in a private school setting is a plus.

Qualified candidates will hold a Masters Degree in an education related field with licensure as a school administrator or be eligible to obtain the appropriate licensure.

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Short-and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Paid Time Off

Contact:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Kim Ray, Executive Director at kim.ray@geneseelakeschool.com or apply online at www.geneseelakeschool.com.

EOE/MFDV

Program Manager (Alternate Assessment) (7794)

Washington, DC

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on Thursday, 19. of February 2015

Description

The Assessment Program at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a well regarded organization that is growing rapidly. We focus on providing our clients with customized assessments that not only measure student achievement against state standards, but also provide meaningful score reports that can help students, parents, and educators address any areas of student weakness. Our environment is fast-paced and requires people at all levels who are willing to roll up their sleeves to get the work done on time while maintaining high quality. We are currently seeking a Program Manager to join our Alternate Assessments team in Washington, DC.

Responsibilities

The Program Manager (Alternate Assessment) will assist with managing all aspects of state testing projects, especially for special education students. They must be able to work collaboratively in a fast paced environment; anticipate problems and come up with creative methods of solving them; develop strong, positive, constructive relationships with clients; coordinate among the various project teams; and make sure that quality control procedures are adhered to in order to produce high quality assessments within deadline and budget. They must be able to work in an environment where project requirements often change and evolve, and must be comfortable seeking out information and advice, when necessary. They must be able to conceptualize how all the parts of a complex project fit together and what a change to one part will mean for the other parts. Successful candidates will create a proactive culture in which the efficient creation of high quality products is second nature.

The responsibilities of the Program Manager (Alternate Assessment) include:

  • Working with internal staff and subcontractors to develop processes, procedures, and schedules for meeting project deliverables and client needs.
  • Working with state clients to ensure that all plans and schedules are viable, that the state understands their roles and deadlines, and that clear lines of communication are established.
  • Developing meeting agendas, chairing meetings, and documenting decisions.
  • Ensuring that a master schedule is developed and maintained of deadlines and deliverables and making sure that all project staff are aware of the parts of the master schedule that affect them, and are aware of all changes that are made to the schedule.
  • Providing information, support, direction, and problem-solving to the clients, as needed, in a manner that provides positive solutions, and if needed, adjusts current processes to improve the delivery, coordination, or quality of the product.
  • Managing changes of scope so that all necessary changes to contracts, budgets, and activities, and schedules are in place.
  • Making sure that other members of the project team are aware of any changes to the project scope.
  • Coordinating among the senior staff members who manage the various project teams (item development, technical, reporting, website, databases, etc.) and making sure that each team receives what it needs from the other teams.
  • Keeping AIR senior management informed of any potential project problems, including issues with a client or another stakeholder and any potential for missed deadlines or budget over-runs.
  • Managing subcontractors.
  • Monitoring budgets.

Qualifications

  • Minimum education: Masters degree or equivalent, preferably in special education or a related field.
  • Experience instructing students (K-12) with significant cognitive disabilities in academic content areas.
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressively increasing responsibility managing tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to travel 25-40%, the peak being in the January-February timeframe.
  • Experience working in large-scale assessment or a related field, such as publishing or large-scale surveys is a plus.
  • Experience working with clients.

Benefits

AIR offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including a fully funded retirement plan, generous paid time off, commuter benefits, and tuition assistance.

Contact:

For more information, please visit our website at www.air.org.

To apply, please go to:

https://jobs-airdc.icims.com/jobs/7794/program-manager-%28alternate--assessment%29/job

EOE

Early Intervention Program Director

Honolulu, HI

Job Category: Director, Full Time

Posted on Wednesday, 18. of February 2015

Description

Easter Seals Hawaii, a growing CARF accredited Non-Profit, is committed to provide exceptional, individualized, family- centered services to empower people with disabilities and other special needs to achieve their goals and live independent fulfilling lives. We have been providing services to infants, children and other special needs, and support to their families since 1946.

The Early Intervention Program Director is a Senior Staff member responsible for the leadership and operation of Easter Seals Hawaii statewide Early Intervention Programs, providing services to children birth to age three (3).

The Program Director represents ESH at the State and National level, has responsibility for fiscal/financial management, building and enhancing of existing programs, research and implementation of new programs/services statewide and continued focus on ensuring quality CARF Accredited Services. We are seeking an experienced, successful leader to fill this Senior Management Position. Experience in successfully leading Early Intervention Programs is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Leads and supervises statewide El Program Managers who oversee all early intervention programs and services.
  • Facilitates and promotes effective communications and coordination, to include development and maintenance of all policies/procedures, including program regulations, contracts and CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) requirements.
  • Supports managers in overseeing departmental fiscal/financial responsibilities to include billing, reporting and annual program budgets.
  • Represents Easter Seals Hawaii in Early Intervention committees with Department of Health, contractual agencies statewide and national.
  • Responsible to develop program managers and facilitate staff development and training to remain current and in their fields and delivering the highest level of service to clients/families.
  • Responsible for leading Program Managers and holding accountable for partnering with Human Resources in recruitment, orientation, training, counseling, disciplinary action, performance reviews and salary administration of staff.
  • Supports managers in coordinating volunteer opportunities and student practicum for university/college and high students as they participate in training programs established with their educational institutions.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative and collaborative relationships with community agencies, public relations, legislative advocacy, education, community relations and internal ESH programs regarding information and referrals.
  • Responsible to lead and participate in events and fundraising for the organization.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in health related field. Master's degree highly preferred.
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of progressive experience working with persons with disabilities in early intervention and/or children age birth - 5 years of age.
  • Five (5) years' experience in leading/managing managers/supervisors and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience managing statewide locations and multiple governmental contracts/grants. Business experience in contracts, billing, budgeting, purchasing, data gathering and research.
  • Legislative advocacy, grant writing and administration, contract negotiation/administration preferred.

Contact

Human Resources - apply@eastersealshawaii.org
Easter Seals Hawaii
Attention: Human Resources Manager 710 Green St.
Honolulu, HI 96813

RISE Director

Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, 35401

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on Monday, 16. of February 2015

Description:

The University of Alabama's RISE Program which serves preschool children with diverse abilities and their families, seeks a dedicated, caring, highly skilled director. The RISE Director will be a faculty position responsible for leadership, managerial, teaching and interdisciplinary research functions to carry out the program's mission. For more information on the Rise School please visit www.riseschool.ua.edu

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree in Early Childhood Special Education or closely related field (terminal degree preferred), 3 years of progressively responsible experience in the field, and experience in a preschool setting.

For posting details and to apply choose your highest level of education and follow the link.

Master's: http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/36586

Doctorate: http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/36549

Head of School - Riverview School

East Sandwich, Massachusetts

Job Category: Academic Leadership - Secondary School

Posted on Thursday, 12. of February 2015

Description:

Riverview School in East Sandwich, MA on Cape Cod is seeking the next Head of School to begin July 1, 2016. Riverview is one of the premier residential schools in the country serving students with complex language, learning, and cognitive disorders. The school enrolls over 200 students in two main groups: ages 11- 19 in the secondary school and ages 17- 22 in the GROW transition program. The school is in excellent shape with a balanced budget, wonderful facilities, and is in a superb and desirable location. The salary will be competitive and excellent housing will be provided. The school's website is www.riverviewschool.org.

Requirements:

Strong background in special education and experience in working with a population similar to that at Riverview. The school has an 18 million dollar annual budget and the Head is the CEO and is responsible for the academic program, the financial sustainability, and all aspects of school life. The ability to delegate to a highly trained and competent staff, including key administrators, is critical. Previous work in a non-profit setting and work with a Board of Trustees is highly desirable. Above all, the next Head must be able to connect with Riverview students and families.

Benefits:

  • Excellent Salary
  • Generous retirement benefits
  • Health insurance
  • Housing in a spacious Cape Cod house adjacent to the campus

Contact:

Clay V Stites
clay.stites@comcast.net
508-636-4984

or

Thomas M. Evans
tmevanscca@comcast.net
774-237-0349

Special Education Co-Teacher

Bronx, NY

Job Category: Special Education

Posted on Wednesday, 11. of February 2015

Description:

8th grade co-teacher position in a Charter School in the South Bronx

Requirements:

The Special Education teacher will provide instruction of students with a variety of disabilities in mainstream and resource room settings.

  • Develop or adapt materials and lesson plans; provide direct instruction to individuals and groups, co-teach and/or collaborate with general education teachers.
  • Evaluate instructional materials for appropriateness to student needs and scaffolding when appropriate and monitor student performance.
  • Ensure compliance with special education due process including developing and implementing IEP in collaboration with families, students and teachers.
  • Regular, positive and open communication with families, caregivers and students to ensure clear understanding of student strengths, challenges, goals, progress and potential. Facilitate required IEP team meetings.
  • Regularly assess and evaluate learning based on best practice. Measure and report on student progress, and reinforce students' outstanding contributions and performance.
  • Maintain various required records and data according to established policies and procedures, ensuring the accurate and timely availability of such information as needed.
  • NYS Certification: 7-12

Benefits:

We compensate our teachers at a rate of 10% more than NYC Department of Education counterparts. In addition, we provide comprehensive health benefits and an employer sponsored retirement plan with a 3% match in years one through five and a 5% match after five years. Choice of one of the following signing incentives: 1) Paid parking for 6 months; 2) Paid metro card for 6 months, or; 3) $500 toward moving or new rent costs

Contact:

Alice McIntosh, Special Education Coordinator
718 991-9139 ext. 1164
718 679-5824 cellular

Head of School

Belmont, CA

Job Category: Administration

Posted on Wednesday, 04. of February 2015

Description:

Charles Armstrong School is a grade 1-8 day school enrolling 250 high potential students with language-based learning differences. Students at Charles Armstrong School are empowered to thrive as learners in school and in life. The Armstrong philosophy is that all students can learn, all learn differently, and all must use their minds well. Teamwork and collaboration, academic excellence, respect, responsibility and accountability are core values at Charles Armstrong.

Charles Armstrong School's 360 degree approach means that every aspect of a child's development is considered and each child is provided the tools and skills needed not only to become a successful learner, but also a successful person. Academic achievement is entwined with many other aspects of development. Cognitive, social, emotional and physical growths all play a role in a child's success.

Charles Armstrong School students are surrounded by a community that truly understands dyslexia. Their team approach supports families as they adjust to life at Armstrong. Every aspect of a student's life is methodically planned, from the way reading is taught to the way homework is assigned and the way peer relationships are supported.

Students at Charles Armstrong School are supported by enthusiastic teachers who have extensive experience working with children with dyslexia. The staff ratio is one to six, allowing staff to focus intensely on each individual child.

A school with a deep and rich 46 year history, a clear and compelling mission, a supportive community and an optimistic future, Charles Armstrong School seeks a passionate leader that understands the needs of diverse learners, shares an appreciation of the tremendous potential of these learners, and a desire to help students identify and build their strengths. Well positioned as one of the country's premiere schools for students with dyslexia, the Head of School must recognize the value of continued engagement in current research regarding best practice in educating students with learning differences, understand the complexities of educating an exceptional population, and have strong personal leadership skills, passion for identifying and developing talent and commitment to continuous improvement as well as financial, fundraising and operational experience.

Judith Glickman and Mary Seppala of Educators' Collaborative are eager to interview interested candidates. Contact information is listed above.

Requirements:

Charles Armstrong School seeks a passionate leader that understands the needs of diverse learners and shares an appreciation of the tremendous potential of these learners. The Head of School must recognize the value of continued engagement in current research regarding best practice in educating students with learning differences and understand the complexities of educating an exceptional population.

Candidates interested in this position are asked to submit the following materials by February 25, 2015:

  • EC Candidate Summary Form (contact Laura Jamison: 4laurajamison@gmail.com)
  • A cover letter addressed to Charles Armstrong School Search Committee
  • Statement of educational philosophy/personal statement
  • A list of 5 or more references with contact information including email and telephone number as well as relationship to candidate

Application materials are to be sent, electronically via email, to:

Judith Glickman
jglickman@educatorscollaborative.com or glickman.judith@gmail.com

OR

Mary Seppala
mseppala@educatorscollaborative.com or maryseppala@gmail.com

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