Latest Job Listings

Special Education Teacher - $125K Salary

New York

Job Category: Teaching

Posted on Wednesday, 20. of May 2015

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.

Open Positions: Science Teacher, Social Studies Teacher, English Language Arts Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Mathematics Teacher, Physical Education Teacher & Music Teacher

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 Prospective Teacher Information Session: http://www.tepcharter.org/session-for-teachers.php.

Compensation: $125,000 salary (commensurate with experience + potential annual bonus, full benefits package)

Self Contained Classroom Special Education Teacher

Phoenix, AZ (multiple locations)

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Tuesday, 19. of May 2015

Description:

$46,000/year with 16 weeks off. Special Education Teachers needed in Arizona (Phoenix and surrounding cities). Needs are in the self-contained setting serving students with emotional disabilities (ED), Autism (A), Severe/Profound (S/P), and Intellectual Disabilities (ID). STARS is the largest school contract agency in AZ. STARS is therapist owned and operated. You will be an employee and receive full benefits (see below). With a proven track record, STARS is able to offer you an unbeatable support system and resources. STARS is hiring for the 2015-2016 school year. STARS places Special Education Teachers throughout the Phoenix, Tucson and the surrounding area public schools.

Requirements:

Certification through the AZDOE, in Special Education
Arizona Fingerprint Card through AZDPS
We will help you get the credentials needed and reimburse you for the cost.

Benefits:

16 weeks off, 100% Company paid Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, $1,000/year Continuing Ed Money, Paid DOE Certification Fees, Paid NASET Dues, Spanish Immersion trip, Hawaii Trip for two, 401K, 125 Plan, Direct Deposit, Evaluation tools and treatment supplies, Two company sponsored parties with professional entertainment, Company newsletter, STARS sponsored dinner meetings with national/local speakers, Yearly raises, Referral bonuses, Moving $, Birthday gifts and other appreciation throughout the year, Genuine Appreciation

YOU WILL FEEL LIKE A STAR!!!

Contact:

Brian Paulsen, COO,  Telephone: 480.221.2573 
Please email your resume to:  Jobs@StudentTherapy.com
Apply Online at StudentTherapy.comwe would love to hear from you!

Informational Technology Resource Teacher

Annandale, VA

Job Category: Resource Teacher

Posted on Friday, 15. of May 2015

Description:

The Instructional Technology Resource Teacher (ITRT) is a full time, 10-month salaried employee who will work with students, faculty, and the administration to facilitate the integration of technology into all areas of instruction at Oakwood School. Oakwood is a K-8 school for students with average to above average potential who have mild to moderate learning disabilities without significant behavioral or emotional issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Integration of technology into the curriculum:
    • Collaborate with teachers to coordinate lessons that integrate the use of technology to attain curricular goals and enhance multisensory instruction
    • Directly instruct students in the use of various software, hardware, and online resources, as well as computer basics such as keyboarding and file organization).
  • Training and reinforcement of the use of technology by teachers and students:
    • Directly instruct teachers and support personnel in the use of technology resources.
    • Act as a resource to teachers by researching and suggesting specific applications and tools to enhance classroom projects and activities.
  • Keeping current on technological developments and researching new technology trends:
    • Monitor new uses or upgrades to current technologies in order to strengthen the use of existing resources.
    • Research and initiate implementation of new technologies including software, hardware, and online teaching tools.

Expectations:

  • Collaboration:
    • Working and communicating with the entire "team" to serve students (including parents, teachers, supervisors, professionals, and therapists, etc.)
  • Modeling:
    • Working with teachers in their classes to model best practices in integrating technology into all facets of the program.
  • Vision:
    • Helping to develop and cast vision for the future and how to help our students and teachers move forward in the use of technology.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • Current Teacher License: Collegiate Professional Certificate minimum
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with students who have learning disabilities
  • Understanding of and ability to teach students how to use assistive technology
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Contact:

Dean Topodas
703-941-5788
703-941-4186(f)
oakwood@oakwoodschool.com
www.oakwoodschool.com

Special Education Teachers beginning the 2015/2016 School Year – Various Levels

Kelso, WA

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Wednesday, 13. of May 2015

Job Description:

  • Designs, conducts and assesses an effective instructional experience for special education students
  • Maintains current Right Response training
  • Demonstrates understanding and is committed to each student's learning, taking into account each individual student's unique background and experiences
  • Provides instruction to students utilizing a variety of instructional strategies aimed at meeting individual student needs, utilizing appropriate and available resources, including technology
  • Designs lessons which are differentiated and foster high levels of student engagement
  • Undertakes with the timely submission of IEPs and progress reports
  • Organizes and maintains the physical and human elements in the educational setting
  • Maintains order in the special education setting
  • Participates with other staff, including GQP teams, to cooperatively develop effective, positive techniques for improving student behavior
  • Monitors conditions to ensure the health and safety of students
  • Enforces the rules and regulations of the school district
  • Provides positive assistance and guidance to a diverse ethnic and economic population
  • Participates as a team member with responsibility for the education of a group of special education students
  • Provides support to general education teachers in providing appropriate accommodations to special education students in the general education setting
  • Participates in building-based, problem-solving team discussions to provide appropriate programs for the developmental level of each student
  • Participates in special education team and individual instructional planning, including writing daily lesson plans
  • Collaborates with other school staff to create, implement and assess the school improvement cycle or process
  • Performs assigned out-of-classroom supervision and other duties
  • Requires the use of multiple communication systems such as electronic mail, computers, document readers, and smart boards
  • Participates in building and District special education staff meetings, planning activities, and grade level/department meetings
  • Participates in total building program, including assemblies, contests, and other student activities
  • Works cooperatively with all building staff in an atmosphere of cooperation and collegiality
  • Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policies
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities

Job Requirements:

  • Valid Washington State Teaching Certificate with Special Education endorsement appropriate for grade level(s)
  • Must meet federal highly qualified standards

Job Benefits:

The Kelso School District offers a comprehensive benefits package for certificated staff including sick leave, retirement, medical, dental, vision, and long-term disability. Information regarding benefits is available at www.kelso.wednet.edu.

Contact Information:

Jill Jurvakainen
Human Resources Associate
(360) 501-1924

Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Teacher (Math)

Miami Gardens

Job Category: Educator

Posted on Tuesday, 12. of May 2015

Description:

  • Complete student academic, social, and behavior assessments to determine the student's strengths and challenges
  • Write, implement, and monitor Individual Education Plans that will guide each student's instructional program based on student assessments, needs, and strengths
  • Participate in the inclusion co-teaching model of instruction for students in general education classrooms
  • Design individual and small group instructional strategies that parallel and support the general education curriculum
  • Adapt and develop materials to match the special needs of each student
  • Evaluate and advance students in an appropriate manner based on their disability, IEP, or special learning needs
  • Act as coordinator of IEP implementation and monitoring with general education staff
  • Coordinate services of support staff, including occupational, physical and speech and language therapists, counselors, and other professionals that provide services to the students
  • Organize, prepare, and lead Student Support Team meeting with staff and parents to better meet the needs of students
  • Make referrals to resources within the community that may provide additional assistance to the child and/or the family
  • Assist students in learning to utilize assistive technology tools to support their learning, independence, and growth
  • Help create a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning goals;
  • Plan and implement an instructional program that meets the needs, interests, and abilities of a diverse student population;
  • Manage pupil performance in the classroom and applies effective strategies to reinforce and/or modify student behavior and performance;
  • Establish learning objectives consistent with assessment of student needs, requirements of the state of Florida, and knowledge of human growth and development;
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, Seed policy, and administrative regulations;
  • Participate in school management and shares responsibility for the total school program, attends staff meetings, and participates in professional development opportunities; and
  • Actively build strong relationships with parents and families that foster trust, collaboration, and communication
  • Promote and support a middle school program with promotion based upon standards mastery
  • Examine student assessment data to inform decision making and to guide and improve instruction
  • Establish and maintain a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning
  • Collaborate with fellow staff on student support, planning, professional development, and standards-based curriculum and common assessment design to contribute to the continuous improvement of instruction at the school
  • Assess students' learning in a professional manner and communicate students' progress to parents and fellow teachers to facilitate future instruction
  • Assist in general building supervision and discipline of students outside of the classroom according to the school's Model of Care
  • Model the school's Core Values (Respect, Self-Discipline, Compassion, Responsibility, Integrity, and Gratitude) in all environments and times and in their interactions with all school stakeholders
  • Participate in professional learning experiences to hone their craft
  • Engage in home visits (according to the protocol and expectations outlined in the staff handbook)
  • Participate in additional duties to include: community meetings, Targeted Instruction, tutoring, off-campus learning and others as directed by the Academic Coordinator.
  • Contribute to a collaborative co-teaching model;
  • Provide support to general education teachers and students.

Core Competencies

  • An ability to exercise patience, professionalism, and support during students' learning process
  • Strong organization skills and a relentless pursuit of excellence
  • The ability to build positive and deep relationships with students, parents, and staff
  • The ability to effectively analyze data and utilize data to drive practice
  • An unyielding belief in all children's ability to achieve excellence

Minimum Qualifications

  • All teachers must be Highly Qualified according to the Florida state requirements
  • Must have completed an undergraduate degree in their content area
  • Three plus years direct experience in an urban school;
  • Master's degree in special education from an accredited college or university preferred;
  • National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) desired
  • ESOL endorsed or certified

Benefits:

SEED Miami is unlike any other school in South Florida. Its unique, college-prep learning and living environment affords a variety of benefits to both students and employees. As a member of SEED's team, you will be working in an environment which includes:

  • Experienced leadership
  • High-quality student support services
  • College graduation focus
  • Safe learning environment where students have the resources they need
  • Small class sizes
  • Individualized tutoring and mentoring for all students
  • Professional development for all staff
  • Building innovation for South Florida schools
  • Impacting both current students and families and future generations

Contact:

Giovanna Angulo
786-239-9685
gangulo@miami.seedschool.org
www.miami.seedschool.org

Special Education Team (Elem, Middle, or High)

New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts

Job Category: Special Education Team (Elementary, Middle, or High)

Posted on Monday, 11. of May 2015

Description:

The Special Education Coordinator or Teacher is passionate about supporting the students who are at-risk for academic under-performance due to emotional and/or physical challenges so that they can succeed in the school's rigorous academic program. The Special Education Coordinator or Teacher holds primary responsibility for providing academic, emotional, and physical services for students who require additional support to thrive within the school's core academic program.

Requirements:

Demonstrate a relentless drive to improve the minds, characters & lives of students both in and out of school.
Show unwavering commitment to urban youth achieving greatness.
Create a positive, structured learning environment to ensure that students observe the school's core values, high expectations, and strict code of conduct.
Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards.
Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices.
Participate in the collaborative curriculum development process.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive compensation package, including a salary significantly above the district scale and comprehensive health benefits. Aside from extensive professional development, all our teachers are equipped with a laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, library budget, and all necessary instructional supplies.

Contact:

Recruitment@uncommonschools.org
www.uncommonschools.org/careers

Learning Specialist

Los Angeles, CA

Job Category: Special Education

Posted on Wednesday, 06. of May 2015

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Observe, at teacher's, parents' or administration's request, all students displaying academic or behavioral difficulties in grades K-6 to assess their learning strengths and challenges.
  • Participate in classroom instruction as needed, focusing on those students requiring additional support, modification or enrichment.
  • Provide informal pre- and post-assessments of individual children as requested by teachers, parents or administration.
  • Develop instructional learning plans with long-term goals and specific objectives for identified students, including recommendation of in-school or outside resources.
  • Provide written reports to school and parents with assessment results and recommendations of appropriate diagnostic testing and remedial programs for school-related learning problems.
  • Direct one-on-one or small group instruction to students who need support in grades pre-K through grade 8.
  • Initiate and attend parent conferences and professional meetings as needed.
  • Coordinate and facilitate communication between student, family, school and other involved professionals and provide regular monthly student progress report in writing.
  • Consult with teachers, parents, and administration and outside professionals regarding special learning needs of students and to prescribe modification plan, strategies and materials for classroom and home interventions.
  • Maintain confidential student records and keep accurate documentation of sessions, meetings and other communications appropriate to ethical and professional standards.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA or BS degree in Special Education or a related field
  • Three years of full-time classroom teaching experience in an accredited school
  • Must possesses significant knowledge of learning disabilities such as Asperger's Syndrome and ADHD, as well as various forms of giftedness
  • Must have the ability to administer and interpret individual assessments and interpret test results, academic achievement, and diagnostic testing
  • Must have a full understanding of differentiated instructional strategies across the curriculum
  • Professional demeanor; courteous; outgoing disposition
  • Experience working with students and families of diverse cultural, socio-economic and racial backgrounds
  • Ability to work productively and harmoniously in a team-oriented environment
  • Willingness to attend professional development as needed

Benefits:

This position is Monday-Friday and is scheduled to begin July 2015. Compensation is competitive with a full benefits package, to include full health, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as a generous 403(b) retirement plan.

Contact:

Please send cover letter, writing sample and resume to jobs@sjsla.org

Disability Program Coordinator

Silver Spring, MD

Job Category: Program Coordinator

Posted on Wednesday, 06. of May 2015

Description:

Disability Program Coordinator - FT position in Silver Spring, MD for contractor to federal job training program. Requires strong analytical and computer skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • monitor/review services provided to students w/ disabilities
  • develop/conduct remote and in person training
  • provide technical assistance
  • outreach to community
  • materials development.

Requires:

  • Master's degree in disability-related field
  • Special education, vocational rehabilitation, or assistive technology background
  • Experience providing training preferred
  • Regular travel required.

Contact:

Send resume and salary requirements to jobs@humanitas.com.

Special Education Teachers, Full time or part time, either K-8 or 9-12 for 2015-2016 school year

New York, New York

Job Category: Part Time & Full Time

Posted on Monday, 27. of April 2015

DESCRIPTION:

Catapult Learning is seeking Special Education Teachers in New Jersey and New York for the 2015-16 school year.

Locations are in New Jersey (throughout state) and New York - Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island

We are an organization of dedicated people who know how exciting and rewarding it is to help children achieve. We are eager to have people join us whose training, skills and experience add to our ability to provide successful, research based instructional systems, great teaching, excellent support services, and strong partnerships with the schools we serve across the US. We emphasize flexible work schedules, small group teaching environments and high professional standards and will provide you the opportunity to grow with us and help students achieve beyond expectations.

Provides contracted instructional services with the necessary educational expertise in reading, mathematics, writing, and related areas; diagnoses learning skill deficits and delivers prescribed instructional delivery methods as determined by the Company; consults with school personnel to coordinate efforts in providing services to students; communicates and conferences with parents providing information on student progress.

Please note: This job posting is for potential Teacher openings and we are determining interest of candidates in this geographic area. Also, the total number of job openings has not yet been determined. Some positions may have the potential to be expanded to full time.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Attends training sessions, passes content assessment, and delivers designated instructional models and strategies in readiness, reading, mathematics, and/or writing skills to eligible students through utilization of Company-designed materials and educational strategies.
  • Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans.
  • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from Company classroom or to mobile/trailer classroom.
  • Establishes and maintains student forms and files as required by Company, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Attends and documents conferences/meetings/trainings with Company Supervisors, classroom teachers, principals, and parents as required by the Company, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Maintains inventory of educational materials and supplies.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Requires valid teaching certification, as required by contract. Teaching experience preferred.

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Must understand that all children can learn. Must demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude towards internal and external customers. Must be flexible. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred. Must be available to work during the summer months.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings.

The Company provides all classroom and instructional materials as well prepared lesson plans and paid training. Continued instructional and leadership support for all employees is also provided.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/nz4fsw3

Special Education Teachers for 2015-2016

Nationwide

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Friday, 10. of April 2015

Description:

Today is the Day We Make It Happen. Join Our Team!


Lighthouse Academies is a growing, national network of charter schools that is dedicated to providing transformational opportunities in underserved urban areas. Our K-12 model is distinguished by rigorous, arts-infused academic programs complemented by social and cultural foundations needed to succeed in and graduate from college. We have schools in the following regions:

  • Bronx, New York
  • Central Arkansas (including Jacksonville, Pine Bluff, and North Little Rock)
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Northwest Indiana (including East Chicago and Gary)
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oklahoma (including Oklahoma City and Tulsa)


Opportunities with Lighthouse Academies:  We are looking for outstanding Special Education teachers for elementary, middle, and high school positions for the 2015-2016 school year.


Lighthouse Academies provides opportunities for children to discover, achieve, and prepare for success in college, incorporating an arts-infused philosophy.  We develop children’s critical decision-making skills to prepare them for success in life.  We work relentlessly to achieve these outcomes through a self-sustaining model to transform children’s futures.  We need people who are fearless, driven, and forward-thinking.  We need people who share our passion for creativity and innovation. If you share our vision, join us.

Requirements:

Ideal Candidates are individuals who:

  • Are Certified and Highly qualified
  • Have a strong desire to work within an innovative, urban education program
  • Have a proven track record of raising student achievement scores in an urban environment
  • Have the ability to use data to inform instruction and decision-making related to student achievement
  • Have the ability to turn best practices into high-quality, goal-driven results
  • Have highly effective writing, oral, and interpersonal skills to communicate with a varied audience
  • Have strong data management tool, organizational tools, computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Benefits:

We Offer:

  • Mission-driven teams in small schools with a focus on college preparation
  • Rigorous academics in areas of greatest need = greatest opportunities for transformation
  • A unique arts-infused curriculum to enhance student engagement
  • Focus on social development of scholars to prepare for success beyond the classroom
  • A commitment to professional development of all team members
  • Competitive benefits and performance bonuses

Contact:

To view the open positions and to submit an application, visit http://www.lhacs.org/join/apply.

Early Child Autism Teacher

Washington, DC

Job Category: Part Time & Full Time

Posted on Thursday, 02. of April 2015

Our students need your expertise, passion and leadership.

We are looking for highly motivated and skilled talent to join our team at the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). We seek individuals who are passionate about transforming and improving educational outcomes for our students.

In DCPS, 4,000 teachers serve the needs of 47,000 students across 110 schools. As part of a comprehensive reform effort to become the best urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest-performing, best paid, most satisfied, and most honored educator force in the nation whose work drives significant achievement gains for DCPS students.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement curricula to meet academic standards
  • Thoughtfully plan daily lessons and implement specific strategies to meet the needs of all students, providing extra support, enrichment, or variation of work when necessary
  • Be accountable for students' academic growth and increase each individual student's achievement
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards and diagnose areas of student misunderstanding
  • Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment
  • Reflect on successes and areas of growth as a teacher, seek to improve performance, and respond to feedback
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions
  • Invest parents and families in their children's academic success through regular communication
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Possesses or is eligible for a valid District of Columbia Teaching License (for more information on DC Teacher Licensure, please visit the website of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education at http://osse.dc.gov/service/teacher-licensure)
  • Successful completion of Praxis I and II exams (unless holding a standard teaching license)
  • Meets Highly Qualified status as defined by the NCLB mandates
  • Strong instructional skills and classroom management
  • Ability to self-reflect on teaching practices and be responsive to feedback

Personal Qualities of Top Candidates

  • Commitment to Equity: Passionate about closing the achievement gap and ensuring that every child, regardless of background or circumstance, receives an excellent education.
  • Leadership: Coaches, mentors, and challenges others to excel despite obstacles and challenging situations.
  • Focus on Data-Driven Results: Relentlessly pursues the mastery of instruction based on student performance, and is driven by a desire to produce quantifiable student achievement gains.
  • Innovative Problem-Solving: Approaches work with a sense of possibility and sees challenges as opportunities for creative problem solving; takes initiative to explore issues and find potential innovative solutions.
  • Adaptability: Excels in constantly changing environments and adapts flexibly in shifting projects or priorities to meet the needs of a dynamic transformation effort; comfortable with ambiguity and non-routine situations.
  • Teamwork: Increases the effectiveness of surrounding teams through collaboration, constant learning and supporting others; sensitive to diversity in all its forms; respects and is committed to learning from others

How to apply

To apply, visit our website at www.joindcpublicschools.com, and complete our online application.

Questions

If you have any questions, please email us at dcpscareers@dc.gov, or call us at 202-299-2145.

Stay Informed!

Follow us on Twitter at @dcpsjobs, or become a fan of DCPS Jobs on Facebook.

Criminal Background Check

In accordance with the Criminal Background Checks for the Protection of Children Act of 2004, this position has been designated and identified as one which requires a criminal background check and/or traffic record check. If you are tentatively selected for the position, a criminal background check will be conducted. A final offer of employment is contingent upon the receipt of a satisfactory criminal background check.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, District of Columbia Official Code Section 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) does not discriminate (including employment therein and admission thereto) on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an interfamily offense, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination, which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above-protected categories is prohibited. Discrimination in violation of the aforementioned laws will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies of DCPS will be handled as follows:

Employees with inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies related to employment and employees should contact:

Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist
Office of Labor Management & Employee Relations
District of Columbia Public Schools
1200 First St, NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5424

Self Contained Classroom Special Education Teacher

Phoenix, AZ (multiple locations)

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Wednesday, 01. of April 2015

Description:

$46,000/year with 16 weeks off. Special Education Teachers needed in Arizona (Phoenix and surrounding cities). Needs are in the self-contained setting serving students with emotional disabilities (ED), Autism (A), Severe/Profound (S/P), and Intellectual Disabilities (ID). STARS is the largest school contract agency in AZ. STARS is therapist owned and operated. You will be an employee and receive full benefits (see below). With a proven track record, STARS is able to offer you an unbeatable support system and resources. STARS is hiring for the 2015-2016 school year. STARS places Special Education Teachers throughout the Phoenix, Tucson and the surrounding area public schools.

Requirements:

Certification through the AZDOE, in Special Education
Arizona Fingerprint Card through AZDPS
We will help you get the credentials needed and reimburse you for the cost.

Benefits:

16 weeks off, 100% Company paid Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, $1,000/year Continuing Ed Money, Paid DOE Certification Fees, Paid NASET Dues, Spanish Immersion trip, Hawaii Trip for two, 401K, 125 Plan, Direct Deposit, Evaluation tools and treatment supplies, Two company sponsored parties with professional entertainment, Company newsletter, STARS sponsored dinner meetings with national/local speakers, Yearly raises, Referral bonuses, Moving $, Birthday gifts and other appreciation throughout the year, Genuine Appreciation

YOU WILL FEEL LIKE A STAR!!!

Contact:

Brian Paulsen, COO,  Telephone: 480.221.2573 
Please email your resume to:  Jobs@StudentTherapy.com
Apply Online at StudentTherapy.com, we would love to hear from you!

Special Education Teacher - $125K Salary

New York

Job Category: Teaching

Posted on Tuesday, 24. of March 2015

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.

Open Positions:

  • Science Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher
  • English Language Arts Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Mathematics Teacher
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Music Teacher

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

Benefits:

$70,000 - 125,000 salary (commensurate with experience + potential annual bonus, full benefits package)

To Apply:

http://www.tepcharter.org/apply.php

Teacher

Washington, DC

Job Category: School Year 2015-16

Posted on Friday, 20. of March 2015

Opening Date: School Year 2015-16
Number of openings: Varies by content area

Our students need your expertise, passion and leadership.

We are looking for highly motivated and skilled talent to join our team at the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). We seek individuals who are passionate about transforming and improving educational outcomes for our students.

In DCPS, 4,000 teachers serve the needs of 47,000 students across 110 schools. As part of a comprehensive reform effort to become the best urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest-performing, best paid, most satisfied, and most honored educator force in the nation whose work drives significant achievement gains for DCPS students.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement curricula to meet academic standards
  • Thoughtfully plan daily lessons and implement specific strategies to meet the needs of all students, providing extra support, enrichment, or variation of work when necessary
  • Be accountable for students' academic growth and increase each individual student's achievement
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards and diagnose areas of student misunderstanding
  • Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment
  • Reflect on successes and areas of growth as a teacher, seek to improve performance, and respond to feedback
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions
  • Invest parents and families in their children's academic success through regular communication
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Possesses or is eligible for a valid District of Columbia Teaching License (for more information on DC Teacher Licensure, please visit the website of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education at osse.dc.gov/service/teacher-licensure)
  • Successful completion of Praxis I and II exams (unless holding a standard teaching license)
  • Meets Highly Qualified status as defined by the NCLB mandates
  • Strong instructional skills and classroom management
  • Ability to self-reflect on teaching practices and be responsive to feedback

Personal Qualities of Top Candidates

  • Commitment to Equity: Passionate about closing the achievement gap and ensuring that every child, regardless of background or circumstance, receives an excellent education.
  • Leadership: Coaches, mentors, and challenges others to excel despite obstacles and challenging situations.
  • Focus on Data-Driven Results: Relentlessly pursues the mastery of instruction based on student performance, and is driven by a desire to produce quantifiable student achievement gains.
  • Innovative Problem-Solving: Approaches work with a sense of possibility and sees challenges as opportunities for creative problem solving; takes initiative to explore issues and find potential innovative solutions.
  • Adaptability: Excels in constantly changing environments and adapts flexibly in shifting projects or priorities to meet the needs of a dynamic transformation effort; comfortable with ambiguity and non-routine situations.
  • Teamwork: Increases the effectiveness of surrounding teams through collaboration, constant learning and supporting others; sensitive to diversity in all its forms; respects and is committed to learning from others

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In accordance with the Criminal Background Checks for the Protection of Children Act of 2004, this position has been designated and identified as one which requires a criminal background check and/or traffic record check. If you are tentatively selected for the position, a criminal background check will be conducted. A final offer of employment is contingent upon the receipt of a satisfactory criminal background check.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, District of Columbia Official Code Section 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) does not discriminate (including employment therein and admission thereto) on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an interfamily offense, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination, which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above-protected categories is prohibited. Discrimination in violation of the aforementioned laws will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies of DCPS will be handled as follows:

Employees with inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies related to employment and employees should contact:

Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist
Office of Labor Management & Employee Relations
District of Columbia Public Schools
1200 First St, NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5424

Head of School - Riverview School

East Sandwich, Massachusetts

Job Category: Director - New School for Autistic Students

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

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