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Special Ed. Cross-Categ. Teacher/ESS Coordinator

Anthem, AZ

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Thursday, 30. of October 2014

DESCRIPTION

Duties and Responsibilities of the Special Education Coordinator include: Providing direct and consultative services to students with IEPS in the school environment, collaborating with related service providers, assisting general education staff in the implement of accommodations and modifications, writing and maintaining all IEPs, Prior Written Notices, and MET paperwork while ensuring compliance with ADE guidelines, facilitating all initial and annual IEP meetings, as well as MET 1 and MET2 meetings, and ongoing communication and collaboration with parents, staff, and administrative staff regarding student planning and progress. Additional responsibilities include coordinating 504 plans and may include conducting AZELLA testing and ELL programing to eligible English language learners.

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates will need to hold a valid Cross-Categorical or Learning Disability Special Education, K-12 Certificate with SEI endorsement, and have a current AZ fingerprint clearance card. Great Hearts teachers must also demonstrate a commitment to and love for the liberal arts.

PREFERENCES

The ideal candidate has previous experience in Special Education.

BENEFITS

 

  • Manageable caseload
  • Competitive salary
  • Great benefits
  • Strong administrative support
  • Collaborating Exceptional Student Services Coordinators

 

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates must apply online via our careers website at www.greatheartsamerica.org/careers. Follow the links to Arizona positions and choose the position of interest to begin the application process.  The site allows applicants to submit additional materials (resume, reference letters, transcripts, etc.) for review by Great Hearts hiring staff and Academy Headmasters.

QUESTIONS?

For the locations of specific openings please contact Ms. Tealai Gonella, Director of Exceptional Student Services at ess@greatheartsaz.org. For more information regarding Great Hearts Academies contact Mrs. Kiann Mapes, Chief Talent Officer for Great Hearts Academies at careers@greatheartsaz.org.

Early Childhood Special Educator

Okinawa, Japan

Job Category: Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)

Posted on Thursday, 23. of October 2014

Description:

Provides early intervention services to infants and toddlers of American military families stationed overseas.  Home-based early intervention program working with developmentally delayed children the 0, 1 & 2-year age population.


Requirements:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Special Education, a minimum of two years experience within the last five years working with developmentally delayed children in the 0 1 & 2-year age population in a home-based early intervention capacity, and a current state teaching license/certification to teach in this capacity.

Benefits:

Relocation provided; excellent tax-exempt compensation; generous vacation allowance; medical and dental and retirement benefits

Contact:

Lynn Romer at LynnR@magnummedicaloverseas.com or 800-852-5678 x.156 or fax 513-984-4909.

Special Education Teacher - Elementary/Middle

Millersville, MD

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Wednesday, 22. of October 2014

Certified Special Educators Wanted

Description:

SESI is a private company that provides comprehensive special education services for students identified with various disabilities including, emotional/behavioral disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and autism spectrum disorders. Additionally, SESI provides alternative educational services for school districts needing assistance with students who display disciplinary issues. Often referred to as High Road Schools, our programs have created a therapeutic academic setting that includes positive behavioral supports, highly structured student protocols, and modified access to the Common Core Curriculum.


The High Road School of Anne Arundel County is currently hiring two special educators for an elementary and middle school classroom respectively. Special educator responsibilities include delivering and modifying the general education curriculum, administering formal and informal assessments, analyzing data, implementing school-wide behavior management protocols, home-school communication, development of academic IEP goals and objectives, and supervision of a teacher's assistant.


Requirements:

Potential employees should be highly motivated to achieve student outcomes, flexible, have a good sense of humor, open to giving and receiving feedback, enjoy working as part of a team, and feel comfortable working an environment where students display severe behavioral issues. MSDE certified (or eligible) in secondary special education and/or who holds content certification in one or more of the following areas: Science, English, Mathematics, or Social Studies.


Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 401 (k)
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Positive Team Environment
  • Structured support
  • Opportunity for growth

Contact:

Keith Seymour  emailaddress:KSeymour@highroadschool.com

1131 Benfield Blvd.Millersville, MD 21108

Assistant Professor in Special Education

Bellingham, WA

Job Category: Assistant Professor in Special Education

Posted on Thursday, 16. of October 2014

Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Special Education.
  • Work with department and college to align department curriculum with state and professional performance-based standards.
  • Maintain an active and visible program of scholarship, including presentations and publications.
  • Participate in service within the department, college, university, community, and professional organizations.
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Supervise students in community-based or school settings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate or doctoral specialization in special education or school psychology by September 2015.
  • Evidence of commitment to continuing scholarly activity in special education or school psychology.
  • Experience working with children and youth with disabilities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience working with diverse populations and a commitment to advancing matters of equity and inclusion.
  • Present or past credential in special education or school psychology.
  • Experience in schools (P-12).
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the university level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of active, applied, collaborative scholarship in special education.
  • Teaching and scholarship in bilingual and/or multicultural special education.
  • Expertise in high incidence disabilities, including methods for teaching reading to at-risk populations and children with disabilities.
  • Expertise in universal design for learning.
  • Experience aligning university curriculum with state and national standards for special education.
  • Experience in collaborating with general educators, families, other professionals, and/or community.
  • Evidence of successful university teaching.

Salary:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Bargaining Union:

  • United Faculty of Western Washington

To Apply:

Please submit your application via WWU's Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE) at https://jobs.wwu.edu/. Note: You will need to use Internet Explorer to fully utilize WWU's online application system. Materials may be attached as noted on the EASE application.
Application materials should include:

  • Cover letter addressing the position qualifications
  • Vita
  • Two scholarly writing samples

For further information on this position please contact Dr. Gail Coulter by email Gail.coulter@wwu.edu or phone 360-650-2667.

Education Therapist

Irving, Texas

Job Category: Education Therapist for Brain Injured Patients

Posted on Tuesday, 14. of October 2014

SPECIAL ED TEACHER!
EDUCATION THERAPIST

The position is full time, M-F only with paid holidays! Excellent benefits!

  • Tests and evaluates patients using formal and informal methods.
  • Develops and implements individual educational goals and treatment plans for assigned
  • Employs academic courses of study and methods to enhance academic levels.
  • Reviews and revises programs as deemed necessary.
  • Attends and reports verbally or in writing in conferences
  • Prepares conference summaries/reports for each assigned patient as needed per month.

E-mail: hrtx@neuroskills, Tel: 972-580-8500, Fax: 972-255-3162,
1320 W. Walnut Hill, Irving

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Teaching Credential, preferably in Special Education is preferred.
  • Experience in rehabilitation or with developmentally disabled is preferred.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelors degree in Education or related field.

Benefits:

  • Health, Life and Dental insurance options
  • Paid Time Off Accrual
  • Holiday Pay
  • Continuing Education opportunities
  • 401k

Contact:

Send resume to hrtx@neuroskills.com or fax to 972-871-5327.

Special Education Teacher (9th grade)

Washington, DC

Job Category: Teacher

Posted on Thursday, 09. of October 2014

Facilitate Learning

  • Understand developmental levels of scholars and appropriately differentiate instruction
  • Understand and use variety of data and data sources for lesson planning
  • Monitor and modify lesson plans to heighten learning
  • Effect variety of strategies to meet learning styles of scholars Integrate and use technology in instruction
  • Help scholars to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Seek and collaborate with specialists who can support special needs of scholars.

Establish and Maintain Effective Learning Environment

  • Set and maintain high expectations for academic performance and behavior
  • Foster nurturing, respectful, and positive classroom environment
  • Collaborate with peers and instructional leaders to ensure rigorous and appropriate instruction
  • Treat scholars as individuals
  • Ensure scholar engagement and learning.

Know Content Area and Apply Interdisciplinary Content Knowledge

  • Align instruction with Common Core Standards and Chavez Curriculum Guide Bring richness and depth of understanding to classroom
  • Demonstrate interconnectedness of content areas/disciplines
  • Make instruction relevant
  • Integrate public policy into coursework
  • Take responsibility for scholar progress
  • Grow and learn: work collaboratively to create learning community
  • Promote confidence and build partnerships within school community e.g. parents, guardians, community stakeholders, etc.

Innovate

  • Actively participate in professional development programs
  • Assume role in school improvement beyond the classroom
  • Keep current on trends, legislation and developments related to education.

Core Requirements:

  • Passion for educating traditionally underserved scholars Intense commitment to high standards and excellence
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years of relevant teaching experience
  • Demonstrated content expertise
  • Achievement of NCLB's Highly Qualified standard (successful completion of the appropriate Praxis content test; or undergrad/grad major or equivalent in content area)

Contact:

Pamela Merkerson
Talent Acquisition Manager
Chavez Schools
pamela.merkerson@chavezschools.org

Part-Time Literacy Specialist

New York, NY

Job Category: Teaching

Posted on Wednesday, 08. of October 2014

Job Overview:

TEP's Part-Time Literacy Specialist (approximately 15 hours per week) will work one-on-one with students identified as struggling readers in both push-in and pullout capacities, spiraling effective literacy interventions into the student(s)' existing curriculum. The Literacy Specialist will design, implement and track interventions for the focus student(s) to develop decoding, fluency, and reading comprehension skills. The major aim is to facilitate substantial growth in the focused student(s)' reading ability.

Start Date:

Immediate opening. Start date is flexible.

Accountability:

The Part-Time Literacy Specialist will report directly to the TEP Special Education Coordinator to develop and track and progress towards specific objectives set by the Literacy Specialist.

Compensation & Schedule:

The Literacy Specialist will be paid $20 to $25 per hour, based on instructional experience and expertise. The Literacy Specialist will work approximately 3 hours per day (15 hours per week).

Application:

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@tepcharter.org. The subject line of your email should read “TEP Part-Time Literacy Specialist.” Your cover letter must detail your specific experience and expertise in literacy instruction, including specific curricular materials or interventions you have successfully used to support struggling readers. Applications submitted without a cover letter will NOT be considered.

Deadlines & Notifications:

TEP is currently reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed in the order that they are received. If you submit both a cover letter and resume, you will receive a response from us as to whether or not you will be invited to the next stage in the process. (If you only submit a resume, without a cover letter, you will NOT receive a response from us.)

Responsibilities:

Details:
1. Goal Setting and Tracking (a) Create and track specific, measurable goals for reading growth, based on diagnostic assessment and observations
(b) Report progress to student(s), families, other teacher(s) and administrators
2. Reading Interventions and Instruction (a) Design and implement reading instruction and interventions
(b) Use data to drive instructional shifts
(c) Coordinate with grade-level teachers to incorporate intervention within the existing curriculum
3. Behavior Management & Support (a) Develop, refine, and maintain management systems that engage and inspire

Qualifications & Personal Attributes: Details:

1. Experience & Expertise (a) Significant experience as an ELA or Literacy or Special Education Instructor or Related Service Provider, preferably in an upper elementary or middle school setting
(b) Significant knowledge of research-based and/or classroom-tested literacy instruction strategies and interventions
(c) Ability to engage and motivate a struggling reader
2. Interpersonal (a) Exhibits strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills (b) Treats others with respect, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, background, or ability
3. Work Ethic (a) Sets the highest standard of excellence for himself/herself (b) Enjoys the challenge of, and works well in, a dynamic, fast-paced environment (c) Works well in a collaborative, team-oriented work environment
4. Philosophy (a) Adheres to the belief that all students can learn given the appropriate supports (b) Is committed to the vision and philosophy of the TEP organization
5. Character (a) Is committed to acting with honesty and integrity in all matters involving TEP students, parents, staff, and community members

Compensation & Schedule:

The Literacy Specialist will be paid $20 to $25 per hour, based on instructional experience and expertise. The Literacy Specialist will work approximately 3 hours per day (15 hours per week).

Contact:

jobs@tepcharter.org
Please visit http://www.tepcharter.org/Part-Time-Literacy-Specialist.php for details.

Social Studies/ History, ELA & Special Education Teacher

New York, NY

Job Category: Teaching

Posted on Wednesday, 08. of October 2014

Description:

The Equity Project Charter School is now hiring for Social Studies/ History, ELA and Special Education Teaching positions.

Featured in The New York Times and on 60 Minutes, TEP is the school that pays its teachers a $125,000 salary to work on a team of master practitioners in an environment that values and develops teaching excellence. We are currently hiring teachers in Social Studies/ History, ELA and Special Education.

Teacher Apprenticeship positions are also available. The Equity Project Charter School is a 5th through 8th grade middle school serving low-income students in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City.

TEP Charter School is designed and structured around the belief that teachers are the key personnel in achieving educational success for its students. In singling out teacher quality as the essential lever in educational reform as opposed to other reforms such as class size reduction or pre-packaged curricular models TEP builds on an extensive body of research that shows that teacher quality is the most important educational input predicting student achievement.

Requirements:

Please visit our website at http://www.tepcharter.org/apply.php for specific details on requirements and how to apply.

Benefits:

Please visit this link for detailed information on revolutionary compensation http://www.tepcharter.org/revolutionary-compensation.php.

Contact:

jobs@tepcharter.org

Visit: http://www.tepcharter.org/apply.php for details on how to apply.

Resource Specialist (RSP Teacher)

California: Burbank, San Gabriel, Inland Empire, San Bernardino and Hesperia

Job Category: High School, Special Education

Posted on Monday, 29. of September 2014

Description:

Options For Youth is a guided independent study public charter school serving students in grades 7 through 12. We are currently looking for a Resource Specialist (RSP Teacher) to join our dynamic team.

General Summary:

The primary responsibility of the RSP teacher is to provide instruction and other related services to Special Education students. The RSP teacher will also facilitate diagnostic assessment including administration, scoring and interpretation. RSP teachers will review and revise IEP’s as needed. The Resource Specialist will support instruction in reading, math, and written language for students, tutor individual and small groups of students, administer and score academic testing, write individualized education plans and support other academic programs as needed. The Resource Specialist will work under the leadership of the Program Specialist and the Director of Special Education.

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following:*

  • Provide instruction to students with special needs and identified learning disabilities in a resource specialist program
  • Tutor individual and small groups of students, reinforcing language and reading concepts
  • Administer and score individual and group tests
  • Schedule IEP meetings, coordinating schedules with parents, general education teacher(s), administrator, and all appropriate special education staff
  • Conduct IEP meetings
  • Communicate and coordinate special needs evaluation and testing with speech teacher, psychologist, and other service providers.
  • Communicate with parents regarding individual student progress and conduct
  • Maintain progress records and record progress toward IEP goals
  • Record progress within the independent study program
  • Perform other duties in support of the Resource Specialist program
  • Support other academic programs offered within the independent study program

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Resource Specialist Certificate or ability to obtain Mild/Moderate Certificate
  • Ability to teach students of grades K-12
  • Ability to work with children of all ages
  • Ability to understand, adopt, and support the independent study program, concepts and their philosophies
  • Ability to organize and present ideas effectively in oral and written form.
  • Ability to make skillful decisions
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to operate a PC computer, word processor, copier, FAX, and other office machines.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum BA degree or equivalent.
  • Valid California Teaching Credential in Special Education (Mild/Moderate)

*The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive. They describe the general nature and level of work being performed and/or represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job. The Company retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

Visit our website at ofy.org to learn more about our company!

Requirements:

A valid California Teaching Credential in Special Education (Mild/Moderate).

Benefits:

Full-time and temp-on-call positions available. Full-time positions include benefits, retirement plans, holiday and vacation pay and potential incentives.

Contact:

Sophia Montiel
HR Generalist
Options For Youth | Pathways Management Group
Office: 626.204.2525 | Email: smontiel@ofy.org
Website: http://www.ofy.org/

Special Education Teacher

Bridgeport, CT

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Monday, 29. of September 2014

Description:

The mission of the Great Oaks Charter School is to prepare its students to succeed in college. We will do this by instilling in students the scholarship, discipline, and honor necessary to be successful in college and to pursue a career of their choice.

Position Summary:

Great teachers are at the heart of what we do, and are the key to our students' college success. The Special Education Teacher is responsible for ensuring that every student at Great Oaks is supported in their academic development. He/she will be responsible for providing IEP services in the following settings: general education classroom, resource room, and tutorial groups. He/she will be the primary person responsible for ensuring that students with special needs receive the proper accommodations within the classroom and during tutorial sessions. He/she will also oversee progress monitoring for his/her caseload. This teacher will work closely with the Special Services Coordinator and tutors to ensure all students have access to a quality education. All teachers will also take on additional responsibilities around the school such as advisory, lunch duty, enrichment classes, and after school activities. Our most successful teachers are those who operate with a team mindset; we are all in this work together and it will take each and every one of us to achieve college success for our students.

Outcomes:

Throughout the year, the Special Education Teacher will:

Ensure that the school is meeting the needs of all students by:

  • Monitoring student performance data and progress towards IEP goals
  • Providing services in the general education setting, resource room setting, and tutorial block setting
  • Maintaining consistent communications with families regarding student progress
  • Participating in the evaluation/reevaluation process
  • Communicating with all general education teachers, tutors, and the Special Services Coordinator regarding the needs and progress of his/her students with special needs
  • Regularly contribute to the Student Support Team

Maintain a strong classroom culture by:

  • Clearly and consistently communicating and upholding school rules, values, and expectations in and out of the classroom
  • Setting an urgent, respectful, and positive tone in the classroom
  • Displaying extraordinary time management to maximize student learning and sense of urgency
  • Building relationships with students that communicate that succeeding in college is important, that the student can do it, and that we will not give up on a student
  • Plan a rigorous curriculum and deliver strong instruction by:
    • Demonstrating solid knowledge and understanding of the content matter
    • Using a multitude of instructional strategies that are academically rigorous and highly engaging
    • Working with the Special Services Coordinator to create and implement quarterly interventions
    • Executing detailed lesson plans mapped to specific IEP goals and objectives
    • Taking responsibility for student progress; constantly working to respond to students' needs
  • Contribute to the creation of a data-driven culture by:
    • Tracking and analyzing student data both publicly and internally to identify learning needs
    • Using student achievement data to set ambitious goals for the students
    • Planning and implementing strategies to achieve targets related to student learning outcomes
    • Collaborating with other teachers to develop and revise curriculum based on assessment data

Competencies:

  • GRIT - must have the ability to persevere and succeed at a challenging task
  • Relationship-building - must show evidence of building and leveraging strong relationships
  • Relentlessness - must be willing to do whatever it takes to constantly improve student achievement, including occasional evening and weekend commitments
  • Communicate Effectively - must be able to clearly communicate with peers and supervisors

Qualifications:

  • A strong academic record with a bachelor's degree from a competitive college or university required; advanced degree in subject area preferred
  • At least two years of experience improving student achievement at an urban school
  • Extremely strong classroom management abilities
  • A strong belief in the importance of a “no excuses” school culture; experience preferred
  • A strong belief that all students can succeed
  • Connecticut teaching certification preferred
  • Exceptional ability to respond well to feedback and implement it immediately

Compensation:

GO Bridgeport provides a competitive compensation and benefits package; exact compensation will vary based on experience and education

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to bridgeportcareers@greatoakscharter.org

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