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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!

Teacher

Sherman Oaks, CA

Job Category: Education

Posted on Tuesday, 31. of March 2015

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to be certified and apply ProACT (Professional Assault Crisis Training) guidelines and/or follow a client (clients can be up to six feet tall and weigh over 200 pounds) who is experiencing significant behavioral problems or become Absent without Leave (AWOL) from the facility.
  • Employ a trans-disciplinary approach to education, conferring with team members as appropriate for particular issues.
  • Select appropriate curriculum content for each student.
  • Determine appropriate, measurable goals and objectives for each student.
  • Write Individual Education Plans (I.E.P.s) for each student and participate in I.E.P. meetings.
  • Participate in case conferences, review individual programs, and make suggestions for revisions, as needed.
  • Implement Individual Student Programs:
    • Know and teach the content of each student's I.E.P.
    • Prepare or secure necessary instructional materials.
    • Modify activities and adapt materials to promote student success.
    • Design and use instructional grouping patterns which are varied and flexible, including individual, small group, and whole class instruction.
    • Employ clear, predictable daily and weekly schedules, which accommodate students' needs.
    • Employ a balance between established routines and novel activities to create an environment that is both predictable and interesting.
    • Prepare a weekly plan book to detail lesson plans, grouping, activities, staff assignments, and other relevant information.
    • Employ appropriate, individualized teaching and reinforcement techniques to maximize student achievement.
    • Understand components that are safe and conducive to learning.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be Highly Qualified, in accordance with California Department of Education requirements, in the area of specialization. Teaching experience in the area of specialization is preferred.

http://www.thehelpgroup.org/job/teacher-parkhill-school-van-nuys/

To apply for this job email your details to careers@thehelpgroup.org

Executive Dir of Special Education and Student Srv

Ellicott City, Maryland

Job Category: Executive Director

Posted on Friday, 27. of March 2015

DESCRIPTION

Under the direction of the Deputy Superintendent, the Executive Director of Special Education and Student Services provides vision, leadership, oversight and evaluation for the Department of Special Education, Alternative Education, Health Services, Pupil Personnel, School Counseling and School Psychology. In addition, the Executive Director has responsibility for providing system-wide oversight for student records, student reassignments, and residency appeals.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides leadership and oversight in all matters related to the operation, coordination, and evaluation of all programs and initiatives within the areas of Special Education, Student Services, and Alternative Education.
  • Ensures compliance with COMAR, MSDE and DHMH regulations regarding the coordination of Special Education and Student Services programs.
  • Provides leadership and oversight for all in-school alternative education programs, the Homewood Center, Saturday/Evening School Programs, and the Teen Parenting Program.
  • Provides leadership for the design and implementation of professional learning for Special Education, Student Services, and Alternative Education staff, including child abuse and neglect, bully prevention programs, crisis intervention, threat management, and special education regulations and policies.
  • Supervises and evaluates the performance of Special Education and Student Services coordinators and leadership staff.
  • Provides oversight for system-wide dropout prevention initiatives and monitors exit interview data.
  • Prepares information about, and provides leadership for the development and submission of budgets related to state and federal grants and HCPSS operating budgets.
  • Provides oversight for the systemic management of student records and ensures compliance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Provides oversight for decisions made regarding student reassignment and residency appeals.
  • Serves as the Superintendent's designee for the Child Fatality Review Committee, Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee, and the Association of Community Services.
  • Facilitates outreach including topics related to student wellness, mental health and school system initiatives with parents, community members, advocacy groups, and advisory groups representing Special Education and Student Services.
  • Serves as an active member of the School Support Team (SST) and Superintendent's Cabinet.

The above list is a summary of the functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet all of the following qualifications listed below to be considered for the vacancy. Use the application, letter of introduction, and resume to specifically address each qualification.

  • Hold, or currently be eligible for, a Maryland Educators Certificate with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision I and/or II.
  • A Master's Degree in Special Education, Student Services, Alternative Education, School Administration or a related area.
  • A minimum of five years of K-12 leadership experience in the field of Special Education, Student Services, Alternative Education or School Administration.
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a flexible manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, parents, community members, and public agencies.

SALARY

This is a 12-month position on the Administrative, Management, and Technical Salary Scale, Grade 30. The current salary range for the position is $102,952-$185,879. Actual salary placement will be in accordance with the salary procedures of the Howard County Public School System. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, this position is exempt from overtime.

CONTACT

Jennifer Sifuentes /
Manager of Certificated, Management, and Technical Recruitment and Hiring /
410-313-7338 /
jennifer_sifuentes@hcpss.org /
apply online at http://www.applitrack.com/hcpss/onlineapp/

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

RePublic Schools, Director of Student Supports

Boston

Job Category: Director of Special Education

Posted on Tuesday, 24. of March 2015

Description:

RePublic is searching for passionate, bold, and gritty Directors of Student Supports (Special Education) ready to lock arms with the teams at Liberty Collegiate, Nashville Prep and RePublic High for the 2015-16 school year. Candidates must share our unwavering belief that every child in our school can and will graduate from college.

The Director of Student Supports will both own the school-wide Student Supports program and provide classroom support and interventions directly to students. The Director will ensure compliance with IEPs, communicate with families and service providers to keep all stakeholders actively involved, coordinate supports so that students are consistently and meaningfully set up for success, serve students by providing classroom instruction, and coach teachers on how to best reach all learners.

Who You Are:

  • A genuine believer that all students can achieve academic excellence
  • A growth-minded tinkerer who is constantly learning and hungry for feedback
  • A data-driven analyst who reflects and takes action based on results
  • An optimist who supports and motivates your teammates by having their back
  • A proactive communicator who reaches out to students, families, and teammates

What You'll Do:

Bring it: Arrive at school by 7 a.m., stay at school until 5 p.m., and be reliably present and engaged by bringing your best every day.

Own your content: Develop and manage a sustainable, compliant, and effective special education program.

Reach higher: Consistently lead students to meet the high expectations set across our school for both behavior and academics by faithfully implementing our systems.

Clear eyes, full hearts: Dive into all team professional development with an open mind and humility.

Joyful rigor: Dynamically lead groups of students in full group classroom learning and smaller guided reading or tutoring groups for targeted interventions.

Team and family: Collaborate with teammates in the united purpose of promoting student learning and building student character.

Sweat the small stuff: Build and uphold the culture of the school by learning, mastering, and implementing all values, policies, and systems.

Never stop learning: Deliver high-quality instruction that propels student achievement, and work with your coach to grow as a classroom leader.

Mine that data: Track and analyze student data in a transparent and consistent way, and constantly adjust and revise your teaching in response to that data

About RePublic Schools:

RePublic leads public charter schools that reimagine what's possible in public education. In 2013, our two founding schools -- Nashville Prep and Liberty Collegiate Academy -- were the first two charter schools in Tennessee history to reach the top 5% of public schools in the state for growth and performance. This fall, RePublic launched the Nashville Academy of Computer Science, where scholars learn to code starting in 5th grade. Next year, we will open Reimagine Prep -- the first public charter school in Mississippi.

Contact:

Annie Kurdziel
Director of Talent
Building Excellent Schools
akurdziel@buildingexcellentschools.org

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

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.

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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

Learning Specialist

San Francisco, CA

Job Category: Teaching + Coaching

Posted on Thursday, 19. of March 2015

Description

Position: Learning Specialist
Reports to: Director, Curriculum & Instruction
Location: San Francisco, CA
Website: www.newschoolsf.org

SCHOOL OVERVIEW:

The New School of San Francisco will open our doors fall of 2015 with 88 kindergarten and first grade students from communities across San Francisco. We are a K-12 public charter school, demonstrating a "hands-on, minds-on" approach to learning that harnesses each student's curiosity and encourages learners to construct their own meaning and knowledge through hands-on experiences. With an extended school day, there is explicit time for community building, play, exploration, arts and Spanish instruction. The model is diverse by design, meaning we not only draw students from all neighborhoods in the city, but we practice equity in all we do – ensuring every child is able to access and receive an individualized education that builds off their unique strengths, skills and passions. With a thirteen-year commitment to kids and families, our approach will foster a deep love of learning in students and prepare them with the problem-solving and critical-thinking skills necessary to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. To learn more about our school, please visit: newschoolsf.org.

One of the pillars of our school is diversity and we know how important it is that our staff to reflect the diversity of our students and their families. We strongly encourage leaders and teachers of color and LGBTQ candidates to apply.

POSITION OVERVIEW: LEARNING SPECIALIST

The Learning Specialist is a full time position that reports to the Director of Curriculum & Instruction. He/she will work directly with all Lead and Resident teachers to ensure every child's unique needs are being met through IEPs or Individualize Learning Plans (ILPs). The Learning Specialist will develop learning strategies and modifications to be implemented both within the classroom and in small groups outside of the classroom. S/he will administer or coordinate the administration of appropriate assessments that align to IEP goals and school values to monitor progress. We are looking for someone with deep special education expertise, knowledge of effective ELD strategies and other, targeted interventions to ensure all special learners are being met with the right supports. The Learning Specialist will be responsible for helping our school in its founding years develop appropriate procedures and policies to ensure effective faculty collaboration, create a transparent and inclusive environment for families and ensure we are compliant at all times with the law. Finally, we are looking for someone who will bring their passions, identities, curiosities and quirks into the school each day; who is excited to work in a start-up environment; who teaches to learn and fuel more learning; who teaches to build bridges with students, families and the community; and finally, who teaches to change lives and the world around us.

Requirements:

Please visit our website: www.newschoolsf.org/careers/ for a full job description including qualifications and requirements.

Compensation:

  • Salary reflects education degrees, years of teaching experience, National Board Certification and special credentials (i.e. SPED, BCLAD)
  • Competitive benefits package including health coverage and retirement

Contact:

For more information please visit our website: www.newschoolsf.org or contact elizabeth (at) newschoolsf (dot) org  (elizabeth@newschoolsf.org)

School Director

Doha Qatar

Job Category: Director - New School for Autistic Students

Posted on Monday, 09. of March 2015

Description:

It will be the Director’s responsibility to:

  • Establish in consultation with others the vision, mission and mandate for the school
  • Develop, coordinate and facilitate the implementation of strategic and action plans intended to accomplish that vision and mission, and specific goals and objectives.
  • Build relationships with other agencies offering support in the community to students diagnosed with autism.
  • Partner with local and international universities in the development of effective practices.
  • Recruit and hire faculty and staff for the new school
  • Establish policies and procedures to guide the efficient and effective operation of the school
  • Oversee the development of the school's educational programs in regard to curriculum and instruction and make recommendations for instructional improvements and adjustments.
  • Supervise and evaluate administrative, instructional, and non-instructional personnel in the business management and instructional activities of the institution.
  • Prepare and administer the school's operational budget.
  • Develop and maintain good public relations with parents, parent-teacher association(s) and with the community.

Desired Qualities and Experience

Qualities and experience sought for this position include:

  • At least 5 years of experience as head of school or special education Director, working in a special education environment that focuses on the delivery of educational services to students diagnosed with autism.
  • A strong academic background, including a minimum Master's degree in the field of special education, preferably a doctorate in a related field.
  • Experience with the accreditation requirements for special education schools
  • Skill and understanding in serving second language learners.

Salary and Benefits

The salary and benefits package will be competitive and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Application Procedure

The deadline for application is April 30, 2015. The review of files will begin as soon as applications are received. Candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest and the requested materials as early as possible to:

Mr. Peter Corcoran
Executive Director
Qatar Foundation Schools
pcorcoran@qf.org.qa

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

 

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