Latest Job Listings

Test Developer, Alternate Assessment

Washington, D.C.

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on Friday, 29. of April 2016

Responsibilities

The Test Developer, Alternate Assessment, will develop state alternate assessments for ELA, math, science, and/or social studies. Focus will be on project tasks that include the development and processing of alternate assessment products and programs for students with severe cognitive disabilities. The person in this position would write items, lead reviews and client meetings, and perform related tasks as assigned.

Duties include:

  • Will work with the internal and external item development teams to meet internal and external deadlines, which includes writing and reviewing items that follow AIR approved processes and meet AIR and client specifications and guidelines, including
  • Writing, revising, and reviewing test items (questions) based on state standards/extensions for alternative assessment, content correctness and appropriateness, fairness, and project specifications;
  • Helping to develop new machine-scored item types;
  • Developing ways to use the new item types to assess aspects of content not amenable to paper-pencil assessment;
  • Resolving client feedback on test items and test forms;
  • Assembling and reviewing field test and operational test forms, working with technical staff to meet content and statistical specifications;
  • Designing, and resolving client feedback on test specification documents, style guides, test blueprints, and specific student aids;
  • Supporting technical staff at client committee meetings in which stakeholders review statistical data of administered test forms;
  • Managing test item pools;
  • Leading or assisting in leading client committee meetings in which stakeholders review the content and grade-appropriateness of test items;
  • Leading or assisting in leading constructed-response scoring activities to identify exemplar student responses, monitor scorer training, and audit scoring sessions;
  • Ensuring item quality while adhering to schedules and budget.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Special Education required (specialization in severe cognitive disabilities highly desired as well as some coursework in assessment, educational measurement, or research)
  • At least 4 years of professional experience working in educational measurement required
  • Project and task management at the state or district level
  • Prior teaching experience in a special education classroom preferred (or a regular classroom with considerable experience in inclusion)
  • Experience working with students with severe cognitive disabilities is highly preferred; experience working with other special education students may be considered
  • Additional experience could include alternate assessment administration and/or development at the state or district level; managing or providing accommodations for test administrations at the state or district level; special education diagnostic testing or participation in school or district teams responsible for student placement decisions; blueprint and item specification development

Contact

Danielle Gaddy

Recruiter

American Institutes for Research

1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW

Washington, DC 20007

202-403-6923 (Direct)

www.air.org/page/careers

Special Education Coordinator

New Orleans, LA

Job Category: Special Education

Posted on Thursday, 28. of April 2016

Description

We are seeking Special Education Coordinator candidates committed to ReNEW’s mission of providing a rigorous, college preparatory education for our students from birth to 12th grade.
A ReNEW Special Education Coordinator guides the organization’s academic program by providing leaders and teachers with resources leading to a complete, rigorous comprehensive curriculum. This enables school teams to fulfill ReNEW Schools’ mission to transform existing academically unacceptable PK-12 schools into rigorous, college preparatory schools.

The position is part of the school-based and special education team and reports to school leader and Director of Special Education.

Please apply online: http://renewschools.force.com/careers/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0x160000049L7DAAU&tSource=

Requirements

  • Certified in Special Education
  • Experience coaching teachers
  • 4-5 years of highly effective teaching experience


Please apply online: http://renewschools.force.com/careers/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0x160000049L7DAAU&tSource=

Benefits

At ReNEW, we believe our people are the key to our students’ success. We support our staff with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a comprehensive benefits plan that covers the majority of the employee premium for the two medical plans offered. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, generous vacation time, professional development, and a 401k plan with 4% employer matching. For employees of Dolores T. Aaron Elementary, we offer the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL) benefit instead of 401k.


Contact

Suni Peddle
Manager of Talent Recruitment
recruitment@renewschools.org

Early Childhood Special Educator

Bahrain

Job Category: Early Intervention

Posted on Tuesday, 26. of April 2016

Description

Magnum Medical has openings for  Early Childhood Special Educators to work with children of American military families stationed at Bahrain.  Position works in a home-based early intervention program, providing services to infants and toddlers of American military families stationed overseas.

Requirements

Requirements include a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Special Education, US citizenship, 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

Benefits, generous paid time off, relocation, and competitive tax-advantaged compensation provided.

Contact

LynnR@magnummedicaloverseas.com or fax resume to 513-984-4909

Lower School Learning Specialist (Part-time)

Rockville

Job Category: Educational Support Services

Posted on Tuesday, 26. of April 2016

Description

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is seeking a part time special educator to work with students, teachers and parents in our Lower School for the 2016-2017 school year. The students will be in grades 3 – 5. This part time role is a benefit-eligible position.

The Learning Specialist will be part of a team of other special educators who work at the school through the Educational Support Services Department, providing a variety of strategies and interventions to students with diverse learning needs, both in and out of the classroom setting. In addition to providing direct remedial support to students, other responsibilities include design of individualized education plans, case management, chairing educational management team meetings and close collaboration with classroom teachers. Experience in co-teaching is preferred.

Requirements

Training and experience in one or more research based multi-sensory reading methods is required. Familiarity with effective reading comprehension, writing and math programs for students with language based learning disabilities is also necessary. Orton Gillingham trained learning specialists are preferred.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Master's Degree in Special Education from an accredited university.
  • At least 3-5 years' teaching experience.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills to work with staff and parents dealing with sensitive and confidential issues concerning a child's learning differences.
  • Leadership skills to implement staff workshops and conduct parent meetings.
  • Experience supporting students with executive functioning challenges.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits

Comprehensive employee benefits package includes access to health, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement plan, life insurance, long-term disability, discounted lunch program, tuition remission and more.

Contact

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to www.cesjds.org/careers Job Code LS700.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

description:

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is seeking a part time special educator to work with students, teachers and parents in our Lower School for the 2016-2017 school year. The students will be in grades 3 – 5.  This part time role is a benefit-eligible position.

The Learning Specialist will be part of a team of other special educators who work at the school through the Educational Support Services Department, providing a variety of strategies and interventions to students with diverse learning needs, both in and out of the classroom setting.   In addition to providing direct remedial support to students, other responsibilities include design of individualized education plans, case management, chairing educational management team meetings and close collaboration with classroom teachers.  Experience in co-teaching is preferred.

requirements:

Training and experience in one or more research based multi-sensory reading methods is required. Familiarity with effective reading comprehension, writing and math programs for students with language based learning disabilities is also necessary. Orton Gillingham trained learning specialists are preferred.

The ideal candidate must have:

•       Master’s Degree in Special Education from an accredited university.

•       At least 3-5 years’ teaching experience.

•       A high level of interpersonal skills to work with staff and parents dealing with sensitive and confidential issues concerning a child’s learning differences.

•       Leadership skills to implement staff workshops and conduct parent meetings.

•       Experience supporting students with executive functioning challenges.

•       Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

benefits:

Comprehensive employee benefits package includes access to health, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement plan, life insurance, long-term disability, discounted lunch program, tuition remission and more.

contact:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to www.cesjds.org/careers  Job Code LS700.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Special Education Teacher

Washington, D.C.

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Friday, 22. of April 2016

Mission:


The Chavez Schools' mission is to prepare scholars to succeed in competitive colleges and to empower them to use public policy to create a more just, free, and equal world.  We accomplish our mission by challenging our students with a rigorous college prep and public policy curriculum – focusing on real-world public policy experiences – that foster critical and disciplinary thinking, deep knowledge of our country’s founding principles, and strong advocacy skills.

The Chavez Organization seeks to employ educators and leaders who are talented and passionate about student achievement and are looking for an opportunity to ensure our schools deliver remarkable results for students.

 

Primary Accountabilities:

Instruction Planning.

 

  • Develops instructional plans that provide cognitively engaging learning opportunities that ensure all students construct knowledge to achieve mastery of the stated learning objectives at a high level Motivating.
  • Provides activities and content that are consistently organized to be personally meaningful and relevant
  • Rigor.
  • Creates learning experiences and assignments that demand students think in multiple ways about complex problems that requires them to apply knowledge and skills
  • Opportunities to Revise Work.  Develops systems that require students to revise work to meet high standards of excellence
  • Use of Assessment Data.  Consistently uses assessment data to make timely instructional decisions to inform instruction and assign activities

 


Classroom Management

 

  • Expectations.
  • Establishes high academic and behavior expectations for every student
  • Respectful Culture.
  • Fosters interactions and relationships of interdependence and respect
  • Routines.
  • Ensures all available time is maximized thru established classroom norms

 

 

School Community

 

  • Reflective Practice.
  • Collaborates and engages in reflective inquiry with peers and administrators for the purpose of improving instructional practice and student and teacher learning
  • Collaboration with Parents.
  • Ensures frequent and timely communication with parents and guardians about goals of instruction and student progress
  • Upholds School & Organization Norms.
  • Assumes a leadership role in modeling school and organizational policies and timelines and encourages others to support them

 

 

 

 

Candidates must:

  • Believe that all students can achieve at the highest levels with no excuses
  • Have achieved the Highly Qualified designation as defined by NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
  • Have substantive knowledge of the applicable content area
  • Have experience facilitating a student-centered classroom (cooperative learning, inquiry or project- based learning)
  • Experience using a varied repertoire of instructional strategies
  • Have demonstrated success using various formative assessments to monitor student understanding
  • Have demonstrated success using data to drive practice
  • Exercise excellent judgment in decision-making
  • Think strategically and proactively problem-solve
  • Work with only the highest ethical standards

 

 

TO APPLY, PLEASE GO TO www.chavezschools.org


Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Excellent Benefits Package

 

Contact:

Apply at www.chavezschools.org

Pamela Merkerson - (202)-730-5220

Special Education Services Director

Scarsdale, NY

Job Category: Director of Special Education

Posted on Friday, 22. of April 2016

Description:

  • Oversee the day to day operations of the entire Special Needs Services department, specifically supervision of the preschool state funded year round programs, private class, and Developmental Disabilities Enrichment Services.

 

  • Develop and implement all guidelines and policies with the purpose of ensuring compliance with all government regulations, as well as maintaining alignment with the JCC of Mid-Westchester’s Nursery School mission.

 

  • Innovate, develop and implement curriculum and remain current on special education and early childhood education best practices.

 

  • Create program protocols; formulate policies and procedures for special services programs such as related services, evaluations, placement, and education of participants.

 

  • Interact with Committee for Preschool Special Education and Committee for Special Education (school age) chairpersons to form a collaborative relationship. Attend, when needed, student’s CPSE or CSE meetings at the parent’s, staff or district’s request. Be an active member of the Early Childhood Direction Center preschool meetings and the Hudson Alliance for Children with Special Needs.

 

  • Evaluate the special education programs to ensure that objectives for students’ education are met according to their IEPs.  Maintain and provide update protocols for progress on student participants.  Oversee quarterly, annual and other annual reviews/reporting required under student IEPs.

 

  • Identify and implement computerized reporting such as but not limited to IEP Direct, to streamline and utilize more efficient and accurate reporting mechanisms.

 

  • Manage, hire, recruit, train, develop & evaluate procedures for all special services staff including but not limited to related services staff, therapists, educators and administrative staff.  Provide annual reviews of all staff members.

 

  • Create protocols, manage, and oversee all staff records and currency of licenses.  Oversee and ensure adherence to staff hiring procedures including required background checks and paperwork administration.

 

  • Inform and interpret state and federal laws, rules, and regulations to staff and parents.  Remain current in knowledge of New York State Reimbursable Costs Manual and fiscal reporting policies.

 

  • Oversight and review of student records such as daily notes, progress reports and annual review reports.  Oversight and review of therapists reports regarding related services.

 

  • Prepare and maintain budgets for programs to minimize expenses and maximize revenue. Oversight, management and reviews of all filing & billing claims to county, school districts, and federal agencies.

 

  • Work with finance staff to provide fiscal data for annual Consolidated Fiscal Report. Finance staff to complete the Consolidated Fiscal Report.

 

  • Complete or assist in preparing reports for federal, state, and local regulatory agencies.

 

  • Work with JCC of Mid-Westchester’s Executive Director and other program directors to develop grant and fundraising opportunities for special needs programming.

 

  • Collaborate with Marketing Director to promote community awareness and full enrollment of all of the department’s programs.

 

  • Establish medical policies and procedures for special education programs, distribute and manage individual classes’ adherence to protocols.  Create a medical plan/protocol for all classes and work with medical staff hired (or subcontracted) to ensure adherence to protocols are met to ensure the safety of our children participants.

 

  • Create protocols, manage and oversee all data base management of participant information.

 

  • Develop, oversee and work with the marketing department on all social media, digital and traditional marketing for non-state funded classes/programs.


Requirements:

  • Current New York State certification in one of the following: School Administrator & Supervisor (SAS), School Building Leader (SBL) or School District Leader (SDL)

 

  • Master Degree in Special Education and/or Early Childhood Education highly preferred

 

  • Extensive knowledge & experience in:  Early Childhood Education, Special education and 4410 preschool program management & supervision.

 

  • Extensive knowledge of New York State Reimbursable Costs Manual and experience with reporting and billing for a 4410 preschool program.

 

  • Experience in counseling of families pertaining to IEP’s and education requirements for children with special needs.

 

  • Extensive staff management and development experience. Experience creating protocols for hiring, records management and staff supervision & development.

 

  • Computer Skills Required, including knowledge of:  MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access & Facebook.

 

  • Flexible and able to alter protocols as needed to adhere to future updated state, federal and agency policies.



Benefits:

All benefits outlined for full-time staff in the current JCC of Mid-Westchester employee manual effective as of April 2016.


Start Date: On or around September 1, 2016


JCC of Mid-Westchester Nursery School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Contact:

Mara Roberge

robergem@jccmw.orgwww.jccmw.org

999 Wilmot Road

Scarsdale, NY 10853

Special Education Teacher - $125,000 Salary

New York, NY

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Tuesday, 19. of April 2016

Description:

Earn a $125,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and on 60 minutes for its revolutionary teacher salaries and its outstanding results.

 

Middle School Special Education Positions:

These positions are designed as collaborative team-teaching (Integrated Co-Teaching) positions ,whereby the Special Education team teach with general education ELA and Math teachers in general education classrooms (which have both General Ed and Special Ed students). The Special Education teacher also teaches small group literacy and math support classes for students who are significantly behind grade level in these subjects. This position requires a minimum of 3 years of lead teaching experience, at least 2 of which must have been in 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th or 9th grade classrooms.

 

Kindergarten Special Education Position:

This teacher will support all kindergarten students with IEPs (Individualized Education Plans) –approximately 20% of TEP's Kindergarten cohort. The Kindergarten Special Education teacher will work as a co-teacher in an integrated classroom, team teaching with the general education teacher. The integrated classroom will have a mix of both General Ed and Special Ed students. The Special Education teacher will also teach small literacy and math groups for students in all of the kindergarten classes. This position requires a minimum of 3 years of lead teaching experience, at least 2 of which must have been with kindergarten students.

Contact:

Apply today here: http:www.tepcharter.org/submit.php

Special Education Coordinator / Resource Teacher

Irving and San Antonio, TX

Job Category: Special Education Coordinator/Teacher

Posted on Monday, 18. of April 2016

Description:

Duties and Responsibilities of the Special Education Coordinator include: Providing direct and consultative services to students with IEP’s in the school environment; Collaborating with related service providers, assisting general education staff in the implement of accommodations and modifications; Writing and maintaining all IEP’s, Prior Written Notices, and MET paperwork while ensuring compliance with state and federal guidelines; Planning and facilitating meetings throughout the ARD committee process and ongoing communication and collaboration with parents, staff, and administrative staff regarding student planning and progress; Coordinating 504 plans and conducting testing and ELL programming for eligible English language learners; Managing the transition of new enrollees eligible for special education and related services for the 2016 - 2017 school year (Conducting initial records request for new incoming students, creating individual student files/folders for incoming SPED and 504 students, reviewing IEPs, evaluation reports and 504 Plans received on incoming students, scheduling and/or attending meetings with SPED or 504 student families, conducting follow up phone calls to school staff members currently working with some incoming students and responding to emails and calls from parents of potential future students with special needs, etc.)

Requirements:

Candidates will need to hold a valid Texas teaching certificate with Special Education endorsements for K - 12; ESL Certification is preferred.

Benefits:

- Great Hearts offers a very competitive benefits package and overall compensation will be commensurate with talent, experience and education; Strong administrative support; Collaborating Exceptional Student Services Coordinators and Great Hearts Lead Office support

Contact:

For specific questions, please contact Mr. Tom Doebler, Director of Exceptional Student Services: tdoebler@greatheartsaz.org.

Candidates interested in applying can do so at: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GREATHEARTS&cws=39&rid=552

K-12 Special Education Teacher (Multiple Locations)

Brooklyn, NY

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Monday, 11. of April 2016

An Invitation to Apply for the Position of
K-12 Special Education Teacher
Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School
Brooklyn, New York

About Coney Island Prep

Coney Island Prep is a college preparatory public charter school in Brooklyn, New York. Merging growth, performance and commitment, the Coney Island Prep community takes its responsibility to prepare students for the college and career of their choice very seriously. Professionals balance their sense of ownership and responsibility with humility and levity and are supported every step of the way.

We were thrilled to launch Coney Island Prep's elementary school in August 2014. Over the next two years Coney Island Prep will continue its growth to serve approximately 1,000 scholars in grades K–12. The mission of Coney Island Prep is to prepare every student to succeed in the college and career of their choice. We achieve success through a rigorous academic program in a supportive and structured school community.

Commitment

There is no more urgent task than to educate students from low-income backgrounds. So we hire professionals who are committed to the core. It's high-energy, fast-paced, tiring and sometimes all-consuming. But we wouldn't have it any other way. And neither would you.

What We Have to Offer

There are plenty of ways you can make an impact. And our team is all in. You have the opportunity to work with students, and there's always someone who's got your back from coaching you through a bad day to helping you grow professionally. And while the environment can be hectic and ever-changing, you'll have all of the technology and caffeine you need to get the job done.

What We Ask In Return

You have to be all in too. You own your work and when you reach your goals, you reach higher. Our professionals work incredibly hard, and are inspired by the urgency of what we do. We need professionals who aren't afraid to ask for help, feedback, and support. They're driven by personal responsibility, data, and results, and they're not above doing whatever's asked. They make friends at work, smile through hectic days, and add a little levity in along the way.

Responsibilities

  • Assume a high level of personal responsibility for the progress of all students
  • Create academically rigorous lesson plans, materials, and assessments, and differentiate as needed
  • Teach engaging, rigorous, and relevant lessons daily
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders, including scholars, families, and staff
  • Commit to a school culture of consistency by implementing school-wide systems, structures, and procedures
  • Reflect on various data sources to improve your practice
  • Take on a proactive role in creating a positive, structured, results-oriented and fun school culture

Start Date
August 2016

Contact Information

Interested applicants should go to https://coneyisland.schoolrecruiter.net/Index.aspx to apply for available jobs. Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, national origin, citizenship or disability.

Mindsets and Experience

  • Passion for education and a dedication to Coney Island Prep's mission
  • Steadfast belief that all students can achieve at the highest academic levels and deserve an opportunity to succeed in the college of their choice
  • Bachelors degree required; Masters degree and NY state certification preferred
  • Professional demeanor and excellent organizational skills
  • Self-reflective and open to regular feedback
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, embracing the opportunity for creativity and hard work inherent in a start-up
  • A positive, solution-oriented attitude and drive for excellence
  • Willingness to be a team player

Benefits and Compensation

  • Teachers at Coney Island Prep are provided with an extremely generous salary and are eligible for a school-wide performance-based bonus.
  • As a regular full time employee of Coney Island Prep School, you will be eligible for benefits that include medical, dental and vision, as well as a generous retirement benefit package.
  • Teachers are provided with laptops and access to all the necessary technology and resources needed to succeed in the classroom.

Contact:

Victoria Curry
294 Avenue T
Brooklyn, NY 11223
(929)275-5881
vcurry@coneyislandprep.org

Elementary School Principal

Taunton, MA 02780

Job Category: Education

Posted on Friday, 08. of April 2016

Description:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated, visionary principal and Catholic educator who will continue the growth and development of the school. We are accepting applications from individuals who will value joining a well established and growing community. Our school provides a variety of special education resources and support for its students.

Requirements:

  • The Candidate must possess a degree in Education or a related field and able to be certified by the State of Massachusetts as a principal.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential. Candidate must have a strong understanding of effective marketing and recruitment strategies.
  • An innovative vision of education that includes technology and current teaching methodologies as well as knowledge of budgeting is crucial.
  • Candidate must be a strong instructional leader and have the ability to relate well with children, parents, teachers, and the community at large and work collaboratively with the pastor and school board to lead the school in its mission.

Benefits:

Salary is negotiable based on experience, education, and credentials. Benefits include a 12 month contract with 1 month vacation time, employee health insurance, 403K retirement plan, sick leave, short-term disability. Principal will begin work on July 1, 2016

Contact:

To apply, send your completed forms to the Diocese of Fall River Education Office. Include, current resume, cover letter, and a Diocese of Fall River application. Complete information and packets for employment with the Diocese of Fall River can be downloaded at www.dfrcs.org . Please indicate on your cover letter "Our Lady Of Lourdes School Principal Committee".

Also, please email one copy of your cover letter and resume to Our Lady of Lourdes School. Attn: Principal Search Committee at OLOLSchoolTaunton@gmail.com.

To learn more about our school please visit our website at www.ololtaunton.com and on Facebook at ololtaunton . Our Lady of Lourdes School answers Jesus' call to love and serve others and is committed to achieving academic excellence, enriched with Catholic values.

About the Employer

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School is an accredited parish school, serving students in grades Pre-K - 5, located in Taunton, MA.

Elementary School ICT Special Education Teacher

New York, NY

Job Category: Teacher

Posted on Friday, 01. of April 2016

Overview:

Our Special Education Teachers for integrated co-teaching classrooms (ICT) are results-driven and passionate about integrated learning for students with special needs. We are looking for special educators who want to re-imagine public education and education for students with disabilities in particular. Approximately 12-20% of our students have IEPs and struggle with a variety of learning challenges. Nonetheless, our students with disabilities have outperformed district general education students. We seek ICT teachers who believe in their students and have sky-high expectations when working with students with disabilities. This will be a compelling intellectual and educational adventure that will transform you as a person and while doing so you will impact hundreds of students' lives.

About Success Academy

At Success Academy, we are redefining what's possible in public education. Since opening our first school in Harlem in 2006, we have swiftly grown to 34 high-performing schools, from Bed-Stuy to the Bronx, serving approximately 11,000 kids. We are scaling to 100 great schools serving 50,000 children across New York City, bringing transformational change here and across the country. We believe all children, regardless of zip code or family income, deserve the life-changing opportunities that a world-class education brings.
In all grades, pre-K through 12, our exploration-driven curriculum focuses on the whole child and includes chess, art, and other specialized subjects that bring excitement to the school day and foster a lifelong love of learning. To achieve exceptional results for children, we hire the best, the brightest, and the most highly motivated adults we can find. We value excellence, celebrate diversity, and are relentlessly committed to improving ourselves and our work to enhance the lives of our scholars.

As an Elementary School ICT Special Education Teacher, you will:

  • Build a classroom culture in which students love learning
  • Co-teach a rigorous, inquiry-based curriculum
  • Implement appropriate academic and behavioral modifications for students
  • Develop strong relationships with parents and students, creating investment in school culture and academics
  • Hold all students to extraordinarily high expectations, with the fundamental belief that special education students are capable of incredible growth and achievement
  • Drive academic outcomes by analyzing data, studying student work, and implementing high leverage instructional moves to ensure dramatic gains for all students
  • Train with colleagues and school leaders and receive targeted, in-the-moment feedback on instruction, as well as unparalleled support and professional development

To be considered as an Elementary School ICT Special Education Teacher, you must:

  • Have lead teaching experience with a proven record of propelling student growth
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree with an outstanding record of academic achievement and leadership
  • Be a person of high moral character
  • Be passionate about learning

To join our team, please upload a cover letter and resume. Make a compelling argument in your cover letter about your candidacy and qualifications.

Success Academy Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.

Apply here: http://jobs.successacademies.org/job/6074195/elementary-school-ict-special-education-teacher-new-york-ny/

Contact:

Brandon Piper
Manager of Outreach
95 Pine Street Fl 6
New York, NY 10005

Special Education Teacher (Arizona)

Phoenix, Arizona

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Tuesday, 23. of February 2016

EBS is seeking passionate, motivated Special Education Teachers who want to make a difference in the lives of exceptional children! EBS Special Education Teachers develop and implement all aspects of student IEPs and classroom instruction in order to maximize academic, communicative, behavioral, self-help, social and emotional success.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organizing and implementing an instructional program that meets the developmental level and unique learning style needs of diverse learners
  • Creates a positive educational environment for all students using a multi-tiered system of supports
  • Utilizes Universal Designs for Learning and multiple modalities of instruction for engagement
  • Incorporates a system for data collection and analysis that drives academic decision making
  • Collaborates with other educators, related service providers and parents to maximize student outcomes
  • Uses professional quality communication skills to convey information to the student's team
  • Meets all district, state and federal requirements for the program to which they are assigned including, MET/IEP and Progress Report Deadlines
  • Utilize visual supports and structured teaching methodologies as appropriate to population served
  • Demonstrates an understanding of appropriate curriculum, differentiation and developmental instruction
  • Demonstrates an understanding of behavioral functions and implements a system of positive behavior interventions and supports

EBS offers customized salary packages for each individual employee. An EBS special educator's salary varies based on experience, education, employment setting, and location.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's and/or Master's Degree in Special Education
  • Appropriate State Certification/Licensure in Special Education
  • Current Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • SEI Endorsement (For AZ Candidates)

To Apply:

Please send updated resume to hr@ebshealthcare.com or visit www.ebshealthcare.com/apply to complete our online application.

Special Educator Teacher - (Hawaii)

Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Tuesday, 23. of February 2016

EBS is seeking passionate, motivated Special Education Teachers who want to make a difference in the lives of exceptional children! EBS Special Education Teachers develop and implement all aspects of student IEPs and classroom instruction in order to maximize academic, communicative, behavioral, self-help, social and emotional success.

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating an optimal learning environment that is responsive to the needs of students with significant emotional and behavioral challenges
  • Organizing and implementing an instructional program that meets the developmental level and unique learning style needs of diverse learners
  • Creates a positive educational environment for all students using a multi-tiered system of supports
  • Utilizes Universal Designs for Learning and multiple modalities of instruction for engagement
  • Incorporates a system for data collection and analysis that drives academic decision making
  • Collaborates with other educators, related service providers and parents to maximize student outcomes
  • Uses professional quality communication skills to convey information to the student's team
  • Meets all district, state and federal requirements for the program to which they are assigned including, MET/IEP and Progress Report Deadlines
  • Utilize visual supports and structured teaching methodologies as appropriate to population served
  • Demonstrates an understanding of appropriate curriculum, differentiation and developmental instruction
  • Demonstrates an understanding of behavioral functions and implements a system of positive behavior interventions and supports

EBS offers customized salary packages for each individual employee. An EBS special educator's salary varies based on experience, education, employment setting, and location.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's and/or Master's Degree in Special Education
  • Appropriate State Certification/Licensure in Special Education
  • Experience working with children with emotional disabilities and challenging behaviors/self-contained teaching experience preferred
  • Current Fingerprint Clearance Card (if required for your state)

To Apply:

Please send a copy of your updated resume to hr@ebshealthcare.com or visit www.ebshealthcare.com/apply to complete our online application

Special Education Teacher - (California)

California

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Tuesday, 23. of February 2016

EBS is seeking passionate, motivated Special Education Teachers who want to make a difference in the lives of exceptional children! EBS Special Education Teachers develop and implement all aspects of student IEPs and classroom instruction in order to maximize academic, communicative, behavioral, self-help, social and emotional success.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organizing and implementing an instructional program that meets the developmental level and unique learning style needs of diverse learners
  • Creates a positive educational environment for all students using a multi-tiered system of supports
  • Utilizes Universal Designs for Learning and multiple modalities of instruction for engagement
  • Incorporates a system for data collection and analysis that drives academic decision making
  • Collaborates with other educators, related service providers and parents to maximize student outcomes
  • Uses professional quality communication skills to convey information to the student's team
  • Meets all district, state and federal requirements for the program to which they are assigned including, MET/IEP and Progress Report Deadlines
  • Utilize visual supports and structured teaching methodologies as appropriate to population served
  • Demonstrates an understanding of appropriate curriculum, differentiation and developmental instruction
  • Demonstrates an understanding of behavioral functions and implements a system of positive behavior interventions and supports

EBS offers customized salary packages for each individual employee. An EBS special educator's salary varies based on experience, education, employment setting, and location.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's and/or Master's Degree in Special Education
  • Appropriate State Certification/Licensure in Special Education
  • Current Fingerprint Clearance Card

To Apply:

Please send updated resume to hr@ebshealthcare.com or visit www.ebshealthcare.com/apply to complete our online application.

Teacher

Washington, DC

Job Category: Teaching

Posted on Friday, 19. of February 2016

Position: Teacher
Opening Date: School Year 2016-2017
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, 4,500 teachers serve the needs of 49,000 students across 113 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)
  • 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/teachers, and complete our online application.

Questions

If you have any questions, please email us at teach.dcps@dc.gov.

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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

Special Education Teacher

Vestal, NY

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Thursday, 04. of February 2016

Special Education Teacher - Institute for Child Development

About The Research Foundation for SUNY at Binghamton:

The Research Foundation, founded in 1951, exists to serve SUNY and to capitalize on the scope, scale and diversity of SUNY as an engine of New York state's innovation economy.

The RF supports nearly $1 billion in SUNY research activity annually, providing sponsored programs administration and commercialization support services to SUNY faculty performing
research in numerous disciplines.

The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private not-for-profit corporation that administers externally funded sponsored projects for and on behalf of SUNY. The Research Foundation is a separate employer from SUNY and the State of New York and offers separate compensation and benefit plans.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Formulate, write, and implement Individual Education Plans.
  • Develop, construct, write and implement habilitative programs for children.
  • Objectively evaluate child behavior and performance.
  • Monitor and objectively evaluate child behavior and performance and modify programs as required.
  • Conduct and Consult on program analyses to determine effectiveness.
  • Prepare written reports as needed.
  • Maintain frequent contact with parents or guardians of children, in oral and written forms, regarding child progress on IEP goals.
  • Participate orally and by providing written material in multiple weekly staff meetings.
  • Provide support, in vivo supervision and performance feedback to paraprofessional staff as directed.
  • Provide support, in vivo supervision and performance feedback to undergraduate practicum students as directed.

EXPECTATIONS

  • Provide direct child instruction and care for 5-days a week as determined by the Unit calendar. Meetings, preparation, parent contact, etc. will occur outside direct child attendance times
  • Be available for ad hoc meetings and consultation during work hours as specified by Director of Educational Services, which may vary.
  • Participate in all habilitative, self-help and emotional development programs as requested.
  • Maintain appropriate cleanliness, organization and decoration of classroom.
  • Assist children to and from bus stop and monitor lunch period.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in analytical methods and written English expression.

LEVEL OF SUPERVISION

Special Education Teachers will be supervised by and work closely with the Director of Educational Services. In vivo supervision of instructional effectiveness will be provided. In addition, consultation on program development, data evaluation and related responsibilities will be held bi-weekly.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Special Education
  • New York State teaching certification or eligibility
  • Must be fluent and easily understood in English with very good articulation to accommodate the communication and comprehension needs of the children served.

Please see the Research Foundation website for more information on qualifications and organizational policies.

https://rfbu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=63321

ANNUAL SALARY

$33,000 dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Full time position includes full benefits package through the Research Foundation of the State University of NY.

Research Foundation Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity
The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF) is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

The Research Foundation for SUNY is a private, not for profit corporation.

To apply please submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation are required prior to employment
  • You may add additional files/documents after uploading your resume.
    • After filling out the contact information, you will be directed to the upload page.

Returning Applicants: - Login to your The Research Foundation for SUNY at Binghamton Careers Account to check your completed application.

Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

https://rfbu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=63321

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