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Job Category: Special Education Teacher
Posted on Wednesday, 19. of October 2016
The Durham Center for Education, a division of The Institute of Professional Practice is seeking a Special Education Teacher to join our team of enthusiastic and dedicated professionals. Reporting to the school's Director, you will join a team of educators, dedicated to "getting to the heart of every child." The Durham Center is a small state of the art school for ASD students located in Central Massachusetts with easy access to Boston and surrounding cities.
Our students come to us with a variety of complex profiles, each unique, but each wanting to learn. We enjoy nurturing time spent in the classroom, gymnasium, and in the community. Our teaching is based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analytics, and teaching communication, social, functional and job readiness skills. Durham Center students and educators participate in community activities, work experience, and learning excursions.
To be successful in this role, you will be able to:
- Develop and maintain measurable IEP plans for each student
- Oversee and consult with specialists to ensure services are delivered in accordance with the IEP
- Develop clear and concise written protocols for each IEP
- Implement Massachusetts Department of Education MCAS requirements
- Communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues, parents, school districts
- Supervise and train paraprofessionals working in the classroom
We look for the following experience:
- Master's degree in education
- 3 or more years working with students with disabilities
- Massachusetts certification in special education preferred
Some of what we provide when you join our team:
- Outstanding medical, dental, and vision benefit package
- Company paid short and long-term disability plans
- 403(b) Retirement Plan with immediate company match
- Generous paid time off program including PTO and 11.5 paid holidays
- Company paid continuing education programs
- 36 hour work-week
If you want to have a meaningful and lasting impact on a young person's life, in a professional work environment that provides the tools for success, please send your resume and cover letter to: Rhonda Page, Director, Durham Center for Education at: email@example.com
Job Category: Full Time
Posted on Tuesday, 11. of October 2016
Uncommon Schools (Uncommon) is a nonprofit organization that starts and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare students in high poverty, high need areas to graduate from college. Uncommon currently manages 44 schools serving nearly 12,000 students in six cities: Boston, New York City, Newark, Camden, Rochester, and Troy.
Who are we? We are a community of educators, families, and students united by the fierce belief that every student can graduate from college. We signed on to this mission because we believe educational inequity is an American crisis. We are an intensely committed group of people who bring tenacity, dedication, and celebration to our work each day. We love fun, and we love focus. With the right balance, we're able to ensure that our students are prepared to get to and through college.
The Special Education Coordinator is passionate about supporting the students who are at-risk for academic underperformance due to emotional and/or physical challenges so that they can succeed in the school's rigorous academic program. The Special Education Coordinator holds primary responsibility for providing academic, emotional, and physical services for students who require additional support to thrive within the school's core academic program.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Ensure that all students receive the educational services that they need to succeed
- Identify incoming students' special education needs as indicated by family questionnaire responses
- Review the results of intake assessments of new students to identify special education needs
- Schedule and providing pull-out services as needed
- Schedule, coordinate, and chair team and pre-referral meetings
- Conduct academic testing as part of the evaluation process
- Coordinate and conducting classroom observations and testing (i.e. psychological) as needed
- Ensure that all regular education teachers know and understand all classroom accommodations required by IEPs
- Deliver one-on-one, small group, and whole class instruction as appropriate
- Maintain student records regarding special education issues and preparing reports for regulatory agencies
- Ensure compliance with all City, State, and Federal special education law and regulations
- Contribute to the design of curriculum materials
- Design and administer rigorous, standards-based assessments and using assessment data to refine curriculum and instruction
- Help to create a culture of order, structure, humanity, and academic rigor in the classroom and school as a whole
- Collaborate with other teachers, other school staff, and administrators to ensure that all our students climb the mountain to high school and college
If you are passionate about improving educational opportunities for historically underserved children and communities, please visit our website at www.uncommonschools.org and apply online via the Special Education Team posting.
The foregoing information is requested for mandatory government reporting purposes only. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by applicable law.
- Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom.
- Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom.
- Mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subjects.
- Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player.
- Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is preferred.
- Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred.
- Special Education teaching certification required
Belief in and alignment with Uncommon's core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.
We offer a generous compensation package. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated work space, laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary supplies.
Madyson Lubba; firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Category: Teaching
Posted on Tuesday, 04. of October 2016
KIPP DC is a non-profit network of high-performing, college-preparatory public charter schools in Washington, D.C. Our sixteen schools and The Learning Center recruit and educate over 5,700 students on six campuses in the city's most educationally underserved communities across wards 5-8. At KIPP DC, we empower students to access opportunities that lead to a choice-filled life. Highly skilled teachers and leaders, more time in school, a rigorous college preparatory-curriculum, and a strong culture of achievement and support help our students climb the mountain to and through college.
At KIPP DC, we believe the quality of instruction defines the rate and quality of student achievement. Therefore, teaching and learning is at the core of everything we do, and we view our Lead Teachers as a critical component of our mission and success with regards to ensuring all students learn and achieve within classrooms that are intentional, rigorous, and joyful.
We are looking for highly dedicated educators who will bring an unwavering commitment to helping children succeed. KIPP DC's teachers are responsible for delivering effective, high-quality, rigorous instruction in their content areas, producing unmatched academic results and student growth. KIPP DC gives its students an intensive foundation in the core academic subjects with an emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for success in school and in life. The KIPP DC community holds itself to high standards, cognizant that success can be achieved by all, regardless of challenging circumstances, through team work, tenacity and focused dedication.
KIPP DC Special Education Teachers work closely both as a team and with General Education Teachers in order to plan targeted, high-leverage intervention for their students. Our Special Education Teachers seek first to diagnose student challenges and then to design individual programs and differentiated strategies in order to meet specific needs. The team serves students with IEPs and diagnosed disabilities, as well as with students who are identified as at-risk.
We are looking for hardworking, team oriented, and experienced teachers for 5-8th grade. While students receive instruction from 8:00am-4:30pm, KIPP DC teachers are on duty in school Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, with most arriving before and staying after these hours. Many KIPP DC teachers take on additional roles within the school, including working as Saturday School Coordinators and Grade Level Chairs. Though they face demanding schedules, all KIPP DC teachers are strongly supported by experienced and dedicated leadership and staff. KIPP DC students have an extended school day, Saturday School, and a mandatory summer session.
- Believe deeply in the mission and values of KIPP DC and subscribe to KIPP's Differentiators
- Display an incredible work ethic and a passion for being part of a team-oriented, mission-driven school culture
- Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and adept at developing relationships
- Commit/contribute to constant professional growth and development
- Create and teach challenging and engaging lessons linked to state standards
- Implement the school-wide student management policies within classrooms and everywhere on campus
- Perform morning, lunch, and afternoon duties as assigned
- Pass a criminal background check, as required by law
- Additional responsibilities may arise during the school year. This could include but not limited to: attending staff and student field trips, open houses, parent-teacher conferences, home visits, and other events involving parents and students as needed. They will be communicated to all employees with as much notice and flexibility as possible.
KIPP DC offers an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package:
- Salaries for staff are competitive with added compensation for KIPP DC's extended day and year, along with additional bonuses.
- KIPP DC offers its employees competitive rates for medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance.
- KIPP DC also offers its employees a 403(b) retirement account with employer contributions and matches vesting after 3 years.
- Teachers are also supported with on the job professional development, a laptop computer for work, and access to a discounted cell phone plan for staff/student/parent calls.
Job Category: Special Education Teacher
Posted on Monday, 03. of October 2016
Under general supervision of the House Manager, the incumbent is responsible for teaching and supervising a class of special needs students utilizing various techniques to promote learning. Duties include planning, organizing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating class activities, developing Individualized Education Plans (IEP) and working with assigned staff, therapists and students to achieve the IEP goals and objectives. The incumbent is responsible for supervising assigned students and classroom staff insuring that students and staff are compliant with all school policies and procedures. This position requires close supervision of students which includes the ability to keep up with running children and or to lift or assist with lifting students is essential to perform this task. An important aspect of the job is gaining knowledge of and implementing the assigned student's Individual Education Plan goals and objectives as well as ensuring accurate data collection a!
nd documentation of same.
The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree in Special Education, and holds or is eligible for District of Columbia teaching certification with appropriate endorsement. Prior teaching/instructional experience with individuals with special needs is preferred.
St. Coletta of Greater Washington
Human Resources Department
1901 Independence Avenue SE
Washington DC 20003
Applications accepted online ONLY at www.stcoletta.org
Mount Berry, GA
Job Category: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor
Posted on Thursday, 29. of September 2016
The successful applicant will assist in the development of coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis for Board Certified Assistant Behavioral Analyst (BCaBA) and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) preparation. Berry College currently has a 4-course sequence approved by the Behavioral Analyst Certification Board preparing students for BCaBA certification. Responsibilities may include 1.) Teaching courses such courses as Applied Practice in ABA, Single Subject Design in ABA, Advanced Strategies for Behavior Change in ABA, The Exceptional Child, and Ethics; 2) Assist in the development of a graduate course sequence and clinical experiences that would prepare students for BCBA and BCaBA certification; 3) Work with local schools to develop sites for practicum placements for students taking ABA coursework; and 4) Work with formal training collaborations with clinical facilities in the region that take a lead role nationally in the development of innovative use of ABA to treat severe behavioral disorders, language acquisition, educational deficits and feeding disorders. The faculty member is expected to engage in close collaboration with faculty in these facilities for providing classroom instruction and supervision of students in clinical practica. Service, including committee work at the college, school, and department level and student advising are expected. In addition, the successful candidate should demonstrate potential for research. It is expected that the successful candidate maintain an active research agenda.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Special Education, Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, or Education and be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA or BCBA-D) by start date. Competitive applicants will have had previous experience in supervising clinical training in ABA.
Applicant should send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Karen Kurz, Assistant Dean Graduate Studies in Education, Berry College, P. O. Box 495019, Mount Berry, GA 30149-5019 (e-mail: email@example.com). Review of applicants will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. A national background check may be required of applicants.
Dr Karen Kurz
P. O. Box 495019
Mount Berry, GA 30149-5019
Job Category: Full Time
Posted on Monday, 26. of September 2016
Date Posted: 9/6/2016
Contact: Cynthia Duran
Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Length of Work Year: 7 hrs. per day ~ 185 days per year
Employment Type: Full Time
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Visit website: http://www.barstow.k12.ca.us/District/3752-EdJoin-Job-Search.html
Job Description / Essential Elements:
Special Education Teacher is sought by Barstow Unified School District in Barstow CA. At present there is a single job opening for a full time position for 7 hours a day 185 days per year. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Eligible or holds appropriate California Teaching Credential for Special Education.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides individual and small group assistance related to the pupil's specific learning disabilities, educational problems, and total educational adjustment. Other Duties: Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeping appropriate records and communication progress with parents. Participates with the I.E.P. team to develop the individualized education program for each student placed in the class.
Requirements for Applying:
California Education Specialist Instruction Credential: Mild/Moderate (M/M) and/or Moderate/Severe (M/S) Minimum of three (3) years successful classroom contract teaching experience in a special education setting EL Authorization VPSS NCLB Certification in Subject (Verification Process for Secondary Teachers in Special Settings) Autism
Authorization SIGNING BONUS AVAILALBE (must possess Level I or Level II credential)
- Attach copies of credentials
- attach copies of testing (CBEST, CSET...)
- please attach no more than three (3) signed letters of reference dated within the last three (3) years
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Upon hire ~ submit to a fingerprint background check, submit official transcripts and original official test scores, submit valid TB and physical
*SIGNING BONUS AVAILABLE TO FULLY CREDENTIALED SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS
Job Category: Teacher
Posted on Friday, 29. of July 2016
BASIC FUNCTION/NATURE OF WORK
The special education teacher's function is to develop and implement effective instructional practices based on the needs identified in students' Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). The teacher will develop, implement and monitor the students' Individualized Education Programs in collaboration with parents and other IEP Team members. The teacher will promote a collaborative relationship with school staff and parents that will foster inclusionary practices.
Master's degree preferred. Bachelor's degree required. PWCS is interested in candidates with ESL and bilingual credentials and foreign language fluency.
Hold a Virginia teaching certificate with endorsements in the area of disability served. In lieu of complete endorsement, a conditional license may be granted if the teacher is working toward complete endorsement at a rate of a minimum of six (6) semester hours per year.
- Extensive professional learning opportunities.
- Multiple medical, dental, vision plans to choose from.
- Virginia Retirement System incl. life insurance
- Supplemental retirement, life insurance, disability plans available.
- Tuition reimbursement.
- Personal and sick leave.
- 195 day contract.