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Learning Specialist

Los Angeles, CA

Job Category: Special Education

Posted on Wednesday, 06. of May 2015

Duties and responsibilities:

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

Minimum Requirements:

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

Benefits:

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

Contact:

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

Disability Program Coordinator

Silver Spring, MD

Job Category: Program Coordinator

Posted on Wednesday, 06. of May 2015

Description:

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

Responsibilities include:

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

Requires:

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

Contact:

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

Director of CommUniversity

San Jose, California

Job Category:

Posted on Thursday, 30. of April 2015

Description:

Provides a high quality of life for persons served by directing and facilitating CCO's day services. Ensure compliance with various state/federal regulations and with the Teaching Family Model. Manages all services and activities occurring in the day program and supervises a staff of Teaching Counselors. Work is performed at the CCO Office as well as the larger community.

1. Responsible for the development and expansion of the Day Services Program;

2. Ensuring persons served are assisted to increase their independence and exercise their rights by teaching skills in various activities of daily living (self-care, care of the household work area, communication, leisure, etc.) and according to formal plans and as natural teaching opportunities arise, using approved formal and informal teaching techniques/procedures;

3. Ensuring persons served are assisted to reduce maladaptive behaviors and to learn appropriate replacement behaviors by implementing approved behavior management procedures, according to formal plans and as natural teaching opportunities arise;

4. Ensuring persons served receive active treatment in age-appropriate ,functional activities; planning and implementing community activities, implementing components of the Teaching Family Model and by implementing and reviewing the Individual Service Plan (ISP) recommendations and programs;

5. Maintaining compliance with various federal and state regulations, the Teaching Family model, and various CCO policies/procedures;

6. Ensuring ongoing, proper implementation of active treatment and other ISP components by monitoring the activities and documentation of other staff following up when data is inconsistent and/or incomplete, reveals a lack of progress, or otherwise needs revision;

7. Ensuring documentation of care/assistance provided, behavior management and teaching techniques implemented and compliance with various health and active treatment standards through accurate and timely completion of data cards, checklists, records and schedules;

8. Ensuring well-trained and motivated human resources for the assigned program location by participating in the selection activities, conducting training and ongoing development which includes performance appraisals, coaching, counseling; daily supervision

9. Ensuring a smooth operation of the program location by representing the program location at various administrative meetings, monitoring and approving expenditures within budget parameters, overseeing the development and attainment of program goals, outcome goals for persons served

10. Create and maintain a schedule of high quality activities in accordance with the individuals' ISP/IPP and in conjunction with recommendations from the interdisciplinary team members and ensure the schedule is maintained on the Intranet calendar for persons served to utilize in signing up for classes;

11. Locate, develop and maintain on-going vocational and community opportunities consistent with the individuals' ISP/IPP

Requirements:

1. High school diploma or equivalent; bachelor's degree in related field preferred;

2. Knowledge in the Teaching Family Model and Community Care Licensing preferred;

3. One-two years of prior experience in a position of similar scope;

4. Ability to be on rotational on-call

5. Strong communication skills

6. Manage employees and/or vendors and respond appropriately to inquiries and requests;

7. Energetic, adaptable and strong team player

8. Time management and follow-up skills with ability to plan, organize and prioritize a large workload

9. Ability to balance the patient's right to privacy with the staffs need to know;

10. Ability to work autonomously;

11. Knowledge of computers, specifically knowledge in Word, Excel and database systems;

12. Proof of a valid driver's license, an ability to maintain automobile liability insurance as required by state law in California and an ability to qualify as a driver under CCO insurance guidelines

Benefits:

  • Full-time hours
  • Health Benefits, Kaiser
  • Delta Dental
  • Vision plan
  • Vacation and sick time

Contact:

Nina Duncan, Director of Operations
408-369-1910 ext.603
ninaduncan@ca-cco.org
www.ca-cco.org

Special Education Teachers, Full time or part time

New York, New York

Job Category: Part Time & Full Time

Posted on Monday, 27. of April 2015

DESCRIPTION:

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

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

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

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

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

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

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

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

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

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:

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

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

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

K-3 Teachers

New York, New York

Job Category: Teacher (K - 12)

Posted on Thursday, 16. of April 2015

Description:

Harlem Hebrew is a dual-language public charter school of excellence located in NYC CSD 3.
We seek dynamic, dedicated, experienced and professional educators who would relish the opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues, a diverse student body and an innovative program for the 2015-16 school year. Candidates do NOT need to speak Hebrew.

Opportunities include:

  • Kindergarten – Grade 3 General Studies Teachers
  • Kindergarten – Grade 3 ICT Teachers
  • Reading Teacher


All teachers MUST be NYS certified.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive compensation package and we are an EOE.

Contact:

Please send resume, cover letter and appropriate certifications to: jobs@harlemhebrewcharter.org

Special Education Teachers for 2015-2016

Nationwide

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Friday, 10. of April 2015

Description:

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


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

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


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


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

Requirements:

Ideal Candidates are individuals who:

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

Benefits:

We Offer:

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

Contact:

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

Early Child Autism Teacher

Washington, DC

Job Category: Part Time & Full Time

Posted on Thursday, 02. of April 2015

Our students need your expertise, passion and leadership.

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

Personal Qualities of Top Candidates

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

How to apply

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

Questions

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

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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

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

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

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