Latest Job Listings

Chief Program Officer

St. Louis, MO

Job Category: Non-Profit Program Management

Posted on Monday, 21. of August 2017


FORWARD OUR MISSION (Executive Leadership): Serve as a key member of the Executive Team and partner closely with the Executive Director and CEO to further mission-specific and core competency goals. Interface with the Board of Directors in matters related to program operations. Participate in strategic planning and provide guidance necessary to assist the organization in setting vision, determining direction and implementing strategy.

LEAD AN INNOVATIVE TEAM (Team Management): Provide oversight for a team of employees and directly manage our Program Director. Direct the full lifecycle of staff development including recruitment, hiring, training, managing, motivating, and terminating as appropriate. Provide supervision and ongoing guidance to our Program Director. Develop a culture that promotes employee engagement, teamwork and accountability, and, coach and enable program staff to effectively and productively interact with other departments.

ENSURE EXCEPTIONAL PROGRAMMING (Program Development & Delivery): Provide leadership and vision for the creation, design, promotion, delivery, and quality of Variety's programs and services. Collaborate with Variety's Des Lee Endowed Professor and engage independent consultants as necessary to identify gaps in service and to resolve unmet programming needs.

STEWARD OUR ASSETS (Fiscal Responsibility): Oversee the development and execution of all program budgets with profit and loss accountability. Ensure programs meet the objectives of Variety's strategic plan. Make recommendations to ensure effective and efficient service delivery processes for current activities and activities related to projected growth.

MEASURE OUR SUCCESS (Outcome-Based Impact & Quality): Develop and implement program assessments that measure and validate established outcomes and goals for children with disabilities in core competency areas, including skill development, self-esteem, socialization and independence. Develop continuous improvement initiatives to identify program strengths, challenges, and, ROI based on measurable impact and revenue deployed. Ensure all operations are carried out in compliance with the organization's policies and procedures, including applicable regulations and standards. Develop policies and procedures to assure compliance.

ENGAGE OUR COMMUNITIES (Community Relations): Proactively seek opportunities to participate in committees, workgroups and task forces that will enhance our reputation and expand our recognition in the communities in which we serve to further our reputation as a leader in empowering children with disabilities. Advocate for our children by informing community groups, congregations, and others about Variety's services and how we foster core competencies for children.

SERVE OUR CONSTITUENTS (Client Care & Service): The Chief Program Officer will believe in the organization's mission and that quality client service is of top priority. Respect for the clients, employees, Board members, and all other constituents, coupled with professional and ethical behavior is expected at all times.


  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in a social service, healthcare, and/or clinical environment, including a minimum of 5+ years senior management experience.
  • In-depth knowledge, clinical foundation, and/or prior administrative experience in therapeutic recreation and education is strongly desired.
  • Non-profit experience (working within or voluntary leadership) and familiarity in supporting a Board of Directors a plus.
  • Familiarity with 3rd party insurance reimbursement systems and/or prior hospital experience also strongly desired.
  • 4-year degree is required – graduate degree in business and/or related field is strongly preferred (M.B.A., M.Ed, M.S., M.S.W., or M.A.).


Please apply at:
With questions you can confidentially email

Private Teacher

Lincoln Park, IL

Job Category: Full-time private teacher with travel

Posted on Friday, 18. of August 2017


Family based in Lincoln Park, IL seeks a Private Teacher to co-develop, manage, and implement the education plan/home school program for an elite student athlete who is entering high school next year. Must have a four-year degree, with a special education or learning disability certification; advanced degree in special education strongly preferred. Experience with individualized education plans (IEPs) and at least two years of classroom teaching experience is required. This position includes the opportunity to travel and an interest in sports is a plus! The family is willing to hire the right person immediately for a full-time role to perform tutoring until the 2018-19 school year. This is a full-time position with compensation of $90,000 to $110,000 offered, depending on experience, with benefits. Local candidates are preferred. For consideration, please apply for position #410 at for consideration. Qualified applicants will be contacted.


Local candidates are preferred.


This is a full-time position with compensation of $90,000 to $110,000 offered, depending on experience, with benefits.


Apply for position #410 at -

Special Education Teacher

Chicago, IL

Job Category: Teacher

Posted on Tuesday, 15. of August 2017

Be Noble. Teach Special Education at Noble.

Noble is Chicago's highest-performing and largest network of public charter high schools. Our 18 campuses currently serve over 12,000 students, of whom 98% are minority, 87% are low-income, and 82% are first-generation college goers. We believe our people are the most valuable asset in preparing our students for success in college. For that reason, we are looking for the best talent in education.

We believe that all students have the right to an excellent education; our Special Education teachers are crucial in ensuring all of our diverse learners have success in academics and in life. Special Education teachers analyze data, create and implement behavior management programs, communicate with parents/guardians, collaborate with other teachers, and develop IEP goals and objectives that address students of all ability levels. Additionally, Noble Special Education teachers deliver curriculum that ensures the growth of our diverse learners with rigor that prepares them for post-secondary success. Noble proudly has 86% of our special education students admitted to a four-year university.


  • Illinois Special Education License (LBS1) required – please apply if you're special education-certified in a different state and/or have a definitive timeline for your certification in Illinois.
  • A results-oriented history of personal achievement
  • A belief that all students can succeed in high school, college, and life
  • A data-driven mindset
  • The discipline to self-reflect and the hunger to continuously improve
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Eligibility to work in the United States


  • Strong School Culture: We have structures in place that enable you to teach 99% of your class period. You have autonomy to teach what you want to teach. We trust you to do what is best for students. If you ask for support, you will receive it. The work is exceptionally challenging, but it is also the most rewarding.
  • Meaningful Relationships: Our people genuinely care for and enjoy working with each other. We focus on building strong, meaningful relationships with every student and family. Everyone works with the shared mission of getting students ready for college.
  • High Expectations: Expectations are consistent for every adult and student in the building. From ensuring we have working copiers to responding to all emails you send, we are obsessed with following through on the basics that every teacher deserves.

To Apply:

Special Education Teacher - LEAD Public Schools

Nashville, Tennessee

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Monday, 14. of August 2017


Special Education (SPED) teachers are champions for the cause of equality within the school and make sure that their students' needs are being met. Our ideal SPED teacher is passionate about supporting our students with IEPs, loves working with students who need the most support, is flexible, is coachable, and wants to grow as a teacher.

The LEAD Environment

Our SPED teachers work relentlessly with their teammates to ensure that all of their students not only are receiving additional support to enhance their learning and understanding of classroom material, but also meet the established Tennessee standards by the end of the year. This incredible work is done through coaching and support from administration, implementing regular feedback, collaboration with colleagues, data analysis, and working to make sure that students who come in below grade level rise above the challenges they face.


Above all else, we look for teachers with the belief that all students, regardless of background and current ability, can succeed in high school, college, and life. In addition, we seek individuals with a data-driven mindset, willing to reflect and continuously improve their practice through observations, coaching, and feedback. These beliefs must be coupled with current certification or ability to be certified for the 2017-18 school year in Tennessee (required) (SPED K-12 certification in mild/moderate or comprehensive).


In addition to a competitive salary and full benefits, we offer a relocation stipend and the opportunity to improve your practice through coaching and support.


If interested, apply online at:

If you're curious about LEAD and want to learn more, please direct all questions to Krista Oleson at

Regional Special Education Teacher

Denver, CO

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Monday, 14. of August 2017

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create, review and implement Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for students.
  • Effectively progress monitor student achievement and gather evidence in order to deliver individualized instruction and supports that are aligned to students' goals.
  • Plan and teach at least one section of reading, math, or English Language Development intervention, and/or plan and teach one section of PE (teacher's choice, i.e. yoga, crossfit, weightlifting etc.).
  • Lead an advisory that assists in planning and supporting school-wide events including Morning Meetings and off-campus learning opportunities.
  • Collaborate with general education teachers, school leaders, curriculum specialists and the special education team to ensure that instruction is always meeting the needs of all learners.
  • Use network-aligned unit and interim assessments to track student growth.
  • Analyze student assessment data and use it to determine next steps.
  • Assist with necessary school-wide systems to ensure a successful school day including (but not limited to) supervisory duties on a rotating basis in the morning, during lunch and after school.
  • Chaperone community service learning projects, college campus visits and local trips with students.
  • Complete and submit all necessary paperwork in a timely and professional manner.
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings and professional development.
  • Maintain a positive, safe and organized learning environment for all students.
  • Learn and utilize Restorative Justice practices in the classroom.
  • Communicate regularly and often with families (by phone, email and/or home visits) to both solicit their input and share student social/emotional and academic progress.
  • Actively participate in all teams including grade-level, content, and other teams designated by the leadership at STRIVE Prep - RISE.
  • Provide fair, accurate, and constructive feedback to students on their progress.
  • Update gradebooks on a weekly basis.
  • Participate in summer Culture Academy in June 2017 for a stipend, and attend STRIVE Prep's Summer Training Institute in July 2017, as well as other professional development throughout the school year.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Our Aspiring Teachers:

  • Consciously choose to teach and transform the lives of high school scholars every day as a founding teacher at a growing school.
  • Proudly hold a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree (required) and a license to teach Special Education in Colorado, or be able to:
    • Add a Special Education Endorsement to a current Colorado Teacher License; OR
    • Transfer a Special Education license from another state; OR
    • Enroll in an alternative licensure program to obtain a Special Education license.
  • Read more about the available pathways to becoming a Qualified Special Education Teacher.
  • Understand, appreciate and can pull from experience teaching in an urban setting (strongly preferred).
  • Speak Spanish or have experience working with bilingual students (strongly preferred).

What we Offer our Teachers:

  • Ongoing coaching and professional development.
  • 100 minutes of structured planning time built into the school day to plan the highest quality lessons.
  • A laptop and access to classrooms equipped with Smartboards and document cameras.
  • Competitive compensation package and annual performance based raises.
  • Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program including a PERA 401k contribution option.
  • Funding of 100% of individual medical benefits and a wide range of insurance plans.
  • Additional stipends available for participation in athletic and extracurricular programs.


Contact Rachel Medlock - Recruitment Manager at for more information

SPED Teacher, Grades K-5

Description: Our public charter school is looking for a Special Education Teacher to join our team of dedicated educators in Yuma, AZ. Are you passionate about helping all students reach their potential? Do you love working in a...

Job Category: Special Education Teacher, Grades K-5

Posted on Sunday, 13. of August 2017


Our public charter school is looking for a Special Education Teacher to join our team of dedicated educators in Yuma, AZ. Are you passionate about helping all students reach their potential? Do you love working in a bright, active, positive environment? Are you interested in joining a team devoted to helping all children succeed? If so, we want to hear from you. We have received praise for our implementation of the inclusion model for special education, and we take our commitment to our students seriously.

Teacher will:

  • Create and execute individual education plans for each of the students in your care
  • Communicate with other staff and family members about each student's progress and struggles
  • Prepare detailed lesson plans and submit them to administrators for approval
  • Participate in IEP (individual education plan) meetings as scheduled
  • Use individualized reinforcement techniques to keep each student on the path toward greatness
  • Invite family members to participate in each student's educational progress
  • Create and distribute progress reports quarterly
  • Confer with admin over disciplinary and behavioral issues with students
  • Create a safe, productive classroom environment


  • Degree in Special Education required
  • Experience working with multiple disabilities, including autism spectrum, ADD and ADHD, learning disabilities, developmental delays and abuse/neglect issues
  • Ability to obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Positive, compassionate personality
  • Excellent communication and teaching skills
  • Confident in utilizing technology


Salary dependent on experience. Full benefits included.


Debra Weigel, Principal
Desert View Academy
3777 W 16th Street
Yuma, Az 85364

Early Childhood Special Educator

Lakenheath, UK

Job Category: Early Intervention

Posted on Friday, 11. of August 2017


Sterling Medical has an opening for an Early Childhood Special Educator to work with children of American military families stationed at Lakenheath AFB, UK. Position works in a home-based early intervention program, providing services to infants and toddlers of American military families stationed overseas.


Requirements include a 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.


  • Generous paid time off
  • Relocation
  • Competitive tax-advantaged compensation provided


Lynn Romer
Telephone: 800-852-5678 x.156
Fax: 513-984-4909

Director of Autism Education

Danville, VA

Job Category: Director

Posted on Wednesday, 09. of August 2017


Building Blocks Center for Children with Autism is an accredited private school for children age 2 to 14 with a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Building Blocks was established in 2004 as a division of the Center for Pediatric Therapies. Our school is licensed by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Special Education Facilities (VAISEF).

The Director of Education leads and manages the Building Blocks program and staff of professional educators and behavior technicians. The Director of Education is responsible for the ongoing daily operations of the program in accordance with the VDOE and VAISEF. The Director of Education is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the program in accordance with current best practices in the field of autism education.

The Director of Education is 234 day contract employee. This position reports to the Executive Director of the Center for Pediatric Therapies.


The qualified candidate must hold a Masters Degree either in Special Education or in Administration/Supervision. The qualified candidate should have experience supervising other educators and staff. The qualified candidate should have experience with children with autism and be knowledgeable in the field of applied behavior analysis.


Paid time off, health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, continuing education, professional development


Please email your resume and cover letter to Kristen Barker, Executive Director, at

Special Education Teacher

York, PA

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on Monday, 07. of August 2017


Provides instructional services to students with learning needs, diagnoses learning skill deficits and delivers prescribed instructional delivery methods as determined by Catapult Learning; consults with school personnel to coordinate efforts in providing services to students; communicates and conferences with parents providing information on student progress, co-teach with other educators

  • Attends training sessions, passes content assessment, and delivers designated instructional models for eligible students through utilization of Catapult materials and educational strategies.
  • Identifies and enrolls eligible students through existing test scores, administering tests, and/or other acceptable methods as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans.
  • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from Catapult classroom or to mobile/trailer classroom.
  • Establishes and maintains student forms and files as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Establishes and maintains a positive customer relationship with classroom teachers and principals, including providing achievement objectives and updated approved schedules of services.
  • Attends and documents conferences/meetings/trainings with Catapult Supervisors, classroom teachers, principals, and parents as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies.
  • Conducts progress monitoring.
  • Write IEP's and Implement accommodations and modifications in the classroom.
  • Conduct and participate in IEP Meeting.
  • Create and Implement FBA's and Behavior Plans.
  • Create weekly lesson plans that meet the needs of the students.
  • Maintains inventory of educational materials and supplies.
  • Must demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude towards internal and external customers.
  • Must be flexible.


  • Bachelors Degree in Special Education; from an accredited University
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.
  • Possession of a valid PA Special Education Teaching license/certification.

Contact Us:



Leonard Brown

Certified Special Education Teacher

Atlanta, GA

Job Category: Teacher

Posted on Wednesday, 02. of August 2017

Maintaining Program Structure:

  • Assess students' skills to determine their needs and to develop teaching plans
  • Adapt lessons to meet the needs of students
  • Develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student
  • Plan, organize, and assign activities that are specific to each student's abilities
  • Teach and mentor students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one
  • Implement IEPs, assess students' performance, and track their progress
  • Update IEPs throughout the school year to reflect students' progress and goals
  • Discuss student's progress with principal, program coordinator, therapists, parents, teachers, caseworker
  • Mentor and assist paraprofessional who work with students with disabilities
  • Prepare and help students transition from grade to grade and after graduation
  • Monitor the facilitation of life skills curriculum
  • Actively participate in program academic activities
  • Perform administrative functions as needed
  • Utilize the strength based approach with participants and staff
  • Ensure adherence to education program guidelines
  • Provide safety checks
  • Complete accurate and detailed academic support documentation
  • Participate as a team member in applying service plans, safety plans, behavior plans and response plans

Develop and Model Health Living for Participants:

  • Use time on shift to engage with participants and develop intentional relationships
  • Cultivate an atmosphere of mutual respect through words and behaviors
  • Lead by example in modeling a healthy lifestyle in the body, soul and spirit
  • Provide direction and encouragement to program participants
  • Practice and teach healthy boundaries to program participants
  • Navigate interpersonal conflict by speaking the truth in love
  • Provide support and crisis help as is necessary
  • Maintain a teachable attitude


  • Never have been shown by credible evidence (e.g., a court or jury, a department investigation, or other reliable evidence) to have abused, neglected, sexually exploited, or deprived a child or adult or to have subjected any person to serious injury as a result of intentional or grossly serious injury as a result of intentional or grossly negligent misconduct as evidenced by an oral or written statement to this effect obtained at the time of application and evidence of having made efforts to obtain and evaluate references from previous employers
  • Documentation of at least two professional or educational references that attest to the person's capability of performing the duties of the position and to the person's suitability of working with or around children
  • Satisfactory preliminary criminal history background check determination and a satisfactory fingerprint records check determination as required by law
  • Clean driving record is essential to fulfilling the job responsibilities
  • Documentation from a licensed physician or other licensed healthcare professional of a health screening examination within thirty (30) days of hiring sufficient in scope to identify conditions that may place residents at risk of infection, injury or improper care
  • Current evidence of successful completion of a biennial training program in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and a triennial training program in first aid which have been offered by a certified or licensed health care professional; such programs shall be completed within the first year of employment
  • Participate in all required trainings and show competency in skill areas of training content
  • Must be 25 years of age or older

Education and Experience:

Possess a bachelor's degree or higher in education; special education certification and at least 3+ years of teaching experience highly preferred.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401k


Jackie Dixon-Parham- HR Director
Please send all resumes to with Certified Special Education Teacher in the subject line.


Philadelphia, PA

Job Category: Medical

Posted on Tuesday, 01. of August 2017


Pennsylvania certified teachers are needed in NE and Fernrock sections of Philadelphia for extended year (year-round) early intervention program serving pre-school children.

A Pennsylvania Certified Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is needed in our "oral", self-contained NE Philadelphia classroom and as an itinerant teacher to students in their homes and community placement. Itinerant responsibilities for the Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing include providing primary consultation to the community education team and family regarding education strategies to promote the student's success. The Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing also gives instruction related to assistive technology to enhance hearing capabilities and work collaboratively with the education audiologist and other related services.
Pennsylvania Certified teachers in Special Education or Early Childhood Education are needed in our NE and Fernrock classrooms.

All teachers are responsible for following curriculum, developing lesson plans, coordinating all activities of the para-educator, leading, guiding, supervising, and stimulating the children in indoor and outdoor activities, being part of the IEP team, implementing goals, data collection, and progress monitoring.


The Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing must have Pennsylvania certification as a teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing, experience working with young children, a background in the areas of early childhood and early intervention, experience in multiple approaches for providing speech training, and is open minded to various communication approaches.

Certified Teachers must have Pennsylvania certification in Early Childhood Education or Special Education or Elementary or qualify for a Pennsylvania Certificate of Competency and experience with young children.

All teachers must have a commitment to inclusive practices and have an ability to involve families in the educational process. Bi-lingual skills are a plus.


An excellent benefit package which includes health insurance, life insurance, vested pension in three years, paid sick, personal, and holiday leave, and 4 weeks vacation are offered. We are easily accessible to public transportation and convenient free parking.

A highly competitive salary for the Teacher of Deaf and Hard of Hearing will be offered to the right candidate.

Salary for certified teacher is $37,011.

Many opportunities for continued education (Act. 48) are available.


Send resumes to


Special Education Teachers- All Areas

Stafford, Va

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Thursday, 13. of July 2017


Stafford County Public Schools is actively seeking qualified applicants for Special Education Teachers in All Areas. Please visit our website to learn more about our opportunities and benefits.

Stafford County Public Schools (SCPS), a growing and vibrant school system of nearly 28,000 students and 31 schools. Located midway between Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., the school system welcomes students and families from 103 countries of birth who speak 47 native languages. SCPS’ singular focus is to inspire and empower students, no matter what their background, to reach the same destination: success in further education, work and citizenship.


Hold or be eligible for a valid teaching license which meets Commonwealth of Virginia requirements with specific endorsement in the area to which assigned.


Please visit our website at to learn more about our school division and to submit our on line application.

Special Education Specialist

Multiple Locations

Job Category:

Posted on Monday, 24. of October 2016


The primary responsibility of the Special Education Specialist is to provide instruction and other related services to Special Education students. The Special Education Specialist will also facilitate diagnostic assessment including administration, scoring and interpretation. Will review and revise IEP's as needed. Will support instruction in reading, math, and written language for students, tutor individual and small groups of students, administer and score academic testing, write individualized education plans and support other academic programs as needed. The Special Education Specialist will work under the leadership of the Program Specialist and the Director of Special Education. This position will be available to provide direct instruction to students 6 hours a day.

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

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

Various openings in Burbank region, San Gabriel region, Victor Valley region, Inland Empire region, San Bernardino region, and San Juan region.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

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

Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS Degree
  • Valid California Teaching Credential in Special Education (Mild/Moderate)


Nehia Hearn
Human Resources Assistant
Direct: 626) 204-2552 Fax: 626) 685-9316

lost password?