Latest Job Listings

Family Assistant

Lake Forest, IL

Job Category: Family Assistant

Posted on Friday, 13. of April 2018

Description:

Working single parent with 5 children, aged 8 through 16, seeks an experienced Family Assistant in Lake Forest to join the household team. The ideal candidate has an active, fun, easy-going personality and will enjoy a bustling household with a pool, tennis court, game room, etc. Education degree or certification in special education required. Previous experience working with children with special needs and adopted children strongly preferred.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Fostering a warm home environment
  • Managing the children's schedules and coordinating between multiple households
  • Providing homework assistance; working collaboratively with home school tutors and private school teachers
  • Driving the children to school, appointments, activities, etc.
  • Meal planning (cooking simple family meals a plus)
  • Engaging with the children in games and sports

Generally a five day work week. Compensation of $75,000 to $90,000 offered, depending on experience, with a full benefits package. Please apply online for position #514 at www.mahlermatch.com for consideration. Qualified candidates will be contacted.

Benefits:

Compensation of $75,000 to $90,000 offered, depending on experience, with a full benefits package.

Contact:

http://www.mahlermatch.com (Position #514)

Special Education Teacher

Los Angeles, CA

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on Friday, 06. of April 2018

Description:

Wayfinder Family Services (Wayfinder), formally known as Junior Blind of America, is looking for a Special Education Teacher.

Wayfinder's Special Education School provides the best possible services to its students. Our non-public special education school is an individualized, non-academic school for students, ages three through 21, who are multi-disabled and blind or visually impaired.

This is a Full-Time exempt position.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You will implement an individualized, comprehensive program based on the Critical Skills Model while focusing on the student's development of compensatory skills and self-esteem.
  • You will participate in educational assessment by using selected tools, involving parents, designated instructional service staff, and other relevant individuals.
  • You will develop students' Individualized Educational Programs (IEP) with the assessment team based on assessment findings and priorities identified by parents.
  • You will be responsible for providing instructional activities, which are age-appropriate, functional, motivating and which reflect IEP goals.
  • You will provide diverse learning opportunities such as community-based instruction, daily living skills, arts and crafts, music and movement, vocational, social integration, swimming and recreational activities.

Qualifications & Credentials:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's preferred.
  • Must have a California Specialist Credential in one of the following: Visual Impairment, Moderate to Severe Disabilities, Physical and Health Impairment, Severely Handicapped, or currently enrolled in a traditional or internship credential program in one of the above content areas.
  • CBEST certificate required.
  • A valid California Driver License with a good driving record.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, long-term care, generous Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays, a 401(k) Retirement Plan and much more!

You can apply through this link or submit resume to:

hrdept@wayfinderfamily.org

Wayfinder Family Services

Human Resources Department

5300 Angeles Vista Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90043

Fax: (310)321-3488

Visit us: www.wayfinderfamily.org

Wayfinder Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We support a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment background and drug screenings.

"Together, we'll reach new heights."

Teacher of the Visually Impaired

New Orleans, LA

Job Category: Special Education Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Posted on Thursday, 05. of April 2018

Description:

$26 - $29 per hour + $2000 SIGNING BONUS

For a full view of the job description, use the link provided: https://bit.ly/2Hb4YVS

Job Summary:

The Teacher for the Visually Impaired is responsible for providing itinerant services to students who are served under contract with schools in the Greater New Orleans area.  In addition, TVI duties include collaboration with VRS team members to provide extracurricular activities for skill development through transition, recreation, and summer camp programs.

Help Lighthouse Louisiana to build a better tomorrow for our students with vision impairments, while living in an exciting city with food, fun and festivals galore.

Lighthouse Louisiana is seeking a Certified Teacher of the Visually Impaired who is eager to use his/her skills and creativity to provide itinerant vision services and to develop youth programs for children with vision loss in the Greater New Orleans area.

Lighthouse Louisiana is dedicated to ensuring that our youth are receiving well-rounded opportunities to learn through quality instruction and play. Our programs expand beyond the classroom in include Goal Ball, recreation, transition skills training, and a summer camp. If you want to make a difference in the lives of children who are blind in a holistic environment with an interdisciplinary team, contact Lighthouse Louisiana today.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran

Requirements:

  • Education:  BA in Education or M.Ed. with VI certification from an accredited university.
  • Special Knowledge or Skills:  Proficiency with Braille, Assistive technology for the blind, magnification, and adaptations for children with varying degrees of vision loss; Able to screen for referral to O&M services; excellent written and verbal communications; proficient in use of Internet, email, and standard software applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); proficiency with Nemeth code Braille and methods of teaching math to blind students.
  • Experience:  At least 1-year teaching as a TVI.  Itinerant experience preferred.

Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account, Basic Life Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability, Retirement Savings, Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay.

Contact:

Terri J.Brownp

HR Administrator

123 State Street, New Orleans, LA. 70118

tbrown@lighthouselouisiana.org

504-899-4501, x229

Special Education Teacher

Anchorage, Alaska

Job Category: Teacher

Posted on Thursday, 05. of April 2018

Description:

This position reports to and is evaluated by the site principal. Special Education teachers plan and provide learning experiences for students with disabilities, including cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities, in a variety of educational settings. Special Education Teachers create a flexible program and learning environment that provide specialized instruction; establish effective rapport with students; may modify general education curriculum to meet students' needs with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports; and establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.

The responsibilities listed below are representative of the essential functions of this position. The successful candidate:

  • Can describe their philosophy of education and demonstrate its relationship to their practice.
  • Understands how students learn and develop, and applies that knowledge in their practice.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.
  • Organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time and assessment.
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Teaches students with respect for their individual and cultural characteristics.
  • Knows the teacher's content area and how to teach it.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils.
  • Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.
  • Has the ability to use current technology to enhance instruction.
  • Has the ability to use technology for record-keeping and research.
  • Applies knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.
  • Facilitates, monitors, and assesses student learning.
  • Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
  • Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.
  • Creates and maintains a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members.
  • Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers, and exhibits of student's work.
  • Supervises student environment, students, and volunteers.
  • Works as a partner with parents, families, and the community.
  • Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.
  • Participates in and contributes to the teaching profession.

Job Requirements:

The following are required:

Valid Alaska initial, professional, or master teaching certificate with an endorsement in Special Education.

Evidence of content knowledge shown by:

  • a posted degree in the content area of this position; or
  • a posted minor in the content area of this position; or
  • passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores (formerly Praxis II) in the content area of this position; or
  • an endorsement in the content area of this position

The following are preferred:

  • Evidence of experience working with special education students.
  • Experience working collaboratively to support the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) needs of special education students in a public school setting.

Benefits:

Bargaining Unit: AEA
Work Year: 182 Days per year, 12 contract payments
Work Day: 8 hours per day
FTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE

This position requires a valid Alaska certificate and is represented by the Anchorage Education Association (AEA) union. The number of work days is established and salary is based upon the AEA negotiated pay scale. Information on both can be found online at www.asdk12.org/contractadmin.

Positions which are .50 to 1.0 FTE are in the Alaska Teachers' Retirement System (TRS), positions which are .40 to .49 FTE are in the Alaska Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS). Positions which are .39 FTE or less are not eligible for participation in either Alaska retirement system.

Contact:

Amanda Graham, Recruiter
Anchorage School District
907-742-4515
email: graham_amanda@asdk12.org
Website: asdk12.org

Assistant Principal / BCBA

Van Nuys, CA

Job Category: Director/Principal/Headteacher or Deputy/Assistant

Posted on Friday, 16. of March 2018

Description

We are currently seeking a qualified and enthusiastic Assistant Principal / BCBA for our school in Sherman Oaks. This is an exciting hybrid role that will work directly with our current Assistant Principal, as well as serve as the BCBA.

Responsibilities Include

  • Provide training, behavioral program development, consultation and individual treatment planning.
  • Assess the behavioral needs of the population and train staff in strategies/programs to address these needs.
  • Assist with Functional Behavior Analysis and Behavior Support Plans.
  • Ensure compliance with school district policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that classroom curriculum is appropriate and meets the needs of each student.
  • Develop extracurricular programs, oversee parent support and education groups and serve as a liaison to parents and the school district.
  • Supervise teachers providing academic curricular and behavioral support and model best practice strategies in classrooms.
  • Work with parents, districts and outside agencies to coordinate best practice supports for students.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Behavior Analysis, or Education is required. Master's degree in Behavior Analysis is strongly preferred.
  • Certification in Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is strongly preferred. Candidates pursuing this certification are also eligible. Specialization in Autism treatment and intervention is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working with the population.
  • Experience in special education as a classroom teacher or in administration is strongly preferred.

Benefits

  • The Help Group offers wonderful training opportunities, a supportive, professional work environment and great benefits, including:
  • 100% employer-sponsored health insurance plan
  • Dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 403b retirement plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vacation and Sick Leave

Contact

Please send your resume to: aquinn@thehelpgroup.org

Visit our website at: www.thehelpgroup.org

Special Education Teacher

West Rogers Park, Chicago, IL

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on Tuesday, 20. of February 2018

Description

Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year.

JCFS is currently seeking a Special Education Teacher to work with individuals and small groups of children (K - 12) with emotional and behavior disorders in a therapeutic special education classroom. The Therapeutic Day School is located in West Rogers Park, Chicago, IL.

Requirements:

  • Completed a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education from an accredited college or university
  • Obtained ISBE certification as a Special Education Teacher; LBS1/Type 10 certification
  • Complete the physical and testing requirements for the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training (employer provided)

Preferred:

Experience working with special needs students is strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Develops and implements individualized curriculum and therapeutic programming in accordance with each student's Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Collaborates with team members to develop and execute an IEP-driven, multidisciplinary program for each student
  • Completes a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, weekly lesson plans, weekly grade reports, IEP reports, surveys and assessments
  • Must provide constant supervision to ensure the safety of students at all times
  • Maintains records and writes agency required behavioral reports in timely manner
  • Communicates with all members of the interdisciplinary team to achieve a social and educational benefit for the student

Benefits:

JCFS offers an array of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness, Paid sick and vacation time, Agency holidays, Pension, 403(b), Flexible Spending Plans, and Life Insurance.

Please visit us at http://www.jcfs.org

To Apply: Click here

Or copy and paste this link: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/JEW1002/JobBoard/d02ef047-eef4-417a-8aea-0cba56e6f472/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=9ce15695-3517-42ef-9bdf-58d69c5900b9

Jewish Child and Family Services (JCFS) is committed to serving the needs of the diverse Chicago metropolitan area. Accredited by COA, Charter member of CWLA, Licensed by DCFS

JCFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. JCFS provides a reasonable accommodation to those who need assistance in completing this application 720-935-0025

Special Education Teacher - Various

Phoenix, AZ

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Wednesday, 17. of January 2018

Description:

$50,000/school year (185 days), summers off with year round pay and year round appreciation. Special Education Teachers needed in Arizona (Phoenix and surrounding cities). Needs are in the self-contained and resource settings 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 owned and operated by Occupational Therapists. 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 2018-2019 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:

Salary: $50,000/school year, based on 185 days. STARS also offers a fantastic benefit package including: 16 weeks off, 100% Company paid Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, $1,000/year Continuing Ed Money, Paid Sick Time, 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

Phone# 480.221.2573

Please email your resume to Jobs@StudentTherapy.com

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