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High School Special Education Teacher

Sacramento area, Greater Los Angeles area and Nampa,ID

Job Category: Special Education

Posted on Wednesday, 24. of January 2018

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of the Special Education Teacher is to provide instruction and other related services to Special Education students.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Tutor individual and small groups of students, reinforcing language and reading concepts.
  • Schedule and conduct IEP meetings, coordinating schedules with parents, general education teacher(s), administrator, and all appropriate special education staff.
  • Communicate with parents regarding individual student progress and conduct.
  • Maintain progress records and record progress toward IEP goals

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum BA degree or equivalent
  • Current CA Special Education Certificate (Mild/Mod)
  • English Learner Authorization


  • Excellent Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Plan with Employer Matching
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off Per Year


Instructional Specialist

Greenville, North Carolina

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on Tuesday, 23. of January 2018

Job Description:

Vacancy #: 000965
Recruitment Range: Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Organizational Unit Overview:

The?STEPP?Program's mission is to provide students with learning disabilities who aspire to achieve a college education and who demonstrate the potential for postsecondary success with access and comprehensive support throughout the university experience. By partnering with these students, their families, and a variety of educational communities, the?STEPP?Program fosters a network of opportunities and resources to empower and support students from admission to graduation from East Carolina University. By providing access to college for a bright group of students, designing an integrated and collaborative system of support on a public university campus, researching short-term and long-term outcomes, and partnering with a continuum of educational settings based on what we learn,?STEPP?will achieve the ultimate goal of the program – to open the door to a college education for students with learning disabilities here and at other universities.

Job Duties:

The STEPP Program Specialist will deliver seminars and coordinate supported study halls for student participants. Study hall sessions will reinforce connections between strategies and skills taught in seminars and content and assignments from courses in each student's regular academic schedule. The person in this position will monitor and support program tutors, including providing training and feedback regarding tutoring sessions and activities. The STEPP Program Specialist will work closely with the program Director, Associate Directors, and others to monitor and revise seminar curriculum as needed. The person in this position will maintain an office presence and provide as-needed support to students. Thus, this position will require establishing and following a consistent daily schedule. The Specialist will be accessible to students participating in STEPP during the fall and spring semesters and will collaborate with offices and programs across campus as appropriate.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Strong communication skills (written, oral, and listening)
  • Strong planning, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to set and maintain a steady daily teaching schedule
  • Successful related prior experience

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

  • Valid special education or related teaching license
  • Successful experience teaching students with learning disabilities
  • Master's Degree in learning disabilities or related area

Contact Information:

Special Instructions to Applicant

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Additional Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 000965 to ECU Human Resources at

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Milford, MA

Job Category: Executive Director

Posted on Thursday, 18. of January 2018


Criterion Child Enrichment is conducting a search for an Executive Director. Founded in 1985 as a not-for-profit organization, Criterion has served families for over 30 years and is a leading provider of early childhood education and early intervention services. Each year the agency serves over 7000 families through a program network that extends throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The Executive Director will be responsible for implementation of Criterion's Mission and Strategic Plans and will supervise a Divisional Director who is responsible for the day to day operation of programs and services. Criterion's corporate office is located within a 40 minute drive of downtown Boston.

This recruitment is specifically focused on identifying an individual with the capacity to enhance and expand the agency's participation in professional education and design of science-based treatment models in the fields of early childhood education, early intervention and family-centered service delivery. Applicants must possess an advanced degree in a discipline relevant to the agency mission and substantial experience managing human service delivery systems. Applicants will receive a detailed prospectus describing agency programs and operations upon submission of a letter of interest and vitae. Confidential applications may be submitted to: Leslee Murphy - Director of Talent Acquisition.


Advanced Degree required.

Additional information:

Please visit our website at to learn more about our organization!
Selection for employment is made regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, handicap, genetic information, someone who is a member of, applies to perform, or has an obligation to perform, service in a uniformed military service of the United States, including the National Guard, on the basis of that membership, application or obligation; veteran status, or any other basis protected by law


Must have an advance degree, supervisor experience as well as experience in EI


Director of Special Education

Los Angeles, CA

Job Category: Special Education

Posted on Thursday, 18. of January 2018


Alliance College-Ready Public Schools is the largest nonprofit charter school organization in Los Angeles, serving nearly 13,000 low-income scholars across 25 free public middle and high schools on 28 campuses. In our 14th school year, Alliance has a proven record of success: though our scholars come to Alliance on average four grade-levels behind in reading, 95% of Alliance graduates have been accepted to college—including 77% to a four-year university in 2017. We strive to truly change the life trajectories of our scholars and communities, with a goal of 75% of Alliance graduates completing a four-year college degree. We also value our people, illustrated by being in the top 10% of Gallup's global Best Place to Work survey. Now is the time to join our collaborative community to make long-lasting change across Los Angeles.


Join our team at Alliance and you can expect to be part of an inclusive and innovative organization deeply committed to preparing Los Angeles students for long-term success. We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences who are motivated to unleash our scholars' potential. We want strong collaborators, skilled communicators, and avid problem solvers who are comfortable in a culture of continuous learning and who are excited to implement fresh ideas and unique solutions to achieve our goals in service of our scholars and families.


We believe that all of our students, including our most vulnerable, can achieve at a high level. The Director of Special Education is charged with ensuring that our schools are able to provide our students with disabilities with the supports they need to achieve their full potential. As a member of Alliance's academic division, the Director of Special Education will report directly to the Vice President of Student Support and lead the Special Education work across Alliance schools. The ideal candidate will have experience as a teacher, school, and systems leader serving students with disabilities, and deep expertise in Special Education programming and services. The ideal candidate for this position will be an experienced project manager with strong strategic thinking and communication skills, and a drive toward strong performance results.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • At least three (3) years of secondary teaching experience, preferably in high-need schools or with high-need populations
  • At least two (2) years of leadership and management experience at the school and district level supervising Special Education services


Alliance is committed to being a Best Place to Work, where employees find meaning and joy in their work every day, within a culture of collaboration, support, and excellence. Alliance offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience, as well as an employer-sponsored 403b plan annual contribution equal to 5% of regular earnings, and comprehensive health benefits packages, including dental and vision. Alliance covers 100% monthly premiums for individual employees or up to $900/month toward family plan premiums.

Alliance College-Ready Public Schools are free public charter schools which do not discriminate against any student, parent, community member, or employee on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics


Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter at Please note that only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Program Director ~ Annandale Campus

Annandale, VA

Job Category: Director

Posted on Thursday, 18. of January 2018


Applications are being accepted for this key leadership position within PHILLIPS Programs. The PHILLIPS School ~ Annandale Program Director, reporting to the President & CEO, will be responsible for all aspects of operation of a 200 pupil campus for students with emotional & behavior problems, learning disabilities and other school challenges. The Program Director also oversees a staff of 150. The Program Director will ensure that PHILLIPS values of integrity, compassion, commitment, individualization, effectiveness, safety and community are fully integrated into the Annandale program. The current Program Director is retiring after 46 years with the organization, 30+ as Program Director.

Key areas of responsibility to include:

  • Direction of education programs and related services
  • Supervision of faculty and administrative staff
  • Senior school official and liaison to parents and students
  • Oversee transition to public school or adult services
  • Manage school wide systems (i.e. IEPs, progress reports, budget, etc.
  • Hire Manager and oversee ESY program
  • Fiscal management, including participation in annual budget development
  • Regulatory compliance
  • External representation of program to professional community and community at-large
  • Liaison to LEAs and other outside professionals

Required Credentials:

  • Master's degree in education or special education
  • Special Education Certification
  • Significant professional experience within a special education school
  • Extensive supervisory experience
  • Experience with non-public special education school management and administration preferred

Related Qualifications and Skills:

  • Be approachable, creative, supportive and open to staff
  • Understanding of strength-based behavior management approaches in working with special student populations; ability to convey positive and compassionate attitudes about students to others
  • Creativity and skill in developing innovative approaches to service delivery
  • Commitment to families and to forging meaningful partnerships with parents to help their children succeed in school
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Thoughtful decision making
  • Ability to lead others
  • Either have knowledge of or a willingness and ability to learn about community resources, both adult services and public school programs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Conscientious, detailed orientation toward administrative work
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution and creative problem solving
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal education law, and applicability of IDEA and ESSA within a Virginia special education program
  • Ability to learn school compliance and regulation processes

If you have a sincere interest, please send your letter of interest and resume to HR. Candidates will be interviewed by a panel of staff.






Attn: HR
7010 Braddock Road
Annandale, VA 22003

Special Education Teacher - Various

Phoenix, AZ

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Wednesday, 17. of January 2018


$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.


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.


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!!!


Brian Paulsen, COO

Phone# 480.221.2573

Please email your resume to

Apply Online at, we would love to hear from you!

Academic Advisor 1

Jacksonville, FL

Job Category: Academic Advisor

Posted on Sunday, 14. of January 2018


To provide academic advisement for undergraduate students.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree; minimum of one (1) year prior experience in academic advising or a related position.

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in visual arts or communication. Evidence of experience working in academic advising or related position in postsecondary/higher education with art and/or communication majors. Basic knowledge of academic policies and procedures; knowledge of advising best practices; excellent written and oral communication skills, especially listening skills.

If chosen for an interview, you will be required to bring an original copy of your transcripts at the time of interview.


  • Advises and assists current and prospective students regarding interpretation of placement assessment, ascertainment of desired career and academic goals, development of an academic plan, establishment of program requirements related to academic objectives, and course scheduling and registration.
  • Assists in the resolution of individual academic issues.
  • Advises students on academic program changes and resolves issues affecting his/her degree progress and attainment of academic and career objectives.


  • Awareness of resources in support of diversity and inclusion; appropriate referral to students for related services.
  • Reviews/discusses evaluated transcripts for applicability of transfer credit to YSU ; when appropriate, initiates credit evaluation process.
  • Aids students in interpreting University and college policies and procedures.
  • Assists with student withdrawal, probation, suspension, dismissal and reinstatement procedures.


Director of Special Education

Springfield, IL

Job Category: Administration

Posted on Friday, 12. of January 2018


  • Oversee the development and administration of the District's Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Grants (pre-K and K–12) and the English as a Second Language Grant for English Language Learners (ELL). This includes both managing the budgets for each of the grants as well as developing and maintaining a comprehensive continuum of supports and services for students with disabilities and ELL students from preschool, age three, through high school graduation for both public and nonpublic schools.
  • Manage the Special Education Supervisors and the programs such as:

a. Community Based Programs

b. English Language Learners' Services and Program

c. Special Education Attendants

d. Crisis Intervention and Prevention Systems (CPI)

e. Child Find

f. Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle and High School Special Education Services and Programs

g. Health Services

  • Serve on several district and community teams such as: Superintendent's Cabinet, Teaching and Learning, Principals' Professional Development, Instructional Support Services, Family and Community Engagement and Parent Mentoring programs, and support the Springfield Parents of Students with Disabilities and Community Based Behavioral Health programs (MOSAIC).
  • Maintain healthy relationships and communication with federal and state agencies as they relate to Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners.
  • Serve as the department's ex-officio member of the District Curriculum Council.
  • Provide guidance and evaluate district Student Support Services, programs, and staff.
  • Supervise and coordinate specialized services for district and private/parochial students with health and/or social emotional needs.
  • Supervise and evaluate Special Education staff in order to attain the objectives of the department and district.
  • Continue personal and professional growth and apply acquired skills.
  • Provide leadership to help implement department and district improvement efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We are seeking applicants for the Director of Special Education in Springfield Public Schools District 186, which is located in Springfield, IL. As the capital of the State of Illinois, District 186 sits in the heart of opportunity to serve over 3,000 students identified as having a disability, with close proximity to state agencies that serve these students statewide. Springfield Public Schools serves 14,300 students overall and operates its own Department of Special Education. The department is comprised of over 600 special educators and support staff serving our students in a variety of program settings from the classroom to community based programs. The Director of Special Education is retiring after several years of service to our system and we look forward to continuing the vision for the future for students with disabilities in District 186.


  • Must reside in Springfield Public Schools district.
  • Master's degree required, preferably in Educational Administration.
  • Illinois Professional Educators License with Director of Special Education Endorsement and/or Illinois Approval for Special Education Director required by start of 18/19 school year.
  • Administrative and/or Special Education Supervision experience preferred.
  • Illinois General Administrative or Principalship endorsement preferred.
  • Knowledge of all State and Federal Statutes related to special education as well as legal implications.
  • Knowledge of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
  • Ability to plan, implement and evaluate special education programs and staff in line with the Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA).
  • Knowledge of research-based behavioral (trauma-informed) practices, academic programs and assessment practices for all students including Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.


FILING DATE DEADLINE: February 9, 2018
EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2018
SALARY and BENEFITS: Salary in accordance with experience - Personal and Sick Leave – Medical – Life Insurance – TRS


Gina McLaughlin-Schurmann

Director of Human Resources

1900 W. Monroe St. Springfield, IL 62704

217- 525-3006

Director of Student Services

Kenilworth, IL

Job Category: Director

Posted on Friday, 05. of January 2018

Kenilworth IL School District 38

Located in the village of Kenilworth on Chicago's North Shore, District 38's 500-student, 100-employee, JK-8 Joseph Sears School combines the feel and traditions of a small-town community. Its goal is to prepare students for success through their teenage years and beyond by allowing them to cultivate their passions, develop a genuine love of learning and establish a system of values that will guide them throughout their later stages of life.

Joseph Sears students consistently rank in the 98th to 99th percentile nationally on standardized tests. The Illinois State Board of Education recognized the District with the 2013 Excellence Award for academic performance on the Illinois Learning Standards and a 2015 study published in Chicago Agent Magazine named Kenilworth as the suburb with the top school district in all of Illinois. Graduates of the Joseph Sears School attend New Trier Township High School or one of several area private high schools.

The newly-created position of Director of Student Services provide service leadership to the principal and faculty of the Joseph Sears School under the direction of Superintendent/CFO Dr. Crystal LeRoy.

The Director of Student Services supervises the operation of the special education department, response to intervention initiatives, Section 504 plans, health services, preschool screenings and services to English language learners and the homeless. The Director monitors and implements policies and procedures to ensure the district is operating in compliance with state and federal regulations. S/he is responsible for special education records, the special education budget and reports related to district special education programming. The Department includes student services teachers, speech language pathologists, social workers, a psychologist, a nurse and instructional assistants.

The District offers a highly competitive compensation package in turn for the rewards and challenges of working in a community that is nationally recognized for excellence in education. Screening of applications begins in January; the positions are open until filled.

Applications are received at

Associates of Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates are assisting the Kenilworth District in its administrative searches.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Applicants must have or be eligible for an Illinois Professional Educators License, with endorsements for either Principal or General Administration (formerly titled the Type 75 certificate.) and Director of Special Education. A minimum of three years' experience as a special education staff member and two years of supervisory experience in student services and special education are required.


For more information and to apply visit

Learning Specialist/Learning Program Teacher

Lake Forest, IL 60045

Job Category: Learning Services

Posted on Monday, 18. of December 2017


Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a certified learning specialist to teach in the school’s Learning Program.  The position is full-time, and the start date is immediately.  Requirements include a master’s degree or post-graduate work in education with emphasis in varied exceptionalities or learning disabilities.

The Learning Program at Woodlands Academy serves young women who have a diagnosed learning disability, strong academic skills, and the ability to succeed in a challenging college preparatory program.  The learning specialist supports both students and classroom teachers.Certification in special education and experience with independent schools preferred. This learning specialist will actively engage high school students in the learning process and nurture analytical thinking and a life-long love of learning.  A demonstrated competency in multicultural education and educational technology is required as is a deep concern for educational access, diversity, and inclusion.The ideal candidate has:

  • A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of the school as articulated in the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Schools and professional behavior aligned with it.
  • Master’s degree or post-graduate work in education with emphasis in varied learning disabilities, and experience working with students with mild/moderate learning differences.
  • A minimum of two years teaching and/or administration experience in an independent environment.
  • Strong knowledge in one or more of the following: Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Humanities.
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport (while being kind, firm, structured, and positive) with students.
  • Genuine understanding or willingness to learn/understand the culture, community, and the demands students feel on a daily basis.
  • Willingness and ability to interact professionally, including excellent verbal/written skills and to collaborate with Student Support Team, parents, students, and faculty.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to mentor and coach executive functioning skills.
  • A willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the WA community.

Essential Functions:

  • Students meet with Learning Program staff every other day, individually or in a small group setting.

The learning specialist:

  • must be facile at teaching within the college prep curriculum and the content and skills the students must attain in order to be successful in their classes.
  • must be adept at reading psycho-educational evaluations, writing Student Support Plans, and conducting staffing meetings with faculty and parents.
  • develops strategies to best serve each student’s unique learning profile.
  • secures standardize testing accommodations for qualified students.
  • communicates regularly with faculty and parents.
  • provides case management of students’ records and data.
  • supports the development and implementation of a process for yearly meeting and check-in for learning plan students and families.
  • possesses strong people skills in order to be empathetic to students’ and parents’ needs.

Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, supporting the professional development of faculty in differentiated instruction and curriculum designed for learning, and other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.


Requirements include a master’s degree or post-graduate work in education with emphasis in varied exceptionalities or learning disabilities.The learning specialist supports both students and classroom teachers.Certification in special education and experience with independent schools preferred.  A demonstrated competency in multicultural education and educational technology is required as is a deep concern for educational access, diversity, and inclusion.


Please complete the application materials listed on the Career Opportunities web page of the school’s website at  All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, three written references, and a Job Application.

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is an all-girls, Catholic, college prep day and boarding school in Lake Forest, IL.  Visit the school’s website at and the website of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools at

Woodlands Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  Woodlands Academy does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves of National Guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.

Special Education Teacher

Fort Defiance, Arizona

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Posted on Thursday, 16. of November 2017


The Adolescent Care Unit (ACU) at Tséhootsooí Medical Center on the Navajo Nation seeks a Special Education Teacher to work with 8 to 10 teens aged 13-17 with mild emotional or behavior issues in a subacute 60-day inpatient program. ACU combines western therapy with Native American traditional cultural methods to foster health and Hozho or harmony, and is located in northeastern AZ.


Develops and implements individualized curriculum 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. Networks with schools to negotiate plans for patients during and after treatment on ACU and advocates for the students with school personnel at school sites when possible. Analyzes how a student's strengths and limitations affect his/her involvement and progress in the academic curriculum and determines short-term objectives or alternate achievement standards if necessary. The unit's Mental Health Technicians (MHTs) will provide student supervision in the classroom at all times to ensure student safety. 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. To view Qualifications for this position, please visit, click on the 'Careers Tab' and type "Special Education Teacher".


TMC offers an array of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness, PTO w/ Paid Sick Leave, 9 federal holidays and 2 floating holidays, 401K


Ophelia Anthony
Medical Recruiting Coordinator
Medical Professional Recruitment Dept.
Division of Human Resources
(928) 729-8165

Special Education Teacher (various positions)

Phoenix, AZ

Job Category: Special Education Resources

Posted on Thursday, 26. of October 2017


Pendergast Elementary School District has various positions open:2 positions for Special Education Resource 5th - 8th, Special Education Resource K-3rd, SPED - Social Skills K-4th, SPED - Social Skills 6th - 8th, and 3 positions for Special Education Preschool.


  • Arizona certification in Cross Categorical OR
  • Arizona certification in Learning Disabilities with experience in working with children with disabilities in the area of Emotional Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild to Moderate Intellectual Disability, Other Health Impairments and Autism
  • Demonstrate success with researched based interventions and curriculum modification or adaptation
  • Skilled at working with others in a professional learning environment
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate skill with Microsoft office
  • Early Childhood Certification (if applicable)

Contact Information

If interested, please apply at: or for any questions please contact: Julie Chairez Ramirez at

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