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Special Education Teacher, 6th-8th grade Intensive Support

June 28, 2024

Langley, WA
Full-Time

Job Summary:

To develop and implement individualized educational programs which address the needs of special education students at the grade level(s) they are assigned. The instruction will incorporate a collaborative and proactive approach to supporting students, especially those with unique needs, in behavior management, social skills, emotional awareness, cognitive problem solving, academic, prevocational and vocational, and transition skills. To plan, prepare and deliver quality specially designed instruction to learners with diverse needs in a variety of educational settings.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This list of essential job functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. Depending upon individual assignment, the employee may perform all or a combination of several of the following duties:

  • Conduct comprehensive functional behavior assessments;

  • Develop effective behavior support and behavior intervention plans, oversee plan implementation, and evaluate effectiveness;

  • Develop consultation relationships with special and general education teachers, service providers, and administrators;

  • Effectively communicate complex information on behavior, behavioral assessment, and implementation of behavior plans to staff;

  • Oversee programming within the district in order to ensure consistency, quality, and appropriate practice;

  • Establish, plan and develop personalized, in-depth, active learning experiences that meet district and state grade level equivalents for assigned academic areas for the purpose of increasing student achievement and communication skills.

  • Work with students that have behavioral, learning, and social-emotional challenges and build programming to support their individual learning

  • Consult with staff on topics including behavior management, classroom modifications, and appropriate inclusionary practices;

  • Effectively manage and maintain data and systems to support student progress

  • Support general education staff in educating students with Individualized Education Programs (IEP).

  • Modify general education curriculum to meet the needs of students receiving Special Education Services.

  • Deliver effective instruction and facilitate achievement for all students.

  • Provide guidance, support, and supervision in the development of respectful, responsible students.

  • Maintain and submit records including student progress.

  • Maintain effective, positive communication with students, parents/guardians, staff and administration.

  • Collaborate with other staff and administration.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements for this Position Qualifications, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience at the middle school level.

  • Right Response training or de-escalation training or history with similar behavior intervention programs encouraged.

  • BIP/FBA experience preferred.

  • Strong Communication Skills - both in an online format and in person.

  • High degree of team planning with other staff.

  • Specific training related to understanding and implementation of age appropriate curriculum.

  • Strong management skills, use of positive behavior support.

  • Personally uphold board policies and follow administrative procedures while assisting others in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policy.

Benefits:

$65,314.00 to $131,968.00 Salary

Benefits:

Comprehensive benefit package for staff, which includes options for health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, long-term disability insurance, and compensated leave.  Eligible positions are covered by Washington State Retirement Plan. 

  • VEBA

  • Employee Assistance Program provided by Canopy

  • Sick Leave (12 days - prorated if start date is mid-year)

  • Personal Leave (3 days - prorated if start date is mid-year)

  • 403(B)

  • Deferred Compensation

  • TRS retirement for eligible positions

  • SEBB Healthcare provided through Washington State if employee works up to 630 hours per year (Heath, Dental, Vision, Long-term Disability, Life and AD+D Insurance and options for HSA, FSA and DCAP)

Contact:

Please find the job details and apply online at https://www.sw.wednet.edu/our-district/district-office/human-resources/open-positions
If you have any questions please contact Human Resources at humanresources@sw.wednet.edu
360-221-6808 ext 2222
FAX 360-221-3835
South Whidbey School District 5476 Maxwelton Road, Langley, WA 98260
More information about the district is on our website: https://www.sw.wednet.edu/

[2023-2024] Middle School ELA Learning Specialist

August 07, 2023

New York, NY
Full Time

Description:

Originally founded in 1991 as Harlem RBI, DREAM has grown to annually serve more than 2,500 youth across East Harlem and the South Bronx through a network of six PreK-12, extended-day, extended-year DREAM Charter Schools and community sports-based youth development programs. Through our commitment to rigorous academics, social-emotional learning, deep family and community engagement, and health and wellness, we create lifelong learners who are equipped to fulfill their vision of success in and out of the classroom. We dream big, as well, with an aggressive five-year plan to expand to serve 3,500 students across seven schools—growing our organization's impact and leveling the playing field for all children. To learn more, visit wearedream.org.

Reporting to the Academic Dean, the Middle School ELA Learning Specialist will be responsible for providing tailored support to students with special education needs, through integrated co-teaching, in small group settings, or a combination of both. This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned educator who is passionate about ensuring all students succeed and thrive in school.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with co-teacher (as relevant) to create and foster a culture where all students can achieve at high levels;

  • Implement a Common Core-aligned curriculum through backwards lesson planning and follow school-wide protocols for developing and documenting syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, and rubrics;

  • Actively participate in all meetings, collaborative planning, and professional development, including an annual summer institute;

  • Track, monitor, and assume responsibility for academic progress of students;

  • Analyze assessment data, and daily data including exit tickets and Do Now's to inform instruction;

  • Set and maintain high expectations by building meaningful relationships;

  • Work with Student Culture Team to create individual behavior plans for students, as needed;

  • Build a warm and inclusive classroom environment and abide by school-wide practices for classroom management and individual behavior plans;

  • Work with grade team to analyze data, revise practices, norm on team-wide initiatives, and discuss individual scholars with a solutions-oriented mindset;

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships and regularly communicate scholars' progress towards goals and with families.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred;

  • Special education certification preferred;

  • At least two years of teaching experience with record of improving student achievement preferred;

  • A desire to make a difference in the lives of our students, families and community;

  • Desire and ability to receive and implement feedback;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences (including colleagues, students, families);

  • A commitment to working with diverse populations of families and students;

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred;

  • A strong belief in the mission and values of DREAM, including the desire to make a difference in the lives of our students, families, and community.

Compensation:

  • The salary range for incoming teachers with a Masters is $76,000 to $88,000. The salary range for incoming teachers with a Bachelors is $67,000 to $85,000.

  • New teacher salaries are determined based on their number of years of experience as a lead teacher, level of education (associate's, bachelor's, or master's degree), and internal equity. Teachers are eligible for annual performance-based salary increases based on our Teacher Career Pathways. Because we value staff tenure in each role, we do not currently cap salary ranges.

  • We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for medical plans and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, generous parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time and paid holidays, referral bonuses, professional development, an employee assistance program (EAP) and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching up to 4%.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

At DREAM, diversity, equity, and inclusion are a matter of mission.

From our schools to our playing fields, DREAM is committed to building a team where each individual can bring their full identity and experience to work because representation matters—it enriches our team culture, enhances our ability to innovate, and strengthens our impact in and out of the classroom. DREAM engages staff that represent and appreciate the diversity of our majority Black and Hispanic student body, while working to ensure that our practices are equitable, welcoming, and productive. We are dedicated to creating a world where youth, especially youth of color, have permission to dream—along with the tools and opportunities to make their dreams reality.
Come dream with us.

DREAM MAXIMS

All Kids Can. This Kid Can.
DREAM is Family.
Fun is a Serious Value.
Teamwork Makes the DREAM Work.
Fail. Persist. Exceed.
DREAM Big.

Apply Here:

https://www.click2apply.net/QLBY2KHJWXBjatyXzcW5jz
PI227221269

[2023-2024] 7th Grade Math Learning Specialist

May 15, 2023

New York, NY
Full-Time

Description:

Originally founded in 1991 as Harlem RBI, DREAM has grown to annually serve more than 2,500 youth across East Harlem and the South Bronx through a network of six PreK-12, extended-day, extended-year DREAM Charter Schools and community sports-based youth development programs. Through our commitment to rigorous academics, social-emotional learning, deep family and community engagement, and health and wellness, we create lifelong learners who are equipped to fulfill their vision of success in and out of the classroom. We dream big, as well, with an aggressive five-year plan to expand to serve 3,500 students across seven schools—growing our organization's impact and leveling the playing field for all children. To learn more, visit wearedream.org.

Reporting to the Academic Dean, the Learning Specialist will be responsible for providing tailored support to students with special education needs, through integrated co-teaching, in small group settings, or a combination of both. This  is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned educator who is passionate about ensuring all students succeed and thrive in school.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with co-teacher (as relevant) to create and foster a culture where all students can achieve at high levels;

  • Implement a Common Core-aligned curriculum through backwards lesson planning and follow school-wide protocols for developing and documenting syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, and rubrics;

  • Actively participate in all meetings, collaborative planning, and professional development, including an annual summer institute;

  • Track, monitor, and assume responsibility for academic progress of students;

  • Analyze assessment data, and daily data including exit tickets and Do Now's to inform instruction;

  • Set and maintain high expectations by building meaningful relationships;

  • Work with Student Culture Team to create individual behavior plans for students, as needed;

  • Build a warm and inclusive classroom environment and abide by school-wide practices for classroom management and individual behavior plans;

  • Work with grade team to analyze data, revise practices, norm on team-wide initiatives, and discuss individual scholars with a solutions-oriented mindset;

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships and regularly communicate scholars' progress towards goals and with families.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred;

  • Special education certification preferred;

  • At least two years of teaching experience with record of improving student achievement preferred;

  • A desire to make a difference in the lives of our students, families and community;

  • Desire and ability to receive and implement feedback;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences (including colleagues, students, families);

  • A commitment to working with diverse populations of families and students;

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred;

  • A strong belief in the mission and values of DREAM, including the desire to make a difference in the lives of our students, families, and community.

Compensation:

  • The salary range for incoming teachers with a Masters is $76,000 to $88,000. The salary range for incoming teachers with a Bachelors is $67,000 to $85,000.

  • New teacher salaries are determined based on their number of years of experience as a lead teacher, level of education (associate's, bachelor's, or master's degree), and internal equity. Teachers are eligible for annual performance-based salary increases based on our Teacher Career Pathways. Because we value staff tenure in each role, we do not currently cap salary ranges.

  • We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for medical plans and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, generous parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time and paid holidays, referral bonuses, professional development, an employee assistance program (EAP) and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching up to 4%.

DREAM's VACCINATION POLICY

DREAM requires vaccination against COVID-19 for all employees. Reasonable Accommodations based on a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief are being considered in accordance with applicable law.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

At DREAM, diversity, equity, and inclusion are a matter of mission.

From our schools to our playing fields, DREAM is committed to building a team where each individual can bring their full identity and experience to work because representation matters—it enriches our team culture, enhances our ability to innovate, and strengthens our impact in and out of the classroom. DREAM engages staff that represent and appreciate the diversity of our majority Black and Hispanic student body, while working to ensure that our practices are equitable, welcoming, and productive. We are dedicated to creating a world where youth, especially youth of color, have permission to dream—along with the tools and opportunities to make their dreams reality.
Come dream with us.

DREAM MAXIMS

All Kids Can. This Kid Can.
DREAM is Family.
Fun is a Serious Value.
Teamwork Makes the DREAM Work.
Fail. Persist. Exceed.
DREAM Big.

Apply Here:

https://www.click2apply.net/5Z1ZdASYbKPo7tgPxc4xGq
PI216773037

Early Intervention Special Education Teacher

February 01, 2023

Vancouver, WA 
Full time, 185 day contract

General Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Director of Early Intervention, the Early Intervention Special Education Teacher provides services to children birth to age three who are identified with a developmental delay or diagnosed condition. Early Intervention teachers provide early intervention strategies and supports in the areas of assessment, instruction, and consultation to staff and families of children age birth to three in natural environments as a primary service provider. Early Intervention teachers serve as a liaison with medical and community service providers on behalf of children with disabilities and their families.

Assignment/Location:

We are recruiting for an Early Intervention Special Education Teacher to serve our Early Intervention program. This position is full time, 185 day contract. The preferred start date for this position is April 24, 2023 - May 1, 2023, but there may be some flexibility. For questions regarding start date, please contact Chelsea Jacobson at (360) 750-7503. $49,709.00 - $85,056.00 Annual salary.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide formal and informal evaluations assessing functional capabilities of infants and toddlers on assigned caseload.

  • Develop and implement specific goals with measurable outcomes in the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) in conjunction with the IFSP team.

  • Maintain all Early Intervention documentation including EI state forms and written documentation of all evaluations, goals, outcomes, progress notes and communication with other providers and families.

  • Ensure compliance with timelines for EI documentation.

  • Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

  • Ensure the goals of the infant, toddler, and family are met as stated in the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).

  • Provide consultation and home programs for the families/caregivers to facilitate goals as identified in the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).

Other Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Availability to consult for other disciplines on an as-needed basis.

  • Attend required meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Hold or be eligible to hold a valid Washington teaching certificate with an early childhood special education endorsement.

  • Experience working with infants and toddlers and IFSPs.

  • Experience working with families preferably in natural environments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • National Board Teacher Certification.

  • Experience in the administration and provisions of early childhood special education services.

  • Teaching experience.

  • Experience training and supervising paraeducators.

  • Experience in serving students in rural or remote districts.

Working Conditions:

  • Travel within ESD 112 Special Education ESA region.

  • May be assigned to more than one building/district.

  • Physically able to perform duties of position in addition to the ability to get to a child's level, ability to bend and/or stoop.

Employment Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a criminal history and fingerprint check through the Washington State Patrol and FBI.

  • Driver's license and acceptable driving abstract.

Benefits:

We provide a professional yet family-friendly work environment. To that end, our benefits are designed to meet the individual needs of our employees and their families. Full-Time or Part-Time positions working at least 20 hours per week are eligible for our standard package of benefits; retirement, medical, dental, and vision insurance offered at affordable premiums, we also offer a 25% discount on child care at ECE Child Care centers, tuition reimbursement, credit 
union membership, an employee assistance program, and much more!

Part-time positions working less than 20 hours per week or Temporary positions are not eligible for health benefits or paid leave. Eligibility for retirement is based on length of assignment.

For details please visit:

https://www.esd112.org/hr/benefits/ for a summary of the Benefits of Employment.

Contact:

Chelsea Jacobson
Employment Manager
ESD 112
360-750-7503
hr.dept@esd112.org

[2022-2023] Reading Interventionist

January 23, 2023

New York, NY
Full-Time

Description:

Originally founded in 1991 as Harlem RBI, DREAM has grown to annually serve more than 2,500 youth across East Harlem and the South Bronx through a network of six PreK-12, extended-day, extended-year DREAM Charter Schools and community sports-based youth development programs. Through our commitment to rigorous academics, social-emotional learning, deep family and community engagement, and health and wellness, we create lifelong learners who are equipped to fulfill their vision of success in and out of the classroom. We dream big, as well, with an aggressive five-year plan to expand to serve 3,500 students across seven schools—growing our organization's impact and leveling the playing field for all children. To learn more, visit wearedream.org.

This position will serve as a school resource for staff and parents with regards to special education services and regulations. The Reading Interventionist will work closely with the Student Support Team (SST) to assist in observing, documenting, and referring students with suspected special education impairments. The candidate should be able to monitor students; continuous progress through data collection and observation and provide information/support and training to teachers and parents around their child's needs. The Intervention Specialist should have a good understanding of state and federal regulations and local policies regarding children with special needs. The Intervention Specialist should be flexible, self-motivated, and a team player.

Like all DREAM employees, the Reading Interventionist should demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and values of DREAM and should have substantial expertise in all areas of responsibility. Candidates must also value DREAM's comprehensive approach to education and desire to make a lasting impact in underserved communities as part of a growing organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a variety of research-based strategies to promote reading growth such as Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention, Wilson Reading, Orton-Gillingham Multi-Sensory education approach, etc;

  • Teach and progress monitor a caseload of about 25-35 students (approximately 8 groups of up to 4 students each) to determine strengths and needs, analyze data, provide and plan interventions with fidelity;

  • Maintain continued communication with content area teachers and ensure knowledge of grade-level standards and concepts through weekly participation in grade team meetings;

  • Model responses and provide visual anchors/agendas/materials and lead students through guided and independent practice and regularly check for understanding;

  • Serve as a resource for families, teachers, and staff to ensure the understanding of the individuals needs and diagnosis;

  • Demonstrate understanding within the field of Special Education by integrating a student's Individual Education Plan (IEP) by planning and monitoring student IEP goals, sharing student data both verbally and in writing during IEP meetings;

  • Create positive, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment with high joy factor so that students are excited about and invested in their academic excellence;

  • Be an active member of the School Support team, Response-to-Intervention team and assist in developing strategies to service students in need;

  • Set and reinforce clear expectations and routines that are aligned with the schools overall vision;

  • Engage parents and families in their children's academic success through regular communication of success and challenges; communicate regularly with parents about student progress and IEPs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required;

  • 3 years of teaching experience in a special education setting with a record of high student achievement;

  • Masters Degree in Special Education from a competitive college or university;

  • Appropriate New York State certification in Special Education;

  • Wilson Reading System Level 1 Certification as well as experience with Read 180, Just Words, and System 44 (preferred);

  • A desire to make a difference in the lives of our students, families and community;

  • A commitment to working with diverse populations of families and students, including those at risk of educational failure;

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Compensation:

  • The salary range for incoming teachers with a Masters is $76,000 to $88,000. The salary range for incoming teachers with a Bachelors is $67,000 to $85,000.

  • New teacher salaries are determined based on their number of years of experience as a lead teacher, level of education (associate's, bachelor's, or master's degree), and internal equity. Teachers are eligible for annual performance-based salary increases based on our Teacher Career Pathways. Because we value staff tenure in each role, we do not currently cap salary ranges.

  • We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for medical plans and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, generous parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time and paid holidays, referral bonuses, professional development, an employee assistance program (EAP) and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching up to 4%.

DREAM's VACCINATION POLICY

DREAM requires vaccination against COVID-19 for all employees. Reasonable Accommodations based on a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief are being considered in accordance with applicable law.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

At DREAM, diversity, equity, and inclusion are a matter of mission.

From our schools to our playing fields, DREAM is committed to building a team where each individual can bring their full identity and experience to work because representation matters—it enriches our team culture, enhances our ability to innovate, and strengthens our impact in and out of the classroom. DREAM engages staff that represent and appreciate the diversity of our majority Black and Hispanic student body, while working to ensure that our practices are equitable, welcoming, and productive. We are dedicated to creating a world where youth, especially youth of color, have permission to dream—along with the tools and opportunities to make their dreams reality.
Come dream with us.

DREAM MAXIMS

All Kids Can. This Kid Can.
DREAM is Family.
Fun is a Serious Value.
Teamwork Makes the DREAM Work.
Fail. Persist. Exceed.
DREAM Big.

Apply Here:

https://www.click2apply.net/XRDxnESVNwQVkuq1yIjMGR
PI201742871