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Special Education Teacher

May 11, 2022

Longview, WA
Full time

Description:

We are recruiting for three Special Education Teachers to serve Quest Academy Day Treatment Center in Longview, WA for the 2022-2023 school year. These positions are full time, 192 day contracts.

General Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Day Treatment Program Director, the Special Education Teacher designs a positive learning environment and delivers instruction to students whose educational needs are primarily the result of significant social, emotional and behavioral challenges. The teacher is responsible for assessment of each student's individual academic and behavioral needs, individualization of the general education curriculum (K-12), development of IEPs as appropriate and coordination with agency and/or consulting behavioral staff to support achievement of school and treatment goals.

See what it's like to work for Quest Academy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7-yd338Owg&t=13s

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Hold or be eligible to hold a valid Washington teaching certification with K-12 Special Education Endorsement.

  • Knowledge and experience in Special Education teaching students whose primary disability is severe social/emotional behavioral challenges.

  • Ability to compose and produce concise professional documents.

  • Working knowledge of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) regulations and procedures.

  • Written and oral communication skills sufficient to perform essential functions.

Benefits:

Educational Service District 112 contributes toward health benefits costs for eligible employees and their dependents. Health benefits are available to employees regularly scheduled to work at least half-time (20 hours per week). ESD 112 participates in the PEBB benefit program through Washington’s Health Care Authority (HCA). Our benefit package includes a choice of medical plans, vision coverage, an employer paid dental plan and employer paid term life insurance ($35,000 policy), accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, and long term disability coverage.  You can see the full scope of benefits offered through PEBB by visiting the HCA’s website: https://www.hca.wa.gov/employee-retiree-benefits/public-employees

ESD 112 participates in the in the Washington State Retirement System.  You will be a member of the Teachers Retirement System or TRS. For information on the plans visit www.drs.wa.gov/choice

Apply online by visiting:

https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/esd112/jobs/3446494