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Special Education Teacher

Los Angeles, CA

Job Category: Full Time

Posted on April 06, 2018


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.


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:

Wayfinder Family Services

Human Resources Department

5300 Angeles Vista Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90043

Fax: (310)321-3488

Visit us:

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."

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