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SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Alexandria, Virginia, United States, 22309

Job Category: Full Time Teaching

Posted on August 06, 2018

Description:

*****SIGN ON BONUS*****

$2,500 sign-on bonus (local or relocation).

APTS offers teachers an extremely supported environment in and out of the classroom. In the classroom, Program Facilitators help to present individualized lessons as well as support students through behavioral episodes. Both in and out of the classroom, teachers can rely on their pod's Data Analyst, Behavior Analyst, and Education Specialist to assist in developing and reaching student academic and behavioral goals.

Employees duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement Individualized Education Plan (IEP) based on results of psycho-educational and other assessments, including implementing strategies developed by speech, occupational, physical therapists, or other IEP mandated service providers
  • Develop lesson plans on a weekly and monthly basis for each student based on their IEP goals/objectives and in keeping with state requirements (i.e., Standards of Learning/Alternate Assessment)
  • Carry out behavioral strategies, including crisis intervention, in keeping with APTS policies and procedures and regulations governing private special education day schools
  • Process with staff daily to ensure awareness of schedule and instructional activities
  • Administer Standards of Learning and other diagnostic testing as appropriate for level of training and student need
  • Conduct alternate assessments for students requiring them
  • Coordinate and attend IEP and IDT meetings, parent/teacher conferences, and meetings with other professionals as appropriate and/or required
  • Write quarterly progress reports which include graphs for each students progress
  • Collect data based on each students functional assessment and IEP
  • Provide input in the development of each students Behavior Intervention Plan
  • Maintain a clean and neat classroom
  • Provide input regarding staff performance evaluations

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; sit; use hand-to-finger, handle or feel objects, tool and student supplies; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; see, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, and occasionally to run. The employee must be able to provide physical crisis management. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds or more with or without assistance.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree preferred or 30 credits accrued towards Masters degree in education from an accredited university
  • Collegiate level or Post-Graduate license with a Special Education endorsement required. In lieu of a complete endorsement, a provisional license may be granted if the teacher is actively working towards completing the endorsement.
  • benefits:
  • Salary/Benefits:
  • APTS offers a competitive salary
  • Internal advancement opportunities,
  • 401k with employer match
  • Medical, dental and vision health benefits (APTS offers FREE individual health insurance for those who participate in our Wellness Program)
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Tuition reimbursment for relevent degrees

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a safe and drug-free workplace and require a pre-employment background screening.

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