October 2014 - Special Educator e-Journal

Table of Contents

  • Update from the U.S. Department of Education

  • Legislative Announcements, Calls to Participate and New Projects

  • Special Education Resources Special Topic: IEP and Transition Planning

  • Latest Employment Opportunities Post on NASET

  • Upcoming Conferences and Events

  • Funding Forecast and Award Opportunities

  • Acknowledgements

  • Download a PDF or XPS Version of this Issue

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Latest Employment Opportunities Posted on NASET


Special Education Teacher

Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC

Job Category: Special Education Teacher Full-Time, Part-Time, & Temp Positions

Special Education Teacher:

We need Certified Special Education Teachers that are available to start right away! Several immediate open positions in all subjects include Art, Math, Physical Education, Science, History, General Ed. and more. We'll even consider General Education Teachers with Special Ed experience. Must be Maryland or DC Certified. Full-time and Temp positions available! If you're a Certified Teacher and looking for employment, get in touch with us to schedule an interview. Our teachers work in schools located in DC and Baltimore metro areas. Demand is extremely high right now so don't delay.

Please call Dave Komorek at 301.276.8262301.276.8262 today!

Our Special Education Teacher must meet these requirements:

  • Master's Degree with elementary, middle school or high school teaching experience
  • Valid State Teacher Certification
  • Strong motivational and communication skills
  • The ability to maintain a positive learning environment by utilizing excellent classroom management skills.
  • Organizational and basic computer and clerical skills Praxis I & II Provisional License in Special Education

Contact:

Dave Komorek, recruiter
Tel. 301.276.8262301.276.8262
Align Staffing
7474 Greenway Center Dr. Suite #620
Greenbelt, MD 20770

 

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Early Childhood Special Educator

Okinawa, Japan

Job Category: Early Intervention

Description:

Positions available for Early Childhood Special Educators to work with children of American military families stationed overseas! Positions available at Okinawa, Japan. The position works with children in the 0, 1 & 2-year age population in a home-based early intervention program. Relocation, housing stipend, excellent benefits, and generous compensation with tax advantages. Apply Today!

Requirements:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Special Education, a minimum of two years experience recently working with developmentally delayed children in the 0, 1 & 2-year age population in a home-based early intervention capacity, and a current state teaching license/certification to teach in this capacity

Benefits:

Relocation, health & dental benefits, 401K Plan, four weeks paid time off & ten federal holidays.

Contact:

LynnR@magnummedicaloverseas.com or 800-852-5678800-852-5678 x.156. Fax 513-984-4909

 

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Special Education Teacher

San Rafael and Concord, CA

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description:

Join a team that is making a difference in the community! Anova is Northern California's most trusted provider of educational, behavioral, and therapy services for children with autism and all types of disabilities. This is a full-time, Contracted (Exempt) position and is based on the number of school calendar days.

The Special Education Teacher is responsible for planning, structuring, implementing and evaluating the behavioral and educational components of their classroom. This position oversees the daily operations of their classroom and assumes responsibility for the design and implementation of IEP goals and objectives. This position supervises and offers guidance to classroom staff to ensure a positive and high quality teaching environment, and ensures compliance with agency policies and procedures and other appropriate regulations and standards.

Requirements:

  • Must hold a valid CA Special Education Teaching Credential or Intern Credential.
  • At least two years of experience working with developmentally disabled and / or emotionally disturbed students in an environment utilizing an Applied Behavior Analysis approach.
  • Must have computer access with internet capabilities.
  • Supervisory experience is highly preferred.

Benefits:

Anova benefits include Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Term Life Insurance, 403(b) plan, and the Employee Assistance Plan (EAP). All Anova employees also participate in training and professional development.

With campuses in three North Bay counties and administrative offices in beautiful wine country, Anova employees enjoy the climates, communities, and scenery that make Northern California one of the most desirable places in the world to live and work.

Contact:

Please go to http://www.anovaeducation.org/careers to download and submit an employment application. You may also send a cover letter, employment application, and resume via email to Kelly Obremski at kobremski@anovaeducation.org or call 707-527-7032707-527-7032 for more information.

 

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Special Education Teacher - Preschool

Menlo Park, CA

Job Category: Preschool Special Education Teacher

Description:

Preschool Special Education Teacher' Travel Opportunity!

Mediscan is hiring a full time Preschool SPED Teacher for the 14/15 year on the San Francisco Peninsula. Interested candidates must have appropriate education, credentialing, etc. We are looking for preschool special education credentials. New grads welcome!

Mediscan Therapy specializes in placing clinicians in pediatric settings. We offer a variety of work options from per-diem to travel, giving our employees more opportunities and flexibility. We invest in our employees' professional growth and provide the tools and resources needed to optimize your potential. Come and be a part of Mediscan's growing team!

Requirements:

Must have Bachelor's Degree in Special Education or other related field. Must have preschool credential. New graduates are welcome!

Benefits:

We offer competitive pay, medical benefits, PTO, relocation assistance, and more.

Contact:

For immediate consideration, call 877-630-2044877-630-2044 to speak to one of our recruiting specialists or visit our website: www.mediscan.net to apply online.

 

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Special Education Teachers

California-online delivery

Job Category: Special Education Teachers needed to deliver online services

Description:

Webwise Therapy Services (webwiseeducation.com) offers an innovative way to deliver online special education services to students with special needs from the comfort and safety of their own homes. We are looking for full-time employees and independent contractors.

At WebWise, all special education sessions are delivered online and teachers will work with students via an interactive virtual classroom. Special Education teachers will work from their home office, providing individualized instruction with the support of our team, resource library, and on-going continuing education. Teachers will need a computer, webcam, and a quiet, professional working environment, free from distractions in order to deliver services. Special education sessions are scheduled based on your availability, providing a flexible work schedule. Tutors must have current credentials and at least one year of school-based experience.

WebWise Therapy Services offers a flexible, individualized approach to learning; aligning education with each student's needs and creating a life-long strategy for success regardless of age or grade level.

If you are interested in joining the WebWise team, wouldn't mind making a good income from the comfort of your own home, and also meet the qualifications we've outlined below, then we invite you to submit your qualifications today! (Only qualified candidates should apply) Special Education Teacher responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage a caseload of students on either a part-time or full-time basis.
  • Provide virtual instruction in accordance with students' IEP goals.
  • Develop, write and help implement IEPs.
  • Provide progress reports as required.
  • Ongoing communication with parents and teacher to ensure IEP goals are being met.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date data in the company's Learning Management System.
  • Other duties as applicable.
  • Valid Special Education credential in your home state.
  • Experience in policy (IDEA) and/or administration with Special Education
  • Strong technology skills (virtual classroom experience a plus)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deal with cases in ADR
  • Flexible schedule
  • High speed Internet or DSL service
  • A computer with a minimum of 1Ghz processor and 512 MB of RAM
  • PC users require Windows Vista or Windows 7 (or newer) operating systems Mac users require Mac OSX 10.6.8 or newer with X11 installed
  • A current version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, FireFox, or Chrome
  • A microphone and headset
  • For computers without a built-in web camera, an external web camera is needed
  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Health insurance and other benefits for full-time employees

Special Education Teacher Requirements:

  • Valid Special Education credential in your home state.
  • Experience in policy (IDEA) and/or administration with Special Education
  • Strong technology skills (virtual classroom experience a plus)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deal with cases in ADR
  • Flexible schedule

Technology Requirements:

  • High speed Internet or DSL service
  • A computer with a minimum of 1Ghz processor and 512 MB of RAM
  • PC users require Windows Vista or Windows 7 (or newer) operating systems Mac users require Mac OSX 10.6.8 or newer with X11 installed
  • A current version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, FireFox, or Chrome
  • A microphone and headset
  • For computers without a built-in web camera, an external web camera is needed

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Health insurance and other benefits for full-time employees

Contact:

Sam Fernandez
www.webwiseeducation.com
855-355-WISE855-355-WISE (9473)
interviewteam@webwisetutors.com

 

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Certified Special Educator

Baltimore, MD

Description:

SESI is a private company that provides comprehensive special education services for students identified with emotional and behavioral disabilities. We are currently seeking two teachers (HS Math and HS Science) for the 2014 -2015 school year. Our school, New Hope Academy is a unique public-private partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools serving students in grades 6-12. Currently in its sixth school year, New Hope Academy has created a therapeutic academic setting that includes positive behavioral supports, highly structured student protocols, and modified access to the Common Core Curriculum. Potential employees should be highly motivated, flexible, open to giving and receiving feedback, enjoy working as part of a team, and feel comfortable working an environment where students display severe behavioral issues.

Requirements:

MSDE certified, or eligible for certification, in secondary special education and/or who holds content certification in one or more of the following areas: Science or Mathematics

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Insurance
  • 401(k) enrollment
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Structure, support, and supervision
  • Opportunity to join leading, national special education organization operating over 55 programs in 11 states and DC

Contact:

Keith Seymour
Director of Growth and Development
Specialized Education Services, Inc.
(301) 807-2393(301) 807-2393
KSeymour@highroadschool.com

 

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HS Special Education Teacher

Chicago, IL

Job Category: Teacher

Description:

Special Education teachers at Intrinsic provide a mix of co-taught and separate class support for students. Our school has 1:1 technology and a unique 21st century learning environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 100% commitment to preparing every student for a rigorous four-year university.
  • Facilitate student learning by designing lessons, leading small groups and conferencing with students, Provide direct instruction based on student need.
  • Lead and own results of an advisory that meets daily.
  • Constantly review student level data to inform instruction and student groupings.
  • Collaborate with other teachers (gen ed and special ed) across content areas and vertically by content area. Curate lessons via a mix of teacher created lessons and on-line
  • supports/programs.
  • Support student learning outside the classroom â€" facilitate clubs, after-school tutoring, attend school/community events, etc.

Requirements:

Certified to teach Special Education in IL High School.

Benefits:

We offer a chance to make huge impact in urban education by creating an academic model that leverages great teaching and the precision of technology to personalize education for each student.

Our team has a unique mix of charter and deep CPS experience that creates a broad range of perspectives. Our special education team will also have access to mentors with 60 years of collective special education experience including district leadership, teacher training and coaching and IEP development.

Finally, we offer a chance to be a part of an elite peer group. We collaborate with some of the most successful traditional charter and district schools and the most innovative schools nationally as we refine our model. The transformations we see starting at our new campus will be shared across the city, the state and the nation to every school ready to install blended classrooms.

Apply at www.intrinsicschools.org/careers

 

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