September 2015 - Special Educator e-Journal

Table of Contents

  • Update from the U.S. Department of Education

  • How One National Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year Helps Students with Special Needs Succeed. By Andrew C. Brown, M.Ed. (SPED); M.ED. ( Ed. Leadership)

  • Buzz from the Hub

  • Intersection: Navigating the Road to Work

  • Legislative Announcements, Calls to Participate and New Projects

  • Latest Employment Opportunities Posted 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

Preschool Special Education Teacher

Baldwinsville, NY

Job Category: Special Education teacher for pre-school 2.6-5 yrs

Description:

Now Hiring Special Education Teacher for Preschool

High energy, fun atmosphere. Flexible schedules, choice of settings
Empowering individuals to achieve their dreams

Opportunities available in Oswego, Fulton, Baldwinsville and Pulaski

Visit www.littlelukes.com and click childcare for more information about our childcare philosophy of incorporating education and fun based on our award-winning curriculum.

Please apply at the link below:
http://Little-Lukes-Preschool.careerplug.com/j/01hta1

Requirements:

SPECIAL EDUCATION DEGREE PLUS NY STATE SPECIAL ED CERTIFICATION REQUIRED. B-2 SPECIAL ED CERT PREFERRED.

Contact:

Please apply at the link below:
http://Little-Lukes-Preschool.careerplug.com/j/01hta1

 

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Special Education Teacher

National Heritage Academies

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description:

National Heritage Academies is seeking Special Education Teachers to join our team in MI, OH, CO,GA, LA, NY, and NC.

National Heritage Academies (NHA) partners with community groups to build and operate public charter schools. Founded in 1995, today NHA partners with 80 K-8 schools in 9 states serving over 50,000 students. NHA is one of the largest charter school management organizations designed to eliminate achievement gaps and prepare our students for success in high school, college and beyond.

Requirements:

Qualifications differ in every state and can be found on our website at www.nhacareers.com.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Retirement Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Relocation Costs

 

Contact:

For more information and to apply, please visit www.nhacareres.com. Qualified candidates may contact Alex by phone at 616-285-1595 or by email acookingham@nhaschools.com.

 

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Behavior Therapist for Autism

In all cities in FL, GA, SC, NC, VA, TX, LA, AL, AZ and CA

Description:

Butterfly Effects, a leading provider of client-centric, in-home and in-school, ABA therapy for those experiencing life on the Autism spectrum, is actively seeking energetic, outgoing, and passionate individuals to become PART-TIME Registered Behavior Technicians! Butterfly Effects currently serves clients in over 30 markets, employing over 500 passionate team members focused on a singular purpose - to create a collaborative environment that promotes meaningful learning opportunities and experiences through individualized ABA therapy, for clients and their circle of support.


Availability for part time assignments. Variable hours are available, but emphasis is on after school (3:00 pm – 7:00 pm) hours.

Qualified Teachers will have:

  • Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 48 college credit hours.
  • A commitment to become certified as a Registered Behavior Technician by successfully completing a 40 hour course (no cost involved) in Applied Behavior Analysis.
  • BLS/ CPR Certification or willingness to achieve certification.
  • Reliable transportation and insurance.
  • Willingness to travel to and from clients' homes within 30 minutes of your location.
  • Strong computer and technology skills and reliable internet connection for data input.

 

Benefits:

Butterfly Effects offers great pay and benefits, including paid RBT training, mileage, flexible hours for Part-Time client home therapy, materials provided for free, and free training and supervision by a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst. Making a positive difference in a child's life.

Contact:

To Apply go to: www.butterflyeffects.com and or call 954-603-7885 for Talent Acquisition Team

 

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Special Education Coordinator

Washington, DC

Job Category: Special Education Coordinator

Description:

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School seeks a motivated, passionate and experienced Special Education Coordinator to provide case management and direct services to children identified for special education and related services.

The Special Education Coordinator ensures that all children and families with special needs receive optimal developmentally appropriate educational experiences.  Under the primary direction of the Special Education Manager and secondary direction of the Principal, the Special Education Coordinator will implement students’ Individual Education Plans (IEPs) in inclusion, push in and/or pull out settings, depending on the IEP Team’s decision about placement and what is appropriate as the student’s least restrictive environment. This position will serve to support the Special Education Manager with administrative tasks including IDEA compliance activities, chairing multidisciplinary (MDT) meetings, and comprehensive case management of all students on assigned caseload participating in the special education program to ensure their academic and developmental progress.

The Special Education Coordinator will use in-depth knowledge of early childhood special education practices to provide effective and research-based interventions to children identified for special education services. The Special Education Coordinator will also work with regular education teachers in a consultative manner to integrate these strategies into their practice within the RTI model.  The Special Education Coordinator also serves as an Inclusion Coordinator, a resource Teacher or a resource Teacher/Speech Language Pathologist in AELPCS. The inclusion Coordinator fulfills all the aspects of the Special Education Teacher in the school assigned and collaborates with a lead general education teacher to ensure high-quality instruction and coordinate services for all students in their classroom.

The Special Education Coordinator reports to the Special Education Manager, with input from the school Principal.

Requirements:

  • Candidates must have, at the minimum, a bachelor’s degree in elementary or early childhood special education, and one or more years of successful professional teaching experience.
  • Teachers with master’s degrees in early childhood special education or a certified speech language pathologist are preferred
  • Two or more years of successful professional teaching of young children with special needs is preferred.
  • Demonstrate leadership experience
  • Strong organizational skills and communication abilities
  • Ability to work collaboratively and well within a team
  • Both Inclusion and resource teacher candidates must receive a passing score on the Special Education and Elementary Education Content Knowledge (PK-3) by the start of the school year.


Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Compensation also includes an excellent benefits package and vast professional development opportunities.

Contact:

To apply, please go to our website go.appletreeinstitute.org/vacancies. If you have questions please send to talent@appletreeinstitute.org, No Phone Calls, please

 

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Early Childhood Special Educator

Aviano AFB, Italy

Job Category: Early Intervention

Description:

Magnum Medical has an opening for an Early Childhood Special Educator to work with children of American military families stationed at Aviano AFB in Italy. Position works in a home-based early intervention program, providing services to infants and toddlers of American military families stationed overseas. Requirements include the Master's degree in Special Education, US citizenship, a minimum of two years experience within the last five years 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, generous paid time off, relocation, and competitive tax-advantaged compensation provided.

Requirements:

Master's degree in Special Education, a minimum of two years experience within the last five years 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:

  • Medical and Dental benefits
  • 401K
  • Four weeks paid time off
  • Relocation provided!

 

Contact:

Lynn Romer at LynnR@magnummedicaloverseas.com or fax resume to 513-984-4909

 

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Teacher for the Visually Impaired

Reno, NV

Job Category: Teacher

Description:

VISUALLY IMPAIRED

The teacher assigned to the visually impaired is primarily responsible for providing itinerant and site-based instruction to students K-12 with visual disabilities (who may have other disabilities) by executing the previously mentioned essential duties and responsibilities as well as the following: provides assessments that measure students? progress toward grade level standards; adapts instructional materials and develops input for daily instructional/learning activities based upon the IEP; demonstrates skill and knowledge of current technology practices relative to students who have visual impairment; knowledge of and ability to effectively utilize a variety of computer software and other technologies necessary to model, teach, and assist students with visual impairments within classroom instruction and activities as well as other curricular access, ability and knowledge to use all technologies which may be required to perform requirements of the position; ability to work toward and demonstrate competency in Braille with a goal of obtaining a Certificate of Braille Competency. (Job Code: 0750)

Requirements:

  • Education/Experience: Any combination of education and experience in teaching would provide the required knowledge and skills are qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree from and accredited college or university with student teaching experience and the ability to obtain a valid Nevada teaching license.
  • License/Certificates: Possession of, or the ability to obtain a valid Nevada teaching license in the relevant subject area/and or grade level.

 

Benefits:

Competitive compensation ($32,404 - $69,802) and district paid premiums for employee benefits coverage with comprehensive benefits package. Employer paid contribution in to Public Employees Retirement System pension plan and MORE!

Contact:

Questions? Contact teach@washoeschools.net

or

apply online at:

https://jobs.washoeschools.net/ats/job_board_frame?refresh=Y&COMPANY_ID=00004845&APPLICANT_TYPE_ID=00000001

 

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Millwaukee, WI - Are You An Amazing Special Education Teacher?

Millwaukee, WI

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description:

Therapia Staffing Is Waiting To Welcome YOU!

Therapia Staffing wants you to know that "At the heart of all we do, is YOU". We specialize in contract staffing opportunities across the country that offer our Special Education Teacher's a way to experience a new location or school environment. If you are ready to make a change but not sure that a permanent commitment is the way to go at first, Therapia Staffing offers an alternative way to explore new career possibilities. With superior financial pay, bonuses and health benefits why would you not get excited about working with Therapia Staffing and our school partners?

Qualifications:

Requirements specific to each job will vary but as a general rule we are looking for individuals with Special Education Credentials who are authorize to teach in the disability areas of specialization such as Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Moderate/Severe Disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visual Impairments, Physical and Health Impairments, and Early Childhood Special Education.

Benefits:

WE HAVE YOU COVERED WITH THE BENEFITS YOU NEED.

By definition the word BENEFITS means something that is advantageous or good, at Therapia Staffing we make sure that your total experience is a benefit. Our approach is not a one size fits all but rather an individualized discussion on what benefits you need and when your needs change. We understand that your priorities are not always going to be the same and this is why Therapia Staffing makes sure that we can accommodate those changes with you.

Options you can choose from:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Liability Insurance
  • License/Certification Reimbursement
  • CEU's
  • Housing Accommodations
  • Travel Allowance
  • Tax Advantage Program

 

Contact:

OUR TEAM IS READY TO REVIEW YOUR RESUME AND START PLANNING YOUR NEW CAREER PATH!

If the time isn’t right for you to make a change we LOVE referrals at Therapia Staffing. Send a friend our way and receive a “Thank You” bonus of $1500 upon the start of a contract.

1-866-678-9449

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HIRE@THERAPIASTAFFING.COM


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Selah, WA - Are You An Amazing Special Education Teacher?

Selah, WA

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description:

Therapia Staffing Is Waiting To Welcome YOU!

Therapia Staffing wants you to know that "At the heart of all we do, is YOU". We specialize in contract staffing opportunities across the country that offer our Special Education Teacher's a way to experience a new location or school environment. If you are ready to make a change but not sure that a permanent commitment is the way to go at first, Therapia Staffing offers an alternative way to explore new career possibilities. With superior financial pay, bonuses and health benefits why would you not get excited about working with Therapia Staffing and our school partners?

Qualifications:

Requirements specific to each job will vary but as a general rule we are looking for individuals with Special Education Credentials who are authorize to teach in the disability areas of specialization such as Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Moderate/Severe Disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visual Impairments, Physical and Health Impairments, and Early Childhood Special Education.

Benefits:

WE HAVE YOU COVERED WITH THE BENEFITS YOU NEED.

By definition the word BENEFITS means something that is advantageous or good, at Therapia Staffing we make sure that your total experience is a benefit. Our approach is not a one size fits all but rather an individualized discussion on what benefits you need and when your needs change. We understand that your priorities are not always going to be the same and this is why Therapia Staffing makes sure that we can accommodate those changes with you.

Options you can choose from:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Liability Insurance
  • License/Certification Reimbursement
  • CEU's
  • Housing Accommodations
  • Travel Allowance
  • Tax Advantage Program

 

Contact:

OUR TEAM IS READY TO REVIEW YOUR RESUME AND START PLANNING YOUR NEW CAREER PATH!

If the time isn’t right for you to make a change we LOVE referrals at Therapia Staffing. Send a friend our way and receive a “Thank You” bonus of $1500 upon the start of a contract.

1-866-678-9449

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HIRE@THERAPIASTAFFING.COM

 

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Lottsburg, VA - Are You An Amazing Special Education Teacher?

Lottsburg, VA

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description:

Therapia Staffing Is Waiting To Welcome YOU!

Therapia Staffing wants you to know that "At the heart of all we do, is YOU". We specialize in contract staffing opportunities across the country that offer our Special Education Teacher's a way to experience a new location or school environment.

If you are ready to make a change but not sure that a permanent commitment is the way to go at first, Therapia Staffing offers an alternative way to explore new career possibilities. With superior financial pay, bonuses and health benefits why would you not get excited about working with Therapia Staffing and our school partners?

Qualifications:

Requirements specific to each job will vary but as a general rule we are looking for individuals with Special Education Credentials who are authorize to teach in the disability areas of specialization such as Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Moderate/Severe Disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visual Impairments, Physical and Health Impairments, and Early Childhood Special Education.

Benefits:

WE HAVE YOU COVERED WITH THE BENEFITS YOU NEED.

By definition the word BENEFITS means something that is advantageous or good, at Therapia Staffing we make sure that your total experience is a benefit. Our approach is not a one size fits all but rather an individualized discussion on what benefits you need and when your needs change. We understand that your priorities are not always going to be the same and this is why Therapia Staffing makes sure that we can accommodate those changes with you.

Options you can choose from:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Liability Insurance
  • License/Certification Reimbursement
  • CEU's
  • Housing Accommodations
  • Travel Allowance
  • Tax Advantage Program

 

Contact:

OUR TEAM IS READY TO REVIEW YOUR RESUME AND START PLANNING YOUR NEW CAREER PATH!

If the time isn’t right for you to make a change we LOVE referrals at Therapia Staffing. Send a friend our way and receive a “Thank You” bonus of $1500 upon the start of a contract.

1-866-678-9449

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HIRE@THERAPIASTAFFING.COM


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Youngstown, OH - Are You An Amazing Special Education Teacher?

Youngstown, OH

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description:

Therapia Staffing Is Waiting To Welcome YOU!

Therapia Staffing wants you to know that "At the heart of all we do, is YOU". We specialize in contract staffing opportunities across the country that offer our Special Education Teacher's a way to experience a new location or school environment. If you are ready to make a change but not sure that a permanent commitment is the way to go at first, Therapia Staffing offers an alternative way to explore new career possibilities. With superior financial pay, bonuses and health benefits why would you not get excited about working with Therapia Staffing and our school partners?

Qualifications:

Requirements specific to each job will vary but as a general rule we are looking for individuals with Special Education Credentials who are authorize to teach in the disability areas of specialization such as Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Moderate/Severe Disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visual Impairments, Physical and Health Impairments, and Early Childhood Special Education.

Benefits:

WE HAVE YOU COVERED WITH THE BENEFITS YOU NEED.

By definition the word BENEFITS means something that is advantageous or good, at Therapia Staffing we make sure that your total experience is a benefit. Our approach is not a one size fits all but rather an individualized discussion on what benefits you need and when your needs change. We understand that your priorities are not always going to be the same and this is why Therapia Staffing makes sure that we can accommodate those changes with you.

Options you can choose from:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Liability Insurance
  • License/Certification Reimbursement
  • CEU's
  • Housing Accommodations
  • Travel Allowance
  • Tax Advantage Program

 

Contact:

OUR TEAM IS READY TO REVIEW YOUR RESUME AND START PLANNING YOUR NEW CAREER PATH!

If the time isn’t right for you to make a change we LOVE referrals at Therapia Staffing. Send a friend our way and receive a “Thank You” bonus of $1500 upon the start of a contract.

1-866-678-9449

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HIRE@THERAPIASTAFFING.COM


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San Jose, CA - Are You An Amazing Special Education Teacher?

San Jose, CA

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description:

Therapia Staffing Is Waiting To Welcome YOU!

Therapia Staffing wants you to know that "At the heart of all we do, is YOU". We specialize in contract staffing opportunities across the country that offer our Special Education Teacher's a way to experience a new location or school environment. If you are ready to make a change but not sure that a permanent commitment is the way to go at first, Therapia Staffing offers an alternative way to explore new career possibilities. With superior financial pay, bonuses and health benefits why would you not get excited about working with Therapia Staffing and our school partners?

Qualifications:

Requirements specific to each job will vary but as a general rule we are looking for individuals with Special Education Credentials who are authorize to teach in the disability areas of specialization such as Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Moderate/Severe Disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visual Impairments, Physical and Health Impairments, and Early Childhood Special Education.

Benefits:

WE HAVE YOU COVERED WITH THE BENEFITS YOU NEED.

By definition the word BENEFITS means something that is advantageous or good, at Therapia Staffing we make sure that your total experience is a benefit. Our approach is not a one size fits all but rather an individualized discussion on what benefits you need and when your needs change. We understand that your priorities are not always going to be the same and this is why Therapia Staffing makes sure that we can accommodate those changes with you.

Options you can choose from:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Liability Insurance
  • License/Certification Reimbursement
  • CEU's
  • Housing Accommodations
  • Travel Allowance
  • Tax Advantage Program

 

Contact:

OUR TEAM IS READY TO REVIEW YOUR RESUME AND START PLANNING YOUR NEW CAREER PATH!

If the time isn’t right for you to make a change we LOVE referrals at Therapia Staffing. Send a friend our way and receive a “Thank You” bonus of $1500 upon the start of a contract.

1-866-678-9449

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HIRE@THERAPIASTAFFING.COM


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Oracle, AZ - Are You An Amazing Special Education Teacher?

Oracle, AZ

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description:

Therapia Staffing Is Waiting To Welcome YOU!

Therapia Staffing wants you to know that "At the heart of all we do, is YOU". We specialize in contract staffing opportunities across the country that offer our Special Education Teacher's a way to experience a new location or school environment. If you are ready to make a change but not sure that a permanent commitment is the way to go at first, Therapia Staffing offers an alternative way to explore new career possibilities. With superior financial pay, bonuses and health benefits why would you not get excited about working with Therapia Staffing and our school partners?

Qualifications:

Requirements specific to each job will vary but as a general rule we are looking for individuals with Special Education Credentials who are authorize to teach in the disability areas of specialization such as Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Moderate/Severe Disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visual Impairments, Physical and Health Impairments, and Early Childhood Special Education.

Benefits:

WE HAVE YOU COVERED WITH THE BENEFITS YOU NEED.

By definition the word BENEFITS means something that is advantageous or good, at Therapia Staffing we make sure that your total experience is a benefit. Our approach is not a one size fits all but rather an individualized discussion on what benefits you need and when your needs change. We understand that your priorities are not always going to be the same and this is why Therapia Staffing makes sure that we can accommodate those changes with you.

Options you can choose from:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Liability Insurance
  • License/Certification Reimbursement
  • CEU's
  • Housing Accommodations
  • Travel Allowance
  • Tax Advantage Program

 

Contact:

OUR TEAM IS READY TO REVIEW YOUR RESUME AND START PLANNING YOUR NEW CAREER PATH!

If the time isn’t right for you to make a change we LOVE referrals at Therapia Staffing. Send a friend our way and receive a “Thank You” bonus of $1500 upon the start of a contract.

1-866-678-9449

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HIRE@THERAPIASTAFFING.COM


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Oakland/Richmond, CA - Are You An Amazing Special Education Teacher?

Oakland/Richmond, CA

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description:

Therapia Staffing Is Waiting To Welcome YOU!

Therapia Staffing wants you to know that "At the heart of all we do, is YOU". We specialize in contract staffing opportunities across the country that offer our Special Education Teacher's a way to experience a new location or school environment. If you are ready to make a change but not sure that a permanent commitment is the way to go at first, Therapia Staffing offers an alternative way to explore new career possibilities. With superior financial pay, bonuses and health benefits why would you not get excited about working with Therapia Staffing and our school partners?

Qualifications:

Requirements specific to each job will vary but as a general rule we are looking for individuals with Special Education Credentials who are authorize to teach in the disability areas of specialization such as Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Moderate/Severe Disabilities, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visual Impairments, Physical and Health Impairments, and Early Childhood Special Education.

Benefits:

WE HAVE YOU COVERED WITH THE BENEFITS YOU NEED.

By definition the word BENEFITS means something that is advantageous or good, at Therapia Staffing we make sure that your total experience is a benefit. Our approach is not a one size fits all but rather an individualized discussion on what benefits you need and when your needs change. We understand that your priorities are not always going to be the same and this is why Therapia Staffing makes sure that we can accommodate those changes with you.

Options you can choose from:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Liability Insurance
  • License/Certification Reimbursement
  • CEU's
  • Housing Accommodations
  • Travel Allowance
  • Tax Advantage Program

 

Contact:

OUR TEAM IS READY TO REVIEW YOUR RESUME AND START PLANNING YOUR NEW CAREER PATH!

If the time isn’t right for you to make a change we LOVE referrals at Therapia Staffing. Send a friend our way and receive a “Thank You” bonus of $1500 upon the start of a contract.

1-866-678-9449

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HIRE@THERAPIASTAFFING.COM


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