January 2016 - Special Educator e-Journal

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Special Education Teacher (2016-17)

Nashville, TN

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Who We Are

RePublic Schools is a network of high-performing public charter schools based in Nashville, TN and Jackson, MS with a mission to reimagine public education in the South and prepare all of our scholars to graduate from college. In addition to providing a world-class traditional academic curriculum, we empower our students to be change-makers by teaching them to code – starting in the 5th grade.

Despite the fact that our scholars come from traditionally underserved communities (approximately 85% identify as low-income, and nearly 95% as students of color), we have seen them defy the odds to achieve outstanding results. RePublic's schools have scored in the top 5% of all open-enrollment public schools across the state of Tennessee for both student growth and absolute achievement – making ours the first (and only) charter schools in state history to achieve this dual distinction.

At RePublic, we cultivate a cohesive community of families, staff, and scholars committed to doing whatever it takes to ensure our scholars succeed. We are looking for dynamic, determined Special Education Teachers to lock arms with our school teams in Nashville and Jackson for the 2016-2017 school year. Candidates must share our unwavering belief that all children can achieve at high levels and change the world. Sound like you?

What You'll Do

  • [Bring it] Have stamina and the ability to set and achieve ambitious goals, and handle the intensity required to bring your best self to an extended school day in a very high-performing school environment.
  • [Own your content] Study RePublic curriculum and Common Core Standards, do the intellectual prep needed to deliver rigorous and inspiring instruction in whole-class and small-group settings, and make necessary modifications and accommodations based on qualitative and quantitative data to meet differentiated student needs.
  • [Reach higher] Work with stakeholders to set ambitious academic and character development goals for students with IEPs, review student 504 plans and IEPs and lead IEP meetings, and monitor progress of students with IEPs.
  • [Sweat the small stuff] Develop, uphold, and implement RePublic's values, policies, and systems; Oversee compliance of special education files, track discipline data to ensure special education procedures are implemented, and assist school teams in coordinating, managing, and administering assessments with needed modifications for students with IEPs.
  • [Never stop growing] Offer and receive constructive feedback from colleagues in order to create a professional working atmosphere that aspires to excellence and is conducive to constant improvement; dive humbly into school-wide and individual professional development, including pre-service training over the summer and weekly sessions during the academic year.
  • [Spread the love] Build deep relationships with students, families, and staff to foster a culture of joy and community. Maintain strong lines of communication with families about student progress, and go above and beyond to support and collaborate closely with teammates in the united pursuit of RePublic's mission.

Who You Are

A steadfast believer that all students can achieve academic excellence. A growth-minded tinkerer who is constantly learning, improving, and hungry for feedback. A gritty problem-solver who approaches challenges with smart solutions in mind. An eternal optimist who supports and motivates your teammates by having their back.

A detail maven who plans backwards to meet timelines and manage complex projects. A data-driven analyst who reflects and takes swift action based on results. A proactive communicator who reaches out to students, families, and teammates

The Fine Print

  • [Qualifications/Certification] All candidates must have a Bachelor's degree; Master's degree is a plus. All full-time RePublic teachers must have a valid Tennessee or Mississippi teaching license, or willingness/eligibility to pursue state certification in Special Education, if necessary.
  • [Prior Experience] Prior experience teaching, experience teaching in a low-income community, and a demonstrated ability to raise achievement levels of traditionally underserved students highly preferred.
  • Student Supports Teachers will serve special education students at either the middle or high school level. Teachers will be placed at one of our schools in Nashville: Liberty Collegiate Academy, Nashville Prep, Nashville Academy of Computer Science, RePublic High School, Smilow Prep, or Reimagine Prep.

Salary is competitive and commensurate based on experience. Compensation at RePublic includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Contact

Kyli Lamar
Associate Director of Talent
klamar@republiccharterschools.org
Apply at: http://grnh.se/rjiyb8

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Director, Newton’s Early Childhood Program

Newton, MA

Job Category: Director, Full Time

Description:

The Newton Early Childhood Program, which is part of the Student Services Department of the Newton Public Schools, operates 8 inclusive classrooms of approximately 15 students each ages 3-5 who reside in Newton. We are seeking a new leader for our program as we transition into a new facility for the 2016 – 2017 school year.

Requirements:

Candidates should have appropriate DESE licensure.

Contact:

Apply via our website: http://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/default.aspx?all=1

District Website: www.newton.k12.ma.us

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Special Education Coordinator/Teacher

Kansas City, MO

Job Category: Special Education Coordinator/Teacher

Description:

Special Education Coordinator, elementary grades

We are looking for candidates who have experience in progressive education and diverse communities, and a solid understanding of supporting the academic, social and emotional development of young children of all learning styles and needs.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing curriculum maps, lessons and units of study that meet or exceed requirements of Missouri Learning Standards and incorporate constructivist learning strategies
  • Assessing student progress and achievement using a variety of means to collect and report on academic data
  • Using data to tailor instruction to meet individual student academic and social needs with a goal of a vast majority of students performing on-grade level or above in all subject areas
  • Leading the design of comprehensive assessment and individual education plans for students with severe disabilities that require a functional and/or alternative temporary or long-term curriculum.
  • Participating in professional development activities, both internal (led by the principal, lead teachers and visiting experts) and external (visiting other schools, attending conferences, and engaging in best practice sharing with others in the charter school community, etc.)
  • Participating as an active member of the community to provide stewardship of the school and adherence to its mission and guiding principles
  • Maintaining a high-level of professionalism including meeting deadlines, and commitments to self, students, and the community
  • Monitoring and implementing School's compliance with all student Individual Education Plans (IEP's), maintaining active and up to date records
  • Monitoring and implementing the School's Special Education Program, which includes compliant timely response to parent inquiries, student assessment, and reporting
  • Supporting and leading the convening of the Student Support (Success) Teams, providing clear agendas, goals, and documentation of each meeting
  • Conferencing with teachers, school leaders, and other instructional personnel, external educational agencies, to aid in the development of robust, appropriate, educational programming and supports to students who are at-risk of failure, not meeting school academic goals, and/or currently being supported by a formal IEP
  • Overseeing and implementing the School's Response to Intervention program and monitoring and documenting school-wide, including classroom progress toward goals

Staff and reporting relationships: The Coordinator will report to the Principal of the School. S/he will supervise a Special Education Teacher and collaborate with all instructional faculty and staff to support student learning.

Interested applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and responses to the following questions to: careers@cwckansascity.org (subject line: Special Education Coordinator)

Essay Questions Please respond briefly to the following questions (maximum one page for each question):

a. How would you describe your philosophy or approach to supporting students in an inclusive educational environment?
b. Describe your vision of the characteristics of a learning environment that assures academic achievement for special learners?
c. Describe effective approaches to professional development for teachers in inclusive elementary classroom settings?

The ideal Special Education Coordinator will have:

  • A Bachelor's degree and Missouri Special Education Certificate (Early Childhood Special Education Endorsement preferred)
  • Minimum of two years' experience teaching special education in relevant elementary grades
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working in a socio-economic, racial and culturally diverse classroom setting
  • Ability to effectively manage and instruct both small and large groups of students
  • An exhibited ability to work with children in a caring and respectful manner in order to create a joyful, caring classroom environment where instructional time includes community building, conflict resolution, skill-building, and empowering students to be peacemakers and agents for positive social change
  • Knowledge of and experience with SPED related computer programs to document services, notes, write IEP's and run all necessary reports
  • Knowledge of all compliance oriented SPED timelines, procedures, and processes (generally and within MO DESE)
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred

Benefits:

CWC Kansas City offers competitive teacher salaries commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and, as a school serving a diverse group of students, we work to reflect this diversity in our staff as well.
No phone calls, please.

Contact:

careers@cwckansascity.org

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Special Education Teacher

Philly, PA

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description

Progressus Therapy has incredible opportunities for Special Education Teachers...or, as we like to call them, Superheroes. If you use your super powers to help ensure that children have access to the best education possible in the least restrictive environment, we would love for you to join the Progressus Therapy team! We are currently hiring Special Education Teacher in Philadelphia, PA where you will be part of a dynamic, collaborative team of professionals focused on driving positive outcomes for students. Call 800-239-7979 today to speak with a dedicated Career Services Manager!

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate in Special Education
  • Personal commitment to driving positive outcomes for students
  • Certification in any of these the areas of English, Math, Science, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Life Skills and Emotional behavior
  • Collaborative minded professional with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and build strong relationships with parents, teachers and school administrators
  • Experience working in schools
  • Competitive compensation with flexible pay options
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Plan for medical and dependent coverage
  • Professional Liability Coverage
  • Licensure reimbursement
  • Annual Professional Development stipend
  • Professional membership stipend
  • Unlimited CEUs through the Progressus Pathways Learning Center
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan with a discretionary company match
  • Relocation assistance
  • Many More!

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation with flexible pay options
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Plan for medical and dependent coverage
  • Professional Liability Coverage
  • Licensure reimbursement
  • Annual Professional Development stipend
  • Professional membership stipend
  • Unlimited CEUs through the Progressus Pathways Learning Center
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan with a discretionary company match
  • Relocation assistance
  • Many More!

 

Contact

Whitney Lohr
Career Service Manager
Telephone: 813.549.5813
Email: Careers@progressustherapy.com
Website: www.progressustherapy.com

Site Listing: http://www.progressustherapy.com/search-results?field_job_type_target_id%5B%5D=436&field_state_value%5B%5D=Pennsylvania&field_setting_value=&submit=Search+Jobs

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Special Education Teacher

Chicago Area, Evanston, Rockford, Roselle, Waukegan and Chicago

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description

Looking to make a difference in the lives of children? Progressus Therapy has rewarding opportunities available for Special Education Teachers in Chicago for an immediate start. As a Progressus Special Education Teacher, you will have the opportunity to help children achieve their greatest potential. This opportunity allows you to work with early childhood students in a charter school.

As the nation's leading special education services provider, Progressus Therapy offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and a robust professional development program. Apply today to become a Progressus Special Education Teacher by calling Progressus at 800-239-7979 to speak to a Career Service Manager.

Requirements

  • Valid professional educator license (PEL)
  • Learning Behavior Specialist (LBS) endorsement
  • Teaching experience, including both regular and special education
  • Keen understanding of general special education testing concepts and methods
  • Able to provide behavioral analysis and positive intervention skills
  • Able to diagnose and provide remediation of various types of learning disabilitiesAble to provide consultation, resource information and materials regarding students with exceptional needs to parents
  • Collaborative minded professional with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and build strong relationships with parents, teachers and school administrators
  • Competitive compensation with flexible pay options
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Plan for medical and dependent coverage
  • Professional Liability Coverage
  • Licensure reimbursement
  • Annual Professional Development stipend
  • Professional membership stipend
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan with a discretionary company match
  • Relocation assistance
  • Unparalleled mentoring and support for new grads
  • Many More!

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation with flexible pay options
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Plan for medical and dependent coverage
  • Professional Liability Coverage
  • Licensure reimbursement
  • Annual Professional Development stipend
  • Professional membership stipend
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan with a discretionary company match
  • Relocation assistance
  • Unparalleled mentoring and support for new grads
  • Many More!

Contact

Carey Rivers
Career Service Manager
Telephone: 813.549.5817
Email: Carey.Rivers@progressustherapy.com
Email2: Careers@progressustherapy.com
Website: www.progressustherapy.com

Site Listing: http://www.progressustherapy.com/search-results?field_job_type_target_id%5B%5D=436&field_state_value%5B%5D=Illinois&field_setting_value=&submit=Search+Jobs

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Special Education Teacher

Northern California - Concord, Watsonville, Berkeley, Millbrae, San Francisco, San Pablo, & San Ysidro

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description

Progressus Therapy has incredible opportunities for Special Education Teachers...or, as we like to call them, Superheroes. If you use your super powers to help ensure that children have access to the best education possible in the least restrictive environment, we would love for you to join the Progressus Therapy team! We are currently hiring Special Education Teacher in Northern California - Concord, Watsonville, Berkeley, Millbrae, San Fran, San Pablo, San Ysidro, CA where you will be part of a dynamic, collaborative team of professionals focused on driving positive outcomes for students.

Progressus Therapy is the nation's leading provider of special education and related services for school districts and charter schools around the country. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and professional development that will encourage your continued growth as a professional. Learn more about become part of an unparalleled team of special education professionals the upcoming school year. Superheroes wanted – apply today! Call 800-239-7979 to speak to a Career Services Manager.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher from a regionally accredited university
  • Mild/Moderate Learning Disability Certificate
  • Meet the Basic Skills Requirement
  • Demonstrate subject-matter competency with the CSET Test or an approved college or university program
  • Pass the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) test (applicants who hold a valid California teaching credential other than internship credentials, internship certificates, and emergency permits are exempt from this requirement)
  • Complete an accredited Education Specialist Credential program in an education specialist category
  • Experience with various populations and grade levels preferred
  • Competitive compensation with flexible pay options
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Plan for medical and dependent coverage
  • Professional Liability Coverage
  • Licensure reimbursement
  • Annual Professional Development stipend
  • Professional membership stipend
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan with a discretionary company match
  • Relocation assistance
  • Unparalleled mentoring and support for new grads
  • Many More!

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation with flexible pay options
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Plan for medical and dependent coverage
  • Professional Liability Coverage
  • Licensure reimbursement
  • Annual Professional Development stipend
  • Professional membership stipend
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan with a discretionary company match
  • Relocation assistance
  • Unparalleled mentoring and support for new grads
  • Many More!

Contact

Progressus Therapy
Whitney Lohr
Telephone: 813.549.5813
Email: careers@progressustherapy.com
Website: www.ProgressusTherapy.com

Site Listing: http://www.progressustherapy.com/search-results?field_job_type_target_id%5B%5D=436&field_state_value%5B%5D=California&field_setting_value=&submit=Search+Jobs

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Special Education Specialist

Dover, NH

Job Category: Special Education Specialist

Description:

The Special Education Specialist provides technical assistance across one or more contracts in administering assessment programs for students with significant cognitive disabilities. Develops special education content materials for professional development, item development and the administration of alternate assessments. Additional responsibilities include the following:

  • Collaborate with and provide technical assistance to Measured Progress Program Managers, subcontractors, and/or the state education agencies regarding the program's design, planning, and implementation.
  • Conduct in-state professional development workshops with educational professionals on the implementation and scoring of alternate assessments.
  • Develop and write administration manuals, resource guides, scoring guides, and presentation materials as needed.
  • Collaborate with Measured Progress staff to develop and refine alternate assessment items, as needed, as well as the overall assessment design.
  • Act as the main liaison with Measured Progress staff and state agencies on development issues for the contract, conducting in-state development meetings as required.
  • Collaborate with the Measured Progress Program Managers and/or subcontractors with communicating the program's design, objectives, deliverables, budget, and deadlines to internal personnel to ensure the contract is carried out on time and according to specifications.
  • Assist with the creation of contract-specific test designs and specifications for current contracts and/or proposals.

Requirements:

Master's degree in Education and a minimum of four (4) years of teaching experience in special education (preferably with students with significant cognitive disabilities); or two (2) years of special education teaching experience (preferably with students with significant cognitive disabilities), along with two (2) years of directly applicable professional level alternate assessment experience.

Benefits:

All employer-paid benefits are effective on the date of hire.

An Open Access Plus health insurance plan is available to employees and their dependents. The cost is shared by Measured Progress and the employee. The dental plan covers preventive, basic/restorative, major/prosthodontics, and orthodontia for employees and their dependents.

The vision benefit includes reimbursement for lenses, frames, and contact lenses.Measured Progress offers employee life and AD&D benefits, additional life insurance can be purchased for themselves and their dependents; short- and long-term disability programs, as well as long-term care insurance; sponsors a 401(k) Plan with a five-year vesting schedule; observes ten paid holidays during the year; offers medical and dependent care reimbursement accounts; as well as wellness programs including on-site fitness facility. Employees start with 20 days of paid time off upon hire.

The educational program includes tuition for any accredited undergraduate programs. Graduate degree programs must be directly related to the company's business.

Contact:

To apply for this position please go to the Careers page athttp://www.measuredprogress.org/about-us/careers/

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Special Education Teacher

San Francisco, Pacifica, Oakland, San Jose, San Pablo, Hayward

Job Category: Special Education Teacher

Description:

ChanceLight is currently hiring Special Education Teachers in the Northern California region, including: Pacifica, Oakland, Pittsburg, San Jose, San Pablo, Hayward, Fairfield and Concord.

ChanceLight™ Behavioral Health & Education is the nation's leading provider of behavioral health and education solutions for children and young adults. Formerly known as Educational Services of America (ESA), ChanceLight serves more than 13,500 clients and students each day. Spectrum Center, a division of ChanceLight, operates 25 schools and programs in California, Florida and Tennessee and partners with more than 115 school districts to operate schools and programs for students with special needs.

The Special Education Teacher plans and prepares curriculum, classroom schedule, lessons/plans, and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of students, considering state and school requirements and physical, emotional, and educational levels of development. The Special Education Teacher will report to the Program Director and will have an Exempt FLSA Status.

We Offer a Competitive Salary, Excellent Benefits, and Relocation Assistance!

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or university
  • related special education teaching experience and/or training
  • valid state teacher's special education license and/or appropriate credential.

Benefits:

ChanceLight offers a professional working environment with an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: Choice of two medical plans, Dental, Vision, Life and long term disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Flexible spending accounts, Health savings account option, 401k retirement savings plan, Education assistance, Research and publishing opportunities, Supervision for ABA certification, Competitive compensation, and Relocation assistance.

Contact:

Please Apply by Copying and Pasting this Link to your Browser:http://bullhorn.personified.com/client/jobInfoApplicationRespMgmt.action?EntityID=17342&source=NASET.org

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Elementary Special Education Teacher

Brooklyn, NY

Job Category: Elementary Special Education Teacher

DESCRIPTION

The New American Academy (TNAA) transforms the fundamental structures of schooling through an innovative K-5 public school model. Developed in collaboration with the NYC Department of Education (NYCDOE), the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), and the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), TNAA employs collaborative teacher-teams, a mastery-based career ladder, and looping cycles to empower learners and inspire leaders.

OUR SCHOOL

The New American Academy Charter School (TNAACS) empowers learners and inspires leaders to make this a better world. Through our collaborative teacher teams, mastery-based career ladder, and looping cycles, we offer personalized rigorous instruction that enables our students to succeed in high school, college and their future lives. TNAACS is located 5800 Tilden Avenue East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and teach clear and engaging lessons that follow the rigorous, Common Core aligned curriculum
  • Provide individual or small group instruction for students who require additional academic support
  • Differentiate small group instruction for students with special needs
  • Assist regular education teachers with specially designed instruction when necessary
  • Provides support for Special Education student achievement in the general class through training teachers and assisting with lessons plan development
  • Assist with planning for classroom and testing accommodations for students with disabilities
  • Prepare student individualized education plans in consultation with staff and families to ensure success for all students
  • Utilize formal and informal assessment data to drive instruction and ensure student mastery of standards
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with students and families

BENEFITS

TNAACS offers competitive teacher salaries commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefits package. We are a Equal Opportunity Employer and, as a school serving a diverse group of students, we work to reflect this diversity in our staff as well. No phone calls, please.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and responses to the following essay questions to: lwatkins@thenewamericanacademy.org. In the subject line please indicate position applying. For example Special Education Teacher TNAACS.

Please see our website for more information about our school. We thank you for your interest in our school and welcome your application to be part of our team.

Essay Questions: Please respond briefly to the following questions (maximum one page for each question).

1. How do you develop your learning environment to meet the varied social, emotional, and academic needs of your students?

2. Please describe your approach to supporting children with special needs. How do you maintain high expectation while meeting the individual needs of children?

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Intervention Specialist- Canton, OH

Canton, OH

Job Category: Full Time School Base

Description

Join a fun, flexible, team-build environment as a Virtual Intervention Specialist with Light Street Special Education Solutions, a division of Learn It Systems.

Position might be part-time or full-time. Teachers must have a Special Education K-12 Cross Categorical teaching certificate. Programs will provide reading, mathematics, and writing to students with special needs.

The subject areas and times of instruction will vary depending on the requirements of the school system and the needs of the school population. Intervention Specialists work with children who have cognitive, emotional, learning, and/or physical disabilities.

Requirements

  • Administer pre-and-post assessments to students, write and track progress reports, and complete all other Learn It Systems required reporting
  • Create and maintain student files and other administrative duties as needed
  • Provides an educational program for students as defined in the students Individualized Education Program (I.E.P.).
  • Completes necessary reports and record keeping as required by state and federal guidelines
  • Participates in professional growth activities through staff development, in-service, workshops, and higher education
  • Ability to work, collaborate and guide paraprofessionals as requested
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor or his/her designee
  • Active and valid Special Education K-12 Cross Categorical teaching certificate issued by the appropriate State Department of Education
  • Bachelor's degree minimum
  • Teaching experience with elementary, middle, and/or high school students
  • Experience working with students with special needs
  • Direct Deposit
  • Continuing Education Allowance
  • CF & New Graduate Mentorship Program
  • Leadership Training Program
  • Paid Association Dues
  • Unlimited Referral Bonuses
  • Professional Development & Training
  • Comprehensive Benefits, including Medical,
  • Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plans
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Licensure Reimbursement
  • Relocation Assistance and Travel Reimbursement (for many on-site positions)

Position Requirements

  • Active and valid Special Education K-12 Cross Categorical teaching certificate issued by the appropriate State Department of Education
  • Bachelor's degree minimum
  • Teaching experience with elementary, middle, and/or high school students
  • Experience working with students with special needs

Competitive Compensation

  • Direct Deposit
  • Continuing Education Allowance
  • CF & New Graduate Mentorship Program
  • Leadership Training Program
  • Paid Association Dues
  • Unlimited Referral Bonuses
  • Professional Development & Training
  • Comprehensive Benefits, including Medical,
  • Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plans
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Licensure Reimbursement
  • Relocation Assistance and Travel Reimbursement (for many on-site positions)

Contact

Please apply directly at: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=opi31fwv&s=NASET

Discover your career at: http://light.rabbitholeconsulting.com/jobs-and-benefits/

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Special Education Teacher

Culver City, CA

Job Category: Full-time teaching position for non-public school

Description:

Exceptional Children's Foundation (ECF) provides the highest quality services for children and adults who are challenged with developmental, learning and emotional disabilities – empowering them to reach their greatest potential. Each year, ECF serves more than 3,700 clients and their families at 15 sites throughout Los Angeles County. Established in 1946, ECF is the only organization of its kind in California to provide a lifespan of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

The Special Education Teacher will provide an educational program for students who are developmentally disabled or have special needs. Ensure progress on all IEP goals and district and state requirements. Continually assess student needs, and design and deliver lessons based on those needs and state standards. Work closely with parents/care providers, classroom team, school staff and administrators to ensure students' needs and goals are met.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and a valid Special Education Internship, or Preliminary Level 1, Clear Level II, or equivalent California State Special Education Credential. Master's Degree preferred. Two years teaching experience in special education classroom; expertise in high school math and science. Knowledge of Welligent and MS Office helpful. Bilingual (English/Spanish) helpful but not required.

Benefits:

Nine paid holidays plus 10 days paid time off during winter break and five days paid time off during spring break. Vacation and sick time accrual. Medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans.

Contact:

Qualified applicants may submit an employment application or cover letter and resume by mail, email, or fax to: Exceptional Children's Foundation, 5350 Machado Road, Culver City, CA 90203, hr@ecf.net, (310) 391-1059.

To learn more, visit www.ECF.net and connect on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/ConnectwithECF.

Exceptional Children's Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or intellectual disability, medical condition (including pregnancy and medical conditions related to childbirth), military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by state or federal laws.

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Special Education Teacher (ES, MS, HS)

Multiple Locations (Brooklyn, Rochester, Troy, NY; Newark, NJ)

Job Category: Teacher

Description

The Special Education Coordinator or Teacher is passionate about supporting the students who are at-risk for academic underperformance due to emotional and/or physical challenges so that they can succeed in the school's rigorous academic program. The Special Education Coordinator or Teacher holds primary responsibility for providing academic, emotional, and physical services for students who require additional support to thrive within the school's core academic program.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate a relentless drive to improve the minds, characters & lives of students both in and out of school.
  • Show unwavering commitment to urban youth achieving greatness.
  • Create a positive, structured learning environment to ensure that students observe the school's core values, high expectations, and strict code of conduct.
  • Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards.
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards.
  • Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices.
  • Participate in the collaborative curriculum development process.
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior to ensure that students observe the school's core values, high expectations, and strict code of conduct.
  • Be accountable for students' mastery of academic standards.
  • Share responsibility for grade-level and school-wide activities.
  • Exhibit resilience to persevere and turn challenges into opportunities.
  • Focus constantly on student learning, thinking critically and strategically to respond to student learning needs.
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues.
  • Engage families in their children's education.
  • Commit to continual professional growth, participating actively in department meetings, faculty meetings, and other meetings.
  • Participate in an annual three-week staff orientation and training.
  • Mentor and engage another Teacher in instructional practice and professional development.
  • Include a Teacher in daily classroom activities to help students meet academic standards.
  • Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom.
  • Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom.
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subjects.
  • Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player.
  • Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting.
  • Valid State Certification is helpful but not required.
  • Belief in and alignment with Uncommon's core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.

Requirements

  • Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom.
  • Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom.
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subjects.
  • Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player.
  • Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting.
  • Valid State Certification is helpful but not required.
  • Belief in and alignment with Uncommon's core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.

 

Benefits

We offer a competitive compensation package, including a salary significantly above the district scale and comprehensive health benefits. Aside from extensive professional development, all our teachers are equipped with a laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, library budget, and all necessary instructional supplies

Contact

To apply, please visit our website: http://www.uncommonschools.org/careers

If you have any questions, please contact recruitment@uncommonschools.org with the title SPED Teacher Position.

 

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