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Executive Director of Special Education

July 30, 2020

Garland Independent School District

Garland, Texas

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Special Education Certification
  • Principal/Mid-Management Certification
  • Three (3) years’ teaching experience; special education preferred
  • Experience in successful leadership role at the District or State level
  • Earned or in progress doctorate
  • Competitive grade point averages on undergraduate and graduate work
  • Evidence of staff development experience, committee work, professional honors/activities and past experience applicable to the position
  • Successful special education supervisory experience at a campus, district, or state level
  • Successful experience in a diverse school district
  • Knowledge of federal and state special education law
  • Knowledge of state and federal compliance reports/indicators such as State
  • Performance Plan (SPP), Residential Facility Monitoring and Results Driven
  • Accountability (RDA)
  • Knowledge of dyslexia education
  • Understanding of the individual needs of special education students
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of special education students and their parents
  • Ability to implement policy and procedures
  • Ability to interpret data
  • Ability to manage budget and personnel
  • Strong organization, communication and interpersonal skills

Contact:

James Guerra
President/CEO
214-934-5537
james@jgconsulting.us
www.jgconsulting.us

Special Education Teacher

July 29, 2020

Education

Philadelphia, PA

The Special Edcucation Teacher::

  • Commitment to the success of all SLA students and specifically to raising the academic achievement of children in high-poverty communities and/ or children with special needs.
  • Desire to grow professionally and seek out new opportunities to learn; and integrity and clarity in all communications and interactions.
  • Ability to use data to inform instruction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Innovative teaching methodologies through techniques such as team teaching, demonstrations, simulations and consultations.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to critically assess challenges and identify effective instructional/behavioral solutions to support the success of each of his or her students.
  • Exceptional classroom management skills.
  • Flexible, optimistic approach; committed to overcoming challenges; strong problem solving skills.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of technology used to design and differentiate instruction for students.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Appropriate Instructional I or Instructional II Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate, Temporary Teaching Certificate, or valid out of state license for the given subject area for which you are teaching.
  • Required criminal history background check, physical and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on education and experience.
  • SLA aligns to the School District of Philadelphia’s pay scale.
  • Medical
  • Dental and Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401K Matching Plan


Employment Period

Ten (10) Months, non-tenureable position

Contact:

Recruitment Team
careers@slacs-phila.org

Special Education Teacher

July 09, 2020

Columbia, Tennessee

Description:

Teacher needed for students ages 7-23 with intellectual disabilities. Students are in non-graded classes but do have goal work. .

Located in Columbia, TN (45 minutes south of Nashville), the school boasts small (4-to-1) student-to-teacher ratio class settings. Teachers enjoy extensive training opportunities, generous classroom supply budgets, benefits, and competitive non-public-school salaries.

Special Education Teaching certificate REQUIRED , Please do not apply without a teaching certificate. 10-month and 12-month contracts available.

Email resumes, attn "Teache" No phone calls, please. EOE. Drug-free workplace.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a current, active teaching license with a Special Education certification.

Benefits:

  • Paid-Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • 401 K
  • Life Insurance
  • Partially employer funded Medical
  • Vision and Dental

Contact:

Robyn Graham
Operations Director
931-548-7263
robyn.graham@tkds.org

Chief Executive Officer

June 25, 2020

Washington, DC

CEO

Description:

St. Coletta of Greater Washington empowers children and adults with intellectual disabilities to discover their full potential. St. Coletta believes in the immeasurable value of the individual human spirit and the right of each individual to live as full and independent a life as possible. St. Coletta respects the dignity of all persons entrusted to their care. The goal is to serve them in an atmosphere that encourages their talents, celebrates their successes, and builds their self-esteem.

St. Coletta of Greater Washington is seeking an experienced Chief Executive Officer to lead and manage the organization while achieving educational and operational goals. This person will be responsible for strategically growing St. Coletta with an eye toward achieving success not only for the school, but for the children and adults that benefit from their services. Working with and reporting to the Board of Trustees and the Charter School Board, this leader will establish meaningful short- and long-term objectives that link directly to the organization’s strategic plan. Believing in the inherent value of all persons, including those with disabilities, will be paramount to the CEO’s success in inspiring a culture of excellence.

Requirements:

  • At least 10 years of experience in a leadership position, with a direct and current knowledge of state and federal guidelines for Special Education.
  • Track record of providing leadership and direction toward the achievement of an organization’s strategic mission and annual goals.
  • Knowledge of functions and services provided by the government and private institutions, community organizations, and groups involved in activities related to individuals with autism and/or intellectual disabilities.
  • Understanding of the methods and techniques of program planning, development, coordination, and evaluation.
  • Ability to engage with key stakeholders from the political, legislative, educational, and corporate domains.
  • Proven success in identifying new revenue sources, to include relationship building, stewardship, and successful gift closure.
  • Master’s Degree in Education, Business Administration, or a related field is required; Doctorate or MBA preferred.

Contact:

https://driconsulting.com/position/ceo/

Asst Supt - Exceptional Children

June 24, 2020

Greensboro, NC

Administration/Assistant Superintendent

Description:

Reporting directly to the Chief Academic Officer, the Assistant Superintendent for Special Education Services is a critical leadership role that directly affects the acceleration of improved student outcomes for GCS’s 10,534 students with special needs. This role directs, monitors and strengthens programs and ensures all services are implemented within federal, state, and local regulations. The Assistant Superintendent will coordinate the efforts of federal, state and local agencies, private specialists, parents and families, and division supervisors to provide the services needed by GCS students, working to eliminate disparities in achievement and ensure college and career readiness for students with special needs.

This role develops and implements GCS’s policies and procedures for identifying and meeting the needs of diverse learners, leads comprehensive planning and coordination; manages the administration of a large and complex budget with funds from district, state, and federal sources; and provides system leadership to ensure equitable access to high-quality special education and related services.  Please see http://www.almaadvisorygroup.com/opportunitiesgcs-asst-sup-excpt-chldrn for a more detailed description.

Requirements:

  • A clear track record of improving academic outcomes for students with special needs.
  • Master’s degree in special education, educational administration, or a related field from an accredited college or institution. Doctorate preferred.
  • Six years of supervisory/administrative/management experience in special education or related field, preferably in a large urban school district. Experience as a teacher and/or school leader with documented success in improving student outcomes preferred. Experience working with and supporting school leaders.
  • Knowledge of best practices, and current on national trends and research for the instruction of diverse learners.
  • Eligible for NC license in Exceptional Children at time of hire; Eligible for valid NC driver’s license at time of hire.

Compensation:

Salary for this position is competitive commensurate with prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

Contact:

Alma Advisory Group is partnering with Guilford County Schools for the Assistant Superintendent - Exceptional Childern.  Please visit http://www.almaadvisorygroup.com/opportunitiesgcs-asst-sup-excpt-chldrn for more information.
 

Education Specialist

June 15, 2020

Special Education Teacher

Richmond, CA

Description:

We are always looking for compassionate, exceptional educators to join our SPED Team (grades K-5 or 6-8) ! You’ll work collaboratively with your colleagues to drive the achievement of all students in your grade level. You will be encouraged and supported to lead engaging, personalized, and rigorous lessons that integrate our four pillars: Heart, Smart, Think, and Act. You will use data to drive your instruction, regularly assessing student learning to ensure that each child’s personalized learning plan addresses their unique needs and goals for growth. You'll equitably support the development of each child through restorative practices and social-emotional learning strategies. You will build meaningful relationships with families because you believe they are partners, and play a critical role in student success

We are looking for an exceptional Education Specialist to join our team who has broad knowledge of serving students with special needs, compassion and patience for the challenges that students face in the classroom, and creativity to find unique ways to make curriculum accessible.

You’ll work collectively with your grade level colleagues and SpEd team to support our SpEd students in reaching their academic and life goals. You will be encouraged and supported to lead engaging and personalized  lessons that integrate all of our pillars: Heart, Smart, Think, and Act.

You will use data to drive your instruction, consistently assessing and reassessing student learning to ensure each child’s personalized learning plan addresses their unique needs and goals for growth. You will support your students’ holistic development by implementing social-emotional programming including Restorative Justice, Mindfulness and PBIS – Positive Behavior Intervention Supports. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop & implement Individualized Education Programs.
  • Review student records and document service delivery.
  • Assess students’ academic and behavioral needs.
  • Write academic reports, present levels of performance, and goals.
  • Participate in Individualized Education Program meetings.
  • Communicate with parents and care providers to promote skill development.
  • Plan, organize, and schedule calendar for IEP meetings and evaluations.
  • Meet with instructional staff for the purpose of problem-solving student needs and interventions.
  • Prepare material designed for the benefit of individual students.
  • Provide academic and behavioral resource services and academic and behavioral interventions to students with IEPs.   
  • Maintain special education compliance

Values:

  • Commitment to a culture of feedback, development and continuous improvement.
  • Validate and affirm the identities, strengths and passions of each person.
  • Knowledge that It is everyone’s collective responsibility to work in service of and alongside our school communities.
  • Empathy and kindness.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid Teaching Credential

Benefits:

Full Medical and Dental, 401K, Professional Development Stipends,Competitive salary, Special Education teaching stipend

Contact:

Sarah Strom
Head of Talent
Email: sarah@caliberschools.org
Ph. 510-957-7417

High School Special Education Teacher

June 15, 2020

Full-time Teacher, Secondary Education

Winnetka, Illinois

Description:

New Trier High School is a large, high-achieving school in the northern suburbs of Chicago with two campuses in Northfield and Winnetka, Illinois.  The outstanding Special Education department is large and comprehensive.   Online posting and application at:  https://www.applitrack.com/NewTrier/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?FromAdmin=true&AppliTrackJobId=1684

Requirements:

Valid Illinois teaching license with LBSI endorsement; experience with students with physical disabilities and assistive technology; adapting curriculum; and working with related service providers.

Learn More New Trier High School:

New Trier Township High School District 203, https://www.newtrier.k12.il.us

Special Education Teacher

May 19, 2020

Washington, DC

Teacher

*Due to COVID-19, our Teacher qualifications have been adjusted for the 2020-21 school year*

We are looking for highly motivated and skilled Special Education teachers to join our team at District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). We seek individuals who are passionate about transforming the DC school system and making a significant difference in the lives of public school students, parents, principals, teachers, and central office employees.

DCPS serves more than 51,000 students in the nation's capital through the efforts of approximately 4,000 educators in 117 schools. As part of a comprehensive reform effort to become the preeminent urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest-performing, best paid, most satisfied, and most honored educator force in the nation and a distinctive central office staff whose work supports and drives instructional excellence and significant achievement gains for DCPS students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Sets and reinforces clear expectations and routines that are aligned with the school’s overall vision. Develops and implements curricula and activities to meet academic standards.
  • Thoughtfully plans daily lessons and implements specific strategies to meet the needs of all students, providing extra support, enrichment, or variation of work when necessary.
  • Demonstrates strong content knowledge.
  • Designs and implements assessments that measure progress towards academic standards; and diagnoses areas of student misunderstanding.
  • Uses assessment data to refine curriculum; and informs instructional practices.
  • Is accountable for students’ academic growth; and increases each individual student’s achievement. Creates a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment.
  • Reflects on successes and areas of growth as a teacher, seeks to improve performance, and responds to feedback.
  • Participates in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions. Invests parents and families in their children’s academic success through regular communication.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree.

Must meet at least ONE of the following criteria:

  • OSSE-issued credential or valid credential from another state
  • 1 year of full-time lead teaching experience
  • Enrolled in a teacher preparation program
  • Registered for at least 2 of the 4 required educator credential exams
  • Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.
  • Strong instructional skills and classroom management
  • Enthusiasm for and demonstrated mastery of subject matter.
  • Unrelenting commitment to students, self, and school’s constant learning and development.
  • Ability to self-reflect on teaching practices and be responsive to feedback.

Salary:

$56,313 - $90,905 + performance bonuses up to $25K after first year

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance

    • HMO (Aetna, Kaiser Permanente, or United HealthCare)
    • PPO (Aetna)
    • POS (United HealthCare)

  • Dental and Optical Insurance (Plans provided by the Washington Teachers’ Union)
  • Other Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance

    • Supplemental Life Insurance
    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability Insurance

Other Benefits:

  • Teacher’s Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (for dependent care & health care)
  • 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuities
  • DC Teachers Federal Credit Union
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Loan Cancellation or Deferment
  • AT&T Discount Program for District of Columbia Employees
  • Employer Assisted Housing Program (Up to $11,500 for first-time home buyers in DC)
  • HUD Good Neighbor Next Door Program (50% off the list price for HUD homes)
  • Discounted memberships to Washington Sports Clubs

Contact:

Teach DCPS
teach.dcps@k12.dc.gov

Apply today: bit.ly/DCPS_202021