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Academic Resource Center Math Specialist/Teacher

May 28, 2020

Chandler, Arizona

Overview:

Academic Resource Center (ARC) Mathematics Specialist/Teacher is a teacher leader who is responsible for supporting effective Grade 9 through 12 mathematics instruction and student learning with a particular focus on students with service plans and exceptional needs.

Summary of the Job:

The Academic Resource Center Math Specialist/Teacher has the “heart of a teacher” and provides:

  • Support for the mathematics instructional program for students with service plans and exceptional needs
  • Pertinent information and consultant services to staff members and parents
  • On-­going traditional and differentiated student instruction, assessment, and evaluation
  • On-­going planning with, and support of, regular classroom teachers in their instruction of students with exceptional needs
  • On-going capacity building by strengthening teachers' understanding of mathematics content and helping them develop more effective differentiated instruction and assessment
  • Assistance with the development of curriculum

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops educational student service plans for the purpose of meeting the individual needs of exceptional students
  • Knowledge and skill to provide instruction in the various areas of mathematics
  • Evaluates students for the purpose of identifying student needs
  • Coordinates services to students for the purpose of ensuring efficient, differentiated instruction and an effective and cohesive program
  • Teaches/instructs students for the purpose of ensuring successful progress towards completion of curricular goals and objectives
  • Consults and collaborates with staff, parents, and agencies for the purpose of ensuring appropriate delivery of services and adherence to service plans.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Preference given to Catholic educator.
  • Must be willing to make a public Profession of Faith if Catholic and if non – Catholic willing to support Catholic teachings and philosophy.
  • Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Must be certified by the Arizona State Department of Education as a teacher and meets applicable NCA requirements.
  • Received Safe Environment Training and signed the Code of Conduct.
  • FBI Fingerprint clearance completed.
  • Must meet Ministry Formation Certification and/or re-certification as required

Benefits:

Full-Time, Insurance Provided, Sick and Personal Leave Time Provided, Chance to work with a group of people that are serious about learning but see children as individuals needing guidance, support, direction, and love

Contact:

Dr. Gene Sweeney, Assistant Principal, gsweeney@setoncatholic.org, 574-849-3120
https://www.setoncatholic.org/

To apply go to: https://catholicschoolsphx.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=3521

Diverse Learner Teacher

May 28, 2020

Chicago, IL

Teacher

Description:

ReGeneration Schools is a nonprofit school management organization that's dedicated to revitalizing failing schools through a college prep and character mission.  We oversee three elementary Chicago International Charter Schools (CICS) in Chicago: CICS Avalon, CICS Basil, and CICS Washington Park. Our mission is to that all children have equal access to high quality, college-preparatory education.  We prepare our students to enter and succeed in college through effort, achievement, and the content of their character.  ReGeneration currently serves over 1,600 low-income students. 

We are seeking experienced full-time Diverse Learner Teachers (K-8 Grades) to join CICS Avalon, CICS Basil, and CICS Washington Park Campuses for the 2020-2021 school year. A Diverse Learner 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. This individual will work closely with the school team to supervise students (low incident LD/ED) according to their Individualized Education Plan (IEP). By implementing this plan, staff will help the students develop their full potential, while systematically increasing their socially appropriate behavior. We seek a teacher who has superior content knowledge, a track record of providing excellent learning experiences that deepens students’ understanding of multiple literacy concepts, and are committed to continuously improving their practice through collaboration.

Qualifications:

  • Believes low-income students can become college and career ready.
  • High expectations for personal and team performance.
  • Flexible to changing priorities and conditions.
  • Demonstrate initiative and creativity.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate mastery of academic subjects and behavioral interventions.
  • 1-5 years of teaching experience in an urban setting.
  • Valid LBS1 Teacher Certification required.
  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution required (submit a copy of unofficial transcript with application)

Benefits:

Competitive salary and benefits (based on education and experience)

Contact:

Apply at our website www.regenerationschools.org/careers or contact us at talent@regenerationschools.org

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

Special Education Teacher

May 12, 2020

Phoenix Metropolitan Area

Description:


$60,000/school year (185 days), summers off with year round pay and year round appreciation.  Special Education Teachers needed in Arizona (Phoenix and surrounding cities). Needs are in the self-contained and resource settings serving students with emotional disabilities (ED), Autism (A), Severe/Profound (S/P), and Intellectual Disabilities (ID).  STARS is the largest school contract agency in AZ. STARS is owned and operated by Occupational Therapists.  You will be an employee and receive full benefits (see below).  With a proven track record, STARS is able to offer you an unbeatable support system and resources.  STARS is hiring for the 2020-2021 school year. STARS places Special Education Teachers throughout the Phoenix, Tucson and the surrounding area public schools.

Requirements:


Certification through the AZDOE, in Special Education.  Arizona Fingerprint Card through AZDPS.  We will help you get the credentials needed and reimburse you for the cost.

Benefits:


Salary: $60,000/school year, based on 185 days. STARS also offers a fantastic benefit package including: 16 weeks off, 100% Company paid Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, $1,000/year Continuing Ed Money, Paid Sick Time, Paid DOE Certification Fees, Paid NASET Dues, Spanish Immersion trip, Hawaii Trip for two, 401K, 125 Plan, Direct Deposit, Evaluation tools and treatment supplies, Two company sponsored parties with professional entertainment, Company newsletter, STARS sponsored dinner meetings with national/local speakers, Yearly raises, Referral bonuses, Moving $, Birthday gifts and other appreciation throughout the year, Genuine Appreciation.  YOU WILL FEEL LIKE A STAR!!!

contact:


Brian Paulsen, COO #480.221.2573;

Please email your resume to Jobs@StudentTherapy.com;

Apply Online at StudentTherapy.com, we would love to hear from you!

Special Education Teacher

May 08, 2020

Battle Creek, MI

Special Education Teacher

Description:

1.      Provides individual, small group, and whole-group instruction.
2.      Monitors student progress in the school environment including academic achievement and behaviors.
3.      Maintains a safe and orderly environment, which may include monitoring specific health concerns of students in the classroom and teaches social skills.
4.      Plans curriculum, lessons, behavior plans, and special education programs and teaching methods.
5.      Aligns goals and objectives from individual students to meet the needs of all students.
6.      Uses data-based decision making to problem solve challenging situations.
7.     Collects data, reviews, analyzes, and revises implementation plans and interventions.
8.      Maintains contact with parents/guardians of students.
9.      Evaluates student progress based on observations, data, and assessments, determines goals, objectives and directions.
10.     Prepares report cards, educational records, IEP procedures, data collection, behavior plans, classroom observation records, and other forms.
11.     Coordinates and collaborates with other staff for services.
12.     Conducts IEP team meetings.
13.     Uses technology to track student progress, prepare written reports, implement IEPs, and record progress.
14.     Attends staff and district meetings and trainings as required.


Requirements:

  • BS or BA degree
  • Valid Michigan certificate with one of the following endorsements: Cognitive Impairment (SA), Emotional Impairment (SE), Learning Disabilities (SM), Autism Spectrum Disorder (SV), Physical or Other Health Impairment (SC)
  • Possess technology skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and cultivate positive relationships with Students
  • Experience working with children who have disabilities.

Benefits:

Resources to support teachers.  

These support resources include:

  • Instructional Coaches
  • Early Career Teacher Mentors
  • Behavioral Interventionist
  • Counselors
  • Success Specialists
  • Bearcat Coaches (i.e., in-school mentors and intervention practitioners who bear caseloads of students)
  • A wide network of community and organizational support, including Healthcare Centers located in our schools 

Contact:

Cheryl Johnson
Chief Human Resources Officer
269 788-6900

Special Education Teacher

May 07, 2020

Los Angeles, CA

Full Time

Reporting to the Principal

Contact: Sarah Jamieson, sarah_jamieson@ecsonline.org

About ECS

The mission of the Environmental Charter Schools (ECS) is to reimagine public education in low-income communities of color to prepare conscious, critical thinkers who are equipped to graduate from college and create a more equitable and sustainable world. Environmental Charter Schools (ECS) is a non-profit charter management organization with a growing network of free public schools in south Los Angeles. Environmental Charter Schools create and refine engaging, project-based, environmentally-themed, arts-integrated, social-justice driven, interdisciplinary curricula and assessments.

Since its inception in 2000, ECS has been providing students with a unique learning experience that utilizes environmental service learning to inspire our students to find authentic meaning in their studies. ECS now proudly serves over 1,200 students at two middle schools (Gardena and Inglewood) and one high school (Lawndale). ECS’ student achievement outcomes include: ECHS Lawndale ranks in the top 2% of public high schools in U.S. News & World Report, 100% of students graduate high school with the coursework necessary for admission to a four-year college or university, and 97% of students are admitted into a four-year college. Most of our students will be the first in their family to graduate from college.

The Opportunity

Environmental Charter Schools is seeking a talented and dynamic Special Education Teacher who is passionate about preparing low-income students of color for college success.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain high expectations for all students and a deep belief that all students can learn
  • Provide instruction and services for those students whose needs have been identified in an Individualized Education Program (IEP).
  • Work as part of our interdisciplinary team to plan accommodations and/or modifications necessary to provide access to students with disabilities.
  • Maintain accurate and complete students records, and prepare IEPs for students on caseload, as required by laws, ECS policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Participate as a member of the IEP team in decisions regarding placements and in the development of an individualized education program for students with disabilities.
  • Collaborate with parents, administrators, testing specialists, school psychologists, and others to develop and monitor IEPs designed to promote students’ educational, physical, and social development.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students’ needs and progress and confer with parents/guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators in order to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems. 
  • Motivate students through effective communication and evaluative feedback
  • Model a personal code of ethics aligned with ECS Mission and Vision
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • California Special Education Specialist Teaching Credential, Mild/Moderate authorization
  • Preferred: 2 or more years of successful classroom teaching experience in an urban school setting as a special education teacher
  • Demonstrates an understanding, patient, and receptive attitude towards students of various age groups, temperaments and abilities (particularly those exhibiting specialized needs)
  • Exhibit ability to handle confidential information and materials
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and administrators
  • Commitment to the success of all students and the ECS mission, vision, and values

The Perks

  • Competitive compensation package inclusive of a generous benefits package
  • Enrollment in CalSTRS
  • 100% of HMO level healthcare premium costs covered by employer, and contributions towards dependent healthcare
  • Employer-paid ECS life insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits (Supplemental Life, Accident, Short Term Disability, etc.)
  • Generous time off program includes 22 holidays, sick leave and vacation
  • Support with application to loan forgiveness programs, and access to 403b Retirement Plans
  • Small Learning Communities with smaller class sizes and lower student to counselor ratios
  • Credentialing and Induction support
  • Social and Environmental Justice Focus
  • Personal growth and enrichment opportunities

This job primarily operates on a school site and in classrooms, and utilizes typical office equipment (computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.). Physical demands include: positioning to lift (should be able to lift up to 30 pounds to waist high), carry, push, and/or pull, kneel, stoop, crouch and bend. Generally, the job is 60% Stationary and 40% moving/traversing. Travel required for visits to other local school sites or the Home Office (as needed).

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. ECS does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of age, actual or perceived race, actual or perceived gender, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, or sexual orientation. ECS complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability. If you have any questions, please contact: Human Resource administrator at (310) 214-3400.

Teacher- Special Education

April 28, 2020

Tacoma, WA

Description:

Tacoma Public Schools is looking for exceptional special education professionals ready to inspire and make a positive impact on students.

Our special education program serves approximately 4,000 students from preschool through high school; serving ages three to twenty-one. Specially designed instruction and related services are based upon the need of each student.

If you are a highly qualified special education professional committed to helping all students succeed, we want you to #JoinTeamTacoma
APPLY NOW!  Tacomaschools.org/careers

Requirements:

See tacomaschools.org/careers for requirements

Benefits:

This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools.

Contact:

Jzink@tacoma.k12.wa.us