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NY State Certified Special Education Teacher

February 07, 2019

Our locations: Bronx (Preschool/Day School, Douglaston Queens – (Preschool Early intervention), Whitestone Queens –Day School. 

Description:

Are you a dedicated Special Education Teacher looking to apply the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) strategies and support children and young adults in one of our three QSAC schools; come view our rewarding opportunities and apply today! 


Job Summary:

QSAC Special Education Teachers require NY State certification (Students with Disabilities / B-2, 1-6, 7-12) Teachers will implement Individualized Education Plans (IEP) goals to QSAC students. Teachers will support and teach students with a wide range of learning, mental and emotional disabilities. 

Job Responsibilities/ Education/ Student Engagement:

  • Conduct formal and informal assessments of educational programs and behavior interventions.
  • Implement and adhere to IFSP/IEP/Student Program.
  • Prepare for and attend all pertinent pre IEP and IEP conferences
  • Administer curriculum-based and standardized assessments
  • Differentiate learning based on the needs of individual students and IEP goals
  • Apply data collection and behavior management interventions and reinforcement procedures in accordance with each child’s behavior management plan and program policy
  • Ensure completion of program/student documentation
  • Supervise Teaching Assistants/Aides and participate in the implementation of educational programs and behavior interventions
  • Ensure health, safety & welfare of QSAC students 
  • Meet with parents to provide overview of student progress

Work Experience/ Qualifications:

  • NYS Certified Special Education Teacher (Internship Certificate a minimum)
  • Experience with ASD and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) strategies preferred


Benefits:

Our benefits go beyond health and retirement.  You will be joining a passionate community of professionals and staff who support each other in a challenging and rewarding work culture.

  • Generous Paid Time Off policy (PTO)
  • Medical Insurance as low as $1.00 per paycheck (for full-time staff)
  • Dental, and Vision Insurance starting at $5.00 per paycheck
  • Low employee cost Group Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Competitive salary
  • Qualifications are subject to change in accordance with government regulations.

QSAC is Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)  

Mission-Oriented. Results-Driven. Collaborative. Passionate. We Are QSAC.


Contact:

To apply please visit us at: https://www.qsac.com/career-opportunities or send an email with cover letter, salary range certification information to recruiter@qsac.com

Special Education Teacher

February 01, 2019

Arizona: Phoenix Metropolitan Area

Description:

$50,000/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 2019-2020 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: $50,000/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!

Teacher - Special Education (All Areas) - Approximately 100 positions!

January 22, 2019

Pay Plan: ET - 15 (10 Month) Grade: ET
Step/Salary: 1-10 / $56,313 - $90,905
Location: Washington, DC

We are looking for highly motivated and skilled talent 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 over 48,000 students in the nation's capital through the efforts of approximately 4,000 educators in 116 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.

Why DCPS?

  • DC Public Schools is a district on the rise - Enrollment numbers are increasing, graduation rates are up, and we have led the nation in math and reading improvements, earning DCPS the title of fastest improving urban public school district in the country!
  • Our nationally competitive compensation rates - In addition to a solid base salary, DCPS teachers are eligible for bonuses of up to $25,000 each year. In just 4 years in the district, it is possible to earn six figures at DCPS!
  • Our innovative approach to professional development - In place of the traditional school-based and district-wide professional development in favor of weekly, content-specific professional learning communities that are led by subject matter experts at your school.
  • Advancement and leadership opportunities for teachers - Through LIFT, a five-stage career ladder, teachers are eligible for leadership positions, policy fellowships, and new professional learning opportunities, all without having to leave the classroom.
  • A focus on student satisfaction and engagement - Whether through our Family Engagement work, Empowering Males of Color initiative or DCPS Study Abroad Program, we are committed to providing transformative experiences for our students.  

Position Overview

At DCPS, teachers are charged with ensuring the academic achievement of all of our students regardless of background or circumstance. We are committed to our mission of providing all students with a world-class education that prepares them for college, career, and life – and we know that building the most effective teaching force in the nation is critical to achieving this goal. This position is a safety-sensitive position. As a result, throughout employment this position will be subject to the Employee Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy.

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.
  • Be accountable for students’ academic growth and increase 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.

Qualifications                                                                                                                          

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.
  • Possesses or is eligible for a valid District of Columbia Teaching License issued by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE).
  • Successful completion of Praxis I and II exams (unless already holding a standard teaching license).
  • 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.
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Apply at https://dcps.secure.force.com/. Select Teacher for School Year 2019-2020. Application opens on December 18th.

Physical Education Teacher

January 19, 2019

Chicago, IL

Description:

Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year.

The Physical Education Teacher works with children (K - 22) with emotional and behavior disorders, which may include aggressive behaviors, in a therapeutic physical education setting.  The Physical Education Teacher creates and delivers student, individualized and small group instruction within a therapeutic, highly structured, exceptional needs environment. The students attending the Therapeutic Day School have been referred from their home districts to our School to receive an individualized and intensive educational program in our supportive and therapeutic environment. The Therapeutic Day School is located in West Rogers Park, Chicago, IL.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Makes decisions within the scope of current policies and procedures.
  • Obtains approval for deviation in procedure
  • Establish and provide classroom management skills that recognize and include consideration of the characteristics of and the methodology of the student population
  • Participates in annual professional development on effective practices for physical education
  • Effectively manage and intervene in disruptive student behavior, both verbal and physical; including use of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) prescribed methods to de-escalate critical situations
  • Collaborates and maintains ongoing communication relationship with all members of the interdisciplinary team (social workers, teachers, TDS Administration and all other relevant JCFS staff) to achieve a social and educational benefit for the student
  • Able to be flexible and shift gears quickly based on situations or changing priorities
  • Independent with sound professional judgment and the ability to establish and maintain boundaries
  • Demonstrated ability to remain calm in high-stress situations while maintaining an understanding and supportive demeanor
  • Strong desire to work with those students who have not been able to achieve success in the public/private educational system

Requirements:

  • Must be certified by Illinois State Board of Education as a Physical Education teacher
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a school physical education instructor for students with special needs population-including children with Autism, ED, BD, LD
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Must complete the physical and testing requirements for the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training (employer provided)
  • Endorsement or Certification in Special or Adapted Physical Education is a plus

Benefits:

JCFS offers an array of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness, Paid sick and vacation time, Agency holidays, Pension, 403(b), Flexible Spending Plans, and Life Insurance

May apply directly at:

https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/JEW1002/JobBoard/d02ef047-eef4-417a-8aea-0cba56e6f472/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=607ba5b5-849d-4ca4-9cbd-344381ac81d8

Please visit us at http://www.jcfs.org  
 

Special Education Teacher-Grades K-12

November 19, 2018

Ohio, Indiana, Alabama, Michigan, Georgia, Louisiana, Oregon, Washington State, Colorado, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina and Oklahoma

Description:

K12 is a dynamic company on a mission to provide the most compelling, comprehensive, and effective K-12 education available. Our employees are a critical part of an organization that is providing powerful, new options for the way children can be educated. They have a passion for education and a drive to make a difference. We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of integrity. We have the same high expectations for our employees as we do for the students who are in our programs. These are just a few of the values that make K12 a great place to work.

Passionate Special Education Teacher-Grades K-12 are needed at the K12 partner school in the following states; Ohio, Indiana, Alabama, Michigan, Georgia, Louisiana, Oregon, Washington State, Colorado, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina and Oklahoma. We want you to be a part of our talented team!

In order to support our partner school goals of innovation and transformational learning, teachers are required to hold an active teaching license in the state and reside in that state. Teachers also participate in professional development experiences face-to-face and other school actives.

As A Special Education Virtual Teacher you will:

  • Take ownership for student’s academic progress and attendance, communicating high expectations and showing active interest in student’s achievement
  • Prepare students for high stakes standardized tests
  • Conduct live Synchronous Teaching – minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Asynchronously support objectives, including composing/sending emails, planning course objectives, preparing learning plans, and using data to determine student needs
  • Collaborate with local/regional/ national teams and instructional coaches regarding instruction, resources, interventions and data-driven decision making
  • Under guidance from principal and coach, augment course content according to prescribed policies and procedures using appropriate asynchronous and synchronous tools
  • Make placement and promotion decisions by generating formal and informal reports regarding student progress, alerting administrators to concerns about student performance and progress
  • Establish and maintain positive rapport with families and regularly communicate with students and learning coaches/parents on an ongoing regular basis
  • Support learning coaches/parents with student curricular and instructional issues in a virtual classroom environment, in line with academy policies and procedures
  • Support students and learning coaches with the set-up and maintenance of their learning environment including basic computer troubleshooting
  • Understand how both diverse and unique characteristics of students and their families impact required support
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers to ensure that all students are successfully progressing through the program, that parents have a central point of contact, and that tasks are distributed among the stakeholders
  • Respond to students, parents and colleagues in timely manner
  • Organize social and educational activities for students and families, including sponsorship of virtual clubs, outings, marketing events or other extracurricular activities as required
  • Travel to testing sites to proctor state exams

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum six (6) months of student teaching experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Appropriate state certification
  • Meets state’s NCLB’s Highly Qualified Teacher requirements
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel at least once per month within and between assigned geographic areas to support students, attend regularly scheduled meetings, and participate in school activities, open houses and orientations.
  • An ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., database and web-based tools)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in a virtual environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and tools
  • Experience teaching online (virtual) and/or in a brick-and-mortar environment
  • Familiar with Blackboard Collaborative or other online platforms
 

TO APPLY:

Email to Courtney Jacob at: cjacob@k12.com or Call: 703-483-7205