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Special Education Teacher

July 29, 2020


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.


  • 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.


  • 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


Recruitment Team