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Special Education Teachers

May 28, 2019

Sacramento, CA

GPS Teachers:

  • Encourage a culture of mutual respect and equitable practice
  • Exhibit knowledge of student cognitive development and various learning styles
  • Communicate effectively with students and families about classroom activities and student progress
  • Demonstrate content knowledge, including the California Common Core Standards
  • Set high academic achievement expectations
  • Identify and support students’ social, emotional, and behavior learning needs
  • Implement Project-Based Learning techniques and strategies
  • Facilitate and design effective group work
  • Provide timely feedback and collaborate with faculty to offer specialized support
  • Foster student growth through semi-annual Student-Led Conferences and Presentations of Learning
  • Collaborate with pod level teams in regular formal and informal meetings
  • Serve as a family group mentor to approximately 14 students and meet with them 1-2 times per day
  • Use data to personalize learning for each student
  • Showcase student work within the community
  • Scaffold instructional activities that facilitate engaging and appropriate learning opportunities
  • Personalize instruction based on feedback, needs, and learning levels
  • Create relevant and authentic learning experiences
  • Plan backwards designed lessons that align all activities and assessments
  • Design formal and informal assessments that measure student progress

Qualifications (required):

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid California Credential
  • DOJ Fingerprint Clearance
  • TB Clearance


  • Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Plus excellent health and welfare benefits
  • 403b retirement plan
  • Generous paid time off.


Maria de la Garma
916-394-5007 ext. 3023