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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