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Special Education Teacher, Middle School - Academy of Whole Learning

Posted on 2021-11-24 10:42:09 AM

Listing expires 2022-01-23 12:00:00 AM

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[https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/a-/AOh14Gj0jpsK3M3RqQTwzVPvF3BRAVlOHX3gYFQCD5BCSw=s40] Karla Przybylski <karla.przybylski@aowl.org<mailto:karla.przybylski@aowl.org>> Mon, Nov 8, 9:06 AM [https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif] [https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif] to EdPost [https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif] Job Summary Position is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops in each student skills in the appreciation of scientific phenomena; to motivate and engage each student in lessons that explain complex concepts simply and enrich classroom time by using experiments and robotics. The teacher will plan, differentiate and deliver instruction and promote a high quality, personalized education to our students and incorporating content areas of social and life skills when possible. Summary of Essential Job Functions &#8226; Use best practice strategies for teaching and learning activities; teach to a classes of 8-10 middle school students &#8226; Know students&#8217; strengths, areas of improvements, disability, interests and emotional/behavioral triggers; &#8226; Meet and work together with our Behavior Team to manage student behaviors. &#8226; Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas. &#8226; Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning, health and social skills struggles. &#8226; Attend weekly meetings and professional development; &#8226; Substitute for absent teachers as needed; &#8226; Have a love for teaching; &#8226; Case manage parent communication for 8-10 students; &#8226; Arrive at school by 7:45 am and work at least 8-hour days; &#8226; Guide Behavior therapists in the classrooms; &#8226; Create engaging lesson plans with clear standards and objectives, consulting common core standards; &#8226; Research appropriate curriculum and activities for differentiated instruction for student learning; &#8226; Participate in middle school and elementary responsive classroom/developmental design practices; &#8226; Update parents on academic progress (through progress reports, phone calls and emails), as well as communicating behaviors and achievements; &#8226; Create a classroom in which student accomplishments are celebrated; &#8226; Assist students in understanding their disabilities, and teach strategies and problem solving to help students develop skills for outside the classroom. &#8226; Able to remain calm and handle stressful situations. Duties and Responsibilities &#8226; Work with a team on developing, re-examining, revising and implementing an integrated curriculum with integrated projects; &#8226; Develop lesson plans that ensure the attainment of state learning standards and the additional learning standards set forth by AOWL; &#8226; Address individual needs of students through long and short term planning; &#8226; Prepare students adequately for all required assessments; &#8226; Evaluated students&#8217; progress on a continuous basis; &#8226; Prepare individual student achievement reports for parents/guardians; &#8226; Provide an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment; &#8226; Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management; &#8226; Involve families/guardians in the education process; &#8226; Work effectively with parent volunteers; &#8226; Collaborate with other staff members to create meaningful community learning opportunities and community-based partnerships; &#8226; Participate in staff development programs; &#8226; Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere; &#8226; Work on committees and participate in the governance and development of the school; &#8226; Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on students as required by law, policies, and administrative regulations. &#8226; Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement and essential function of all our staff. Minimum Requirements, Credentials, and Experience &#8226; BA in an education field. &#8226; Demonstrated interest or expertise in working with students with autism spectrum disorder and/or related learning differences &#8226; Identified classroom experience and teaming experience with special education and regular education service teams &#8226; Flexible traits that will thrive in a new learning environment Competitive and dependent on experience Health and dental benefit package Short-term disability Life insurance Simple IRA with employer matching HSA employer contribution FSA EAP Wage based on education and excperience

Karla Przybylski karla.przybylski@aowl.org

Mon, Nov 8, 9:06 AM
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Job Summary

Position is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops in each student skills in the appreciation of scientific phenomena; to motivate and engage each student in lessons that explain complex concepts simply and enrich classroom time by using experiments and robotics. The teacher will plan, differentiate and deliver instruction and promote a high quality, personalized education to our students and incorporating content areas of social and life skills when possible.

 

Summary of Essential Job Functions

·         Use best practice strategies for teaching and learning activities; teach to a classes of 8-10 middle school students

·         Know students’ strengths, areas of improvements, disability, interests and emotional/behavioral triggers;

·         Meet and work together with our Behavior Team to manage student behaviors.

·         Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas.

·         Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning, health and social skills struggles.

·          Attend weekly meetings and professional development;

·         Substitute for absent teachers as needed;

·         Have a love for teaching;

·         Case manage parent communication for 8-10 students;

·         Arrive at school by 7:45 am and work at least 8-hour days;

·         Guide Behavior therapists in the classrooms;

·         Create engaging lesson plans with clear standards and objectives, consulting common core standards;

·         Research appropriate curriculum and activities for differentiated instruction for student learning;

·         Participate in middle school and elementary responsive classroom/developmental design practices;

·         Update parents on academic progress (through progress reports, phone calls and emails), as well as communicating behaviors and achievements;

·         Create a classroom in which student accomplishments are celebrated;

·         Assist students in understanding their disabilities, and teach strategies and problem solving to help students develop skills for outside the classroom.

·         Able to remain calm and handle stressful situations.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Work with a team on developing, re-examining, revising and implementing an integrated curriculum with integrated projects;

·         Develop lesson plans that ensure the attainment of state learning standards and the additional learning standards set forth by AOWL;

·         Address individual needs of students through long and short term planning;

·         Prepare students adequately for all required assessments;

·         Evaluated students’ progress on a continuous basis;

·         Prepare individual student achievement reports for parents/guardians;

·         Provide an inviting, exciting, innovative, and challenging learning environment;

·         Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management;

·         Involve families/guardians in the education process;

·         Work effectively with parent volunteers;

·         Collaborate with other staff members to create meaningful community learning opportunities and community-based partnerships;

·         Participate in staff development programs;

·         Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere;

·         Work on committees and participate in the governance and development of the school;

·         Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on students as required by law, policies, and administrative regulations.

·         Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement and essential function of all our staff.

 

 

Minimum Requirements, Credentials, and Experience

·         BA in an education field.

·         Demonstrated interest or expertise in working with students with autism spectrum disorder and/or related learning differences

·         Identified classroom experience and teaming experience with special education and regular education service teams

·         Flexible traits that will thrive in a new learning environment


Competitive and dependent on experience

Health and dental benefit package

Short-term disability

Life insurance

Simple IRA with employer matching

HSA employer contribution

FSA

EAP

Wage based on education and excperience