High School Classroom Teacher
Posted 25 days ago
Full-time, 10 MonthWork Schedule
Monday to Friday, 7:45AM to 3:30PMReports To
Program SupervisorPosition Summary
The Vanguard School has an opening for a High School Classroom Teacher beginning this August! If you are an energetic, creative and dedicated Special Education Teacher, we want you on our Team!
The ideal candidate will have prior experience working with students diagnosed with autism, developmental delays, neurological impairments and/or emotional disorders. The Classroom Teacher plans & implements daily lessons, academic and behavioral, for students assigned to his/her classroom. Maintains accurate records, determines and monitors student progress and provides accurate reporting of students’ progress.
Benefits include: paid health and dental insurance, paid personal and sick days, a 9% employer contribution to our Retirement Plan, and opportunities for professional development. Tuition reimbursement of up to $2000 in the first year is available for college courses in special education. Safety care training is provided.
- Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, Elementary Education, or a related field.
- Current, valid Pennsylvania certification in Special Education.
- Exposure to and participation in appropriate special education related programming.
- Ability to recognize the individuality and uniqueness of each student & treat him/her with respect & dignity.
- Ability to engage intellectually and physically in all components of the educational process.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with all constituents (administrators, colleagues, students, parents, and others).
- Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
- Plan instructional lessons, in writing, according to a planned scope and sequence, addressing individual differences among the students assigned according to the student’s pre-determined goals.
- Develop, in writing, appropriate goals for assigned students and monitors progress throughout the year.
- Consistently implement behavioral programs, clearly defining limits and expectations, encouraging student self-discipline verbally and by example. Document behavioral incidents.
- Supervise students at all times in accordance with policy for student health and safety. This would include instructional time and assigned duties such as homeroom, clubs, lunch, playground, transportation, trips, etc.
- Offer instructional delivery that is goal related, clearly states expectations, involves equitable student participation, is properly paced, allows for differentiation, and includes assessment.
- Maintain a record for each student, which reflects the starting point of instruction, the strengths and deficiencies of the student, the objectives to be obtained, the modes of learning and materials to be used, and an evaluation of progress over time, in achieving the objectives.