Special Education Teacher - Secondary Multiple Disabilities Support (MDS)

Posted 25 days ago


Capital Area Intermediate Units Mission and Vision:

Our Mission: CAIU provides innovative support and services in partnership with schools, families, and communities to build capacity and model courageous leadership to help them be great. #BeGreat

Our Vision: Recognized as a trusted and influential partner in achieving life-changing outcomes in the Capital Area. #ChangingLives

Position Overview:
Location-- Central Dauphin East High School

Under the general supervision of the Program Supervisor: to maximize the learning experience of students with Multiple Disabilities, in academics, interpersonal skills, transition skills, and activities of daily living by implementing approved curriculum and evidence-based teaching strategies.   Completing IDEA paperwork within timeline constraints and implementing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).  Addressing students' specific needs while providing a safe and optimal learning environment.  Collaboratively working with multiple school districts and Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) to achieve the individualized students' goals.

Essential Functions: 

  • Please see attached Job Description.

Essential Skills, Knowledge, Abilities

  • Understanding and implementation of behavioral management strategies
  • Understanding and implementation of evidence based strategies for students with complex needs
  • Ability to effectively communicate using a variety of modalities (email, text, phone, etc.) to many stakeholders (i.e. district personnel, caregivers, paraprofessionals,etc.)
  • Independence and confidence in IDEA paperwork and time management 
  • Competency in using Microsoft Office programs, Google extensions, and other applications


  • Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in Special Education, Master's (preferred)
  • PA Certification(s):  Special Education K-12 or K-7
  • Previous experience in working with students in a MDS setting (preferred)


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Capital Area Intermediate Unit 15

4600 Locust Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17109