Elementary Special Education Teacher
School of Dreams Academy is looking for an Elementary Special Education Teacher to join our team of educators.
You will be responsible for teaching groups of students. You will modify existing curriculum on basic subjects (e.g. math, writing) to meet each student’s learning requirements and build individual lesson plans tailored to their specific needs. You will also discuss with parents and support staff about important matters that might impede students’ progress.
Ultimately, you will help and inspire children to achieve important learning milestones.
- Assess students’ abilities and craft teaching plans
- Adapt learning materials to students’ needs
- Keep track of and reflect on students’ progress
- Monitor children’s behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed
- Find engaging activities to teach skills (e.g. drawing and theater drama)
- Manage classroom crises and resolve conflict
- Prepare students for transition to the next grade
- Inform parents about their children’s performance and potential problems
- A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Valid NMPED Teaching License
The School of Dreams Academy (SODA) is a New Mexico state authorized charter school, nationally accredited through Advanced Ed. SODA is ranked amongst the best charter high schools and college readiness programs in the country.
We offer quality, research-based core academic program with focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) that is enhanced by several virtual learning programs. As such, we have evolved from the concept of online learning programs (E2020 now Edgenuity) to one in which we use the repository of information (videos, primary sources, quizzes, tests, lectures, journals, etc) with support programs and teacher created projects to create a blended module that fits our student’s diverse needs.
School Of Dreams Academy offers quality programs PreK through 12th grade. Students in Elementary and Middle School receive STEAM instruction as well as a full Dual Language Bilingual program. SODA is also a designated Early College High School meaning students grades 9 – 12 have the opportunity to take Dual Credit courses with the potential of earning an Associates Degree by the time they graduate high school. All students, including English Language Learners (ELL) and those requiring special education and related services, have the benefit of an Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) designed to address their specific needs and to meet their individual goals within the learning spectrum.