JobID 4675 : Special Education Teacher - SSN - Transition (#1411774)

Job | Posted 6 months ago

27J Schools is seeking a Special Education Teacher to join the team at the Transition Learning Center, which is a program designed to work with students ages 18-21 to gain adult living and work skills.  This program provides instruction and support to students both in a classroom setting and out in the community. 

  • Provide direct instruction in all aspects of life skills to young adults with disabilities. 
  • Work as a part of a teacher team in the development and direction of the program including supervision of paraprofessionals and coordination with related services staff.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with agencies, community resources and services and employers to provide learning experiences in the community
  • Work with parents and adult agency personnel to coordinate the transition from school to adulthood. 

Required Qualifications:
  1. A valid Colorado Department of Education Teaching License.
  2. Colorado Department of Education “In Field” by CDE endorsement or qualifications to teach the posted subject area.
  3. The ability to handle many complex tasks simultaneously.
  4. Ability to become certified to drive a small bus.
  5. The ability and interest to be part of a high-functioning team. (Having respected and trusted colleagues- preferably as teammates- makes the demands of teaching sustainable.)
  6. The ability and interest to learn continuously and to adapt to changing circumstances (student characteristics, curriculum, and so on).  
  7. A belief in empowering all children as owners of their learning.

Application Procedure:

Apply online at  External applicants must upload a current resume,  Teaching license from CDE, and transcripts.  Teachers currently contracted with SD27J, please use Internal Application, upload a current resume and provide a maximum of 2 years previous work experience.  Substitutes are considered External applicants. 
  • All future correspondence regarding this position will be handled via the email address that you provide on your online application. Please regularly check both your In-Box and SPAM folder for these email messages.
Please note: All job postings for 27J Schools close at 4:00 pm Mountain Standard Time

Join us at our 27J Schools Career Fair!
When: April 6, 2019  8:00 am
Where: Riverdale Ridge High School, 13380 Yosemite St, Thornton CO 80602
Go to  to sign-up. 


Posted By

Brighton School District No. 27J

18551 EAST 160TH AVENUE, BRIGHTON, CO 80601-3295
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,412 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%



State Average: 415