Special Education Teacher
We are an exceptional charter school committed to providing a top-notch education that encompasses STEM, on and off-campus learning opportunities, the arts, and a dedication to academic excellence. We strive to have a supportive and collaborative work environment. Our innovative approach to education sets us apart, and we are looking for outstanding educators to join our team and contribute to the success of our students. Create yearly class curriculums, IEPs, and 504 programs that are based on the students’ learning capabilities and goals. Duties include: Provide resources and support to help students grow academically and socially, meeting key IEP objectives. Offer coaching, guidance, and mentorship to help students excel at their current studies and ultimately reach their full potential. Assign coursework and create learning opportunities that help students build healthy relationships with peers and instructors. Continue learning about education best practices, including how to teach students with different learning styles and keep them engaged. Work with colleagues and leadership to ensure each student is in the right class, learning at the right pace, and growing in the best way possible. Identify obstacles preventing students from adequate growth and adjust learning plans accordingly. Collaborate with the school to ensure students can access additional support. Organize meetings with parents to discuss their child’s IEP progress. Track students’ performance and celebrate achievements. Keep up to date with special education mandates by the state, county, and board of education and attend training and conferences. Participate in regular training and licensing to keep knowledge and credentials up to date. Top-notch teaching, critical thinking, and communication skills. Ability to exercise patience and keep students calm and safe. Familiarity with special education policies, programs, resources, and regulations, specifically IEPs, 504s, and other programs. Thorough understanding of various learning and teaching styles. Strong organization and crisis management skills. Ability to assist children with disabilities physically, such as lifting, pushing, and standing for long periods. Comfortable working with or learning common technologies, such as video conferencing, smart devices, online materials, and learning management platforms.