Special Education Teacher - ED-PBS Classroom

US-AZ-Surprise
Job ID
2017-2136
Business Unit
Light Street Special Education Solutions
Category
In-School

Overview

Light Street Special Education Solutions (http://www.lightstreetsolutions.com), a division of Learn It Systems (http://www.learnitsystems.com), helps schools succeed by providing comprehensive special education programs and services. We partner with schools to improve the quality and efficiency of services provided to children with special needs. We offer an array of flexible solutions that are grounded in evidence-based practices and focused on achieving positive outcomes for our students and school partners.

Responsibilities

We are currently interviewing Special Education Teachers to work in a ED-PBS classroom in Surprise. 

 

The Special Education Teacher is responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth. This person is responsible for organizing and implementing an individual instructional program that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with policies.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement curriculam and activities to meet academic standards.
  • Set goals for the individualized education plan (IEP) that are achievable and comparable to non-special education student in accordance with the State of Illinois.
  • Develop draft IEPs for initial students with disabilities and/or annual reviews two weeks prior to the IEP meeting.
  • Provide support and direction to paraprofessionals that are assigned to students or special education classrooms.
  • Design, implement, and use informal and formal assessments to measure progress of students.
  • Work collaboratively with school team to determine instructional and social needs of students that ensures success, and promotes students’ well-being.
  • Collaborate with fellow teachers to create a data-driven, learner-centered, friendly and safe environment demonstrating shared responsibility for achievement.
  • Work with the RTI Team by suggesting appropriate accommodations or interventions for students in the RTI process.
  • Adhere to and support all school policies to enforce school core values, high expectations, and strict code of conduct.
  • Set and attain ambitious student achievement and social-emotional benchmarks.
  • Model and encourage appropriate student behavior (i.e. grit, self-
  • e sccontrol, social intelligence, optimism and curiosity).
  • Work with school team to constantly evaluate and improve mastery of instructional, culture building, and leadership skills.
  • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order and rigor.
  • Reflect critically on teaching practice and implement improvement strategies as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience:

  • Special Education Credential and license
  • Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance

Technical Competencies and Skills:

  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
  • Works independently with little direct supervision
  • Works as part of a team
  • Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated
  • Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve academy goals
  • Displays effective multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Spanish Speaking would be a plus

Light Street Special Education Solutions/Learn It Systems offers a competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits plan, 401(k), paid holidays and personal time off.

Light Street Special Education Solutions/Learn It Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must be presently eligible to work in the United States. 

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