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Special Education Teacher (Immediate Opening)

Baltimore Freedom Academy | Baltimore MD 21231 USA | Full Time - School Year | Revised: 01/10/2013

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Are you a strong, creative, highly-qualified professional looking for challenging, meaningful work? Baltimore Freedom Academy, an innovative charter school in Baltimore City serving grades 6 - 12. We use project and inquiry-based strategies through our social justice mission to make learning meaningful. We are seeking a highly qualified teacher in the area of special education who is:

- comfortable with implementing modifications and accomodations for students with special learning needs
- collaborative in their practice in support of improving general educators' ability to ensure student achievement amongst all students
- interested in cultivating an environment where student voice is honored, respected and expected
- undaunted by significant urban challenges and reform initiatives - value multi-disciplinary collaboration
- cultivate higher order thinking skills through inquiry
- are confident, yet reflective, practitioners
- demonstrate leadership potential
- understand the specific developmental needs of secondary aged students
- receive help and constructive criticism with grace
- understand that hard work and fun are not mutually exclusive
- accept responsibility for student growth
- advocate for social justice causes
- regularly use both qualitative and quantitative data to inform their practice
- effectively manage a classroom where student choice, differentiation for styles and abilities, and authentic learning are high values
- not only think outside the box, but can find compelling reasons why the box isn't necessary

Please contact our hiring team at with a letter of introduction that addresses the points above, resume, and statement of educational philosophy. Candidates who move beyond the initial phone screen may be asked to conduct a sample lesson. Baltimore Freedom Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must either possess or be immediately eligible for Maryland State Teacher Certification. NO PHONE CALLS OR FAXES PLEASE.

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Location Baltimore, MD, United States
Categories Curriculum, Special Education Director
Organization Type Charter School
Grade Level Middle School/Junior High, High School
Teaching field Special Education

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