High School Specialized Instruction and Services Collaborative Teacher at Dr. Jorge Alvarez HS

Providence School District
Providence, RI, US
Closing date
Jan 6, 2022

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Job Category
Teaching, English / Reading / Language Arts Teacher
Grade Level
High School
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Position Type:
High School Teaching

Date Posted:

Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School

Dr. Jorge Alvarez HS
High School Specialized Instruction and Services Collaborative Teacher

Job ID: 3415

Job Description
Contingent upon funding

(Contingent upon funding) - CBH position - full-time permanent teaching position beginning at the start of the 2021/2022 school year.

Resume and cover letter required.

***Accommodations for virtual interviews will be made during this hiring season, please apply***

Under the direct supervision of the building administrator with the support of the Executive Director of Specialized Instruction and Services, and the Network Superintendent, the Specialized Instruction and Services Collaborative Teacher will provide job-embedded coaching and support to their general education and special education colleagues in the implementation of all strategies. Job-embedded support can include, but is not limited to, coaching, mentoring, co-teaching, modeling, and collaborative planning. The primary focus of this role is to build capacity within the special education certified staff and general education teachers who have students with disabilities on their roster to ensure that the appropriate instructional accommodations are implemented in order to meet the needs of students with disabilities.

In addition, the High School Specialized Instruction and Services Collaborative Teacher will case manage students and perform duties ensuring full compliance with federal and state regulations.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Assist in the implementation of all state and locally mandated assessmentsProvides instructional coaching, demonstration lessons, collaborative co-teaching opportunities, lesson planning, observations and peer feedbackConducting cycles of observation and feedback for everyone in their departmentConduct short, non-evaluative cycles of observation, feedback, and support for each member of their departmentSupport teachers in their department by acting as a coach and thought partner to support action steps for ongoing improvement of instructional practiceInput into the student information system (SIS) included but not limited to appropriate accommodations for local and state assessments, data for IEPs, CDPs, alternate assessment and caseload assignments.Be knowledgeable of current teaching methodologies, strategies and research for implementation of language development supportsProvide assistance to colleagues in making the CCSS and the Next Generation Science Standards accessible to students with disabilities at their current grade levelsAssist colleagues in planning and implementing instruction, accessing to the core curriculum, and supporting academic competenceProvide direct assistance to colleagues through lesson demonstration, observation, constructive feedback, and coachingEnsure the effective and equitable integration of students with disabilities in the general education settingReview and finaliz e paperwork in accordance with IDEA and state regulations for the departmentFollow through on school and department commitments in a timely mannerServe as a member of the Transition Advisory CouncilMaintain schedules, timelines, agendas, and assignments for all special educators and service providersConduct educational evaluations and formal observations for eligibility determinationsFacilitate meetings for special educators at both school and district levelMaintain, organize and share data and information as appropriateMaintain grades as appropriateMaintains confidentiality as appropriatePerform all other duties as assigned by school and district administrators.

Salary Rate Range
Teacher Salary Scale + 5 extra days

RIDE Requirements
Sec. Grades Sp. Ed. Teacher, Gr. 7-12 with Any Sec. Content
Mid./Sec. Sp. Ed. 7-12

ESL Preferred

  • Strong organizational and communication skillsAbility to analyze data to inform instructionAbility to design and deliver instruction utilizing research-based teaching practicesAbility to collaborate with colleagues and effectively lead teams of teachers in making accommodations for students with disabilitiesYou must complete the new hire compliance training prior to your first day of employmentBilingual PreferredSelected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check.
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