Special Education Teacher: Content

Job Details

Job Location: Ivymount School - Rockville, MD

Position Type: Full Time

Salary Range: Undisclosed

Job Shift: Day


Summary: Responsible for development, implementation, monitoring, and reporting related to designated content area curricula. Preferred start date is May/June, but will consider July/August.

Positions available in the following content areas:
  • Math (MAP and MLN Programs: High School)
  • Science (MAP Program: High School)
  • Social Studies (MLN Program: High School)

Ivymount offers:
  • Professional Development
    • We provide exceptional initial and ongoing training in the field of special education, annual tuition and workshop/conference reimbursement, access to journal and research databases, onsite trainings and workshops, and opportunities for promotion within Ivymount!
  • Growth at Ivymount
    • Ivymount has a strong culture of growing and promoting talented employees from within our organization!
  • Supervision in the Field of ABA
    • We provide supervision for employees seeking or maintaining their BCBA, BCaBA or RBT credentials
  • Health Benefits
    • We provide access to health & wellness benefits, including Medical & Dental insurance for employees working over 15 hours per week
  • 403(b) Plan
    • We provide a retirement savings plan including both Traditional and Roth contribution options

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop, implement, and monitor content instruction and related materials to ensure alignment with course requirements, Individualized Education Plans (IEP), and student performance
  • Create and implement instructional plans based on evidence-based practice
  • Supervise classroom staff's instructional planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting related to the content area
  • Implement classroom/individual behavior management programs
  • Participate in the IEP development process as assigned (e.g., administer assessments, write reports, attend meetings)
  • Report on student progress as assigned (e.g., quarterly report cards, academic checklists)
  • Administer and maintain updated student assessments
  • Communicate with parents/guardians related to content area
  • Hold confidential all knowledge of students and their families

  • Bachelor's degree in special education and/or designated content area
  • Maryland Standard Professional Certificate in Special Education or eligibility for Conditional Certificate. If teacher holds a Conditional Certificate, teacher must complete requirements for a Standard Professional Certificate within the required timeframe.
  • Experience in Special Education or a related field
  • Two years' classroom teaching experience as a lead teacher
  • Experience teaching designated content area
  • Understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related disorders
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise classroom staff
  • Exceptional attention to detail, strong organizational and time management skills
  • Cooperative participation within an interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Support of program philosophy
  • Computer skills related to common office tasks such as email, conducting internet searches, and using MSOffice (e.g., MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint)

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