Special Education Teacher

Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Salary
52,000 - 81,000
Posted
Aug 14, 2019
Grade Level
High School, Middle School
Job Type
Full-Time

SUMMARY

Under the leadership of the Director of Special Education, the Special Education Teacher is to work with and co-teach middle and/or high school students to ensure their success in a college preparatory program.  The Special Education Teacher provides effective instruction and support in curricular areas for which employed; utilizes various instructional resources and technologies; demonstrates knowledge of the teaching/learning process; develops and modifies instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of a diverse student population; maintains contact and communication with parents and Student Life staff; and works effectively with administrators, colleagues, and all members of the school community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Collaborate in a strong team environment to:

  • Establish and maintain an engaging middle and/or high school learning environment conducive to student success
  • Promote and support a middle and/or high school program with promotion based upon standards mastery
  • Communicate knowledge in an interesting, stimulating, and effective manner, using a variety of instructional methodologies, curriculum resources, and materials
  • Examine student assessment data to  guide and improve instruction
  • Promote high levels of learning in an engaging and effective manner using a variety of instructional methodologies, curriculum resources, and materials
  • Integrate literacy strategies into the instructional framework
  • Differentiate instruction to reach all learners
  • Co-Plan, organize, and deliver appropriate lessons for assigned area(s) of responsibility,
  • Collaborate with coworkers on planning, professional development,  standards-based curriculum, and common assessment design to contribute to the continuous improvement of instruction at the school
  • Assess students’ learning in a professional manner and communicate students’ progress to parents and fellow teachers to facilitate future instruction.
  • Advocate for student accommodations and services to ensure that IEP’s are being implemented with fidelity
  • Maintain and submit necessary records, progress reports, and grade reports
  • Monitor and case manage assigned MD Online IEP’s
  • Plan and prepare for all IEP meetings as assigned
  • Meet with students on your assigned caseload on a weekly basis
  • Deliver pull out instruction that is compliant with student IEP’s
  • Participate in faculty meetings, workshops, staff development programs, and other school-sponsored activities
  • Participate in summer programming which may include direct service to incoming and returning SEED youth and curriculum work with colleagues
  • Assist in general building supervision and discipline of students outside of the classroom
  • Adhere to the professional and ethical standards as outlined in the SEED MD Staff Manual
  • And other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors’ degree in the related field is required
  • Special Education certification is required
  • Active teaching certificate (grades 6-12) is required
  • Master’s in the related field and/or prior teaching experience is highly desired.

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