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Special Education Teacher

Company: ACCEL Schools
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

ACCEL Schools is seeking highly-qualified Special Education Teacher at Saginaw Academy of Excellence in Saginaw, Michigan dedicated to providing a superior education for all students in our upcoming 2020-2021 school year! We are seeking teachers who are excited to create a rigorous and nurturing classroom environment that prioritizes student learning and social-emotional development. With a network of 50 charter schools and growing, ACCEL Schools employs a diverse staff of passionate administrators and educators who value research-based practices and a desire to grow as professionals. We work tirelessly to raise student achievement, regardless of historical barriers, while committed to participating in ongoing professional development, job embedded instructional coaching, and embracing a growth mindset.The Special Education Teacher supports the educational and behavioral goals of all students with a focus on students with an Individualized Education Program.Responsibilities:

  • Work cooperatively with classroom teachers, interpreting the abilities and disabilities of these students, assisting in classroom intervention strategies, modifying general education curricular as necessary, and assisting the student with regular class assignments.
  • Conduct diagnostic assessments for instruction
  • Conduct functional behavior assessments
  • Write and implement behavior improvement plans
  • Facilitate IEP Meetings and write IEP goals and objectives
  • Relentlessly work to meet all goals related to student achievement and culture as well as state specific achievement goals.
  • Utilize research-based best practices in daily planning and instruction.
  • Integrate culturally responsive teaching practices into daily lessons and interactions with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Serve as advisor for a designated set of students
  • Communicate regularly with families regarding the academic and social-emotional growth of their child.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of non-instructional activities such as social events and field trips
  • Perform other duties as assignedQualifications:
    • Current state license
    • Knowledge of State Standards and Common Core Standards
    • Experience working in a full room inclusion type model or Co-Teaching in a Resource Room model
    • High level of comfort working in a growth-focused coaching environment based on frequent observations, debriefs, action planning, and progress monitoring.
    • High quality written and verbal communication skills
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word and Outlook
    • Excellent organization and time management skills
    • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team
    • Ability to pass federal and state criminal background checks (FBI/BCI)
    • Experience working in a multi-cultural setting preferredEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYIt is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person's race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists.

Keywords: ACCEL Schools, Saginaw , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Saginaw, Michigan

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