The Special Education Teacher will work in an independent school with one student with a moderate language delay and mild learning challenges. Responsibilities include modify existing curriculum, core subjects (e.g., math and English Language Arts) to meet the student’s learning requirements; build individual lesson plans tailored to thestudent’s specific needs. Collaboration with the case manager, BCBA, speech therapist, general education teachers, general education support staff, and parents about progress towards goal achievement and overall school participation is an important aspect of this position.
We are looking for a teacher who is passionate about helping and inspiring children to achieve important learning milestones.
Assessment of student abilities and craft teaching plans.
Adapt learning materials to student’s needs.
Keep track of and reflect on student’s progress.
Monitor student behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed, in collaboration with BCBA.
Find engaging activities to teach skills (e.g., drawing, and other visual supports)
Support student’s socialization with peers.
Prepare student for transition to the next grade.
Inform parents about their child’s academic performance and achievement levels, in collaboration with the general education teacher and case manager.
Coach / mentor other professionals who work with this student at school as needed.
Collaborate with all educators and therapists on the student’s team.
Experience and Education
Proven experience as a Special Education Teacher.
Strong knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies
Experience working with children with a wide range of learning/developmental challenges and disabilities.
Ability to work with an individualized education plan.
A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Valid state special education certificate (credential).
BS in Special Education or BS in Education with a special education credential; MS is a plus.
HOLY FAMILY GRADE SCHOOL (GLENDALE)
400 S. LOUISE ST.
GLENDALE, California 91205FSuelto@hfgsglendale.org