Special Education Paraprofessional - 2019/2020 School Year (Woodlawn HS)

University Of Chicago Charter Schools Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

The Woodlawn Campus of the University of Chicago Charter School (UCW) opened in September 2006. It has a three-part mission: 1) to assist students in developing the habits of mind, work, and heart to be successful in college and good citizens of their community; 2) to contribute to the community through student research, service, and leadership; and 3) to improve teaching and learning by serving as a site of professional development for teachers and school leaders. Woodlawn High School educates students in grades 9 - 12th.

Position Summary:

Facilitate the learning needs of special education students in the classroom by working to implement their inclusion in classroom activities to the maximum extent possible.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Work with classroom teacher and special education teacher to determine student expectations and inclusion in activities.

Work to meet the IEP requirements for the student by proactively communicating suggestions and ideas to better support the student.

Adapt activities to meet the unique needs of the student. Create opportunities for student to work with classmates

Work with special education staff, case workers and campus director to determine schedule and release times based upon student needs (specials, lunch, etc.)

Implement evaluation programs to track student's progress and participate in the Academic Social Support Services program as scheduled and needed.

Support the engagement of parents and community by maintaining regular two-way communication and partnerships with parents and family in regards to curriculum, assessment, and student-specific concerns. Collaborate with parents and special education staff on a regular basis to refine plan and define needs of the student in a manner that allows for the student to be most successful.

Contribute to the professional community of the school by participating in Woodlawn Organizational and Professional Development programs. This includes all weekly Professional Development sessions and all other meetings as appropriate.

Engage in all professional development and reading activities in order to deepen knowledge on how to support students.

Qualifications:

Paraprofessional licensure and endorsement required. Completion of an Associate's degree from a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or another regional accrediting body, or the successful completion of at least sixty (60) semester hours of college credit at a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or another regional accrediting body or the successful completion of a state approved paraprofessional assessment, supplemented by at least one year of work experience involving the care and supervision of children with disabilities.

UCCS recruits, hires, compensates, promotes and otherwise manages employees and prospective employees on the basis of individual merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any and all other factors protected by law. This policy includes UCCS's commitment to maintain a workplace free from sexual or other unlawful harassment or discrimination of any nature.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Middle School Special Education Teacher

Distinctive Schools

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 11/9/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-02-07T00:00 Position Title: Middle School Special Education Teacher F.T.E: 1.0 Location: 7415 S. East End Ave., Chicago, IL 60649 Reports to: School Director Why Join the Art in Motion Team: * We foster a love of learning from the very first day of school * We create next generation learning environments for students in the 21st century * We empower students, families and staff to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way * We love to laugh and have a good time * We offer a great benefits package (Medical; Dental; Vision; PTO; 403b) Position Description: The Art in Motion Special Education Teacher has the awesome responsibility for providing support to students with diverse learning needs. This person will... * Serve as primary instructor for students with identified learning needs in both resource and inclusive settings * Develop lessons that address students academic; interpersonal; social; and emotional needs * Make collaboration with general education teachers and school leadership a priority * Communicate regularly with families regarding instructional programming and student progress Requirements: * Bachelor's Degree * Illinois Professional Educators License * LBS1 Endorsement * Prefer minimum 1 year of experience teaching in urban setting Distinctive Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law. Distinctive Schools Chicago IL

Special Education Paraprofessional - 2019/2020 School Year (Woodlawn HS)

University Of Chicago Charter Schools