Special Education Teacher

Capitol Autism Services Sacramento , CA 94204

Posted 3 weeks ago

Special Education Teacher

Reports to: Director Department: Land Park Academy

Status: Full-time (Exempt) Salary Range: Negotiable

Date: April 1, 2010 Approved: Board of Directors

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of a Site Administrator or the Director, the Special Education Teacher provides instruction, assessment and program planning for special education students with Autism in a Non-Public School setting. The Special Education Teacher monitors and evaluates student progress toward IEP goals and problem behavior reduction as appropriate. Identifies instructional materials needed for progress toward IEP goals and increased success in the classroom setting. Land Park Academy utilizes various teaching methodologies to promote learning through a positive programming approach with Applied Behavior Analysis being the primary teaching methodology used.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assess the abilities and needs of students utilizing various assessment tools on an individual basis (DRDP, Brigance, ABLLS, HELP and other tools as appropriate)

  • Develop proposed goals and prepare written summary of present levels of performance, define areas of needs and strengths for presentation at IEP meetings

  • Plan for special activities, develop materials/lessons to meet the needs of each student

  • Teach academic subjects and functional self-help skills, using methods and aids to assist in the education and /or rehabilitation process

  • Develop/adapt curriculum to make it relevant for each student assigned to classroom

  • Observe students to evaluate, record progress, and detect any and all signs of progress and/or regression

  • Work collaboratively with others including parents, DIS providers and agency representatives

  • Assist students with their toileting, feeding and other personal matters as needed

  • Promote health and safety concepts and social interaction with all students

SPECIAL SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of teaching methodologies such as Applied Behavior Analysis, TEACCH, PECS, etc

  • Energetic, HIGHLY organized individual with strong verbal/written communication skills

  • Dedication, patience, tact, flexibility in approach and ability to work collaboratively as a team

  • Ability to successfully manage and train classroom staff

  • Able to lead by example and motivate others to learn

  • Able to maintain appropriate confidentiality and protect the rights of students at all times

  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office and the Internet

  • Ability to pass a Department of Justice screening

  • Must provide proof of a negative TB screening

  • This position requires the following physical activities: bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, talking, hearing, visual acuity, and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors degree and Moderate/Severe Credential; Moderate/Severe Internship also accepted
  • A minimum of two years experience working with children/adolescents diagnosed with autism

BENEFITS:

(If working over 30 hours per week)

  • Medical, dental, basic life insurance and AD&D (a portion paid by employer)

  • 401k option

  • Voluntary life insurance, vision, and AFLAC

  • Paid time off (PTO)

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
School Special Education Teacher

Healthpro Heritage

Posted 7 days ago

VIEW JOBS 8/17/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-11-15T00:00 Overview Special Education Teacher - Sacramento, 2019-2020 School Year! Join our Pediatric School Based Team, and use your passion for Special Education to help make a difference in a child's life! * Special Education Teacher * Mild/Moderate certification needed * Sacramento, CA 95826 * 5th - 8th grade in 1 school * 2019-2020 School Year * Full Time / 7.5 Hours daily / 37.5 hours weekly We value our Special Education Teachers and their dedication to our mission of making a difference in a child's life. That is why we make it a priority to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. * Medical, Dental and Vision * Short and Long Term Disability * Life Insurance * 401K * Paid Time Off * Professional Development * Continuing Education and more! HealthPRO Pediatrics is a national leading provider of highly skilled Special Education Teachers. We hire professionals who share our vision, work diligently, and provide best practices in Special Education that will change children's lives for the better. If you are a passionate, talented teacher who wants to help children across the country, then maybe it is time to look at our company. The primary purpose of the Special Education Teacher is to plan for student success based on assessed needs of individual students in a school setting. The goal is to help students by using data and information to determine each student's current knowledge and skill level, set student learning goals, and assess student progress within an educational model of practice. I look forward to speaking to you! Cindy Meckling Director of Recruitment – Peds/School Division HealthPRO Pediatrics cmeckling@healthpro-heritage.com 267.810.1477 | Direct 267.579.2482 | Text Responsibilities * Consult and collaborate with School staff and families in regards to students' educational deficits * Conduct initial screenings as well as comprehensive evaluations Participate in the IEP process in developing present levels of performance, goals and objectives, and treatment recommendations for students qualifying for Special Education services * Provide Special Education sessions through the use of current best practices based on prescribed services in the IEP * Maintain all documentation required by the district including, but not limited to, notes, monthly summaries, and annual IEPs Qualifications * Must hold a current license to practice in the state of California * Must be able to pass all required background checks (Live Scan fingerprints for California) * Have successful experience working with culturally diverse families * Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development Recruiter : Email Address cmeckling@healthpro-heritage.com Healthpro Heritage Sacramento CA

Special Education Teacher

Capitol Autism Services