ESY Special Education Teacher – Education Centers (Sewickley & South)

The Watson Institute is hiring special education teachers for the ESY (Extended School Year) Program at the Education Center Sewickley and Education Center South.

Mandatory Training Days will be held on June 24 & 25, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

ESY runs from June 26 – July 24, 2019; Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

No ESY on July 4th and July 5th

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Locations: Sewickley, PA and Bridgeville, PA

301 Camp Meeting Road | Sewickley, PA 15143

230 Hickory Grad Road | Bridgeville, PA 15017

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and conduct assessments – record and interpret assessment data
  • Develop, maintain and monitor present education levels, goals, objectives, success criteria and specially designed instructions for Individualized Education Plans (IEP)
  • Plan, implement and adapt instructional activities
  • Organize and maintain a safe and effective learning environment
  • Utilize appropriate behavior management strategies and techniques
  • Communicate routinely with parents and appropriate school district personnel
  • Work effectively within a transdisciplinary educational team
  • Participate in Education Center activities
  • Supervise activities of classroom aide(s)

Requirements:

  • Must be available for all dates in the program
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree – advanced degree preferred
  • PA special education teacher certification in mentally and physically handicapped or specific exceptionality/area
  • Two year’s teaching experience in special education preferred
  • Current PA clearances – Acts 34, 114 and 151
  • Ability to lift and position students weighing up to 40 pounds

 

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