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ESY Special Education Teacher Jobs – WISCA

The Watson Institute is hiring Special Education Teachers to work the ESY (Extended School Year) program in the WISCA autism school. These positions are available for our Bridgeville and Sharpsburg, PA locations. Staff hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Staff are required to work all ESY dates.

There are two mandatory staff training days on July 5th and July 6th, 2023.

The WISCA 2023 ESY Schedule is as follows:

  • Monday, July 10 – Thursday, July 13
  • Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21
  • Monday, July 24 – Thursday, July 27

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Employment Type: Seasonal

ESY Teacher Job 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 Programs
  • 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
  • Supervise activities of classroom aide(s)

Special Ed Teacher Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required -advanced degree preferred
  • PA Teacher Certification in Special Education, Mentally and Physically Handicapped, or specific exceptionality/area
  • Must be available for all dates in the program
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Two years 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