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Special Education Teacher – ESY Summer Program – Friendship Academy

The Watson Institute is hiring a Special Education Teacher for the Extended School Year (ESY) summer program at Friendship Academy special education school! ESY Summer program runs from June 22, 2016 through July 21, 2016 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Schedule: Training on June 20, 2016 and June 21, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Employment Type: Full-time

Special Education Teacher Job Responsibilities:

  • Special Education Teacher for the Extended School Year Summer Program at Friendship Academy
  • Implement the Individualized Education Program (IEP) for each assigned student
  • Work collaboratively with content area teachers/ancillary teachers to plan, develop and implement courses
  • Demonstrate planning and preparation strategies and skills
  • Implement strategies for motivating and managing students (i.e. Student Behavior Management System)
  • Demonstrate a range of instructional approaches and alternatives of assessment appropriate for the strengths and needs of diverse learners, including direct instruction, inquiry-based learning and hands-on projects
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress
  • Provide academic feedback to students along with regular progress reports
  • Demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills appropriate for working in a multifaceted program
  • Complete paperwork as required by the program

Special Education Teacher Job Requirements:

  • Must be available for the two training days and all days in the program
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Pennsylvania teaching certification in Special Education required
  • Dual teaching certification preferred
  • Related work experience in field is preferred
  • Current PA Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances required