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Special Education Teacher (Part-Time) – PSC

The Watson Institute is hiring a part-time special education teacher to work with students at Pediatric Specialty Care (PSC). This position will work 20 hours per week.

Job Benefits

At the Watson Institute, we invest in our employees personally and professionally. Check out a few of the employee benefits you’ll receive as a Watson employee:

  • Company-provided life and AD&D insurance 
  • Paid time off based upon hours worked 
  • 403b retirement plan with employer contributions and match after 1 year of employment 
  • Ongoing professional development through continued education opportunities, training, and direct staff support

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Employment Type: Part-time

Teacher Job Description: 

  • Teaching students at an off-site specialty hospital
  • 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 teaching strategies and techniques
  • Communicate routinely with team members and coordinator
  • Work effectively within a transdisciplinary educational team
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills Required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and present written and verbal information about students
  • Ability to organize the learning environment of students
  • Ability to work as a transdisciplinary team member
  • Ability to plan and implement student instruction
  • Ability to communicate well with all colleague

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in special education required
  • PA special education teaching certification in mentally and physically handicapped or specific exceptionality/area required
  • Two years teaching experience in special education, preferred
  • Most tasks require oral communication, visual and hearing perception, and the ability to get around the building
  • Supervisor students during emergency drills
  • The ability to lift, position, or assist with lifting students is essential to perform this task
  • The essential functions of the job described require the ability to exert moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, kneeling, crouching, and brisk wakling, which may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objcts and material of moderate weight (40 pounds)
  • Current Acts 34, 114, and 151 clearances