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Special Education Teacher - Hempfield School District: Full Time!!

Location:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Date published:

14-Sep-2018

We are expanding our team and WE WANT YOU!!!

This is a full time role with full benefits available.


This Special Education Teacher must have a Special Education Certification and will be working in the middle school therapeutic emotional support classroom in the Hempfield School District.


In addition to our typical clearances, we must ensure the act 168 disclosure(s) is completed.


Qualifications:


The Special Education teacher will be required to hold PA certifications in Special Education.  

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Summary:

The Special Education teacher will work with high school level students who have been identified for special education services.  The Special Education teacher should possess knowledge of mental health disorders and possess strong behavioral management skills.  The Special Education teacher will oversee the Autism component of the classroom which will consist of a Mental Health Therapist and two classroom aides.  The Special Education teacher will communicate with the teachers on a regular basis as well as the parents. The Special Education teacher will participate in team collaboration meetings to discuss the progress of each student.


The following is intended to describe the major elements of the position and should not be taken as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals assigned to this position.


Responsibilities:


  • Monitor, write and implement IEP’s to ensure compliance with Department of Education standards/regulations.

  • Assist in the development/completion of outcome measures to assess program effectiveness and make adjustments accordingly.    

  • Maintain a commitment to ongoing professional development through attending agency trainings and maintain current knowledge in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis.

  • Provide exceptional care and compassion in all consumer/family related interactions.

  • Work with all members of the IEP team to ensure that they fully understand the needs and goals for the students.

  • Promotes the agency’s philosophy by participating in the development, implementation and monitoring of the program goals and objectives.

  • Perform additional reasonable responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Individualized Education Services


Physical Requirements:


Employee must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.  Employee must be able to gain access to all AERI facilities with reasonable accommodation if required. Employee must be able to interact with student as specifically noted in their IEP. While performing specific interventions, employee may be required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, crawl, run and if applicable, sit on floor and rise to standing positions. Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.  Must be able to use physical prompting, if authorized or in an emergency, to prevent injury to the consumer or another as a result of the consumer’s behavior.



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