Middle School Special Education Teacher
Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School - New York, NY

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Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School, a new middle and high school that is expanding by one grade each year, seeks a Middle School Special Education Teacher.

Ideal candidates have the following traits:
3-5 years experience in urban classroom instruction
•experience of integrating technology into classroom instruction
•experience with curriculum design
•background in urban education serving a broad range of students
•prior experience with new school, “start-up” processes
•experience in delivering Common Core aligned instruction
All teachers must be willing to commit to our mission:
Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School will empower students in Inwood and Washington Heights to become agents for change through community focused leadership, character development and college preparedness. Our teachers will regard our student leaders as burgeoning assets to their community and help them develop the tools they need to be successful in college and beyond.

Experience providing coaching and/or professional development to teachers with respect to SPED/Literacy matters
•Will effectively transition SPED students at all levels of the SPED continuum
•Support classroom teaching and work within content-areas
•Work with School Leader to plan intervention services for students
•Generate reports and graphs about formal student assessments and progress
•Write summary reports on student progress yearly or as needed
•Serve as a resource to promote parental support of student goals.
•Collaborate with teachers in long and short term planning that addresses the students’ individual goals
• Create long and short term goals for students based on teacher observation and assessment data
•Participate in weekly meetings to create and modify prevention and intervention services to at-risk students
•Research and share information about best practices in Special Education and Literacy
•Provide feedback to parents
•Create materials for differentiated instruction
Qualifications and Competencies:
Commitment to the mission and vision of IALCS
•Expert in subject area
•Receptiveness to ongoing coaching and evaluation
•At least three years of teaching in an urban environment
•Passionate about teaching and subject matter
•Energetic, motivated, innovative, prepared
•Ambitious, entrepreneurial mindset committed to helping develop the components and culture of a new school
•Valid NYS Teaching Certificate
•Evidence of excellence when working with middle and high school students
•Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests
•Superior communication skills
•An ability to work collaboratively
Preferred Qualifications
Spanish proficiency