Special Education Teacher
Seneca Family of Agencies - Morgan Hill, CA

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The role of the Special Education Teacher is to provide intensive academic instruction to students both in their classroom settings and in the learning lab. Additionally, the Teacher coordinates services at the school site and supports colleagues in supporting students successfully in diverse settings by providing teacher coaching, modeling and development opportunities. The Special Education Teacher works collaboratively with classroom teachers, school leadership and the RTI implementation team to maintain the academic, social and emotional needs of each student.

Location:
  • Morgan Hill
Responsibilities:
  • Work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to implement academic, behavioral, and therapeutic services for special education students with emotional disturbances
  • Utilize backwards design principles to deliver differentiated curriculum, rooted in the state content standards
  • Use student-centered instructional methods as defined by the school's Learning Principles
  • Employ authentic and norm-referenced assessment strategies to monitor progress and guide instructional planning and decision making
  • Provide an individualized academic intervention program to target at-risk learners.
  • Perform all duties related to the development of an IEP: assessment, goal setting, implementation and progress reporting
  • Engage caregivers in the educational process, providing frequent opportunities to discuss student growth and needs
  • Participate in professional learning communities to enhance practice and create coherence
  • Facilitate and/or participate in required meetings (classroom, site wide and supervision)
  • Co-lead the classroom team to maintain a structured therapeutic learning environment based on Seneca's philosophy
  • Intervene with the clients' behavioral program as needed. This includes physical management of the clients (implementation of Seneca Center's Ahimsa Model Training) as necessary to ensure safety
  • Maintain a high standard of professional behavior at all times
  • Perform all other duties as necessary for the good of the agency as instructed by supervisor
Qualifications:
  • Qualified teachers will hold a valid Special Education Credential - Mild/Moderate.
  • Current California Education Specialist Credential may qualify
  • Experience teaching Special Education preferred
  • Valid California Drivers License and ability to be insured by Seneca's insurance carrier
  • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other state or federal requirements
Hours:
  • Monday - Friday
  • School hours Year Round
Compensation:
  • Comprehensive employee benefit package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Program
  • $2,700 classroom petty cash budget
  • Specialized training & support
  • Yearly professional development budget
  • Two to three full-time Classroom Counselors to provide behavioral and academic support
  • 7 weeks of school breaks
  • 1 week of PTO, and 4 weeks of teacher days off

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