Special Education Teacher
Universal Companies 16 reviews - Philadelphia, PA

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Elementary Special Education Teachers (Elementary)

Universal’s education mission is to provide an unparalleled high quality education to all students in a safe and nurturing environment. Through the implementation of Universal's comprehensive academic and social program, we build future community leaders and contributing members of society. Universal seeks to make schools a hub for the surrounding community that helps transform neighborhoods.

Universal Companies Schools is seeking dynamic and passionate elementary special education teachers to lead our schools turn-around efforts in

Special education teachers ensure that students meet academic success in their classrooms as measured by achievement on IEP goals, student grades, and the PSSA

Key Responsibilities:

• Driving student achievement for students with disabilities
• Responding to progress monitoring results and student assessment data
• Establishing a positive, structured, achievement-focused classroom
• Providing support to students, parents, and general education staff and supporting student learning
• Mentoring and coaching students on self-regulation and organizational skills
• Developing effective IEPs that translate into measurable results for students
• Providing leadership as a member of the Special Education team


• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
• Must have or be working towards certification in special education
• Experience working with special education population in an urban classroom setting
• Strong knowledge of instructional strategies for students with disabilities
• Familiarity with the social-emotional needs of students
• Ability to adjust instructional strategies in order to reach year-end goals

To apply the following documentations MUST be attached with your resume:

· Clearances

· Teaching Certification or letter of eligibility

· Copy of your Degree

Universal Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed. The qualifications listed above are guidelines, other combinations of education and experience that could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job may be considered.

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