Special Education Teacher (self-contained 9-12)
Edison Learning, Inc. - Gary, IN

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Theodore Roosevelt College & Career Academy is accepting applications for an experienced, motivated and dedicated for Special Education Teacher (self-contained 9-12) the 2012 – 2013 school year.

Theodore Roosevelt College & Career Academy is a public school that serves grades 7-12. Theodore Roosevelt College & Career Academy mission is to maximize the potential of each student, creating the urgency to reach proficiency and assuring that students are given the greatest opportunity to learn and perform at high levels through premium-quality teaching and leadership as well as an effective, supportive learning environment.

Primary Responsibilities

As a member of a teaching team, the Special Education Teacher will be responsible for teaching students, who have a variety of disabilities, in an interesting, stimulating, and effective manner. He or she uses a variety of instructional methodologies and curriculum resources to meet the child’s individual needs. They regularly administer different forms of student assessments and use the information gained from these to guide instructional planning.

The Special Education teacher works as a team member, participating in common planning, professional development, and curriculum design. Incumbents will collaborate with house team members to analyze different forms of student assessments, communicate with parents and other team members about student progress, and plan for further instruction to meet the unique learning needs of their students. They work to integrate technology into their teaching and professional activities.

The candidate will also serve as a Learning Coach to a designated home group of students through regular Coaching for Learning and data led conversations (1 to 1 and group). Act as an advocate for these students during the planning of teaching and learning and providing guidance, support, and encouragement to ensure their success and achievement.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree required (master’s degree preferred)
Special Education teaching certification required
Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience required