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Verified Pay Up to $65 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Reseda, California

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Job Description

Job Description

Special Education Teacher job duties include:

  • Assessing children’s skills and learning requirements
  • Designing Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs)
  • Collaborating with parents and school staff to track students’ progress

Job brief

We are seeking a dedicated Special Education Teacher to join our team of educators.

In this role, you will be responsible for instructing groups of students with mild to moderate disabilities.

Your primary tasks will involve adapting the existing curriculum in core subjects such as math and writing to accommodate the individual learning needs of each student.

You will create personalized lesson plans tailored to their specific requirements. Additionally, you will collaborate with parents and support staff to address any significant factors that may hinder students’ progress.

Your ultimate goal will be to provide guidance and inspiration to help children achieve important learning milestones.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess students’ abilities and craft teaching plans
  • Adapt learning materials to students’ needs
  • Keep track of and reflect on students’ progress
  • Monitor children’s behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed
  • Find engaging activities to teach skills (e.g. drawing and theater drama)
  • Manage classroom crises and resolve conflict
  • Prepare students for transition to the next grade
  • Inform parents about their children’s performance and potential problems
  • Coach/mentor other professionals who work with children with disabilities
  • Collaborate with the support staff (e.g. school counselors and speech therapists) to create holistic intervention plans

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Special Education Teacher or relevant role
  • Has experience with Grade 6 to 8 students
  • Good knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies
  • Experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities
  • Ability to create IEPs
  • A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Valid state special education certificate
  • BSc in Special Education; MSc is a plus

Compensation: Pays up to $65/hour