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Special Education Teacher

Company: FullBloom
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Special Education Teacher 21-22SYAbout UsPhoenix Academy is an accelerated school of choice for students ages 15 to 21 who are behind in their studies. Our program offers an extended day, where students can earn up to 5 credits per semester and 10 credits per year, allowing students to graduate in 2.5 years or less. There is no tuition or enrollment fee to attend. Phoenix Academy is dedicated to creating a challenging, academically rigorous, and safe environment for all students.We believe students reach their highest potential in safe and structured environments that afford them a strong sense of security, a positive attitude toward learning, and incentives for appropriate behavior.By focusing on key areas - academics, behavior modifications, support services, and transition/life-planning services - we meet the individual needs of all students. Through collaboration with a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP) team, we can choose the most appropriate learning model based on a student's present levels of performance, social capabilities, motor coordination, and ability to learn in a group setting.Phoenix Academy is operated by Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI). SESI Schools provides specialized education programming for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting.The OpportunityThe Special Education Teacher will be responsible for providing academic, emotional, and physical services for students who require additional support to thrive in school. They will diagnose learning skill deficits, deliver high quality instruction and curriculum as provided by SESI, and collaborate with both school personnel and families to provide services to students. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we're looking to hire an exceptional teacher who will play an essential role in fueling student success.You AreSomeone who is passionate about serving students with special needs so that they can perform at their highest level and realize productive, fulfilling futures. You believe that ALL children can learn and have the desire to make a positive impact in the lives of students. You excel at building relationships, collaborating with a team, and persevering through difficult challenges. You have a sense of optimism, a willingness to learn and grow, and a commitment to improving outcomes for students.The Responsibilities* Teach the knowledge and skills, nurture the confidence and character, and meet the needs of all students by utilizing SESI instructional models, strategies, and curriculum* Develop and maintain individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans.* Utilize school's behavior management and intervention strategies including but not limited to de-escalation techniques, crisis management, and physical restraint when necessary to maintain the safety of students and staff* Establish and maintain student forms and files as required by SESI, local, state, and/or federal agencies including but not limited to* Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)* Behavior Intervention Plans* Incident Reports* High Risk Evaluation Forms* Drive, record, and track student growth and progress towards academic, social, and emotional goals* Supervise students and ensure they are always monitored, including to and from appropriate locations within the school* Attend and document conferences, meetings, and trainings with supervisors* Maintain a clean and safe academic learning environment for all students* Light lifting, walking, and/or climbing stairs may be required* Other duties may be assignedThe Qualifications* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning required* Valid teaching credential appropriate to the role (strong preference but not required)* Commitment to learning and implementing feedback* Ability to adapt and remain flexibleThe Perks* Competitive salary* Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 annually* Continued training, mentorship, and opportunities for growthSpecialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.FullBloom provides education and behavioral health solutions for children and their families, leading to better life outcomes, regardless of the learning obstacles and other challenges they face. The company's team of over 5,000 education and healthcare professionals work to achieve measurable and sustained academic and behavioral gains through evidence-based programs that include specialized education, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapies, intervention services, and professional development. Founded in 1976 and headquartered in Camden, New Jersey, FullBloom supports tens of thousands of children and families, over 500 school districts, and more than 25,000 teachers annually through its three operating divisions - Catapult Learning, Specialized Education Services, Inc (SESI), and Little Leaves.

Keywords: FullBloom, Hampton , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Lancaster, Virginia

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