Universal Companies

Special Education Teacher, Audenreid Universal Charter School

Posted on October 1, 2018

Title: Special Education Teacher (K-12)

Essential Functions
Philadelphia Charter School is seeking a high school special education teacher. Universal’s teachers work to create a warm and welcoming school culture that is driven by student achievement, and teachers are committed to high expectations and dedicated support for students!

Duties and Responsibilities
Teachers provide direct and indirect instructional support to students in a positive environment; Employ special educational strategies and techniques; Instruct students in academic subjects; Teach socially acceptable behavior; Modify the general education curriculum for students with disabilities; Assist to establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining an environment conducive to learning for all students; meet with parents to discuss their children’s progress and to determine priorities for their children and their individualized educational needs and confer with parents, students and other stakeholders to develop meaningful individualized education programs (IEPs) ; maintain accurate and complete student records and prepare reports; develop plans for effective communication; Provide crisis intervention, as needed; Assist in collection of data for providing appropriate classroom interventions; Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team as appropriate; Assist in preparation of data for local, state, and federal reports; Maintain professional competence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities; Perform related work as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Must have a Special Education Teacher certification or be eligible for certification
  • Experience working with students in an urban setting, especially urban classroom environment
  • Universal Companies adheres to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.

Candidates should email katias@universalcompanies.org with a cover letter and resume.


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