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Special Education Teacher

Company: Oak Hill
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Oak Hill is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Certified Special Education Teacher. This person will be responsible for all aspects of educating students and managing the classroom by leading and inspiring staff to support and develop students to achieve their educational goals. Individual will make a life changing impact while achieving professional growth and personal fulfillment. Oak Hill sets the standard, partnering with people with disabilities, to provide services and solutions promoting independence, education, health, and dignity. This role will help expand Oak Hill's ability to identify and address diverse needs within the community. Along with the individuals we serve, Oak Hill is committed to empowering our staff. When you join our team as a Certified Special Education Teacher, our team will support you to take your teacher certification to the next level of your teaching career. We offer professional development, tuition reimbursement, and career pathways that allow you to develop in your career of teaching while an Oak Hill employee.About the position:The Certified Teacher at Oak Hill's Hartford Classroom works 40 hours/week, Monday thru Friday 8a-4p (8) plans, organizes and facilitates all student instruction. Supervises all students and staff. Develops, implements, and monitors programs that seek to develop the functional academic, vocational, social, and ADL skills of students to enhance independence and quality of life. Applicants currently in school matriculating toward a Special Education Master's degree; have experience in an educational environment or have experience working with individuals with disabilities; are ready to inspire and support staff to help students achieve their educational goals, are encouraged to apply.Minimum Requirements:--- Master's degree; Valid Connecticut Department of Education Special Education Teacher Certification; TEAM Mentor--- At least age 18--- Valid driver's licenseBenefits:Generous Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time, Plus Paid Holidays--- Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits (Oak Hill pays 50% of your medical deductible)--- 403(b) Retirement Plan (Oak Hill contributes 5% at no cost to you)--- Free and Low-Cost Life Insurance Options and Free Long-term Disability Insurance--- Excellent Professional Development Opportunities; Tuition Reimbursement; Career Pathways--- Staff Recognition and Appreciation--- Paid Training, Education, and Certification as necessary (including CPR training)Responsibilities:Under the supervision of the Director of Education:--- Becomes familiar with student information; ensure that programs are developed to implement and meet student educational needs; provide consistency in program implementation.--- According to each student PPT, develops Individualize Educational Plan (IEP), based on student formal and informal student assessment. Includes medical, behavioral, and recreational activities.--- Complete student assessments and ecological inventories with goals in support of the interdisciplinary team process objectives.--- Implements instructional content for learning (academic, ADL, behavior and therapeutic programs developed by the Trans-Disciplinary Team).--- Coordinates and writes students schedules outlining routines.--- Writes and submits quarterly progress reports and participates in quarterly meetings with parents.--- Leads students to construct meaning and apply new learning through differentiated and evidence-based learning strategies that meet individual needs of each student. Assesses student learning and provides feedback to students, parents, and support staff as needed.--- Plans instructional content that is aligned with standards, builds on student's prior knowledge, and provides for appropriate level of challenge for all students.--- Completes thematic planning, master schedule, and scaffolding instruction--- Collaborates and attends trans-disciplinary meeting; exchanges information, evaluates and determines program modifications--- Leads, encourages, and inspires employees assigned to classroom team; trains and evaluates; completes supervisory monthly one-to one meetings and annual performance evaluations.We support equality for and advancement of all people, based on their qualifications and actions alone, without regard to color, gender, age, religion, national origin or disability.An Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Oak Hill, Hartford , Special Education Teacher, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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