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Special Education Teacher - Moderate/Severe

Capitol Autism Services Sacramento, CA
  • Posted: 7 days ago
  • $43,500 to $72,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental


Under the direction of a Site Administrator or the Director, the Special Education Teacher provides instruction, assessment and program planning for special education students with Autism in a Non-Public School setting. The Special Education Teacher monitors and evaluates student progress toward IEP goals and problem behavior reduction as appropriate. Identifies instructional materials needed for progress toward IEP goals and increased success in the classroom setting. Land Park Campus utilizes various teaching methodologies to promote learning through a positive programming approach with Applied Behavior Analysis being the primary teaching methodology used.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assess the abilities and needs of students utilizing various assessment tools on an individual basis (DRDP, Brigance, ABLLS, HELP and other tools as appropriate)
  • Develop proposed goals and prepare written summary of present levels of performance, define areas of needs and strengths for presentation at IEP meetings
  • Plan for special activities, develop materials/lessons to meet the needs of each student
  • Teach academic subjects and functional self-help skills, using methods and aids to assist in the education and /or rehabilitation process
  • Develop/adapt curriculum to make it relevant for each student assigned to classroom
  • Observe students to evaluate, record progress, and detect any and all signs of progress and/or regression
  • Work collaboratively with others including parents, DIS providers and agency representatives
  • Assist students with their toileting, feeding and other personal matters as needed
  • Promote health and safety concepts and social interaction with all students


  • Knowledge of teaching methodologies such as Applied Behavior Analysis, TEACCH, PECS, etc
  • Energetic, HIGHLY organized individual with strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Dedication, patience, tact, flexibility in approach and ability to work collaboratively as a team
  • Ability to successfully manage and train classroom staff
  • Able to lead by example and motivate others to learn
  • Able to maintain appropriate confidentiality and protect the rights of students at all times
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office and the Internet
  • Ability to pass a Department of Justice screening
  • Must provide proof of a negative TB screening
  • This position requires the following physical activities: bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, talking, hearing, visual acuity, and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs


  • Bachelors degree
  • Mild/Moderate Credential with Autism Added Authorization Credential
  • Moderate/Severe Credential (Preferred)
  • A minimum of two years experience working with children/adolescents diagnosed with autism

BENEFITS: (If working over 30 hours per week)

  • Medical, dental, basic life insurance and AD&D (paid for by employer for Preliminary Credential and above)
  • 401k option
  • Voluntary life insurance, vision, and AFLAC
  • Paid time off (PTO)

Capitol Autism Services

Why Work Here?

We have an amazing company culture, the strongest commitment to our mission and offer extensive employee training!

Capitol Autism Services is looking for positive, energetic, dedicated people to join our team and help enhance the lives of those diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Sacramento and surrounding areas. Through experience, we have created a culture that supports you in developing into an exemplary employee committed to the client's needs, team support, and the fulfillment of our company's mission. We recognize the challenges of this commitment with competitive compensation, company sponsored events, extensive training, tuition reimbursement and advancement opportunities.


2751 Wilmington Ave. Sacramento CA 95820
Sacramento, CA


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