Job Title: Special Education Teacher
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: Full-time Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:00pm
Glenwood’s Allan Cott School is now hiring for a Special Education Teacher to work in a new transition program designed for young adults with autism between the ages of 19 and 21. Glenwood is a highly supportive team environment with a strong focus on constant interdisciplinary collaboration between Teachers, Behavior Analysts, Speech Language Pathologists, and Occupational Therapists. This position will also receive training to become a Registered Behavior Technician. Extensive daily support is provided on implementing behavior support plans and classroom wide interventions to promote students’ communication skills and foster independence. The successful candidate will have a strong desire to serve their students and fellow team members through creating a structured and positive learning environment. This is a 12-month teaching position.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES include the following and other duties as assigned:
· Instruct individuals and groups in subject area
· Provide specially designed instruction for eligible special education students.
· Plan curriculum and lessons.
· Evaluate and monitor student progress based on classroom performance, test scores, and observation of behavior.
· Support objectives and interventions of the educational program.
· Maintain safe, clean, and structured physical environment of the classroom.
· Maintain contact with parents of students and/or professionals concerning student progress.
· Develop IEPs addressing specific academic, functional, behavioral, and speech needs of students
· Prepare report cards, educational records, classroom observation records, and other documentation as required. Function as integral member of treatment/IEP team, addressing needs of students.
- Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office (Excel, and PowerPoint…etc.)
- Strong customer service and communication skills
- Time management and organizational skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
· Experience working with special education students
· Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis, or ABA preferred
EDUCATION: Minimum of a bachelor level degree in education required. Certified to teach Special Education
- Minimum 21 years of age
- Must clear all background checks and pre-hire testing (ABI/FBI and Dept. of Human Resources Child Abuse/Neglect Registry clearance…etc.)
- A valid Alabama driver's license and must be insurable through the agency’s insurance carrier
- Must be certified or certifiable in agency provided trainings, to include CPR, First Aid, Managing Crisis Safely and Medication Administration Certification