Do you want to make a difference in the lives of kids with special needs and their families?
If so, join our team and be part of the solution!
The Institute for the Redesign of Learning (IRL) is a multi-service, community based Special Education, mental health, job development, and training facility for special needs children, students, and adults.
IRL began in 1974 when its founder, Nancy J. Lavelle, Ph.D., created the Almansor Education Center located in a church on Almansor Street in Alhambra, California. With a belief that every student has the ability to “take charge” of their own learning process, Dr. Lavelle established a unique environment, individualized curriculum, and created appropriate support and enrichment services designed to turn student and client learning failures into learning successes.
Now over forty years later, the Institute for the Redesign of Learning offers six programs designed to provide a continuum of care for individuals with Special Needs, ages infants through adults, serving children, students, and clients throughout the greater Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley communities. These programs include: Almansor Early Childhood Education Services, Almansor Community Outreach Services, Almansor Academy (a Non-Public Special Education Day School), Almansor Mental Health Services, Almansor Transition and Adult Services/Supported Employment Services, and Westmoreland Academy (a Non-Public Special Education Day School for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders).
Mission: To empower people with special needs to take charge of their own learning and lives, making it possible for them to be competent, caring and contributing members of society; and to provide learning opportunities for families, professionals and communities to support those efforts.
Description: An Adapted Physical Education Specialist provides small group and one-on-one instruction to students using adapted physical education techniques, to improve physical fitness, gross motor skills, perceptual motor skills, or sports and game achievement. An Adapted Physical Education Specialist will communicate on-going student progress to parents/guardians, general education teachers, school administration, district personnel and other service professionals via progress reporting and Individual Education Plans. The Adapted Physical Education Specialist is responsible for maintaining on-going compliance in accordance with IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act). If you are interested in either part or full time employment, please contact us today!
- Must hold a valid credential/certification authorizing APE services or must hold a valid Physical Education Credential and be enrolled in an APE program.
- Familiar with IEPs and IFSP, preferred, but not required
This position requires that employees use Independent clinical judgment, well-developed communication skills, and be team and client focused.
- Varied caseloads
- Flexible hours
- Variety of settings and populations
- Ongoing professional development
- Multidisciplinary teams and cross-collaboration
- Family centered clinics
- Professional growth opportunities
Benefits: Employees may be eligible for health, dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation, holiday and sick leave; 401k retirement plan; educational assistance and flexible spending account.
In addition, employment opportunities are also available for School Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists and Adaptive Physical Education Teachers. Please contact us at your earliest convenience.
If you enjoy working with children and are interested in employment with us, please apply by sending your resume to the following Career Agent:
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Total Education Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap,
national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring, and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.