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Ed Specialist (Special Education Teacher) (LPS Oakland) 19-20 School Year

Leadership Public Schools Oakland, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Leadership Public Schools is seeking applicants interested for an Education Specialist (Special Education Teacher) at our Oakland campus the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.

About Our Organization:

Leadership Public Schools (LPS) is a network of urban charter high schools whose mission is to create educational equity. We empower students for college, career, and community leadership and share our practices on a national scale. LPS has been recognized for closing the achievement gap and fostering a culture of innovation.

LPS values the role teachers play in supporting student achievement and personal development. Our teachers value collaboration, celebrate diversity in perspective and background, take risks, and show flexibility to continuously improve instruction and student learning.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct instruction/support to students whose needs were identified in an IEP developed by the IEP team
  • Plans and directs a variety of programs, projects, and special education activities
  • Attends IEP meetings to review their student's achievement and progress toward meeting annual goals and objectives
  • Demonstrates teaching strategies and utilizes materials considered appropriate and effective in meeting both academic and non-academic needs of identified special education students
  • Utilizes assessment results in developing IEP goals and objectives to accommodate individual needs
  • Coordinates results of assessments with School Psychologist and Director of Special Education to prepare a multi-disciplinary team report at each initial or triennial review
  • Establishes effective working relationships with teachers, staff and parents
  • Provides technical expertise to teachers and staff as it relates to serving students with special needs
  • Originates and follows procedures for an appropriate and efficient record keeping system to monitor student's attendance and progress on goals and objectives
  • Provides emphasis on meeting state requirements for a diploma; college admission; and preparation for adult life
  • Provides consultation to school staff and parents which may relate to student assessment, specialized instruction or behavior management

LPS is seeking a successful Education Specialist with:

  • Academic expertise and enthusiasm for Special Education
  • Record of effective teaching and high achievement in the classroom
  • Experience using assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instruction
  • A passion for teaching that provides vital energy to improve the minds and lives of students
  • Evidence of professional reflection and collaborative work
  • Experience in urban schools
  • Experience teaching with varied instructional strategies
  • Appropriate CA teaching credential with EL authorization
  • A commitment to both excellence and equity
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt easily
  • Willingness to contribute to student activities, instructional office hours, and school committee
  • Comfortable with a charter environment including flexible roles

Leadership Public Schools


Oakland, CA
94605 USA