Northstar Academy is a unique and highly successful private, non-profit school serving children ages 5-21. We promote educational excellence and career opportunities for students with disabilities who have academic, physical and social challenges.
Northstar Academy is currently seeking a Teacher of Students with Disabilities for our Career Academy for the 2020-21 school year to provide career and technical education to students aged 16-22 with a wide range of disabilities.
● Develop differentiated daily lesson plans that adhere to the curriculum.
● Implement curriculum and activities to ensure that their students meet academic benchmarks.
● Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students, challenging each of them to do their best work
● Use data to modify both whole and small-group instruction in order to best meet the needs of their students.
● Provide appropriate lessons to assist transition students to successfully move to post-secondary opportunities.
● Facilitate meaningful and ongoing communication with families and public school providers.
● Act as on site liaison between Career Academy and work sites
● Provide student supervision at work sites.
● Provide meaningful information to assist with the development and progress monitoring of IEPs. This includes maintaining data as required by student IEP’s and IAP’s.
● Co-teach assigned daily Advisory class in which social skills will be taught.
● Perform other duties as assigned.
● Administer interest and other career inventories.
Must hold a valid teaching license in Virginia, Bachelor’s and/or Master’s in Special Education preferred.
Excellent attention to detail; organized, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
Professional written and verbal skills.
Hours: 7:30 am- 4:00 pm
Salary & Benefits: Competitive
Why Work Here?Northstar Academy is a unique and highly successful private, non-profit school serving children ages 5-21. We promote educational excellence and career opportunities for students with disabilities who have academic, physical and social challenges.
Small classes sizes, competitive salary, great co-workers.