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Special Education Teacher

The Hope Learning Center Wexford, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Founded in 2008, The Hope Learning Center consists of multiple western Pennsylvania campuses offering outpatient physical, speech, occupational and applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy, as well as a privately licensed academic school, early learning childcare, and consultative services for school districts and private companies. The company’s non-profit arm, The Hope for Autism Foundation, seeks to educate and assist the public on Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The Hope Learning Center is looking for a part-time Special Education Teacher or Paraprofessional to ensure that the student meets the goals and objectives of the school; to improve education for students affected by developmental disorders through curriculum development, teacher training, family support, arts outreach, technology, and public awareness. This position will work in the clients home during the school day with the student Monday-Friday 20 hours a week.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • PA Teaching certification (preferred)
  • Special Education certification (preferred)
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental delays
  • Experience with emotional support
  • Act 33 Child Abuse Clearance
  • Act 34 State Criminal History Clearance
  • Act 114 FBI Clearance
  • Act 168 Clearance
  • Mandated Reporter Training
  • Current Physical and TB Test
  • CPR/First Aid Training

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide 1:1 behavioral and academic support and remediation for students in all areas
  • Plan, prepare, and implement appropriate lesson plans for the development of specific skills
  • Set specific goals for improvement and use assessment to gauge skill development
  • Communicate with IEP team about student progress and needs
  • Attend and be an active participant in IEP meetings
  • Write and manage annual IEPs for all assigned students
  • Collect accurate and reliable data on all IEP goals and other target skills
  • Advise parents and teachers on implementation of programs
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress
  • Work with others to improve the effectiveness of service delivery
  • Participate in research projects.
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • Perform any additional duties as deemed necessary by the educational director

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate information to students, parents, colleagues and 3rd parties effectively, and to timely monitor and report on developments
  • Exercises sound judgment and exhibits strong decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, clients and the public
  • Displays exceptional interpersonal communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team
  • Results-oriented and self-starter who is able to effectively work within deadlines

The Hope Learning Center

Why Work Here?

You will have the opportunity to be a source of Hope for children with special needs.

The Hope Learning Center provides outpatient therapy, a fully licensed ABA clinic, special needs education and early learning daycare.


12300 Perry Highway Suite 100, Wexford, PA 15090
Wexford, PA