Lead Special Education Teacher-2019/20

Impact Puget Sound Elementary

About the organization

Impact Public Schools builds and operates world-class charter public schools in diverse communities across Washington state. IPS graduates are the problem solvers, innovators, and change agents of tomorrow. Within an equity-driven culture, we develop the whole child and inspire our students to live full, connected, and purposeful lives. We offer a rigorous, personalized curriculum within a vibrant school community that balances high expectations with joy. Our diverse group of scholars will solve our future's greatest challenges, and together we will eliminate the opportunity gap in Washington state.

Duties

Provide special education instruction, interventions and supports to students during the school day, and on an ongoing basis as needed for student development
Plan and execute special education programming at school site, including compliance with all applicable laws and coordinating site-specific evaluation efforts and program model implementation
Provide professional development to teachers and teaching fellows through training, modeling and coaching the delivery of instruction and supports to special education students in accordance with curriculum identified by IPS using various coaching methods
Provide individualized materials and coaching to faculty to support Response to Intervention and special education learning across different school settings
Facilitate professional development for teachers and teaching fellows on Response to Intervention and special education to support academic success of each student
Serve as Resident Expert for English Language Learner (ELL) Supports
Provide interventions and supports to students during the school day, and on an ongoing basis as needed for student development
Plan and execute English Language Learner programming at school site, including compliance with all applicable laws and coordinating site-specific evaluation efforts and program model implementation
Provide professional development to teachers and teaching fellows through training, modeling and coaching the delivery of instruction and supports to ELLs in accordance

Qualifications

Skills and Characteristics:
Master of and enthusiasm for elementary special education, RTI, and ELL supports
Outstanding organizational skills
Ability to connect with a diverse student population
Strong belief in the IPS mission and educational model, including a desire to learn how to integrate elements of project based learning, personalization and social emotional learning into instruction
High moral character
Values the importance of working in a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment
Exhibits a growth mindset
Positive and effective collaborator

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree with an outstanding record of academic achievement and extracurricular leadership
Experience as a special education teacher
Washington teaching certificate
SPED credential
Deep knowledge of Response to Intervention, special education, ELLs, child development and learning frameworks
Experience planning and conducting professional development
Must pass background check

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To join our team, please upload a cover letter and resume to [email protected], explaining in detail your qualifications for the position.

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