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We're searching for a nurturing and dynamic educator to assistant teach K-8 special education for the upcoming summer between 8am and 12pm Monday to Friday. The position is at a charter school in Gardena that offers students a small, caring school environment supporting their transition from elementary school to a college preparatory high school.
THE RIGHT TEACHER IS….
The right educator is talented, dynamic and progressive with a commitment to drive high levels of academic achievement and enjoys autonomy and flexibility in their teaching.
In addition to helping site administrators make the transition from an SDC model to an inclusion model, the educator excels in implementing Special Education best practices.
As an educator in this urban setting, the teacher quickly builds rapport in large classroom settings while creating systems to ensure timely completion of IEPs, coordination of all outside services, effective communication with site administrators, teachers, and parents.
They are skilled at daily grades/points, progress notes, progress reports, report cards, IEP goals and objectives, incident reports, and behavior data.
They demonstrate an advanced understanding of instructional strategies for students with autism, developmental delay, specific learning disabilities, and behavior disorders.
THE SCHOOL IS...
The school serves approximately 360 students in grades K-8 and strives to create and deliver vibrant, innovative, interdisciplinary learning opportunities using the environment to engage students and connect them to the wider world.
Their vision is to see students equipped with the knowledge and skills to graduate from college, inspired to discover their own sense of purpose, and empowered to become quality stewards of their communities.
The school is a top 10% performer in California and boasts 1:25 teacher student ratio.
The school seeks educators who are passionately committed to their work and come from varied educational backgrounds with outstanding training and experience in gifted education. They are interested in providing educators a diverse and stimulating environment where teachers can build a successful career in education.
SCHEDULE AND HOURS
This is a part-time position, 8:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. Monday through Friday. Compensation various between $24.00-$42.00 hourly.
- California Education Specialist Instruction Credential, Level I, II, III
- Bachelor’s degree and certification in Special Education, Master’s degree preferred
- 1 year experience working with behavioral management and intervention
- Demonstrate an advanced understanding of instructional strategies for students with autism, developmental delay, specific learning disabilities, and behavior disorders
- Extensive background knowledge with SEIS
- Demonstrate strong skills in partnering with families
- Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of colleagues, parents, families, and community members
- Be committed to meeting the needs of a diverse student population
- Have a track record of being a team player and community minded
- Be committed to their own learning
- Have excellent time-management skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently
- Have a passion for urban public schools
- Adhere to a high level of professional and ethical standards