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Company: ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy, & Educatio
Location: Poulsbo
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

---- - Starting Salary: - $61,000 - $85,000 /yearChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy, & Education, a growing, dynamic organization with a social mission to offer hope, is seeking a Special Education Teacher to join our award-winning team and perform meaningful work in a culture that welcomes innovation, encourages creative expression and offers limitless potential for personal and professional satisfaction!If you thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented, outcome-driven environment, seek a career with genuine purpose, and possess a problem-solving mindset, a sense of humor, and a stellar work ethic - -We Should Talk! -----As a Special Education Teacher, you will plan, prepare and implement the instructional process for students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) within the learning center and/or classroom including, but not limited to; delivery of instruction, implementation of curriculum materials & educational software, and development of daily lesson plans & classroom schedules, which reflect state and school requirements as well the physical, emotional, and educational needs of the learner.--- Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing a collaborative environment for students, parents, center staff and administrative personnel. - -
  • Establishing a climate that promotes a firm, fair and respectful classroom environment with a focus on social development and group responsibility by modeling and reinforcing positive behaviors as outlined in Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program for the school and classroom.
  • Implementing established school-wide and classroom PBIS programs, reinforcement systems, behavioral expectations and consequence guidelines.
  • Recording student progress/records, maintaining student files, and preparing reports on students and activities.
  • Providing direct subject based instruction and/or working in a team environment to collaboratively and/or co-teach curricular subjects as required in IEP.
  • Modifying curriculum and assisting with differentiated instruction for students as well as staff.
  • Using a variety of instructional strategies and resources to respond to the diverse needs and interests of students; including prescribed educational software and intervention curriculum.
  • Acting as case manager to special education students which may include updating IEP's and goals if required by the district.
  • Preparing daily lesson plans and materials for assigned class.
  • Reporting incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) in order to maintain the personal safety of students and adhere to State and Federal law.
  • Maintaining the physical center, furniture, and supplies in a neat and orderly condition according to procedure.
  • Ensuring that the center and outside surrounding area are neat, clean, well maintained and present an organized and professional environment conducive to the education of students.
  • Keeping up to date with research-based practices and developments in subject area.
  • Responding constructively to formal and informal feedback. -
  • Performing other duties as assigned.--- Qualifications Required:
    • Bachelors degree or higher in education or related field.
    • Meet all state teaching license and/or certification requirements.
    • Active special education certification.
    • Prior experience working with curriculum development, differentiation and instruction in a classroom setting.
    • Prior experience working with students with IEP's
    • Prior experience working with individuals with severe learning, emotional and/or behavioral disorders.
    • Solid motivational, problem solving, decision making and organizational skills.
    • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and new initiatives.
    • Strong oral and written communication. - -is the nation's leading provider of alternative and special education programs for children and young adults. - -For more than 45 years, and in partnership with over 235 school districts nationwide, -we have helped change the direction of more than 240,000 student lives!--'- Learn more about our history, our mission and the program services we provide by visiting the link below:
      • As a member of the -ChanceLight -family you will be provided with the opportunity to make meaningful impacts, the support needed to achieve success, and all the tools essential to reaching personal & professional fulfillment! - ---- Additional Perks and Benefits Include:
        • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
        • Virtual Medical Visits
        • Health Savings Account
        • Paid Time Off
        • School Hours and Paid Holiday Schedule
        • Company Paid Life & Disability Insurance
        • 401k Options
        • Legal Insurance
        • Pet Insurance
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Employee Discount Program
        • Opportunities for Growth & Development
        • And So Much More!If you're ready to start changing the direction of students' lives by providing them the opportunity to create successful, independent futures - -this is your Chance! -Join us and start making a genuine difference in the lives of children TODAY! - -Careers, With ChanceLight --'- Work. With Purpose. -Copyright - 2024 ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy, & Education, a -ChanceLight - company - *Benefit plans and eligibility requirements may vary based on role and employment status. -EducationRequired
          • Bachelors or better in Education or related fieldLicenses & CertificationsRequired
            • All State Req Credentials
            • Teaching Certification
            • Special Ed CertificationSkillsPreferred
              • Special Education
              • Individualized Education Programs (IEP)
              • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
              • Positive Behavior Intervention and Support
              • Crisis Intervention
              • Personalized Instruction
              • Curriculum Development
              • Classroom ManagementBehaviorsPreferred
                • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
                • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interestMotivationsPreferred
                  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Keywords: ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy, & Educatio, Seattle , SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER, Education / Teaching , Poulsbo, Washington

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