Special Education Teacher
Company: SILVER SPRINGS MARTIN LUTHER SCHOOL
Location: Plymouth Meeting
Posted on: May 4, 2021
Gemma Services, a Behavioral Health nonprofit agency, located in
Plymouth Meeting, PA, has a fall school year 2 opening for a
full-time High School Classroom Teacher for its Special Education
Private School. This position is responsible for providing direct
instruction to students to help them learn subject matter and
skills that will contribute to their social, emotional, and
academic development; coordinating work within the School, as well
as with other divisions/departments; complying with operating
policies and procedures established for the assigned function;
communicating with appropriate personnel; responding to inquiries
or requests for information; maintaining appropriate records and
providing assigned reports.
- Develops, implements, and monitors the annual Individual
Education Plan (IEP) regarding academic, social, and behavioral
progress for each student assigned to the class; adjusts
individualized goals based on student progress.
- Provides direct instruction to students to meet the specified
IEP annual goals and objectives for each student, as well as the
general curriculum goals and standards.
- Develops and implements lesson plans and instructional
materials in accordance with assigned curriculum and pacing
requirements; submits lesson plans in the approved format in a
timely manner as required by Building Principal.
- Assists students by using Martin Luther School behavioral
strategies and positive reinforcement for the purpose of teaching
appropriate social behaviors in accordance with the students'
social and behavioral learning goals and in accordance with
approved procedures and/or individual behavior plans.
- Gathers, stores, and monitors benchmarking data (qualitative
and quantitative) to determine interventions and adjustments needed
to maximize student progress in achieving instructional and
behavioral goals (i.e. Pre/Post Test, Progress Monitoring
- Works to establish an open line of communication with student
caregivers on a biweekly basis concerning both broad academic and
behavioral progress of all assigned students.
- Attends and actively participates in IEP meetings, as well as
staff, team, cluster, and other meetings, and private conferences
with supervisor; participates in in-service activities and other
staff development activities to enhance professional growth. Job
Requirements:Experience: A minimum of three (3) years' related
experience normally required; experience working with socially and
emotionally disturbed children and/or children with autism
preferred, as well as students with varying degrees of ability
level. Education/Training: B.A. degree in related field required;
active Certification in Special Education.
Keywords: SILVER SPRINGS MARTIN LUTHER SCHOOL, Philadelphia , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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