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Teacher of the Handicapped

Company: Legacy Treatment Services Group
Location: Hainesport
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Teacher of the Handicapped/Teacher of Students with Disabilities for a full-time permanent placement position in the Hainesport, NJ area. The teacher will provide direct instruction to students in accordance with each of their Individual Education Plans. Candidates must hold a New Jersey State certification as a Teacher of the Handicapped, Teacher of Students with Disabilities, and be highly qualified in the area of instruction.Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in ongoing quality improvement activities including but not limited to: serving as a member of a quality improvement team, customer input, incident/accident and client grievance review, peer record review and program evaluation/quality improvement projects
  • Maintain accurate daily attendance records and perform other record keeping functions
  • Maintain appropriate classroom discipline and provision of an atmosphere conducive to learning
  • Participate in the development of each child's Individual Education Plan
  • Selection and ordering of appropriate instructional equipment and materials
  • Prepare quarterly evaluations, Progress Reports and Report Cards for each student in relation to his/her IEP goals and objectives
  • Attend staff meetings and meetings with parents and/or school district personnel
  • Maintain a neat, clean and orderly classroom and properly secure the classroom at the end of each school day
  • Communicate students' daily performance to residential and clinical staff
  • Oversee Paraprofessionals assigned to their classroom and ensure that they comply with school policy and procedures
  • Deliver curriculum to students utilizing a learning center model of instruction, whereby students are provided with individualized and small group instruction and remediationQualifications:
    • Must hold a New Jersey State certification as a Teacher of the Handicapped, Teacher of Students with Disabilities
    • Must be highly qualified in the area of instruction
    • Excellent interpersonal and child management skills
    • Must maintain yearly 12 hour requirements in behavior management, suicide prevention, substance abuse, and HIV and sexuality
    • Must have CARI-CHRI, physical and PPD test completed prior to or upon hire
    • Must have physical repeated every three years
    • Must attend cultural competence trainings when available and attend ongoing trainings related to population served
    • Must possess a valid driver's license
      Legacy Treatment Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Legacy Treatment Services Group, Philadelphia , Teacher of the Handicapped, Education / Teaching , Hainesport, Pennsylvania

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