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Special Education Teacher

Company: Green Tree School
Location: Springfield
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

Green Tree School & Services is a non-profit state licensed agency that provides education, therapeutic and clinical support to children with autism disorder and severe emotional disabilities. At Green Tree School & Services, all students are instructed based on their IEP goals and the appropriate state standards as defined but the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Do you have a passion for education and being a part of a mission-driven organization?  Do you want to join a fast-growing company with excellent benefits, such as tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off, and so much more?

Green Tree School & Services in Philadelphia, PA is seeking a qualified Special Education Teacher to teach and mentor students. As a Special Education Teacher, you will play an integral role in the success of our students while overseeing the classroom team and dynamics. This is a full-time, ten-month position to provide general classroom instruction for students with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, serious Emotional Disturbance or Development Delays.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effectively and proactively Supervise class structure and schedule.
  • Maintain ongoing supervision and evaluation of all students, providing timely and constructive feedback to collaborating personnel and to participate in follow-up planning.
  • Maintain documentation and vigilance of student goals and objectives, monitoring progress and reporting successes.
  • Monitor and support implementation of prescribed behavior program.
  • Effectively Supervise bus transitions, meals, recess, and other non- academic responsibilities.
  • Participate actively in staff discussions and collaborate through communication in established team meetings.
  • Implement and evaluate success of prescribed curriculum and quality instructional techniques.
  • Maintain focus on “best practices”, continuously seeking new ideas and techniques to ensure student progress.
  • Participate in planning and implementation of quality in-services.
  • Promote social responsibility and leadership of support staff and students.
  • Promote social responsibility and conflict mediation.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly classroom.
  • Display students work and stimulate student interest via bulletin boards and room displays.
  • Maintain various classroom arrangement conducive to diverse student body.
  • Ability to apply a variety of techniques and approaches to meet the range of student levels and skills.
  • Ability to individualize instruction according to cognitive and academic styles of learners.
  • Engage students in stimulating, multi-modality learning experience consistent with prescribed curriculum.
  • Use appropriate and timely verbal de-escalation techniques whenever possible.
  • Collaborate in safe physical intervention as necessary.
  • Encourage students to embrace, multicultural opportunities and experiences.

BENEFITS

Eligible Green Tree School & Services Employees will receive:

  • Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance)
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account options
  • Tuition credit program for eligible dependents
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items

Green Tree School & Services is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve. For more information about Green Tree School & Services careers and benefits, please visit our website www.greentreeschool.org

Experience

Required
  • 1 year(s): Teaching

Education

Required
  • Bachelors or better in Education or related field

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred
  • Teacher - Spec. Ed.

Keywords: Green Tree School, Philadelphia , Special Education Teacher, Other , Springfield, Pennsylvania

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