- Special Education Teacher
Special Education Teacher
This position reports to: Lower School Division Leader
Salary: $32,000 - $37,000 (Commensurate with experience)
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in special education or the appropriate content area and current teacher licensure is required. Previous teaching experience and experience teaching in a virtual environment is preferred.
Job Overview - The role of a classroom teacher at Chesapeake Bay Academy is to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages each student to develop and fulfill their academic, as well as social and emotional, potential. Faculty is responsible for executing individual plans of the students, delivering the curriculum in a differentiated and multi-sensory fashion, and enforcing the guidelines in the Student and Family Handbook. In conjunction with their appropriate division leader, teachers and advocates (MS) develop and ensure the implementation of Individual Instruction Plans (IIPs) for each student.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
- To demonstrate mastery of the relevant academic content specific to their area of professional licensure.
- To plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning.
- To communicate regularly and effectively with all community members including fellow administrators, students, parents and non-CBA professionals.
- To develop appropriate schemes of work and differentiated lesson plans.
- To establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
- To be well-prepared for classroom activities.
- To provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.
- To identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs.
- To instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
- To use relevant technology to support instruction and continue to explore the uses of technology through on-going professional learning.
- To observe and evaluate student's performance and development.
- To assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.
- To provide constructive feedback on student work-products.
- To maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
- To update all necessary records accurately and completely.
- To complete all required documentation.
- To manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
- To maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary philosophy of CBA.
- To support students with through their academic challenges and provide appropriate encouragement.
- To participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations, as agreed to.
- To actively participate in regularly scheduled division and all-school meetings.
- To maintain and update, as appropriate IIPs in collaboration with division leaders.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume electronically to Liana Nobre, lower school division leader, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the CBA family!
Our faculty and staff come to us from diverse life experiences and have a wide range of academic and professional credentials. However, they all have one thing in common - a passionate commitment to empowering students by nurturing their independence, self-esteem and personal pride. We offer an opportunity for educators and staff to work in a unique learning environment, sharing their gifts and talents with exceptional students who work hard to succeed and families committed to supporting that goal. Our teachers match instruction to individual learning styles, and share a personal commitment to support each student socially and emotionally. At Chesapeake Bay Academy our educators aren’t just teachers, but also advocates, mentors, and most importantly, champions for their students.
For administrative and support staff, CBA is a collaborative, welcoming environment where students, parents, and staff work together to achieve success. Our staff play a key role in fulfilling CBA’s mission.
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