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Duties

Prepare, adapt, and deliver instructional material. Develop suitable curricula and effective teaching methods based on assessment of students' needs. Evaluate student's academic and behavioral progress. Supervise students in classrooms, school buildings and social-curricular activities. Develop educational plans for the individual student. Teach desirable study, work and recreational habits by providing pupils with opportunities for which they are best suited. Develop IEP’s that reflect student needs, define measurable benchmarks for goals and use data to measure goal progress. Collaborate with the Family Services, Occupational Therapy and Language and Communication therapies to ensure generalization of skills and consistent programming. Meet regularly with Turning Pointe administration and consultants to develop TP curriculum and ensure fluid and consistent programming. Create and maintain student records, and prepare reports relative to the work. Select appropriate texts, learning aids, materials, and supplies. Participate in teacher training, as required. Plan and participate in extra-curricular student and staff activities. Maintain records and prepare reports and correspondence related to the work. Collaborate and support the Turning Pointe Family Support Services department by meeting with parents, communicating life and behavior skills programs and supporting generalization of skills to home and community environment. Work well with the Turning Point team in a collaborative manner. Share ideas and implement TP school program objectives. Supervise and support student support staff and help organize schedules and oversee integrity of behavior support plans. Must be able to support and feel comfortable with significant behavioral concerns and work towards reducing behaviors and addressing student specific needs. Support the Turning Pointe Autism Foundation fundraising objectives. Perform other work as assigned.

Qualifications

Professional Educator's License: LBS1 required. Experience working with middle/high school students impacted by autism. Experience implementing behavior support plans and knowledge of the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. A proven track record working as a team member in a therapeutic and/or educational environment. Patience and a calm organized approach to work.

Salary/Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience. Med/Dental/Life/Retirement available.

Additional Notes

A Turning Pointe Special Education Teacher is expected to develop and implement programs for a classroom that address and meet the needs and IEP goals of all students. The teacher needs excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to work as a collaborative member of a team

How to Apply

Submit resume, cover letter and letters of recommendation to https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Apply/237223/Turning-Pointe-Autism-Foundation/Special-Education-Teacher

 

Job Posting Date

2/13/2020

Application Deadline

5/15/2020

Start Date

N/A