Special Education Teacher (mild/moderate)


Special Education Teacher (mild/moderate)
Special Education Teacher (mild/moderate)
Grimmway Academy
We are seeking a highly skilled special education teacher to join our staff at Grimmway
Teacher Responsibilities will include:
● Preparing and implementing lesson plans that lead to student understanding
based on state standards
● Providing an effective learning environment that reflects and facilitates student
● Assessing student progress and maintaining accurate records
● Writing and conducting IEPs and facilitating IEP meetings
● Proctoring Formal Assessments (Woodcock-Johnson)
● Updating Service Logs and Files
● Communicate with partnering agencies
● Participating in SST Meetings
● Maintaining frequent communication with students, students’ families,
colleagues, and the Special Education Director
● Participating regularly in professional development opportunities
The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
● A Bachelor’s Degree
● A California Education Specialist Credential
● Familiarity with and/or the ability to learn SIRUS, IEP writing and Special Ed
Reporting Software
● Familiarity with and/or the ability to learn RTI, Co-teaching, Collaboration, PushIn, Pull-out, Learning Lab Intervention and small-group teaching models
● Demonstrated mastery of classroom skills including classroom management,
planning, assessment and instructional practice
● Proficiency with various technologies and teaching tools
● Bilingual ability preferred
Selection Criteria:
Selection will be based on teaching experience, the degree of subject matter
expertise, and the ability to demonstrate classroom effectiveness. Experience working
with low-income students and English learners is a plus.
Successful candidates will possess:
The passion to thrive in the charter environment which includes such activities as
ongoing peer assistance collaboration and frequent classroom observation
An enthusiasm for working under the guidelines of an evaluation tool and to
participate in, reflect and embrace a performance for pay program
Grimmway Academy offers competitive compensation based on background and
Rev. 4/29/15