SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

White Oak School ( learn more )

White Oak School

Westfield, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3037889
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 2, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The White Oak School provides effective research-based instruction for students with specific learning disabilities and related learning differences. Our students thrive in a comprehensive school environment that offers academic, social, recreational, and athletic opportunities. White Oak’s vision is that every student will come to believe in his or her full potential and be able to meet the academic and social challenges of whatever post secondary path they choose to take.
Populations Served: Dyslexic, Language-based Learning Disability, Learning Differences, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Auditory and Visual Processing Disorders, Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, AD/HD, Specific Learning Disability
Accreditation & Affiliations: Approved by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Membership in MAAPS, NDRF, LDA, IDA, CEC.
The following full-time position is available at the White Oak School in Westfield, MA beginning in January of 2019:

Special Education Teacher

Qualifications:
MA Licensure, preferably in Moderate Disabilities 5-12

Job Description:
  • Provide direct instruction to students in elementary, middle or high school in the areas of decoding, writing, reading comprehension, auditory memory/processing, executive functioning, and social thinking/pragmatics skills- grade level and content area based on certification and experience.
  • Responsible for teaching in both small group classrooms and one-to-one language remediation tutorials
  • Write IEP goals and objectives for Tutorials and content areas
  • Participate in Individual Education Program (IEP) meetings
  • Implementation and progress monitoring of IEP goals
  • Meet all requirements for the program, including IEP and Progress Report deadlines
  • Create a positive educational environment for all students using a multi-tiered system of supports
  • Use professional quality communication skills to convey information to the student’s team
  • Remain current with accepted and appropriate instructional theory, practice and research, including engaging in regular professional development to stay current in best practices for diverse learning.

    Please send cover letter, resume, and letters of recommendation to Jody Michalski, Academic Dean at jmichalski@whiteoakschool.org

    Contact Information:
    Jody Michalski
    533 North Road, Westfield, MA 01085
    Phone: (413) 562-9500 X204
    jmichalski@whiteoakschool.org
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Job Requirements

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Jody Michalski
    • 533 North Road
    • Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    • Phone: 413-562-9500 X204
    • Fax: 413-562-9010
    • Email: click here

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