SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER--LAHB PROGRAM

Public Schools of Brookline

Brookline Public Schools

Brookline, MA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3077117
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 4, 2019

Job Description

Job Description: 

The special education teacher in the Language and Academic Home Base (LAHB) Program will serve as the liaison for students with a range of mild to moderate special needs. All students in the program require specialized reading instruction. Some students will receive a significant amount of instruction in small group settings, while others will spend most or all of their day in the general education setting.  This teacher will work with students at the middle school level.   

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Planning and providing small group, specialized instruction in a range of areas, including reading, writing, and math.  Please note that reading services will include systematic instruction in decoding.
  • Working with general education teachers to ensure appropriate accommodations and modifications are provided in the general education setting.   
  • Working directly with students in the general education setting.
  • Fostering strong home/school communication.
  • Conducting academic testing for initial evaluations and reevaluations.   
  • Writing IEPs (for annual reviews, initial evaluations and reevaluations).
  • Presenting evaluation reports and findings in IEP meetings.
  • Writing and presenting progress reports.

Requirements Qualifications:

  • Licensure in mild/moderate special needs required.
  • SEI Endorsement

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in the Orton-Gillingham methodology of reading instruction

 

The Public Schools of Brookline is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching or practice to the diversity and excellence of the PSB community.

The Public Schools of Brookline is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  embers of underrepresented groups and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
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    Contact Information

    • Jill Lawrence , Human Resources Manager
    • 333 Washington Street
    • Brookline, Massachusetts 02445

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