SPECIAL EDUCATOR

Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School

Essex Westford School District

Essex Jct, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3216820
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 28, 2020
  • Starting Date: August 2020

Job Description

Are you committed to the success of ALL children? Are you inspired by working with middle school students?

We are seeking a skilled professional to join our team as a learning specialist to support the learning of all students. The position is full-time.

The position shall involve consultation to a vertical and grade level team, and evaluating and developing intervention programs with a focus on literacy, math and behavior. Responsibilities include case management of student plans including EST, 504, and IEP. EWSD is committed to considering out of state candidates who are eligible to hold a Vermont educator license but do not yet hold license in this state.

Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:
- Valid VT Educator license with a Special Educator (3-82) or Consulting Teacher (3-85) endorsement. Individuals who hold a corresponding teaching license outside the state of VT shall be considered equally.
- Strong math, literacy, and/or behavior background
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a teaching team and as a team of learning specialists
- Successful co-teaching experience desirable
- Demonstrated commitment to the belief that all children can learn and succeed in school
- Possess knowledge and skill in implementing standards based curricula, differentiated instruction and formative assessment in a collaborative environment.
-Candidates with knowledge of and experience working in schools that have implemented a successful intervention system are desirab

For a list of additional qualifications and duties, please Click Here for a copy of the job description.

EWSD is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse community populations and expected to strengthen such capacity if hired. If you are committed to the success of all students but do not meet all qualifications listed above, you are still encouraged to apply.

Click here for a copy of the collective bargaining agreement that covers this position. Insurance benefits can be found under Article 14. Paid leave benefits can be found under Article 12. For column placement on the salary schedule we consider credits earned after the date of your degree (bachelor's or master's) in which you received a grade of B or better. For step placement, we grant one step for every year of previous public school teaching experience for the first five years, then one step for every two years of public school teaching experience thereafter.

For consideration, please apply electronically through www.schoolspring.com. If you do not have access to a computer and/or are having difficulty completing the Schoolspring application, please call 802-857-7038 for assistance or to make alternative arrangements to have your application considered.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Math: General
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Special Education > Consulting Teacher
    Special Education > Educational Diagnostician
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Hard of Hearing
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
  • Welcome to Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School!

    Please go to our webpage at www.ewsd.org Learn more about us...

    Job Requirements

    • EWSD conducts thorough screenings of all applicants being recommended for hire, which may include contacting references not listed on your schoolspring application. Selected individuals shall also be subject to a criminal records background checks, and child and adult abuse registry checks. Any offer of employment shall be contingent upon acceptable results of these checks at the sole discretion of the Superintendent or his/her designee. Click Here for additional background check information.
    • No experience required
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Where did you hear about this position?
      Brief Response (Answer limited TO 200 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Please indicate your current licensing status by checking the appropriate box(es):
      Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers
      - I hold a valid VT Educator/Administrator license in the required endorsement for the position.
      - I hold a valid out-of-state educator/administrator license in the required endorsement for the position.
      - I DO NOT currently hold the required educator/administrator license and endorsement for the position, but I have successfully completed the Praxis I and Praxis II (if applicable) exams required for the endorsement.
      - I DO NOT currently hold the required educator/administrator license and endorsement required for the position, but I have obtained a degree in the area of the endorsement.
      - I DO NOT currently hold the required educator/administrator license and endorsement required for the position, AND I have previously held a provisional license in this endorsement area in the State of Vermont.
      - None of the above
    • 3. Our District vision is, "Growing hearts and minds for a better today and tomorrow - every day, every way, every one" What does this vision mean to you, and how would you support the vision if you were hired for this position?
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 4. A focus on social and emotional learning is one of our district's top priorities. How do you embed social and emotional learning in your classroom and/or in your interactions with students to support student growth in this area?
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 5. Are you under contract or do you have a letter of intent from another school district or supervisory union that would conflict with this posted position?
      Multiple Choice / Single Answer
      - Yes
      - No
    • 6. Describe your philosophy of inclusion and how you foster growth and independence so that students meet grade-level behavior and academic expectations. Please give an example of an IEP goal and the recommended programming you would design to meet this goal.
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 7. Please describe how you integrate social-emotional learning into your work with students. How do you respond to a student who is consistently reluctant to engage in an academic task, who fears making a mistake or looking different from peers?
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Jennifer Wood , Principal
    • 104 Maple Street
    • Essex Jct, Vermont 05452
    • Phone: 802-857-7835
    • Fax: 802-879-8175
    • Email: click here

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