SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (9-12)

Brooke Charter Schools ( learn more )

Boston, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3944953
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 24, 2022
  • Starting Date: July 25, 2022

Job Description

Who Are We?

Brooke Charter Schools is a network of five public charter schools, serving grades K-12 in Mattapan, Roslindale, and East Boston. At Brooke, we coach and invest in our teachers so that they can help our students achieve at the highest levels and graduate from college. We believe academic achievement empowers our students to live choice-filled lives and enhances their ability to contribute to creating a just world. In a culture of achievement, educators support students in recognizing and building on their identities as sources of strength even as they work to grow and achieve in new ways.

What is the Special Education Teacher Role?

As a Special Education Teacher (referred to as a Student Support Coordinator at Brooke), you build strong relationships with students in order to push them to be their best selves both academically and personally. You collaborate with colleagues in order to meet the needs of every student by ensuring accommodations are met and developing intervention plans. To that end, you will take part in regular data meetings, engage in approximately 20 administrative observations and 15 peer observations per year, and participate in nearly 300 hours of professional development over the course of the school year.

You are a critical member of our instructional team, teaching daily support classes in math, science, life skills, and/or literacy. You also oversee the drafting, implementation, and maintenance of IEPs and 504 plans, co-lead child study team meetings, and coordinate standardized test accommodations special education screenings, and related services.

Hours for this role are 7:15 am - 4:20 pm and Student Support Coordinators work at one campus.

Salaries are based on years of teaching experience. Those who join our team with a license or degree in special education and 2 years of previous teaching experience (our minimum requirement) earn salaries of approximately $66k. Student support coordinators will also earn an additional $3,000 stipend for teaching a high-need subject area.

Is This You?

You are committed to uprooting racism through academics, equipping our students with tools to advocate for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive future.
You’ve earned a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Special Education or hold a Special Education teaching license
You have a working knowledge of federal and state Special Education laws
After at least 2 years as a lead teacher, you know the importance of building a joyful classroom culture where students are held to high behavioral and academic expectations.
You are professional, warm, and collaborative with students, families, and colleagues
You are able to start July 25, 2022

The community and students we serve are diverse, and we are committed to reflecting that diversity in our staff. We strive to have the most diverse applicant pool possible; to that end, we encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply for any position at Brooke Charter Schools. By fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, we provide the best educational experience to prepare our students for a future reflective of the world we live in.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Employer Description

    Our founders have understood and upheld teacher quality — not socioeconomic status or race — as the #1 predictor of student achievement.

    Named after the late Senator Edward W. Brooke, the first African American popularly elected to the U.S. Senate, our mission is to provide an academically rigorous public education to students from Boston and Chelsea that will ensure that they are prepared to enter into and succeed in college. Brooke currently serves 1,900 students in grades K-12 at five campuses in Boston. Learn more about us...

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Brooke Charter Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Nicole Grandinetti , Director of Talent Recruitment
    • 200 American Legion Highway
    • Mattapan, Massachusetts 02124

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