Malden Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

INTENSIVE LEARNING PROGRAM TEACHER


Malden Early Learning Center
Malden Public Schools
Malden, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3032703 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: December 11, 2018 Starting Date: February 1, 2019

Job Description
Early Learning Center
Intensive Learning Program


JOB DESCRIPTION: This position involves teaching in a substantially separate classroom, as well as creating opportunities for meaningful inclusion as appropriate. Candidate should have demonstrated experience teaching and supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorders as well as skills in collaboration and working with students with challenging behaviors. Candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Massachusetts Teacher of Students with Moderate and/or Severe Disabilities license required.
SEI Teacher Endorsement required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide direct intensive language-based instruction and direct teaching of social thinking, language and skills to students.
• Manage and implement plans and data collection based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.
• Create opportunities for meaningful inclusion in general education classrooms, exploratory classes, and the school community for all students.
• Ensure appropriate accommodations and modifications, as needed, to the general education curriculum for students based upon a variety of instructional techniques, approaches and technologies, in accordance with the student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).
• Set high expectations for all students.
• Scaffold, differentiate instruction and use instructional practices that challenge, motivate and engage all learners.
• Facilitate a classroom environment that provides predictable routines and structure and is physically and emotionally safe and welcoming for all students.
• Manage a liaison caseload of students, including completion of all required paperwork, developing and implementing Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs), running annual review meetings, IEP and goal/objective writing and completing progress reports quarterly. Adherence to state and federal special education laws, regulations, and mandates is imperative.
• Build a rapport with families, encourage family involvement and communicate with families regularly through phone calls, emails, meetings and progress notes.
• Work collaboratively and communicate as an active team member with building principal, special education program manager, general education teachers, BCBA, RBT, paraprofessionals, school adjustment counselors, and other staff.
• Attend professional development sessions as assigned.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Malden Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Sandra Donah, Assistant Superintendent
    77 Salem Street
    Malden, Massachusetts 02148
    Phone: 781-397-7245
    Email: sdonah@maldenps.org