SPED Teacher (20-21)

SPED Teacher (20-21)

As an Education Specialist you will join a team that upholds high expectations, fosters social development, and facilitates the intellectual growth of our scholars. Our Special Education team will approach instruction with patience, creativity, and a growth mindset, while using activities and instructional methods that will motivate our scholars.We are seeking passionate individuals who embody Alpha’s mission, vision and core beliefs- teachers who believe that all students can learn, that our scholars belong in college, and that student growth is a reflection of the teacher’s practice. At Alpha, you will uphold a rigorous culture for all students. Alpha is fiercely entrepreneurial and we are focused on supporting our scholars as they grow into self-reliant leaders who will achieve success in their school, college, and career.Lead an academically rigorous classroom through activities such as:
  • Provide specialized academic instruction to identified students with disabilities who meet the eligibility criteria established by federal and state law
  • Provide push in, pull out, and/or consultative specialized academic instruction for students with exceptional needs
  • Serve as a special education teacher, which includes creating lesson plans based on provided unit plans, planning assessments, grading and maintaining a gradebook, and supporting a small classroom of learners
  • Collaborate with general education teachers to ensure consistent implementation of IEPs across all school environments
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior for a productive learning environment during class sessions
  • Assess and analyze students’ performance and progress to ensure they are mastering developmental skills regularly, and responding to data to support all scholars to achieve academic success
  • Develop and monitor behavioral systems and interventions to support scholars’ behavioral growth