Education Specialist, M/M, M/S (ASCEND & Cox)

Education Specialist, M/M, M/S (ASCEND & Cox)

Education for Change is looking for dynamic and visionary Special Education teachers who will engage students, families, and other members of our learning community to ensure high student achievement. The Special Education Teacher works closely with Director of Special Education Programs and site staff to ensure the quality of the special education instructional program on the site and to act as a resource in the areas of teacher support, federal accountability, and support to students with disabilities. They are a skilled teacher who is able to plan, provide, and supervise instruction that accelerates student learning. In addition, the Special Education Teacher assists in the training of site staff in areas of meeting the needs of students with disabilities and special education compliance. They will engage community partners and families in serving the whole child and ensuring ALL children achieve at high levels prepared to succeed in any setting. They should know how to successfully work in an urban elementary school with a high English Learner and low-income population, including students who have experienced trauma.Required Qualifications
  • Valid California Educational Specialist Credential authorizing service to students with Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Severe disabilities
  • Successful experience with students with mild to moderate disabilities
  • Must possess a growth mindset and be able to use feedback to refine practice
  • Successful experience working in a collaborative environment
  • Experience working with diverse communities
Desired Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as certified Special Education teacher
  • Valid California Autism Authorization
  • Experience accelerating student learning and achievement in low-income communities
  • Bilingual-Spanish
  • Experience and desire to use data and technology as levers to drive instruction