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Special Education Teacher Floater-(Yonkers Campus)

Company:
John A. Coleman School
Location:
Yonkers, New York, United States
Posted:
February 13, 2018
Description:

Special Education Teacher (Yonkers Campus)

We Offer a $2,000 Sign On Bonus!

The John A. Coleman School with sites located in White Plains and Yonkers, NY is dedicated to providing top quality special education and rehabilitation services to fragile children.

Responsibilities:

• Demonstrate knowledge of NYS Learning Standards and Common Core through the development and implementation of weekly lesson plans that reflect evidence-based practices, address the individual goals of students and strengthen the continuity of learning experiences between home and school

• Create an organized classroom to ensure a safe and educationally challenging learning environment that includes utilizing concepts of universal design; select and arrange appropriate materials and ensure that equipment is in good repair, etc.

• Supervise directly all teacher assistants and teacher aides to: ensure all students experience appropriate and successful learning opportunities; utilize their special skills and abilities to promote positive instructional programs; delegate responsibilities to meet the children’s daily health and management needs; assign other functions according to their certification to ensure the implementation of daily schedules

• Collaborate with classroom team to design lesson plans based on effective practices in child development and utilize current evidence-based practices to monitor progress and ensure positive student outcomes

• Use professional and independent judgment to write accurate and timely evaluations, quarterly progress reports and draft IEP/ISFP documents in accordance with all regulations

• Interview job applicants and make effective recommendations on hiring; write and conduct annual performance reviews for teacher assistants and teacher aides; use independent judgment to prepare written reports that may lead to promotion or disciplinary action

• Actively participate in the creation and implementation of an individual and school wide Professional Development Plan that inspires personal growth, informs teaching practices and promotes understanding of the NYS Teaching Standards