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Special Education Teacher

Company: Seneca Family of Agencies
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:$2000 sign-on bonus for new Seneca employees in this position!
We're hiring Special Education Teachers to provide therapeutic interventions for students at our non-public schools, which support students who have struggled with behavioral and emotional difficulties and may have been removed from other schools. Click here to learn more about our Non-Public School programs. We have positions available across the East Bay and for various grade levels. Apply today to talk to one of our recruiters and learn more!
As a Special Education Teacher, you'll provide multi-grade, standards-based instruction, and academic interventions that afford students the opportunity to thrive academically and provide a clear, consistent structure for the classroom, ensuring that each student's needs are met within the guidelines of the Individualized Educational Program (IEP) and the Treatment Plan. Additionally, you'll create an enriching and successful environment where students' strengths are celebrated and their needs addressed with a variety of targeted interventions!
"Teaching at Seneca has been one of the best professional decisions I have made. Seneca has always made sure that I have access to the resources I need to keep my lessons engaging, cutting-edge, and creative. Watching students engage with their own natural curiosities and build self-esteem as lifelong learners is endlessly rewarding."

  • Seneca Special Education Teacher
    Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community-based, and educational services. Seneca's agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve. For more information on our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiative, click here!Responsibilities:
    • Work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to implement academic, behavioral, and therapeutic services for special education students with emotional disturbances
    • Use backwards design principles to deliver a differentiated curriculum, rooted in the state content standards
    • Use student-centered instructional methods as defined by the school's Learning Principles
    • Employ authentic and norm-referenced assessment strategies to monitor progress and guide instructional planning and decision making
    • Provide an individualized academic intervention program to target at-risk learners
    • Perform all duties related to the development of an IEP: assessment, goal setting, implementation, and progress reporting
    • Engage caregivers in the educational process, providing frequent opportunities to discuss student growth and needs
    • Co-lead the classroom team to maintain a structured therapeutic learning environment based on Seneca's philosophy
    • Intervene with the clients' behavioral programs as needed, including physical management of the clients (implementation of Seneca's Equilibrium Training) as necessary to ensure safetyQualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree + Valid Special Education Credential
        • Current California Education Specialist Credential may qualify
        • Experience teaching Special Education preferred
        • Clearance of TB test, fingerprinting, and any other state or federal requirements
        • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination and boosterSchedule:
          • Full-time
          • Monday-Friday
          • 8 AM-4 PM
          • School schedule, including the extended school yearBenefits:
            • Starting at $70,000-$84,000 per year, with actual salary dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualifications for the role, and additional compensation provided upon passing a bilingual language proficiency exam
              • $66,000 annually with intern credential!
              • $2000 sign-on bonus!
              • 5 weeks of flexible PTO, 7 weeks of paid school breaks, and 11 paid holidays!
              • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents
              • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Program
              • 403b retirement plan
              • Specialized training and support, including scholarship opportunities and a yearly professional development budget
              • Two to three full-time Classroom Counselors, as well as a Classroom Therapist, to provide behavioral and academic support

Keywords: Seneca Family of Agencies, Oakland , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Oakland, California

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