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Education Specialist

Company: Vincent Academy
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


DESCRIPTION: As a growing charter school located in historic West Oakland, Vincent Academy is excited to expand our instructional team in the 2019-2020 school year. We are seeking a dynamic and engaging resource specialist who will diligently work to ensure that ALL students achieve at high levels and are nurtured along the path to college. Teachers in our school are regarded as highly skilled professionals and are therefore expected to be thoughtful, collaborative and powerful leaders in the field of urban education.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: The Resource Specialist will report to the Special Education Director.


  • Provides direct instruction/support to students whose needs were identified in an IEP
  • Plans and directs a variety of programs, projects, and special education activities
  • Attends IEP meetings to review their student's achievement and progress on annual goals and objectives
  • Demonstrates teaching strategies and utilizes materials in meeting both academic and non-academic needs of identified special education students
  • Utilizes assessment results in developing IEP goals and objectives to accommodate individual needs
  • Coordinates results of assessments with School Psychologist and Director of Special Education to prepare a multi-disciplinary team report at each initial or triennial review
  • Establishes effective working relationships and consultation with teachers, staff and parents
  • Provides appropriate records keeping systems
  • Provides emphasis on meeting requirements for a diploma; college admission; and preparation for adult life


  • Academic expertise and enthusiasm for Special Education
  • Record of effective teaching and high achievement in the classroom
  • Experience using assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instruction
  • A passion for teaching that provides vital energy to improve the minds and lives of students
  • Evidence of professional reflection and collaborative work
  • Appropriate CA teaching credential with EL authorization
  • A commitment to both excellence and equity
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt easily
  • Willingness to contribute to student activities, instructional office hours, and school committee
  • Comfortable with a charter environment including flexible roles


  • Masters Degree
  • Bilingual (Spanish)


Diverse classroom and school site environment; fast-paced work; shifting priorities based on student, family and staff members' evolving needs.


Vincent Academy does not discriminate in any program, activity, or in employment on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, sex, or sexual orientation.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Full benefits package.

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Keywords: Vincent Academy, Oakland , Education Specialist, Other , Oakland, California

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