Special Education Teacher- Strawbridge School

Baltimore, MD Full-time

BOARD OF CHILD CARE'S STRAWBRIDGE SCHOOL

POSITION: Special Education Teacher

POSITION RESPONSIBLE TO: Principal and Director of Education

 

JOB LOCATION

  • Board of Child Care - Strawbridge School - 3300 Gaither Road, Baltimore, MD 21244

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Instruct individuals and groups at appropriate developmental levels and maintain a lesson plan book clearly defining efforts to provide for individual differences.
  2. Establish and maintain a safe physical environment conducive to learning.
  3. Plan and execute enrichment experiences such as field trips.
  4. Write required reports/keep accurate and orderly records.
  5. Work effectively with other staff members in the interdisciplinary setting to address students’ needs.
  6. Participate effectively in Interdisciplinary Meetings, staff/teacher meetings, Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee Meetings, Planning Conferences, in-service training programs, Faculty Meetings.
  7. Provide guidance and direction to assigned Program Aide or Assistant Teacher, ensuring that the Program Aide or Assistant Teacher demonstrates a participating role within the classroom.
  8. Expand on; adapt current curriculum programs to meet student needs.
  9. Develop individualized education plans for all assigned students.
  10. Implement school-wide behavior management system.
  11. Share with other staff coverage for lunch periods, school trips and late bus duty and library.
  12. Perform other professional duties, as requested.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Demonstrate applied knowledge of curriculum and the fundamental principles of psychology and human development.
  2. Demonstrate familiarity with cultural patterns existing within a community that may affect the behavior of students.
  3. Establish relationships with students on a group and individual basis, gaining their confidence and trust and imparting a sense of security.
  4. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  5. Physically intervene and restrain students, male and female, as necessary.
  6. Able to operate agency vehicles, i.e., valid Maryland Driver’s License.
  7. Able to work cooperatively with others.
  8. Able to organize and plan the activities of Assistant Teachers, Program Aides, and 1:1 Aides.

 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  2. Certificated by Maryland State Department of Education in special education, or in the process of having application for provisional certification reviewed by the Maryland State Department of Education

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The Board of Child Care is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. All eligible candidates, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply for vacancies as appropriate.