Special Education Teacher

Special Education Teacher - Autism

  • Alexandria, VA +1
  • $70,000 - $80,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Kevin Saxby
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A bit about us:

Leader in the world in the effective treatment of autism, guided by science and inspired by compassion, to help people with autism and their families thrive

Why join us?

Opportunity for great benefits to include:
Life Insurance
Short Term/Long Term

Job Details

We are looking for a Special Education Teacher to join our team of educators.

You will be responsible for teaching groups of students with mild or moderate disabilities. You will modify existing curriculum on basic subjects (e.g. math, writing) to meet each student’s learning requirements and build individual lesson plans tailored to their specific needs. You will also discuss with parents and support staff about important matters that might impede students’ progress.

Ultimately, you will help and inspire children to achieve important learning milestones.

Assess students’ abilities and craft teaching plans
Adapt learning materials to students’ needs
Keep track of and reflect on students’ progress
Monitor children’s behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed
Find engaging activities to teach skills (e.g. drawing and theater drama)
Manage classroom crises and resolve conflict
Prepare students for transition to the next grade
Inform parents about their children’s performance and potential problems
Coach/mentor other professionals who work with children with disabilities
Collaborate with the support staff (e.g. school counselors and speech therapists) to create holistic intervention plans
Requirements and skills
Proven experience as a Special Education Teacher or relevant role
Good knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies
Experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities
Ability to create IEPs
A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Valid state special education certificate
BSc in Special Education; MSc is a plus
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Alexandria, VA
Stafford, VA
Job Type
$70,000 - $80,000