Job Details

Requisition Number 16-1285
Post Date 11/13/2017
Title Special Education Teacher
Job Type Regular
Part Time No
School Year Immediate, 2017-18
School/Location Aspire Public Schools
City Bay Area, Central Valley, Los Angeles, Memphis
Description Instruct students with Individualized Education Plans in an inclusive environment. Uphold the mission and values established by Aspire Public Schools. Reports to Principal and Program Specialist. Works closely with other site, Special Education, and Aspire staff. May work with outside consultants and district personnel.


-Administer academic diagnostic tests
-Participate as a member of a team to identify the needs and specific goals and objectives of each child’s IEP
-Instruct students with IEPs for the purpose of developing appropriate academic and interpersonal skills
-Consult and articulate with faculty and parents via meetings, phone, and email regarding the needs and progress of students
-Create and maintain notifications, records, files, and reports as required by federal, state, and SELPA regulations
-Maintain knowledge of current regulations pertaining to special education
-Participate in Student Study Team meetings and follow up plans as needed
-Collaborate with faculty to ensure that students modifications and accommodations are being appropriately implemented in the general education classroom
Requirements 1) Required knowledge, skills & abilities:

-Knowledge of child cognitive development and different learning styles
-Ability and willingness to implement students’ IEPs
-Ability and willingness to reflect and improve
-Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing conditions; ability and good judgment to take initiative to modify activities
-Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to collaborate with general education and special education colleagues, parents and community
-Special Education Experience
-Ability to work independently as a self-starter in a new organization
-Ability to excel as a member of a team
-Ability to work with an ethnically and economically diverse student body

2) Minimum educational level:

-Bachelors Degree required; Masters Degree preferred
-CA Education Specialist Teaching Credential (Mild/Moderate or Mod/Severe) required or ability and desire to obtain one through an intern program.
-NCLB Highly Qualified required

3) Experience required:

-2+ years working with students which special needs in an educational setting required
Notes Note: Aspire Public Schools hires for Education Specialists, both Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe, as well as Inclusion Specialists, in each of our Elementary, Middle and High Schools. Apply today!
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