Job:

Special Education Teacher

Posted on: July 25, 2022 | |

Special Education Teacher
22-23 School Year

Our Vision
ACE Amandla Charter High School is an inclusive community that prepares students for rewarding careers in architecture, construction, and engineering.

Our Mission
ACE Amandla Charter High School seeks to prepare students academically and socially with the skills needed for post-secondary success by providing high quality instruction, real world experiences, and comprehensive support in a professional environment.

Our Long Term Instructional Goals
Students at ACE Amandla are collaborative and critical problem solvers who actively participate in relevant project-based learning. We encourage students to be curious and reflective learners who are self-advocates and communicators.

Key Job Responsibilities

Instructional Responsibilities:
Ensure backwards designed unit and lesson plans are submitted on time and are aligned to school curriculum maps.
Collaborate often and regularly with general education teachers and English Language Program Teacher (ELTP).
Implement standards based and culturally relevant curriculum with fidelity.
Maintain accurate and complete records of student academic progress, behavior, and attendance.
Deliver instruction in a manner that is highly engaging, rigorous, differentiated, and student centered.
Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing clear expectations, rules, and procedures.
Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
Provide timely and accurate feedback on student work.
Observe, assess, and report out student’s performance and development.
Use classroom and school wide assessment data to drive instructions and make modifications as necessary.
Communicate regularly with guardians regarding their student’s progress and development.

Professional Responsibilities:
Monitor and keep inventory of student usage of ACE Amandla instructional materials.
Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by law and school/state regulations.
Acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by seeking out and attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research
Collaborate with other professional staff members and participate in faculty meetings, school wide professional development, coaching sessions, and committee meetings.
Complete, schedule meetings for, and attend meeting Individualized Education Plan’s (IEP’s) for all students on your caseload.
Complete Individualized Education Plans (IEP’s) for students assigned to your caseload.
Schedule, attend, and participate in IEP meetings for all students on your assigned caseload.
Participate in appropriate professional activities, student extracurricular activities, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Eligibility to work in the United States on a full-time basis (Required).
Bachelor’s Degree (Required).
Active Illinois Professional Educator License with LBS1 Endorsement (Required).
5 or more years working in a high school setting (Preferred).

ACE Amandla Charter School is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation, and evaluate all candidates based on merit; we strongly encourage and seek qualified applications from underrepresented groups.