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Special Education Teacher

Company: Pressley Ridge
Location: Johnstown
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Be the change you wish to see in the world! Come join our team to empower children and families in our communities to transform their lives and develop to their full potential.Pressley Ridge BenefitsThe well-being of our employees and their families is important to us. At Pressley Ridge, we strive to provide the most competitive and comprehensive employee benefit programs that are affordable and help you and your family achieve and maintain your best possible health.

  • Free single medical coverage available with a Health Savings Account (HSA) with 50% employer match
  • Prescription coverage
  • Dental and vision plans
  • Patient advocate and Medicare specialists available at no cost
  • Dependent Care Flexible Savings Account
  • Wellness incentive (up to $250)
  • 403b with up to 9% employer give/match
  • Free life insurance and AD&D
  • Paid sick time (up to 15 days)
  • Paid holidays including a birthday holiday
  • Tuition reimbursement (if applicable)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Position SummaryThe Teacher/Special Education Teacher (SET) is responsible for collaborating within the classroom team in the development, implementation and monitoring of effective, individualized academic and behavioral programming for students.Essential Responsibilities
    • Assure effective academic and behavioral programming for each student which results in high rates of academic progress and successful program completion.
      • Develop, implement, review, and report on Individualized Education Plans (IEP) for each student.
        • Develop and implement a classroom/behavioral management system in collaboration with the classroom team.
          • Assure effective behavioral health planning to increase each student's social and emotional learning skills.
            • Assure the continuous safety of all students.
              • Assure the continuing development of professional skills.Qualifications
                • Clearances. State Police; FBI clearance; child abuse clearance; CPSL Mandated Reporter-Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse training; any additional background checks/clearances required by state governing bodies.
                • Valid driver's license and current vehicle insurance.
                • Pressley Ridge School for the Deaf - Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) required. Applicants not meeting the minimum ASL proficiency are required to complete coursework and meet the minimum proficiency after hire.Working Conditions
                  • Physical Demands. This position requires a moderate to high level of physical activity. Employee must meet minimum requirements for Hearing, Speech and Vision.
                  • Environmental. School and Community
                  • Working Hours. As assignedEducationRequired
                    • Bachelors or better in Special Education or related fieldLicenses & CertificationsRequired
                      • Teaching CertificationEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Pressley Ridge, Pittsburgh , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Johnstown, Pennsylvania

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