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Special Education Teacher

Title
Special Education Teacher
Location
New Beginnings Family Academy, 184 Garden St., Bridgeport, CT 06605
Description
TO APPLY: PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO employment@nbfacademy.org

Principal Accountabilities:

Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.

Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles and special needs.

Work collaboratively with Special Education Teachers and Interventionists to ensure that children meet IEP goals.

Continual use of data to inform instructional decisions.

Prepare and submit developmentally appropriate, on-time lesson plans for daily activities.

Provide a structured, positive classroom that encourages students to think critically throughout the learning process.

Maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures.

Communicate effectively and regularly, orally and in writing, with students and parents.

Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment school-wide.

Participate in school-wide and grade level data teams and Professional Learning Communities to share best practices and help improve overall school performance.

Ensure that student growth is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification.

Establish and maintain cooperative and respectful working relationships with students, parents and other school personnel.

Assume responsibility for meeting school-wide student performance goals.

Satisfy professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, attending grade level meetings, performing duties.

Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers and leaders.
Benefits
• Friendly work environment
• Health care including medical, dental and vision plans (generous portion of employee premium paid by NBFA)
• Life and AD&D, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
• Teacher Retirement Benefits
• Professional Development Opportunities
• Eight (8) holidays plus the school closes during the last week of the calendar year
• Three (3) personal days each year
• Vacation and Sick Leave (per collective bargaining agreement for Certified Teachers)

Requirements
Current State of Connecticut Teacher Certification 051, 053, 065, 165, 265

Master's Degree in Special Education or current enrollment in program

Aspire to master his/her content area or subject matter and be willing and able to receive constructive criticism to achieve this goal

Be willing and able to offer constructive feedback to assist colleagues

Understand that all work responsibilities are subject to performance goals and/or targets established as part of the Board’s and NBFA’s organizational planning

Fervently believe in NBFA’s mission and be willing to work diligently to positively impact the life outcomes of our students

TO APPLY: PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO employment@nbfacademy.org
Start Date
8/22/2019
Salary
Per Collective Bargaining Agreement
Contact TO APPLY: Please e-mail your resume & cover letter
Phone: 203.384.2897, ext. 221
Fax: Please use email
employment@nbfacademy.org
184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605
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