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Integrated Co-Teaching Special Education Teacher

Company: Brilla Public Charter Schools
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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Job DescriptionBrilla Public Charter Schools Integrated Co-Teaching Special Education Teacher About Brilla Public Charter Schools Brilla Public Charter Schools is a network of K-8th grade schools that currently serves nearly 1,600 students from Mott Haven, University Heights and other neighborhoods in the Bronx. The network plans to grow from a current four elementary and one middle school to five elementary and five middle schools educating some 4,000 students in the Bronx and Paterson, NJ. Core to our mission is that our students become young men and women of good character and spirit and be prepared for excellence in high school, college, and beyond. Brilla combines a classical approach to education -- an emphasis on virtue formation, Truth, Beauty, and Goodness, and direct instruction of a content-rich curriculum that has stood the test of time -- with co-teaching practices and individualized online learning. We approach the formation of our students holistically and also set high academic expectations. Ours is a joyful community that honors the dignity of each student, family member and staff.Position OverviewThe ICT Special Education teacher will co-teach alongside a general education teacher in an inclusion classroom setting to support all students in the classroom. The ICT teacher will co-plan and deliver lessons that incorporate multiple learning modalities, adapt and modify instruction, and create strategies and meaningful interventions to support students learning. This position requires a positive, flexible, solutions-oriented, organized, and innovative educator who aims to challenge the status quo of the current educational landscape in urban areas. Brilla teachers must have a deep passion for student-engaged learning, a desire to accept, implement, and seek feedback, and a proven ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks and responsibilities, while inspiring outstanding achievement in children in a fun and collaborative work environment.Core Competencies & ResponsibilitiesBrilla Teachers Set the Standard.Develop, internalize, and teach rigorous, classical curricula that adhere to national and state standards and align with Brillas aggressive student growth targetsCultivate students higher order thinking skills, including their ability to analyze, create, synthesize, and evaluate, through curriculum implementation and differentiated instructionSet and uphold high academic and social expectations for all students through a strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement and ongoing child developmentSet and consistently achieve meaningful student achievement results aligned to Brillas mission and student goalsVisibly live the Brilla Mission through consistent professional dress, modeling of core virtues, execution of professional norms, and enthusiastic, regular engagement in ongoing professional development and community-buildingCreate a joyful learning environment that honors the dignity of all scholars while still pushing them to achieve more than they think possibleBrilla Teachers Honor the Team.Forge and maintain productive, collaborative, and collegial working relationships with leaders, co-teacher(s), other teachers, staff members, parents, and community membersContribute to a positive classroom and school culture and environment through consistent implementation of behavior management strategies, attendance at Brilla-sponsored Culture Events, and regular, professional communicationAttend regular, mission-critical programming including summer development sessions, data days, parent workshops parent-teacher conferences, and other opportunitiesCommit to be available by phone after school hours until 7:00pm each workday to address any student or family questions or concerns (cell phone provided by school)Perform other duties as assignedBrilla Teachers Make it Count.Establish and communicate standards-based and content-based objectives and regularly evaluate student progress towards masteryReflect on and analyze student academic and character achievement in order to inform and differentiate instructionOrganize, implement, and analyze the individualized learning technology programs and corresponding data used by all students on a consistent basisMaintain accurate and complete student files and academic recordsDemonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgroundsOrganize and manage time and commitments efficiently to maximize productivity and intentionality throughout the school day and school yearBrilla Teachers Know It Starts with Them.Embody courage, justice, wisdom, and self-control, while championing a positive, flexible attitude and solution-based approach to challengesReflect and seek to understand both individual strengths and areas for growth, committing to continuous personal growth and professional development as an individual, teacher, mentor, and leaderChallenge assumptions and beliefs about teaching and learning in order to best meet the needs of students and the mission of the organizationSeek to grow both professionally and personally as a classical educator by deepening content mastery, reading literary classics, and improving in classical pedagogyCore ResponsibilitiesProvide students with disabilities Integrated Co-Teaching services meaning that students with disabilities are educated with age appropriate peers in the general education classroom. Provide access to the general education curriculum and specially designed instruction to meet students individual needs.Work in partnership with one or more teachers to plan rigorous classroom lessons to help students meet their goals.Provide direct support to students in a classroom by delivering instruction and ensuring learning through a variety of co-teaching models and strategies.Providing individual or small group instruction for students who need additional assistanceContribute to the development of IEPs for students; maintaining compliance with all Federal Regulations and State Policies regarding the education of students with disabilities.Collaborate with general education colleagues to ensure instruction is differentiated and meets NYS learning standardsLead classroom differentiation through curricular modifications, instructional techniques, parallel instruction, and integrated classroom strategies.Regularly and accurately report student progress and maintain accurate and up to date records related to student achievement, performance, and IEP goals.Establish and maintain ongoing positive relationships with familiesQualificationsBachelors Degree or higher from an accredited institutionPossession of current teaching certification as an elementary school teacherRelevant urban, elementary teaching experience with demonstrated student results preferredExcellent verbal and written communication skillsNew York Special Education Certified (Required)Spanish language proficiency a plusPowered by JazzHRl7vkiLTZOu

Keywords: Brilla Public Charter Schools, New York , Integrated Co-Teaching Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , New York, New York

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