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Special Education Teacher

Company: UMFS
Location: Edinburg
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description $1500 Signing Bonus Why Work at UMFS? UMFS has been an unwavering champion for children, teens, and families for more than 120 years. Our main campus is in Richmond, Va., and we offer nearly 20 programs at nine locations throughout Virginia. Work-life balance is critical to the health and well-being of our employees, which is why we offer generous paid leave, 12 paid holidays, flexible workspaces (non-essential employees are currently teleworking in response to COVID-19), and comprehensive health benefits options that include an Employee Assistance Program, vision, and optional dental. We also offer pet insurance. UMFS employees are eligible for a 401(k) that UMFS matches up to 6 percent. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is at the forefront of all we do at UMFS, and we maintain a culture of acceptance in which crucial conversations are encouraged. UMFS doesn---t exclude anyone on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, religion, or economic background. Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination Required Equal Opportunity Employer ZR POSITION SUMMARY Provide quality learning to students with emotional and behavioral issues. Responsible for teaching assigned subject(s), administration of student records, and for classroom and behavior management. Implement an instructional program that will teach all academic subjects to a group of students with ED, LD, and ID or ASD. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Professional Knowledge Demonstrate an understanding of the curriculum, subject content, and the developmental needs of students by providing relevant learning experiences. Effectively address appropriate curriculum standards and IEP requirements. Demonstrate an accurate knowledge of the subject matter and skills relevant to the content. Demonstrate an understanding of the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development of the age group. Demonstrate understanding of the educational implication of characteristics of various exceptionalities and support students in the development of self-determination skills. Demonstrate knowledge about the general or aligned curriculum framework, Virginia SOLs, and assessment at all levels. Demonstrate knowledge regarding research-based, promising practices in learning strategies, basic literacy, numeracy, content enhancements, social/behavioral skills, transition, advocacy, curriculum-based assessment, and response to intervention. Instructional Planning Meet the needs of all students by using the Virginia Standards of Learning, the school---s curriculum, IEPs, effective strategies, resources, and data. Use student learning data to guide planning. Plan time realistically for pacing, content mastery, and transitions. Plan for differentiated instruction. Align and articulate learning targets to the Virginia SOLs, the school---s curriculum, and student learning needs. Develop appropriate long- and short-range plans and adapt plans when needed. Collaborate with colleagues, students, and other stakeholders to determine and monitor instructional goals. Instructional Delivery Effectively engage students in learning by using a variety of instructional strategies in order to meet individual learning needs. Engage and maintain students in active learning. Differentiate, modify, and adapt instruction to accommodate the learning needs of students. Clarify and reinforce learning targets consistently throughout lessons. Use a variety of effective instructional strategies and resources, including instructional technology to enhance student learning. Integrate key content elements and facilitate students--- use of higher level thinking skills in instruction. Demonstrate the ability to link present content with past and future learning experiences, other subject areas, and real world experiences and applications. Company Description UMFS is a nonprofit agency that provides a comprehensive array of programs to meet the needs of high-risk children and parents to enable them to overcome challenging circumstances and succeed. A national leader in helping children, we also proactively identify unmet social service needs throughout Virginia and develop appropriate partnerships to address them.

Keywords: UMFS, Germantown , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Edinburg, Maryland

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