Special Education Teacher

Posted: 02/09/2020

Special Education Teacher

Job Description
St. Stephen's Lutheran Academy is an educational option for students in grades K through 12 who require specialized educational programs due to behavioral health, academic and developmental concerns. Our innovative programs are designed to help students succeed academically and behaviorally. Creating an environment for therapeutic progress is paramount to achieving success for students. Our philosophy is that every interaction with a child is an opportunity to help them learn, grow and heal.

Requirements:
  1. Bachelor's Degree Required, preferably in Education.
  2. Pennsylvania Teaching Certification in Special Education - Highly-qualified status. 
  3. For Autism Spectrum Disorders' Teacher: Teaching or mental health experience working with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  
  4. Audio/visual/verbal skills for instruction and supervision of students to perform essential job functions.
  5. Physical dexterity in order to assist in client physical interventions, if necessary.
  6. Complete and pass agency Crisis/Physical Intervention training.
  7. Ability to continually exercise discretion and judgment in performing job responsibilities. 
  8. Have the emotional stability to perform essential job functions.  
  9. Be able to adjust hours to job requirements. 
  10. Access to a telephone.
  11. Have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
  12. Must be eligible for PA State Police Clearance, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Clearance, and Arrest/Conviction Report.
KNOWLEDGE AREAS:
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Learning process
  • Career development
  • IEP development
  • Community resources
  • Pennsylvania School Law
  • Problem solving skills
  • Mandated Reporting requirements
  • Management and disciple techniques 
  • Knowledge of content and pedagogy.
  • PA Academic standards 
Job Location
Zelienople, PA, United States
 
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
 
*Please apply online via our careers page at https://www.gladerun.org/about-us/careers