Open Positions for Turning Pointe Autism Foundation

Openings as of 7/23/2019

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Openings as of 7/23/2019
Special Education Teacher

  • Special Education Teacher JobID: 200
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      Special Education Teacher

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  •   Turning Pointe Autism Foundation continues to grow and is seeking a Special Education Teacher.  The Special Education Teacher is expected to develop and implement programs for a classroom that address and meet the needs and IEP goals of all students.  The Teacher needs excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to work as a collaborative member of a team.

    The Special Education Teacher will:
    • Prepare, adapt, and deliver instructional material.
    • Develop suitable curricula and utilize effective teaching methods based on assessment of students' needs.
    • Evaluate students's academic and behavioral progress.
    • Supervise students in classrooms, school buidlings and social-curricular activities.
    • Develop educational plans for the individual student.
    • Teach desirable study, work and recreational habits by providing students with opportunities for which they are best suited.
    • Develop IEP's that reflect student needs, define measurable benchmarks for goals and use data to measure goal progress.
    • Collaborate with the Related Service Team to ensure generalization of skills and consistent programming.
    • Meet regularly with Turning Pointe adminstration and Lead Teacher to develop TP curriculum and ensure fluid and consistent programming.
    • Create and maintain student records and prepare reports relative to the work.  Select appropriate tests, learning aids, materials, and supplies.
    • Participate in teacher training as required.
    • Help plan and participate in extra-curricular student and staff activities.
    • Maintain records and prepare reports and correspondence related to the work.
    • Collaborate and support the family home teams by meeting with parents, communicating life and behavior skills programs and supporting generalization of skills to home and community environments.
    • Work well with the Turning Pointe team in a collaboratve manner.
    • Share ideas and implement TP school program objectives.
    • Supervise and support student support staff and help organize schedules and oversee integrity of behavior support plans.
    • Provide overall support and commit to reducing maladaptive behaviors and addressing student's specific needs.
    • Support the Turning Pointe Autism Foundation fundraising objectives providing information, collaborating on fundraising activities and reflecting the goals and objectives of the organization.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Bachelor's degree in Special Education with Type 9, 10, or LBS1 required.
    • Experience working with middle/high school students impacted by autism.
    • Knowledge of the principles of Appiled Behavior Analysis.
    • A proven track record working as a team member in a therapeutic and/or educational environment.
    • Patient with a calm and organized approach to work.

Postings current as of 7/23/2019 4:09:40 AM CST.

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